Paul A. Russo

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Paul A. Russo
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1981
United States Ambassador to Barbados
In office
December 10, 1986 – June 25, 1988
accredited to Antigua, Dominica, St. Vincent, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Lucia
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
Succeeded by G. Philip Hughes
Personal details
Born (1943-07-21) July 21, 1943 (age 73)
Cleveland, Ohio
Alma mater Ohio State University
Case Western Reserve University
Georgetown University

Paul A. Russo (born July 21, 1943) is an American diplomat. He was Ambassador of the United States to Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, Antigua, St. Vincent, and St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla from 1986 to 1988, under Ronald Reagan.[1]

Biography[edit]

Russo was born July 21, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio.[2] He holds a B.A. from Ohio State University, as well as degrees from Case Western Reserve University and Georgetown University.[3]

He was President of Capitol Consultants, Inc.[4] From 1973 to 1975, he was Special Assistant to California Governor Ronald Reagan.[3] In 1978, he founded and was named Executive Director and Treasurer of Campaign America, chaired by U.S. Senator Bob Dole.[4] He went on to serve as Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs from 1981 to 1983, and later as Deputy Under Secretary of Labor.[3] He was later appointed by Ronald Reagan as Ambassador of the United States to Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, Antigua, St. Vincent, and St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla from 1986 to 1988.[1]

In 1991, he taught a course on the modern US Presidency at Georgetown University's School for Continuing Education.[3][4]

He currently serves as President on the Board of Layalina Productions and Paul Russo & Associates.[3] Moreover, he has been a member of the Council of American Ambassadors, the Eastern International Academy, the National Easter Seal Society, the National Commission for Employment Policy and the Federal Advisory Council on Unemployment Insurance.[3]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.
United States Ambassador to Barbados
December 10, 1986-June 25, 1988
Succeeded by
G. Philip Hughes
United States Ambassador to Dominica
1986-1988
United States Ambassador to Saint Lucia
1986-1988
United States Ambassador to Antigua
1986-1988
United States Ambassador to St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
1986-1988
United States Ambassador to St. Vincent
1986-1988