Lawrence Pezzulo

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Lawrence Anthony Pezzulo (May 3, 1926 – July 26, 2017) was an American politician and Foreign Service officer. He served as the United States Ambassador to Nicaragua (1979–1981) and to Uruguay (1977–1979) during the Jimmy Carter presidency.[1] He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Pezzulo was born in New York City. He studied at Columbia University. He married Josephine DiMattia in February 1950. They had three children.[2]

Pezzulo died on July 26, 2017 at his home in Baltimore, Maryland from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 91.[3]

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  1. Lawrence A. Pezzulo - People - Department History - Office of the Historian
  2. Who's who in the world, 1978-1979. Marquis Who's Who. 1978. ISBN 978-0-8379-1104-5.
  3. Muere exembajador de EE.UU. en Nicaragua, Lawrence Pezzullo.(in Spanish)