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John Dimitri Negroponte

John Dimitri Negroponte, American former federal agency administrator, former Director of National Intelligence. Recipient Golden Plate award, Academy Achievement, 2006.

Background

  • Negroponte, John Dimitri was born on July 21, 1939 in London. Son of Dimitri John and Catherine (Coumantaros) Negroponte.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1960.

    Career

    • Commissioned foreign service officer United States Department State, 1960. Vice consul Hong Kong, 1961—1963. 2nd secretary Saigon, 1964—1968.

      Member United States Delaware to Paris Peace Talks on Vietnam, 1968—1969. Member staff National Security Council, 1970—1973. Political counselor American Embassy, Quito, Ecuador, 1973—1975, consul general Thessaloniki, Greece, 1975—1977.

      Deputy assistant secretary for oceans & fisheries affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1977—1979, deputy assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, 1980—1981, United States ambassador to Honduras Tegucigalpa, 1981—1985, assistant secretary for oceans and international environmental and science affairs Washington, 1985—1987. Deputy assistant to President for national security affairs National Security Council, 1987—1989. United States ambassador to Mexico United States Department State, Mexico City, 1989—1993, United States ambassador to The Philippines Manilla, 1993—1996, special coordinator for post-1999 United States presence in Panama, 1996—1997.

      Executive vice president global markets McGraw-Hill Companies, New York City, 1997—2001. Permanent United States representative to United Nations United States Department State, 2001—2004, United States ambassador to Iraq Baghdad, 2004—2005. Director Office National Intelligence, Washington, 2005—2007.

      Deputy secretary United States Department State, 2007—2009.

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    Co-president United States/Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange, 1997—2001. Chairman The French-American Foundation, 1998—2001. Member executive committee United States Council for International Business, 1998—2001.

    Member of Foreign Policy Association, American Academy Diplomacy, Council on Foreign Relations, American Foreign Service Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, skiing, reading, history.

    Connections

    • Married Diana Mary Villiers, December 14, 1976. Children: Marina, Alexandra, John, George, Sophia.
    • father: Dimitri John Negroponte
    • mother: Catherine (Coumantaros) Negroponte
    • spouse: Diana Mary Villiers
    • children: Marina Negroponte
    • Alexandra Negroponte
    • John Negroponte
    • George Negroponte
    • Sophia Negroponte
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    Born July 21, 1939
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    • 1960
      Yale University
    • 1960
      Commissioned foreign service officer, United States Department State
    • 1961 - 1963
      vice consul Hong Kong
    • 1964 - 1968
      2nd secretary, Saigon
    • 1968 - 1969
      member, United States Delaware to Paris Peace Talks on Vietnam
    • 1970 - 1973
      member, staff National Security Council
    • 1973 - 1975
      political counsel, or American Embassy
      Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
    • 1977 - 1979
      deputy assistant, secretary for oceans & fisheries affairs United States Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      deputy assistant, to President for national security affairs National Security Council
    • 1989 - 1993
      United States ambassador, to Mexico United States Department State
    • 1997 - 2001
      executive, vice president global markets McGraw-Hill Companies
    • 2005 - 2007
      director, Office National Intelligence
      Washington, United States
    • 2007 - 2009
      deputy secretary, United States Department State
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