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C. Douglas Dillon

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Clarence Douglas Dillon (August 21, 1909January 10, 2003) son of Clarence and Ann (Douglass) Dillon, was U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France (1953-1957) and 57th secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury (1961-1965).

He was vice president, then director, then chairman of the board of Dillon, Read and Company, cofounded by his father.

He received the Medal of Freedom in 1989.

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Preceded by:
George M. Humphrey
United States Secretary of the Treasury
19611965
Succeeded by:
Henry H. Fowler

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