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ambassador , Lawyer , State official

Sue McCourt Cobb, state official, former ambassador, lawyer. Achievements include being the first female United States Chief of Mission at Embassy Kingston. Recipient Order of the Falcon, Grand Cross Knight, Iceland, Humanitarian of Year award, Red Cross, Silver Medallion award, National Conference Christians and Jews.

Background

Cobb, Sue McCourt was born on August 18, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Benjamin Arnold and Ruth (Griffin) McCourt.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1978.

Career

Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1980, District of Columbia 1989. Teacher, Crystal Springs School for Girls, Hillsborough, California, 1960-1968. Associate Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman, Lipoff, Rosen & Quentel, P.A., Miami, Florida, 1978-1983, partner, 1983.

Martindale Hubbard a/v rating. Chairman of the Board Federal Reserve Bank Atlanta, Miami branch, 1984, 86, 88.Chmn., Dade County Super Bowl Authority, 1982-1987. Board directors Ransom-Everglades School, 1976-1986.

Director United Way Dade County.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being the first female United States Chief of Mission at Embassy Kingston.

Membership

Chairman board Federal Reserve Bank, Miami branch, 1984, 1986, 1988. Chairman Dade County Super Bowl Authority, 1982—1987. Board directors Ransom-Everglades School, 1976—1986.

Director United Way, Dade County.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, skiing, tennis.

Connections

D. Benjamin Arnold and Ruth (Griffin) McCourt. Married Charles E. Cobb Junior, February 28, 1959. Children: Christian McCourt, Tobin Templeton.

father:
Benjamin Arnold McCourt

mother:
Ruth (Griffin) McCourt

spouse:
Charles E. Cobb

child:
Christian McCourt Cobb

child:
Tobin Templeton Cobb