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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Terence A. Todman To Be United States Ambassador to Argentina


The President today announced his intention to nominate Terence A. Todman to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Argentina. He would succeed Theodore E. Gildred.

From 1983 to 1988, Ambassador Todman served as Ambassador to Denmark. Prior to this he was Ambassador to Spain, 1978 - 1983. He has served as Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, 1977 - 1978. He was also Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1974 - 1977; Ambassador to Guinea, 1972 - 1974; and Ambassador to the Republic of Chad, 1969 - 1972. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service.

Mr. Todman graduated from Inter-American University (B.A., 1951) and Syracuse University (M.P.A., 1952). He was born March 13, 1926, in St. Thomas, VI. Mr. Todman is married and has four children.

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