Lawrence Pezzulo

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Lawrence Pezzulo
United States Ambassador to Uruguay
In office
August 10, 1977 – May 29, 1979
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Ernest V. Siracusa
Succeeded by Lyle Franklin Lane
United States Ambassador to Nicaragua
In office
July 31, 1979 – August 18, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Mauricio Solaún
Succeeded by Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton
Personal details
Born (1926-05-03)May 3, 1926
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died July 26, 2017(2017-07-26) (aged 91)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Spouse(s) Josephine DiMattia
Alma mater Columbia University
Occupation Diplomat

Lawrence A. Pezzulo (May 3, 1926 – July 26, 2017) was an American diplomat and Foreign Service officer. He served as the United States Ambassador to Nicaragua (1979–1981) and to Uruguay (1977–1979).[1] Pezzulo was born in New York City, and attended high school in Levittown, New York, and Columbia University. He married Josephine DiMattia in February 1950 and with her has three children.[2]

Pezzulo died on July 26, 2017, at the age of 91.[3]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Ernest V. Siracusa
United States Ambassador to Uruguay
1977–1979
Succeeded by
Lyle Franklin Lane
Preceded by
Mauricio Solaún
United States Ambassador to Nicaragua
1979–1981
Succeeded by
Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton