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Chic Hecht, U.S. Senator (1928 - 2006)

Mayer Jacob "Chic" Hecht (November 30, 1928 – May 15, 2006) was a Republican United States Senator from Nevada and U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas. In 1966 he was elected to the Nevada State Se...

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Colleen Bell MP

Colleen Bradley Bell (born January 30, 1967) is an American television producer, philanthropist and advocate for the environment, arts and social causes. Bell resides in Budapest with her husband, te...

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Max Baucus, U.S. Senator MP

Max Sieben Baucus, a Senator and a Representative from Montana; born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., December 11, 1941; attended the public schools of Missoula and Helena, Mont.; attended Car...

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Mike Mansfield, U.S. Senator (1903 - 2001)

Michael Joseph (Mike) Michael, a Representative and a Senator from Montana; born in New York City, March 16, 1903; moved with his family to Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., in 1906; attended the pub...

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Reverdy Johnson, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1796 - 1876)

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. In 1865, he defended Mary Surratt before a military tribunal. Surratt was convicted and executed fo...

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Maj. William Pinkney, US Senator & 7th Attorney General (1764 - 1822)

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General. Biography Born in Annapolis, Maryland, Pinkney studi...

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Warren Delano Robbins MP (1885 - 1935)

WARREN DELANO ROBBINS Born Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 3, 1885. Parents Charles Albert Robbins, Katharine Robbins Delano. School Groton School, Groton, Mass. Degrees A.B., 1908. Married Irene de...

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John Danforth, U.S. Senator and Ambassador to the United Nations MP

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

John Claggett "Jack" Danforth (born September 5, 1936) is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former Republican United States Senator from Missouri. He is an ordained Episcopa...

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Homer S. Ferguson, U.S. Senator (1889 - 1982)

Homer Samuel Ferguson, a Senator from Michigan; born in Harrison City, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 25, 1889; attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.; gradua...

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Mack Mattingly, U.S. Senator MP

Mack Francis Mattingly, a Senator from Georgia; born in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 7, 1931; attended the public schools; graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, 1957; served in the...

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Timothy J. Roemer, U.S. Congress MP

Timothy John Roemer, (son-in-law of John Bennett Johnston, Jr.), a Representative from Indiana; born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., October 30, 1956; graduated from Penn High School, Mishawaka...

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J. Fife Symington Jr. (1910 - 2007)

. John Fife Symington, Jr. (August 27, 1910 – 9 December 2007) was the United States diplomat to Trinidad and Tobago and an airline pioneer. Early life Symington was born in Baltimore ...

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Brig. Gen. Edward S. Bragg (USA), US Congress (1827 - 1912)

Edward Stuyvesant Bragg (February 20, 1827 – June 20, 1912) was a Democratic politician, lawyer and Union Army general from Wisconsin. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1877 ...

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Henry Miller Watts (1805 - 1890)

Henry Miller Watts was a lawyer, born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 10 October, 1805, was graduated at Dickinson college in 1824, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827, and began practice at Pittsb...

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Wyche Fowler, U.S. Senator MP

Wyche Fowler, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Atlanta, Ga., October 6, 1940; attended the public schools; graduated, Davidson College 1962; graduated, Emory University School ...

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Robert Woods Bliss (1875 - 1962)

Robert Woods Bliss (5 August, 1875 – 19 April 1962) was an American diplomat, art collector, philanthropist, and one of the co-founders of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in...

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Richard Stone, U.S. Senator MP

Bernard Stone, a Senator from Florida; born in New York City, September 22, 1928; attended Dade County, Fla., public schools; graduated from Harvard University 1949 and from Columbia University Law Sch...

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Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr. (1914 - 1986)

Wiley T. Buchanan Jr. was a former United States chief of protocol and U.S. Ambassador to Austria and Luxembourg. Mr. Buchanan began his government career with a World War II agency called the War Pr...

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Robert Adams, Jr., US Congress (1849 - 1906)

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Anne Clark Martindell (1914 - 2008)

Anne Clark Martindell (July 18, 1914 – June 11, 2008) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey, as well as a diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand f...

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Marshall Green (1916 - 1998)

Marshall Green (1916–1998) was a United States diplomat whose career focused on East Asia. Green was the senior American diplomat in South Korea at the time of the 1960 April Revolution, and...

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C. Douglas Dillon, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1909 - 2003)

Everything you wanted to know about C. Douglas Dillon: Clarence Douglas Dillon (born Clarence Douglass Dillon in Geneva, August 21, 1909 – New York City, New York, January 10, 2003) was an A...

