United States Ambassador to the Central African Empire Nomination of Goodwin Cooke.
The President today announced that he will nominate Goodwin Cooke of Branford, Conn., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Central African Empire. He would replace Anthony C. E. Quainton, resigned.
Cooke was born July 29, 1931, in Paris, France, of American parents. He received an A.B. from Harvard University in 1953. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953 to 1955.
Cooke joined the Foreign Service in 1956 and served in Karachi, Belgrade, Rome, Brussels, and at the State Department. In 1971 and 1972, he was detailed to the Canadian National Defence College, and from 1972 to 1975, he was political officer in Ottawa.
Since 1975 Cooke has been Deputy Chief of Mission in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to the Central African Empire Nomination of Goodwin Cooke. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243239