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Ruth Schachter Morgenthau
Birth: Jan. 26, 1931, Austria
Death: Nov. 4, 2006
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Presidential Adviser. She served as foreign political adviser to Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Jimmy Carter. She was active in the Democratic presidential campaigns of Michael Dukakis, Bill Bradley and Paul Tsongas and also served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations. In 1988 she ran unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives, losing Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District to Representative Claudine Schneider. She was professor emeritus of international politics at Brandeis University and also served on the board of directors of PACT, an organization dedicated to reducing poverty, promoting advancements in social and environmental conditions throughout the world. She died from a blood disease at the age of 75.  (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Hawthorne
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Nov 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16635702
Ruth <i>Schachter</i> Morgenthau
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Ruth <i>Schachter</i> Morgenthau
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Ruth <i>Schachter</i> Morgenthau
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Mrs. Ruth Schachter Morgenthau
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016
On your 85th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jan. 25, 2016
9 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Nov. 2, 2015
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