Person NameShuckburgh; Sir; Charles Arthur Evelyn (1909-1994); civil servant and diplomat
ForenamesCharles Arthur Evelyn
Epithetcivil servant and diplomat
ActivityBorn 1909, son of Sir John Shuckburgh. Educated at Winchester and King's College, Cambridge. Entered Diplomatic Service in 1933, serving at HM Embassy, Cairo, 1937-1939; seconded for service on staff of UK High Commissioner in Ottawa, 1940; transferred to Buenos Aires, 1942; Charge d'Affaires there in 1944; First Secretary at HM Embassy, Prague, 1945-1947. Head of South American Department of the Foreign Office, 1947-48; Western Department, 1949-1950; Western Organizations Department, 1950-1951; Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1951-1954; Assistant Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, 1954-1956; Senior Civilian Instructor, Imperial Defence College, 1956-1958; Assistant Secretary General (Polit.) of NATO, Paris, 1958-1960; Dep. Undersecretary, Foreign Office, 1960-1962; Permanent British Representative to North Atlanic Council in Paris, 1962-1966; Ambassador to Italy, 1966-1969; retired from Diplomatic Service, 1969. Chairman, Executive Committee, British Red Cross Society, 1970-1980; Chairman, Council, 1976-1980; Vice-ChairmanDirector, Commercial Union Assurance, 1971-1980.

Information from Who's Who, 1995.
RelationshipsMarried 1937, Nancy Brett, second daughter of 3rd Viscount Esher.


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