Elizabeth Swift Cronin

 

Age: 63

 

Summary: one of the two women held hostage for 444 days after the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran in 1979 who was the ranking official at the U.S. State Department in Iran at the time, who after her release in 1981 served at posts in Greece, Jamaica and London.

 

 

Cause of Death: Horseback riding accident

 

Born: December 3, 1940

 

Died: May 7, 2004

 

Location: Rectortown, Virginia