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Sheldon B. Vance

AKA Sheldon Baird Vance

Born: 18-Jan-1917
Birthplace: Crookston, MN
Died: 12-Nov-1995
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Congo, 1969-74

Father: Erskine Ward Vance
Mother: Helen Baird
Wife: Jean Chambers (m. 28-Dec-1939, two sons)
Son: Robert Clarke Vance
Son: Stephen Baird Vance

    High School: Austin High School, Austin, MN (1935)
    University: BA, Carleton College (1939)
    Law School: Harvard University (1942)

    Vance, Joyce, Carbaugh & Fields (1977-89)
    US Official Cabinet Committee, International Narcotics Control (1974-77)
    US Ambassador to Congo (1969-74)
    US Ambassador to Chad (1967-69)
    US State Department Senior Foreign Service Inspector (1966-67)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1962-66)
    US State Department Director, Office of Central African Affairs (1961-62)
    US State Department Bureau of Africa, Middle East, and South Asia (1958-60)
    US State Department First Secretary, Brussels, Belgium (1954-58)
    US State Department Belgium-Luxembourg Desk Officer, Washington (1952-54)
    US State Department Desk Officer, Switzerland (1951-52)
    US State Department Consul, Martinique (1949-51)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Nice and Monaco (1946-49)
    US State Department Economic Analyst, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1942-46)

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