Vaughn, Jack Hood, 1920-2012

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Jack Hood Vaughn (b. August 18, 1920, Lame Deer, MT–d. October 29, 2012, Tuscon, AZ) was an ambassador, assistant Secretary of State, and Director of the Peace Corps. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA (1943) and an MA (1947); he also taught there and was the head boxing coach. He was also a professional boxer. In 1949 he joined the civil service as the Latin-American director of Peace Corps (1961-1964). He was subsequently the director of the Peace Corps (1966-1969) and appointed US Ambassador to Panama (1964), Columbia (1969-1970), and as Assistant Secretary of State (1965-1966). Between 1977 and 1988 he held various roles at the National Urban Coalition, Florida International University, Children's Television Workshop, Planned Parenthood, Corporation for Iran, USAID, Pierce Energy Corporation, Development Associates, and the Conservation International.
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creatorOf Vaughn, Jack Hood EDX 25 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: ROBERTO F. CHIARI, Time: 3:35 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN SWEARING IN United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Correspondence of Jack Vaughn, 1967 - 1967 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN AT WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn 3/1/1966 Remarks of the President on the Fifth Anniversary of the Peace Corps and the Swearing‑In Ceremony of Jack Hood Vaughn as Director of the Peace Corps Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: THOMAS MANN, Time: 7:05 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
creatorOf Records of Jack Vaughn, 1966 - 1968 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: GEORGE REEDY, Time: 11:50 a.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Directors and their Activities, 1961 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn L.B.J. ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN, NEW DIRECTOR OF THE PEACE CORPS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: GEORGE REEDY, Time: 11:50 a.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Directors and their Activities, 1964 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN IN CHILE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf Transcripts of Speeches of Peace Corps Officials and Related Records, 1961 - 1969 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Monroe Evans Gardner Papers, 1910 - 1975 Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn "SPECTRUM '66 PRESENTS- JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN AT WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: ROBERTO F. CHIARI, Time: 3:35 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: GEORGE REEDY, Time: 11:50 a.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Robinson, James Herman. Papers. 1935-1979. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: ROBERTO F. CHIARI, Time: 3:35 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Sargent Shriver, 6:28P Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Photographs of Technical Assistance Activities and Officials, 1951 - 1954 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Activities and Personnel (Contact Sheet File), 1961 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: ROBERTO F. CHIARI, Time: 3:35 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
creatorOf Jack H. Vaughn [Presentation to Panel]
referencedIn JOHN JACK VAUGHN SWORN-IN AS PEACE CORPS DIRECTOR United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: RICHARD RUSSELL, Time: 4:30P Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn JOHN "JACK" VAUGHN AT MICHIGAN United States. National Archives and Records Administration
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Speaker: ROBERTO F. CHIARI, Time: 3:35 p.m Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
creatorOf Peace Corps Speeches (by Jack Vaughn) Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Activities in Foreign Countries ("Country Series"), ca. 1962 - ca. 1965 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs of Afghanistan Taken by Larry and Ann Nichols, 1968 - 1969 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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Tucson AZ US
Lame Deer MT US
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Birth 1920-08-18

Death 2012-10-29

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