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<private> Moffat

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Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1896 - 1943)

Jay Pierrepont Moffat (January 7, 1896 – January 25, 1943) was an American diplomat, historian and statesman who, between 1917 and 1943, served the State Department in a variety of posts, incl...

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Elliot Lee Richardson (1920 - 1999)

Elliot Lee Richardson (July 20, 1920 – December 31, 1999) was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney Ge...

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Richard B. Wigglesworth (1891 - 1960)

Richard Bowditch "Dick" Wigglesworth (April 25, 1891 – October 22, 1960) was an American football player and coach and United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Boston. H...

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Roy M. Huffington (1917 - 2008)

Roy Michael Huffington (October 4, 1917 – July 11, 2008) was an American oilman originally from Tomball in Harris County, Texas, who later served as United States Ambassador to Austria.

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Horace Maynard, US Congress and Postmaster General (1814 - 1882)

Horace Maynard (August 30, 1814 – May 3, 1882) was an American educator, attorney, politician and diplomat active primarily in the second half of the 19th century. Initially elected to the Hou...

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John N. Irwin, 9th Governor of Idaho Territory and 9th Governor of Arizona Territory (1844 - 1905)

Idaho Territory Governor, Arizona Territory Governor, US Diplomat. John Nichol Irwin, son of Stephen and Elizabeth Nichol Irwin, was born Dec. 25, 1845 in Butler County, Ohio and died Dec. 11, 1905 in ...

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David P. Thompson, 6th Governor of Idaho Territory (1834 - 1901)

David Preston Thompson was governor of the Idaho Territory Served in the Oregon Legislative Assembly both before and after his time in Idaho, with election to both chambers of the legislature. Also ser...

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James Bryant Conant (1893 - 1978)

James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was a chemist, educational administrator, and government official. As the President of Harvard University he reformed it as a research ...

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Jacob D. Beam (1908 - 1993)

Jacob Dyneley Beam (March 24, 1908 – August 16, 1993) was an American diplomat. Beam was born in Princeton, New Jersey. His father was a German professor at Princeton University, and the you...

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Peter W. Galbraith MP

Peter Woodard Galbraith (b. December 31, 1950) is an author, academic, commentator, politician, policy advisor, and former United States diplomat. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he helped uncover...

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Craig Roberts Stapleton MP

Craig Roberts Stapleton (born 1945) is a former United States ambassador to France and the Czech Republic.

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Nathaniel Davis (1925 - 2011)

Nathaniel Davis (April 12, 1925 – May 16, 2011) was a well-known career diplomat who served in the United States Foreign Service and the Peace Corps for 36 years. His final years were spent te...

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Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962)

Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962) was an American ambassador to Costa Rica and Honduras. He is also considered as a key player during the 1954 operation against Arbenz in Gautemala. Biography He was...

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Charles R. Crane (1858 - 1939)

Charles Richard Crane (1858–1939) was a wealthy American businessman, heir to a large industrial fortune and connoisseur of Arab culture, a noted Arabist. His widespread business interests gav...

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E. C. Banfield (1828 - 1887)

E. C. Banfield (September 19, 1828 – November 12, 1887) was a New Hampshire lawyer who served as Solicitor of the United States Treasury. Biography Everett Colby Banfield was born in Wolfe...

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Herbert H. D. Peirce (1849 - 1916)

Herbert Henry Davis Peirce (May 11, 1849 – December 5, 1914) was a United States diplomat who served as Third Assistant Secretary of State from 1901 to 1906 and as U.S. Ambassador to Norway fr...

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John "Bowie Knife" Potter (1817 - 1899)

US Congressman. Born in Augusta, Maine, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy New Hampshire, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was judge...

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John Parker Hale, Jr., U.S. Senator (1806 - 1873)

John Parker Hale (March 31, 1806 – November 19, 1873) was an American politician and lawyer from New Hampshire. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and in...

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Maj. General John Adams Dix (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1798 - 1879)

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served as Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and the 24th Governor of New York. He was also a...

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Augustine Heard, II (1827 - 1905)

In 1852, Augustine Heard II then took over the leadership of Augustine Heard & Co. and became the first Westerner permitted to trade in Siam in 1855. When his brother John returned to take the leadersh...

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Warren Zimmermann (1934 - 2004)

Warren Zimmermann (November 16, 1934 – February 3, 2004) was an American career diplomat best known as the last US ambassador to SFR Yugoslavia before its disintegration in a series of civil w...

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Edwin W. Martin (1917 - 1991)

Edwin W. Martin (1917–1991) was an American diplomat. After his education at Deerfield Academy, Oberlin College, and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, he embarked u...

