William Caldwell Harrop (1929-)

    Foreign Service Officer
    State of Residence: New Jersey

    1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Guinea)
      Appointed: May 8, 1975
      Presentation of Credentials: May 29, 1975
      Termination of Mission: Left post. July 15, 1977
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Seychelles)
      Appointed: May 23, 1980
      Presentation of Credentials: August 26, 1980
      Termination of Mission: Resignation accepted to Seychelles only September 22, 1983
      • Also accredited to Kenya; resident at Nairobi.
    3. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Kenya)
      Appointed: May 23, 1980
      Presentation of Credentials: July 10, 1980
      Termination of Mission: September 1, 1983
      • Also accredited to the Seychelles; resident at Nairobi.
    4. Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service
      Appointed: November 18, 1983
      Entry on Duty: December 12, 1983
      Termination of Appointment: August 27, 1986
      • Designated Program Inspector General, Oct 9, 1985. P.L. 99-399 of Aug 27, 1986 (100 Stat. 867), abolished the position and created the office of Inspector General of the Department of State. H. Byron Hollingsworth of Virginia (Foreign Service officer) served as Acting Inspector General, Aug 1986-Aug 1987. The Act also established the Office of Program and Policy Review; its Director held rank equivalent to an Assistant Secretary of State. Harrop held this new position until Aug 1, 1987, when it was reintegrated in to the Inspector General's office.
    5. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Congo (Kinshasa))
      Appointed: December 18, 1987
      Presentation of Credentials: January 28, 1988
      Termination of Mission: Left post. May 18, 1991
    6. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Israel)
      Appointed: November 21, 1991
      Presentation of Credentials: January 21, 1992
      Termination of Mission: Left post. May 7, 1993