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Charles Woodruff Yost

Charles Woodruff Yost, American diplomat. Recipient Rockefeller Public Service award, 1964. Member Council Foreign Relations, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Yost, Charles Woodruff was born on November 6, 1907 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Nicholas Doxtater and Gertrude (Cooper) Yost.

  • Education

    • Student, University Paris, 1928-1929.

    Career

    • Assistant to chairman United States delegation San Francisco Conf. General United States delegation Potsdam Conf. Assistant ambassador-at-large Council Fgn.

      Ministers and United Nations General Assembly, 1949. Director Office Eastern European Affairs, Department State, 1949-1950. Minister to, Kingdom of Laos, 1954-1955, rank of ambassador, 1955-1956.

      Minister American embassy, Paris, 1956-1958, United States ambassador to, Syria, 1958, Morocco 1958-1961. Chief United States representative to United Nations, 1969-1971. President National.

    Works

    • Author: The Age of Triumph and Frustration: Modern Dialogues, 1964, The Insecurity of Nations. International Relations in the Twentieth Century, 1968, The Conduct and Misconduct of Foreign Affairs, 1972, History and Memory, 1980.

    Membership

    Member Council Foreign Relations, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Connections

    • Married Irena Oldakowska, September 8, 1934. Children: Nicholas, Casimir, Felicity.
    • father: Nicholas Doxtater Yost
    • mother: Gertrude (Cooper) Yost
    • spouse: Irena Oldakowska
    • children: Nicholas Yost
    • Casimir Yost
    • Felicity Yost
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    Born November 6, 1907
    Died March 22, 1981
    (aged 73)
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