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Monteagle Stearns

Born: 5-Dec-1924
Birthplace: Cambridge, MA
Died: 14-May-2016
Location of death: Cambridge, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Greece, 1981-85

Military service: US Marine Corps (1943-45)

Father: William F. Stearns
Mother: Gwendolyn Monteagle
Wife: Antonia Riddleberger (dau. James W. Riddleberger, until his death, three daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Joanne Stearns
Daughter: Pamela Pollack
Son: Christopher Stearns
Son: Jonathan Stearns
Son: David Stearns
Daughter: Emily Stearns Fertik

    University: Stanford University
    University: BA English, Columbia University (1948)
    Professor: Simmons College, Boston, MA
    Administrator: Vice President, National Defense University (1979-81)

    US Ambassador to Greece (1981-85)
    US Ambassador to Ivory Coast (1976-79)
    US State Department Second Secretary, Athens (1957-1961?)
    US State Department Information Specialist (1957)
    US State Department Foreign Affairs Office (1955-57)
    US Information Agency (1953-55)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Istanbul (1949-52)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow

Author of books:
Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus (1992, international affairs)
Talking to Strangers: Improving American Diplomacy at Home and Abroad (1996, international affairs)

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