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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jul 28, 2017

Nashville businessman Bill Hagerty was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence Thursday as the 42nd U.S. ambassador to Japan. Before an audience that included senators and former ambassadors, the Tennessean reports that Hagerty took the oath of office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House. He is former commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.