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Norman Armour

was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars, he served as Chief of Mission in eight countries, as Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and married into Russian nobility.

Religion

Denomination: African Gospel

Membership

  • Princeton Club

  • Brook Club

  • Century Club (N.Y.C); Metropolitan Club

  • Alibi Club

  • Chevy Chase Club (Washington)

Connections

  • father: George
  • mother: Harriette
Norman Armour
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Born October 14, 1887
Nationality
Ethnicity:
  • 1905 - 1909
    St. Paul's School
  • 1909 - 1915
    Princeton University
  • 1915 - 2000
    Attach+? United States Embassy
    Paris, Kentucky, United States
  • 1919 - 1920
    Attach+? United States Embassy
    Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
  • 1920 - 1921
    lst secretary, of legation The Hague
    Netherlands
  • 1921 - 1922
    lst secretary, of legation The Hague
    Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1922 - 1924
    assistant, to under secretary state Washington
  • 1924 - 1925
    1st secretary, United States Embassy
    Rome, New York, United States
  • 1925 - 1928
    counsel, or of embassy Tokyo
    Japan
  • 1928 - 1932
    counsel, or of embassy Tokyo
    Paris, Kentucky, United States
  • 1938 - 2000
    ambassador, Chile
  • 1939 - 2000
    ambassador, Chile
  • 1944 - 1945
    ambassador, Chile
    Spain
  • 1947 - 1948
    assistant, secretary of state Washington
  • 1950 - 1951
    ambassador, Venezuela
    Guatemala
  • 1954 - 1955
    ambassador, Venezuela
    Guatemala
  • 2000 - 2000
    3d secretary, Petrograd
  • 2000 - 2000
    2nd secretary, Russia
  • 2000 - 2000
    United States minister Canada
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