THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Atlanta, Georgia) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 11, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JOSEPH LIMPRECHT AS AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA The President announced today his intent to nominate Joseph
Limprecht to be U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Albania.
Mr. Joseph Limprecht, born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, is a legal resident of Virginia. He joined the Foreign Service in 1975 and is now a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor. He has served in Bonn, Berlin, Islamabad and Washington. He is currently Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He speaks German and Uzbek.
Mr. Limprecht graduated from the University of Chicago and earned a Ph.D. in History from the University of California at Berkeley. He is married to the former Nancy Silverman, also of Omaha. Their daughters, Alma, 22, and Eleanor, 21, live in Chicago and Blacksburg, Virginia, respectively.