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|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
1973 – April 12, 1980
|Preceded by||Rocheforte Lafayette Weeks|
|Succeeded by||Gabriel Baccus Matthews|
|Born||February 21, 1931
Montserrado County, Liberia
|Died||April 22, 1980 (aged 48)
|Resting place||Palm Grove Cemetery|
|Political party||True Whig Party|
|Spouse(s)||Agnes Cooper Dennis|
|Alma mater||College of West Africa
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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