[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George H. W. Bush (1992, Book I)]
[April 16, 1992]
[Page 614]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

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Nomination of Roger A. McGuire To Be United States Ambassador to Guinea-

April 16, 1992
    The President today announced his intention to nominate Roger A. 
McGuire, of Ohio, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class 
of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the 
United States of America to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. He would 
succeed William H. Jacobsen, Jr.
    Currently Mr. McGuire serves as Principal Officer at the American 
Consulate in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Prior to this, he served as Charge 
d'Affaires at the American Embassy in Windhoek, Namibia, 1990; Director 
of the U.S. Liaison Office in Windhoek, Namibia, 1989-90; and Deputy 
Examiner of the Board of Examiners of the Foreign Service, 1988-90. In 
addition, he served as Deputy Director of the Office of West African 
Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, 1986-88; and Political Officer 
at the American Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, 1983-86.
    Mr. McGuire graduated from Beloit College (B.A., 1965) and the 
University of Wisconsin (M.A., 1967). He was born July 1, 1943, in Troy, 
OH. Mr. McGuire is married, has two children, and resides in Brazil.