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Spartanburg -- Biography -- Guest, Michael, 2001

 File — Container: Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2

Scope and Contents

One article from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Michael Guest's appointment as ambassador to Romania.


  • 2001

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Biographical / Historical

Born in Spartanburg in 1967, Michael Guest was appointed as ambassador to Romania by President George W. Bush in 2001 and served in the position until 2004. He was the first openly gay man to be a senate-confirmed ambassador. He retired in 2007, after serving over twenty-five years as a diplomat. In 2008 Guest co-founded the Council for Global Equity, which aims to promote LGBT-fair policies world-wide.


1 Files (1 legal sized archival folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

Kennedy Room: Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2

Repository Details

Part of the Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy Repository

151 S. Church St.
Spartanburg SC 29306 United States