Leo Falcam

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Leo Falcam
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5th President of the Federated States of Micronesia
In office
May 11, 1999 – May 11, 2003
Vice PresidentRedley A. Killion
Preceded byJacob Nena
Succeeded byJoseph J. Urusemal
5th Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia
In office
May 8, 1997 – May 11, 1999
PresidentJacob Nena
Preceded byJacob Nena
Succeeded byRedley A. Killion
1st Governor of Pohnpei
In office
May 1, 1979 – May 1, 1983
LieutenantStrik Yoma[1]
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byResio Moses
Personal details
Born(1935-11-20)November 20, 1935
Pohnpei, South Pacific Mandate, Empire of Japan
DiedFebruary 12, 2018(2018-02-12) (aged 82)
Spouse(s)Iris Falcam[1]

Leo Amy Falcam (November 20, 1935 – February 12, 2018)[2] was a Micronesian political figure. He was born in Pohnpei. He served as the first elected Governor of Pohnpei from 1979 to 1983[1] and as Vice President of Micronesia from May 1997 to May 1999. He then served as the fifth president of the Federated States of Micronesia from May 11, 1999 to May 11, 2003. In March 2003 he lost his parliamentary seat during elections, denying him a chance at a second term.


  1. ^ a b c "Slide of Inauguration of Governor Leo Falcam (1979)". University of Hawaii. 1979. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "FSM mourns death of fifth president, Leo Falcam". Marianas Variety. February 27, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jacob Nena
President of the Federated States of Micronesia
11 May 1999 – 11 May 2003
Succeeded by
Joseph J. Urusemal