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Publishing executive , army officer , writer

Robert Shean Riley, American writer, publishing executive, retired army officer. Decorated Bronze Star medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, Air medal, Joint Service Commendation medal, Meritorious Service medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation medal. Member Military Order of World Wars, West Point Society, TEXOMA.


Riley, Robert Shean was born on October 16, 1929 in West Point, Kentucky, United States. Son of Niram Brooks and Nan Estelle (Shean) Riley.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1952. Master of Public Administration, University Oklahoma, 1974. Master in International Affairs, Columbia University, 1975.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1952; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army retired, United States Army writer, public, Lawton, Oklahoma, since 1978. Writer, public, Lawton, Oklahoma.


The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.


One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.


Member Military Order of the World Wars, West Point Society Texhoma.


Married Matsuko Uechi, March 24, 1955. Children: Elizabeth Mae, Robert Junior.

Niram Brooks Riley

Nan Estelle (Shean) Riley

Matsuko Uechi

Robert Junior Riley

Elizabeth Mae Riley