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Smith Hempstone, Jr.

AKA Smith Hempstone Jr.

Born: 1-Feb-1929
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 19-Nov-2006
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Diabetes complications

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Kenya, 1989-93

Military service: USMC (Korean War, 1950-52)

[1] Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Wife: (one child)

    High School: Culver Military Academy
    University: BA, University of the South (1950)

    US Ambassador to Kenya (1989-93)
    The Washington Times Executive Editor (1982-84)
    The Washington Times Editor-in-Chief (1984-85)
    The Chicago Daily News African Correspondent (1961-64)
    The Washington Star Associate Editor (1970-75)
    Institute of Current World Affairs
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

Author of books:
The Rogue Ambassador: An African Memoir (1997, memoir)

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