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John Clarence Cudahy (1887 - 1943)

John Clarence Cudahy (December 10, 1887 – September 6, 1943) was a real estate developer and American ambassador to Poland, Ireland, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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Earl E. T. Smith (1903 - 1991)

Earl Edward Tailer Smith (1903–1991) was a United States foreign diplomat, ambassador to Cuba (1957–1959), mayor of Palm Beach (1971–1977), and husband of model Florence Pritchet...

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William S. Mailliard (1917 - 1992)

William S. Mailliard (June 10, 1917–June 10, 1992) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California. He was born in Belvedere, California; attended elementary and secondary sc...

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Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Mayor of New York City MP (1910 - 1991)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. Life and e...

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Avis Thayer Bohlen MP

Avis Thayer Bohlen (born 20 April 1940 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is a diplomat and former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control (1999–2002) and United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (1996 ...

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Ambassador William Howard Taft III (1915 - 1991)

William Howard Taft III (1915-1991) was the grandson of William Howard Taft and served as U.S. ambassador to Ireland from 1953 to 1957. Taft was also a member of the Metropolitan Club of Washington D...

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Charles E. Bohlen (1904 - 1974)

Charles Eustis “Chip” Bohlen (August 30, 1904 – January 1, 1974) was a United States diplomat from 1929 to 1969 and Soviet expert, serving in Moscow before and during World War I...

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John Gilbert Winant, Governor (1889 - 1947)

John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with the Republican party after a brief career as a teacher in Concord, New Hampshire. Winant was born ...

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Grenville T. Emmet (1877 - 1937)

Grenville T. Emmet (August 2, 1877–September 26, 1937), was an American attorney and diplomat. He practiced law with Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as United States Ambassador to the Netherl...

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Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833 - 1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833–1908) was an African American who was appointed United States Ambassador to Haiti in 1869. He was the first African-American diplomat. Ebenezer Bassett was appointe...

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Norman Armour, Sr. (1887 - 1982)

Norman Armour (October 14, 1887– September 27, 1982) was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars,...

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Robert F. Goheen (1919 - 2008)

Robert Francis Goheen (August 15, 1919 – March 31, 2008) was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India. Biography Robert Francis Goh...

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Guilford Dudley, Jr. (1907 - 2002)

) Guilford Dudley (June 23, 1907 - 13 June 2002), was the United States ambassador to Denmark under the Nixon and Ford presidential administrations. From 1952 until 1969 Dudley served as president of...

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William Attwood (1919 - 1989)

William Hollingsworth Attwood (July 14, 1919 – April 15, 1989) was an American journalist, author, editor and diplomat. Early life Born in Paris, France, he received his education at Choat...

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Alexandre Pollock Moore (1867 - 1930)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexander Pollock Moore in 1912 Alexander Pollock Moore (1867–1930) was an American diplomat, editor and publisher. Born in Pittsburgh on November 10, 1...

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Paul Wolfowitz MP

Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (born December 22, 1943) is a former President of the World Bank, United States Ambassador to Indonesia, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, and former dean of the Paul H. Nitze S...

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Jesse Isidor Straus MP (1872 - 1936)

Jesse Isidor Straus (June 25, 1872 – October 4, 1936) served as the American ambassador to France from 1933 to 1936. He was the eldest son of Isidor Straus (1845–1912), who died in the ...

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George von Lengerke Meyer (1858 - 1918)

George von Lengerke Meyer (June 24, 1858 – March 9, 1918) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as United States ambassador...

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Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

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George McGovern, Pres. Candidate, Senator, Congress MP (1922 - 2012)

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presi...

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Anne Armstrong (1927 - 2008)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

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Henry A. Peirce (1808 - 1885)

Henry Augustus Peirce (1808–1885) was an American businessman and diplomat. Some sources spell his last name as Pierce. Early life and business He was born in Dorchester Massachusetts (now...

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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., Maj. General, U.S. Ambassador (1897 - 1961)

. Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897–1961), also known as A. J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. or Tony Biddle, was a wealthy socialite who became a diplomat of the United States, and served in the Un...

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James Hillary Mulligan (1844 - 1915)

James Hillary Mulligan (November 21, 1844 - July 1, 1915) was a judge, politician, and poet from Kentucky. Biography Mulligan was born in Lexington, Kentucky, son of the locally prominent busines...

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Elijah Hise (1802 - 1867)

Elijah Hise (4 July 1802 – 8 May 1867) was a United States diplomat and U.S. Representative from the 3rd district of Kentucky. Hise was born 4 July 1802 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania bef...

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James Brown Clay (1817 - 1864)

James Brown Clay (November 9, 1817 – January 26, 1864) was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. Born in Washington, D.C., while his father...

