Nomination of Harvey J. Feldman To Be United States Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations
The President today announced his intention to nominate Harvey J. Feldman to be the Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations, with rank of Ambassador. He would succeed Charles M. Lichenstein.
Mr. Feldman entered the Foreign Service in 1954 as consular officer in Hong Kong. He was consular officer in Tokyo (1957-1958) and in Nagoya, Japan (1958-1960). In the Department of State he was international relations officer from 1960 to 1962. He attended Chinese language training in Talchung in 1962-1963 and was political-military officer in Taipei from 1963 to 1965. He was on detail to the United States Information Agency in 1965-1970 as cultural officer in Hong Kong. In 1970-1972 he was political officer in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs and a member of the Policy Planning Staff in 1972-1973. He was counselor for political affairs in Taipei (1973-1975) and deputy chief of mission in Sofia (1975-1977). In 1977-1979 Mr. Feldman was country director for Republic of China affairs in the Department. He served as Ambassador to Papua New Guinea and to Solomon Islands in 1979-1981. Since 1981 he has been the Washington Representative of the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations at the Department of State.
Mr. Feldman graduated from the University of Chicago (A.B., 1951; M.A., 1954). He was born June 25, 1931, in Brooklyn, NY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC, and Dade County, FL.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Harvey J. Feldman To Be United States Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261829