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Cecil Dennis
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1973 – April 12, 1980
President William Tolbert
Preceded by Rocheforte Lafayette Weeks
Succeeded by Gabriel Baccus Matthews
Personal details
Born February 21, 1931
Montserrado County, Liberia
Died April 22, 1980 (aged 48)
Monrovia, Liberia
Resting place Palm Grove Cemetery
Nationality Liberian
Political party True Whig Party
Spouse(s) Agnes Cooper Dennis
Alma mater College of West Africa
Lincoln University
Georgetown University
Profession Banker

Charles Cecil Dennis Jr (February 21, 1931 – April 22, 1980) was a Liberian political figure who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under President William Tolbert from 1973 until the 1980 Liberian coup d'état led by Samuel Doe. Along with 11 other current and former members of the Liberian government, he was tried by a military tribunal and executed by firing squad ten days after the coup .

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