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Dayton S. Mak

AKA Dayton Seymour Mak

Born: 10-Jul-1917
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, SD

Gender: Male
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Kuwait, 1962-63

Military service: US Army (WWII 1941-45, first lieutenant)

Retired from the Foreign Service in 1970.

Wife: (m.)

    University: BS, University of Arizona (1939)
    University: Arabic language studies, University of Pennsylvania (detailed 1950-51)

    US State Department Beirut, Lebanon (1964-69)
    US Ambassador to Kuwait ad interim; established embassy (1961-62)
    US State Department Department of Near East Affairs (1958-61)
    US State Department Libya Desk Officer (1957-58)
    US State Department Second Secretary-Vice Consul, London (1954-57)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Tripoli, Libya (1951-54)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Jidda, Saudi Arabia (1949-50)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1948-49)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Foreign Service Auxiliary, Hamburg (1946-48)
    Middle East Institute
    Bronze Star
    Purple Heart

Author of books:
American Ambassadors in a Troubled World: Interviews with American Diplomats (1992, interviews, with Charles Stuart Kennedy)

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