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Robert O. Blake

AKA Robert Orris Blake

Born: 7-Apr-1921
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 28-Dec-2015
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Mali, 1971-73

Military service: US Navy (WWII, 1943-46)

Wife: Sylvia Whitehouse (m. 28-Jul-1956, until his death, two sons, two daughters)
Son: George Blake
Daughter: Lucy Blake
Son: Robert O. Blake, Jr. (US Ambassador to Sri Lanka)

    University: BA, Stanford University (1943)
    University: MA, School of Advanced International Studies (1947)

    US Ambassador to Mali (1971-73)
    US State Department Consul, Tunis (1957-60)
    US State Department Consul, Tokyo (1952-54)
    US State Department Consul, Moscow (1951-52)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Managua, Nicaragua (1947-49)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    World Resources Institute

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