The President today announced his intention to nominate Curtis Warren Kamman, of the District of Columbia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Chile. He would succeed Charles A. Gillespie, Jr.
Since 1989 Mr. Kamman served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Canadian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research at the U.S. Department of State, 1987 - 1989.
Mr. Kamman graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1959). He was born January 15, 1939, in Chicago, IL. Mr. Kamman is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.