Orison Rudolph Aggrey

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Orison Rudolph Aggrey
United States Ambassador to Senegal
United States Ambassador to The Gambia
United States Ambassador to Romania
Personal details
Alma mater Hampton Institute; Syracuse University

Orison Rudolph Aggrey (born July 24, 1926) in Salisbury, North Carolina, was a United States Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia and Romania. He was also known as O. Rudolph Aggrey.

He graduated in 1946 from Hampton Institute and received his Master's degree from Syracuse University in 1948.

In 1977, President Jimmy Carter nominated Aggrey to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the U.S. to Romania.

Aggrey is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Preceded by
G. Edward Clark
U.S. Ambassador to Gambia
1973 – 1977
Succeeded by
Herman Cohen
Preceded by
G. Edward Clark
U.S. Ambassador to Senegal
1973 – 1977
Succeeded by
Herman Cohen
Preceded by
Harry Barnes
U.S. Ambassador to Romania
1977 – 1981
Succeeded by
David Funderburk

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