THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES HIS INTENTION TO NOMINATE CURTIS WARREN KAMMAN TO BE AMBASSADOR TO BOLIVIA
President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate Curtis Warren Kamman, of the District of Columbia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, as Ambassador to the Republic of Bolivia. In 1991 he was appointed United States Ambassador to the Republic of Chile.
Mr. Kamman was a Guide at the 1959 U. S. Exhibition in Moscow and subsequently worked as a teaching fellow at Yale before entering the Foreign Service in 1960. He served at posts in Mexico, Hong Kong, the Soviet Union, and Kenya in his early career. Later, he was Director of East African Affairs in the State Department, Political Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission in Moscow, Chief of the U. S. Interests Section in Havanna (1985-1987), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1987- 1989), and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs (1989-1991).
Mr. Kamman was born in Chicago, IL, on January 15, 1939. He received a B. A. from Yale University in 1959. His foreign languages are Spanish, Russian, Mongolian and French. Mr. Kamman is married and has three sons.