Richard Bernard “Dick” Stone

Richard Bernard “Dick” Stone

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 28 Jul 2019 (aged 90)
Burial Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Plot Block 20 Lot 306 site 2
Memorial ID 201685420 · View Source
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US Senator, US Ambassador. A member of the Democratic Party, he served Florida in the United States Senate from 1975 until 1980. Born to a Jewish family, he attended Harvard University and later received his law degree from Columbia University Law School. After being admitted to the bar, he practiced in Miami and later served in the Florida State Senate from 1967 until 1970. He served as Florida's Secretary of State from 1970 to 1974. He succeeded Edward Gurney as US Senator from Florida and during his term, he assisted President Jimmy Carter with peace talks between Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at Camp David in 1978. He was unsuccessful for reelection to the Senate and later served as Ambassador at Large and Special Envoy to Central America from 1983 to 1984 and US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark from 1992 to 1993.

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  • Originally Created by: Hochi
  • Added: 31 Jul 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 201685420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Bernard “Dick” Stone (22 Sep 1928–28 Jul 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 201685420, citing King David Memorial Gardens, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .