Harmon Elwood Kirby
|13th United States Ambassador to Togo|
October 22, 1990 - July 16, 1994
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Rush Walker Taylor, Jr.|
|Born||January 27, 1934|
|Died||May 21, 2014(aged 80)|
Harmon Elwood Kirby (January 27, 1934 - May 21, 2014) was an American diplomat, U.S. Ambassador to Togo, and Foreign Service Officer. He was appointed to that position on October 22, 1990 and left his post on July 16, 1994.
Kirby served many positions such as the Director of United Nations Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He was a Foreign Service officer in Geneva, Madras, New Delhi, Brussels, Khartoum, Rabat, and Washington D.C., as of 1961. In addition, Mr. Kirby served as an executive assistant to the executive vice president of Hudson Pulp and Paper Corp. in New York City from 1960 to 1961, and in personnel and labor relations for the Diamond National Corp. in Middletown, Ohio from 1959 to 1960.