JOHN A. BURROUGHS JR. - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 225713
JOHN A. BURROUGHS JR. The former U.S. Ambassador is shown seated at a desk in front of a portrait of Ronald Reagan in this 9½x7¾ photograph signed in black Inscribed photograph signed: "To: Sherry Sussman/Best wishes for continued/success in your world-/John A. Burroughs Jr.
Sale Price $85.00
JOHN A. BURROUGHS JR.
The former U.S. Ambassador is shown seated at a desk in front of a portrait of Ronald Reagan in this 9½x7¾ photograph signed in black
Inscribed photograph signed: "To: Sherry Sussman/Best wishes for continued/success in your world-/John A. Burroughs Jr./American Ambassador/Lilongwe, Malawi" in black felt. 9½x7¾. John A. Burroughs, Jr. (b. 1936) is a U.S. Ambassador and politician. Burroughs began his career as a social science teacher in Washington, DC, in 1959. He served successively as passport examiner from 1960-1963, Assistant Chief of Special Services Branch of the Passport Office in 1963 &1964, and administrative assistant in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs from 1964-1966. He transferred to the Department of the Navy in 1966, where he traveled the world with the Secretary of the Navy and the Assistant Secretary of Defense and was awarded a Merrill Trust Fellowship to attend the Stanford University Executive Program. Burroughs returned to the Department of State in 1977 as deputy assistant secretary for Equal Employment Opportunity. In 1980, he received the department's Superior Service Award from the under secretary of management for his efforts in increasing the number of minorities and women in the U.S. Foreign Service Officer Corps. Burroughs became United States ambassador to the Republic of Malawi in 1981 and served in that capacity for three years. He later served as United States ambassador to Uganda from 1988-1991. Burroughs retired from government service in 1994. Edges slightly curled. Small scratches throughout. Ink note (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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