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Recess Appointment of Lawrence S. Eagleburger as Secretary of State

December 08, 1992

The President today announced the recess appointment of Lawrence S. Eagleburger, of Florida, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the personal rank of Career Ambassador, to be Secretary of State. He would succeed James A. Baker III.

Mr. Eagleburger has served as Acting Secretary of State since August 23, 1992.

George Bush, Recess Appointment of Lawrence S. Eagleburger as Secretary of State Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/267766

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