Public Papers of George Bush, 1992-1993

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Author: George Bush  | Date: April 8, 1992

Nomination of Donald K. Petterson To Be United States Ambassador to Sudan
April 8, 1992

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald K. Petterson, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Sudan. He would succeed James Richard Cheek.

Currently Ambassador Petterson is studying at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA. Prior to this, Ambassador Petterson has served as Charge’ d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe, 1990-91; Director of the Liberia Task Force at the U.S. Department of State, 1990; and as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, 1990. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, 1986-89; and the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, 1978-82.

Ambassador Petterson graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A., 1956; M.A., 1960). He was born November 17, 1930, in Huntington Park, CA. Ambassador Petterson served in the U.S. Navy, 1948-52. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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Chicago: George Bush, "Nomination of Donald K. Petterson to Be United States Ambassador to Sudan," Public Papers of George Bush, 1992-1993 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2275 Original Sources, accessed July 24, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3W6KIJJZRR57HZG.

MLA: Bush, George. "Nomination of Donald K. Petterson to Be United States Ambassador to Sudan." Public Papers of George Bush, 1992-1993, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2275, Original Sources. 24 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3W6KIJJZRR57HZG.

Harvard: Bush, G, 'Nomination of Donald K. Petterson to Be United States Ambassador to Sudan' in Public Papers of George Bush, 1992-1993. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2275. Original Sources, retrieved 24 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3W6KIJJZRR57HZG.