Donald Yukio Yamamoto, American former ambassador.
Yamamoto, Donald Yukio was born on March 13, 1953 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Hideo and Lillian Yamamoto.
Bachelor, Columbia College, 1975. East Asian certified, Columbia University, 1978. Master of Arts in International Affairs, Columbia University, New York City, 1978.
With Foreign Service United States Department State, since 1980, staff aide to ambassador Beijing, human rights officer, 1989, principal officer Fukuoka Consulate Japan, charge d'Affaires United States Embassy Asmara, Eritrea, deputy director East African Affairs Washington, 1998—2000, United States ambassador to Republic of Djibouti, 2000—2003, deputy assistant secretary Bureau African Affairs Washington, 2003—2006, United States ambassador to Ethiopia Addis Ababa, 2006—2009.
Married Margaret Darling, December 11, 1982. 1 child, Michael.