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Public Papers - 1991

Nomination of William Caldwell Harrop To Be United States Ambassador to Israel


The President today announced his intention to nominate William Caldwell Harrop, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Israel. He would succeed William Andreas Brown.

Since 1987 Ambassador Harrop has served as U.S. Ambassador to Zaire. Prior to this Ambassador Harrop served as Inspector General of the Department of State and Foreign Service, 1983 - 1986, and as U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and concurrently as U.S. Ambassador to the Seychelles, 1980 - 1983.

Ambassador Harrop graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1950). He was born February 19, 1929 in Baltimore, MD. Ambassador Harrop served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1951 - 1952. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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