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 Selden Chapin

Selden Chapin

Birth
Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Mar 1963 (aged 63)
Seal Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8 Site 38-D
Memorial ID 18484 · View Source
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US Diplomat. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1919 and served in the Naval Lieutenant, (1919-25). In 1946, he was appointed first Director General of Foreign Service, serving until 1947. He went on to serve as the US Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Hungary, (1947-49), US Ambassador to Netherlands, (1949-53), US Ambassador to Panama, (1953-55), US Ambassador to Iran, (1955-58) and US Ambassador to Peru, in 1960. He also was a Deputy Commandant of the National War College. He died at age 63in Seal Harbor, Maine.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18484
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Selden Chapin (19 Sep 1899–26 Mar 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18484, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .