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Encyclopedia > Anne W. Patterson

Anne W. Patterson (born 1949 in Fort Smith, Arkansas), was the acting United States Ambassador to the United Nations in 2005. She took over after former Ambassador Senator John Danforth resigned, effective on January 20, 2005, and continued until John Bolton assumed the position on August 1 of the same year. On March 7, 2005, President Bush nominated John R. Bolton to become the permanent U.N. Ambassador. The lengthy delay in Bolton's confirmation by the U.S. Senate meant that Patterson continued to operate as the acting ambassador beyond the expected time. Her term finally ended when President Bush installed Bolton via a recess appointment. http://www. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Fort Smith, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau rivers, is a city and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County, Arkansas. ... United States Ambasadors to the United Nations, full title, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations (also known as the... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... John Claggett Danforth (born September 5, 1936), also referred to as Jack Danforth, is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former United States Senator from Missouri. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... There are several people named John Bolton, including: John R. Bolton - American politician John Bolton - British comic book artist John Bolton - Canadian Member of Parliament (1867-1872) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... August 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Order: 43rd President of United States Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – Present (His second term will end on January 20, 2009. ... John R. Bolton John Robert Bolton, (born November 20, 1948, in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American political figure and diplomat. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... A recess appointment occurs when the President of the United States fills a vacant Federal position during a recess of the United States Senate. ...


A career diplomat, Patterson entered the Foreign Service in 1973 after attending Wellesley College (Class of 1971) and the University of North Carolina. After a number of assignments, she was named United States Ambassador to El Salvador in 1997. From 2000 to 2003, she was United States Ambassador to Colombia. She served as Deputy Inspector General of the Department of State from 2003 to 2004. In August 2004, she was appointed America's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations. 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Wellesley College is a womens liberal arts college that opened in 1875, founded by Henry Fowle Durant and his wife Pauline Fowle Durant. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... The University of North Carolina, often called the University of North Carolina System to avoid confusion, is a federation of all sixteen public universities in North Carolina. ... For other uses, see Ambassador (disambiguation). ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


In 2000 while she was Ambassador to Colombia, she and Senator Paul Wellstone were the alleged targets of a failed bomb plot while on an official visit to the Colombian town of Barrancabermeja. Paul David Wellstone (July 21, 1944 – October 25, 2002) was an American politician and two-term U.S. Senator from Minnesota. ... Barrancabermeja from the Magdalena River Barrancabermeja is a city in Santander, Colombia, on the Magdalena River with 214,192[1] inhabitants. ...


She is married to David R. Patterson, a retired Foreign Service officer. The couple have two children.


External links

  • UN Biography
  • CNN story about the Barrancabermeja bomb plot


Preceded by:
John Danforth
United States Ambassador
to the United Nations (acting)

2005(a)
Succeeded by:
John R. Bolton


John Claggett Danforth (born September 5, 1936), also referred to as Jack Danforth, is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former United States Senator from Missouri. ... United States Ambasadors to the United Nations, full title, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations (also known as the... John R. Bolton John Robert Bolton, (born November 20, 1948, in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American political figure and diplomat. ...



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