Marshall Fletcher McCallie

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Marshall Fletcher McCallie
2nd United States Ambassador to Namibia
In office
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Genta H. Holmes
Succeeded by George F. Ward
Personal details
Born (1945-06-21) June 21, 1945 (age 71)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alma mater Vanderbilt University

Marshall Fletcher McCallie (born June 21, 1945) is a former United States Ambassador to Namibia.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

McCallie was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and attended The McCallie School. He earned his B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University in 1967, and his M.A. degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1974.[2]


McCallie served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967-1971.[2] Later he served in various posts in the U.S. State Department, particularly in Africa.[3] He was appointed United States Ambassador to Namibia by President George H. W. Bush in 1992 and he served in this position from 1993 - 1996.[1][3]

Other diplomatic posts[edit]

  • 1986 - 1988: Director of the Junior Officer Division with the Bureau of Personnel[2]
  • 1988 - 1990: Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia[2]

Personal life[edit]

McCallie retired in 2002 and resides in Brevard, North Carolina with is wife Amye.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Marshall Fletcher McCallie". Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs, United States Department of State. Retrieved 19 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e John T. Woolley and Gerhard Peters. "Nomination of Marshall Fletcher McCallie To Be United States Ambassador to Namibia". The American Presidency Project. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d Holliday, Taylor (Summer 2008). "At Home in the World". Vanderbilt Magazine. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Genta H. Holmes
United States Ambassador to Namibia
Succeeded by
George F. Ward