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(New York & Balliol 1951) (9 July 1927 - 16 February 2019)

Richard Newton Gardner served as the United States Ambassador to Spain and the United States Ambassador to Italy. He was a professor emeritus of law at Columbia Law School. Gardner graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. degree in Economics, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and as a Rhodes Scholar, he received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from Oxford University