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Wrong, Hume OR'11

Wrong, Hume OR'11
Coming to Ridley in 1909, Wrong was a brilliant scholar. He won the Merritt Gold Medal in fourth form and was Head Boy in 1911, winning the Governor General's Gold Medal. He served as a captain with the Oxford and Buck's Regiment and was later with the Royal Air Force during WWI. After a long and distinguished career with the Department of External Affairs, he was appointed Ambassador to the Government of the United States in 1946. He is notable for his early involvement in negotiating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He was appointed Under Secretary of State for External Affairs at Ottawa but died in 1954 before taking up the post.
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