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Gordon D. Giffin

Gordon D. GiffinBorn: c. 1949
Birthplace: Springfield, MA [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Diplomat, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Democratic [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Canada, 1997-2001

[1] Family moved to Montreal when Giffin was one year old.

[2] Treasurer of Senator Sam Nunn's campaign committee for two decades. General Counsel to the Democratic National Convention, 1992 and 1996. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1992 and 1996.

    High School: Richview Collegiate, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
    University: BA, Duke University (1971)
    Law School: JD, Emory Law School (1974)
    Professor: Adjunct Professor of Law, Emory Law School

    McKenna Long & Aldridge Senior Partner (2001-)
    US Ambassador to Canada (1997-2001)
    Overseas Private Investment Corporation Board of Directors (1993-97)
    White House Staff Deputy Director of Personnel (1992-93)
    Long Aldridge & Norman Senior Partner (1979-97)
    Hansell & Post Attorney (1979-84)
    Congressional Staff Director of Legislative Affairs & Chief Counsel to Sam Nunn (1975-79)
    Member of the Board of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (2001-)
    Member of the Board of TransAlta
    Member of the Board of Bowater (2003-)
    Member of the Board of Canadian National Railway (2001-)
    Member of the Board of Canadian Natural Resources (2002-)
    Kissinger Associates Board of Advisors
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Carter Center Board of Trustees
    Dean for America
    Democratic Leadership Council Board member (1984-96)
    Forward Together PAC
    Friends of Hillary
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John Kerry for President
    Obama for America
    Points of Light Foundation Advisory Board
    Santorum 2000
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Board of Advisors
    State Bar of Georgia
    District of Columbia Bar

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