Robert M. Scotten

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Robert McGregor Scotten (1891–1968) was an American ambassador to Costa Rica, Ecuador, and New Zealand.[1]

Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich on August 18, 1891,[2] his father was Oren Scotten and his mother was Mary Clarke (McGregor) Scotten. Scotten served as Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Asuncion from 1926 to 1927. He was ambassador to the Dominican Republic from 1940 to 1942, later he served as ambassador to Costa Rica from 1942 to 1943, New Zealand from 1947 to 48, Ecuador from 1943 to 1947, New Zealand again from 1948 to 1955. He died in 1968.

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2014-07-31.
  2. ^ Dunkerley, James (1998). British documents on foreign affairs : reports and papers from the Foreign Office confidential print.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Boaz Walton Long
United States Ambassador to Ecuador
1943–1947
Succeeded by
John F. Simmons
Preceded by
post created
United States Ambassador to New Zealand
1948–1955
Succeeded by
Robert C. Hendrickson
Preceded by
post created
United States Ambassador to Samoa
1948–1955
Succeeded by
Robert C. Hendrickson
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