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Ambassador George Landau collection

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    Consists of one Austrian passport, issued in 1936 to Georg (now George) Walter Landau, which includes stamps, visas and an affidavit in lieu of a passport, relating to his 1938 emigration to Colombia and 1941 emigration to the United States; one photocopy of his 1920 birth certificate; and a 1938 Heimatschein.
    inclusive:  1920-1941
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of George Landau.
    Collection Creator
    George W. Landau
    George Landau was born in Vienna, Austria in 1920, and following his family's immigration to the United States, he became a naturalized citizen in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army in military intelligence during World War II, and following the war, worked for several companies in Latin America. He joined the Department of State as a foreign service officer in 1957, and eventually was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay (1972-1977), Chile (1977-1982) and Venezuela (1982-1985).

    Physical Details

    German English
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Landau, George W.,1920-

    Administrative Notes

    Ambassador George W. Landau donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
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