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Alfonso Oiterong
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Taken during the 1970s or 1980s
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
Alfonso Rebochong Oiterong

(1924-10-09)9 October 1924
Aimeliik, South Seas Mandate (present day Palau)
Died 30 August 1994(1994-08-30) (aged 69)
Political party Independent

Alfonso Rebochong Oiterong (9 October 1924 – 30 August 1994) was a politician from Palau who served as the country's Vice President from 1981 to 1985. Despite internal problems in Palau during the Remeliik administration, Oiterong was perceived as an honest, capable and dedicated civil servant. In addition of the vice presidential post, he was the minister of state aka minister of foreign affairs.

When President Haruo Remeliik was assassinated, Oiterong returned from New York to Palau on 2 July to take office of the President. He served as President from 2 July to 25 October 1985. Oiterong lost the 1985 special election to Lazarus Salii.

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