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Nomination of George Cranwell Montgomery To Be United States Ambassador to Oman

June 07, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate George Cranwell Montgomery, of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman. He would succeed John R. Countryman.

Mr. Montgomery served on the legislative staff of the Honorable Howard Baker in 1975-1980. He then became special counsel to the Senate Majority Leader in 1980-1985. Mr. Montgomery was in the United States Navy in 1966-1972, when he resigned as a lieutenant. Since 1972 he has been serving in the United States Naval Reserve, where he has attained rank of commander. His memberships include the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the American Bar Association, and the District of Columbia Bar Association.

Mr. Montgomery graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1966) and Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1975). His foreign languages are Latin and German. He has one child and resides in Davidsonville, MD. He was born August 24, 1944, in Chattanooga, TN.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of George Cranwell Montgomery To Be United States Ambassador to Oman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260191