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Name: Cook, Frederick
Current Position: Previous Ambassador
Frederick B. Cook was sworn in as Ambassador to the Central African Republic on July 27, 2007. Cook was born into a Foreign Service family in Washington, D.C. and grew up in India, Jordan, the Philippines and Indonesia. He graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s degree in history and joined the Foreign Service himself in 1972. Since then, Cook has held a waide range of positions, including Systems Development Officer for the Office of Overseas Buidings and Labor Advisor for the Bureau of African Affairs. He has served in Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti, Botswana and Liberia. Prior to his nomination as Ambassador to the Central African Republic, Cook was Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, and Foreign Policy Advisor to the US military force stationed at Camp Lemonier in Djibouti.
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