Eugenie Anderson

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Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 31, 1997 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 31, 1997 (87)

About

Appointed by President Truman as United States Ambassador to Denmark in 1949. She was the first woman to reach a senior diplomatic post of that level.

Before Fame

Stirred by a 1937 trip to Europe, where she was the beginning of a totalitarian state in Germany, she became a strong voice in international affairs in the U.S.

Trivia

One of her first tasks in the U.S. was supporting the election of politicians who would not let the U.S. stay isolated from the looming war in Europe.

Family Life

She was born in Adair, Iowa, the daughter of Rev. Ezekial A. Moore, a Methodist minister.

Associated With

In addition to working to oust isolationist Republicans, she worked with Hubert Humphrey to rid her state of Minnesota from a communist political faction.