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Douglas MacArthur, II
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1909
Bryn Mawr
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1997
Washington
District of Columbia
Maryland, USA

Douglas MacArthur II, was a member of the Yale College Class of 1932, and a member of Wolf's Head Society. His long Foreign Service career included tours as ambassadors to four nations. The nephew and namesake of the famous five-star Army general, MacArthur joined the State Department's foreign service in 1935. He was named a career ambassador, highest rank in the service, in 1966 and retired in 1972 after three years as United States ambassador to Iran where he escaped a kidnap attempt in 1970. He held the rank of department counselor from 1953 to 1956 during the Eisenhower administration, coordinating international conferences and working on the Austrian state treaty. He was principal U.S. negotiator of the treaty that established the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. He was assistant secretary of state for congressional relations from 1965 to 1967, during the Johnson administration. He was ambassador to Japan from 1956 to 1961 and also headed the U.S. missions to Belgium and Austria. He played an instrumental role in the Summit Council for World Peace and a key role in the formulation of the Summit Council's International Commission for the Reunification of Korea. Survivors include a daughter, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He died at Georgetown University Hospital at age 88 after a stroke and heart attack. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur MacArthur (1876 - 1923)
  Mary Hendry McCalla MacArthur (1877 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Louise Barkley MacArthur (1911 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur MacArthur (1904 - 1912)*
  Bowman McCalla MacArthur (1907 - 1997)*
  Douglas MacArthur (1909 - 1997)
  Mary Elizabeth MacArthur Symington (1913 - 2009)*
  Malcolm MacArthur (1914 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section 2
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Mar 22, 2009
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