United States Ambassador to Oman Nomination of Marshall W. Wiley.
The President today announced that he will nominate Marshall W. Wiley, of Islamorada, Fla., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Sultanate of Oman. He would replace William D. Wolle, resigned.
Wiley was born April 26, 1925, in Rockford, Ill. He received a Ph. B. (1943), J.D. (1948), and M.B.A. (1949) from the University of Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945.
Wiley joined the Foreign Service in 1958 and was posted in Taiz, Beirut, and Amman. From 1965 to 1968, he was an international relations officer at the State Department.
From 1969 to 1973, Wiley was deputy principal officer in Cairo, and from 1973 to 1975, he was director of North African affairs at the State Department. He was principal officer in Baghdad from 1975 to 1977. Since 1977 he has been Deputy Chief of Mission in Jidda.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to Oman Nomination of Marshall W. Wiley. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243196