United States Ambassador to Poland Nomination of William E. Schaufele, Jr.
The President today announced that he will nominate William E. Schaufele, Jr., of Avon Lake, Ohio, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Poland. He will replace Richard T. Davies, resigned.
Schaufele was born December 7, 1923, in Lakewood, Ohio. He received a B.A. in 1948 from Yale University and an M.I.A. in 1950 from Columbia University. He served with the United States Army from 1942 to 1946.
He entered the Foreign Service in 1950 as Resident Officer to Pfaffenhofen/Ilm and Augsburg (Germany). From 1950 to 1967, he held a variety of Foreign Service positions, including Deputy Director of the Office of Central African Affairs (1965) and Ambassador to Upper Volta ( 1969-71 ). Schaufele was assigned to the United Nations Mission, where he served as Senior Adviser to the United States Representative from 1971 to 1973. He was Deputy Representative of the United States in the Security Council of the United Nations from 1973 to 1975. From 1975 to 1977, he was Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to Poland Nomination of William E. Schaufele, Jr. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244683