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Full text of "Register [containing a list of persons employed in the department and in the diplomatic, consular and territorial service of the United States, with maps showing where the ministers and consuls are resident abroad : also a list of the diplomatic officers and consuls of foreign countries resident within the United States] : corrected to .."

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REGISTER 

OF THE 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 

OCTOBER 1, 1988 



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REGISTER 



OF THE 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 



DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
Publication 1247 



Biographies are included only for those employees whose duties are pro- 
fessional or administrative. Additional information regarding the Foreign 
Service of the United States may be found in the quarterly Foreign Service 
List, published by the Department of State and for sale by the Superinten- 
dent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C, at 15 
cents a copy. All American diplomatic and Foreign Service officers are 
listed in that publication at their respective posts, with their classification 
and dates of assignment. There is also included the tariff of Foreign Service 
fees, a description of consular districts, and a table of retired Foreign Ser- 
vice officers receiving annuities. 



U. S. Sb'PERINTENDENT OF DO. 

DEC 1 1938 



PUBLISHED WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF THE BUDGET 
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C. ------- Price 40 cents (paper cover) 



CONTENTS 

Page 

Office symbols vii 

Organization of the Department: 

The Secretary of State 1 

Tlie Under Secretary of State 2 

The Counselor of the Department of State 2 

Assistant Secretary of State (Sayre) 2 

Assistant Secretary of State (Messersmith) 3 

Assistant Secretary of State (Berle) 3 

Office of the Legal Adviser 4 

Adviser on Political Relations (Dunn) 4 

Adviser on Political Relations (Horn beck) 5 

Adviser on International Economic Affairs 5 

The Chief Clerk and Administrative Assistant 5 

Hoard of Foreign Service Personnel 8 

Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service 8 

Division of Foreign Service Administration 8 

Foreign Service Buildings Office 10 

Division of Foreign Service Personnel 10 

Foreign Service Officers' Training School 11 

Division of Far Eastern Aifairs 11 

Division of the American Republics 12 

Division of European Affairs 12 

Division of Near Eastern AfTairs 13 

Division of Current Information 13 

Office of Coordination and Review 14 

Passport Division 14 

Treaty Division 17 

Translating Bureau 18 

Division of Communications and Records 18 

Visa Division 20 

Division of Research and Publication. 20 

Hivision of Trade Agreements 22 

Office of Arms and Munitions Control 23 

Office of Philippine AfTairs 24 

Division of International Conferences 24 

Division of Protocol 24 

Division of Cultural Relations 25 

Office of the Editor of the Treaties 25 

Division of International Communications 26 

Division of Accounts 26 

Board of Appeals and Review 28 

Conciliation Committee 28 

V 



VI 



CONTENTS 



2. Classification of Department personnel: Page 

Officers 29 

Classified personnel 29 

Professional and scientific service 29 

Subprofessional service 31 

Clerical, administrative, and fiscal service 31 

Custodial service 37 

Unclassified personnel 39 

Department 39 

Passport agencies __ 39 

3. Organization of the Foreign Service 40 

4. Classification of the Foreign Service 44 

5. Principal officers of the Department, chiefs of mission, and diplomatic agents previously 

in the ranks of the Foreign Service 45 

6. Biographies: 

Personnel of the Department of State and of the Foreign Service 46 

7. Biographical reference: 

List of diplomatic, consular, and Foreign Service officers who have resigned, retired, 

or died in the Service since January 1, 1906 198 

Biographies of diplomatic and Foreign Service officers who have resigned, retired, 

or died in the Service since October 1. 1937 208 

Geographical index 211 

Index of persons 215 



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OFFICE SYMBOLS 



A-B... 
A-M.. 

A-M/C 
A-M/F 
AS... 
Ap.... 

C 

CA.-.. 
CC... 

CI 

CR.-.. 
DA... 
DCR.. 

EA ... 

ET.... 

Eu 

FA 

FBO... 

FE 

FP 

FSS... 
Ge 



Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Berle. 

Assistant Secretarj' of State, Mr. Mcsser- 
smith. 

-Consular Commercial OfTice. 

-Office of Fiscal and Budget Affairs. 

Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Sayre. 

Appointment Section. 

.Counselor of the Department of State. 

Office of Arms and Munitions Control. 

■ Chief Clerk and .Vdministrative Assistant. 

.Division of Current Information. 

.Office of Coordination and Review. 

-Division of Accounts. 

Division of Communications and Rec- 
ords. 

.Adviser on International Economic 
Affairs. 

.Office of the Editor of the Treaties. 

.Division of European Affairs. 

.Division of Foreign Service Administra- 
tion. 

.Foreign Service Buildings Office. 

.Division of Far Eastern Affairs. 

.Division of Foreign Service Personnel. 

Foreign Service Officers' Training School. 

Office of the Geographer. 



IC Division of International Ci)nfercnce«. 

IN Division of Intoriiational Communica- 
tions. 

Le Office of the Legal Adviser. 

MA Diplomatic Pouch and Mail Section. 

NE Division of Near Eastern Affairs. 

PA/D- . Adviser on Political Relations, iM r. Dunn. 

PA/H-. Ad visor on Political Relations, Mr. 
Hornbeck. 

PD Passport Division. 

PI Office of Phi]ii)pinc Affairs. 

PR Division of Protocol. 

RA Division of the American Republics. 

RC Division of Cultural Relations. 

RP Division of Research and Publication. 

S Secretary of State. 

SA Special Assistants to the Secretaryof State, 

Mr. Pasvolsky and Mr. Edminstcr. 

SS Stenographic Section. 

SU Supply Section. 

TA Division of Trade Agreements. 

TD Treaty Division. 

Tr Translating Bureau. 

U Under Secretary of State. 

VD Visa Division. 



VII 



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1. ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 
THE SECRETARY OF STATE 

Tlie Secretary of State, who is tlie highest ranking Cabinet member, Is charged, under the 
direction of the President, with the conduct of negotiations of wliatever character rehiting to 
the foreign affairs of the United States, and has charge of the correspondence with the diplo- 
matic and consular representatives of the United States and with the representatives of 
foreign powers accredited to the United States. The Secretary of State grants and issues 
passports to nationals of the United States. Exequaturs to foreign consuls in the United 
States are issued through his office. He prescribes, promulgates, and administers regulations 
under treaties and laws governing international traffic in arms. He has custody of the seal 
of the United States, of current records relating to Presidential electors, and of the originals of 
acts and resolutions of Congress subsequent to the sixty-seventh Congress, and treaties, con- 
ventions, and other international agreements of the United States subsequent to August 14, 
1906, and proclamations thereof by the President. He certifies the adoption of amendments to 
the Constitution of the United States. He publishes the acts and resolutions of Congress, terri- 
torial papers, treaties and other international acts of the United States, and papers relating 
to the foreign relations of the Ignited States. 

Cordell Hull, Secretary of Slate 
Harry A. McBride,' Assistant to the Secretary 
Cecil Wayne Gray > George W. Renchard ' 

Will Harris, Private Secretary 

Clerks 
Hazel H. Roberts Mildred J. Asbjornson 

Messengers 

Clayborne Tennille Louis S. Myers ThoraasJP. Roache 

James R. Warren, Chauffeur 



Special Assistants to the Secretary of State 
Charged with such duties as may be assigned by the Secretary of State. 

Leo Pasvolsky, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Stale 

Lynn R. Edminster, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State 

Myra E. Holt, Private Secretary 



Foreign Serrloe officer. 
96329—38 2 



2 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 8 

THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE 

The Under Secretary of State is one of the two principal assistants to the Secretary of State in the 
discharge of his various functions, aiding in the formulation and execution of the foreign policy 
of the Government and the reception of representatives of foreign governments and in other work 
of a highly responsible character. He gives especial attention to political relations w^ith foreign 
governments. In the absence of the Secretary of State he becomes Acting Secretary of State. 

Sumner Welles, Under Secretary of State 

Anna L. Clarkson, Assistant and Private Secretary 

Inez Johnston Merlene Waddell D. Muriel Kluczny 

Burnett Booker, Messenger 



THE COUNSELOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 

The Counselor of the Department of State is one of the two principal assistants to the Secretary of 
State in the discharge of his various functions, aiding in the formulation and execution of the 
foreign policies of the Government and the reception of representatives of foreign governments 
and in work of a highly responsible character. He gives especial attention to such important 
phases of our foreign relations as may be assigned to him by the Secretary of State. In the 
absence of the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary of State he becomes Acting Secretary 
of State. 

R. Walton Moore, Counselor of the Department of State 

M. Helene Mitchell, Private Secretary 

Ann E. Mullen, Clerk 

William W. Washington, Messenger 



Assistant to the Counselor 

Charged with the performance of research studies in matters relating to the formulation and execu- 
tion of the foreign policies of the Government falling within the jurisdiction of the Office of 
the Counselor, with particular reference to matters of neutrality; with providing the Secretary 
of State and the Counselor with information pertaining to current questions arising from civil 
and international armed conflicts; with matters pertaining to certain historical and constitu- 
tional questions and the ascertainment of Presidential electors; and with assisting the Counselor, 
generally, in the work of his office. 

Carlton Savage, Assistant to the Counselor 
Louis E. Gates John Patterson Alace May Harvey 



ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE 

Charged with economic, financial, tariff, and general trade questions and such other duties as may 
be assigned to him by the Secretary of State. 

Francis B. Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State 

Alger Hiss, Assistant to the Assistant Secretary 

Eunice A. Lincoln, Private Secretary 

Anna Belle Newcomb, Clerk 

Robert T. Greenfield, Messenger 



ORGANIZATION OK THE DEPARTMENT 3 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE 

Charged with the administration of the Department of State and the Foreign Service and with 
supervision of matters relating to personnel and manaKenient; is Chairman of the Board of 
Appeals and Review; is legislative, budget, and fiscal officer, charged with the supervision 
and preparation of estimates of appropriations of the Department and its several activities, 
their presentation to the Congress, and the allotments and expenditures of appropriations 
when made; has supervision also over all matters pertaining to consular afTairs, passports, 
visas, Foreign Service buildings, and international conferences; is Chairman of the Board of 
Foreign Service Persoimel, the Board of Examiners for tlie Foreign Service, and the Foreign 
Service OfTicers' Training School Board. 

George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State and Budget Officer 
Fletcher Warren,' Executive Assistant 

, Assistant to the Assistant Secretary 

Maynard B. Lundgrcn, Private Secretary 
Vera N. Gallop, Clerk 

Frederick A. Browne, Messenger 



Office of Fiscal and Budget Affairs 

Charles B. Hosmer,' Chief 

Ella A. Logsdon, Assistant Chief 

B. Leslie Vipond 



Luella Ollis 



Clerks 



Rose L. Hanshew 



G. Harold Keatley 

John L. Hill 
Charlotte Bradshaw 
Winne H. Bowman 



Consular Commercial Office 

James J. Murphy, Jr., Chief 

Elizabeth B. Gibson 

Clerks 

Joseph P. Burg 
Susanna Hemry 
Cleo B. Morrill 

James W. Hardy, Messenger 



Elsie B. Cheever 

Lenore M. Reece 
Carol Sorrell 



ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE 

Charged with such duties as may be assigned to him by the Secretary of State. 

Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Slate 
Louis E. Mundy, Private Secretary 

Charles A. Recdcr, Messenger 



' Foreign Service ofBcer. 



4 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19.S8 

OFFICE OF THE LEGAL ADVISER 

Drafts and interprets treaties, conventions, protocols, and other international agreenaents; deals 
with questions of municipal, foreign, and international law, and handles diplomatic claims 
of American citizens against foreign governments; claims of foreigners against the Govern- 
ment of the United States, including the preparation and presentation of the former class of cases 
to international arbitral tribunals and the defense of the United States before such tribunals in 
cases of claims made by foreign governments; questions of personal and private rights of aliens 
in the United States and of American citizens in foreign countries, such as acquisition, inheri- 
tance, and transfer of property; arrest, detention, fines, imprisonment, personal injury, acts of 
insurgents, taxation, breach or annulment of concessions or other contracts; failure to pay 
interest or principal on Government obligations, sequestration or confiscation of property; 
complaints regarding action of executive, legislative, judicial, or military authorities; questions 
concerning the rights and privileges of American diplomatic and consular officers abroad and of 
foreign diplomatic and consular officers in the United States, and concerning the rights and 
immunities of sovereigns and public property; questions relating to the jurisdiction over and 
control of public or private vessels; questions relating to citizenship, naturalization, expatria- 
tion, extradition, and extraterritoriality; questions relating to the acts and rights of belligerents, 
neutrals, and insurgents on land or sea; and a large number of miscellaneous legal questions not 
included in the above classification. 

Green H. Hackworth, Legal Adviser 
James Alan Nash, Administrative Asuistant 



Joseph R. Baker 
Ralph W. S. Hill 
Richard W. Flournoy 
William R. Vallance 
Bert L. Hunt 
Frank X. Ward 
D. A. McDougal 
Benedict M. English 

Mary A. Duffy 
Florence G. Sweet 



Assistants to the Legal Adviser 
Anna A. O'Neill 
Joseph B. Matr6 
Raymund T. Yingling 
Marjorie M. Whiteman 
Frederick M. Diven 
John Maktos 
Durward V. Sandifer 

Clerks 
Helen Woodworth 
Margaret Holden Henry 



Ethel L. Lawrence 
Walter E. Pelton 
George S. Knight 
E. Barbour Hutchison 
Katherine B. Fite 
John W. H alderman 
Sidney D. Spear 



Muriel Brien 



Wallace W. Carter 



Messengers 



Lewis A. Morse 



ADVISER ON POLITICAL RELATIONS 

Is charged, under the Secretary of State, the Under Secretary, and an Assistant Secretary, with the 
supervision of such divisions having general charge of relations with foreign states as may be 
assigned to him, and with giving advice and assistance in connection with special questions 
in the fields of foreign policy and diplomatic action and performing other duties of a super- 
visory or advisory nature. 

James Clement Dunn, Adviser on Political Relations 
Albena M. Wilcox, Private Secretary 



ORGANIZATION OK TIIK DKPAHTMENT 5 

ADVISER ON POLITICAL RELATIONS 

Is charged, under the Secretary of State, tlic Under Secretary, and an Assistant Secretary, witli the 
supervision of such divisions having general charge of relations with foreign states as nmy \>e 
assigned to him, and with giving advice and assistance in connection with special questioim 
in the fields of foreign policy and diplomatic action antl i)erformirig otlier duties of a super- 
visory or advisory nature. 

Stanley K. Hornbeck, Adviser on Political Relations 

Frank E. Duvall Zolita M. Kent 



ADVISER ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 

Is charged, under the Secretary of State, with analytical and advisory duties in regard to the 
economic relations between this Government and foreign governments, assisting in the fornni- 
lation of policy, unifying and coordinating action on economic matters within the Department, 
and acting as liaison between the Department of State and other branches of the Government on 
international economic matters falling within the field of joint interest and authority of several 
branches. 

Herbert Feis, Adviser on International Economic Affairs 
Frederick Livesey, Assistant Adviser on International Economic Affairs 

Leroy D. Stinebower Roy Veatch 

George F. Luthringer Horace G. White, Jr. 

Clerks 
Marianna Davis Dorothy J. Wells Marjorie E. Gilmorc 

Lillian W. Wright Elsie Boelter 

Clarence Compton, Messenger 



THE CHIEF CLERK AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

Is charged with supervision in matters relating to personnel administration (exclusive of the field 
service) ; the administration of the appropriations "Salaries, Department of State" and "Con- 
tingent Expenses, Department of State"; the allotment of ofl^ce space, ciistody of the property 
of the Department, and the maintenance of a current inventory; the authentication (for the 
Secretary of State) of certain documents; the operation of the Federal coordinating service 
for translating documents; the custody of the seal of the United States; the assembling and 
maintaining for the Department of State of appropriate material for exhibition purposes at 
expositions; the direction, as head, of the Appointment, Diplomatic Pouch and Mail, Steno- 
graphic, Supply, Equipment and Exhibits, and Welfare Sections of his office; and such addi- 
tional duties as may be delegated to him by the Secretary of State and the Assistant Secretary 
of State and Budget Officer. Is Vice Chairman of the Board of Appeals and Review and 
Liaison Officer with other executive departments and agencies of the Government. 

Edward Yardley, Chief Clerk and Administrative Assistant 

Percy F. Allen, Assistant to the Chief Clerk and Chief of Appointment Section 

Louise White, Administrative Assistant 

Margaret S. Edwards, Administrative Assistant 

Harold G. Kissick, Adrtiinistrativc Assistant 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 



Forrest D. Van Valin 
Margaret L. Swanson 
William E. Cooke 



Warren McBeth 
Charles M. Johnson 



Clerks 

Martha T. LeMay 
Violet F. Kyle 

Messengers 

Henry Gibbs Hockett 
Moses C. Brown 



Ruth E. Lombard 
Charles F. Gross 



Oliver T. Willis 



Equipment and Exhibits 

Millard L. Kenestrick, in charge 
Edward J. Thomas, Assistant 
Charles F. Funkhouser Wilfred J. Duda 

Samuel Small, Foreman of Laborers 



Nicholas Anthony 
Stephen Payne 



Wilton Belford 
Edward Harris 

Machine Repair Shop 

Raymond L. Stegmaier, in charge 
Donald L. Blair 

Welfare Section 
Eva Harris Jacobs, Nurse in charge 



Archie Steel 



Stephen H. Quigley 
Will F. Dunker 



Appointment Section 

Percy F. Allen, Chief 
Norvelle H. Sannebeck, Assistant Chief 

Clerks 
L. Virginia Garner 
Clydia Mae Richardson 

Albert S. Rice, Messenger 



Helen S. Brue 
Emmett C. Rhodes 



Eoline Howze 
Grace M. Horn 
Mary L. Meyer 



Stenographic Section 

Edward B. Russ, Chief 

Margaret F. Conover, Assistant Chief 

Lillie B. Dowrick, Assistant to the Chief 

Group Supervisors 

Beulah M. Smithman 
Bernardine F. Barlow 
Frances M. Beach 



Isabel M. Liddy 
Beatrice M. Fordyce 
Louella J. Livengood 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



Viola T. Snyder 
Mary Sprigman 
Mildred E. Besore 
Audrey M. Welch 
Amelia Ilainbausky 
Florence M. Culpepper 
Helen E. Skolianik 
Gussiu A. Lassen 
Elizabeth J. Flynn 
Dorothy B. Wallace 
Dorothy M. Zierjack 
Theresa M. Takacs 
Rose Wojiiar 



Stenographers and Typists 

C. Jeanne Hackett 
Ethel A. Shedlov 
Mary C. Majure 
Helena J. MUczko 
Ruby M. Barnes 
Bcrtlia L. Schwass 
Mabil M. Mac Donald 
f^rances C. Royster 
Mary Pauline Williams 
Marion B. Jones 
Mary E. Kjelgaard 
Kathrvn M. Kurdv 



Elizabeth E. Storen 
Dornthy K. Petersen 
I'^leanor Grace Snead 
Helen J. Nebel 
Dorothy E. Soderlund 
Barbara McDermott 
Stella R. Wojiiar 
Martha A. Swain 
Ethel M. Svendsen 
Harriet C. Poi)e 
Martha Boyajian 
Marcella Sheahan 



Anna V. Burroughs 
Cressy L. Kegg 



Gertrude C. Shallcross, in charge of duplicating 
Clerks 

Anthony A. Covins 



WiUiam J. Kellv 



Margaret W. Sutton 
Frank G. Mitchell 

Messengers 



John W. Tavlor 



Diplomatic Potjch and Mail Section 

J. Brent Clarke, Superintendent 
Albert W. J. Grotjohan, Assistant Superintendent 



Ralph W. Pryor 
Frank A. Sannebeck 
Richard D. Welsh 

Robert Warren 
William H. Hester 



Clerks 

Jerome F. Cobbe 
Aubrey C. Birch 

Chauffeurs 

Raymond Tyler 
William E. Johnson 

Milton Baker, Laborer 



James H. Martin 
Otto R. Holsiiiger 



Antonio M. Richardson 



Maceo Carter 



Supply Section 

Maitland S. Wright, Chief 

John E. Richardson, Assistant Chief 

Charles A. Slaughter, Clerk 

Walter B. Edmonds, Packer 

Laborers 
Harry B. Gaines 



Albert SpauldinR 



8 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 8 

BOARD OF FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL 

The duties of the Board of Foreign Service Personnel, under Executive Order No. 5642 of June 8, 
1931 are: to submit to the Secretary of State for approval lists of Foreign Service officers in which 
all Foreign Service officers shall be graded in accordance with their relative efficiency and 
value to the Service; to recommend promotions in the Foreign Service, and to furnish the 
Secretary of State with lists of Foreign Service officers who have demonstrated special capac- 
ity for promotion to the grade of minister; to submit to the Secretary of State for his approval 
and for transmission thereafter to the President, the names of those officers and employees 
of the Department of State who, after five years of continuous service in an executive or quasi- 
executive position, are recommended for appointment by transfer to the position of Foreign 
Service officer; to submit to the Secretary of State the names of those Foreign Service officers 
who are recommended for designation as counselors of embassy or legation; to recommend to 
the Secretary of State the assignment of Foreign Service officers to posts and the transfer of such 
officers from one branch of the Service to the other; to consider controversies and delinquencies 
among the Service personnel and to recommend to the Secretary of State appropriate discipli- 
narv action where required; to determine, for submission to the Secretary of State after con- 
sidering recommendations of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel, that the efficiency 
rating of an officer is unsatisfactory, thereby meaning below the standard required for the 
Service, in order that the Secretary of State may take appropriate action. 

Members of the Board 

George S. Messersmith, Chairman 
Francis B. Sayre 



BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR THE FOREIGN SERVICE 

(Under Executive Order No. 5642 of June 8, 1931) 

George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State, Chairman 

Francis B. Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State 

Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State 

G. Howland Shaw,* Chief of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel 

Lawson A. Moyer, Chief Examiner of the Civil Service Commission 



DIVISION OF FOREIGN SERVICE ADMINISTRATION 

Is charged with the general administration of the Foreign Service, including matters of appropria- 
tions and expenditures, rentals, equipment and supplies, organizations, instruction of diplo- 
matic and consular officers, etc.; correspondence relating to the foregoing and to customs cour- 
tesies, letters rogatory, international exchange of publications, diplomatic pouch service between 
the United States and foreign countries, and the designation of commercial, military, and naval 
attaches; whereabouts and welfare of Americans abroad, settlement of estates of deceased 
Americans in foreign countries, consular protection of American interests and, other than com- 
merce, the general work of consular offices, such as quarantine, notarial acts, protection of the 
customs revenues, etc.; supervision over the Department's despatch agencies in New York, 
New Orleans, and San Francisco. 

Nathaniel P.'Davis,' Chief 

Harry A. Havens, Assistant Chief 

Francis E. Flaherty, Assistant 

Blanche Keller, Secretary to the Chief 



Foreien Service oflBcer. 



ORGANIZATION Ol' THE DEPAItTMENT 



Adele E. Dix, Chief Clerk of Division 
Clerks 



Mary E. Snyder 



Erviii N. DoliM 



Ancel N. Taylor 
George G. Riddiford 
Hugh C. McMillan 
Susan H. Shuey 
Rose S. Bryan 
Marcia Ebcrlein 
Edward R. Pierce 



Virginia M. Ellis 
Orlando F. Smith 



Administuatiun Skction 

G. Victor Lindholni, in charge 

Clerks 

Rosalind H. Kocrncr 
Clarke P. Cole 
Lucy A. Shults 
George J. ^^'el)stcr 
Janet M. Hartcr 
Lois G. Moock 
Agnes Utley 



iiiilcn J. Hohoski 
Louise Eskridgc 
Fred E. Ilailer 
George W. Kcnaga 
Clarence J. \\ riglit 
Helen M. Wafers 



Miscellaneous Section 

Frances M. Marsh, in charge 

Clerks 



Viola H. Ratcliff 
Leonice K. Bechtold 



Effie K. Turner 



Estates and Notakials Section 

Glenn A. Smith, in charge 

Louise L Baxicv 



Roselia M. McLaughlin 



Documentation Section 
Hugh L. Sturgis 



Foreign Service Regulations 
Glenn A. Abbey ' Wanda N. Hobbs 

Welfare Section 
Madge M. Blessing, in charge 

Clerks 
Marguerite R. Roddy Viola W. Faust Mary J. Boutte 



Messengers 



Lorenzo Harrod 



Forrest L. M. Headley 



Despatch Agency, New York 

(45 Broadway) 

Howard Fyfe, Despatch Agent 

Walter B. Clare, Assistant Despatch Agent 



Rosemary Quinlan 
Stephen E. Lato 



Clerks 
Stanley Zaveckas 
Walter Kearney 



William C. SchuHs 
James Frascclla 



• Foreign Service ofTicer. 



10 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 8 

Despatch Agency, San Francisco 
(Room 126, Federal Office Building) 
Somerset A. Owen, Despatch Agent 



Despatch Agency, New Orleans 

(Room 357, Post Office Building) 

Leon Zinser, Despatch Agent 



FOREIGN SERVICE BUILDINGS OFFICE 

Is charged with the general supervision of matters relating to the housing of diplomatic and consular 
establishments abroad and the protection and maintenance of properties owned or to be acquired 
by the United States for such purpose. Has charge of programs of expenditures, with the 
approval of the budget officer of the Department, for the acquisition, construction, alteration, 
or furnishing of such properties. 

Frederick Larkin, Chief 

Robert J. Phillips, Assistant Chief 

Irene de Bruyn Robbins, Assistant Chief 

Earl R. Mosburg Rebekah L. de Lashmutt Gottlieb Siegrist 

Clerks 
Patricia Cassidv Helen J. Gilchrist 



DIVISION OF FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL 

The duties of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel are: to maintain contact with Foreign 
Service officers and employees while on visits to the United States; to discuss with Foreign 
Service officers ways for the development and improvement of their work; to confer with the 
divisions of the Department concerning the work of Foreign Service officers; to interview 
applicants and prospective applicants for the Foreign Service; to examine and recom- 
mend for appointment applicants for positions as subordinate employees in the Foreign 
Service; to collect, collate, and record pertinent data relating to Foreign Service personnel; to 
keep the efficiency records of all Foreign Service officers and employees; to hold strictly con- 
fidential all personnel records of the Foreign Service, and to reveal no papers, documents, data, 
or reports relating thereto, except to authorized officials; to keep the records of the Board of 
Examiners for the Foreign Service and attend to all details connected with the holding of 
examinations for the Foreign Service; to submit recommendations on all matters within the 
authority of the Personnel Board; to attend, through the personnel officers assigned to the 
division, the meetings of the Personnel Board when so directed. 

G. Howland Shaw,' Chief 

John W. Bailey, Jr.. Assistant Chief 

Worthington E. Stewart, Administrative Officer 

Edgar A. Shreve, Assistant Administrative Officer 

Clerks 

Marvin W. Will Myron" S. Garland Mildred V. Deike 

Joseph F. Mills, Messenger 



' Foreign Service oflBcer 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



11 



FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS' TRAINING SCHOOL 

The Foreign Service Officers' Training School is maintained for the instruction of new appointees to 
the Foreign Service. Only those persons who have successfully passed the examination for the 
position of Foreign Service officer are admitted to the school. It is under the direction of the 
Foreign Service Officers' Training School Board. 

The School Board 

George S. Mcssersmith, Assialant Secretary of Slate, Chairvian 
Francis B. Sayrc, Assistant Secretary of State 

G. Howlaiid Shaw,' Chief of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel 
J. Klahr Huddle.' Director of the Foreign Service Officers' Training School 

The School 

J. Klahr Huddle,' Director 
Cornelia B. Bassel, Assistant to the Director 



DIVISION OF FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS 

1 1 a? {icneral charge of relations with China, Japan, and Siani and (in conjunction with the Division 
of European Affairs and other interested divisions) with the possessions and territories of 
European nations in the Far East, as well as the foreign-controlled islands of the Pacific not 
included therein, and of such matters as concern the Department in relation to American- 
controlled islands of the Pacific, in particular (in conjunction with the Office of Philippine 
Affairs) of such matters as concern the Department in relation to the Philippine Islands, 
and to the Far East in general. This Division also has charge of matters which relate to 
international cooperation to suppress the abuse of narcotic drugs, performing the various 
duties imposed by statutes and arising from treaty obligations. 



Walter A. Adams ' 
Laurence E. Salisbury ' 
Leo D. Sturgeon ' 

Ethel G. Christenson 
Dorothy Tuggle 
Ethel J. Laser 



Maxwell M. Hamilton, Chief 
Joseph W. Ballantine,' Assistant Chief 

Stuart J. Fuller, Assistant Chief 
Raymond C. Mackay, Assistant Chief 

John Carter Vincent ^ 
John H. Spencer 

Clerks 

Ann Marie Teague 
Sara M. Honse 
Ruth E. Kelly 



Joseph M. Jones, Jr. 
George A. Morlock 



Virginia C. Inge 
James P. Speer, 2d 



Messengers 



Paul A. Simmons 



Arthur J. Smith 



' Foreign Service officer. 



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DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS 

Has charge of relations with Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Domini- 
can Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, 
Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, and with all inter-American organizations. 

Laurence Duggan, ChieJ 

Ellis O. Briggs,' Assistant Chief 

Herbert S. Bursley,^ Assistant Chief 

George H. Butler,' Assistant Chief 



Richard C. Tanis 
Warren Kelchner 
Seldcn Chapin ' 

Nina G. Roraeyn 
Edith M. Gray 
Ruth Mason Hughes 
Bergit S. Guynn 



Edward J. Sparks ' 
Gerald A. Drew ' 

Clerks 

Constance M. Supplee 
Germaine E. Belanger 
Violet I. Lake 
Mary Jane Carder 

Messengers 



Harley A. Notter 
Andrew E. Donovan, 2d ' 



Gladys R. Selden 
Beulah A. Batchelder 
Charline Z. Spurling 
Lina R. Lergier 



Augustus Lee 



Samuel T. Reynolds 



DIVISION OF EUROPEAN AFFAIRS 

Has charge of relations with Albania, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, 
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Free City of Danzig, Germany, Great Britain (includ- 
ing British territories and possessions except India and those in Africa), Hungary, Iceland, Ire- 
land, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, 
Portugal, Rumania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Union of South Africa, Union of Soviet 
Socialist Republics, Yugoslavia, European possessions in the Far East in conjunction with the 
Division of Far Eastern Affairs, and with international organizations in Europe. 

Jay Pierrepont Moffat,' Chief 

John Hickerson, Assistant Chief 

Paul T. Culbertson, Assistant Chief 

Harold H. Tittmann, Jr.,* Assistant Chief 

Loy W. Henderson,' Assistant Chief 



Joseph Flack ' 
Waldemar J. Gallman ' 
John R. Minter 
Hugh S. Gumming, Jr. 
Robert T. Pell 2 
John N. Hamlin ' 



Lewis Clark * 
Robert B. Stewart 
James C. H. Bonbright ' 
Raymond E. Murphy 
Eric C. Wendelin ' 



Robert D. Coe ' 
Edward Page, Jr.' 
Theodore C. Achilles ' 
Clara L. Borjes 
Albina L. Parkins 



1 Foreign Service officer. 

' On temporary leave of absence. 



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Vivian M. Smith 
Eileen McKenny 
Jane B. Basset t 
Nettie N. Baghy 



Clerks 

Mary L. Darley 
Cora ]\I. Smith 
Alice S. Downer 
Ruth F. Irwin 

Messengers 



Isaac Edwards 



Lois Hess Fluetsch 
Dorothy M. Glogovac 
Anna IMae Rcker 
Elizabeth Jeannette 

Charles H. Fennel, Jr. 



DIVISION OF NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS 

Has charge of relations with Afghanistan, Burma, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Palestine and Trans- 
Jordan, Saudi Arabia and other countries of the Arabian Peninsula, Syria and the Lebanon. 
Turkey, and all territory in Africa except the Union of South Africa and Algeria. 



J. Rives Childs > 
Morrison B. GifFen 
Ravmond A. Hare ' 



Wallace Murray, Chief 
Paul H. Ailing, Assistant ChieJ 

Henry S. Villard ' 
James J. Durnan 

Clerks 



George V. Allen • 
Amy C. Holland 



Mary N. Birch 
Gladvs Chalfant 



Lucille Snyder 
Ethel Mae Gribble 



Thomas J. Delaney, Messenger 



DIVISION OF CURRENT INFORMATION 

Is charged with the maintenance of relations between the Department and the domestic and foreign 
press, the radio, and news reels; the preparation and distribution to officials of the Department 
and the Foreign Service of daily press summaries and press clippings; dissemination of infor- 
mation regarding the activities and policies of the Department of State and of the Government 
generally to American representatives abroad; furnishing officials of the Department of State 
and the Foreign Service with press bulletins, copies of texts, and general information bearing 
upon foreign relations. 

Michael J. McDermott, Chief 

Sheldon Thomas, Assistant Chief 

William D. Hassett, Assistant Chief 



Arden E. Bing 

Dorsev Gassawav Fisher ' 



L. Adelaide Watson 
Hurley S. Fisk 
Alice McGavack 



Clerks 

Gladys E. Schukraft 
Virginia D. Nelson 

Messengers 



Reginald P. Mitchell » 
Katherine C. Blackburn 



Floris Rustad 
James P. Feeney 



Ulysses Prince, Jr. 



Robert S. Prioleau 



' Foreign Service officer. 



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OFFICE OF COORDINATION AND REVIEW 

Reviews all outgoing diplomatic, consular, and other correspondence; coordinates the correspond- 
ence of the several bureaus of the Department for consideration and initialing before signing; 
submits tlie correspondence to the appropriate officers for signature; maintains a current ready- 
reference file of correspondence and an index of diplomatic precedents; keeps all offices of the 
Department advised of any pertinent information concerning the correspondence of the De- 
partment, as well as of changes in forms of address or changes in the accepted style of corre- 
spondence. The Mailing Section of this office is charged with the dating and mailing of the 
Department mail, with the certification of copies for the official records, and with answering 
inquiries concerning or furnishing information from its records for the use of the Department. 

Blanche Rule Halla, Chief 
Sarah D. Moore, Assistant Chief 

Clerks 

Helen L. Daniel Margaret Hall Ruth Patee Griffin 

Mary G. Lackey Virginia H. James Josephine Rockwell 



Mailing Section 

Clerks 
George W. Matheny Edna M. Lindsay 

Rosemary S. Davenport Cecil E. Barnett 

Messengers 
Charles L. Donadio Leland S. West 



PASSPORT DIVISION 

Is charged with the determination of the eligibility to receive passports or to be registered as citizens 
or nationals of the United States in American consulates of persons who claim to be American 
citizens, citizens of Puerto Rico, citizens of the Virgin Islands, citizens of the Commonwealth 
of the Philippines, or inhabitants of the Canal Zone, Guam, or American Samoa, owing per- 
manent allegiance to the United States; prevention and detection of fraud in passport matters; 
preparation of cases involving fraud for prosecution in the courts; issuance of passports; issuance 
of instructions to American diplomatic and consular officers concerning matters relating to 
nationality, passports, registrations, and the protection of American nationals in foreign 
countries, the release of persons inducted into foreign military service, refund of taxes imposed 
for failure to perform military service; the administration of passport work performed by the 
executive officers of American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and by the 
United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands; supervision of the Passport Agencies 
in New York, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco; direction of clerks of courts in the United 
States with regard to passport matters; issuance of letters introducing American nationals to 
diplomatic and consular officers of the United States. 

Ruth B. Shipley, Chief 

John J. Scanlan, Technical Adviser and Assistant Chief 

F. Virginia Alexander, Assistant Chief 

James E. McKenna * 

George T. Heckert, Executive Assistant 



' Foreign Service oflBcer. 



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William II. Ilcers 
George R. Schooley 



Clerks 

Tlionias F. Farrtll 
Kdith D. Washlnirn 



Eugenia E. Sheats 



Ethel Myers 
Julia F. Simpson 



Correspondence Reviewing Section 

F. Virginia Alexander, Supervisor 

Reviewers 

Nellie Vass Myers 
Frances N. Dismon 



Fraud Section 

Ashley J. Nicholas, Attorney and Supervisor 

Attorneys 



John C. Elliott 



Louis M. Drury 
Kenneth P. Bechtel 
Dudlev L. Robertson 



Clerks 
Earl K. Peterson 
Thurston F. Waterman 



John 0. Bell 



Margaret K. Wheeler 
Robert M. Sparks 



Drafting Section 

Eugene C. Rowley, Attorney and Supervisor 

Attorneys 



Willis H. Young 



John T. W^iite 
Correspondence Clerks 



Bertha S. Rodrick 
Jennie V. Wright 



Clifford 0. Barker 

Bernice L. Waterman 
Elizabeth C. Roach 



Albert B. Havenner 
Gladys E. Merriman 
Alice M. Covel 



Examining Section 

W'alter P. Hibbs, Supervisor 

Examiners 
Vivian R. Craley 
Louis G. Owens 
Rubv F. Reid 



Elsie R. Hanson 
Mildred V. Dryer 



Thomas B. Reid, Agent in charge of reception room 



Paul W. Hallman 



Clerks 
Delores O. Lindsey 



Joseph L. Phillips 



Cashier's Section 

Charles P. Roach, Jr., Cashier 

Clerks 



Gladvs A. Curtis 



Helen R. Riedesel 



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Information and Record Section 

Elizabeth H. Phillips, Supervisor 

Clerks 



Belle J. Abrams 
Catherine D. McKaig 
Mary P. Kearney 



Myra A. Miirdock 
Elsie M. Carey 
Mary J. Loar 



Lloyd L. Gibson 
William G. Nerren 



Clarence T. Smith 
Alma A. Carroll 
Elsie C. Davis 
Alvena R. Boling 



Transcribing Section 

Edwy L. Reeves, Supervisor 
Mary E. Owen, Assisiant Supervisor 

Transcribers 
Eva S. Barn hart 
Agnes M. Carter 
Marv Vance S. Wilson 



Catharine M. Daley 
Helen Warren Boudreau 
Willie Taylor Burke 



Passport Writing Section 

Rae Welch, Supervisor 
Ola May Stephan, Authorization Clerk 



Writers 



Florence R. Poetker 



Mona Isaacson 



Passport Mailing Section 

Fred Scott, Jr., Supervisor 
John M. Powell 



Edgar Thomas 
George A. Thomas 



Messengers 



Frederick A. Dodson 
Eugene Dickerson, Jr. 



Passport Agency, Boston 
(U. S. Post OflSce and Courthouse) 

Harry H. Bolds, Passport Agent 

Stoughton J. Richmond, Assistant Passport Agent 

Frank S. Daxberger, Clerk 



Passport Agency, Chicago 
(338 United States Courthouse) 

Robert A. Proctor, Passport Agent 
John L. Barton, Assistant Passport Agent 



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Passi'out Agency, New York 
(Subtroasury Building; branch oilicc, Kockcfcllcr Center) 

Ira F. Hoyt, Passport Agent 
James J. Hughes, Assistant Passport Agent 

Clerks 

Ehna V. Waldron Joseph Seller Hulda Hultberg 

Matthew C. Earle Bert 11. Floren George E. Maddocks 

Harry P. Berliner Mary J. Hayes 



Passpout Agency, San Francisco 

(Room 120, Federal Oflicc Building) 

Somerset A. Owen, Passport Agent 

Gordon Norquist, Assistant Passport Agent 

Aloysius O. Horan, Clerk 



TREATY DIVISION 

Is charged with assisting, when and as requested by the responsible officers, in the drafting of 
treaties and other international agreements, and correspondence pertaining to the negotia- 
tion, construction, and termination of treaties. The division is also charged with maintaining 
a set of treaties and other international agreements in force to which the United States is a 
party, and likewise those to which it is not a party, together with the pertinent laws, procla- 
mations, Executive orders, and resolutions; maintaining lists of treaties and other international 
agreements between the United States and foreign governments which are in process of nego- 
tiation or ratification; collecting and keeping available information regarding the application, 
interpretation, and status of treaties; analyzing treaties by subject, and assembling, comparing, 
and studying the provisions on the same subject in different treaties; examining the texts of 
treaties, conventions, or international agreements to which the United States is a party, with 
a view to recommending such action as may be required to obtain the fulfillment by the other 
party of its duties and obligations and to effect the performance of the duties and obligations of 
the United States bj' legislative or administrative acts; maintaining lists of treaties, conven- 
tions, or international agreements expiring or subject to extension with a view to considering 
the renewal or extension thereof; performing the duties of a Secretariat for all treaties of which 
the United States is the depositary; and with performing such other duties as may be assigned 
by the Secretary of State. 

Charles M. Barnes, Chief 
Wallace McClure, Assistant Chief 

Assistants 

Sydney Y. Smith Harry R. Turkel 

William R. Manning Melvin L. Leap 

Clerks 

Thomas Griflfin Lillie V. Dickson Marion M. Nusbaum 

Emily T. Chase Clara J. Freeman Helen Woodrow Bones 

Charles I. Bevans Edith Miller 

David H. Grimes, Messenger 



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TRANSLATING BUREAU 

Is charged \\ith tlie translation of communications addressed to the President by heads of foreign 
states; the translation of diplomatic notes and annexed documents, laws and regulations, 
treaties between foreign countries, proceedings at international conferences, letters and doc- 
uments from foreign countries on departmental business, and miscellaneous material referred 
by the White House; occasional translations of the Department's communications into foreign 
languages; the critical examination of foreign texts of draft treaties to which the United States 
is to be a party with a view to the closest adjustment thereof to the English text; interpreting, 
translating, and drafting in connection with international conferences. The Chief of the Trans- 
lating Bureau acts as linguistic adviser to the Department. 

Emerson Christie, Chief 

Translators 
Burton H. Lamore Ignatius Jawney 

John W. Perkins Fred G. Haskins 

Clerks 
Ida May Lewis Jean Pritchard 

Edward Wells, Messenger 



DIVISION OF COMMUNICATIONS AND RECORDS 

charged with the dispatch and receipt of all telegraphic correspondence of the Department; the 
encoding and decoding of messages exchanged in the conduct of foreign relations; the building 
of codes and ciphers used in the Department's intercourse with its representatives abroad, and 
devising rules and regulations governing their use; the auditing of telegraph accounts; the 
administration of the telephone service; the classification, recording, distribution, and preser- 
vation of correspondence; the custody of, and conduct of research in, the records of the Depart- 
ment; the custody of the records of international conferences, congresses, and commissions in 
which the Government of the United States officially participates; the custody of, and conduct 
of research in, the records of the former War Trade Board; the drafting of correspondence and 
instructions on code, cipher, and record matters; the maintenance of a comprehensive index 
and file of documents published by the League of Nations; the distribution of official publica- 
tions of foreign governments; the maintenance of a record of precedents of policy and procedure. 

David A. Salmon, Chief 

Roger S. Drissel, Assistant Chief 

Harvey E. Fenstermacher, Assistant Chief 

Alice L. Corcoran, Administrative Assistant 



Telegraph Section 

Henry P. Dugan, Chief 
Clayton S. Becker, Assistant 



Record Sections 
Joseph W. McMahon, Supervisor 



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Charles Siegel, Passport Section 
Walter II. Anderson, European Section 
Dorothy K. Butler, Commercial Section 
Edward E. Driscoll, American Republics 

Section 
Samuel S. Ford, Miscellaneous Section 
Da\id Crenshaw, United States Section 
De Lyle Davis, I mmigration Section 

Ishani AN'. Perkins 



Chiefs of Sections 

Ruth K. 



Anna R. 



Wailes, Personnel Section 
Marie A. Endlein, Claims Section 
Leo J. Vincelette, Far Eastern Section 
Lucy E. Collins, Near Eastern Section 
Mary A. Sadler, Conference Section 
Milford A. Shii)ley, l^ar Trade Board Section 
Kathryn H. Conrad, Mail Section 
Russell Atterberry, Peace Conference Section 

Publications Section 
Theaker, League of Nations Section 
Clerks 



William V. Madden 
Winfield S. Byars 
Esther C. Janson 
Kirby L. Prince 
Burton R. Kirl)y 
Daniel Henry Tilt on 
Paul E. Goldsberry 
John S. Whitt 
Leo B. Hurney 
^L'lry A. Fuerst 
^Larjorie D. Glennan 
Harry L. Madison 
Ira P. Meyer 
Alvin L. Retrain 
John B. Wells 
Ella Ruth Rinker 
Daniel J. Durning 
William W. Cummans 
Margaret L Gates 
George C. Windle 
Sarah B. Mcl^can 
Laura M. Miles 
Florence M. Clayton 
William C. Clark 
Dell)ert D. Mehaffy 
Wayne C. Bobst 
William T. Hopkins 
Harry E. Fisher 
Lillian F. Phillips 
.\L'iry E. Tallant 
Wilbur E. NichoUs 
Ralph K. Hirst 
Marie Ellis 
Norton P. Lawler 
Harry R. Ebersole 
Clarence J. Nelson 
Delia T. Buckley 
Loretto E. FitzGerald 
Frances B. Paxson 
Rhoda A. Mathews 
Charles D. Dye 
Glenn M. Gillette 



Frances L. Hynson 
Maude M. McCormick 
L. Johnson RatcliflFe 
Frank Place 
Ira James Noe 
Mildred M. Smith 
Berry R. Thompson 
Walter E. Jessop 
May II. McKee 
Lloyd A. Swanson 
Ruth Rightmire 
Julian S. Cate 
Kenneth F. Channon 
■James F. R. Garner 
Esther D. Auld 
Elsie May Crim 
Beth Blaskey 
Mary C. Geesa 
Mabel J. Barker 
Clyde H. Wortham 
El wood M. Browne 
Frances B. Sheridan 
Rufus L. Owen 
Lucile M. Sutherland 
R. Gordon Cooper 
Gladys I. Ertter 
Charles F. Hawkins 
Margarete C. McCurdy 
Marie L. Berger 
Dorothy Gait Swimley 
Raymond O. Watson 
Warren V. Magruder, Jr. 
Harold T. Mullett 
George S. Thomas 
Lois B. Wilkins 
Mertice T. Leer 
Nell Louise Curstead 
Mary Jo Day 
Jennye Resnick 
Violet M. McCanner 
Henry D. Harper, Jr. 
Blanche Bow'ers 



Hamilton Coit 
Guy P. Boutte 
J. Russell Leffas 
Carl F. W^agner, Jr. 
J. Edw^ard Lyerly 
Dorothy J. Dye 
Edna J. Grenlie 
Allen Earl May 
Nannie W. Berrey 
Ralph A. Vestal 
Gerald W. Russell 
Audrey Chew 
Robert J. Ryan 
Eugene J. Plunket 
Selmer Birkelo 
Mildred Youngquist 
Hugh R. Cleveland 
Mary A. Troeter 
Mabel O. Aaker 
Rita B. Ferron 
Frederick J. Robichau 
Glenn H. Adrian 
Neal E. Kimm 
Ruth E. Brinkley 
Edward Fenig 
Helen Robinson 
Nchemiali Silver 
Donald Bucholz 
Robert E. Phelps 
John F. Kissinger 
Patricia Ann Parr 
Russell F. Gee 
Franklin G. Rothenbush 
Kathryn M. Davis 
Rose B. Gault 
Albert Hansen 
Rex W. Ramey 
Mary Helen Marshall 
Virginia Robertson 
Irene Collins 
George W. Wright 



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Louisa Pastorini 
Marie S. Clarke 
Emma L, Baker 



Edward T. Simmons 
Roswell N. Pinckney 
Ralph C. Walker 
Thompkins G. Ricks 
Charles L. Johnson 



Telephone Operators 
Catherine E, Hannan, Chief Operator 

Eleanor F. Cograve 
Elsie Costa Foster 

Messengers 

Frank R. Hawkins 
Robert H. Carter 
Ernest Snowden 
Clarence F. Holmes 
John Henry Pavne 



Helen V. PaulseU 
Dorothea C, Mooney 



Harry J. Ray 
Benjamin Mayo 
James H. Elliott 
Ralph W. Smith 



VISA DIVISION 

Is charged with matters connected with the administration of the immigration laws so far as they 
concern the Department of State and its officers abroad in their function of controlling abroad 
the entry of aliens into the United States. 

Avra M. Warren,' Chief 
Eliot B. Coulter, Assistant Chief 

Robert C. Alexander 
Francis P. Dormady 

Clerks 



Julian F. Harrington * 
Harry L. Troutman • 



Roy M. Melbourne 



Marjorie Moss 
Dorothy D. Morrison 
Herbert B. Monroe 
Myra L. Goodwin 
Elizabeth Hecht 
Elsie M. Schneider 



Agnes P. Bonnette 
Mary Louise Serrin 
Charlotte L. Kushelevsky 
Mildred D. White 
Harriett Sackett Black 
Evelyn L. Nelson 



Lillian Kramer 
Ethyl E. Wyckman 
Frances LaflFerty 
Goldie B. Gould 
Barbara A. Brossard 



William D. Evans 



Messengers 



William G. Williams 



DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION 

Research function involves the preparation of reports and memoranda on political and inter- 
national questions for the Secretary of State and his assistants and, as occasion requires, 
for the diplomatic missions and consular offices; the preparation of Foreign Relations of the 
United States and other publications requiring special research work; passing upon applications to 
consult the records of the Department by persons not officials of the United States Government. 
Publication function involves the editing and distribution of Department publications and the 
dissemination of information concerning them; the compilation and editing of slip laws and 
Statutes at Large; the furnishing to Department officials of copies of bills and information 
regarding status of legislation; the preparation of printing and binding estimates of entire 



' Foreign Service officer. 



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Department and the submitting of recommendations for allocation of tiie printing and l)inding 
fund. Supervises Library of the Department, Office of the Geographer, and work of the 
Editor of Territorial Papers. Represents the Department on National Historical Publications 
Commission and National Archives Council. 

Cyril Wynne, Chief 

E. Wilder Spaulding, Assistant Chief 

William Gerber, Assistant 



Alice Brown CorrcU 



Helen J. Zilch 
Frances E. Feddersen 



Clerks 



Merrill S. Potts 



Mary M. Gates 
Elizabeth C. D'Amour 



Victor J. Farrar 
George V. Blue 



Research Section 
Ernest R. Perkins, Chief 

James S. Beddie 
Ralph H. Stimson 



William V. Whittington 



Edgar B. Nixon 



Territorial Papers 
Clarence E. Carter, Editor 

Editorial Assistants 
Lillie R. Carter 



Jane E. HiU 



Irving L. Thomson 
Amelia B. Deans 
Myra J. DeBerry 
Mary L. Rcnstrom 
Nona L. Doherty 
Miriam T. Roonev 



Library 

Martha L. Gericke, Librarian 
Yale O. Millington, Assistant Librarian 

Library Assistants 

Grace W. Barry 
Hanna H. Blackstock 
Rosine G. Pilliod 
Gladys M. Dawes 
Gwendolyn E. Murphy 



Sarah Welcher 
Cordelia A. Miller 
Marion F. Lyle 
William E. Tietz 
Virgil G. Nubbe 



Publishing Section 

Bryton Barron, Chief 
Irene B. Leach, Printing Assista7it 

Editorial Assistants 
Matilda F. Axton, Reviewer Virginia Burbank Angel, Reviewer 

Inez J. Gardner Mary P. Ogg Evelyn S. Gibbes 

M. Augusta Clarke GraceJ Alexander Grefe Roberta M. Grahame 

Edith F. Stiles Elizabeth A. Vary Margaret D. Awtrey 

Estelle Cornett 



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Special Documents Section 
Alice M. Ball, Chief 
Editorial Assistants 
Marjorie Hottel Doukas Madge Lee Guard 



Laws Section 

Norris E. Drew, Chief 
E. D. Kuppinger, Assistant Chief 



Editorial Assistants 



Charles H. Miller 
Burdette Everett Neiburg 



Waldra T. Nickens 



Moody Hull 
Robert T. Hall 



Messengers 
Vassar D. Gibson 

Julius Lee, Laborer 



Francis D. Wilson 



Office of the Geographer 

S. W. Boggs, Geographer 

Sophia A. Saucerman, Assistant Geographer 

V. Irvine Burnham, Cartographic Engineer Dorothy C. Lewis, Map Librarian 



Clerks 



Bernardine K. Rasmussen 



Anton B, Fabatz 



DIVISION OF TRADE AGREEMENTS 

Carries out the provisions of the act entitled "An act to amend the Tarifif Act of 1930," approved 
June 12, 1934, so far as they relate to the Department of State, and performs such other 
duties as may from time to time be assigned to it by the Secretary of State. 

Harry C. Hawkins, Chief 

Henry L. Deimel, Jr., Assistant Chief 

William A. Fowler, Assistant Chief 

Charles F. Darlington, Jr., Assistant Chief 

Lynn R. Edminster, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State 



Robert M. Carr 
Vernon E. Bundy 
Honor6 Marcel Catudal 
Richard Eldridge 
Constant Southworth 
Henry J. Wadleigh 
Granville O. Woodard 
Woodbury Willoughby 
Edward L Mullins 
Jacques J. Reinstein 



John C. Ross 
Laurence J. de Rycke 
Carl D. Corse 
Leander B. Lovell 
James C. Sappington, 3d 
Chauncey L. Simering 
John H. Fuqua 
H. Gerald Smith 
Vernon L. Phelps 



Mary E. Gross 
Cecil Thayer White 
Amelia H. Hood 
James H. Lewis 
Margaret R. Hardy 
Bainbridge C. Davis 
James A. Hobbs 
Charles L. Aulette 
Robert J. HufiFcut 



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Ruth B. Foscue 
Leonila Lloyd Biggins 
Emma Fell Paxson 
Elizabeth McGrory 
Cornelia Groth 
Elizabeth B. Smith 
Ruth Harjiel Loomis 
Virginia B. Lewis 
Tomena Jo Thoreson 
Rachel C. Reinstein 
Edith H. Haines 
John Russell Young, Jr. 



Clerks 

Claire Beckham 
Claire Wertenbruch 
Louise D. Bartlett 
Henry E. Allen 
Christine Sherrod 
Lois M. Fessler 
Ann Bradford 
Pauline B. Prescott 
James P. Angclo 
Jane R. Duenner 
Corinne D, Young 
Elizabeth Williams 



Curtis White 
Lawrence R. Shepherd 



Messengers 



F. Louise Welch 
Katharine Lamneck 
Musedorah W. Thoreson 
Marie E. Mullen 
Marie B. JefiFers 
Elizabeth J. Areford 
Frances H. Rawlings 
Saidee C. Byrne 
Charles E. Hammond 
Anthony T. DuBusky 
George M. Weber, Jr. 



Franklin W. Proctor 
Shakespeare Bland 



OFFICE OF ARMS AND MUNITIONS CONTROL 

Is charged with the supervision of the fulfillment of the international obligations of the United 
States with respect to the international traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war, 
and with assisting in the preparation of treaties and international agreements dealing with this 
subject; supervision of the carr3ing out of the policy of the Government in respect to the inter- 
national traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war; performance of all necessary 
duties in connection with the administration and enforcement of the statutes providing for the 
supervision and control of the manufacture of and the international traffic in arms, ammunition, 
and implements of war, of the statutes restricting the exportation of tin-plate scrap and helium 
gas, of the statute requiring the registration of agents of foreign principals, and of the statutes 
designed to maintain the neutrality of the United States so far as the administration of these 
statutes is vested in the Secretary of State; assisting the Secretary of State in the performance 
of his duties as Chairman of the National Munitions Control Board; maintaining liaison with 
other departments of the Government in regard to matters relating to the duties of the office. 

Joseph C. Green, Chief 

Charles W. Yost, Assistant Chief 

Edgar P. Allen 

John S. Littell ' Leonard H. Price 

Robert V. Haig Curtis W. Barnes 



John E. Peurifoy 



Elda B. Johnson 
Hannah W. Drury 
Edna M. Underwood 
Thelma I. Chamberlain 



Clerks 

Hilda J. Gunderson 
Lillian C. Roberts 
Virginia L Cullen 

Victor E. Jones, Messenger 



Swea C. Stovall 
Eleanor L. Fowler 
Mary Jane Young 



' Foreign Service ofBcer. 



24 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 8 

OFFICE OF PHILIPPINE AFFAIRS 

Carries out, under the Secretaries, the provisions, so far as they relate to the Department of State, 
of the act entitled "An act to provide for the complete independence of the Philippine Islands, 
to provide for the adoption of a constitution and a form of government for the Philippine 
Islands, and for other purposes," approved March 24, 1934, and, in conjunction with other 
interested divisions, especially the Division of Far Eastern Affairs, has general charge of such 
other matters as concern the Department of State in relation to the Philippine Islands. 

Joseph E. Jacobs,' Chief 
Donald Hiss Robert L. Buell ' 

Clerks 
Lucille C. MacDougall Dorothy S. Williams 

Frank A. Campbell, Messenger 



DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES 

Is charged with arrangements for international conferences, congresses, expositions, and conventions 
in which the United States is to participate, at home or abroad, and, in cooperation with other 
branches of the Government and interested persons and organizations, determination of the 
extent and character of that participation; supervision of the fulfillment of the international 
obligations of the United States with respect to membership in and expenditures for inter- 
national treaty commissions, committees, bureaus, and other organizations; preparation of the 
Department's annual publication covering these activities. 

Richard Southgate, Chief 
Frederick B. Lyon, Assistant Chief 
Clarke L. Willard Eula McDonald 

Raymond D. Muir Helen F. Doran 

Clerks 

Margaret S. Duffley Marguerite Kupfer Minna B. Glover. 

Helen M. Hardin Viola Werfield Mary Diane Fisler 

LeRoy Taylor, Messenger 



DIVISION OF PROTOCOL 

Is charged with presentation to the President of Ambassadors and Ministers accredited to this 
Government; correspondence concerning their acceptability to this Government and corre- 
spondence concerning the acceptability to foreign governments of like officers of the United 
States; questions regarding rights and immunities in the United States of representatives of 
foreign governments; arrangements for all ceremonials of a national or international character 
in the United States or participated in by the United States abroad ; entertainment and protec- 
tion of distinguished foreign visitors; questions concerning customs and other courtesies to 



' Foreign Service officer. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 25 

foreign officials and distinguished visitors to the United States as well as to American officials 
abroad; making arrangements for the visits of foreign naval vessels and foreign military 
organizations to the United States, the visits of American naval vessels and military organiza- 
tions abroad, and other matters of ceremonial in connection with the White House and the 
Department of State; preparation of the Diplomatic List; questions concerning the medals and 
decorations conferred by foreign governments upon officers of the United States; and prepara- 
tion of communications from the President to the Heads of foreign states. 

George T. Summerlin,' Chiej 

Stanley Woodward, Assistant Chief 

H. Charles Spruks, Ceremonial Officer 

Mary E. Buford Donald B. Eddy 

Clerks 

Grace L. Wilson Ricardo M. Purvis Mary E. Madden 

Regina E. P'aherty Lois AUee Williams 



I 



DIVISION OF CULTURAL RELATIONS 

Has general charge of official international activities of the Department with respect to cultural 
relations, embracing the exchange of professors, teachers, and students; cooperation in the 
field of music, art, literature, and other intellectual and cultural attainments; the formulation 
and distribution of libraries of representative works of the United States and suitable trans- 
lations thereof; the preparations for and management of the participation by this Government 
in international expositions in this field; supervision of participation by this Government in 
international radio broadcasts; encouragement of a closer relationship between unofficial 
organizations of this and of foreign governments engaged in cultural and intellectual activities; 
and, generally, the dissemination abroad of the representative intellectual and cultural works 
of the United States and the improvement and broadening of the scope of our cultural relations 
with other countries. 

Ben M. Cherrington, Chief 

Richard Pattee 
Luz Marfa Romdn, Clerk 



OFFICE OF THE EDITOR OF THE TREATIES 

Is charged, under the Secretary of State, with the compilation and editing of the publication Treaties 
and Other International Acts of the Urited States of America, and with the giving of advice and 
the submission of recommendations to the Secretary of State on certain historical and constitu- 
tional questions. 

Hunter Miller, Editor of the Treaties 

Richard S. Patterson, Assistant to the Editor of the Treaties 

Evelyn MacMillan, Editorial Assistant 

' Foreiiin Service officer. 
96329—38 3 



b 



26 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTIMENT OF STATE 193 8 

DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS 

Is charged with the initiation of the policy action of the Department and with the elaboration and 
carrying into effect of comprehensive and coordinated programs of activities involved in the 
international aspects of aviation, radio, motion pictures, telegraph, cable, and shipping; assisting 
in the preparation and interpretation of treaties in this field; drafting or reviewing of correspond- 
ence with foreign governments and their missions in this country , American diplomatic and consular 
officers. Government departments, and all other correspondence pertaining to international com- 
munications activities; maintenance of liaison with other Government departments and agencies 
in international communications matters falling within the field of joint interest and authority; 
and collaboration with foreign missions in Washington. 

Thomas Burke, Chief 
Jesse E. Saugstad, Assistant Chief 

Clerks 
Mary Agnes Breen 

Helen G. Kelly Louise McKirdy Irene I. Skinner 

Betty Mann Dorothy K. Lange Frances M. Dailor 

Harry E. Cole, Messenger 



Aviation Section 

Stephen Latchford Sydney B. Smith 

Joseph A. Fennell Arthur L. Lebel 



Telecommunications Section 
Francis Colt de Wolf Joseph T. Keating Harvey B. Otterman 



Shipping Section 
Victor A. Wallace Albert V. Caffee L. James Falck 



DIVISION OF ACCOUNTS 

Is charged with the general supervision of all disbursing officers under the Department; with the 
maintenance of all accounts of the Department in Washington, of the Foreign Service, of inter- 
national commissions, congresses, and conferences, and of revenues and trust funds; the admin- 
istrative examination, audit, and approval of all accounts; the improvement and revision of 
accounting methods and procedure; the preparation of correspondence and regulations in regard 
thereto; the recording of all fiscal transactions; the preparation of pay rolls, financial reports, 
and statistics for the administrative officers of the Department; the preparation of budget 
estimates and report to the Congress for the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; 
the handling of transportation matters affecting the Department and the Foreign Service; the 
preparation of all travel authorizations and related instructions for officers of the Department and 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



27 



the Foreign Service; niaiiitainiiig liaison with the General Accounting Office and the Treasurj^ 
Department in regard to matters relating to accounts and accounting problems; and with per- 
forming such otlier duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of 
administration. 

Laurence C. Frank, Chief 
George B. Stambaugh, Assistant Chief 

So])hic Caplan, Assistant 



Louis L. Widmer 
Aura L MiddlekaufF 
Lillian H. Middleton 
Florence E. Frisby 
John E. Baugus 
W. Scott Wilkerson 



Audit Section 

Fred R. Young, in charge 

Clerks 

Agnes IL Beckert 
Edward C. Moylan 
Charles M. Rice, Jr. 
Russell V. Lewis 
James C. Hicks 
Stephen Hotsko 



m 



Charles B. Walstrom 
Walter G. Walcavich 
Herbert W. Weatherby 
Samuel A. Burk 
Bruce Grainger 



Horace L. Talley 
Ross L. Whitney 
Emily S. Morrison 
Arch Whitney 



Fiscal Control Section 

Donald W. Corrick, in charge 

Clerks 

Frances M. Hamrick 
C. Joseph Schick 
Carl B. Phillippi 



Victor Lee Orzeck, Jr. 
Carroll A. Propes 
Harold J. Selinsky 



Kathrvn J. Wilson 



Review and Suspension Reply Section 

Lloyd C. Mitchell, in charge 

Clerks 

John A. Brooks 



Lloyd Myles 



Ruth Harvey 

Hazel A. MacDonald 



Transportation Section 

Meigs E. Newkirk, in charge 

Clerks 

Paul E. McGraw^ 
Daniel H. Schmidt 



John L. Smith 



George H. Morris, Messenger 



28 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 

BOARD OF APPEALS AND REVIEW 

George S. Messersmith, Chairman 
Edward Yardley, Vice Chairman 
Anna A. O'Neill Cyril Wynne 

David A. Salmon John Hickerson 

Margaret S. Edwards, Secretary 



CONCILIATION COMMITTEE 

Joseph R. Baker, Chairman 
Harry A. Havens, Vice Chairman 

F. Virginia Alexander Cornelia B. Basse! Frank E. Duvall 

Dorothy J. Dye, Secretary 



2. CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
OFFICERS 



Name, offlce, and salary 



CoRPELL nvLL, Secretary of State ($1S,000) 

SiMNER Weu.es, Under Secretary of State ($10,000)... 

R. W.\LTON Moore. Counselor of the Department of State ($10,000) 

Fr.^ncis B. S.wre, Aiksistant Secretary of State ($9.000) 

Oeoroe S. Messers.mitit. Assistant Secretary of State ($9,000) 

Adolf A. Berle. Jr., Assistant Secretary of State ($9,000) 

Oreen H. Hackwortii, Legal Adviser ($9,000) 



Whence 


Date of 


ap- 
pointed 


com- 
mission 


Tenn... 


Mar. 4,1933 


Md 


May 20, 1937 


Va 


May 20, 1937 


Ma.ss 


Nov. 17, 19.33 


Del 


July 9, 1937 


N. Y.... 


Mar. .-■). 1938 


Ky 


July 1, 1931 1 



' Appointed Solicitor for the Department of State Aug. 10, 1925; appointed Legal Adviser Jnlv I, 1931 fact of Feb. 23. 1031, 46 
Stat. 12141. 

CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL 

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SKRVICE 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade eight— Chief professional 

A t (9,000: 

nackworth, Green H 

At tS.SOO: 

Dunn, James Clement 

Feis, Herbert 

Hornbeck, Stanley K 

At $8,000: 

Burke, Thomas 

Cherrington, Ben M 

Dupgan, Laurence 

Hamilton, Maxwell M 

Larkin, Frederick 

Murray, Wallace 

Pasvolsky, Leo 

Southgate, Richard 

Grade seven— Head professional 

At t7,000: 

Baker, Joseph R 

Flournoy, Richard W 

Hill, Ralph W. S 

Hunt, Bert L 

Vallance, William R 

At fe,500: 

Ailing, Paul H 

Bailey, John W., Jr 

Barnes, Charles M 

Culbertson, Paul T 

Fuller, Stuart J 

Green, Joseph C 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Ky. 



N. Y., 
N. Y. 
Colo. . 

N. Y. 
Colo.. 
N. Y.. 
Iowa.. 
Mich. 
Ohio.. 
D. C. 
Mass.. 



Okla. 
Md.. 
Mo.. 

N. Y. 
N. Y. 



Conn. 
Tex... 
Va.... 
Kans. 
B.C.. 
Ohio.. 



Date of 

appoint- 
ment 



July 1, 1931 

July 19,1937 
July 1. 1937 
Aug. 17,1937 

Aug. 22,1938 
July 28,1938 
Oct. 24,1935 
Aug. 16,1937 
Aug. 3, 1937 
July 1, 1930 
Nov. 6,1936 
Apr. 11,1935 



July 


1 


1928 


July 


1 


1928 


July 


1 


1928 


Sept. 


1 


1930 


July 


1 


1928 


Nov. 


19 


19.34 


Apr. 


1 


1935 


Oct. 


1 


1928 


Jan. 


28 


1932 


Apr. 


1 


1931 1 


June 


16 


1936 i 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade seven— Head professional — 
Continued 

At $6,500— Continaed. 

Hickerson, John 

Li vesey, Frederick 

Lyon, Frederick B 

Mackay, Raymond C 

McClure, Wallace 

McDcrmott, MichaelJ 

Miller, Hunter 

Phillips, Robert J 

Robbins, Irene de Bruyn... 

Saugstad, Jesse E 

Woodward, Stanley 

Wynne, CjTil 

Grade six— Principal professional 

At f6,.',00: 

Tanis, Richard C 

At $5,600: 

Gumming, Hugh S., Jr 

de Wolf, Francis Colt 

English, Benedict M 

Hiss, Alger 

U iss, Donald 

Kelchner, Warren 

Latchford, Stephen 

McDougal, D. A 

Mintcr, John R.. 

Murphy, James J., Jr 

Ward. Frank X 



AVhence 

ap- 
pointed 



Tex... 
N. Y.. 
Mich- 
Va.... 
Tenn. 
Mass.. 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
Pa.-.. 
Calif.. 



N.J... 

Va.... 
R.I... 
Nebr.. 
Md... 
Md... 
Pa.... 
D. C- 
Okla.. 
S. C... 
Pa.... 
Pa.... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 
Dec. 
Dec. 
Aug. 
July 
May 
May 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Sept. 
Mar. 



1, 1931 

1. 1930 
29, 1937 

24. 1937 
1,1928 

1. 1936 

1. 1931 
1, 1933 

3. 1937 

29. 1938 
1, 1937 

16, 1936 



Sept. 1,1938 



June 

Aug. 
May 
Sept. 
Feb. 
Feb. 
Nov. 
Sept. 
July 
Mar. 
Apr. 

29 



12, 1936 

29, 1938 

5, 1938 

1, 1936 

1,1938 

16, 1936 

28, 1934 

22, 1933 

1, 1936 

24, 1931 

1, 193T 



30 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade fire— Senior professional 



At i5,S00: 
Boggs, S. W 

Hassett, William D 

O'Neill, Anna A 

At $5,000: 
Matrfe, Joseph B -- 

At $4,600: 

Coulter, Eliot B 

Diven, Frederick M 

Giffen, Morrison B 

Keating, Joseph T 

Luthringer, George F — 

Muir, Raymond D 

Pattee, Richard 

Pell, Robert T 

Perkins, Ernest R 

Savage, Carlton .-. 

Scanlan, John J 

Spaulding, E. Wilder_... 

Stewart, Robert B 

Stinebower, Leroy D — 

Thomas, Sheldon 

Veatch, Roy 

Wallace, Victor A 

Whiteman, Marjorie M- 

Willard, Clarke L 

Yingling, Raym.und T.. 
Yost, Charles W 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Grade four— Full professional 

At $4,600: 
Bing, Arden E 

Manning, William R_ 

At fi,S00: 
Qericke, Martha L 

At fS,800: 

Alexander, Robert C 

Allen, Edgar P _. 

Ball, Alice M 

Barron, Bryton 

Durnan, James J 

Fennell, Joseph A 

Jones, Joseph M., Jr 

Keatley, G. Harold 

Maktos, John 

McDonald, Eula 

Mosburg, Earl R 

Murphy, Raymond E _ 

Notter, narley A 

Otterman, Harvey B.. 

Sandifer, Durward V 

Saucerman, Sophia A 

Smith, Sydney B... 

Spencer, John H 

Turkel, Harry R 



W. Va. 
Tex.... 



D. C.-_ 

Tenn... 

Pa 

D. C. . 
S. Dak. 
D. C... 
D. C... 
Tex.... 

Pa 

Mich... 
Tenn... 
Md_..- 

Me 

Mass... 

Pa 

N. J.... 

Ill 

111 

Iowa... 
N. Y... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Md 


July 


1, 1930 


Vt 


Dec. 


IG, 1937 


D. C.._. 


July 


3, 1930 


Ohio..-- 


July 


1,1930 


111 


Dec. 


1, 1930 


Md 


May 


1, 1937 


Mo 


Apr. 


4, 1930 


N. Y-... 


Aug. 


29, 1938 


N.J 


Sept. 


1, 193S 


D. C-... 


Apr. 


16, 1938 


Ariz 


Feb. 


16, 1938 


N. Y..- 


May 


8, 1936 


Vt 


June 


29, 1938 


Oreg 


Apr. 


28, 1937 


D. C... 


Dec. 


1, 1930 


Conn..- 


Mar. 


16, 1936 


Ky 


Sept. 


19, 1938 


Mich 


July 


1, 1937 


N. Y.... 


June 


2, 1937 


Oreg 


Oct. 


1, 1938 


i;tah.._- 


Aug. 


29, 1938 


Ohio.... 


Jan. 


1, 1937 


N. Y.-.. 


Dec. 


16, 1937 


Md 


May 


1, 1935 


N. Y..-. 


June 


16, 1936 



June 29,1937 
Aug. 8, 1938 



July 1,1930 



Aug. 

June 

Feb. 

Aug. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

June 

Jan. 

June 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

June 



3, 1938 

16. 1936 

1. 1930 
1, 1938 

1. 1934 
29, 1938 

16. 1937 
16, 1935 

1. 1931 

10. 1938 

5. 1935 
30, 1935 

8,1938 
29, 1938 

9. 1936 
1, 1936 

29, 1938 

24, 1937 

1, 1935 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade three — Associate professional 

At $3,400: 

Lawrence, Ethel L 

Millington, Yale O... 

Smith, Glenn A 

At $3,S00: 

Beddie, James S 

Blue, George V 

Buford, Mary E 

Farrar, Victor J 

Haig, Robert V 

Knight, George S 

Morlock, George A 

Nicholas, Ashley J 

Patterson, Richard S 

Pelton, Walter E 

Price, Leonard H-. 

Rowley, Eugene C 

Stimson, Ralph H. .._ 

White, Horace G., Jr 

Whittington, William V 

Grade tico — Assistant professional 

At $2,900: 
Young, Willis H 

At $3,700: 

Burnham, F. Irvine. 

Correll, Alice Brown... 

Deans, Amelia B. 

DeBerry, MjTa J 

Leap, Melvin L 

Renstrom, Mary L 

Thomson, Irving L... 

White, John T 

At $S,600: 

Barker, Clifford O 

Barry, Grace W_ 

Bell, John O 

Cheever, Elsie B 

Doherty, Nona L 

Elliott, John C 

Falck, L. James 

Fite, Katherine B 

Gates, Louis E.. 

Gerber, William. 

Halderman, John W... 

HoUand, Amy C 

Hutchison, E. Barbour 

Rooney, Miriam T 

Spear, Sidney D 

Grade one — Junior professional 

At $2,100: 
Lewis, Dorothy C 

At $?,000: 

Dawes, Gladys M 

Patterson, John 

Perkins, Isham W 

Pilliod. Rosine O 



AVhence 

ap- 
pointed 



Kans 


July 


1, 1930 


N. C... 


July 


1, 1930 


Tenn...- 


July 


3, 1930 


lowa 


June 


1, 1936 


Oreg 


Oct. 


1, 1930 


Tenn.... 


Sept. 


15, 1938 


Kans.... 


Sept. 


22, 1930 


Md 


June 


22, 1936 


Tenn..._ 


Feb. 


16, 1936 


Mass 


July 


1, 1937 


Ky 


Dec. 


17, 1937 


Pa 


June 


24, 1936 


D. C... 


June 


1, 1931 


Md 


Sept. 


23, 1937 


D. C... 


Dec. 


16, 1937 


Ohio.... 


Aug. 


3, 1937 


Pa 


Sept. 


16, 1935 


111 


Aug. 


8, 1938 



Minn. 

Utah.. 
Utah.. 
Ala... 
Va..-. 
Ind..-. 
N. Y.. 
Minn. 
D. C 

R. I... 

Minn. 
Va.... 
Mass.. 
D. C. 
Ga.... 
Utah.. 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
Pa.... 
Oreg. . 
Mass.. 
Va..... 
Mass.. 
Wash. 



111. 



Ky.... 
Mass. 
Tenn. 
Ohio.. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 1, 1938 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Aug. 
Jan. 
Aug. 
Dee. 
Jan. 
Dec. 
Aug. 
Jan. 
Aug. 
July 
July 
Oct. 
Jan. 
Jan. 
July 



1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 19.38 

16, 1938 

1, 1938 

46, 1938 

29 1937 

1, 19.38 

17. 1937 

29. 1938 
7,1937 
1, 1938 

16, 1937 
S, 1937 
16, 1937 

4. 1937 

1. 1938 
30, 1937 



Aug. 1, 1936 



Dec. 
Aug. 
Oct. 
Dec. 



6. 1937 

1. 1938 
16, 1936 

6, 1937 



CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
SlBPItOFESSIONAL SERVICE 



31 





Wlience 


Date of 


Name, praiie. ami salary 


ap- 
pointed 


appoint- 
ment 


Grade sic—Stnior subprofessional 






V f?.0OO: 






Hlackstock, Ilauna II 


Me 

W. Va. . 


Jan. 1,1938 


Jacobs, Eva Harris .. 


Ajir. lU 1938 


Orade fire— Main subprofissional 




U fl,SO0: 






Murphy, Owendoiyn E 


Nebr 


Au?. 2."), 1937 



Name, graiic, and salary 



Grade four— Assistant subprofessional 

At $l,GgO: 

Miller, Cordelia A 

Thomas, QeorKS S 

Welcher, Sarah 

Grade three — Junior subptofesnional 

At $1,U0. 
Lyle, Marion F 



Wlience 

ap- 
iminted 



Pa... 
Ohio. 

N. Y. 



N. Y.. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Nov. 1, 1937 
Apr. 16,1937 
July 1, 1937 



Nov. 22, 1937 



CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE 



Grade siJtren— Special executive 

At 1 15.000: 
Hull. Cordell 

.-If f 10,000: 

Moore, R. Walton 

Welles, Sumner 

Grade fifteen— Senior erecutire 

At f 9,000: 

lUrle, Adolf A., Jr 

Messersmith, Georpe S 

S;iyre, Francis B 

(irade thirteen— Chief administrative 

. ! ' f^eOO: 

-^ilmon, David A 

-hipley, Ruth B 

(Irade tuetie— Head administratice 

Al f5,CC0: 

Smith, Sydniy Y 

.-If H,»00: 

Stewart, Worihington E 

Al t4,600: 

Blackburn, Katherine C 

Clarkson, Anna L , 

Halla, Blanche Rule 

Havens, Harry A 

Spniks, H. Charles 

Yardley, Edward 

Grade eleven— Principal adminislratire 

At tl.SOO: 

Christie, Emerson... 

Flaherty, Francis E 

Frank, Laurence C 

Harris. Will 



Tenn 

Va... 

Md.. 

N. Y. 

Del.. 

Mass. 

Conn. 
Md.. 



D. C. 
Ohio. 

N. Y. 

N. J.. 
D. C. 

N. Y. 
Pa-- 
Mont, 

D. C. 
D. C. 
R. I.. 

Tcnn. 



Mar. 4,1933 

May 21, 1937 
May 21,1937 



Mar. 8,1938 
July 27,1937 
June 1, 1937 



Dec. 
Dec. 



1, 1930 
1, 1930 



July 1, 1930 

July 1, 1930 

Nov. 16, 1936 
May 26, 1937 
July 13,1937 
Dec. 1, 1930 
July 1, 1937 
Aug. 9,1937 



Sept. 1,1935 
July 1, 1937 
Apr. 16,1936 
Mar. fi, 1933 



Grade ten — Senior administrniire 



At tS,BOO: 

Drissel, Roger S 

Lamore, Burton H. 

Logsdon, Ella A 

Moore, Sarah D 



Grade nine — Full administrative 

At $3,800: 

deLashmutt, Rebekah L 

At $3,700: 

Allen, Percy F _ 

At $S,€00: 

Marsh, Frances M 

^If $5,500: 

Shreve, Edgar A _ 

At $3,400: 

Dormady, Francis P 

Vipond, B. Leslie 

At $3,200: 

Alexander, F. Virginia.. 

Drew, Norris E 

Heckert, George T. 

Kenestrick, Millard L 

Stambaugh, George B 

White, Louise 



Grade eight— Associate admirustrative 



At $3,000: 

Clarke, J. Brent 

Corrick, Donald W 

Fenstermacher, Harvey E. 

Perkins, John W 

Young. Fred R 

At $i,900: 

Hibbs, Walter P 

Lindholm, O. Victor. 



Pa.... 

Mich.. 
Nebr.. 

N. Y.... 



D. C... 

Md.. 



Pa. 
Va. 



Wis 

N. Y.-.. 

D. C... 

Mass 

W. Va.. 

Ind 

Pa 

Va 



Tex 

Md 

Pa 

Ind 

N. Dak. 

D. C... 
N.J..... 



Dec. 1, 1930 
Sept. 1,1935 
Dec. 15,1937 
Sept. 25, 1937 



Sept. 20, 1937 
July 3, 1930 



July 

July 

July 
July 

Dec. 

Nov. 
July 
Mar. 
Dec. 
June 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 



1, 1930 

1, 1930 

1,1930 
1, 1930 

1, 1930 

17. 1936 
19, 1934 

16. 1937 
1, 1930 

29, 1937 



1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 



Dec. 16,1937 
July 1, 1937 



32 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade seven— Assistant administrative 

At $3,200: 

Nash, James Alan - 

Russ, Edward B 

At $5,100: 
■\Vill, Marvin W 

At $3,000: 

Edwards, Margaret S 

Mundy, I-ouis E - 

At $2,1100: 

Doran, Helen F 

lyineoln, Eunice A — 

Watson, L. Adelaide. 

At $2,700: 

Borjes, Clara li 

CalTee, Albert V - - 

Gibson, Elizabeth B — 

Jawney, Ignatius 

Lebel, Arthur L - 

Parkins, Albina L 

Sannebeck, Norvelle H 

At $2,600: 

Blessing, Madge M 

Corcoran, Alice L 

Daniel, Helen L 

Duvall, Frank E 

Eddy, Donald B - 

Johnston, Inez.- 

Kissiek, Harold Q 

Kuppinger, E. D 

Lundgren, Maynard B 

Mitchell. M. Helene 

Sturgis, Hugh L 

Wilcox, Albena M 

Grade six — Principal clerical 

At $S,800: 

Middlekauff, Aura I 

Romeyn, Nina G 

At $2,700: 

Dugan, Henry P 

McMahon, Joseph W 

Roach, Charles I'., Jr 

Rodrick, Bertha S 

Wright, Maitland S. 

At $2,600: 

Farrell, Thomas F 

Gardner, Inez J 

QrifTin, Thomas 

Miller, Charles U 

Moss, Marjorie 

At $2,600: 

Havenner, Albert B 

Siegel, Charles 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Pa.... 
Pa.... 

Va-... 

D. C. 
Ind... 

D. C 

Va.... 
Pa.... 

N. J.. 
Ky..-. 
R. I... 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D.C.. 
Mo... 

N. Y.. 
D. C. 
Va... 
D.C.. 
Conn- 
Minn. 
Mo... 
Ohio. 
D. C. 
Va... 
Md... 
Mo... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 1, 1938 
July 3, 1930 

July 3,1930 



Apr. 
Apr. 



1, 1938 
1, 1938 



Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Aug. 

Oct. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

June 

Nov. 

Oct. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Sept. 



1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 

16. 1936 

16. 1937 
28, 1937 
19, 1937 
16, 1937 

9, 1937 
29, 1937 

17. 1936 

12. 1937 

16. 1938 

16. 1936 

16. 1937 



D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Ind 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Conn... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Wash.. 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass 


Apr, 


1, 1938 


D. C..._ 


July 


3, 1930 


D. C... 


July 


1, 1930 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Dec. 


16, 1937 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade six— Principal clerical— Con. 

At $2,JfiO: 

Angel, Virginia Burbank 

Axton, Matilda F 

Bevans, Charles I 

Chase. Emily T 

Haskins, Fred O 

Mitchell, Lloyd C 

Roberts, Hazel H 

Talley, Horace L.. 

At $2,300: 

Drury, Louis M 

Ellis, Virginia M 

Heers, William H 

Leach, Irene B 

Newkirk, Meigs E 

Roach, Elizabeth C — 

Smith, Vivian M 

Taylor, Ancel N 

Waterman, Bernice L 

Wright, Jennie V 

Zilch, Helen J 

Grade five— Senior clerical 

At $2,600: 

Christenson, Ethel G 

Quigley, Stephen H 

At $S,500: 

Conover, Margaret F 

Duffy, Mary A 

Dunker, Will F 

McKenny, Eileen 

At$2,J,00: 

Bassel, Cornelia B 

Bassett, Jane B 

Becker, Clayton S 

Breen, Mary Agnes 

Butler, Dorothy K 

Dix, Adele E 

Driscoll, Edward E 

Garland, Myron S 

Middleton, Lillian H 

Myers, Ethel 

Newcomb, Anna Belle 

Simpson, Julia F 

Van Valin, Forrest D 

At $2,300: 

Baugus, John E 

Birch, Mary N 

Caplan, Sophie 

Clarke, M. Augusta 

Covel, Alice M_ 

Crenshaw, David 

Davis, Marianna. 

Frisby, Florence E 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Md.. 
Utah 
Md., 
D. C 
Ohio 
Pa.. 
Va.. 
Va.. 



D.C.. 
D.C.. 

Wash. 
N.J... 
D.C-. 
D.C.. 
Calif.. 
Utah.. 
Mich.. 
Mich., 
D. C. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

July 

Dec. 

Dec. 

July 



1, 1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1,1938 

16, 1938 
4, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 

16. 1936 
16, 1938 

16. 1937 
1, 1937 

16, 1937 

16, 1937 

1, 1937 



Ind 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Md 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


N. Y.. . 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Iowa 


Aug. 


1. 1936 


D.C.... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


W. Va.. 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Conn... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Pa 


Aug, 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Aug. ■ 


1, 1936 


Fla 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D.C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


N. H.... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D.C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Pa 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Mass 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D.C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Wash... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Tenn.... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Va 


Apr. 


1,1938 


D. C.- 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Okla.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


N. Y..-. 


.\pr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Ohio 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D.C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 



CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



33 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade fire— Senior c/^rica/— Continued 

.•WJ(»,500— Continuod. 

I.nckey, Mnry O 

Miidden, William V 

Merrinmn, Gladys E 

Morrison, Dorothy D 

Myers, Nellie Vass 

Richardson, Jolin E 

Stiles, Edith F 

Wilkerson, W. Scott-.. 

At H.tOO: 

Anderson, Walter n 

Byars, Winfleld S 

Davis, De Lyle 

Deike, Mildred V 

Monroe, Herbert B 

Wailes, Ruth K 

Widmer, Louis L 

At ti.lOO: 

Bagby, Nettie N 

Beckert, Agnes H 

Collins, Lucy E 

Cornett. Estelle 

Craley, Vivian R 

Endlein, Marie A 

Ford, Snmuel S 

Gallop, Vera X 

Gray, Edith M.... 

Grefe, Grace Alexander 

Harvey, Ruth... 

Hughes, Ruth Mason 

Janson. Esther C 

McMillan, Hugh C 

Moylan, Edward C 

Mullen, Ann E 

Neiburg, Burdette Everett 

Ogg. Mary P 

Ollis, Luella 

Owens. Louis O 

Rice, Charles M., Jr 

Riddiford, George O 

Sadler, Mary A 

Schooley, George R 

Shipley, Milford A 

Vincelette, Leo J 

Whitney, Ross L.. 

Wilson, Grace L 

Wilson, Kathryn J 

At $g,000: 

Asbjornson, Mildred J 

Bryan, Rose S 

Dismon, Frances N 

Doukas, Marjorie Hottel 

Duflley, Margaret S 

Faherty, Regina E 

Gibbes, Evelyn S 

96329—38 i 



^^■ hence 

ap- 
pointed 



Ky 

Pa 

Mo.... 
Md. .. 

Va 

Fla 

Mass.— 
Ind.... 

El 

ni 

D. C-. 
Md..- 

Pa 

Iowa... 
D. C... 

Va 

D. C... 

Vt 

Va 

D. C... 

Pa 

D. C... 
Iowa... 
Wis.... 

Ill 

Iowa... 
D. C-. 
D. C... 
Mich... 

Pa 

D. C... 
Nebr... 

Va 

Mo.... 
D. C-. 
Wash.. 
Ohio... 
D. C-. 
D. C... 
D. C... 

Vt 

S. Dak. 
Mo.... 
Wls...- 

Minn.. 
D. C... 
D. C... 
W. Va. 
Mass... 
W. Va. 
S. C... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 

Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Dec. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Dec. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 



1, 1036 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 193C 
1,1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 

1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1,1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 

1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1,1938 
1,1938 

16, 1937 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1. 1938 
1,1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1,1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1. 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1,1938 

16, 1937 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1,1938 
1, 1936 
1,1938 
1,1938 
1,1938 
1,1938 



Feb. 3, 1938 

July 1,1937 

Apr. 2.1938 

Sept. 22, 1937 

Jan. 16, 1937 

July 29,1937 

Dec. 1, 1937 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade five— Senior cJfri'fa/— Continued 

At W,000— Continued. 

Goldsberry, Paul E 

Goodwin, Myra L... 

Grotjohan, Albert W.J 

Guard, Madge Lee 

Guynn, Bergit S 

Hanson, Elsie R 

Hicks, James C 

Hill, John L... 

Hobbs, Wanda N 

Hotsko, Stephen 

Johnson, Elda B 

Kent, Zolita M 

Kirby, Burton R.. 

Lewis, Russell V 

MacMUlan, Evelyn 

Prince, Kirby L 

Reid, Ruby F 

Reid, Thomas B 

Shuey, Susan H 

Thomas, Edward J 

Tilton, Daniel Henry 

Tuggle, Dorothy 

Vary, Elizabeth A 

Waddell, Merlene 

Walcavich, Walter O 

W^alstrom, Charles B. 

Grade four—Main clerical 

At ii.lOO: 

Dowrick, Lillie B 

Morrison, Emily S 

Phillips, Elizabeth H 

Smith, Orlando F 

At $1,040: 

Conrad, Kathryn H 

Howze, Eoline 

Hurney, Leo B 

Shallcross, Gertrude C 

W^hitt, John S 

At $1,980: 

Bradshaw, Charlotte 

Dickson, Lillie V 

Dryer, Mildred V 

Fisk, Hurley S 

Fuerst, Mary A 

Funkhouser, Charles F 

Glennan, Marjorie D 

Hecht, Elizabeth 

Hull, Moody 

Keller, Blanche 

Madison, Harry L 

Meyer, Ira P 

Petrain, Alvin L 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Kans. 
D. C. 
Va... 
Utah. 
Minn, 
Iowa. 
Ga... 
Wis.. 
Vt... 
Pa... 
Iowa. 
Iowa. 
D. C. 
Md.. 
Mass. 
Va... 
Iowa. 
Md.. 
111.... 
Ohio. 
D. C. 
Va... 
Ga... 
Miss. 
Pa... 
Mo... 



