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was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars, he served as Chief of Mission in eight countries, as Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and married into Russian nobility.

Background

ARMOUR, Norman was born on October 14, 1887 in Brighton, England. Son of George A. and Harriett

Education

St. Pauls School, Concord. New Hampshire; Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts, 1909; Master of Arts, 1915; Harvard, Bachelor of Laws, 1913

Career

Served in the United States Diplomatic Service at Vienna, Petrograd, Brussels, The Hague, Montevideo, Washington, Rome, Tokyo, Paris, Counselor of Embassy.

Membership

  • Princeton Club

  • Brook Club

  • Century Club (N.Y.C); Metropolitan Club

  • Alibi Club

  • Chevy Chase Club (Washington)

Connections

Spouse Princess Myra Koudacheff, Stockholm, Sweden, 1919.

father:
George

mother:
Harriette