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Christian Herter

Christian HerterAKA Christian Archibald Herter

Born: 28-Mar-1895
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 30-Dec-1966
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 1959-61

Father: Albert Herter (muralist)
Brother: Everit Herter (d. WWI)
Wife: Mary Caroline Pratt (three sons, one daughter)
Son: Christian Herter, Jr. (government)
Son: Frederic P. Herter (doctor)
Son: E. Miles Herter (businessman)
Daughter: Adele Seronde (artist)

    High School: Browning School, New York City (1904-11)
    University: Harvard University (1915)

    US Trade Representative (1962-66)
    US Secretary of State (1959-61 under Dwight D. Eisenhower)
    US Under Secretary of State (1957-59)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1953-57)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 10th (1943-53)
    Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1931-43, as Speaker, 1939-43)
    US Commerce Department Personal Assistant to the Secy. Commerce (1921-24)
    Atlantic Council Honorary Director
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1961

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 27-Apr-1959, DETAILS: State Department's Herter

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