Nomination of Milton Frank To Be United States Ambassador to Nepal


September 10, 1987


The President today announced his intention to nominate Milton Frank, of California, as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Nepal. He would succeed Leon Jerome Weil.


In 1986 Mr. Frank was a member of the Presidential delegation to the coronation of His Majesty the King of Swaziland, with the rank of Special Ambassador, and was also appointed a member and named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation. Since 1985 he has been assistant to the president (consultant) of Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. From 1983 to 1986, Mr. Frank was a consultant in public relations and public affairs in Santa Monica, CA. He was the director of public affairs for the California State University system in Long Beach, 1969 - 1983.


Mr. Frank graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1941) and Boston University (M.S., 1958). He served in the United States Army Air Corps, 1942 - 1945, and the United States Air Force, 1946 - 1968, retiring as a colonel. Mr. Frank is articulate in Portuguese and Spanish. He was born November 18, 1919, in Reno, NV. Mr. Frank has one child and resides in Garden City, NY.