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Edward B. Lawson

Born: 26-Sep-1895
Birthplace: Newport, TN
Died: 19-Nov-1962
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Israel, 1954-59

Military service: US Army (WWI, 1918-19)

Wife: Jean McDonald Lawson

    University: BS Foreign Service, Georgetown University (1924)
    University: MS Foreign Service, Georgetown University (1925)

    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Personnel (1959-60)
    US Ambassador to Israel (1954-59)
    US Ambassador to Iceland (1949-54)
    US State Department Economic Counselor, Ankara, Turkey (1944-47)
    US State Department Commercial Attache, Managua, Nicaragua (1940-44)
    US State Department Commercial Attache, Prague, Czechoslovakia (1935-39)
    US State Department Trade Commissioner, Johannesburg, South Africa (1927-35)
    US State Department Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce (1926-27)


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