William Witman II

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William Witman II
3rd United States Ambassador to Togo
In office
June 8, 1964 – May 8, 1967
President Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by Leon B. Poullada
Succeeded by Albert W. Sherer, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1914-01-31)January 31, 1914
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died March 12, 1978(1978-03-12) (aged 64)
Spouse(s) Melpomene "Melpo" Sasalios
Profession Diplomat

William Witman II (January 31, 1914 – March 12, 1978)[1][2] was an American diplomat. He graduated from Yale University in 1935 and joined the United States Foreign Service the same year. He was appointed as United States Ambassador to Togo from 1964 to 1967. He retired from the foreign service in 1974. He married Melpomene "Melpo" Sasalios[3] and died in 1978. His wife died in 2006.[4]


Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Leon B. Poullada
United States Ambassador to Togo
Succeeded by
Albert W. Sherer, Jr.