Richard S. Williamson

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Richard S. Williamson
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17th Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
In office
February 5, 1988 – March 19, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byAlan Keyes
Succeeded byJohn R. Bolton
Personal details
Richard Salisbury Williamson

(1949-05-09)May 9, 1949
Evanston, Illinois
DiedDecember 8, 2013(2013-12-08) (aged 64)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jane Williamson
Alma materPrinceton University
University of Virginia School of Law

Richard Salisbury Williamson (May 9, 1949 – December 8, 2013) was an American lawyer, diplomat and pedagogue. He previously served as Special Envoy to Sudan under George W. Bush.[1] Williamson was a partner at Winston & Strawn and was also Thomas J. Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Seton Hall's Whitehead School of Diplomacy.

Williamson died of a cerebral hemorrhage at a Chicago hospital on December 8, 2013, aged 64.[2][3]

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