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Edward B. Lawson, Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Dies in Washington

November 20, 1962
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Edward B. Lawson, 68, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel who played a major role in the turbulent Sinai-Suez war period of 1956, died here today. Mr. Lawson, a career foreign service officer, was named Ambassador to Israel by President Eisenhower in 1954. He was then Minister to Iceland. Israel was Mr. Lawson’s last diplomatic post.

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