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Laurence Duggan

federal agency administrator , diplomat.

Laurence Duggan, American federal agency administrator, diplomat.


Duggan, Laurence was born on May 28, 1905 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Stephen Pierce and Sarah (Elsesser) Duggan.


Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., 1923. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1927.


Stockroom clerk and salesman Harper & Brothers, 1927-1929. With Institute of International Education, 1929-1930. With unites states department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1930-1944, chief division of American Republics, 1935-1944.

Assistant diplomatic adviser, U.N.R.R.A., 1944-1945. Latin-American consultant, 1945-1946. President Institute International Education since 1946.

Adviser United States delegation to 8th International Conference of America States, Lima, Peru, 1938. Appointed adviser on political relations, October 1940. Adviser to meeting of treasurer representatives of the American Republics, Guatemala City, November 1939.

Adviser to secretary of state, second meeting of foreign ministers of the American Republics, Havana, Cuba, 1940. Director Foreign Policy Association, American Civil Liberties Association, East and West Association Home: 46 Walworth Avenue, Scarsdale, New York Address: 2 W 45th St., New York, New York.


Married Helen Bushong Boyd, September 17, 1932. Children: Stephanie, Laurence, Robert, Christopher.

Stephen Pierce Duggan

Sarah (Elsesser) Duggan

Helen Bushong Boyd

Stephanie Duggan

Laurence Duggan

Robert Duggan

Christopher Duggan