John Dulles

John Foster Dulles (1888 - 1959)

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John Foster Dulles
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Preceded by
51st Secretary
Dean Acheson




Preceded by
Robert F. Wagner
John Foster Dulles
52nd United States
Secretary of State
Dept. of State
1953—1959

US Senator (Class 3)
from New York
Seal of the US Senate
1949
Succeeded by
53rd Secretary
Christian Herter




Succeeded by
Herbert H. Lehman

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Biography

From the Wikipedia page: John Foster Dulles (/ˈdʌləs/; February 25, 1888 – May 24, 1959) served as U.S. Secretary of State under Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959. He was a significant figure in the early Cold War era, advocating an aggressive stance against communism throughout the world. He negotiated numerous treaties and alliances that reflected this point of view. He advocated support of the French in their war against the Viet Minh in Indochina but rejected the Geneva Accords that France and the Communists agreed to, and instead supported South Vietnam after the Geneva Conference in 1954.

Birth

25 FEB 1888
Washington, DC

Death

24 MAY 1959
Washington, DC

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On 24 May 2015 at 03:12 GMT Bob Fields wrote:

Category: US Secretaries of State

On 24 May 2015 at 03:11 GMT Bob Fields wrote:

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