The President today announced that he will nominate Ulric S. Haynes, Jr., of Columbus, Ind., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria. Haynes is vice president for the Mideast and Africa of Cummins Engine Co.
He was born on June 8, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1952 and an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1956.
From 1956 to 1959, Haynes served as executive assistant to the commerce commissioner and assistant to the counsel of the New York State department of commerce. From 1959 to 1960, he was administrative officer in the United Nations European Office in Geneva and personal assistant to the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in Guinea (West Africa).
From 1960 to 1962, Haynes was assistant to the representative for West Africa of the Ford Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, and from 1962 to 1963 he was assistant to the Ford Foundation representative for North Africa in Tunis, Tunisia. In 1963 and 1964, he was assistant officer in charge of Moroccan Affairs at the State Department.
In 1964 and 1965, Haynes was officer in charge of High Commission Territories and South West Africa at the State Department. From 1965 to 1966, he served on the National Security Council staff at the White House, specializing in African affairs.
From 1966 to 1970, Haynes was president of Management Formation, Inc., in New York City, and from 1968 to 1972 he was a visiting lecturer at Harvard Business School. He served as vice president for management development at Cummins Engine Co., from 1972 until 1974, when he became vice president for Mideast and Africa.
Haynes is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Democratic Advisory Council of Elected Officials, and a member of the board of the Social Sciences Foundation. He has had several articles published.