Leonard G. Shurtleff

Inducted June 20, 2015

Ambassador, United States of America

John G. Whittier Chapter


B.A., Tufts University - 1962
U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela - 1963-1965
Political Officer, Sierra Leone - 1965-1967
Bureau of Intelligence & Research, Washington - 1969-1970
United State Consulate, Douala, Cameroon - 1970
U.S. Embassy, Nouakchott, Mauritania - 1975-1977
Special Assistant to the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy, Bogota, Colombia
Alternate Director, Office of Inter-African Affairs - 1977-1979
Deputy Director, Office of Central African Affairs - 1979-1981
Deputy Executive Director, Bureau of African Affairs - 1981-1983
Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S, Embassy, Monrovia, Liberia - 1983
Member, Senior Seminar, Foreign Service Institute - 1983
Ambassador, People's Republic of the Congo - 1987

Member - John G. Whittier Chapter (MA)
Chevalier Active Legion of Honor

"Without a doubt my DeMolay experience helped prepare me for a successful career in the Foreign Service. Travelling in the Foreign Service didn't leave me time for much else. I feel like I am making up for lost time."

Inducted June 20, 2015