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Sol Linowitz

Born: Dec 7, 1913

Death: Mar 18, 2005

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Sol Linowitz

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1913
Date of Death : Mar 18, 2005
Birth Place : United States of America

Sol Myron Linowitz was an American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman born in Trenton, NJ. Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama under the direction of President Jimmy Carter. In 1964, Linowitz joined David Rockefeller to launch the International Executive Service Corps, which was established to help bring about prosperity and stability in developing nations through the growth of private enterprise. Besides being a career diplomat, lawyer, and one time chairman of Xerox, he wrote two books, "The Making of a Public Man: A Memoir", and "The Betrayed Profession". He was a graduate of Trenton Central High School, Hamilton College class of 1935 and Cornell Law School class of 1938, where he served as a trustee. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


  • Lawyer
  • Businessperson
  • Diplomat

Also known as

  • Sol Myron Linowitz
  • Ambassador Sol Linowitz
  • Sol M. Linowitz

Awards Won

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
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