Deborah K. Jones

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Deborah K. Jones
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11th United States Ambassador to Libya
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 7, 2012
President Barack Obama
Preceded by J. Christopher Stevens
14th United States Ambassador to Kuwait
In office
2008–2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Richard LeBaron
Succeeded by Matthew H. Tueller
Personal details
Born Deborah K. Jones
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Richard G. Olson
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Profession Diplomat, lawyer

Deborah K. Jones is an American diplomat currently serving as United States Ambassador to Libya.[1] [2] Prior to her appointment in Libya, she was the United States Ambassador to Kuwait from 2008 to 2011.[3]

Life[edit]

Jones grew up in New Mexico.[4] She graduated from Brigham Young University, and from National Defense University.[5]

She is married to Richard G. Olson, the United States Ambassador to Pakistan.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon, Michael R. "Obama Meets Libyan Premier and Names Envoy". The New York Times (March 13, 2013). Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ambassador | Embassy of the United States Tripoli, Libya". Libya.usembassy.gov. 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Ambassador Deborah K. Jones | Embassy of the United States Kuwait City, Kuwait". Kuwait.usembassy.gov. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  4. ^ "New US ambassador named". Libya Herald. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Ambassador Deborah K. Jones". United States State Department. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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