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Dean Rusk

Dean RuskAKA David Dean Rusk

Born: 9-Feb-1909
Birthplace: Lickskillet, GA
Died: 21-Dec-1994
Location of death: Athens, GA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 1961-69

Military service: US Army

Wife: Virginia Foisie (m. 19-Jun-1937, 3 children)
Father: Robert Rusk
Mother: Frances Clotfelter

    University: BA, Davidson College, Davidson, NC (1931)
    University: MA, Oxford University (1934)
    Law School: University of California at Berkeley

    US Secretary of State (1961-69)
    Rockefeller Foundation President (1952-61)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs (1950-51)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1949)
    American Academy of Diplomacy Charter Member
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Pilgrims Society
    Kappa Alpha Order
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969
    Rhodes Scholarship
    Traveled to the USSR 2-Aug-1963

    On Company Business (Feb-1980) · Himself

Author of books:
As I Saw It (1990, memoir)

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