The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion

Promoting the language, literature, arts and science of Wales

Jenkin Thomas

Jenkin was born in January 1938 at Cwmgiedd, Upper Swansea Valley. Educated at Maesydderwen Grammar School, University College London & University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He served as a member of HM Foreign & Diplomatic Service between 1960 and 1995, serving in Foreign and Cabinet Offices and abroad. Overseas postings included Pretoria/Capetown, Saigon, Washington DC, Tokyo, Athens and Paris(OECD).