Jack R. Binns

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Jack Robert Binns
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United States Ambassador to Honduras
In office
October 10, 1980 – October 31, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Preceded byMari-Luci Jaramillo
Succeeded byJohn D. Negroponte
Personal details
Born (1933-05-13) May 13, 1933 (age 86)

Jack Robert Binns (born May 13, 1933 in Oregon) was the U.S. Ambassador to Honduras from 1980 to 1981. Binns is a 1956 graduate of the United States Naval Academy.[1][2]

Now retired from the Foreign Service, Binns is an author and resides in Tucson, Arizona. In 2000, he published his memoirs of his time as an ambassador.


  1. ^ "Public Alumni Lookup". United States Naval Academy. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
  2. ^ Binns, Jack R. (2001). "Weighing Bush's Foreign Policy". The Forum. The Berkeley Electronic Press. 1 (1). doi:10.2202/1540-8884.1001. Archived from the original on 2009-02-10. Retrieved 2010-03-03.


  • The United States in Honduras, 1980-1981: An Ambassador's Memoir (2000; ISBN 0-7864-0734-4)
  • "Weighing Bush's Foreign Policy." The Forum: Vol. 1: No. 1, Article 3. (2002) [1]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Mari-Luci Jaramillo
United States Ambassador to Honduras
1980 – 1981
Succeeded by
John D. Negroponte