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John Samuel Davison was American, Belgian ambassador. Member American Foreign Service Association, American Association Rhodes Scholars, District of Columbia Bar Association.

Background

Davison, John Samuel was born on May 21, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University of Oxford, EnglandMaster of Arts, University of Oxford, EnglandBachelor, Harvard UniversityJuris Doctor, Harvard University.

Career

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.

Membership

Member American Foreign Service Association, American Association Rhodes Scholars, District of Columbia Bar Association.

Connections

Married Judith Kapp Davison ( divorced). Children: Alice, Juliet. Married Therese Davison.

2 stepchildren: Gwenaelle, Jean-Francois.

spouses:
Judith Kapp Davison

Therese Davison

children:
Alice Davison

Juliet Davison

Gwenaelle Davison

Jean-Francois Davison