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Swanee Hunt MP

Swanee Grace Hunt (born May 1, 1950), Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, is the founding director of the Women and Public Policy Progr...

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Charles W. Sawyer, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1887 - 1979)

Charles W. Sawyer (February 10, 1887 – April 7, 1979) was United States Secretary of Commerce from May 6, 1948 to January 20, 1953 in the administration of Harry Truman. Sawyer was born in...

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Archibald Grimké (1849 - 1930)

Archibald Henry Grimké (August 17, 1849 – February 25, 1930) was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A grad...

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Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (USN) (1875 - 1959)

Fleet Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (193...

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Myron Timothy Herrick (1854 - 1929)

Myron Timothy Herrick (October 9, 1854 – March 31, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 42nd Governor of Ohio. From 1885 to 1888, Herrick was a member of Cleveland Cit...

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Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

Samuel Wells Williams (衛三畏; 22 September 1812 - February 16, 1884) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.

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Charles S. Whitehouse, U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand (1921 - 2001)

Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (November 5, 1921 – June 25, 2001) was an American career Foreign Service Officer. He was U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand in the 1970s. Early life Mr. White...

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William Cameron Forbes MP (1870 - 1959)

William Cameron Forbes was a banker, philanthropist and statesman. More here:

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James Jeremiah Wadsworth, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1905 - 1984)

James Jeremiah "Jerry" Wadsworth (June 12, 1905 – March 13, 1984)[1] was a U.S. diplomat. A member of the prominent Genesee Valley Wadsworths, he was a direct descendant of pioneer William Wad...

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Dan Rooney MP

Daniel Milton "Dan" Rooney, CBE (Hon.) (born July 20, 1932) is the United States Ambassador to Ireland. He is chairman emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in the National Football League ...

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(Acting U.S. Sec. of State 1902) Francis Butler Loomis (1861 - 1948)

Birth: Jul. 27, 1861 Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1948 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA United States Assistant Secretary of State 1903 to 1905, Minister ...

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William Henry Draper, Jr. MP (1894 - 1974)

. William Henry Draper, Jr. (August 10, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a U.S. army officer, banker, and diplomat. Life and career Draper was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Mary E...

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John Beyrle, Ambassador to Russia (deceased)

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William Elliot Gonzales (1866 - 1937)

William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. Biography He was born in 1...

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Angier Biddle Duke MP (1915 - 1995)

Angier Biddle Duke (1915–1995) had a career which included being a diplomat in the United States foreign service. Angier Biddle Duke, 79, an Ambassador And Scion of Tobacco Family, Has Die...

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Walter P. McConaughy (1908 - 2000)

Walter Patrick McConaughy, Jr. (September 11, 1908 in Alabama – November 10, 2000 in Atlanta) was a career American diplomat. McConaughy attended Duke University, graduating in 1930. Afterward...

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Jack F. Matlock, Jr. (1929 - d.)

. Jack Foust Matlock, Jr. (born October 1, 1929) is an American former ambassador, career Foreign Service Officer, a teacher, a historian, and a linguist. He was a specialist in Soviet affairs during...

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George V. Allen (1903 - 1970)

George Venable Allen (November 3, 1903 – July 11, 1970) was a United States diplomat. Biography Born in Durham, North Carolina, he attended Duke University—then known as Trinity Col...

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Jean Ann Smith MP

New York, NY, USA

Chose "a small wedding and a big present" from her Dad (a splendid diamond pin). Married in the Lady Chapel behind the main altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral, by Francis Cardinal spellman. Weddidng brea...

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Thomas Larkin, US Consul to California (1802 - 1858)

Early American Settler in Monterey CA in the 1830's, and influential in US acquisition of Calif. from Mexico. SOURCES cited in WIKIPEDIA for BIRTH: ^ Roger D. Joslyn, ed., Vital Records of Charle...

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William B. Saxbe, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1916 - 2010)

William Bart "Bill" Saxbe (June 24, 1916 – August 24, 2010) was an American politician affiliated with the Republican Party, who served as a U.S. Senator from Ohio, as U.S. Attorney General un...

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Foy D. Kohler (1908 - 1990)

Foy David Kohler (February 15, 1908 – December 23, 1990) was an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer who was Ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Madeleine May Kunin, Governor MP

Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat and politician. She was the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served a...

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Roy R. Rubottom, Jr. (1912 - 2010)

. Roy Richard "Dick" Rubottom, Jr. (February 13, 1912 – December 6, 2010) was a United States diplomat, most notable for being Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1957...

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Carlton J. H. Hayes (1882 - 1964)

Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (May 16, 1882 – September 2, 1964) was an American educator, diplomat, and academic. A student of European history, he was a specialist on the study of nationalism...

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