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Dr Eleanor Lansing Dulles
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1895
Watertown
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1996
District Of Columbia, USA

Only daughter of a noteable and prominant family with deep New England roots. Eleanor`s father was a famous New England Clergyman and educator and her brothers were even more famous.

Eleanor`s oldest brother was John Foster DULLES who performed as Secretary of State for President Eisenhower in the 1950`s at the peak of the Cold War. Dulles International Airport in Virginia is named in his honor.

Eleanor`s other brother was Allen Welsh DULLES, famous for service to the Country for heading the OSS during WWII and then the CIA during the Cold WAR.

Eleanor earned her PhD from Harvard in 1926 and worked for the U S State Department in the Diplomatic Corps where she met and collaborated with Dr. David Simon Blondheim. They married in 1932 and had a son, David. --Blondheim unexpectedly died 19 March 1934 leaving Eleanor a widow. 
 
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 Parents:
  Allen Macy Dulles (1854 - 1930)
  Edith F Foster Dulles (1863 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  David Simon Blondheim (1884 - 1934)
 
 Siblings:
  John Foster Dulles (1888 - 1959)*
  Margaret Dulles Edwards (1889 - 1970)*
  Allen Welsh Dulles (1893 - 1969)*
  Eleanor Lansing Dulles (1895 - 1996)
  Nataline D. Seymour (1898 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section 2
 
Maintained by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
Originally Created by: Jay Kelly
Record added: Nov 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44383711
Dr Eleanor Lansing Dulles
Added by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
 
Dr Eleanor Lansing Dulles
Added by: Jay Kelly
 
Dr Eleanor Lansing Dulles
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HIStory may choose a few, but HERstory has legends, too. Whenever woman bold prevails, It is your wind within her sails. Love, Gingy
- gingybee
 Added: Sep. 17, 2014

- Lance
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014
 
 
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