|15th United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
September 23, 1979 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Andrew Young|
|Succeeded by||Jeane Kirkpatrick|
|Born||October 13, 1936|
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||Illinois State University (BS)|
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (MS)
Donald Franchot McHenry (born October 13, 1936) is a former American diplomat. He was the United States Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations from September 1979 until January 20, 1981.
McHenry was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up across the river in East St. Louis, Illinois.
In September 1979, McHenry was appointed Ambassador and U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N. by President Jimmy Carter.
He has been a director of The Coca-Cola Company since 1981, as well as a former director of AT&T Corporation and International Paper.