Nomination of Robert D. Stuart To Be United States Ambassador to Norway
The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert D. Stuart to be Ambassador to Norway. He would succeed Mark Evans Austad.
Mr. Stuart served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945. In 1947 he began a career with the Quaker Oats Co. in Chicago, IL, and following some minor positions was assistant to the vice president (1954-1955), vice president for pet foods (1955-1959) and for grocery (1959-1962), and president (1962-1966). From 1966 to 1976, he was president and chief executive officer, and chairman of the board and chief executive officer from 1976 to 1981. From 1981 to 1983, he was chairman of the board and since 1983 has been chairman of the finance committee.
Mr. Stuart graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1937) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1946). His foreign language is French. He was born April 26, 1916, in Hubbard Woods, IL.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Robert D. Stuart To Be United States Ambassador to Norway Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261758