Everett Ellis Briggs

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Everett Ellis Briggs
United States Ambassador to Portugal
In office
1990–1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Edward Morgan Rowell
Succeeded by Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
United States Ambassador to Honduras
In office
1986–1989
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by John Arthur Ferch
Succeeded by Cresencio S. Arcos, Jr.
United States Ambassador to Panama
In office
1982–1986
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Ambler Holmes Moss, Jr.
Succeeded by Arthur H. Davis, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1934-04-06) April 6, 1934 (age 80)
Havana, Cuba
Profession Diplomat

Everett Ellis Briggs (born April 6, 1934 in Havana, Cuba) is a United States diplomat.

Briggs was born in Havana, Cuba in 1934. He is an alumnus of Dartmouth College.[1]

He served as United States Ambassador to Panama from 1982–1986, United States Ambassador to Honduras from 1986–1989, and United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1990-1993. He also served abroad in Angola, Ecuador.

He worked to indict Manuel Noriega, during his term in Panama.[2] He was Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, on the National Security Council.[3]

He was president of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alumni Ambassadors". Dartmouth Club of Washington, D.C. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  2. ^ Everett Ellis Briggs (September 10, 2007). "Our man in Panama". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/research/public_papers.php?id=498&year=1989&month=6
  4. ^ http://www.cubacenter.org/media/experts.html

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Ambler Holmes Moss, Jr.
United States Ambassador to Panama
1982–1986
Succeeded by
Arthur H. Davis, Jr.
Preceded by
John Arthur Ferch
United States Ambassador to Honduras
1986–1989
Succeeded by
Cresencio S. Arcos, Jr.
Preceded by
Edward Morgan Rowell
United States Ambassador to Portugal
1990–1993
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Frawley Bagley