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Peter R. Sommer

Peter R. Sommer, American diplomat.

Background

  • Sommer, Peter R. was born on March 17, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington University, 1962. Postgraduate, L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1963.

    Career

    • Research analyst Department of Defense United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Paris, 1965-1967. Staff assistant Senate Committee on Appropriations, 1967-1970. Defense planning analyst North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 1970-1975.

      Assistant for African Affairs Defense Security Assistance Agency Department of Defense, 1975-1978. Policy military attache American Embassy, London, 1978-1982. Director for European and Soviet Affairs National Security Council, 1982-1987.

      United States ambassador to Malta, from 1987.

    Connections

    • 2 children.
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    Died September 16, 2003
    (aged 65)
    • 1962
      Washington University
    • 1963
      L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques
    • 1965 - 1967
      Research analyst, Department of Defense United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Paris
    • 1967 - 1970
      staff assistant, Senate Committee on Appropriations
    • 1970 - 1975
      defense planning analyst, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1975 - 1978
      assistant, for African Affairs Defense Security Assistance Agency Department of Defense
    • 1978 - 1982
      policy military attache American Embassy
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1982 - 1987
      director, for European and Soviet Affairs National Security Council
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