Adolph Dubs

Adolph Dubs

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Feb 1979 (aged 58)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 5, Site 149
Memorial ID 6034751 · View Source
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US Diplomat. He served as United States Ambassador to Afghanistan from 1978 to 1979. While serving in that capacity, he was kidnapped. On February 14, 1979 he was shot to death during a failed rescue attempt by Afghan troops under Soviet advisors. He was the last American Ambassador to Afghanistan until the appointment of Robert Finn in 2002.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 17 Dec 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6034751
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adolph Dubs (4 Aug 1920–14 Feb 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6034751, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .