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Kirk

Roger

Roger Kirk (born November 2, 1930 in Newport, Rhode Island) is a career diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Somalia (1973-75) and Romania (1985-1989).

He received a BA from Princeton University in 1952 and served in the US Air Force from 1952 to 1955. From 1963 until 1975 he was the US Ambassador to Somalia. In 1978 he was nominated to be the Deputy Representative of the US to the International Atomic Energy Agency, in which capacity he served from 1978 until 1983. From 1985 until 1989 he was the US Ambassador to Romania.

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