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David D. Newsom

AKA David Dunlop Newsom

Born: 6-Jan-1918
Birthplace: Richmond, CA
Died: 30-Mar-2008
Location of death: Charlottesville, VA
Cause of death: Respiratory failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Philippines, 1977-78

Military service: US Navy (WWII, 1942-46)

Father: Fred Newsom
Mother: Ivy Dunlop Newsom
Wife: Jean (m. 1943, three sons, two daughters)
Son: John Newsom
Son: Daniel Newsom
Son: David K. Newsom
Daughter: Nancy Dulguero
Daughter: Catherine Pastuszek

    University: AB English, University of California at Berkeley (1938)
    University: MS Journalism, Columbia University (1940)
    Administrator: Associate Dean, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
    Professor: International Studies and Diplomacy, University of Virginia (1991-98)

    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1978-81)
    US Ambassador to the Philippines (1977-78)
    US Ambassador to Indonesia (1974-77)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1969-74)
    US Ambassador to Libya (1965-69)
    US State Department Officer-in-Charge, Arabian Peninsula Affairs (1955-59)
    US Information Agency Public Affairs Officer (1953-55)
    US State Department Consul, Baghdad, Iraq (1951-55)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Oslo, Norway (1950-51)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Karachi, Pakistan (1947-50)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Christian Science Monitor Columnist
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Director

Author of books:
The Soviet Brigade in Cuba: A Study in Political Diplomacy (1987)
Diplomacy and the American Democracy (1988)
The Public Dimension of Foreign Policy (1996)
The Imperial Mantle: The United States, Decolonization, and the Third (2001)

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