D. C... 
N. Y... 
Del-... 
D. C... 



D. C-. 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 

D. C... 
D. C-. 
D. C... 
Iowa... 
Iowa... 

Va 

D. C... 
D. C... 
W. Va. 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C„. 
m 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Sept. 

Feb. 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Oct. 

Dec. 

Jan. 

Oct. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Dec. 

Oct. 

Aug. 

Apr. 

Dec. 

Oct. 

Apr. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Mar. 

Oct. 



, 1937 
.1938 
, 1937 
1. 1937 
■, 1937 
,1938 
,1937 
', 1937 
, 1938 
,1937 
, 1938 
.1937 
i. 1937 
i, 1933 
i. 1937 
,1936 
1,1938 
1, 1937 
,1936 
,1937 
i, 1937 
i. 1938 
', 1937 
', 1937 
i, 1938 
,1937 



Aug. 1, 1936 

July 3, 1930 

Aug. 1, 1936 

July 3, 1930 



Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 

Aug. 
July 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 



1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 

1, 1936 
3. 1930 

16, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 

16, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1. 1936 



34 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 8 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade four—Main clerical— Continued 

At ?;,980— Continued. 

Ratclifl, Viola H 

Roddy, Marguerite R 

Theaker, Anna R. 

Washburn, Edith D 

Wells, John B 

At$l,9S0: 

Rinker, Ella Ruth 

Schneider, Elsie M 

At $1,860: 

Atterberry, Russell 

Bechtold, Leonice K 

Clark, William C 

Clayton, Florence M 

Cole, Clarke P 

Cummans, William W 

Curtis, Gladys A 

Burning, Daniel J 

Eberlein, Marcia 

Freeman, Clara J 

Garner, L. Virginia 

Gates, Margaret I 

Hall, Margaret 

Horn, Grace M 

James, Virginia H 

Koerner, Rosalind H 

Matheny, George W 

McLean, Sarah B 

Meyer, Mary L 

Miles, Laura M 

Pierce, Edward R 

Reeves, Edwy L 

Richardson, Clydia Mae 

Schukraft, Gladys E 

Smithman, Beulah M 

Swanson, Margaret L 

Turner, Effle K 

Whitney, Arch 

Windle, George C 

Wright, Lillian W. 

At $1,800: 

Barlow, Bernardine F.. , 

Baxley, Louise I 

Beach, Frances M 

Bechtel, Kenneth P 

Black, Harriett Sackett. 

Bobst, Wayne C 

Bonnette, Agnes P 

Bowman, Winne H 

Cassidy, Patricia 

Cooke, William E 

Darley, Mary L_ 

Drury, Hannah W 

Ebersole, Harry R 

Ellis, Marie 

Feddersen, Frances E 

Fisher, Harry E 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Okla.. 
Nebr... 
Ill 

Miss... 
Va 

Va 

D. C... 

Mo---. 
D. C-. 
N. Y-. 
D. C-. 

Ga 

Ohio... 
Wis.... 
Mass... 
Mo.... 
N. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
N. H.. 
Ohio... 
Md.... 
Ark... 
D. C. 
Calif-. 

Va 

Md_-_, 

Va 

D. C- 
Ohio.. 
Ind.... 
Minn., 

Pa 

W. Va. 
S. Dak 
Md... 
Pa..-. 

Va.... 
Ga.... 
N. Y.. 

Calif.. 
Iowa.. 
Nebr.. 
Mass.. 
N. Y.. 
Conn.. 
Mass.. 
Va-.. 
Mass.. 
D. C. 
Oreg.. 
Mo.-. 
Ill 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Apr. 1 



Aug. 
Aug. 

Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Jan. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 

Aug. 
Oct. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
July 
Nov. 
Nov. 
Dec. 
July 
June 
Sept. 
Feb. 
Aug. 
Jan. 
Jan. 
July 



1936 
1936 
1936 
1936 
1938 

1936 
1936 

1936 
1936 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1936 
1936 
1936 
1938 
1938 
1936 
1936 
1938 
1936 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1937 
1936 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1936 
1938 
1936 
1938 

1936 
1936 
1937 
1938 
1938 
1936 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1938 
1938 
1937 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade four — Main derieo/— Continued 

At $1 ,800— Continued. 

Fordyce, Beatrice M 

Griffin, Ruth Patee.— 

Hall, Robert T 

Hallman, Paul W 

Hamrick, Frances M 

Hanshew, Rose L 

Hardin, Helen M 

Hirst, Ralph K 

Hopkins, William T 

Kluczuy, D. Muriel 

Kupfer, Marguerite 

Laser, Ethel J 

Lawler, Norton P -.. 

Liddy, Isabel M 

Livengood, Louella J 

MacDonald, Hazel A 

McGraw, Paul E 

Mehaffy, Delbert D 

Nelson, Clarence J 

Nicholls, Wilbur E 

Phillips, Lillian F 

Potts, Merrill S 

Rasmussen, Bernardine K 

Schick, C. Joseph 

Shults, Lucy A 

Snyder, Lucille 

Supplee, Constance M 

Tallant, Mary E 

Teague, Ann Marie 

Underwood, Edna M 

Grade three — Assistant clerical 

At $1,980: 

Burg, Joseph P 

Chalfant, Gladys 

Snyder, Viola T 

At $1,920: 

McGavack, Alice 

Smith, Clarence T 

Sprigman, Mary 

Sweet, Florence G 

At $1,860: 

Buckley, Delia T 

FitzGerald, Loretto E 

Harter, Janet M 

Hemry, Susanna 

Mathews, Rhoda A 

Miller, Edith.. 

Paxson, Frances B 

At $1,800: 

Abrams, Belle J 

Besore, Mildred E 

Dye, Charles D 

Gillette, Glenn M 

Hannan, Catherine E.. 

Hynson, Frances L 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Pa-... 
Mo--. 
Oreg-. 
N. C-. 
Va-.. 
Mont. 
Wash. 
Va-.-. 
Tenn. 
Minn. 
Wash. 
D. C. 
D. C-. 
Iowa.. 
Mo... 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
lowa.- 
Mich. 
Va--.. 
D. C. 
Coim. 
Minn. 
Ky..- 
N. Y.. 
Mo--. 
Miss-. 
D. C. 
Wash. 
Md... 



N. Y. 
D. C- 
D. C- 



Va-- 
D. C- 
D. C- 
Kans- 



D. C- 
D. C- 
D. C- 
Ohio- 
Va-- 
Kans- 
D. C- 

Md.. 
D. C. 
Ky... 
N. Y. 
D. C. 
D. C. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Sept. 

Nov. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

Oct. 

Aug. 

July 

Jan. 

May 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

July 

Sept. 

June 

Aug. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Sept. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

May 

July 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Mar. 



16, 1937 

24. 1937 
7, 1938 

16. 1938 
1, 1937 

13, 1937 

29. 1937 

20. 1938 

17. 1937 
9, 1937 

16. 1938 

1. 1937 

1. 1938 

1. 1937 

1. 1938 
16, 1936 
16, 1938 

15. 1936 
22, 1938 
20, 1938 

16. 1937 
8, 1937 

16. 1936 
1, 1937 

25. 1938 

21. 1937 
16, 1937 
16, 1937 

1. 1937 

8. 1938 



July 3, 
Aug. .1 
July 3 



Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1, 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Apr. 1, 

July 26, 

Aug. 1 

Apr. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1. 

Aug. 1 

Aug. 1 



1936 
1930 

1936 
1936 
1936 
1936 

1936 
1936 
1936 
1936 
1938 
1937 
1936 

1938 
1936 
1936 
1936 
1936 
1936 



CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
CLERICAL. ADMIXISTHATIVE, AM) FISCAL SERVICE-Coutinued 



35 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade three— Assittant clerical— Con. 

At */,S00— Continued. 

Kushelevsky, Charlotte L 

McCormick, Maude M 

Place, Frank 

Pryor, Ralph W 

Purvis, Ricardo M 

RatclilTe, L. Johnson 

Serrin, Mary Louise , 

Slaughter, Charles A 

.1/ $t,7i0: 

Bowers, Blanche 

Carroll, Alma A 

Noe, Ira James 

Smith, Mildred M 

At $1,6S0: 

Auld, Esther D 

Barker, Mabel J 

Belanger, Oermaine E 

Blaskey, Beth 

Boelter, Elsie -- 

Bones, Helen Woodrow 

Boutte, Mary J 

Browne, Elwood M 

Brue, Helen S - -- 

Cate, Julian S 

Chamberlain, Thelmal --. 

Channon, Kenneth F 

Cobbe, Jerome F 

Crim, Elsie May 

Davenport, Rosemary S.. - -.. 

Davis, Elsie C... 

Downer, Alice S 

Fabati, Anton B 

Faust, Viola W 

Garner, James F. R 

Qeesa, Mary C 

Gribble, Ethel Mae 

Qunderson, UildaJ.. 

Uonse, Sara M... 

Inge, Virginia C 

Jessop, Walter E 

Kelly, Ruth E 

Kramer, Lillian.. 

Lewis, Ida May 

Lindsay, Edna M 

MacDougall, Lucille C 

McKaig, Catherine D 

McKee, May R 

Nelson, Evelyn L... 

Nusbaum, Marion M 

Owen, Mary E 

Owen, Rufus L 

Rarahausky, Amelia 

Riedesel, Helen R 

Rightmire, Ruth 

Robertson, Dudley L 

Sannebeck, Frank A 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1930 


Pa 


Aug. 


1. 1936 


Mass 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Md 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Tex 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1.1936 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


N. Y.... 


Nov. 


1. 1937 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1,1938 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


D. C... 


Jan. 


16, 1937 


Nebr— . 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Ill 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Mass — 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Wis 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mont... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


N. Y.... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Mass 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Minn... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass 


Aug. 


1. 1936 


Mass 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


N. J 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


N. Y.... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


N. C... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


N. Y.... 


Apr. 


L1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Pa 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Minn... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Mass — 


Apr. 


1.1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Ohio.... 


Apr. 


1. 1938 


Mich 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Minn... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


W. Va.. 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


W. Va.- 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Tex 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


N. Y.-.. 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Calif-.. 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Tex 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Iowa 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Tenn.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


8. Dak.. 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Iowa 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass — 


Aug. 


1,1936 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Tenn.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Ohio.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Minn... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


W. Va.. 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Md 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mo 


Apr. 


1,1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade three— Assistant clerical— Cou. 

At ^/,680— Continued. 

Sheridan, Frances B 

Smith, Cora M 

Stephan, Ola May 

Swansou, Lloyd A 

Thompson, Berry R 

Webster, Qeorge J 

Welch, Audrey M 

Welch, Rae 

Wells, Dorothy J 

Welsh, Richard D 

Werfield, Viola 

White, Mildred D 

Williams, Dorothy S 

Williams, Lois Allee 

Wortham, Clyde H 

At f 1,620: 

Aaker, Mabel O 

Awtrey, Margaret D 

Barnes, Ruby M. 

Batchelder, Beulah A 

Berger, Marie L 

Birch, Aubrey C 

Boboski, Helen J 

Boling, Alvena R - 

Boutte, Guy P 

Brien, Muriel 

Brooks, John A. _ 

Burk, Saiimel A 

Carder, Mary Jane. 

Coit, Hamilton-.- 

Cooper, R. Gordon 

Cullen, Virginia I 

Culpepper, Florence M 

Curstead, Nell Louise 

Day, Mary Jo_ 

Dehn, Ervin N 

Dye, Dorothy J 

Ertter, Gladys I - 

Eskridge, Louise 

Fisler, Mary Diane 

Fluetsch, Lois Hess 

Flynn, Elizabeth J 

Fowler, Eleanor L 

Gates, Mary M.. - 

Gilmore, Marjorie E 

Ologovac, Dorothy M 

Glover. Minna B , 

Gould, Goldie B - 

Orahame. Roberta M 

QrenI ie, EdnaJ 

Hackett, C. Jeanne 

Harper, Henry D., Jr 

Harvey, Alace May 

Hawkins, Charles F 

Henry, Margaret Uolden 

Irwin, Ruth F 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Mo 

Vt 

Ind 

Ill 

Va 

D. C... 

Wis 

La 

S. C 

Mass 

Iowa 

Mo 

Miss 

Ala 

Tex 

N. Dak. 
N. H.... 
Minn... 

Mass 

Nebr—. 
D. C-... 

Pa 

Mich 

FMa 

N.J 

Mass 

Mo 

Iowa 

N. Y...- 

Miss 

Pa 

Iowa 

Pa 

Ind 

111—...- 
D.C-.-- 

Kans 

N. C... 

Nev 

N. Dak. 

Pa - 

Mass 

Iowa 

Wash... 
Calif.... 
D. C-... 
Colo.... 
Minn... 

Wis 

Mass 

N. C..-- 

lowa 

D. C... 
Idaho... 
Ill 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

July 

Nov. 

Jan. 

Feb. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Jan. 

Oct. 

Jan. 

Mar. 

Mar. 

Dec. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Nov. 

June 

July 

May 

July 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

July 

Sept. 

Nov. 

July 

Jan. 

Oct. 

July 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

Oct. 

Sept. 

Mar. 



1,1938 
1, 1936 
1. 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1. 1938 
1. 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 

1. 1938 

8. 1937 

29. 1938 

1. 1938 

9. 1936 

1. 1937 

1. 1937 

1. 1936 
20, 1938 
19. 1937 

3. 1938 
16. 1938 

1. 1937 
16, 1937 

1. 1935 
16. 1937 

16. 1936 

21. 1937 

1. 1937 

25. 1938 

1. 1938 

16. 1936 
1. 1937 

16. 1937 
16, 1937 

1. 1937 

27, 1937 

1. 1937 

1. 1937 

13. 1937 
1, 1937 

17. 1938 

4. 1937 

1. 1938 
1, 1938 

16, 1937 
1, 1937 

1. 1936 
13. 1937 

1. 1937 



36 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Qrade three— Assistant clerical— Con. 

At ?/, 620— Continued. 

Jeannette, Elizabeth 

Jones, Marion B 

Kjelgaard, Mary E 

Kurdy, Kathryn M 

Kyle, Violet F 

Lafferty, Frances 

Lake, Violet I 

Lassen, Gussie A 

Leer, Mertice T 

Leflas, J. Russell 

LeMay, Martha T 

Lindsey, Delores O 

Lombard, Ruth E 

Lyerly, J. Edward 

Mac Donald, Mabel M 

Madden, Mary E 

Magruder, Warren V., Jr 

Majure, Mary C 

May, Allen Earl 

McCanner, Violet M 

McCurdy, Margarete C 

McLaughlin, Rosella M 

Mleczko, Helena J 

Moock, Lois Q 

Morrill, Cleo B 

Mullett, Harold T 

Nelson, Virginia D 

Orzeek, Victor Lee, Jr 

Peterson, Earl K 

Phillippi, Carl B 

Poetker, Florence R 

Pritchard, Jean 

Propes, Carroll A 

Reker, Anna Mae 

Resnick, Jennye 

Rhodes, Emmett C 

Roberts, Lillian C. 

Rockwell, Josephine. 

Royster, Frances C 

Rustad, Floris 

Schmidt, Daniel H 

Schwass, Bertha L 

Scott, Fred, Jr 

Selden, Gladys R 

Sheats, Eugenia E 

Shedlov, Ethel A 

Skolianik, Helen E 

Sparks, Robert M 

Speer, James P., 2d 

Spurling, Charline Z 

Stovall, Swea C 

Sutherland, Lucile M 

Swimley, Dorothy Gait 

Takacs, Theresa M 

Utley, Agnes 

Wagner, Carl F., Jr 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Mont... 
N. Y.... 
N. Y.... 

Pa 

R.I 

Del 

Wash... 

Mo 

Okla.... 

Pa 

Mich 

Minn... 

Mass 

N. C... 
Minn... 

Mass 

Md 

Miss 

N.Y.... 

Mo 

Mo 

D.C.... 

Mass 

Ohio 

Kans 

Mass 

Nebr 

Kans 

Minn._. 

La 

Ohio...- 

Ga 

N. C... 

Ky 

Mo 

Mo 

Fla 

Conn 

N.C.... 
Minn... 
N.Y._.. 

Mich 

CaMf.... 

Mich 

Ohio 

Minn... 

Conn 

Tenn.-.. 
Okla.... 
Colo.... 

Fla 

Nebr.... 

Va 

N.Y.... 

Ind 

Pa 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Sept. 

July 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Mar. 

Nov. 

Aug. 

Mar. 

June 

Jan. 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

Mar. 

June 

Dec. 

Nov. 

Dec. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

Dec. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Dec. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

July 

July 

Mar. 

Oct. 

Nov. 

Nov. 

July 

May 

Aug. 

Nov. 

June 

Jan. 

Nov. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Mar. 

Nov. 

Oct. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

July 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Aug. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Jan. 



1. 1937 
, 1938 
,1938 
, 1938 

1. 1938 
., 1937 
,1936 
,1937 
, 1937 
\ 1938 
,1935 
,1936 
> 1937 
, 1938 
,1938 
,1937 
,1936 
,1937 
,1938 
,1937 
,1936 
, 1936 
,1937 
, 1937 
', 1937 
,1937 
,1936 
., 1938 
, 1937 
,1937 
,1937 
,1937 
,1937 
.1937 
,1937 
,1938 
,1936 
,1937 
, 1938 
\ 1938 
, 1937 
; 1938 
•, 1938 
,1937 
i, 1937 
, 1937 
-, 1937 
,1938 
,1938 
i, 1938 
,1938 
,1936 
,1936 
, 1937 
,1937 
1, 1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Orade three— Assistant clerical — Con. 



At $1,620— Continued. 

Wallace, Dorothy B 

Waterman, Thurston F.. 

Watson, Raymond O 

Weatherby, Herbert W.. 

Wheeler, Margaret K 

Wilkins, Lois B 

Williams, Mary Pauline. 

Wojnar, Rose 

Woodworth, Helen 

Wyckman, Ethyl E 

Zierjack, Dorothy M 



Grade two^Junior clerical 

At $1,800: 

Berrey, Nannie W 

Snyder, Mary E 

At $1,71,0: 

Burroughs, Anna V 

Hailer, Fred E 

Kearney, Mary P 

At $1,680: 

Kegg, Cressy L 

Kelly, Helen G 

Murdock, Myra A 

At $1,620: 

Barnhart, Eva S 

Carey, Elsie M. 

Loar, Mary J 

At $1,500: 

D' Amour, Elizabeth C 

Sutton, Margaret W 

Vestal, Ralph A 

At $1,440: 

Adrian, Glenn H 

Birkelo, Selmer 

Boudreau, Helen Warren 

Boyajian, Martha 

Brinkley, Ruth E 

Brossard, Barbara A 

Bucholz, Donald 

Carter, Agnes M 

Chew, Audrey 

Cleveland, Hugh R 

Dailor, Frances M 

Daley, Catharine M 

Duda, Wilfred J 

Fenig, Edward.. 

Ferron, Rita B 

Gee, Russell F 

Gilchrist, Helen J 

Grainger, Bruce 

Gross, Charles F.. 

Holsinger, Otto R 

Isaacson, Mona 

Kenaga, George W 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



D. C. 
N.Y. 
Md.. 
Kans- 
Pa... 
Ohio. 
Mont 
Pa... 
Minn 
Iowa. 
Fla... 



D. C. 
D. C. 

D. C. 
D. C. 

Va... 



D. C. 

N.Y.. 
D. C 

N. Y.. 
D. C. 
Til 



Mass. 
D. C. 
Ind_.. 

Oreg.. 

Wis... 

Kans. 

Mass. 

Kans- 

Idaho- 

Minn. 

Nebr.. 

Iowa.. 

Tex... 

Mich. 

Pa.... 

N. Y.. 

N. Y.. 

Mass. 

R. L.. 

Kans.. 

N. C. 

N. Y.. 

Md... 

Utah.. 

Mo__. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Sept. 

Oct. 

Nov. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

May 

June 

Sept. 

Jan. 

June 

Sept. 



1, 1937 
25, 1937 

12. 1936 

24. 1937 

16. 1938 

17. 1937 

23. 1938 
20, 1937 
16, 1937 

1, 1937 
15, 1937 



Aug. 1 
Aug. 1 



Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 



Aug. 
Aug. 29, 
July 3, 

Apr. 1 
July 1 
Apr. 1 



Apr. 1 
Apr. 1 
Apr. 1 



Jan. 

June 

Mar. 

Dec. 

Feb. 

Oct. 

Apr. 

Jan. 

Jan. 

July 

Sept. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Mar. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

July 

June 

Feb. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Jan. 



1936 

1936 
1936 
1936 

1936 
1938 
1930 

1938 
1930 
1938 

1938 
1938 
1938 

1938 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1938 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1937 
1936 
1938 



CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE-Continued 



37 



Name, grade, and salnry 



Orade (wo — Junior clerical— Con. 

At tl ,440— Continwd. 

Kimin, Nea] E 

KissiDRer, John F 

Lange, Dorothy K 

L<?rgier, Liua R 

Mann, Betty 

McDermott, Barbara 

McKirciy, Louise 

Mitchell, Frank O 

Myles, Lloyd 

Nebel, Helen J 

Parr, Patricia Aun_. 

Petersen, Dnrathy K 

Phelps, Robert E 

Plimket, Eugene J 

Pope, Harriet C 

Robichau, Frederick J 

Robinson, Helen.. 

Rom&n, Luz Marta 

Rothenbush, FrankJin Q 

Russell. Gerald W 

Ryan, Robert J 

Selinsky, Harold J... 

Sheahan, Marcella 

Silver, Xehemiah 

Skinner, Irene I 

Smith, John L 

Snead, Eleanor Grace. 

Soderlund, Dorothy E 

Sorrell, Carol... 

Storen, Elizabeth E.. 

Svendsen, Ethel M... 

Swain, Martha A_ 

Tietz, William E 

Troeter, Mary A 

Wilson, Mary Vance S 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Iowa 

Pa 

Wis .... 
P. R.... 
Mont... 

Mass 

Pa 

Mich 

Ark .... 

HI 

Okla.... 

Iowa 

Colo 

N. Y.... 

Ala 

Mass 

Minn... 
P. R.... 

Ohio 

Mo 

Mass 

Wis 

Kans 

Pa 

Wash... 

Wis 

Mo 

Wash... 
N. C... 

s. c 

HI 

Minn... 

Pa 

111 

S. C 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Jan. 

July 

Oct. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Oct. 

Dec. 

July 

Nov. 

June 

Apr. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

Dec. 

Nov. 

Nov. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

July 

July 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Aug. 



17, 1938 
1, 1938 
13, 1937 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 

3, 1938 
24, 1938 
25, 1938 
16, 1937 

1. 1937 

1. 1938 

1. 1937 

1. 1938 

19. 1937 

25. 1938 
13, 1938 
16, 1938 

8, 1938 
6, 1938 

4. 1937 
8, 1937 

16, 1937 
26, 1938 
16, 1938 
1, 1937 
17, 1937 

5. 1937 
13, 1937 
24, 1937 

1. 1936 

6. 1938 
1, 1938 

9. 1937 
1, 1937 

20, 1937 



Name, grade, and .salary 



Grade tiro — Junior clerical— Con. 

At $1 ,440-Contmucd. 

Wojnar, Stella R 

Young, Mary Jane 

Youngquist, Mildred 

Grade one — Under clerical 

At f 1,020: 

Clarke, Marie S.._ , 

Pastorini, Louisa 

At $1,560: 

Baker, Emma L 

Davis, Kathryn M 

Gibson, Lloyd L 

AtfU.'iOO: 

Gault, Rose B. 

Martin, James H 

At $1,3W: 

Cograve, Eleanor F 

Wright, Clarence J 

At $1, '360: 

Burke, Willie Taylor 

Collins, Irene 

Covins, Anthony A 

Feeney, James P.. 

Foster, Elsie Costa 

Hansen, Albert 

Marshall, Mary Helen 

Mooney, Dorothea C _.. 

Nubbe, V'irgil G 

Paulsell, Helen V 

Powell, John M 

Ramey, Rex W 

Robertson, Virginia 

Waters, Helen M... 

Wright, George W 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Pa.... 
Pa.... 

Minn. 



D. C. 

Fla-_. 



D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 

D. C... 
D. C... 

D. C... 

N.J... 

N. C... 
W. Va. 

Pa 

N. Y... 
Md.... 
Nebr... 

Vt 

Pa 

Minn.. 
Calif... 
Tenn.. 
Iowa... 
Ohio... 
P. R... 
Va 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



June 1, 1938 
Oct. 15,1937 
July 1, 1937 



Aug. 
July 



1, 1936 
3, 1930 



Aug. 1, 1936 
Aug. 1, 1936 
Aug. 1, 1936 



Aug. 
Aug. 

Aug. 
Apr. 

Sept. 

July 

June 

June 

Mar. 

Mar. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Oct. 

Aug. 

Apr. 

Mar. 

June 

Jan. 

Sept. 



1, 1936 
1, 1936 

1. 1936 
1, 1938 

1,1938 

28, 1938 

1, 1938 

1. 1937 
1, 1937 

16, 1938 
30, 1938 
26, 1937 

12. 1937 
2, 1937 

22. 1938 
16, 1938 
13, 19.38 
17, 1938 
26, 1938 



CUSTODIAL SERVICE 



Orade eight— Senior custodial 



At tt.OOO: 
Stegmaier, Raymond L. 



Grade sii—Assi.^lant custodial 



.M tl,740: 
Blair, Donald L. 



D. C... 



Mar. 16, 1937 



Ohio.... Apr. 1,1938 



Grade four — Under custodial 

At $1,620: 

Warren, James R 

At $1,560: 

Tennille, Clayhorne 

At $1,500: 

McBeth, Warren 

At $1,440: 

Warren, Robert 

At $1,S80: 

Small, Samuel 



D. C... 

Ala 

Ark 

D. C... 
D. C... 



Aug. 1, 1936 

Aug. 1, 1936 

Aug. 1, 1936 

Apr. 1,1938 

Apr. 1. 1938 



38 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1931 
CUSTODIAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade three— Minor custodial 



At $1,600: 

Delaney, Thomas J - 

Jones, Victor E— 

Myers, Louis S 

Reader, Charles A 

Simmons, Edward T 

Simmons, Paul A 

Thomas, Edgar 

At$l,UO: 

Booker, Burnett 

Compton, Clarence 

Edmonds, Walter B 

Edwards, Isaac -- 

Morris, George H 

Pinckney, Roswell N 

Smith, Arthur J 

Thomas, George A 

Walker, Ralph C 

West, Leland S. 

At$l,S80: 

Dodson, Frederick A 

Evans, William D... 

Hardy, James W 

Hester, William H 

Kelly, William J 

Ricks, Thompkins G 

Williams, William Q 

At $1,320: 

Hawkins, Frank R 

Johnson, Charles L.. 

Lee, Augustus 

Nickens, Waldra T 

Prince, Ulysses, Jr 

Rice, Albert S 

Roache, Thomas P 

Washington, William W. 
Wells, Edward 

At$l,S60: 

Carter, Maceo... 

Carter, Robert H 

Carter, Wallace W 

Fennel, Charles H., Jr 

Gaines, Harry B 

Gibson, Vassar D 

Greenfield, Robert T 

Harrod, Lorenzo 

Holmes, Clarence F 

Johnson, Charles M 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C-. 
D. C... 

Pa 

Pa 

Ga 

D. C... 
D. C- 
D. C- 

Pa 

D. C. 
Md... 

La 

D. C-. 
D. C. 
D. C-. 

D. C. 
D.C.. 
D. C-. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
Md... 
D. C- 

D. C. 
Md... 
Pa.... 
D.C.. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D. C. 



Ga 

D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
W.Va. 
B.C.. 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C._. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



July 
Aug. 
July 
July 
Aug. 
Aug. 
July 

July 
Aug. 
Apr. 
July 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 

Apr. 
July 
July 
July 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Apr. 

Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 

Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 



1, 1930 
1, 193G 
1, 1930 
1, 1930 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1930 

16, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1930 
1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1,1936 
1, 1936 
1. 1936 

1, 1938 
1, 1930 
1, 1930 
1, 1930 
1, 1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 

1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1. 1936 
1, 1938 
1 1936 
1. 1936 
1, 1936 

1,1938 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Orade three— Minor custodial — Con. 

At $1 ,160— Continued. 

Johnson, William E.. 

Mills, Joseph F - 

Morse, Lewis A 

Prioleau, Robert S 

Reynolds, Samuel T 

Richardson, Antonio M 

Snowden, Ernest 

Taylor, John W 

Taylor, LeRoy 

Tyler, Raymond 

Wilson, Francis D - 

At $1,200: 

Barnett, Cecil E 

Brown, Moses C 

Browne, Frederick A 

Cole, Harry E 

Dickerson, Eugene, Jr 

Donadio, Charles L 

Elliott, James H 

Grimes, David H 

Headley, Forrest L. M 

Hockett, Henry Gibbs 

Mayo, Benjamin 

Payne, John Henry_ 

Ray, Harry J 

Spaulding, Albert 

WUlis, Oliver T 

Grade two— Office laborer 



At $1,380: 

Anthony, Nicholas.. 
At $1,260: 

Lee, Julius 

Payne, Stephen 

At $1,200: 

Baker, Milton 

At $1,U0: 

Belford, Wilton 

Harris, Edward 

At $1,080: 

Campbell, Frank A. 

Nerren, William G.. 

Phillips, Joseph L... 

Smith, Ralph W... 

Steel, Archie 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



D. C... 

Va 

D. C... 
D. C 

Va 

D. C 

Va 

D. C. 

Va 

D. C- 
Va...- 

111 

La 

D. C._ 
Md... 
D. C. 
Conn. 
D. C 
N. C. 
D. C 
Tenn.. 
Miss.. 
D. C 
D. C. 
N. Y.- 
W.Va. 



D. C. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Aug. 
Nov. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Nov. 
Nov. 
Dec. 
Nov. 
Nov. 
June 
Aug. 
Apr. 
June 
Jan. 
Oct. 



1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1. 1938 
1. 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1,1938 
1, 1938 

4, 1937 
16, 1937 

2. 1937 

1. 1938 
16, 1937 

8, 1937 

1. 1937 
7. 1936 

22. 1937 
10, 1838 

16. 1938 
16, 1938 
16, 1938 
20, 1938 

1. 1938 



D. 


C... 


Va 




D. 


C... 


D. 


c... 


D. 


c... 


D. 


c... 


Tex 


Tex 


N 


J 


N 


c... 



Apr. 1,1938 

Aug. 1, 1936 

Apr. "1,1938 

. Aug. 1,1936 

Apr. 1, 1938 

Apr. 1, 1938 

Aug. 20,1937 

July 5, 1938 

July 6, 1938 

Oct. 11,1937 

Mar. 24,1937 



C'T.ASSIKICATION OK DK.rARTMENT PERSONNEL 



39 



UNCLASSIFIED PERSONNEL 
DEPARTMENT 



Name ami salary 



let of Feb. t8, 19*9 U5 Stat, ni!): 

Clarence E. Carter ($5,000) 

Edgar B. Nixon ($2,300) 

Lillie R. Carter ($1.620) 

Jane E. Hill ($1,C20) 

Act pfjuiu a, I93i US Stat. 94-1): 

Lynn R. Edminster ($8.000) 

Uarry C. Hawkins ($8,000) 

Charles F. Darlinsiton, Jr. ($(!,500).. 

Henry L. Deiinel, Jr. ($6,J00) 

William A . Fowler ($f.,500) 

Vernon E. Bandy ($o,C00)..- 

Robert M. Carr (.$3.600) 

Honors Marcel Catudal ($4,700) 

Richard Eldridge (.$4,600) 

Edward I. Mullins ($4,600) 

Jacques J. Reinstein ($4,6C0)— 

John C. Ross ($4,600)... 

Constant Southworth ($1,600) 

Henry J. W'adleigh ($-1,600) 

Woodbury Willoughby ($4,600) 

Granville O. Woodard ($4,600) 

Carl D. Corse ($3,800) 

Laurence J. de Rycke ($3,800) 

John H. Fuqua ($3,800) 

Leander B. Lovell ($3,800) 

James C. Sappington, 3d ($3,800).. _ 

Chauncey L. Simering ($3,800) 

Mary E. Gross ($3,200) 

Vernon L. Phelps ($3,200) 

H. Gerald Smith ($3,200) 

Curtis W. Barnes ($2,600) 

Margaret R. Hardy ($2,600) 

Amelia H. Hood ($2,600) 

James H. Lewis ($2,600) 

Cecil Thayer White ($2,600) 

Leonila Lloyd Biggins ($2,300) 

Ruth B. Foscue ($2,300) 

Cornelia Oroth ($2,300) 

Elizabeth McOrory ($2,300) 

Emma Fell Paxson ($2,300) 

Charles L. Aulette ($2,000) 



Whence 

ap- 
|)ointed 



Ohio.. 
Ohio- 
Ohio— 
D. C. 

Ill 

Mich.. 
N. Y.. 
Calif- 
Mass.. 
Ohio.. 
Calif.. 
Eans.. 
N. Y.. 
Okla.. 
Ga.... 
Conn.. 
D.C.- 
HI 

Va-... 
Calif.. 
Minn. 
Calif. - 

HI 

N. Y.. 
Md... 
N. Y.. 
Tex... 

HI 

D. C 
Mont. 
Md.... 
N. Y.. 
Pa.... 
Tex... 
Ohio.. 
Ala... 
Wis... 
Calif.. 
Calif.. 
N. J... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Aug. 15.1931 
July 1,1936 
July 1, a^O 
M.ir. i,l<J37 



July 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

July 

Jan. 

Mar. 

July 

Apr. 

July 

July 

Jan. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

July 

Aug. 

June 

Jan. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Oct. 

July 

Apr. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

July 

Apr. 

Sept. 

July 

July 

Sept. 

Sept. 

July 



1, lion 

1. l'.-3(i 
16, lt.'37 

1, l'.;36 
16, 1<J37 
26. 11)38 

4, 1938 
21, 1938 

7, 1938 
16, 1938 

7, 1938 

7, 1938 

13. 1936 
2, 1930 

26. 1937 
26, 1937 

1, 1935 

1. 1935 
4, 1938 

11. 1936 

16. 1937 
16, 1937 
24, 1938 

7. 1937 

16. 1937 

1. 1936 

17. 1938 
16, 1937 

7. 1938 

18. 1936 

16. 1937 

2. 1937 

7. 1938 
16, 1937 
16, 1937 

7, 1938 



Name and salary 



Act of June IS, /95.<— Continued. 

Baiiil. ridge C. Davis ($2,000) 

Edilh U. Haines (.$2,000) 

James A. Uobbs (.$2.000) 

Robert J. HuiTcut ($2,CH)0).. 

Virginia B. Lewis ($2,(K)0) 

Knlh Harpel Loomis (.$2,000) 

John E. Peurifoy ($2,000) 

Rachel C. Reinstein (.$2,000) 

Elizabeth B. Smith ($2,000).. 

Tomena Jo Tliorcson ($2,000) 

Henry E. Allen ($1,800) _ 

James P. Angelo ($1,800). 

Louise D. Bartlett ($1,800) 

Claire Beckham ($1,800). 

Ann Bradford ($1,800)-. 

Jane R. Duenner ($1,800) 

Lois M. I'^ssler ($1,800) 

Myra E. Ho!t ($1,800) 

Pauline B. Prescott ($1,800) 

Christine Sherrod ($1,800) 

Claire Wertenbruch ($1,800). 

John Russell Young, Jr. ($1,800).. 

Elizabeth J. Areford ($1,620). 

Saidee C. Byrne ($1,620) 

Marie B. Jeffers ($1.620)... 

Katharine Lamneck ($1,620) 

Marie E. Mullen ($1,620) 

Frances H. Rawlings ($1,620) 

Lenore M. Reece ($1,620) 

Musedorah W. Tliorcson ($1,620). 

F. Louise Welch ($1,620) 

Elizabeth Williams ($1,620) 

Corinne D. Young ($1,620) 

Anthony T. DuBusky ($1,4-10)... 

Charles E. Hammond ($1,440) 

George M. Weber, Jr. ($1,260) 

Franklin W. Proctor ($1,200) 

Lawrence R. Shepherd ($1,200)... 

Curtis White ($1,200) 

Shakespeare Bland ($1,080) 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Ohio... 
Wash.. 

Ga 

N. Y... 

Md.... 
Wis.... 
S. C... 
N. Y... 

Fla 

N. Dak 
Tex.... 
W. Va. 
Ky...- 
Tex.-- 

Va 

Va 

Ohio... 
D.C... 

Tex 

Tenn... 
Iowa... 

Va 

Pa 

Va 

Ohio... 
Ohio- 
Pa 

Tenn... 
Okla... 
Tenn... 
D. C... 

Va 

Ala...- 
D. C... 
Calif... 
Mont.. 

Va 

D. C... 
D.C... 
D. C... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Sept. 
July 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

June 

Sept. 

Sept. 

July 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

July 

Oct. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

July 

July 

Sept. 

June 

Apr. 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

June 

July 

July 

July 

Sept. 



16. 1937 
7.1938 

16, 1937 
8, 1938 

16, 1937 
9, 1937 

1, 1938 

1. 1937 
16, 1937 
16, 1937 
16, 1937 

7. 1938 
16, 1937 
16. 1937 

1, 1937 

7,1938 

1, 1937 

16, 1937 

1. 1937 
16, 1937 
16, 1937 

16. 1937 

3. 1938 

27. 1938 
20. 1937 

9. 1937 

16. 1937 

11. 1938 

2, 1937 
1,1937 

28, 1937 
1,1937 

19. 1936 

16. 1937 
3, 1935 

6. 1938 
7.1938 
1, 1937 
9, 1934 

15, 1937 



PASSPORT AGENCIES 



Boston: 

Harry U. Bolds, Agent ($3,700) 

."^toughton J. Richmond, Assistant 
Agent ($2,600). 

Frank S. Daxberger ($1,620) 

Chicago: 
Robert A. Proctor, Agent ($3,700)... 
John L. Barton, Assistant Agent 
($2,600). 
New York: 

Ira F. Hoyt. Agent ($4,800) 

James J. Hughes, Assistant Agent 

($3,200). 
Elma V. Waldron ($2,300) 



D.C. 
D. C 



Mass 



D. 0- 
DL... 



Conn. 

N. v.. 



N. Y.... 



May 


1, 1930 


May 


1, 1930 


May 


1, 1937 


May 


1,1930 


May 


1, 1930 


May 


1, 1930 


May 


1,1930 


Feb. 


17, 1932 



New ybrft— Continued. 

Matthew C. Earle ($2,200) 

Harry P. Berliner ($1,800) 

Bert H. Floren ($1,800) 

Joseph Seller ($1,800) 

Mary J. Hayes ($1,680) 

Hulda Uultberg ($1,620) 

George E. Maddocks ($1,620) 

San Francisco: 

Somerset A. Owen, Agent ($3,600).. 

Gordon Norcjuist, Assistant Agent 
($2,600). 

Aloysius O. Horan ($2,200) 



N. Y.... 


May 


1, 1930 


N. Y.... 


Jan. 


9, 1931 


N.J 


Nov. 


2, 1936 


N. Y.... 


Aug. 


16, 1934 


N. Y... 


May 


1, 1930 


N. Y.... 


June 


16, 1932 


N. Y.... 


July 


1, 1935 


Md 


July 


1, 1933 


Calif.... 


May 


1, 1930 


Calif.... 


Dec. 


1, 1930 



3. ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 

[To avoid delay and insure prompt attention, correspondence on diplomatic business should be addressed, for example, as fol- 
lows: "The American Ambassador, Habana, Cuba"; on consular business, "The American Consul, Brussels, Belgium."] 



AFGHANISTAN ' 

Legation: Kabul 
Consulate General: Kabul 

ALBANIA 

Legation: Tirana 

Vice Consulate: Tirana 

ARGENTINA 

Embassy: Buenos Aires 
Consulate General: Buenos Aires 

BELGIUM AND POSSESSIONS 

Embassy: Brussels 

Consulate General: Antwerp (supervisory, all of Belgium and 

Luxemburg) 
Consulates: Brussels; L^opoldville, Belgian Congo 



CANADA— Continued. 

Consulates: Calgary, Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta; Fort 
William and Port Arthur, Ontario; Hamilton, Ontario; 
London, Ontario; Niagara Falls, Ontario; Quebec, 
Quebec; Regina, Saskatchewan; St. John, New Bruns- 
wick; St. Stephen, New Brunswick; Sydney, Nova 
Scotia; Victoria, British Columbia; Windsor, Ontario; 
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 
Vice Consulate: Fredericton, New Brimswick (under Halifax) 
Consular Agency: Kenora, Ontario (under Winnipeg) 
District Accounting and Disbursing Office: Ottawa, Ontario 

CHILE 

Embassy: Santiago 

Consulate General: Santiago (supervisory, all of Chile) 
Consulates: Antofagasta: Valparaiso 

Consular Agency: Cruz Grande, Coquimbo (under Val- 
paraiso) 



BOLIVIA 



Legation: La Paz 
Consulate: La Paz 

BBAZH 

Embassy: Rio de Janeiro 

Consulates General: Rio de Janeiro (supervisory, all of Brazil) ; 

Sao Paulo 
Consulates: Bahia; Pard; Pernambuco; Porto Alegre, Rio 

Grande do Sul; Santos 
Vice Consulate: Victoria (under Rio de Janeiro) 
Consular Agency: Rio Grande (under Porto Alegre) 

BULGARIA 



CHINA 

Embassy: Peiping (also Nanking oflSce) 

Consulates General: Canton, Kwangtung; Hankow, Hupeh; 

Harbin, Manchuria; Mukden, Manchuria; Shanghai, 

Kiangsu; Tientsin, Hopeh 
Consulates: Amoy, Fukien; Chefoo, Shantung; Foochow, 

Fukien; Swatow, Kwangtung; Tsinan, Shantung; 

Tsingtao, Shantung; Yiinnanfu, Yunnan 

COLOMBIA 

Legation: Bogota * 

Consulates: Barranquilla; Bogotd; Call; Cartagena 
Con«M/ar ^ffenci/.' Buenaventura (under Call) 



Legation: Sofia 
Consulate: Sofia 



CANADA 



Legation: Ottawa, Ontario 

Consulates General: Halifax, Nova Scotia (supervisory, the 
Maritime Provinces of Canada); Montreal, Quebec 
(supervisory, the Province of Quebec); Ottawa, Ontario; 
Toronto, Ontario (supervisory, the Province of Ontario, 
except Ottawa); Vancouver, British Columbia (super- 
visory, the Province of British Columbia); Winnipeg, 
Manitoba (supervisory, the Provinces of Alberta, Mani- 
toba, Saskatchewan) 



COSTA RICA 

Legation: San Jos6 

Consulates: Port Limon; San Jos§ 

CUBA 

Embassy: Habana 

Consulate General: Habana (supervisory, all of Cuba) 

Consulates: Antilla; Cienfuegos; Matanzas; Nuevitas; Santi- 
ago de Cuba 

Consular Agencies: Caibarien (under Cienfuegos); Manzanillo 
(under Santiago de Cuba); Sagua la Grande (under 
Cienfuegos) 



' Correspondence on diplomatic business relating to Afghanistan should be addressed to "The American Minister, Teheran, 
Iran"; on consular business, to "The American Consul, Karachi, India." 

40 



ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 



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CZECHOSLOVAKIA 

Legation: Praha (Prague) 
Consulate General: Pralia (Prague) 

DANZIG. FREE CITY OF 
Contutale: DaDzig 

DENMARK 

Legation: Copenhagen 
Consulate GtJieritl: Copenhagen 

DOMINICAN REPUBUC 

Legation: Ciudad Trujillo 

Consulate: Ciudad Trujillo 

Consular Agency: La Romana (under Ciudad Trujillo) 

ECUADOR 

Legation: Quito 

Consulate General: Guayaquil 

EGYPT 

Legation: Cairo 

Connilate General: Alexandria (supervisory, all of Egypt) 

Consulates: Cairo; Port Said 

EL SALVADOR 

Legation: San Salvador 
Consulate General: San Salvador 



ESTONIA 

Legation: Tallinn 
Consulate: Tallinn 

FINLAND 

Legation: Helsinki (Helsingfors) 
Consulate: Ilelsinki (Helsingfors) 

FRANCE AND POSSESSIONS ' 

Embassy: Paris 

Consulates General: Algiers, Algeria; Paris (supervisory, all of 

France) 
Consulates: Bordeaux; Calais; Cherbourg; Havre; Lille; 

Lyon; Marseille; Martinique, French West Indies; 

Nantes; Nice; Saigon, French Indochina; St. Pierre- 

Miquelon; Strasbourg; Tahiti, Society Islands, Oceania; 

Tunis, Tunisia 

Consular Agencies: Dieppe (under Havre); Djibouti, French 

Somali Coast (under Aden, Arabia) 
District Accounting and Disbursing Office: Paris 
Office of the Superintendent of Building: Paris 

GERMANY 



GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, BRITISH DO- 
MINIONS BEYOND THE SEAS, INDIA 

Embassy: London 

Consulates General: Calcutta, India (supervisory, all of 
India); Hong Kong; London, England (supervisory, all 
of British Isles except Ireland); St. John's, Newfound- 
land; Singapore, Straits Settlements (supervisory, the 
Straits Settlements); Sydney, New South Wales, Aus- 
tralia (supervisory, all of Australia); Wellington, New 
Zealand (supervisory, all of New Zealand) 

Consulates: Adelaide, South Australia; Aden, Arabia; Auck- 
land, New Zealand; Barbados, British West Indies; 
Belfast, Northern Ireland; Belize, British Honduras; 
Birmingham, England; Bombay, India; Bradford, 
England; Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Bristol, 
England; Cardiff, Wales; Colombo, Ceylon; Dundee, 
Scotland; Edinburgh, Scotland; Gibraltar; Glasgow, 
Scotland; Hamilton, Bermuda; Hull, England; Karachi, 
India; Kingston, Jamaica; Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa; 
Liverpool, England; Aladras, India; Malta; Manches- 
ter; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Nairobi, Kenya, 
East Africa; Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas; New- 
castle-on-Tyne, England; Penang, Straits Settlements; 
Perth, Western Australia; Plymouth, England; Ran- 
goon, Burma; SheflTield, England; Southampton, Eng- 
land; Trinidad, British West Indies 

Constilar Agencies: Brighton, Trinidad, British West 
Indies (under Trinidad); Christchurch, New Zealand 
(under Wellington); Djibouti, French Somali Coast 
(under Aden, Arabia); Dunedin, New Zealand (under 
Wellington); Grenada, British West Indies (under 
Trinidad); Paramaribo, Surinam (under Trinidad); 
St. George's, Bermuda (under Hamilton); St. I-ucia, 
British West Indies (under Barbados) 



GREECE 

Legation: Athens 

Consulate General: Athens (supervisory, all of Greece) 

Consulate: Salonika 

GUATEMALA 

Legction: Guatemala 
Consulate General: Guatemala 

HAITI 

Legation: Port-au-Prince 
Consulate: Port-au-Prince 

Consular Agencies (under Port-au-Prince): Cap Haitien; 
Oonalves 

HONDURAS 

Legation: Tegucigalpa 

Consulates: Ceiba; Puerto Cortes; Tegucigalpa 



Embatty: Berlin 

Consulates General: Beilin (supervisory, all of Germany); HUNGARY 

Frankfort on the Main; Hamburg; Munich; Vienna 
Consulates: Bremen; Breslau; Cologne; Dresden; Leipzig; Legation: Budapest 

Stuttgart Consulate General: Budapest 

« The consular officer at L6opoldville, Belgian Congo, is assigned also to French Equatorial Africa. 



42 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 8 



Legation: Teheran 
Consulate: Teheran 



IRAQ 



Legation: Baghdad 
Consulate General: Baghdad 



MONACO 

Consulate: Monaco 

MOROCCO 

Legation: Tangier 

Consulate General: Tangier (supervisory, all of Morocco) 

Consulate: Casablanca 



IRELAND 

Legation: Dublin 

Consulate General: Dublin (supervisory, all of Ireland) 

Consulate: Cork 

Consular Agency: Galway (under Dublin) 

ITALY AND POSSESSIONS 3 

Embassy: Rome 

Consulates General: Genoa; Naples (supervisory, all of Italy) 
Consulates: Florence; Leghorn; Milan; Palermo; Rome; 
Trieste; Turin; Venice 

JAPANESE EMPIRE 

Embassy: Tokyo 

Consulates General: Keijo (Seoul), Chosen; Tokyo (super- 
visory, all of the Japanese Empire and Dairen) 

Consulates: Dairen, Manchuria; Kobe; Nagasaki; Nagoya; 
Osaka; Taihoku, Taiwan; Yokohama 

LATVIA 

Legation: Riga 
Consulate: Riga 

LIBERIA 

Legation: Monrovia 
Consulate General: Monrovia 

niHtlANIA 

Legation: Kaunas 
Consulate: Kaunas 

LUXEMBURG 

Legation: Luxemburg 
Consulate: Luxemburg 

MEXICO 

Embassy: MSxico, D. F. 

Consulate General: M6xico, D. F. (supervisory, all of Mexico) 

Consulates: Agua Prieta, Sonera; Chihuahua, Chihuahua; 
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua; Durango, Durango; En- 
senada, Baja California; Guadalajara, Jalisco; Guay- 
mas, Sonora; Matamoros, Tamaulipas; Mazatlan, Si- 
naloa; M6rida, Yucatan; Mexicali, Baja California; 
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Nogales, Sonora; Nuevo 
Laredo, Tamaulipas; Piedras Negras, Coahuila; Saltillo, 
Coahuila; San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosf; Tampico, 
Tamaulipas; Torreon, Coahuila; Veracruz, Veracruz. 

District Accounting and Disbursing Office: Mexico, D. F. 



NETHERLANDS AND POSSESSIONS 

Legation: The Hague 

Consulates General: Amsterdam (supervisory, all of the 
Netherlands); Batavi^, Java, Netherlands Indies (super- 
visory, Netherlands Indies) 

Consulates: Curagao, West Indies; Medan, Sumatra, Nether- 
lands Indies; Rotterdam; Surabaya, Java, Netherlands 
Indies 

Consular Agency: Paramaribo, Surinam (under Trinidad, 
British West Indies) 

NICARAGUA 

Legation: Managua 

Consulates: Managua; Puerto Cabezas 

Consular Agency: Matagalpa (under Managua) 

NORWAY 

Legation: Oslo 

Consulate General: Oslo (supervisory, all of Norv^ay) 

Consulate: Bergen 

PALESTINE 

Consulate General: Jerusalem 

PANAMA 

Legation: Panama 

Consulate General: Panama (supervisory, all of Panama) 

Consulate: Colon 

PARAGUAY 

Legation: Asuncion 
Consulate: Asuncion 

PERU 

Embassy: Lima 

Consulate General: Callao-Lima 

Consular Agencies (under Callao-Lima): La Oroya; Mol- 
lendo; Salaverry 

PHILIPPINE ISLANDS 

Consulate: Manila ' 

POLAND 

Embassy: Warsaw 
Consulate General: Warsaw 



' Consular ofBccrs at Athens, Greece, are assigned also to the Italian Islands of the Aegean. 

* Consulate established under act of March 24, 1934, for performance of services relating only to immigration. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 



43 



PORTUGAL AND POSSESSIONS • 



SYRIA 



Lfgation: Lisbon 

Consulates Gtntral: Lisbon (sujiervisory, nil of rortiigal, tlio 

Azores, and Madeira'); Mncaii • 
ConsulaUs: Funchal, Madeira; Louren^o Marques, Mozani- tttrkEY 

bique; Oporto; St. Michael, Azores 



Consulate General: neiriit (supervisory, all of .Syria and the 
I-ebanon) 



RUMANIA 

Legation: Bucharest 
Consulate: Bucliarest 

S&N MARINO 

Consulate: San Marino 

SI AM 

Legation: Bangkok 
Consulate Qeneral: Bangkok 

SPAIN 

ICmbassy: Madrid 

Consulate General: Barcelona (supervisory, all of Spain and 

the Canary Islands) 
Consulates: Bilbao; Las Pahnas, Canary Islands; IMivdrid; 

M&laga; Seville; Tenerife, Canary Islands; Valencia; 

Vigo 
Consular Agency: Tarragona (under Barcelona) 

SWEDEN 

Legation: Stockholm 

Consulate General: Stockholm (supervisory, all of Sweden) 

Consulate: Gdteborg 

SWITZERLAND 

Legation: Bern 

Consulate General: Zurich ' (supervisory, all of Switzerland) 

Consulates: Basel; Bern; Geneva 



Embassy: Ankara' 

Consulate General: Istanbul (Constantinople) (supervisory, 

all of Turkey) 
Consulate: Izmir (Smyrna) 

UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA 

Legation: Pretoria, Transvaal 

Consulates General: Capetown, Cape Province; Johannes- 
burg, Transvaal (supervisory, all of the Union of South 
Africa) 

Consulates: Durban, Natal; Port Elizabeth, Cape Province 

UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS 

Embassy: Moscow 

Consular Section of Embassy: Moscow 

URUGUAY 

Legation: Montevideo 
Consulate General: Montevideo 

VENEZUELA 

Ijegalion: Caracas 

Consulates: Caracas; Maracaibo 

Vice Consulate: La Guaira (under Caracas) 

YUGOSLAVIA 

Legation: Belgrade 
Consulates: Belgrade; Zagreb 



* Consular olTicers at Bombay, India, are assigned also to Portuguese possessions in India. 

' Correspondence on consular business relating to Macau should be addressed to "The American Consul General, Hong Kong." 

" The consul general at Ziirich is assigned also to the Principality of Liechtenstein. 

' Office of Embassy also at Istanbul. 



4. CLASSIFICATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 

AMBASSADORS AND MINISTERS 

Ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary $17,500 

Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary 10,000 

To the Netherlands... ._ 12,000 



FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS 



Class 1.. $9, 000 to $10, 000 

Class2 8,000 to 8,900 

Class3 7,000 to 7,900 

Class 4 --. 6,000 to 6,900 

Class 5 5, 000 to 5,900 

Class 6 4,500 to 4,900 



Class 7. $4,000 to $4, 400 

Class 8 3, 500 to 3,900 

Unclassified (a) 3,000 

Unclassified (6) 2,750 

Unclassified (c) 2,500 



CLERKS 



Senior clerks 

Class 1 $4,000 

Class 2 3,750 

Class 3 3,500 

Class 4 3,250 

Class 5 3,000 

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Junior clerks 

Class 1 $2,750 

Class 2 2,500 

Class 3 less than $2, 500 




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6. BIOGEAPHIES 

PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE ^ 



Abbey. Glean Allan. — 6. DodgevlUe. Wis.. June 11, 
189S ; business sch. grad. ; Marquette and George 
Washington Univ. : Georgetown, B. S. 1925 : grad. 
worlj. Univ. of Witwatersrand. Johannesburg. 1929 ; 
teacher in pubUc sch. 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918-19; 
elk. 1919-21 ; instructor in Eng. and hist., Devitt 
I'rep. Sch.. 1924—25 ; sec. to the Am. High Commr. 
at Port au Prince 1925-27 ; app.. aft^^r exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career July 5, 1927 ; 
assiu'ned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; to 
Johannesburg Feb. 24. 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 1, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Managua July 31, 
1931 ; at Caracas Mar. 31. 19-32 ; class eight July 1, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Asuncion May 2S. 1936 ; also as cons. Sept. 25, 1936 ; 
class seven Apr. 1. 1937 ; 2d sec. at Asuncion in ad- 
dition to duties as cons. May 6. 1937 ; detailed to 
Chaco Peace Conf.. Buenos Aires. 1937 ; to the Dept. 
Feb. 2, 193S.— FA. 

Abbott, George Manlove. — b. Cleveland. Ohio. Feb. 5, 
1904; Case Sch. of Applied Scl., B. S. 1925; ficole 
de Pouts et Chaussfies. Paris. 1926 ; George Wash- 
ington Univ.. 1927 ; construction work 1920-21 ; 
salesman 1922-24 ; asst. research assoc. 1926 ; tech. 
asst.. Bureau of Standards, 1927 ; app. after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career July 5, 
1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; 
to Calcutta Feb. 24. 1928 ; to Oslo Aug. 26, 1930; sec. 
ill the Diplo. Ser. May 2. 1934 ; assigned as 3d sec. 
at Riga May 24, 1934 ; class eight July 1. 1934 ; cons. 
Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned also as cons, at Riga Nov. 7, 
1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Riga in 
addition to duties as cons. May 6, 1937 ; cons, at Mar- 
seille Jan. 28, 1938; married. 

Abbott, 'Wainwright. — b. Pittsburgh, Pa., Apr. 27 
1S91 ; St. Paul's Sch. ; Yale two yrs. ; employed in 
mfg. companies two yrs. ; ambulance ser. in France 
1916; French Army 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918-19; 
It. ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class 
four Apr. V. 1920 ; assigned to Stockholm May 26. 
1921 ; to Athens Apr. 13, 1922 ; class three Sept. 22, 
1922 ; on detail at Constantinople Oct. 15-Dec. 1, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924; as- 
signed as 2d sec. of leg. at Caracas Oct. 2, 1924 ; 
class five Apr. 30, 1925 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Dublin 
June 9. 1927 ; class four July 24, 1930 ; assigned as 
1st Sec. at London Dec. 23, 1930; at Belgrade Feb. 
28. 1934 ; as For. Ser. officer at Hamburg June 15, 
1936; cons, and assigned as cons, at Hamburg June 
22. 1936; married. 



Achilles, Theodore Carter. — b. Rochester, N. Y., 
Dec. 29. 1905; The Hill Sch.; Stanford. B. A. 1925; 
Tale 1926—28 ; newspaper work 1028-30 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Habana Jan. 4, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 28, 
1933 : to Rome June 13. 1933 ; to the Depr. Apr. 25, 
1935 ; asst. sec, Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 
1935 ; married. — Eu. 

Ackerson, Garret G., Jr. — b. Hackensack, N. J., May 
13, 1904; Kelvin Sch.; Univ. of Va. 1922-24; Har- 
vard. S. B. 1927 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
rhe For. Ser. Sch. May 24. 1928 ; to Cape Town Nov. 
3. 1928 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at 
Pretoria June 27. 1930 : sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
1 6. 1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Pretoria Aug, 27, 
1930 ; at Lima Apr. 8, 1931 ; as v. c. at Copenhagen 
Nov. 14. 1933 : as 3d sec. at Budapest Mar. 19, 1935 ; 
class eight and cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned also as 
cons, at Budapest June 19, 1936 ; married. 

Acly. Robert Austin. — b. Pittsfield, Mass., Feb. 25, 
1906 ; Williams Coll., B. A. 1928 ; app. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 19. 1929 ; assigned as v. c. at Montreal, temp., 
Jan. 7. 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. July 18, 1930; to 
Tegucigalpa Nov. 8. 1930 ; also as 3d sec. at Teguci- 
galpa Jan. 17. 1933 ; as v. c. at Celba, temp.. July 
30, 1934 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa Aug. 18, 
1934 ; as v. c. at Strasbourg Aug. 9, 1935 ; at Jo- 
hannesburg June 12, 1937 ; class eight and cons. May 
1, 1938 ; cons, at Johannesburg May 12, 1938 ;" mar- 
ried. 

Adam, Hector Cameron, Jr. — b. South Nyack, N. Y., 
July 2. 1909 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 
1931 : app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Managua Sept. 26, 
1934 ; also v. c. at Managua Mar. 19, 1935 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as v. c. at Mana- 
gua Oct. 1, 1935 ; at Ciudad Juirez Jau. 8, 1936 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936 ; as v. c. at Montevideo 
Dec. IS, 1936; married. 

Adams, George Henry. — b. Purmela, Tex., Aug. 12, 
1907 : attended high sch. ; U. S. Marine Corps 1926- 
30 ; Guardia Nacioual de Nicaragua 1927-30, 2d It. ; 
elk. in U. S. and Honduras 1930-32 ; aviator in 
Xicaragiia and Honduras 1932 ; app. elk. in Am. con- 



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sulate at La Paz Jan. 6, 1933 ; v. c. at La Paz Nov. 
16, 1934 ; at Callao-Lima Mar. 11, 1936 ; at Antofa- 
gasta Oct. 29, 1937; married. 

Adams, Walter Alexander. — b. Greenville, S. C, 
Dec. 16, 1887 ; Carlisle's Sch. for Boys ; Clemson 
Coll. one yr. ; Georg.town, LL. B. 1913 ; private 
tutors three yrs. ; mem. of bar of U. S. Court for 
China, Shanghai ; elk. and stenog. 1907-10 ; stenog. 
In Govt, depts. 1911-13; elk., Philippine Civil Ser.. 
1913-14 ; elk. in Am. Consulate General at Shanghai 
Apr. 1, 1914 ; court reporter and dep. elk. of court, 
U. 8. Court for China, 1915 ; teacher of legal me- 
chanics. Comparative Law Sch. of China. Shanghai. 
1916; V. c. at Shanghai Feb. 26. 1916; at Batavia 
Oct. 4, 1918; app.. after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three Dec. 23. 1919 ; as.signed to Canton Apr. 12, 
1920; class two May 24. 1920; assigned to Swatow 
Nov. 15. 1920 ; to Changsha Feb. 24. 1921 ; to Tsing- 
tao Oct. 1, 1921 : class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of 
class seven June 22, 1922; class six Mar. 1, 1923; 
For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; class 
six Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Chungking Apr. 10, 
1925 ; class five June 2. 1926 ; class four May 17. 
1928; assigned to Hankow July 17. 1928; to Nan- 
king June 11, 1929; class three July 24. 1930; cons, 
gen. June 11. 1931 ; assigned to Hankow June 15. 
1931 ; to Harbin June 29, 1934 ; class two Oct 1, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; to the 
Dept. Oct. 22, 1937 ; married.— FE. 

Adams, "Ware. — 6. Washington, D. C, Mar. 1, 
1905 ; Einer.^on Inst. grad. ; George Washington, 
A. B. 1929 ; paymaster. D. C. govt., 1927-29 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer UDClass. and v. c. of 
career Nov. 12. 1929 ; assigned to Habana, temp., 
Nov. 27. 1929 ; to Matanzas. temp., Mar. 19, 1930 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 19. 1930; to Lyon July 22, 
1930; to Berlin Nov. 11, 1933; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Apr. 25. 1936 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. 
Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Berlin Apr. 26. 1037 ; also Sd 
sec. at Berlin May 14. 1938 : to the Dept. Aug. 17. 
1938, for special study in economics (Univ. of Chi- 
cago) ; married. 

Affeld, William Charles. Jr. — h. Clarinda, Iowa, 
Oct. 20, 1906 : attended business sch. ; Univ. of 
Minn.. B. A. 1930: stenog. 1925-26: app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Windsor Sept. 19. 1931 ; v. c. at 
Windsor Oct. 31, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Windsor Jan. 
2, 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 8, 1932; to Singa- 
pore Apr. 7, 19.'?2; to Bremen May 17, 1935; to Kobe 
July 13, 1937 : married. 

AgostinI, Caesar Franklin. — b. Tarragona, Spain, of 
Am. parents, .Aug. 8, 1884 ; Commercial Coll. of 
Barcelona 1896-99 ; engineering course 1900-3 ; mgr., 
shipping agency, 1903-27 ; customs broker since 1915 ; 
app. cons. agt. at Tarragona Oct. 2, 1914 ; v. c. at 
Marseille Sept. 12, 1936 ; married. 

Aguirre. Stephen Earnest. — b. Tucson. .Ariz.. Nov. 
11. 1S92; Calif. Sch. of Mech. Arts, San Francisco. 
1911-13; cml. employment in Mexico 1909-10; elk.. 



1910. 1913-15; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Cludad 
Juarez July 22. 1915 ; v. c. at Cludad Juarez June 5, 
1917; at Chihuahua Apr. 13. 1920; resigned Oct. 13, 
1920 ; app. v. c. at Manzanlllo May 25, 1921 ; at 
Nuevo Laredo Sept. 29, 1925 ; at Piedras Negras. 
temp., Feb. 7, 1927; at Nuevo Laredo Feb. 18, 1927; 
at Mexico City Nov. 2, 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclasa., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Jan. 7, 1932 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico 
City Jan. 9. 1932; 3d sec. at Mexico City Jan. 26. 
1932 ; married. 

Ailshie, William Knight. — b. Boise. Idaho, Jan. 30, 
1905 ; Va. Mil. Inst. ; Univ. of Washington. B. A. 
1927 ; Downing Coll., Cambridge Univ., England, 
1927-28 ; elk. in Am. Emb. at Paris 1928-29 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Nov. 12. 1929 ; assigned to Habana, temp.. 
Nov. 27, 1929; to Nuevltas, temp.. Mar. 19, 1930; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 19, 1930 ; to Caracas July 
22, 1930 ; to Batavia June 30, 1931 ; to War-saw Oct. 
5. 19:^3 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936 ; to 
Montreal May 28, 1937; to Nassau July 23, 1938; 
married. 

Aldridge, Clayson Wheeler. — b. Rome. N. Y., Oct. 
19. 1899; Princeton. A. B. 1922; American- Scandina- 
vian fellowship, Univ. of Copenhagen. 1922-23 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Mar. 20, 1925 ; 
V. c. of career and assigned to Jerusalem Sept. 2, 
1925 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 17, 1927 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Athens Feb. 23, 1927 ; v. c. at Aden, 
temp.. Aug. 31, 1927 ; 3d sec. at Athens June 21, 
1928 ; also v. c. at Athens Oct. 18, 1929 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Athens Dec. 19, 1929 ; to the 
Dept. Feb. 5, 1930; resigned Nov. 30, 1930; app. 
divl.sional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Dec. 
1, 1930 ; reinstated as For. Ser. officer, by Ex. order 
of Dec. 27, 1933. and assigned to the Dept. Jan. 11. 
1934 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven, cons., and sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 15, 1934 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at Athens Feb. 21. 1934; class six Oct. 1, 1935; at 
Nanking Jan. 27, 1936 ; class five June 16, 193S ; mar- 
ried. 

Alexander, F, Virginia. — b. Mount Crawford, Va. ; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; studied un- 
der private tutor two yrs. ; elk. 1910-12 ; secretary 
1913-15: app. elk., temp.. In the Dept. of State Dec. 
7. 1915; permanently, at $1,200 under Ex. order 
June 22, 1916. effective July 1 ; at $1,400 Sept 1, 
1919: at $1,600 Mar. 1, 1921 ; at $1,800 Feb. 1, 1924; 
at $2,100 July 1. 1924 ; asst. chief. Division of Pass- 
port Control, Nov. 4. 1925; at $2,200 Dec. 1. 1925; at 
$2,400 Mar. 1. 1926; at $2,500 Nov. 1, 1927; at 
$2,700 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,800 July 1, 
1928; at $2,900 July 1, 1930; at $3,200 Dec. 1, 
1930; mem.. Conciliation Comniittee of the Dept. of 
State. 1933-.— PD. 

Alexander, Robert Clark. — b. near Paris, Tenn., 
July 28, 1S96; attended public sch.; studied under 
private tutor; Y.M.C.A. Sch. of Accountancy 1925; 
Southeastern Univ. Law Sch. 1925-26 ; Washington 
Coll. of Law 1927 ; elk. 1911-17, in the Dept. of 
Stato 1917-24; private sec. to the sec. of state 1920; 



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law elk. with counsel for Cbile in Tacna-Arica Arbi- 
tration 1924-25 ; Income tax accountant and secre- 
tary 1924-;.'8; app. elk. at $1,800 in the Dept. of 
State Jan. 1, 1929 ; at $1,920 July 1, 1930 ; at $2,300 
June 1, 1931 ; admin, asst. at $3,200 Nov. 19, 1934 ; 
tech. adviser at $3,800 Aug. 3, 1938 ; married. — VD. 

Allen, Charles W. — b. Boulder, Colo., Jan. 21, 
1883 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Wyo. one and 
one-half yrs. ; stenog. and substitute court reportei 
1902-7 ; law elk. 1905-6 ; in U. S. Land Oflicc, 
Lander, Wyo., 1907-18; U. S. Civil Ser. sec. Lander, 
Wyo., several yrs. ; app. v. c. at Cape Town Oct. 24, 
1918 ; at Ziirlch Sept. 6, 1921 ; at Berne Apr. 5, 1924 ; 
at Basel Jan. 23, 1926 ; at North Bay Apr. 13, 1927 ; 
at Calgary Sept. 29, 1930 ; married. 

Allen, Edgar Poe. — 6. Sharon, Pa., Jan. 13, 1904 ; 

high sch. and business sch. grad. ; George Washington, 
LL. B. 1927 ; National Univ., Sch. of Economies and 
Govt. 1933-34, Law Sch., LL. M., M. P. L. 1935; 
capt. O. R. C. ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; elk. in account- 
ing dept. of steel eorp. 1922-23 ; in Dept. of State 
1923-29 ; special agt., Dept. of Justice, 1929-31 ; app. 
admin, asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Aug. 24, 
1931 ; divisional asst. at $3,800 Dec. 16, 1935 ; mar- 
ried.— CA. 

Allen, George Venable. — 6. Durham, N. C, Nov. 3, 
1903 ; Duke Univ., A. B. 1924 ; Harvard, A. M. 1929 ; 
teacher in high sch. 1924-28 ; newspaper reporter 
1926, 1927, 1928; editorial elk.. Census Bu., 1929; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. ofBcer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Kingston, Jamaica, Apr. 29, 1930 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16, 1930 ; to Shanghai Nov. 
8, 1930; to Patras Aug. 15, 1934; to Athens, temp., 
Jan. 17, 1936; to Patras Feb. 10, 1936; v. c. and 3d 
sec. at Cairo July 21, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; 
cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Cairo in addition to 
duties as 3d sec. Apr. 26, 1937; to the Dept. Oct. 1, 
1938; married. — NB. 

Allen, Percy T.—b. Allen, Md., Feb. 11, 1879 ; at- 
tended public sch. and business sch. ; bookkeeper 
and cashier 1897-1902 ; elk. and bookkeeper, dept. of 
education, Porto Rico, 1902-4 ; asst. to disbursing 
offleer, Porto Rican teachers' study trip to U. S., 
1904 ; head bookkeeper, disbursing office, insular govt, 
of Porto Rico, 1905 ; elk., civil Ser. Commn., 1905-6 ; 
app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State July 3, 1906 ; at 
$1,200 May 1, 1907 ; at $1,400 Nov. 2, 1908 ; at 
$1,600 June 27, 1911 ; sec. of Bd. of Examiners for 
Dlplo. and Cons. Ser. 1913-18; at $1,800 Apr. 22, 
1914 ; act. chief elk. Mar. 22-Apr. 5, 1918 ; app. spe- 
cial asst. at $2,100 Dec. 31, 1919, efifective Jan. 1, 
1920; drafting offleer at $2,500 June 17, 1921, efifec- 
tive July 1 ; representative of the Dept. in connection 
with the preparation of the Official Register of U. S. 
since 1919 ; at $3,000 May 7, 1924 ; asst. to chief elk. 
and chief of appt. section Aug. 19, 1924 ; at $3,200 
May 1, 1925 ; at $3,300 Nov. 1, 1927 ; at $3,400 July 
1, 1928 (Welch Act); at $3,600 July 1, 1930; at 
$3,700 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; acting chief elk. 
and admin, asst. Sept. 8-Dec. 31, 1931 ; married. — Ap. 



Allen, Stuart. — 6. St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 13, 1902; 
St. Paul Acad. grad. ; Princeton, B. S. 1926 ; teacher, 
I'eking Coll. of Com. and Finance and Peking Union 
Medical Coll., China, 1926-28 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. July 1. 1929 ; to Tien- 
tsin Sept. 12, 1929 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Tientsin Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 
27, 1936 ; cons, at Chefoo July 10, 1936 ; at Lyon Jan. 
17, 1938; class seven Aug. 17. 1938; married. 

Ailing, Paul Humiston, — b. Ilamden, Conn., July 
15, 1896; Trinity Coll., A. B. 1920; Univ. of Pa.. 
M. A. 1924; elk. 1913-15; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st 
It., overseas service ; foreign service training class of 
N. Y. bank 1920-21 ; research and editorial work 
1921-24 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to Beirut 
Nov. 8, 1924 ; to Aleppo, temp.. Mar. 30, 1926 ; to Bei- 
rut Aug. 17, 1926; to Damascus Oct. 25, 1926; to 
Beirut Jan. 27, 1927 ; to the Dept. Apr. 2, 1928 ; class 
eight and cons. May 23, 1929 ; resigned Nov. 30, 
1930 ; app. divisional asst. at $5,600 In the Dept. of 
State Dec. 1, 1930 ; asst. chief, Division of Near 
Eastern Affairs, at $6,500 Nov. 19, 1934; adviser, 
Conf. for Revision of Capitulatory Regime in Egypt, 
Montreux, 1937 ; married. — NE. 

Allison, John Moore. — 6. Holton, Kans., Apr. 7, 
1905 ; Univ. of Nebr., A. B. 1927 ; teacher of Eng. 
in Japanese sch. 1927-29 ; cml. work in China and 
Japan 1929-30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at Shanghai Apr. 28, 1930; v. c. at Kobe Oct. 20, 
1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. e. of career, and see. in the Diplo. Ser. Dee. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Kobe Jan. 2, 1932 ; as lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo Jan. 15, 1932 ; as v. e. at 
Tokyo May 9, 1934 ; at Dairen Sept. 5, 1935 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Dairen Oct. 1, 1935 : 
to Tsinan July 7, 1936 ; to Tsingtao, temp., Aug. 28, 
1937; 3d sec. at Nanking, temp., Sept. 8, 1937; 
also cons, at Shanghai, temp., Mar. 10, 1938 ; class 
seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

AltafFer, Leland Charles.— 5. West Unity, Oliio, Jan. 
12, 1896; high sch. grad.; Toledo Univ. 1917, 1919- 
20; Colgate Univ. 1921; U. S. Navy 1917-19; cml. 
employment 1922-25 ; newspaper reporter 1926-27 ; 
npp. elk. in Am. Consulate at Colombo July 2, 1927 ; 
at Rangoon Mar. 4, 1928 ; v. c. at Rangoon July 31, 
1929 ; at Madras June 25, 1932 ; at Amoy June 5, 
1936. 

Altaflfer, Maurice Willard.- — b. West Unity, Ohio, 
May 10, 1893 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Coast Guard 
Acad., Coll. of the City of New York, and extension 
courses at Columbia ; teacher in public sch. 1912-14, 
1916; cadet, U. S. Coast Guard, 1914-15; U. S. 
Navy 1917-19, It. ( jg) ; shipping business 1920 ; elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Berlin 1921-22 ; in Am. 
Consulate at Stuttgart 1922-23 ; app. v. c. at Stutt- 
gart May 23, 1923 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three July 6, 1923 ; assigned to Stuttgart 
July 10, 1923; to Frankfort-on-the-Main Sept. 6, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned 



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to Aleppo Aug. 7, 1924 ; to NoRnlcB May 26, 1926 ; 
to Agiia Trleta, temp., Oct. 8, 1926 ; to NoKalcs Jan. 
15, 1927 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Nogales 
Aug. 24, 1927 ; class seven May 9. 1930 ; assigned to 
Dresden Jan. 5, 1931; to Ziirich May 31, 1933; 
class six Apr. 1, 19.!7 ; .sec. iu Hie I>iplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1037 : niarri.d. 

Anderson, Daniel Virden. — b. Dover, Del., Dec. 31, 
1908; Univ. of Va., B. A. 1930; app. elk. In Am. 
Consulate at Rome June 15, 1931 ; v. c. at Home Aug. 
25, 1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. otHcer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assignod as v. c. at Home Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19. 1932 ; to Lisbon Dec. 22, 1932 ; 
sec. and disbursing officer to Am. del., 3d meeting of 
Int. Ti'ch. Consulting Committre on Uadio Communi- 
cations, Monto Estoril, I'ortugal, 1934; assigned to 
Oporto, temp.. Fob. 12, 1935 ; to Lisbon Mar. 21, 1935 : 
to Bombay May 2S, 193G ; to Karachi, temp., Aug. 14, 
1937 ; to Bombay Oct. 26, 1937 ; also to Portugues - 
possessions in India Dec. 18, 1937. 

Anderson, Edward, — h. Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 7. 
1007 : Univ. of Fla. and Univ. of the South ; Vander- 
bilt Univ., B. A. 1928; Tulane Univ. 1928-29; app.. 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and 80C. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
as v. c. at Nassau, temp., Jan. 7, 1930 ; to the F(.r. 
.^er. Sch. Apr. 19, lO.^O ; as v. c. at Port Said July 
22, 1930; at Singapore Nov. 26, 1930; at Montreal 
June 20, 1934 ; at Mexico City Dec. 3, 1936 ; class 
eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Mexico City 
May 12, 193S ; cons, and 3d sec. at Cindad Trujillo 
Sept. 12, 1938. 

Anderson, Walter Stratton, Jr.— 6. New York City 
Apr. 21, 1912; Fordham 1929-30; Harvard, B. S. 
1933 ; bank teller 1934-35 ; editorial research asst. 
for newspaper 1935 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Havre July 8, 1937. 

Andrews, George Davis, Jr. — b. Greenwood, Va., 
Aug. 30. 1902; McCallie Sch. and Phillips Andover ; 
Yale 1920-22 ; Univ. of Va., B. S. 1924 ; Oxford, A. B. 
1926 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; to Warsaw Mar. 13, 1928 ; 
as P'or. Ser. officer to the leg. at Ilabana Nov. 29, 
1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 20, 1930 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Ilabana Jan. 8, 1931 ; at Tokyo Nov. 
10, 1933 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Tokyo May 
6, 1937 ; married. 

Armour, Korman. — b. Brighton, England, of Am. 
parents, Oct. 14, 1887 ; St. Paul's Sch. ; Princeton, 
A. B. 1909, A. M. 1915; Harvard. LL. B. 1913; mem. 
of bar of N. J. ; served in Am. Emb., Vienna, three 
months, 1912; In Am. Emb., Paris, eight months. 
1915-16; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class five May 17, 1916 ; assigned to Petrograd May 
22, 1916; class four Aug. 3, 1916; class three July 
13, 1917 ; assigned to Brussels Dec. 17, 1918 ; to The 



Hague June 14, 1920; class two June 28, 1920; 
assigned to Montevideo Aug. 3, 1921 ; to the Dept. 
Sept. 29, 1922 ; detailed as asst. to the under sec. of 
state Dec. 22, 1922-May 11, 1924; class one Jan. 

23, 1924 ; assigned to Rome Apr. 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; class two Feb. 

24, 1925 ; couns. of emb. at Tokyo June 25, 1925 ; 
class one Sept. 15, 1927 ; couns. of emb. at Paris 
Apr. 12. 1028; app. E.E. and M.P. to Haiti July 25, 
1932 ; to Canada May 29, 1935 ; A. E. and P. to Chile 
Jan. 17, 1038 ; married. 

Armstrong, George Alexander, — 6. Nyaclc, N. Y., 
Sept. 15, 1887 ; Allen Stevenson Sch. grad. ; Princeton, 
A. B. 1909; in bonding house 1910-12; Insur. com- 
pany 1912-10 ; insur. brokerage business 1910-17 ; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It. ; employed by an Am. 
oil company in Australia and New Zealand 1919-23 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to Zurich Nov. 8, 
1924 ; to Nice Oct. 29, 1928 ; also to Monaco Nov. 9, 
1928; class eight, cons., and assigned to Nice and 
Monaco May 23, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
16, 1930; assigned as 3d sec. at Warsaw Jan. 31, 
1031; class seven July 1. 1931; 2d sec. at Berlin 
\u2. 22. 1033; cons, at Kingston. Jamaica, Nov. 5, 
19.''.4; 2d .tec. at Dublin Nov. 11, 1936; cons, at 
Colombo Aug. 26, 1937. 

Armstrong, Lawrence Sheppard. — b. Penn Yan, 
N. Y.. July 6, 1S95 ; Penn Yan Acad. ; Hoosac Sch. 
grad. ; Sillig Sch., Switzerland ; Williams Coll., A. B. 
1917; U. S. Army 1917-19; bank elk. 1919; elk. in 
wholesale paper company 1920-23 ; app., after exam., 
v. c. of career of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; assigned to 
Liverpool Nov. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Messina Sept. 7, 1926; to 
Naples Feb. 28, 1928; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Naples May 23, 1929; to Lisbon Apr. 10, 1930; 
class seven Feb. 27, 1931 ; assigned to Tunis Nov. 11, 
1933; to Tampjco June 10. 1936; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to Nogales July 28. 1938 ; married. 

Arnold, Julean. — b. Sacramento, Calif., July 19, 
1876 ; Univ. of Calif. : St. Johns Univ., Shanghai ; 
cashier, bookkeeper, and teacher in public sch. three 
yrs. ; app., after exam., student Interpreter In China 
July 18, 1902; v. and dep. cons, at Dalny Feb. 4, 
1904 ; dep. cons. gen. at Shanghai July 13, 1904 ; 
V. and dep. cons, at Foochow Mar. 7, 1906; assigned 
to duty in Am. Consulate General at Shanghai May 5, 
1906 ; app. cons, at Tansul June 22, 1906 ; at Amoy 
May 1, 1908 ; at Chefoo Mar. 8, 1912 ; cons. gen. at 
Hankow July 29, 1914 ; resigned Sept. 25, 1914 ; app. 
cml. att., Dept. of Com., Sept. 25, 1914, and desig- 
nated for duty at Am. Leg. at Peking Oct. 12, 1914; 
field representative, Am. Red Cross In China 1918-19 ; 
hon. high adviser, Chinese Red Cross, 1925 ; del., 
China Tariff Revision Commn., Shanghai, 1918, 1922, 
1926; married. 

Atcheson, George, Jr. — b. Denver, Colo., Oct. 20, 
1896 : Univ. of Calif.. A. B. 1919 ; newspaper and 
magazine work 1915-20 ; instructor, TJ. S Sch. of 
Mil. Aeronautics seven months; U. S. Army 1918-19; 
app., after exam., student Interpreter in China Aug. 



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27, 1920; app. v. c. nnd Interpreter at Changsha Mar. 
?,1. 1923 ; cons, stsst. Keh. 28. 1924 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Mar. 7, 1924 ; app. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; assijrned as v. c. at North Bay Feb. 
26, 1926; at Tlent.sln Apr. IH. 1927; class eight, 
cons., and assij,'ned to Tientsin May 17, 1928 ; to 
Foochow, temp., Aug. 25, 1928 ; to Tientsin Feb. 9, 
1929 ; class seven July 24, 19^0 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Oct. 10, 1934 ; assigned as cons, at Nanking Oct. 
11, 1934 ; also 2d sec. of leg. Oct. 26, 1934 ; 2d sec. 
of emb. at Nanking Sept. 17, 1935; class six Oct. 1, 
1935 ; class five Juno 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Peiping ami 
cons, at Tientsin Mar. 25, 1938 ; married. 

Atherton, Ray.— ft. Brookllne, Mass., Mar. 28, 1883 ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1905 ; studied architecture in Paris 
four yrs. ; Mass. volunteer militia three yrs. ; bank- 
ing 1907-8; In architect's office 1914-16; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Aug. 23, 1917 ; 
assigned to Tokyo Sept. 6, 1917 ; class three Mar. 14. 
1919 ; assigned to Peking July 30, 1919 ; on detail 
with Philippine Comran. Apr. -Oct. 1921 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Mar. 1. 1922 ; class two Sept. 22, 1922 ; 
assigned to Athens Mar. 20, 1923; For. Ser. officer 
of class four July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. July 
17, 1924; class three Sept. 20. 1924; assigned as 1st 
sec. at London Oct. 9, 1924; class two Aug. 24, 1927; 
couns. of emb. at London 3ept. 26, 1927 ; class one 
Oct. 16, 1929; adviser, London Naval Conf., 1930; 
representative, prep, meeting for sugar conf., called by 
sec. -gen. of Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., Lon- 
don, 1934 ; adviser. Preliminary Naval Conversations. 
London, June-July and Oct. -Dec. 1934 ; adviser, Lon- 
don Naval Conf., 193.5-36; cons. gen. May 14, 1930; 
tech. adviser, Int. Sugar Conf., London, 1037 ; E. E. 
and M. P. to Bulgaria July 13, 1937 ; married. 

Atwood, Franklin Bailey. — b. Nantucket, Mass., 
Jan. 20, 1900 ; attended high sch. ; Mass. Nautical 
Sch., grad. 1917 ; 6cole de Commerce de Lausanne, 
Switzerland. 1923-24 ; Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland. 
summer 1923; officer, U. S. merchant marine, 1917- 
23 ; owner and dir., sch. of languages, Switzerland, 
1923-24 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Plymouth 
Feb. 5, 1924 ; v. c. at Plymouth July 21, 1924 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned to Plymouth May 9. 
1927; to Belfast July 2, 1929; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Belfast Feb. 4, 1931; to Santiago, Chile, 
Sent. 8. 1931 : as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at San- 
tiago, temp., Jan. 19. 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Feb. 9. 1935; assigned as 3d sec. at Santiago, temp.. 
Feb. 15. 1935; 3d sec. at Santo Domingo Aug. 6, 
1935 ; class seven and 2d sec. Oct. 1. 1935 ; as- 
signed to Cologne Sept. 29. 1937 ; married. 

Aulette, Charles L. — 5. Providence, R. I., May 21, 
1911 ; Georgetown Univ. 1929-33; George Washington, 
A. B. 1933 ; Univ. of Paris, Doctorat 1937 ; French 
Govt, scholarship for study of economic and political 
conditions in Alsace-Lorraine July-Oct. 1937 ; app, 
economic analyst at $2,000 in the Dept. of State 
July 7, 1938; married.— TA. 



Bachelder, Leonard A. — 6. Salem, Mass., Mar. 5, 
1855 ; business in Auckland since 1891 ; v. c. at Zanzi- 
bar 1880-83 ; act. v. c. at Aden 1886-87 ; app. v. c. 
at Auckland Oct. 10, 1891 ; v. cons. gen. July 15, 
1903 ; V. c. at Auckland Feb. 6, 1915. 

Bacon, John Kenly. — 6. Wilmington, N. C, Dec. 24, 
1903 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1925 ; cml. 
work 1925-27; treas. of corp. 1927-30; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 
at St. John. N. R.. Jan. 5. 1931 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. H. 1931 : to Callao-Lima Dec. 10, 1931 ; to Slock- 
holm Apr. 12, 1935 ; to Goteborg, temp.. May 22, 
1936 ; to Stockholm June 29, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 
1, 1937 : cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Stockholm Apr. 
26, 1937 ; at O.slo, temp., July 3, 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Caracas July 19, 1937 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Port-au- 
Prince Mar. 30, 1938; married. 

Bailey, Edwin Tomlin. — b. Tnckahoe, N. J., May 23, 
1907 ; Columbia, B. S. 1928, M. A. 1932 ; R. Istituto 
Superiore di Scienze Sociali e Politiche, Florence, 
diploma 1935; elk. 1929-31; instructor, Monmouth 
Jr. Coll., 1933-34; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Oct. 1, 1935; assigned to Southampton Oct. 3, 1935; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 5, 1936 ; v. c. at Warsaw 
Apr. 7, 1937. 

Bailey, John William, Jr. — 6. Bonham, Tex., Apr. 
20, 1894 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Univ. of 
Tex. 1916-17, 1919-20; Univ. of Besangon, France, 
1919; transportation agt. for oil company, Mexico, 
1913-14 ; postal elk. 1915 ; sec. to prof., Tex. Agric. 
and Mech. Coll., 1915-16; D. S. Army 1917-19, 2d 
It., overseas service ; canteen sec. overseas 1920-21 ; 
ranching and real estate business, Mexico, 1921-24 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Geneva Mar. 1924 ; 
V. c. at Geneva Oct. 17, 1924 ; app., after exam., 
F'or. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned 
to Geneva Aug. 3, 1925 ; to Lausanne, temp., Oct. 5, 
1925; to Geneva Oct. 19, 1925; to Loanda Mar. 11, 
1926 ; to Prague Jan. 24, 1929 ; class eight, eons., and 
assigned to Prague Dec. 19, 1929 ; class seven July 1. 
1931; to Ro.sario Feb. 3, 1932; to Buenos Aires Dec. 
16, 1932 ; to the Dept. Jan. 15, 1935 ; resigned Mar. 
31, 1935 ; app. asst. chief. Division of For. Ser. Per- 
sonnel, at $6,500, Apr. 1, 1935.— FP. 

Bailey, Waldo Emerson. — b. Winona, Miss., Nov. 16, 
1896; Castle Heights Acad, grad.; Millsaps Coll. 
1915-16; Miss. Agric. and Mech. Coll., B.S. 1920; 
Kans. State Teachers Coll. 1924 ; grad. work, Vander- 
bilt, 1927 ; George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nash- 
ville, Tenn., M.A. 1928; U. S. Marine Corps 1918-19, 
overseas service; asst. principal of high sch. 1919-20; 
field representative for various organizations 1920- 
23 ; elk., Am. Consulate, Karachi, and Am. Consulate 
General, Calcutta, 1923-24 ; teacher of Eng. in 
Porto Rico 1925 ; platform supt., Chautauqua circuit, 
1925 ; assoc. editor and asst. mgr. of daily news- 
paper 1925-26; app. v. e. at Rosario Feb. 6, 1926; 
resigned Jan. 30, 1927 ; teacher of hist.. Middle State 



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51 



Teachers Coll., 1928; npp. v. c. at Mazatlftn July 
-tl, 19-8; app., after exam., I'or Ser. ofllier unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sic In the Dlplo. Ser. Mar. 8, 
lO.'iO ; nsslgned as v. c. at Montovldeo Apr. 3. 19:50; 
nt I'roRicso Jau. 20. 19.?1.' ; nt M<?il(la Nov. 11, 1933; 
at Lyon Miir. 1, li).;5 ; at Naiiol)l Jan. 17, 1938. 

