Inverchapel of Loch Eck, Archibald John Kerr Clark Kerr, 1st Baron

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Inverchapel of Loch Eck, Archibald John Kerr Clark Kerr, 1st Baron

Inverchapel of Loch Eck, Archibald John Kerr Clark Kerr, 1st Baron (kär, ĭnˌvərchăpˈəl, lŏkh ĕk), 1882–1951, British diplomat. He entered the diplomatic service in 1906 and served in numerous countries before becoming (1938) ambassador to China during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In 1942 he was shifted to the ambassadorial post at Moscow, a position he held until 1946. In that year he went as special British envoy to Indonesia in an effort to end Dutch-Indonesian conflict. He was also made a baron in 1946 and served (1946–48) as ambassador to the United States.
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