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Foreign service officer

Carleton Stevens Coon,, French, American foreign service officer.


Coon,, Carleton Stevens was born on April 27, 1927 in Paris, France. Son of Carleton Stevens and Mary (Goodale) Coon.


Bachelor cum laude, Harvard, 1949.


Joined United States Foreign Service, 1949, Kreis resident officer Germany, 1950-1952. 2d secretary embassy Damascus, Syria, 1952-1956, New Delhi, India, 1956-1959. Served on Cyprus, later India desks State Department, 1959-1963.

Consul, principal officer Tabriz, Iran, 1963-1965, India desk, 1965-1968. Assigned National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, 1968-1969. Director Presidential appointments staff, 1969-1970.

Counselor, deputy chief mission American embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1970-1973. Diplomat-in-residence Carleton College, 1973-1974. Minister-counselor, deputy chief mission American Embassy, Rabat, Morocco, 1974-1976.

Deputy director Foreign Service Institute, Washington, 1976-1979. Director Office North African Affairs, 1979-1981. Ambassador to Nepal Kathmandu, 1981-1984.

Now with Office Near Eastern Affairs Department State, Washington.


Married Janet January Wulsin, June 14, 1949 (deceased 1967). Children: William, Howard, Katharine, Elizabeth, Ellen, Richard. Married Jane S. Abell, January 2, 1968.

Carleton Stevens Coon,

Mary (Goodale) Coon,

Janet January Wulsin

Jane S. Abell

William Coon,

Howard Coon,

Katharine Coon,

Elizabeth Coon,

Ellen Coon,

Richard Coon,