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Joseph Mason Rodgers
Birth: Nov. 12, 1933
Bay Minette
Baldwin County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 2009
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

US Diplomat, Presidential Fundraiser. He served as United States Ambassador to France from 1985 to 1989. While serving as ambassador, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor by President François Mitterrand. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he served as National Finance Chairman for the Republican National Committee from 1979 to 1981. He was a chief strategist and political fundraiser for Governor Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign beginning in 1976, and Senator Fred Thompson's unsuccessful bid to win the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. In 1981 he was appointed to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board by President Ronald Reagan, and also served as a member of the U.S. Trade Representative's Foreign Advisory Committee. Following his government service, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Berlitz International Incorporated, a company specializing in foreign language based products, and also served on a number of Nashville civic, charitable and religious organizations. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Garden of Serenity
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Feb 11, 2009
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Joseph Mason Rodgers
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Joseph Mason Rodgers
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