Secretaries of State

Christian Archibald Herter

Biography of Secretary of State, Christian Archibald Herter

Christian A. Herter was appointed Secretary of State on April 22, 1959, and remained in that position until the end of the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration ...Read More >>

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