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Swiss diplomat

Fritz Rudolf Staehelin, Swiss diplomat.

Background

Staehelin, Fritz Rudolf was born on August 5, 1928 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Son of Ernst and Madeleine (Schule) Staehelin.

Education

Student, Lehrerseminar, Zurich, 1949. Master of Arts, University Zurich, 1957.

Career

Assigned, Bern, Paris, 1958—1960, Cairo, 1960—1964. With Swiss Diplomatic Service, since 1958. Member Swiss Delaware to Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1964—1968.

Deputy head delegate, 1968—1969. Member division commerce Ministry Economic Affairs, 1969—1975, head development policy, 1970—1975. President United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Board, 1973—1974.

Minister, deputy head Swiss Mission European Economic Community, 1975—1980. Ambassador Japan, 1980—1984. Director Swiss development cooperation and humanitarian aid Ministry Foreign Affairs.

Connections

Married Mary Katherine James, July 28, 1956. Children: Margaret K., Brigit L., Christine M., Bettina M.

father:
Ernst Staehelin

mother:
Madeleine (Schule) Staehelin

spouse:
Mary Katherine James

children:
Margaret K. Staehelin

Brigit L. Staehelin

Christine M. Staehelin

Bettina M. Staehelin