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Rush Walker Taylor,, American ambassador.


Taylor,, Rush Walker was born on November 3, 1934 in Little Rock. Son of Rush Walker and Hallie (Nuckols) Taylor.


AB, Harvard University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1959. Graduate, Armed Forces Staff College, 1969.

Graduate, National War College, 1979.


Joined Foreign Service, United States Department State, 1962. Vice consul United States Embassy, Yaounde, Cameroon, 1962-1965, assistant to ambassador Rome, 1965-1967. Staff member Bureau European Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1967-1970, staff assistant to secretary, 1970-1971, special assistant to secretary, 1971-1972.

Principal officer United States Embassy, Oporto, Portugal, 1972-1975, deputy chief of mission, charge d' affaires Nassau, The Bahamas, 1975-1979. Staff member Office of Inspector General, Washington, 1979-1981. Director Office of Press Relations, 1981-1983.

Executive director United States Delaware High Frequency World Administration Radio Conference, Geneva, 1983-1984. Deputy coordinator, principal deputy director Bureau International Communications and Information Policy United States Department State, Washington, 1984-1988, United States ambassador to Togo Lome, 1988—1990.


Married Joanna Bellows, January 5, 1965. Children: Ann, Charlotte, Emily.

Rush Walker Taylor,

Hallie (Nuckols) Taylor,

Joanna Bellows

Emily Taylor,

Charlotte Taylor,

Ann Taylor,