Baker, Josepti Richardson. — 6. New Hartford, N. Y., 
l\b. 11, 1872; Hamilton Coll., A. K. 1893; mem. of 
li.ir of N. Y. ; law elk., Coniran. to Five Civilizeii 
Tribes, Dept. of Interior. 1902-3 ; elk.. Post Office 
Dept., 1903-0 : app. elk. at 511.200 in the Dept. of 
State Julv 31, 1900. effective Aug. 6; at $1,400 July 
1. 1908; at $1,600 June 1, 1909; special agt. of the 
Dept. of State and v. and dep. cons., Apia. Samoa, 
Apr.-Aujr. 1911; elk. at $1,800 Nov. 20. 1911; law 
elk. at $2,500 Dec. 1. 1913; asst. solicitor June 22, 
1916. fffeetive July 1; at $3,000 Aug. 1, 1910; agt 

I of the Dept. of State in Panama 1917; asst. to the 

■^'illcitor at $4,000 Dec. 31. 1919. effective Jan. 1. 

-•0: drafting officer July 1. 1920: at $4,500 June 

7 1921. cffittive July 1 ; num., U. S.-P.uiama Commn. 

I 1924; at $5,200 July 1. 1024; U. S. commr. ou Gen. 

} Claims Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 1924-25; at 
$5,600 May 1, 1925; at $7,000 July 1. 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; del.. Int. Commn. for Air Navigation, Paris, 
1929 ; tech. adviser, R(>d Cross and Prisoners of War 

, Conf., Geneva, 1029 ; agt. in Germany of Dept. of 
State 1929 ; asst. to the legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; 
D. S. commr. on Claims Commn., U. S. and Panama, 
!fl,'52; clim.. Conciliation Committee of the Dept. of 
M.ite, 1933- ; m' ni.. D«'pt. of State Committee on Int. 
1 i\il Aviation, 1935-38 : agt. for V. S.. Agrarian 
< laims. U. S. and Mexico, 1935; tech. adviser. Inter- 
American Conf. for Maintr-nancc of Peace, Buen«is 
Aires. 1936; married. — Le. 

Baker. Lester David (Col.) — h. New York City 
Sept. 4, 1883 ; Tufts Coll. one yr. ; U. S. M. A., grad. 
lOOS; mil. att. at Rio de Janeiro 1927-31; chm., 
itral committee for repatriation of Bolivian Na- 
nals. Chaco conflict, 1929 ; assigned as mil. att. 
Buenos Aires, Asuncion, and Montevideo Feb. 29. 
.■;0 : also mil. att. for air July 25. 1938; married. 

Baker, Boy William, — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Mar. 11, 
li>83; Lafayette Coll., A. B. 190G ; elk. 190G-7; art 
student and artist 190S-9 ; editorial work on news- 
papers and Committee on Public Information 1910- 
18; app. v. c. at Edinburgh Feb. 15, 1919; at Hull 
Apr. 17, 1920 ; at Barcelona Aug. 26. 1921 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer uncla&s.. v. c. of career, 
and assigned to Barcelona Apr. 9, 1925 ; to Mdlaga, 
temp.. July 27, 1926; to Barcelona Sept. 28. 1926; 
\ to London Mar. 30. 1929; class eight, cons., and 
as-slgned to London July 24. 19;i0; to Bristol Jan. 8. 
19.31; class seven Oct. 1. 1935; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17. Ilt37 ; niarri'd. 

Balch. Henry Hezekiah. — h. near Madison, Ala.. 
Jan. 6. 1877 ; Ala. State Normal Coll., grad. 1899 ; 
principal of public BCh. 1899-1901 ; teacher and prin- 

■;'al. vocational high sch.. Philippine Is., 1901-12; 

; !'.. aftiT exam., cons, at St. Stephen June 22, 1914; 

-liiB. of clasH nine by act approved Feb. 5, 1915; 



class eight June 8. 1915, and assigned to Yarmouth; 
class .seven Oct. 27, 1916, and assigned to -Vsunclfin ; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five June 4. 1920 ; de- 
tailed to the Dept. Jan. 12. 1921; assigned to Ade- 
laide Feb. 10, 1921 ; class four Nov. 19, 1921 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924; assigned to 
.Monterrey Feb. 27, 1928; class four Dec. 19, 1929; 
CT)ns. gen. Dec. 20. 1930; assigned to Dublin Jan. 12. 
1931; isec. in the Diplo Ser. Aug. 17. 1937: married. 

Baldwin, LaVemo. — b. Cortland, N, Y., Aug. 2, 
1899 ; Cortland Normal Sch. 1918 ; Cornell, A. B. 
1925, M. A. 1926; teacher in acad. 1918-22; as.st. In 
Romance languages, Cornell, 1925-26 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate General at Ottawa May 1926; app.. 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned to Ottawa May 9. 
1927 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 21. 1928 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Ottawa, fnip.. June 30. 1928; as v. c. 
at Ottawa Aug. 11. 1928; at Santa Marta July 27. 
1929; to the Dept. July 20, 1931 ; class eight July 1. 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22. 1035 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Ottawa July 17, 1935 ; class seven and assigned as 
2d sec. at Ottawa Apr. 1. 193G ; also cons, at Ottawa 
May 2, 1936; cons, at Geneva June 12, 1936; advi.ser, 
21st and 22d sess. of Int. Labor Conf., Geneva, 1936; 
eons, and 2d sec. at Managua June 17, 1938; class six 
Aug. 17, 1938. 

Ball, Alice Morton. — b. Washington, D. C. ; George 
Washington. A. B. lO.'iO: N' wspajier In-^t. of America, 
certificate 193:j ; librarian 1905-10; statistical elk.. 
Cong. Bonding Commn. and Tariff Bd.. 1910-11 ; sec- 
retary 1912 ; Carnegie Endowment for International 
Peace : editorial asst. 1012-23. editor of publications 
1923-25 ; lecturer on editing, George Washington 
Univ., 192S-30; app. asst. editor at $2,400 in the Dept. 
of State July 1. 1925 ; at $2,500 May 6. 1926 ; editor 
of publications and admin, asst. at $3,000 Nov. 1, 
1927; at $3,200 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,300 
July 1, 1928 ; designated, Sept. 26. 1929, to represent 
the Dept. on the committee to revise the Style Manual 
of the Govt. Printing Office ; asst. to the historical 
adviser Dec. 7, 1929 ; at $3,800 BVb. 1, 1930 ; as- 
signed as editor, Am. Agency. Mixed Claims Commn.. 
U. S. and Germany, 1930-31 ; chief, special docu- 
ments section. Oct. 1. 1031.— RP. 

Ballantine, Joseph William. — b. Ahmednagar, India 
of Am. parents, July 30, 1888 ; Amherst, A. B. 1909 ; 
app.. after exam., student interpreter in Japan June 
2, 1909; detailed for duty at Am. Consulate at Kobe 
July 25. 1911 ; app. interpreter at Kobe Aug. 31, 
1911 ; also dep. cons. Dec. 18. 1911 ; dep. cons. gen. 
and interpreter at Yokohama June 11, 1912; v. and 
dep. cons, and interpreter at Tansui Nov. 6. 1912 ; 
dep. cons. gen. and Interpreter at Yokohama Oct. 7, 
1913 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Yokohama June 25, 
1914 ; asst. Japanese sec. at Tokyo Aug. 1, 1914 ; 
Japanese sec. at Tokyo Aug. 15. 1917 ; app. cons, of 
class Ave July 6. 1921, and assigned to Dairen ; de- 
tailed to Yokohama Oct. 17. 1923 ; to Tokyo Dec. 13, 
1923; class four Dec. 19. 1923; For. Ser. officer <,f 
class five July 1. 1924; class four Dec. 17. 1925; 
assigned to the Dept. Feb. 14, 1928 ; sec, London 



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REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1938 



Naval Conf., 1930 ; cons. gen. June 4, 1930 ; assigned 
to Canton June 10, 1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; 
to Mukden Sept. 14, 1934 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
sec. in tbe Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; as 1st sec. at 
Tokyo, temp., July 14, 1936 ; to the Dept. July 14, 
1936 (proceeded Dec. 6) ; asst. chief. Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, Aug. 24, 1937 ; married. — FE. 

Banash, Sydney Henry. — 6. Boston, Mass., May 12, 
1888 ; attended high sch. ; with business firm in 
Argentina 1904-18 ; elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Buenos Aires 1918-19 ; app. v. c. at Buenos Aires 
Sept. 2. 1921 : married. 

Bandy, Alvin Euell. — 6. Cleveland, Tenn., Apr. 24, 
1903; high sch. grad. ; teacher 1923-24; U. S. M. C. 
1924-28; app. elk. in leg. at Peking Mar. 22. 1928; 
V. c. at Tientsin Oct. 25, 1935. 

Bankhead, Henry M. — 5. in Ala., Dec. 19, 1876; 
Univ. of Ala. ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1898 ; U. S. Vol- 
unteers, capt., 1898; U. S. Army 1899-1922, It. col.; 
real estate business since 1922 ; app. cml. att. at 
Ottawa June 20, 1933 ; married. 

Barber, Henry Anson, Jr. (Maj.) — 6. Fort Reno, 
Okla., July 31, 1896; U. S. M. A., grad. 1917; as- 
signed as mil. att. and mil. att. for air at Habana 
July 11, 1938; married. 

Barbour, 'Walworth. — 6. Cambridge, Mass., June 4, 
1908 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1930 ; 
app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at Naples June 
11, 1931; V. c. at Naples Aug. 18, 1931; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Naples Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 19, 1932; to Hong Kong Dec. 22, 1932 (can 
celed) ; to Athens Feb. 3, 1933; as v. c. and 3d sec. 
at Baghdad May 22, 1936. 

Barker, Clifford Oman. — 6. Newport, R. I., Sept. 24. 
1904 ; high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
1926, Law Sch. 1931-32; app. elk. at $900 in the 
Dept. of State July 23. 1923 ; at $1,000 Nov. 1, 1923 : 
at $1,100 May 31, 1924, effective June 1 ; at $1,380 
July 1, 1924; at $1,680 Mar. 1, 1926; at $1,800 July 
1, 1928 (Welch Act); at $1,860 July 1. 1928; at 
$1,980 July 1, 1930; tech. asst. (legal) at $2,000 July 
1, 1936; elk. at $2,300 Dec. 17, 1937; tech. asst. 
(legal) at $2,600 Aug. 16, 1938 ; married.— PD. 

Barnes, Charles Maurice. — b. Winchester, Va., Feb. 
14, 1879 ; Washington and Lee Univ. 1897-99, 1903-^1 ; 
George Washington, A. B. 1910, LL. B. 1921, LL. M. 
1922 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; principal of public 
sch. 1899-1900 ; instructor in hist, and languages, 
prep, sch., 1900-1903, 1904-7 ; special agt., Bu. of 
Labor, Dept. of Com. and Labor, 1907-8, and U. S. 
Immigration Commn. 1909 ; elk.. Census Bu., 1909- 
12 ; app. elk. at $1,600 in the Dept. of State Jan. 5. 
1912 ; reapp. under Ex. order Aug. 24, 1912 ; at $1,800 
June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; special asst. at 
$2,500 Dec. 31, 1919. effective Jan. 1, 1920; draftiim 
officer July 1, 1920 ; asst. solicitor at $3,000 July 19, 
1920; drafting officer at $3,500 Dec. 30, 1922, effce 
tive Jan. 1, 1923 ; at $3,800 July 1, 1924 ; at $4,200 



May 1. 1925; at $4,600 Feb. 1, 1926; at $4,800 Nov. 
1, 1927; counsel for U. S. before Int. Joint Commn., 
V. S. and Canada, 1923-27; chief. Treaty Division, 
.Apr. 21, 1928; at $5,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; 
at $6,500 Oct. 1, 1928; del.. Int. Conf. on Safety 
of Life at Sea, London, 1929 ; tech. adviser. Fourth 
Pan American Cml. Conf., Washington, 1931. — TD. 

Barnes, Curtis W. — 6. Gilt Edge, Mont., June 30, 
1907; Univ. of Mont., A. B. 1933; Univ. of Chicago 
1934; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1935- ; sales 
maiiagor 1934-35 ; drafting officer, Nat. Recovery 
Admin., 1935-36 ; app. economic analyst at $2,600 in 
the Dept. of State Apr. 1, 1936. — CA. 

Barnes, Maynard Bertram. — 6. Le Roy, Minn., June 
28, 1897; Grinnell Coll., A. B. 1919; app. v. c. at 
Patras, Gri ece, Aug. 26, 1919 ; app., after exam., v. 
c. of career of class three May 25, 1921 ; assigned 
to Patras June 11, 1921; to Smyrna Oct. 18, 1921; 
class two May 26, 1922; detailed to Am. High 
Commn., Constantinople, Dec. 6, 1922 ; class one 
Feb. 23, 1923 ; cons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
detailed to Lausanne Conf. 1923 ; as deL of Am. High 
Commr. to Turkey, Angora, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven Aug. 8, 
1924 ; assigned to St. Gall Nov. 17, 1924 ; to Berlin 
Mar. 23, 1925; to the Dept. May 17, 1926; class six 
.Aug. 24, 1927; class five Dec. 19, 1929; assigned as 
cons, and 2d sec. at Sofia Mar. 22, 1930 ; class four 
July 1, 1931 ; relieved of duties as cons, at Sofia May 
5, 1932; 1st sec. at Athens Sept. 6, 1933 (canceled) ; 
assigne<l to the Dept. Feb. 16, 1934 ; asst. chief. Divi- 
sion of Near Eastern Affairs, Nov. 22, 1934 ; class 
three Oct. 1, 1935 ; 1st sec. at Paris Nov. 26, 1937 ; 
class two Jan. 3, 1938; married. 

Barnes, William.—?). Albany, N. Y., Dec. 23, 1914 ; 
attended business sch. ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Har- 
vard, A. B. 1935 ; Cambridge Univ., England, cer- 
tificate 1935 ; Columbia, M. S. 1936 ; R. O. T. C. 
1931-35 ; newspaper reporter and copy reader 1936- 
37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; 
assigned to Amsterdam July 8, 1937 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; v. c. at Buenos Aires June 29, 
1938 ; married. 

Barrett, David Dean (Maj.) — b. Central City, Colo., 
Aug. 6, 1892; Univ. of Colo., A. B. 1915; entered 
U. S. Army Oct. 2, 1917 ; language officer at Peking 
1924-27; asst. mil. att. at Peking 1927-28; assigned 
as asst. mil. att. at Peiping Mar. 19, 1936 ; married. 

Barron, Bryton, — b. Doone, Iowa, Dec. 6, 1898 ; 
Sioux Falls Coll., A. B. ; Rhodes scholar, Oxford, 
diploma in economics and political science 1922, B. 
Lift, (re.'^earch) 1923; newspaper editor 1918-19; edi- 
torial writer 1923-25 ; teacher in high sch., Philippine 
Is., 1925 ; editor and chief of Division of Publications, 
Philippine Bu. of Education, 1926-28 ; author of text- 
books on Eng. composition ; Instructor at Sioux Falls 
Coll. 1929 ; app. asst. editor at $2,600 in the Dept. of 
State July 11, 1929; chief of publishing section, 
Dec. 7, 1929; at $3,200 Feb. 1, 1930; at $3,400 
July 1, 1930 ; at $3,800 Aug. 1, 1938 ; married.— RP. 



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Barry, Grace W. (Mrs.) — b. Bering, Mo. ; Univ. of 
Minn., B. S. 1020. grad. work 1020-30; teacher In 
high 8ch. 1014-20; cntaloguer In library 1026-30; 
app. library asst. at $2,000 In the Dept. of State July 
1. i;»;!0: at |;2,100 Aug. 1, 1036; at $2,600 Jan. 1, 

loss.— ur. 

Barry, John Robert. — b. Boston, Mass., Dec. 14, 
1877 ; private tutors ; attended business sch. and 
Tufts Coll. ; McGlII Univ., Montreal, 1018-19 ; photog- 
rapher 1S91-1012; salesman 1012-15; stenog. 1015- 

17, In War Dept. 1017-18; elk. In Am. Consulate 
General at Montreal Aug. 2, 1918; app. v. c. at Mon- 
treal May 3. 1010 ; at Campbellton, temp., Oit. 18, 
1922; at Montreal Jan. 8, 1023; married. 

Barton, John Louis. — b. Brown Co., Wis., May 28, 
1893 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; St. 
Stanlslaws Coll. 1009-10; elk. 1912-13; cml. em- 
ployment 1913-14, 1916-17; elk.. Navy Dept., 1917- 
22 ; app. elk. at $1,000 in the Chicago I'assport Auency 
of the Dept. of State June 27, 1922; at $1,680 Aug. 
1, 1924; asst. passport agt. at $2,100 Oct. 1, 1925; 
at $2,200 Nov. 1, 1926; at $2,300 July 1, 1927; at 
$2,500 July 1, 1928; at $2,600 May 1. 1930; married. 

Bay, Charles Alexander. — 6. Columbus, Ohio, June 
7, 1886 ; Ohio State Univ. one yr. ; Sorbonne live 
months; stonog, 1905-7; passenger agt. 1910-18; 
D. S. Army 1918-19, 1st It. ; with Fuel Admin, in 
Pittsburgh 1920 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 7, 1920 ; assigned to Dublin Oct. 

18, 1920 ; class two May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Casa- 
blanca Oct. 12, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned 
to Port au Prince Mar. 30, 1923 ; to Tampico May 
22, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer uncla.ss. July 1. 1924 ; 
class eight Fob. 24, 1925 ; cons. Mar. 3. 1925 ; as- 
signed to Tampico Sept. 14, 1925 ; to Corinto May 7, 
1926 ; to Tientsin Nov. 9, 1926 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as cons, and 3d sec. at Bangkok 
Nov. 11, 1027; class seven May 17, 1928; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Bucharest Sept. 23, 1929; 2d sec. Oct 

19, 1929 ; class six Dec. 19, 1920 ; assigned to Tirana 
Sept. 15, 1930 ; to Rome Nov. 5, 1932 ; as cons, at 
Canton Aug. 20, 1934 (canceled) ; at Seville Jan. 3, 
1935 ; class five Apr. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Beach, ■William Hall. — b. Concord Wharf, Va., May 

20, 1893; Univ. of Va., B. A. 1916; Harvard, A. M. 
1917 ; Univ. of Grenoble, France, summer 1920 ; Univ. 
of Va.. summer 1921 ; Mlddlebury French Sch., sum- 
mers 1922 and 1923 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; instruc- 
tor, prep, sch., 1919-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; 
assigned to Bombay Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Bombay Oct. 16, 1920 ; to Antwerp 
Sept. 18, 1931; class seven July 1, 1934; class six 
Apr. 1, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1037; 
class five June 16, 1938; married. 

Beam, Jacob Dyneley. — 6. Princeton, N. J., Mar. 24, 
1908 ; Kent Sch. grad. ; Princeton, B. A. 1029 ; Cam- 
bridge Univ., England. 1929-30 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Geneva June 2, 1931 ; v. c. at Geneva 
July 14, 1931 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclaBs.. V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Geneva Jan. 2, 1932 ; 



to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932 ; to Geneva Mar. 

30, 1933 ; as 3d sec. at Berlin Nov. 24, 1934 ; detailed 
to Second Int. Cong, on Building of Bridges and 
Structures Above Ground, Berlin, 1936. 

Beaulac, Willard Leon. — b. Pawtucket, U. I., July 
25, 1S99 ; Brown Univ. two yrs. ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser., B. F. S. 1921 ; George Washington Univ., 
summer 1921 ; U. S. Navy 1918-19 ; elk., Bu. of 
Internal Revenue, 1921 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to 
Tampico Dec. 14, 1921 ; class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
assigned to Puerto Castilla May 12, 1923 ; class one 
Nov. 23, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 
class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Arica 
Mar. 9, 1925 ; sec. of Am. del. and asst. sec. gen. of 
Plebiscitary Commn., Tacna-Arica Arbitration, 1926 ; 
class seven June 8, 1927 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 
5, 1927 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Port au Prince Oct. 
12, 1927 ; to the Dept. Apr. 13, 1928 ; as 2d sec. at 
Managua Dec. 10, 1928 ; class six May 23, 1929 ; class 
five July 1, 1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. at San Salvador 
Jan. 12, 1933; to the Dept. Apr. 20, 1933; asst. 
chief. Division of Latin American Afifairs, Feb. 15, 
1934; detailed to the leg. at Guatemala Mar. 2- 
May 16, 1934 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; asst. chief. 
Division of the American Republics, May 24, 1937 ; 
1st sec. at Habana June 11, 1937; class three Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married. 

Beaumont, Adam. — b. England, Jan. 24, 1890 ; Am. 
citizen ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; Boston 
Univ. 1914-16 ; corr. courses. Universal Inst., New 
York City; elk. 1917-18, in War Dept. 1918; app. 
elk. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 4, 1918 ; assigned to the 
leg. at Port au Prince Jan. 25, 1919 ; resigned July 

31. 1920 ; conducted shopping bureau 1920-21 ; ac- 
countant 1921-22 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Saloniki Apr. 1922; v. c. at Saloniki Aug. 25, 1922; 
at Patras Sept. 11, 1923 ; at Saloniki Sept. 22, 1923 ; 
at Naples Dec. 5, 1924 ; at Riviere du Loup June 30. 
1930; at Hamilton, Ont, Oct. 6, 1930; at London, 
Ont., temp., Aug. 3, 1937 ; at Hamilton Aug. 26, 1937 ; 
married. 

Beck, Henry Abraham Winchester. — b. Indianapolis, 
Ind., Jan. 22, 1903 ; Phillips Andover ; Harvard, A. B. 
1925; George Washington Law Sch. 1925-26; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. May 28, 1926 ; 
v. c. of career June 15, 1926 ; assigned to Geneva, 
temp., Apr. 22, 1927; to Athens June 16, 1927; to 
Alexandria Aug. 30, 1929; to Hankow Mar. 5, 1932; 
to Tsingtao July 26, 1933 ; to Athens Dec. 4, 1933 ; 
class eight July 1, 1034 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1035 ; as- 
signed to Athens Jan. 24, 1935; class .';evon Apr. 1. 
1037 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; also to 
Italian Islands of the Aegean Sept. 26, 1938. 

Beck, William Hopkins. — b. Washington, D. C. 
Sept. 8, 1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
sec. to mem. of Cong, one and one-half yrs. ; Inst, 
of Industrial Research three and one-half yrs. ; Nat. 
Geographic Society two yrs. ; U. S. Army 1917-20, 
overseas service ; detailed to Am. Commn. to Nego- 
tiate Peace, Paris, 1919; app. special asst. at 
$2,500 in the Dept. of State Jan. 13, 1920; private 



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sec. to the sec. of state June 1, 1920 ; drafting 
officer at $3,000 Nov. 1, 1920; detailed to accom- 
pany the sec. of state on mission to South America 
1920 and to Rio de Janeiro 1922 ; at $3,500 July 16. 
1923; asst. to the sec, of state at $3,800 Feb. 1, 
1920; at $4,200 Feb. 2, 1926; at $4,600 Apr. 1, 1926; 
at $5,000 Fob. 1, 1927; at $5,200 July 1. 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; detailed to accompany the sec. of .state on mis- 
sion for signature of Pact for Renunciation of War, 
Paris. 1928 ; at $8,000 Dec. 1, 1929 ; sec, London 
Naval Conf., 1930; app. For. Ser. officer of class 
three, cons, gen., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as cons. gen. at Ottawa Dec. 30, 1931 ; 
at Oslo Aug. 28. 1935; married. 

Beddie. James Stuart. — 6. St. Paul, Minn., July 20, 
1902; Univ. of Minn., A. B. 1922; Harvard, A. M. 
1925, Ph.D. 1928 ; research fellow in Europe 1931-33 ; 
teacher in high sch. 1923-24 ; asst. prof, of Latin, 
Wabash Coll., 1925-26 ; prof, of history. Upper Iowa 
Univ., 1928-30, N. Dak. State Teachers' Coll., 
1930-31 ; instr.. Northern Mont. State Coll., 1934-35, 
Univ. of Akron, 1935-36; app. research asst. at 
$3,200 in the Dept. of State June 1. 1936; mar- 
ried.— RP. 

Beitz, "William Edward. — h. North Tonawanda, 
N. T., Aug. 17, 1890; Cornell, C. E. ; Cornell Grad, 
Sch. three yrs. ; instructor in structural engineering, 
Cornell. 1912-17; U. S. Army 1917-21, capt. ; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate at Hamburg May 1923 ; v. c. 
at Hamburg Apr. 14, 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to 
Hamburg Aug. 3, 1925; to Berlin June 16, 1928; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Berlin Dec. li>, 
1929; class seven July 1, 1934; to Vancouver Feb. 11. 
1935 ; to Rio de Janeiro Nov. 13, 1936 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Bell, John 0. — h. Manila, P. I., of Am. parents, Oct. 
4, 1912 ; attended business sch. ; American Univ. 1928- 
29; George Washington, B. S. 1934, Law Sch. 1934- ; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; in Dept. of Agric. 1929-31 ; 
app. elk. at 1,440 in the Dept. of State Jan. 19, 
1931; at $1,620 Aug. 1, 1934; at $1,800 Juno 16, 
1936; at $2,000 Aug. 1, 1930; at $2,300 Dec. 17, 
1937; tech. asst. (legal) at $2,600 Aug. 16, 1938; 
married. — PD. 

Belovsky, Sidney Arthur. — b. New York City Aug. 
3, 1901 ; attended high sch. ; elk. and salesman in 
U. S. and So. Africa 1917-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Prince Rupert Mar. 1921 ; at Vancouver 
Sept. 1923 ; v. c. at Vancouver Aug. 16, 1924 ; at 
Edmonton, temp., Aug. 10, 1927 ; at Vancouver Oct. 
17, 1927; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and assigned to Vancouver Oct. 16. 
1929 ; to Dublin July 8, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Dublin Jan. 
24, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; to Bremen July 
13, 1937; sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
married. 

Belton, William. — h. Portland. Oreg., May 22, 1914 : 
Univ. of Oreg. 19:52 33; Stanford. A. B. 1935; elk. 
in Am. li'g. at Quito Oct. 1936-Feb. 1937 ; app. elk. 



in Am. leg. at Bogota June 1, 1937 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Sor. i.fficer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; assigned as For. 
Ser. officer at Bo!.'ota July 16, 1938 : v. c. at Habana 
July 13, 1938 (proceeded July 29). 

Bemis, Harold Medberry (Capt.) — b. Oshkosh, Wis., 
July 15, 1884 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1907 ; assigned 
as naval att. and naval att. for air at Tokyo Mar. 

17, 1936 ; married. 

Benet, Edward Sewall. — b. Marblehead, Mass., Aug. 
30. 1903; St. Charles Acad., Sherbrooke, Quebec; high 
.sch. grad. ; elk. 1020-21, 1927 ; U. S. Navy 1921-25 ; 
mining 1925-27 ; bookkeepi-r, Cuba. 1927-31 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Cienfuegos Aug. 6, 1931 ; v. c. at 
Cienfuegos Apr. 4, 1932; at Matanzas Aug. 11, 1936; 
married. 

Benninghoff, Harry Merrell.— b. Chicago, 111., Aug. 

18, 1004; Univ. of Roche.ster, A. B. 1926; teacher ol 
Eng. in Japanese sch. 192.3-24, 1926-27 ; app. elk. ic 
Am. Consulate General at Tokyo Mar. 1927 ; v. c. at 
Tokyo June 21, 1927; app., after exam., For. Ser 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to Tokyo 
Jan. 29, 1929 ; as language officer at Tokyo Feb. 9, 
1929 ; as v. c. at Nagoya Aug. 1, 1931 ; at Yokohama 
Aug. 12, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 29, 1932 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Tokyo, temp., Sept. 8, 1932 ; 
as V. e. at Yokohama Oct. 6, 1932 ; class eight July 
1, 1934 ; at Mukden Aug. 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935 ; as.signed to Mukden Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Harbin 
Feb. S, 1935; class seven Apr. 1, 1937; married. 

Benton, James Webb. — b. Fort Myer. Va., July 9, 
1892 ; Hackley Sch. ; private sch. and tutors, Ger- 
many and England ; Cambridge Univ., England, B. A 
1914, M. A. 1919 ; with Brit.-Am. Ambulance Corps 
1915 ; sec. War Relief Assn., 1916-17 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19. 1st It. ; asst. to mil. att. at Tokyo 1918-19 ; 
app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class foui 
Nov. 15, 1920 ; assigned to Rio de Janeiro Jan. 5, 
1921 ; to Montevideo Sept. 29, 1922 ; app. sec of class 
three Jan. 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Caracas July 12, 
1924 ; at Lisbon Jan. 10. 1925 ; at Warsaw Feb. 7, 
1927; at Madrid Sept. SO. 1929; class five May 9, 
1930; at Prague Sept. 1, 1932; class four and 1st 
sec. Oct. 1, 1935; eons. Apr. 25, 1936; assigned to 
Bremen June 10, 1936; 1st sec. at The Hague July 
24, 1037 ; del. Eighth Int. Road Cong., The Hague, 
1938. 

Benton, Russell Waller. — h. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 3, 
1907 ; Hamilton Coll. 1925-26 ; Princeton, A. B. 1930, 
M. A. 1931 ; Crawford Sch. 1931-32 ; Fletcher Sch. of 
Law and Diplomacy 1934-35 ; instructor in hist, and 
philosophy, Buffalo Collegiate Center, 193.3-34 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to 
Montreal Oct. 3, 1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec 7. 
1936; V. c. at London Apr. 7, 1937; married. 

Berger, David C. — b. Gretna, Va.. July 26, lS9f) ; 
high sch. grad. ; Roanoke Coll. one yr. ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser. ; U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; elk. and ma- 



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clilnist : elk., Civil Ser. Commn. and Dlat. K<nt 
Column. : npp.. nftt-r exam., student Interpreter In 
China May 20, 1920; v. c. at Changslia Feli. 10, 1921 ; 
at IVkins May 1921 ; app. v. o. and interpreter at 
Tientsin Oct. 9. 1922; at Slians'iai May 18, 192:;; 
at Tientsin June 13. 1923; app. For. Ser. ofBcer 
unclasa. July 1, 1924 ; elass elfrht Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. 
Mar. 3. 1925 ; asslsned to Swatow June 18. 1927 ; 
class seven May 17. 1928 ; class six Aug. 15. 1930 ; 
to Tsingtao Sept. 5. 1931 ; to Tientsin Oct. 11. 1934 ; 
class five Apr. 1. 193G ; sec. in tlie DIplo. Ser. Dee. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Berle. Adolf Augustus, Jr, — 6. Boston. Ma.<;s., Jan. 
29. 1895: Harvard. A. R 1913, A. M. 1914, LL. B. 
1916; O. K. 0. 1917-19, 1st II.; mom. of bars of 
N. Y. and Mass.; law practice 191G-; expert. Am. 
Comnin. to Negotiate Toace, Taris, 1918-19; lecturer 
on finance. Harvard Sch. of Business Admin.. 1925-28; 
asso. prof, of corporation law. Columbia Univ. Law 
Sch.. 1927- ; special counsel. Tueblo Indian Land 
Act 1924. Ohio Corporation Act 1928, and R. R. 
Bankruptcy Act 1933 ; financial adviser. Am. emb. in 
Cuba 1933 ; special counsel. Reconstruction Finance 
Corp.. 1933- ; chamberlain of New York City 
1934-37; mem.. Pan American Committee of U. S., 
1935- ; author of books and magazine articles ; app. 
asst. sec. of state Mar. 7, 1938; mem.. Bd. of 
Examiners for the For. Ser., 1938- ; married. — A-B. 

Bernbaum, Maurice Marshall. — h. Chicago. 111.. Feb. 
15. 1910 ; Univ. of Wis. 1927-28 ; Univ. of Mich. 1928- 
29; Harvard, S. B. 1931; Northwestern, grad. work 
1931-32 ; social worker 1932-35 ; accountant. Treas. 
Dept.. Feb.-July 1935 ; economist. U. S. Tariff Commn., 
1935-36; app., after exam., For. Ser. olTicer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 16, 
1936; assigned to Vancouver Nov. 23, 1936; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to Siu-apore Juno 29, 
19.38. 

Berry, Burton Yost. — b. Fowler, Ind., Aug. 31, 
1901; Ind. Univ.. A.B. 1923, A.M. 1925; Univ. of 
I'aris 1925-27 ; mem. of bar of Ind. ; app., after 
pxam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17. 1928; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 21, 
1928; to Constantinople (Istanbul) Aug. 31. 1928; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 22. 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Izmir and for Italian Islands of the Aegean, 
temp.. Sept. 29. 1933 ; ns 3d snc. at Istanbul Nov. 6. 
1933; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Teheran Jan. 19, 1934; 
class eiglit, cons., and assigned as cons, at Teheran in 
addition to duties as 3d sec. Oct. 1, 1935; as cons, at 
Athens Jan. IS, 1936; at Naples, temp., Oct. 2, 1937; 
at Athens Jan. 8. 1938; cons, and 3d sec at Cairo, 
temp.. Mar. 16, 1938; class seven May 1, 1938; cons, 
at Athens Sept. 2S, 1938. 

Berry, James Lampton. — h. Columbia, Miss., May 
10. 1908; Webb Sch. grad.; Univ. of Miss., B. A. 
Ut29. M. A. 1931 ; Univ. of 111. 1931-32 ; Yale, grad. 
work 1932-34 ; Instructor in political science, Univ. 
of Miss., 1930-31 ; teaching asst. In political science, 
Univ. of 111., 1931-32 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at 
Durban Mar. 16, 1934; v. c. at Durban Aug. 11, 19:M ; 
at Johannesburg, temp., July 7, 1936 ; at Loureneo 



Marques, temp., Sept. 1, 1936; at Durban Feb. 13, 
1937 ; at Johannesburg, temp.. Mar. 20, 1937 ; at 
Durban Aug. 6, 1937 ; at Louren(jo Marques, temp., 
Jan. 3. 1938 ; at Capetown, temp., Jan. 22, 1938. 

Bertot, Raoul Armando. — b. Manzanlllo. Cuba, Jan. 
9. 1884 ; attended private sch. in Cuba and studied 
In England and U. S. ; weigher on sugar plantation 
four yrs., insp. of weights and measures three yrs., 
draftsman and paymaster four yrs., and elk. four 
yrs., Manzanlllo ; asst. to the cons. agt. at Man- 
zanlllo and later act. cons, agt.; app. cons. agt. at 
Manzanlllo Apr. 20, 1922 ; married. 

Betts, Paul Courtnay. — b. Towanda, Pa., July 25, 
1876 ; Susquehanna Collegiate In.«t. ; special agt., of- 
fice mgr., and mom. of Arm. Insur. company 1904-18 ; 
traveling auditor with Am. Red Cross in Europe 
1918-22; with Near East Relief in Turkey 1922-23; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Paris May 
1923 ; V. c. at Paris Mar. 2, 1925 ; at Calais, temp.. 
Dec. 8, 1928 ; at Paris Dec. 31, 1928 ; at Biarritz, 
temp.. Jan. 10, 1930; at Paris Apr. 12. 1930; at Ca- 
lais, temp.. May 6, 1930 ; at Paris July 26, 1930 ; at 
Cherbourg, temp., Sept. 24, 1935 ; at Paris Dec. 19, 
1935; at Cherbourg, temp., Feb. 21, 1936; at Paris 
July 28, 1936. 

Beverstock, Roswell Charles. — b. Los Angeles, Calif., 
Dec. 23, 1909 ; Stanford, A. B. 1931 ; Univ. of Calif., 
grad. work 1933-34 ; economist, statistical bureau. 
1934—35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in tlio Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned to Mazathln Oct. 16, 1935; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Dec. 4, 1936; to Belfast Apr. 7, 1937; married. 

Beylard, Charles Brashears. — 6. Cannes, France, of 
Am. parents, Sept. 15, 1888; Public Coll. of the City 
of Nice, France, and Dr. Schmidt's Inst., St. Gallen, 
Switzerland ; private tutor in London ; bank elk. in 
Nice one yr. ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Nice 1908-16 ; 
app. V. c. at Tunis May 5, 1917 ; at Bizerta Aug. 29, 
1923 ; at Tunis Dec. 5, 1923 ; at Las Palma.s, temp., 
June 20. 1929 ; at Tunis Oct. 23. 1929 ; at Marseille 
Nov. 6. 1930; at Nice and Monaco May 23, 1934. 

Bickers, William Andrew. — 6. Madison Co., Va., 
Feb. 29, 1880 ; Univ. of Va., B. A. and M. A. 1901 ; 
teacher of Latin, German, and English in private 
sch. 1901-2 ; farmer 1902-14 ; editor of newspnpor 
1908-11; app., after exam., cons, at Ilohart Ai)r 24. 
1914 ; cons, of class nine by act approved l"eh. 5. 
1915 ; assigned to Adelaide July 5, 1917 ; on detail In 
Am. Consulate at Melbourne Nov. -Dec. 1917; a.ssigned 
to Puerto Plata May 25, 1918; For. Ser. officer un- 
class. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Apr. 15, 1930 ; as- 
signed to Charlottetown July 1, 1930 ; to Lnnd.<n. 
Ont., May 15, 1933; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; to 
Edmonton Mar. 10, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Biddle, Anthony Joseph Drexel, Jr. — b. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Dec. 17, 1897; St. Paul's Sch. grad.; elk. 1915; 
real-estate broker and apt. house mgr. 1910; U. S 
Array 1917-19, capt. ; booking elk. and t'niglit cliecker 



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with steamship company 1919 and asst. to dock supt., 
port supt., and gen. mgr. 1920 ; assoc. mem. of board, 
motion-picture producers and distributors, 1'021 ; offi- 
cer and dir. of realty corp. 1922-30 ; dir. and mem. of 
executive committee of oil company operating in Vene- 
zuela 1925-26 ; electrical research work 1927-30 ; 
study and compilation of report on police systems in 
numerous European countries in cooperation with dir. 
of Fed. Bu. of Investigation, Dept. of Justice, 1931-34 ; 
app. E. E. and M. P. to Norway July 22, 1935 ; A. E. 
and P. to Poland May 4, 1937 ; married. 

Bigelow, Donald Fairchild. — 6. St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 
10, 1896 ; Princeton 1915-17 ; L'lilcole Libre des 
Sciences Politiques 1919-20 ; Harvard 1920-21 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, 1st It., overseas service ; with Am. 
Red Cross in Poland 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three May 25, 1921 ; assigned to 
Bucharest July 21, 1921 ; class two May 26, 1922 ; 
class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to Paris Aug. 17, 
1923 ; app. cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to the Dept. Mar. 3, 1927 ; 
sec. to Am. del., Thirteenth Int. Parliamentary Com. 
Conf., Rio de Janeiro 1927 ; assigned to Tangier 
Mar. 31, 1930 ; class six May 9, 1930 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Sept. 14, 1931 ; assigned also as 2d sec. at 
Tangier Oct. 14, 1931 ; as cons, at Geneva May 18. 
1933; as 2d sec. at Vienna Apr. 8-July 5, 1935; 
representative in advisory and consultative capacity. 
Meeting of League of Nations Subcommittee of Experts 
on Touri-st Traffic, Geneva, 1935 ; at Bern Jan. 29- 
Feb. 24, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Bern May 22, 1936 ; married. 

Bing, Arden Ellsworth. — 6. Monterville, W. Va., 
Apr. 2, 1892; Univ. of Mich. Law Sch. 1913-14; 
Univ. of Rennes, France, 1919 ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser., B. F. S. 1927; U. S. Army 1916-19, 1st 
It., overseas service ; elk., Dept. of State, 1915-16 ; 
liaison officer, Veterans of For. Wars, 1922-23, Am. 
Red Cross, 1924-25 ; research and legislative work 
1927-30 ; app. asst. to asst. sec. of state at $4,600 in 
the Dept. of State July 14, 1931 ; divisional asst. 
June 29, 1937. — CI. 

Bingham, Hiram, Jr. — 6. Cambridge, Mass., July 17, 
1903; Groton Sch.; Yale, B. A. 1925; Harvard Law 
Sch. 1927-28; elk. in Am. Leg. at Peking 1925-26; 
teacher 1926-27 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. May 1, 1929 ; to Kobe July 10, 
1929; to Tokyo Nov. 20, 1929; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. May 16, 1931 ; 3d sec. at Tokyo June 29, 1931 ; 
v. c. at Warsaw June 18, 1932 ; 3d sec. at London 
Oct. 12, 1933; v. c. at Marseille Dec. 18, 1936; 
married. 

Birkeland, Carl. — 6. Stavanger, Norway, Mar. 28. 
1886 ; naturalized 1916 ; attended sch. in Norway ; 
high sch. grad. ; Lewis Inst., Chicago, 1908-11 ; 
laboratory and engineering Insp. 1904-17 ; U. S. Army 
1918-21 ; app. v. c. at Riga Oct. 25, 1921 ; elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Copenhagen July 1, 1924 ; v. c. at 
Copenhagen Oct. 6, 1926; at Warsaw Nov. 13, 1929; 
married. 



Black, Percy Gamble (Maj.). — 6. Willetts Point, N. Y., 
Sept. 7, 1893; Groton Sch. grad.; U. S. M. A., grad. 
1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at Berlin Feb. 2, 1937 ; 
married. 

Blackburn, Katherine C. — 6. Litchfield, Conn. ; at- 
tended public and private schs. ; Eastman Coll. ; 
studied law, N. Y. Univ., one yr. ; with law firm 
seven yrs. ; mgr. motion picture studio ; office mgr. 
and purchasing agt.. For. Press Bureau of Committee 
on Public Information ; asst. to campaign mgr.. 
League to Enforce Peace ; with Woodrow Wilson 
Foundation ; library and research work, Dem. Nat. 
Headquarters, 1932-33 ; app. special asst. to asst. sec. 
of state at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Apr. 4, 1933 ; 
elk., Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 
1933 ; detailed as director of the Division of Press 
Intelligence for the U. S. Govt. Aug. 3, 1933 ; special 
asst. for press dissemination at $4,600 Apr. 9, 1936 ; 
resigned Sept. 30, 1936 ; reapp. special asst. for press 
dissemination at .$4,600 Nov. 16, 1936. — CI. 

Blake, Gilson Grant, Jr. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 7, 
1893 ; Friends Sch. ; Swarthmore, A. B. 1915 ; Har- 
vard Sch. of Business Admin. 1919 ; floor mgr. and 
salesman 1915-17 ; U. S. Navy 1917-19, ensign ; app. 
V. c. at Newcastle, Australia, Feb. 24, 1920 ; at Ade- 
laide Feb. 11, 1921 ; at Newcastle Apr. 27, 1921 ; 
at Melbourne Dec. 28, 1921 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 30, 1922 ; assigned to 
Ottawa Oct. 14, 1922; class two Nov. 23, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to George- 
town July 11, 1925 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 31, 
1925 ; assigned to Georgetown Sept. 29, 1925 ; to 
Geneva Oct. 15, 1927 ; disbursing officer. Int. Conf. 
on Economic Statistics, Geneva, 1928 ; Special Commn. 
for the Preparation of a Draft Conv. on the Manu- 
facture of Arms, 3d sess., Geneva, 1928 ; class seven 
May 23, 1929 ; class six Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to 
Rome Jan. 25, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Blake, Maxwell. — 6. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 15, 
1877; St. John Mil. Acad., Scarett Coll., and Mo. 
State Univ. ; studied under private tutor abroad ; 
in ranching, real estate, and bonding business ; app., 
after exam., cons, at Funchal Feb. 2, 1906 ; at Dun- 
fermline Dec. 21, 1907 ; cons. gen. at Bogota Jan. 11, 
1910; at Tangier Dec. 14, 1910; mem.. Int. Bd. of 
Taxe Urbaine, 1911 ; in charge of Am. Leg. at 
Tangier Apr. 4-16, 1912, and charge d'affaires Sept. 2, 
1912-July 20, 1917 ; representative on Int. Sani- 
tary Council of Morocco 1912-22, 1925- ; del.. Int. 
Commn. of Public Works, 1912 ; representative on 
int. commn. for maintenance of Cape Spartel Light- 
house 1912-22, 1925- ; cons. gen. of class five Feb. 
22, 1915, effective Feb. 5 ; agt. and cons. gen. at 
Tangier July 20, 1917 ; detailed to Am. Commn. to 
Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919; cons. gen. of class two 
Feb. 14, 1922 ; detailed as Commr. in Albania Apr. 27, 
1922 ; directed to proceed to U. S. Nov. 25, 1922 ; un- 
asslgned from Jan. 5, 1923 ; directed to proceed to 
Gibraltar Feb. 15, 1923 ; detailed to Angora as del. to 
Am. High Commr. to Turkey Apr. 25, 1923 ; assigned 



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to Melboiiine Nov. .">, 192.' : For. Ser. oflScer of class 
one July 1, 1924 ; dlplo. agt. and cons. gen. at Tan- 
gier May 14, 1925 ; married. 

Blake. Monroe Williams. — b. St. Taiil, Minn., Jan. 
9, 1900 ; George Washington. A. B. 1933 ; app. elk. 
at ?1,320 in tlie Dept. of State May 15, 1928; at 
$1,440 July 1, 192S (Welch Act) ; at ?1.620 Oct. 1, 
1929; at $1.0S0 July 1. l'.i:?0 ; divisional nsst. at 
$2,600 Oct. 12, 1934: app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
oflicer unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to Cludad Juiirez Oct. 
5, 1935; to Montreal Nov. 7, 1935; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; v. c. at Warsaw Dec. 18, 1936. 

Blake, Ralph Joseph. — b. Portland, Oreg.. Mar. 19, 
1907; Georgetown Sell, of For. Sep., B. F. S. 1929; 
elk. 1924-25. in Public Health Ser. 1925-26. in the 
Dept. of State 1926-29 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 18, 1929 ; to 
Nuevo Laredo, temp., Nov. 27, 1929 ; to the Dept 
Apr. 18, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16. 1930; 
to Tsinan Nov. 8, 1930; to Harbin Mar. 6, 1933; sec. 
In the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936; to Osaka May 29, 
1937; class light and cons. May 1, 1938; cons, at 
Osaka May 12. 1938 ; language officer at Tokyo May 
20, 1938; manied. 

Blatchford, Edward "Williams. — 6. Chicago, 111., 
July 13, 1S6S ; Amherst, B. A. 1S91 ; bookkeeper 
1S9;:!-9S ; cml. work in London 1898-1901 ; cashier 
and asst. mgr. of company 1901-18 ; Y.M.C.A. work 
in London and the Near East 1918-22 ; Near East 
Relief 1922-29 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at Jerusalem Sept. 11, 1929 ; v. c. at Jerusalem 
Dec. 29, 1930. 

Blessing, Madge Middleton (Mrs.) — b. New London, 
Conn. ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
stenog. 1914-16 ; sec. 1917-18 ; app. elk., temp., 
at $1,200 in the Dept. of State June 12, 1918; at 
$1,000 Feb. 1. 1921; at $1,080 Sept. 1, 1922; at 
$1,140 Oct. 16. 1922; at $1,200 Dee. 30, 1922, effec- 
tive Jan. 1, 1923; at $1,440 July 1, 1924; at $1,500 
Mar. 1, 1925; at $1,560 Dec. 1, 1925; at $1,860 
Dec. 1, 1927; at $2,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); 
at $2,100 July 1, 1928 ; at $2,300 July 1, 1930; admin, 
asst. at $2,600 Aug. 16, 1936. — FA. 

Blocker, Vinklor Harwood, Jr. — 6. Hondo, Tex., June 
8, 1903 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; bookkeeper 
1923-26 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Callao-Uma Mar. 19, 1926 ; resigned Sept. 14, 1927 ; 
elk. 1927-28 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Man- 
zanillo Oct. 18. 1928; v. c. at Manzanillo Nov. 27, 
1928; at Asunclf)n Mar. 17, 1930; at Casablanca 
Oct. 11, 1933; at Belize, temp., July 6, 1935; at Mar- 
tinique Nov. 5, 1935 ; married. 

Blocker, William P. — b. Hondo, Tex., Sept. 30, 
1892 ; attended public sch. ; teacher In public sch. 
1910-11; eale.'^man 1911-12; app. v. and dep. cons, 
at Cludad Porflrio Diaz July 18, 1913; v. c. at Piedraa 
Negras Feb. 6, 1915 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Pledras 
96329—38 5 



Negras Oct. 21, 1919 ; app. cons, of class seven Apr. 
6, 1920; assigned to Pledras Negras Apr. 14, 1920; 
class six Nov. 21. 1921 ; assigned to Guaymas Dec. 17. 
1923; class five June 3, 1924; For. Ser. officer of 
class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to MazatWn Aug. 17, 
1925 ; to Cludad Juarez Sept. 24, 1929 ; class five 
May 9, 1930 ; to Santiago de Cuba, Aug. 13. 1935 ; 
class four Oct. 1, 1935; to Monterrey May 22, 1936; 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. July 24, 1930 ; For. Ser. oflicer 
to the enib. at Mexico City July 25-Aug. 12, 1936 ; 1st 
sec. at Mexico City Aug. 13-Nov. 7. 1930. Aug. 11- 
Oct. 25. 1937; class three Jan. 3, 1938; to Tampico, 
temp., Apr. 28, 1938 ; to Monterrey May 18, 1938 ; to 
Cludad Jufuez June 1. 1938 ; cons. gon. June 17, 
1938; cons. gen. at Cludad Jufircz June 18, 1938; 
married. 

Blohm, Lee R. — ft. Virginia, 111., Jan. 31, 1886; 
Univ. of 111., B. A. 1908; teacher In high sch. 1909- 
11; supt. of public sch. 1911-19; app., after exam., 
cons, of class eight Aug. 8, 1919 ; assigned to Fron- 
tera Oct. 21, 1919 ; class seven Dec. 18, 1919 ; as- 
signed to Aguascalieutea Oct. 18, 1921 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Van- 
couver Jan. 30, 1925 ; class seven May 17, 1928 ; as- 
signed to Regina Dec. 19, 1928 ; class six July 24, 
1930; to Habana Mar. 21, 1932; to Chihuahua June 
29, 1934 ; sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. 

Blue, George Verne. — b. Yaquina City, Oreg., Oct. 
25, 1891 ; Univ. of Oreg., B. A. 1922 ; Univ. of Calif., 
M. A. 1923 ; Univ. of Paris 1926-28, as traveling fel- 
low in hist, for Univ. of Calif. ; U. S. Navy 1918-19, 
overseas service ; teaching fellow, Univ. of Calif., 
1922-23, 1925-26; instructor in hist., Univ. of 
Hawaii, 1923-25; Historical Cong.. Oslo. 1928; asst. 
prof, of hist., Univ. of Oreg., 1928-30 ; app. research 
asst. at $3,200 In the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1930. — 
RP. 

Boal, Pierre de Lagarde. — b. Thonon-les-Bains, 
France, of Am. parents, Sept. 29, 1895 ; St. Paul's 
Sch.; sec. in France 1914-15; French Army 1915- 
17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., overseas service ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 
20, 1919; assigned to Mexico City Dec. 27, 1919; 
to the Dept. Mar. 19, 1920 ; sec. Int. Conf. on Elec- 
trical Communications, Washington, 1920 ; assigned 
to Belgrade Dec. 6, 1920 ; sec. of class three Mar. 23, 
1922; assigned to Warsaw Nov. 13, 1922; For. Ser. 
officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
of leg. at Berne July 1, 1924 ; class five Aug. 8, 1924 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Lima Sept. 18, 1925 ; class 
four and assigned as 1st sec. at Lima Dec. 17, 1925 ; 
to the Dept. Apr. 9, 1928 ; sec. Int. Conf. of Am. 
States on Conciliation and Arbitration, Washington, 
1928-29 ; act. sec. gen., Commn. of Inquiry and Con- 
ciliation, Bolivia and Paraguay, Washington, 1929; 
asst. chief, Division of Western European Affairs, 
June 24, 1930; class three July 24, 1930; adviser 
Prep. Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 
1930 ; chief. Division of Western European Affairs, 
June 20, 1931 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Ottawa June 
16, 1932; cons. gon. Aug. 22, 1935; assigned to To- 



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ronto Auf?. 28, 1935 (canceled) ; as couns. of leg. at 
Ottawa Sept. 25, 1935; class two Oct. 1, 1935; as 
couns. of emb. at Mexico City Apr. 30, 1936 ; married. 

Boals, Gordon Porter. — b. Dakota City, Nebr., Oct. 
18, 1905; Whitman Coll., A. B. 1926; Oreg. State, 
M. S. 1929; U. S. Dept. of Agric. Grad. Sch. 1931- 
83 ; Univ. of Berlin 1935- ; bank elk. 1927 ; instruc- 
tor of economics and jr. extension economist, Oreg. 
State Coll., 1928-31 ; asst. agi'ic. economist, U. S. 
Dept. of Agric, 1931-34 ; del.. Int. Agric. Economic 
Conf., Bad Eilsen, Germany, 1934; app. asst. agric. 
att. at Berlin Aug. 21, 1934. 

Boernstein, Ralph Augustus. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
Feb. 13, 1893 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business 
sch. ; elk. 1914-16 ; stenog. and sec. to mem. of Cong. 
1916-17 ; app. v. c. at Flume Feb. 10, 1917 ; at Chris- 
tiania June 11, 1917 ; at Port au Prince Nov. 5, 
1919 ; at Barbados Aug. 20, 1920 ; at Rome Mar. 5, 
1921 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three 
Oct. 6, 1923; assigned to Rome Oct. 12, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the 
Dept. Dec. 14, 1926; to Malmo Feb. 17, 1927; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Malmo May 17, 1928 ; 
to Naples May 17, 1930 ; class seven July 24. 1930 ; 
to the Dept. Feb. 15, 1934 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; 
to Montreal July 14, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Boggs, Samuel 'Whittemore. — b. Coolldge, Kans., 
Mar. 3, 1889; Berea Coll., B. L. 1909; Yale 1912- 
13 ; Columbia, A. M. 1924 ; sec. to coll. pres. 1909- 
12 ; secretarial and research work 1914-19 ; map 
compilation and research 1919-21 ; map editor 1921- 
24 ; app. geographer at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
Oct. 1, 1924; mem. U. S. Geographic Bd. 1924-34; 
asst. chief. Division of Publications, July 30, 
1925-July 22, 1929 ; mem. Immigration Quota Com- 
mittee 1926- ; at $4,000 Feb. 1, 1926; mem. Federal 
Bd. of Surveys and Maps 1926- ; chm. of executive 
committee of Geographic Bd. and of committee on 
foreign geographic names 1927-34 ; at $4,200 Nov. 1, 
1927 ; chm. of committee of Bd. of Surveys and Maps 
on Int. Map of the World 1928- ; at $4,800 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) ; del.. Int. Geographical Cong., 
Cambridge, England, 1928 ; tech. adviser, Conf. for 
the Codification of Int. Law, The Hague, 1930; at 
$5,200 July 1, 1930; del., Int. Geographical Cong., 
Paris, 1931, Warsaw, 1934 ; del-. Second Gen. Assem- 
bly, Pan American Inst, of Geography and History, 
Washington, 1935 ; married. — Ge. 

Bohan, Merwin Lee. — b. Chicago, 111., Jan. 21, 1899 ; 
attended high sch. in Mexico and U. S. ; elk. in oil 
companies in Mexico and U. S., in Am. Consulate 
General and Am. Emb. in Mexico City, 1919-20 ; 
asBt. mgr., rubber company 1920-22 ; advertising 
mgr., publicity mgr., and foreign trade sec, chamber 
of com., 1922-27 ; mgr., cooperative office, Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com., Dallas, Tex., 1926; app. trade 
commr. at Habana Jan. 16. 1927 ; asst. cml. att. May 
16, 1927 ; cml. att. at Guatemala June 22, 1928 ; also 
at Tegucigalpa and San Salvador Oct. 5, 1928 ; 
transferred to Lima and Quito Sept. 15, 1931 ; to 
Santiago, Chile, July 18, 1933 ; married. 



Bohlen, Charles Eustis. — b. Clayton, N. Y., Aug. 
30, 1904 ; St. Pauls Sch. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. 
Sch. May 1, 1929 ; to Prague July 10, 1929 ; as v. c. 
and language officer at Paris July 31, 1931 ; as v. c. 
at Moscow Feb. 10, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Mar. 9, 1934 ; 3d sec. at Moscow May 24, 1934 ; as- 
signed to the Dept. Aug. 26, 1935 ; class eight and 
cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. to Am. del., Int. Sugar Conf., 
London, 1937; class seven June 1, 1937; 2d sec. at 
Moscow July 14, 1937 ; sec. of Am. del., Conf. of Brus- 
sels, 1937 ; cons, at Moscow in addition to duties as 
2d sec. Apr. 21, 1938 ; married. 

Bohne, Frederick Albert. — b. Toronto, Canada, of 
Am. parents, Dec. 6, 1898 ; attended Parkdale Coll. 
Inst., Toronto, and business sch. ; elk. in Canada 
1917-18 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Toronto Jan. 
16, 1920 ; V. c at Toronto Nov. 7, 1922 ; at Kingston, 
Ont., temp.. Mar. 16, 1936; at Toronto May 27, 1936; 
at Hamilton, Ont., temp., June 3, 1936 ; at Toronto 
Sept. 1, 1936; married. 

Bolds, Harry Herbert. — b. Spangle, Wash., Aug. 14. 
1894 ; Loyola Univ. Prep. Sch. and business sch. ; 
Suffolk Law Sch., Boston, 1927-29; bookkeeper 1012- 
13; sec. 1916-18; U. S. Army 1918-19; app. elk., 
temp., at $1,200 in the Dept. of State Apr. 18, 1919 ; 
at $1,320 Jan. 1, 1920; permanently, at $1,400 Aug. 
14, 1920; app. asst. passport agt. at $2,000, Chicago, 
June 18, 1921, effective July 1 ; passport agt. at 
$2,750, Boston, July 1, 1925; at $3,000 Nov. 1, 1926; 
at $3,100 July 1, 1927; at $3,200 Jan. 1, 1928; at 
$3,300 May 1, 1928 ; at $3,500 July 1, 1928 ; at $3,700 
May 1, 1930 ; married. 

Bonbright, James Cowles Hart. — 6. Rochester, 
N. Y., Jan. 19, 1903 ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Harvard, 
A. B. 1925 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and v. c of career July 9, 1927 ; assigned to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927; to Canton June 13, 
1928; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 20, 1930; assigned 
as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Ottawa Feb. 21, 
1930 ; as 3d sec at Ottawa Feb. 27, 1930 ;• to the 
Dept. May 4, 1935 ; class eight and cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
class seven June 1, 1937 ; married. — Eu. 

Bonnet, Ellis Andrew. — ft. Eagle Pass, Tex., Jan. 
13, 1900; Univ. of Tex., B. A. 1920; U. S. Army 
1918 ; post office elk., summer 1919 ; bank elk. 1920- 
21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Piedras Negras 
May 1, 1921; v. c. at Piedras Negras Oct. 31, 1921; 
at Torreon Sept. 20, 1923 ; at Piedras Negras Oct. 18, 
1923 ; at Torreon Dec 21, 1923 ; at Piedras Negras 
Feb. 25, 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned 
to Piedras Negras Oct. 21, 1924 ; to Belize Mar. 19, 
1925 ; to Durango Sept. 17, 1927 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Durango July 24, 1930 ; to Amster- 
dam Aug. 1. 1934 ; class seven Oct 1, 1935 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Bonsai, Philip Wilson. — ft. New York City May 22, 
1903 ; attended sch. in Philippine Islands and Swit- 
zerland ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1924 ; 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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O. K. C. 1920-29, 2(1 It.; cxocutivo with subsidiaries 
of telophoiie and telegraph corporation in Cuba, Spain, 
and Chilo 19liG-35 ; teloplionc export. Fed. Communi- 
cations Commn., 193.">-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v.c. of cni'eor, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Apr. 6, 19;>8 ; assijrned as v. c. at Ilabana Apr. 12, 
1938 ; 3d sec. at Ilabana Aug. 6, 1938 ; married. 

Borjes, Clara Louise. — 6. Norfolk, Va. ; George 
Washington Univ. 1025-27; Washington Coll. of L;iw, 
1. 1.. B. ; nn^m. of bar of D. C; sec. 1909-14, in Dept. 
of Agrlc. 1914-20; app. elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. 
of State Sept. 1, 1920; at $1,400 Feb. 1, 1924; 
at $1,680 July 1. 1924; at $1,740 Mar. 1, 1925; 
at $1.S()0 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,920 July 1, 
1928; at $2,000 Oct. 1, 1928; sec. to Am. del.. Anti- 
smuggling Conf., Ottawa. 1929; at $2,300 May 1, 
1929; at $2,500 July 1, 1930; admin, asst. at $2,600 
July 10, 1036; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938.— Eu. 

Boucher, Hiram A. — 6. Eureka, S. Dak., Dec. 14, 
1896; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Minn. 1914-15; 
George Wa.^hlngton Law Sch. 1915-16. 1919; North- 
western Coll. of Law 1916-17 ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 
1915-16; abstract elk. 1916-17; U. S. Army 1917- 
19 ; elk., House Subcommittee on War Expenditures, 
1919-20 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at Bar- 
celona Oct. 1920; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three May 25, 1921 ; assigned to Barcelona 
June 11, 1921 : to Bilbao July 13, 1922 ; to Barce- 
lona Aug. 3, 1922; class two Feb. 26, 1923; class 
one Nov. 23, 1923 ; cons, of class seren June 3, 1924 ; 
detailed to Belfast June 18, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class eight July 1, 1924 ; detailed to Dublin Aug. 
4. 1924 ; class seven June 8, 1927 ; assigned to Cobh 
Nov. 1, 1927 ; to Rome Oct. 15, 1929 ; class six Dec. 
19, 1929 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Geneva Jan. 25, 
1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four 
Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Bowcock, James Matthew. — b. Clarksburg, W. Va., 
Nov. 9, 1884 ; attended bu.'iiness high sch. ; Univ. of 
Denver two yrs. ; studied in Germany, France, and 
Italy ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Hanover 1906-7 ; 
app. v. and dep. cons, at Hanover Mar. 31, 1908; 
elk. in Am. Leg. at Madrid Feb. 9, 1911 ; v. and dep. 
cons, at Berne July 22, 1914 ; v. c. at Berne by act 
approved Feb. 5. 1915 ; at Leghorn May 18, 1915 ; 
at Cairo Jan. 17, 1916; at Rome Oct. 28, 1916; at 
Munich Jan. 7, 1924; at Turin, temp., Oct. 13, 1924; 
at Munich .\pr. 16, 1925 ; married. 

Bowen, Arthur Joseph. — 6. Florianopoli.'?, Brazil, 
Sept. 16, 1014 ; attended sch. in Brazil ; Margate Col- 
lego, Kent, England ; attended business sch. ; secretary 
193.'i-35 ; app. act. cons. agt. at Rio Grande Nov. 29, 
1935 ; cons. agt. Feb. 9, 1938. 

Bower, Roy Edgar Belknap. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., 
June 9, 1894; Univ. of Calif., B. A. 1917: Univ. of 
Montpelller, France, 1919 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
overseas service; research asst. 1919-20; app. v. c. at 
Southampton Feb. 17, 1921 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Feb. 5, 1927 ; 
assigned to Southampton Feb. 14, 1927 ; to Singapore 



Aug. 26, 1929 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Singapore Aug. 15, 1930; to Stockholm Oct. 2, 1933; 
class seven July 1. 1934; to Munich June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937. 

Bowers, Claude Gemade. — 6. Hamilton Co., Ind., 
Nov. 20, 1878; attended public schs. ; private tutors; 
editorial writer 1901-G ; mem. of Bureau of Public 
Improvements, Terre Haute, 1906-11; sec. to mem. 
of Cong. 1911-17; editor of newspaper 1917-23; 
editorial writer 1923-31 ; political columnist 1931- 
33; author; app. A.E. and P. to Spain Apr. 6, 1933; 
del.. Fifth Int. Conf. for the Unification of Penal 
Law, Madrid, 1933 ; married. 

Bowman, Howard Arthur. — b. Clyde, N. Y., Jan. 11, 
1894; Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1917; Am. Ambulance Ser. 
with French Army 1917-19 ; app., after exam., cons. 
asst. Sept. 15, 1919 ; v. c. at Danzig Jan. 29, 1921 ; 
V. c. of career of class three, Nov. 17, 1921, and 
assigned to Danzig ; to Salonikl Nov. 19, 1923 ; class 
two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1. 
1924 ; assigned to Trieste Oct. 6, 1924 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Trieste May 23, 1929 ; to 
Sault Ste. Marie Jan. 3, 1931 ; class seven Feb. 4, 
1931 ; to Mexican May 24, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; to Glasgow Doc. 20, 1937; mar- 
ried. 

Bowman, Thomas DeWItt. — b. Paciflc, Mo., Mar. 14, 
1886 ; Marvin Coll. Inst., Fredericktown, Mo., 1901-3 ; 
William Jewell Coll., A. B. 1907 ; printer two yrs. ; 
publisher of weekly newspaper three yrs. ; app. v. and 
dep. cons, at Nogales Dec. 21, 1911 ; app.. after exam., 
cons, at Fernie Dec. 29, 1914 ; cons, of class nine by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned to Frontera Dec. 
27, 1915 ; class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; class six Sept. 
5, 1919 ; assigned to Monterrey Oct. 1, 1919 ; class 
five June 4, 1920 ; class four Nov. 23, 1921 ; detailed 
to Mexico City July 18, 1922; class three Mar. 1, 
1923 ; cons. gen. of class four June 5, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Budapest as cons. June 6, 1925 ; as cons. gen. July 8, 
1926 ; cons. gen. at Belfast Nov. 16, 1926 ; class two 
July 24, 1930; assigned to Santiago, Chile, Dec. 16, 
1930 ; to Mexico City Mar. 27, 19.33 ; class one Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; cons. gen. at 
Naples Dec. 21, 1936 ; married. 

Boyce, Richard Fyfe. — 6. Lansing, Mich., Mar. 24, 
1896; Harvard, A. B. 1918; Harvard Sch. of Business 
Admin. 1919-20; Canadian Army 1918-19, overseas 
service; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three May 24, 1920; assigned to Kingston, Jamaica, 
Aug. 2, 1920 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; assigned to 
Nassau Mar. 24, 1922 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, 
of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to the Dept. 
Mar. 20, 1924 ; cla.ss six June 3, 1924 ; assigned to 
Hamilton, Out., June 23, 1924 ; app. For. Ser. officer 
of class seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Sept. 29, 1927 ; 
assigned to Nuevo Laredo June 29, 1928 ; class five 
May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Barcelona Apr. 28, 1931 ; 
to Yokohama Oct. 25, 1933; class four Oct. 1, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 



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Boyle, Lewis Vincell. — &. Obion, Tcnn., Aug. 31, 
1886; Stanford, A. B. 1909, A. M. 1910; Harvard 
Sch. of Business Admin., M. B. A. 1917 ; statistical 
expert 1911-15; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt. ; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919; de- 
tailed to Havre Nov. 4, 1919 ; assigned to Durban 
Nov. 19, 1920 ; on detail at Lourenco Marques July 
10-19, 1922; assigned to Tabiti Sept. 21, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Sept. 29, 1927; assigned to Trescott May 17, 1929 
(canceled) ; to Agua Trieta Sept. 27, 1929 ; class six 
July 24, 1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 193T. 

Boyle, Walter Fabien. — 6. Augusta, Ga., Dec. 14, 
1875 ; Houghton Inst. grad. ; post office elk. 1895^- 
1903; 2d Ga. Volunteer Infantry 1898; postmaster, 
Philippine Is., 1904-6; elk., Post Office Dept., 1906- 
14 ; app., after exam., cons, at Ceiba Apr. 24, 1914 ; 
cons, of class nine by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; 
class eight Sept. 17, 1915, and a.ssigned to Puerto 
Cortes; to Mexicali Apr. 15, 1918; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to San Luis 
Potosf Feb. 7, 1922 ; assigned to San Luis PotosI 
Oct. 2, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 
1924 ; class five Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Auckland 
Mar. 19, 1925; class four July 24, 1930; to Guate- 
mala Sept. 16, 1936 ; cons. gen. Mar. 24, 1937 ; as- 
signed to Guatemala Mar. 30, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Braddock, Daniel McCoy, — 6. Little Rock, Ark., 
Apr. 5, 1906; Kenyon Coll., A. B. and M. A. 1926; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Polltiques 1926-27; law 
elk. 1928-29 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. May 1, 1929 ; to Medan July 10, 
1929 ; to Barcelona Jan. 8, 1932 ; class eight July 1, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Barcelona 
Jan. 24, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936 ; 
3d sec. at Caracas June 9, 1936 ; also cons, at Caracas 
June 10, 1936 ; cla.'is seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
Caracas in addition to duties as cons. May 6, 1937 ; 
relieved of duties as cons, at Caracas June 22, 1937 ; 
married. 

Braden, Spruille. — 6. Elk Horn, Mont., Mar. 13, 
1804 ; Montclair Acad. grad. ; Sheffield Scientific Sch., 
Yale, Ph. B. 1914 ; engineer in So. Amer. 1914-16 ; 
asst. to gen. mgr., act. mgr., and managing partner 
of exploration and copper companies in So. Amer. 
1916-22 ; dir. and officer of shipping, export, real 
estate, and banking corporations 1922-35 ; del., Sev- 
enth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933, and 
Pan American Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935 ; ohm. of 
Am. del., with rank of A. E. and P., Chaco Peace Conf., 
Buenos Aires, 1935-38 ; chm., Pan American Com- 
mittee of U. S., 1935- ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Colom- 
bia Apr. 27, 1938 ; married. 

Bradford, Leonard George, — b. Calumet, Mich., Apr. 
15, 1894 ; Harvard one yr. ; Christ Church Coll., Ox- 
ford, two and one-half yrs. ; Univ. of Paris, LL. B. 
1923, LL. M. 1924 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; app. 
elk. in Am. Leg. at Prague May 11, 1920 ; in Am. 
Consulate at Prague July 1921 ; v. c. at Prague Sept. 
20, 1921 ; rcsijrned Oct. 20, 1922 ; app. elk. In Am. 



Consulate General at Paris Mar. 19, 1923 ; v. c. at 
Paris July 21, 1925; at Havre Dec. 29, 1925; at 
Goteborg Oct. 21, 1926; at Rome Mar. 13, 1928; at 
Turin Apr. 15, 1930 (canceled) ; at Paris for duty 
in the dist. acct. and di.'^bursing office Aug. 26. 1933 ; 
at Budapest May 19, 1934 ; at Izmir and for Italian 
Lslands of the Aegean Dec. 10, 1935 (canceled) ; at 
Belgrade, temp., Jan. 22, 193G ; at Budapest Feb. 25, 
1936 ; at Genoa July 31, 1936. 

Brady, Austin C. — h. Topeka, Kans., May 8, 1877; 
high sch. grad. ; preparatory course ; newspaper re- 
porter, editor, owner, and corr. In U. S. and Mexico 
1895-1917; app. v. c. at Manzanillo Nov. 26, 1917; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight Feb. 18, 1918; 
assigned to Manzanillo Mar. 6, 1918; detailed to the 
Dept. Aug. 31. 1918 ; assigned to Punta Arenas, Chile, 
Mar. 15, 1919; class six Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to 
Saltillo July 27, 1923; assigned to Saltillo Oct. 2, 
1923 ; unasslgued from Jan. 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Malaga Feb. 4, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven 
July 1, 1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; class five May 
9, 1930 ; assigned to Edinburgh Oct. 3, 19:^,0 ; to Nice 
July 17, 1933; also to Monaco Oct. 25, 1933; to 
Rangoon June 20, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937. 

Bragonier, Reginald, Jr. — b. Baltimore, Md., Mar. 

19, 1907; Oilman Country Sch. grad.; Yale, B. A. 
1928 ; Columbia Univ., summer 1929 ; instructor, The 
Hill Sch., 1928-30; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offi- 
cer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Warsaw Jan. 

20, 1932; at Berlin Jan. 7, 1933; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Apr. 22, 1933 ; to Canton Aug. 28, 1933 ; v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Montevideo Sept. 11, 1936 ; asst. sec. 
and disbursing officer, Inter-American Conf. for Main- 
tenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; married. 

Brandt, George Louis. — b. Washington, D. C, Sept. 
23, 1892 ; attended business high sch. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. one yr. ; private tutors one yr. ; stenog., 
Washington Navy Yard, 1907-15 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter In Turkey Mar. 24, 1915 ; at Cairo 
Mar. 13, 1916; app. cons. asst. Mar. 23, 1919, and 
detailed to the Dept. ; v. c. of career of class three 
Dec. 31, 1919, and assigned to Alexandria ; class two 
May 24, 1920 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class 
seven June 22, 1922 ; detailed to Messina Sept. 5, 
1922; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
class seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. Oct. 
29, 1924; asst. chief. Visa Office, Dec. 1, 1924; chief 
June 1, 1927 ; class six June 30, 1927 ; assigned to 
Beirut June 20, 1928; class five May 23, 1929; as- 
signed to Cologne June 25, 1930 ; class four Feb. 4, 
1931; to Genoa June 11, 1932; to the Dopt. Dec. 29, 
1933 ; class three June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; cons, at Mexico City Feb. 1, 1938 ; 
tech. adviser, meeting of Intergovernmental Commit- 
tee on Political Refugees, Evian, France, 193S ; mar- 
ried. 

Brennan, Earl. — b. Westmoreland, N. H., Nov. 11, 
1899 ; studied languages In Italy and Germany ; 
American Univ. ; National Univ., LL. B. 1920, LL. M., 



BIOGRAPHIES 



Gl 



M. P. L. 1921 ; nu'in. of bar of N. 11. ; nsst. sec, 
chamber of com., 1917-18 : elk.. War Dept., 1918-21 ; 
elk. In Am. Consulate at Florence 1921-'J2 ; app. v. c. 
at Florence Apr. 29, 1922; at Stettin July 17. 1924; 
at Goteborg F.b. 28, 1925; nt Rome Sept. 24. 1925; 
at Goteborg Mar. 13, 1928 (canceled) ; at St. Stephen 
Aug. 9, 192S; at Cnmpbellton, temp., May 3, 1929; 
at St. Stephen May 31, 1929; at Moncton, temp., 
Oct. 11, 1929; at Winnipeg Nov. 15, 1930; at Regiua 
Oct. 23. 1934 ; at Edmonton, temp., Oct. 27, 1936 ; 
nt Regina Deo. 22, 1936. 

Brent. Joseph Lancaster. — b. Baltimore, Md., June 

30, 1903 ; Gllman Sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 1925 ; elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Sault Ste. Marie Sept. 1926 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to Sault Ste. 
Marie Feb. 14, 1927; to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 
6, 1927 : to Cairo July 10, 1928 ; as language officer 
to the consulate general nt Paris Oct. 1, 1930 ; 
also V. c. at Paris May 1, 1931 ; v. c. at Jerusalem 
Apr. 20. 1933; cln.-^s eipht July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 
22, 1935 ; as^i^ned to Jerusalem Jan. 24, 1935 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16. 1936 ; For. Ser. officer to 
the emb. at Istanbul (Ankara) Doc. 21, 1936; 3d sec. 
at Istanbul (Ankara) Jan. 11, 1937; class seven Apr. 
1, 1937; 2d sec. at Istanbul (Ankara) May 6, 1937; 
also cons, at Istanbul May 12, 1937 ; married. 

Brett, Homer. — h. Scooba, Miss.. Sept. 1, 1877 ; 
attended high sch. and business sch. ; Miss. Agrlc. 
and Mech. Coll. ; post-office elk. 1897 ; 1st Miss. 
Volunteer Infantry 1898 ; railway mail elk. 1899- 
1907 ; postal service, Isthmian Canal Commn., 1907-11 ; 
app.. after exam., cons, at Maskat Aug. 19, 1911 ; at 
Tenerife Sept. 18, 1913 ; cons, of class eight by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915; class seven Mar. 2. 1915. and 
assigned to La Guaira : resigned June 3. 1919 ; app. 
cons. agt. at Caracas Oct. 21, 1919 ; resigned Mar. 

31, 1920 ; reinstated as cons, of class seven May 18, 
1920 ; detailed to the Dept. May 25, 1920 ; assigned 
to Tacna July 1, 1920; to Arica Oct. 9, 1920; to 
Iqulque June 14, 1921 ; class six Nov. 21. 1921 ; 
class five Mar. 1, 1923; assigned to Bahla Mar. 30, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class 
five Fi b. 24. 1025 ; assigned to Nottingham Feb. 20, 
1926; to Bristol, temp., July 7. 1928; to Milan Sept. 
5, 1928 ; class four Dec. 31, 1929 ; representative, 13th 
.\nnual Fair of Milan, 1932 ; assigned to Rotterdam 
June 20, 1934 ; class three June 1, 1937 ; cons. gen. 
June 2, 1937 ; to Callao-Lima June 5, 1937 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; also 1st sec. at Lima 
Aug. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Breuer, Carl. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Jan. 25, 1906; 
Salisbury Sch. grad. ; Princeton, B. S. 1929, grad. 
work 1930-31 ; bank elk., Paris, 1929-30 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931; assigned as 
V. c. at Ziirich Jan. 20, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Nov. 29. 1932; to Port-au-Prince Mar. 31. 1933; also 
as 3d sec. at Port-au-Prince Oct. 24, 1934 ; 3d sec. at 
Ottawa Dec. 31, 1935 ; also v. c. at Ottawa May 2, 
1930 ; V. c. and 3d sf c. at La Paz Aug. 10, 1937 ; v. c. 
at Callao Lima June 20, 1938 ; niariied. 



Bridge, Henry Poynton. — h. Wanganul, New Zea- 
land, Dec. 22, 1.S74; Wanganul Boys' Sch.; executive 
positions In New Zealand nineteen yrs. ; public 
accountant, auditor, and trade assignee fourteen yrs. ; 
app. cons. agt. nt Christchurch Apr. 5, 1921 ; resigned 
Mar. 7, 1927; reapp. cons. agt. at Christchurch Mar. 
31. 1928. 

Bridget, Francis Joseph (Lt. Comdr.)— 6. Washing- 
ton, D. C, Aug. 2. 1897 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1921 ; 
Calif. Inst, of Tech., M. S. 1934; assigned as asst. 
nnval att. and a.sst. naval att. for air at Tokyo July 

24, 1937 ; married. 

Briggs, Ellis Ormsbee, — b. Watertown, Mass., Dec. 
1. 1899; Dartmouth, A. B. 1921; instructor in geog- 
raphy and Eng., Robert Coll., Constantinople, 1921- 
23 ; contributor to magazines 1923-25 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Sept. 11. 1925; v. c. 
of career May 20, 1926 ; assigned to Callao-Linia May 

25, 1926; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 17, 1928; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Lima May 2S, l'.)2S ; class 
eight and cons. Dec. 19, 1929 ; nssigned to the Dept. 
Dec. 31, 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; detailed on 
special mission to Liberia Feb.-Oct. 19.''.3, accompany- 
ing MaJ. Gen. Wlnship, League Council Committee on 
Liberia, London, June 1933, and Geneva, Oct. 1933; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Habana Oct. 4, 1933; as 2d 
sec. at Ilabana Dec. 5, 1933; class six July 1. in.'?4 ; 
class five Apr. 1, 1936 ; to the Dept. June 14, 1937 ; 
asst. chief, Division of the American Republics, Oct. 

8, 1937; class four June 16, 1938; married.— RA. 

Brlst, George Louis. — b. Hill Settlement, Wis., June 
29, 1878 ; attended business sch. and George Wash- 
ington Law Sch. ; mgr. of store ; map distributor, 
Dept. of Agric, 1896-97 ; app. laborer in the Dept. 
of State Mar. 2, 1897; elk. at $900 Nov. 1, 1899; at 
$1,200 Oct. 11, 1901 ; at $1,400 .Tune 15, 1904 ; at 
$1,600 Mar. 4, 1907; at $1,800 Nov. 2. 1908; spe- 
cial asst. at $2,000 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 
1920; act. chief. Division of Passport Control, June 

9, 1920; at $2,500 Mar. 1. 1921; at $3,000 June 17, 
1921, effective July 1 ; act. chief. Division of Pass- 
port Control, Aug. 17, 1922; chief Nov. 1, 1922; 
at $3,300 July 1. 1924 ; app. v. c. at St. Stephen Oct. 
28, 1925 ; married. 

Brooks, Clarence C. — 6. West Iloboken, N.J., Oct. 2, 
1894 ; Univ. of Fla. and Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser. ; asst. chief, Bu. of Information. Cuban Dept. of 
Agric; U.S. Army 1017-20, It.; traveling sales mgr. 
in Cen. and So. Amer. ; entered Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. Sept. 1921 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Buenos Aires July 1. 1922; at Santiago. Chile, Dec. 
1923; cml. att. at Montevideo Apr. 2S. 1927; chief, 
Latin Amer. Section, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1931-33; app. cml. att. at Bogota Nov. 24, 1933. 

Brooks, Russell Mott. — 6. Salem. Oreg., Aug. 23, 
1890; Oreg. Agrlc. Coll. 1909; Univ. of Oreg. Iflll- 
13 ; Willamette Univ., LU B. 1917 ; mem. of bar of 
Oreg.; law practice 1917; U. S. Army 1917-19; app. 
V. c at Rotterdam July 9, 1919 ; at Newcastle-on- 
Tyne Dec. 24, 1920 ; npp., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three May 26. 1922 ; assigned to Newcastle- 



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on-Tyne June 23, 1922 ; to Dresden Sept. 7, 1922 ; to 
Belfast Apr. 19, 1924; class two May 10, 1924; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Belfast Aug. 24, 1927 ; to Lon- 
don Apr. 5, 1930 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; to 
Curacao June 29, 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; to 
Johannesburg Dec. 5, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dee. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Brown, Aaron S. — 6. Pontiac, Mich., Apr. 15, 1913 ; 
Cranbrook Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1935 ; George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser. 1935-36 ; newspaper reporter 
1936-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 
1937 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City July 8, 1937 ; 
married. 

Brown, James Elwyn, Jr. — b. Sewickley, Pa., Apr. 

6, 1902; St. Pauls Sch.; Yale, B. A. 1925; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politiques 1925-27 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 
1928; to Mexico City Oct. 10, 1928; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Oct. 15, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Santo 
Domingo Oct. 29, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; 
cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; 3d sec. at Habana Aug. 8-Oct. 
31, 1935; at Stockholm Aug. 20, 1935; at London 
Nov. 25, 1936 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
London May 6, 1937 ; married. 

Brown, Robert Duncan (Lt. Col.) — 6. Nashville, 
Tenn., Jan. 13, 1889; U. S. N. A., grad. 1912; ficole 
Supgrieure de Guerre, grad. 1924 ; ensign, U. S. Navy, 
1912-13 ; entered U. S. Army Oct. 23, 1913 ; assigned 
as mil. att. at Brussels and Bern June 6, 1938 ; 
also at Luxemburg July 23, 1938 ; married. 

Brown, Robert Young. — b. Dothan, Ala., May 20, 
1905 ; Ala. Polytech. Inst., B. S. 1926 ; O. R. C, 1926- 
31, 2d It. ; instructor in hist., Ala. Polytech. Inst., 
1925-26 ; elk. and mgr. touring bureau 1927-28 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 21, 
1928; to Baghdad Nov. 5, 1928; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned also as 3d sec. at Bagh- 
dad May 18, 1931 ; as v. c. at Cairo May 24, 1932 ; 
class eight July 1. 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; as- 
signed as cons, at Cairo Jan. 24, 1935 ; cons, and 3d 
sec. at Bogota July 17, 1935 ; 3d sec. at PanamA July 
23, 1936 ; cons, and 3d sec. at San Jos6 Dec. 20, 1937. 

Brown, Stephen Colby. — h. Washington, D. C, Dec. 

7, 1910; George Washington Univ. 1926-28; George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser., B. S. 1935 ; elk.. Govt. Print- 
ing Office, 1929-32 ; fingerprint classifier, Dept. of 
Justice, 1932-36 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Nov. 16, 1936 ; assigned to Rotterdam Nov. 23, 1936 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; to Shanghai June 
29, 1938. 

Brown, William Harris. — b. South Plainfleld, N. J., 
Dec. 25, 1890 ; business sch. grad. ; stenog. and sec. 
1009-17; U. S. Army 1918-21; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Port au Prince Aug. 19, 1921 ; v. c. at 
Port au Prince Dec. 27, 1921 ; at Halifax Apr. 17, 



1923 ; resigned Sept. 10, 1923 ; reapp. v. c. at Halifax 
Dec. 28, 1923; at Sherbrooke Aug. 30, 1930; at St- 
Stephen Jan. 8, 1932 ; at Moncton, temp., July 18, 
1935 ; at St. Stephen Aug. 22, 1935 ; at Niagara Falls 
July 31, 1937; married. 

Browne, Sidney Hand. — 5. Baltimore, Md., Aug. 31, 
1901; Kent Sch.; Harvard, A. B. 1923; grad. work, 
Columbia, 1925-26 ; elk., steamship company, 1923-24 ; 
salesman 1924-25 ; elk.. Library of Cong., 1927 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career July 5, 1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Sept. 29, 1927 ; to Antofagasta Mar. 8, 1928 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Rotterdam Aug. 16, 1930 ; at Batavia Sept. 20, 1933 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned 
to Batavia Jan. 24, 1935; to Medan July 20, 1935; 
class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons, at Buenos Aires June 

4, 1938; married. 

Broy, Charles Clinton. — b. Sperryville, Va., July 26, 
1887 ; Roanoke Coll., A. B. 1906, A. M. 1907 ; Prince- 
ton, A. M. 1908; National Univ. Law Sch. 1924-25; 
elk. 1908-9 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. July 19, 
1909 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Boma Sept. 1, 1909 ; 
V. and dep. cons, at Milan Mar. 16, 1911 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Sept. 5, 1913 ; app. v. c. at Dublin May 
25, 1916 ; cons, of class eight July 12, 1916 ; assigned 
to Karachi Aug. 3, 1916 (canceled) ; detailed to Lon- 
don Oct. 19, 1918 ; representative. Int. Conf. on Pass- 
port Control, London, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
resigned Nov. 16, 1919 ; reapp. cons, of class six Nov. 
15, 1920; assigned to Lille Dec. 13, 1920; to Cher- 
bourg July 21, 1921 ; to proceed to Washington Sept. 
9, 1922; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924; 
class six Aug. 8, 1924 ; mem., Inter-dept. Committee 
on Codification of Navigation Laws, 1926-27 ; as- 
signed to Nassau Dec. 15, 1926 ; to London Sept. 12, 
1929; class five Dec. 19, 1929; to Brussels Oct. 2, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Bruins, John Herman. — b. Coopersville, Mich., May 

5. 1896; Hamilton Coll., A. B. 1918; U. S. Army 
1918-19, 2d It. ; financial and credit investigator 
1919-23 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Apg. 28, 
1923; detailed to the Dept. Sept. 5, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer uncla.=;s. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Riga 
Sept. 17, 1924 ; to Singapore May 27, 1926 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Singapore May 23, 1929 ; 
to Southampton Aug. 26, 1929 ; class seven Feb. 4, 
1931 ; to Hamburg Oct. 20, 1931 ; to Danzig, temp., 
Feb. 10, 1934 ; to Hamburg Nov. 8, 1934 ; to Prague 
Dec. 1, 1934 ; class six Oct. 1. 1935 ; sec. in the Dipio. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class five Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Bruner, Glen Wlllard. — b. Red Cloud, Nebr., Aug, 
22, 1897; Colo. Agrlc. Coll., B. S. 1917; Univ. of 
Grenoble 1919 ; Northwestern Univ., M. A. 1927 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, overseas service ; teacher in high sch. 
1919-20 ; educational work in Japan 1920-31 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate at Nagasaki Aug. 1, 1931 ; 
V. c. at Nagasaki Oct. 30, 1931 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Nagasaki 
July 7, 1937; to Nagoya, temp., July 17, 1937; lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo Oct. 25, 1937 ; married. 



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Bucknell, Howard, Jr. — ^. rhiladelplila, Ta., Tcb. 17, 
1^0:1 ; iittemlod sch. in U. S. and Switzerland and 
business sch. ; Univ. of Qa. one and one-half yra. ; 
U. S. Army 191S, It. ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter In China Sept. 8, 1919 ; v. c. at ChungklnR 
May 10. 1921 ; at Peking Nov. 3, 1921 ; v. c. and 
Interpreter at Changsha Dec. 8, 1921 ; at Canton Nov. 
13, 1922 : cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; detailed 
to Shanghai (asst. mixed court assessor) Jan. 28, 
1924; For. Ser. oflJcer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
sr. mixed court assessor Apr. 30, 1925 ; class seven 
Oct 20, 1926 ; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Feb. 5, 1927 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at I'eking Feb. 10, 1927 ; class 
six May 23, 1929 ; representative of Am. min. to 
China In negotiations with regard to Trovisional 
Court, Shanghai, Dec. 1929-Feb. 1930 ; assigned to 
Panama Juno 13, 1930 ; class five Feb. 4. 1931 ; as- 
signed as 2d sec. at Belgrade May 21, 1932 ; to the 
Dept. Feb. 2S, 1934 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; press 
officer, Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, 
Buenos Aires. 1936; asst. chief, Division of Current 
Information, Jan. 18, 1937 ; assigned to Geneva Aug. 
12, 1937; class three Jan. 3, 1938; married. 

