Edwin Allan Lightner Edit Profile
AB, Princeton University, 1930; graduate, National War College, 1949.
Joined Foreign Svc.,, unites states department State, Washington, 1930; assigned to, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, 1930-1935; assigned to, Argentina, Latvia, Oslo, 1935-1940; assigned to, Moscow, Stockholm, 1942-1943; assistant political adviser, United States member, European Advisory Commission, London, 1944-1945; assistant chief, then associate chief Center European affairs, unites states department State, 1945-1948; deputy director Office Political Affairs, United States High Commission, Frankfurt, Germany, 1949-1951; deputy chief mission, counselor, American Embassy, Seoul, 1951-1953; United States land commissioner for Bavaria, Munich, 1953-1956; deputy assistant secretary state for public affairs, unites states department State, 1956-1959; assistant chief of mission and United States minister, Berlin, 1959-1963; United States ambassador to Kingdom of Libya, 1963-1965; State Department representative, Water Resources Task Force, 1965-1966; deputy commandant foreign affairs, National War College, 1966-1969; ambassador-in-residence, Dayton Miami Valley Consortium, 1969-1970.
Member Metropolitan Club (Washington).
Edwin Allan and Helen Cleveland (Chute) L. Married Dorothy M. Boyce, 1953. Children: Edwin Allan III, John Boyce, Mary Elizabeth.