The President today announced that he will nominate Galen L. Stone, of Washington, D.C., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Cyprus. He would replace William R. Crawford, Jr., resigned.
Stone was born July 4, 1921, in Brookline, Mass. He received a B.S. from Harvard University in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946.
Stone joined the Foreign Service in 1947 and served as an economic officer and political officer in various posts. In 1962 and 1963, he was Deputy Director of the Office of West European Affairs, and from 1963 to 1965, he was detailed to the Imperial Defence College in London. From 1965 to 1968, he was counselor of political-economic affairs in New Delhi.
In 1968 and 1969, Stone was chief of the political section in Saigon. He was deputy chief of mission in New Delhi from 1969 to 1973 and in Paris from 1973 to 1976. Since 1976 he has been Deputy Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency.