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DULLES, John Foster, Esq. [1888-1959] -- American lawyer, legislator and diplomat

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Considered the most powerful Secretary of State in US history.

Director:
Bank of New York
Fifth Ave. Bank
Chairman:
Rockefeller Foundation
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
General Education Board
Member:
New York State Banking Board
City of New York Bar Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Delta Phi
Trustee:
Union Theological Seminary
NY Public Library

His brother, Allen Welsh Dulles [1893-1969], was in the Foreign Service and was director of the CIA during the 1961 Bay of Pigs attempted invasion of Cuba.

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Chronology

1907
Secretary of the Hague Peace Conference
1908
BA, Princeton U.
1908-1909
Sorbonne, Paris
1911
LLB, George Washington U.
1911
Began law practice
1911-1948
Member: Sullivan & Cromwell
1912
Married Janet Pomeroy Avery
1917
Member 2nd Pan-American Scientific Congress
1917
Special agent of State Department in Central America
1917-1918
Captain and major, US Army
1918
Asst to chairman War Trade Board
1918-1919
Counsel to American Commission to Negotiate Peace
1919
Member Reparations Commission and Supreme Economic Council
1927
Legal advisor, Polish plan of financial stabilization
1933
American representative Berlin debt conference
1939
LLD, Tufts
1944-1945
Helped prepare UN Charter
1945
Member US delegation San Francisco Conference on World Organization
1945-1949
Advisor to Secretary of State at council of Foreign Ministers
1945: London
1947: London
1947: Moscow
1949: Paris 1946 LLD, Princeton
1946,1947,1950
United Nations General Assembly
1947
Wagner College, Northwestern U.
1948
Union College
1948
Acting chairman US delegation to UN General Assembly, Paris
1949
U. of PA
1949
Appointed interim US Senator
1950
Amherst, Seoul Nat. U.
1950
Consultant to Secretary of State
1951-
Special representative of President, with rank of ambassador, to negotiate Japanese Peace Treaty
1953-1959
US Secretary of State
1954
Chief architect of SEATO pact
1954
Time Magazine's "Man of the Year"
1955
Baghdad Pact
1957
Eisenhower Doctrine

Selected Works

  • War or Peace
  • War, Peace and Change
  • Bookmarks (off-site links)

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