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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release October 13, 1993


President Clinton announced his intention today to nominate K. Terry Dornbush to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Edward Elliott Elson to be Ambassador to Denmark.

K. Terry Dornbush, a private investor from Atlanta, is the formerly proprietor of The Dornbush Group, Inc., and has been Chairman and CEO of the Dixie Bag Company, President of DOAG USA, Inc., and Chairman of Thermo-Materials Corporation. In addition, he was a founder and director of the First Women's Bank of New York, and has been a director of such companies as the Knight Transportation Company, Southeastern Bonded Warehouses and WFI Transport. An Army Reserve veteran, Dornbush graduated from Vanderbilt University, and attended the Emory University School of Law and New York Institute of Finance. He and his wife, Marilyn Pierce Dornbush, have three grown children. He is sixty years old.

Edward Elliott Elson currently serves as Director of the RF&P Corporation of Virginia State Retirement System, and as a Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. He has previously been Rector of the University of Virginia, and served on its Board of Visitors. He served for more than twenty years as President of Elson's, and Executive Vice President of the Atlanta News Agency, Inc. and Airport News Corporation of Atlanta. Elson, 59, is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Emory University Law School. He and his wife, Suzanne Goodman Elson, have three children.

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