United States Ambassador to France - Nomination of Arthur A. Hartman
The President today announced that he will nominate Arthur A. Hartman, of Haddonfield, N.J., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to France. Hartman is Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs.
He was born March 12, 1926, in New York. He received an A.B. from Harvard University in 1944 and attended Harvard Law School in 1947-48. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1944 to 1946.
Hartman served as economic officer at the Economic Cooperation Administration, in Paris, from 1948 to 1952, and as economic officer of the U.S. delegation to the European Army Conference, in Paris, from 1952 to 1954. In 1954-55 he was politico-military officer in Paris/USRO, and from 1956 to 1958 he was economic officer in Saigon.
From 1958 to 1961, Hartman was international affairs officer in the Economic Organization Affairs Section of the Bureau of European Affairs. In 1961-62 he was staff assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs. In 1962-63 he was special assistant to the Under Secretary of State.
From 1963 to 1967, Hartman was Chief of the Economic Section in London. He served as special assistant to the Under Secretary of State and staff director of the senior interdepartmental group from 1967 to 1969. From 1969 to 1972, he was deputy director for coordination.
Hartman was Deputy Chief of Mission and Minister Counselor to USEC in Brussels from 1972 until 1974, when he became Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to France - Nomination of Arthur A. Hartman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244262