John Foster Dulles cause of death

John Foster Dulles’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) February 25, 1888

Death Date May 24, 1959

Age of Death 71 years

Cause of Death Colon Cancer

Profession Politician

The politician John Foster Dulles died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959. He played a prominent role during the early stages of the Cold War by strongly advocating against communist forces all over the world.

He volunteered for World War I but was rejected because of poor eyesight.

The Washington state International Airport is named after him, as are several schools.

Personal Life

His grandfather and uncle both served as Secretary of State.

He worked in office as U.S. Secretary of State during Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency.

How did John Foster Dulles die?

Dulles advocated support of the French in their war against the Viet Minh in Indochina but rejected the Geneva Accords between France and the communists, instead supporting South Vietnam after the Geneva Conference in 1954. Suffering from cancer, Dulles resigned from office in 1959 and died a month later.