Archibald R. Randolph (right) with US diplomatic team for Finland, April 1948, courtesy Life Magazine

Archibald Robinson Randolph (May 11, 1897 – July 13, 1972)[1] was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1915-1916 and 1917-1918 seasons. A first year during the season, he was also a member of Pi Kappa Alpha.[2] He was subsequently an assistant business manager of the University of Virginia Magazine.[3]

Randolph served as an aviator in World War I.[4] After the war he worked for the US Department of State in varying capacities, including acting commercial attaché to Guatemala,[5] third secretary (vice-consul) to Colombia,[6] post-World War II activities in Finland,[7] and the Officer in Charge of River Plate Affairs for Argentina.[8]

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  1. "Archibald Robinson Randolph". Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 (Ancestry.com). http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&MSAV=0&msT=1&gss=angs-c&gsfn=archibald+robinson&gsln=randolph&msbdy=1895&uidh=qoc&pcat=BMD_DEATH&h=2013973&db=floridadeath&indiv=1&ml_rpos=1. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  2. Corks and Curls. 1916. p. 59. http://books.google.com/books?id=1dlKAAAAYAAJ&dq=editions%3ALCCNca07000624&client=firefox-a&pg=PA46#v=snippet&q=brettelle&f=false. 
  3. "Masthead". University of Virginia Magazine: Cover. October 1917. http://books.google.com/books?id=X99KAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA46-IA15&ots=qK4iGVXCkn&dq=%22archibald%20robinson%20randolph%22&pg=PP9#v=onepage&q=%22archibald%20robinson%20randolph%22&f=false. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  4. Kinsolving, Arthur Barksdale (1922). The Story of a Southern School: The Episcopal High School of Virginia. p. 319. http://books.google.com/books?id=-w_8r4S67p8C&lpg=PA319&ots=OHqFl_Qe4H&dq=%22archibald%20r.%20randolph%22&pg=PA319#v=thumbnail&q=archibald%20randolph&f=false. 
  5. "Foreign Service List, 1944". http://www.mocavo.com/Foreign-Service-List-1944-Volume-1944/849118/32. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  6. "Foreign Service List". 1940. p. 7. https://archive.org/stream/foreignserviceli1940unit#page/n13/mode/2up/search/colombia. 
  7. "Foreign Relations of the United States". 1947. p. 259. http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/FRUS/FRUS-idx?type=turn&id=FRUS.FRUS1947v04&entity=FRUS.FRUS1947v04.p0275&isize=text. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  8. "Memorandum of Conversation, by Henry Dearborn of the Office of South American Affairs". US Department of State Office of the Historian. 1952-06-23. http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1952-54v04/d111. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
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