Avis Bohlen

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Avis Bohlen
32nd United States Ambassador to Bulgaria
In office
September 5, 1996 – August 13, 1999
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by William Dale Montgomery
Succeeded by Richard Miles
Personal details
Born (1940-04-20) April 20, 1940 (age 77)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Profession Diplomat

Avis Thayer Bohlen (born April 20, 1940 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania)[1] is a diplomat and former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control (1999–2002)[2][3] and United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (1996–99).[4]

Life[edit]

Her parents were Charles E. Bohlen, former Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953–57),[5] and Avis Howard Thayer.[1] She is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy[6] and Council on Foreign Relations.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Avis Howard Thayer Bohlen Papers, 1929–1981; Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
  2. ^ Yuan, Jing-dong (January 8, 2002). "Bush's ABM bombshell: The fallout in Asia". Asia Times Online. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bolton engineered unlawful ouster with Iraq in mind, ex-aide says". The Reading Eagle. June 5, 2005. p. A5. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Hillary Clinton in Bulgaria for conference on women". Bulgarian News Agency. October 11, 1998. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  5. ^ King, Wayne; Weaver Jr., Warren (March 19, 1986). "BRIEFING; Destination Geneva". The New York Times. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Avis T. Bohlen". The American Academy of Diplomacy. August 12, 2009. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  7. ^ "The French Style". The Washington Times. May 23, 2001. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
William Dale Montgomery
United States Ambassador to Bulgaria
1996–1999
Succeeded by
Richard Monroe Miles