Hummel, Arthur W. Jr.

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Hummel, Arthur W. Jr. Gender: M
Arthur William Hummel Jr.
born on 1 June 1920 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Fenyang (Shanxi), China, 37n1553, 111e4639
Timezone LMT m111e4639 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°49' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 10°15 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 17°40'

Arthur W. Jr. Hummel


American diplomat who joined the United States Foreign Service in 1950. He was director of Voice of America from 1961 to 1963. He served after that as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Taiwan before being appointed to the position of United States Ambassador to Burma in 1968. He left his post on 22 July 1971 to become United States Ambassador to Ethiopia from 1975 to 1976. He also was Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 1976 to 1977. On 8 June 1977, he was appointed United States Ambassador to Pakistan, where he served until 1981. He was United States Ambassador to China from 1981 to 1985. He then joined the third and final United States-China communiqué as a negotiator where he helped the U.S. reaffirm their ties with the People's Republic of China. After retiring from the U.S. Department of the State, he acted as the director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies. Hummel died on 6 February 2001 in his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the age of 80.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided U.S. Consular Report of Birth.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat