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