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Public Papers - 1990

Nomination of Stephen H. Rogers To Be United States Ambassador to Swaziland


The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen H. Rogers to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Swaziland. He would succeed Mary A. Ryan.

Since 1986 Mr. Rogers has served as counselor for economic and commercial affairs and officer-in-charge at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa. Prior to this he was a senior policy adviser for oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs at the Department of State, 1985 - 1986. He was international affairs adviser at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University, 1984 - 1985, and a professor of international economic policy at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1982 - 1984. Mr. Rogers served as Counselor for economic affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, 1978 - 1982; Director of the Office of Regional Economic Policy at the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs at the Department of State, 1975 - 1978; and Counselor to the U.S. delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, France, 1972 - 1975. He has served as Counselor for economic affairs at the U.S. Embassy in London, United Kingdom, 1970 - 1972. In addition, Mr. Rogers has served in several capacities in the U.S. Embassies in Paris and New Delhi.

Mr. Rogers graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1952), Columbia University (M.A., 1956), and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1962). He was born June 21, 1930, in Flushing, NY. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1952 - 1955. He is married, has three children, and resides in Brooklyn, Pretoria.

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