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Nicholas G. Thacher

AKA Nicholas Gilman Thacher

Born: 20-Aug-1915
Birthplace: Kansas City, MO
Died: 11-Mar-2002
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: Respiratory failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1970-73

Military service: US Navy (1942-46)

Father: John H. Thacher (attorney, b. 1873, d. Feb-1960)
Mother: Edith Gilman Thacher
Brother: John H. Thacher, Jr. (b. 19-Nov-1908, d. Sep-1990)
Sister: Edith Thacher Hurd (b. 14-Sep-1910)
Wife: Jean Louise Naffziger (m.)

    University: BA, Princeton University (1937)
    Law School: LLB, Fordham Law School (1947)

    US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1970-73)
    US State Department Minister-Counselor, Tehran, Iran (1965-70)
    US State Department Consul, Jidda, Saudi Arabia (1962-65)
    US State Department Deputy Director, Office of Near Eastern Affairs (1959-62)
    US State Department Consul, Baghdad, Iraq (1956-58)
    US State Department Acting Officer-in-Charge, Afghanistan-Pakistan Affairs (1954-56)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Calcutta, India & Kathmandu, Nepal (1950-53)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Karachi, Pakistan (1947-49)
    Bankers Trust Corporate Trust Department (1937-42 and 1946-47)
    People for the American Way

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