James Donald Walsh

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James Donald Walsh
United States Ambassador to Argentina
In office
June 14, 2000 – May 21, 2003
President George W. Bush
Preceded by James Richard Cheek
Succeeded by Lino Gutierrez
Personal details
Born 1946
Scranton, PA
Nationality American
Alma mater Scranton Preparatory School;
University of Scranton;
Syracuse University
Profession Diplomat

James Donald Walsh (born 1946) is an American diplomat and foreign service officer.

Walsh served as the United States Ambassador to Argentina from his appointment on June 14, 2000, until he left the post on May 21, 2003.[1]

Walsh was born and raised in Scranton, PA. He graduated from Scranton Preparatory School,[2] received his bachelor's degree from the University of Scranton, and a master's degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.[3]


  1. ^ "James Donald Walsh (1946-)". U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian. Retrieved 2011-01-27. 
  2. ^ [1], ADST Foreign Affairs Oral History Project: Ambassador James D. Walsh
  3. ^ "President Names Walsh as US Ambassador to Argentina". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 2000-04-13. Retrieved 2011-01-27. [permanent dead link]
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Hassan Nemazee
United States Ambassador to Argentina
Succeeded by
Lino Gutierrez