John N. Irwin, II

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John N. Irwin
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United States Ambassador to France
In office
Preceded by Arthur K. Watson
Succeeded by Kenneth Rush
Personal details
Born John Nichol Irwin, II
December 31, 1913
Keokuk, Iowa United States
Died February 28, 2000(2000-02-28) (aged 86)
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jane Watson (died 1970), Jane Reimers
Children John, Jane, Watkins (stepchild), Thomas (stepchild), Carl (stepchild)
Profession Diplomat, Attorney
Religion Presbyterian

John Nichol Irwin, II (December 31, 1913 – February 28, 2000) was a United States diplomat to France and attorney during the Cold War.[1] In government, he served as Ambassador to France, first Deputy Secretary of State, in the U.S. State Department, and as an American government official.[1]


  1. ^ a b "John N. Irwin II". Soylent Communications. Retrieved 2009-08-24.