National Affairs: BRITAIN'S NEW AMBASSADOR

Reporting to Washington to replace Sir Roger Makins as British Ambassador to the U.S.:

Sir Harold Anthony Caccia, 50, who, thanks to Suez, walks into the tensest period of Anglo-American relations in a generation:

Family & Early Life: Greatgrandfather was a political émigré who fled Austrian rule in Italy after Napoleonic Wars, settled down in England in Lamb House, Rye (later the home of Novelist Henry James) with his bride, a cousin of Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. Young Harold Caccia (pronounced Catch-a) went to Eton, graduated from Trinity College, Oxford, in 1928.

Career: At 30, became assistant private secretary to Foreign...

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