John Danforth

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Person.png John Danforth  Rdf-icon.png
(politician, priest)
Born John Claggett Danforth
1936-09-05
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality American
Alma mater Princeton University, Yale Law School, Yale Divinity School
Religion Episcopalian
Spouse Sally Dobson Danforth
Party Republican

Employment.png United States Ambassador to the United Nations Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
July 1, 2004 - January 20, 2005
Preceded by John Negroponte
Succeeded by Anne W. Patterson

Employment.png United States Senator from Missouri

In office
December 27, 1976 - January 3, 1995
Succeeded by John Ashcroft

Employment.png Attorney General of Missouri Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
January 13, 1969 - December 27, 1976

Career

In 1999, U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno appointed Danforth to lead an investigation into the FBI's role in the 1993 Waco Siege. Danforth appointed Attorney Edward L. Dowd as his deputy special counsel for Waco.

Deep political connections

Danforth spoke at the 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Terrorism Versus Democracy". He was a mentor of Le Cercle visitor, Paul Dietrich.[1]

 

Event Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)
Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism2 July 1979 - 5 July 1979Jerusalem
Israel


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