Fredrick Carleton Ashley, American foreign service officer, political affairs officer. Recipient Distinguished Service award Government of S. Vietnam, 1966; Vietnam Service award Department State, 1968, Cash Performance award, 1985, Meritorious Service award, 1985. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960, 61-62.; Member Society Mayflower Descendants.
Junior political officer American Embassy, Madagascar, 1963-1964, provincial advisor to government of S. Vietnam, Saigon, 1964-1967, political affairs officer, Seoul, Korea, 1974-1978. Staff assistant Vietnam, Bureau E. Asian and Pacific Affairs, 1967-1969. Desk officer Cambodian affairs, Department State, 1970-1973.
Liaison officer Bureau Intelligence and Research, 1978-1980. Country officer Office of Korean Affairs, Bureau E. Asian and Pacific Affairs, 1980-1982. Deputy to director Office Multilateral Affairs, Bureau Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Washington, 1982-1984, director, 1984-1987.
Consultant in field, since 1987.