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us: Pryor, Elizabeth Brown

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  • Variants

    • us: Brown, Mary Elizabeth, 1951-2015
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Gary (Ind.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Richmond (Va.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Richmond (Va.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of State
        • Affiliation Start: 1983
        • Affiliation End: 2005
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Park Service
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Pennsylvania
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) United States--Foreign relations
          (lcsh) History
            (lcsh) Biography
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) United States--Officials and employees
                (lcsh) Historians
                  (lcsh) Biographers
              • Sources

                • found: Her Frying Pan Farm, 1979: t.p. (Elizabeth Brown Pryor)
                • found: Washington post WWW site, Apr. 17, 2015 (Elizabeth Brown Pryor, a former State Department liaison on Capitol Hill who had a second career as a historian and author of well-regarded biographies of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, died April 13 [2015] near her home in Richmond, at 64; began her career as a U.S. Park Service ranger giving tours of the Washington Monument and later worked as a Park Service historian before joining the State Department in 1983; author of the State Department's official policy recommendation--known as the "Pryor Paper"--that led the United States to rejoin UNESCO in 2003; State Department foreign affairs adviser to members of Congress from 2002 to 2005, when she retired to concentrate on her second career; Mary Elizabeth Brown was born on March 15, 1951, in Gary, Ind.; master's in history, Univ. of Pa.; moved to Richmond from Washington in 2009; her marriages to Anthony Pryor and Frank Parker ended in divorce)
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                • 1980-01-12: new
                • 2015-04-17: revised
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