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George Walbridge Perkins, Jr. (1895–1960) was an American diplomat who served as Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from 1949 to 1953 and as United States Permanent Representative to NATO from 1955 to 1957.
The son of George Walbridge Perkins, he graduated from Princeton in 1917, where he worked to abolish eating clubs. He worked at Merck & Co., Inc. from 1927 to 1948. In 1950, he successfully persuaded Congress to assist Josip Broz Tito in his defiance of the Stalin regime. Perkins died of a heart attack in Manhattan.
|Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs
August 1, 1949 – January 31, 1953
Livingston T. Merchant
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