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 Robert W. Jordan

Ambassador Jordan was nominated by President

George W. Bush

, to whom he had served as personal attorney, on September 12 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Ambassador to the

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

on October 3, 2001.

Ambassador Jordan, formerly a practicing attorney and arbitrator, was a senior partner and one of the founding partners of the Dallas office of

Baker Botts, LLP

. A recent President of the Dallas Bar Association, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas and served on the boards of numerous charitable and civic organizations. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He received his Bachelor's degree in political science from Duke University, a Masters degree in government and international relations from the University of Maryland, and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma.

Ambassador Jordan was born on October 9, 1945. He is married to Dr. Ann Jordan and has three sons, Mark, Peter, and Andrew. [information from U.S. Department of State]

Robert W. Jordan
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WORLD WATCH -- “Saudi Arabia Lightens Up, Building Entertainment Industry From Scratch,” by NYT's Ben Hubbard in Riyadh: “[T]he kingdom is lightening ... Redfield, a pioneering researcher who co-founded the Institute of Human Virology, also served on President George W. Bush's advisory council on ...

"Every new president comes in with the Saudis with high expectations and then in some cases they're disappointed," Robert Jordan, who served under the George W. Bush administration, said on "Squawk Box," ahead of Trump's international trip. "The George W. Bush administration I think came in with ...
Robert Jordan, former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, said Tillerson's worldwide experience as CEO of Exxon is the type of leadership needed to run the State Department. “I think it's important to remember that Exxon is a massive company. They have about as many employees as the State Department, ...
Pete Sessions of Dallas and Bush's son, Land Commissioner George P. Bush. Also on the list are heavyweight donors and fundraisers such as Midland oilman Javaid Anwar, Dallas developer Ross Perot Jr. and energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens. "Gov. Jeb Bush's experience, steady temperament and ...
FAREED ZAKARIA, CNN GPS HOST: Robert Jordan, thank you for joining us. ROBERT JORDAN, FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SAUDI ARABIA: Good to be with you, Fareed. ZAKARIA: So you were an odd choice for Amb to Saudi Arabia as you yourself say in the book. You helped Bush in a crucial ...


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