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Henry Francis Grady (February 12, 1882 – September 14, 1957) was an American diplomat. Born in San Francisco, California to John Henry and Ellen Genevieve (Rourke) Grady, he earned a PhD in Economics from Columbia University. On October 18, 1917 he married Lucretia Louise del Valle (daughter of California State Senator Reginaldo Francisco del Valle and Helen M. (White) del Valle, and granddaughter of Ygnacio del Valle). Grady's daughter, Patricia Louise Grady, was born in Paris France 11 May 1920 and died 28 May 2000 in Asheville, Buncombe, NC. On 24 Aug 1942 she married diplomat John Paton Davies, Jr.
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Grady worked at the US Commerce Department in Economics as an aide to Secretary Herbert Hoover in 1921. He was the Dean, College of Commerce at the UC Berkeley from 1928 to 1937. He became President of the shipping company American President Lines in 1941 remaining there until 1947.
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Grady was the first US Ambassador to India, serving from 1947 to 1948 (concurrently US Ambassador to Nepal 1948). He was then appointed as US Ambassador to Greece from 1948 to 1950, and US Ambassador to Iran 1950–1951. He was a Member of the Pacific-Union Club in San Francisco, Ca. and a Family Club member.
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| United States Ambassador to India |
1947 – 1948
Loy W. Henderson
| United States Ambassador to Greece |
1948 – 1950
John Emil Peurifoy
John C. Wiley
| United States Ambassador to Iran |
1950 – 1951
Loy W. Henderson
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