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Vernon Walters

Vernon WaltersAKA Vernon Anthony Walters

Born: 3-Jan-1917
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 10-Feb-2002
Location of death: West Palm Beach, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government, Diplomat, Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the UN, 1985-89

Military service: US Army (intelligence, 1941-76)

    High School: Stonyhurst College, Lancashire, England

    US Ambassador to Germany (1989-91)
    US Ambassador to the United Nations (1985-89)
    US Ambassador at Large (1981-85)
    CIA Deputy Director (1972-76)
    Watergate Scandal refused John Dean's repeated calls to tell FBI to drop investigation
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991
    English Ancestry Paternal side

Author of books:
Silent Missions (1978, memoir)
The Mighty and the Meek: Dispatches from the Front Line of Diplomacy (2001, memoir)

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