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United States Ambassador to Thailand

Eric G. John, United States Ambassador to Thailand.

Background

John, Eric G. was born in 1960 in New Castle, Indiana, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1982. Degree in National Security Studies, National War College.

Career

Joined United States Foreign Service, Washington, 1983, deputy director Korean Affairs. Deputy principal officer United States Consulate General, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Member Orderly Departure Program United States Embassy, Bangkok, 1989—1992, with Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, minister counselor political affairs Seoul, 2002—2005.

Deputy assistant secretary Southeast Asian Affairs, Bureau East Asian & Pacific Affairs United States Department State, 2005—2007, United States ambassador to Kingdom of Thailand Bangkok, since 2007.

Connections

Married Sophia John; children: Adam, Nicole(deceased).

spouse:
Sophia John

children:
Adam John

Nicole John (deceased)