Transcript of interview: Sir Graham Fry, 2016
Scope and Contents
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
Biographical / Historical
Graham Fry was born on 20 December 1949, son of Wing Commander Richard Holbrook Fry and Marjorie Fry. He was educated at Brasenose College, University of Oxford (BA 1972), and in 1977 married (1st), Mayko Iida (marriage dissolved 1991), having two sons, and (2nd) in 1994, Toyoko Ando.
Fry entered the Diplomatic Service in 1972, and his career included the following posts: Third, later Second, Secretary, Tokyo, 1974-78; seconded to Invest in Britain Bureau, Department of Industry, 1979-80; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1981-83; First Secretary, Paris [France], 1983-87; FCO, 1987-88; Political Counsellor, Tokyo, 1989-93; Head, Far Eastern Department, later Far Eastern and Pacific Department, FCO, 1993-95; Director, Northern Asia and Pacific, FCO, 1995-98; High Commissioner, Malaysia, 1998-2001; Deputy Under-Secretary of State, FCO, 2001-03; Director General, Economic, FCO, 2003-04; Ambassador to Japan, 2004-08.
Language of Materials
Fry, Sir Graham Holbrook, b 1949, Knight, diplomat
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