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C. Robert Moore, 77, Dies; U.S. Ambassador in Africa
Posted: Aug 30, 2008 03:50:18

C. Robert Moore, 77, a retired Foreign Service officer who had served as U.S. ambassador to Mali, Cameroon and Guinea, died Nov. 24 at his home in Washington. He had pulmonary fibrosis.

After he left government, he was a volunteer in the mediation program of D.C. Superior Court and a volunteer tax counselor with the American Association of Retired Persons. He continued those activities until 1991.

Mr. Moore was born in Galena, Ill. He attended Robert College in Istanbul and graduated from Harvard University. He received a master's degree in economics from New York University.

In 1943, he began his government career as an official of Lend Lease, a World War II foreign assistance program, ...

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