Dedication of Churchill Statue – US Capitol, Washington, D.C. / October 30, 2013

Dedication of Sir Winston Churchill Statue – US Capitol
Washington, D.C. / October 30, 2013

The Honorary Consul, Dan Dimancescu, was a guest at the dedication of a statue of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1963). The ceremony was held at the US Capitol attended by all senior US political leaders and an audience of 300-400. The Honorary Consul’s father was a friend of the Churchill family during his diplomatic service in England, WW-II work with British Intelligence, and later during post-Communist exile in Morocco.
on Winston Churchill and Dimitri D. Dimancescu

Congressman Boehner, Sctry of State Kerry, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell (Photo © Washington Post); Bust of Churchill by scupltor Oscar Nemon; Churchill grandchildren; event setting

Oscar Nemon (1906-1985): “Known as the only man who could get Winston to do as he was told.” The Telegraph

Lady Aurelia Young, daughter of Oscar Nemon, and Dan Dimancescu.
Background: Bust of Lincoln by sculptor Gutzon Borglum