United States Ambassador to Haiti Nomination of William B. Jones.
The President today announced that he will nominate William B. Jones, of Los Angeles, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Haiti. He would replace Heyward Isham. Jones is U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Pads.
He was born May 2, 1928, in Los Angeles. He received an A.B. in 1949 from the University of California at Los Angeles and a J.D. in 1952 from the University of Southern California School of Law.
From 1953 to 1962, Jones practiced law in Los Angeles. In 1962 and 1963, he was supervisory educational and cultural exchange officer on the Plans and Development Staff at the State Department, and in 1963 and 1964 he was Chief of West Coast and Mali programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Jones was Deputy Director of the Office of African Programs from 1964 to 1967, and Director of Programs Evaluation and Analysis staff from 1967 to 1969. From 1969 to 1973, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Since 1973 Jones has been U.S. Permanent Representative to UNESCO. He has also served as U.S. Representative to the 17th, 18th, and 19th sessions of the General Conference of UNESCO in 1972, 1974, and 1976. In 1973 he was designated U.S. delegate to the Third Extraordinary Session of the General Conference of UNESCO, and in 1976 he served as Chairman of the Legal Committee at the UNESCO General Conference in Nairobi.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to Haiti Nomination of William B. Jones. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243433