Elinor G. Constable

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Elinor Greer Constable (born 1934) is a diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Kenya (1986–89).[1] She was nominated for the position by Ronald Reagan.[2]

She graduated from Wellesley College and speaks Spanish and Urdu.[3] Before becoming ambassador, she had a career as a Foreign Service officer.[2] After leaving her post as ambassador, she was Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs from 1993 to 1995.[1] She is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy.[3] She was married to the late Peter Dalton Constable, former Director General of the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai Peninsula and for ambassador to Zaire.[4] She has served on the Board of Directors of Search for Common Ground since 2000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Elinor Greer Constable (1934-)". Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs, United States Department of State. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b President Nominated Two African Ambassadors. Jet. 29 September 1986. p. 39. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Elinor G. Constable". AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DIPLOMACY. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Miss Fullmer Plans to Wed". The New York Times. 3 April 1988. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 
Government offices
Preceded by
E. U. Curtis Bohlen
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
June 2, 1993 – September 15, 1995
Succeeded by
Eileen Claussen