- The President today announced his intention to nominate James Daniel Theberge, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to Chile. He would succeed George W. Landau.
- Mr. Theberge served in the United States Marine Corps as first lieutenant in 1952-54. He was with the Department of State as economic adviser in Buenos Aires (1961-64), and head of the lending coordination staff (1965-66). In 1966-69 he was adviser and senior economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C., and in 1970-75, was director of Latin American Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies, at Georgetown University. He was Ambassador to Nicaragua in 1975-77. Mr. Theberge was president of the Institute for Conflict and Policy Studies, Washington, D.C., in 1977-79, and senior development adviser of the Planning Reseach Corp., New York, N.Y., in 1979-81. Since 1981 he has been special adviser on inter-American Affairs, Department of Defense.
- Mr. Theberge graduated from Columbia University (B.A., 1952); Oxford University (M.A., 1960); and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1965). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born December 28, 1930, in Oceanside, N.Y.
Publications, Contact, Resources and Notes
- Public Papers of the Presidents, November 6, 1981, Nomination of James Daniel Theberge To Be United States Ambassador to Chile, CITE: 1981 Pub. Papers 1016