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  Morris Berthold Abram (1918-2000) — also known as Morris Abram — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga., June 19, 1918. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served on prosecution staff at Nuremburg war crimes trials; U.S. Representative to United Nations European office; worked on Marshall Plan for postwar reconstruction of Europe; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from New York, 1968; president of Brandeis University, 1968-70; member, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1984-86. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Jewish Committee; Urban League; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from a viral infection, in a hospital at Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2000 (age 81 years, 271 days). Interment at Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Abram (1883-1957) and Irene (Cohen) Abram (1897-1979); married, December 23, 1944, to Jane Isabella Maguire (1920-2009; divorced 1974); married, January 25, 1975, to Carlyn (Feldman) Fisher (divorced 1987); married, August 26, 1990, to Bruna Molina.
  Epitaph: He established "one man, one vote" as a principle of American law.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morton Isaac Abramowitz (b. 1933) — also known as Morton I. Abramowitz — of Massachusetts; Washington, D.C. Born in Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J., January 20, 1933. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, 1963-66; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1978-81; Turkey, 1989-91. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Mendel Abramowitz and Dora (Smith) Abramowitz; married, September 13, 1959, to Sheppie Glass.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Robert Anderson (1922-1996) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 6, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1946-47; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1959-61; U.S. Ambassador to Dahomey, 1972-74; Morocco, 1976-78; Dominican Republic, 1982-85. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, of congestive heart failure, at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Va., April 5, 1996 (age 74 years, 90 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Anderson and Martha Campbell (Winn) Anderson; married, February 16, 1950, to Elena Fenoaltea.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (1895-1971) — also known as Adolf A. Berle; A. A. Berle — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 29, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; economist; law professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; American Labor candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1945-46. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Council on Foreign Relations; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1971 (age 76 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adolf Augustus Berle (born 1866; clergyman) and Augusta (Wright) Berle; married, December 17, 1927, to Beatrice Bend Bishop; father of Peter A. A. Berle (1929?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Adolf A. Berle: Latin America : Diplomacy and Reality (1962) — American Economic Republic (1963) — Power Without Property : A New Development in American Political Economy (1959) — Navigating the Rapids, 1918-1971 (1973) — Power (1969) — Tides of Crisis : A Primer of Foreign Relations (1957) — The Twentieth-Century Capitalist Revolution (1954) — The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1933)
  Books about Adolf A. Berle: Jordan A. Schwarz, Liberal : Adolf A. Berle and the Vision of an American Era
Chester Bowles Chester Bliss Bowles (1901-1986) — also known as Chester Bowles — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., April 5, 1901. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; advertising business; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1956, 1960; Governor of Connecticut, 1949-51; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1951-53, 1963-69; Nepal, 1951-53; , 1961-63; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1959-61; author. Unitarian. Member, Urban League; Grange; Americans for Democratic Action; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., May 25, 1986 (age 85 years, 50 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Essex, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Allen Bowles and Nellie (Harris) Bowles; married 1934 to Dorothy Stebbins.
  Cross-reference: Douglas J. Bennet — Brandon Grove
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Chester Bowles: Ambassador's Report
  Books about Chester Bowles: Howard B. Schaffer, Chester Bowles : New Dealer in the Cold War — Richard P. Dauer, A North-South Mind in an East-West World : Chester Bowles and the Making of United States Cold War Foreign Policy, 1951-1969
  Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
  Stephen Gerald Breyer (b. 1938) — also known as Stephen G. Breyer — Born in San Francisco, Calif., August 15, 1938. Law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg, 1964-65; lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1980-94; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1994-. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Alpha Delta. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1967, to Joanna Hare.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Stephen Breyer: Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution (2005) — Breaking the Vicious Circle : Toward Effective Risk Regulation — Regulation and Its Reform
  George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) — also known as George Bush; "Poppy"; "Sheepskin"; "Timberwolf" — of Midland, Midland County, Tex.; Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., June 12, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1964, 1970; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1967-71; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1971-73; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1973-74; U.S. Liaison to China, 1974-75; director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1976-77; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1980; Vice President of the United States, 1981-89; President of the United States, 1989-93; defeated, 1992. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Skull and Bones; Council on Foreign Relations; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Society of the Cincinnati; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., November 30, 2018 (age 94 years, 171 days). Interment at George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Prescott Sheldon Bush and Dorothy (Walker) Bush (1901-1992); married, January 6, 1945, to Barbara Pierce (1925-2018); father of George Walker Bush and John Ellis Bush (1953-); first cousin thrice removed of David Davis.
