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George Downing

diplomat

George Downing, Irish diplomat.

Background

Downing, George was born in August 1623 in Dublin, Ireland. Son of Emmanuel and Lucy (Winthrop) Downing.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, (1st graduating class), 1642.

Career

Minister to The Hague, Netherlands.

Connections

father:
Emmanuel Downing

mother:
Lucy (Winthrop) Downing