Nomination of Harry E. Bergold, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Nicaragua
The President today announced his intention to nominate Harry E. Bergold, Jr., of Florida, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, as the Ambassador to the Republic of Nicaragua. He would succeed Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton.
Mr. Bergold served in the United States Army in 1954-1956. In 1957 he entered the Foreign Service as an international economist in the Department. He was economic officer in Tegucigalpa (1959-1962) and political officer in Mexico, D.F. (1962-1964). In the Department he was international relations officer, then foreign affairs officer in 1964-1967. He was political officer in Madrid (1967-1972) and in Panama (1972-1973). He was on detail to the Department of Defense as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in 1973-1976. In 1977-1979 he was on detail to the Department of Energy as Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs. In 1980-1983 he was Ambassador to Hungary.
Mr. Bergold graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1953; M.A., 1957). His foreign language is Spanish. He was born November 11, 1931, in Olean, NY.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Harry E. Bergold, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Nicaragua Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260780