Fay Hartog-Levin

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Fay Hartog-Levin
Fay Hartog Levin.jpg
65th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands
In office
August 19, 2009 – September 1, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by James Culbertson
Succeeded by Tim Broas
Personal details
Born Fay Hartog
1948 (age 65–66)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Daniel Levin
Children Alyssa
Jeff
Residence Winnetka, Illinois
Alma mater Northwestern University (Bachelor of Arts)
Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Juris Doctor)
Occupation Lawyer
Consultant
Diplomat

Fay Hartog-Levin (born 1948) is an American lawyer, consultant, and diplomat. She is a former United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (2009–2011).

Fay Hartog was born in 1948 in the United States. Her parents Ada and Jo Hartog were Dutch Jews that fled from the Netherlands to Suriname in 1942 and emigrated to the United States in 1948, shortly before she was born.[1][2] She studied Russian language and literature at Northwestern University and law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.[3][4] For over twenty years, she worked as a lawyer. She was an attorney and executive of the Field Museum in Chicago and she was a consultant for the Res Publica Group. She is married to Daniel Levin,[2] and she is the mother of two children.[1]

In 2009, she succeeded James Culbertson and became the 65th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands in The Hague. She presented her credentials to Queen Beatrix on August 19, 2009.[3] She resigned her post in September 2011.[5]

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Fay Hartog-Levin seen from behind, when meeting with Prince Willem-Alexander, Princess Máxima, Michelle Obama, Susan Sher, and President Obama in the White House in 2009
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
James Culbertson
65th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands
August 19, 2009 – September 2011
Succeeded by
Tim Broas