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Warren Zimmermann

Born: 16-Nov-1934
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 2-Feb-2004
Location of death: Great Falls, VA
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1989-92

Military service: US Army (1959)

Wife: Corinne (three children)
Daughter: Corinne
Daughter: Lily
Son: Tim

    High School: Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA
    University: BA, Yale University (1956)
    University: MA, Cambridge University (1958)
    Scholar: Distinguished Fellow, New School for Social Research (1994-97)
    Teacher: School of Advanced International Studies
    Teacher: Columbia University

    US State Department Bureau of Refugee Programs (1992-94, resigned in protest)
    US Ambassador to Yugoslavia (1989-92)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Moscow, Russia (1981)
    US State Department Political Affairs Counselor, Paris, France (1977-80)
    US State Department Special Asst. for Policy Planning, European Bureau (1975-77)
    US State Department Deputy Counselor for Politico-Military Affairs, Moscow, USSR (1974-75)
    US State Department Office of the Counselor (1970-73)
    US State Department Soviet Policy Analyst, Bureau of Intelligence & Research (1968-70)
    US State Department Political Officer, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (1965-68)
    US State Department Political Officer, Caracas, Venezuela (1962-64)
    Council on Foreign Relations Visiting Fellow (1994-95)

Author of books:
First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made Their Country a World Power (2002, history)
Origins of a Catastrophe: Yugoslavia and Its Destroyers: America's Last Ambassador Tells What Happened and Why (1996, history)

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