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Robert B. Oakley

AKA Robert Bigger Oakley

Born: 12-Mar-1931
Birthplace: Dallas, TX
Died: 10-Dec-2014
Location of death: McLean, VA
Cause of death: Illness

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Pakistan, 1988-91

Military service: US Navy (1953-55)

Wife: Phyllis E. Oakley ("Phyllis Elliott", m. Jun-1958, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Mary Kress
Son: Thomas Oakley

    High School: South Kent School, South Kent, CT (1948)
    University: BA Philosophy and History, Princeton University (1952)
    University: Tulane University (1956-57)
    Scholar: National Defense University (1995-)

    US Ambassador to Pakistan (1988-91)
    US National Security Council Middle East and South Asia (1987)
    US Coordinator for Counterterrorism (1984-86)
    US Ambassador to Somalia (1982-84)
    US Ambassador to Congo then called Zaire (1979-82)
    US National Security Council (1974-77)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Council on Foreign Relations
    International Rescue Committee
    National Academy of Sciences
    Iran-Contra Scandal

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