The President today announced his intention to nominate Weston Adams to be Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi. He would succeed John A. Burroughs, Jr.
Mr. Adams was a clerk in the law office of Louis W. Ingram, Columbia, SC, in 1963. From 1963 to 1966, he was Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, United States Air Force. He was a trust officer, South Carolina National Bank in Columbia, from 1966 to 1970. He served as associate counsel on the Select Committee on Crime, United States House of Representatives, in Washington, DC, 1970-1971. From 1971 to 1972, he was an associate attorney in the law office of Albert Watson in Columbia, SC, and from 1972 to 1974 was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. From 1972 to the present, he has been self-employed as an attorney in Columbia.
Mr. Adams received his A.B. in 1960 from the University of South Carolina and his LL.B. in 1962 from the University of South Carolina Law School. He attended the University of South Carolina Graduate School in 1962-1963 and the American Institute of Banking in 1968. His foreign languages include reading comprehension in French and German. He was born September 16, 1938, in Columbia, SC. Mr. Adams is married to the former Elizabeth N. Nelson, and they have four children.