In 1967, Mr. Younger was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar as a funds and financial officer. He later turned fluent in French and held assignments as a supervisory basic providers officer in Conakry, Guinea, and in Nairobi. Throughout a posting in Doha, Qatar, from 1974 to 1977, the ambassador entrusted Mr. Younger with the position of de facto chief of mission, elevating his profile in Washington.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/native/obituaries/johnny-young-dead/2021/08/06/af7d15f0-f61b-11eb-9068-bf463c8c74de_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_politics | Johnny Younger, ambassador to 4 international locations, dies at 81