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Christopher H. Phillips was born on 6 December, 1920 in American Legation in The Hague, is a diplomat. Discover Christopher H. Phillips’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 88 years old?

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Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 6 December 1920
Birthday 6 December
Birthplace American Legation in The Hague
Date of death January 10, 2008 (aged 87) – Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Nationality United States

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Phillips died on January 10, 2008 at the Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Massachusetts due to complications from a stomach ulcer. At the time of his death, Phillips was living in Ipswich, Massachusetts.


On November 29, 1997, Phillips remarried to Sydney (née Watkins) Osborne at Ascension Memorial Church in Ipswich. Sydney was a real-estate broker who was the daughter of the Alida W. Watkins and Julian L. Watkins. Her previous marriage ended in divorce.


On October 10, 1989, president George H. W. Bush appointed Phillips to serve as the United States Ambassador to Brunei succeeding Thomas C. Ferguson. He presented his credentials on November 28, 1989 and remained in this position until he left his post on October 31, 1991, and himself was succeeded by Donald Ensenat. Following his retirement, he became a trustee of the American Institute in Taiwan.


In 1970, President Richard Nixon nominated Phillips to serve as the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations Security Council, serving under the Permanent Representative of the United States, Charles W. Yost. Previous to that, he was deputy to the previous Permanent Representative William B. Buffum, who left to become the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon. Phillips served in that role until 1973. From 1973 until his retirement in 1986, he served as founding president of the U.S.-China Business Council.


In 1958, he returned to the State Department when he was appointed by President Eisenhower as the United States Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 29, 1958. In this role, he sponsored a proposal for a worldwide inventory of the investments, and results achieved so far, in technical assistance to less developed nations by the International Bank for Recovery and Development and the International Monetary Fund. He also supported a resolution favoring freedom of information, including freedom of the press.


During the 1952 presidential election, Phillips served on the Massachusetts Eisenhower for President Committee. In October 1953, Phillips resigned his Senate seat to serve as the deputy to the Assistant Secretary of State for United Nations Affairs. On October 15, 1954, Phillips was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Affairs. Phillips left the State Department in 1957 following his appointment as vice chairman of United States Civil Service Commission, under Chairman Harris Ellsworth, a former U.S. Representative from Oregon.


In 1948, Beverly Mayor Daniel E. McLean convinced Phillips to run for a seat in the Massachusetts Senate. Phillips defeated incumbent J. Elmer Callahan in the Republican primary and was reelected twice, serving until 1953.


During World War II, Phillips then served four years in the United States Army Air Forces. During the Allied Occupation of Japan, Phillips established food distribution policies. In 1946, Phillips returned to Harvard. He graduated with the class of 1948 and wanted to go into politics, however, he took a job as a City Hall reporter the Beverly Evening Times instead to support his wife and 2-year-old daughter.


Phillips attended a number of schools during his youth, including Avon Old Farms. In 1939, he enrolled in Harvard College but left the school after his freshman year to attend Montana State University and work on a ranch as a cowboy.


Christopher Hallowell Phillips (December 6, 1920 – January 10, 2008) was an American diplomat and politician who served as United States Ambassador to Brunei and was a member of the Massachusetts Senate.

Phillips was born on December 6, 1920 to William and Caroline Astor (née Drayton) Phillips (1880–1965) at the American Legation in The Hague. His siblings included Beatrice Schermerhorn Phillips (1914–2003), who married Rear Adm. Elliott Bowman Strauss (1903-2003), William Phillips, Jr. (1916–1991), who married Barbara Holbrook (1915–1997), Drayton Phillips (1917–1985), who married Evelyn Gardiner, and Anne Caroline Phillips (1922–2016), who married John Winslow Bryant (1914–1999).


While in Montana, he met Mabel Bernice Olsen (1919–1995), whom he married in 1943. She served as president of the United Nations Delegations Women’s Club, a cultural, philanthropic and social organization, from 1971 to 1973. Together, they had three children before her death in 1995:


Through his mother, Phillips was a grandson of Charlotte Augusta Astor (1858–1920) and J. Coleman Drayton (1852–1934), and a great-grandson of William Backhouse Astor Jr. (1829–1892) and Caroline Webster Schermerhorn (1830–1908).