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Davies, Rodger Paul (Rod)

Born: 1921 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Diplomat


1921 - Born on the 7th of May in Berkeley, California.


1942 - Finished B.A at University of California.


1943 - Graduated at Princeton University.


1946-1948 - Served as the 3rd Secretary-Vice Consul, Jidda, Saudi Arabia.


1949-1951 - Became the 2nd Secretary-Vice Consul, Damascus, Syria.


1950-1951 - Served as Consul, Beirut, Lebanon.


               - He was the Consul, Jerusalem, Israel.


1954-1958 - Became the First Secretary-Consul, Benghazi and Tripoli, Libya.


1959-1962 - Served as the Counselor, Baghdad, Iraq.


1974 - Served as US Ambassador to Cyprus.


       - He was shot and killed on 19th of August by EOKA-B snipers during a Greek Cypriot demonstration.  His death came five weeks after a Greek-backed Coup d'etat overthrew the government of Archbishop Makarios and the subsequent invasion of the northern part of the island by Turkey.





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