Francis L. Kellogg

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Francis L. Kellogg
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(left to right) Imelda Marcos, Francis L. Kellogg, and Marylou Whitney
Born (1917-01-05)January 5, 1917
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died April 6, 2006(2006-04-06) (aged 89)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Education Choate School
Princeton University
Occupation Diplomat
Spouse(s) Fernanda Wanamaker Munn
Mercedes Tavacoli
Children Fernanda Kellogg Henckels
Christopher Gage Kellogg
Parent(s) Frank Leonard Kellogg (father) Emily Kellogg (mother)

Francis L. Kellogg (January 5, 1917 – April 6, 2006) was a diplomat, a special assistant to the Secretary of State during the Nixon and Ford Administrations and a prominent socialite in New York City.


Early life[edit]

Francis Leonard Kellogg was born on January 5, 1917 in Manhattan, at 118 East 70th Street.[1][2] He was the son of Emily and Frank Leonard Kellogg.[1] He was graduated from Choate School and Princeton University.[1] He served in the United States Army during World War II.[1]


He served as Special Assistant to Secretaries of State William P. Rogers and Henry Kissinger.[1][2] He also worked for the Central Intelligence Agency.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

He was first married in 1942 to a great-granddaughter of John Wanamaker, Fernanda Wanamaker Munn. They had two children: Fernanda Kellogg Henckels and Christopher Gage Kellogg.[1][2] After their divorce in 1971 he married Mercedes Tavacoli, who would later after their own divorce marry Sid Bass.[1]


He died on April 6, 2006 at 775 Park Avenue, in New York City.[1]