Buell, Robert Lewis. — 6. Rochester, N. Y., Mar. 6, 
1S9S; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1919; 
Am. Field Ser. in France 1917 ; French Army 1918- 
19 ; reconstruction work in France 1920-21 ; with 
export firm 1920-21 ; asst. treas., wholesale firm, 
1921-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer un- 
class. Mar. 20, 1925 ; v. c. of career and assigned to 
Calcutta Sept. 2, 1925; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Mar. 
25, 1927 ; assigned as 3d sec. at London Apr. 7, 
1927 ; at Stockholm, temp.. May 20, 1930 ; class eight 
and cons. July 24, 1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Lon- 
don Oct. 9, 1930 ; at Peiping Dec. 8, 1930 ; also as 
cons, at Tientsin Jan. 23, 1931 ; cons, at Colombo 
June 19, 1933 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; to the Dept. 
Nov. 8, 1937 ; class six Aug. 17, 1938.— PI. 

Buffum, David Harry. — b. Dorchester, Mass., Sept. 
15, 1895; Phillips Exeter; Yale 1914-17; U. S. 
Army 1917-19 ; newspaper reporter 1919-23 ; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate at Danzig July 1923; at Leghorn 
Feb. 7, 1928 ; v. c. at Leghorn Mar. 19, 1928 ; at 
Palermo Dec. 23, 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Dlplo. 
Ser. Aug. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Palermo 
Aug. 30, 1930 ; at Leipzig Nov. 22, 1934 ; class oiglit, 
cons., and assigned to Leipzig Oct. 1, 1935; class seven 
May 1. 1938 ; married. 

Buford, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs.) — 6. Hodgenville, Ky. ; 
Lambuth College, A. B. ; Union Univ. one yr. ; private 
tutors; studied law; Veterans' Admin. 1918-35; app. 
admin, asst. at $2,000 In the Dept. of State Dec. 9, 
1935; at ?2.700 Apr. 1, 1938; divisional asst. at 
$3,200 Sept. 15, 193s.— PR. 

Buhrman, Parker Wilson. — b. Botetourt Co., Va.. 
Sept. 5, 1885; Randolph-Macon Acad.; Rnndolpli- 
Macon, A. B. 1910; Washington and Lee, LU B. 1916; 
mem. of bar of Va. ; wholesale and retail business 
1900-1904 ; teacher in high sch. 1910-14 ; law practice 
1916—18 ; app., after exam., cons, of class eight Apr. 
30, 1918; assigned to MalmO Aug. 31, 1918; detailed 



to Helslngfors Apr. 25, 1919 ; mem. of Inter-AUled 
Trade Commn. for Finland 1919; class seven Sept. 
5, 1919 ; assigned to Ceiba Sept. 16, 1920 ; to Sura- 
baya Feb. 10, 1921 ; class six Aug. 23, 1922 ; assigned 
to Aleppo Apr. 28, 1923 ; class five June 8, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Feb. 2, 1925 ; chief. Passport Division, 
Mar. 1, 1927 ; class Ave May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
Berlin June 27. 1928; to Casablanca Nov. 19, 1929; 
class four July 24. 1930; to Cologne June 20, 1934; 
cons. gen. July 31, 1935 ; assigned to Lisbon Aug. 8, 
1935 ; to Sydney, N. S., Apr. 2, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

BuUitt, William Christian.— b. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Jan. 25, 1891 ; Yale, A. B. 1912 ; Harvard Law Sch. 
one yr. ; newspaper work 1915-17; elk. in Dept. of 
State 1917-18 ; attached to Am. Commn. to Nego- 
tiate Peace, Paris. 1918-19 ; special mission to Rus- 
sia 1919 ; editor 1921 ; author ; app. special asst. to 
the sec. of state, temp., at $8,000 Apr. 20, 1933 ; 
permanently June 2, 1933 ; executive officer, Int. 
Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 1933 ; app. 
A.E. and P. to the Union of Soviet Socialist Re- 
publics Nov. 21, 1933 ; designated to represent Presi- 
dent, Patrick Henry Bicentennial Celebration, Han- 
over Court House, Va., 1936; A. E. and P. to France 
Aug. 25, 1936. 

Bundy, Vernon Everett. — b. Blue Rapids, Kans., 
Aug. 7, 1892 ; Kans. State Coll., B. Sc. 1920 ; Canadian 
Army 1917—19, overseas service ; instructor in Eng., 
Kans. State Coll., 1925-27 ; asst. extension editor, 
Ohio State Univ., 1927-30 ; newspaper reporter and 
editor 1930-31 ; special agric. writer, Dept. of Agrlc, 
1931-35 ; specialist in information, Agric. Adjust- 
ment Admin., 1935-38 ; app. economic analyst at 
$5,600 in the Dept. of State July 26, 1938 ; married. — 
TA. 

Burdett, William Carter. — b. Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 
3, 1884 ; attended high sch. ; Univ. of Tenn. one yr. ; 
U. S. Army, Philippine Insurrection, 1900-1903 ; en- 
gineer In So. Amer. 1903-6 ; explorer 1907 ; mining 
1908-16 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt. ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to 
Ensenada Nov. 1, 1919 ; class six Nov. 19, 1921 ; as- 
signed to Seville May 17, 1922; class five Dec. 19, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924; 
assigned to Brussels Aug. 19, 1925 ; class five Aug. 31. 
1925; class four Oct. 16, 1929; assigned to Callao- 
Llma Apr. 17, 1930 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Callao- 
Llma Oct. 18, 1930; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. May 4, 
1932 ; assigned also as 1st sec. at Lima May 12, 1932 ; 
relieved of duties as cons. gen. at Callno-Lima Aug. 4, 
1932; 1st sec. at Panamfi Aug. 9, 1933; cons. gen. 
at Buenos Aires July 5, 1935 ; class three Oct. 1, 
1935; at Rio de Janeiro June 1, 1937; class two Jan. 
3, 1938 ; married. 

Burke, Gordon Lee. — b. Shanghai, China, of Am. 
parents, Dec. 16, 1S93 ; private tutors In China ; 
Branham and Hughes Prep. Sch. grad. ; Vandcrbllt, 
A. B. 1915 ; U. S. Army 1917-19. 2d It. ; hardware 
business 1919-21 ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Changsha 
June 1921 ; v. c. at Changsha Nov. 22. 1922 : at Swa- 



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tow Mar. 3, 1923 ; at Hankow May 13, 1924 ; at 
Nanking, temp., July 30, 1925 ; at Hankow Aug. 4, 
1926 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned to Chefoo, 
temp., Sept. 19, 1927 ; as language officer at Peking 
Apr. 20, 1928 ; as v. c. at Foochow Feb. 6, 1931 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Foochow Oct. 1, 
1935; to Tientsin May 29, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; 
married. 

Burke, Thomas. — 6. New York City Oct. 16, 1895 ; 
De La Salle Inst. grad. ; New York Univ. Law Sch. 
1915-17 ; Pulitzer Sch. of Journalism 1923-25 ; special 
Instruction in economics, int. law, philosophy, mathe- 
matics, and science in U. S., Ireland, and Germany ; 
research for newspaper 1915-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
act. capt., overseas service ; sales promotion mgr. 
1919-23 ; pres. of construction corporation 1923-31 ; 
European dir. of oil company 1931-33 ; representa- 
tive of oil company, Central European oil conferences, 
Paris, Hamburg, Berlin, and Rome, 1930, 1931, 1932, 
Foreign Exchange Conf., Berlin, 1932 ; division chief, 
Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Dept. of Com., 1934-38 ; 
app. chief. Division of Int. Communications, Dept. of 
State, at $8,000 Aug. 22, 1938 ; married.— IN. 



Burke, Thomas Edmund. — b. Torrington, Conn., 
Feb. 14, 1898 ; high sch. grad. ; St. Anselm's Coll. 
1919-20 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1920-22 ; 
bank elk., summer 1917; U. S. Army 1918-19; elk. 
steamship company, 1921 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Bombay July 21, 1922 ; v. c. at Bombay July 7, 
1923; at Basel Jan. 6, 1925; at Malmo Jan. 23, 
1926; at Goteborg Sept. 27, 1926; at Oslo Apr. 10, 
1928 ; at Niagara Falls May 4, 1929 ; at Riga Apr. 
7, 1930 ; at Helsingfors July 31, 1931 ; at Zagreb Nov. 
28, 1934 ; at Quebec Dec. 10, 1936 ; married. 



Burnham, Francis Irvine. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 
June 26, 1901 ; Univ. of Utah, Latter Day Saints Coll., 
Columbia Sch. of Drafting, LaSalle Extension Univ. 
law course, and Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. ; Har- 
vard, summer 1932 ; Univ. of Mich., summer 1938 ; 
with importing company 1916-20 ; draftsman 1926- 
28 ; Bu. of Census 1929 ; draftsman, Commn. of In- 
quiry and Conciliation, Bolivia and Paraguay, July- 
Oct. 1929 ; app. draftsman, temp., at $1,800 in the 
Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1929 ; permanently, Jan. 1, 
1930; at $1,920 July 1, 1930; at $2,300 Aug. 1. 1930; 
cartographic engineer at $2,600 July 1, 1931 ; at 
$2,700 Apr. 1, 1938 ; married.— Ge. 

Bursley, Herbert Sidney. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Sept. 25, 1890 ; higli sch. grad. ; George Washington 
Univ. 1914-16; elk.. Govt, depts., 1914-16; app. elk 
in Am. Consulate General at London Nov. 21, 1916 
V. c. at London May 31, 1919 ; app., after exam., cons 
asst. Sept. 8, 1919; v. c. at Bradford Dec. 8, 1919 
at London Dec. 31, 1919 ; at Dublin Apr. 22, 1920 
at Sofia Jan. 27, 1921 ; at Constantinople Jan. 30 



1923 ; app. v. c. of career of class three Feb. 26, 
1923 ; assigned to Constantinople Mar. 2, 1923 ; class 
two Nov. 23, 1923 ; class one May 10, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class nine and 
cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Prague Aug. 16, 1924 ; 
class eight Sept. 20, 1924 ; assigned to Belgrade Feb. 
5, 1925; to Sault Ste. Marie, temp., June 14, 1926; to 
Guaymas Sept. 8, 1926 ; class seven May 17, 1928 ; as- 
signed to Smyrna (Izmir) Dec. 4, 1929; class six July 
24, 1930 ; also to Italian Islands of the Aegean June 
26, 1931 ; to Kingston, Jamaica, Oct. 19, 1932 (can- 
celed) ; to the Dept. Jan. 19, 1933 ; class five Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 6. 1936 ; assigned 
as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at Mexico City Nov. 
14, 1936; 2d sec. at Mexico City Nov. 20, 1936; 
class four Jan. 3, 1938 ; 1st sec. at Mexico City Mar. 
21, 1938; to the Dept. July 29, 1938; asst. chief, 
Division of the American Republics, Sept. 26, 1938 ; 
married. — RA. 



Burt, Joseph Floyd. — b. Fairfield, 111., Dec. 12, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
stenog. 1914-15 ; asst. dept. mgr., wholesale firm, 
1915-17 ; elk.. War Dept., May-July 1917 ; civilian 
employee. Camp Sheridan, Ala., and Ft. Sheridan, 
111., 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918-20; elk. in Am. Mis- 
sion at Vienna 1920-21 ; in Am. Consulate at Vienna 
1921 ; V. c. at Vienna 1921-23 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Mar. 7, 1924 ; assigned 
to Vienna Mar. 12, 1924; to Berlin June 18, 1924; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Coblenz Nov. 9, 1925 ; to Berlin Dec. 3, 1925 ; to 
Cologne, temp., Aug. 28, 1926; to Berlin Oct. 20, 
1926; to Rio de Janeiro Feb. 14, 1927; to Man.ios, 
temp., Sept. 22, 1927 ; to Pernambuco, temp., Dec. 31, 
1927; to Bahia, temp., Feb. 15, 1928; to Rio de 
Janeiro Sept. 18, 1928 ; class eight, cons., and as- 
signed to Rio de Janeiro May 23, 1929 ; to Buenos 
Aires June 20, 1929 ; to Montreal Nov. 15. 1930 ; 
class seven Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Curacao July 9, 1931 ; to 
the Dept. Aug. 28, 1933 ; to Montreal, temp,, July 10, 
1935; class six Oct. 1, 1935; to Ottawa Oct. 17, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25. 1936 ; assigned also 
as 2d .sec. at Ottawa Apr. 30, 1936 ; as cons, at Vera- 
cruz Apr. 3, 1937 ; married. 



Busser, Ralph Cox. — b. York, Pa., Jan. 3, 1875 ; 
attended business sch. ; Univ. of Pa., LL. B. 1899 ; 
mem. of bar of Pa. ; asst. sec, chamber of com., 
1899-1900 ; law practice 1900-1909 ; app., after exam., 
cons, at Erfurt May 31, 1909 ; at Trieste Sept. 18, 
1913 ; cons, of class seven by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915 ; class six July 12, 1916 ; assigned to Almeria 
July 21, 1917 ; to Bergen Nov. 30, 1917 ; detailed to 
Trieste Mar. 24, 1919 ; class five Sept. 5, 1919 ; class 
four June 4, 1920; detailed to Corunna Sept. 3, 1920; 
assigned to Plymouth Sept. 7, 1922; For. Ser. officer 
of class five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Cardiff Apr. 
29, 1926 ; to Leipzig Apr. 10. 1930 ; class four May 9, 
1930 ; cons. gen. Sept. 13, 1935 ; assigned to Leipzig 
Sept. 24, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
married. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



65 



Busser. William Franklin. — b. riiila.. I'n., Doc. 10, 
1007 ; attended sch. in Austrin-Himpnry niid Kiitilnnd ; 
Univ. of Pa., B. S. 10:!2 ; R. Istltuto Suiierloro dl 
Scienze Sociali e Politicho, Florence, diploma 1935 ; 
elk. in consulate mineral at Vienna 1025-28 ; app., 
after exam., For. Si-r. olllcer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935; assigned as 
V. c. at Warsaw Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aue:. 4, 1936; v. c. at Buenos Aires Dec. 18. 1936; 
married. 

Butler, George Howland. — b. Chicago, 111., Feb. 6. 
1894; tech. high sch. grad. ; I'niv. of 111., B. S. 1915; 
In steel company 1915-16; 111. State Hijjhway Commn. 
1916 ; U. S. Army 1916-19, capt. ; civil engineer 
1919-21 ; building insp. and Bupt. of public works 
1921-22 ; real estate business 1922-26 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Sept. 1, 1926; assigned to La Paz Feb. 26, 1927; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 17, 1928 ; assigned as 
3d sec. also at La Paz May 21, 1928 ; v. c. at Montreal 
Apr. 4, 1929; 3d sec. at Santiago, Chile, Apr. 26, 
1930 : class eight and cons. Feb. 27, 1931 ; assigned 
as cons, and 3d sec. at Asunci6n Jan. 29, 1934 ; 
class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Asuncion in addi- 
tion to duties as cons. Jan. 31, 1935 ; to the Dept. 
Apr. 29, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; asst. chief, 
Division of the American Republics, Nov. 10, 1937; 
married. — RA. 

Butrick, Richard Porter. — b. Lockport, N. Y., Aug, 
6. 1S94 ; hi;;h sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1921 ; Bu. of Fisheries 
1915-17 ; Gen. Accounting Office 1917-21 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; 
assigned to Valparaiso Dec. 14, 1921 ; to Iquique 
Oct. C, 1922; class two Nov. 23. 1923; assigned to 
Guayaquil Dec. 3, 1923 ; class one May 10, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1. 1924 ; class nine and cons. 
Aug. 8. 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned 
to Hankow Nov. 9, 1926 ; class seven May 17, 1928 ; 
class sLx Dec. 19, 1929 ; class five July 1, 1931 ; as- 
signed to St. John Mar. 26, 1932; to Shanghai Apr. 
30. 1932; class four Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class three Jan. 3, 103S ; married. 

Butterworth, William Walton, Jr. — b. New Orleans, 
La.. Sept. 7, 1003 ; Lawrenceville Prep. Sch. grad. ; 
Princeton. E. A. 1925 ; Univ. of Dijon, summer 1925 ; 
Rhodes scholar, Worcester Coll., Oxford, 1925-27 ; 
app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career May 17. 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. 
Sch. May 24. 1928 ; to Singapore Jan. 18, 1929 ; 
as For. Ser. officer at Ottawa July 15, 1932 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. July 16, 1932; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Ottawa July 22, 1932 ; at London Dec. 5, 1933 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; class 
seven and assigned as 2d sec. at London Apr. 1, 1936; 
class six May 1, 1938 ; married. 

Byington, Homer Morrison. — b. Washington. D. C, 
Sept. 19, 1S79; public sch. and Wilson's Coll. Inst.; 
studied under private tutor ; newspaper corr. 1895-97 ; 
elk. in Am. Consulate at Naples 1897-1000; app. v. 
and dep. cons, at Naples Sept. 19, 1900; app., after 
exam., cons. elk. Mar. 31, 1903 ; In charge of Am. 
96329—38 6 



Consulate at Naples Sept. 1-Nov. 4, 1907; app. cons. 
asst. July 1, 1908; v. and dep. cons, at Rome July 8, 
1908 ; at Bristol Feb. 8, 1009 ; cons, at Bristol May 
31, 1909; at Leeds Sept. 18, 1913; cons, of class 
eight by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class seven Mar. 
2, 1915; assigned to Hull May 22, 1917; class six 
Sept. 14, 1917; class Ove Sept. 5, 1919; assigned to 
Palermo Sept. 10. 1919; to Naples Mar. 12. 1920; 
class four June 4, 1920 ; class three Nov. 23, 1921 ; 
cons. gen. of class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; reassigned to 
Naples Mar. 28. 1923 ; del., Int. Conf. on Emigration 
and Immigration, Rome, 1924 ; class three June 5, 
1024 ; For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1924 ; 
mem. of Bd. of Review, For. Ser. Personnel, 1926 ; 
class one June 30, 1927 ; assigned to the Dept. July 
27, 1920 ; chm. of executive committee of For. Ser. 
Personnel Bd. July 27, 1029-Sept. 11, 1929; mem., 
Bd. of Examincr.s for the For. Ser. Sept. 11, 1020; 
chief. Division of For. Ser. Personnel, Dec. 30, 1929 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 10, 1931 ; mem.. For. Ser. 
Officers' Training Sch. Bd., July 1, 1931 ; For. Ser. 
Insp. Aug. 12, 1933; assigned as cons. gen. at Ant- 
werp Feb. 4, 1935 ; at Montreal Aug. 13, 1935 ; mar- 
ried. 

Byington, Homer Morrison, Jr. — b. Naples, Italy, of 
Am. parents, May 31, 1908 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; 
Yale, B. A. 1030 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 16. 1030; assigned to the Dept., temp., Dec. 
20, 1930 ; as v. c. at Habana June 24, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 28. 1033 ; to Naples June 13, 
1933 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; 
assigned to Naples Apr. 26, 1937 ; married. 

Byington, James Gregory. — b. Norwalk, Conn., May 
19, 1911; Phillips Andover grad.; Yale, B. A. 1934; 
U. S. Naval Reserve 1030-37 ; app. elk. in Am. con- 
sulate general at Buenos Aires June 1, 1934 ; v. c. at 
Buenos Aires Feb. 16, 1935; at TorreOn Oct. 8, 10.30; 
married. 

Byrd, Richard Walke. — b. Norfolk, Va., Aug. 19, 
1899; Univ. of Va., B. S. 1922; S. A. T. C. 1918; 
teacher in high sch. 1022-24 ; in mortgage business 
1925-35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Ottawa Oct. 3, 1035 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Dec. 7, 1936; to Marseille Apr. 7, 1937; to 
Calais, temp.. June 10, 1037 ; to Calcutta Sept. 18. 
1937 ; to Karachi, temp., Jan. 7, 1938 ; to Calcutta 
Jan. 26, 1938; married. 

Bywater, John Arx. — b. Dresden, Germany, of Am. 
parents. Jan. 31. 19(i9 ; attended schs. in Italy, Swit- 
zerland, Franco, and Germany ; Ilorniann-Lletz Seh., 
Germany, grad. ; Johann Wolfgang Goethe Univ., 
Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, 1927-29 ; app. elk. in 
Am. consulate general at Frankfort-on-the-Main Oct. 1, 
1027 ; at St. John. N. B., June 10, 1936 ; v. c. at 
St. John Nov. 20, 1930. 

Cabot, John Moors. — 6. Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 11, 
1901 ; Browne and Nichols Sch. and Pomfrct Sch. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1923 ; Brasenose Coll., Oxford, B. LItt 
1925 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and 



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V. c. of career Sept. 1, 1926 ; assigned to Callao- 
Llma Feb. 26, 1927 ; as For. Ser. oflacer to the leg. at 
Santo Domingo Dec. 29, 1928 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. May 23, 1929 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Santo 
Domingo June 11, 1929 ; class eight and cons. Apr. 

15, 1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Mexico City Dec. 26, 
1930 ; at Guatemala Jan. 22, 1932 (canceled) ; at Rio 
de Janeiro May 12, 1932 ; class seven and 2d sec. Oct. 
1, 1935 ; assigned as 2d sec. at The Hague Dec. 13, 
1935 ; at Stockholm, temp., July 23, 1938 ; class six 
Aug. 17, 1938; 2d sec. at Guatemala Aug. 24, 1938; 
married. 

Caffee, Albert Veazey. — 5. Fern Bank, Ohio, Dec. 
31, 1885; Ohio Mech. Inst., grad. 1905; attended 
business sch. ; sec. 1906-12 ; app. elk. at $900 in the 
Dept. of State June 13, 1912; at $1,000 Mar. 3, 
1914 ; at $1,400 June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; 
stenog., Am.-Mexican Joint Commn., Sept.-Oct. 1916 ; 
at $1,600 Jan. 16, 1922 ; on detail with Advisory Com- 
mittee on Traffic in Opium, Geneva, 1923 ; at $1,860 
July 1, 1924; at $1,920 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at 
$1,980 July 1, 1928; at $2,000 Feb. 1, 1929; at 
$2,300 Oct. 1, 1929; at $2,500 July 1, 1930; at 
$2,600 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; admin, asst. 
Aug. 16, 1936; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938; married.— IN. 

Caflfery, Edward. — b. St. Mary's Parish, La., Feb. 
14, 1889 ; Sidwell's Friends Sch. ; Princeton two yrs. ; 
Univ. of Va. Law Sch. one yr. ; cotton planting one 
yr. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned 
to Bucharest Dec. 14, 1921 ; class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned 
to Habana Apr. 4, 1925 ; to San Jos6, Costa Rica, Dec. 
12, 1927; class seven May 23, 1929; assigned to 
Port Limfin, temp., June 28, 1930 ; to San Jos6 Oct. 

16, 1930 ; to Niagara Falls Mar. 10, 1931 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Caffery, Jefferson. — 6. Lafayette, La., Dec. 1, 1886; 
admitted to bar of La. 1909 ; app., after exam., sec. of 
leg. at Caracas Mar. 2, 1911 ; elk. in the Dept. 
of State under Ex. order June 26, 1913 ; sec. of 
leg. at Stockholm Sept. 11, 1913 ; sec. of emh. 
or leg. of class three by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; 
assigned to Teheran Feb. 11, 1916; attached to the 
Special Russian Mission to U. S. May 30, 1917 ; as- 
signed to Paris June 30, 1917 ; representative. Inter- 
allied committee on treatment and training of dis- 
abled soldiers and sailors 1917-22, at Int. Conf., Lon- 
don, 1918, and sec. of Am. section 1919-22 ; mem., 
Bd. of Examiners, Diplo. Ser. exam, in Paris, May 
1919 ; class two Aug. 27, 1918 ; protocol detail for 
President Wilson, Paris, 1919 ; detailed to the Dept. 
Sept. 1, 1919, visit of the King and Queen of the 
Belgians and of the Prince of Wales ; class one and 
assigned as couns. of emb. at Madrid Dec. 20, 1919 ; 
as charge d'affaires ad Interim at Athens Jan. 5, 1922 ; 
as couns. of emb. at Tokyo Sept. 5, 1923 ; chm. of Am. 
Red Cross earthquake relief activities, Japan, Oct. 
1923-Mar. 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class one July 1, 
1924 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Berlin May 22, 
1925 ; detailed to meeting of Int. Chamber of Com., 
Brussels, 1925 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to El Salvador 



Jan. 7, 1926 ; to Colombia June 27, 1928 ; special rep- 
resentative of President Hoover with rank of A. B. and 
P. at inauguration of President of Colombia on Aug. 7, 
1930 ; special representative of the Dept. in El Salva- 
dor Dec. 1931-Jan. 1932 ; app. asst. sec. of state July 
11, 1933 ; mem., Bd. of For. Ser. Personnel, Bd. of 
Examiners for the For. Ser., and For. Ser. Sch. Bd. 
Aug. 3-Dec. 27, 1933; personal representative of 
President Roosevelt at Habana Dec. 4, 1933 ; app. 
A. E. and P. to Cuba Feb. 23, 1934 ; special repre- 
sentative of U. S. with rank of A. E. and P. at inau- 
guration of President of Cuba May 20, 1936 ; to Brazil 
July 13, 1937; married. 

Cahn, Hudolf Edwin. — 6. New York City Jan. 7, 
1900 ; attended business high sch. ; elk. 1915-17, in 
Rio de Janeiro 1917-20 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
General at Rio de Janeiro Aug. 1920 ; v. c. at Rio de 
Janeiro Oct. 28, 1925; married. 

Calder, A. Bland. — b. Morrison, Iowa, May 23, 
1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; Coll. of 
the City of New York one yr. ; Cooper Union Night 
Sch. of Science three yrs. ; Columbia Univ. one yr. ; 
secretary 1909-11 ; editorial asst. 1911-14 ; elk. In 
Am. Leg. at Berne 1915-16 ; sec. to couns. of Am. 
Emb. at Petrograd 1916; elk. and sec. in Petrograd 
1917 ; in Shanghai 1918-20 ; app. elk. to trade commr. 
at Peking Feb. 8, 1921 ; asst. trade commr. at Peking 
July 1, 1922; at Tokyo Oct. 1923; trade commr. at 
Tokyo Jan. 1, 1926 ; at Shanghai Nov. 1, 1926 ; asst. 
cml. att. at Peking July 28, 1928 ; married. 

Calder, Francis "Willard. — b. Stacyvllle, Iowa, Dec. 
26, 1899 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
stenog. 1915-17 ; Am. Mil. Mission to Russia 1917-18 ; 
elk. In Am. Consulates at Vologda and Moscow Mar.- 
Aug. 1918; in Am. Emb. at Archangel 1918-19; app. 
V. c. at Odessa Dec. 6, 1919 ; at Constantinople Dec. 
31, 1920 ; at Southampton Nov. 7, 1921 ; at Plymouth, 
temp., Apr. 26, 1930 ; at Southampton Apr. 30, 1930 ; 
married. 

Caldwell, David Kenneth. — b. Tokyo, Japan, of Am. 
parents. Mar. 19, 1909 ; Taft Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 
1932 ; Georgetown I^aw Sch. 1934 ; interviewer and 
statistical asst., Dept. of Labor, 1933-34 ; elk., Dept. 
of Agric, 1934-35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as language officer at Tokyo 
Oct. 17, 1935 ; v. c. at Kobe Oct. 25, 1937 ; at Nagoya, 
temp., Sept. 19, 1938. 

Caldwell, John Kenneth. — b. Piketon, Ohio, Oct. 16, 
1881 ; Berea Coll., B. S. 1905 ; in laboratory of 
supervising architect of the Treas. 1906 ; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in Japan Oct. 8, 1906 ; 
V. and dep. cons. gen. and interpreter at Yokohama 
Apr. 16, 1909 ; asst. Japanese sec. at Tokyo Dec. 4, 
1909 ; V. c. at Dalny, temp., Jan. 17-Feb. 17, 1911 ; 
cons, at Vladivostok Aug. 1, 1914 ; cons, of class six 
by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class five Apr. 16, 
1917 ; class four Sept. 5. 1919 ; class three June 4, 
1920 ; assigned to Kobe July 1, 1920 ; app. Japanese 
sec. of emb. at Tokyo July 1, 1921 ; on detail at 
Chita Oct. 1921-Feb. 1922; detailed to the Dept. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



67 



June G, 1924 ; app. cons. gen. of class four June 3, 
1924; For. Sor. ofllcer of class throe July 1, 1924; 
a.sst. chief. Division of Far Eastern AfTairs, Is'ov. 19, 
1925; roprosontativo on Fedoral Nan-otUs Control I5d. 
Nov. 25. 1925 ; class two June 8, 1927 ; net. chief. 
Division of Far Eastern AlTairs, Aug. 15, 1927-Feb. 

15, 1928 ; assigned to Geneva for duty In connection 
with the narcotics question Mar. 20, 1928 ; to the 
Dcpt. for special work in connection with the control 
of traffic In narcotic drugs June 13, 1928 ; observer, 
11th, 12th, and 13th sess.. League of Nations Opium 
Advisory Committee, 1928, 1929, and 1930 ; class one 
May 9. 10;U) ; rop. in expert and advisnry capacity, 
14th sess.. Advisory Committee on Traffic in Opium 
and Otlier Dangerous Drugs, Geneva, 1931 ; represen- 
tative of U. S. at Preliminary Conf. In London 1930 
and chm. of del., Conf. on the Limitation of the Manu- 
facture of Narcotic Drugs, Geneva, 1931 ; observer, 
Bangkok Conf. on Opium Smoking in the Far East, 
1931 ; assigned as cons. gen. at Sydney. N.S.W., Jaji. 
19. 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 4, 1932 ; as- 
signed as cons. gen. at Tientsin Mar. 13, 1935 ; mar- 
ried. 

Caldwell. Robert Granville. — 6. Bogota, Colombia, 
of Am. parents. Au-j:. 31, 1SS2 ; Coll. of Wooster, 
B. A. 1904 : Piinceton, Ph. D. 1912 ; instructor, For- 
nian Coll.. India, 1904-6. Huron Coll. 1907-8, and 
Coll. of Woustir 1908-10; fellow in hist., Prince- 
ton. 1910-12 ; prof, of politics and economics. Coll. 
of Wooster, 1912-14; asst. prof, of hist. 1914-19 
and prof, of Am. hist. 1919-3.3, Rice Inst. ; author ; 
app. E. E. and M. P. to Portugal June 13, 1933; 
to Bolivia May 4, 1937 ; married. 

Callahan, James Edwin. — 6. Fall River, Mass., June 
22, 1898 ; business sch. grad. ; elk.. War Dept., 1917- 
19; elk. in Am. Consulate at Prague 1919-22; Am. 
Relief Admin.. Moscow. 1922; mfg. company 1923-25; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at London Mar. 
12, 1925 ; V. c. at London July 7, 1925 ; married. 

Callanan, Leo Joseph. — b. Boston, Mass., Jan. 18, 
1900; Boston Coll., A. B. 1921; Georgetown, M. A. 
and M. F. S. 1923; S. A. T. C. 1918; app., after 
e.\am., cons. asst. Aug. 28, 1923 ; app. v. c. at Genoa 
Mar. 17, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. .July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Melbourne, temp., Mar. 18. 1926 ; to 
Adelaide Nov. 19. 1926; to Melbourne Dec. 24, 1926; 
to Adelaide, temp., Feb. 8, 1927 ; to Melbourne May 

16, 1927; to Adelaide, temp., Oct. 13, 1927; to Nassau 
Nnv. 7. 1929; to Port Said Mar. 26, 1930; clas.s eight, 

>ns.. and assigned to Pi^rt Said July 24, 1930; to 
•Madras May 19, 1931; to Bombay Mar. 19, 1932; to 
Nairobi Dec. 9, 1932 ; to Aden Sept. 19, 1933 ; class 
.veven July 1, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 193G; to Bar- 
celona May 22, 1936 ; to MAlaga Apr. 7. 1937 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class five June 16, 1938; 
married. 

Calnan, John L, — b. Allston, Mass., Jan. 25, 1892 ; 
Htt<'ndid high sch. ; Worcester Acad. ; Georgetown 
Law Sch. 1912-14, 1920; Fordhani Law Sch. 1916- 
17 ; athletic Instructor 1914 ; asst. chief insp., muni- 
tion factory. 1915-16 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; asst. 
supervisor, U. S. Shipping Bd., 1919-20; field elk., 



War Dept., 1920 ; app. dk. in Am. Consulate at 
Prague Dec. 20, 1920 ; v. c. at Prague Apr. 14. 1921 ; 
at Belgrade June 20, 1925; married. 

Calvert, John Strong. — b. Raleigh, N. C, Oct. 19, 
1886 ; Horner Mil. Sch. grad. ; Unir. of N. C. 1902- 
4 and Law Scli., summer 1908 ; mem. of bar of N. C. ; 
elk. 1904-7 ; law elk. 1907-9 ; It. of constabulary, 
Philippine Is., 1009-12; law practice 1912-14; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate General at Buenos Aires Mar. 
1914; app. dep. cons. gen. at Buenos Aires Sept. 24, 
1914 ; V. c. at Buenos Aires Feb. 6, 1915 ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class nine Apr. 16, 1917 ; class eight 
Sept. 14, 1917; assigned to Nuevitas Nov. 30. 1917; 
unassigned from July 13, 1919; class seven Sept. 6. 
1919; assigned to Guadeloupe Oct. 30, 1919; to Dun- 
kirk Dec. IG, 1921 ; detailed to Barcelona Nov. 27, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
class seven Feb. 24, 1925; assigned to Marseille 
Apr. 21, 1928; class six July 24, 1930; to Regina Mar. 

21, 1932; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; married. 

Cameron, Charles Baymond. — b. York, N. Y., June 
25, 1875 ; Cornell, A. B. 1898 ; cmL employment 
1899-1900 ; employed in Philippine Is. as teacher, 
supt. of sch., asst. to dept. governor of Mindanao- 
Sulu, dept. treas., and census asst. 1901-17 ; D. S. 
Army 1917-19, maj. ; app., after exam., cons, of 
class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Tacna Oct. 19, 
1919; to Pernambuco July 1, 1920; class six Nov. 
23, 1921 ; class five Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to Hong 
Kong July 23, 1923; to Tokyo Dec. 28, 1923; class 
four June 5, 1924; For. Ser. officer of class five 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. Oct. 1. 1925 ; 
organized political section, Cml. office, Oct. 8, 1925 ; 
assigned to Sao Paulo Dec. 2, 1926 ; class four June 
8, 1927 ; cons. gen. and assigned to S3o Paulo Jan. 

22, 1930; class three July 24, 1930; chm. of del.. 
Second Int. Coffee Conf., Sio Paulo, 1931 ; assigned 
to Hahana Mar. 9, 1934 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 193G ; cons. gen. at Osaka 
Dec. 22, 1936; at Tokyo June 1, 1937; married. 

Campbell, Robert Lord, Jr. (Lt.) — 6. Imlay City, 
Mich., Sept. 12, 1903 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1924 ; as- 
signed as asst. naval att. at London July 26, 1937. 

Camion, Cavendish 'Welles. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 
Feb. 1, 1895; Univ. of Utah, A. B 1916, grad. work 
1919; language study, Alliance Francalse, Paris; 
study In music composition, Paris and Vienna ; hist, 
research, Vienna ; head of depts. of Eng. and hist. In 
high sch. 1916-18; <ngineering and newspaper work 
1915. 1916-17, 1919-20; U. S. Marine Corps, 1918- 
19, overseas service ; app. to Diplo. Mission at Vienna 
Feb. 19. 1920; in Am. Leg. at Vienna Nov. 25, 1921; 
V. c. at Zilrlch June 22, 1927 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclnss. and v. c. of career May 17, 
1928 ; assigned to ZQrlch May 29, 1928 ; v. c. at 
Sofia and For. Ser. officer to Am. Leg. Apr. 19. 1933 ; 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. May 11, 1933; assigned as 3d 
sec. at Sofia in addition to duties as v. c. June 2, 
1933; class eight July 1. 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; 
assigned as cons, at Sofia In addition to duties as 3d 
sec. Jan. 24, 1935; married. 



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Carlson, Evans Foidyce (Capt.) — h. Sidney, N. Y., 
Feb. 26. 1896 ; U. S. Army 1912-15, 1916-19, 2d It. ; 
entered U. S. Marine Corps Apr. 29, 1922; assigned 
as language officer at Peiping July 19, 1937 ; married. 

Carlson, Harold.— 6. Wilmette, 111., Oct. 15, 1889; 
high Bch. grad. ; attended business sch. and coll. In 
Sweden, England, and Germany ; in European offices 
of Am. companies in England, Germany, Sweden, Den- 
mark, and Russia ; clli., Committee on Tublic Informa- 
tion, Moscow, 1918; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at 
Stockholm Sept. 15, 1922; v. c. at MalmB, temp., 
July 30, 1929; at Stockholm Jan. 30, 1930; at 
Malmo, temp., July 21, 1931; at Stockholm Sept. 
9, 1931 ; married. 

Carlson, Harry Edwin. — b. Morris, 111., Mar. 17, 
1886 ; Lake Forest Coll., B. A. 1908 ; teacher in pub- 
lic Bch. 1908-10, in high sch. 1910-13; master in 
boys' sch. 1913 ; exchange teacher, Sachsenhiiuser 
Oberrealschule, Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1913-15 ; app. 
V. c. at Frankfort-on-the-Main Jan. 17, 1916 ; at 
Christiania June 11, 1917; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 7, 1920, and assigned 
to Christiania ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; assigned to 
Stavanger Jan. 7, 1922 ; to Christiania Feb. 20, 1922 ; 
class one May 26, 1922; cons, of class seven Mar. 1, 
1923 ; assigned to Kovno Jan. 2, 1924 ; class six June 
3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Tallinn July 3, 1926; class six Sept. 29, 
1927 ; class five Oct. 16, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned also as 2d sec. at Tallinn 
Nov. 19, 1929 ; 1st sec. Aug. 22, 1930 ; class four Apr. 

I, 1936 ; cons, at London Oct. 2, 1936 ; married. 

Carlson, Herbert Wesley. — b. Lowell, Mass., May 9, 
1895 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; elk. 1914- 
17 ; U. S. Army 1918-19 ; app. v. c. at Goteborg Mar. 

II, 1920 ; at Sault Ste. Marie Apr. 12, 1924 ; at Wind- 
sor Mar. 20, 1926 ; resigned June 15, 1928 ; app. v. c. 
at Barranquilla July 25, 1929 ; at Monterrey July 11, 
1933; at Veracruz, temp., July 13, 1935; at Monter- 
rey Oct. 6, 1935 ; married. 

Carr, Robert McDill.— b. Hubbell, Nebr., July 1, 
1904; Stanford, A.B. 1926; Univ. of Calif., Ph.D. 
1933 ; editorial work 1926-28 ; teaching asst., Univ. 
of Calif., 1928-33 ; asst. prof, of economics, St. 
Mary's Coll., 1934 ; app. economic analyst, temp., at 
$3,800 in the Dept. of State July 2, 1934; perma- 
nently Sept. 15, 1934; at $4,600 June 1, 1936; tech. 
adviser, Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of 
Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936; at $5,600 Jan. 4, 1938; 
married. — TA. 

Carr, Wilbur John. — b. near Hillsboro, Ohio, Oct. 
31, 1870 ; attended cml. coll. of Ky. Univ. ; George- 
town, LL.B. 1894; Columbian CoU. (now George 
Washington Univ.), LL. M. 1899; mom. of bar of 
D. C. ; app. elk. at $1,000 in the Dept. of State June 
1, 1892 ; at $1,200 Aug. 8, 1893 ; confidential elk. to 
the sec. and asst. sees, of state; at $1,400 May 11, 
1894; at $1,600 Mar. 2, 1896; at $1,800 Apr. 1, 
1899 ; chief. Cons. Bu., at $2,100 Feb. 1, 1902 ; mem. 
of Bd. of Examiners for the Cons. Ser. ; mem. of bd. 
to formulate a plan for the examination of candidates 



for the Cons. Ser. Dec. 6, 1905 ; mem. of Committee 
on Business Methods in the Dept. Jan. 28, 1907 ; 
chief elk. at $3,000 May 8, 1907 ; chm. of Dept. of 
State Advisory Committee on Printing and Publication 
May 8, 1907 ; representative on U. S. Bd. of the 
Tercentennial Exposition, Jamestown, 1907 ; charged 
with the direction of the Cons. Ser. Aug. 15, 1907 ; 
representative. Int. Cong, on Tuberculosis, Washing- 
ton, 1908, and at Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 
Seattle, 1909; app. dir. of the Cons. Ser. at $4,500 
Nov. 30, 1909 ; mem. of committee on Inquiry ordered 
by the Pres. into the economy and efficiency of Execu- 
tive depts. of the Govt. 1910 ; mem. of Bd. of 
Efficiency, Apr. 19, 1916-Mar. 24, 1921 ; v. chm.. Di- 
vision of For. Relations, and representative of the 
Dept., Division of Federal Relations, National Re- 
search Council, 1920 ; budget officer June 21, 1921 ; 
mem. 1924-28 and chm. 1928-37, Bd. of For. Ser. 
Personnel, Bd. of Examiners for the For. Ser., and 
For. Ser. Sch. Bd. ; app. asst. sec. of state July 1, 
1924, and Mar. 6, 1933; U. S. representative, Perm. 
Int. Commn. of Perm. Int. Assn. of Road Congresses, 
1927-33, 1935-37 ; chm., Bd. of Review for Efficiency 
Ratings, 1930-33 ; chm., Bd. of Appeals and Review, 
1933-37; E. E. and M. P. to Czechoslovakia July 13, 
1937 ; special representative of Pres. to attend funeral 
of ex-Pres. Masaryk of Czechoslovakia, 1937 ; married. 

Carrigan, John Willard. — b. San Francisco, Calif., 
Sept. 27, 1908 ; attended sch. in England and Switzer- 
land ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1931 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932 ; 
assigned to the Dept., temp., Feb. 20, 1932; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 3, 1933; as v. c. at Vigo June 13. 
1933 ; at Funchal, temp., Aug. 5, 1935 ; as v. c. and 3d 
sec. at Managua Aug. 13, 1935 ; as v. c. at Vigo Sept. 
23, 1935 ; as v. c. at Managua, in addition to duties 
as 3d sec, Oct. 10, 1935 ; 3d sec. at Mexico City June 
18, 1938; married. 

Carroll, William Nicholas. — b. Clinton, N. C, Nov. 
28, 1884 ; attended public sch. ; elk. 1906, in the Dept. 
of Interior 1907-18 ; app. v. c. at London Aug. 20, 
1918 ; at Dundee June 21, 1923 ; at London July 18, 
1923 ; at Stoke-on-Trent Feb. 29, 1924 ; at London 
May 1, 1924 ; at Birmingham Jan. 9, 1931. 

Carter, Clarence E. — b. Jacksonville, 111., Feb. 6, 
1881 ; Whipple Acad. grad. ; Illinois Coll., A. B. 1905 ; 
Unlv. of Wis., A. M. 1906; Univ. of 111., Ph. D. 1908; 
prof, of hist., Illinois Coll., 1908-10, Miami Univ., 
1910-31, Univ. of Tex., 1923; lecturer in hist., sum- 
mer sessions, Ohio State Univ., 1912, 1914, 1926, 
1930, Columbia, 1913, Univ. of 111., 1915, Univ. of 
Tex., 1922, and Univ. of Iowa, 1925 ; app. editor of 
territorial papers at $5,600 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 15, 1931 ; married. — HP. 

Carter, James Garneth. — b. Brunswick, Ga., Dec, 
15, 1877 ; attended public sch. ; merchant tailor, let- 
ter carrier, and mgr. of newspaper nine yrs. ; mem. of 
local Civil Ser. Examining Bd. two yrs. ; notary pub- 
lic one yr. ; app., after exam., cons, at Slvas Sept. 6, 
1906 (canceled) ; app. cons, at Tamatave Nov. 1, 



BIOGRAPHIES 



69 



1900 ; class eight by act approved Feb. 6, 1915 ; as- 
signed to Tanannrlvo July 8, 1016; class six June 
4, 19-0; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924; 
assigned to tbe Depl. Mar. 7. 1927 ; to Calais Mar. 
•JS, 1927; class six June :?0, 1927; class five July 24, 
I'.'aO; sec. in the Diplo. S. r. Dec. 1. l'j:!7 ; married. 

Cassaday, John Howard (Lt. Comdr.) — 6. Spencer, 
Ind., Apr. 3, ISOO ; U. S. N. A., grad. 191S ; assigned 
as asst. naval att. and asst. naval att. for air at Rome 
May 14, 19o7 ; married. 

Castleman. Reginald Saxon. — b. Riverside, Calif., 
Pec. 2r.. 1S91 ; Lnlv. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1914, grad. 
work 1914-lG ; rodman, summers of 1909 and 1912; 
attached to the office of the naval att. at Madrid 
1917-19; app. v. c. at Madrid Apr. 14, 1919; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 1, 
1920. and assigned to Madrid; to Lisbon Dec. 29, 
1920; class two Nov. 17, 1921; assigned to Horta 
Apr. 3, 1922 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class 
seven Mar. 1. 1923; assigned to Horta Mar. 28, 1923; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Loudon Apr. 17, 1926 ; class seven Aug. 24, 1927 ; 
assigned to Glasgow Mar. 30, 1929 ; class six July 24, 
1930 ; to Porto Alegre Oct. 27, 1931 ; to Managua 
Jan. 7, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 25, 1937 ; 
assigned also as 2d sec. at Managua Mar. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Catudal, Honorfi Marcel. — b. Plain ville, Kans., Nov. 
28, 1901; St. Louis Univ. 1918-19; St. Marys Coll., 
A. B. 1922 ; Catholic Univ., M. A. 1923 ; L'ficole Libre 
dos Sciences Politiques, diplnme 1925 ; London Soh. of 
El onomics 1925-20 ; Univ. of Vienna, summer 192G ; 
business asst., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 1928- 
29 : asst. customs agt., Bu. of Customs. 1929-30 ; 
Treas. representative at Paris 1930-32; customs agt. 
1934-35 ; economic analyst at $3,800 in the Dept. of 
State June 1, 1935-Sept. 13, 1937 ; app. economic 
analyst at $4,700 in llio Dept. of State Mar. 21, 
19.!S.— TA. 

Causo y Gonzalez, Federico Ernesto. — 6. Isabela de 
Sagua, Cuba, July 5, 1893 ; Cuban citizen ; attended 
high scb. and business sch. ; elk. and mgr. in cml. 
concern 1908-32 ; app. acting cons. agt. at Caibarien 
July 1, 1933 ; cons. agt. Sept. 14, 1933 ; married. 

Cavanaugh, Robert Joseph. — ft. Rock Island, HI., 
June 7, 1905 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 
1928; elk. 1927-20; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Blueflelds Jan. 25, 1929; at Windsor Aug. 30, 1929; 
v. c. at Charlottetown July 21, 1931 ; at Montreal 
May 22, 1933; married. 

Chapin, Selden. — 6. Erie, Pa., Sept. 19, 1899 ; 
Westminster Sch. ; St. Paul's Sch. ; U. S. N. A., grad. 
1919 ; U. S. Navy 1919-25, It. (Jg) ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Mar. 20, 1925 ; also 
V. c. of career and assigned to Hankow Sept. 2, 1925 ; 
app. sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 6, 1927; assigned as 
3d sec. at Peking Jan. 25, 1927 ; at Rome June 27, 
1929 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Quito Nov. 3, 1932 ; at San Salvador 
Aug. 4, 1934 (canceled) ; at Port-au-Prince Nov. 2, 



1934; class seven July 1, 1934; 2d sec. at Port-au- 
Prime Jan. 31. 1935; class six Apr. 1, 1936; as- 
signed to the Dept. May 22, 1930; class five Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married.— HA. 

Chapin, Vinton. — h. Chatenay, Seine, France, of 
Am. parents, Apr. 17, 1900; St. Mark's Sch.; Har- 
vard, A. B. 1923; U. S. Marine Corp.s 1918-19; with 
investment bankers 1923-26 ; app.. after exam.. For, 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career July 5. 1927; 
assigned to the Fur. Ser. Sen. Sept. 29. 1927 ; to 
Prague Mar. 5, 1929; sec. of Am. del., Int. Conf. on 
Safety of Life at Sea, London, 1929 ; asst. see, I.ion- 
don Naval Conf.. 1930; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Prague May 9. 1930; to the Dept. Nov. 1. 1930; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 16, 1931 ; assigned as 
For. Ser. officer at Paris, temp., June 27. 1931 ; sec. 
of del. to Int. Tech. Consulting Committee on Radio 
Communications, Copenhagen, 1931 ; asst. to the under 
sec. of state Oct. 19, 1931 ; resigned from For. Ser. 
Apr. 15, 1932; app. asst. to the under sec. of 
state at $4,600 Apr. 16, 1932 ; divisional asst. Nov. 18, 
1935 ; app. For. Ser. officer of class six, cons., and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 21. 1936 ; assigned to 
the Dept.. temp., July 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Prague July 
7, 1936; at London Aug. 25, 1938; married. 

Chapman, John Holbrook. — b. Irvington, N. J., Dec. 
15, 1891; attended high sch. and business sch.; 
George Washington Univ. four yrs. ; elk., Dept. of 
Agrlc, 1909-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; sec, Commn. 
to Baltic Provinces and Finland from Am. Commn. 
to Negotiate Peace, 1919 ; sec. to Am. Commr. at 
Riga 1919-22; elk. in Am. Leg. at Riga 1922-24; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. July 18, 1924 ; assigned to Lon- 
don Sept. 27, 1924 ; to Brussels May 25, 1925 ; app. 
V. c. of career and assigned to Cologne Aug. 21. 1925; 
to Nagoya Jan. 12, 1931 ; class eight, cuns.. and 
assigned to Nagoya Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Tokyo Oct. 7, 
1933; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; 2d sec. at Bangkok 
June 9, 1936; also cons, at Bangkok June 10, 1936; 
married. 

Chapman, William Edgar. — b. Mount Pisgali, Ark., 
Feb. 1, 1877; attended sch. In U. S. and Philippine 
Is. ; business scli. grad. ; Washington Coll. of Law. 
LL. B. 1914; National Univ., LL. M. 1915; mem. 
of bars of D. C. and Okla. ; newspaper reporter 
1899; U. S. Volunteers 1899-1901; teacher and supt. 
of sch., Philippine Is.. 1901-8; railway agt. Philip- 
pine Is.. Feb.-Aug. 1908 ; editor and mgr. of a news- 
paper. Philippine Is., 1908-9; elk., War Dept., 1909- 
10 ; asst. supt.. State, War, Navy Bidg., 1910-16 ; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight July 12, 1916, 
and assigned to Mazatlftn ; on detail in the Dept. 
July-Dec. 1916; detailed to Nogales Dec. 30, 1916; 
to Guaymas Apr. 1917; to Mazatlftn May 29, 1917; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Sault Ste. Marie June 20, 
1925; to Torreon Oct. 13, 1926; class six Oct. 20, 
1926 : assigned to Puerto Mexico Feb. 21, 1927 ; to 
Monterrey Aug. 17. 1927; to Call Mar. 8, 1928; class 
Ave Dec. 10, 1929 : assigned to North Bay Sept. 15, 
19.30; to Bilbao May 10. 1932; to Cherbourg, temp.. 



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Sept. 15, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplc. Ser. and assigned 
as 2d sec. at Madrid, temp., July 13, 1937 ; cons, at 
Gibraltar Feb. 19, 1938 ; married. 

Chase, Angrustus Sabin. — b. Waterbury, Conn., Mar. 
16, 1897 ; St. Mark's Sch. ; Yale. B. A. 1920 ; CorneU 
Law Sch., summer 1925 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; 2d It., 

0. R. C, 1924-29 ; teacher, Yale-in-China, Changsha, 
1920-21 ; editorial work 1922 ; in brass factories 1922- 
24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer imclass. Sept. 
11, 1925 ; V. c. of career May 20, 1926 ; assigned as 
language officer at Peking June 1, 1926 ; to the Dept., 
temp.. May 26, 1928; to Berlin June 27, 1928; to 
Breslau. temp., July 10, 1929 ; to Tsingtao Apr. 16, 
1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Tsingtao July 
24, 1930 ; to Mukden Jan. 23, 1932 ; to Canton Sept. 
5, 1935 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class six Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Chase, Warren Montgomery. — b. Chicago, III., Jan. 
19, 1905 ; Amherst, A. B. 1925 ; grad. work, Univ. of 
Chicago, 1925-26 ; Univ. of Paris 1926-27 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Jan. 29, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 2, 
1929 ; to Amsterdam Sept. 13, 1929 ; class eight July 

1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Amsterdam 
Jan. 24, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1936 ; to Piedras 
Negras May 22, 1936 (canceled) ; to Hamburg Mar. 
4, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
class six May 1, 1938 ; meirried. 

Cheadle, Henry Barlow (Lt. Col.) — b. Cannon Falls, 
Minn., May 1, 1891 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1913 ; assigned 
as mil. att. at Madrid and Lisbon Feb. 23, 1938; 
married. 

Cheever, Elsie Blanchard. — 6. Andover, Mass. ; 
high sch. grad. ; teacher in public and private sch. 
1913-17; elk., Treas. Dept., 1918-20; Army field elk. 
1920; elk., Dept. of Agric, 1920-23; app. elk. at 
SI. 200 in the Dept. of State Nov. 26. 1923 ; at $1,440 
July 1, 1924 ; at $1,500 July 1. 1925 ; at $1,680 Feb. 
16. 1926 ; at S1.860 Nov. 1, 1927 ; at $2,000 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,100 July 1, 1928; at $2,300 
July 1, 1930; at $2,400 Aug. 1, 1936; divisional asst. 
at $2,600 Dec. 29, 1937.— A-M/C. 

Cherp, Philip Florian. — b. Ivanhoe, Minn., May 5, 
190S ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1933 ; 
Govt. Printing Office 1927-28 ; app. elk. at $1,440 
in the Dept. of State Aug. 22, 1928; at $1,620 
Oct. 1. 1929 ; at $1,680 July 1, 1930 ; at $1,800 Feb. 
24, 1932 ; elk.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf.. 
London, 1933 ; app. v. c. at Moscow Feb. 12, 1934 ; 
elk. at Shanghai Feb. 12, 1938 ; v. c. at Shanghai 
Mar. 14, 1938 ; at Nanking, temp., Sept. 22, 1938. 

Cherrington, Ben Mark. — b. Gibbon, Nebr., Nov. 1, 
1885 ; Univ. of Nebr., B. A. 1911 ; Univ. of Calif., 
M. A. 1922 ; Columbia Univ., Ph. D. 1934 ; U. S. Army 
1918 ; general sec, Univ. of Calif. Y. M. C. A., 1911-17 ; 
student sec, Nat. Council Y. M. C. A., 1919-26 ; repre- 
sentative of Am. Relief Administrator at Int. Student 
Relief Confs. in Europe 1921 ; dir.. Foundation for 
Advancement Social Sciences, and chm., dept. of int. 
relations, Univ. of Denver, 1926-38 ; mem. Am. Semi- 



nar to Europe, summers 1921, 1924, 1929, 1936 ; mem. 
Am. N. E. A. del., World Federation of Educational 
Assns., Geneva, 1929, Denver 1933 ; representative of 
Inst, of Int. Education, World Peace Cong., Brussels, 
1936 ; author ; app. chief. Division of Cultural Rela- 
tions, Dept. of State, at $8,000 July 28, 1938; 
married. — RC. 

Childs, Archie William. — b. Wellsboro, Pa., Jan. 15, 
1898 ; high sch. grad. ; Southeastern Univ. and Amer- 
ican Univ. ; app. v. c. at Porto Alegre June 12, 1919 ; 
at Sao Paulo May 27, 1920; at St. Michael Sept. 27, 
1922 ; at Horta Apr. 15, 1924 ; at St. Michael June 
3, 1924 ; resigned July 21, 1925 ; field representative 
in Latin America for motor company 1925-26 ; 
traffic and credit mgr. for motor company 1926-28 ; 
asst. chief 1928-29, act. chief 1929-30, and chief 
1930-35 of Automotive-Aeronautics Trade Division, 
Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. ; app. asst. cml. att. at 
Rio de Janeiro May 28, 1935 ; married. 

Childs, James Eives. — b. Lynchburg, Va., Feb. 6, 
1893 ; Va. Mil. Inst. 1909-11 ; Randolph-Macon Coll., 
A. B. 1912; Harvard, A. M. 1915; principal of high 
sch. 1912-13 ; Am. Ambulance Ser. in France 1915 ; 
private tutor 1915-16; asst. master 1916-17; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, 1st It., overseas service ; detailed to 
.Vm. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; to Am. 
Relief Admin, in Serbia and Greece Apr. 1919 ; news- 
paper corr. 1919-21 ; asst. and dist. supervisor. Am. 
Relief Admin, in Russia, 1921-23 ; app., after exam., 
cons, of class seven Oct. 6, 1923 ; detailed to Jerusa- 
lem Nov. 20, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Bucharest May 4, 1925 ; 
class seven May 23, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 
17, 1930 ; assigned as cons, and 2d sec. at Cairo Oct. 
1, 1930 ; relieved of dutie.? as cons, at Cairo Jan. 3, 
1931; class six July 1, 1931; 2d sec. at Teheran 
Aug. 26, 1933; at Cairo Sept. 4, 1935; class five 
Oct. 1, 1935; to the Dept. Feb. 26, 1937; married. — 
NB. 

Childs, Prescott. — b. Holyoke, Mass., Dec. 2, 1898; 
Hotchkiss Sch. ; Yale, B. A. 1922 ; U. S. Army 1918- 
19, overseas service ; reconstruction work in France, 
summer 1920 ; instructor in private sch. 1922-23 ; 
archaeological expeditions in the Near East 1923- 
24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to Canton 
Nov. 8, 1924 ; to Lisbon Oct. 26, 1927 ; to Funchal, 
temp., Apr. 21, 1928 ; to Lisbon July 5, 1928 ; to 
St. Michael's Dec. 10, 1928 ; to Montevideo Sept. 25, 
1929 ; to Riviere du Loup, temp., Nov. 2, 1929 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Montevideo May 9, 1930 ; 
to Nice May 22, 1931 ; also to Monaco Sept. 18, 1931 ; 
to Berlin June 20, 1934 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 
class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; to Barbados June 23, 1936 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Chiperfield, Claude Burnett. — 6. Canton, 111., Oct. 
29, 1904 ; Phillips Exeter ; Knox Coll. 1923-25 ; Syra- 
cuse Univ. 1925-26 ; Univ. of 111. 1926-27 ; elk., trust 
company, 1926, 1927 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; 
assigned to Windsor, temp., Nov. 27, 1929 ; to the 



BIOGRAPHIES 



1 



For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 19, 1930; to Sydney, N. S. W„ 
July 22, 1930 ; to Venice May 5, 1932 ; to Naples Nov. 
7, 1934 ; to Venice, temp., Dec. 3, 1935 ; to Naples 
Jan. 4, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 193G ; 
assigned as v. c. at Aden May 22, 1936 ; class eight 
and cons. May 1, 193S ; cons, at Aden May 12, 1938 ; 
at Athens July 27, 193S ; married 

Chipman, Norris Bowie. — b. Washington, D. C. 
June 28, 1901 ; Dartmouth, A. B. 1927 ; rodman, U. S 
Geological Survey, summer 1917 ; app., after exam. 
For. Ser. officer uncUiss. and v. c. of career Oct. 24 
1928; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 5, 1928 
to Tallinn July 10, 1929 (canceled) ; to Riga Oct. 7 
1929 ; as language officer to the consulate general at 
Paris July 30. 1930 ; also v. c. at Paris May 1, 1931 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 19, 1933 ; assigned as 
For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Riga June 21, 1933 
3d sec. at Riga July 15, 1933 ; assigned to the Dept 
Mar. 7. 1934 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22 
1935 ; 3d sec. at Moscow July 30, 1936 ; also cons, at 
Moscow Apr. 21, 1938 ; married. 

Christiani, Courtland Emil. — b. Indianapolis, Ind., 
May 6, 1S91 ; business high sch. grad. ; language study 
under private tutors ; stenog. 1914-17, in War Dept. 
1917 ; asst. elk.. House Rules Committee, and sec. to 
mem. of Cong. 1918 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Mexico City Oct. 1918 ; v. c. at Barcelona 
Oct. 1, 1919; at Cardiff Aug. 31. 1921; at Sheffield 
Feb. 29. 1928 ; at Ghent May 16, 1929 ; at Izmir Aug. 
20, 1932; at Curagao July 17, 1933; at Trinidad, 
temp., Nov. 16, 1934 ; at Curagao Jan. 31, 1935 ; at 
Newcastle-on-Tyne July 31, 1936 ; at Glasgow, temp., 
Jan. 15, 1938 ; at Ntwcastle-on-Tyne June 25, 1938. 

Christiansen, Norman Lars. — b. Fargo, N. Dak., Jan. 
2. 1913 ; Northwestern Univ. 1931-32 ; N. Dak. Univ., 
B. A. 1935 ; Univ. of Oslo, Norway, 1935 ; Centro de 
estudios hlst6ricos, Madrid, 1936 ; Univ. of Minn., grad. 
work 1936-38 ; asst. instructor in Spanish, Univ. of 
Minn., 1936-37 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 6, 1938 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City Apr. 
12, 1938. 

Christie, Emerson Brewer. — b. Marash, Turkey, of 
Am. parents. Mar. 17, 1878 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; 
Yale, B. A. 1901 ; Harvard Grad. Sch. 1910 ; American 
Univ., Master of Political Science, 1928 ; teacher in 
Philippine Is. 1901-4 ; asst., Bu. of Ethnological 
Survey, Philippine Is., 1904-7 ; Division of Ethnology, 
Philippine Is., asst. chief, 1907-15, act. chief, 1912- 
13; Instructor in Spanish, Univ. of Mich., 1915-16; 
prof, of French, Temple Univ., 1916-17 ; app. special 
asst. at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Dec. 10, 1918; 
at $1,800 July 1, 1919 ; at $2,160 Feb. 1, 1920 ; 
drafting officer at $2,500 June 17, 1921, effective July 
1 ; at $2,800 July 1, 1924 ; at $2,900 Nov. 1, 1927 ; 
chief, Translating Bu., Apr. 18, 1928 ; at $3,000 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; economic adviser to 
Am. Commr., Commn. of Inquiry and Conciliation, 
Bolivia and Paraguay, Washington, 1929 ; at $3,200 
July 1, 1930; at $3,300 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart 
Act> ; at ^?.M>0 Sept. 1. 19.35; married. — Tr. 



ChylinskI, Thaddeus Henry. — b. Wilmington, Del., 
Oct. 14, 1M>8; high sch. grad.; Pa. State Coll. 1917; 
employed by mfg. Arm ; Polish Army three yrs. ; elk. in 
Am. consulate general at Warsaw 1920-25 ; real estate 
business 1925-27 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate general 
at Warsaw Sept. 5, 1927; v. c at Warsaw Oct. 1. 
1936. 

Claffey, John F. — b. Waterbury, Conn., Nov. 12, 
1881 ; attended business sch. ; private tutors ; Villa- 
nova Coll., B. S. ; Conn. Nat. Guards 1900-1903; 
timekeeper 1898-1914; app. v. and dep. cons, at 
Dublin June 25, 1914 ; v. c. at Dublin by act approved 
Feb. 5, 1915 ; at London Jan. 27, 1921 ; at Leeds, 
temp., Sept. 1, 1922; at London Dec. 22, 1922; at 
Hull Aug. 1, 1927 (canceled) ; at Bristol Oct. 17, 
1933; at Bradford, temp., Oct. 15, 1935; at Bristol 
Feb. 6, 1936; at Cardiff, temp., July 24, 1936; at 
Bristol Sept. 2, 1936 ; at Cardiff, temp., July 23, 1937 ; 
at Bristol Sept. 6, 1937; at Cardiff, temp.. May 0, 
193S ; at Bristol Aug. 29, 1938 ; married. 

Clare, "Walter B. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 23, 
1910 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; St. John's 
Coll. 1928- ; elk., bookkeeper, and typist 1926-30; 
app. dk. at $1,200 in the N. Y. Despatch Agency of 
the Dept. of State Apr. 25, 1930 ; asst. despatch agt. 
at $3,200 July 1, 1935. 

Clark, Harlan Bendell. — b. Brookfleld, Ohio, Jan. 5, 
1913; Mich. State Coll., A. B. 1935; Fletcher Sch. of 
Law and Diplomacy, A. M. 1936 ; salesman and busi- 
ness mgr. 19.j5-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Zurich July 8, 1937. 

Clark, Lewis. — b. Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 16, 1895 ; 
Marion Inst., Marion, Ala., B. S. 1914 ; Univ. of Va. 
1914—16 ; surveyor for sugar plantation In Cuba 1917 ; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; elk. and mgr. for cotton mer- 
chants 1919-22 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. Sept. 11, 1925 ; v. c. of career May 20, 1926 ; 
assigned as language officer at Peking June 1, 1926 ; 
V. c. at Kalgan, temp., Dec. 2, 1926 ; language officer 
at Peking Oct. 1, 1927 ; detailed to the leg. Oct. 1, 
1928; V. c. at Tsinan, temp.. May 11, 1929; at Han- 
kow Mar. 6, 1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 9, 1930 ; as For. Ser. officer to the Am. 
Leg. at Peiping July 5, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 16, 1932 ; a.ssigned as 3d sec. at Peiping July 
21, 1932 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Teiplng 
Jan. 31, 1935 ; at Paris Apr. 26, 1935 ; class six June 
1, 1937; to the Dept. July 24, 1937; married. — Eu. 

Clark, Reed Paige. — b. Londonderry, N. H., Aug. 
19, 1878 ; Plnkerton Acad. grad. ; Columbian Coll. 
(now George Washington Univ.). A. B. 1898, A. M. 
and LL. B. 1901 ; mem. of bar of N. H. ; tutor and 
instructor in languages In seminary and nnlv. 1898- 
1901; committee elk., U. S. Senate, 1901-11; gen. re- 
ceiver of customs and financial adviser to Liberia 
1911-16; ex. sec., N. H. Fuel Admin., 1917; agt. of 
cocoa house In Africa 1918-19 ; app., after exam., 
cons, of cla.<^ seven Sept. 5, 1919; assigned to Loanda, 
Angola, Oct. 28, 1919 ; class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; as- 
signed to Port Elizabeth Jan. 2, 1924 ; For. Ser. offl- 



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cer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 
1925 ; assigned to Mexico City Apr. 10, 1925 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 2d sec. at Monrovia 
Feb. 4, 1926 ; as cons, at Mexico City Dec. 27, 1926 ; 
at Guadalajara Sept. 10, 1928 ; at Santo Domingo 
Jan. 10, 1929 ; class five May 23, 1929 ; at Belgrade 
Dec. 1, 1930 ; class four July 1, 1931 ; at Vienna 
Oct. 31, 1935 ; also 1st sec. at Vienna Dec. 10, 1935 ; 
cons, at Victoria, B. C, June 22, 1937 ; married. 

Clark, Thomas Beeman. — 6. Reagan, Tex., Feb. 8, 
1874 ; Univ. of Tex., B. S. 1906 ; railway mail ser. 
1900-1903 ; stenog. 1906-11 ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 
1911-18; dep. collector of internal revenue 1918; app. 
elk. in Am. Leg. at Peking Nov. 1918 ; In Am. Con- 
sulate General at Shanghai Mar. 1919; v. c. at 
Shanghai Oct. 28, 1926. 

Clarke, James Brent. — b. Washington, D. C, Sept. 
30, 1870 ; attended high sch. ; in post office 1888- 
1911 ; supt. of mails 1911-20 ; with business firms 
1920-24 ; app. elk. at $1,140 In the Dept. of State 
Oct. 27, 1924; at $1,680 May 16, 1925; at $1,860 
Jan. 16, 1926 ; chief of mail section Mar. 22, 1926 ; at 
$2,100 Apr. 1, 1927; at $2,300 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $2,400 July 1, 1928; at $2,600 July 1, 1930; 
at $2,900 Feb. 1, 1936; supt., Diplomatic Pouch and 
Mail Section, Apr. 2, 1937 ; at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938 ; 
married.— MA. 

Clarke, Robert John. — b. Somersetshire, England, 
Aug. 28, 1877 ; naturalized ; attended sch. In Eng- 
land ; corr. courses ; farming In England and U. S. 
1888-96; construction work 1896-1900; U. S. Army 
1900-1903; Quartermaster's Dept. 1903-12; sec. and 
treas. of gold-mining company 1912-13 ; stenog., Bu. 
of Posts, Manila, P. I., 1913; accounting 1913-15; 
office mgr. in corr. sch. 1915-17 ; elk. In Am. Leg. at 
Peking Jan. 1917 ; in Am. Consulate General at 
Shanghai June 1917 ; v. c. at Shanghai Apr. 8, 1918 ; 
resigned Aug. 31, 1920 ; salesman 1920-28 ; app. v. c. 
at Victoria, Brazil, June 14, 1928 ; married. 

Clarkson, Anna Louise. — b. Washington, D. C. ; at- 
tended public schs. and business sch.; private tutors; 
elk.. War Dept., 1913-15, Treas. Dept., 1917-19, 
State Dept. 1919-25 ; secretary 1925-33 ; app. admin, 
asst. at $2,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 26, 1933; 
private sec. to asst. sec. of state Mar. 16, 1934 ; pri- 
vate sec. to del., Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance 
of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; asst. to under sec. of 
state at $4,600 May 26, 1937.— U. 

Clattenburg, Albert Edwin, Jr. — ft. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Sept. 16, 1906; Univ. of Pa., A. B. 1928; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of ca- 
reer Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned to the For, Ser. Sch. 
July 1, 1929; to Athens Sept. 13, 1929; to Patras, 
temp.. Mar. 16, 1931 ; to Athens May 16, 1931 ; 
to Batavia July 20, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 25, 1936 ; class eight June 1, 1937 ; cons, and 
assigned to Batavia June 17, 1937 ; married. 

Clubb, Oliver Edmund, — b. South Park, Minn., Feb. 
16, 1901 ; attended engineering sch. ; Univ. of Wash. 
1922-23; Univ. of Minn., A. B. 1927, grad. work 



1927 ; George Washington Univ. 1928 ; U. S. Army 
1918-19 ; farming 1920-21 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 1928 ; as lan- 
guage officer at Peking Jan. 18, 1929 ; as v. c. at 
Hankow Mar. 12, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 13, 1934 ; assigned as 
For. Ser. officer at Peiping Sept. 18, 1934 ; as 3d sec. 
of leg. at Peiping Oct. 8, 1934 ; con.s. Jan. 22, 1935 ; 
3d sec. of emb. at Peiping Seot. 17. 1935 ; class 
seven and assigned as 2d sec. at Peiping Apr. 1, 
1936 ; also cons, at Tientsin Mar. 7, 1938 ; class six 
Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Clum, Harold Dunatan. — 6. Saugertles, N. Y., June 

I, 1879 ; St. Stephen's Coll., A. B. 1901 ; Columbia, 
A. M. 1903; teacher In high sch. 1901-2, 1904-9; 
app. V. and dep. cons. gen. at San Salvador Apr. 7, 
1909 ; app., after exam., cons, at Ceiba Mar. 13, 1912 ; 
at Corinto Nov. 24, 1913 ; cons, of class seven by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned to Calgary Sept. 17, 
1915 ; class six Sept. 14, 1917 ; assigned to Santiago 
de Cuba Aug. 31, 1918; class five Sept. 5, 1919; 
class four June 4, 1920 ; assigned to Konigsberg Apr. 
28, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Guayaquil June 30, 1926 ; class four May 
23, 1929 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Guayaquil Oct. 9, 
1930; to Bucharest Jan. 13, 1933; to Callao-Lima 
Aug. 13, 1935 ; to Rotterdam June 5, 1937 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Cobb, George Calhoun. — b. Americus, Ga., Aug. 31, 
1882; high sch. grad.; New York Art Sch. 1903-7; 
elk. 1901-2 ; magazine illustrator 1908-15 ; secretary 
1916-17 ; field elk. 1918 ; U. S. Army Oct.-Nov. 1918 ; 
secretary, Y. M. C. A., 1918-19 ; app. v. c. at St. 
Michael's Oct. 28, 1919 ; at Jerusalem July 13, 1921 ; 
at Alexandria Oct. 23, 1923 ; at Nancy Mar. 11, 1925 ; 
at Boulogne-sur-Mer Dec. 29, 1925 ; at Havre Mar. 

II, 1926; at Dakar Apr. 18, 1927; at St. John's, 
N. F., May 29, 1930 ; at Kingston, Ont., Dec. 4, 1934 ; 
at Tahiti Mar. 24, 1937. 

Cochran, H. Merle. — b. Crawfordsville, Ind., July 
6, 1892 ; Wabash Coll. 1909-10 ; Univ. of Ariz., B. S. 
1913, M. S. 1914 ; app. v. and dep. cons, at Mannheim 
June 19, 1914; at Nogales Dec. 23, 1914; v. c. at 
Nogales by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; detailed to 
Guatemala 1916 ; resigned Aug. 1916 ; ranching in 
Mexico 1916-18 ; app. elk. In Am. Leg. at Berne Feb. 
12, 1918; V. c. at Lugano Oct. 7, 1918; at Kingston, 
Jamaica, Apr. 8, 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Kingston, Jamaica, Oct. 22, 1919; detailed to Port 
au Prince Feb. 4, 1920; to Montreal Mar. 9, 1920; 
class two May 24, 1920 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; 
cons, of class seven June 22, 1922 ; class six Aug. 23, 
1922 ; detailed to the Dept. Sept. 21, 1923 ; class five 
Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 
1924; class five Aug. 31, 1925; assigned to Paris 
Mar. 3, 1927 ; class four June 30, 1927 ; class three 
May 9, 1930; assigned to Basel Oct. 15, 1930; 
as For. Ser. officer to Am. Emb. at Paris Nov. 9, 
1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 9, 1932 ; assigned 
as 1st sec. at Paris Nov. 23, 1932 ; adviser, 1st meet- 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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in;: of Experts' Prep. Committee for Int. Monetary 
iiiul Economic Conf., Geneva, 1932, and nsst., 2d 
meeting, Geneva, 1033; detailed for duty wltu Am. 
del. to Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 
June 25, 1933 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; class one Nov. 
16, 1930; married. 

Cochran, William Pearsol, Jr. — b. Stockton, Md., 
Dec. 15, 1902; D. S. N. A., grad. 1924; U. S. Navy 
1924-20, ensign ; app., after exam.. For. Sor. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24. 1928; to Auckland 
Nov. 3, 1928 ; to Wellington Apr. 9. 1929 ; to the 
Dept., temp.. Nov. 21. 1930 ; to Mexico City Feb. 20, 
1932 ; to San Salvador Feb. 27, 1935 ; sec. in tbe Dlplo. 
Ser. Mar. 13, 1935; assigned also as 3d sec. at San 
Salvador Mar. 10, 1935 ; to the Dept. Mar. 15, 1937 ; 
class eight Apr. 1. 19."<7 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; 3d sec. 
at Lima Mar. 4, 1938 ; married. 

Cocke, Jack Eugene. — 6. Somerville, Tenn., Dec. 6, 
1888 ; high sch. grad. ; private tutors in U. S. and 
France ; bookkeeper, teller, and accountant 1907-16 ; 
U. S. Army 1916, Mexican bordor service ; elk.. War 
Dept., 1917: Army field elk. 1918-19; app. elk. in 
Am. Emb. at Paris Dec. 15, 1919 ; special disbursing 
officer at Paris Apr. 1, 1925 ; special disbursing 
officer. Am. Commn.. Int. Colonial Exposition, Paris, 
1031 ; detailed to dist. acct. and disbursing office at 
Paris July 1, 1932; app. v. c. at Nantes Oct. 7. 1932; 
detailed as elk. to the emb. at Rome Oct. 11-Nov. 21, 
1935 ; married. 

Codoner, Manuel Joseph. — b. New York City May 
19, 1894 ; attended high sch. ; U. S. Army 1913-15 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Valencia Dec. 1, 1916 ; 
V. c. at Valencia Jan. 15, 1917 ; at Alicante Dec. 3, 
1928; at Gibraltar Fob. 1, 1935; at Bilbao June 4, 
1030; at Marseille, temp., Sept. 15, 1936; at Bilbao 
Nov. 28. 1930; at St. Michael Oct. 18, 1937; manicd. 

Coe, Eobert Douglas. — 6. New York City Feb. 27, 
1902 : St. Paul's Sch. ; Harvard, A. B. 1923 ; Mag- 
dalen Coll., Oxford, B. A. 1927 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 
1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 25, 1928 ; 
to Porto Alcgre Nov. 3, 1928 ; sec. in the Dlplo. Sor. 
Jan. 9, 1930 ; 3d sec. at Lima Jan. 16, 1930 ; at 
I.'^tanbul Apr. 8, 1931 ; v. c. at Calcutta June 29, 
1935; class eight June 1, 1937; cons, and assigned 
to Calcutta June 17, 1937 ; cons, and 3d sec. at 
Moscow June 30, 1937 (canceled) ; to the Dept. July 
:0, 1937.— Eu. 

Cogswell, Francis (Capt.) — 6. Portsmouth, N. II., 
Aug. 19, 1887; U. S. N. A., grad. 1908; assigned 
as naval att. and naval att. for air at Paris and 
Madrid Mar. 24, 1930 ; married. 

Colbem, William Henry (Maj.) — b. Lee's Summit, 
Mo., June 20, 1895 ; entered U. S. Army Aug. 25, 
1917 ; assigned as mil. att. at Warsaw June 22, 1938 ; 
married. 

Cole, Felix.— 6. St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 12, 1887; 
Univ. of Wis. 1905-0 ; Harvard, A. B. 1910 ; George 
Washington, LL. B. 1928; mem. of bar of D. C. ; re- 



porter and editorial writer 1911-12 ; agt. in Petrograd 
1913-14 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Petro- 
grad Jan. 1, 1915; v. c. at Petrograd Aug. 4, 1915; 
at Archangel Oct. 4, 1917 ; app., after exam., cons, 
of class eight Feb. 19, 1918 ; act. cml. att. at 
Archangel Nov. 20, 1918 ; directed to proceed to the 
U. S. Aug. 0, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Oct. 20, 1919 ; act. chief. Russian Divi- 
sion, Apr. 0, 1920 ; assigned to Bucharest Nov. 20, 
1920 ; class five Nov. 19. 1921 ; resigned Nov. 1921 ; 
reapp. cons, of class tlve Aug. 23, 1922 ; detailed to 
the Dept. Oct. 1. 1922 ; class four Mar. 1, 1U23 ; For. 
Sor. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Aug. 
8, 1924 ; assigned to Sydney. N. S., Sept. 26. 1924 ; 
detailed to the Dopt. Dec. 6, 1924 ; mem.. Publications 
Committee of the Dept., 1925-29 ; class three June 
8, 1927 ; cons. gen. Aug. 6, 1928 ; assigned to Warsaw 
Aug. 24, 1928 ; to Frankfort-on-the-Maln May 22, 
1930; class two July 24. 1930; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. 
Oct. 25, 1930 ; assigned as couns. of leg. at Riga, 
Kovno, and Tallinn Nov. 11, 1930 ; also cons. gen. 
at Riga Nov. 7, 1935 ; cons. gen. at Algiers Oct. 2, 
1936; married. 

Cole, Thomas Joseph. — b. Cincinnati, Ohio. June 9, 
1888 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Royal Univ., 
Rome, Italy, 1921-22 ; elk.. Isthmian Canal Commn., 
1908-9; secretary 1909-12; internal revenue agt., 
Manila, P. I., 1912-16; app. elk. in Am. Emb. at Vi- 
enna Dec. 7, 1916 ; at Rome Apr. 19, 1917 ; at Istanbul 
May 13, 1925 ; v. c. at Geneva Oct. 27, 1934 ; married. 

Cole, William Edward, Jr. — b. Fort Totten, N. Y., 
Nov. 29, 1908 ; Punahou Acad., Honolulu ; Univ. of 
Paris igSO-."]! ; Dartmouth, A. B. 1932 ; camp project 
supt. Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-35 ; inspector, 
credit company, 19::0 ; 2d It., 0. R. C, 1937 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to 
Vancouver July 8, 1037 ; married. 

Colehrook, Mulford Albert. — b. Rochester, N. Y., 
Sept. 20, 1002 ; Pawling Sch. grad. ; Princeton. A. B. 
1026; private tutors in Franco 1927-30; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Port au Prince June 9, 1931 ; 
V. c. at Port au Prince Aug. 27, 1931 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Port au Prince Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 19, 1932; v. c. at Brisbane Dec. 22, 1932; 
at London Dec. 21, 1930 ; married. 

Colladay, Montgomery Hill. — 6. Middletown, Conn., 
Dec. (!, 1001'; I.ooniis Sell.; Dartmouth, B. S. 1920; 
private tutor 1926-27 ; teacher In grade and high 
sch. 1927-28 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 20, 1929; to Hamburg Mar. 26, 
1930 (canceled) ; to Warsaw May 8, 1930; to Basel 
Nov. 17, 1933; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936; 
class eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Basel 
May 12, 1D?.8 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Tallinn June 17, 
1938 ; married. 

Collins, Harold Moorman. — 6. Lynchburg, Va., June 
27, 1894 ; Washington and Lee, B. A. 1914 ; Columbia 
Univ. Sch. of Journalism 1917-18 ; principal in high 



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sch. 1914-16 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; owner 
and mgr. of Insur. agency 1919-21 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned 
to Dublin Dec. 14, 1921; class two Nov. 23, 1923; 
class one May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer uuclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. Mar. 

3, 1925 ; assigned to Nantes June 24, 1926 ; class 
seven May 17, 1928; to Bnsenada Sept. 28, 1929; 
to Riviere du Loup Aug. 25, 1930 ; to Edmonton Apr. 
29, 1931 ; class six July 1, 1934; to Winnipeg Aug. 

4, 1934; to San Jos6, Costa Rica, Feb. 25, 1936; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 27, 1936 ; assigned also 
as 2d sec. at San Jos6 June 2, 1936 ; cons, at Tam- 
pico Aug. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Collins, James Alexander, Jr. — 5. North Yakima, 
Wash., Mar. 9, 1907 ; Tsingtao Am. Acad. grad. ; in 
business in China 1924-26 ; with cml. firms in China 
1926-31 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate general at 
Shanghai Aug. 10, 1931 ; v. c. at Shanghai Mar. 22, 
1938; at Yiinnanfu, temp., Sept. 9, 1938. 

Colquitt, Adrian Boisfeuillet. — 6. Savannah, Ga., 
June 6, 1908 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Ga. 
Sch. of Tech. 1928-29; Sorbonne, summer 1932; 
L'Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales, certifi- 
cate 1933; bank elk. 1924-27; accountant 1927; elk. 
and salesman 1930-31 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Ziirich Oct. 3, 1933 ; at Addis Ababa May 
7, 1936; V. c. at Addis Ababa Feb. 16, 1937; at 
Aden, temp.. Mar. 24, 1937 ; at Adelaide, temp., Aug. 
25, 1937 ; at Brisbane, temp., Nov. 23, 1937 ; at Port 
Elizabeth Jan. 3, 1938. 

Condayan, Vahram Hagop. — h. Bardezag, Turkey, 
Nov. 10, 1896 ; Robert Coll., Constantinople, 1914-16 ; 
asst. librarian and tutor, Robert Coll. ; with cml. firm 
in Milan 1920-22, in Djibouti 1923-25; founded a 
business 1925 ; app. cons. agt. at Djibouti Apr. 1, 
1929 ; married. 

Connelly, Bernard Chamberlin. — b. Rock Island, 
111., May 3, 1908 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Princeton, 
A. B. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Trieste 
June 20, 1931 ; v. c. at Trieste Aug. 8, 1931 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Trieste Jan. 2, 1932; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Mar. 17, 1932; to Sydney, N.S.W., July 26, 
1932 ; to Melbourne Mar. 6, 1933 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. 
at Bucharest Jan. 18, 1936 ; v. c. at Karachi and 
Kabul Dec. 15, 1937 ; married. 

Constan, Peter K. — 6. Sparta, Greece, Jan. 30, 1888 ; 
naturalized ; Olivet Coll., A. B. 1911 ; Harvard Grad. 
Sch. 1911-12; elk. 1907-08; elk. and special investi- 
gator, Mich. State Labor Dept., 1911, 1912-13 ; inves- 
tigator, Nat. Child Labor Committee, Jan.-Mar. 1913 ; 
special agt., Mass. Society for Prevention of Cruelty 
to Children, 1913-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; app. elk. 
in Am. leg. at Athens Mar. 31, 1920 ; at Belgrade 
July 18, 1935 ; in Am. consulate at Belgrade July 18, 
1938 ; V. c. at Belgrade Sept. 23, 1938 ; married. 

Converse, Charles Albert. — 6. Valdosta, Ga., July 
31, 1904 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; tutors ; Va. Mil. 
Inst. ; partner in real e.state and insur. firm 1927- 
30; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; 



assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 2, 1930 ; as t. c. 
at Cape Town July 26, 1930; at London June 20, 
1934 ; class eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at 
London May 12, 1938 ; married. 

Cooke, Hedley Vicars, Jr. — b. East Orange, N. J., 
May 3, 1906 ; Cartaret Acad. ; Phillips Andover ; 
Yale, B. A. 1927 ; Instructor In French and Spanish, 
Mohegan Lake Sch., 1927-28; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Edinburgh Nov, 20, 1928 ; v. c. at Edin- 
burgh May 1, 1929 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and 
assigned as v. c. at Edinburgh Dec. 19, 1929 ; at 
Caracas June 23, 1930 ; at Santo Domingo Oct. 25, 
1930; at Tsingtao Feb. 16, 1932; at Shanghai Apr. 
21, 1933 ; at Moncton Aug. 16. 1935 ; at Glasgow Dec. 
19, 1936 ; at Bombay and Portuguese possessions in 
India Dec. 18, 1937 ; class eight and cons. May 1, 
1938 ; cons, at Bombay and Portuguese possessions in 
India May 12, 1938. 

Cookingham, Harris Nicks. — b. Red Hook on Hud- 
son, N. Y., Nov, 3, 1883 ; Syracuse Univ., A. B. 1907 ; 
sec. 1907-10 ; app. v. and dep. cons, at Seville Jan. 7, 
1911 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Barcelona Oct. 6, 
1914 ; V. c. at Barcelona Feb. 6, 1915 ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class eight and detailed to Barcelona 
Feb. 19, 1918 ; assigned to Tunis May 27, 1919 ; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five Nov. 23, 1921 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tan- 
gier Aug. 23, 1924 ; to Tunis Oct. 13, 1924 ; to Saigon 
Oct. 23, 1924 ; to Tenerife May 29, 1928 ; to Vancouver 
Nov. 21, 1930; class five July 1, 1934; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; to Singapore Sept. 3, 1938. 

Cooper, Charles Albert. — b. Humboldt, Nebr., Oct. 
21, 1908 ; Univ. of Nebr., A. B. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Havre Sept. 16, 1931 ; v. e. at Havre 
Nov. 3, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofBcer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Havre Jan. 2, 
1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 1932 ; to Canton 
Dec. 22, 1932 ; language officer at Tokyo Aug. 17, 
1933 ; V. c. at Tokyo Sept. 5, 1935 ; at Nagoya, temp., 
June 7, 1937 ; at Shanghai Oct. 25, 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Nanking, temp., Apr. 21, 1938. 

Cootes, Merritt Newton. — b. Norfolk, Va., Mat. 11, 
1909 ; Woodberry Forest Sch. grad. ; Ecole He de 
France 1929 ; Princeton, A. B. 1931 ; bank elk., Paris, 
1929 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; 
assigned to the Dept., temp., Jan. 20, 1932 ; as v. c. 
at Port au Prince June 24, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Feb. 24, 1933 ; to Hong Kong June 13, 1933 ; to 
Manila, temp., Oct. 16, 1935 ; to Saigon, temp., Dec. 
28, 1935; to Hong Kong June 6, 1936; to Habana 
Aug. 26, 1936 (canceled) ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Port- 
au-Prince July 2, 1937. 

Cope, Albert John, Jr. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 
Aug. 13, 1909 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
Univ. of Utah 1927-30 ; travel and study in Europe 
1930—33 ; music teacher 1933-34 ; app. elk. in Am. 
consulate at Stuttgart June 5, 1934 ; v. c. at Stuttgart 
July 18, 1936 ; married. 

Copley, William Edward. — 6. Altoona, Pa., July 30, 
1893; St. Francis Coll., grad. 1916; Spalding Coll., 



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grad. 1917 ; store mgr. 1917-18 ; U. S. Army 1918-19 ; 
teacher In high sch. 1921-23 ; app. elk. In Am. Con- 
sulate at Port au I'rince Oct. 29, 1923; v. c. at Port 
au Priuce June 9. 1925 ; at Santiago de Cuba, Oct. 23, 
1025; at Matanzas, temp., July 7, 1926; at Santiago 
de Cuba Aug. 17, 1926; at Monterrey June 19, 1928; 
at A'^uncii'm July 11, lO;?:! ; at Buonos Aires Nov. 22, 
1034 ; at Asuncion Sept. 14, 1936 ; at Buenos Aires 
May 20, 19;!T. 

