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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Chic Hecht To Be United States Ambassador to the Bahamas


The President today announced his intention to nominate Senator Chic Hecht to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. He would succeed Carol Boyd Hallett.

Senator Hecht served in the United States Senate, representing the State of Nevada from 1983 to 1989. Senator Hecht served in the Nevada State senate and was senate minority leader, 1967 - 1975. He also served as a special agent in the U.S. Army Intelligence Corps, 1951 - 1953.

Senator Hecht graduated from Washington University (B.S., 1949). He was born November 30, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, MO. He is married, has two children, and resides in Las Vegas, NV.

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