Walworth Barbour

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Walworth Barbour
Walworth Barbour 1968.jpg
Born (1908-06-04)June 4, 1908
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died July 21, 1982(1982-07-21) (aged 74)
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Occupation Diplomat

Walworth ″Wally″ Barbour (June 4, 1908 – July 21, 1982) was the United States Ambassador to Israel from 1961 to 1973.[1]

The Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel (WBAIS) in Even Yehuda, Israel is named after him.

University qualifications obtained[edit]

BA, Harvard University (1930)

Positions held in the United States Diplomatic Service[edit]

US Ambassador to Israel (1961–73)

US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, London, England (1955–60)

US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs (1954–55)

US State Department Consul, Moscow, USSR (1949–51)

US State Department Chief, Division of South European Affairs (1947–49)

US State Department Assistant Chief, Division of South European Affairs (1945–46)

US State Department Second Secretary-Vice Consul, Athens, Greece (1944–45)

US State Department Second Secretary, near Govts. in exile of Greece and Yugoslavia at Cairo (1943–44)

US State Department Second Secretary-Vice Consul, Cairo, Egypt(1942–43)

US State Department Third Secretary-Vice Consul, Sofia, Italy (1939–41)

US State Department Third Secretary-Vice Consul, Baghdad (1936–39)

US State Department Vice Consul, Athens, Greece (1933–36)

US State Department Vice Consul, Naples, Italy (1931–32)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walworth Barbour

External links[edit]

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Ogden Rogers Reid
U.S. Ambassador to Israel
1961–1973
Succeeded by
Kenneth B. Keating