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Proud servant : the memoirs of a career ambassador

Author: Ellis Briggs
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ellis O. Briggs (1899-1976) entered the U.S. Foreign Service in 1925. During the next thirty-seven years he had thirteen foreign assignments, seven (a career record) as ambassador - to the Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Peru, Brazil, and Greece. An eighth ambassadorial appointment, to Spain, was cancelled when he retired because of illness. His memoirs are an exuberant record of a gifted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Briggs, Ellis, 1899-
Proud servant.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605447765
Online version:
Briggs, Ellis, 1899-
Proud servant.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606199886
Named Person: Ellis Briggs; Ellis Briggs; Ellis O Briggs; Ellis Ormsbee Briggs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Briggs
ISBN: 0873385888 9780873385886
OCLC Number: 37553669
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ellis O. Briggs.

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Ellis O. Briggs (1899-1976) entered the Foreign Service of the United States in 1925. During the next 37 years, he was ambassador to seven countries. He also served in Cuba, Chile, Liberia, and  Read more...

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