Irwin Boyle Laughlin was an American diplomat who served as both Minister to Greece from 1924 to 1926 and Ambassador to Spain from 1929 to 1933.
Homes - Celebrity - Government, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
He built this home, next door to his good friend Henry White, in 1923. In 1960, he formed Meridian International Center, a non-profit organization, after which the home served as it's headquarters.
The home was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973
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