Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983

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Author: Ronald W. Reagan  | Date: July 11, 1983

Nomination of Peter Jon de Vos To Be United States Ambassador to
Mozambique
July 11, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter Jon de Vos, of Florida, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, as Ambassador to the People’s Republic of Mozambique. He would succeed Willard A. De Pree.

In 1962 Mr. de Vos entered the Foreign Service as Foreign Service officer for Brazil, in the Department. He was political officer in Naples (1966-1968), deputy principal officer in Luanda (1968-1970), political officer in Sao Paulo (1970-1971) and in Brasilia (1971-1973). In the Department he was Special Assistant in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs in 1973-1975. He was political officer in Athens in 1975-1978 and attended the National War College in 1978-1979. In 1979-1980 he was Deputy Directorof Southern African Affairs in the Department. In 1980-1983 he was Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and to the Republic of Cape Verde.

Mr. de Vos graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1960) and Johns Hopkins University (M.A., 1962). His foreign languages are Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Greek. He was born December 24, 1938, in San Diego, Calif.

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Chicago: Ronald W. Reagan, "Nomination of Peter Jon De Vos to Be United States Ambassador to Mozambique," Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757 1026. Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D8Z8W1XCKNS5I8H.

MLA: Reagan, Ronald W. "Nomination of Peter Jon De Vos to Be United States Ambassador to Mozambique." Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757, page 1026. Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D8Z8W1XCKNS5I8H.

Harvard: Reagan, RW, 'Nomination of Peter Jon De Vos to Be United States Ambassador to Mozambique' in Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757, pp.1026. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D8Z8W1XCKNS5I8H.