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us: Foote, Wilder, 1905-1975


  • [Wilder Foote (b. August 30, 1905, Montrose, Pennsylvania-d. February 14, 1975, Camden, Maine), newspaper writer and editor and government official with the Office of Emergency Management and Office of War Information. He served as special assistant to Foreign Economic Administrator in 1944 and 1945, then assistant to the Secretary of State in 1945, and as an officer of U.S. Misson to United Nations from 1945 to 1947. He was the director of press and publications for the United Nations from 1947 until his death in 1975.]

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    • found: Public papers of the Secretaries-General of the United Nations, 1969-: v. 1, t.p. (Wilder Foote)
    • found: LC in RLIN, 8-3-92 (hdg.: Foote, Wilder)
    • found: Translation of statement of Peoples' Commissar of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, V. M. Molotov, concerning the meeting of the Three Ministers on July 25, 1945, Truman Library: (relates to Wilder Foote)
    • found: WwWA, v. 6: (Wilder Foote; b. Montrose, Pa., Aug. 30, 1905; d. Feb. 14, 1975; government official; Harvard graduate; staff writer, Associated Press, Boston, Mass., 1928-1930; writer and editor for several other papers; information officer, Office of Emergency Management and Office of War Information, in charge Land-Lease information, 1941-1944; special assistant to Foreign Economic Administrator, 1944-1945; assistant to Secretary of State, 1945; officer of U.S. Mission to United Nations, 1945-1947; director, press and publications, United Nations, 1947-1975; home: New York City)
    • found: New York Times via ProQuest.com, July 7, 2015: obituary, Feb. 17, 1975 (Wilder Foote, of Camden, Maine; age 69, Feb. 14, 1975; in lieu of flowers please make donations to UNICEF)
    • found: OCLC, July 8, 2015 (hdgs.: Wilder, Foote (Editor); Foote, Wilder, 1905-; usage: Wilder Foote)
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    • [Wilder Foote (b. August 30, 1905, Montrose, Pennsylvania-d. February 14, 1975, Camden, Maine), newspaper writer and editor and government official with the Office of Emergency Management and Office of War Information. He served as special assistant to Foreign Economic Administrator in 1944 and 1945, then assistant to the Secretary of State in 1945, and as an officer of U.S. Misson to United Nations from 1945 to 1947. He was the director of press and publications for the United Nations from 1947 until his death in 1975.]
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