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Walter Bedell Smith

Walter Bedell SmithBorn: 5-Oct-1895
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Died: 9-Aug-1961
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CIA Director, 1950-53

Military service: US Army (1917-)


[1] Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, DC.

Wife: Mary Eleanor Smith (b. 1893, dec. 1963)

    University: Butler University (attended briefly)
    University: US Army Command and General Staff School (1935)
    University: US Army War College (1937)

    United Fruit Company VP (1955-)
    US Under Secretary of State (1953-54)
    CIA Director (1950-53)
    US Ambassador to the USSR (1946-49)
    Member of the Board of United Fruit Company (1955-)
    Bronze Star
    French Legion of Honor
    Croix de Guerre

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    To Hell and Back (Aug-1955) · Himself

Author of books:
My Three Years in Moscow (1950)
Eisenhower's Six Great Decisions: Europe 194445 (1956)


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