Battle, Lucius D.

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Lucius D. Battle (b. 1918), foreign affairs specialist, Dept. of State, Washington, 1946-1949; Special assistant to Secretary of State, 1949-1953, 1961-1964; also executive secretary, Dept. of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, 1962-1964; first secretary American Embassy, Copenhagen, 1953-1955; deputy secretary, NATO, Paris, France, 1955-1956; Ambassador to United Arab Republic, 1964-1967; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, 1967-1968. U.S. Ambassador to Egypt. President of Foundation for Middle Eastern Peace.

From the description of Oral history interview with Lucius D. Battle, 1985. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45734625

U.S. government official and diplomat; b. Lucius Durham Battle, 1918.

From the description of Papers of Lucius D. Battle, 1952-1970 (bulk 1952-1963). (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958920


From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius D. Battle : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569392

Lucius D. Battle was born in 1918 in Dawson, Georgia. He graduated with an A.B. from University of Florida in 1939 and earned his LL.B. from the University of Florida Law School in 1946. From 1942 to 1943 he was an Associate Administrative Analyst for the War Department, and from 1946 to 1949 served as a Foreign Affairs Specialist at the Department of State. He served as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, Dean Acheson, from 1949 to 1953, and from 1953 to 1955, he served as the First Secretary to the American Embassy in Copenhagen. From 1956 to 1964 Battle was the Vice President of Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. From 1964 to 1967 he served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Republic. From 1967 to 1968 he was the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.

From the description of Battle, Lucius D., 1918- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572189

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associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Brown, Ben Hill, 1914- person
associatedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959. person
associatedWith İstanbul Findikli Rotary Külübu. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994. person
associatedWith Rusk, Richard, person
correspondedWith Schuman, Robert, 1886-1963 person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Wall, Marc, person
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United States
United States
United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes
Government executives--United States
Diplomats--United States


Birth 1918-06-01

Death 2008-05-13




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