Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983

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Author: Ronald W. Reagan  | Date: April 22, 1983

Nomination of Myles Robert Rene Frechette To Be United States
Ambassador to Cameroon
April 22, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Myles Robert Rene Frechette, of Washington, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador to the United Republic of Cameroon. He would succeed Hume A. Horan, who is being appointed to another position.

Mr. Frechette was employed in Seattle, Wash., as merchandising trainee, J. C. Penney Co. (1958-1959), and as procedures analyst, the Boeing Co. (1960-1962). In 1963 he entered the Foreign Service as international relations officer in the Office of Coordinator of Cuban Affairs in the Department. He was consular officer in San Pedro Sula (1965-1967) and political and economic officer in Fort Lamy (1968-1969). He attended Latin American studies at the University of California at Los Angeles (1970-1971). He was the Peru desk officer (1971-1974); Chief of the Political Section in Rio de Janeiro (1974-1976); and Counselor for Political Affairs in Caracas (1976-1979). In the Department he was Director of Cuban Affairs (1979-1982) and since 1982 has been special projects officer in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.

Mr. Frechette graduated from the University of British Columbia (Canada) (B.A., 1958) and from the University of California at Los Angeles (M.A., 1972). His foreign languages are Spanish, French, and Portuguese. He was born April 25, 1936, in Santiago, Chile.

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Chicago: Ronald W. Reagan, "Nomination of Myles Robert Rene Frechette to Be United States Ambassador to Cameroon," 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 Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRBIRWYETEWC2FZ.

MLA: Reagan, Ronald W. "Nomination of Myles Robert Rene Frechette to Be United States Ambassador to Cameroon." 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, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRBIRWYETEWC2FZ.

Harvard: Reagan, RW, 'Nomination of Myles Robert Rene Frechette to Be United States Ambassador to Cameroon' 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. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRBIRWYETEWC2FZ.