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John R. Bolton
25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
August 1, 2005 – December 9, 2006
President George W. Bush
Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Preceded by John Danforth
Succeeded by Zalmay Khalilzad
3rd Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
In office
May 11, 2001 – July 31, 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by John D. Holum
Succeeded by Robert Joseph
18th Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
In office
May 5, 1989 – January 19, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Richard S. Williamson
Succeeded by Douglas J. Bennet
Personal details
Born John Robert Bolton
November 20, 1948 ( 1948-11-20) (age 70)
Baltimore, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gretchen Bolton
Children Jennifer Sarah Bolton
Alma mater Yale University (B.A, J.D)
Profession Lawyer, diplomat
Religion Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Unit Maryland Army National Guard

John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American lawyer and diplomat. He has served in several Republican administrations. Bolton served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from August 2005 until December 2006 as a recess appointee by President George W. Bush.[1] He resigned in December 2006.

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