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George Venable Allen, Sr

US Diplomat. Served as the United States Ambassador to Iran from 1946 to 1948, United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1949 to 1953, United States Ambassador to India from 1953 to 1954, United States Ambassador to Nepal from 1953 to 1954, and United States Ambassador to Greece from 1956 to 1957. From 1958 to 1960, he was director of the United States Information Agency. In 1966, he was named as a Career Ambassador, the highest post in the Foreign Service.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7247643
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Venable Allen, Sr (3 Nov 1903–11 Jul 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7247643, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .