AmbTerence Todman
Ambassador Terence A. Todman. (Photo/

(Updated 08/23/2014) A memorial service for distinguished American diplomat Terence Todman will be held on Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Marshall Auditorium at the U.S. Department of State, located at 2201 C St. N.W. D.C.

Ambassador Todman was a career diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to:

  • Chad (1969-1972);
  • Guinea (1972-1975);
  • Costa Rica (1975-1977);
  • Spain (1978-1983);
  • Denmark (1983-1989); and
  • Argentina (1989-1993)

Todman died Aug. 13 at the age of 88. Todman’s funeral will take place on Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Cathedral at St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the following:

1. The University of the Virgin Islands Professorship in International Diplomacy

2. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund

3. The United Negro College Fund

4. The Ambassador Terence A. Todman Foundation, PO Box 1558, St. Thomas, VI   00804.