Corcoran, Alice Lucas (Mrs.) — b. Washington, D. C. ; 
high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ., summer 
1928 ; elk. In law office; app. elk. at ?900, temp., in the 
Dept. of State Oct. 4, 1916 ; permanently May 1, 
1917; at $1,000 Aug. 1. 1917; at $1,200 May 1, 1918; 
at $1,400 Mar. 1. 1919; at $1,600 Feb. 1, 1924; 
at $1,860 July 1, 1924; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1925; cler- 
ical asst.. Prep. Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., 
Int. Economic Conf., and Three I'ower Naval Conf., 
Geneva. 1927 ; at $1,9S0 Mar. 1, 1927 ; at $2,040 
July 1. 1928 (Welch Act); at $2,100 Feb. 1, 1929; 
code elk.. London Naval Conf., 1930; at $2,300 July 
1, 1930; at $2,400 July 3, 1930 (Brookbart Act); 
admin, asst. at $2,600 Oct. 16, 1937.— DCR. 

Corcoran. William Warwick. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
Sept. 5, 1SS4 ; attended private sch. and business 
Bch. ; Georgetown Law Sch. two yrs. ; Univ. of Lille, 
I'^ance, summer course ; newspaper corr. and editor 
1905-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three May 24, 1920 ; 
assigned to Calcutta Aug. 2, 1920 ; to Bombay Sept. 
14, 1920; to Calcutta Oct. 19, 1920; to Madras Mar. 
28, 1921 ; to Boulogne-sur-Mer May 14, 1921 ; class 
two Nov. 17, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 
1924 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Boulogne- 
sur-Mer May 23. 1929; to Warsaw May 28, 1929; 
class seven Feb. 4, 1031 ; to Algiers Oct. 12. 1031 ; 
to Gibraltar, temp., June 3, 1932; to Algiers Aug. 13, 
1932 ; to Matamoros Nov. 7, 1932 (canceled) ; to 
Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 7, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Nov. 3, 1934 ; assigned as cons, at Vigo Nov. 26, 
1934 ; at GOteborg Aug. 15, 1936 ; married. 

Cordell, William Howard. — 6. Butlerville, Ark., Feb. 
25, 1908 ; Ark. State Teachers Coll., B. A. 1931 ; Univ. 
of Ark., M. A. 1932; supt. of high sch. 1926-28; 
feature work for newspapers and magazines 1933-38 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Warsaw July 20, 1938. 

Correll, Alice Brown (Mrs.) — 6. Salt Lake City, 
Utah ; Univ. of Utah, M. A. 1927 ; George Washington 
Univ., grad. work 1927-28; American Univ., Ph. D. 
1933; teacher In jr. high sch. 1928-29, 1930; drafts- 
man, Census Bu., 1929-30; research asst.. Civil Ser. 
Commn., Jul.v-Oct. 1930 ; app. archive asst. at $1,800 
In the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1930; at $2,000 Aug. 29, 
1931 ; at $2,600 Apr. 1, 1935 ; re.^^.-nrch asst. Doc. 22, 
1937; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938.— RP. 

Corrick, Donald Whsatley. — b. Kensington. Md., 
Aug. 15, 1897 ; attended high sch. ; Southeastern 
Univ., B. C. S. 1926; U. S. Navy 1917-19; elk.. Navy 
Dept., 1919-23 ; asst. gen. office mgr., dept. store, 
1923-24 ; chief of an accounting section, Dept. of 



Agrlc, 1924-34 ; app. adniln. asst. at $2,900 In the 
Dept. of State Nov. 1, 1934; at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938; 
married. — DA. 

Corrlgan, Frank P.— b. Cleveland, Ohio. July 14, 
18S1 ; Adelbert Coll., A.B. 1903 ; Western Ueserve 
Univ.. M.I). li)0«: linlv. of Vienna 1910; grad. work 
in U.S. ami ;ibroad ; steel metallurgist 1898-99 ; Ohio 
Naval Reserve lSOS-1901 ; interne, pathologist, and 
surgeon 1906-19; assoc. director for I-Uin America, 
Am. Coll. of Surgeons, 1920-22 ; director of surgery 
in hosi)ital 1022-32; author; app. K.K. and M.l'. to 
El Salvador Mar. 14, 1934; to Panama Aug. 0, 1037; 
married. 

Corrigan, John.— 6. Atlanta, Ga., July 25, 1878; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; George 
Washington Law Sch. three months; Univ. of Paris 
four mouths; newspaper reporter, editor, and corr. 
1898-1917; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., overseas 
service; app. v. c. at Havre Oct. 30, 1919; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven June 4, 1920 ; de- 
tailed to Havre; assigned to Cherbourg Sept. 11, 1922; 
class six Mar. 1, 1023 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned 
to Dublin Nov. 20, 1925; to Smyrna Nov. 19, 1926; 
to Venice Dec. 2, 1929 ; class five July 24, 1930 ; 
to Durban Oct. 31, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
1, 1937 ; married. 

Corse, Carl D. — b. Verndale, Minn., Nov. 20. 1007; 
Univ. of Minn., B. B. A. 1930, M. A. 1935; instructor 
and research asst. In economics and statistics, Univ. 
of Minn., 1930-35; field Investigator, Tieas. Dept., 
Sept. 1934 ; app. economic analyst at $3,800 In the 
Dept. of State Aug. 1, 1935 ; married. — TA. 

Cory, Merle Ralph. — b. Napavine, Wash., Nov. 8, 
1897 ; Coll. of Puget Sound 1920-22 ; Univ. of Wash., 
B. A. 1925 ; Yenching Univ., Peking, China, grad. 
work 1927-28 ; private tutors in Japanese ; U. S. Army 
1918 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Seoul July 23, 
1925; in Am. Log. at Peking July 1, 1927; In Am. 
consulate at Seoul Oct. 16, 1929 ; v. c. at Seoul Oct. 
13, 1934; at Tokyo Nov. 6, 1937; at Nagasaki Jan. 

20, 1938. 

Costello, Walter Thomas. — b. San Francisco, Calif., 
Aug. 12, 1897 ; attended business high sch. ; stenog. 
and elk. ; app. v. c. at Sydney, N.S.W., Jan. 22, 
1921; at Newcastle Sept. 30, 1922; at Sydney Aug. 

21, 1923; at Melbourne, temp.. Mar. 20, 1926; at 
Sydney Aug. 9, 1926; at Suva, temp.. May 22, 1929; 
at Ensenada Aug. 4, 1930 ; v. c. and elk. at Moscow 
June 18, 1935. 

Coudray, Robert Carter. — b. Newport, R. L, Dec. 21, 
1,S95; business liiuh sch. grad.; (ieorge Washington 
Univ. 1923-24; bank teller 1017; U. S. Army 1017-19, 
overseas service ; sec. Federal Bd. of Vocational Edu- 
cation, 1919; elk.. Naval Station at Guantanamo, 
Cuba, 1919-23 ; purchasing agt.. Navy Dept., 1923 ; 
app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at Hankow Jan. 

22, 1924 ; v. c. at Hankow Sept. 24, 1926 ; elk. at Muk- 
den June 25, 1928; v. c. at Mukden Oct. 1, 1928; at 
Swatow Oct. 8, 1931; nt Canton May 22, 19.34; at 
Hong Kong Sept. 0, 1935. 



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Coulter, Eliot Brewster. — b. Austinburg, Ohio, May 

11, 1892 ; Princeton, Litt. B. 1914 ; Harvard, A. M. 
1915 ; George Washington, LL. B. 1931 ; banlsing 
1915-17 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Sept. 4, 1917 ; 
V. c. at St. Nazaire Nov. 17, 1917 ; at Helsingfors 
Mar. 12, 1919 ; app. v. c. of career of class three 
May 25. 1920, and assigned to Helsingfors ; to London 
July 20, 1920 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one 
May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
class six Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924 ; resigned July 1925 ; banking 
1925-26 ; app. drafting officer at $3,000 in the Dept. 
of State Feb. 1, 1926; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,300 Sept. 1, 1928 ; at $3,800 May 1, 1930 ; 
asst. chief. Visa Office, July 1, 1930 ; at $4,600 Dec. 1, 
1930 ; asst. chief. Visa Division, Jan. 1, 1931. — VD. 

Cousins, Albert Howard, Jr. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Oct. 25, 1907 ; Univ. of Oreg., B. A. 1929 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, ana 
see. in the Diplo. Ser. June 4, 1930 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Vancouver June 17, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Feb. 11, 1931 ; to Caracas June 20, 1931 ; to La 
Guaira, temp., July 18, 1933 ; 3d sec. at Caracas, 
temp., Feb. 9, 1934 ; v. c. at Caracas June 3, 1934 ; 
at Buenos Aires June 10, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 1, 
1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Buenos Aires Apr. 
26, 1937. 

Coville, Cabot. — 6. Washington, D. C, Mar. 25, 
1902 ; Deep Springs Prep. Sch. ; Harvard 1922 ; Cor- 
nell, A. B. 1923 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. May 28, 1926 ; v. c. of career June 15, 1926 ; 
assigned as language officer at Tokyo Apr. 8, 1927 ; 
as V. c. at Kobe Nov. 4, 1929 ; at Dairen, temp., Sept. 
19, 1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Dairen 
Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Kobe May 25, 1931 ; to Tokyo Aug. 

12, 1931 ; to Harbin Jan. 25, 1932 ; as For. Ser. offi- 
cer to the emb. at Tokyo Jan. 24, 1935 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 9. 1935 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Tokyo 
Feb. 16, 1935 ; class seven and 2d sec. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
class six June 1, 1937 ; married. 

Cowan, Robert Thomas. — 5. Bristol, Tenn., Mar. 30, 
1907 ; high .sch. grad. ; East Tenn. State Coll. 1923- 
24 ; King Coll. 1924-25 ; Univ. of Tex. Coll. of Mines 
1927-28; app. elk. in the Am. Consulate at Ciudad 
Juarez Sept. 1, 1928 ; v. c. at Ciudad Juarez Dec. 18. 
1929 ; at San Luis Potosi Nov. 25, 1930 ; at Yar- 
mouth Dec. 12, 1931 , at Nantes Feb. 3, 1933 ; at 
Lyon Jan. 27, 1934 ; at Calais, temp., July 13, 1934 ; 
at Lyon Dec. 28, 1934 ; at Lille Jan. 4, 1935 ; at 
Havre, temp., Aug. 17, 1936 ; at Port Said Nov. 18, 
1936 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; 
assigned to Port Said July 13, 1938. 

Cowles, Leon LeRoy. — b. Ogden, Utah, July 24, 
1906 ; Univ. of Utah, A. B. 1929 ; Univ. of So. Calif., 
M. A. 1934 ; Nat. Univ. of Mexico, summer 1934 ; 
Univ. of Calif., summer ]9.'55; study in France 1925- 
27 ; elk. 1924 ; secretary of Latter Day Saints' Mis- 
sion in France 1925-27 ; teacher in high sch. 1929-36 ; 
instructor in French and Spanish, Santa Monica Jr. 
Coll., 1936-38 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 



unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 6, 1938 ; assigned to Ciudad Jufirez Apr. 12, 1938 ; 
married. 

Cox, Raymond Edwin. — b. Boston, Mass., Oct. 1, 
1893; Phillips Andover ; Yale, B. A. 1915; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, capt. ; sales mgr. of exporting firm 
1919-21 ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class four Aug. 24, 1921 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 

1, 1921 ; to Lima Oct. 22, 1921 ; to the Dept. July 
26, 1923 ; app. sec. of class three May 3, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; sec. of special 
mission. Centennial of the Battle of Ayacucho, 1924 ; 
detailed for duty with the Tacna-Arlca Plebiscitary 
Commn. 1925 ; assigned as 2d sec. at London Oct. 1, 
1926; class five May 17, 1928; class four Dec. 19, 
1929; sec. of deL to Conf. of Wheat Exporting Coun- 
tries, London, 1931 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Buenos 
Aires Feb. 16, 1934 ; adviser. Pan American Cml. 
Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935; class three Oct. 1, 1935; 
cons. gen. Apr. 25, 1936 ; assigned as cons. gen. at 
Prague May 22, 1936 ; also 1st sec. at Praha Oct. 80, 
1937 ; married. 

Coyle, John Joseph. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., July 26, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; attended cml. sch. ; Univ. of 
Madrid 1923 ; Centro de Estudios Historicos 1924 ; 
with steel corp. 1915-16 ; elk. for railroad 1916-18 ; 
U. S. Army 1918 ; dep. collector, Bu. of Internal 
Revenue, 1919 ; accountant 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Bilbao Jan. 1921 ; in Am. Consulate 
General at Barcelona Apr. 1921 ; v. c. at Madrid 
May 16, 1922; at Bilbao Mar. 5, 1925; at Madrid 
July 9, 1925; at Seville, temp., Dec. 10, 1925; at 
Oporto Feb. 13, 1926; at Tenerife, temp., Dec. 13, 
1926 ; at Funchal, temp., Jan. 3, 1927 ; at Las 
Palmas Feb. 12, 1927; at Nueva Gerona Mar. 23, 
1928 ; at Gaudeloupe, temp., June 10, 1929 ; at Dakar 
Dec. 30, 1929 ; at Paris Sept. 28, 1931 ; at Bristol 
Nov. 25, 1932 ; at London Oct. 17, 1933 ; married. 

Crain, Earl Thomas. — b. Quincy, 111., Oct. 25, 1907 ; 
Univ. of 111., B. A. 1927 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Habana Feb. 1, 1928 ; v. c. at Habana 
Nov. 5, 1929 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer un- 
class., V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Habana Jan. 2, 1932 ; 
at Matanzas May 10, 1932; at Port Lim6n Aug. 16, 
1932 ; 3d sec. at Managua June 21, 1933 ; also v. c. 
at Managua Aug. 5, 1933 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Teheran 
Feb. 18, 1935 ; v. c. at Algiers June 1, 1937 ; married. 

Cramp, "William Miller. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., June 
6, 1902 ; Chestnut Hill Acad. grad. ; Princeton, B. S. 
1922 ; Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., C. E. 1925 ; engineer- 
ing 1925-31 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Cairo 
June 4, 1931 ; v. c. at Cairo Aug. 7, 1931 ; at 
Istanbul Oct. 24, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the DlpIo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Istanbul Jan. 

2, 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 1932; to 
Belize Dec. 22. 1932 ; to London Oct. 20, 1933 ; to 
Addis Ababa July 27, 1934 ; also 3d sec. at Addis 
Ababa Mar. 14, 1935 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 



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as cons, at Addia Ababn in addition to duties ns 
3d sec. May 19, 103G ; as cons, and 3d sec. at Tegu- 
cijialpa Nov. 28, 1936. 

Creswell, Harry Innes Thornton (MaJ.) — 6. San 
Francl.«co. Calif., Mar. 11, 1S91 ; Va. Mil. Inst., B. S. 
1913; entered U. S. Ainiy Dec. 5, 191G ; language 
ollicer at Tokyo 1924-'J8 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. 
at Tokyo Apr. 12, 1937 ; mil. att. Doc. 3, 193T. 

Crocker, Edward Savage, 2d. — b. Fltchburg, Mass., 
Dec. 20. 1S95 ; St. Mark's Sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 
1920 ; Columbia Univ. Law Sch. 1921-22 ; U. S. 
Navy 1917-19. ensign; In paper manufactory 1921; 
app., after es:im., eec. of emb. or leg. of class four 
Sept. 22, 1922, and assigned to the Dept. ; asst. sec. 
of Am. del.. Conf. on Cen. American Affairs, Wash- 
ington. 1922-23; assigned to San Salvador Mar. 20, 
1923 ; to Warsaw .Tan. 7, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class ei::ht July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 3d sec. of emb. 
at Home Apr. 10, 1925 ; class seven Aug. 31, 1025 ; 
assigUiHl as 3d sec. at Budapest Dec. 13, 1920 ; at 
Stockholm May 17. 1929 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; class 
six Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Tokyo 
Nov. 13. 1933; class five Oct. 1, 1935; cons. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; class four June IG, 1938 ; 1st sec. at Tokyo 
June 24. 1938; married. 

Crook, Linton. — 6. Anniston, Ala., Nov. 10, 1901 ; 
Ala. Presbyterian Coll. ; Marion Mil. Inst. ; Uuiv. of 
Ala. five yrs. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Milan May 1, 1925; v. c. at Milan Nov. 22, 1927; at 
Lucerne, temp.. June 8, 1929; at Milan Oct. 17, 1929; 
at Penang June 20, 1931 ; at Santo Domingo Nov. 12, 

1934 ; at Palermo Dec. 8, 1937. 

Cross, Cecil Meme Putnam. — b. Rangoon, India, of 
Am. parents, Nov. 2. 1891 ; Brown Univ., A. B. and 
A. M. 1915 : Univ. of Chicago, Ph. D. 1922 ; elk., War 
Dept., 1918-19 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Palermo Dec. 
9, 1919 ; to Naples Apr. 17, 1920 ; cons, of class seven 
June 2, 1920; assigned to Aden Nov. 30, 1921; to 
Lourengo Marques July 7, 1922 ; class six Mar. 1, 
1923; For. Ser. offlcer of class seven July 1. 1924; 
class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Port Elizabeth 
Apr. 10, 1925 ; to Cape Town May 15, 1925 ; class 
five May 23. 1929 ; to Barcelona June 25. 1932 ; 
to Paris June 21, 1935 ; also dist. acct. and disbursing 
offlcer at Paris July 16, 1935 ; class four Oct. 1, 

1935 ; sec. in t!ie Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class tlueo 
Jan. 3. 193S ; married. 

Cniger, Alexander Pendleton.^ f*. San Antonio, Tex.. 
Sept. 21. 1886; Hill S-h. ; Brooklyn Latin Sch.; app. 
V. c. at Li6ge Sept. 23, 1907 ; elk. in Am. Leg. at 
Bru>:sels June 1913 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to Marseille 
Dec. 14, 1921 ; to Messina July 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
offlcer unclasB. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Antwerp 
Dec. 12. 1928 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Antwerp July 24, 1930; to MalmS Nov. 20, 1931; 
to Bergen July 5, 1932 ; to Funclial May 18, 1933 ; 
class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; married. 



Cudahy, John. — 5. Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 10, 1887; 
.Marquette Acad. grad. ; Unlv. of Wis. 1005-6, LL. B. 
1913; St. Mary's, Kans., 1907; Harvard, A. B. 1910; 
mem. of liar of Wis.; U. S. Army 1917-10, Ist It., 
overseas .M>rvlee ; practised law 1913-17; v. prcs. of 
meat packing firm 1917-22; pres. and v. pres. of real 
estate companies 192;j-33 ; apj). A. E. and P. to 
Poland June 13, 1933; E. E. and M. P. to the Irish 
Free State May 28, 1037 ; married. 

Culbertson, Paul Trauger. — b. Greensburg, Pa., Apr. 
11, 1897 ; Coll. of Emporia 1910-17 ; Yale, I'h. B. 
1923 ; George Washington, LL. 15. ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service ; Dept. of 
Com. 1920; Jr. accountant, summer 1921; elk. In Am. 
Consulate at Paris July-Oct. 1922; app. drafting 
offlcer at $2,500 in the Dept. of State July 3, 1923 ; 
at $2,800 July 1, 1924 ; sec. of Am. del.. Preliminary 
Conf. on Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters. Washing- 
ton, 1926; at $3,000 June 16, 1926; at $3,200 July 
1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,300 July 1, 1928; 
at $3,800 Oct. 1, 1928 ; at $4,600 Oct. 1, 1929 ; divl- 
sional asst. at $5,600 July 1, 1930; asst. chief. Divi- 
sion of Western European Affairs, at $6,500 Jan. 28, 
1932 ; expert, 2d soss., Committee of Experts on Pollu- 
tion of the Sea by Oil, Geneva, 1935 ; asst. chief, 
Division of European Affairs, June 16, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. — Eu. 

Camming, Hugh Smith, Jr. — b. Richmond, Va., Mar. 
10, 1900 ; attended private sch. in Japan ; Va. Mil. 
Inst. 1917-20; Univ. of Va. 1920-21, Law Sch. 1921- 
24; mem. of bar of Va. ; U. S. Army 1918; asst. 
purser, summer 1921 ; park ranger, summer 1923 ; 
with Int. banking firms in London, Bombay, Singa- 
pore, and Peking 1924-27 ; elk. in Am. Leg. at Peking 
Aug. 1927-Feb. 1928 ; app. drafting offlcer and tech. 
adviser at $2,400 in the Dept. of State June 21. 1928; 
at $2,G00 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,200 May 1, 
1930; at $3,800 Dec. 1, 1930; at $4,600 Dec. 24, 
1931 ; asst. to Am. del.. Int. Monetary and Economic 
Conf., London, 1933 ; asst. to chm. of Am. del., Sev- 
enth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933 ; 
executive asst. to the sec. of state at $5, GOO Mar. 14, 
1934 ; detailed to Geneva to assist cons, in connec- 
tion with Italo-Ethiopian affairs 1936 ; divisional 
asst. June 12, 19.3G ; married. — Eu. 

Cunningham, Harry Francis, Jr. — b. Washington, 
I). C, N IV. 1. 1912; Swavily Seh. grad.; Univ. of 
Nubr., A. B. 1933, grad. work 1933-34 ; Graz Univ., 
Graz, Austria, summer 19.''6; K^insularnUadeniie, 
Vienna, 193G-37 ; Institut de Tonraine, Tours, France, 
summer 1937; meehanieal draftsiiiaii 1935-3C ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. offlcer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 0. 1938; assigned 
as v. c. at Bud.ipest Apr. 11, 1938. 

Curtis, Edward Glion, Jr. — ft. St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 
8, 1909; Washington Univ., A. B. 1930. grad. work 
1931-32; Harvey Inst. 1932; R. Istituto Superlore 
dl Scienze Soclall o Polltlche, Florence, diploma 
1935; Insur. salesman 1034; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. offlcer unclass., v. c. of career, nnd sec. 



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In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Budapest Oct. 3, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 
1936 ; to Wellington Dec. 18, 1936 ; married. 

Cussans, Frank. — b. Mitchell, S. Dak., Feb. 5, 
1895 ; attended business sch. ; Ohio Northern Univ., 
B. S. 1920 ; Univ. of Bordeaux, France, 1919 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, overseas service ; accountant and elk. 
for railroad 1920-21 ; teacher, ficole Normale de 
Garcons, Limoges, France, and messenger fn Am. 
Consulate at Limoges 1921-23 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Bordeaux June 1923 ; v. c. at Bordeaux 
Apr. 2?>, 1926; at Cherbourg, temp., Jan. 29, 1937; 
at Bordeaux Apr. 28, 1937 ; at Nantes, temp., July 14, 
1938 ; at Bordeaux Sept. 2, 1938 ; married. 

Cyphers, Dudley E. — 5. Easton, Pa., Oct. 24, 1903; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; elk. 1922-30 ; 
bookkeeper 1930 ; teacher 1930-32 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Leg. at Santo Domingo Mar. 10, 1932 ; in Am. Con- 
sulate at Santo Domingo July 12, 1932 ; v. c. at 
Santo Domingo July 27, 1932 ; married. 

Dalferes, Sabin Jean. — b. Belle Rose, La., Feb. 16, 
1888 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; salesman 
and dept. mgr. in store eight yrs. ; newspaper work 
two yrs. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service ; 
with Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; 
app. V. c. at Warsaw Mar. 10, 1920 ; at Hamburg 
Mar. 7, 1928; married. 

Daniel, Helen Lane. — &. Fredericksburg, Va. ; at- 
tended private sch. ; Fredericksburg Coll. 1910-11 ; 
Fredericksburg State Normal Sch., grad. 1913 ; Wash- 
ington Sch. of Accountancy 1920-22 ; American Univ., 
B. S. 1930 ; teacher In public sch. 1913-18 ; elk.. War 
Trade Bd., 1918-19, Bu. of Census, 1919-22; app. 
elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. of State May 26, 1922 ; 
at $1,680 July 1, 1924; at $1,740 Mar. 1, 1927; at 
$1,860 Nov. 1, 1927; at $2,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $2,200 July 1, 1930 ; at $2,300 Apr. 1, 
1936 ; admin, asst. at $2,600 Sept. 28, 1937. — OR. 

Daniels, Josephus. — b. Washington, N. C, May 18, 
1862 ; Univ. of N. C. Law Sch. 1884 ; mem. of bar of 
N. C. ; editor of newspapers 1880-1933 ; sec. of the 
navy 1913-21 ; app. A. E. and P. to Mexico Mar. 17, 
1933; married. 

Daniels, Paul Clement. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 26, 
1903; Phillips Andover ; Tale, B. A. 1924; Univ. of 
Dijon and Grenoble, summer 1924 ; Univ. of Toulouse 
1924-25 ; teacher of French, Riverdale Country Sch., 
1925-26; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and v. c. of career July 5, 1927 ; assigned to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927; to Valparaiso Feb. 24, 
1928 ; to Call May 23, 1929 ; to Buenaventura, temp., 
Oct. 3, 1929; to La Paz Aug. 16, 1930; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Apr. 9, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at La 
Paz Apr. 29, 1931 ; at Managua Aug. 19, 1932 ; as 
v. c. at Corinto, temp., Nov. 1, 1932 ; as 3d sec. at 
Managua Dec. 20, 1932; also v. c. Apr. 10, 1933; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; assigned to the Dept. July 
16, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1936 ; to Caracas on special mission in connection 



with trade-agreement negotiations Apr. 19, 1938 ; 
class six May 1, 1938 ; 2d sec. at Rio de Janeiro June 
15, 1938; married. 

Darlington, Charles Francis, Jr. — b. New York City 
Sept. 13, 1904 ; St. Mark's Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 
1926; New Coll., Oxford, 1927; with banking firm 
1928 ; mem. Financial Section, Secretariat of the 
League of Nations, 1929-31 ; mem. Central Banking 
Dept., Bank for Int. Settlements, Basel, 1931-33; 
chief investigator at $6,000, Office of the Special Ad- 
viser to the President on For. Trade, 1934 ; app. eco- 
nomic analyst at $5,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 1, 
1935 ; asst. chief. Division of Trade Agreements, at 
$6,500 Sept. 16, 1937 ; married. — TA. 

Davenport, Philip M. — b. Washington, D. C, Dec. 21, 
1915; Univ. of Pa,, B. S. 1937; Fletcher Sch. of 
Law and Diplomacy 1937-38 ; app., after exam., For, 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; assigned as v. c. at Berlin 
July 18, 1938, 

Davies, John Paton, Jr. — b. Kiating, China, of Am. 
parents, Apr. 6, 1908 ; Shanghai-Amer. Sch. grad. ; 
Univ. of Wis. 1927-29; Yenching Univ., Peiping, 
China, 1929-30 ; Columbia, B. S. 1931 ; app,, after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v, c. 
at Windsor Jan. 12, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 
29, 1932; to Yunnanfu Mar. 30, 1933; as language 
officer at Peiping Aug. 30, 1933 ; as v. c. at Mukden 
Sept. 5, 1935 ; at Hankow Apr. 7, 1938, 

Davies, Joseph Edward. — 6. Watertown, Wis., Nov. 29, 
187G; Univ. of Wis., B. A. 1898, B. L. 1901 ; mem. of 
bars of Wis, and D. C. ; law practice 1902- ; state's 
atty. 1902-6; commr. of corporations 1913-15; chm. 
and mem.. Fed. Trade Commn., 1914-18; in charge 
determination of cost of basic materials for war 1916— 
18 ; counsel for Mexico 1920, for Peru in Tacna-Arica 
arbitration, for taxpayers in Couzens-Ford tax case, 
for claimant in Salem case, U. S. and Egypt arbitra- 
tion, to Pres. of Dominican Republic, and for bank and 
steamship company in Govt, cases ; app. A, E, ^nd P. 
to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Nov. 16, 
1936 ; A. E, and P, to Belgium and E, E. and M. P. to 
Luxemburg May 14, 1938 ; married. 

Davis, Bainbridge Cowell. — 6. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 
1, 1909 ; Deerfield Acad. grad. ; Dartmouth, B. A. 1932, 
grad. work 1'933 ; Diplomatic and Consular Inst. 1936 ; 
elk, 1932-35, in Dept. of Com. 1936 ; app. elk,, temp., 
at $1,620 in the Dept. of State July 1, 1936; per- 
mauently, at $1,800, Oct. 1, 1936 ; economic analyst 
at $2,000 Sept. 16, 1937; married,— TA. 

Davis, John Ker. — b. Soochow, China, of Am. 
parents. Mar. 5, 1882; Wooster Univ., B. A. 1904, 
M. A. 1908 ; private sec. and tutor in China three 
yrs. ; instructor in business sch. In China one yr. ; 
app. dep. cons. gen. at Shanghai Apr. 14, 1910 ; app., 
after exam., student Interpreter in China Mar. 12, 
1912 ; dep. cons. gen. and interpreter at Shanghai 
June 7, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. and interpreter 
at Canton Sept. 16, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons, and inter- 



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pretor at Cliefoo Mar. 17, 1914 ; cona. of class eight 
June 8, 1915. and assigned to Antung ; class seven 
Sept. 14, 1917; assigned to Nanking May 29, 1919; 
class six Sept. 5. 1919; class five June 4, 1920; de- 
tailed as senior assessor at Slmnghai Mar. 3-Juiy 22, 
1923 ; class four June 3, 19l.'4 ; For. Scr. oflBcer of 
class five July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. Mar. 1, 
1926; class four June 8, 1927; app. sec. in tlie Dlplo. 
Ser. and assigned as 1st sec. at Tcking June 29, 
1927 ; class three Jan. 23, 1928 ; npp. cons. gen. and 
assigned to London Sept. 28, 1928 ; representative. 
Fifth Cong., Int. Chamber of Com., Amsterdam. 1929 ; 
assigned to Seoul May 24, 1930 ; class two July 24, 
1930; assigned to Vanci)iiV(>r Nov. 7, 1933; class one 
June 1. 1937 ; to Victoria, B. C, temp., Sept. 21, 1937 ; 
to Vancouver Oct. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Davis, Leslie Ammerton. — b. Port Jefferson, N. Y., 
Apr. 29. 1876 ; Cornell, Vh. B. 1898 ; Columbian Coll. 
(now George Washington Univ.), LL. B. 1904; N. Y. 
Univ. Law Sch. one yr. ; mem. of bars of D. C. and 
N. Y. ; law practice 1904-12 ; app., after exam., cons, 
at Batum Mar. 13, 1912 ; at Harput Apr. 24, 1914 ; 
cons, of class seven by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; 
class six July 6, 1918 ; detailed to Archangel Dec. 
31, 1918 ; to rielslngfors Apr. 15, 1919 ; class five 
Sept. 5, 1919; class four June 4, 1920; For. Ser. 
officer of class Ave July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Zagreb 
Sept. 9, 1924 ; to Patras May 28, 1929 ; to Oporto 
July 31, 1930; class four Aug. 15, 1930; to Lisbon, 
temp., Nov. 9, 1934 ; to Oporto Apr. 8, 1935 ; cons, 
gen. and assigned to Glasgow June 17, 1936 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Davis, Monnett Bain. — b. Greencastle, Ind., Aug. 13, 
1893; attended Baker Univ.; Univ. of Colo., A. B. 
1917; Colo. Nat. Guard 1916; elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Cartagena Jan.-Aug. 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d 
It. : 1st It., O. R. C, 1919-20 ; app., after exam., cons, 
of class seven June 4, 1920 ; assigned to Port Eliza- 
beth Feb. 15. 1921 ; class six Mar. 1, 1923 ; assigned 
to Saltillo Jan. 2, 1924 ; For. Ser. offlrer of class 
seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Dec. 24, 1924 ; asst. chief. Visa Office, 
June 1, 1927; class Ave June 8, 1927; chief, Visa 
Office, June 1. 1928 ; For. Ser. insp. Jan. 28, 1929 ; 
class four Oct. 16, 1929 ; cons. gen. Apr. 10, 1931 ; 
class three July 1, 1931 ; assigned as cons. gen. at 
Stockholm June 24, 1933 ; at Shanghai July 20, 1934 ; 
class two Oct. 1, 1935; at Singapore Jan. 27, 1936; 
sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; cons. gen. at 
Buenos Aires May 18, 1937 ; married. 

Davis, Nathaniel Penlstone. — b. Princeton, N. J., 
May 1, 1895 ; Lawrencevllle Sch. grad. ; attended 
business sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 1916 ; grad. work, 
Univ. of Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1914, Univ. of Pa. 
1916 ; George Washington Law Sch. 1919-20 ; sec, 
war prisoners' aid, Y. M. C. A., 1916-17; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 2d It.; 2d It., O. R. C, 1919-21; app. elk., 
temp., at $1,800 In the Dept. of State Jan. 20, 1919; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Feb. 
17, 1921 ; detailed to Am. Coramn. at Berlin July 21, 
1921 ; assigned to Am. Consulate General at Berlin 
Nov. 15, 1921 ; class two May 26, 1922 ; class one 



Feb. 26, 1923; cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 1923; 
Fur. Ser. ollieer of class ei«ht July 1, 1924; assigned 
to Pernambuco Aug. 17, 1926 ; class seven Aug. 81, 
1925 ; class six Sept. 29, 1927 ; assigned to Ix)nd()n 
July 1, 1929; class tlve Dec. 19, 1929; class four July 
1. 1931; assi-ned to the Dept. June 30, 1934; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and cons. gen. Oct. 15, 1934; 
For. Ser. inspector Oct. 23, 1034 ; class three Oet. 1, 
1935; to the Dopt. July 8, 1937; cblef. Division of 
For. Ser. Admin., July 15. 1937; class two Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married.— FA. 

Davis, Richard Hallock. — b. Jamestown, N. Y., Feb. 
7. 1013; Phillips Kxoter grad.; Princeton, A. B. 1935; 
Harvard Sch. of Busine.ss Admin.. M. B. A. 1937 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Scr. Apr. 6, 1938; 
assigned to Hamburg Apr. 11, 1938. 

Davis, Thomas Dick. — b. Macedonia, Miss., Mar. 7, 
1879 ; Univ. of Miss., B. A. 1899, LL. B. 1901 ; mem. 
of bar of Miss.; law practice 1901-15; police Judge 
1904-6; city atty. 1910-15; app., after exam., cons, 
of class nine Feb. 22, 1915, and assigned to Grenoble; 
class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; assigned to Calais May 
27, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Patras Sept. 24, 
1925; to Boulogne-sur-Mer May 28, 1929; class six 
May 9, 1930 ; to Stavanger June 10. 1932 ; to Bergen 
May 18, 1033; to Valencia Oet. 15, 193."; to St. John, 
N. B., Apr. 7, 1937; sec. in the Dijilo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Dawes, Gladys Meredith. — 5. Louisville, Ky. ; high 
sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 1930- ; library 
asst. 1921-.30; app. library asst. at $1,620 In the 
Dept. of State Mar. 24, 1930; at $1,740 Sept. 24, 
1930; at $1,800 Jan. 19, 1935; at $2,000 Dec. 6, 
1937.— RP. 

Dawson, Allan. — b. Washington, D. C, Feb. 16, 
1903; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924; newspnper reporter 
1919-20; npp., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
Apr. 15, 1925 ; also v. c. of career and assigned to Rio 
de Janeiro Sept. 2, 1925 ; to P.ahia. temp., Aug. 20, 
1926 ; to Rio de Janeiro Feb. 7, 1927 ; app. sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 17, 1927 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Pan- 
ama Feb. 23, 1927; at Mexico City Oct. 13. 1927; 
detailed for duty with Am. del.. Sixth Int. Conf. of 
Am. States, Habana, 1928, and Int. Conf. of Am. 
States on Conciliation and Arbitration. Washington, 
1928-29 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Aug. 18, 1930; as 8d sec. at Bogota 
June 18, 1931; class seven July 1. 1031 ; assigned to 
the leg. at Managua, temp.. May IC, 1034 ; cla.«a six 
July 1. 1934; to the Dept. Oct. 19, 1934; asst. to 
Am. delegates. Chaco Mediation Conf.. Buenos Aires, 
1935; class five Apr. 1, 1936: alternate del.. Chaco 
Peace Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935-30 ; 2d sec. at Rio de 
Janeiro May 29, 1936; cons, at Hamburg June 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Dawson, Leonard Geeding. — b. Staunton, Va., Jan. 
19, 1882; attended high sch. and business sch.; book- 
keeper 1902-3 ; provincial treas.. Philippine Is., 
1903-16; U. S. Food Admin. 1917-18; app., after 



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exam., cods, of class eight Feb. 5, 1918 ; detailed to 
Barcelona Oct. 8, 1918 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; as- 
signed to Madras Sept. 8, 1919 ; to Santander Dec. 27, 
1921 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Messina Mar. 18, 1925 ; class six Oct. 20, 
1926 ; assigned to Vera Cruz Oct. 29, 1928 ; class 
five July 24, 1930 ; to Munich July 26, 1933 ; to Lille 
Nov. 19, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Dawson, William. — b. St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 11, 
1885 ; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1906 ; L'ficole Libre des 
Sciences Politiqucs two yrs. ; app. v. and dep. cons. gen. 
at St. Petersburg Mar. 28, 1908 ; v. and dep. cons. July 

I, 1908 ; V. and dep. cons, at Barcelona Aug. 24, 1908 ; 
at Frankfort Sept. 26, 1910; app., after exam., cons, 
at Rosario Nov. 24, 1913 ; cons, of class eight by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class six Mar. 2, 1915 ; 
assigned to Montevideo Mar. 20, 1917 ; class five July 

6, 1918; designated Am. Commr. at Danzig Oct. 6, 
1919 ; assigned to Danzig Mar. 29, 1920 ; class three 
June 4, 1920; detailed to Munich Sept. 19, 1921; 
assigned to Munich Nov. 15, 1921 ; app. cons. gen. at 
large Nov. 19, 1921 ; cons. gen. of class three June 5, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Oct. 23, 1924 ; mem. of the 
Bd. of Review, For. Ser. Personnel, 1925 ; mem. of 
the executive committee of the For. Ser. Personnel 
Bd. and chief instructor of the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 1, 
1925 ; mem. of the Publications Committee of the 
Dept. 1925 ; class one June 30, 1927 ; assigned to 
Mexico City July 6, 1928; E. E. and M. P. to 
Ecuador May 9, 1930 ; to Colombia Dec. 15, 1934 ; 
to Uruguay Aug. 31, 1937 ; married. 

Day, Henry Barker. — b. New Daven, Conn., July 

II, 1905 ; Choate Sch. ; Thacher Sch. grad. ; Yale, 
B. A. 1927 ; Unlvi of Berlin, summer 1928 ; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politiques, diploma 1929 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Naples May 8, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Feb. 11, 1931 ; to Singapore June 20, 1931 ; to Hong 
Kong Nov. 17, 1932 ; v. c. at Manila May 1, 1934 ; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; assigned 
to Manila Apr. 26, 1937 ; to Sydney, N. S. W., Oct. 25, 
1937 ; to Adelaide, temp., Apr. 12, 193S. 

Daymont, Laurence James. — b. Crompton, R. I., Apr. 
26, 1893; St. Lawrence Univ. 1911-13; employed by 
Insur. company 1913-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, over- 
seas service; elk., chief elk., and exec, asst., Renting, 
Requisitions, and Claims Service, Quartermaster 
Corps, War Dept., Paris. 1919-32 ; app. elk. in emb. 
at Paris Jan. 1, 1932; in dist. acct. and disbursing 
office, Paris, July 1, 1932; asst. dist. acct. and dis- 
bursing officer July 1, 1935 ; also v. c. at Paris Aug. 

7, 1935. 

Deans, Amelia Byrd. — b. Shelby Co., Ala. ; private 
tutors ; Dopt. of Agric. grad. sch. 1923-24 ; George 
Washington Univ. 1925-28 ; stenog. and cll£. 1913-15 ; 
stenog., editorial elk., and indexer, Dept. of Agric, 



1915-20 ; translator. War Dept., 1920-23 ; supervisory 
statistical work. Army Medical Library, 1923-25 ; app. 
library asst. at $1,860 in the Dept. of State Feb. 21, 
1925; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1927; at $2,000 Nov. 1, 
1927 ; at $2,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) : at $2,300 
July 1. 1928 : at .f2,G00 June 1, 1930 ; at $2,700 Apr. 
1, 1938.— RP. 

DeBerry, Myra J. — b. Brunswick Co., Va. ; at- 
tended business sch. ; Blackstone Coll. 1916-18 ; 
George Washington, A. B. 1933 ; teacher of math. 
and hist, in high sch. 1918-20, 1921-24; clerical 
asst., Americanization Bu. of Pa., 1920, War Dept., 
1924-25; clk.-typist, Dept. of Agric, 1925-26; app. 
library asst. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Mar. 2, 
1926 ; at $1,380 Mar. 1, 1927 ; at $1,500 Sept. 1, 1927 ; 
at $1,620 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,800 July 
1. 1928; at $2,000 Apr. 1, 1929; at $2,200 July 1, 
1030 ; at $2,600 Oct. 9, 1935 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938.— 
RP. 

DeCourcy, William Earl, — b. Jackson, Tenn., Feb. 
4, 1894 ; Miss. Heights Acad. ; Univ. of Tex. two yrs. ; 
traveling accountant 1911-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
2d It. ; accountant and asst. comptroller for Y. M. C. A. 
in Europe 1920-21 ; elk. In Am. Consulate at Geneva 
1921-23 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three July 6, 1923 ; assigned to Geneva July 10, 
1923 ; to Cairo Nov. 20, 1923 ; For. Ser. efflcer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned as v. c. at Marseille May 4, 
1926 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Marseille 
Aug. 24, 1927 ; to Paris Apr. 21, 1928 ; class seven 
Dec. 19, 1929 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; to Capetown 
Aug. 17, 1934 ; class five Apr. 1, 1936 ; to Naples 
Nov. 10, 1936; sec in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; 
married. 

Deimel, Henry L., Jr. — b. New York City June 7, 
1899 ; attended sch. in Belgium and England ; Univ. 
of Calif.. A. B. 1920, Ph. D. 1923 ; U. S. Army Aug.- 
Dec. 1918 ; teaching fellow in economics, Univ. of 
Calif., 1920-22, in foreign trade, 1922-23; research 
1922-23 ; asst. chief. Division of Foreign Tariffs. Dept. 
of Com., 1923-31 ; app. divisional asst. at $4.600 in 
the Dept. of State Mar. 16, 1931; economic analyst, 
temp., at $5,600 Nov. 1, 1934 ; permanently Dec. 1, 
1934 ; tech. adviser. Int. Monetary and Economic 
Conf., to observe meeting of Jt. Committee of League 
of Nations for Study of Clearing Agreements, Geneva, 
1935 ; asst. chief. Division of Trade Agreements, May 
27, 1935; at $6,500 Mar. 1, 1936; married.— TA. 

DeKay, Charles Gordon (Lt.) — b. Laramie, Wyo., 
M.ay 29, 1905 ; Univ. of Wyo. 1921-23 ; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1927 ; Harvard Sell, of Business Admin., M. B. 
.\. 1932 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at Paris, Berlin, 
London, Rome, and The Hague Sept. 26, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

de Lambert, Richard Marmaduke, — 6. White Plains, 
N. Y., June 29, 1893; attended business sch.; George- 
town Univ. one yr. ; American Univ. two yrs. ; sec. 
and elk. with mining and railway companies 1913- 



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15 ; elk. In Am. leg. at Teheran 1915-21 ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 12, 
1023, and assigned to the Dept. ; to Quito Fob. 4, 
1924 ; For. Sor. oflUcer of class elj;ht and assigned as 
3d sec. at Quito July 1, 1924 ; at San Jos6, Costa 
Klca, Oct. .'U), 1920: at San Salvador Oct. 10, 1028: to 
the Dcpt. June 13, 1929 : class seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Ilabana, temp., Sept. 20, 1933; 
as 2d sec. at Lima Sept. 19, 1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 
19.T7 ; cons. Dec. 1, 1937 ; cons, at Antwerp June 3, 
193S ; married. 

deLashmutt, Rebekah Letter. — 5. Frederick, Md. ; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; Columbia 
Kindergarten Training Sch., grad. 1908 ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. 1917-18; teacher 1906-10; elk. and 
bookkeeper 1910-15 ; app. elk., temp., at $900 In the 
Dept. of State Jan. 15, 1915; permanently at $1,000 
under Ex. order June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; at 
$1,200, temi).. Nov. 1, 1916, permanently Mar. 12, 
1917; at $1,400 M:iy 1, 1918; at $1,600 Mar. 1, 1919; 
at $1,800 Nov. 1, 1923; at $2,100 July 1, 1924; at 
$2,200 Dec. 1. 192r. : at $2,300 Nov. 1, 1927; at 
$2,400 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; private sec. to asst. 
sec. of state at $2,000 Feb. 20. 1930 ; at $2,800 July 
1. 1930 : at $2,900 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; 
disbursing officer to assist agt. for U. S., U. S. -Egypt 
Arbitration (Salem Claim), Vienna, 1931; admin, 
officer at $4,600 July 1, 1937; admin, asst. at $3,800 
Sept. 20, 1937.— FBO. 

Demille, Paul Henry. — b. Essen, Germany, Nov. 3, 
1892 ; naturalized 1918 ; attended public sch. of Ger- 
many and Sacre Coeur de Jesus, Netherlands, 1909 ; 
elk. in lumber company ; U. S. Army 1913-19. 1921- 
24 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Dresden July 3, 
1924 ; at Stuttgart Nov. 3, 1924 ; at Tirana Jan. 
1929 ; V. c. at Tirana June 22, 1929 ; at Monterrey 
Mar. 1, 1932 ; married. 

Denby, James Orr. — b. Peking, China, of Am. par- 
ents. Aug. 30, 1896 ; Westminster Sch. ; Princeton, 
B. A. 1919; George Washington, M. A. 1921; U. S. 
Army 1917-19; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Aug. 24, 1921 ; assigned to the 
Dept. Sept. 8. 1921 ; asst. sec. of Am. del., Conf. on 
Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921-22 ; as- 
signed to Tokyo Jan. 31, 1922; to Athens July 23, 
1923 ; For. Scr. officer of class eight and assigned 
as 3d sec. at Athens July 1, 1924 ; class seven Aug. 
8, 1924 ; class six Oct. 19, 1926 ; assigned as 2d 
sec. at Managua Nov. 1, 1926 (canceled) ; at Peking 
Jan. 21, 1927 ; class five July 24, 1930 ; assigned to 
Dublin Dec. 26, 1930; 1st sec. at Dublin June 23, 
1931; cons. Nov. 0, 1936; For Ser. officer at Cape- 
town Nov. 10, 1936 ; cons, at Capetown Nov. 21, 1936 ; 
married. 

Derry, Charles Hall. — 6. Macon, Ga., June 14, 
1900 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Navy 1918-19 ; account- 
ing 1919-22 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three May 20, 1922 ; a.sslgned to Santa Marta Aug. 
28. 1922 ; app. cons. asst. Aug. 14, 1923, and detailed 
to the Dept. ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 



v. c. of career Jan. 0, 1027 ; class eight June 30, 1927 ; 
cons. July 10, 1927; assigned to Paris June 2, 1028; 
class seven Oct. 16, 1920 ; class six July 1, 1931 ; 
assigned to Mazatlftn Dec. 21, 1933 ; to Perth Aug. 25, 
1937 ; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

de Rycke, Laurence Joseph. — b. Mlsluiwaka, Ind., 
Mar. 14, 1907 ; Albany Coll. 1924-25 ; Univ. of Greg., 
B, B. A. 1929, M. B. A. 1931 ; grad. asst., Univ. of 
Greg., 1929-31 ; Instructor In economics, Pomona 
Coll., 1931-33; Instructor, Am. Inst, of Banking, 
1931-32, 1934-35; teaching asst., Univ. of Calif., 
193.'?-35 ; app. economic analyst, temp., at $3,800 In 
the Dept. of State June 1, 1935 ; permanently June 5, 
1935; married.— TA. 

Des Portes, Fay Allen. — b. Wlnnsboro, S.C, June 
16, 1890 ; Mt. Zion Sch. ; Clemson Coil. ; N.C. Agrlc. 
and Mecb. Coll. grad. ; mem. of city council 1911 ; 
pres. and mgr., Des Portes Mercantile Co. ; bank di- 
rector ; V. pres., chemical company ; mem. of S.C. 
House of Representatives 1926-28 ; of SC. Senate 
1928-33; app. E.E. and M.P. to Bolivia Aug. 19, 
1933; to Guatemala Apr. 25, 1936; married. 

De Vault, Charles Lemuel. — b. Columbia City, Ind., 
Oct. 22, 1874 ; Univ. of Mich., LL.B. 1895 ; principal 
of public sch. 1891 ; supt. of sch. 1895-96 ; law prac- 
tice 1896-1918 ; elk. of Ind. House of Representa- 
tives, 1003 ; founder and joint editor of cml. Jour- 
nals In Mexico 1904; app. elk. In Am. Emb. at Paris 
Feb. 7, 1918; v. c. at Paris Apr. 15, 1919; at Lon- 
don Nov. 5, 1920 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to London Nov. 
14, 1921 ; class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; class one May 10, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class nine 
and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Taihoku Dec. 12, 
1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Tokyo 
Mar. 3, 1928; class seven M;iy 23, 1929; assigned to 
Yokohama Apr. 24, 1030; to Paris Oct. 25, 1933; 
class six July 1, 1934 ; to Mexico City Apr. 3, 1937 : 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; married. 

de Verteuil, Marc— 6. Trinidad. British West In- 
dies, Mar. 10, 1894 ; Brit, subject : St. Mary's Coll., 
Trinidad, grad.; La Salle Extension Univ.; with 
asphalt company 1913-17, 1919- ; Brit. Army 1918- 
19 ; app. cons. agt. at Brighton Mar. 23, 1921 ; 
married. 

de Wolf, Francis Colt. — b. Alx-la-Chapolle. Germany, 
of Am. parents, Oct. 28, 1S94 ; attended sch. in Bel- 
gium and U. S. ; private tutors; Harvard, A. B. 1918; 
Columbia, LL.B. 1922; representative of trust com- 
pany in France 1918-19; asst. to the solicitor, Dept 
of State, 1922-31 ; del.. Anti-smuggling Conf., Ot- 
tawa, 1929 ; mem. of Secretariat of League of Na- 
tions, Geneva, 1031-34 ; prof, of int. law. Columbus 
Univ.. 103."'.-: app. divisional asst. at $4,000 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 2, 1935 ; repreaontatlve, fifth 
nifcting of Int. Telegraph Consulting Committee, 
Warsaw, 1930 ; legal advisor, Conf. for Revision of 
Capitulatory Regime in Egypt, Montreux, 1037; del., 
fourth meeting of Int. Radio Consulting Committee, 



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Bucharest, 1937 ; U. S. representative, meeting of sub- 
committee of League of Nations Advisory Committee 
on Social Questions, Paris, 1937 ; del.. Int. Radio 
Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone Conf., Cairo, 
1938 ; at $5,600 Aug. 29, 1938 ; married. — IN. 

Dick, Hasell Hutchinson. — 6. Rock mil, S. C, June 
29, 1888 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. N. A. two and one- 
half yrs. ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 10, 1911 ; 
dep. cons. gen. at Yokohama May 17, 1911 ; v. and 
dep. cons. gen. at Yokohama June 11, 1912 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Jan. 25, 1915 ; v. c. at Jerusalem July 
19, 1915 ; at Basel July 13, 1917 ; cons, of class eight 
Sept. 14, 1917 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to 
Geneva Oct. 23, 1919; to the Dept. May 21, 1920; 
class five June 4, 1920 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Sydney, N. S., Sept. 22, 1924; to Rangoon Nov. 27, 
1926 ; to Port Elizabeth Aug. 30, 1929 ; class four 
May 9, 1930; assigned to Amoy Oct. 25, 1933; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to Strasbourg 
Oct. 7, 1937; married. 

Dickerson, Charles Estell. — ft. Gill, Mass., Dec. 12, 
1898 ; Mt. Hermon Sch. ; Harvard, A. B. 1920 ; 
Officers' Training Camp Oct.-Nov. 1918 ; teacher, 
Robert Coll., Constantinople, 1920-21 ; entered Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com. Oct. 10, 1921 ; elk. to trade 
commr. at Athens July 1, 1922 ; asst. trade commr. at 
Athens Apr. 1, 1924; asst. cml. att. Apr. 28, 1927; 
cml. att. at Cairo Mar. 19, 1928; at Stockholm Dec. 
17, 1935 ; married. 

Dickinson, Horace Jewell. — ft. Arkansas City, Ark., 
Oct. 26, 1885 ; business course ; Univ. of Ark. three 
yrs. ; sec. 1900-1901, 1904 ; stenog. and typist, Bu. of 
Customs and Immigration, Philippine Is., 1905-9 ; app. 
marshal of Cons. Court at Canton July 6, 1909 ; app., 
after exam., cons, of class nine Apr. 19, 1917 ; as- 
signed to Padang July 21, 1917 ; class eight Sept. 14, 
1917; in charge of Am. Consulate at Batavia Jan. 9- 
July 9, 1918; detailed to Singapore June 18, 1918; 
assigned to AntlUa Feb. 7, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937. 

Dickover, Erie Roy. — ft. Long Beach, Calif., Jan. 20, 
1888; Stanford 1905-6; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1913; 
banking 1906-8 ; mgr. of auto livery company 1909 ; 
app., after exam., student interpreter In Japan Apr. 
4, 1914 ; V. c. at Dairen Mar. 30, 1916 ; at Kobe June 
8, 1916 ; also Interpreter at Kobe Oct. 27, 1916 ; cons. 
of class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; class five Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five 
Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Kobe May 20, 1926 ; class 
four May 23, 1929 ; class three Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned 
as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at Tokyo May 3, 1932 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 1st sec. at 
Tokyo May 24, 1932; class two Oct. 1, 1935; cons, 
gen. Apr. 1, 1937 ; to the Dept., temp., June 30, 1937 ; 
acting chief. Office of Philippine Affairs, July 17, 
1937 ; cons. gen. at Batavia Apr. 20, 1938 ; married. 

Dillingham, Sherburne. — ft. Nantucket, Mass., May 
14, 1907; Hoosac Sch. grad.; Williams Coll., B. A. 
1929 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass.. 



V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 
1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Habana Apr. 29, 1930 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 1930 (canceled) ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 11, 1931 ; to Sao Paulo June 20, 
1931 ; to Callao-Lima Apr. 12, 1935 ; to Buenos Aires 
Sept. 2, 1936 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Asunci6n June 12, 
1937 ; cla.ss eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Dillon, Wallace Myron (Comdr.) — 6. Talladega, Ala., 
July 18, 1895; U. S. N. A., grad. 1917; assigned as 
naval att. and naval att. for air at Mexico City May 
10, 193S ; married. 

Diven, Frederick Menkert. — ft. Baltimore, Md., Feb. 
17, 1892 ; Univ. of Va., LL. B. 1912 ; mem. of bar of 
Md. ; Instructor in law, Univ. of Va., 1913-14 ; law 
practice 1914-17 ; advertising work 1916-17 ; Officers' 
Training Camp Aug.-Nov. 1917 ; U. S. Naval Reserve 
Force 1918-19 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State 
Mar. 24, 1919 ; at $1,000 July 1, 1919 ; at $1,200 May 
1, 1920 ; at $1,400 Dec. 30, 1922, effective Jan. 1, 1923 ; 
law elk. at $2,000 Feb. 10, 1923; at $2,250 Nov. 1. 
1923 ; at $2,500 July 1, 1924 ; at $2,700 May 1, 1925 ; 
at $3,000 Dec. 31, 1925, effective Jan. 1, 1926 ; asst. to 
the solicitor Jan. 1, 1926; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $3,300 July 1, 1928 ; at $3,800 Dec 
1, 1929; at $4,200 July 1, 1930; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1, 1931; at $4,600 May 1, 1937; mar- 
ried. — Le. 

Doherty, Nona Lillian. — ft. Washington, D. C. ; 
Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1923 ; Amer. Univ., grad. work, 
1929-30 ; scientific illustrating, Dept. of Agric, sum- 
mers 1918-22, 1923-24; Library of Cong. 1924-27; 
Dept. of Agric. Library 1927-28 ; app. library asst. at 
$2,000 in the Dept. of State Dec. 1, 1928; at $2,200 
July 1, 1930; at $2,300 Aug. 1, 1936; at $2,600 Jan. 
1, 1938.— RP. 

Donald, George Kenneth. — ft. Mobile, Ala., Nov. 27, 
1890; Univ. Mil. Sch. of Mobile grad.; Phillips 
Andover ; Yale, B. A. 1912 ; timber exporting business 
1912-14 ; app., after exam., cons, at Maracaibo June 
22, 1914 ; cons, of class eight by act approved Feb. 
5, 1915 ; assigned to Nuevo Laredo Mar. 20, 1917 ; 
class seven Apr. 16, 1917 ; assigned to Aguascalitenteg 
Sept. 5, 1917; to St. Pierre-Miquelon Aug. 31, 1918 
(canceled) ; detailed to Sydney, N. S., Sept. 23, 1918; 
assigned to Tegucigalpa Mar. 15, 1919 ; class six 
Sept. 5, 1919; class five Nov. 19, 1921; assigned to 
Johannesburg May 17, 1922 ; class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class 
four Aug. 8, 1924 ; class three Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned 
to the Dept. May 11, 1928 ; cons. gen. and assigned 
to Guatemala June 12, 1928 ; charge d'aflfaires at 
Guatemala June 6, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 
16, 1932 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Guatemala, temp., 
June 20, 1932 ; as cons. gen. at Guatemala Oct. 1, 
1932; at St. John's, N. F., Apr. 7, 1933; at Milan 
June 20, 1934 ; at Southampton Dec. 21, 1936 ; married. 

Donaldson, Harry M. — ft. West Newton, Pa., Mar. 29, 
1906 ; attended business sch. ; Oberlin, A. B. 1927 ; 
app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Marseille Oct. 14, 1927 ; 
V. c. at Marseille June 17, 1932 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 



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83 



the Diplo. Ser. nnd assigned to Mnrsellle Oct. 1, 
1935: to Havre May 22, 1936; to Cherbourg, temp., 
Oct. 1, 1937 ; to Havre Oct. 27, 1937 ; uiarrieil. 

Donnelly, Walter Joseph. — b. New Haven, Conn., 
Jan. 9, 189G ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. ; George 
Wn.^hlngton Univ. ; grad. work, Univ. of Caracns ; 
newspaper reporting and advertising 1914-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-18, 2d It. ; special agt., Dept. of Justice, 
1921-22 ; app. cml. agt. in Boston offlce, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., Nov. 5, 1923 ; asst. trade coramr. 
at Ottawa July 1, 1924 ; trade commr. at Montreal 
July 1. 1927; cml. att. at Bogota Dec. 8, 1928; in Bu. 
in Washington 1933-34 ; app. cml. att. at Habana 
Jan. 9, 1934 ; at Rio de Janeiro Sept. 28, 1937. 

Donovan, Andrew Edmund, 2d. — b. Fort Riley, 
Kans., May 11. 1908; Harvard. B. S. 1930; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Warsaw June 6, 1931 ; 
V. c. at Warsaw Aug. 27, 1931 ; app., after exam.. 
For, Ser. oflicer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Warsaw Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 
1932 ; to Yolvohama Dec. 22, 1932 (canceled) ; to 
Mexico City Mar. 20, 1933 ; to M6rida, temp., Dec. 4, 
1934; to Mexico City Mar. 2, 1935; as v. c. and 3d 
sec. at La Paz Nov. 27, 1935; to the Dcpt. Apr. 27, 
1938. — RA. 

Donovan, Howard. — 6. Windsor, 111., Nov. 12, 1895 ; 
Mo. MU. Acad. ; Smith Acad. grad. ; Yale, I'h. B. 1920 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-18 ; foreign service training class of 
motors export company 1920-21 ; app., after exam., 
v. c. of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned 
to London Dec. 14, 1921 ; class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; assigned to Rio de Janeiro 
Feb. 29, 1924 ; For. Ser. ofQcer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 
class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Bahia 
Oct. 28, 1925 ; to the Dept. June 26, 1929 ; to Kobe 
Sept. 5, 1929 ; class seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; class six 
July 1, 1934; to Hong Kong Jan. 28, 1936; class five 
Apr. 1. 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to 
Swatow, temp., Aug. 3, 1938; to Hong Koug Sept. 4, 
1938; married. 

Doolittle, Hooker Austin. — b. Mohawk, N. Y., Jan. 
27, 1889 ; Utica Free Acad. ; Cornell, A. B. 1911 ; 
elk. 1911-13; automobile business 1914; with credit 
company 1914-16 ; cml. agt. in N. Y. offlce, Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com., 1916; app. v. c. at Tlflis Jan. 
19, 1917 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 7, 1920, and assigned to Tiflis ; to 
Madras Apr. 28. 1921 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class 
one May 26. 1922 ; cons, of class seven Mar. 1. 1023 ; 
detailed to Marseille July 19, 1923 ; class six Dec. 10, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Bilbao June 2. 1926; class six Sept. 29, 
1027; class five Aug. 15, 1930; assigned to Sarnia 
May 10, 1932 ; to Tangier May 6, 1933 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. June 13, 1933 ; assigned also as 2d sec. 
at Tangier June 19, 1933 ; class four and assigned 
as 1st sec. at Tangier In addition to duties as cons. 
June 1, 1937 ; cons, at Seville, temp., June 14, 1937 ; 
cons, and 1st sec. at Tangier Sept. 7, 1937 ; married. 



Dooman, Eugene Hoffman. — b. Osaka, Japan, Mar. 
25, 1890; Am. citizen; tutors and Trinity Sch.; Trin- 
ity Coll., B. S. 1911; Columbia Univ. one yr. ; app., 
after exam., student Interpreter in Japan Mar. 12, 
1912; V. c. and Interpreter at Kobe May 7, 1915; 
cons, of class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1019; detailed to Talhoku Sept. 7, 1920; asst. Jap- 
anese SIC at Tokyo July 1, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class six July 1, 1924 ; class live Aug. 8, 1924 ; sec. 
In the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 30, 1926 ; asst. Japanese sec. 
and 2d sec. .\pr. 30, 1926; Japanese sec. and 2il sec. 
at Tokyo May 19. 1020 ; class four May 17, 1928 ; 
class three July 24, 1930 ; assigned as Ist sec. at 
London Apr. 4, 1931 ; accompanied Ambassador Dawes 
to conference with delegates attending the sess. of 
the Council of the League adjourned from Geneva 
in discussions concerning Manchuria, Paris, 1931 ; 
assigned to the Dept. May 2, 1933 ; adviser, rrelim- 
inary Naval Conversations, I>ondon, Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; 
class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; adviser, London Naval Conf., 
1935-36 ; con.s. gon. June 1, 1930 ; couns. of emb. at 
Tokyo Jan. 5, 1937; married. 

Doran, Helen Fay. — b. Washington, D. C. ; attended 
high sch. and business sch. ; George Washington Univ. 
1908-9, 1921-24; Washington Coll. of Law 1932-33; 
elk., Bu. of Census, 1910-12; stenog. and sec. 1912- 
17 ; app. elk., temp., at $900 in the Dept. of State 
June 11, 1917; at .$1,000 Aug. 1, 1917; permanently 
Nov. 23, 1917 ; at $1,200 May 1, 1918 ; at $1,400 
Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; at $1,600 Sept. 
1. 1922 ; at $1,860 July 1, 1924 ; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 
1927; at $2,100 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,200 
July 1, 1928; at $2,300 Oct. 1, 1928; stenog. and 
disbursing officer. Int. Tech. Consulting Committee 
on Radio Communications, The Hague, 1929 ; admin. 
asst. at $2,600 Mar. 1, 1930; at $2,800 July 1, 
1930 ; special disbursing officer. Seventh Int. Conf. 
of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933; at $2,900 Apr. 1, 
1938.— IC. 

Dormady, Francis Patrick. — b. Ashland. Wis.. Aug. 
13, 1890 ; attended business sch. ; George Washington 
Univ. 1919 ; National Univ., A. B. 1933 ; elk. for law 
firm 1909-11; sec. to sec. of interior, P. I.. 1912-16; 
elk. for fruit company at Port Limfin 1917 ; U. S. 
Army 1918-19 ; elk. in War Dept. 1919, in cml. at- 
tache's office at Peking 1919 ; app. v. c. at Tientsin 
June 25, 1920; at Amoy Nov. 15, 1923; resigned 
Aug. 6. 1924; app. elk. at $1,320 In the Dept. of 
State Jan. 23. 1925 ; drafting officer and tech. asst. 
at $3,000 July 1, 1925 ; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,400 July 1, 1930.— VD. 

Dorsz, Edmund J.— b. Detroit. Mich., Feb. 23, 1906; 
attended high sch. ; business sch. grad. ; Berlitz Sch. 
of Languages 1926-27 ; municipal employee In De- 
troit 1929 ; for. tariff expert, Dept. of Com., 1929 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Nov. 12, 1920; assigned to Ottawa, temp., 
Nov. 27, 1029; to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16. 1930; 
to Yokohama Nov. 8, 1930; to Kobe Oct. 6, 1032; to 
Talhoku, temp., Apr. G, 1933; to Kobe June 28, 1933; 
to Nagasaki, temp., Apr. 10, 1034 ; to Kobe Aug. 7, 
10.34 ; to Belizo. temp., Nov. 1, 1034 ; to Warsaw Nov. 



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17, 19^4; class eight, cons., and assigned to Warsaw 
Oct. 1, 1933 ; to Lgopoldville Nov. 18, 1936 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; also to French Equato- 
rial Africa Dec. 22, 1937 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; 
married. 

Douglass, William Boone, Jr. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
Apr. 7, 1898 ; Columbia Univ. 1919-20 ; Cornell, A. B. 
1922 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; chainman for public land 
survey 1919 ; app. ells, in Am. Consulate at Calcutta 
July 18, 1922; v. c. at Calcutta Sept. 1, 1923; at 
Karachi Sept 11. 1923 ; at Calcutta July 15, 1925 ; at 
Santo Domingo Jan. 6, 1926; resigned Nov. 4, 1926; 
newspaper reporter 1927 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Santo Domingo Dec. 20, 1927 ; v. c. at Santo Do- 
mingo Mar. 14, 1928 ; elk. in Am. Leg. at Santo 
Domingo, temp., July 10, 1928 ; v. c. at Santo Do- 
mingo Sept. 11, 1928 ; at Cape Haltien, temp., Sept. 

6, 1928; at Santo Domingo Oct. 30, 1928; at Chi- 
huahua Feb. 6, 1929; at Saltillo, temp., Aug. 22, 
1929 ; at Chihuahua Oct. 1, 1929 ; at Ciudad Juarez 
Mar. 1, 1930; at Mfilaga Aug. 18, 1930; at Seville, 
temp., Sept. 18, 1930 ; at Malaga Jan. 15, 1931 ; at 
Seville, temp., July 22, 1931 ; at Malaga Sept. 22, 
1931 ; at St. Michael's, temp., Apr. 13, 1932 ; at 
Malaga Sept. 3, 1932 ; at Tenerife, temp., Nov. 6, 
1933 ; at Malaga Feb. 2, 1934 ; at Funchal. temp., July 
24, 1934 ; at Malaga Sept. 21, 1934 ; at Las Palmas, 
temp., Nov. 5, 1934; at Mfilaga Mar. 14, 1935; at 
Tenerife, temp.. May 1, 1935; at Mdlaga Sept. 28, 
1935; at Lisbon, temp., Feb. 29, 1936; at Tenerife, 
temp., June 2, 1936 ; at Nice, temp., Nov. 27, 1936 ; at 
Funchal. temp., Apr. 6. 1937 ; at Tenerife, temp., Oct. 
15, 1937 ; at Gibraltar May 17, 1938. 

Dow, Edward A. — 6. Fort Dodge, Iowa, Apr. 20, 
1879 ; attended business sch. ; St. Ambrose Coll. three 
yrs. ; St. Paul Sem. two yrs. ; insur. and real estate 
business 1900-1915 ; app., after exam., cons, of class 
nine Oct. 18, 1915; assigned to St. Stephen Nov. 22, 
1915; to Fort William and Port Arthur Mar. 20, 
1917 ; class eight Sept. 14, 1917, and assigned to 
Ciudad Juarez ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five 
June 4, 1920 ; assigned to Algiers Oct. 23, 1920 ; class 
four .Aug. 23, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class five 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Rotterdam Oct. 20, 1924 ; 
class four Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Frankfort-on- 
the-Main Sept. 7, 1928 ; class three May 9, 1930 ; as- 
signed to St. John's, N. F., May 12, 1930 ; cons. gen. 
and as.signed to St. .John's June 20. 1930 ; to Santiago, 
Chile, Apr. 1, 1933; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; married. 

Dowling, Walter Cecil. — b. Atkinson, Ga., Aug. 4, 
1905; Mercer Univ., B. A. 1925; elk. 1925-26; elk. 
and stenog. 1926-29 ; secretary 1929-31 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 30, 1931 ; as v. c. at Oslo Apr. 

7, 1932 ; at Lisbon May 28, 1936 ; 3d sec. at Rome 
July 1, 1938; married. 

Doyle, Albert Martin. — 6. Chatham, Ontario, Sept. 
3, 1892 ; naturalized 1918 ; Chatham Coll. Inst. ; Univ. 
of Toronto, A. B. 1913 ; Univ. of Detroit, LL. B. 1921 ; 
mem. of bar of Mich. ; newspaper reporter 1913-14 ; 



teacher In high sch. 1914-15 ; real estate agt. 1915- 
17, 1919-20; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It.; asst. pro- 
bation officer of recorder's court 1920-21 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three May 26, 1922 ; 
assigned to Amsterdam Aug. 28, 1922 ; class two 
Nov. 23, 1923 ; class one May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924; class eight and cons. 
Dec. 17, 1925 ; assigned to Rotterdam Apr. 2, 1926 ; 
to Brisbane Jan. 21, 1929 ; class seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; 
assigned to Sydney, N. S. W., Dec. 23, 1930; class 
six July 1, 1934; class five Apr. 1, 1937; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Doyle, Thomas John, Jr. (Comdr.) — b. Greeley Cen- 
ter, Nebr., Aug. 4, 1892; Univ. of Nebr. 1908-10; 
U. S. N. A., grad. 1914; assigned as naval att. and 
naval att. for air at Buenos Aires and Montevideo Apr. 
8, 1936; married. 

Drew, Gerald Augustin. — 5. San Francisco, Calif., 
June 20, 1903; Calif. Sch. of Mech. Arts; Univ. of 
Calif., B. S. 1924 ; Univ. of Grenoble 1924-25 ; Univ. 
of Madrid 1925-26 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927; to Pari Feb. 

24, 1928; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Port au Prince July 7, 1930; 
at San Jos6, Costa Rica, June 20, 1934 ; class eight 
July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as 3d 
sec. at Guatemala, temp., May 22, 1936 ; at Managua, 
temp., Nov. 24, 1936 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; at 
Tegucigalpa, temp., Apr. 13, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Teguci- 
galpa, temp.. May 6, 1937 ; at San Salvador, temp.. 
May 21, 1937 ; to the Dept. May 21, 1937 (assumed 
duties Sept. 30). — RA. 

Drew, Norris E. — 6. Haverhill, Mass., May 13, 
1892 ; business sch. grad. ; Kans. State Teachers Coll., 
B. S. 1927 ; grad. work, Univ. of Kans. and George 
Washington Univ. ; stenog. and typist 1912-13 ; requi- 
aition elk., Panama Canal, 1913-18 ; U. S. Army 
1918-19, 2d It., overseas service ; asst. to purchasing 
agt. for motor company 1920-21 ; teacher in high sch. 
1921-25 ; principal and supt. of sch. 1926-30 ; app. 
elk. at $1,620 in the Dept. of State June 9, 1930 ; at 
$1,800 July 7, 1930; at $2,000 June 1, 1931"; at 
$2,300 Oct. 16, 1935 ; acting chief, laws section, at 
$2,600 Apr. 1, 1936; chief at $3,200 Nov. 17, 1936; 
married. — RP. 

Dreyfus, Louis Goethe, Jr. — 6. Santa Barbara, Calif., 
Nov. 23, 1889; Hotchkiss Sch.; Yale, B. A. 1910, 
M. A. 1911; Alliance Frangaise, summer 1910; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Dec. 20, 1910 ; dep. cons. gen. 
at Berlin Mar. 16, 1911 ; v. and dep. cons, at Callao 
May 27, 1912; cons. agt. at Qnibdo July 5, 1913; 
V. and dep. cons. gen. at Berlin Feb. 26, 1914 ; v. c. 
at Berlin Feb. 6, 1915; at Budapest July 14, 1915; 
cons, of class eight July 12, 1916 ; in charge at Sofia 
Oct. 10-Nov. 30, 1916; assigned to Sivas Mar. 20, 
1917 ; to Malaga June 5, 1917 ; detailed to Paris Aug. 

25, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Palermo 
Mar. 12, 1920 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; assigned to 
Dresden Nov. 15, 1921 ; class four Nov. 23, 1921 ; 
class three Mar. 1, 1923 ; cons. gen. of class four 
June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 



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85 



1024 ; For. Ser. Insp. May 1, 1926 ; class two June 30, 
1927 ; assigned to Oslo Oct. 7, 1927 ; For. Ser. insp. 
Oct. 1. 102S; assigned to Naples July 27, 19l.*9 ; cLiss 
one May y. lOoO; to Coponlmgon July :U, lit:!l ; 
Bcc. in the Dlplo. Ser. June Vi, 19:{.'5 ; assigned as 
couns. of emb. at Lima June 26, 1933 ; married. 

Drissel, Boger S. — b. Keller's Church, Pa., June 30, 

1S77; t>ilussk'r Coll.; I'.etliany Coll. 190G ; West 
Chester Normal Seh., and rerkionien Scni. ; tt-nehcr 
In puhlie sih. 1890-1000: Navy Dept., 1900-1906; 
elk., U. S. Siiporintending Naval Constructor, 190G-7; 
app. elk. at ?900 in the Dept. of State Mar. 19, 
1907; at $1,000 Sept. 3, 1907; at $1,200 July 1, 
1908; at $1,400 Dec. 1, 1909; at $1,600 June 22, 
1916, eff.ctive July 1 ; at $1,800 Dec. 31, 1919, effec- 
tive Jan. 1, 1920; special asst. at $2,000 Jan. 16, 
1922 ; asst. chief, Bu. of Indexes and Archives, July 
1, 1922; at $2,500 Sept. 1, 1922; at $2,800 July 1, 
19L'4 ; at $3,000 June 1, 1927; special asst.. Sixth 
Int. Conf. of Am. States, Ilabana, 1928; at $3,200 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); at $3,300 July 1, 1928; 
at $3,500 July 1, 1930; asst. chief, Division of Com- 
munications and Records, Jan. 1, 1931 ; married. — 
DCR. 

Drumright. Everett Francis. — b. Drumrlght, Okla., 
Sept. 15. 1906; Okla. Agric. and Mech. Coll. 1925-26; 
Univ. of Okla., B. S. 1929 ; cml. work 1929-30 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Ciudad Juarez, temp., Dec. 27, 1930 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Hankow Dec. 10, 
1931 ; as language officer at Peiping July 15, 1932 ; as 
V. c. at Shanghai Oct. 11, 1934; at Swatow, temp.. 
May 14. 1935; at Shanghai June 27, 1935; at Swa- 
tow, temp., Oct. 25, 1935 ; at Shanghai Dec. 9, 1935 ; 
at Hankow, temp., Feb. 5, 1937; class eight Apr. 1, 
1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; assigned to Hankow Apr. 
26, 1937 ; 3d sec. at Nanking Mar. 25, 1938. 

du Bols, Coert. — b. Hudson, N. Y., Nov. 10, 1881 ; 
Biltmore (N. C.) Forest Sch., Bachelor of Forestry 
1901, Forest Engineer 1907 ; tech. and admin, work, 
U. S. Forest Ser., 1901-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-18, It. 
col., overseas service; app., after exam., cons, of class 
seven Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to Paris Nov. 25, 1919; 
to Naples Apr. 15, 1920; class six Nov. 23, 1921; 
assigned to Port Said Apr. 3, 1922 ; class five Mar. 1, 
1923 ; detailed to the Dept. Nov. 17, 1923 ; asst 
chief. Visa Office, Apr. 11, 1924 ; class four June 
5. 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; 
chief. Visa Office, Dec. 1, 1924 ; representative on 
Inter-departmcntal committee on examination of immi- 
grants abroad, 1925 ; class four June 2, 1926 ; cons, 
gen. and assigned to Batavla May 7, 1927 ; class three 
May 26, 1928; For. Ser. insp. Mar. 26, 1930; class 
two May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Genoa Jan. 7, 1931 ; 
to Naples July 30, 1931 ; representative, Sixth Int 
Fair of Tripoli, 1932 ; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 
22, 1935 ; class one Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. gen. at Habana 
Dec. 21, 1930 ; married. 

Dncotfi, Charles H. — b. Marksvllle, La., Mar. 12, 
1900; Spring Hill Coll., B. S. 1918; Mass. Inst, of 
Tech., B. S. 1923; Fox Sch. of Pianoforte Playing, 



four yrs. ; distribution and electrical engineer 1923- 
28 ; entered llu. of For. and Domes. Com. Dec. 1, 
1927; asst. trade conunr. at Buenos Aires 1928-31; 
in lUi. of For. and Domes. Cum. 1931-35; app. 
asst. cinl. att. at Ilabana Nov. 21, 1936; married. 

Duggan, Laurence. — b. New York City May 28, 
1905; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927; 
publishing ]927--'8; Inst, of Int. Education 1929-30; 
app. divisional asst. at $3,'J00 in the Dept. of Slate 
Nov. 1, 1930; at $4,600 Mar. 14, 1934; asst. chief. 
Division of Latin American Affairs, at $0..%00 Sept. 1, 
1935; chief at $8,000 Oct. 24, 1935; chief. Division of 
the American Republics, May 24, 1937 ; married.— RA. 

Duncan, Norman.— 5. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 16, 
1895; high seb. and business sch. grad. ; stenog. 191ft- 
17 ; U. S. Marine Cori)s 1917-19 ; secretary in mining 
companies in U. S. and Africa 1919-26, In Peru 
1927- ; app. cons. agt. at Ui Oroya Apr. 8, 1931; 
married. 

Dunham, Donald Carl.— b. Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 30, 
1908 ; riiillips Andover grad. ; Yale, Ph. B. 1930 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Berlin June 9, 1931 ; 
V. c. at Berlin Sept. 4, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sih;. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Berlin 
Jan. 2, 1932 ; to tlie For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17, 1932 ; to 
Hong Kong July 26, 1932; to Athens July 20, 1935; 
to Aden July 27, 1938. 

Dunlap, Maurice Pratt. — b. Toledo, Ohio, Dec. 9, 
1882; Princeton, B. A. 1912; Columbia, M. A. 1913; 
edltdrial work for newspaper syndicate 1904-6 ; elk., 
Philippine Civil Ser., 1907-11 ; editorial work in Dept. 
of Agric. 1913-15 ; contributor to magazinos and news- 
papers ; app., after exam., cons, of class nine Feb. 22, 
1915, and assigned to Stavanger; detailed to Copen- 
hagen July 13. 1917; class eight Sept. 14, 1917; 
assigned to Odense May 27, 1918; detailed to Copen- 
hagen June 5, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed 
to MalmS Nov. 27, 1920 ; to Copenhagen Jan. 1921 ; 
assigned to Bangkok June :i4, 1922 ; unassigned from 
July 21, 1923; detailed to Port au Prince Apr. 7. 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class rpvch July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Port au Prince Dec. 28. 1925 ; class six 
June 2. 1920; assigned to Stockholm July 12. 1927; 
detailed to Int. Radiotelegraph Conf.. Washington. 
1927 ; class five July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Dundee 
Oct. 7, 1932; to Bergen Oct. 15. 1935; sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937. 

Dunn, James Clement. — b. Newark. N. J., Dec. 27, 
1890 ; studied law and architecture ; architect 1912- 
17; U. S. Navy 1917-19. It., aide to naval att. at 
Habana; elk.. Dept. of State, 1919; app.. after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 5. 1919. 
and assigned to the Dept. ; to Berne Nov. 16. 1919 
(canceled); to Madrid Feb. 20. 1920; class thret 
Aug. 24. 1921 ; assigned to Port au Prince Mar. 1, 
1922 ; class two Jan. 23. 1924 ; assigned to Brus- 
sels Mar. 7. 1924 ; For Ser. officer of class four 
and assigned as 1st sec. at Brussels July 1. 1924 ; class 
three June 2, 1026; assigned to the Dept. Apr. 29, 
1927 ; dlr. of ceremonies at the White House Sept. 27, 



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1927; chief, Division of Int. Confeiences and Protocol, 
Feb. 4, 1928 ; class two Oct. 16, 1929 ; couns. to 
Commn. for study and review of conditions in Haiti, 
1930 ; assigned as 1st sec. at London May 17, 1930 ; 
resigned Aug. 7, 1930 ; app. chief, Division of Int. 
Conferences, at $8,000 in the Dept. of State Sept. 10, 
1931 ; sec. of del.. Fourth Pan American Cml. Conf., 
Washington, 1931 ; sec. gen. of Am. del., 1st stage. 
Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1932 ; asst., 1st 
meeting of Experts' Prep. Committee for Int. Mone- 
tary and Economic Conf., Geneva, 1932, and sec. of 
Am. del. to Conf., London, 1933 ; chief. Division of 
Protocol and Conferences, June 1, 1933 ; sec. gen. to 
Am. del., Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States, Monte- 
video, 1933 ; special asst. to the sec. of state and 
chief of protocol Feb. 12, 1934 ; special asst. to the 
sec. of state and chief. Division of Western European 
Affairs, July 1, 1935 ; chief, Division of European 
Affairs, June 16, 1937 ; adviser on political relations 
July 17, 1937 ; at $8,500 July 19, 1937 ; married. — 
PA/D. 

Dunn, ■William Edward. — h. Sulphur Springs, Tex., 
Mar. 2, 1888; Univ. of Tex., B. A. 1909; Stanford, 
M. A. 1911 ; Columbia, fellow in hist. 1911-12, Ph. D. 
1916; asst. in hist., Stanford Univ., 1909-11; instr. 
and prof., Univ. of Tex., 1913-19 ; special investigator 
in Spanish archives for Library of Cong., 1915-16 ; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; secretary. Second Pan Ameri- 
can Cml. Cong., Washington, 1920, and Second Pan 
American Financial Conf., 1920 ; asst. chief of divi- 
sion, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Dept. of Com., 
1919-21 ; trade commr. and com. att. at Lima 
1921-24 ; dir. gen. of internal revenue for Republic of 
Haiti 1924-27 ; banking 1927-31 ; financial adviser to 
Dominican Govt. 1931-33 ; asst. dir., Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., 1934-37 ; app. cml. att. at Buenos Aires 
Aug. 10, 1937; married. 

Durbrow, Elbridge. — b. San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 
21, 1903; Shattuck Sch. grad. ; Yale, Ph. B. 1926; 
Stanford 1927 ; Univ. of Dijon 1927 ; Acadgmie de 
Droit International de la Hague, summer 1928 ; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques, diploma 1929 ; 
asst. land appraiser with railroad company, summers 
1923, 1924, 1925; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Warsaw May 17, 
1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 22, 1931 ; to Bucha- 
rest Apr. 7, 1932 ; as v. c. at Moscow Feb. 10, 1934 ; 
also 3d sec. at Moscow Feb. 6, 1935 ; class eight Apr. 
1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Moscow in 
addition to duties as 3d sec. Apr. 26, 1937 ; cons, 
at Naples June 29, 1937; married. 

Durgin, Edward Robison (Lt.) — h. Palmyra, N. J., 
Jan. 14. 1900; U. S. N. A., grad. 1922; Columbia 
Univ., M. S. 1929 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at Ber- 
lin, Stockholm, Copenhagen, The Hague, Oslo, and 
Helsinki Sept. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Durnan, James Joseph. — b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 1, 
1895 ; Strand Sch., London, England ; Georgetown 
Sch, of For. Ser. 1919-22 ; National Univ. of Mexico, 
summer 1922 ; National Univ., Law Sch. 1923-24, B. 
Sc. 1925 ; claims examiner for firm in London 1914- 



17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service ; elk.. War 
Dept., 1922-28 ; special agt., Dept. of Com., 1923-34 ; 
app. divisional asst. at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
Dec. 1, 1934 ; married. — NB. 

Dutko, Paul Michael. — b. Mayfield, Pa., Jan. 5, 
1894; Mansfield (Pa.) State Normal Sch., grad. 1914, 
grad. work 1914-15 ; Dickinson Coll., A. B. 1917 ; 
Dickinson Law Sch. two yrs. ; George Washington 
Law Sch., summer 1918 ; instructor, Mansfield State 
Normal Sch., 1914-15; teacher 1917-18; elk.. Govt, 
depts., 1917-18 ; app. elk. in the Diplo. Ser. to pro- 
ceed to Japan for War Trade Bd. work Dec. 18, 1918 ; 
app. V. c. at Vladivostok Aug. 20, 1919 ; at Harbin 
Nov. 23, 1920; at Seoul, temp., Sept. 13, 1930; at 
Harbin Nov. 10, 1930; at Riga June 28, 1932; at 
Leipzig Aug. 20, 1937 ; elk. at Vienna, temp.. Mar. 17, 
1938 ; V. c. at Vienna, temp., Apr. 7, 1938 ; at Leipzig 
Aug. 18, 1938; married. 

Duvall, Frank E. — 6. Washington, D. C, Dec. 25, 
1900 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; elk., 
District govt, 1916-18 ; app. elk., temp., at $840 in 
the Dept. of State May 4, 1918; at $1,020 Nov. 1, 
1918 ; at $960 July 1, 1919 ; at $1,020 Feb. 1, 1920 ; 
at $1,200 Oct. 5, 1920, effective Oct. 1 ; permanently 
at $1,000 Feb. 1, 1921 ; at $1,200 Aug. 16, 1921 ; at 
$1,500 July 1, 1924; at $1,560 Mar. 1, 1927; at 
$1,620 Jan. 1, 1928; at $1,740 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $1,800 July 1, 1928; at $2,000 July 1, 1930; 
mem., Conciliation Committee of the Dept. of State, 
1936- ; at $2,100 Aug. 1, 1936; admin, asst. at 
$2,600 Aug. 19, 1937 ; married.— PA/H. 

Dwyer, Henry Thomas. — ft. Providence, R. I., July 
21, 1895 ; La Salle Acad. grad. ; business sch. grad. ; 
Holy Cross Coll. 1914-15 ; civil engineering 1915-17 ; 
elk.. Ordnance Dept., 1917-18; Army field elk. 1918- 
21 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at Guatemala 
July 1921 ; v. c. at Guatemala Feb. 17, 1922 ; elk. at 
Am. Consulate General at Habana Sept. 1922 ; v. c. 
at Habana Apr. 22, 1925 ; at Nuevitas, temp., Nov. 
20, 1928 ; at Habana Jan. 2, 1929 ; at La Guaira Jan. 
19, 1929 ; at Curacao, temp.. Mar. 5, 1929 ; at Mara- 
caibo, temp., Sept. 30, 1929 ; at Fort William, and 
Port Artliur June 13, 1930 ; at Nogales Apr. 3, 1937 ; 
at Agua Prieta Apr. 9, 1938 ; married. 

Dwyre, Dudley G. — &. London, England, Jan. 30, 
1880 ; Am. citizen ; Colo. State Agric. Coll., grad. 
1901 ; grad. work, George Washington Univ., 1917- 
18 ; elk. and principal teacher, U. S. Indian Ser., 
1902-3 ; stenog., Manila, P. I., 1904 ; chief elk. and 
asst. supt., U. S. Indian Agcy., 1904-8 ; chief elk., 
U. S. Indian Warehouse, 1909-17 ; chief of section, 
Bu. of Indian Affairs, 1917-18 ; app. elk., temp., at 
$1,720 In the Dept. of State Nov. 2. 1918; at $1,600 
July 1, 1919 ; permanently Sept. 1, 1919 ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to 
Maracaibo Oct. 29, 1919 ; to Fort William and Port 
Arthur Sept. 21, 1921 ; class six Mar. 1, 1923 ; as- 
signed to Guadalajara June 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Aug. 17, 1927 ; class five Sept. 
29, 1927 ; assigned to Mexico City Oct. 19, 1928 ; class 
four July 24, 1930; to London June 30, 1934; 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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cons. gen. Feb. 21, 1936; to TanamA June 10, 1036; 
class three June 1, 1937 ; sec. lu the Diplo. Scr. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; niarrieil. 

Dwyre, Jack Golding. — b. St. Louis, Mo., Mar. 20, 
1913 ; attcniloil sch. In Venezuela, Canada, and Mex- 
ico ; Tex. Agile, and Mech. Coll. 1930-31 ; the I'rin- 
cipia 1931-33; Univ. of Ariz. 1933-34; Univ. of De- 
troit 1936- ; app. clic. in Am. consulate at Windsor 
Oct. 11, 1934; V. c at Windsor July 31, 1937; mar- 
ried. 

