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Public Papers - 1990

Nomination of Kenneth Noel Peltier To Be United States Ambassador to Comoros


The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth Noel Peltier, of Texas, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federal and Islamic Republic of Comoros.

Mr. Peltier served as Executive Director for the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs from 1985 to 1988. Prior to this, he served as Counselor for Administrative Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Zaire, 1983 - 1985; administrative officer for the U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 1982 - 1983; administrative officer for USOECD [U.S. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development], Paris, France, 1979 - 1982; and on a training assignment at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration in Paris, France, 1978 - 1979. In addition, Mr. Peltier has served as an assignments officer in Africa for the Bureau of Personnel for the Department of State, 1976 - 1978; administrative officer for the U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar, 1974 - 1976; general services officer for the U.S. Embassy in Fort Lamy, Chad, 1972 - 1974; and foreign service officer for the Foreign Service Institute, 1971 - 1972. He joined the Foreign Service in 1971.

Mr. Peltier graduated from the University of Missouri (B.A., 1967) and the University of Texas (M.B.A., 1971). He was born June 9, 1944, in Boston, MA. Mr. Peltier is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

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