Dayton S. Mak

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Dayton S. Mak
United States Ambassador to Kuwait
In office
1961–1963
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy
Preceded byn/a
Succeeded byParker T. Hart
Personal details
Born (1917-07-10) July 10, 1917 (age 102)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
NationalityAmerican
Spouse(s)Julie Mak
ChildrenHolly Mak
ResidenceWashington DC
Alma materUniversity of Arizona, University of Pennsylvania, Middle East Institute, Naval War College
ProfessionDiplomat
AwardsPurple Hearts, Bronze Star

Dayton S. Mak (born July 10, 1917) is a former U.S. diplomat.[1] He served posts in England, Libya, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Germany. He was the first U.S. ambassador of Kuwait. Mak was also former Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, for Near East South Asia Affairs.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mak, Dayton. "Ambassador's Oral History - US State Department" (PDF). US State Department.