Historic marker honoring WWII Legation Chief Rives-Childs


The News and Advance of Lynchburg, Va reports on a historic marker erected in Lynchburg to honor US Diplomat James Rives-Childs, who is featured in the Legation’s Museum permanent exhibit for his efforts as Chargé d’Affaires of the Legation during World War II to rescue over 1200 Jews from Hungary.

To learn more about this outstanding American diplomat, you can read this article from the American Foreign Service Journal:  http://www.afsa.org/j-rives-childs-wartime-tangier

The historic marker for James Rives Childs, pictured Monday, June 25, 2018, in Lynchburg, Va.

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