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Selden Chapin
Birth: Sep. 19, 1899
Death: Mar. 26, 1963

US Diplomat. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1919 and served in the Naval Lieutenant, (1919-25). In 1946, he was appointed first Director General of Foreign Service, serving until 1947. He went on to serve as the US Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Hungary, (1947-49), US Ambassador to Netherlands, (1949-53), US Ambassador to Panama, (1953-55), US Ambassador to Iran, (1955-58) and US Ambassador to Peru, in 1960. He also was a Deputy Commandant of the National War College. He died at age 63in Seal Harbor, Maine. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederic Lincoln Chapin (1863 - 1913)
  Grace Card Selden Chapin (1864 - 1941)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8 Site 38-D
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18484
Selden Chapin
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Selden Chapin
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Selden Chapin
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