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E. William Crotty
Ambassador to Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
On November 19, 1998, E. William Crotty was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Barbados. He is also accredited as ambassador to the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. President Clinton had nominated him on April 28, 1998.

Mr. Crotty, of Daytona Beach, Florida, has been a practicing attorney since 1958, and has been the Senior Managing Partner of Black, Crotty, Sims, Hubka, Burnett, Birch and Samuels. He was appointed by President Clinton in May 1996 to serve on the Commission for the Preservation of America‚s Heritage Abroad. Mr. Crotty received Senate appointments to the Judicial Foundation Board and the National Skill Standards Board. He has also served on numerous professional and service boards within the Daytona community.

Born on June 28, 1931, in Claremont, New Hampshire, Mr. Crotty graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in economics. He earned a J.D. from University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Frederick L. Leckie Scholar. Mr. Crotty received a Masters of Law in Taxation from the New York University Law School.

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