National Affairs: Appointed

New ambassadorial appointments:

Clifton Reginald Wharton, 61, to Norway. A foreign service man for 34 years, Wharton is the first U.S. Negro career diplomat to be named an ambassador. Born in Baltimore, he got his law degree at Boston University (cum laude), at first served primarily in African countries, was appointed President Eisenhower's Minister to Communist Rumania in 1958.

J. (for James) Graham Parsons, 53, to Sweden. One of the State Department's most knowledgeable Far Eastern experts, Yaleman "Jeff" Parsons has been Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs since 1959, was architect of the Eisenhower Administration Laos policy, which is now being...

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