William vanden Heuvel

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William vanden Heuvel
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vanden Heuvel speaking in 2014
William Jacobus vanden Heuvel

(1930-04-14)April 14, 1930
DiedJune 15, 2021(2021-06-15) (aged 91)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationBusinessman, Diplomat,
Attorney and writer
Spouse(s)Melinda Fuller vanden Heuvel
ChildrenKatrina vanden Heuvel
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Ashley von Perfall
John vanden Heuvel Pierce

William Jacobus vanden Heuvel (April 14, 1930 – June 15, 2021) was an American 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 was 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.

Vanden Heuvel died on June 15, 2021 in New York City from problems caused by pneumonia, aged 91.[3]

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  1. "Representatives of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva)". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2011-08-14.
  2. John F. Kennedy Library National Archives Archived 2008-05-06 at the Wayback Machine web site.
  3. Montague, Zach (2021-06-15). "William vanden Heuvel, Diplomat and a Kennedy Confidant, Dies at 91". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-06-18.

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