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Aaron Switzer Brown

Aaron Switzer Brown, American ambassador. Member American Foreign Service Association; Club: Cloister Inn (Princeton, New Jersey).


  • Brown, Aaron Switzer was born on April 15, 1913 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Guy Carlton and Millie Belle (Switzer) Brown.

  • Education

    • Student Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1927-1931. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1935.


    • Reporter Pontiac Daily Press, 1936-1937. Appointed foreign service officer, July 2, 1937. Vice consul Mexico City, 1937-1938, 3d secretary (later 2d secretary), Dublin, 1943-1945, 2d secretary Bogota, Columbia, 1945-1947.

      Attached to Office of the Secretary, Department of State, 1939-1943. Attached to Division Foreign Service Planning, Department of State, 1947-1949, assistant to director executive secretariat, 1949-1950, special assistant deputy under-secretary, 1950-1951. Counselor of embassy, Bangkok, 1951, Lisbon, 1954.

      Deputy director of personnel, Department of State, 1956. Deputy assistant secretary for personnel, 1958-1961. Ambassador Nicaragua, 1961-1967.


    Member American Foreign Service Association. Club: Cloister Inn (Princeton, New Jersey).


    • Married Dorothy Park, August 8, 1936. Children: Dorothy (Mistress.
    • father: Guy Carlton Brown
    • mother: Millie Belle (Switzer) Brown
    • spouse: Dorothy Park
    • child: Dorothy (Mrs Brown
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    Born April 15, 1913
    Died February 22, 1969
    (aged 55)