James Perry Thurber Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Stanford University, 1950. Master of Science in international relations, George Washington University, 1974.
Reporter/editor Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1952-1956. Academy administrator Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1956-1963, assistant provost, 1963-1967. Foreign service information officer United States Embassies, Tanzania, Malawi, Nigeria, 1967-1973.
Student National War College, Washington, 1973-1974. Chief, political guidance United States Information Agency, 1974-1978. Director United States Information Service, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1978-1981.
Director for Middle East, Southern Asia United States Information Agency, Washington, 1982-1986. Director United States Information Service Canada, Ottawa, since 1986.
Mayor City of Los Altos, California, 1962-1966. Member California State Center Committee Democratic Organization, California, 1962-1966. Commissioner, San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission, 1966-1967.
President board directors, International School, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1979-1981. Member National Press Club, Ottawa, Rideau Tennis Club, Ottawa.
Married Emily Maulsby Forrest, August 8, 1950. Children: James, Harriette, Alexander, Mary.