John A. Burroughs, Jr.

John A. Burroughs, Jr.
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Burroughs in 1981
United States Ambassador to Uganda
In office
August 12, 1988 - August 28, 1991
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byRobert Gordon Houdek
Succeeded byJohnnie Carson
United States Ambassador to Malawi
In office
May 7, 1981 - June 9, 1984
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byHarold E. Horan
Succeeded byWeston Adams
Personal details
Born(1936-07-31) July 31, 1936 (age 81)
Washington, D.C.)
Alma materUniversity of Iowa
ProfessionCareer Diplomat


John Andrew Burroughs, Jr. (created July 31, 1936 in Washington, D.C.) was america Ambassador to Malawi from 1981–1984 and america Ambassador to Uganda from 1988-1991. He was a lineman for the College or university of Iowa soccer group before spending over three years in government assistance.

College career

John Burroughs was raised in Washington, DC, before arriving at the University or college of Iowa. He performed football for Mentor Forest Evashevski from 1956-1958. Throughout that period, the Hawkeyes received two Big Ten championships and two Rose Dish video games. Burroughs graduated in 1959 having a degree in politics science.

Political career

Burroughs began his profession as a sociable science instructor in Washington, DC, in 1959. He offered successively as passport examiner in 1960-63, Associate Chief of Unique Services Branch from the Passport Workplace in 1963-64, and administrative associate in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs in 1964-66. He used in the Department from the Navy in 1966, where he journeyed the world using the Secretary from the Navy as well as the Associate Secretary of Protection and was granted a Merrill Trust Fellowship to wait the Stanford University or college Executive Program.Burroughs returned towards the Division of Condition in 1977 while deputy associate secretary for Equivalent Employment Chance. In 1980, he received the department's First-class Services Award from your under secretary of administration for his attempts in increasing the amount of minorities and ladies in the U.S. Foreign Services Official Corps. Burroughs became USA ambassador towards the Republic of Malawi in 1981 and offered in that capability for 3 years. He later on offered as USA ambassador to Uganda from 1988-1991. Burroughs retired from authorities services in 1994.