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Cyrus Vance

Cyrus Roberts Vance

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Jan 21, 1977
Entry on Duty: Jan 23, 1977
Termination of Appointment: Apr 28, 1980
Presidency: Carter

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance



Profile
Born: March 27, 1917
Died: January 12, 2002
Married: Grace Sloane
Education: Yale University; Yale Law School
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • He won the Medal of Freedom in 1969, was made an honorary knight by Britain's Queen Elizabeth in 1994 and was given France's Legion of Honor in 1993.

  • In the early 1990's Vance along with Lord David Owen, participated in peace initiatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina


  • Previous Secretary of State:
    Henry Kissinger
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    Last Updated: Jan 15, 2002
    Designed by Tiffeni Fontno.


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