May 20, 1985
The President today announced his intention to nominate Paul J. Hare, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia. He would succeed Nicholas Platt.
Mr. Hare entered the Foreign Service in 1960. In 1961 - 1963 he served as administrative officer at our Embassy in Kuwait. Thereafter he became consular officer at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia. In 1964 - 1968 he was on assignment to the Agency for International Development (CORDS and the U.S. Embassy in Saigon and several provinces in Vietnam). He returned to the Department in 1969 as Vietnam desk officer for awhile and then served as Moroccan desk officer until 1971. In 1971 - 1972 he was Deputy Director of Policy Planning in the African Bureau. In 1972 he became press officer then Deputy Director, Office of Press Relations, until 1975. In 1975 he went to Brisbane, Australia, as consul of the American consulate. In 1977 - 1979 he became Peace Corps Director in Morocco. He then returned to the Department as Director of the Office of Southern African Affairs, where he served until 1981 when he went to Israel as counselor for political affairs, and where he has been serving to the present time.
Mr. Hare was born December 8, 1937, in Alexandria, VA. He received his B.A. in 1959 from Swarthmore College and attended the University of Chicago from 1959 to 1960. His foreign language is French. He is married to Robbie Anna, and they have two children.
Nomination of Alice Wright Algood To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board
May 20, 1985
The President today announced his intention to nominate Alice Wright Algood to be a member of the National Museum Services Board, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring December 6, 1989. This is a reappointment.
Mrs. Algood is a board member and former chairman of the Tennessee State Museum Association. She is a member, past chapter president, and past State president of the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities. She also serves as legislative chairman of the American Legion Auxiliary.
She attended Louisiana State University. She is married, has two children, and resides in Columbia, TN. She was born March 11, 1926, in Columbia, TN.