William H. Draper, Jr.
Major General, United States Army
William H. Draper, Jr. State of Residency: New York
Title: U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary; also Chief of the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations at Paris
Appointment: April 8, 1953
Termination of Appointment: June 13, 1953
Note: Not commissioned; designated by the President.
Army Gen. William H. Draper Jr., who died when Tim was in high school, had helped administer the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II, and later served as Undersecretary of the Army in the Truman and Eisenhower administrations. Moving to the private sector, he was a pioneering venture capitalist.
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Posted: 10 September 2002 Updated: 29 April 2003 Updated: 15 May 2004 Updated: 5 September 2005 Updated: 13 November 2007
]Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004