John Foster Dulles

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Birthday
25, 1888
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
May 24, 1959 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1888
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
May 24, 1959 (71)

About

U.S. Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959. He played a prominent role during the early stages of the Cold War by strongly advocating against communist forces all over the world.

Before Fame

He volunteered for World War I but was rejected because of poor eyesight.

Trivia

The Washington state International Airport is named after him, as are several schools.

Family Life

His grandfather and uncle both served as Secretary of State.

Associated With

He worked in office as U.S. Secretary of State during Dwight Eisenhower's presidency.