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Olcott H. Deming

AKA Olcott Hawthorne Deming

Born: 28-Feb-1909
Birthplace: Westchester, NY
Died: 20-Mar-2007
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First US Ambassador to Uganda, 1963-66

Father: William Champion Deming (physician)
Mother: Imogen Hawthorne (granddaughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, seven children)
Wife: Louise Macpherson (d. 1976)
Son: Rust M. Deming (US Ambassador to Tunisia, 2001-03)
Son: John Hawthorne Deming
Daughter: Rosamond Bennett Deming
Girlfriend: Elizabeth Hood Phillips ("Betty")

    University: BA, Rollins College (1935)
    Teacher: Spanish & English, Fairfield Country Day School, Fairfield, CT (1937-41)
    Teacher: Spanish & English, Edgewood School, Greenwich, CT (1937-41)
    Scholar: Diplomat-in-Residence, University of North Carolina (1965-66?)

    US Ambassador to Uganda (1963-66)
    US State Department Consul General, Kampala, Uganda (1961?-63)
    US State Department Director, Office of East & South African Affairs (1959-61?)
    US State Department Consul General, Okinawa, Japan (1957-59)
    US State Department Special Asst. to Asst. Secy. for International Organization Affairs (1956-57)
    US State Department Foreign Affairs Officer (1954-56)
    US State Department First Secretary-Consul, Tokyo, Japan (1951-54)
    US State Department First Secretary-Consul, Bangkok, Thailand (1948-51)
    US State Department Exec. Sec., Commission on Scientific & Cultural Cooperation (1946-48)
    US State Department Long range planning analyst (1945-46)
    US State Department Division assistant (1943-45)
    US State Department Programs Officer, Office of Coordination of Inter-American Affairs (1931-43)
    Tennessee Valley Authority Research assistant (1935-37)
    Chevy Chase Club
    Metropolitan Club

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