The President today announced his intention to nominate William Graham Walker, of Maryland, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador to Argentina. He would succeed Terence A. Todman.
Ambassador Walker served as the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, 1988 - 92. Prior to this, he served at the Department of State as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Inter-American Affairs 1985 - 88; Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, 1982 - 84; and as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1980 - 82.
Ambassador Walker graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1960). He was born June 1, 1935, in Kearney, NJ. Ambassador Walker is married, has four children, and resides in Rockville, MD.