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academic administrator , ambassador , educator , Lawyer

Ambler Holmes Moss, American Academic administrator, educator, lawyer, former ambassador. Bar: District of Columbia, Florida.


Moss,, Ambler Holmes was born on September 1, 1937 in Baltimore. Son of Ambler Holmes and Dorothea Dandridge (Williams) Moss.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1960;Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1970.


Joined Foreign Service, Department State, 1964. Vice consul Barcelona, 1964—1966. Adviser United States delegate to Organization of American States, 1966—1969.

Spanish desk officer Department State, Washington, 1968—1970. Associate Coudert Brothers, 1971—1973, resident attorney Brussels, 1973—1976. Member United States Negotiating Team for Panama Canal treaties, 1977.

Deputy assistant Secretary of State, Washington, 1977—1978. Ambassador to Panama American Embassy, Panama City, 1978—1982. Of counsel Greenberg, Traurig, LLP, Miami, 1982—1987, since 1995.

Professor University Miami, Florida, since 1984, dean Graduate School International Studies, 1984—1994. Board directors Espirito Santo Bank of Florida, Caucedo Investments Inc.


  • Bar: District of Columbia, Florida.


Member Panama Canal Consultative Committee, board visitors United States Army School of the American mathematical society, Fort Benning, Georgia Served with United States Navy, 1960-1964. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, Inter-American Bar Association, American Foreign Svc. Association, Council Foreign Rels., American Legion, Inter-American Dialogue (Washington), Navy League, Greater Miami Chamber of C. (governor 1983-1986), Royal Institute International Affairs (London), International Institute Strategic Studies (London), Army and Navy Club, Order of the Coif.


Married Serena Welles, May 6, 1972. Children: Ambler H., Benjamin Sumner, Serena Montserrat, Nicholas George Oliver.

Ambler Holmes Moss,

Dorothea Dandridge (Williams) Moss,

Serena Welles

Ambler H. Moss,

Benjamin Sumner Moss,

Serena Montserrat Moss,

Nicholas George Oliver Moss,