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Jon Meade Huntsman,, United States Ambassador to China, former Governor of Utah. State director Utah Reagan-Bush campaign, Salt Lake City, 1984; chairman Utah Reagan-Bush Inaugural Committee, Salt Lake City, 1985; national delegate Republican Convention, 1984, 86. Member International Club Washington, Asia Society.

Background

Huntsman,, Jon Meade was born on March 26, 1960 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of Jon Meade and Karen (Haight) Huntsman.

Education

AB, University of Pennsylvania, 1987.

Career

Special assistant to chairman Republican National Committee, Washington, 1982. Staff assistant The White House, 1983. State director Utah Reagan-Bush campaign, Salt Lake City, 1984.

Vice president, director Huntsman Pacific Chemical Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan, 1987-1988. Deputy assistant secretary International Trade Administration United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1989-1990, deputy assistant secretary for East Asia & Pacific Affairs, 1990-1991. United States ambassador to Singapore United States Department State, 1992—1993.

Deputy United States Trade Republican Office United States Trade Republican, Executive Office of the President, Washington, 2001—2003. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Huntsman Family Holdings Company LLC, 2003—2004. Governor State of Utah, Salt Lake City, 2005—2009.

United States ambassador to China United States Department State, Beijing, since 2009. Chairman United States-China Commercial Commission Groups, Washington, 1990-1991, United States-Mongolia Trade Facilitation Group, 1990-1991. Executive secretary United States-Thailand Joint Commercial Commission, 1990-1991, United States Pacific Islands Joint Commercial Commission, 1990-1991.

President, Chief Executive Officer Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 1995-2001.

Views

Human beings can become like gods. However, this doesn't mean that human beings can grow to replace God. Nor do human beings become equal to God.

Humans can become one with God by becoming part of God - they remain separate beings, but take on the attributes of God.

Membership

State director Utah Reagan-Bush campaign, Salt Lake City, 1984. Chairman Utah Reagan-Bush Inaugural Committee, Salt Lake City, 1985. National delegate Republican Convention, 1984, 86.

Member International Club Washington, Asia Society.

Connections

Married Mary Katherine Cooper, November 18, 1983. Children: Mary Anne, Abigail, Elizabeth, Jon III, William. Adopted children: Gracie Mei, Asha Bharati.

father:
Jon Meade Huntsman,

mother:
Karen (Haight) Huntsman,

spouse:
Mary Katherine Cooper

children:
Mary Anne Huntsman,

Abigail Huntsman,

Elizabeth Huntsman,

Jon III Huntsman,

William Huntsman,

Gracie Mei Huntsman,

Asha Bharati Huntsman,