Dye, John Walter. — 6. Winona, Minn., Feb. 4, 1878 ; 
Plllsbury Acad. grad. ; Univ. of Minn., A. B. 1904 ; 
George Washinston Univ. 1905-6 ; physical dir., Minn. 
Agrlc. Sch., 1903-4, and Y. M. C. A. 1904-5; app., 
after exam., cons. cllc. July 21, 1906; dep. cons. gen. 
at Beriin Dec. 18, 1906; cons. asst. July 1, 1908; 
dep. cons. gen. at Genoa Nov. 25, 1908 ; v. and dep. 
cons. gen. May 10, 1909; at Boma Dec. 30, 1910; at 
Smyrna Dec. 13, 1911 ; cons. agt. at Damascus 
Dec. 8, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Cape Town 
Nov. 18, 1914 ; v. c. at Cape Town Feb. 6, 1915 ; at 
Johannesburg Oct. 18, 1915 ; at Cape Town Nov. 5, 
1915 ; app. cons, of class eight July 12, 1916 ; de- 
tailed to Port Elizabeth Sept. 6. 1017; assigned to 
Tort Elizabeth Mar. 9, 1918 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to Ciudad 
Juarez Feb. 28, 1921 ; assigned to Ciudad Juarez 
Oct. 2, 1923; class four June 3, 1924; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924; tech. adviser, Conf. 
with Mexico to Prevent Smuggling, El Paso, Tex., 
1925, and Conf. for Formulation of Regulations under 
the Smuggling Conv. of 1925, Washington. 1926; 
class four May 23. 1929 ; to Montreal Sept. 30. 1929 ; 
to Wellincrton Sept. 18, 1930 ; to Melbourne July 13, 
1031 : to Nas.sau July 7, 1936 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Earnest, Edwin Burchett. — b. Seymour, Iowa, May 
7, 1904 : Univ. of Iowa, B. A. 1926 ; employed by 
students recreation center 1923-27 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Manchester Mar. 30, 1927 ; v. c. at Man- 
chester Mar. 8, 1928; at Edinburgh Apr. 9, 1930; 
married. 

Eaton, Earl Wilbert.— 5. Robinson, 111., Feb. 13, 
1882 ; Austin Coll. two yrs. ; teacher in public sch. 
1900-1901 ; III. Nat. Guard 1905-7, 1st It. ; post 
office elk. 1915-17; dep. collector of customs 1917-18; 
app. V. c. at Nuevo Laredo Dec. 4, 1918 ; at Saltlllo 
July 1, 1920; at Nuevo Laredo June 24, 1924; at 
Manzanlllo Sept. 29, 1925 ; at Ensenada Feb. 4, 1928 ; 
at Ciudad Obregon Mar. 23, 1929 ; at Guaymas, 
temp., June 11, 1929; at Mazatldn Dec. 20, 1929; at 
Windsor, Ont., temp., Aug. 6, 1930 ; at Mazatlftn Oct. 
23, 1930; at Durango Aug. 1, 1934; married. 

Ebling, Samuel Gale. — b. Bellefontaine, Ohio, Dec 
11, 1893; Univ. of Cincinnati and Univ. of Nancy, 
France; George Washington, A. B. 1920; Centro de 
Estudios Hi8t6rlcos, Madrid, 1922; stenog. 1912-15; 
elk., Dept. of Agric. and War Trade Bd., 1916-18; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, overseas service ; elk., Dept. 
of State, 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mar- 



seille May 23. 1921 ; at Paris Dec. 13, 1923 ; app., 
after exam., y. c. of career of class three Jan. 6, 
1924; assigned to Paris Jan. 16, 1924; to Stockholm 
June 18, 1024 ; For. Ser. officer unilass. July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Penang July 27, 1926 ; to Colombo, temp., 
July 20, 1029 ; to Penang Sept. 28. 1929 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Penang Oct. 16, 1920 ; to 
Bremen Aug. IG, 1930; cla.'^s seven July 1, 1031; to 
Corinto Oct. 15, 1932 ; to Loureni.-o Marques July 31, 
1933; to Johanne.-^burg, temp., Oct. 9, 1934; to Lou- 
renco Marques Jan. 2, 1935; class six Apr. 1. 1937; 
see. in the Diplo. Scr. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Izmir Aug. 
25, lO.m 

Eddy, Donald Blakeman. — 6. Avon, Conn., Jan. 25, 
19i;5 ; Unlversit(5 de Nancy, France, diphinia 1031 ; 
University de Paris, diploma 1932 ; Cornell, A. B. 
1933 ; George Washington Univ., grad. work 1937- ; 
educational adviser. Civilian Conservation Corps, 
1934-35; app. elk. at $1,620 in the Dept. of State 
Feb. 28, 1935 ; admin, asst. at $2,000 Sept. 16, 1937 ; 
married. — PR. 

Edgar, Donald Dixon. — 6. Metuchen, N. J., Feb. 18, 
1907 ; Rutgers Prep. Sch. ; Tome Sch. grad. ; Williams 
Coll., A. B. 1928; Columbia 1928-29; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930; assigned as 
V. c. at Kingston, Ont., Apr. 29, 1930 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Sept. 1^7, 1930; to Hong Kong Feb. 24. 1931 ; 
to Habana Jan. 6, 1933 ; as 3d sec. at Ciudad TruJIUo 
May 22, 1936; class eight Apr. 1, 19:!7 ; cons. Apr. 
22, 19."57; assigned to Geneva July 2, 1937; mariied. 

Edminster, Lynn Ramsay. — b. Chillieothe. 111.. Jan. 
2. 1893 ; Cambridge Latin Sch. grad. ; Harvard, 
A. B. 1916 ; Brookings Inst.. Ph. D. 1930 ; U. S. Army 
Au£x.-Dec. 1918 ; economist, U. S. Tariff Commu. 
1919-22. Brookings Inst. 1922-30. U. S. Dept. of 
Agric. 1931-36 ; assoc. prof, of com. and business 
admin., Univ. of Va., 1926-27 ; mem. of faculty, 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Scr. 1921-30, American 
Univ. Grad. Sch. 1934- ; app. economic analyst at 
$7,000 in the Dept. of State Mar. 10, 1936; at 
$8,000 July 1, 1936 ; mem.. Jt. Prep. Committee on 
Philippine Affairs, 1937- ; adviser to Am. del.. Tech. 
Tripartite Conf. on Textile Industry. Wa.shington. 
1937 ; spc( ial asst. to the sec. of state Oct. 3, 1938 ; 
married. ^ — S-\. 

Edson, Andrew Warden, — b. East Hampton, Conn., 
Nov. 25, 1903; Dartmouth, A. B. 1925; Harvard, 
A. M. 1927 ; instructor in hist., Clark Sch., 1927-28 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Nov. 12, 1929; assigned to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Nov. 18. 1929; as v. c. at Tientsin Mar. 26. 
1930 ; at Mukden May 26, 1932 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Mukden Oct. 1, 19.35 ; to Seoul, temp., 
Apr. 8. 1930; to Oslo Dec. 23. 1936; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1037; to the Dept. Nov. 12, 1937. for 
.«!peclal study in economics (Harvard) ; class seven 
May 1. 193S. 

Edwards, J. Stanford. — b. Wn!<hlngton, D. C, Sept. 
4, 1880; attended public sch.; Brooklyn Inst, of Art 
and Sciences ; elk.. Navy Dept., 1900-1909 ; Journal- 
ist for publishing company 1909-15 ; Am. Ambulance 



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Hospital 1915-17, overseas service ; U. S. Army 1917- 

20, capt., overseas service ; assoc. editor of publishing 
company 1920-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Amsterdam Apr. 21, 1921 ; v. c. at Amsterdam June 

21, 1922 ; at Copenhagen Nov. 6, 1929. 

Edwards, Jay Dixon. — b. Wausau. Wis., Feb. 9, 
1913 ; Oreg. State Coll. 1929-30 ; Columbia Univ. 
1930-35, A. B. 1934 ; Fletcher Sch. of Law and Diplo- 
macy 1935-37, M. A. 1936 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Naples July 8, 1937 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; language officor 
at Tokyo June 29, 1938. 

Edwards, Margaret Shedd (Mrs.) — 6. Rochester, N. 
Y. ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; stenog. 
1918 ; app. elk., temp., at $1,140 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 1, 1918; at $1,200 Nov. 1, 1919; permanently 
Jan. 12, 1921 ; at $1,400 Dec. 30, 1922, effective Jan. 
1, 1923 : at $1,600 May 31, 1924, effective June 1 ; at 
$1,860 July 1, 1924; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1925; repre- 
sentative, Sesquicentennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 
1926; at $2,000 Mar. 1, 1927; admin, asst. July 1, 
1927 ; sec, Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings, 
1927-33; at $2,100 Nov. 1, 1927; at $2,200 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,300 July 1, 1928; at $2,600 
May 1, 1929; at $2,800 July 1, 1930; at $2,900 July 
3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; stenog. and elk. to assist 
agt. for U. S., U. S.-Egypt Arbitration (Salem 
Claim), Vienna, 1931; sec, Bd. of Appeals and Re- 
view, 1933- ; at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938.— CC. 

Elbrick, Charles Burke. — 6. Louisville, Ky., Mar. 25, 
1908; Univ. of Louisville 1925-26; Williams Coll., 
A. B. 1929 ; app., after exam., For Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 22, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Panama Feb. 4, 1931 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17, 1932 ; to Southampton 
Aug. 10, 1932 ; 3d sec. at Port-au-Prince May 24, 1934 ; 
also V. c. at Port-au-Prince Oct. 24, 1934 ; 3d sec. at 
Warsaw Aug. 27, 1937 ; class eight Aug. 17, 193S ; 
married. 

Eldridge, Richard. — 6. Gainesville, Tex., Nov. 4, 
1896 ; attended sch. in France ; Lawrenceville Sch. 
grad. ; Princeton 1914—17 ; Ecole Militaire, Fontaine- 
bleau, France, 1917-18 ; Sorbonne 1921 ; Bonn, Ger- 
many, 1922-23; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It, over- 
seas service ; dep. Am. commr., Int. Chamber of Com., 
Paris, 1926-32 ; observer, Diplo. Conf. on Int. Ex- 
positions, Paris, 1928 ; foreign transportation expert. 
Fed. Coordinator of Transportation, 1933 ; chief code 
adviser, Nat. Recovery Admin., 1933-35 ; app. 
economic analyst at $5,600 in the Dept. of State Aug. 
10, 1935 ; at $4,600 July 7, 1938 ; married.— TA. 

Elliott, John Carl. — b. Washington, D. C, Nov. 12, 
1907; high sch. grad.; Ga. Sch. of Tech. 1925-27; 
George Washington Law Sch. 1927-31 ; mem. of bar 
of Va. ; bank elk. 1923-24 ; bank teller 1927-29 ; elk., 
Veterans' Bu., Jan.-Aug. 1929 ; app. elk. at $1,620 in 
the Dept. of State Aug. 12, 1929; at $1,740 July 1, 
1930 ; at $1,800 Feb. 17, 1931 : at $2,000 May 1, 
1934; tech. asst. (legal) July 1, 1936; at $2,600 Dec 
17, 1937 ; married. — PD. 



Ellis, Charles Perry. — 5. Anadarko, Okla., Mar. 6, 
1909; Occidental Coll., A. B. 1931; Centro de 
Estudios Historicos, Madrid, summer 1932 ; George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser., M. S. 1933; Univ. of So. 
Calif. 1934; teacher in high schs. 1934-35; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Ilabana Oct. 3, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 4, 1936 ; to Mazatldn Dec 18, 1936. 

Ellis, Overton Gentry, Jr. — b. Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 
9. 1900; U.S.N. A. 1919-20; Univ. of Wash., B. A. 
1923 ; newspaper work in Manila 1923-24 ; cml. work 
in Hong Kong 1924-27, in Athens 1927-30, in Istan- 
bul 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
v. c. of career, and sec. iu the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 7, 1932 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 9, 1932 ; as v. c. 
at Budapest Apr. 7, 1932 ; at Singapore Jan. 27, 1936 
(canceled) ; at Buenos Aires May 27, 1936; v. c. and 
3d sec. at San Salvador Aug. 2, 1937 ; married. 

Elting, Howard, Jr. — b. Chicago, 111., July 16, 1907 ; 
Phillips Exeter grad. ; studied in Germany, summer 
1929 ; Princeton, B. S. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Dresden June 10, 1931 ; v. c at Dresden 
Sept. 1, 1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer un- 
class., V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c at Dresden Jan. 2, 1932 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17, 1932 ; to Istanbul July 
26, 1932 ; to Izmir and for Italian Islands of the 
Aegean, temp., May 22, 1936 ; to Istanbul July 1, 1936 ; 
to Batavia July 23, 1936 ; 3d sec at The Hague Aug. 
6, 1938; married. 

Embry, John A.— 6. Christian Co., Ky., July 20, 
1889 ; Occidental Acad. ; Univ. of Tenn. ; Harvard, 
A.B. ; v.c at Odessa 1916-17 ; cons, at Omsk 1918- 
19 ; asst. mgr. of express company in China 1921-22 ; 
owner and operator of sugar plantation in Australia 
1922-24 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Aug. 
1, 1924, and assigned as chief of Baltic Section ; asst. 
chief. For. Ser. Division, Jan. 1, 1925 ; asst. trade 
commr. at Vienna Sept. 1, 1926 ; asst. cml. att. at 
Vienna Apr. 26, 1927 ; trade commr. at Winnipeg 
July 1, 1930 ; at Vancouver July 1, 1932 ; In Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com., Washington, July 1, 1933 ; 
asst. cml. att. at Istanbul (Ankara^ June 25, 1934; 
at Cairo Aug. 27, 1938; married. 

Emmerson, John Kenneth. — b. Canon City, Colo., 
Mar. 17, 1908 ; Colo. Coll., A. B. 1929 ; Sorbonne 
1927-28; New York Univ., A. M. 1930; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser. 1931-33; instructor in social 
sciences, Univ. of Nebr., 1930-31 ; asst. dir., Berlitz 
Sch. of Languages, Chicago, 1933-35 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as 
language officer at Tokyo Nov. 12, 1935 ; v. c at 
Osaka Oct. 25, 1937 ; married. 

Engdahl, F, Russell. — 5. Spokane, Wash., July 28, 
1907; Univ. of Wash. 1925-26; Georgetown, B. S. 
1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 
1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Port au Prince, temp., 
Dec 26, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec 23, 1931; 



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to Calcutta Apr. 7, 1932; to Shanghai Oct. 18, 1935; 
clas.s eight .Vpr. 1, 1037 ; cous. Apr. 22, 1U37 ; assigned 
to Shanglmi Apr. 2G, 19:!7 ; niarrietl. 

Engert, Cornelius Van Hemert. — b. Vienna, Austria, 
of I>utch parents. Doc. 31. 18S7 ; niiturnlized ; pri- 
vate tutors; attended sch. In Calif, and Switzerland; 
Univ. of Calif., B. Lltt. 190S, M. Lltt. 1909; Univ. of 
Calif. Law Sch. 1908-11; Le Conte Memorial Fellow, 
Harvard, 1911-12; teaching fellow in hist., I'niv. of 
Calif., 1909-11 ; app., after exam., student Inter- 
preter in Turkey Mar. 12, 1912; Interpreter to Am. 
Consulate General at Constantinople July 1, 1914 ; in 
charge of agency at Dardanellts Nov.-Dec. 1914 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Constantinople Feb. 12, 1915 ; 
V. c. and Interpreter at Baghdad Aug. 4, 1915 (can- 
celed) ; on detail in Am. Emb. at Constantinople Sept. 
1915-Dec. 1916; in Syria and Balestine Dec. 1916- 
.\pr. 1917 ; app. asst. in Am. Leg. at The Hague Aug. 
18, 1917; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class four May 3, 1918 ; assigned to The Hague June 

1, 1918 ; class three Mar. 14, 1919 ; assigned to Te- 
heran Sept. 9, 1919 ; to Constantinople, temp., Nov. 
4, 1919; to Teheran Mar. 10, 1920; to the Dept. Oct. 
10, 1922; class two Dec. 4, 1922; assigned as Ist 
sec. at Habana Sept. 26, 1923 ; For. Sex. officer of 
class four July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 1st sec. at San 
Salvador Feb. 11, 1925; at Santiago May 1. 1926; 
unassigiu'd from Nov. 18, 1927 ; assigned to Caracas 
Dec. 21. 1927; class three Dec. 19, 1929; assigned 
to Peiping June 13. 1930; to Cairo June 29, 1933; 
to Addis Ababa July 8, 1935 ; cons. gen. July 22, 
1935 ; assigned as cons. gen. at Addis Ababa in addi- 
tion to duties as 1st sec. July 24, 1935 ; min. resident 
and cons. gen. at Addis Ababa Feb. 7. 1936 ; class 
two Apr. 1, 1936; class one May 19, 1936; couns. of 
leg. at Teheran and Kabul Jan. 29, 1937 ; married. 

English, Benedict Michael. — ft. Monona, Iowa, Feb. 

2. 1894 ; Creigbton Univ.. Ph. B. 1916, LL. B. 1919 ; 
mem. of bar of Nebr. ; U. S. Navy 1918 ; law prac- 
tice 1919 ; app. a law elk. at $2,000 in the Dept. of 
State Dec. 23, 1919; law drafting asst., temp., at 
$2,500 June 1. 1920; drafting officer July 1, 1920; 
asst. solicitor June 1, 1921 ; drafting officer at $3,000 
Sept. 30, 1922 ; at $3,200 May 1, 1925 ; resigned 
June 30. 1925 : disbursing officer. Plebiscitary Commn. 
and Special Commn. on Boundaries, Tacna Arica Arbi- 
tration. 1925-26; sec, Gen. Claims Commn., U. S. 
and Mexico, 1926-31 ; sec, U. S.-Panama Claims Ar- 
bitration. 1932-33 ; counsel for U. S., U. S.-Panama 
Claims Arbitration, 1933; app. Jr. atty.. temp., at 
$2,000 In the Dept. of State July 10, 19.33; tech. 
asst. (legal) at $3,800, temp., Oct. 10, 1933; asst. 
to the legal adviser at $4,600 Mar. 14, 1934; 
a.sst. agt. for U. S., Gen. Claims Commn.. U. S. and 
Mexico, 1934-.37; at $5,600 May 5, 1938; married. — 
I.e. 

English, Clifton Paul. — b. Naylor, Ga., July 15, 
1910 : Baylor Sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Lanier Flying Sch. ; Univ. of Chattanooga ; private 
tutors in Germany ; newspaper writing 1930-32 ; app. 
elk. In consulate at TorreOn Mar. 16, 1934 ; v. c at 
Torre^'.n Aug. 1, 1935 ; at Buenos Aires Oct. 7, 1936. 
96329—38 7 



English, Robert McCalla.. — b. Cnmbrldgo, Mass., 
Sept. 18, 1903; Noble and Greenough Sch. grad.; 
Univ. of Dijon, diploma 1925; Harvard, A. B. 1926; 
2d It., O. K. C. ; app. c;k. In Am. Consulate at 
Algiers June 9, 1927; v. c. at Algiers Jan. 11, 1928; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of 
career, and assigned to Algiers Jan. 29, 1929 ; to 
Gibraltar, temp.. May 25, 1929; to Constant Inoplo 
(Istanbul) July 1, 1929; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 
10, 1930; V. c. and 3d sec. at Bangkok Fob. 4, 1931; 
od sec. at Budapest Jan. 26, 19:!2 ; at Paris Mar. 19, 
1935; V. c. and 3d sec. at Ottawa D.c 18, 19:t6; 
class eight June 1, 1937; cons, and assigned as cons, 
at Ottawa in addition to duties as 3d sec. June 17, 
1937 ; married. 

Erhardt, John George. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 4, 
1889 ; Adelphi Acad. ; Columbia 1914 ; Hamilton Coll., 
Ph. B. 1915; Fordhani Inlv. Law Scli. I'.tl.")-1T; Am. 
Sch. for Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, one yr. ; 
mem. of bar of N. Y. ; law elk. 1916-17 ; D. S. 
-Vrmy 1917-19; law practice 1919-20; app., after 
exam., v. c of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; 
assigned to Athens Dec. 22, 1919 ; cons, of class seven 
Apr. 29, 1920; class six Mar. 1, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; detailed to Winni- 
peg July 3, 1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Dec. 2, 1926 ; asst. liaison officer with 
Dept. of Com. and In charge of political section, 
Cml. Office, July 1, 1928 ; acting in charge. Cons. 
Cml. Office, May 6, 1929 ; class five Oct. 16, 1929 ; In 
charge, Cons. Cml. Office, and liaison officer with Dept. 
of Com. Nov. 1, 1929 ; assigned to Bordeaux Dec. 1, 
1930 ; class four July 1, 1931 ; to Hamburg Aug. 18. 
1933 ; cons. gen. Nov. 18, 1933 ; assigned to Hamburg 
Dec. 13, 1933 ; class three Oct. 1, 1935 ; to the Dept. 
June 17, 1937 ; sec in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
For. Ser. iu.^p. Sept. 27, 1937; class two Jan. 3, 1938; 
married. 

Erwin, John Draper. — b. Meador, Ky., Nov. 14, 1883 ; 
McCallie Prep. Sch. grad. ; Baylor Mil. .Vcad. ; em- 
ployed by railway company 1908 ; newspaper reporter 
1909-13 ; sec. to U. S. Senators from Tennessee 1913- 
17 ; newspaper correspondent 1917-37 ; app. E. E. and 
M. P. to Honduras July 29, 1937 ; married. 

Eslinger, Ernest Lucas. — b. Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 13. 
1899 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; private tutors ; 
LlScole Libre des Sciences Politiques, 1931-32, 1935- 
36; U. S. Navy 1917-20; elk.. Am. Commn. to Negoti- 
ate I'eace, Paris, 1919; elk. in Am. emb. at Paris Feb. 
1920-Feb. 1921 ; Jr. executive of corp. 1922: a.'^st. sales 
mgr. 1922-24; app. elk. in Am. emb. at Paris Jan. 6, 
1925; v. c at Halifax May 4, 1937; married. 

Espy, James. — b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Mar. 23. 1908 ; 
Choate Sch. grad.; Yale, A. B. 1930; Corpus Christ! 
Coll., Cambridge, England, 1930-31 ; studied law, 
Univ. of Cincinnati ; bank elk. 1933-35 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Mexico City Oct. 5. 1935 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Dec. 4, 1936 ; to Shanghai Apr. 7, 1937 ; detailed 
to Nanking for special duty Dec. 22. 1937; v. c. at 
Canton May 20, 1938; at Yilnnanfu Sept. 10. 193S. 



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Estes, Thomas Stuart. — b. Rumford, Me., Jan. 23, 
1013 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Marine Corps Clerical 
Sch. grad. ; interior decorating three yrs. ; U. S. 
Marine Corps 1934-37 ; app. elk. in Am. leg. at Bang- 
kok Dec. 30, 1937 ; v. c. at Bangkok June 8, 1938. 

Evans, Ernest Edwin. — 6. Rochester, N. Y., Apr. 18, 
1891 ; attended high sch. and business sch. in U. S. 
and Switzerland ; elk. and sec. 1908-13 ; stenog., Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com., 1913-14 ; elk. to cml. att. 
at London 1914-16 ; in oflBce of naval att. at Madrid 
1917 ; app. v. c. at Madrid Sept. 22, 1917 ; at Tangier 
Jan. 7, 1919 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. May 20, 
1920; V. c. at Gibraltar Aug. 11, 1920; at Tangier 
Aug. 31, 1920 ; v. c. of career of class three Nov. 17, 
1921, and assigned to Tangier ; detailed for special 
duty in Albania May 1. 1922 ; assigned to Mexico City 
Jan. 2, 1923 ; class two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Puerto Cas- 
tilla Mar. 9. 1925 ; to Ceiba Apr. 22, 1926 ; to Naples 
Feb. 17. 1927; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Naples May 17, 1928; class seven July 24, 1930; 
assigned to Bradford Dec. 15, 1933 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Everett, Curtis Thomas. — ft. Scottsville, Ky., Dec. 9, 
1890; Vanderbilt Univ., B. S. 1915, M. A. 1916; Sor- 
bonne 1919 ; surveying 1913 ; instructor in mil. acad. 
and prrp. sch. 1911-13, 1915-17; with Am. Red 
Cross 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It., overseas 
service ; app. elk. at $1,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 
8, 1919; V. c. at Li6ge Jan. 7, 1920; at Stuttgart 
Dec. 23, 1921 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to Stuttgart Mar. 
2. 1923 ; class two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Bombay Sppt. 9, 
1924 : class eight, cons., and assigned to Bombay Oct. 
20, 1926 ; to Frankfort-on-the-Main Feb. 29, 1928 ; to 
Geneva June 11, 1928; class seven May 23, 1929; 
class six Feb. 4, 1931 ; del., Conf. for Facilitating 
the Int. Circulation of Films of an Educational 
Character, Geneva, 1933 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
observer, Inter-Governmental Conf. for Adoption of 
Legal Status of Refugees Coming from Germany, 
Geneva, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; 
class four Jan. 3, 1938 ; del.. Conf. to Consider Amend- 
ments to Convention for Facilitating the Int. Circu- 
lation of Films of an Educational Character, Geneva, 
1938; married. 

Fairbanks, Frederick Charles. — ft. Paris, France, of 
Am. parents, July 2. 1868 : studied undor tutors in 
France and Germany ; prof, of piano. Royal Conserva- 
tory of Music, Dresden, Germany, 1897-99 ; app. cons, 
agt. at Dieppe Mar. 11, 1916 ; married. 

Falck, L. James. — ft. Vienna, Va., Nov. 16, 1903 ; 
Utah State Agric. Coll. 1921-22; George Washington, 
A. B. 1928 ; elk., Dept. of State, 1923-28 ; asst. 
special agt., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Dept. of 
Com., 1928-33 ; elk.. Navy Dept., 1933-34, and Se- 
curities and Exchange Commn., 1934-36 ; app. elk. 
at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Apr. 1, 1936 ; economic 
analyst at $2,600 Sept. 16, 1937 ; divisional asst. Aug. 
119, 1938; married. — IN. 



Fales, Herbert Peck. — ft. Detroit, Mich., Oct. 29, 1904 ; 
Princeton 1923-25 ; I'omona Coll., B. A. 1928 ; Oxford, 
B. A. Hon. 1937 ; asst. cashier in bank 1932 ; app., after 
e.xam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Berlin July 8, 1937 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19. 
1938; to the Dept., temp., June 17, 1938; to Vienna 
July 19, 1938; married. 

Famsworth, Frederick Edward. — ft. Colorado 
Springs, Colo.. Mar. 8, 1906 ; Middlesex Sch. grad. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1929 ; anthropological expedition to 
Albania 1929-30; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Ciudad Juarez 
Jan. 20, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 1, 1933 ; 
to Palermo June 13. 1933 ; to Istanbul Apr. 27, 1934 ; 
as 3d sec. at Istanbul Aug. 8, 1934 ; v. c. at Singa- 
pore Dec. 19, 1936 ; married. 

Farrar, Victor John. — ft. Perry, Me., Jan. 1, 1886 ; 
Univ. of Wis., A. B. 1911, A. M. 1912, Ph. D. 1927 ; 
teacher of hist, in high sch. 1912-13 ; asst. in hist., 
Univ. of Wis., 1913-14, 1924-25 ; research assoc. and 
instructor in hist., Univ. of Wash., 1914-24; U. S. 
Army 1918-19, overseas service ; prof, of hist, at Car- 
roll Coll. 1925-26, at Sterling Coll. 1927-30; app. 
research asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Sept. 
22, 1930. — RP. 

Farrell, William Stokes. — ft. Montreal, Canada, of 
Am. parents, Nov. 14, 1907 ; Cornell, A. B. 1928 ; 
Georgetown Univ. ; 2d It., O. R. C. ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 
1929 ; assigned to Mexico City, temp., Nov. 27, 1929 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 1930; to Addis Ababa 
Feb. 24, 1931 ; to Aden, temp., July 27, 1934 ; to 
Beirut Aug. 2, 1934 ; also language officer at Beirut 
Sept. 19, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936; 
V. c. at Sofia, temp., Apr. 20, 1937 ; 3d sec. at Istan- 
bul, temp., Sept. 24, 1937 ; v. c. and language officer at 
Beirut Oct. 26, 1937 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Teheran, 
temp., Apr. 8, 1938 (did not proceed to post) ; class 
eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Beirut May 12, 
1938; cons, at Teheran, temp., in addition to "duties 
as 3d sec. May 20, 1938. 

Faust, John Bernard. — 6. near Allendale, S. C, 
Sept. 18, 1898; Clemson Agric. Coll., B. Sc. 1918; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1925-26 ; laboratory 
chemist for powder company 1918 ; chief chemist for 
nitrate company in Chile 1919-24 ; research on paints 
and related products 1925-26 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. May 28. 1926 ; v. c. of career June 
15, 1926 ; assigned to Buenos Aires Apr. 25, 1927 ; to 
AsunciSn Nov. 7, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 7, 
1928 ; assigned also as 3d sec. at Asuncion Nov. 20, 
1928; as v.c. at Berlin Mar. 30. 1931 (canceled) ; at 
Paris Dec. 30. 1931; at Lisbon Nov. 11, 1933; class 
eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as 
cons, at Lisbon Jan. 24. 1935 ; at Santiago, Chile, 
Aug. 7, 1935; sec. to Am. del., regional meeting of 
Am. states. Int. Labor Oi'ganization, Santiago, Chile, 
1936 ; married. 



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91 



Faymonville, Philip Rles (Lt. Col.) — b. San Frnii- 
clsco, Calif.. Apr. 30, 1888; Stanford Univ.; U.S.M.A.. 
urad. 1012 ; N.Y. Univ., Columbia Univ., and c;eorf.'e- 
town Univ., ;;ra(l. work ; assi'.:ned as asst. mil. att. nt 
Tokyo Apr. 27, 1923 ; mil. att. Feb. 16, 1924 ; relieved 
Aug. 7, 1925; mil. att. at Moscow Mar. 12, 1934. 

Fels, Herbert.— 6. Now York City June 7. 1893; 
Harvard, A. B. 191(i. Pb. D. 1921 ; U. S. Navy 1917- 
19, it. (Jg.), overseas service; instructor, Harvard, 
1919—21 ; assoc. prof, of ccon.imics, Univ. of Kans., 
1021-23; i>rof. of economics, Univ. of Cincinnati, 
1924-28 ; Council on Foreign Relations 1030-;!1 ; app. 
economic adviser at $8,000 in tlie Dopt. of State 
May 13, 1931 ; asst., 1st meeting of Experts' Prep. 
Cnmmn. for Monetary and Economic Conf., Geneva, 
1932. and chief tcci). adviser to Am. del. to Conf., 
London, 1933 ; special adviser, Inter-American Conf. 
for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; ad- 
viser on int. economic affairs June 17, 1937 ; at 
.<S,500 July 1, 1937 ; married. — EA. 

Fennell, Joseph A, — 6. Washington, D. C, Nov. 13, 
1893 ; Georgetown, A. B. 1916, LL. B. 1922 ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; teacher In high sch. 1916-18; elk. 
in Am. Emb. at Paris 1918-19 ; app. elk., temp., 
at $900 In the Dept. of State Sept. 19, 1919; at 
Snoo Nov. 1. 1919; at $1,000 Feb. 1, 1920; perma- 
nently at $1,200 Nov. 16, 1920; at $1,400 Dec. 30, 
1922, effective Jan. 1, 1923; at $2,100 July 1, 1924; 
at $2,200 Dec. 1, 1925; at $2,400 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $2,500 July 1, 1928; legal asst. at 
$2,600 Sept. 1. 1929; at $2,800 July 1, 1930; at 
$3,200 June 1, 1935; divisional asst. at $:^.S00 Aug. 
29, 1938 ; mem., organizing committee for Fourth Int. 
Conf. on Private Air Law, 1938. — IN. 

Fenstermacher, Harvey Edward, — 6. near Cressona, 
Pa.. Mar. 15. 1802 ; attended business sch. ; Int. 
Accountants Society, grad. 1925 ; teacher in public 
sch. 1910-11 ; elk., Dept. of State. 1911-14 ; farming 
1914-15 ; app. elk., temp., in the Dept. of State Feb. 
1, 1916 '. permanently at $1,200 under Ex. order June 
22, 1916, effective July 1 ; at $1,400 Oct. 1, 1917 ; at 
$1,600 .Vug. 15, 1918; elk.. Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace. Paris, 1918 ; asst. archivist, Conf. on Limita- 
tion of .\rmament, Washington, 1921 ; at $1,800 Mar. 

16, 1923; at $2,100 July 1, 1924; at $2,200 Dec. 1, 
1925 ; asst. archivist. Int. Radiotelegraph Conf., 
Washington, 1927; at $2,300 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; Jr. admin, asst. at $2,600 Oct. 1, 1928; archi- 
vist. Int. Conf. of Am. States on Conciliation and 
Arbitration, Washington, 1928-29; at $2,800 July 1, 
1930; at $2,900 July 3, 1930 (Brookliart Act); 
asst. chief. Division of Communications and Records, 
Jan. 1, 1931 ; at $3,000 Apr. 1. 1938 ; married.— DCR. 

Fernald, Robert Foss. — 5. Winn, Me.. Oct. 4, 1890 ; 
Hebron .\cad. grad. ; Colby Coll. 1909-10 ; employed 
In various capacities in Porto Rico and S:into Do- 
mingo 1910-14; elk.. War. Dept., 1914-15; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Catania Jan. 14, 1916; v. c. at 
Catania .\|)r. 5. 1916; app., after exam., v. c. cfT 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Catania Oct. 22. 1919: class two May 24. IOl'O; 
assigned to Stockholm Sept. 15. 1921 ; class one Nov. 

17, 1921 ; cons, of cla.ss seven June 22, 1922 ; detailed 



to G.Uoborg Apr. 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. olllcer of class 
eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Salonlkl Oct. 23, 
1924 ; to LagoB July 14. 1927 ; class seven May 23, 
1929; assigned to the Dept., temp., Dec. 1, 1029; 
to Danzig, temp.. Mar. 19, 1930; to Tegucigalpa, 
temp., Sept. 26, 1930; class six Feb. 4, 1931; to 
Puerto Ciibezas May 15, 1931 ; to La Paz Mar. 11. 
in.TJ: sec. In the IMt.lo. Sep. .lnne 17. 19.!3 ; assi;:ned 
as Jd sec. at La Paz Aug. 22, 1933; at Santiago, 
Chile, May 23, 1935; at Lisbon Oct. 1. 1935; class 
five Apr. 1. 1930. 

Ferrer M., Felipe,— 6. Arlca, Chile, Dec. 10, 1892; 
attended Licoo de Tacna ; employed by an Am. firm 
111 Peru since 1912; app. cons. agt. at Mollcndo June 
27, 1934. 

Ferrln, Augustln William.— Jj. Little Valley, N. Y., 
Sept. 1, 1875 ; Yale, B. A. 1897 ; newspaper and 
magazine work 1898-1916; trade commr., Dept. of 
Com., 1910; act. cml. att. in Peking 1917-18; trade 
commr. in Australia and New Zealand 1918-20; Dept. 
of Com. 1920-24 ; app., after exam., cons, of class 
seven June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Madrid Aug. 1, 1924 ; to 
Tabriz June 24, 1920; class seven June 8, 1927; 
assigned to Teheran, temp., July 25, 1928; class six 
Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to the Dept. Dec. 18, 1929 ; 
to Mi'ilaga Oct. 3, 1930; to Montevideo Aug. 13, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937. 

Ferris, Walton Canby. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 
2, 1900 ; Swarthmore Coll. 1918-21 ; Univ. of Wis. 
Law Sch. 1921-22; Marquette Univ. Law Sch. 1922- 
24 ; mem. of bar of Wis. ; law elk. 1922-24 ; law prac- 
tice 1924-26 ; app., after exam., P'or. Ser. officer 
unclass. May 28, 1926 ; v. c. of career June 15, 1926 ; 
assigned to Palermo June 16, 1927 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Palermo Feb. 24, 1931 ; re- 
signed Apr. 9, 1931 ; app. divisional asst. at $3,800 
in the Dept. of State Apr. 10, 1931; reinstated as 
For. Ser. officer, by Ex. order of Dec. 27, 1933. and 
assigned to the Dept. Jan. 11, 1934 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class eight, cons., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 
15, 1934 ; assigned as cons, at Sheffield Dec. 22, 1934 ; 
class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; married. 

Finley, Harold Daniel. — b. Ballslon Spa, N. Y., 
.Nov. 4, 1893; Worcester Acad.; Yale. B. A. 1917; 
Edinburgh Univ. 1927-29; sec. and asst. to Sir Wil- 
fred T. Grenfell in Labrador, summers 1915 and 1916; 
U. S. Army 1917-20, capt., overseas service; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 7, 
1920; assigned to Havre Oct. 18, 1920; class two 
May 26, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to 
Naples Mar. 30, 1923; cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1. 1924; 
assigned to Patras, temp., July 21, 1926; to Naples 
Sept. 2, 1926; class seven Oct. 20, 1926; assigned to 
Edinburgh Feb. 16. 1927; class six May 9, 1930; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 2d sec. at San 
Salvador Sept. 30, 1930 ; at Panama Dec. 30, 1931 ; 
as cons, at Bordeaux Nov. 17, 1933 ; class five Oct. 1, 
1935 ; as cons, and 2d sec. at Port-au-Prince Oct. 7, 
1930; married. 



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Fish, Bert.— 6. Bedford, Ind., Oct. 8, 1875 ; John B. 
Stt'tson Univ., LL.B. 1902 ; mem. of bar of Pla. ; law 
practice 1902-26; judge, Criminal Court, Fla., 1910- 

17, 1931-.33; app. E.E. and M.P. to Egypt Sept. 6, 
1933 ; del., Conf. for Revision of Capitulatory Regime 
in Egypt, Montreux, 1937. 

Fisher, Carl Alvin. — 6. Salt Lake City, Utah, Apr. 

27, 1897 ; Stanford, Univ. of Pa., and Univ. of Utah ; 
Georgetown, B. F. S. 1924; U. S. Navy 1918-19, en- 
sign ; officer in creamery and petroleum companies 
1919-23 ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class four Dec. 12, 1923, and assigned to the Dept. ; 
3d sec. at Berlin Feb. 4, 1924 ; For. Scr. oiBcer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Bel- 
grade June 1, 1926; class seven Oct. 19, 1926; as- 
.signcd to Athens May 28, 1929 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; 
class six Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to The Hague Jan. 

28, 1932 ; to the Dept. Dec. 12, 1935 ; For. Ser. officer 
at Toronto July 14, 1937; cons. July 31, 1937; cons, 
at Toronto Aug. 7, 1937 ; married. 

Fisher, Dorsey Gassaway. — 6. Fort Leavenworth, 
Kans., Feb. 12, 1907; Univ. of Wash. 1923-25; 
Harvard, A. B. 1927, A. M. 1928; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Mar. 26, 
1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 1, 1929 ; to 
Calcutta July 10, 1929 ; assigned to Habana Dec. 9, 
1932 ; to Matanzas, temp., Apr. 19, 1933 ; to Habana 
July 6, 1933; to Matanzas Feb. 16, 1934; to San 
Salvador Jan. 5, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 
25, 1935 ; assigned also as 3d sec. at San Salvador 
Jan. 28, 1935 ; class eight, cons., and assigned as 
cons, at San Salvador in addition to duties as 3d sec. 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; to the Dept. June 14, 1937 ; class seven 
Aug. 17, 1938.— CI. 

Fisher, Dwight Wilton. — b. Mount Vernon, Ohio, 
Sept. 27, 1883 ; attended business high sch. ; Colum- 
bian Coll. (now George Washington Univ.) ; elk. to 
high sch. principal and bd. of education two yrs. ; 
elk., Post Office Dept., 1905-9, Dept. of State. 1909- 
18 ; with mfg. company 1918-22 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Antwerp Oct. 31, 1922 ; v. c. at Antwerp 
May 5, 1924 ; married. 

Fisher, Samuel H. (Capt.) — b. Yocumtown, Pa., Jan. 
16, 1902 ; Harrisburg Acad. grad. ; U.S.M.A., grad. 
1924 ; assigned as language officer at Peiping May 12, 
1936 ; married. 

Fisher, Theodore Monroe. — b. Strasburg, Va., Oct. 

18, 1891 ; attended business high sch. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. one yr. ; asst. in library, Dept. of Agric, 
1913-16; app. v. c. at Halifax Feb. 12, 1917; at 
Col6n Jan. 26, 1918; at Habana Jan. 27, 1920; at 
Dundee Sept. 6, 1924; at Malaga Aug. 3, 1925; at 
Dakar, temp., May 14, 1926; at Mdlaga Nov. 3, 1926; 
at Dublin Nov. 19, 1926; at Cartagena, temp., Oct. 
25, 1927; at Puerta Castllla, temp., Nov. 23, 1927; 
at Tela Apr. 12, 1928 ; at Santa Marta Mar. 20. 
1931 ; at Trieste Feb. 15, 1932 ; at Leghorn Apr. 7, 
1937 ; married. 

Fite, Katberine Boardman. — 6. Boston, Mass. ; Har- 
brldge Sch. grad. ; Lyc^e de Jeunes Filles, France, 



1920-21; Vassar, A. B. 1926; Yale, LL. B. 1930; 
mem. of bar of N. Y. ; teacher, Bancroft Sch., 1926- 
27 ; research asst., to judge 1930-32, at Yale Law 
Sch. 1932-33; admin, work 1933-34; atty.. Gen. 
Claims Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 1934-36 ; app. 
asst. to the legal adviser, temp., at $2,600 in the 
Dept. of State Jan. 7, 1937.— Le. 

Flack, Joseph. — 6. Grenoble, Pa., Dec. 5, 1894 ; 
Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1916, grad. work 1919-20; social 
service work and admin, position with steamship com- 
pany 1916; app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, 
1916 ; V. c. at Liverpool May 8, 1917 ; on leave as 
cons. asst. from Sept. 1919 ; app., after exam., sec. of 
emb. or leg. of class four Apr. 7, 1920 ; assigned to 
Paris July 29, 1920; to La Paz Aug. 15, 1922; class 
three Sept. 22, 1922 ; assigned to Santo Domingo Apr. 
2, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; 
class five Apr. 30, 1925 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Vienna 
June 3, 1925 ; at Santiago, Chile, Apr. 2, 1929 ; class 
four July 24, 1930 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Warsaw 
Jan. 29, 1931 ; at Madrid Aug. 30, 1932 ; at Berlin 
May 11, 1933 ; to the Dept. June 9, 1936 ; class three 
June 1, 1937 ; cons. gon. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. — 
Eu. 

Flack, Thomas Richard. — 6. Chicago, 111., Jan. 3, 
1881 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Santo Tomas, 
Manila, P. I., two yrs. ; U. S. Army 1898, Cuban 
service ; elk. in Govt, depts. 1902-3 ; in Bu. of Agric., 
Philippine Is., 1903-16 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Moscow Oct. 1917 ; in Am. Emb. in Russia 
Oct. 1918; in Am. Consulate at Tiflis Sept. 1919; at 
Aleppo July 1, 1921 ; v. e. at Aleppo Sept. 24, 1921 ; at 
Vienna Aug. 7, 1924 ; at Bremen, temp.. Mar. 15, 1926 ; 
at Vienna Aug. 13, 1926, Apr. 7, 1938 ; married. 

Flaherty, Francis Edward. — b. New Britain, Conn., 
Mar. 7, 1906 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; elk. 
1924; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Sept. 
8. 1924; at $1,500 June 1, 1925; at $1,680 Oct. 1, 
1926; at $1,800 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,860 
July 1, 1928 ; at $2,000 Apr. 1, 1929 ; at $2,200 July 
1, 1930 ; elk., 1st stage. Gen. Disarmament Conf., 
Geneva, 1932; admin, asst. at $2,900 Apr.. 16, 
1936 ; at $3,800 July 1, 1937.— FA. 

Fleming, George Lewis.— b. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 2, 
1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; elk. and 
auditor 1909-13 ; cml. employment 1913-18 ; U. S. 
Navy 1918-19 ; with Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, 
Paris, 1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Emb. at Paris Dee. 
1919 ; in Am. Consulate at Paris July 7, 1921 ; elk. 
at Basel Sept. 1921 ; v. c. at Basel Feb. 14, 1922 ; 
elk., Lausanne Conf., 1923 ; v. c. at Bradford June 6, 
1923 ; at Stoke-on-Trent, temp., July 22, 1926 ; at 
Bradford Sept. 20, 1926; at Sheffield, temp., Jan. 24, 
1928 ; at Bradford Feb. 29, 1928 ; at Neweastle-on- 
Tyne, temp., July 31, 1929; at Bradford Oct. 7, 
1929 ; at Bristol, temp., Oct. 14, 1929 ; at Bradford 
Jan. 16, 1930; detailed as elk. in the emb. at London 
June 8-July 20, 1934 ; elk., Preliminary Naval Con- 
versations, London, Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; detailed as elk. 
in the emb. at London Sept. 7, 1935-Apr. 15, 1936; 
V. e. at Kingston, Jamaica, Sept. 22, 1937. 



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Fletcher, Cassius Paul. — b. Rldjjefnrni, 111., Apr. 1, 
ISOO; U. S. M. -V. inil-12; Univ. of 111., B. S. 1914; 
onvrinoor, lutorstate Com. Commn., 1914-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19. capt., ovorseas sorvicc ; enKineer on 
highway construction 1919-20 ; asst. mgr. of planta- 
tion 1920-2;?; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three June 13. 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924; assij:ned to Toronto July 11, 1924; 
class eight, cons., and assisined to Toronto May 23. 
1929 ; class seven Feb. 4, 1931 ; to the D« pt. June 
27. 1933; class sis Oct. 1. 1935; to Alexandria June 
22. 1937 : sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class 
five Juno 10. 1938 ; married. 

Fletcher, Samuel Johnson. — b. Portsmouth, N. n., 
Sept. 17, 1S91 ; his;h sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
Columbia I'niv. 1916-17 ; elk. in railroad oflice and 
navy yard 1910-17 ; app. v. c. at I5arranquilla Oct. 
8. 1917 ; at Cartagena Nov. 20, 1917 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three May 25, 1921 ; 
assigned to Cartagena June 11, 1921 ; to La Gualra 
Sept. 6. 1921; to Havre July 13, 1923; class two 
Nov. 23. 1923 ; class one May 10. 1924 ; For. Ser. 
ofBcor unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Bluefields Nov. 7, 1927 ; 
clas8 seven May 17, 1928; class six Dec. 19. 1929; 
assigned to Montreal Nov. 15, 1930; to Canton Mar. 
13, 1935 ; class Ave Oct. 1, 1935 ; s^c. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four June 16, 1938; married. 

Flexer, Fayette James. — b. Reddick, 111., Sept. 13, 
1892; Univ. of 111. 1910-12; engineering in U. S., 
Hawaii. Australia. Union of So. Africa, and Mozam- 
bique 1912-16 ; app. v. c. at Port Elizabeth Jan. 18, 
1916 ; assigned to Am. Consulate General at Cape 
Town for special duty Sept. 1916; v. c. at Cairo Feb. 
12, 1917; resigned Sept. 20, 1918; U. S. Army 1918- 
21. overseas service ; chief elk. in office of mil. att. 
at Berlin 1921-22 ; engineering 1923 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate General at Mexico City Aug. 31. 1923 ; 
V. c. at Mexico City May 29, 1925 ; at Frontera 
Feb. 16. 1927 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
onclass. and v. c. of career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned 
to Frontera (Alvaro Obregon) May 9, 1927; reapp. 
v. c. at Alvaro Obregon Oct. 3, 1928 ; at Torreon 
Feb. 7, 1929; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 9, 1930; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Habana Jan. 15, 1930 ; class 
eight and cons. Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to the Dopt. 
Feb. 10, 1934 ; as sec. at Panama Aug. 9, 1935 ; class 
seven Oct. 1. 1935; class six June 1, 1937. 

Flood, Douglas. — 6. Macon, Mo., Feb. 11, 1902; 
Univ. of Micli.. A. B. 1924 ; Northwestern Univ. Law 
Sch.. J. D. 1927 ; mem. of bar of 111. ; law elk. 1927 ; 
law practice 1928-31 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Ottawa Jan. 
12, 1932 : to the For. Ser. Scb. Apr. 22, 1933 ; to 
Buenos Aires Aug. 28, 1933 ; to AsuncKin Nov. 22. 
1934 ; also 3d sec. at Asuncion Nov. 20. 19.34 ; v. c. at 
Biircelona Sept. 8, 1936; also 3d sec. at Madrid (temp, 
at Barcelona) Jan. 4. 1938. 



Flood, Peter Henry Allen. — b. Nashua, N. II., June 
15, 1885; Phillips Exeter; Yale 1910-12; instructor 
in prep. scl>. and tutor 191.3-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-20, 
capt.; app. v. c. at Southampton July 20, 1920; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 7, 
1920, and assigned to Southampton; to Queenstown 
Dec. 24, 1920 ; to Blzerta Nov. 5, 1921 ; class two 
May 26, 1922; assigned to Singapore June 7, 1922; 
to Tampico Apr. 18, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; class eight June 30, 1927 ; cons, and 
assigned to Tampico July 16, 1927; to the Dept. Jan. 
11, 1929; class seven Oct. 16, 1929; class six July 1, 
1931 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the .Vrn. Enib. 
at Mexico City Jan. 12, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
and assigni d as 2d sec. at Mexico City Apr. 5, 1933 ; 
to the Dept. May 7, 1934; as cons, at Habana July 
2. 1934 (canceled) ; at Tunis June 10, 193G ; al Saigon 
July 27. 1938. 

Flournoy, Richard W.— b. Ilampden-Sldney, Va., 
May 20, 1878 ; Washington and Lee Univ. three yrs. ; 
George Washington, LL. B. 1904. LL. M. 1905; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; bank elk. 1890-98; teacher. Lewis- 
burg Acad, and Emerson Inst., 1899-1903 ; prof, of 
int. law. National Univ. Law Sch., since 1923 ; re- 
porter on nationality, Research in Int. Law, Harvard 
Univ., since 1928 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of 
State July 1, 1903 ; at $1,000 May 24. 1905, effective 
July 1 ; at $1,200 Mar. 1. 1906 ; at $1,400 July 8, 
1907; at $1,600 July 1, 1908; chief, Bu. of Citizen- 
ship, Nov. 27. 1908, effective Jan. 1, 1909 ; detailed 
to assist embassies and legations in Europe regarding 
citizenship matters Sept. 17, 1915 ; app. an asst. 
solicitor at $2,500 Aug. 1, 1916 ; on detail as act. 
chief, Bu. of Citizenship ; drafting officer at $3,000 
Nov. 12, 1917 ; asst. to the solicitor at $3,500 Mar. 
13. 1920; drafting officer July 1. 1920; at $4,000 
July 1, 1922 ; at $4,400 Aug. 1, 1924 ; at $5,200 May 
1, 1925 ; at $5,600 Feb. 1, 1926 ; legal adviser to Am. 
del.. Plebiscitary Commn., Tacna-.Vrica Arbitration, 
1926 ; chm., committee to study nationality laws of 
U. S. with a view to having them amended, 
1928: at $7,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; del., Conf. 
for the Codification of Int. Law, The Hague, 1930; 
U. S. counsel, Shnfeldt Arbitration, 1030; asst. to the 
legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; legal adviser, London 
Naval Conf., 193,5-36.— Le. 

Flournoy, William Edward, Jr. — b. Norfolk, Va., June 
17, 1906; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Va. 1923- 
25 ; elk. 1925-20 ; cost accountant 1926-28 ; office 
mgr. 192.8-29 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
June 4, 1930; assigned as v. c. at Tampico June 21. 
1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 11, 1931; to 
Guatemala June 20, 1031 ; to Silo Paulo Sept. 29, 
1934 ; class eight Aug. 17. 1938 ; married. 

Fluharty, Vernon L. — b. Mlddlebourne, W. Va., Aug. 
1, 1907; Ohio State Univ., A. B. 1936. B. Sc. 1937, 
grad. work 1937-38; U. S. Army 1924-25; new.spapcr 
reporter 1927-29; musician 1929-31; teacher in high 
sch. 19.'.0-37; instructor, Ohio State Univ., 1937-38; 



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app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; as- 
signed to Ciudad Juarez July 18, 1938 ; married. 

FoUmer, Cyrus Brown. — ft. Milton, Pa., May 17, 
1894; Bucknell Univ., B. S. 1916; U. S. Army 
1917-19, ambulance service ; elk., Dept. of State, 
1920 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Lyon Oct. 26, 
1920; V. c. at Lyon June 7, 1922; at Calais Apr. 

19. 1924; at Lyon Sept. 8. 1924; at Tallinn Jan. 
12, 1926; at Berlin Apr. 7, 1928; married. 

Foote, Walter Ambrose. — h. Greenville, Tex., June 
25, 1887 ; East Tex. Univ., A. B. 1906 ; American 
Univ., A. M. 1933, Ph. D. 1935 ; teacher 1906-7 ; U. S. 
Navy 1907-15, 1917-20, It. ; supt. and arms expert, 
arms company, 1915-17; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 8, 1920 ; assigned 
to Port Said Oct. 18, 1920 ; cons, of class seven 
June 20. 1921 ; assigned to Port Said June 2.S. 1921 ; 
detailed to Prague Apr. 3, 1922 ; to Hamburg Mar. 
11, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class eisrht July 1, 
1924 ; class seven Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Medan 
May 13. 1927; detailed to the Dept. Dec. 26, 1929- 
Apr. 28, 1930 ; returned to Medan ; class six May 9, 
1930 ; assigned to the Dept. Jan. 8, 1931 ; asst. 
chief, Division of Current Information, Mar. 19, 
1931 ; representative of the Dept. of State, Sixth Gen. 
Cong, of the Int. Chamber of Com., Washington, 
1931 ; assigned to Batavia Sept. 20, 1934 ; class five 
Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1. 1937; to 
Melbourne Apr. 21, 1938; class four June 16, 1938; 
married. 

Ford, Richard. — &. Linwood, Tex., June 20, 1898: 
Univ. of Mo. 1917-18 ; naval aviation ground-school. 
Mass. Inst, of Tech. 1918 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1918- 

20, 2d It. ; with state fair commn. 1915-16, and 
logging company 1920-22 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to 
Colombo Apr. 27. 1923 ; to Penang July 24. 1923 ; For, 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the 
Dept. July 27. 1926 ; class eight and cons. Oct. 20, 
1926 ; assigned to Tegucigalpa, temp., Feb. 10, 1927 ; 
to Seville Mar. 10, 1927 ; class seven May 23. 1929 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Apr. 2, 1930 ; class six July 1, 
1931; to Seville July 31, 1931; to Canton Dec. 31, 
1934 (canceled); to Montreal Mar. 11. 1935; class 
five June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 19.37 ; 
married. 

Fornes, Frederic Charles, Jr. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., 
Aug. 22, 1905 ; Canisius ColL, A. B. 1927 ; mech. dept. 
of bd. of education of Buffalo 1927-28 ; instructor, 
Canisius Coll., 1928-29; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; 
assigned to Toronto, temp., Nov. 27, 1929 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. July 16, 1930 ; to Sao Paulo Nov. 8. 
1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Sao Paulo 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 2. 1935 ; as- 
signed as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at Rio de 
Janeiro Dec. 4, 1935 ; as 3d sec. at Rio de Janeiro 
Dec. 30, 1935 ; as cons, at Hong Kong May 22, 1936 ; 
class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 



Forsyth, Thomas Muldrup. — b. Buckingham County, 
Va., Oct. 30, 1909 ; Va. Episcopal Sch. grad. ; Univ. 
of Va., B. A. 1930; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Quebec Jan. 
12, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932 ; to 
Callao-Lima Mar. 31, 1933 ; to La Paz, temp., Oct. 1, 
1934 ; to Callao-Lima Mar. 28, 1935 ; v. c. and 3d 
sec. at La Paz Mar. 11, 1936; v. c. at Sao Paulo Aug. 
25, 1937. 

Foster, Andrew Brisbin. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 
3, 1903 ; Episcopal Acad. grad. ; Dartmouth, B. S. 
1925 ; St. John's Coll.. Cambridge. England. B. A. 
1929, M. A. 1933 ; studied in Switzerland and Danzig 
1933-34 ; deputy dist. insp., Saar Plebiscite Commn., 
1934-35 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 
1935 ; assigned to Montreal Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Dec. 7, lO.'^G ; v. c. at Athens Apr. 7, 1937 ; 
at Salonika, temp., June 17, 1937; at Athens Oct. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Foster, Carol Howe. — b. Sedgewick, Kans.. May 29. 
1884 ; Univ. of Idaho, A. B. 1905 ; Rhodes scholar, 
Oxford, B. A. 1908, M. A. 1916 ; sr. fellow in English, 
Univ. of Chicago, 1908-9 ; instructor and assoc. prof., 
U. S. N. A., 1909-19; building and contracting 1911- 
13 ; author of articles in magazines and reviews 1916- 
19 ; insp. in munitions plant 1918 ; app., after exam., 
cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to Vienna 
Oct. 29, 1919; class six Nov. 23, 1921; class five Mar. 

I, 1923 ; assigned to Vienna Dec. 15, 1923 ; class four 
June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1924 ; detailed to the Dept. Aug. 23, 1924 ; asst. chief. 
Visa Office, Dec. 1, 1924-July 1, 1926; in charge of 
political section, Cml. Office, Dec. 1, 1926 ; asst. liaison 
officer with Dept. of Com. Apr. 1, 1927 ; assigned to 
Johannesburg June 9, 1928 (canceled) ; to Rotterdam 
Sept. 10, 1928 ; class four May 23, 1929 ; representa- 
tive. Fifth Cong, of Int. Chamber of Com., Amsterdam, 
1929 ; cons. gen. Apr. 7, 1934 ; assigned to Rotterdam 
May 8, 1934 ; to Sao Paulo June 20, 1934 ; class three 
Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
class two Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Foster, Julian B. — 6. Colorado Springs, Colo., July 
29, 1897 ; Univ. of Ala., 1915-17 ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser., B. F. S. 1923 ; grad. work, New York Univ. 
and Columbia one yr. ; newspaper reporter three yrs. ; 
Civil Ser. Commn. 1917 ; Treas. Dept. 1918-19 ; War 
Dept. 1919-20 ; chief elk., Am. Graves Registration 
Ser. in Europe, 1920-22 ; special agt. Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., New York office, 1923-25 ; asst. 
trade comrar. at Sydney, Australia, 1025-26 ; at Mel- 
bourne 1926-27 ; trade commr. at Wellington 1927-33 ; 
in Bu. in Washington July-Oct. 1933 ; trade commr. at 
Singapore 1933-37 ; app. cml. att. at Copenhagen 
Aug. 24, 1937; married. 

Fowler, William Archibald. — b. Orting, Wash., Mar. 

II, 1903; Whitman Coll., S.B. 1925; Univ. of Oreg., 
M.B.A. 1927 ; Harvard 1931-34 ; grad. asst., Univ. of 
Oreg., 1925-26, teaching fellow 1926-27, research 



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asst. 1927-28, and nsso. prof. In foreign trade 1928- 
30 ; instructor In foreign trade, Harvard, 1930-32 ; 
app. divisional asst., temp., at $3,800 In the Dept. of 
State June 14, 1934 ; economic anal.vst, temp.. July 1, 
1934; permanently Sept. 15, 1934; at $4,600 June 1. 
1936; asst. chief. Division of Trade Au'riennMits, at 
$5,000 Aug. 1, 1930 ; at $0,500 ^opt. 1(5, ID-m ; mar- 
ried.— TA. 

Fox, Homer Sherman. — b. Manistiquo, Mich., Dec. 
31, 1893; Mich. Cen. State Normal grad. ; LaSalle 
Ext. Univ. ; Oeorfietown Scli. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 
1924 ; teacher and principal in high sch. 1912-14, 
1915-17; U. S. Navy 1917-21, It. Jg. ; private employ- 
ment 1914-15, 1921-22 ; entered Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com.. Dept. of Conr., as research asst. 1922 ; 
asst. chief. Petroleum r>ivision. 1923-24, and Min- 
erals Division, 1925 ; trade commr. at Loudon 1926- 
28 ; asst. cml. att. at I^ondon 1929-33 ; asst. chief. 
Division of Foreign Tariffs, 1933-30 ; app. asst. cml. 
att. at London Jan. 28, 1936 ; married. 

Fox, Hugh Corby. — b. New York City May 1, 1907; 
Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, S. B. 1928 ; Harvard 
Grad. Sch. 1928 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politlques 
1928-29; 2d It. O. R C. ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer uriclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Apr. 24. 1930; as v. c. at Buenos Aires July 22, 1930; 
at Berlin Dec. 7, 1932 ; class eight and assigned to the 
Dept. Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22. 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Mexico City Jan. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Frank, Laurence Champlin. — b. Newport, R. I., July 
2. 1904 ; Emerson Inst. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., B. F. S. 1928 ; Georgetown, LL.B. 1932 ; mem. of 
bar of D. C. ; app. elk. at $1,000 in the Dept. of State 
July 23, 1923 ; at $1,100 Mar. 1, 1924 ; at $1,200 May 
31. 1924, effective June 1 ; at $1,440 July 1, 1924 ; at 
$1,680 Sept. 15, 1924; at $1,860 Mar. 1, 1927; at 
$2,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,100 July 1, 
1928 ; at $2,300 July 1. 1930 ; admin, as.st. at $3,500 
Jan. 12, 1931 ; at $3,800 Apr. IG. 193G ; chief, Bu. of 
Accounts, May 1, 1937 ; chief, Division of Accounts, 
S.'pt. 14. 1938; married. — DA. 

Franklin, Lynn Wlnterdale. — b. Ocean Grove, N. J., 
June 11, 1888 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
private tutors ; read law ; secretarial and cml. work 
1906-11 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Tegucigalpa Jan. 
9, 1912 ; V. and dep. cons, at Tegucigalpa Feb. 12, 
1914 ; elk. in Am. Leg. and v. c. at San Salvador Feb. 
25, 1915; app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 5, 1916; 
V. c. at Callao-Llma Aug. 25, 1916; at Guayaquil 
July 1, 1918; detailed to the Dept. Jan. 12, 1919; 
del.. Pan American Cml. Conf., Washington, 1919 ; 
v. c. attached to the leg. at San Salvador, July 2. 
1919; V. c. of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919; 
assigned to San Salvadur Oct. 1. 1919; class two May 
24, 1920 ; class one Nov. 17. 1921 ; con.'^. of class seven 
June 22, 1922; assigned to San Salvador Aug. 15, 
1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Hong Kong July 12, 1924 ; to Hankow 
Aug. 4, 1925 ; to Hong Kong Sept. 8. 1925 ; to Saltillo 
Feb. 27, 1928; class seven May 17. 1928; class six 



July 24, 1930; assigned to Chefoo Sept. 27, 1930; 
to Amoy Aug. 8. 1931; to Barcelona Get. 25, 1933; 
class live June 1. 1937; to Stockholm June 2, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. .Ser. Die. 1. 1937; married. 

Frazer, Robert. — b. Philadelphia. Pa., Dec. 8, 1S78 ; 
studied in U. S. and Germany; Mass. Inst, of Tech. 
1895-99; bank teller in Porto Rico 1S99-1001 ; sugar- 
cane planter in Porto Rico 1901-8; app.. after exam., 
cons, at Valencia July 10, 1909; at Mfllaga Aug. 22, 
1912; at Bahia Apr. 21. 1914; cons. .,f cla.ss live by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915; class three July 12, 1910, 
and assigned to Kobe ; cons. gen. at large Sept. 5. 
1919; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1924; 
assigned to Zurich Oct. 23, 1924 ; class two Feb. 24. 
1925 ; For. Ser. Insp. Aug. 18, 1925 ; assigned to the 
Dept. Sept. 29, 1927; to Calcutta Oct. 24. 1927; class 
one May 23, 1929 ; assigned to Mexico City May 27, 
1930; to London Oct. 8. 1932; v. chm.. Committee 
for Reciprocity Information, Washington, July-Aug. 
1034 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14. 1930 ; E. E. and 
M. P. to El Salvador Aug. 9, 1937 ; married. 

Fredrickson, Oscar Walford. — b. Tacoma, Wash., 
May 15. 1903; high sch. grad.; Univ. of W.ish. 192.-,- 
28; Coll. of Puget Sound 1928-29; It. (jg.). U. S. 
Naval Reserve ; accountant 1924-26 ; elk. in War 
Dept. 1929. in Dept. of State May-Sept. 1929 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Vancouver Sept. 
1, 1920 ; v. c. at Mexico City for duty in dist. acct. 
and disbursing office Nov. 19, 1932 ; asst. dist. acct. 
and disbursing officer at Mexico City Feb. 4, 1937 ; 
married. 

Freehoff, William Francis (Maj.) — b. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Mar. 29, 1888; entered U. S. Army Sept. 28. 
1905 ; assigned as mil. att. at Mexico City June 28, 
1937 ; also mil. att. for air Apr. 28, 1938 ; married. 

Fritzlan, Andrew David. — b. Poona, India, of Am. 
parents, June 20, 1914; attended sch. in India; Bishop 
Cotton Coll.. Simla, India. 1932; Asbury Coll. 1932- 
33 ; Northwest Nazarene Coll., B. A. 1934 ; Univ. of 
Iowa 1934-35; Univ. of Ky., M. A. 1936; Fletcher 
Sch. of Law and Diplomacy 1937-38 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July C, 1938 ; assigned to Na- 
ples July 18. 1938. 

Frost. Arthur Chester. — b. Arlington. Mass.. Feb. 
4, 1886 ; Harvard, A. B. 1909 ; Harvard Sch. of 
Business Admin. 1908-9 ; George Washington Law 
Sch. 1911-12; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1910-15; app., 
aftir exam., cons, of class eight Mar. 2, 1915; de- 
tailed to Genoa Apr. 10, 1915 ; assigned to Algiers 
Mar. 20. 1917; class seven Apr. 24. 1917; class six 
Sept. 5. 1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; assigned to 
Barranquilla Oct. 20, 1920; to Guatemala Feb. 11, 
1921 : class four Aug. 23, 1922 ; detailed to Ilabana 
Mar. 30, 1923 ; class three June 3. 1924 ; cons. gen. 
of class four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
three July 1. 1924 ; assigm d to Tampico Mar. 24. 
1920; to Prague Nov. 2. 1927; class two July 24, 
1930; observer, 17th plenary assembly of the Int. 
Parliamentary Conf. of Commerce. Prague. 1931; as- 



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signed to Calcutta July 31, 1931 ; to Ziirich June 21, 

1934 ; class one Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 

May 14, 1936; also to Liechtenstein Jan. 19, 1938; 
married. 

Frost, Wesley. — b. Oberlin, Ohio, June 17, 1884 ; 
attended business sell. ; Oberlin Coll., A. B. 1907 ; 
George Washington, M. A. 1910 ; mem. of bar of Ky. ; 
sec. to mem. of Cong. 1907-8 ; stenog.. Govt, depts., 
1908-9 ; lecturer for Committee on Public Information 
1917 ; lecturer on cons, ser., Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., 1919-21 ; app. elk. at $1,600 in the Dept. of 
State Sept. 2, 1909 ; app., after exam., cons, at Char- 
lottetown Apr. 5, 1912 ; at Cork Apr. 24, 1914 ; cons, 
of class eight by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class 
seven Mar. 2, 1915 ; class six Apr. 24, 1917 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Aug. 14, 1917 ; class four Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
act. for. trade adviser Mar. 3, 1920 ; class three 
June 4. 1920 ; representative on Nat. Research Coun- 
cil 1920-21 ; assigned to Marseille Feb. 16, 1921 ; 
cons. gen. of class four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class three July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept., 
temp., July 20, 1928 ; to Montreal Aug. 24, 1928 ; 
class two Oct. 16. 1929 ; class one July 1, 1931 ; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at Rio de 
Janeiro Aug. 13, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 22, 
1935 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Rio de Janeiro 
Aug. 29, 1935; at Santiago, Chile, June 3, 1936; 
married. 

Fuller, George Gregg, — 6. Rochester. N. Y., Oct. 29, 
1886 ; attended private sch. ; Yale, B. A. 1910 ; Univ. 
of Berlin, one yr. ; Queens Univ., M. A. 1934 ; asst. 
treas., various telephone companies, 1910-13 ; v. pres., 
machine mfg. company, 1913-16; U. S. Army 1916-19 
(Mexican border service), maj. ; v. pres. of export 
firm, director Norwegian and German companies, and 
bank representative 1919-20 ; app. v. c. at Chris- 
tiania Nov. 3, 1920 ; at Trondhjem Feb. 25, 1921 ; at 
Malmo July 20, 1921 ; at Reval Aug. 27, 1921 ; draft- 
ing officer at .f2.500 in the Dept. of State Aug. 1, 
1922-May 3, 1923 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 30, 1922 ; asst. chief. Division of 
Political and Economic Information, Oct. 1922 ; as- 
signed to Jerusalem Apr. 27, 1923 ; to Bushlre Nov. 22, 
1923; class two Nov. 23, 1923; For. Ser. officer ud- 
class. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Teheran Sept. 2, 
1924 ; to Berlin Feb. 27, 1926 ; detailed to the Dept. 
June 21, 1927 ; class eight and cons. Sept. 24, 1927 ; 
assigned to Niagara Falls, temp., Nov. 10, 1927 ; to 
Kingston, Ont., Mar. 7, 1928 ; class seven July 24, 
1030 ; to the Dept. Dec. 1, 1934 ; resigned Apr. 4, 
1935 ; app. economic analyst at $5,600 in the Dept. 
of State Apr. 5, 1935 ; trade consultant to the Dept. 
Apr. 22, 1935 ; representative of Dept. on Committee 
for Reciprocity Information 1935-37 ; app. For. Ser. 
officer of class five, cons., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
June 29, 1937 ; assigned to Winnipeg July 19, 1937 ; 
to Fort William and Port Arthur, temp., June 29, 
1938; married. 

Fuller, Horace Hayes (Lt. Col.) — b. Fort Meade, S. 
Dak.. Aug. 10, 1886; U. S. AI. A., grad. 1909; as- 
signed as mil. att. at Paris and Bru.'^sels Apr. 11, 
J 935; also mil. att. for air at Paris Feb. 6, 1936; 
relieved of duties at Rrus-sels June 6, 1938 ; married. 



Fuller, Stuart Jamieson. — b. Keokuk, Iowa, May 
4, 1880 ; Univ. of Minn. 1896-98 ; Univ. of Wis., B. L. 
1903 ; in railway and export business for several yrs. ; 
app. V. and dep. cons. gen. (and elk.) at Hongkong 
Apr. 20, 1906 ; app., after exam., cons, at GOteborg 
July 29, 1909 ; detailed as v. c. in charge of the 
consulate at Naples Oct. 12, 1910 ; assigned as cons, 
at Iquitos Apr. 11, 1912; at Durban Sept. 18, 1913; 
cons. gen. at large Nov. 24, 1913 ; cons. gen. of class 
three Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Tientsin Sept. 6, 
1919 ; representative on Haiho Conservancy Commn., 
1922-23; resigned Nov. 20, 1923; Calcutta mgr. for 
company 1923-26 ; representative in Far East for firm 
1927-30 ; app. divisional asst. at $5,600 in the Dept. 
of State July 12, 1930; asst. chief, Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, at $6,500 Apr. 1, 1931 ; representa- 
tive in expert and advisory capacity. 15th-23d sess., 
League of Nations Advisory Committee on Traffic in 
Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, Geneva, 1932-38 ; 
adviser, 20th sess.. Int. Labor Conf., Geneva, 1936 ; 
del., Conf. for Suppression of Illicit Traffic in Dan- 
gerous Drugs, Geneva, 1936 ; married. — FE. 

Fullerton, Hugh Stuart. — b. Chicago, 111.. Apr. 27 
1892 ; private sch. and tutors ; Wittenberg Coll., A. B 
1914 ; Oxford 1915 ; Columbia 1915-16 ; Princeton 
A. M. 1917; instructor, Wittenberg Coll., 1914-15 
Urhana Univ. 1917 ; Y. M. C. A. sec. in France 1917- 
19 ; app. v. c. and elk. at Geneva Feb. 25, 1920 
app.. after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 
24. 1920, and assigned to Geneva ; to Huelva Aug. 2, 
1920; to Lyon Mar. 18, 1921; class two Nov. 17, 
1921 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven 
Mar. 1, 1923; detailed to Havre Apr. 19, 1923; to 
Calais July 20, 1923 ; to Antwerp Oct. 23, 1923 ; class 
six June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 
1, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. May 5, 1925 ; assigned 
to Cologne Sept. 4, 1926 ; class six June 30, 1927 ; 
assigned to Kovno June 1, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned also as 2d sec. at Kovno 
Nov. 19, 1929 ; class five Dec. 19, 1929 ; 1st sec. Aug. 
22. 1930 ; assigned as cons, at Lyon Jan. 5, 1932 ; as 
2d sec. at Helsingfors June 21, 1933 ; as cons, at 
Paris Aug. 17, 1934 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; also 1st 
sec. at Paris July 13, 1937 ; class three Jan. 3,- 1938. 

Funk, Ilo Clare. — 6. Trinidad, Colo., Oct. 30. 1889; 
Univ. of Colo., B. A. 1912 ; with mining companies In 
U. S. and Mexico ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Sept. 
3, 1912; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 27, 1912; app. 
V. and dep. cons, at Milan Aug. 29, 1913; v. c. at 
Milan by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Lucerne 
Oct. 20, 1919 ; class two May 24, 1920 ; assigned to 
Genoa Sept. 15, 1921 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, 
of class seven June 22, 1922 ; class six June 3, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Catania Apr. 10, 1925; to Florence Feb. 18, 1928; 
class six Dec. 19, 1929 ; to Hull Aug. 9, 1935 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Fuqua, John Howe. — h. Marinette, Wis., Mar. 23, 
1905 ; high sch. grad. ; Dartmouth 1923-26 ; London 
Sch. of Economics 1928 ; Univ. of Montpellier, France, 
1929 ; In export business 1927 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Dundee Feb. 22, 1930 ; v. c. at Dundee May 



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97 



21. 19.50 ; at London Mnr. 5. 1931; at Paris Juno 8, 
1934; rcsiguod June 13, 1937; app. economic analyst 
at $3.-'00 In the Dopt. of Stato July l'.\ 19.17 ; ut 
$3,800 Jan. 4. 1938; married.— TA. 

Fyfe, Howard. — b. Mar. 22. 1800; attended hi^h 
sell, and business sell. ; in freight forwarding busi- 
ness ; elk.. U. S. Despatch Agency. N. Y., Feb. 11. 
1911; U. S. Army 1917-18; asst. to U. S. despatch 
agt., N. Y., Oct. 1, 1927 ; deputy despatch agt. Mar. 
23. 1928, effective Apr. 1 ; at li;2.t>00 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; asst. despatch agt. at $3,000 Aug 1. 
1929; despatch agt. at $4,500 Jan. 28, 1930; at $6,500 
July 1, 1935. 

Gade, Gerhard. — b. Cliicago, 111.. Sept. 30. 1898; 
(Jroton Seh. ; Harvard, A. B. 1021 ; Harvard I^aw 
Sch. 1921-22; U. S. Navy 1918-19; It. (jg.), U. S. 
Naval Reserve ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Sept. 22, 1922, and assigned to the 
Dept. ; to Riga Nov. 13, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. July 
17, 1924 ; class seven Nov. 17, 1924 ; assigned as 3(1 
sec. at Oslo Sept. 18, 1925 ; at Montevideo July 11, 
1927 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19. 1929 ; class six July 24. 193(i ; 
assigned to Athens June 18, 1931 ; to Rome Aug. 20, 
1934 ; sec. to Am. del.. 13th Gen. Assembly of Int. 
Inst, of Agric. Rome, 1936 ; to Quito June 8, 1937 ; 
cons. Dec. 1, 1937. 

Gade, John Allyne (Comdr.) — &. Cambridge, 
Mass., Feb. 10. 1875 ; attended sch. in Noi^way, Ger- 
many, and France; Harvard, S.B. 1896; instructor at 
Harvard 1890-07; architect; mem., Commn. of Relief 
for Belgium, 1916-17 ; U.S. Naval Reserve Force, 
1917-19. It. comdr. ; asst. naval att. at Copenhagen, 
Stockholm, and Christlanla 1917-19 ; mem. of Baltic 
mission 1919; Am. Commr. to Estonia, Latvia, and 
Lithuania 1919-20; mem. of banking firm 1921-33; 
app. naval att. at Brus.sels July 12, 1933; also at Lis- 
bon Aug. 29, 1934 ; relieved of duties at Brussels 
Oct. 1, 1937; married. 

Gaines, Owen W. — b. Atlanta, Ga.. Dec. 7, 1897 ; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; studied law ; 
Institute Libre de Ensenanza, Madrid, 1928-29 ; U. S. 
.\rmy 1917-19, overseas service; elk. 1919-22; pay- 
master for company in Honduras 1922-24 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Nuevitas July 1924 ; v. c. at 
Nuevitas Mar. 10, 1925 ; at Nassau, temp., Sept. 25, 
1926; at Corinto Dec. 11, 1926; at Madrid July 21. 
1928 ; at Oporto, temp., Mar. 29, 1929 ; at Madrid 
Aug. 17. 1929 ; at Bilbao Dec. 28, 1929 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned to Bilbao Oct. 1, 
1935; to Santiago de Cuba May 22, 1936; married. 

Galbraith, Willard. — b. Los Angeles, Calif., May 
15. 1906; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1927; asst. super- 
visor of attendance In city sch. system 1927-30 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Panama Feb. 4, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Sept. 27, 1930; to SSo Paulo Feb. 24. 1931; to 
Santos, temp., Jan. 19, 1932; to Sfio Paulo Feb. 20, 
1932 ; to Santos, temp., Jan. 25, 1933 ; to S3o Paulo 
Mar. 6, 1933; to Victoria, Brazil, temp.. May 11. 
96329 — 38 8 



1933 ; to Stto Paulo Sept. 12, 1933 ; aa t. c. and 3d sec. 
at Tegucigalpa Oct. 20, 1034 ; class elglit, cons., and 
a.xslgned as eons, at Tegucigalpa in addition to duties 
as 3d see. Oct. 1. 1935; aa cons, at Mcviin City .Nov. 

27. 1!):!5 ; married. 

Gallman, Waldemar John. — 6. Wellsvllle, N. Y., 
Apr. 27. 1899; Cornell. A. B. 1921. grad. work 
1921-22; Georgetown Law Sch. 1922-23; S. A. T. C. 
1918 ; Instructor In Eng., Cornell, 1921-22 ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 
22, 1922. and assigned to the Dept. ; to Habana Nov. 
13. 1922; to the Dept. July 24, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924; assigned as 3d 
sec. at San Jos^, Costa Rica, Apr. 15, 1925 ; cla.ss 
seven Apr. 30, 1925 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Quito 
Oct. 30, 1920; 2d sec. Oct. 19. 1929; class six July 
24. 1930 ; assigned to Riga Aug. 14, 1930 ; cons. Apr. 

28, 1934 ; detailed to the emb. at Warsaw, May 7- 
Doc. 31, 1934 ; assigned as cons, at Danzig May 7, 
r.>:;4 ; class five Oct. 1. 193."); to (he Dept. Feb. 5, 
1938 ; class four June 16, 1938 ; married.— Eu. 

Gannett, Taylor White. — b. Omaha, Nebr., July 4, 
1903; Cornell. A. B. 1925; bank elk. 1925-30; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 4, 19.30; assigned as 
v. c. at Habana June 19, 1930 ; at Matanzas, temp., 
Nov. 4, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 11. 1931; 
to Guayaquil June 20, 1931 ; as 3d sec. at Quito Aug. 

22, 1932 ; as v. c. at Guayaquil Dec. 9. 1932 ; at Paris 
Nov. 20, 1935; at Calais, temp.. Sept. 14, 1936; at 
Paris Dec. 21, 1930 ; to the Dept. Sept. 29, 1938. 

Gantenbein, James Watson. — 6. Portland, Oreg., 
Nov. 9, 1900; Reed Coll., A. B. 1922; Northwestern 
Coll. of Law. LL. B. 1922; Columbia, A. M. 1925, 
I'h. D. 1931; studied under tutor in France 1927; 
Downing Coll., Univ. of Cambridge, 1927-28 ; mem. 
of bar of Oreg. ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; dep. county elk. 
1919-20 ; sec. Northwestern Coll. of Law, 1920-24 ; 
teacher in high sch. 1922-24, 1925-27, 1928-29 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Oct. 21. 1929 ; to Milan Mar. 26, 1930 ; as For. Ser. 
officer to the leg. at Santo Domingo May 17, 1933; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 17. 1933 ; assigned as 3d 
sec. at Santo Domingo July 10. 1933 ; class eight 
and cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to the Dept. May 22, 
1936 ; class seven June 1, 1937 ; detailed for special 
study in economics (New York Univ.) July 19, 1938. 

Garvin, John Trumbull. — b. Valparaiso, Chile, of 
Am. parents. July 29. 1892 ; attended seh. in Chile 
and U. S. ; Wooster Acad. grad. ; Univ. of Wooster 
1910-11 ; with firm of importers and exporters In 
Chile 1911-14 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Val- 
paraiso Oct. 17, 1914; In Am. Emb. at Santiago Apr. 
1, 1915 ; In Am. Consulate General at Valparaiso Dec. 
1, 1915; v. c. at Valparaiso Feb. 29. 1916; resigned 
Oct. 20, 1920 ; reapp. v. c. at Valparaiso Sept. 27, 
1921; at Piinfa .Arenas (Magallanes) Jan. l."i. 1927; 
reapp. V. c. at Magallanes Apr. 9, 1928; at Val- 
paraiso Sept. 11. 192S: at Antofagasta Mar. 8. 1934; 
at Valparaiso Mar. 11, 193G ; at Santiago, Chile. Jan. 

23, 1937 ; mariied. 



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Garza, Elias Gonzalez. — b. Eagle Pass, Tex., Aug. 
9, 1903 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; elk. 
1924 ; salesman 1925-26 ; elk., U. S. Post Office, 192G- 
27; insurance agt. 1927; O. R. C, 1929-32, 2d It.; 
app. elk. in the Am. consulate at Piedras Negras 
Dec. 15, 1927 ; at Ensenada Dec. 13, 1929 ; v. c. at 
Ensenada Mar. 20, 1935 ; at Nuevo Laredo Dec. 20, 
1937 ; married. 

Gates, Louis Earl. — b. Binghamton, N. Y., Dec. 15, 
1885 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; U. S. 
N. A. 1903-5 ; American Univ. 1928-30 ; employed in 
private firms 1905-13 ; app. elk. at $900 In the Dept. 
of State Dec. 12, 1913; at $1,000 Sept. 22. 1914; 
at $1,400 .Tune 22, 1916, eflfective July 1 ; at $1,600 
Sept. 3. 1919 ; at $1,860 .Tuly 1, 1924 ; at $2,000 July 

1, 1928 (Welch Act); at $2,100 July 1, 1928; at 
$2,300 July 1, 1930 ; at $2,400 Aug. 1, 1936 ; research 
asst. at $2,600 Aug. 1, 1938; married. — C. 

Gatewood, Richard Duncan. — b. Alameda, Calif., Dec. 
18, 1910 ; attended sch. in France ; Choate Sch. grad. ; 
Yale, A. B. 1932; Columbia, M. A. 1933; editorial 
work ; instructor in French, Riverdale Country Sch., 
1934-85 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned to Zurich Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Dec. 5, 1936 ; v. e. at Rio de Janeiro .Tune 22, 1937. 

Gaudin, Daniel, Jr.— b. New York City Oct. 10, 
1906 ; Univ. of Pa., B. A. 1927, grad. work 1928 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Ottawa, temp., Dec. 29, 1930; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Beirut Dec. 10, 1931 ; to 
Alexandria Aug. 12, 1935 ; married. 

Gauss, Clarence Edward. — ft. Washington, D. C, 
Jan. 12, 1887 ; private tutors ; business high sch. 
grad. ; elk. In law office 1903-6 ; stenog. to Invalid 
Pensions Committee, House of Representatives, 
1903-5 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Aug. 

2. 1906 ; at $1,200 Mar. 4, 1907 ; dep. cons. gen. at 
Shanghai June 7, 1907 ; reapp. elk. at $1,200 in the 
Dept. of State June 30, 1909, effective July 1 ; at 
$1,400 July 1, 1910; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Shang- 
hai Dec. 16, 1912; v. c. at Shanghai Feb. 6, 1915; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight Mar. 2, 1915 ; 
detailed to Shanghai June 9, 1915 ; to Tientsin July 
22. 1916; class six July 14, 1916; assigned to Amoy 
Sept. 25, 1916 ; class five Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to 
Tslnan Sept. 8, 1919 ; class four June 4, 1920 ; class 
three Nov. 23, 1921; eons. gen. of class four Mar. 1, 
1923; assigned to Mukden Mar. 30, 1923; to Tientsin 
Mar. 12. 1924 ; elass three June 5, 1924 ; For, Ser. 
officer of class two July 1. 1924 ; assigned to Shang- 
hai, temp.. Aug. 8, 1926 ; to Tientsin May 4, 1927 ; 
class one May 23, 1929 ; assigned to the Dept. June 
13, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 13, 1933 ; 
assigned as couns. of leg. at Peiping June 20, 1933 ; 
as cons. gen. and couns. of emh. at Paris Feb. 27, 
1935 ; as cons. gen. at Shanghai Dec. 5. 1935 ; mar- 
ried. 



Geerken. Forrest Kermit. — h. Ida Grove, Iowa, May 
8. 190S ; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Adelaide July 22, 1930 ; v. c. at Adelaide 
Mar. 26, 1931 ; at Penang Dec. 8, 1934 ; at Manila, 
temp., July 8, 1936 ; at Singapore Dec. 29, 1936 (can- 
celed) ; at Colon Aug. 7, 1937 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and see. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1937 ; v. c. at Colon Dee. 20, 1937 ; 
married. 

Geist, Raymond Herman, — 6. Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 
19, 1885 ; Oberlin Coll. 1906-9 ; Western Reserve 
Univ.. A. B. 1910 ; Columbia Univ. 1910-11 ; Harvard, 
A. M. 1916, Ph. D. 1918 ; with newspaper 1900-1902 ; 
chemical company 1902-5 ; lecturer on New York 
public lecture courses 1910-12; U. S. Navy 1918; 
with Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; 
food commr. in Austria and adviser to the Austrian 
Govt, in matters of public feeding 1919-20 ; lecturer 
in Eng. at Harvard 1920-21 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to 
Buenos Aires Dec. 14, 1921 ; to Montevideo Dec. 6, 
1922; to Port Said Sept. 6, 1923; to Alexandria Nov. 
22, 1923 ; class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; class one May 10, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class 
nine and cons. Sept. 20, 1924 ; assigned to Alexandria 
Sept. 20, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 192.") ; class seveu 
May 17, 1928 ; assiiined to Berlin Nov. 19, 1929 ; class 
six July 24, 1930 ; cla.ss five Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class four Jan. 3, 1938 ; 1st 
sec. at Berlin in addition to duties as eons. Apr. 5, 
1938. 

Gembs, Anthony. — b. New York City Dec. 3. 1893 ; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; La Salle Ext. 
Univ. 2 yrs. ; accountant with various firms in Ar- 
gentina, Paraguay, and Peru 1915-30 ; app. elk. 
in Am. consulate general at Callao-Lima Aug. 20, 
1930 ; V. c. at Callao-Lima June 28, 1935 ; married. 

George, William Crusor. — b. Washington, D. C, Nov. 

22, 1903 ; high sch. grad. ; Howard Univ. 1924-27 ; 
secretary 1924-27 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Monrovia 
Jan. 21, 1929 ; v. e. at Monrovia Feb. 16, 1931 ; 
at Las Palmas Oct. 3, 1934 ; at Monrovia, temp., 
June 16, 1936 (canceled) ; at Monrovia Nov. 12, 
1036 ; at Las Palmas, temp., Nov. 27, 1937 ; at Mon- 
rovia July 20, 1938 ; married. 

George, William Perry. — b. Gadsden. Ala.. Nov. 25. 
1895 ; high sch. grad. ; Gadsden Training Sch. three 
yrs. ; U. S. N. A. 1914-16 ; elk. in U. S. Geological 
Survey ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Grenoble Sept. 
27, 1916 ; V. c. at Grenoble Feb. 10. 1917 ; at Athens 
Mar. 15, 1918; asst. to Am. del.. Interallied Cml. Bu. 
in Athens, 1918 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Athens Dee. 1, 
1919 ; act. cml. adviser to Am. Leg. at Athens Apr. 
11-Aug. 4, 1920; class two May 24, 1920; class one 
Nov. 17, 1921 ; assigned to Patras Dec. 20. 1921 ; to 
Athens Jan. 12, 1922 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 
1922 ; assigned to Tenerife Nov. 17, 1922 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven Aug. 8, 
1924 ; assigned to Buenos Aires Oct. 22, 1924 ; to 



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99 



Riviere du Loup Dec. 30, 1925 ; to Bol^rnde Doc. 19. 
19US ; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. June 13, 1929; assigned 
also lis 3il sec. «t liflRrncle June 19. 1929 ; class six 
Oct. 16. 1929 : 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; relieved of 
duties as cons, at Hclgriide Aug. 19, 10:!0 ; assigned 
as cons, at Izmir Oct. 12, 19"2 ; also to Italian Islands 
of the Aecean Jan. 13, 193."? ; cons, and 2d sec. at 
.\ddis Ababa Aug. 30, 1934 ; cons, at Malta Apr. 10, 
193."); at Bordeaux Sept. 4, 1936: married. 

Gerber, William. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., .Tuly 12. 
1908; I'nlv. of Pa., 15. A. 1929. gr.ul. work 1029-30; 
Ceorge Washington, M. A. 1932, student asst. 103.'i ; 
■Johns Hopkins, mad. woik 1932-33. 193.")-; instructor 
in Am. hist.. Nether Providence Sch., 1929-30 ; app. 
luchlve asst. at $1.G20 in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 
19.30; editorial asst. at $1,800 July 28, 1931; at 
$2,000 Oct. 9. 193.'»; elk. June 1, 1936; research asst. 
at .?2,G00 July 10, 1937 ; married. — RP. 

