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Frank Cantelo Bennett,, Philippine, American diplomat. Board directors International School, Kuala Lumpur, 1973-1977, Langley School, McLean, Virginia, 1972-1973. Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1954; European Theatre of Operations; Member Royal Asiatic Society (Malaysian branch), American Foreign Service Association, Athenaeum Club, Rotary (Melbourne).

Background

Bennett,, Frank Cantelo was born on March 29, 1930 in Manila, Philippines. Son of Frank Cantelo and Katharine Q.R. (Renick) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor in History, University of California, Berkeley, 1952; Master of Arts in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1960.

Career

With, United States Foreign Service, 1956; political counselor, United States Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1973-1977; department director East Asian Regional Affairs, Department State, Washington, 1977-1978; director Office of Australian & New Zealand, Department State, Washington, 1978-1982; Foreign service inspector, unites states department State, Washington, 1982-1984; United States consul general, United States Consulate General, Melbourne, Australia, 1984-1988; senior fellow, National Institute Strategic Studies, Department Defense, 1988-1989; manager, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Victoria, 1990-1993; retired, 1993. Board directors Australian-American Ednl. Foundation, Canberra, Australia, 1984-1988.

Membership

Board of directors International School, Kuala Lumpur, 1973-1977, Langley School, McLean, Virginia, 1972-1973. Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1954. European Theatre of Operations.

Member Royal Asiatic Society (Malaysian branch), American Foreign Svc. Association, Athenaeum Club, Rotary (Melbourne).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking; sailing.

Connections

Married Janet Linden Penny, September 7, 1985. Children: Frank, Lindley Weinberg.

father:
Frank Cantelo Bennett,

mother:
Katharine Q.R. (Renick) Bennett,

spouse:
Janet Linden Penny

children:
Frank Bennett,

Lindley Weinberg Bennett,