In Remembrance: Harry C. Blaney III ’61MA Died on May 11 2023

Harry Clay Blaney III passed away on May 11, 2023, in Bethesda, Maryland. He earned his master’s degree at Yale in international relations and joined the US Foreign Service in 1965, serving secretaries of state Kissinger and Vance as a policy planning staff member.  Later he was a special assistant to Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and then to the counselor to the president.  Overseas assignments included the US Mission to the European Communities and NATO. In retirement Blaney was president/CEO of the Coalition of American Leadership Abroad and senior fellow at the Center for International Policy. Advanced study was done at Johns Hopkins and London School of Economics.

—Submitted for the family.

State magazine, the US Department of State publication, carried a tribute to Blaney in its August 2023 issue.

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