Nomination of Herbert Stuart Okun To Be a United States Representative to the 43d Session of the United Nations General Assembly
The President today announced his intention to nominate Herbert Stuart Okun to be a Representative of the United States of America to the 43d Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (September 20 to December 1988).
Mr. Okun, a Minister-Counselor in the Senior Foreign Service, has been serving as Deputy U.S. Representative to the United Nations in New York City since 1985. He was a Representative for the U.S. delegation to the United Nations General Assemblies, 40th, 41st, and 42d Sessions, 1985-1987. Mr. Okun served as Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic, 1980-1983; deputy head of the U.S. delegation to the trilateral negotiations on a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty; and deputy chairman of the U.S. delegation to SALT. He entered the Foreign Service in 1955.
Mr. Okun graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1951) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1959). He served in the U.S. Army, 1952-1954. He was born November 27, 1930, in New York, NY. Mr. Okun has three children and resides in New York City.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Herbert Stuart Okun To Be a United States Representative to the 43d Session of the United Nations General Assembly Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253192