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Julius C. Holmes

AKA Julius Cecil Holmes

Born: 24-Apr-1899
Birthplace: Pleasanton, KS
Died: 15-Jul-1968
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Iran, 1961-65

Military service: Kansas National Guard (three years); US Army (Intelligence, brigadier general, 1

Resigned from the State Department to become Vice President of the New York World's Fair, in charge of all governmental relations, 1937-40.

Father: James Holmes
Mother: Lou Trussell Holmes

    University: University of Kansas (1917-22)

    US Ambassador to Iran (1961-65)
    US Consul General in Hong Kong (1959-61)
    US State Department Special Asst. to the Secretary of State (1956-59)
    US State Department Diplomatic agent & Consul General, Tangier, Morocco (1955-56)
    US State Department Special Asst. to the Asst. Secy. for European Affairs (1954-55)
    US State Department Minister-Counselor, London, England (1948-54)
    US State Department Assistant Secretary for Administration & Personnel (1945)
    US State Department Asst. Chief, Division of Protocol & Conferences (1934-37)
    US State Department Third Secretary, Bucharest, Romania (1930-34)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Tirana, Albania (1929-30)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Izmir, Turkey (1926-29)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Marseille, France (1925-26)
    TWA VP (1945-46)
    General Mills South America (1940-42)
    Member of the Board of National Tanker Corporation (1945-48)
    Conspiracy to defraud US service ships (charges dropped 1954)
    Legion of Merit
    French Legion of Honor
    Commander of the British Empire

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