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Charles Edward Rhetts

Charles Edward Rhetts

American diplomat
Charles Edward Rhetts
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Intro American diplomat
Was Diplomat
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 21 May 1910, Columbus, USA
Death 14 November 1971, London, UK (aged 61 years)
Star sign Gemini
Education
Harvard Law School
Peoplepill ID charles-edward-rhetts
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Biography

Charles Edward Rhetts (May 21, 1910 – November 14, 1971) was an American diplomat.

Early life

Rhetts was born in Columbus, Indiana on May 21, 1910.

Education

Rhetts graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School.

Career

In 1934, after graduating, he worked in Washington D.C. with New Deal agencies. In 1945, Rhetts served as acting assistant Attorney General. Rhetts also practiced private law in Washington D.C., where he represented John S. Service.

Diplomatic career

Rhetts was appointed by President John F. Kennedy to the position of United States Ambassador to Liberia on July 5, 1962. The presentation of his credentials occurred on August 7, 1962. He remained in this position until September 30, 1964.

Personal life

Rhetts was married to Ruth Fisher. Together they had three children.

Death

On November 14, 1971, Rhetts died during a vacation in London, England of a heart attack.

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http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/reynoldson-rhoads.html
https://www.nytimes.com/1971/11/15/archives/charles-rhetts-lawyer-dies-i-exambassador-to-liberia-61.html
https://history.state.gov/departmenthistory/people/rhetts-charles-edward
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