Dave Bolen

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David Benjamin Bolen (born December 23, 1923) is an American Olympic track and field athlete, politician and businessman.[1] Bolen was born in Heflin, Louisiana. He was an Ambassador to Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and East Germany.[2] His diplomatic career lasted from 1974 until 1980 during the Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter presidencies.

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  1. "First CU-Boulder Olympian David Bolen: Games are 'not something you train for'". www.dailycamera.com. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  2. "David Benjamin Bolen (1923- ) • BlackPast". BlackPast. 2015-01-26. Retrieved 2019-03-09.