Ellsworth Bunker Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1916, Doctor of Laws, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Mount Holyoke College, 1962, Windham College, 1963, Georgetown University, 1976, St. Michael’s College, 1978, U. Vermont, 1979.
Director National Sugar Refining Company, 1927-1966, president, 1940, Chairman of the Board, 1948-1951. Director Centennial Insurance Company. Trustee Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company.
United States ambassador to Argentina, 1951, Italy, 1952-1953, India, 1956-1961, also Nepal, 1956-1959. Mediator Dutch-Indonesian dispute over West New Guinea, 1962. Consultant to secretary of state, 1963.
United States representative on council Organization of American States, 1964-1966. Ambassador-at-large, 1966-1967. Ambassador to Vietnam, 1967-1973.
Ambassador-at-large, 1973-1978. President American National Red Cross, 1953-1956. Trustee Hampton Institute (honorary), Asia Foundation, Experiment in International Living (honorary), Vermont Council on World Affairs (honorary president), Foreign Policy Association (honorary), New School for Social Research (honorary), Bureau Social Science Research, Population Crisis Committee.
Trustee George C. Marshall Foundation. Associate fellow Calhoun College, Yale University.
Member Council on Foreign Relations, American Academy Arts and Sciences.
Married Harriet Allen Butler, April.; married Carol C. Laise, January 3, 1967. Children: Ellen (Mistress Fernando Gentil), John Birkbeck, Samuel Emmet.