Malcolm Toon

malcolm toon

Ambassador Malcolm "Mac" Toon, 92, of Pinehurst. He is survived by his children, Barbara Lindenbaum of Marietta, GA, Alan Toon of West End, NC, Nancy Toon of Southampton, NY, and three grandchildren. Born in 1916 in Troy, NY he was the husband of the late Betty Jane Taylor.
A WWII U S Navy veteran and retired as a Lt. Commander. From 1946 to 1960 he continued to serve as a Foreign Service Officer in a variety of posts including post-war Warsaw, Budapest, and Berlin. He was assigned to the American Embassy in London form 1960 to 1963. He served as an American Ambassador in Moscow, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Israel, USSR, Geneva, Washington, London, Paris, and Vienna until 1979. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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  1. I%u2019m so terribly sorry to hear about Ambassador Toon%u2019s passing. I was Ambassador Toon%u2019s staff aide in Belgrade 1974-75 and Moscow 1977-79. Although he was ever the dour and crusty Scot, he was also my boss, my mentor and, ultimately, my frie

  2. Thought of Mac today, watching Amb. Yovanovitch testify. Read a NYT article about him and remembered. Hugs to Alan.

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