A. Vernon Weaver

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Vernon Weaver
United States Ambassador to the European Union
In office
July 16, 1996 – February 28, 1999
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byStuart E. Eizenstat
Succeeded byRichard Morningstar
12th Administrator of the Small Business Administration
In office
April 1, 1977 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byMitchell P. Kobelinski
Succeeded byMichael Cardenas
Personal details
Born
Arthur Vernon Weaver Jr.

(1922-04-16)April 16, 1922
Miami, Florida, U.S.
DiedDecember 28, 2010(2010-12-28) (aged 88)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Joyce McCoy
EducationUniversity of Florida
United States Naval Academy (BS)

Arthur Vernon Weaver Jr. (April 16, 1922 – December 28, 2010) was the United States Ambassador to the European Union. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the United States Senate on July 16, 1996.[1]

Weaver also served as the Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration from 1977 to 1981. He was nominated by President Jimmy Carter.[2]

Education and military career[edit]

Weaver attended the University of Florida, and then transferred to the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1946. He would go on serve in the Navy from 1946 to 1953.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mitchell P. Kobelinski
Administrator of the Small Business Administration
1977–1981
Succeeded by
Michael Cardenas
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Stuart E. Eizenstat
United States Ambassador to the European Union
1996–1999
Succeeded by
Richard Morningstar