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  Cross-reference: Caspar W. Weinberger — John H. Sununu — Don Evans — James C. Oberwetter
  The George Bush School of Government and Public Service, at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, is named for him.  — George Bush High School, in Richmond, Texas, is named for him.  — George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, in Addison, Texas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by George H. W. Bush: All The Best, George Bush: My Life and Other Writings (1999) — Looking Forward (1987) — A World Transformed (1998)
  Books about George H. W. Bush: John Robert Greene, The Presidency of George Bush — Tim O'Shei & Joe Marren, George H. W. Bush (for young readers)
  Critical books about George H. W. Bush: Kevin Phillips, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush — Kitty Kelly, The Family : The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty
  Charles Woolsey Cole (1906-1978) — also known as Charles W. Cole — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass.; New York. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., February 8, 1906. University professor; President of Amherst College, 1946-60; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1961-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Association of University Professors; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; American Historical Association; American Economic Association. Died in 1978 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) — also known as James B. Conant — Born in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 1893. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; chemist; university professor; President of Harvard University, 1933-53; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1955-57. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi; Alpha Chi Sigma; American Philosophical Society; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., February 11, 1978 (age 84 years, 322 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of James Scott Conant and Jennett Orr (Bryant) Conant; married to Patty Thayer Reynolds and Grace Richards.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Thomas Connor (1914-2000) — also known as John T. Connor; Jack Connor — Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 3, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1965-67. Catholic. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Kappa Psi. President and CEO of the Merck pharmaceutical company from 1955; chairman and CEO of Allied Chemical, 1967-79. Died, of cancer, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 6, 2000 (age 85 years, 338 days). Interment at Mosswood Cemetery, Cotuit, Barnstable, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Mary O'Boyle.
  Epitaph: "Semper Fidelis"
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hermann Frederick Eilts (1922-2006) — also known as Hermann Eilts — of Pennsylvania; Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Weissenfels, Germany, March 23, 1922. Naturalized U.S. citizen; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1965-70; Egypt, 1974-79. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, of heart failure, in Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass., October 12, 2006 (age 84 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Josephine Brew.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  John Scott Everton (1908-2003) — of Pleasantville, Westchester County, N.Y.; Istanbul, Turkey; Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., March 7, 1908. Minister; college professor; president, Kalamazoo College, 1949-53; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1961-63; president of Robert College (now Bogazici University), Istanbul, Turkey, 1968-71. Baptist; later Congregationalist. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Delta. Died January 23, 2003 (age 94 years, 322 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Everton and Bertha Ethel Mabel (Scott) Everton; married, June 11, 1935, to Margaret Isabel Meader.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Geraldine Anne Ferraro (1935-2011) — also known as Geraldine Ferraro — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., August 26, 1935. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1979-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (chair, Platform Committee), 1996; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1984; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1992, 1998. Female. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Died, from multiple myeloma, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 2011 (age 75 years, 212 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Dominick Ferraro and Antonetta (Corrieri) Ferraro; married to John A. Zaccaro.
  Epitaph: "Beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. First woman to run for Vice-President on a national party ticket."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  William Cameron Forbes (1870-1959) — also known as W. Cameron Forbes — Born in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., May 21, 1870. Merchant; investment banker; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1909-13; receiver for a railway in Brazil, 1914-19; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1930-32. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 24, 1959 (age 89 years, 217 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of William Hathaway Forbes Forbes (1840-1897; president, Bell Telephone Co.) and Edith (Emerson) Forbes (1841-1929); grandson of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882; author); third cousin twice removed of John Forbes Kerry (1943-).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; King family; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Richard B. Wigglesworth
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
Felix Frankfurter Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Vienna, Austria, November 15, 1882. Law professor; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-62. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Civil Liberties Union. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963. Suffered a heart attack, and died the next day, in George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., February 22, 1965 (age 82 years, 99 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Leopold Frankfurter and Emma (Winter) Frankfurter; married, December 20, 1919, to Marion A. Denman (1890-1975).
  Cross-reference: Philip Elman
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Felix Frankfurter: H. N. Hirsch, The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter — James F Simon, The antagonists: Hugo Black, Felix Frankfurter and civil liberties in modern America — Melvin I. Urofsky, Felix Frankfurter: Judicial Restraint and Individual Liberties — Robert A. Burt, Two Jewish Justices: Outcasts in the Promised Land
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Gordon D. Giffin (born c.1949) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., about 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1992; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1997-2001; member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) — also known as Christian A. Herter — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Millis, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Paris, France of American parents, March 28, 1895. Republican. Personal assistant to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1921-24; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1931-43; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1939-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932, 1940, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1956; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1943-53; Governor of Massachusetts, 1953-57; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1956; U.S. Secretary of State, 1959-61. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1961. Died December 30, 1966 (age 71 years, 277 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Adele (McGinnis) Herter and Albert Herter (1871-1950; artist); married, August 25, 1917, to Mary Caroline Pratt (1895-1980); father of Christian Archibald Herter, Jr. (1919-2007).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Christian Archibald Herter, Jr. (1919-2007) — also known as Christian A. Herter, Jr. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 29, 1919. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Vice President Richard M. Nixon, 1953-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956, 1960; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1958; vice-president, Socony Mobil Oil Company, 1961-67; director, Berkshire Life Insurance Company; law professor. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, in Washington, D.C., September 16, 2007 (age 88 years, 230 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Caroline (Pratt) Herter and Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966); married, June 10, 1944, to Suzanne Clery (divorced 1963); married, August 18, 1963, to Susan Cable (divorced); married to Catherine Hooker.
