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William M. Rountree

William M. RountreeAKA William Manning Rountree, Jr.

Born: 28-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Swainsboro, GA
Died: 3-Nov-1995
Location of death: Gainesville, FL [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Brazil, 1970-73

[1] Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL.

Father: William M. Rountree, Sr. (d. 1918)
Mother: Clyde Brannan Rountree
Wife: Suzanne McDowall (one daughter)
Daughter: Susan Hanes

    University: LLB, Columbus University (1941)

    US Ambassador to Brazil (1970-73)
    US Ambassador to South Africa (1966-70)
    US Ambassador to Sudan (1962-65)
    US Ambassador to Pakistan (1959-62)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs (1956-58)
    US State Department Counselor, Tehran, Iran (1953-55)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Ankara, Turkey (1952-53)
    US State Department Director, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs (1950-52)
    US State Department Asst. to Dir., Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs (1949-50)
    US State Department Special assistant to the American Ambassador, Athens (1948-49)
    US State Department Special assistant for economic affairs (1947-48)
    US State Department Office of Near East and African Affairs (1946-47)
    US Official Staff Officer, Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry on Palestine (1946)
    US Official Assistant to US civil rep., Middle East Supply Center, Cairo (1942-46)
    Office of Lend-Lease Administration Budget office assistant (1941-42)
    US Treasury Department clerk, accounting auditor (1935-41)

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