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Allen W. Dulles

Allen W. DullesAKA Allen Welsh Dulles

Born: 7-Apr-1893
Birthplace: Watertown, NY
Died: 29-Jan-1969
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Influenza
Remains: Buried, Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Spy
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CIA Director, 1953-61

Diplomat, OSS, Deputy Director for Operations of the CIA 22 December 1951-53, Director of CIA 26 February 1953 until 29 November 1961, when he resigned during fallout from the Bay of Pigs.

Father: Allen Macy Dulles (Presbyterian minister, b. 1854, d. 1930)
Mother: Edith Foster Dulles (dau. of John W. Foster)
Brother: John Foster Dulles (US Secretary of State, b. 1888, d. 1959)
Wife: Martha Clover Todd (m. 1920, until his death, d. 1974, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Clover Todd ("Toddy", "Clover D. Jebsen")
Daughter: Joan Dulles Molden ("Joan Buresch")
Son: Allen Macy Dulles, Jr.

    University: BA, Princeton University (1914)
    University: MA, Princeton University (1916)
    Law School: George Washington University Law School (1926)

    Warren Commission (1963-64)
    CIA Director (1953-61)
    CIA Deputy Director (23-Aug-1951 to 26-Feb-1953)
    CIA employee Deputy Director of Plans (1950-51)
    CIA employee (1947-50)
    OSS Agent Station Chief, Berne (1942-45)
    Sullivan and Cromwell
    US State Department Division Chief for Near Eastern Affairs (1922)
    US State Department Constantinople (1920-22)
    US State Department Berlin (1919-20)
    US State Department Berne (1917-19)
    US State Department Vienna (1916-17)
    Member of the Board of United Fruit Company
    Council on Foreign Relations Secretary (1933-44)
    Council on Foreign Relations Board of Directors (1927-)
    Pilgrims Society
    Risk Factors: Gout

Author of books:
Can We Be Neutral? (1936, with Hamilton Fish Armstrong)
Can America Stay Neutral? (1939, with Hamilton Fish Armstrong)
Germany's Underground (1947)
The Craft of Intelligence (1963)
The Secret Surrender (1966)


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