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Kenneth Nordly Skoug,, American diplomat. Recipient Orden del Libertador President Venezuela, 1990. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, American Foreign Service Association, National War College Alumni, Concord Coalition, Fund for Animals, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, League of Conservation Voters.

Background

Skoug,, Kenneth Nordly was born on December 2, 1931 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of Kenneth Nordly and Cecile Marjorie (Stevens) Skoug.

Education

AB, Columbia College, 1953. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1964.

Career

Technician Minnesota Civil Service Department, St. Paul, 1953-1954. With Foreign Service, Department State, 1957-1990. Vice consul American Consulate General, Munich, 1959-1961, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1961-1963.

1st secretary American Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1967-1969. Deputy director Germany Department State, Washington, 1969-1973, inspector, 1974-1976. Counselor American Embassy, Moscow, 1976-1979, Caracas, Venezuela, 1979-1982.

Coordinator for Cuba, Department State, Washington, 1982-1988. Minister-counselor, charge d'Affaires American Embassy, Caracas, 1988-1990. Retired, 1990.

Membership

With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, American Foreign Service Association, National War College Alumni, Concord Coalition, Fund for Animals, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, League of Conservation Voters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, humane, environmental, traveling.

Connections

Married Martha Gladys Reed, September 13, 1958. Children: Mississippi Reed Stevens, Kenneth Nordly III.

father:
Kenneth Nordly Skoug,

mother:
Cecile Marjorie (Stevens) Skoug,

spouse:
Martha Gladys Reed

children:
Mississippi Reed Stevens Skoug,

Kenneth Nordly III Skoug,