The impending retirement of U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jefferson Caffery, 68, after 43 years in the Foreign Service, last week brought on a diplomatic shuffle.

Named by President Eisenhower to follow Caffery in Cairo was slight, handsome Henry A. ("Hank") Byroade, 41, now the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs. A 1937 graduate from West Point, he played basketball and B-team football, served in the Army Engineers and directed the building of B-29 bases in China during World War II. He became a brigadier general at 32 while serving as General George Marshall's assistant during...

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