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William Butts Macomber, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1921
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 2003
Nantucket County
Massachusetts, USA

US Diplomat. A native of Rochester, New York, he served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Macomber served as the United States Ambassador to Jordan from 1961 to 1964, and United States Ambassador to Turkey from 1973 to 1977. He served in the administrations of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President Lyndon Baines Johnson, President Richard Milhous Nixon, President Dwight David Eisenhower, and President Gerald Ford. In 1978 he left the government to become the first full-time President of the Metropolitan Art Gallery in New York City until his retirement in 1986. In 1975 Macomber wrote the book, "The Angels'Game: A Handbook Of Modern Diplomacy." (bio by: K) 
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  Phyllis Dorothy Bernau Macomber (1924 - 2014)*
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Saint Pauls Memorial Garden
Nantucket County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: K
Record added: Nov 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8123277
William Butts Macomber, Jr
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William Butts Macomber, Jr
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- lisa greenman
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010
Remembered 5 years later
- Nancy
 Added: Nov. 19, 2008
On your 87th birthday William Macomber Jr.
- Nancy
 Added: Mar. 26, 2008
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