Andrew Young

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Person.png Andrew Young  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-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


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.


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