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diplomat , consultant

Robert Charles Brewster, American diplomat, consultant. With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member National War College Alumni Association (president 1981-1983), Foggy Bottom Association (vice president 1984-1985, president 1985-1987), Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Brewster, Robert Charles was born on May 31, 1921 in Beatrice, Nebraska, United States. Son of Charles Lee and Lillian Asenath (French) Brewster.

Education

Student, Grinnell College, 1941. Bachelor of Arts Washington, 1943. Postgraduate, University Mexico, 1946.

Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1947. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Foreign affairs analyst, State Department, Washington, 1948-1949;foreign service officer, State Department, Washington, 1949-1981;3d secretary, American Embassy, Managua, Nicaragua, 1949-1951;2d secretary, American Embassy, 1951-1952;vice consul American consulate general, Stuttgart, Germany, 1952-1955;policy briefing officer, International Cooperation Administrationstaff assistant to under secretary of state for economics affairs, International Cooperation Administration, 1958;special assistant to under secretary of state, International Cooperation Administration, 1959-1960;assigned, National War College, 1960-1961;foreign service inspector, 1961-1963;counselor, American Embassy, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1964-1966;deputy executive director, bureau of European Affairs, 1966-1967;executive director, bureau of European Affairs, 1967-1969;deputy executive secretary, Department State, 1969-1971;director personnel, Department State, 1971-1973;ambassador, Ecuador, 1973-1976;coordinator for Law of Sea, Department State, 1976;deputy assistant secretary for oceans and international environmental and science affairs, Department State, 1977-1978;inspector general, Department State, 1979-1981;consultant, Department State, 1981-1989. Member District of Columbia Commision on Aging, 1984-1985. Board directors National Defense University Foundation, 1984-1987.

Member Committee on Research for Security of Future United States Embassy buildings National Academy Sciences, 1985-1986.

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member National War College Alumni Association (president 1981-1983), Foggy Bottom Association (vice president 1984-1985, president 1985-1987), Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary Virginia Blackman, February 22, 1951.

father:
Charles Lee Brewster

mother:
Lillian Asenath (French) Brewster

spouse:
Mary Virginia Blackman