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Robert C. Hill

Robert C. Hill, business director, diplomat. member N.H. House of Representatives, 1961-1962; member Republican Coordinating Committee Task Force on National Security, 1967-1968.; Member Pan American Society New England, Pan American Society United States, N.H. History Society, Mayflower Society N.H., World Affairs Council Boston, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Hill, Robert C. was born on September 30, 1917 in Littleton, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Allen and Catherine Lyle (Morse) Hill.

  • Education

    • Graduate Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut, 1938, Dartmouth, 1942. Doctor of Laws, New England College, Henniker, N.H., 1957, St. Mary’s U., 1960, Dartmouth, 1960. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Dallas, 1960.

      Honorary degree Mexican Academy International Law.

    Career

    • Vice consul Foreign Service American, 1944-1946. Clerk Senate Committee on Banking and Currency, 1947. Assistant vice president W.R. Grace & Company.

      New York City, 1949-1953. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1953-1954, to El Salvador, 1954-1955. Special assistant to under secretary of state for Mutual Security Affairs, 1955-1956.

      Assistant secretary of state for congressional relations, 1956-1957. Ambassador to Mexico, 1957-1961. Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1961-1962.

      Ambassador to Spain, 1969-1972. Assistant secretary for international security affairs Department Defense, 1973-1974. Ambassador to Argentina, 1974-1977.

      Director E.T. Barwick Company, Atlanta, Todd Shipyards Corporation, New York City Special Ambassador to inauguration, El Salvador, 1956, Costa Rica, 1958-1961, Mexico, 1958, Mexico’s 150th Anniversary Independence Ceremonies, 1960. Chairman, Republican National Committee Foreign Policy Task Force, 1965-1968. Member Republican Coordinating Committee Task Force on National Security, 1967-1968.

    Works

    • Contributor Orbis, Readers Digest, Washington Report.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1961-1962. Member Republican Coordinating Committee Task Force on National Security, 1967-1968. Member Pan American Society New England, Pan American Society United States, N.H. History Society, Mayflower Society N.H., World Affairs Council Boston, Alpha Delta Phi.

    Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase (Maryland.).

    Connections

    • Married Cecelia Gordon Bowdoin, December, 1945. Children: W. Graham Bowdoin, James Bowdoin.
    • father: Allen Hill
    • mother: Catherine Lyle (Morse) Hill
    • spouse: Cecelia Gordon Bowdoin
    • children: W. Graham Bowdoin Hill
    • James Bowdoin Hill
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    Born September 30, 1917
    Died November 28, 1978
    (aged 61)
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