Kohler, Foy D.

Kohler, Foy D. (David)

(1908–  ) diplomat; born in Oakwood, Ohio. He worked as a bank teller before he entered the Foreign Service in 1931; among his various assignments were postings to Greece and the Soviet Union. He directed the Voice of America (1949–52) and was ambassador to the Soviet Union (1962–66). He was assistant secretary of state for European Affairs (1959–62) and he wrote The Soviet Union: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (1975).
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