William vanden Heuvel

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William vanden Heuvel
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vanden Heuvel speaking in 2014
Born William Jacobus vanden Heuvel
(1930-04-14) April 14, 1930 (age 88)
Rochester, New York,
United States
Occupation Businessman, Diplomat,
Attorney and writer
Spouse(s) Melinda Fuller vanden Heuvel
Children Katrina vanden Heuvel
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Ashley von Perfall
John vanden Heuvel Pierce

William Jacobus vanden Heuvel (born April 14, 1930) is an attorney, businessman and author, as well as a former diplomat. He served as U.S. Ambassador to the European office of the United Nations in Geneva (1977–79)[1] and United States Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations (1979–1981) during the Jimmy Carter Administration.[2]

He is the father of Katrina vanden Heuvel, longtime editor of The Nation magazine, and Wendy vanden Heuvel, children from his marriage to author/editor Jean Stein, the well-to-do daughter of Jules C. Stein, founder of MCA.

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