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Douglas MacArthur II

Born: 5-Jul-1909
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, PA
Died: 15-Nov-1997
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Career US Ambassador

Military service: US Army (1933-35)

Interned during the Second World War in France and Germany, November 1942 to February 1944. Negotiated the security treaty between the United States and Japan in 1960. Made a Career Ambassador in 1964. Evaded a kidnapping attempt by the MEK while Ambassador to Iran in November 1971.

Father: Arthur MacArthur III (brother of Douglas MacArthur)
Mother: Mary Hendry McCalla
Wife: Laura Louise Barkley ("Wahwee", dau. Alben W. Barkley, m. 21-Aug-1934)

    University: BA, Yale University (1932)

    US Ambassador to Iran (1969-72)
    US Ambassador to Austria (1967-69)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1965-67)
    US Ambassador to Belgium (1961-65)
    US Ambassador to Japan (1957-61)
    Counselor of the Department of State (1953-56)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Paris, France (1944-47)
    US State Department 3rd Secretary, Vichy (1940-42)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Naples, Italy (1937-38)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Vancouver, Canada (1935)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    The Washington Times Editorial Advisory Board (1982-?)
    Stroke 1997


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