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Ollie Palmer Anderson,, American former diplomat. Decorated Meritorious Honor award, Superior Honor award, Defense Meritorious Service award.


Anderson,, Ollie Palmer was born on July 14, 1937 in Pochantas, Mississippi, United States. Son of Ollie Palmer Senior and Mary Lee (Walker) Anderson.


Bachelor in Political Science, Southern University, Baton Rouge, 1959. Master of Arts in Government, Howard University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Catholic University, 1980.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1959; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1975; administrative officer, United States Army, New Jersey., France and Vietnam, 1959-1972; political military analyst, Department Defense, Washington, 1973-1979; retired, 1979; foreign affairs consultant, House of Representatives, Washington, 1979-1981; joined, Foreign Svc., State Department, 1981; administrative officer, United States Embassy, Monrovia, Liberia, 1982-1984; administrative officer, United States Embassy, Kampala, Uganda, 1985-1987; labor/political officer, United States Embassy, Lagos, Nigeria, 1987-1989; labor adviser Africa region labor, State Department, Washington, 1989-1991; deputy director West African affairs, State Department, Washington, 1991-1993; charge d'affaires, United States Embassy, St. George's, Grenada, 1993-1997; senior vice president, AICS, Inc., Springfield, Virginia, since 1997. Owner AMCALL Corporation, Dallas, 1994.


1st vice president Prince Georges County (Maryland) chapter National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1974-1978. Alternate delegate Foster Care Review Board, Prince Georges, 1980, Democratic National Convention, New York City, 1980. Member African Studies Association, Southern University Alumni Association (life, chapter president 1974-1978, Outstanding Alumnus of Year 1978), Thursday Luncheon Group (vice president 1991-1993, award 1993), Omega Psi Phi (life, chapter president 1958-1959), Rocks, Inc.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, fishing, bridge, chess, reading. Fax: (703) 719-0266.


Married Anne Johnson, October 1, 1960 (divorced July 1993). Children: Marcus Aurelius, Kimberly Anne Anderson Dominqez.

Ollie Palmer Senior Anderson,

Mary Lee (Walker) Anderson,

Anne Johnson

Marcus Aurelius Anderson,

Kimberly Anne Anderson Dominqez Anderson,