Alfonso Oiterong

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Alfonso Oiterong
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2nd President of Palau
In office
2 July 1985 – 25 October 1985
Vice President Vacant
Preceded by Haruo Remeliik
Thomas Remengesau, Sr. (acting)
Succeeded by Lazarus Salii
1st Vice President of Palau
In office
2 March 1981 – 30 June 1985
President Haruo Remeliik
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Thomas Remengesau Sr.
Personal details
Born Alfonso Rebochong Oiterong
(1924-10-09)9 October 1924
Died 30 August 1994(1994-08-30) (aged 69)
Political party Independent

Alfonso Rebochong Oiterong (9 October 1924 – 30 August 1994)[1][2] was a politician from Palau who served as the country's Vice President from 1981 to 1985.

When President Haruo Remeliik was assassinated, Oiterong returned from New York to Palau on 2 July to take office of the President. He served President from 2 July to 25 October 1985. His successor was Lazarus Salii, who was elected in a special election. [3]


Political offices
Preceded by
New office
Vice-President of Palau
Succeeded by
Thomas Remengesau, Sr.
Preceded by
Thomas Remengesau, Sr.
President of Palau
Succeeded by
Lazarus Salii