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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Reginald Bartholomew To Be an Under Secretary of State


The President today announced his intention to nominate Reginald Bartholomew to be Under Secretary of State for Coordinating Security Assistance Programs. He would succeed Edward J. Derwinski.

Since 1986 Ambassador Bartholomew has been the United States Ambassador to Spain. Prior to this he served as the United States Ambassador to Lebanon. He was Director of the Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs at the Department of State in 1977 and was detailed to the National Security Council at the White House, 1977 - 1979. From 1974 to 1977, he served as Deputy Director of Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State.

Ambassador Bartholomew graduated from Dartmouth College (B.A., 1958) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1960). He was born February 17, 1936, in Portland, ME. He is married and has four children.

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