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David K. E. Bruce

David K. E. BruceAKA David Kirpatrick Este Bruce

Born: 12-Feb-1898
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Died: 5-Dec-1977
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to England, France, Germany

Military service: US Army

Father: William Cabell Bruce (US Senator)
Brother: James Bruce
Wife: Ailsa Mellon (richest woman in America, b. 1901, m. 1926, div. 1945, d. 25-Aug-1969)
Wife: Evangeline Bell (former OSS official, d. Dec-1995)
Daughter: Audrey Bruce Currier (by Alisa, disappeared 1967)
Son: David Bruce
Mother: Louise Fisher

    High School: Baltimore, MD
    University: Princeton University
    University: University of Virginia
    Law School: University of Maryland

    US Ambassador to NATO (1974-76)
    US Ambassador to China Diplomatic Liaison (1973-74)
    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1961-69)
    US Ambassador to Germany (1957-59)
    US Under Secretary of State (1952-53)
    US Ambassador to France (1949-52)
    OSS Agent (1941-45)
    Virginia State House of Delegates (1939-42)
    Maryland State House of Delegates (1924-26)
    American Red Cross Chief Representative in Great Britain (1940)
    Pilgrims Society
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1976

Author of books:
Seven Pillars of the Republic (1936)
Sixteen American Presidents: From Washington to Lincoln (1936)
Revolution to Reconstruction (1939)


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