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Joseph Carlton Petrone (November 30, 1922 Marshalltown, Iowa[1] - March 24, 2016 Naples, Florida) was an American Army Colonel and the Representative of the United States to the European Office of the United Nations in Geneva.[2][3]

Personal life

A 1944 West Point graduate, Petrone served as a lieutenant in George Patton's 3rd Army in the Battle of the Bulge. In the United States, Petrone was a White House military aide under President Eisenhower and assistant military attaché to France. He retired from the army in 1970 having achieved the rank of colonel.[1][2]

Petrone died at his home in Naples. He and his wife Augusta Henderson also lived in Dublin, New Hampshire.[2]


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