How a Former U.S. Representative Got Involved in Various Organizations

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On October 13, 1986, Donald Franchot McHenry was born in St. Louis Missouri.

McHenry worked as an Ambassador and United States Permanent Representative for the United Nations (1979-1981). He provided services as an associate of President Carter’s Cabinet when he was the head of the United States agent for the United Nation.

McHenry was also the United States Deputy Representative for the United Nations Security Council. This was the place he was scheduled to be during his consultation in March 1977. McHenry used to be a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy. This was at the School of Foreign Service in Georgetown University (1981-2014).

The University had set up the Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development when McHenry was retiring. McHenry was the chairman of the IRC Group which is a global advising institution as well. He learned, educated, and operated mostly in the department of overseas guidelines and national decree as well as corporations.

In 1963, McHenry associated with the United States Department and offered services for almost a decade in numerous areas affiliated with the United States’ global regulation. He obtained the Department’s Superior Honor Award in 1966. McHenry was also a scholastic visitor at the Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, and an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York when he was vacating from the Department in 1971.

In 1973, McHenry affiliated with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC as a task manager in the Humanitarian Policy Studies when he left the State Department. In addition, he primarily assisted as a contributor for President Carter’s transit faculty at the State Department. Once he contributed to the faculty, he then participates with the United States Mission for the United Nation in 1976.

McHenry delineated the United States in numerous global conferences. He also presented himself as a United States mediator on matters regarding Namibia throughout his profession.


Donald F. McHenry. The American Academy of Diplomacy. (2019, February 5). Retrieved October 13, 2021, from

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