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Harry Walter Shlaudeman was American, Colombian diplomat. Recipient Distinguished Honor award Department State, 1966, President Distinguished Service award, 1988, Brazil's Order of Cruzeiro Benementium, 1989, President Medal Freedom, 1992. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Academy Diplomacy, San Luis Obispo Golf and Country Club, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Shlaudeman, Harry Walter was born on May 17, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Karl Whitman and Florence (Pixley) Shlaudeman.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1952.

Career

Joined, United States Foreign Svc., 1955;vice consul, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1955-1956;political officer, Bogotá, Colombia, 1956-1958;assigned language training, Washington, 1958-1959;consul, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1960-1962;chief political section, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1962-1964;officer charge Dominican Affairs, State Department, 1964-1966;assistant director, Office Caribbean Affairs, 1965-1966;senior seminar foreign policy, State Department, 1966-1967;special assistant to secretary state, State Department, 1967-1969;deputy chief of mission, Santiago, Chile, 1969-1973;deputy assistant secretary state for Inter-American affairs, Washington, 1973-1975;ambassador to Venezuela, 1975-1976;assistant secretary state for Inter-American affairs, 1976-1977;ambassador to Peru, 1977-1980;ambassador to Argentina, 1980-1983;executive director, National Bipartisan Commision on Central American, 1983-1984;special ambassador to Center American, 1984-1986;ambassador to Brazil, Brasilia, 1986-1989;ambassador to Nicaragua, 1990-1992;retired, 1992.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Academy Diplomacy, San Luis Obispo Golf and Country Club, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Carol Jean Dickey, August 7, 1948. Children: Karl Frederick, Katherine Estelle, Harry Richard.

father:
Karl Whitman Shlaudeman

mother:
Florence (Pixley) Shlaudeman

spouse:
Carol Jean Dickey

children:
Karl Frederick Shlaudeman

Katherine Estelle Shlaudeman

Harry Richard Shlaudeman