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Paul Daniel Taylor, American Ambassador. Recipient Meritorious Honor award unites states department State, 1972, Presidential Meritorious Svc. award, 1989; decorated Order of Merit of Duarte, Sanchez and Mella (Dominican Repubic), 1992 M C. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1960-1963.

Background

Taylor, Paul Daniel was born on May 16, 1939 in Lockport, New York, United States. Son of Charles Erwin and Anita (Schweigert) Taylor.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1960. Master in Public Administration, Harvard University, 1967.

Career

Associate director, Peace Corps, Quito, Ecuador, 1965-1966;various foreign service assignments, Bangkok, Sao Paulo and Washington, 1967-1976;chief food policy division, Department State, Washington, 1976-1977;economics commercial counselor, United States Embassy, Madrid, 1978-1981;deputy chief of mission, United States Embassy, Guatemala, 1981-1984;deputy assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs, United States Embassy, Guatemala, 1985-1988;United States ambassador to the Domican Republic, United States Embassy, Santo Domingo, since 1988.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1960-1963.

Connections

Married Dorcas Ann Billings, August 9, 1962. Jonathan, Katherine, Matthew.

father:
Charles Erwin Taylor

mother:
Anita (Schweigert) Taylor

spouse:
Dorcas Ann Billings