Imata Kabua

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Iroijlaplap Imata Kabua
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2nd President of the Marshall Islands
In office
January 14, 1997 – January 10, 2000
Preceded byKunio Lemari (Acting)
Succeeded byKessai Note
Personal details
Born
Imata Jebro Kabua

(1943-05-20)20 May 1943
South Pacific Mandate, Empire of Japan
Died18 September 2019(2019-09-18) (aged 76)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Political partyAelon̄ Kein Ad
United Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Hiromi Kabua
ResidenceEbeye, Marshall Islands

Imata Jabro Kabua (20 May 1943 – 18 September 2019)[1] was a Marshallese politician, who served as the President of the Marshall Islands from 14 January 1997 to 10 January 2000. He became the Iroijlaplap of Kwajalein after the death of his cousin, Amata Kabua. Educated at Harvard, Kabua finished his post doctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a law degree from Stanford University.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kunio Lemari
President of the Marshall Islands
1997–2000
Succeeded by
Kessai Note