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William H. Sullivan

AKA William Healy Sullivan

Born: 12-Oct-1922
Birthplace: Cranston, RI
Died: 11-Oct-2013
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Iran, 1977-79

Military service: US Navy (1942-46)

Wife: Marie Johnson (two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Anne Sullivan
Son: John Sullivan
Son: Mark Sullivan
Daughter: Peggy Sullivan

    University: BA, Brown University (1942)
    University: MA, Tufts University (1947)

    US Ambassador to Iran (1977-79)
    US Ambassador to the Philippines (1973-77)
    US National Security Council (1973)
    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1969-73)
    US Ambassador to Laos (1964-69)
    US State Department Assistant to W. Averell Harriman (1961-64)
    US State Department (1947-61)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Council on Foreign Relations

Author of books:
Mission to Iran (1981)
Obbligato, 1939-79: Notes on a Foreign Service Career (1984, memoir)

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