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Robert Sherwood Dillon

Born: 7-Jan-1929
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Lebanon, 1981-83

Military service: US Army (1947-48)

Father: Dale Crowell Dillon
Wife: (m.)

    University: BA, Duke University (1951)
    Scholar: Economics, Princeton University (1958-59)

    US Ambassador to Lebanon (1981-83)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Cairo, Egypt (1980-81)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Ankara, Turkey (1977-80)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1974-77)
    US State Department Director of Turkish Affairs (1971-74)
    US State Department Deputy Principal Officer, Istanbul, Turkey (1970-71)
    US State Department Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs (1968-69)
    US State Department Personnel officer (1966-68)
    US State Department Political officer, Ankara, Turkey (1962-66)
    US State Department Economic officer, Izmir, Turkey (1960-62)
    US State Department Economic officer, Near Eastern & South Asian Bureau (1959-60)
    US State Department Consular officer, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela (1956-58)
    CIA employee (1951-56)

Author of books:
One of the Very Best Men (2004, memoir)
An American Soldier in World War I (2005, biography, of his father)


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