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Foreign service officer , historian

Samuel Edwin Fry, was American foreign service officer, historian. Member 50th Anniversary council Battle of Normandy Foundation With United States Army, 1957-1960. Member Arctic Institute North America, American Association Indian Affairs, Phi Beta Kappa (president Washington chapter 1989-1990), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Fry,, Samuel Edwin was born on December 1, 1934 in New York City. Son of S. Edwin and Katharine Lucille (Zink) Fry.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1956. Master of Arts, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1957. Master of Arts, University Massachusetts, 1965.

Career

Vice consul, United States Consulate, Trieste, Italy, 1961-1963;economics director office Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics affairs, unites states department State, Washington, 1964-1966;consul United States embassy, Moscow, 1967-1969;economics officer United States embassy, Oslo, 1969-1972;director operations center, unites states department State, Washington, 1972-1974;deputy ambassador, Helsinki, Finland, 1976-1981;deputy ambassador, Bucharest, Romania, 1981-1984;director public programs, unites states department State, Washington, 1985-1988;member United States delegation, 43d United Nations General Assembly, 1988-1989;office of history, unites states department State, Washington, 1990-1991. Lecturer U. Alaska, Fairbanks, since 1992.

Membership

Member 50th Anniversary council Battle of Normandy Foundation With United States Army, 1957-1960. Member Arctic Institute North America, American Association Indian Affairs, Phi Beta Kappa (president Washington chapter 1989-1990), Phi Kappa Phi. Clubs: DACOR (Washington).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: puppetry, kayaking.

Connections

Married Polly Wing Gann, July 25, 1965 (divorced January 1976).

father:
S. Edwin Fry,

mother:
Katharine Lucille (Zink) Fry,

spouse:
Polly Wing Gann