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Ronald Spiers

AKA Ronald Ian Spiers

Born: 9-Jul-1925
Birthplace: Orange, NJ

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

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

Military service: US Navy (1943-46)

Received presidential rank of Career Ambassador in 1984.

Father: Tomas Hoskins Spiers
Mother: Blanca De Ponthier
Wife: Patience Baker (m. 18-Jun-1949, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Deborah Bianca Spiers-Wood
Son: Peter Anselm Spiers
Daughter: Martha Lucy Spiers
Daughter: Sarah Jane Spiers

    University: BA, Dartmouth College (1948)
    University: MPA, Princeton University (1950)

    UN Official Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs (1989-92)
    US Under Secretary of State for Management (1983-89)
    US Ambassador to Pakistan (1981-83)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1980-81)
    US Ambassador to Turkey (1977-80)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, London (1974-77)
    US Ambassador to the Bahamas (1973-74)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1969-73)
    US State Department Political Counselor (1968-69)
    US State Department Counselor, Politico-Military Affairs, London (1966-68)
    US State Department Political-Military Affairs Officer, Office of NATO (1962-66)
    US State Department Dir., Office of Political Affairs, ACDA (1961-62)
    US State Department (1955-61)
    US Atomic Energy Commission Foreign Affairs Specialist (1950-54)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    American Foreign Service Association
    Council on Foreign Relations
    International Institute for Strategic Studies
    National Academy of Public Administration
    Eagle Scout 1943

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