Pate, Maurice, 1894-

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Birth 1894-10-14
Death 1965-01-19

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Maurice Pate (1894-1965) was an international civil servant who devoted his career to improving the welfare of children, serving as the first Executive Director of UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) from 1947 to 1965. He also coordinated food relief operations for civilians, children, and prisoners of war during both world wars through his work with the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), the American Relief Administration (ARA), as president of the Commission for Polish Relief (CPR), as Director of Relief to American and Allied Prisoners of War for the American Red Cross, and as a member of the Herbert Hoover World Food Survey.

From the description of Maurice Pate Papers, 1904-1985 (bulk 1945-1965) (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 156029339

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  • World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
  • Food relief, American
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
  • World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
  • World War, 1939-1945--Food supply
  • Child welfare--International cooperation
  • Economics--20th century

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