Leo McCauley (1895 - 1979):
Leo McCauley was born in Derry and was educated at University College, Dublin, where he became a lecturer in Classics. He then became a civil servant and in 1926 was secretary of the committee chaired by W. B. Yeats which was to advise on the new coinage of the Irish Free State. He later moved to the diplomatic service and was posted to Berlin as First Secretary. He served as Irish Ambassador to Spain, Canada and the Vatican.