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John Shaw Young

John Shaw Young, American government official. Member American Association University professors, American Academy Political Science, Foreign Policy Association, National Geography Society, English-Speaking Union, Societe Bibliotique Internationale, (Paris), American History Association, Pan-American Society, Centre Association of Catholics (New York City.

Background

  • Young, John Shaw was born on August 3, 1901 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Phillip Franklin and Anne (Shaw) Young.

  • Education

    • Student Yale, 1925-1926, Cornell Univercity College of Law, 1924-1925, University of Cambridge, England, 1926-1928, Royal University of Upsala, Sweden, 1937.

    Career

    • Announcer and dir; director general radio, broadcasting and television, New York World’s Fair, 1937-1940. Made tour of world, 1940-1941. Assigned as naval attache United States embassy, Moscow, 1942.

      Assigned special; assistant to Ambassador Adm. Director public and cultural relations between United States and the Soviet Union, 1943. Assigned office of under secretary of Navy, 1944.

      Assistant administrator Fgn. Assistant to assistant secretary of State, in charge of public affairs, Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1945.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Association University professors, American Academy Political Science, Foreign Policy Association, National Geography Society, English-Speaking Union, Societe Bibliotique Internationale, (Paris), American History Association, Pan-American Society, Centre Association of Catholics (New York City. Clubs: Yale, Metropolitan, Centre, Terrace, Skating (New York).

    Connections

    • father: Phillip Franklin Young
    • mother: Anne (Shaw) Young
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    Died January 12, 1976
    (aged 74)
    Nationality

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