Adrian S. Fisher

Lawyer, Deceased Person

1914 – 1983

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Who was Adrian S. Fisher?

Adrian Sanford Fisher was an American lawyer and federal public servant, who served from the late 1930s through the early 1980s. He was associated with the Department of War and Department of State throughout his professional career. He participated in the U.S. government's decision to carry out Japanese-American internment and the international Nuremberg trial, and in State Department Cold War activities during the Harry S. Truman administration. He was the State Department Legal Adviser under Secretary of State Dean Acheson. During the John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Jimmy Carter administrations, Fisher was directly involved in the negotiations of international nuclear testing and non-proliferation agreements.

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Born
Jan 21, 1914
Memphis
Also known as
  • Adrian Fisher
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Groton School
Lived in
  • Tennessee
  • Washington, D.C.
Died
Mar 18, 1983
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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