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Forbes Kerry (b. 1943) — also known as John F. Kerry; "Liveshot" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Fitzsimmons Army Hospital, Aurora, Adams County, Colo., December 11, 1943. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1983-85; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1985-2013; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1988; candidate for President of the United States, 2004. Catholic. English and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Rosemary Isabel (Forbes) Kerry (1913-2002) and Richard John Kerry (1915-2000); married, May 23, 1970, to Julia Stimson Thorne (divorced 1988); married, May 26, 1995, to Teresa (Simoes-Ferreira) Heinz (widow of Henry John Heinz III); second great-grandson of Robert Charles Winthrop; third great-grandson of Thomas Lindall Winthrop and Jeremiah Mason; fourth great-grandnephew of George Cabot; fifth great-grandson of James Bowdoin; fifth great-grandnephew of Timothy Pickering; sixth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); first cousin four times removed of David Sears; first cousin seven times removed of John Alsop (1724-1794); second cousin twice removed of John Lee Saltonstall; second cousin five times removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; third cousin once removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of William Cameron Forbes; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, John Gardner Coolidge and Augustus Peabody Gardner; fourth cousin of William Amory Gardner Minot and William Lawrence Saltonstall; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Francis Adams; eighth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Leslie L. Farr II
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by John F. Kerry: A Call to Service : My Vision for a Better America (2003) — The New War: The Web of Crime That Threatens America's Security (1997) — Our Plan for America: Stronger at Home, Respected in the World, with John Edwards (2004)
  Books about John F. Kerry: Douglas Brinkley, Tour of Duty : John Kerry and the Vietnam War — Michael Kranish et al, John F. Kerry: The Complete Biography By The Boston Globe Reporters Who Know Him Best — Paul Alexander, The Candidate: Behind John Kerry's Remarkable Run for the White House — George Butler, John Kerry: A Portrait — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation
  Critical books about John F. Kerry: John E. O'Neill & Jerome R. Corsi, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry — David N. Bossie, The Many Faces of John Kerry
  Jonathan Moore (b. 1932) — of Weston, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., September 10, 1932. Legislative assistant to U.S. Sen Leverett Saltonstall; U.S. Ambassador to , 1986-89. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2000.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Christopher Hallowell Phillips (b. 1920) — also known as Christopher H. Phillips — of Beverly, Essex County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in The Hague (Den Haag), Netherlands, December 6, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1948-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to Brunei, 1989-91. Episcopalian. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Council on Foreign Relations. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Phillips (1878-1968) and Caroline Astor (Drayton) Phillips; married, May 11, 1943, to Mabel B. Olsen (died 1995); married 1997 to Sydney Watkins Osborne.
  Political family: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Maxwell Milton Rabb (1910-2002) — also known as Maxwell M. Rabb — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 28, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., 1937-43, and U.S. Sen. Sinclair Weeks, 1944; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1976, 1980; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1981-89. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 2002 (age 91 years, 254 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Rabb and Rose (Kostick) Rabb; married, November 2, 1939, to Ruth Cridenberg.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donald Thomas Regan (1918-2003) — also known as Donald T. Regan; Don Regan — Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., December 21, 1918. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1981-85; White House Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan, 1985-87. Irish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died, of cancer and heart failure, in a hospital at Williamsburg, Va., June 10, 2003 (age 84 years, 171 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Regan and Kathleen (Ahern) Regan; married 1942 to Ann G. Buchanan.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elliot Lee Richardson (1920-1999) — also known as Elliot L. Richardson — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 20, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1959-61; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1965-67; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1967-69; defeated in primary, 1962; resigned 1969; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1970-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1973; U.S. Attorney General, 1973; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1975-76; , 1977-80; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1976-77; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1984. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 31, 1999 (age 79 years, 164 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1952 to Anne Francis Hazard.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Elliot Richardson: Reflections of a Radical Moderate (2000) — The creative balance: Government, politics, and the individual in America's third century (1976)
  Warren Bruce Rudman (1930-2012) — also known as Warren B. Rudman — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 18, 1930. Republican. New Hampshire state attorney general, 1970-76; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1980-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Washington, D.C., November 19, 2012 (age 82 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  William Stuart Symington (1901-1988) — also known as Stuart Symington — of Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., June 26, 1901. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary of the Air Force, 1947-50; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1953-76; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956, 1960; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations. Died December 14, 1988 (age 87 years, 171 days). Entombed at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Stuart Symington and Emily Haxall (Harrison) Symington; married, March 1, 1924, to Evelyn Wadsworth (1903-1972; daughter of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; brother of James Jermiah Wadsworth); father of James Wadsworth Symington; first cousin of John Fife Symington, Jr.; first cousin once removed of John Fife Symington III (1945-).
  Political family: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
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