Linowitz, Sol M. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 1975
Diplomat, lawyer and businessman. Senior Partner, Coudert Brothers. Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama under the direction of President Jimmy Carter. In 1964, Linowitz joined David Rockefeller to launch the International Executive Service Corps, which was established to help bring about prosperity and stability in developing nations through the growth of private enterprise. Besides being a career diplomat, lawyer, and one time chairman of Xerox, he wrote two books, The Making of a Public Man: A Memoir, and The Betrayed Profession. He was a graduate of Trenton Central High School, Hamilton College class of 1935 and Cornell Law School class of 1938, where he served as a trustee.
From 1974 to 1978, Linowitz was head of the Federal City Council, a group of business, civic, education, and other leaders interested in economic development in Washington, D.C.
US Ambassador at large, for the Middle East (1979-81)
US Ambassador to the Organization of American States (1966-69)
Chairman of Xerox Corporation (1961–1966)
Member of the Board of Xerox Chairman (1960-66)
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1998
Cornell Law Review Editor-in-Chief (1937-38)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Academy of Diplomacy Chairman (1984-89)
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