Andrew Young

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Person.png Andrew Young  Rdf-icon.png
(Diplomat, activist, pastor)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Alma materDillard University, Howard University, Hartford Seminary
ReligionUnited Church of Christ
SpouseJean Young

[[|x22px|link=United States Ambassador to the United Nations]] United States Ambassador to the United Nations

In office
January 30, 1977 - September 23, 1979
Appointed byJimmy Carter
Preceded byWilliam Scranton
Succeeded byDonald McHenry


Andrew Young was made to resign his post as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. after meeting with a representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization, against U.S. policy, and making controversial remarks on political prisoners in the U.S. In September 1979, Donald McHenry was appointed as his successor.

12 March 1932|


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