Milan D. Bish

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Ronald Reagan and Bish in Oval Office in 1981

Milan D. Bish (1929–2001) was an American diplomat. He was Ambassador of the United States to Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, Antigua, and St. Vincent,[1] as well as Special Representative to St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla from 1981 to 1984, under Ronald Reagan.[2]

Biography[edit]

Milan D. Bish was born in Harvard, Nebraska on July 1, 1929.[3] He received a B.A. from Hastings College in 1950.[3] He was President of Mid-Continent Enterprises, a real-estate company, and Bish Machinery Co., Bish and Son Cattle Co., and a highway commissioner for Nebraska.[3] He then joined the Ronald Reagan transition team for the U.S. Department of the Interior before being appointed as Ambassador to Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Saint Vincent,[1] and Special Representative to St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Department of State
  2. ^ Elmer Plische, U.S.Department of State: A Reference History, Greenwood Press, 1990, p. 638 [1]
  3. ^ a b c Reagan appointee
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to Barbados
November 23, 1981-March 4, 1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to Dominica
1981-1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to Saint Lucia
1981-1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to Antigua
1981-1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
1981-1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Preceded by
Sally Shelton-Colby
United States Ambassador to St. Vincent
1981-1984
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.