Duke, Angier Biddle, 1915-1995

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Chief of Protocol and ambassador to Spain and Denmark under the Kennedy and Johnson administrations; resident of New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.

From the description of Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1915-1995 and n.d. (bulk 1940-1995). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 45279792

  • 1915: Born in New York City, Nov. 30. Son of Angier Buchanan and Cordelia (Biddle) Duke
  • 1934 - 1937 : Attended Yale University
  • 1937: Married first wife, Priscilla St. George. Had one son by her, Angier Pony St. George Duke (b. 1938)
  • 1939: Divorced Priscilla St. George
  • 1940: Married Margaret Screven White
  • 1940 - 1945 : Served from private to major in U. S. Army
  • 1945: Officer in charge of Air Transport Command, Paris section
  • 1945 - 1948 : President, Duke International Corporation, NYC
  • 1949: Appointed to U.S. Foreign Service
  • 1949: Appointed to post in American Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1951: Special Assistant to Ambassador, American embassy, Madrid, Spain
  • 1952: Divorced Margaret Screven White
  • 1952: Married Maria-Luisa de Aranha, Dec. 11. Had two children by her: Maria Luisa (Marylou) Biddle Duke (b. 1954) and Dario Drexel Duke (b. 1957)
  • 1952 - 1953 : U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador (youngest ambassador in US at 36 years old)
  • 1954 - 1960 : President, International Rescue Commission
  • 1955 - 1961 : Commissioner, Long Island State Park
  • 1957: Received LL. D., Iona College
  • 1958 - 1960 : V.P. of CARE
  • 1961: Maria-Luisa killed in airplane crash, Queens, NY, on her way to her daughter's birthday party
  • 1961 - 1965 : Chief of protocol, Dept. of State, Kennedy and Johnson administrations
  • 1962: Married Robin Chandler Lynn, May 12. Had one son by her, Angier Biddle Duke, Jr. (b. 1963)
  • 1965 - 1968 : Ambassador to Spain.
  • 1968: Chief of protocol, Dept. of State
  • 1968 - 1969 : Ambassador to Denmark
  • 1969: LL. D., Duke University
  • 1973 - 1976 : Commissioner of Civic Affairs and Public Events, NYC
  • 1974 - 1995 : Director, Appeal of Conscience Foundation
  • 1976 - 1977 : Chairman, NYC Democratic Committee
  • 1977 - 1979 : President, The Spanish Institute, NYC (chairman, 1983-1987)
  • 1978 - 1979 : Chairman, NY State Council on Ethnic Affairs President, Nat'l. Committee on American Foreign Policy, Inc.
  • 1979 - 1981 : Ambassador to Morocco
  • 1981 - 1990 : Trustee, Long Island University
  • 1981 - 1986 : Chairman, U.S.-Japan Foundation, NYC
  • 1981 - 1995 : Chairman, World Affairs Council, Long Island
  • 1986 - 1990 : Chancellor, Long Island University, Southampton Campus
  • 1988 - 1995 : Chairman, Duke Family Association of NC
  • 1992 - 1995 : President, Council of American Ambassadors
  • 1995: Died, Southampton, Long Island

From the guide to the Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1923-1990s and undated, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Duke, Angier Biddle, 1915-1995. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1955. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Semans family. Semans family papers, 1809-2008 (bulk 1920-1991) Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1923-1990s and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Katie Louchheim Papers, 1906-1991, (bulk 1942-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Papers of President Kennedy: President's Office Files: Subjects. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. John F. Kennedy President's Office Files: Subjects: Trips, Vienna, Austria. 5/29/1961 - 7/14/1961. Final List of Members of the American Official Party
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Papers of President Kennedy: President's Office Files: Subjects. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. John F. Kennedy President's Office Files: Subjects: Trips, Vienna, Austria. 5/29/1961 - 7/14/1961. Biographic Sketches of Leading Austrian Officials Who Will Meet the Presidential Party at the Airport.
creatorOf International Rescue Committee. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1958-1967. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn. Robin Chandler Lynn Duke papers, 1930-2009 Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Robertson, Cordelia Biddle Duke. Scrapbooks, ca. 1933-1962. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Hackworth, Green Haywood, 1883-1973. Papers of Green Haywood Hackworth, 1912-1973 (bulk 1944-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn. Papers, ca. 1930-2003. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1923-1990s and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn The Benjamin Newton Duke Papers, 1834-1984, bulk 1884-1929. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Semans Family Papers, 1878-2008 and undated Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Papers of President Kennedy: President's Office Files: Subjects. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. John F. Kennedy President's Office Files: Subjects: Trips, Vienna, Austria. 5/29/1961 - 7/14/1961. Note on Hotel Departure
referencedIn Atkins, Oliver F., 1916-1977. Oliver F. Atkins photograph collection, 1943-1975. George Mason University, Fenwick Library
creatorOf Duke University. Living History Program. Records, 1974-2000 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Oliver F. Atkins photograph collection, 1943-1975 George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
referencedIn Louchheim, Katie, 1903-. Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991 (bulk 1942-1968). Library of Congress
referencedIn James Buchanan Duke Papers, 1777-1990 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Biographical Reference Collection, ., 1972 - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
referencedIn President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary Entry, March 13, 1965
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1923-1990s and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964. Panthers, 1928-1963. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
creatorOf Semans family. Papers, 1878-1991 (bulk 1920-1991). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Green Haywood Hackworth Papers, 1912-1973, (bulk 1944-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robin Chandler Lynn Duke Papers, [ca. 1930]-2009 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Margaret Bayne Price Papers, 1918-1969, 1947-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn George W. Pray Papers, 1844-1890 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Rutherfurd, Jay. Papers, 1887-1995 (bulk 1961-1971). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Duke, Angier Biddle, 1915-1995. Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1915-1995 and n.d. (bulk 1940-1995). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Papers of President Kennedy: President's Office Files: Subjects. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. John F. Kennedy President's Office Files: Subjects: Trips, Vienna, Austria. 5/29/1961 - 7/14/1961. Ceremonies for the Arrival of President Kennedy at Vienna Airport
referencedIn Semans Family Papers, 1878-2008 and undated Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Papers of President Kennedy: President's Office Files: Subjects. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. John F. Kennedy President's Office Files: Subjects: Trips, Vienna, Austria. 5/29/1961 - 7/14/1961. Ceremonies for the Departure of President Kennedy Vienna Airport, June 4, 1961
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Civil rights movement
African Americans--Civil rights--History
World War, 1939-1945
Diplomacy--20th century
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Birth 1915-11-30

Death 1995-05-18

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