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Samuel Reber

Born: Jul 15, 1903

Death: Dec 25, 1971

Birthplace: East Hampton

Nationality: United States

Samuel Reber

Date of Birth : Jul 15, 1903
Date of Death : Dec 25, 1971
Birth Place : East Hampton

Samuel Reber, Jr. was a diplomat who spent 27 years in the Foreign Service of the United States, including several years with the Allied High Commission for Germany. Threats by Senator Joseph McCarthy to reveal a homosexual incident in his past forced him to resign quietly from the State Department in 1953. McCarthy later publicly alleged that Reber had been forced to retire because he posed a "security risk."

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