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  MacArthur, II, Douglas
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NameDouglas MacArthur, II
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Born July 05, 1909
DiedNovember 15, 1997 (88 years)
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InfoDouglas MacArthur II is the nephew of Gen. Douglas MacArthur the US General and Diplomat.

MacArthur II worked with the French Resistance during World War II and was held as a prisoner of war for two years. He served as U.S. ambassador to Japan, Iran, Austria, and Belgium.

Born in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa., July 5, 1909. Son-in-law of Alben William Barkley; son of Arthur MacArthur and Mary Hendry (McCalla) MacArthur; nephew of Gen. Douglas MacArthur; married, August 21, 1934, to Laura Louise Barkley. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Vancouver, 1935; Naples, 1937-38; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1957-61; Belgium, 1961-65; Austria, 1967-69; Iran, 1969-72. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, after a stroke and heart attack, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., November 15, 1997. Burial location unknown.


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Wife Laura Barkley Aug 21, 1934- 00, 1987
Father Arthur MacArthur, III 1876-1923
Grandfather Arthur MacArthur, Jr. 1845-1912
Great-Grandfather Arthur MacArthur 1815-1896
Uncle Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964
Father In-Law Alben W. Barkley 1877-1956

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  09/15/1969 US Ambassador to Iran Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/05/1967 US Ambassador to Austria Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/24/1961 US Ambassador to Belgium Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/04/1956 US Ambassador to Japan Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/11/1953 Counselor for the Department of State Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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