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United States Ambassador to Fiji Nomination of John P. Condon.

February 07, 1978

The President today announced that he will nominate John P. Condon, of Tulsa, Okla., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Dominion of Fiji. He would replace Armistead I. Selden, Jr., who has resigned.

Condon was born August 6, 1920, in Tulsa. He received an M.A. from Columbia University in 1950 and an LL.D. from the University of Athens in 1942.

Condon was officer in charge of labor relations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Casablanca from 1951 to 1954 and international labor officer for the Air Force in Germany from 1954 to 1960. In 1961 and 1962, he was labor attaché in Tunis.

From 1962 to 1964, Condon was regional labor attaché for North Africa, and from 1964 to 1966, he was labor attaché in Saigon. He took Arabic language training in 1966-67 and was Middle East labor attaché from 1967 to 1970.

From 1970 to 1977, Condon was counselor for labor affairs in Paris. Since 1977 he has been on detail as a faculty adviser at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at Fort McNair.

Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to Fiji Nomination of John P. Condon. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244374

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