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Public Papers - 1992 - June

Nomination of Irvin Hicks To Be Deputy Representative of the United States to the Security Council of the United Nations

1992-06-16

The President today announced his intention to nominate Irvin Hicks, of Maryland, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the Security Council in the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed George Edward Moose.

From 1989 to 1991, Ambassador Hicks served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs at the Department of State; his most recent assignment was Area Adviser for the 46th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Personnel from 1987 to 1989. From 1985 to 1987, he served as American Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles. Ambassador Hicks has also served as Deputy Executive Director of the Bureau of African Affairs at the State Department, 1983 - 85; student at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA 1982 - 83; Charge d'Affaires at the American Embassy in Lome, 1981 - 82; and Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Lome, 1980 - 81.

Ambassador Hicks was born March 16, 1938, in Baltimore, MD. He presently resides in Camp Springs, MD.

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