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John Watson Foster Dulles
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Birth: 1913
Death: Jun. 23, 2008

John Foster Dulles, a noted Brazilian history scholar and the eldest son of the former secretary of state, died of kidney failure June 23 at North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He was 95.
Dulles, a professor of Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin for 45 years and the author of books on Brazil and Mexico, was preparing for the fall semester until he became ill June 12. His wife of 68 years, Eleanor Ritter Dulles, died four days before her husband.
John Watson Foster Dulles was born in Auburn, N.Y., and earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Princeton University in 1935. He earned a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University in 1937 and then joined the Bank of New York, where his father, long before he became President Eisenhower's secretary of state, was a director.
Banking was a bit tame for the young Dulles, so he went to work for a New York import-export business, C. Tennant Sons & Co. The company sent him to Nogales, Ariz., to work in a company mine.
He and his new wife, the daughter of a prominent Philadelphia architect, liked frontier Arizona, far from their Northeastern establishment families. In addition to his father, for whom the airport is named, Dulles' great-grandfather and a great-uncle also were secretaries of state. His uncle, Allen "Superspy" Dulles, would become head of the CIA, and his aunt, Eleanor Lansing Dulles, was a State Department official known as "the mother of Berlin" for her role in the city's recovery after World War II. His brother, Avery Robert Dulles, would become the first American priest to be elevated to cardinal without having been a bishop.
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  Eleanor F. R. Dulles (1916 - 2008)*
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Sunset Memorial Park
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Paul Theodore Riegert
Record added: Jul 07, 2008
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John Watson <i>Foster</i> Dulles
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