Stanley Woodward Sr., 93, the American ambassador...


Stanley Woodward Sr., 93, the American ambassador to Canada in the Truman administration, died Aug. 17 at his home in Washington. He was a foreign service officer in Europe and Haiti from the mid-1920s to the mid-1930s before returning to Philadelphia as commissioner of Fairmount Park. He returned to the foreign service in 1937, serving first as assistant chief of protocol and then as chief of protocol at the State Department until his appointment as ambassador in 1950. After leaving the Foreign Service in 1953, he founded the Woodward Foundation, which was involved in expanding educational opportunities and offering college scholarships to students in the Washington public schools.

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