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James Roderick Lilley

Born: 15-Jan-1928
Birthplace: Tsingtao, China
Died: 12-Nov-2009
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 China, 1989-91

Military service: US Army (1947-48); US Air Force (1951-54)

Brother: Frank (d. 1946 suicide)
Wife: Sally Booth (m. 1954, until his death, three sons)
Son: Jeffrey
Son: Doug
Son: Michael

    University: BA, Yale University (1951)
    University: MA, George Washington University (1972)
    Professor: Adjunct Prof. of Economics, School of Advanced International Studies (1978-81)

    US Ambassador to China (1989-91)
    US Ambassador to South Korea (1986-89)
    US State Department Deputy Asst. Secy., East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1984-86)
    Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (1981-84)
    US National Security Council Political Coordinator, Senior East Asian Specialist (Feb to Nov-1981)
    CIA employee National Intelligence Officer for China (1975-78)
    CIA employee Chief of Station, Beijing, China (1973-75)
    CIA employee Deputy Chief of Station, Hong Kong (1968-70)
    CIA employee Deputy Chief of Station, Laos (1965-68)
    CIA employee Japan, Taiwan, Manila, Phnom Penh, and Thailand (1951-65)
    Otis Elevator Consultant (1984-85)
    United Technologies Consultant (1978-81)
    Hunt Oil Consultant (1978-81)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    John O. Marsh Institute Honorary Member, Advisory Committee
    John McCain 2008

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