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Nomination of David Charles Miller, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe

March 08, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate David Charles Miller, Jr., of Pennsylvania, as Ambassador to Zimbabwe. He would succeed Robert V. Keeley.

Mr. Miller was a summer intern with the Department of Commerce in 1962 and with the Department of Justice in 1965. He was research associate with Simulmatics Corp. (for advanced research projects agency) in Vietnam in 1967-1968. In 1968-1969 he was a White House fellow at the Department of Justice and was Special Assistant to the Attorney General in 1969-1970. He was Director of the White House Fellows Commission in 1970-1971. In 1971-1981 he was with Westinghouse Electric Corp., serving successively in Pittsburgh, PA, as assistant to the executive vice president for defense and public systems, director of planning of Westinghouse world regions, and director of corporate international relations. Following service in Lagos, Nigeria, as general manager of TCOM Corp. and Westinghouse country manager for Nigeria, he was deputy, international business operations, of Westinghouse Defense Group in Baltimore, MD. In early 1981 he served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Department of State. He was appointed Ambassador to Tanzania in October 1981, where he has been serving until the present time.

Mr. Miller was born July 15, 1942, in Cleveland, OH. He graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1964) and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1967).

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of David Charles Miller, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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