Robin Chandler Duke

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Duke in 2000

Robin Chandler Duke (born Grace Esther Tippett; October 13, 1923 – February 6, 2016) was an American socialite, journalist, women's rights advocate and diplomat. She served as the United States Ambassador to Norway from September 12, 2000 until March 1, 2001.

Duke was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She was married to actor Jeffrey Lynn and later diplomat Angier Biddle Duke until his death in 1995. She had three children.

Duke died on February 6, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina. She was aged 92.[1]

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  1. "Robin Chandler Duke, Philanthropist Who Championed Women's Rights, Dies at 92". The New York Times. February 7, 2016. Retrieved February 9, 2016.