John Thomas McCarthy

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John Thomas McCarthy
John Thomas McCarthy and Ronald Reagan.jpg
1988, right
Personal details
Born (1939-12-27) December 27, 1939 (age 77)
New York City
Alma mater Manhattan College
Harvard University

John Thomas McCarthy (born December 27, 1939)[1] was the United States Ambassador to Lebanon and Tunisia.[2]

McCarthy holds degrees from Manhattan College and Harvard University. Prior to his appointment as ambassador, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs.[2]


Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
John Hubert Kelly
United States Ambassador to Lebanon
Succeeded by
Ryan Crocker
Preceded by
Robert Pelletreau
United States Ambassador to Tunisia
Succeeded by
Mary Ann Casey