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Public Papers - 1992 - September

Nomination of Eric J. Boswell To Be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions at the Department of State


The President today announced his intention to nominate Eric J. Boswell, of California, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, Department of State, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed David C. Fields.

Since 1990, Mr. Boswell has served as Executive Director of the Bureau of Near East and South Asian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He has also served with the Department of State as administrative minister-counselor at the American Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, 1987 - 90; administrative counselor at the American Embassy in Amman, Jordan, 1985 - 87; Deputy Executive Director of the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs, 1983 - 85; personnel officer for Near East assignments with the Bureau of Personnel, 1980 - 83; and consular officer at the American consulate general in Quebec, Canada, 1977 - 80.

Mr. Boswell graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1970). He served in the U.S. Army, 1968 - 69. He was born May 31, 1945, in Naples, Italy. Mr. Boswell currently resides in Washington, DC.

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