Gericke, Martha L, — 6. Berlin, Germany ; attended 
sch. in Germany and U. S. ; high sch. grad. ; private 
tutors ; Univ. of Nebr. 1903-4 ; library course, Wash- 
ington Public Library, 190r)-6 ; teacher in public 
sch. 1904-5; library asst. 1906-8; In Library of 
Cong. 1908-10; in Dept. of Agric. 1910-19; librarian 
of U. S. States Relations Service 1920-26 ; app. 
librarian at $3,000 In the Dept. of State Jan. 25, 
1926; mem. of Tech. Cooperating Committee on Bib- 
lio'jraphy provided for by Sixth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, since 1928; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,300 July 1, 1928; at $3,800 Oct. 1, 1928; 
at $4,200 July 1, 1930.— RP. 

Gerrity, Charles Matthew. — 6. Scranton, Pa., June 
2, 1899 ; tech. high sch. grad. ; Columbia Univ. ; elk., 
War Dept., 1917-18 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate Gen- 
eral at Copenhagen Aug. 20. 1918 ; v. c. at Prague 
Sept. 22, 1920; at Bergen Nov. 27, 1923; at Kovno 
Jan. 3, 1^)24; at Dresden Dec. 17, 1927; at Regina 
Dec. 15, 1930 ; at Bombay Oct. 16, 1034 ; at Frankfort 
on th" Main Feb. 9, 1938; at Vienna, temp., June 11, 
193S; at Frankfort on the Main Aug. 24, 1938. 

Gibson, Elizabeth Borland. — 6. Newport, R. I. ; high 
sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; app. elk. at 
$1,320 in the Dept. of State Oct. 3, 1927 ; at $1,440 
July 1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,620 July 1. 1928; at 
$1,740 July 1, 1930; at $1,800 Sept. 1, 1931; elk.. 
North and Cen. American Regional Radio Conf., Mex- 
ico City 1933; at $2,000 Nov. 1, 1934; at $1,800 Jan. 
16, 1935; admin, asst. at $2,600 July 1, 1936; at 
$2,700 Apr. 1, 1938.— A-M/C. 

Gibson, Baleigh Augustus. — b. Indianapolis, Ind., 
Oct. 10, 1894; Univ. of 111., A. B. 1917; U. S. Army 
1917-20, 1st It. ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three May 24, 1920 ; assigned to Buenos Aires 
Aug. 2. 1920; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one May 
26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; class six 
June 3. 1924; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Tenerlfe Oct. 22, 1924 ; to Guadala- 
jara Oct. 27. 1928 ; class six May 23, 1929 ; sec. In 
the Diplo. .Si'r and assigned as 2il sec. at Tegucigalpa 



May 25, 1934 ; also cons, at Tegucigalpa Dec. 23, 
1935; to the Dept. Oct. 23. 1936; class five Apr. 1, 
1937; 2d sec. at Mexico City July 29. 1938; married. 

Gldden, Culver Earl, — b. Venus, Tex., Sept. 0,1900; 
East Tox. State Tencheis Coll. 1926-27; Tex. Chris- 
tian Univ., B n.A. 1930; salesman 1930; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Belize June 10, 1931 ; v. c. at Belize 
July 11, 1932 ; married. 

Gldney, Charles Chauncey, Jr. — b. Granger, Tex., 
Mar. 23. 1901 ; Univ. of Tex. 1920-22 ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1924 ; special agt., Census 
Bu., 1023-24 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at llabana Oct. 1, 1924 ; v. c. at Ilabana June 10, 
1020; resigned Apr. 23, 1927; asst. cashier in bank 
1927-30; app. v. c. at Guadalajara Dec. 16, 1930; 
at Guaymas, temp., Oct. 13, 1936; at Tamplco Nov. 
14, 1936 (canceled) ; at Maracalbo Dec. 18, 1937. 

Giffen, Morrison Beall, — b. Asyut, Egypt, of Am. 
parents, Dec. 29, 18S4 ; George Watson's Sch., Edin- 
burgh ; Tarklo Coll. 1907 ; Queens Coll., Oxford, B. A. 
1911; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. I). 1928; teacher of hist., 
Tarklo Coll., 1911-13; farmer 1914-30; U. S. Army 
1918 ; app. research asst. at $4,600 In the Dept. of 
State Apr. 4, 1930 ; chief of research section Nov. 15, 
1932 ; divisional asst. Oct. 1, 1936 ; married. — NE. 

Gilbert, Frank Manson. — 6. Evansvllle, Ind., May 29, 
1S82; Racine Coll. 1903-7; architectural sch. in Italy 
four yrs. ; mgr. of firm of architects 1908-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19. 1st It., overseas service; app. v. c. 
at Genoa Mar. 23. 1920 ; at Patras May 10. 1922 ; at 
Christiania Feb. 13, 1924 ; at Cobh Aug. 15, 1924 ; at 
Brussels Oct. 13, 1926 ; at Antwerp, temp., Sept. 1, 
1927; at Brussels Jan. 16, 1928. 

Gilbert, Prentiss Bailey. — b. Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 
3, 1SS3 ; El Colegio de San Carlos, Cebu, Philippine 
Is. ; Yale, B. A. 1907 ; grad. work, Columbia Univ. ; 
Univ. of Rochester, Ph. B. and M. A. 1916; corp. sec. 
and mine supt. 1907-11 ; foreign exploration, study, 
and writing 1911-16 ; dlr. of sch. of extension teach- 
ing and Instructor in Eng., Univ. of Rochester. 1916- 
17; U. S. Army, Philippine Insurrection and 1917-19, 
capt. ; It. col., O. R. C. ; app. special asst. at $3,000 In 
the Dept. of State Mar. 11, 1019; at $2. .500 July 1. 
1919; at $4,000 Jan. 1, 1920; chief. Division of 
Political and Economic Information, May 24. 1921 ; 
at $1,400 Aug. 1, 1924 ; at $5,200 Apr. 1, 1927 ; asst. 
chief, Division of Western Eur<Ji/ean Affairs, Apr. 9, 
1927; repres(>ntM(ive, Int. Chamber of Com. <'ong., 
Stockholm 1927, Amsterdam 1929; at $0,500 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) ; app. For. Ser. ofBcer of class 
three, sec. in the Dlplo. Ser., and cons. June 12, 
19.30; assigned as 1st sec. at Paris July 26, 1930; 
as cons, at Geneva Aug. 16, 1930; representative 
in capacity of expert. Fourth Gen. Conf. on Com- 
munications and Transit, Geneva, 1931 ; representa- 
tive in consultative capacity, discussions on appli- 
cation of Pact of I'aris to SIno-Japaneso contro- 
versy. Council of the League of Nations, Geneva, 
19".l; class two Oct. 1, 1035; couns. of emb. at Berlin 
July 19. 1937 ; married. 



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Gilchrist, Andrew. — b. New York City Aug. 26, 
1897 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; Pratt's 
Inst. 1915-18 ; Sorbonne 1919-20 ; stenog. and sec. 
1915-18 ; U. S. Army 1918-21, overseas service ; with 
Am. Commn. in Germany Sept.-Oct. 1921 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Munich Oct. 28, 1921 ; at 
Leipzig Sept. 1, 1925 ; v. c. at Leipzig May 6, 1926 ; at 
Prague Sept. 18, 1929 ; married. 

Gillespie, Julian E. — 6. Brownwood, Tex., June 20, 
1893 ; Univ. of Tex., grad. 1914 ; Univ. of Chicago 
1914 ; Georgetown, LL. B. 1915 ; U. S. Army 1917- 
19, overseas service ; app. asst. trade commr. and 
assigned to Am. High Commn. at Constantinople June 
7. 1920 ; trade commr. at Constantinople July 1, 1922 ; 
cmL att. at Constantinople (Istanbul) Dec. 1, 1926; 
also cml. att. at Sofia Apr. 24, 1928; relieved Sept. 
15, 1931; app. cml. att. at Istanbul (Ankara) and 
Sofia Feb. 13, 1932; Am. mem., U. S.-Turkish Joint 
Claims Committee, Istanbul, 1933-34 ; married. 

Gjessing, Erland. — 6. Slesvig, Germany, Mar. 16, 
1870 ; naturalized 1897 ; attended gymnasium and 
business sch. in Denmark; New York Univ. 1913—17; 
bookkeeper and stenog. 1891-1904 ; insp. of Immigra- 
tion 1904-15 ; elk. and translator in banking com- 
pany 1915-18 ; app. v. c. at Copenhagen May 27, 
1918 ; married. 

Glover, Eobert Gordon. — ft. Sumner, Ga., Apr. 24, 
1893 ; Ga. State Agric. and Mech. Coll. ; Ga. Sch. of 
Tech. 1914-17 ; U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It. ; cml. 
work ; in Veterans' Bu. ; entered Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. Jan. 21, 1927 ; app. asst. trade commr. 
at Santiago, Chile, Mar. 1, 1927 ; asst. cml. att. at 
Santiago Aug. 22, 1927 ; relieved .Tan. 27, 1930 ; app. 
a.sst. cml. att. at Mexico City Mar. 21, 1931 ; cml. 
att. at Panama Nov. 22, 1934 ; married. 

Goetzmann, Jule Lawrence. — 6. St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 
12, 1912 ; St. Ambrose Coll., A. B. 1934 ; elk. 1931-37 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Habana July 8, 1937 ; married. 

Goforth, Hemdon Ware. — 6. near Lenoir, N. C, 
Sept. 2, 1884 ; attended public and private sch. ; 
Rutherford Coll. two yrs. ; George Washington Univ. 
four yrs. ; teachers' Institutes ; teacher and principal 
of sch. 1902-8 ; teacher, principal, and supervisor of 
sch., Philippine service, 1908-12 ; elk. and examiner. 
Civil Ser. Commn., 1913-16 ; elk.. Interstate Com. 
Commn., 1916-19 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Guatemala 
Oct. 22, 1919 ; to Santos May 14, 1921 ; class two 
Nov. 17, 1921 : class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of 
class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; assigned to Santos Mar. 
28, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 
1924; assigned to Sao Paulo Aug. 17, 1925; to Sher- 
brooke May 12, 1927 ; class seven May 23, 1929 ; to 
Matamoros Feb. 7, 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class five Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married. 

Gonzalez, Antonio 0. — ft. New York City Apr. 30, 
18S8; N.Y. Coll. Prep. Sch.; George Washington 
Univ., LL.B. 1909 ; mem. of bars of Conn., N.Y., and 



D.C. ; N.Y. Nat. Guard 1912-16 ; U.S. Army 1917-18, 
1st It. ; law practice 1910-33 ; app. E.E. and M.P. 
to Panama Aug. 28, 1933 ; to Ecuador Dec. 10, 1934 ; 
to Venezuela Mar. 22, 1938 ; married. 

Goodier, Harvey Treadway. — b. Utica, N. Y., July 
7, 1893 ; Cascadilla Sch. and Utica Free Acad. ; Cor- 
nell 1914-15 ; studied law ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter in Japan Oct. 15, 1915 ; interpreter at 
Yokohama Feb. 9, 1918 ; also v. c. at Yokohama Feb. 
12, 1918; at Dairen Dec. 13, 1920; v. c. and inter- 
preter at Yokohama Jan. 6, 1921 ; v. c. at Nagoya Oct. 
19, 1921 ; also interpreter at Nagoya Oct. 20, 1921 ; 
V. c. and interpreter at Yokohama Apr. 1, 1922 ; cons, 
of class seven June 22, 1922 ; assigned to Taihoku 
Sept. 18, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Nagoya Dec. 12, 1924 ; to Van- 
couver Feb. 13. 1928 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; 
to Prince Rupert, temp., July 27, 1934 ; to Vancouver 
Aug. 27. 1934 ; to Fort William and Port Arthur 
Feb. 15, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
married. 

Goodman, Albert Richard. — 6. Mexico City, of Am. 
parents, July 25, 1911; attended schs. in England; 
Harvard, A. B. 1932, Sch. of Business Admin., M. B. A. 
1934 ; accountant 1934-35 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclas.s., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to Santiago de Cuba, 
Oct. 5, 1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; to 
Seville Dec. 18, 1936. 

Goodyear, John. — h. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1912 ; 
St. Mark's Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1935 ; Univ. of 
Gottingen, summer 1934 ; Columbia Univ., summer 
1938 ; asst. purchasing agt. for steamship company 
1935-36 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; 
assigned to Vancouver July 20, 1938 ; married. 

Goold, Herbert Stewart. — ft. San Francisco, Calif., 
Aug. 10, 1886 ; Stanford, A. B. 1909 ; mem. of bar 
of Calif. ; elk. 1909-11 ; law elk. 1911-16 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Oct. 2, 1916 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Oct. 19, 1916; to Bucharest. Dec. 
5, 1916 (canceled) ; to Vienna Jan. 31, 1917 ; to Santo 
Domingo June 7, 1917 ; class three Aug. 23, 1917 ; 
assigned to La Paz July 11, 1918 ; to Guatemala May 
11, 1920; to Bogota Jan. 7, 1921; to Managua Aug. 
2, 1921 ; to London Jan. 18, 1922 ; class two Mar. 23, 
1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned as 1st sec. at Athens July 17, 1924 ; at San 
Jos6, Costa Rica, May 28, 1929 ; class three Dec. 19, 
1929; cons, and assigned to Beirut Sept. 23, 1930 
(canceled) ; cons. gen. and assigned to Beirut Oct. 24, 
1930 ; cons. gen. and 1st sec. at Helsingfors July 12, 
1934 ; class two and assigned as couns. of leg. at 
Helsingfors in addition to duties as cons. gen. Apr. 
1, 1936 ; as cons. gen. at Toronto May 22, 1936 ; 
at Casablanca July 9, 1937 ; married. 

Gordon, George Anderson. — 6. Huntsville, Ala., Nov. 
19, 1885 ; attended prep. sch. In Switzerland and U. S. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1906; Columbia, LL. B. 1912, on 
bd. of Law Review ; mem. of bar of N. Y. ; Instructor, 
St. Paul's Sch., 1906-9 ; law practice 1912-17 ; U. S. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Army 1916, 1917-19, cupt., overseas service; with Am. 
Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; app., after 
esam., sec. of emb. or leg. of clasa four Feb. 18. 19^0 ; 
assigned to Paris Feb. 19, 1920 ; sec. of class tliroe 
Mar. 23, 1922 ; as-slgiied to the Dcpt. Aug. 20, 1023 ; 
class two Jan. 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. olllcer of class four 
July 1, 1924; 1st sec. at Budapest Apr. 15, 1925: 
class three Aug. 31, 1925; tech. asst. to Am. del., 
Preparatory Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., 
Geneva, 1927; 1st sec. at Paris May 11, 1927; adviser 
to Am. del.. Conf. for Limitation of Naval Armament, 
Geneva, 1927 ; tech. expert. Int. Conf. on Treatment 
of Foreigners, Paris, 1929 ; class two Hcc. 19, 1929 ; 
couns. of emb. at Paris Jan. 8. 1030 ; adviser, London 
Naval Conf., 1930; conns, of emb. at Berlin Mar. 20, 
19:50: adviser, conf. of ministers for moratorium on 
intergovernmental debts, London, 1931 ; class one July 
1, 1931 ; conns, of emb. at Rio de Janeiro Aug. 31, 
1934; E. E. and M. P. to Haiti June 5, 1935; to the 
Netherlands July 30, 1937 ; married. 

Gotlleb, Bernard. — b. New York City Nov. 7, 1893; 
Columbia, B. A. 1914 ; teacher of Spanish in high 
sch. ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 24, 1915 ; 
student interpreter in Turkey May 1, 1915 ; v. c. and 
interpreter at Baghdad Aug. 24, 1917, but did not 
proceed to post ; detailed to the Dept. Aug. 24, 
1917 ; to Cairo Oct. 11, 1918 ; v. c. and interpreter 
at Cairo Mar. 10. 1919 ; detailed to Teheran Sept. 
7, 1921 ; V. c. and interpreter at Teheran Nov. 10, 
1921 ; cons, of class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Halifax 
Sept. 8, 1924 ; to Singapore July 27, 1926 ; to Welling- 
ton Mar. 10, 1928 ; class six May 9, 1930 ; to Messina 
Mar. 0, 103."] ; to Trieste June 8, 1934 ; class five 
June 1. 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; 
married. 

Gourley, Louis Hill. — 6. Springfield, 111., Oct. 17, 
1889 ; attended business sch. ; Alliance Frangaise, sum- 
mer 1909 ; Univ. of 111., A. B. 1912 ; Columbia Univ., 
summer 1915; George Washington, M. A. 1916; La- 
Salle Extension Univ. ; prof, of Eng., San Luis Coll., 
San Luis Potosf, Mexico, 1912-13 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Vera Cruz July 1, 1913 ; v. c. at Vera 
Cruz July 1, 1916; app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 
30, 1916; v. c. at Warsaw July 21, 1919; v. c. of 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1919; assigned to War- 
saw Oct. 22, 1919 ; clasB two May 24, 1920 ; class one 
Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 1922 ; 
class six Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to LourenQO Marques Apr. 10, 
1925 ; to Port Elizabeth Dec. 30, 1925 ; detailed to Int. 
Raciiotelegraph Conf., Washington, 1927 ; assigned to 
Sao Paulo Feb. 2, 1928; class six May 23, 1929; as- 
signed to Mcdan Apr. 4, 1931 ; to Ilong Kong Sept. 
6, 1933; class five July 1, 1934; to Shanghai Jan. 
27, 1936; class four Apr. 1, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; cons, at Tsingtao, temp., Feb. 21, 
1938 ; at Kobe June 30, 1938. 

Gowen, Franklin Crosbie. — 5. Florence, Italy, of 
Am. parents, Dec. 16, 1895; private tutors; Surrey 
House ColL, London, England ; Royal Tech. Sch., Leg- 
horn, Italy, grad. ; Emerson Inst. ; English-Italian 



corr. and translator, teacher of Eng. and Italian 1915- 
20 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Leghorn Jan. 1, 
1920 ; v. c. at Leghorn Oct. 20, 1920 ; at (Jenoa June 
0, 1925 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unciass. 
and v. c. of career Jan. 7, 1920 ; assigned to Genoa 
Feb. 1, 1926; to Rome Aug. 10, 1920; to I^eghorn. 
temp., Jan. 11, 192H ; to Rome Feb. 7, 1928; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Rome Dec. 19, 1929 ; to 
Naples Apr. 17, 1980 ; to Palermo Mar. 24, 1931 ; class 
seven July 1. 1931 ; to London Oct. 17, 1932; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Granata, Harold Michael. — 6. New York City June 
29, 1906; high sch. grad.; Galileo Galilei Inst., Rome, 
throe yrs. ; exporting business 1927-;!1 ; nigr. of travel 
oOicc in Italy 1931-35; app. elk. in Am. consulate 
general at Naples Aug. 1, 1935; v. c. at Naples Feb. 
17. 1937; married. 

Grant, Hugh Gladney. — b. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 
2. 1888; Howard Coll., Birmingham, A. B. 1910; 
Harvard, A. B. 1912 ; George Washington, A. M. 
1931 ; political reporter for newspapers 1910-13 ; edu- 
cational work with schs.. Y. M. C. A., Fed. Bd. for 
Vocational Education, and Ala. State Dept. of Educa- 
tion 1913-23 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; prof, of political sci- 
ence and journalism. Ala. Polytech. Inst.. 1923-27 ; 
sec. to U. S. senator 1927-33; writer and lecturer; 
app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State 
Dec. 16, 1933 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Albania Aug. 

9, 1935 ; married. 

Graves, Edwin Darius, Jr. (Lt. Comdr.) — b. Chesa- 
peake City, Md., July 10, 1897 ; Franklin Marshall Sch. 
grad.; Univ. of Pa. 1916; U. S. N. A., grad. 1920; 
assigned as naval att. and naval att. for air at Rio do 
Janeiro Mar. 19, 1938 ; married. 

Graves, George Millard. — b. Bennington, Vt., Sept. 
2, 1903 ; I'awling Sch. grad. ; Williams Coll. 1921-23 ; 
Univ. of Cambridge, England, 192.3-24 ; Unl7. of Gre- 
noble 1924-25 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 
1925-26 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unciass. 
and V. c. of career Jan. 13, 1928 ; assigned to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 20. 1928; to Mukden June 11, 
1928 ; to Hankow Sept. 18. 1928 ; as For. Ser. officer 
to the leg. at San Salvador Dec. 15, 1932; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 3d sec. at San 
Salvador Apr. 5, 1933; at Managua Oct. 25, 1933; 
also as v. c. at Managua Dec. 1, 1933 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned as cons, at Managua In addition 
to duties as 3d sec. Oct. 1, 1935 ; as cons, at MAlaga 
Oct. 2, 1935 ; at Vigo Oct. 21, 1936 ; class seven May 
1, 1938 ; marriid. 

Gray, Archibald Edmund. — 6. Cincinnati, Ohio. Nov. 

10. 1900; U. S. N. A. 1919-20; Eureka Coll., B. S. 
1922; Univ. of 111., M. S. 1923, Ph. D. 1925; chemist 
for rubber company 1925-20; instructor in chemistry, 
Lehigh Univ., 1926-28 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unciass. and v. c. of career May 17. 1928 ; as- 
signed to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24. 1928 ; to Callao- 
Linia Jan. IS. 1929; to Bordeaux Apr. 11, 1931; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Bordeaux Oct. 1, 
193."; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assiL-ned as cons, 
and 3d sec. at Helsingfors Oct. 4, 1935 ; married. 



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Gray, Cecil Wayne. — h. Emmi-tt, Tenn., Aug. 14, 
1898; Roanoke Coll., B. A. 1920; S. A. T. C. 1918; 
instructor, Millersburg Mil. Inst., 1921-22 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at P.uenos Aires June 18, 
l!t23 ; resigned Sept. 19, 1925 ; reapp. Oct. 23, 1925 ; 
V. c. at Buenos Aires May 6, 1927 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned 
to Buenos Aires Oct. 24, 1928; to Berlin Nov. 19, 
1930 ; sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Apr. 28, 1934 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Vienna June 13, 1934 ; class eight July 
1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Mar. 29, 1935; class seven Apr. 1, 19.36; sec. of Am. 
dpi., Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, 
Buenos Aires, 1936; class six May 1, 1938; mar- 
ried.— S. 

Green, Joseph Coy. — h. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 12, 
1R87: Priiicpton. A. B. 1908, A. M. 1009; Univ. of 
Paris 1900-10, 1913-14, Princeton 1914-15 ; instruc- 
iiir in hist., Bordentowii Mil. Inst., 1910-11, Colum- 
bia Univ., 1911-13 ; with Commn. for Relief in Bel- 
gium 1915-17 ; U. S, Army 1917-19, maj., overseas 
service ; dlr. for Rumania and Near East, Am. Relief 
Admin., 1918-19 ; asst. prof, of hist, and politics 
l'920-24 and assoc. prof, of hist. 1924-30, Princeton ; 
special ed., Webster's New Int. Diet., 1929-34 ; app. 
divisional asst. at $5,600 in the Dept. of State Oct. 6, 
1930 ; mem., committee to revise For. Ser. exams., 
1931- ; advisory mem. for Dept. of State, Am. Com- 
mittee on Int. Inst, of Agric, 1931-35 ; special repre- 
sentative of U. S., Int. Inst, of Agric, Rome, 1931-32 ; 
special as.'^t. to Am. Minister at Bern 1931-32 ; mem., 
Publications Committee of the Dept., 1931- ; chief, 
Office of Arms and Munitions Control, Sept. 19, 1935 ; 
at .$6,500 June 16, 1936; married. — CA. 

Green, Leonard Newell. — 6. Superior, Nebr., June 1, 
1893 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Minn. 1912- 
13 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., grad. 1921 ; elk. 
and stenog., 1911-17; elk., War. Dept., 1917, 1919- 
21 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; app., after exam., cons, 
asst. Apr. 23, 1921 ; v. c. of career of class throe 
Nov. 23, 1923 ; assigned to Yokohama Dec. 13, 1923 ; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Yokohama May 17, 1928 ; to 
Belfast Apr. 5, 1930; class seven July 24, 1930; to 
Swatow Sept. 5, 1931 ; to Strasbourg Dec. 21, 1933; to 
Malta Sept. 8, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; to Para July 28, 1938. 

Greene, Winthrop Stephenson. — b. Worcester, Mass.. 
May 16, 1891 ; Bowdoin Coll., A. B. 1913 ; insur. 
business 1913-17. 1919-22 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
1922-24, It. col. ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Cobh Jul.v- 
Oct. 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to Cobh Oct. 
21, 1924; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 8, 1926; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Santiago, Chile, June 15, 1926 ; 
class eight and eons. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned as 3d 
sec. at Berne June 9, 1930 ; sec. of del. to Conf. on 
the Limitation of the Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs, 
Geneva. 1931 ; assigned as cons, and 3d sec. at 
Bogotfi Jan. 2, 1934 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. 
at Bogota in addition to duties as cons. Jan. 31, 1935 ; 
class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Stockholm July 30, 
1938. 



Greenup, Julian Cecil. — b. Washburn, Mo., Nov. 4, 
1891; Union Coll. (Nebr.) 1911-12; studied in Ger- 
many and Switzerland 1912-14 ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 
1915, M. A. 1917 ; teacher of printing, hist., and 
modern languages, and principal of high sch. 1915-19 ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 
27, 1919 ; assigned to Oruro Oct. 31, 1919 ; to Las 
Palmas May 14, 1920 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; 
class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
resigned July 3, 1926; instructor in modern languaires 
in Jr. coll. 1926-29 ; app. trade commr. at Madrid 
June 1, 1929; asst. cml. att. at Madrid June 7, 1930; 
cml. att. at Lima Dee. 13, 1935; married. 

Greenwell, Samuel Alexander (Maj.) — 6. Cleburne, 
Tex., Jan. 1, 1883 ; mem. I'hilippine constalnilary 
1904-10 ; O. R. C. 1917, eapt. ; entered U. S. Army 
Aug. 15, 1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at London 
May 25, 193S ; married. 

Gresham, Lon Stewart. — h. Greshamville, Ga., July 
31, 1889; Ga. Sch. of Tech. 1905; salesman 1906-17; 
U. S. Army 1917-20, 2d It., overseas service ; U. S. 
Army civilian employee 1920-23 ; app. elk. in .\m. Con- 
sulate at Bremen Apr. 20, 1923 ; v. c. at Bremen 
Nov. 30, 1929 ; at Rotterdam Apr. 28, 1935 ; married. 

Grew, Joseph Clark, — &. Boston. Mass., May 27, 
1880; Groton Sch.; Harvard, A. B. 1902; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Cairo July 19, 1904 ; 
dep. cons. gen. at Cairo Nov. 3, 1904; app., after 
exam., 3d sec. at Mexico City Mar. 1, 1906; at St. 
Petersburg May 7, 1907 ; 2d sec. at Berlin June 10, 
1008; sec. of emb. at Vienna Jan. 27, 1911; at Berlin 
Sept. 12, 1912 ; sec. of emb. or leg. of class one by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned as couns. of emb. 
at Berlin July 17, 1916 ; assigned to Vienna Feb. 
14, 1917, and as couns. Feb. 19, 1917 ; to the Dept. 
May 23, 1917 ; act. chief. Division of Western Euro- 
pean Affairs, Mar. 14, 1918 ; sec. to Am. del., armistice 
conf. of Supreme War Council, Versailles, 1918 ; sec. 
gen. with rank of E. E. and M. P., Am. Commn. to 
Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; assigned as cduns. 
of emb. at Paris Nov. 28, 1919; E. E. and M..P. to 
Denmark Apr. 7, 1920 ; to Switzerland Sept. 24, 
1921; unofficial observer, Lausanne Conf., 1922-23; 
empowered by the Pres. to negotiate, conclude, and 
sign treaty of Amity and Commerce with Turkey 
1923 ; unofficial representative, ninth sess., Temp. 
Mixed Commn. for Reduction of Armaments. Geneva, 
1924, and meeting of subcommittee, Paris, 1924 '. 
undersec. of state Mar. 7, 1924 ; ehm. of For. Ser. 
Personnel Bd. and of Bd. of Examiners for the For. 
Ser. July 1, 1924 to June 30, 1927; A. E. and P. to 
Turkey May 19, 1927; to Japan Feb. 19, 1932; 
married. 

Grinnell, Robert. — b. Dover, Mass., Oct. 14, 1913 ; 
Milton Acad. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1936, summer sch. 
1937 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass.. 
v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 
1938; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City July 18, 1938. 

Groeninger, Joseph George. — b. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 
22, 1884 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; 
with business firms six yrs. ; Public Athletic League 



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and riayjrround Assoc, of Baltimore two yrs. ; npp. 
rlk. In Am. Lep. at Copenhajifn Dec. 7. 1911 ; v. c. at 
Copenhagin Oct. 18, 1918 ; app., aftex exam., v. c. of 
career of class throe Ma.v 24, lO'JO, and assljiued to 
Copenhagen ; detailed to Berlin Sept. 28, 1920 ; as- 
signed to Berlin Nov. 15. 1921 ; class two Nov. 17, 
1921 ; class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eiglit Feb. 24, 1925 ; 
cous. Mar. 3, 1925 ; assigned to Tallinn Mar. 23, 192.") ; 
to Rotterdam July 3, 1926; to Ratavia Oct. 27, 1927; 
class seven Dec. 19, 1929; to Karachi Doc. 21!, 1931; 
aNo to Kabul Mar. 21, 1935; to Auckland June 10, 
19.'!6 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Hec. 1. 1937. 

Gross, Mary Elizabeth. — b. Newark, N. J. ; Holy 
Anirols Acad. grad. ; private tutors in U. S., England. 
Norway, France, and Italy ; London Sch. of Economics 
1920-21 ; George Washington Univ. 1922 ; Columbus 
Univ. 1922-23 ; Dept. of Agric. Grad. Sch. 1925-27 ; 
partner in European tours company 1910-14 ; ac- 
countant 1914-16; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1917; elk., 
War Dept.. 1917-18, office of mil. att., Oslo, 1918-19, 
London. 1919-21 ; elk., Conf. on Limitation of Arma- 
ment. 1921-22 ; foreign trade analyst for cnil. firms 
1922-30 ; economic analyst. Food Research Inst., lO.SO- 
33 ; statistical analyst. Fed. Emergency Relief Admin., 
1933-34 : economic analyst. Special Adviser to the 
President on For. Trade 1934-35, Nat. Recovery Ad- 
min. 1935-36 ; economist, Agric. Ad.iustment Admin., 
1936; statistician. Social Security Bd., 1936-37; app. 
economic analyst at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Jan. 
24. 1938. — TA. 

Groth. Edward Miller. — 6. New York City June 14, 
1893 ; high sch. grad. ; Columbia Univ. ; elk. 1912-16 • 
U. S. Navy 1917-19; app., after exam., v. c. of careei 
of class three May 24, 1920 ; assigned to Rotterdam 
June 11. 1920 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one 
May 26, 1922; assigned to Belgrade June 23. 1922; to 
Beirut Jan. 29, 1923 ; cous. of class seven Mar. 1, 
1923 ; class six Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Damascus Aug. 1, 
1924 ; detailed to Aleppo July 2, 1925 ; to Baghdad 
Aug. 3, 1925 ; assigned to Damascus Aug. 11, 1925 ; 
class six Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to Surabaya Dec. 
17, 1925 ; to Copenhagen July 2, 1929 ; class five 
July 24, 19.30 ; to Capetown Sept. 2, 1933 ; to Cal- 
cutta Aug. 17, 1934 ; also to Kabul Mar. 21, 1935 ; 
class four Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; class three Jan. 3, 1938. 

Gmmmon, Stuart Edgar. — b. Newark, N. J.. Mar. 28, 
1901 ; Newark Acad. ; National Univ. of Mexico, sum- 
mer 1922 ; Princeton, B. A. 1923 ; app., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 12, 1923, and 
assigned to the Dept. ; to Mexico City Feb. 5, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight and assigned as 3d sec. 
at Mexico City July 1, 1924 ; at The Hague Jan. 22, 
1927: at Madrid July 12, 1927; detailed to Conf. of 
Int. Chamber of Com., Stockholm, 1927 ; class seven 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Port au Prince 
July 24, 1928; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929; class six July 
24, 19:!0: assigned to the De.it. Nov. 6, 1930; con.s. 
Nov. 3, 1934 ; assigned to Dalren Nov. 9, 1934 ; class 



live Oct. 1, 1935; cons, and 2d sec. at Moscow Sept. 
9, 1937; class four Jan. 3, lii;{8 ; 1st sec. in addition 
to duties as cons. Mar. 19, 19,tS ; married. 

Guenther, Gustav B. (Maj.) — b. Chilton, Wis., Apr. 
21, 189f, ; St. Jolins Mil. Acad, grad.; Univ. of 
Wis.; I'^cole d'ApplicatInn de Cavaleric>, France, 
grad.; entered U. S. Army Aug. 25, 1917; assigned 
as mil. att. at Tallinn, Ilelsingt'ors, Riga, and ICautias 
Oct. 23, 1935; married. 

Gufler, Bernard.— b. Lawrence, Kans., June 1, 1903; 
I'niv. of Kans. one yr. ; Princeton, A. B. 1925 ; Hur- 
varii Sth. oi' Business Admin, one yr. ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to Vancouver, temp., Nov. 
19, 1929; to the For. Ser. Sell. Apr. 19, 1930; 
to Riga July 22, 1930 ; as For. Ser. officer to the 
emb. at Warsaw May 22, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
June 13, 1933 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Warsaw June 
17, 1933 ; to the Dept. Mar. 7, 1934 ; class eight and 
cons. Oct. 1, 1935 : cons, and 3d sec. at Kaunas Feb. 
7, 1938 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Guinn, Paul Spencer. — b. Catawissa, Pa., Dec. 25, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; I'ace Inst, of Accountancy ; 
Boston Univ. ; elk., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1915-18; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1918-19, ensign; 
app. elk. to trade commr. at Johannesburg Feb. 1920 ; 
to cml. att. at London Dec. 1, 1920 ; to trade commr. 
at The Hague Mar. 3, 1923 ; at London Doc. 1, 1923 ; 
iu dist. office at Boston Dec. 1, 1924 ; asst. trade 
commr. at The Hague July 1, 1927 ; asst. cml. att. 
at The Hague Nov. 9. 1927; relieved July 31, 1933; 
accountant, Bu. of Public Roads, Dept. of Agric, 
1933-36 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Brussels Jan. 
1936; asst. cml. att. at Brussels Aug. 25, 1938; 
married. 

Gullion, Edmund Asbury. — 5. Lexington, Ky., Mar. 2, 
1913; Emerson Inst.; Princeton. A. B. 1935; teacher 
in prep. sch. 1930-37 ; app.. after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Marseille July 8, 1937. 

Gunsaulus, Edwin Norton, — b. London, Ohio. Feb. 
25, 1894 ; Johannesburg Coll., So. Africa, one yr. ; 
Upper Canada Coll., Toronto, five yrs.; elk. 1914-16; 
cml. work 1916-18, 1919-20; U. S. Army 1918-19, 
overseas service; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at Halifax Jan. 18, 1921 ; v. c. at Windsor Apr. 11, 
1922 ; at Charlottetown Apr. 7, 1924 ; at Windsor 
Dec. 1, 1930; at St. Plerre-Miquelon Nov. 24, 1934; 
married. 

Gunther, Franklin Mott.— 6. New York City Feb. 28, 
1885 ; Harvard, A. B. 1907 ; ficole Libre des Sciences 
I'oiitiiiues 1907-S; private sec. to Am. Ambassador 
to Japan 1908-9; app., after e.xam., 3d sec. of emb. 
at Paris Aug. 5. 1909; to the Dept. Nov. 1, 1910; sec. 
<<t leg. at Managua Jan. 27, 1911 ; at Lisbon Feb. 1, 
1912 ; 2d sec. of emb. at Rio do Janeiro Aug. 22, 1912 ; 
sec. of leg. at Chrlstlania Feb. 11, 1914 ; tech. del. and 
sec. to Am. del.. Int. Conf. on Spitzbergen, 1914 ; 
2d sec. at London Sept. 15, 1914; sec. of emb. or leg. 
of class three by act approved Feb. 5, 1915; assigned 



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to London Apr. 17, 1915 ; class two July 13, 1917 ; to 
The Hague Feb. 6, 1919 ; class one Dec. 20, 1919 ; 
couns. of emb. at Rome June 14, 1920 ; to the Dept. 
Mar. 5, 1924 ; chief, Division of Mexican Affairs, June 
25, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class one July 1, 1924 ; 
E. E. and M. P. to Egypt Apr. 5, 1928 ; to Ecuador 
Jan. 22, 1930, but did not proceed to post ; resigned 
Sept. 27, 1930 ; pres.. Am. Inst, for Iranian Art and 
Archaeology, 1930- ; financial and economic research 
1930-37 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Rumania July 31, 
1937 ; married. 

Gwynn, 'William Martin. — h. Detroit, Mich., Mar. 14, 
1892 ; Univ. of Calif., B. L. 1914 ; L'Ecolo Libre des 
Sciences Politiques, Paris, diploma 1924 ; Faculty de 
Droit, Univ. of Paris, 1924-25 ; L'ficole Nationale des 
Langucs Orientales Vivautes, Paris, diploma in Rus- 
sian, 1931 ; asst. in library of Univ. of Calif., 1915- 
16; with Am. Commn. for Relief in Belgium 1916-17; 
ambulance driver with French Army Apr.-Sept. 1917 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It., overseas service ; O. R. C. 
1919-26, 1st It. ; executive oflScer in Trieste, Italy, 
for U. S. Food Admin. 1919 ; insp. in Galicia, Poland, 
for Am. Relief Admin. 1919-22 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass. May 28, 1926 ; v. c. of career 
June 15, 1926 ; assigned to Prague Mar. 26, 1927 ; as 
language officer at Paris Aug. 16, 1928 ; as v. c. at 
Tallinn, temp., June 15, 1929 ; as language officer at 
Paris Nov. 7, 1929 ; class eight and cons. May 9, 
1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 19, 1931 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Riga July 8, 1931 ; class seven July 1, 
1934 ; 2d sec. at Riga Jan. 31, 1935 ; also cons, at 
Riga Nov. 7, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at 
Paris, Dec. 19, 1936 ; also cons, at Paris Sept. 18, 
1937 ; cons, at Beirut Jan. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Hackworth, Green Haywood. — b. Prestonburg, Ky., 
Jan. 23, 1883 ; Willard Normal Sch. grad. ; Valparaiso 
Univ., B. A. 1905 ; Georgetown, LL. B. 1912 ; George 
Washington Univ. one yr. ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 
mem.. Advisory Committee on Research in Int. Law, 
Harvard since 1928 ; elk., 1909-16 ; app. law elk. at 
$2,000 in the Dept. of State Aug. 10, 1916 ; at $2,250 
Oct. 22, 1917; at $2,500 .Lnn. 2, 1918; asst. solicitor 
Oct. 1, 1918; at $3,000 July 1, 1919; asst. to the 
solicitor at $4,000 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 
1920 ; drafting officer July 1, 1920 ; asst. solicitor at 
$4,500 Aug. 16, 1922 ; app. to represent the interests 
of the U. S. in all matters or investigations before 
the Int. Joint Commn., U. S. and Canada, 1922-25; 
to represent the Dept. of State in negotiation of 
treaty and protocol between U. S. and Great Britain 
to regulate the level of the Lake of the Woods and 
settle certain claims, and an agreement between U. S. 
and Canada to refer to the Int. Joint Commn. certain 
questions relating to Rainy Lake and other lakes of 
the Lake of the Woods watershed, Ottawa and Wash- 
ington, 1922-25 ; del., Lausanne Conf., 1923, and to 
Spain on treaty negotiations 1923 ; at $5,200 July 1, 
1924 ; at $5,600 May 1, 1925 ; act. solicitor of the 
Dept. of State July 1, 1925 ; solicitor Aug. 10, 1925 ; 
del., Conf. for the Codification of Int. Law, The 
Hague, 1930 ; legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; mem. Per- 
manent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, 1937- ; 
married. — Le. 



Haden, Robert Allen. — 6. Kiangyin, China, of Am. 
parents, June 2, 1908 ; Mont d'Or Coll., Barcelona, 
Spain, Coll. de Genfeve, Geneva, Switzerland, and 
Southwestern Coll. ; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1930 ; 
multigrapher 1925-26 ; reporter 1928-29 ; librarian, 
Univ. of Chicago, 1929-30; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Genoa June 9, 1931 ; v. c. at Genoa Aug. 
13, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Genoa Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 22, 1932 ; to Singapore Sept. 2, 
1932 ; asst. sec. Int. Radio Conf., Madrid, 1932 ; 
sec. to Am. del., London Naval Conf., 1935-36 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Buenos Aires May 22, 1936 ; asst. 
sec, Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, 
Buenos Aires, 1936 ; married. 

Haering, George John. — b. New York City Aug. 13, 
1895 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Mich, three yrs. ; 
with steamship company as supercargo, asst. port 
capt., special representative in Ireland, and asst. mgr. 
of branch office, 1920-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; 
assigned to Kobe Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Kobe May 23, 1929 ; to Rangoon 
Sept. G, 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; to Glasgow 
Aug. 31, 1931 ; to Pernambuco Jan. 3, 1933 ; class sis 
Apr. 1, 1937; to Antwerp Apr. 2, 1937 (canceled); 
to Warsaw Sept. 23, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Hagen, Edward Gillette (Maj.) — b. Hoboken, N. J.. 
Sept. 15, 1893 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1917 ; entered U. S. 
Marine Corps Mar. 30, 1917 ; language officer at Pei- 
ping 1930-34 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at Peiping 
Feb. 13, 1937 ; married. 

Hagerman, Worthington Estel. — b. Carmel, Ind., 
Nov. 25, 1878 ; high sch. grad. ; Penn Coll. 1898- 
1900 ; Art Inst., Chicago, 1900-1903 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Emb. at Paris July 14, 1916 ; resigned Feb. 1917 ; 
elk., U. S. Army, 1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Paris Aug. 12, 1919 ; v. c. at Nantes Dec. 

3, 1925; at Calais, temp., Oct. 30, 1926; at Nantes 
Dec. 3, 1926 ; at Boulogne-sur-Mer, temp., Aug. 5, 
1927; at Nantes Oct. 1, 1927; at Calais, temp., Aug. 

4, 1928 ; at Nantes Sept. 19, 1928 ; at Havre Aug. 
25, 1930 ; at Boulogne-sur-Mer Nov. 4, 1930 ; at 
Nantes June 6, 1932 ; at Paris for duty in the dist. 
acct. and disbursing office Dec. 9, 1932 ; married. 

Haig, Robert Van Sensselaer. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Aug. 16, 1900 ; Univ. of Md., B. S. 1921 ; George 
Washington, LL. B. 1929 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 

5, A. T. C. 1918; elk. 1921-23; app. elk. at $1,000 
in the Dept. of State Jan. 27, 1923; at $1,100 Mar. 
1, 1924; at $1,200 May 31, 1924, effective June 1; 
at $1,440 July 1. 1924; at $1,680 May T, 1925; at 
$1,740 Mar. 1, 1927: at $1,860 July 1. 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; law elk. at $2,000 Dec. 1, 1928 ; tech. asst. 
(legal) Feb. 1, 1929 ; at $2,600 Mar. 1, 1929 ; at $2,800 
July 1. 1930; divisional asst. at $3,200 June 22, 
1936.— CA. 



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Halderman, John William. — b. Astoria, OrcR., Dec. 5, 
1907; Univ. of Orog.. LL. B. 1931, B. S. 19;i:{ ; Trlnce- 
ton 19;!6 37 ; mem. of bar of t)rog. ; law practice 1J>31- 
32, i;)3;5-36; grad. asst., dcpt. of politics. Princeton 
Univ., l!>3G-.>7 ; app. asst. to tbe legal adviser at 
$L',«00 in tlio Dcpt. of State July S, 1937; married. — 
Lo. 

Hall, Carlos Clark. — b. Cucrnavaca. Mexico, of Am. 
parents. Feb. 18. 1900; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 
19L';?-1.'5; asst. sugar cbemlst 1913-14; British Army, 
World War; U. S. Army 1919-25; editorial asst., Pan 
American Sanitary Bu., 1925-2G ; interpreter for Ar- 
gentine section. I'an American Cml. Conf., Washing- 
ton, 1927 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Feb. 14, 1927; to Medellln Mar. 16, 1928; 
to I'anama Mar. 20, 1932 ; to Valparaiso May 13, 
1932 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22. 1935 ; 
assigned to Valparaiso Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Guayaquil, 
temp., Jan. 31, 1936; to Antofagasta Mar. 11, 1936; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1037 ; to I'olon June 

3, 1938. 

Hall, Claude Haines, Jr. — b. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 
14. 1899; Baltimore Polytech. Inst., grad. 1920; Johns 
Hopkins Univ. 1920-23 ; research work at Yale ; lab- 
oratory asst., U. S. N. A., 1919 ; dir. of laboratories, 
Md. Acad, of Sciences, 1919-24 ; ordnance computer, 
War Dept, 1924 ; research asst., Yale, 1924-25 ; app. 
dk. In the Am. Consulate at Johannesburg Aug. 10, 
1025 ; V. c. at Johannesburg Dec. 19, 1925 ; at Port 
Elizabeth, temp., Nov. 20, 1926; at Johannesburg 
Oct. 4, 1927 ; at Lourengo Marques, temp., Dec. 9, 
1927 ; at Johannesburg Dec. 31, 1927 ; at Sarnla, 
temp., June 29, 1929 ; at Kingston. Ont., temp., Oct. 
8. 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofQcer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and assigned to Kingston, temp., Oct. 
16. 1020 ; to Monrovia Nov. 23, 1029 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 6, 1930; also 3d sec. at Monrovia 
Feb. 8. 1930; v. c. at Naples Sept. 27, 1930; at 
Alexandria Nov. 11, 1933; at Cairo July 8, 1935; 3d 
sec. at Cairo, tomp., Sept. 13, 1935 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned as cons, at Cairo Oct. 1, 1935 ; 3d sec. 
at Cairo June 9-Oct. 1, 19.36; cons, at Trinidad Mar. 

4, 1937; married. 

Hall. Monroe Bostwick. — b. Seabright, N. J., Aug. 
11, 1901; Berkliy-Irving and Westminster Sch.; Co- 
lumbia Univ. 1924-26 ; elk. 1919-22 ; editorial work 
with publishing company 1924-27 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 
1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 1928 ; as 
language officer at Tokyo Nov. 3, 1928 ; as v. c. at 
Tokyo June 29, 1931 (canceled) ; at Kobe Aug. 13, 
1931: at r»airen, temp., Jan. 20, 1932; at Mukden 
Jan. 23, 1932; at Tientsin July 31, 1934; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Tientsin Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Win- 
nipeg May 18. 1936; to Hankow May 20. 1937 (can- 
celed) ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to 
Shanghai Sept. 25, 1937 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938. 

Halla, Blanche Rule (Mrs.) — b. Washington, D. C. ; 
business high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
one yr. ; stenog., 1917; app. elk., temp., at $1,000 In 
the Dept. of State Nov. 26, 1917; at $1,200 Mar. 1, 



1918; permanently Oct. 1. 1910; at $1,400 Sept. 1, 
1922; at $1,860 July 1, 1924; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1927; 
asst. chief, Oillee of Coordlnatlcm and Kevlew, June 1, 
1928; at $2,100 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); at 
."i;2.900 July 1, 192S; stenog., London Naval Conf.. 
19.30; at $3,100 July 1, lO.'iO ; at $:!.50O Doc. 1, 
1930 ; chief. Office of Coordination and Ueview, at 
$4,000 July 13, 1937.— CR. 

Hamilton, Kingsley Wheeler. — b. Manila, P. I., of 
Am. parents, Aug. 6, 1911; attended sch. in China; 
Coll. of Wooster, B. A. 1933; Univ. of Strasbourg 
1934-35 ; Fletcher Sch. of Law and Diplomacy 1933- 
34, 1935-36, M. A. 1934; Brookings Inst., 1936-37; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Budapest July 8, 1937 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to the Dept., 1. nip., June 25, 
1938 ; to Ziirich July 19. 19.38. 

Hamilton, Maxwell McGaughey. — h. Tahlequah. 
Okla., Dec. 20, 1896; Washington and Jefferson Coll. 
1914-15; Princeton, grad. 1919; U. S. Army 1918; 
instructor in Tome Sch. 1919-20; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in China May 20, 1920; v. c. and 
jr. interpreter at Canton Oct. 9, 1922 ; sr. Interpreter 
Nov. 5, 1923 ; cons, of class seven June 3, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Shanghai (Jr. assessor. Mixed Court) Apr. 30, 1925; 
class seven Oct. 20, 1926; sr. assessor Feb. 10, 1927; 
assigned to the Dept. July 24, 1927 ; class six Dec. 
19, 1929; resigned July 31, 1930; app. divisional asst. 
at $5,600 In the Dept. of State Aug. 1, 1930; asst. 
chief. Division of Far Eastern .\ffairs. at $6..100 Apr. 
1, 1931 ; chief at $8,000 Aug. 16, 1937 ; married.— FE. 

Hamlin, John Nellis. — b. Roseburg, Oreg., Mar. 9, 
1895; Univ. of Oreg. 1915-18; Harvard, S. B. 1923, 
grad. work ; U. S. Army 1918 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. July 18, 1924; assigned as 3d sec. at Tirana 
Oct. 20, 1924 ; at Madrid July 1. 1926 ; at Buenos 
Aires Apr. 16, 1928 ; cla.^JS eight and cons. May 17, 
1928; class seven July 24, 1930; assigned as cons, 
at Naples Dec. 15, 1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; to the 
Dcpt. Juno 28, 1937 ; married. — Eu. 

Hanna, Margaret M. — 6. Ann Arbor. Mich. ; at- 
tended high sch. ; private tutors ; app. confldential 
elk. at $900 In the Dept. of State Nov. 16, 1895; 
confidential elk. to the 2d asst. sec. of state Jan. 6, 
1896; at $1,200 Feb. 23, 1897; detailed as clerical 
asst.. Pious Fund Arbitration, The Hague. 1902 ; at 
$1,400 Dec. 4, 1905; at $1,000 Mar. 4, 1907; de- 
tailed as clerical asst. to Venezuelan Claims Commn., 
Caracas, 1903, to Am. del.. Second Peace Conf.. The 
Hague, 1907, to Am. del.. Fourth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States Buenos Aires, 1910; at $1,800 May 1, 1916; 
chief of bu. at $2,100 July 1. 1918; special asst. at 
$2,500 June 1, 1920; drafting officer July 1, 1920; 
at $3,000 June 17, 1921, effective July 1 ; detailed as 
special asst. and special disbursing officer to Am. del.. 
Fifth Int. Conf. of Am. States. Santiago. Chile, 1923; 
chief. Office of Coordination and Review, .Tan. 31, 
1924; at $3,500 Apr. 1, 1924 ; at $3,600 .May 1, 1925; 
special disbursing officer of Am. del.. Sixth Int. Conf. 



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of Am. States, Habana, 1928 ; at $3,700 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $3,800 July 1, 1928; at $4,600 July 
1. 1929 ; at $4,800 July 1, 1930 ; at $.->,000 July 3, 1930 
(Brookhart Act) ; app. For. Set. officer of class five, 
cons., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 9, 1937 ; as- 
signed to Geneva July 14, 1937. 

Harding, Robert William Joseph. — b. New York 
City July 15, 1907 ; attending high sch. ; with busi- 
ness firms in Toronto 1920-23, 1925-28 ; app. mes- 
senger in Am. Consulate at Toronto Jan. 1, 1928 ; 
V. c. at Toronto May 9, 1930 ; at London, Ont., temp., 
Aug. 3, 1938 ; at Toronto Sept. 6, 1938 ; married. 

Hardy, Margaret Ruth. — &. Ottawa, Kans. ; George 
Washington, A. B. 1933 ; Inst, of Int. Studies, Geneva, 
Docteur es Sciences Politlques 1936 ; app. economic 
analyst, temp., at $2,600 in the Dept. of State Sept. 

17, 1938.— TA. 

Hare, Raymond Arthur, — b. Martinsburg, W. Va., 
Apr. 3, 1901 ; Grinnell Coll., A. B. 1924 ; Instructor In 
Robert Coll., Constantinople, 1924-27 ; executive sec, 
Am. Chamber of Com. for the Levant, 1926-27 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Constantinople Apr. 
1, 1927 ; V. c. at Constantinople May 19, 1927 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and assigned to Constantinople Oct. 24, 1928 ; lan- 
guage officer at Paris May 25, 1929 ; also v. c. at 
Paris May 1, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and as- 
signed as V. c. at Cairo June 5, 1931 ; as v. c. and 
language officer at Paris Oct. 16, 1931 ; as v. c. at 
Beirut June 21, 1932 ; as v.c. and 3d sec. at Teheran 
Aug. 28, 1933; class eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 
22, 1935 ; assigned as cons, at Teheran in addition 
to duties as 3d sec. Jan. 24, 1935 ; to the Dept. Feb. 
19, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1936 ; class six Aug. 17, 
1938; married. — NE. 

Harlow, William McGrath. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Oct. 30, 1898 ; attended business sch. ; St. John's 
Coll. 1909-15; stenog. 1915-17; U. S. Marine Corps 
1917-19 ; Coast Guard Headquarters 1919-24 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Hong Kong Mar. 

18, 1924; V. c. at Hong Kong Sept. 4, 1924; re- 
signed May 16, 1926; app. elk. at $1,320 in the 
Dept of State May 17, 1926 ; at $1,500 Mar. 1, 1927 ; 
asst. disbursing officer Jan. 1, 1928 ; at $1,620 July 
1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,680 July 1, 1928 ; at 
$2,000 Not. 1, 1928; at $2,600 Sept. 1, 1929; at 
$2,800 July 1, 1930; resigned July 5, 1931; app. 
asst. dist. acct. and disbursing officer at Ottawa July 
6, 1931 ; dist. acct. and disbursing officer and v. c. 
at Ottawa Nov. 5, 1931 ; disbursing officer for the 
U. S. Veterans' Admin., to handle fiscal matters for 
the Admin, in Canada, Dec. 10, 1931 ; married. 

Harper, Oscar Cole. — 6. Garland, Tex., Dec. 20, 
1895 ; Western Coll. two yrs. ; Univ. of Tex. two yrs. ; 
elk. 1916-17 ; app. v. c. at Ciudad Juftrez Jan. 9, 
1919 ; at Chihuahua May 27, 1921 ; at Ciudad Jufirez 
Aug. 19, 1921 ; at Torreon May 12, 1925 ; at Piedras 
Negras Nov. 21, 1925; at Ensenada Nov. 7, 1929; 
at Nucvo Laredo Mar. 19. 1931 ; at Saltillo, temp., 
Dec. 7, 1934 (proceeded Oct. 24, 1935) ; at Nuevo 
Laredo Jan. 18, 1936; at Ensenada Dec. 20, 1937; 
married. 



Harrill, William Keen (Comdr.) — b. Knoxville, Tenn., 
May 3, 1S92 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1914 ; assigned as asst. 
naval att. and asst. naval att. for air at London Mar. 
24, 1937. 

Harriman, Florence Jaffray (Mrs.) — 6. New York 
City ; private tutors in U. S. and abroad ; mgr., N. Y. 
State Reformatory, 1906-18 ; mem., Federal Industrial 
Relations Commn., 1913-16; chm., Committee on 
Women in Industry, Council of Nat. Defense, and 
colonel, D. C. chapter. Red Cross Motor Corps, during 
War; v. chm., Democratic Nat. Committee; author; 
app. E. E. and M. P. to Norway May 4, 1937. 

Harrington, Julian Fiske. — b. Framingliam, Mass., 
Apr. 11, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; Columbia Univ. 1920- 
21 ; elk. one yr. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mtllaga 
Mar. 1921 ; v. c. at Mfilaga July 5, 1922 ; at Antwerp 
May 17, 1923 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and asBigned to Antwerp Aug. 
3, 1925 ; to Dublin Mar. 9, 1926 ; to Ottawa July 29, 
1929 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 31, 1929 ; assigned 
to Ottawa Jan. 22, 1930; class seven July 1, 1934; 
to Mexico City Mar. 20, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1. 19.36 : 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to the Dept. Feb. 
1, 1938; class five June 10. 1938; on detail to the 
Dominican Govt. Aug. 4, 1938 ; married. — VD. 

Harris, Will. — b. Livingston, Tenn. ; attended pub- 
lic schs. ; stenog. and court reporter 1902-12 ; secre- 
tary 1912-33 ; app. private sec. to the sec. of state at 
$3,800 Mar. 6, 1933 ; sec. to chm. of Am. del.. Int. 
Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 1933. — S. 

Harrison, Landreth Matthew. — b. Rolla, N. Dak., 
Apr. 8, 1897; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1922, M. A. 
1923 ; Faculty of Law, Univ. of Paris, and L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politiques 1923-25 ; U. S. Marine 
Corps 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, It. ; rancher 1919- 
20 ; instructor in political science, Univ. of Minn., 
1925-27 ; lecturer in int. law, Hamline Univ., 1926- 
27 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career July 9, 1927 ; assigned to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927; to Riga Mar. 8, 1928; as 
For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Riga Oct. 7, 1929 ; see. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned as 3d sec. 
at Riga Nov. 19, 1929 ; to the Dept. July 23,. 1932 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Warsaw Oct. 2, 1936 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1937; 2d sec. at Warsaw May 6, 1937. 

Harrison, Leland. — b. New York City, Apr. 25, 1883 ; 
Eton Coll. ; Harvard, A. B. 1907 ; Harvard Law Sch. ; 
private sec. to Am. Amb. to Japan 1907-8 ; app., 
after exam.. 3d sec. at Tokyo June 10, 1908 ; 2d sec. 
at Peking Jan. 14, 1909; at London Aug. 16, 1910; 
sec. of leg. at Bogota Feb. 1, 1912 ; sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class three by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class 
two Mar. 2, 1915 ; assigned to the Dept. Mar. 6, 
1915 ; class one July 13, 1917 ; diplo. sec. of the Am. 
Commn. to Negotiate Peace, with rank of couns. of 
emb., Paris, 1918 ; assigned to Paris Nov. 28, 1919 ; 
couns. of emb. at Paris May 20, 1920 ; assigned to 
the Dept. Mar. 9, 1921 ; expert asst., Conf. on the 
Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921 ; asst. 
sec. of state Mar. 31, 1922 ; mem. of Bd. of Review 
May 31, 1922; E. E. and M. P. to Sweden Feb. 26, 
1927 ; chm. of Am. del.. Int. Telegraph Conf., Bru.s- 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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sels, 1928 ; B. E. and M. P. to Uruguay Oct. 16. 1029 ; 
reslsmed Oct. 9, 1030 ; chief. lut. Relations Division. 
U. S. Tariff Comiun., 1030-3.-> ; app. E. E. ami M. 1'. 
to Ruaiiinla May 15, 1935 ; to Switzerland July 13, 
1037 ; married. 

Harrison, Randolph. Jr. — b. Lyncliburp;, Va., Nov. 
24. 180S; Episcopal High Sch. ; Univ. of Va.. B. S. 
lO'JL'. LL. B. 1025; studied French at Tours, France. 
1'.'25 ; mom. of bar of Va. : law practice 1026; «pp.. 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
?areer Jan. l.'>, 1028; a.-JslKned to tlie For. Ser. Sch. 
Jan. 20. 102.S ; to Habaua June 13, 1028 ; to I'aris 
Jan. 14. 1030; to Biarritz, temp.. Mar. 21, 1931; to 
Paris Apr. 7. 1931 ; to Lillo. temp.. June 19. 1931 ; 
to Paris Aug. 1, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 20, 
1031 ; a.sslgned as 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa Nov. 16, 
1031 ; also as v. c. at Tegucigalpa Jan. 17. 1033 ; as 
3d sec. at Rome Apr. 29. 1033 ; see. to Am. del.. 
Twelfth Gen. Assembly of the Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome. 19.34 ; 3d see. at Rio de Janeiro Aug. 26, 1936 ; 
V. c. at Porto Alegre. temp.. Jan. 28, 1937 ; 3d sec. 
at Rio de Janeiro May 2, 1937 ; class eight June 1. 
19.'?7; cons. June 17, 1037. 

Hart. Parker Thompson. — b. Medford, Mass.. Sept. 
IJS. 1010 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Dartmouth. B. A. 
103:?; Harvard. M. A. 1035; Institut Universitaire de 
Hautes Etudes Internationale.s, Geneva, diploma 1036 ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1036 ; research work. 
Foreign Policy Assn., 1036-37 ; translator, fourth 
meeting of Int. Radio Consulting Committep, Bucha- 
rest. 1037, and Int. Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph 
and Telephone Conf., Cairo, 1038 ; app., after exam., 
For. S*r. ofQcer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 6. 1938; assigned to Vienna July 18, 
1038. 

Harvey, Constance Ray. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 16, 
1904 ; Franklin Sch. ; Lyc6e de Beauvais, France, 
1022-23 ; Sorbonne 1924 ; Smith, A. B. 1927 ; Geneva 
Sch. of Int. Studies, summer 1927 ; Williamstown 
Inst, of Politics 1928 ; German sch. of Mt. Holyoke 
Coll., summer 1929; Columbia, M. A. 1930; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Ottawa Apr. 29, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 
11. 1931; to Milan June 20, 1931; to Basel June 17, 
1038. 

Haselton, Norris Swift. — b. Cleveland. Ohio, Oct. 27, 
1902 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; Princeton. A. B. 
1025 ; sec.-treas. of electric company 1926-28 ; news- 
paper reporter 1029 ; bank elk. 193.3-35 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to 
Guadalajara Oct. 5, 1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 
4, 1936; to the Dopt. Dec. 18, 1936; to Manchester 
Jan. 7, 1937 ; married. 

Hassett, William David.— 5. Northfleld, Vt., Aug. 28, 
1880; high sch. grad.; Clark Univ. 1902-4; Washing- 
ton representative of press assn. 1011-17, of news- 
paper 1017-21 ; London corr. of newspaper and press 
assn. 1021-25; press assn. corr. at Conf. for Inaugu- 
ration of Dawes Plan, London, 1924; public relations 
work 1925-33 ; Nat. Recovery Admin. 1933-35 ; Nat. 



Emergency Council 1035; ilelalli-d t<. the White House 
S.pt. 1!»35 ; app. asst. clih-f. Divlsiin of Current In- 
formation, Dcpt. of State, at $5,200 Dec. 16, 1037. — CL 

Hathaway, Charles Montgomery, Jr. — b. Deposit, 
N. Y., Mar. 31, 1874; Yale, B. A. 1809, M. A. 1901, 
Ph. D. 1002; Instructor In Eng. In Adelphl Coll. 
1902-3, In Columbia Univ. 1003-5 ; Instructor In Eng. 
and law. V. S. N. A., 10().''.-11 ; In real estate and 
Insur. business 1006-11; app., after exam., cons, at 
Puerto Plata Aug. 10, 1011; at Hull Nov. 24, 1913; 
cons, of cla.ss eight liy act approved Feb. .''i, l!)15; 
class seven Sept. 1, 1916 ; assigned to Cork May 22, 
1917; class six Sept. 5. 1010; detailed to Budapest 
Dec. 1, 1919; class five, June 4, 1920; assigned to 
Bombay Nov. 20, 1020; class four Nov. 23, 1021; 
assigned to Dublin Dec. 27, 1021 ; class three June 8, 
1924 ; cons. gen. of class four June 6. 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Dublin Oct. 11, 1924; to Munich July 27. 1927; 
class two May 23, 1929; class one Feb. 4, 1931; 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. May 14. 19:;o ; married. 

Haven, Richard Barnard. — b. Chicago. 111., Sept. 2, 
1880 ; private tutor at Cambridge, England. Ave yrs. ; 
Real Gymnasium, Germany, one yr. ; Univ. of Lille 
five yrs. ; Northwestern Univ., M. D. ; Royal Univ., 
Turin, Italy, M. D. ; on hospital staff eighteen months; 
app. v. and dep. cons, at Roubalx Oct. 14, 1910 ; 
resigned Feb. 14, 1913 ; with Chicago Medical Unit 
attached to the Royal Army Medical Corps of British 
Army 1015. overseas service ; special research Inquiry 
in Greece 1916 ; with British mil. hospitals In England 
and Italy two yrs. ; resident commanding officer in 
Am. hospital in France 1918; volunteer medical officer 
In Turin 1918; app. v. c. at Turin May 1, 1918; at 
Genoa Dec. 24, 1920; at Constantza Apr. 29, 1922; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 
26, 1922 ; assigned to Constantza June 23, 1922 ; 
class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 
24, 1925; cons. Mar. 3, 1925; assigned to Vienna 
May 7. 1926; class seven Dec. 19. 1929; assigned to 
Messina Apr. 9, 1931 ; to Turin Mar. 6. 1933 ; class 
six July 1. 19.34 ; to Florence, temp.. Apr. 30. 1937 ; 
to Turin May 10, 1937; sec. In the Itlplo. Ser. Die. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Havens, Harry A.—b. Whitehall. N. Y.. Oct. 28. 
1885; attended business sch.; National Univ., LL. B. 
1911. LL. M. 1912; elk. and sec. 1903-8; app. elk. 
at $000 In the Kept, of State June 20. 1008; at 
$1,000 Dec. 1, 1008 ; at $1,200 June 23, 1900. effective 
July 1; at $1,400 Aug. 1. 1913; at $1,800 June 22, 
1016. effective July 1 ; drafting officer at $2,500 Dec. 
31. 1919. effective Jan. 1. 1920; at $3,000 Aug. 1, 
1022; at $3,300 June 16. 1026; asst. chief. Division 
of For. Ser. Admin.. Aug. 28. 1020; mem. of Federal 
Traffic Bd. 1927-33; at $3,500 July 1. 1028 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,800 Apr. 1. 1030; at $4,000 July 1, 1930; 
at $4,600 Dec. 1, 1930; v. chm.. Conciliation Com- 
mute*' of the Dept. of State, 193.3- ; married. — F.V. 

Havron. James Brock. — b. Whitwell. Tenn.. Oct. 31. 
1000; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Tenn. 1030-31 ; Chat- 
tanooga Coll. of Law 1031-32; asst. chancery court 



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elk. 1932-34 ; business survey, Dept. of Com., 1934- 
35 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at St. John, N. B., 
July 5, 1934 ; v. c. at St. John Feb. 18, 1935 ; at Port 
Lim6n June 4, 1936 ; at Veracruz Apr. 16, 1938. 

Hawkins, Harry C. — b. Reed City, Mich., Mar. 25. 
1894 ; Olivet Coll., A. B. 1917 ; Olivet Coll. and Univ. 
of Mich. 1919 ; Harvard, M. B. A. 1921 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 1st It., overseas service ; special agt., Dept 
of Commerce, 1921-22 ; asst. prof., Univ. of Va., 1922- 
23; drafting officer, Dept. of State, 1924, 1927-30; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 
11, 1924 ; resigned Sept. 15, 1925 ; prof., Univ. of 
Oreg., 1925-27, 1930-31 ; app. divisional asst. at 
$5,600 in the Dept. of State Aug. 12, 1931 ; tech. 
adviser, Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 
1933 ; asst. chief. Division of Trade Agreements, May 
27, 1935; at $6,500 Mar. 1, 1936; chief. Division of 
Trade Agreements, at $8,000 Aug. 1, 1936; mar- 
ried.— TA. 

Hawks, Stanley. — 6. Stillwater, Minn., May 28, 
1895 ; Yale, B. A. 1918 ; Harvard Law Sch. one yr. ; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques one yr. ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, capt. ; private sec. to U. S. del., Conf. 
on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921-22 ; 
app. elk., temp., in the Dept. of State June 8, 1922; 
drafting officer at $2,500 Sept. 16, 1922 ; act. chief. 
Division of Current Information, Dec. 5, 1922 ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 12, 
1923, and assigned to the Dept. ; to Warsaw Mar. 8, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight and assigned as 
3d sec. at Warsaw July 1, 1924 ; class seven June 2, 
1926 ; assigned to Guatemala Feb. 7, 1027 ; 2d sec. 
Oct. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Mexico City Feb. 20. 1930 ; 
class six May 9, 1930 ; to Bern Oct. 24, 1934 ; class 
five Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Paris May 22, 1936 ; cons. Sept. 

16, 1937 ; also cons, at Paris Oct. 9. 1937 ; married. 

Hawley, Charles Franklin. — 6. Tokyo, Japan, of 
Am. parents, Nov. 23, 1910 ; attended sch. in Japan 
1921-25 ; Windsor Collegiate Inst. grad. ; Univ. of 
Mich., A. B. 1933 ; studied in France 1933-34 ; app. 
elk. in Am. consulate at Lille Oct. 1, 1934 ; v. c. at 
Lille Dec. 16, 1937 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 6, 1938; assigned to Lille July 13, 1938; 
to Calais, temp., July 30, 1938 ; to Lille Sept. 14, 1938. 

Hawley, Harry Franklin. — b. Newark, N. J., July 5, 
1880 ; attended public and private sch. ; elk. 1895- 
1902 ; in Philippine civil ser. 1902-6 ; elk. in Am. 
Emb. at Tokyo 1907; in Philippine civil ser. 1907-9; 
sec. to Am. del.. Joint Int. Opium Commn., Shanghai, 
1909; app. elk. in Am. Emb. at Tokyo Nov. 1, 1909; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight Sept. 14, 1917, 
and detailed to Tokyo ; assigned to Yokkalchi Oct. 5, 
1918 ; to Nagoya Mar. 8, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Windsor Dec. 12, 1924 ; class six Dec. 

17, 1925 ; class five Dec. 26, 1929; assigned to Nantes 
Apr. 15, 1932 ; to Glasgow June 20, 1934 ; to Oporto 



June 3, 1936 ; to Lisbon, temp.. Mar. 15, 1937 ; 
to Oporto Oct. 27, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Hawthorne, Carl Oliver. — ft. Rogers, Ark., Apr. 29, 
1905 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; elk. 
1921-22; U. S. Army 1923-27; app. elk. in the Am. 
Leg. at Peking Mar. 21, 1927 ; iu the consulate at 
Tsingtao Feb. 23, 1929; v. c. at Tsingtao Apr. 28, 
1930; married. 

Hayne, Frank B. (Maj.) — ft. Jackson, Miss., July 28, 
1891 ; entered U. S. Army Dec. 3, 1917 ; Columbia 
Univ. 1935-36, 1936-37; Univ. of Calif. 1936; as- 
signed as asst. mil. att. at Moscow June 1, 1937. 

Heacock, Roger Lee. — ft. Brighton, Iowa, Dec. 7, 
lOOG ; Pomoua Coll., B. A. 1927 ; Univ. of Calif., 
summer 1928 ; Univ. of Nancy, France, summer 1930 ; 
Univ. of Berlin. Ph. D. 1932 ; editor and publisher of 
newspapers 1927-29, 1934-38 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938 ; assigned to Toronto Apr. 11, 
1938 ; married. 

Heard, William Wilson. — ft. Frederick, Md., Jan. 9, 
1887 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; Univ. of 
New Brunswick one yr. ; U. S. Navy 1902-8 ; elk. 
and stenog. 1909-12 ; app. cons. agt. at Fredericton 
June 13, 1912 ; v. e. at Quebec June 16, 1915 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Dec. 23, 
1919, and assigned to Quebec ; assigned to Kingston, 
Jamaica, Mar. 12, 1920; class two May 24, 1920; 
class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven June 
22, 1922; assigned to Blueflelds Sept. 2, 1922; de- 
tailed to the Dept. June 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven Dec. 17, 1925 ; 
assigned to Turin June 2, 1928 ; class six July 24, 
1930 ; to Breslau Mar. 6, 1933 ; to Birmingham Aug. 
1, 1934 ; to Halifax Jan. 16, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Cartagena Aug. 26, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Heath, Donald Read. — ft. Topeka, Kans., Aug. 12. 
1894 ; high sch. grad. ; Washburn Coll. two and one- 
half yrs. ; Univ. of Montpellier, France, one semester ; 
newspaper reporter 1916-17, 1919 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 1st It. ; newspaper eorr. 1920 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 7, 1920 ; 
assigned to Bucharest Oct. 18, 1920 ; class two May 
26, 1922 ; assigned to Warsaw Dec. 18, 1922 ; class 
one Feb. 26, 1923 ; class seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; app. 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
as eons, at Berne Aug. 17, 1925 ; class seven Aug. 31. 
1925 ; class six May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Port au 
Prince Sept. 12, 1929 ; chargg d'affaires ad interim at 
Fort au Prince Dec. 2, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
and assigned as 2d soc. at Port au Prince Dec. 16, 
1929, in addition to duties as cons. ; relieved of dutieg 
as cons. Aug. 4, 1932 ; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 17, 
1933 ; class five July 1, 1934 ; asst. chief. Division of 
Latin American Affairs, July 27, 1936 ; class four 
Apr. 1, 1937 ; asst. chief. Division of the American 
Republics. May 24, 1937 ; 1st sec. at Berlin Nov. 2, 
1937; married. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



109 



Heckert, Oeorge Theodore. — 1>. Horse Shoe Run, 
W.Vii., Kt'l). 25, 1S94 ; Gooi^-o Washlii-ton, A.B. 1927 ; 
tiaclitr in public sell. Ii>13-1G ; elk.. Interior Dopt., 
I!il8, War Dopi.. 1018-21; app. elk. at $1,200 in the 
Dopt. of State Apr. 1, 11)21 ; at $1,400 Dec. ;iO, 1922, 
eflfectlve Jan. 1, 1923; at $1,000 May 31, 1924, effec- 
tive June 1; at ?1,SG0 July 1, 1924; at $1,920 Dec. 
1, 1925 : ailmiu. asst. at $2,400 May 1, 1927 ; at 
$2,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,700 July 1. 
11)28; at $2,900 July 1, 1930; at $3,200 Dec. 1, 1930; 
resi>:uetl Feb 5, 1931 ; exec, secretary, private oruan., 
1931-33; asst. to exec, officer. Public Works Admin., 
1933-34; app. admin, asst. at $3,200 In the Dept. 
of State July 19, 1934; married.— PD. 

Heiler, Bernard Francis. — b. Boston. Mass., Aug. 5, 
1903 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Extension 
Univ.. Boston ; elk. two and one-half yrs. ; U. S. Navy 
1920-23 ; musician and st^nog. in Bermuda five 
months; elk. to mem. of Cong. 1924-25; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Palermo Apr. 1925 ; v. c. at Palermo 
July 6. 1926; at Genoa Sept. 21, 1927; at Dresden 
S. pt. 29. 192S; at Winnipeg June 11, 193S ; married. 

Heingartner, Robert "W. — b. Canton, Ohio, Feb. 20, 
1S81 ; attended high sch. ; tutors in Europe four yrs. ; 
app. cons. agt. at Carlnl Mar. 25, 1904 ; dep. cons, at 
Trieste Sept. 12, 1904 ; v. and dep. cons. Oct. 16, 
1906 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Vienna Feb. 27, 1907 ; 
V. c. at Vienna Feb. 6, 1915 ; assigned to Spanish 
Emb. at Vienna Apr. 14, 1917 ; to Am. Leg. at Berne 
Feb. 3. 1918 ; app., after exam., cons, of class six 
June 4, 1920, and detailed to Vienna ; For. Ser. officer 
of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Kovno June 

24. 1920; chiss six Oct. 20, 1920; assigned to Frank- 
fort-on-the-Main June 26, 1928 ; class five July 24, 
19."'.0 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; seo. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Heisler, Charles Harrington. — b. Milford, Del., Julj 
20, 1888 ; Univ. of Del., B. S. 1911 ; Del. Nat. Guard 
1908-11 ; engineering with railroad and mining com- 
panies in U. S., Australia, and So. Africa two and one- 
half yrs. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Johannes- 
burg Nov. 10, 1914 ; v. c. at Cape Town June 9, 1915 ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 

25, 1921 ; assigned to Kovno July 14, 1921 ; class two 
May 26. 1922; assigned to Riga June 20, 1922; class 
one Feb. 26, 1923 ; For Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 
1924 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to 
MalmS Sept. 17, 1924; to Warsaw May 19, 1926; 
I lass seven May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Danzig, temp., 
Oct. 10. 1928 ; to Warsaw Feb. 20. 1929 ; class six 
July 24, 1930; to Danzig Feb. 2, 1932; to Hamilton, 
Bermuda, Apr. 6, 1934 ; to Hamilton, Ont., Aug. 1, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Tunis 
Aug. 2, 1938 ; married. 

Heltberg, Amlioth Gelline. — b. San Francisco, Calif.. 
May «. 1905: high sch. and business sch. grad.; at- 
tended sch. In Nonvay and Germany; Oslo Univ., 
bachelor of political economy and statistics 1926; app. 
elk. in Am. consulate at Bergen Aug. 1, 1926 ; v. c. at 
I'.ergen Feb. 19, 1937. 



Henderson, James Everett. — b. Vuldostji, Oa., June 
3, 1902 ; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1923 ; mgr. of securi- 
ties Corp. 1922-30; studied under tutor In France 
15>30-3l ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. olllcer unela.s8., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931; assigned as v. c. at Vaneouver Jan. 20, 1932; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 1933 ; to the Dept., 
temp., Aug. 28. 1933; as v. c. and .3d sec. at Tallinn 
Jan. 17, 1934; as v. e. at Salonika June 10, 1930; 
married. 

Henderson, Loy Wesley. — b. Rogers, Ark., June 28, 
1892 ; Northwestern Univ., A. B. 1915 ; Univ. of 
Denver Law Sch. one yr. ; N. Y. Univ. Grad. Sch. 
one yr. ; with Am. Ited Cross in France 191S ; mem. 
of Interallied Conunii. to (lennany for Kep.itriation 
of Prisoners of War ; with Am. Red Cross Commn. to 
Western Russia and the Baltic States 1919-20; in 
charge of Am. Red Cross In Germany 1920-21 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 26, 
1922 ; assigned to Dublin Aug. 28, 1922 ; to Queens- 
town July 17, 1923 ; class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. 
Dec. 18, 1924; class eight and cons. Dec. 17, 1925; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1927; assigned as 
3d sec. at Riga, Kovno, and Tallinn May 12, 1927; 
class seven May 23, 1929 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; as- 
signed to the Dept. Oct. 1, 1930 ; class six Feb. 27, 
1931 ; 2d sec. at Moscow Feb. 7, 1934 ; class five Oct. 
1, 1935 ; 1st sec. at Moscow Aug. 28, 1936 ; del., 17th 
Int. Geological Cong.. Moscow, 1937 ; class four Jan. 
n, 19:!8 ; to the Dept. Mar. 18, 1938 ; asst. chief, Divi- 
sion of European Affairs, Oct. 10, 1938 ; married. — Eu. 

Hengstler, Herbert C. — b. Mlddletown, Ohio, Dec. 
17, 1876; attended business sch.; George Washington, 
LL. B., 1904; with paper mfg. firm 1S95-98; app. 
elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Aug. 13, 1898; at 
$1,000 June 25, 1900, effective July 1 ; at $1,200 
July 1. 1901; at $1,400 July 1. 1902; while serving 
in Dept., also sec. to mem. of Cong, on For. Affairs 
Committee for one yr. ; app. elk. at $1,600 Dec. 4, 
1905 ; at $1,800 Mar. 4, 1907 ; chief. Cons. Bu., May 

9, 1907 ; mom. of Bd. on Supplies for the For. Ser. 
and of Bd. of Examiners for the Cons. Ser. ; act. 
chief, Cons. Bu., at $3,000 July 1, 1918 ; chief. Cons. 
Bu., at $3,500 Dec. 31, 1920, effective Jan. 1. 1921 ; dlr. 
of purchases and sales for the Dept. Aug. 21, 1921; 
mem. of Federal Purchasing Bd., Federal Liquidation 
Bd., and Federal Specifications Bd. 1921-33 ; at $3,800 
July 1, 1924 ; chief. Division of For. Ser. .Vdmln., .\ug. 
19, 1924 ; at $5,200 Apr. 1, 1925 ; at $5,000 Feb. 1, 
1926; at $6,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $0,500 
Dec. 1, 1930 ; tech. adviser. Fourth Pan American Cml. 
Conf., Washington, 1931 ; U. S. representative. Com. 
of Experts on Customs Procedure and Consular Regu- 
lations, 1934; mem.. Committee on .\rchlves, 19:'..5-.37 ; 
adviser. Pan American Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires, 
1935; app. For. Ser. officer of chiss one, cons, gen., 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 3. 1030; assigned to 
the Dept. as chief. Division of For. Ser. Admin., June 

10, 19.36; cons. gen. at Toronto July 12, 1937. 

Henry, Frank Anderson. — b. Garden City, N. Y., 
Dee. 10, 1883 ; St. Austins Sch. ; Lehigh Univ., Ch. B. 
1900 ; with chemical company 1906-9 ; In experimental 



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station of powder company 1910-12 ; app., after 
exam., cons, at Guadeloupe Aug. 23, 1912 ; cons, at 
I'norto Plata Nov. 24, 1913 ; cons, of class nine by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915; class eight Sept. 5. 1916; 
assigned to Puerto Cabello Mar. 20, 1917 ; class six 
Sept. 5, 1919, and assigned to Tenerife ; class five 
Nov. 23, 1921; detailed to Barcelona Nov. 17, 1922; 
class four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1, 1924 ; class four Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
to Valparaiso Dec. 26, 1930 : to Nassau Dec. 31, 
1934 ; to Melbourne July 7, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; to Malta July 28, 1938; married. 

Hibbard, Frederick Pomeroy. — b. Denison, Tex., 
July 25, 1894 ; Culver Mil. Acad. ; Univ. of Tex., B. A. 
1917 ; grad. work. Harvard, one yr. ; U. S. Army 
1917-19 ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class four Nov. 15, 1920 ; assigned to Warsaw Jan. 5, 
1921 ; to London Jan. 8, 1924 ; class three Jan. 23, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six and assigned as 
2d sec. at London July 1, 1924 ; at Warsaw Feb. 2, 
1926; at Mexico City July 1, 1926; class five May 

17, 1928; assigned to San Salvador July 27, 1928 
(canceled) ; to La Paz Mar. 1, 1929; class four July 
24, 1930 ; assigned to Prague Sept. 20, 1930 ; to the 
Dept. July 21. 1932 ; cons, and assigned as cons, and 
tst sec. at Monrovia Aug. 31. 1934 ; as 1st sec. at 
Bucharest June 29, 1935 ; also cons, at Bucharest 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; del., 21st plenary assembly of Int. 
Parliamentary Conf. on Commerce, Bucharest, 1936 ; 
class three June 1, 1937. 

Hibbs, Walter Perry.— 6. Washington, D. C. Aug. 

18. 1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; elk. 
and stenog., District govt., 1908-17 ; app. elk., temp., 
at $900 in the Dept. of State June 18, 1917 ; at $1,000 
Oct. 1, 1917 ; at $1,200 Mar. 1. 1918 ; at $1,320 Nov. 
1, 1919 ; at $1,800 Dec. 29, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 
1920: permanently Apr. 8, 1920; at $2,100 July 1, 
1924: at $2,200 Mar. 1. 1927; at $2,400 July 1. 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $2,500 July 1. 1928; admin, asst. at 
$2,600 Dec. 1, 1928; at $2,800 July 1, 1930; at $2,900 
Dec. 16, 1937.— PD. 

Hickerson, John Dewey. — 6. Crawford, Tex., Jan. 
26, 1898; Univ. of Tex., B. A. 1920; U. S. Army 
1918 ; lecturer on cons, practice, Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser., 1928- ; app. v. c. and elk. at Tampico July 
9, 1920 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three Sept. 7, 1920, and assigned to Tampico ; class 
two May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Rio de Janeiro July 
15, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; cons, of class 
seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Parfi Aug. 15, 1924 ; to 
Ottawa June 20, 1925; class seven Aug. 31, 1925; 
class six June 30, 1927 ; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 
18, 1927 ; class five May 23, 1929 ; asst. chief. Division 
of Western European Affairs, June 24, 1930 ; class 
four Feb. 4, 1931 ; resigned Mar. 31, 1931 ; app. asst. 
chief. Division of Western European Affairs, at $6,500 
In the Dept. of State Apr. 1. 1931 ; mem.. Bd. of 
Appeals and Review, 1934— ; asst. chief. Division of 
European Affairs, June l6, 1937 ; married. — Eu. 

Hickok, Thomas Anderson. — b. Rochester, Pa., July 
12, 1906; Hamilton Coll., B. A. 1927; draftsman 
1927-28 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 



and V. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to 
Toronto, temp., Nov. 27, 1929; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Apr. 19, 1930 ; to Beirut July 22. 1930 : to Jerusalem 
Feb. 19. 1931 ; to Lagos Jan. 31. 1935 ; class eight, 
ccns., and assierned to Lagos Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; cons, at Tokyo Sept. 28, 
1937 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938. 

Hicks, Knowlton Vincent. — b. Waterford, N. Y., 
June 22, 1902 ; Troy Conservatory of Music 1914-20 : 
Hamburg Univ. 1928-30 ; engineering and clerical 
work 1917-23 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Ghent 
Oct. 1,3, 1923; at Hamburg July 15, 1924; v. c. at 
Hamburg Dec. 17, 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Apr. 27, 1927 ; 
assigned to Hamburg May 9, 1927 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Hamburg Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Goteborg 
Dec. 17, 1931; to Budapest Aug. 6, 1934; class seven 
Oct. 1, 1935; to Vancouver Nov. 3 3, 1936; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Higgins, Lawrence. — ft. Boston, Mass., Nov. 10, 
1896; Phillips Exeter; Harvard, A. B. 1918, A. M. 
1923 ; Univ. of Grenoble, France, 1925 ; civilian vol- 
unteer, U. S. War Coll., 1917; U. S. Army 1917-20, 
capt., overseas service; asst. mil. att. at Paris 1919; 
bank elk. 1921 ; instructor in mil. hist.. Harvard, 
1921-25 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
May 28, 1926 ; v. c. of career June 15, 1926 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 1, 1926; to Mexico City 
Sept. 21, 1927 ; to Puerto Mexico, temp., Apr. 9, 
1928; to Mexico City Aug. 16, 1928; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Panama Nov. 16, 1929 ; at Tegucigalpa Oct 11, 1930 ; 
as v. c. at Oslo Mar. 13, 1034 ; class eight July 1, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as cons, at Oslo 
Jan. 24, 1935 ; 3d sec. at Paris Nov. 28, 1936 ; class 
seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d see. at Paris May 6, 1937 ; 
also cons, at Paris Sept. 16, 1938 ; married. 

Higgs, Lahtahnius Randolph. — ft. Shannon, Miss., 
Sept. 9, 1909 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Miss. 1927- 
30 ; Univ. of Ala., summer 1929 ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser. 1930-31 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Tampico Jan. 23, 
1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22. 1933; to Ba- 
tavia, temp., Aug. 26, 1933; to Surabaya Aug. 28, 
1933 ; to Batavia July 20, 1935 ; v. c. and 3d sec. 
at Helsingfors July 23, 1936 ; married. 

Hill, HayTpard Gibbes. — ft. Hammond, La., Jan. 16, 
1900; La. State Univ. 1916-20; private tutors in 
France and Alliance Frangaise 1927 ; chief chemist 
and asst. supt. for sugar companies in Hawaii and 
Cuba 1920-26 ; asst. sugar technologist, Bu. of Chem- 
istry, including research work in U. S. and Porto 
Rico, 1928-30 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 17, 1930 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 26. 
1930 ; as v. c. at Kobe Nov. 8, 1930 : at Taihoku, 
temp., Sept. 4, 1931 ; at Kobe Oct. 19, 1931 ; at Yoko- 
hama Nov. 23, 1931 ; at Buenos Aires Nov. 24, 1933 ; 
asst. sec. to Am. del.. Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Montevideo. 1933; assigned as lor. Ser. officer 
to the emb. at Buenos Aires Dec. 14, 1933-Feb. 22, 



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lOIM : nsst. SCO. (if Am. del., ran Amerlcnii Cnil. C'onf.. 
Buenos Aires, lO.'i.'j ; see. of Am. del., Chnco Mediation 
Conf., ButMios Aires, 103.') : v. c. nt Geneva Dec. in, 
1030; class eiirlit Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 10:57; 
assigned to Geneva Apr. 26, 1037 ; sec. of Am. d.l.. 
nieetlnp of Intergovernmental Committee on Tolitical 
Refuges, Evian, France, 103S. 

Hill, Ralph Waldo Snowden, — b. Washington, D. C, 
Aug. 20, 1S,S2; Univ. of Mo. 1005-6; Univ. of Va.. 
LL. B. 1009; George Washington Univ. 1009-10; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 1910-11 ; mem 
of bar of Mo. ; sec. of Univ. of Va. summer sch. 
1908; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1911-16; app. an asst. 
soliiitor at $2,r)00, temp., in the Dcpt. of State May 
-3. 1016; permanently June 22, 1016, elTective July 1; 
at $.!,000 Oct. 22, 1917; asst. to tlie solicitor at $4,000 
Dec. 31, 1019. effective Jan. 1, 1020 ; drafting officer 
July 1. 1920 ; at $4,500 Apr. 1, 1924 ; at $4,600 July 1, 
1024; at $5,200 Sept. 10, 1924; adviser to Am. unoffi- 
cial observer. Reparations Commn., 1924 ; Am. expert, 
Finance Ministers' Conf. to allocate Dawes payments, 
Paris, 1025 ; representative, Conf. with British author- 
ities on release of property sequestered during World 
War, London, 1925, 1927 ; at $5,600 May 1, 1925 ; de- 
tailed to Am. Emb. at Berlin to advise on reparations 
matters July 9, 1025 ; acted in place of Am. unofficial 
observer. Reparations Commn.. Paris, Mar.-June, 1925, 
and as unofficial .Vm. observer 1925-27 ; at $7,000 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Actl ; designated, temp., as legal 
advi.ser to Am. High Commr. to Haiti Mar. 1, 1930, 
but did not go in view of decision to withdraw High 
Commr. ; asst, to the legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; on 
special mission in London 1931. — Le. 

