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William C. Bullitt

William C. BullittAKA William Christian Bullitt, Jr.

Born: 25-Jan-1891
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 15-Feb-1967
Location of death: Neuilly, France
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Buried, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the USSR, 1933-36

Military service: Free French Forces (1944)

Father: William C. Bullitt (lawyer, d. 1914)
Mother: Louisa Horowitz
Brother: Orville H. Bullitt
Wife: Aimé Ernesta Drinker Bowen (m. 1915, div.)
Wife: Anne Moen Louise Bryant Reed (widow of Jack Reed; m. 1926, div. 1930, one child)
Daughter: Anne Moen Bullitt (m. Daniel Brewster)

    High School: De Lancey School, Philadelphia, PA
    University: BA, Yale University (1912)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1913-14, dropped out)

    US Defense Department Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy (1942-43)
    US Ambassador Special Envoy to Africa and the Middle East (1941-42)
    US Ambassador to France (1936-40)
    US Ambassador to the USSR (1933-36)
    US State Department Special Assistant to Secretary of State Cordell Hull (1932-33)
    US State Department Division of Current Intelligence Summaries, American Commission, Paris Peace Conference (1919)
    US State Department Assistant Secretary (1917-18)
    Philadelphia Public Ledger Reporter (1915-17)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Croix de Guerre with palm
    French Legion of Honor
    Traveled to Bolshevik Russia 1919
    Traveled to the USSR
    French Ancestry

Is the subject of books:
So Close to Greatness: The First Biography of William C. Bullitt, 1988, BY: Will Brownell and Richard N. Billings

Author of books:
It's Not Done (1926)
The Great Globe Itself: A Preface to World Affairs (1946)
Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Twenty-eighth President of the United States: A Psychological Study (1966, psychoanalysis, with Sigmund Freud)


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