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William Clark, Jr.

Born: Oct 12, 1930

Death: Jan 22, 2008

Birthplace: Oakland

Nationality: United States

William Clark, Jr.

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1930
Date of Death : Jan 22, 2008
Birth Place : Oakland

William Clark, Jr. was a diplomat in the United States Foreign Service and a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor. He was named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to India in 1989. He succeeded John R. Hubbard. Clark was born in Oakland, California. Prior to his ambassadorial appointment, Mr. Clark served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Prior to this, he served for 4 years as Minister and deputy chief of mission for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan; and as deputy chief of mission and Charge d'affaires for the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. After his tour as ambassador, Clark was president of the Japan Society, Inc. As of 2007, he was Managing Director of Hills and Company. Mr. Clark received a bachelor's degree and honorary Doctor of Letters from San Jose State College. He studied at the University of Southern California Law School and Columbia University School of International Affairs. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1949–1953.

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