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Public Papers - 1989 - November

Nomination of Edward Morgan Rowell To Be United States Ambassador to Luxembourg

1989-11-16

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Morgan Rowell to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Luxembourg. He would succeed Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard.

Since 1988 Ambassador Rowell has served as Ambassador to the Republic of Portugal. Prior to this, he served as chief of mission in Lisbon, Portugal, 1987 - 1988; Ambassador at La Paz, Bolivia, 1985 - 1987; Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, 1983 - 1985; Minister-Counselor (deputy chief of mission) at Lisbon, 1978 - 1983; Director of West European Affairs, 1976 - 1978; Deputy Director and economic officer for Iberian Affairs, 1974 - 1976; Foreign Service inspector, 1971 - 1974; Sloan executive fellow at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, 1970 - 1971; first secretary in Tegucigalpa, 1968 - 1970; second secretary in the political section in Buenos Aires, 1965 - 1968; officer-in-charge of Honduran affairs, 1962 - 1964; consul/principal officer in Curitiba, Brazil, 1959 - 1961; and vice consul and economic/commercial officer in Recife, Brazil, 1958 - 1959.

Ambassador Rowell graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1953). He was born October 31, 1931, in Oakland, CA. Ambassador Rowell served in the U.S. Army, 1954 - 1956. He is married, has three children, and resides in Berkeley, CA.

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