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 Charles Wheeler Thayer

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Charles Wheeler Thayer

Birth
Villanova, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 Aug 1969 (aged 59)
Salzburg, Austria
Burial Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 115
Memorial ID 17843130 View Source
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Parents: George Chapman and Gertrude May (Wheeler) Thayer.
Husband of Cynthia (Dunn) Cochrane Thayer. Married: March 27, 1950.

U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1937, 1940; Berlin, 1937-38; Hamburg, 1939-40; Kabul, 1943; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of the State Department's international broadcasting division, including the "Voice of America", 1947-49; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1952-53.

He was fluent in Russian, French, German, Spanish, Serbian, Italian, Bulgarian, Slovene, and Persian.


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  • Created by: Marc Thayer, III
  • Added: 7 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17843130
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/17843130/charles-wheeler-thayer : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Wheeler Thayer (9 Feb 1910–27 Aug 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 17843130, citing Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Marc Thayer, III (contributor 46542959) .