John Samuel Davison Edit Profile
Bachelor, University of Oxford, England Master of Arts, University of Oxford, England Bachelor, Harvard University Juris Doctor, Harvard University.
With, Foreign Svc., since 1961; with, Foreign Svc., Brussels, 1963-1965; political officer, Foreign Svc., Leopoldville, Zaire, 1963-1965; research analyst for Africa, Department of State, 1972-1974; desk officer, Nigeria, 1969-1970; staff assistant bureau African affairs, Department of State, 1972-1974; politico-military affairs officer, Foreign Svc., 1974-1975; deputy chief mission, Foreign Svc., Niamey, Niger, 1975; deputy chief mission, Foreign Svc., Antananarivo, Madagascar, 1980-1981; deputy chief mission, Foreign Svc., Khartoum, Sudan, 1981-1983; charge d'affaires, Foreign Svc., Cotonou, Benin, 1978-1980; charge d'affaires, Foreign Svc., Maseru, Lesotho, 1983-1984; deputy political adviser, United States Mission to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 1984-1987; director East African Affairs, Department of State, 1987-1991; senior examiner, Board Foreign Svc. Examiners, 1991-1993; United States ambassador to Niger, since 1993.
Member American Foreign Service Association, American Association Rhodes Scholars, District of Columbia Bar Association.
Married Judith Kapp Davison ( divorced). Children: Alice, Juliet. Married Therese Davison.
2 stepchildren: Gwenaelle, Jean-Francois.