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Charles Woodruff Yost

diplomat.

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