Public Papers

Nomination of Edward Hurwitz To Be United States Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan


The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Hurwitz, of the District of Columbia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

Currently Mr. Hurwitz serves as Deputy Examiner of the Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as Director of the Office of Analysis for the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe at the Department of State, 1988 - 91; Counsel General at the American Consulate in Leningrad, U.S.S.R., 1986 - 88; and Charge d'Affaires at the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1983 - 86.

Mr. Hurwitz graduated from Cornell University (A.B., 1952). He was born March 21, 1931, in New York, NY. Mr. Hurwitz served in the U.S. Army, 1953 - 55. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.