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Kenneth Rush

Kenneth RushAKA David Kenneth Rush

Born: 17-Jan-1910
Birthplace: Walla Walla, WA
Died: 11-Dec-1994
Location of death: Delray Beach, FL
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to France, 1974-77

Grew up in Greenville, TN.

Father: (farmer, d. 1912)
Mother: (teacher)
Sister: Lanthe Rush Campbell
Wife: Jane Gilbert Smith
Son: Malcolm
Son: John Randall
Son: Kenneth
Daughter: Cynthia Monahan
Son: George (d.)
Son: David (d.)

    University: BA History, University of Tennessee (1930)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1932)
    Professor: Law, Duke University (1936-37)
    Administrator: Development Council, University of Tennessee (1963-)

    US Ambassador to France (1974-77)
    White House Staff Counsellor to the President for Economic Policy (May-Sep 1974)
    US Deputy Secretary of State (1973-74)
    US Defense Department Deputy Secretary (1972-73)
    US Ambassador to Germany (1969-72)
    Union Carbide President (1966-69)
    Union Carbide Chairman, General Operating Committee (1965-69)
    Union Carbide EVP (1961-66)
    Union Carbide VP (1949-61)
    Union Carbide (1937-49)
    Chadbourne, Stanchfield and Levy Associate (1932-36)
    Member of the Board of El Paso (1977-?)
    Member of the Board of Union Carbide (1958-69)
    Atlantic Council Chairman (1979-84)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Foreign Policy Association Director (1964-69)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

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