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Kennett Love, American writer. Carnegie Press fellow, Council Foreign Relations, 1959-1960. Member of Century Association, Sag Harbor Yacht, New York Yacht, Corinthians, Overseas Press.

Background

Love, Kennett was born on August 17, 1924 in St. Louis. Son of John Allan and Mary Chauncey (Potter) Love.

Education

Associate of Arts, Princeton University, 1946. AB, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

He and a reporter for The Associated Press wrote about the decrees signed by the Shah that called for General Zahedi to replace Mr. Mossadegh. The release of the decrees, which helped legitimize the coup was engineered by the C.I.A., though Love insisted later that he had been unaware of the agency’s involvement. When he was based in Cairo in 1954, he wrote front-page articles about the discovery of a 50-foot boat that had been intended to convey the spirit of the pharaoh Cheops to the underworld.

On May 13, 2013, he died of a respiratory failure at the age of 88.

Membership

Member of Century Association, Sag Harbor Yacht, New York Yacht, Corinthians, Overseas Press.

Connections

Married Marie Felicite Pratt Love, June 27, 1946. Children: Mary Christy Love Sadron, Suzanna Potter Love Lommel, Johnx Kennett, Nicholas Tiffany.

father:
John Allan Love

mother:
Mary Chauncey (Potter) Love

spouse:
Marie Felicite Pratt Love

children:
Suzanna Potter Love Lommel Love

Mary Christy Love Sadron Love

Nicholas Tiffany Love

Johnx Kennett Love