Leland Barrows

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Leland Judd Barrows
1st United States Ambassador to Cameroon
In office
June 1960 – 6 September 1966
President John F. Kennedy
Preceded by Boland More (ad interm)
Succeeded by Robert L. Payton[1]
1st United States Ambassador to Togo
In office
August 1960 – 27 June 1961
President John F. Kennedy
Preceded by none, office created
Succeeded by Leon B. Poullada
Personal details
Born October 27, 1906
Hutchinson, Kansas, Reno County, Kansas
Died March 3, 1988(1988-03-03) (aged 81)
Spouse(s) Mabel Irene Conley
Profession Diplomat

Leland Judd Barrows (October 27, 1906 – March 3, 1988) was an American ambassador to Cameroon and Togo. He was born in Hutchinson, Kansas. He married Mabel Irene Conley on March 21, 1935.

He served various diplomatic positions including a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa and foreign service officer; along with his ambassadorships; as well as a Newspaper reporter and radio broadcaster outside of the State Department. He died in 1988.[2]

His parents were Eugene Barrows and Florence Emma (Judd) Barrows.

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