John Clifford Folger
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John Clifford Folger
John Clifford Folger
United States Ambassador to Belgium

March 28, 1957 - September 11, 1959
PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower
Frederick M. Alger Jr.
William A. M. Burden
Personal details
Born(1893-05-28)May 28, 1893
Sheldon, Iowa
DiedMarch 24, 1981(1981-03-24) (aged 87)
Washington, D.C.

John Clifford Folger (May 28, 1893 – March 24, 1981) the United States Ambassador to Belgium from 1957 to 1959.

Early life

Folger was born on May 28, 1893 in Sheldon, Iowa.[1]


Folger was appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the position of United States Ambassador to Belgium on March 28, 1957. The presentation of his credentials occurred on May 24, 1957. The termination of mission occurred on September 11, 1959.[2]

Personal life

Folger was Episcopalian.[3]


Folger died on March 24, 1981 in Washington, D.C. He is interred at Washington National Cathedral.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "John Clifford Folger Memorial". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Department History - John Clifford Folger (1896-1981)". Office of the Historian. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Fogle to Folse". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2019.

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