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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1953

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

January 8-9, 1953

Prime Minister Churchill

United Kingdom

Unofficial visit.

March 25-28, 1953

Premier Mayer

France

Official visit. Discussed security measures in the Far East and Europe.

April 7-10, 1953

Chancellor Adenauer

Germany, Federal Republic of

Guest of the President. In U.S. April 6-18. Visited San Francisco, Carmel (California), Chicago, New York City, and Boston (Massachusetts).

April 17, 1953

King Sihanouk

Cambodia

En route from Europe to Cambodia; visited New York City and San Francisco. Departed U.S. April 21.

May 7-8, 1953

Prime Minister St. Laurent

Canada

Guest of the President. Discussed bilateral relations.

May 17-20, 1953

Prime Minister Holland

New Zealand

Met with President Eisenhower en route to London for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

June 16-18, 1953

Prime Minister Paik

Korea

Discussed terms of the Korean truce agreement with President Eisenhower and senior officials.

August 15-24, 1953

President Quirino

Philippines

Private visit to Washington, D.C. after medical treatment in Baltimore (Maryland). In U.S. July 1-August 24.

September 28- October 1, 1953

President Remon

Panama

Afterwards made an unofficial visit to New York City. Departed U.S. October 7.

October 19, 1953

President Ruiz Cortines

Mexico

Met with President Eisenhower in Texas for dedication of Falcon Dam.

October 28-31, 1953

King Paul I

Greece

At the invitation of the President. Afterwards visited Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), New York City, Boston (Massachusetts), Toledo (Ohio), Detroit (Michigan), Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Houston (Texas), New Orleans (Louisiana), and Williamsburg (Virginia). Private visit to New York City from November 24. Departed U.S. December 3.

November 8-13, 1953

Governor General Ghulam Mohammed

Pakistan

Met with President Eisenhower after obtaining medical treatment in Boston (Massachusetts).


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