Penne Percy Korth
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Penne Percy Korth

Diplomat
Female
Born Nov 3, 1942
Age 73
Hometown Hattiesburg, Miss...
Political Party Republican Party

Penne Percy Korth Peacock is an American diplomat. She graduated from the University of Texas in 1964 with a B.A. She is a commissioner of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. Nominated in 1997, Peacock previously served as Ambassador to Mauritius in 1989 to 1992. In 1993, Korth co-founded Firestone and Korth Ltd. , a corporate consulting and events management firm in Washington, DC.… Read More

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  • Party Politics (But Where's The Party?)
    NYTimes - Dec 31, 1995
  • Friends As Ambassadors: How Many Is Too Many?
    NYTimes - Nov 07, 1989
  • Envoy Nominee Withdraws In H.U.D. Contracts Inquiry
    NYTimes - Sep 14, 1989
  • Black Tie And Brown Betty: The Fun Begins
    NYTimes - Jan 18, 1989

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born in 1942.

TWENTIES

1964 22 Years Old She graduated from the University of Texas in 1964 with a B.A. … Read More

FORTIES

1988 46 Years Old …  At the time she most recently served as co-chair of the American Bicentennial Presidential Inauguration, 1988-1989. … Read More
1989 47 Years Old Korth was nominated officially by President George H. W. Bush on August 4, 1989 and presented her credentials as ambassador to Mauritius on December 6, 1989.

FIFTIES

1992 50 Years Old She relieved the position on 19 November 1992. … Read More
1997 55 Years Old Peacock, 63, met Korth, 59, at the time a former Texas beauty queen and ambassador to Mauritius, while he was the Australian Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 1999. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 60 Years Old Penne then married the former Australian Liberal leader, Andrew Peacock, after a long-time companionship, in 2002.
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