David C. Halsted
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|David Crane Halsted|
|17th United States Ambassador to Chad|
September 12, 1996 – August 6, 1999
|Preceded by||Laurence Pope|
|Succeeded by||Christopher E. Goldthwait|
Vermont, United States
Halsted was born in Vermont in 1941. His mother was Katharine Halsted. Halsted attended Deerfield Academy and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1963. He graduated from George Washington University in 1968 and later joined the U.S. Foreign Service. On June 11, 1996, Halsted was nominated by President Bill Clinton to be the United States Ambassador to Chad. He was confirmed on September 12, 1996, and remained in that post until August 6, 1999.
On September 29, 1998, Halsted's mother died. Halsted also has three siblings, Margaret, Bayard and Alfred.
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- United States Department of State: Chiefs of Mission for Chad
- United States Department of State: Chad
- United States Embassy in N'Djamena
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