Sol Myron Linowitz was an American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman born in Trenton, NJ.
Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama under the direction of President Jimmy Carter. In 1964, Linowitz joined David Rockefeller to launch the International Executive Service Corps, which was established to help bring about prosperity and stability in developing nations through the growth of private enterprise. Besides being a career diplomat, lawyer, and one time chairman of Xerox, he wrote two books, "The Making of a Public Man: A Memoir", and "The Betrayed Profession". He was a graduate of Trenton Central High School, Hamilton College class of 1935 and Cornell Law School, where he served as a trustee.
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.