Eleanor Lansing Dulles

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1895 – 1996

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Who was Eleanor Lansing Dulles?

Eleanor Lansing Dulles was an author, professor, and United States Government employee. She was a member of a diplomatic dynasty which spanned three generations. Her grandfather, John Watson Foster, served as United States Secretary of State under President Benjamin Harrison. Her mother's sister was the wife of Robert Lansing, Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson. Her oldest brother, John Foster Dulles, was Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, while another brother, Allen Welsh Dulles, served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency during the Eisenhower and Kennedy Administrations; Eleanor Lansing Dulles was also a paternal aunt of Roman Catholic Cardinal Avery Dulles.

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Born
Jun 1, 1895
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
Died
Oct 30, 1996
Washington, D.C.

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on July 23, 2013

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