Abshire, David Manker

Born: Apr 11, 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Ambassadors, Diplomat


 1926 - Born on the 11th of April in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

1944 - He graduated from Baylor School.

1951 - He graduated from West Point, New York.

       - He fought in the  Korean War and was decorated as a company commander.

1959 - He received his doctorate in History from  Georgetown University.

1962 - He founded the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

1970 - He served as Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations.

1974 - He was a member of the Murphy Commission.

1975 - He was the chairman of the U.S. Board of International Broadcasting.

1980 - He was asked by President-elect Reagan to head the National Security Group.

       - He served for nine years on the board of Proctor & Gamble.

1981 - He became a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.

1983 - He was appointed to oversee the deployment of Pershing and Cruise missiles.

       - He was given the Distinguished Public Service Medal.

1991 - He became a member of President's Task Force on U.S. Government International
            Broadcasting.

2002 - He was elected President of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation of New York.

2005 - He is a Republican and the author of six books.


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