William Rex Crawford Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard, 1948; Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1950.
Joined, United States Foreign Service, 1951-1979; foreign service officer, Jidda, 1951-1953; foreign service officer, Venice, 1954; Arabic language training, 1955-1957; consul in Aden, charge d'affaires Yemen, 1957-1959; officer charge Arab-Israeli affairs, State Department, 1959-1964; officer charge Arab-Israeli affairs, State Department, Morocco, 1964-1967; officer charge Arab-Israeli affairs, State Department, Cyprus, 1968-1972; ambassador to, Yemen Arab Republic, 1972-1974; ambassador to, Cyprus, 1974-1978; principal deputy assistant secretary state for, Near Eastern and South Asian affairs, 1978-1979; executive director, National Committee to Honor 14th Centennial of Islam, 1979-1982; president, Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, 1982-1983; president, The Crawford Foundation, 1981-1991.
With United States Navy, 1948-1949. Member Middle East Institute Clubs: Hasty Pudding Institute, Dacor.
Married Celia Faulkner Clevenger, September 18, 1992. 1 child from previous marriage, Sarah Lowry.