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Herbert S. Okun

AKA Herbert Stuart Okun

Born: 27-Nov-1930
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 8-Nov-2011
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the UN, 1985-89

Wife: Lorraine Price (m. 5-Dec-1954, div., three daughters)
Daughter: Alexandra Okun Dubitsky
Daughter: Elizabeth Vander Schaaf
Daughter: Jennifer Harper
Wife: Enid Curtis Bok (until his death)

    University: BA, Stanford University (1951)
    University: MPA, Harvard Graduate School of Public Administration
    University: US Naval War College
    Professor: Yale University
    Professor: Johns Hopkins University

    US Ambassador to the United Nations (1985-89)
    US Ambassador to East Germany (1980-83)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    European Institute Board of Directors (past)
    Macedonian Arts Council Board of Directors (2003-)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

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