Nomination of Richard
Newton Holwill To Be United
States Ambassador to Ecuador
April 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Newton Holwill to be Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador. He would succeed
Fernando Enrique Rondon.
1983 Mr. Holwill has been a Deputy Assistant
Secretary for Inter-American Affairs at the Department of State. He has also been
a member of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Commission since 1983.
Prior to this, he was vice president of government information for the Heritage
Foundation, 1981 - 1983; vice president of Energy Decisions, Inc., 1980; and
consultant and managing editor of Energy Decisions, 1977 - 1980. From 1974 to
1977, he was a White House correspondent for National Public Radio.
Holwill graduated from Louisiana State University (B.A., 1968). He was
born October 9, 1945, in Shreveport, LA. He served in the United
States Marine Corps, 1969 - 1971. He is married, has two children, and resides
in Washington, DC.
Nomination of George
Edward Moose To Be United States Ambassador to Senegal
April 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate George Edward Moose, of Maryland, a career member of the
Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal. He would succeed Lannon Walker.
1987 Mr. Moose has been Director of the Office of Management Operations at the
Department of State and Deputy Director, 1986 - 1987. Prior to this, Mr. Moose
was: Ambassador to the People's Republic of Benin, 1983 - 1986; Deputy
Political Counselor for the United States Mission to the United Nations, 1980 -
1983; and international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations,
1979 - 1980. Mr. Moose was also Deputy Director in the Office of Southern
African Affairs, 1978 - 1979; Special Assistant in the Office of the Under
Secretary for Political Affairs, 1977 - 1978; analyst for the Office of African
Affairs in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, 1974 - 1976; and political
officer at the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados, 1972 - 1974. Mr. Moose
joined the Foreign Service in 1967.
Moose graduated from Grinnell College (B.A., 1966). He was
born June 23, 1944, in New York City. He is married and
resides in Washington, DC.
Nomination of Patrick
Butler To Be a Member of the National Council on the
April 12, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Patrick Butler to be a
member of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation on the
Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring January
He would succeed Walter Berns.
1985 Mr. Butler has been the vice president of Times Mirror in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was
the president of Patrick Butler & Co., 1982 - 1985. From 1980 to 1982, Mr.
Butler was the staff vice president of RCA Corp. He served as special assistant
to Senate Republican Leader Howard H. Baker, Jr., 1978 - 1980.
Butler attended the University of Tennessee. He was born October
in Hartselle, AL. Mr. Butler is married, has three
children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.