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John N. Irwin II

AKA John Nichol Irwin II

Born: 31-Dec-1913
Birthplace: Keokuk, IA
Died: 28-Feb-2000
Location of death: New Haven, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Deputy Secretary of State, 1970-73

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Wife: Jane Watson (dau. of Thomas J. Watson, d. 1970, two children)
Son: John N. Irwin III (Arizona land baron)
Daughter: Jane W. I. Droppa
Wife: Jane German Reimers (m. 30-Sep-1976)
Son: Watkins W. Reynolds III (stepson)
Son: Thomas B. Reynolds (stepson)
Son: Carl D. Reimers III (stepson)

    High School: Lawrenceville School
    University: BA, Princeton University (1937)
    Law School: LLB, Fordham University (1941)
    University: MA, Oxford University (1944)
    Administrator: Board member, Union Theological Seminary (1956-70, as Chair 1961-70)
    Administrator: Trustee, Chapin School (1961-70)

    US Ambassador to France (1973-74)
    US Deputy Secretary of State (1972-73)
    US Under Secretary of State (1970-72)
    US State Department Special Envoy to Peru (1969)
    US Official US Representative, Panama Canal Negotiations (1965-68)
    US Defense Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs (1958-61)
    US Official Staff, Philippine-American Finance Commission (1947)
    Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler Of Counsel (1977-85)
    Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler Partner (1950-77)
    Member of the Board of IBM
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Asia Foundation
    Forbes 2000
    French-American Foundation Trustee (as Chairman 1984-)
    George W. Bush for President
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    American Museum of Natural History Board member (1989-)
    Metropolitan Museum of Art Trustee (1969-87)
    US National Gallery of Art Trustee
    Presidential Medal of Freedom
    French Legion of Honor


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