James W. Spain
American diplomatDied when: 81 years 164 days (977 months)
Star Sign: Leo
James William Spain (July 22, 1926 – January 2, 2008) was in the US Foreign Service with postings in Karachi, Islamabad, Istanbul, Ankara, Dar Es Salaam, and Colombo and four ambassadorships in Tanzania, Turkey, the United Nations (as deputy permanent representative), and Sri Lanka.
His son is Patrick Spain, founder of Hoover's and HighBeam Research.