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The President has announced his intention to nominate Robert C. Frasure, of West Virginia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Estonia.
Currently Dr. Frasure serves as the Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn, Estonia. Prior to this, Dr. Frasure served as the Africa Director of the National Security Council at the White House, 1990 - 1991; Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1988 - 1990; Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, 1986 - 1988; and Political Officer at the U.S. Embassy in London, England, 1982 - 1986. From 1980 to 1982, he served in the Southern Africa Office of the State Department.
Dr. Frasure graduated from West Virginia University (B.A., 1964; M.A., 1965) and Duke University (Ph.D., 1971). He was born April 20, 1942, in Morgantown, WV. Dr. Frasure is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, VA.