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Robert J. McCloskey

AKA Robert James McCloskey

Born: 25-Nov-1922
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 1996
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Greece, 1978-81

Military service: US Marine Corps (1942-45)

Worked as a hotel bartender, 1945-52, and as a reporter, 1952-55, before joining the State Department.

Father: Thomas McCloskey
Mother: Anna Wallace
Wife: Anne Taylor Phelan (m. 8-Jul-1961)

    University: BS, Temple University (1953)
    University: George Washington University (1958-59)

    US Ambassador to Greece (1978-81)
    US Ambassador to the Netherlands (1976-78)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1975-76)
    US Ambassador at Large (1973-75)
    US Ambassador to Cyprus (1973-74)
    US State Department Spokesman (1964-73)
    US State Department Press officer (1958-64?)
    US State Department Publications editor (1957-58)
    American Academy of Diplomacy


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