Anderson, Helen Eugenie Moore

Born: May 26, 1909 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Diplomat

1909 - Born on May 26th in Adair, Iowa. American diplomat, the first woman to serve in the post of U.S. ambassador.

1926-1930 - Eugenie Moore attended Stephens College (Columbia, Missouri), Simpson College (Indianola, Iowa), and Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota).

         - Married to John Pierce Anderson.

1949 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark.

         - The first woman appointed chief of mission at the ambassador level, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson, was named ambassador to Denmark.

1962 - Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Bulgaria.

1997 - Died on March 31st in Red Wing, Minnesota.
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