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Christian A. Herter
53rd United States Secretary of State
In office
April 22, 1959 – January 20, 1961
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by John Foster Dulles
Succeeded by Dean Rusk
1st United States Trade Representative
In office
1962–1966
President John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by William M. Roth
59th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 8, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Lieutenant Sumner G. Whittier
Preceded by Paul A. Dever
Succeeded by Foster Furcolo
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953
Preceded by George H. Tinkham
Succeeded by Laurence Curtis
Under Secretary of State
In office
February 21, 1957 – April 22, 1959
Preceded by Herbert Hoover, Jr.
Succeeded by C. Douglas Dillon
Personal details
Born Christian Archibald Herter
March 28, 1895(1895-03-28)
Paris, France
Died December 30, 1966(1966-12-30) (aged 71)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Resting place Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Caroline Pratt Herter
Alma mater Harvard University
Cabinet Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Christian Archibald Herter (March 28, 1895 – December 30, 1966) was an American politician. He was the 59th Governor of Massachusetts from 1953 to 1957. He also served as United States Secretary of State from 1959 to 1961 and the first United States Trade Representative.

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