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James Howard Holmes, American diplomat.

Background

Holmes, James Howard was born on April 1, 1943 in Boonville, New York, United States. Son of Robert Usher and Bertha Jeanete (Cook) Holmes.

Education

Bachelor, Colgate University, 1965. Postgraduate, Johns Hopkins University, 1967. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1970.

Postgraduate, National War College, 1984.

Career

Consular officer United States Consulate General, Lahore, Pakistan, 1968-1970. Pakistan desk officer Department of State, Washington, 1971-1973, deputy director Office Strategic Nuclear Policy, 1984-1986, director Office Strategic Nuclear Policy, 1986-1988, deputy director policy planning, 1988-1992. Staff assistant Office of President, White House, 1973-1976.

Political officer United States Embassy, Wellington, New Zealand, 1976-1979, political counselor Oslo, 1980-1983, deputy chief of mission Ankara, Turkey, 1992-1995. Coordinator eastern european assistance State Department, 1995-1998. Ambassador United States Embassy to Latvia, since 1998.

Connections

Married Constance Mary Cooper. Children: Rachel Leigh, Rebecca Kathleen.

father:
Robert Usher Holmes

mother:
Bertha Jeanete (Cook) Holmes

spouse:
Constance Mary Cooper

child:
Rachel Leigh Holmes

child:
Rebecca Kathleen Holmes