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 Arnold Lewis Raphel

Arnold Lewis Raphel

Birth
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 17 Aug 1988 (aged 45)
Punjab, Pakistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 5, Lot # 151-B, Map Grid W 36
Memorial ID 4786 · View Source
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US Diplomat. United States Ambassador to Pakistan. He was killed in 1988 when an airplane on which he was a passenger, along with the President of Pakistan, Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, and Brigadier General Herbert N.Wassom exploded in mid-air. The plane was apparenly the target of extremists in Pakistan and was either downed by a missile or a bomb that had been placed aboard.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arnold Lewis Raphel (16 Mar 1943–17 Aug 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4786, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .