Nomination of L. Paul Bremer III To Be United States Ambassador to the Netherlands
The President today announced his intention to nominate L. Paul Bremer Ill, of Connecticut, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He would succeed William Jennings Dyess.
Mr. Bremer entered the Foreign Service in 1966 as Foreign Service Officer General in Kabul and was economic and commercial officer in Blantyre in 1968-1971. In the Department he was watch officer of the Operations Center (1971), secretariat staff officer of the Executive Secretariat (1971-1972), staff assistant (1972-1973), special assistant (1973-1974), and executive assistant to the Secretary of State (1975-1976). In 1976-1979 he was Deputy Chief of Mission in Oslo. He was Deputy Executive Secretary of the Department in 1979-1981. Since 1981 he has been Executive Secretary and Special Assistant to the Secretary of State.
He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1963) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1966). He received his CEP from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, University of Paris. His foreign languages are French, Norwegian, Persian, and German. He was born September 30, 1941, in Hartford, Conn.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of L. Paul Bremer III To Be United States Ambassador to the Netherlands Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/262250