Sweetser, Arthur

Sweetser, Arthur

(1888–1968) diplomat; born in Boston, Mass. He was the U.S.A.'s unofficial ambassador to the League of Nations (1919–39). He was deputy director of the Office of War Information (1942–45) and chairman of the United Nations Information Bureau (1945–53). In 1954 he founded the International Schools Foundation.
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