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us: Matthews, H. Freeman, 1899-1986


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Harrison Freeman
  • Variants

    • us: Matthews, H. Freeman, 1899-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1899-05-26
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1986-10-19
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cockeysville (Md.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Foreign Service
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of State
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Foreign Service
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Department of State
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Matthews, H. Freeman, 1899-Matthews, H. Freeman,1899-
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Harry S. Truman Library for Foreign Service officers and Dept. of State officials; oral history interviews, 1971-1984 (H. Freeman Matthews; with St. Dept. during Truman admin.)
    • found: WWA, 1974-1975 (Matthews, H. Freeman; foreign service officer; b. 1899; former ambassador)
    • found: Memories of a passing era, 1973: title page (H. Freeman Matthews) page 9 (born in Baltimore on May 26, 1899) page 12 (family lived in the country, 12 miles north of Baltimore, in Cockeysville, yearly from end of April until Thanksgiving)
    • found: OCLC, viewed February 3, 2016 (AAP: Matthews, H. Freeman, 1899-; Matthews, H. Freeman; usage: Harrison Freeman Matthews [1999 reference source]; most reference sources list him as H. Freeman Matthews)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed February 3, 2016: article, H. Freeman Matthews (H. Freeman Matthews; also known as Harrison Freeman "Doc" Matthews; career American diplomat; ambassador to Sweden (1947-1950), the Netherlands (1953-1957), and Austria (1957-1962); held diplomatic posts in Hungary (1924-1926); Colombia (1926-1929); Cuba (1933-1937); France (1937-1941), including Vichy France (1940-1941); and the United Kingdom (1941-1943); held U.S. State Department positions (1930-1933, 1943-1947, and 1950-1953 [as Deputy Undersecretary of State]); died in Washington, D.C., on October 19, 1986 and buried in Baltimore; son H. Freeman Matthews, Jr. (1927-2006) was also a career diplomat)
  • Change Notes

    • 1990-05-22: new
    • 2016-02-04: revised
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