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Michael Armacost

AKA Michael Hayden Armacost

Born: 15-Apr-1937
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Japan, 1989-93

Father: George H. Armacost (President of University of Redlands, d. 1990)
Mother: Verda Gay Armacost (d. 1987)
Sister: Mary Armacost (Baptist clergywoman)
Brother: Peter Armacost (past president of Eckerd College)
Brother: Samuel Armacost (former president, Bank of America)
Wife: Roberta June Bray ("Bonny", three sons)

    University: BA, Carleton College (1958)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1961)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1965)
    Professor: Government, Pomona College (1965?-68)
    Professor: International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (1968-69)
    Administrator: Trustee, Carleton College
    Scholar: Fellow, Asia/Pacific Research Center, Stanford University (1993-95, 2002-)

    Brookings Institution President (1995-2002)
    US Ambassador to Japan (1989-93)
    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1984-89)
    US Ambassador to the Philippines (1982-84)
    US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1980-82)
    US Defense Department Deputy Assistant Secretary (1978-80)
    US National Security Council Senior Staff Member for East Asia (1977-78)
    US State Department Policy Planning Staff (1974-77)
    US State Department Special Asst. to the Ambassador, Tokyo, Japan (1972-74)
    US State Department Policy Planning Staff (1969-72)
    White House Fellows in the State Dept. (1969-70)
    Defense Policy Board
    Member of the Board of AFLAC (1994-)
    Member of the Board of Applied Materials (1993-)
    Member of the Board of Cargill
    Member of the Board of TRW
    Member of the Board of USEC (2002-)
    America Abroad Media Advisory Board
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Asia Foundation Board of Trustees
    Aspen Institute
    Bill Bradley for President
    Bohemian Grove
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Council on Foreign Relations
    George W. Bush for President
    Hoover Institution
    McCain 2000
    National Committee on US-China Relations Board of Directors
    Trilateral Commission

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