Frank Shakespeare

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Frank J. Shakespeare
Frank Shakespeare, Ronald Reagan, John Paul II at Vatican.jpg
Greeting John Paul II in 1987 at Apostolic Palace
2nd United States Ambassador to the Holy See
In office
January 8, 1987 – July 28, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byWilliam A. Wilson
Succeeded byThomas Patrick Melady
16th United States Ambassador to Portugal
In office
October 16, 1985 – October 4, 1986
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byH. Allen Holmes
Succeeded byEdward Morgan Rowell
Personal details
Born (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 (age 97)
New York City, New York
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
OccupationDiplomat, business executive
Known forUnited States Ambassador to Portugal, United States Ambassador to the Holy See, Honorary Trustee of The Heritage Foundation

Francis J. Shakespeare (born April 9, 1925) is an American politician and media executive. He was the president of CBS Television before entering public service. He was the United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1985 to 1986 and the United States Ambassador to the Holy See from 1986 to 1989.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "United States Ambassador to the Holy See". Public Papers of the Presidents. 26 September 1986. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017.