Mr. John Dean Gunther New U.S. Ambassador to India
Washington — President and will nominate W. Spain to be the next U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and John Gunther Dean to be the next ambassador to India, the White House announced Monday.
Spain 58 began his diplomatic career in Japan in 1949 and since 1982 has been a foreign affairs fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Affairs and the Rand Corp. Spain would succeed John Hathaway Reed. Dean, 59, began his career in government as an economic analyst for the Economic Cooperation Administration in 1950 and held a number of posts in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Dean became ambassador to Lebanon in 1978 and has served since 1981 as the chief U.S. envoy to Thailand. He would succeed Harry G. Barnes Jr. in New Delhi.
Reagan also will nominate Lydia Glover of Columbia, S.C., to be USS. Marshal for South Carolina, the White House said. Glover, 36, is an agent with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.