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Foreign service officer

Douglas Arthur Zischke, American foreign service officer. Board directors Boy Scouts Am; director Lutheran Church 1973-1974. Served with Signal Corps, Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired.

Background

Zischke, Douglas Arthur was born on May 24, 1929 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Son of Arthur Gustav and Alice Minetta (Wedeking) Zischke.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Wisconsin, 1951;Master of Science cum laude, University of Wisconsin, 1952.

Career

Joined United States Foreign Service, 1957. Technical editor Forest Service, Madison, 1955-1957. Assistant information officer United States Information Service, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1957-1958, La Paz, Bolivia, 1958-1959.

Assistant cultural affairs officer, branch public affairs officer Mexico, 1960-1965. Information specialist Washington, 1965-1967. Public affairs officer Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1967-1969.

Deputy public affairs officer Buenos Aires, 1969-1971. Public affairs officer Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1971—1974. Assigned to the United States Army War College, 1974-1975.

Deputy public affairs officer American embassy Tehran, Iran, 1975-1978. Cultural coordinator USICA, Washington, 1979-1980. International consultant, 1980-1986.

Foreign affairs advisor State Department, 1986-1998.

Membership

Board directors Boy Scouts Am. Director Lutheran Church 1973-1974. Served with Signal Corps, Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

Member Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired.

Connections

Married Janice Mae Kuehnemann, June 8, 1957. Children: Mark Douglas, Deborah Jan, Todd Lincoln.

father:
Arthur Gustav Zischke

mother:
Alice Minetta (Wedeking) Zischke

spouse:
Janice Mae Kuehnemann

children:
Mark Douglas Zischke

Deborah Jan Zischke

Todd Lincoln Zischke