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Livingston T. Merchant

Livingston T. MerchantAKA Livingston Tallmadge Merchant

Born: 23-Nov-1903
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 15-May-1976
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice US Ambassador to Canada

Worked in an investment company from 1920-42. Made Career Ambassador in 1960.

Wife: Elizabeth Stiles Merchant (two children)
Son: Livingston T. Merchant, Jr. (minister)
Daughter: Mary Jasperson

    University: The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT (1922)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1926)

    World Bank US Executive Director (1965-68)
    US Ambassador to Canada (1961-62)
    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1959-61)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1958-59)
    US Ambassador to Canada (1956-58)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1953-56)
    US State Department Deputy to Special Representative in Europe, Paris (1952-53)
    US State Department Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs (1951-52)
    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far East Affairs (1949-51)
    US State Department Deputy Director, Office of Transport and Communications (1948-49)
    US State Department Chief, Aviation Division (1946-47)
    US State Department Economic Counselor, Paris (1945-46)
    US State Department Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary of State (1945)
    US State Department Chief, War Areas Economic Division (1944-45)
    US State Department Chief, Eastern Hemisphere Division (1944)
    US State Department Chief, Blockade and Supply Division (1943-44)
    US State Department Assistant Chief, Division of Defense Materials (1942-43)
    Scudder, Stevens & Clark Partner, Investment Counselor (1930-42)
    Council on Foreign Relations


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