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James E. Akins

AKA James Elmer Akins

Born: 15-Oct-1926
Birthplace: Akron, OH
Died: 15-Jul-2010
Location of death: Mitchellville, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1973-75

Military service: US Navy (1944-46)

Entered the Foreign Service in 1954.

Wife: Marjorie

    University: BA Physics, University of Akron (1947)
    University: Johns Hopkins University (1947-48)
    University: University of Strasbourg, France (1951-52)

    US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1973-75)
    US State Department Director, Office of Fuels and Energy (1969-73)
    US State Department Attache, Baghdad, Iraq (1963-65)
    US State Department Consul, Kuwait (1958-60?)
    US State Department Second Secretary-Vice Consul, Damascus, Syria (1956-57)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Strasbourg, France (1955-56)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Paris, France (1954-55)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Iran Policy Committee Advisory Council
    NARAL contributed $250 (1-Oct-2002)


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