Nomination of Clayton E. McManaway, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Haiti

September 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Clayton E. McManaway, Jr., of the District of Columbia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to Haiti. He would succeed Ernest H. Preeg.

Mr. McManaway served in the United States Navy as lieutenant in 1955 - 1957. In 1959 he was bond underwriting apprentice with the Fidelity and Casualty Co. of New York in San Francisco, Calif. In 1959 - 1960 he was flight purser with Trans World Airlines in New York City, and in the foreign advertising department of the Borden Food Co. in 1960 - 1961.

He was with the Agency for International Development in 1961 - 1971; successively serving as executive trainee (1961 - 1962); Assistant Program Officer, then acting Program Officer, USAID Mission on Phnom Penh (1962 - 1964); Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Vietnam Affairs (1964 - 1965); Deputy Program Director, USAID Mission in Saigon (1965 - 1966); Assistant Director of Plans and Evaluations in the Office of Civil Operations in Saigon (1966 - 1967); Director of Plans, Policies and Programs, MACV/CORDS, in Saigon (1967 - 1970). In 1970 - 1971 he was on detail as fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. In 1971 - 1973 he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Office of Systems and Analysis, Department of Defense. In 1975 he was on detail to the Department of State as Deputy Director of the Presidential Task Force for the Evacuation of Saigon and the Resettlement of Refugees from Indochina.

Mr. McManaway served at the Department of State in 1975 as Deputy Assistant Secretary/Acting Director of the Sinai Support Mission. In the Department he was Director of Management Operations (1976 - 1978), Senior Inspector of the Office of the Inspector General (1978), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Classification/Declassification Center (1978 - 1981), and Deputy Executive Secretary (1981 - 1983).

Mr. McManaway graduated from the University of South Carolina (B.S., 1955) and the American Institute of Foreign Trade (B.A., 1959). He was born March 5, 1933, in Greenville, S.C.