Terence Todman

IntroAmerican diplomat
Was Diplomat 
From United States of America 
Type Politics 
Birth 13 March 1926 
, Saint Thomas
Death 13 August 2014 
, Saint Thomas
(aged 88 years)

Terence Alphonso Todman (March 13, 1926 – August 13, 2014) was an American diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Chad, Guinea, Costa Rica, Spain, Denmark, and Argentina. In 1990, he was awarded the rank of Career Ambassador.


He was born on Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on March 13, 1926. He was drafted and served in Japan from 1945 to 1949.

He graduated from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico summa cum laude, and earned an M.P.A. degree from the Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, which is the number-one ranked and most prestigious graduate school of public administration.

Todman was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He was a director of Exxcel Group.

On August 13, 2014, he died at the age of 88 at a hospital in Saint Thomas.


He married Doris Weston; they had four children.