Gerald A. Drew

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Gerald Augustin Drew (June 20, 1903 - September 27, 1970) was a career Foreign Service Officer.

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Born in San Francisco, California, Drew was a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau. He served as U.S. Vice Consul in Pará, 1929; Envoy to Jordan, 1950–52; Ambassador to Bolivia, 1954–57; Ambassador to Haiti, 1957-60. He was assigned to Haiti by the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration at the beginning of the regime of François Duvalier.

He died at Lewes, Delaware and is buried at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
None
(Wells Stabler as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim)
United States Envoy to Jordan
February 24, 1950–February 25, 1952
Succeeded by
Joseph C. Green
Preceded by
Edward J. Sparks
United States Ambassador to Bolivia
December 8, 1954-April 6, 1957
Succeeded by
Philip Bonsal