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George S. Vest

AKA George Southall Vest

Born: 25-Dec-1918
Birthplace: Columbia, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the EC, 1981-85

Military service: US Army (WWII, 1941-46, captain)

Made a Career Ambassador in 1987.

Wife: (m.)

    University: BA, University of Virginia (1941)
    University: MA, University of Virginia (1947)

    US State Department Director General of the Foreign Service (1985-89)
    US Ambassador to the European Union (1981-85)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1977-81)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1974-77)
    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Press Relations (1973-74)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission for NATO, Brussels (1969-72)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission for the EC, Brussels (1967-69)
    US State Department Deputy Director, Office of Atlantic Political-Military Affairs (1965-67)
    NATO Official Chief of the Private Office of the Secretary General (1961-63)
    US State Department Political Officer, US Mission to NATO (1960-61)
    US State Department Second Secretary, SHAPE, Paris (1958-60)
    US State Department Foreign Affairs Office (1957-58)
    US State Department International Relations Office (1954-57)
    US State Department Second Secretary-Vice Consul, Ottawa, Canada (1952-54)
    US State Department Third Secretary-Vice Consul, Quito, Ecuador (1949-52)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Hamilton, Bermuda (1947-49)
    America Coming Together
    Council on Foreign Relations

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