Dean Rusk’s Death Cause, Age at Death, and More!

Dean Rusk

The politician Dean Rusk passed away at age 85, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He greatly influenced US involvement in the war in Vietnam.

He served in the United States Military during World War II.

He was the first Assistant Sec. of State for International Organization Affairs and the second Assistant Sec. of State for Far Eastern Affairs.

How did Dean Rusk die?

Congestive Heart Failure caused Dean Rusk's death in 1994.

He was 85. The cause of death was congestive heart failure, according to a spokesman for the University of Georgia. Mr. Rusk, a former president of the Rockefeller Foundation, was Secretary of State all through the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, from 1961 to 1969.

Information about the death of Dean Rusk
Cause of deathCongestive Heart Failure
Age of death85 years
BirthdayFebruary 9, 1909
Death dateDecember 20, 1994
Place of deathAthens, Georgia, United States
Place of burialN/A


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