Hillenkoetter, Roscoe Henry (Lt. Comdr.) — b. St. 
Louis. Mo.. May 8, 1897 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1919 ; 
asst. naval att. at Paris 19.33-35 : assigned as asst. 
naval att. at Paris, Madrid, and Lisbon Feb. 16, 1938; 
del.. Int. Geographical Cong., Amsterdam, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Hlmmel, Lyle Clififord. — 5. Radcliffe. Iowa, July 4, 
1907; high sch. grad.; Huron Coll. 1925-28; Univ. 
of Minn. 1928-30; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Call 
Aug. 16, 19."'.0 ; V. c. at Buenaventura, temp., Apr. 21, 
1031 ; at Call Aug. 4, 1931 ; at Buenaventura June 
15, 1932 ; at Rangoon Aug. 22, 1934. 

Hiner, Zern. — b. Peru, Ind., May 12, 1899 ; Purdue, 
B.S.A. 1921; Int. Accountants Society, grad. 1930; 
LaSalle Ext. Univ. 1927-30; secretary 1916-17; U. S. 
Army 1918; elk. 1918-19; stenog. 1922-23; mgr., 
book dept., 1925-26 ; accountant 1927-31 ; app. elk., 
Dist. Acct. and Disbursing Office at Ottawa, June 20, 
1931 ; asst. dist. acct. and disbursing officer at Ottawa 
Nov. 20, 1031 ; also v. c. at Ottawa Jan. 29, 1932. 

Hinke, Frederick William. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Sept. 8, 1000 : Hamilton Coll., A. B. 1922 ; U. S. Army 
1918; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at San Luis PotosI 
Feb. 15. 1923; v. c. at AntUla Nov. 24. 1923; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Jan. 7, 1024 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Apr. 10 1024 ; app. For. Ser. officer undass., 
July 1. 1924; V. c. at Canton Feb. 25, 1926; class 
eight, con-., and assigned to Canton July 24, 1930; 



to Mazatlfln July 11, 10:52; to Swatnw Dec. 21, 
1933; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; to Tientsin July 80, 
1036; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Hinkle. Eugrene Macfarlane. — b. New York City Jan. 
13, 1002; Grnton Sch. grad.; Harvard. A. B. 1923; 
in steel construction business 1923-24 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer undass. Sept. 11, 1925: v. c. 
of career and assigned to the Dept. May 28, 1920 ; to 
Cape Town June 18, 1927; to Lourenco Marques, 
temp., Jan. 14, 1928; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. June 13. 
1929; assigned as 3d sec. at Constantinople (Istan- 
bul! Aug. 6, 1929; class eight and cons. Dec. 19, 
1020; class seven July 1. 1031; assigned as 2d sec. 
at Buenos Aires Oct. 0. 1033 ; sec. to Am. del.. Ninth 
Pan American Sanitary Conf., Buenos Aires, 1!)34, and 
Second I'an American Conf. of Eugenics and Ilomi- 
culture. Buenos Aires, 1034 ; class six Oct. 1. 1035 : 
cons, and 2d sec. at Ciudad Trujillo Dec. 15. 1937 ; 
class five June 16. 1038; marrieil. 

Hiss, Alger. — b. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11, 1904 ; 
Powder Point Acad. ; Johns Hopkins, B. A. 1026 ; 
Ilarva-d. LL. B., 1920; mem. of bars of Mass. and 
N. Y. ; sec. and law elk. to Supreme Court justice 
1929-30; law pnictice 1930-33; asst. to gen. counsel, 
and asst. gon. counsel, Agric. Adjustment Admin., 
193.3-.35 ; legal asst., special Senate committee investi- 
gating munitions industry, 1934-.35 ; special atty., Dept. 
of Justice, 1935-36 ; app. asst. to asst. sec. of state at 
$5,000 .Sept. 1, 1936; married.— A-S. 

Hiss, Donald. — b. Baltimore. Md., Dec. 15, 1006; 
Friends Sch., Baltimore, grad. ; Johns Hopkins, A. B. 
1929; Harvard, LL. B. 1932: mem. of bar of Md. ; 
sec. to assoc. justice of T'. S. Supreme Court 1032- 
33 ; atty., I'ublic Works Admin., 1033-34 ; asst. solici- 
tor, Dept. of Interior 1935-36, Dept. of Labor 1936- 
37 ; app. asst. to the legal adviser at $5,600 in the 
Dept. of Slate Feb. 1, 1038; married.— PI. 

Hobbs, James Arthur. — 6. Sayannah, Ga.. Sept. 14, 
1908 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; G<'orge Wash- 
ington Univ. 1031- ; stenog. 1928-30 ; elk.. War Dept.. 
1931 ; app. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Sept. 

0, 1031 ; elk.. U.S.-Turki.sh Joint Claims Committee. 
Istanbul, 103.3-34 ; nt $1,020 Oct. 5, 1934 ; at $1,.S00 
Sept. 1. 19::7 ; economic analyst at $2,OoO Sept. 10- 
1037; married.— TA. 

Hidgdon. Anderson Dana. — b. Baltimore. Md., .■\Iay 
8, 1890 ; Charlotte Hall Mil. Sch. grad. ; Washington 
and I.ee Univ.. A. B. 1011; Univ. of Md., LL. B. 
1914; grad. work, Johns Hopkins, 1012-14; mem. of 
bar of Md. ; with trust company 101.3-14 ; law prac- 
tice 1914-17, 1019-23 ; Md. Naval Militia 1914-17 ; 
Nat. Naval Volunteers 1917; D. S. Naval Reserve 
Force 1918-19, It. comdr.; Inactive list 1010- ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three June 
21, 1023 ; assigned to Prague Nov. 19. 1923 ; to Stutt- 
gart June 18, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 

1, 1024 ; assigned to Windsor June 4, 1927 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Windsor Aug, 24, 1927; 
to the Dept. Mar. 22. 1928 ; asst. chief Visa Office, 
Feb. 1, 1029; class seven Dec. 19, 1920; chief, Visa 
f)fflce, July 1, 1030; detailed to attend consular 



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conferences at London, Stuttgart, and Warsaw, in 
connection with enforcement of laws and regulations 
relating to issuance of visas, 1930 ; chief. Visa Divi- 
sion, Jan. 1, 1931; resigned from For. Ser. Jan. 31. 
1931 ; app. chief, Visa Division, at $5,600 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 1, 1931 ; reinstated as For. Ser. 
officer, by Ex. order of Dec. 27, 1933, and assigned 
to the Dept. Jan. 11, 1934 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
six, sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and cons. Jan. 15, 1934 ; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer at Moscow Feb. 7, 1934 ; 
as cons, at Moscow Feb. 12, 1934 ; at Riga Oct. 1, 
1934 ; also 2d sec. at Riga Nov. 7, 1935 ; as cons, 
at Berlin June 10, 1936 ; married. 

Hodgson, Jack Clemens (Maj.) — 6. Birmingham, Ala., 
Jan. 16, 1897 ; private tutors ; Calif. Nat. Guard 1916, 
1917-18 ; U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It. ; reentered U. S. 
Army Sept. 27, 1920 ; mem. of Army Air Corps Mission 
to Cuba 1928-31 ; assigned as asst, mil. att. at Rome 
and asst. mil. att. for air at Rome and Athens Feb. 24, 
1937 ; relieved of duties at Athens Apr. 1, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Hoffmann, Erich William August. — 6. Milwaukee, 
Wis., Aug. 22, 1896 ; attended sch. In Germany ; pri- 
vate tutoring in Denmark ; Univ. of Wis., B. A. 1926 ; 
shipping elk. In export and import house in Copen- 
hagen 1918-19 ; asst. export mgr. in Berlin 1919- 
20 ; post office elk. in U. S. 1921-22 ; 2d It., O. R. C. ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Budapest Apr. 22, 1927 ; 
V. c. at Budapest Feb. 5, 1930 ; at Tirana Dec. 5, 1931 ; 
married. 

Hoffmann, Walter Wesselhoeft. — 6. Belmont, Mass., 
Dec. 20, 1897 ; Kansas City Country Day Sch. grad. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1919; Calif. Inst, of Tech. 1922-23; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It. ; export business 1919-20 ; 
asst. purser and agent for steamship company 1924- 
30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Port Llm6n May 
22, 1931 ; V. c. at Fort Lim6n Aug. 6, 1931 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Port Lim6n Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 16, 1932; to Auckland, temp., Dec. 8, 1932; to 
Wellington Dec. 22, 1932; v. c. and 3d sec. at 
Tegucigalpa July 1, 1935 ; at San Salvador May 29, 
1937 ; married. 

Hohenthal, Theodore Johannes. — 6. Daggett, Calif., 
Aug. 14, 1905 ; Univ. of Calif., A.B. 1928, LL.B. 1931 ; 
mem. of bar of Calif. ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Dec. 30, 1931 ; to Zagreb Apr. 7, 1932 ; to Bombay 
Dec. 29, 1934 ; also to Portuguese possessions in 
India Mar. 30, 1937 ; to Vienna July 19, 1938 ; married. 

Holland, Amy Catherine. — b. Fitchburg, Mass. ; Rad- 
clifEe Coll., A. B. 1918; Spanish Sch., Middlebury 
Coll., 1921 ; Colegio de los Pirineos, Barcelona, Spain. 
1923; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Jan. 
15, 1927 ; archive asst. at $1,8G0 Oct. 1, 1927 ; at 
$2,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,100 July 1, 
1928; at $2,300 July 1, 1930; library asst. Nov. 1, 
1930 ; divisional asst. Oct. 1, 1931 ; at $2,400 Aug. 
1, 1936 ; at $2,600 Oct. 16, 1937.— NE. 



Holland, Philip. — ft. Murray, Ky., Aug. 26, 1877; 
McFerrins Coll.. Martm, Tenn., 1892-94, 1897 ; private 
tutor ; Southwestern Baptist Univ., LL. B. 1902 ; 
mem. of bar of Tenn. ; teacher in public sch. 1898 ; 
law practice 1902-10 ; app., after exam., cons, at 
Puerto Plata Mar. 7, 1910 ; at Saltillo Aug. 19, 1911 ; 
at Basel June 26, 1913 ; cons, of class six by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class five Sept. 14, 1917 ; 
class four Apr. 7, 1920 ; class three June 4, 1920 ; 
assigned to Guatemala Mar. 30, 1923 ; cons. gen. of 
class four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
three July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Liverpool Sept. 20, 
1927 ; class two July 24, 1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
May 14, 1936 ; married. 

Honaker, Samuel William, — b. Tampa, Fla., Mar. 
14, 1887 ; Bingham Sch. ; Univ. of Va., A. B., A. M. ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Rio de Janeiro 
Mar. 1913 ; dep. cons. gen. at Rio de Janeiro July 
19, 1913 ; V. c. at Rio de Janeiro Feb. 6, 1915 ; aide. 
Second Pan American Scientific Cong., Washington, 
1915-16 ; at Johannesburg Jan. 18, 1916 ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class eight Feb. 19, 1918 ; on detail 
at Johannesburg; class six Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to 
Lourengo Marques Mar. 7, 1921 ; class five Nov. 21, 
1921 ; detailed to the Dept. May 6, 1922 ; class four 
Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to Kingston, Jamaica, Dec. 24, 
1923 ; to Teheran June 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Sept. 20, 1924 ; as- 
signed to Smyrna Oct. 30, 1924 ; to the Dept. Nov. 19, 
1926 ; to Port au Prince July 12, 1927 ; to Berne 
Sept. 12, 1929; class three Aug. 15, 1930; cons. gen. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned to Glasgow Dec. 22, 1931 ; 
to Stuttgart June 20, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Hood, Amelia H. (Mrs.) — b. Fairport, N. Y. ; busi- 
ness sch. grad. ; Univ. of Rochester 1926-28 ; Rad- 
cliffe, A. B. 1930 ; American Univ. 1934-35 ; stenog. 
and sec. in private Arms 1913-16, 1922-26, 1930-33, 
in War Dept. 1917-20 ; cataloging and research work 
1930-32 : advertising-promotion work 1933-34 ; app. 
elk. at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1934; 
economic analyst at $2,600 Sept. 16, 1937. — TA. 

Hooper, Malcolm Pitts. — b. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 26, 
1890 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; studied 
banking and economics ; Johns Hopkins Univ. ; asst. 
to nat. bank examiner 1908-10 ; auditor-solicitor, cml. 
credit company, 1910-14 ; representative of exporting 
companies in Japan, China, and Russia 1915-16 ; in 
Italy 1916-24 ; purchasing agt. for A. E. F., Italy, 
1918 ; del.. First Annua! Conf., Int. Chamber of Com- 
merce, Paris, 1920 ; asst. v. pres. of cml. credit 
company 1924—25 ; dept. mgr. 1926-34 and branch 
mgr. 1934-35 of financial companies ; entered Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com., Dept. of Com., May 15, 
1935 ; app. trade commr. at Rome Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
asst. cml. att. at Rome Apr. 24, 1936 ; married. 

Hopper, George Dunlap. — 5. Stanford, Ky., July 
13, 1889 ; attended business sch. ; Centre Coll., A. B. 
1913 ; Univ. of Louisville, LL. B. 1916 ; mem. of bar 
of Ky. ; mercantile business 1907-11 ; principal of 
sch. 1913-14 ; law practice 1916-17 ; app., after 



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fsam., cons, of class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; detailed 
to Stockholm Nov. 27, 1917; Inter-AlUed Hlnck List 
Committee and del., War Trade Bd.. Sti)Cklii)lni, 1919 ; 
class six Sept. 5. 1919 ; detailed to the Dept. Dec. 11, 

I 1919; to Uotteidam June 11, 19L'0 ; to Hamburg Mar. 

I 8, 1923 ; assigned to Dunkirk Nov. 27, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1924; class six Feb. 24, 
1925 ; assigned to Antofagasta June 20, 1925 ; to the 
Dept. Jan. 2. 192D ; to Montreal Apr. 11, 1929; class 
five Dec. 19, 1929; to Casablanca Juii(> 1.3. 19.3 4; 
class four Oot. 1. 1935 ; cons. jicn. Aug. 9, 1937 ; sec. 
ill the Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; assigned to Wlnnl- 
pej: Aug. 21, 1937; class throe Jan. 3. 103S. 

Horn, Thomas Stanislaus. — b. Duquoin, III., June 
24. 1S94 ; business sch. grad. ; Washington Univ., 
LL. B. 1919 ; mem. of bars of Mo. and D. C. ; law 
dk., Bu. of Naturalization, 1918 ; advertising mgr. 
1919-20 ; in foreign dept. of bank 1920-21 ; sec. and 
international lawyer 1922 ; app.. after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned to 
Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 28, 1922 ; to Tampico May 
12, 1923 ; class two May 10, 1924 ; assigned to Salina 
Cruz May 22, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 

1924 ; assigned to Saltillo Dec. 24. 1924 ; class eight 
and cons. Dec. 17, 1925 ; assigned to Saltillo Dec. 18, 

1925 : to La Paz Feb. 2S, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned also as Sd sec. at La Paz 
May 21, 1928 ; as cons, at Antofagasta Mar. 4, 1929 ; 
class seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned as cons, and 2d 
sec. at Asuncion Mar. 30, 1931 ; as cons, at Barcelona 
Mar. 13, 1934 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; at Rotterdam 
Sept. 8, 1936. 

Hombeck, Stanley Kuhl. — b. Franklin, Mass., May 
4, 1883 ; Univ. of Colo. 1899-1901 ; Univ. of Denver, 
A. B. 1903 ; Oxford, B. A. 1907 ; Univ. of Wis., Ph. D. 
1911 ; instructor in Univ. of Wis., 1908-9; in Chinese 
Govt. Coll. 1909-13 ; asst. and assoc. prof, of politi- 
cal science, Univ. of Wis., 1914-17 ; lecturer, Univ. 
of Mich., summer 1917 ; special expert, U. S. Tariff 
ComniD., 1917-18, 1919-20, 1921 ; tech. expert. Far 
Eastern Division, Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, 
1918-19; U. S. Army 1918-19, capt., overseas service; 
on staff of MaJ. Gen. James G. Ilarbord on Am. Mil. 
Mission to Armenia Aug.-Oct. 1919 ; travel in Far 
East 1920-21 ; tech. expert. Am. del. to Conf. on 
Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921 ; draft- 
ing officer In Office of Economic Advisor, Dept. of 
State; 1921-24 ; It. col.. O.R.C. ; Williamstown Inst, of 
Politics, round table leader 1922, siK'cial speaker 
1927 ; lecturer on hist, of Far East, Harvard, 1924- 
28; mem. Inst, of Pacific Relations; tech. adviser. 
Am. del.. Special Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, 
Peking, 1925-26; app. drafting officer at $6,000 in the 
Dept. of State and designated chli'f. Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, Feb. 15, 1928; at $8,000 July 1, 
i:i28 (Welch Act) ; representative of Dept. of State, 
Fifth Cong, of the Int. Cliamber of Com., Amsterdam, 
i929 ; representative of Dept., Sixth Gen. Cong, of the 
Int. Chamber of Com.. Washiii;;ton. 19.T1 ; adviser on 
p^ditical relations Aug. 16. 1937; at $8,500 Aug. 17, 
1937 ; adviser, Conf. of Brussels. 1937 ; married. — 
I'A/U. 



Horner, John Evarts. — b. Detroit, Mich., July 19. 
1910; attended .••ch. In China and the Philippines; 
Staunton Mil. Acid.; Sinners Coll.. Bermudji, l!l3()-32; 
Lenox Sch. 1932-31; Columbia Univ. 1934-37; 
(Jeorgetown Univ. 1937-38; Univ. of Paris, 1038; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and siC. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938; assigned as 
V. c. at Dublin Apr. 11, 1938; niarriod. 

Hornibrook, William Harrison.- b. Cherokee, Iowa, 
July 6, 1884 ; Shattuck Sch. ; Drake Univ. Prep. 
Sch. t'rad. ; Unlv. of Mich. 1903-4 ; Nat. Univ. Law 
Sch., LL. B. 1905; newspaper owner and publisher 
1906- ; mem. of Idaho Senate 1910-12; E.B. and M.P. 
to Slam 1915-17; app. E.E. and M.P. to Persia (Iran) 
Dec. 12, 19,33; also to Afghanistan Jan. 22, 1935; 
resigned Mar. 10. 1936; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Costa Rica July 2, 1937; niairied. 

Horsey, Outerbrldge. — 6. Now York City Oct. 1, 
1010: Downside Sch., England, grad.; Cambridge 
Univ., England, B. A. 1931 ; Mass. Inst, of Tech., 
S. B. 1933 ; special a.sst.. Nat. Emergency Council, 
1934-36; engineering 1936-37; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938; assigned to Naples Apr. 11, 
1938. 

Hosmer, Charles Bridgham. — h. Hudson, Mass., 
July 15, 1889 ; Univ. of Mo., LL. B. 1911 ; Dlplo. and 
Cons. Sem., National Univ., Habana, Cuba, grad. 
1922; George Washington, LL. M. 1929; mem. of 
bar of Me. ; law practice 1911-18 ; sec. to mem. of 
Cong. ; lecturer on cons, practice, Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser., 1927-30 ; app. v. c. at Habana Jan. 9, 
1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three 
May 24, 1920, and assigned to Habana ; class two 
Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; as.^^lgned to 
Santo Domingo Dec. 22, 1922 ; cons, of class seven 
Mar. 1, 1923 ; assigned to Santo Domingo Mar. 28, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; 
class seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Sherbrooke 
Oct. 5, 1925 ; to the Dept. Dec. 15. 1926 ; mem., 
Inter-dept. Committee on Codification of Navigation 
Laws, 1927-30; class six May 17, 1928; tech. ad- 
viser. Pan American Commn. on Customs Procedure 
and Port Formalities. Washington, 1929 ; class five 
Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Naples Nov. 26, 1930 ; class 
fo\ir July 1. 19.!l : class thr(>e Oct. 1, 1935; to the 
Dept. Oct. 30 1930 ; chief. Office of Fiscal and Budget 
Affairs, July 6, 1937; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; class two Jan. 3, 19.38 ; married. — A-M/F. 

Houck, Fred Henry, — b. Washington, D. C, Aug. 
19, 1890 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; 
studied under private tutor two yrs. ; elk., U. S. 
Navy Yard. 1907-13; life Insur. salesman 191.3-17; 
Army field clerk 1917-20; app. elk. In Am. Leg. at 
Berne May 5, 1920; In Am. Consulate at Hamburg 
July 1. 1921; at Rotterdam Aug. 1921; at Ham- 
burg Nov. 1, 1921; V. c. at Hamburg Apr. 24, 1922; 
at Ghent May 27. 1924; at Lille Mar. 9, 1920; at 
Ghent May 20. 1926; at Cherbourg June 10, 1926; 
at Plymouth June 13, 1035 ; at Cherbourg, temp., 
Sept. 14. 1930; at Rotterdam, temp., Oct. 29, 1936; 
at Plymiiuth Jan. 20. 1937; married. 



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Howard, Findley Burtch. — 6. Papillion, Nebr., Oct. 8, 
1885 ; Univ. of Nebr., LL. B. 1907 ; mem. of bars 
of Nebr. and N. Mex. ; law practice 1907-14 ; U. S. 
customs insp., Panama Canal, 1914-25 ; asst. fiscal 
representative for organization of Salvadoran cus- 
toms 192.3-25 ; customs adviser to Chilean Govt. 
1925-27 and to Guatemalan Govt. 1927-31 ; del. 
of Guatemala, Pan American Commn. on Customs 
Procedure and Port Formalities, Washington, 1929 ; 
app. E.B. and M.P. to Paraguay Aug. 20, 1935. 

Hoyt, Elton Maynard, — 6. South Norwalk, Conn., 
Mar. 30, 1900 ; Univ. Prep. Sch., Charleston, S. C, 
grad. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1922-23 ; U. S. 
Army 1919-20, overseas service ; elk. 1920-22 ; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate at Yarmouth. N. S., Mar. 3, 
1923 ; V. c. at Yarmouth July 18, 1923 ; at Charlotte- 
town Oct. 13, 1924 ; at Yarmouth Dec. 23, 1924 ; at 
Charlottetown Jan. 6, 1925 ; at Yarmouth Jan. 20, 
1925 ; at Ottawa July 16, 1925 ; at St. Stephen, N. B., 
Apr. 18, 1930; at Yarmouth, temp., Aug. 21, 1931; 
at Niagara Falls Nov. 21, 1931 ; at Toronto Apr. 14, 
1938; married. 

Hoyt, Ira Ford. — h. South Norwalk, Conn., July 2, 
1876 ; attended high sch. ; theatrical enterprises 1892- 
1918 ; mem. of gen. assembly uf Conn. 1907-8 ; commr. 
of charities, Derby, Conn., 1908 ; app. elk., temp., at 
$2,000 in the Dept. of State June 17, 1918 ; at $2,500 
Oct. 1, 1918; passport agt. at $2,000 in N. Y. Pass- 
port Agency Aug. 12, 1919; at $3,000 June 18, 1921, 
effective July 1 ; at $3,200 July 1, 1925 ; at $3,600 
Nov. 1, 1926 ; at $3,800 July 1, 1927 ; at $4,000 May 
1, 1928; at $4,600 July 1, 1928; at $4,800 May 1, 
1930; married. 

Hubbard, Phil Henry. — b. Middletown Springs, Vt., 
Feb. 20, 1897 ; Troy Conf. Acad. ; Valparaiso Univ. 
1920-22; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1924; with cml. 
Arms 1916-17, 1925-26; U. S. Navy 1917-19; sales- 
man 1924-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Breslau 
Mar. 1, 1926; v. c. at Breslau July 30, 1926; at 
Stuttgart, temp., June 13, 1927; at Breslau July 22, 
1927 ; at Berlin Apr. 7, 1928 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; 
assigned to Berlin May 29, 1928 ; to Breslau, temp., 
July 13, 1928 ; to Berlin Oct. 4, 1928 ; to Manchester 
Sept. 12, 1929 ; to Liverpool June 29, 1931 ; class 
eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; assigned to 
Liverpool Jan. 24, 1935 ; to London, temp., July 30, 
1935 ; to Liverpool Oct. 5, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
and assigned as cons, at Dundee Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Hubner, John, 2d. — b. Catonsville, Md., Nov. 15, 
1904 ; Tome Sch., Ridgefield Sch., Hill Sch. ; Johns 
Hopkins Univ. 1921-23; Cornell Univ. 1924-25; em- 
ployed with bank in Paris 1926 ; cml. work 1927-28 ; 
sec. in France 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 16, 1930; assigned to the Dept., temp., Dec. 20, 
1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 31. 1931: to Mukdon 
June 20, 1931 ; to Tientsin May 26, 1932 ; as V. C. 
and 3d sec. at Kaunas Dec. 20, 1934 ; as v. c. at 
Berlin June 23, 1936 ; at Sao Paulo Sept. 9, 1937. 



Huddle, Jerome Klahr. — b. Bettsville, Ohio, Mar. 
25, 1891 ; Heidelberg Univ., Ohio, three yrs. ; George 
Washington Univ. one yr. ; newspaper and cml. ex- 
perience ; principal in high sch. and teacher In acad. ; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 24, 1915, and de- 
tailed to the Dept. ; with Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1918 ; cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
detailed to Paris Oct. 15, 1919; to Berlin Feb. 9, 
1920 ; class six June 4, 1920 ; detailed to Warsaw 
Sept. 28, 1920 ; to Hamburg Sept. 20. 1921 ; class 
five Nov. 19, 1921 ; class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Apr. 28, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1, 1924 ; class four Aug. 8, 1924 ; chief, 
Division of Passport Control, Nov. 4. 1925 ; assigned 
to Cologne Dec. 9, 1926 ; class three June 8, 1927 ; 
class two Dec. 31, 1929; cons. gen. June 4, 1930; 
assigned to Warsaw July 9, 1930 ; observer, Int. Geo- 
graphical Cong., Warsaw, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 22, 1935 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 13. 

1935 ; class one Oct. 1, 1935 ; For. Ser. insp. Nov. 25, 
1935; to the D^t. Aug. 2, 1937; director. For. Ser. 
Officers' Training Sch., Sept. 2, 1937 ; mem., For. 
Ser. Sch. Bd., 1937- ; married.— FSS. 

Huddleston, John Fletcher. — b. Forsyth, Ga., July 
19, 1892 ; attended high sch. ; advertising course ; 
Univ. of Fla. 1910-13 ; messenger, Cong, committee, 
1913-16 ; U. S. Navy 1916-20, It. ; grocery business 
1920-21 ; advertising salesman 1921-23 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; as- 
signed to Milan Nov. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight, cons., and as- 
signed to Milan May 17, 1928 ; to Funchal Jan. 3, 
1929; class .'^even May 9, 1930; to Dresden May 31, 
1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Hudson, Joel Carrington. — 6. Ravenden, Ark., Sept. 
4, 1899 ; Blackburn Coll. 1916-17 ; Univ. of Grenoble 
1919 ; Washington Univ., B.S. 1922 ; U. S. Army 1917- 
19, 1921-22, 1st It., overseas service ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned 
to Wellington Apr. 27, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Singapore Mar. 10, 1928; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Singapore May 17, 
1928 ; to Sydney, N. S. W., Jan. 18, 1929 ; class seven 
July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Melbourne Jan. 10, 1931 ; 
to Surabaya Mar. 6, 1933 ; to Stuttgart June 10, 

1936 (canceled); class six Apr. 1. 19.37; cons, at 
Berlin Apr. 3, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937; married. 

Huestis, Richard Southard. — b. Ticonderoga, N. Y.. 
Feb. 6, 1904 ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; Univ. of Nancy, 
France, and Sorbonne 1927-28 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 
12, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 18, 
1929; to Calcutta Mar. 26, 1930; to Kingston, Ja- 
maica, Jan. 11, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 4, 
1933 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Warsaw Oct. 9, 1933 ; as 3d sec. at Warsaw Oct. 14, 
1933 ; as v. c. at Rotterdam Aug. 14, 1935 ; class eight 
and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Rotterdam May 12, 
1938. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Huffcut, Robert James. — b. BufTalo, N. V., May 22, 
1917; Cornoll, B. A. 193S ; asst.. Cornell Univ. library, 
19.H6-37 ; tutor 1936-38 ; npp. economic nnalyst ut 
$2,000 in the Dept. of State Aug. 8, 1938.— TA. 

Hughes, James Joseph. — b. South Boston. Ma-iss., 
Ftb. 20, 1S79; attended public sch. and business sch. ; 
hospital training 1895-99; professional work In hos- 
pitals 1901-5 ; sec. 1905-13 ; salesman 1913-18 ; elk., 
Customs Sep., New York City, 1918-19 ; app. elk. at 
$1,400 in the N. Y. Passport Agency of the Dept. of 
State Aug. 27, 1019; at $1,200 May 20, 1920; at 
$1,400 Apr. 1, 1921 ; asst. passport agt. at $2,000 
Mar. 1. 1924; at $2,300 July 1. 1924; at $2,400 July 
1. 1925: at $2,500 Nov. 1, 192G ; at $2,600 Jan. 1, 
1928; at $2,800 July 1, 1928; at $3,000 Dec. 1, 1928; 
at $3,200 May 1, 1930 ; married. 

Hughes, Morris Nelson. — b. Champaign, 111., Jan. 
13, 1901; Uulv. of 111., B. S. 1922; S. A. T. C. 1918; 
real estate business 1922-23 ; app. elk. In Am. Con- 
sulate at Montevideo Oct. 3, 1923 ; v. c. at Monte- 
video Mar. 25, 1925 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; 
assigned to Montevideo May 29, 1928 ; to I'orto Alegre. 
temp., June 15, 1928; to Montevideo Sept. 13, 1028; 
to Rome Apr. 17. 1930 ; to Naples Apr. 3, 1931 ; to 
Athens Jan. 9, 1932; to Baghdad May 11, 1032; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. June 16, 1932 ; also 3d sec. at 
Baghdad June 20, 1932 ; 3d sec. at Tokyo Oct. 3. 
1933; da.ss eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; 
cons, at Addis Ababa Nov. 27, 1936 ; class seven Apr. 

1, 1937 ; cons, and 2d sec. at Tirana Apr. 10, 1937 ; 
married. 

Hughes, Thomas LaFayette. — b. Murray, Ky., Nov. 
11, 1891 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Fairview 
Acad. ; accountant, auditor, and sec.-treas. of a to- 
bacco growers' coopei'ative assn. 1910-17 ; investiga- 
tor in warehousing, Dept. of Agrlc, 1917-19 ; foreign 
representative for tobacco firm 1919-21 ; U.S. Ship- 
ping Bd. 1921 ; chief. Tobacco Section, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1922-24 ; foreign representative 
for tobacco growers' cooperative assn. 1925-28 ; 
V. pros, of planters' corp. in Europe and northern 
Africa, 1928-31 ; app. trade commr., Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., July 1, 1932 ; cml. att. at Vienna Oct. 
3. 1933; at Brussels Sept. 17, 1934; also at Luxem- 
burg Feb. 19, 1936; married. 

Hukill, George Raymond. — b. Middletown, Del., Feb. 

2, 1893; Lehigh Univ. 1911-13; Yale, Ph. B. 1916; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; engaged in handling 
estate and traveling 1919-22 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of car< er of class three Feb. 20, 192:!; assigned to 
Batavia Apr. 28, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
I. 1924 ; assigned to Lucerne Sept. 24, 1925 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Lucerne May 17, 1928 ; 
to Zurich, temp., Oct. 19, 1929; class seven July 24, 
19.30 ; to Genoa Aug. 15, 1933 ; to Munich June 20. 
1936; class six Apr. 1, 1937; to Torrer>n June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Hull, CordelL — 6. In Overton (now Pickett) Co., 
Tenn., Oct. 2, 1871 ; Nat. Normal Univ., Lebanon, 
Ohio, 1889-90 ; Cumberland Univ. Law Sch.. Leba- 
non. Tenn., B.L. 1891 ; mem. of bar of Tenn. ; law 



practice ; mem. Tenn. House of Representatives 1893- 
97; capt., 4th Regiment, Tenn. Volunteer Infantry, 
during Spanish-American War, Cut)an hcrvice ; Judge 
of 5th Judicial circuit, Tenn., 1003-7; mem. U. S. 
House of Representatives from 4th Dist. of Tenn., 
00th to 66th Congresses, 1907-21. and 68th to 7l8t 
Congresses, 1923-31 ; chm.. Democratic Nat. Commit- 
tee, 1921-24 : elected U. S. Senator from Tenn. for 
term 1931-37; resigned as Senator upon appointment 
as Sec. of State Mar. 4, 19.33 ; author of Federal in- 
come-tax legislation of 1913, revised act of 1910, and 
Federal Inheritance act of 1916; chm. of Am. del., 
Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 19:i3, and 
Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States. Montevideo. 1933; 
mem., National Arohlves Council, 1934, chm. in.S5- ; 
chm. of Am. del., Inter-American Conf. for Main- 
tenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; married. — S. 

Hulley, Benjamin Mayham. — b. Lewisburg, Pa., 
June 28, 1898 ; Stetson Coll., A. B. 1917 ; Harvard, 
A. M. 1919 ; Oxford, B. A. 1921 ; prof, of hist.. Stetson 
Univ.. 1922-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 16. 1924 ; assigned 
to Stockholm Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Stockholm May 23. 1929 ; to Dublin Sept. 
14, 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; to Nantes June 
20, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 1937; to Paris Apr. 3, 
1037; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1. 1937; 2d see. at 
I'aris in addition to duties as cons. Apr. 21, 1938; 
married. 

Hunt, Bert L. — b. North Fork, I'a., Jan 29, 1884 ; 
attended teachers' training sch. and business sch. ; 
private tutors ; Georgetown Univ.. LL. B. 1912, 
LL. M.. M. I'. L. 1014 : mem. of bars of N. Y. and D. C. I 
sch. teacher 1901-2 ; chief accountant for wholesale 
and retail concern 1903-8; app. elk. at $;iO(i in the 
Dept. of State July 15, 1908 ; at $1,200 June 23, 
1909, effective July 1; at $1,400 Dec. 23, 1910, ef- 
fective Jan. 1, 1911 ; sec. to 3d asst. sec. of state 
1909-13 ; acting sec. to bds. of examiners for diplo. 
and cons, services 1910-13; assigned to legal work in 
ofTice of the solicitor Dec. 15, 1913; at $1,600 Mar. 
8. 1915; law elk. June 22, 1916. effective July 1 ; asst. 
solicitor at $2,500 Oct. 22. 1917; acting solicitor at 
various times 1917-18 ; resigned Oct. 10, 1918 ; atty. 
for import, export, and steamship company 1918; asst. 
treas. and in charge of legal matters for same com- 
pany in Europe 1919-20, and gen. nigr. in Brazil 
1020-24 ; dir.. Am. Chamber of Commerce for Brazil, 
Rio de Janeiro, 1923-24 ; conns, for U. S., Mixed 
Claims Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 1926-27; npp. cml. 
att. at Bogofi Dec. 3, 1927 ; resigned Nov. 17, 1928 ; 
atty. in Colombia for fruit company 1928-30 ; app. 
a.sst. to the solicitor at $6,500 in the Dept. of State 
Apr. 7, 19.30 ; at $6,400 June 1, 1930 ; at $6,.-)00 Aug. 
1, 19.i0 ; at $7,000 Sept. 1, 1930 ; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1, 1931; agt. for L'. S., U. S. and Egypt 
arbitration (Salem Claim), Vienna, 1931; couna. for 
U. S., U. S. and Sweden arbitration. 1932 ; agt. for 
U. S.. U. S. and Panama arbitration, 1931-33, Gen. 
Claims arbitration, U. S. and Mexico, 1934-37. and 
U. S. and Netherlands arbitration 1938- ; on leave 
as atty. In Brazil for U. S. corporation 1937; mar- 
ried. — Le. 



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Hunt, Ralph Harding. — b. Boston, Mass., May 6, 
190.5 ; attended high sch. and business sch. In Mel- 
bourne, Australia ; Melbourne Univ. 1923-24 ; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate General at Melbourne Oct. 1, 
1921 ; V. c. at Melbourne Sept. 24, 1929 ; married. 

Hurley, John P. — b. New York City, Sept. 15, 
1878 ; St. Kieran's Coll., Ireland ; Cornell, C. B. 1907 ; 
elk. and student engineer 1902-3 ; civil engineer 
1907-9 ; highway construction engineer 1909-14 ; en- 
gineer of construction 1914-16; U. S. Army 1916-19, 
capt., Mexican border and overseas service ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class eight Aug. 15, 1919 ; class seven 
Dec. 18, 1919 ; assigned to Reval Sept. 20. 1919 ; to 
Riga June 23, 1920 ; class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; reas- 
signed to Riga, Latvia, July 29, 1922 ; class five 
Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Vienna June 6, 1925 ; class five 
Aug. 31, 1925 ; class four May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
Baghdad July 30, 1929 (canceled) ; to Riga Oct. 19, 
1929 ; class three July 24. 1930 ; to Nassau June 30, 
1932 ; to Marseille Dec. 31, 1934 ; cons. gen. Mar. 23, 
1935 ; assigned to Marseille Mar. 27, 1935 ; class two 
June 1. 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Hurst, Carlton. — b. Crefeld, Germany, of Am. 
parents, Nov. 22, 1894 ; attended sch. in Germany 
and France ; Wilbraham Acad. ; Wesleyan Univ. ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Barcelona Mar. 21, 
1914 ; in Am. Consulate at Lyon July 6, 1915 ; v. c. 
at Madrid Oct. 25, 1916 ; at Santander July 23, 1917 ; 
at Almeria Sept. 28, 1917 ; at Seville Oct. 7, 1918 ; at 
Cadiz Feb. 18, 1919; at Seville May 14, 1919; at 
Cadiz Jan. 3, 1920 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. 
Oct. 21, 1920 ; v. c. at San Salvador Apr. 12, 1921 ; 
detailed to Bremen Sept. 20, 1921 ; v. c. of career 
of class three Nov. 17, 1921, and assigned to Bremen ; 
class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to Bremorhaven 
July 16, 1923; to Bremen Aug. 1, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Bremer- 
haven Aug. 18. 1924; to Paris May 19, 1927; to 
Lyon, temp., Jan. 13, 1928 ; to Paris Feb. 27, 1928 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Paris July 24, 
1930; to Aden Sept. 30, 1930; to Nogales Dec. 29, 
1931 ; to Penang Mar. 6, 1933 ; to Habana July 13, 
1935 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; sec. of Am. del., Inter- American 
Radio Conf., Habana, 1937. 

Huston, Cloyce Kenneth. — 6. Crawfordsville, Iowa, 
May 12, 1900 ; Univ. of Calif., summer 1920 ; Univ. 
of Iowa, B. A. 1922 ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; instructor In 
Eng. and math., American Univ. at Cairo, Egypt, 
1922-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Cairo July 
1, 1925 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned to Cairo 
May 9, 1927 ; to Aden June 11, 1928 ; to Genoa Nov. 
15, 1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 31, 1932; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Tirana 
Sept. 2, 1932 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Tirana Sept. 
10, 1932; class eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935 ; assigned as cons, at Tirana in addition to 
duties as 3d sec. Jan. 24, 1935 ; as cons, and 3d sec. 
at Bucharest Jan. 17, 1936; class seven Apr. 1, 1937; 



2d sec. at Bucharest in addition to duties as cons. 
May 6, 1937 ; admin, sec. of Am. del.. Ninth Int. Cong, 
of Mil. Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, 1937 ; 
married. 

Hutchinson, Charles Albert. — b. Clinton, Iowa, Nov. 
1, 1907 ; Superior State Coll. 1925-27 ; Univ. of 
Minn., B. A. 1929 ; private tutors ; asst. instructor in 
political science, Univ. of Minn., 1929 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Nov. 12, 1929: assigned to Windsor Nov. SO, 1929; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16, 1930 ; to Tokyo Nov. 8, 
1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Tokyo Oct. 
1, 1935 ; to Adelaide Mar. 12, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class seven May 1, 1938 ; married. 

Hutchison, Edwin Barbour. — b. Unison, Va., Sept. 
22, 1879 ; William and Mary Coll. 1898-1901 ; George- 
town, LL. B. 1908 ; mem. of bars of Va. and D. C. ; 
teacher in public schs. 1901-9 ; law practice 1910-34 ; 
atty.. Gen. Claims Commn.. U. S. and Mexico, 1934-37 ; 
app. asst. to the legal adviser, temp., at $2,600 in the 
Dept. of State Jan. 4, 1937 ; married. — Le. 

Hutton, Paul Churchill. — b. -Goldsboro, N. C, Nov. 
17, 1903 ; Columbian Prep. Sch. ; U. S. M. A., grad. 
1926; U. S. Army 1926-30, 2d It.; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Panama July 17, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Feb. 11, 1931 ; to Calcutta June 20, 1931 (canceled) ; 
to Bombay Aug. 29, 1931 ; to Dublin May 22. 1934 ; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, 
at Dublin Apr. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Ingle, Jesse Forrest. — b. Tunnelton, Ind., Apr. 23, 
1905 ; high sch. grad. ; attended Central Normal Coll., 
Danville, Ind., and Ind. Univ. ; teacher in public 
sch. 1923-24 ; U. S. Navy May-July, 1924 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate at Manchester June 17, 1924 ; at Glas- 
gow Apr. 14, 1927 ; v. c. at Glasgow May 14, 1929 ; 
at Prague July 25, 1934 ; married. 

Ives, Ernest Linwood, — b. Norfolk, Va., Oct. 17, 
1887 ; Va. Mil. Inst, one yr. ; William and Mary 
Coll. two yrs. ; app. v. and dep. cons, at Mannheim 
June 7, 1909 ; at Madgeburg Nov. 17, 1910 ; v. and 
dep. cons. gen. at Frankfort-on-the-Main Mar. 4, 
1914; V. c. at Frankfort-on-the-Main Feb. 6, 1915; 
at Cologne June 11, 1915 ; at Frankfort-on-the-Main 
Dec. 4, 1915 ; at Erfurt Apr. 5, 1916 ; at Breslau 
June 1, 1916 ; at Frankfort-on-the-Main Oct. 19, 1916 ; 
at Budapest Jan. 19, 1917 ; app., after exam., cons, 
asst. Apr. 21, 1917; v. c. at Paris May 5, 1917; at 
Nantes July 17, 1917; at Paris Mar. 8, 1918; cons, 
of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; class six June 4, 1920 ; 
class five Nov. 19, 1921 ; class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
assigned to Alexandria Aug. 17, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Feb. 24, 
1925 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 31, 1925 ; assigned 
as 1st sec. at Constantinople Sept. 18, 1925 ; at 
Copenhagen Jan. 11, 1930 ; class three July 24, 
1930 ; assigned to Pretoria Apr. 8, 1931 ; as For. Ser. 
officer at Callao-Liraa Dec. 7, 1932 (canceled) ; cons. 
gen. and assigned to Algiers Apr. 5, 19.S3 ; to Stock- 
holm Oct. 2, 1936 ; to Belfast Sept. 29, 1937 ; married. 



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I Jacobs, Joseph Earle. — b. Johnston, S. C, Oct. 31, 
1803; studied bookkeeping and nccountliin ; (."till, of 
Charleston, A. B. H)13; teacher In hi>;li sch. 1913-14; 
mercantile businrss 11)15 ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter In Turkey Oct. 15. 1916, but did not pro- 
ceed to post ; student Interpreter in China Nov. 5, 
1915; V. c. at Foochow June 20. 1917 ; v. c. and Inter- 
preter at Slianf;h;ii Apr. 15, 1918; Am. assessor, Int. 
Mixed Court. Sliangliai, 1918-2.'» ; designated to exer- 
cise judicial authority and jurisdiction In Am. Cons. 
Court, Shanghai, Aug. L'o, 1919 ; cons, of class six 
Nov. 19, 1921 ; class five Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
oflBcer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five Aug. 31, 
1925 ; tecli. adviser to Am. mem.. Couimn. on Extra- 
territoriality in China, 1925-26; assigned to Yiinnanfu 
July 3, 1926 ; to Shanghai Feb. 25, 1928 ; class four 
May 17, 1928 ; representative of Am. Mln. to China in 
negotiations with regard to Trovlsional Court, Shang- 
hai, Dec. 1929-Feb. 1930 ; assigned to the Dept. May 
7, 1930; class three July 24, 1930; For. Ser. insp. 
July 2. 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and cons. gen. 
Oct. 15. 1934; class two Oct. 1. 1935; assigned to the 
Dept. as chief. Office of Philippine Affairs, Dec. 12, 
1936 ; V. chm., Jt. Prep. Committee on Philippine 
Affairs, and clmi.. Am. group, 1937-38; served with Jt. 
Prep. Committee during investigation in Philippines 
1037 ; married. — PI. 

Jakes. Robert, 3d. — b. Nashville. Tenn., Sept. 21, 
1900; Montgomery Bell Acad. grad. ; Vanderbilt, 
B. A. 1028. grad. work 1931-32 ; George Peabody 
Coll. for Teachers, summers 1927, 1930 ; Univ. of 
Berlin, summer 1928 ; newspaper reporter 1928-30 ; 
' asst. city editor 1930-33 ; telegraph editor 1933-35 ; 
app. elk. in consulate at Yarmouth Mar. 28, 1935 ; 
V. c. at Yarmouth Oct. 21, 1935 ; at St. Pierre-Mique- 
lon, temp., June 7, 1937 ; at Yarmouth Aug. 25, 1937 ; 
at St. Stephen, temp., July 26, 1938. 

Jandrey, Fred William. — b. Neenah, Wis., Oct. 1, 
1908; Floating Univ. 1928-29; Univ. of Wis.. B. A. 
1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Southampton 
Aug. 4, 1931 ; v. c. at Southampton Aug. 14, 1931 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
I career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; as- 
I signed as v. c. at Southampton Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 1932; to Calcutta Dec. 22, 
1932 ; to Naples May 19, lO.'iO ; mairi. d. 

Janz, Robert.— 5. Omaha, Nebr.. Oct. 11, 1903 ; U. S. 
N. A. and Univ. of Okla. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., B. F. S. 1929; elk.. War Dept., 1927-28, Treas. 
Dept.. 1928-29 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
nnclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 20, 1929 ; to Guatemala 
Mar. 20. 1930 ; to Belfast Sept. 4, 1931 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Belfa.st Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Bahia 
June 14. 19.37; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
' class seven Aug. 17, 1038; married. 

' Jarvis. Robert Yelverton. — b. Clay City, Ky., Nov. 5, 

i 1893; Princeton 1911-13; Univ. of Louisville Law 

Sch. 1915-16; New York Law Sch. 1916-17; mem. of 

bars of Ky. and Calif.; elk. 1913-14; law elk. 1914- 



10; U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d It.; law practice 1019; 
a.sst. to gen. mgr. of silver mines company 1019-20; 
cml. employment 1920-21 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct. 20, 1021; assigned to War- 
saw Dec. 14, 1021; class two Feb. 20, 1023; class one 
Nov. 23, 1023; cons, of class seven June 3, 1024; 
For. Ser. olllcer of class eight July 1. 1024 ; assigned 
to Shanghai May 4, 1020; class seven June 8, 1027; 
assigned to Calcutta Oct. 20, 1927; class six Dec. 
19, 1020 ; to Ilarhados May 27, 1932 ; to I'ort-au- 
Princo Aug. 15, 1932; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 
24, 1933 ; assigned as cons, at Asuncion July 27, 1033 ; 
also as 2d sec. at Asuncion Aug. 18, 1933 ; as cons, 
at Antofagasta Jan. 29, 1934 ; at Hankow Apr. 18, 
1935 ; married. 

Jawney, Ignatius,— 6. Zbaraz. Poland, July 15, 1885; 
naturalized 1919; LwSw Univ., Poland, grud. 1911; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser.. B.F.S. 1923 ; U. S. 
Army 1915-17; elk., U. S. Soldiers' Home, 1918-28; 
translator, Veteran.s" Admin., 1928-32 ; app. trans- 
lator at .?2,300 in the Dept. of State Feb. 5. 1932 ; 
at .$2,600 Sept. 1, 19.35; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1038; mar- 
ried. — Tr. 

Jenkins, Douglas. — b. Colleton Co., S. C. Feb. 6, 
1880 ; Porter Mil. Acad. grad. ; studied law ; mem. 
of bar of S. C. ; Sumter Guards (militia) 1808-99; 
law elk. and practicing attorney 1901-3; reporter, 
city editor, and act. editor of newspaper 1903-8 ; app., 
after exam., cons, at St. Pierre June 22, 1008; at 
•Goteborg Mar. 8, 1912; at Riga Nov. 24, 1913; In 
charge of German and Austro-Ilungarian, Brit, and 
French interests at Riga 1914-17 ; class seven by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915; class six Mar. 2, 1915; 
detailed to Harbin Aug. 16, 1918; class Ave Sept. 

5, 1919 ; assigned to Harbin Sept. 6, 1919 ; class 
three June 4, 1920 ; cons. gen. of class four Nov. 
19, 1021 ; detailed to the Dept. Dec. 23, 1921 ; as- 
signed to Canton Mar. 30, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class three July 1, 1024; class two Dec. 17, 1925; 
class one May 9, 1930; assigned to Shanghai, temp.. 
May 29, 1030; to Hong Kong June 2, 1030; to Berlin 
June 20. 1934; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1030; 
cons. gen. at London Oct. 0, 1937 ; married. 

Jenkins, Douglas, Jr. — b. St. Pierre, St. Pierre et 
Miquelon, of Am. parents, Jan. 17, 1910 ; North China 
American Sch., I'eking, grad. ; Univ. of S. C. ; 
Univ. of Va., B. S. 1930; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at MazatlAn Aug. 12, 1931; v. c. at Mazatlfln Aug 
27, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Doc. 17, 
1931 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 10, 1931 ; 
as V. c. at Yiinnanfu Apr. 7. 1932 ; at Nanking Mar. 

6, 1933 ; V. c. at Shanghai Aug. 23, 1035 ; also 8d 
sec. at Nanking Sept. 17, 1935: v. e. ni Warsaw An.'. 
24, 1938; married. 

Jensen, Julius Jorgen Christian. — 6. Lone Rock. Wis., 
Oct. 31, 1883 ; Univ. of Iowa 1006-7 ; George Wash- 
ington, LL. B. 1915; mem. of bars of D. C. and 
Wyo. ; elk. 1007-9. In U. S. Weather Bu. 1009-10; 
law practice 1017-18; elk.. Govt, depts.. 1018-20; 



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app. V. c. at CopenhageD Dec. 4 1920; at Malmo, 
temp., Oct. 30, 1923; at Copenhagen Dec. 17, 1923; 
at Goteborg. temp., Nov. 14, 1924 ; at Copenhagen 
Feb. 17, 1925; at Cologne Dec. 7, 1926; at Oslo 
Mar. 14, 1928 ; at Stuttgart Aug. 17, 1934 ; married. 

Jernegan, John Durnford. — b. Los Angeles, Calif., 
•Tune 12, 1911 ; Salt Lake Collegiate Inst, one and one- 
lialf yrs. ; Stanford, A. B. 1933, A. M. 1935; George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser. 1933-34 ; elk. 1935 ; newspaper 
reporter 1936 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 
16, 1936 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City Nov. 23, 
1936; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to Barce- 
lona June 29, 1938. 

Jester, Perry Northen. — b. West Point, Ga., Jan. 20, 
1902 ; Bailey Mil. Inst. grad. ; Univ. of Richmond 
1920-23 ; Univ. of Va., B. S. 1925 ; Crawford Sch. 
1926-27; U.S. Merchant Marine 1917-18; asst. pur- 
chasinj; agt., Mod. Coll. of Va. 1923-24; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Aug. 
24, 1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 20, 1927 ; 
to Hong Kong Feb. 24, 1928 ; assigned as For. Ser. 
officer to the Am. Leg. at San Salvador Apr. 18, 
1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 3d sec. at 
San Salvador May 4, 1932 ; as v. c. at Barbados Dec. 
3, 1932 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; 
assigned to Barbados Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Southamiv 
ton June 23, 1936 ; married. 

Johansen, Beppo Rolff. — b. New York City Mar. 9, 
1909; Univ. of Fla., A. B. and J. D. 1932; R. 
Istituto Superiore di Seienze Sociali e Politiche, 
Florence, diploma 1935 ; mem. of bar of Fla. ; elk. 
1934 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 
19.35 ; assigned as language officer at Tokyo Oct. 18, 
1935 ; V. c. at Yokohama Oct. 25, 1937. 

Johnson, Ellis Alfred. — b. Springfield, Mass., Oct. 4, 
1893 ; attended high sch. ; elk. 1910-14 ; office mgr. 
of dairy farm 1914-15; stenog. 1915-16; sec, Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com., 1916-17 ; elk.. Emergency 
Fleet Corp., 1917 ; U. S. Army 1918-19, It., overseas 
service ; Red Cross work in Europe 1919-21 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Copenhagen Aug. 
23, 1921; v. c. at Copenhagen Mar. 11, 1925; at 
Riga, temp.. Apr. 10, 1929; at Plymouth June 29, 
1929 ; at Tallinn Apr. 19, 1930 ; at Danzig Jan. 26, 
1932; at Moscow Feb. 10, 1934; at Istanbul Apr. 2, 
1937 ; married. 

Johnson, Eugene H. — b. Black River Falls, Wis., 
Dec. 27, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; RIpon Coll. one yr. ; 
U. S. Army 1918; elk., Dept. of Interior, 1917-24; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Stavanger Mar. 4, 1924 ; 
V. c. at Sydney, N. S., Nov. 13, 1925 ; at Campbellton, 
temp., July 18, 1927; at Sydney Dec. 17, 1927; at 
Halifax, temp., Jan. 26, 1928 ; at Sydney Feb. 8, 1928 ; 
at Campbellton, temp., Apr. 6, 1928 ; at Fredericton, 
temp., Aug. 1. 1928; at Sydney Sept. 27, 1928; at 
Charlottetown, temp.. June 12, 1930 ; at Sydney July 
1, 19.^0: at Moncton, temp.. Apr. 27, 1935; at Sydney 
May 24, 1935 ; at Fredericton, temp., May 3, 1938 ; at 
Halifax, temp., Sept. 1, 1938 ; married. 



Johnson, Frederick Conger. — b. Pictou, N. S., Canada, 
of Am. parents, Nov. 15, 1885 ; prep, sch., and coll., 
Ob(>rcassel by Bonn, Germany, dii)loma, 1903 ; Univ. 
of Pa., 1903-4 ; attended Technicum, Mittweida, Ger- 
many, 1905 ; Polytechnicum, Darmstadt, Germany, 
1906 ; studied int. law under tutor ; employed with 
railroads in U. S. 1914-18 ; app. cons. agt. at Paspe- 
blac July 26, 1918 ; at Gaspg Jan. 23, 1919 ; v. c. at 
Riviere du Loup Nov. 15, 1919 ; resigned Dec. 20, 
1920 ; app. v. c. at Fredericton Sept. 19, 1921 ; 
married. 

Johnson, Hallett. — b. New York City Nov. 26, 1888 ; 
Hotchklss Sch. ; Williams Coll., B. A. 1908 ; Columbia. 
LL. B. 1911; mem. of bar of N. Y. ; law practice 
1911-12 ; mem. of N. Y. Nat. Guard ; app., after exam., 
3d sec. at London Aug. 22, 1912 ; at Constantinople 
May 22, 1914 ; sec. of emb. or leg. of class five by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class four Mar. 2, 1915 ; as- 
signed to Constantinople Mar. 6, 1915 ; to La Paz 
June 16, 1915 (canceled) ; to Santiago, Chile, July 
6. 1915 ; class three May 10, 1916 ; assigned to La 
Paz as charge d'affaires ad interim July 20, 1916 ; 
to Santiago, Chile, Jan. 3, 1917 ; to the Dept. Jan. 
14, 1918 ; act. chief, Division of Latin American 
Affairs, Atig. 15-Nov. 21, 1919; class two Dec. 20, 
1919 ; assigned to Brussels Mar. 25, 1920 ; to Stock- 
holm May 26, 1921 ; to Madrid July 23, 1923 ; to Ber- 
lin June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class four July 
1, 1924 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Paris July 17, 1924 ; 
class three Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Oslo July 11, 
1927 ; to The Hague July 25, 1929 ; class two July 24, 
1930 ; couns. of leg. at The Hague Apr. 6, 1931 ; couns. 
of emb. at Madrid Dec. 5, 1933 (temp, at St. Jean de 
Luz July 26, 1936) ; cons. gen. May 14, 1936 ; couns. 
of emb. at Warsaw Oct. 2, 1936 ; cons. gen. at Stock- 
holm Sept. 29, 1937 ; married. 

Johnson, Herschel V. — 6. Atlanta, Ga., May 3, 1894 ; 
Univ. of N. C. B. A. 1916 ; Harvard Law Sch. 1919-20 ; 
instructor in French, Chamberlayne Sch. for Boys, 
Richmond, Va., 1916-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., 
overseas service ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. 
of class four Nov. 15, 1920 ; assigned to Berne Jan. 12, 
1921 ; to Sofia Dec. 16, 1921 ; class three Sept. 22, 1922 ; 
assigned to the Dept. July 23, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five Sept. 20, 1924 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Tegucigalpa Oct. 23, 1926 ; 
class four May 26, 1928 ; assigned as 1st sec. at 
Mexico City July 27, 1928 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Mar. 26, 1930 ; chief. Division of Mexican Affairs, 
June 12, 1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; assigned 
as 1st sec. at London Feb. 16, 1934 ; attended, as sub- 
stitute, meeting of Governing Body for Assistance to 
Refugees Coming from Germany, London, 1934 ; class 
two Oct. 1, 19.35; cons. gen. May 14, 1936; del.. Int. 
Conf. on Whaling, London, 1937 ; couns. of emb. at 
London July 8, 1937 ; dfl.. meeting of Int. Sugnr 
Council, London, 1938 ; del.. Int. Conf. for Regulation 
of Whaling, London, 1938. 

Johnson, John David. — b. Highgate, Vt., Nov. 3, 
1884 ; attended business sch. ; corr. course in business 
admin. ; Georgetown Univ., LL.B. 1908 ; mem. of bar 
of D. C. ; elk. 1902-4; in U. S. Navy Yard 1904-5; 
app. elk. at $900 in the Dopt. of State July 7, 



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1005: at $1,200 July 2, 1006; nt $1,400 Mnr. 4, 
1007; at $1,600 June 1, 1009; elk.. North Atlantic 
Coast Msliorlos Arbitrntlon. The IlaKne. 1010; at 
$1,800 Dec. 1, 1913; special employee in chai-fjo of 
cons, post allowances and nllotnients at $2,400 Auk. 
15, 1918; at $2,100 July 1. 1019; draftins officer at 
$2,400 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1. 1020; at 
$3,000 June 17, 1921, effective July 1; designated 
representative of the Dept. of State on Federal 
Traffic Bd. Oct. 31, 1921 ; app. cons, of class six 
Auk. 2:^ 1922; detailed to the Dept. Sept. 20, 1022: 
class five Dec. 19, 1023 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924; class five Pec. 17, 1025; assi-i.ed to 
Strasbourg July 12. 1026; to Paris July 1, 1029; to 
Ihuuiltou, Out.. Mar. 27. 19:iO ; class four May 
lOnO; to Madrid Sept. 25, 1935; detailed to Marseille, 
temp.. Nov. 25. 19:!6 ; class three June 1, 1037; to 
Lyon July 23. 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937: married. 

Johnson, Leslie Willard. — 6. Minneapolis, Minn., 
.Vug. 5, 1908 : Univ. of Minn.. B. A. 1930 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Melbourne Oct. 17. 1930 ; v. c. 
at Melbourne June 11. 1931; at Wellington July 
31. 1931; Ri Puerto Cortes June 29, 1932; at Port 
Limfin June 14, 1933; at Gibraltar June 4. .1936; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
c.ireer, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to 
Gibraltar Nov. 16, 1036 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at La Paz 
June 4. 1938 ; married. 

Johnson, Lucius Hartweil. — b. Aiken, S. C, Aug. 6, 
1897; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of S. C. 1915-16; 
attended business sch. ; U. S. Navy 1918-19 ; elk., 
Dept. of State, 1919-20 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Dublin Dec. 4, 1920; v. c. at Dublin Sept. 9, 1922; 
at Bilbao Jan. 13. 1923 ; at Montreal .July 5. 1024 ; 
It Winnipeg Feb. 6, 1925 ; at Matanzas June 18, 
1032: at Montreal June 22. 1934; app.. after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser.. and assigned to Montreal Nov. 16, 
1036 ; 3d sec. at Panama Dec. 23, 1937 ; married. 

Johnson, Nelson Trusler. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Apr. 3, 1887 ; Sidwell's Friends Sch. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ., 1906-7 ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter in China Aug. 27, 1907 ; v. and dep. 
cons. gen. and interpreter at Mukden Nov. 1, 1909 ; 
V. and dep. cons, and interpreter at Harbin Apr. 18, 
1910; V. and dep. cons. gen. and intorpnter at Han- 
kow July 30, 1910; at Shanghai Dec. 2, 1911; mixed 
court assessor ; designated to exercise judicial author- 
ity and jurisdiction in civil and criminal cases at 
Shanghai June 7. 1913; app. cons, at Chungking Dec. 
29, 1914 ; cons, of class six by act approved Fob. 5, 
1915; assigned to Changslia Mar. 2, 1915; detailed 
to Shanghai Apr. 12, 1918; to the Dept. Sept. 11. 
1018; class five Sept. 5, 1019; class three June 4, 
1020; expert asst., Conf. on the Limitation of Arma- 
ment, Wiishlngton, 1921 ; app. cons. gen. at large 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; cons. gen. of class three June 5, 1024 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1024; assigned 
to the Dept. Apr. 21, 1925 ; chief. Division of Far 
Kastern Affairs, July 1, 1925 ; class one June 30, 
1927; app., asst. sec. of state Aug. 15, 1927; mem., 
For. Ser. I'ersonnel Bd., Bd. of Examiners for the For. 



.Ser., and For. Ser. Sch. Bd. Feb. 25, 1928; chm., Bd. 
of Review for Ffficieiicy Uatlngs, May 15, 1928 ; del., 
Int. Civil Aeronautics Conf., Washingfon, 1928; E. E. 
and M. P. to China Dec. 10. 1920; A. E. and P. to 
China June IS, 1935 (presented credentials Sept. 17, 
1!I3,">) ; married. 

Johnson, Ural Alexis. — b. Falun, Kans., Oct. 17, 
lOO.S; Occidental Coll., A. B. 1931; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser. 1931-3L' ; office mgr. 1932-35; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935; assigned 
as language olllcer at Tokyo Oct. 12, 19:!5 ; v. c. at 
Keijo Oct. 25, 19.37; married, 

Johnston. Inez. — h. Minneapolis. Minn. ; high sch. 
grad.; stenog. 1023-26. In Treas. Dept. 1926-27; app. 
elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Apr. 1. 1027; at 
$1,440 July 1, 1028 (Welch Act); at $1,020 July 1, 
r02S ; at $2,000 Nov. 1, 1928 ; at $2,200 July 1, 
1930 : elk.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf.. Lon- 
don, 1033 ; at $2,300 Aug. 1, 1936 ; admin, asst. at 
$2,600 Aug. 9, 1937.— U. 

Jones, George Lewis, Jr. — b. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 
18, 1907 : Boys' Latin Sch. grad. ; Univ. of Va. ; Har- 
vard grad. ; Cambridge Univ., England ; newspaper 
reporter ; elk. to cnil. att. at London 1030-.32 ; at 
Cairo 1932-34; asst. trade conimr. at Cairo 19.34-35; 
at Athens 1935-38; app. asst. cml. att. at Athens 
Aug. 27, 1938 ; married. 

Jones, Gerald George. — b. Barneveld, Wis., Jan. 31, 
1907; Huron Coll., B. S. 1929; studied Spanish In 
Colombia 1929-30; teacher, Colegio Americano para 
Varones, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1930-31 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Barranquilla Sept. 1, 1931 ; v. c. 
at Barrauquilla Apr. 27, 1932; at Belfast Nov. 27, 
1935 ; married. 

Jones. J. "Wesley. — b. Sioux City, Iowa, June 4, 
1907 ; Morningside Coll. 1926-28 ; George Washing- 
ton Univ., A. B. 1030 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 16. 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at SaltlUo. 
temp.. Dec. 27. 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 
1931 ; to Calcutta Dec. 10, 1931 ; to Rome Apr. 23. 
1935 ; to Florence, temp., June 3, 1936 ; to Rome 
Sept. 4, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 
1937; cons, at Rome Apr. 26, 1937; married. 

Jones, Joseph M., Jr. — b. Lockhart, Tex., Oct. 29, 
lOOS : Baylor, B. A. 1928 ; Univ. of Pa., M. A. 1929, 
I'h. D. 10.;5; Harrison Fellow. Univ. of Pa.. 1930-31; 
Pcnfield Traveling Fellow In Europe 1931-33 ; London 
Sch. of Economics 1932-33: research asst. 1929-30; 
economist. Tariff Commn., 1933-37 ; app. divisional 
asst. at $3.S00 In the Dept. of State Mar. 16. 1937; 
married.— FE. 

Jordan, Curtis Calhoun. — b. San Diego. Calif.. Mar. 
20, 1892 ; polytecb. high sch. grad. ; Univ. of So. 
Calif., LL. B. 1918; U. S. Army 1917-20. 2d It., 
overseas service; capt. O. R. C; app.. after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 20, 1919; as- 
signed to Port au Prince June 14. 1020 ; to Ilelslng 
fors Mar. 1, 1922; class three Mar. 23, 1922; For. 



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Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 2d 
sec. at Habana July 17, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. 
Oct. 19, 1925 ; app. cons. July 8, 1926 ; assigned as 
cons, at Barcelona Aug. 4, 1926 ; at Bilbao, temp.. 
Mar. 6, 1928 ; at Barcelona June 22, 1928 ; class five 
July 24, 1930; at Madrid Feb. 20, 1932; at Madras 
June 29, 1935 ; married. 

Jordan, Francis Cameron. — 5. Greensboro, N. C, July 
20, 1896 ; Bingham Mil. Sell. grad. ; Univ. of N. C, 
A. B. 1917 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mazatlfin 
Dec. 12, 1917 ; v. c. at Mazatlin June 13, 1918 ; 
resigned Nov. 5, 1918 ; cml. employment 1919-31 ; 
N. C. Nat. Guard 1930-31 ; app. v. c. at Col6n Mar. 
12, 1931 ; at Buenaventura, temp., Jan. 5, 1935 ; at 
Col6n Mar. 16, 1935; at Cartagena, temp., Dec. 28, 
1935 ; at Col6n June 19, 1936 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; v. c. at Colon July 6, 1937 ; 
at Buenos Aires Aug. 7, 1937 ; at Forto Alegre July 
2, 1938 ; married. 

Jordan, Russell Benton. — 5. Chillicothe, Mo., Dec. 2, 
1902 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; sec. and 
stenog. 1920-24 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Yo- 
kohama Jan. 5, 1925 ; v. c. at Yokohama Apr. 2, 1926 ; 
elk. at Am. Leg. at Peking, temp., Apr. 11, 1927 ; v. c. 
at Hankow Sept. 7, 1927 ; resigned Aug. 3, 1930 ; 
app. V. c. at Valencia Nov. 4, 1930 ; at Ottawa Oct. 
9, 1933; married. 

Josselyn, Paul Eeitler. — h. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dec. 
18, 1885 ; business sch. grad. ; Beloit Coll.. B. A. 1909 ; 
George Washington Univ. one yr. ; elk. and stenog. 
1904-5; elk. In War Dept. 1909; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in China Apr. 20, 1910 ; dep. cons, 
gen. at Tientsin July 26, 1912 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. 
at Tientsin Nov. 22, 1912 ; also interpreter Mar. 1, 
1913 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. and interpreter at 
Canton Mar. 17, 1914 ; v. c. at Canton Feb. 6, 1915 ; 
V. c. and interpreter at Tientsin July 5, 1917 ; cons, 
of class eight Feb. 19, 1918 ; assigned to Chung- 
king Apr. 15, 1918 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed 
to Peking Apr. 16, 1921 ; asst. Chinese sec. at Peking 
July 1, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 
1924 ; class five Aug. 8, 1924 ; asst. Chinese sec. to 
Am. del., Special Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, 
Peking, 1925-26 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned 
as 2d sec. at Peking Apr. 30, 1926; to the Dept. 
Jan. 6, 1927 ; class four May 23, 1929 ; assigned as 
cons, at Shanghai May 7, 1930 : at Hankow Julv 20, 
1934 ; cons. gen. July 31, 1934 ; assigned to Hankow 
Aug. 15, 1934 ; class three Oct. 1, 1935 ; class two 
Jan. 3, 1938; married. 

Jova, Eugene Elias. — b. Calabazar de Sagua, Cuba, 
of Am. parents, July 13, 1892; Charlotte Hall Mil. 
Acad. ; business sch. grad. ; in bank in Cuba one 
yr. ; private business 1914—17 ; in ship chandlery 
1917-21 ; app. act. cons. agt. at Sagua la Grande 
July 1, 1921 ; eons. agt. at Sagua la Grande Oct. 6, 
1922 ; married. 

Joyce, Robert Prather. — b. Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 
17, 1902 ; Deep Springs Sch. ; Yale, B. A. 1926 ; Yale 



Law Sch. 1925-26 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences 
Polltiques 1926-27 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offi- 
cer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; as- 
signed to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 1928 ; to 
Shanghai Oct. 10, 1928 ; to La Paz Mar. 25, 1931 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 28, 1932 ; assigned as 3d 
sec. at La Paz Apr. 1, 1932 ; at Panamfi Aug. 22, 
1933 ; class eight and cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to 
the Dept. May 12, 1936 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Belgrade 
Apr. 2, 1938 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Jukes, Arthur d'Aguilar. — b. Vancouver, Brit. Co- 
lumbia, of Am. parents, Jan. 27, 1906 ; high sch. 
grad. ; Oreg. State ColL 1923-25 ; Univ. of Wash. 
1925-2G ; elk., traffic mgr. for company, and at sea 
1926-28 ; claim agt. for steamship company 1928-29 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Callao-Lima 
Jan. 16, 1930; v. c. at Callao-Lima Nov. 20, 1930; 
at Nuevitas Jan. 22, 1936 ; married. 

Kazanjian, Reginald Stephen. — b. Newport, R. I., 
Aug. 7, 1905 ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; Oxford 1927-28 ; 
Harvard Law Sch. and Harvard Grad. Sch. 1928-29 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. e. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Habana, temp., Dec. 26, 1930 ; to 
Matanzas, temp.. May 18, 1931 ; to Habana Sept. 19, 
1931 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 29, 1931 ; to 
Rangoon Apr. 7, 1932 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Bogota 
Aug. 11, 1934 ; as v. c. at Sao Paulo June 25, 1936 
(caneeled) ; at Sao Paulo Sept. 8, 1936 (canceled) ; at 
Rio de Janeiro, temp., Oct. 7, 1936 ; at Sao Paulo Nov. 
11, 1936 (canceled) ; at Paril, temp., Feb. 5, 1937; at 
Sao Paulo Aug. 12, 1937. 

Keating, Joseph T. — b. Sag Harbor, N. Y., Oct. 13, 
1899; Georgetown Univ., LL. B. 1920, LL. M. 1922; 
French Language Sch. 1930-33 ; Berlitz Sch. of 
Languages 1933- ; mem. of bars of D. C. and N. Y. ; 
U. S. Army 1918 ; law elk. 1920-21 ; practicing at- 
torney 1921-25 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of 
State Nov. 24, 1922 ; at $1,000 May 1, 1923 ; at $1,500 
July 1, 1924 ; elk. and stenog.. Am. section of the 
Tacna-Arica Plebiscitary Commn., 1925-26 ; at. $1,560 
Nov. 1, 1927 ; at $1,680 July 1. 1928 (Welch" Act) ; 
legal asst. at .?2,000 Dec. 1, 1928; tech. asst. (legal) 
Feb. 1, 1929 ; at $2,600 June 1, 1929 ; at $2,800 July 
1, 1930 ; at $3,800 June 1, 19.35 ; tech. adviser. Int. 
Conf. for Regulation of Whaling, London, 1938 ; di- 
visional asst. at $4,600 Aug. 29, 1938 ; married. — IN. 

Keatley, George Harold. — b. Fleming, Pa., June 6, 
1902; Dickinson Coll., Ph. B. 1927; George Washing- 
ton, LL. B. 1933, LL. M. 1934 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 
sec. to dean, Dickinson Coll., 1921-23 ; secretarial 
work in China and Philippine Is. 1925-27 ; in N. Y. 
bank 1927-28 ; asst. sec. to gov. gen. of Philippine 
Is. 1928-29 ; app. private see. to the sec. of state at 
$3,200 Apr. 4, 1929; at $3,400 July 1, 1930; admin, 
asst. at $3,200 Mar. 6, 1933 ; divisional asst. at $3,800 
Sept. 16, 1935; married.— A-M/C. 

Kebllnger, Wilbur. — b. Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 8, 
1875 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. ; George Washington, LL. 



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B. in04; U. S. Army 1898; elk., War Dept., 1808-09; 
sec. Int. Boundary Coinuin., U. S. aud Mi-xlco, 1800- 
1014 ; sec. of Am. section, Chnmiznl Arbitration, 
U. S. and Mi-xlco. El rase, Tex., 1910; U. S. Conimr., 
Rio Grando Comnin., 1010-14 ; app., under Ex. order, 
cons, at Malta May lii, 1014 ; cons, of class p|>;ht by 
act approved Keb. 5, 1915; class seven Sept. 14, 1017 ; 
detailed to Flume May 27, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to Zasreb 
July 29, 1920; class four and detailed to Flume 
Nov. 19, 1921; assigned to Flume Jan. 25, 1922; to 
Bombay Mar. 30. 1923; For. Ser. offlcer of class five 
July 1, 1924; cla.^s four Feb. 24, 192."i ; assigned to 
Melbourne Apr. 7. 1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; 
to Sy-lney. N. S. W., July 13. 1931 ; cons. j;en. Keb. 
19, 1932; assigned as cons. gen. at Singapore Mar. 3, 
1932; at Victoria. B. C. Jan. 2.->, 1930; at Hamburg 
June 22, 1037; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 19.37. 

Keeley, James Hugh, Jr. — b. Curwensville, Ta., Nov. 
27, 1895 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Sch. of Mil. Aeronau- 
tics, I'rinoeton fniv., grad. 1917 ; American Univ. of 
Beirut. A. B. 1931 ; studied law ; with powder com- 
pany lOlG-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It.; in restau- 
rant business 1910-20 ; app. v. c. at Constantinople 
June 11. 1020; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 30, 1922 ; assigned to Constantinople 
Oct. 7. 1922 ; to Damascus Feb. 24, 1923 ; class two 
Nov. 23. 1023 ; For. Ser. offlcer unclass. July 1, 1024 ; 
class eight and cons. Aug. 31. 1025; assigned to Beirut 
Apr. 24, 1028 ; class seven May 17, 1028 ; class .six 
Dec. 19, 1920 ; assigned to Montreal Mar. 12, 1931 ; 
class five July 1, 1931 ; to Salonika Sept. 5, 1935 ; 
class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; see. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17. 1937 ; class three June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Keena, Leo John. — 6. Detroit, Mich., Apr. 12, 1878 ; 
Detroit Coll. 1803-96 ; Univ. of Mich. 1897-1900 ; sea- 
man 1898 ; mining business 1900-1903 ; in charge of 
mill in Colombia 1904 ; In business 1905-9 ; app., 
after exam., cons, at Chihuahua May 31, 1900 ; at 
Florence Dec. 14, 1910 ; eons. gen. at Buenos Aires 
Apr. 27, 1914 ; eons. gen. of class five by act ap- 
proved Feb. 5, 1915; class four Feb. 22, 1915, and 
assigned to Valparaiso ; to Ziirich Mar. 27, 1919 ; to 
Warsaw Sept. 30, 1920 ; class three Nov. 23, 1921 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1924 ; cons, and 
assigned to Liverpool Aug. 26, 1924 ; class one Dec. 
17. 1925 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Habana May 7. 
1927 ; tech. adviser. Sixth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Habana, 1928; del.. Int. Conf. on Immigration and 
Emigration, Habana, 1928 ; assigned to Paris Oct. 26, 
1929 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 10, 1934 ; assigned 
as couns. of emb. at Paris in addition to duties as 
cons. gen. Dec. 21, 1934 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Honduras Feb. 22, 1935 ; to the Union of South 
Africa July 31, 1937; married. 

Keith, Gerald. — b. New York City Mar. 13, 1893; 
Amherst Coll., B. A. 1015; Univ. of Grenoble 1025; 
salesman 1915-17, 1010-25 ; U. S. Naval Reserve 
1017-10, It. (Jg.) ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offlcer 
unclasa. and v. e. of career Feb. 5, 1027 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 14, 1927; to Seville 
Feb. 24, 1928 ; to Calcutta Sept. 4, 1931 ; class eight 
9G329 — 38 9 



July 1, 1934; eons. Jan. 22, 1035; assigned to Cal- 
cutta Jan. 24, 1935; to Bern Mar. 16, 1035; clasH 
seven Apr. 1. 1930; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 18. 

1030 ; For. .Ser. otllcor to the leg. at Bern, toni|>., Oct. 
10, 193t; ; L'd sec. at Bern Nov. 2, 1930, In addition to 
duties as cons.; class six May 1, 103s ; cons, and 2d 
sec. at Bog.itft July :!0. 103M; inarii. d. 

Kelchner, Warren. — b. Orangeville, Pa., Nov. 6, 
1S95; Valparaiso Univ., LL. B. 1917; Univ. of Pa.. 
A. It. 1923; Univ. of Grenoble, summer 1925; Institut 
Uiiiversltaire des Hautes f:tu<ie8 Internationales 1925- 
26 ; Harvard, M. A. 1928 ; Univ. of Pa.. Ph. D. 1928 ; 
mem. of bar of Ind. ; teacher 1013-15, 1018-20; In- 
structor in political science, Univ. of Pa., 1023-25; 
Penrteld traveling scholar In Int. law and diplomacy 
1025-27 ; research on .Vm. republics under Bu. of Int. 
Research, Harvard, 1028-30; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. offlcer unclass. and v. c. of career Jan. 20, 1920 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Scli. Feb. 2, 1929 ; asst. see., 
Commn. for study and review of conditions In Haiti, 
1930 ; assigned to Port-au-Prince July 22. 1030 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 22, 1931 ; assigned also as 3d 
sec. at Port-au-I'rince Feb. 20, 1031 ; resigned Nov. 8, 

1031 ; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Nov. 0, 1031 ; sec. to Am. del., Seventh Int. 
Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1033 ; adviser. Pan 
American Cnil. Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935 ; at .«.".C0O 
Feb. 10, 1936; tech. adviser, Inter-American Conf. 
for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1930 ; ti'cli. 
expert, Inter-American Tech. Aviation Conf., Lima, 
1937.— RA. 

Kelley, Robert Francis. — 6. Somervllle, Mass., Feb. 
13, 1894; Harvard, A. B. 1915, A. M. 1917; Univ. of 
I'aris 1915-16; asst. instructor in hist. Harvard. 
1916-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-22, capt., overseas service, 
detailed as asst. mil. att. at Copenhagen and mil. 
observer in the Baltic Provinces Mar. 3, 1920; as 
asst. mil. att. at Helsingfors and mil. observer in the 
Baltic Provinces July 28, 1921 ; app., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dee. 20, 1919, but 
declined appointment; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Nov. 18, 1922 ; assigned to Cal- 
cutta Dec. 14. 1922 ; app. drafting offlcer at $2,500 
In the Dept. of State Sept. 26. 1923 ; reapp. v. c. 
of career of class three May 24, 1924 ; class two 
May 28, 1924; class one .May 31, 1924 ; cons, of class 
seven and assigned to the Dept. June 5, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. ollicer of class liglit July 1. 1!)24 ; asst. chief, 
Division of Eastern European Affairs. Mar. 16, 1925; 
act. chief Oct. 1, 1025; class seven June 2, 1020; 
chief. Division of Eastern European Affairs, Oct. 15, 
1026; class six May 17, 1928; resigned July 1, 1928; 
app. drafting officer at $6,500 In the Dept. of State 
and designated chief. Division of Eastern European 
Affairs, July 1, 1928; at $7,500 Aug. 1, 1028; at 
.?'■*, 000 July 1, 19.30; nieni.. Bd. of Trusleos. Second 
Export-Import Bank of Washington. D. C. 1934-36; 
mem.. 15(1. of Trustees, Export-Import Bank of Wash- 
ington. 19.''.4-37 ; app. For. Ser. offlcer of class three, 
cons, gen., and sec. In the Diplo. Ser., and assigned 
to the Dept. June l.'i. 19:!7 I 1st see. at Istanbul 
(Ankara) June 17, 1937. 



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Kelly, George Francis. — b. Jamaica Plain, Mass., 
Jan. 21, 1902 ; Venani Prep. Sch. ; attended business 
sch. ; elk. in Mass. State govt. 1920-23 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate at Kingston. Jamaica, Apr. 10, 1923 ; 
V. c. at Kingston Apr. 1, 1925 ; married. 

Kelly, Monroe (Capt.) — 6. Norfolk, Va., July 30, 
1886 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1909 ; mem.. U. S. Naval 
Mission to Brazil, 1927-31 ; assigned as naval att. 
and naval att. for air at The Hague Mar. 23, 1938 ; 
married. 

Kelsey, Easton Trowbridge. — 6. Ann Arbor, Mich., 
June 22, 1904 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Univ. of Mich., 

A. B. 1929 ; Univ. of Mich. Law Sch. 1926-27 ; mom. 
Univ. of Mich, archeological expeditions to Asia Minor 
and Egypt 1924, 1927-28 ; app. elk., temp., in Am. 
Leg. at Cairo Apr. 19, 1928 ; resigned Sept. 14, 1928 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 24, 1930 ; as v. c. 
at Cairo July 22, 1930 ; also as language officer at 
Cairo Aug. 23, 1932 ; as v. c. at Beirut, temp., July 
1, 1933 ; as v. c. and language officer at Cairo Aug. 
30, 1933 ; as v. c. at Beirut June 13, 1935 ; at Oslo 
Jan. 18, 1938; married. 

Kemp, Edwin Carl. — 6. East Douglass, Mass., Aug. 
24, 1884 ; attended high sch. ; in merchant marine 
three yrs. ; app., after exam., cons, at St. Pierre Apr. 
24, 1914 ; cons, of class nine by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915; detailed as v. c. at Marseille July 22, 1915; 
assigned to Tunis July 8, 1916 ; class eight Sept. 1, 
1916; assigned to Bucharest May 27, 1919; class six 
Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to 
Budapest Nov. 11, 1920 ; assigned to Danzig Apr. 28, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class 
five June 8, 1927 ; assigned to Havre May 4, 1929 ; 
class four July 24, 1930; to Moncton July 18, 1933; 
to Winnipeg July IS, 1935 ; cons. gen. and assigned 
to Winnipeg July 22, 1935 ; to Bremen July 24, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Kemp, Percy George. — 6. Chatham, Ontario, Canada, 
Aug. 1, 1881 ; naturalized 1906 ; attended sch. in 
Canada ; Chatham Coll. Inst. ; business sch. grad. ; 
employed as stenog., secretary, and salesman ; N.Y. 
Nat. Guard 1910-12 ; app. v.c. at Valencia Jan. 16, 
1919; at Miilaga July 15, 1920; at Cadiz Jan. 29, 
1921 ; at Almeria Aug. 2, 1921 ; at Cadiz Dee. 1, 1921 ; 
at Almeria July 20, 1923 ; at Huelva Jan. 28, 1924 ; 
at Funchal Mar. 10, 1924 ; at Las Palmas Jan. 5, 
1926 ; at Helsingfors June 19, 1930 ; at Tananarive 
July 3, 1931 ; services terminated upon closing of con- 
sulate June 30, 1933 ; app. v.c. at Hull Dec. 13, 1933 ; 
at Vigo Aug. 8, 1935; at St. Michael June 5, 1936; 
married. 

Kemper, Graham Hawes. — 6. Bethany, W. Va., Apr. 
15, 1877 ; attended business sch. ; Transylvania Univ., 

B. S., 1896 ; Univ. of Ky., M. S. 1897 ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. 1909-11 ; teacher in private sch. and 
high sch. 1898-1905, in Philippine normal sch. 
1905-9 ; elk., Civil Ser. Commn., 1909-11 ; app., after 
exam., cons, at Cartagena Aug. 19, 1911 ; at Erfurt 
Sept. 18, 1913 ; cons, of class eight by act approved 



Feb. 5, 1915; class seven July 12, 1916; assigned 
to Prague Aug. 3, 1916; to Vigo July 21, 1917; 
to Funchal Nov. 5, 1917; to Sofia May 27, 1919; 
class five Sept. 5, 1919 ; class four June 4, 1920 ; 
assigned to Yokohama Dec. 13, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Sept. 29, 1927 ; 
assigned to Tokyo, temp., June 6, 1928; to Yoko- 
hama Nov. 20, 1929 ; to Hamilton, Bermuda, Apr. 10, 
1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Rome 
Dec. 22, 1933 ; cons. gen. Jan. 15, 1934 ; assigned to 
Rome Jan. 23, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; married. 

Kendrick, Stephen Earle Clark. — &. Brooklyn, N. Y., 
Feb. 16, 1889 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
employed as secretary ; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 
1917-19 ; with Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 
1919 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Prague June 15, 1919 ; 
at Vienna Oct. 28, 1920; v. c. at Vienna Dec. 19, 
1921 ; at Toronto Mar. 25, 1926 ; at Montreal June 

26, 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Montreal Jan. 2, 1932 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Montreal Oct. 1, 
1935 ; to Dublin July 14, 1937. 

Kenestrick, Millard L. — b. Butler, Ind., Feb. 11, 
1904 ; high sch. grad. ; Georgetown Univ. 1924-25 ; 
George Washington Univ. 1927-31 ; elk.. Office of Pub- 
lic Bldgs. and Public Parks, 1923-30; app. elk. at 
.?1,800 in the Dept. of State Nov. 12, 1930 ; at $2,300 
Feb. 9. 1931 ; representative of Dept. of State on 
Fed. Fire Council 1932- ; admin, asst. at $2,600 Mar. 
1, 1935; detailed to install and dismantle Dept.'s ex- 
hibit at Chicago World's Fair Centennial Celebration 
1933 and 1934, and to install Dept.'s exhibit at Calif.- 
Paciflc Int. Exposition, San Diego, 1935, at Texas 
Centennial Exposition, Dallas, 1936, and at Great 
Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, 1936 ; at $3,200 Mar. 16, 
1937 ; married. — CC. 

Kennan, George Frost. — 6. Milwaukee, Wis., Feb. 

16, 1904 ; attended sch. in Germany ; St. John's Mil. 
Acad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1925 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Sept. 1, 1926 ; 
assigned to Geneva, temp., Apr. 22, 1927 ; to Ham- 
burg July 15, 1927; to Berlin, temp., Apr. 5, 1928; 
to Tallinn Apr. 7, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 
23, 1929 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Riga, Kovno, and 
Tallinn June 5, 1929 ; as language officer at Berlin 
May 25, 1929, effective in Oct. 1929; class eight and 
cons. May 9, 1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Riga Sept. 

17, 1931 ; accompanied Ambassador Bullitt to Mos- 
cow Nov. 29, 1933 ; For. Ser. officer at Moscow Dec. 

27, 1933 ; 3d sec. at Moscow Feb. 12, 1934 ; class 
seven July 1, 1934 ; cons, at Vienna Jan. 18, 1935 ; 
2d sec. at Vienna June 22, 1935 ; at Moscow Oct. 29, 
1035 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; to the Dept. Aug. 19, 
1937 ; class five Jan. 3, 1938 ; 2d sec. at Praha Aug. 
26, 1938; married. 

Kennedy, Joseph Patrick. — &. Boston, Mass., Sept. 6, 
1888 ; Boston Latin Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1912 ; 
bank examiner for Mass. 1912-14 ; pres. of trust 
company 1914-17; executive with shipbuilding cor- 
poration 1917-19 ; branch mgr., investment bankers, 



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r.'19-24 ; pros., fllra and newsroel booking companii'S, 
U»Jti 30 : chin., b(l. of dirs., theater corporntiim, lill>S- 
29; Corporation finance 1930-34; chni., Sciurilies and 
Kxihange Coninin., 1934-35; chni., U. S. Maritime 
inmn., 1937-38; app. A. E. and 1'. to Great Hritain 
Ml. 17, m.-^S; married. 

Keogh, John Belfort.— fj. Chlcajio, 111., .Tan. 10, 
1903; Chicago Latin Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 
1925, grad. woric l'.)l'5--8; a.'^.^^t. instructor of Eng. 
and asst. crew coach. Harvard, 1925-2S ; adverti.sing 
work 1928-30; app. cllc. in Am. Con.sulate at Nassau 
June 3. 1931 ; v. c. at Nassau Eeb. 23, 19;i3 ; at Nai- 
robi June 21, 1935; at Bradford July 23, 1937. 

Ketcham, John Belden. — b. Bayshore, N. Y., July 
29. 1896 : Hotehkiss Sch. ; Mercersburg Acad. ; Yale, 
B. A. 1919; U. S. Naval Ueserve Koice 1917-19, en- 
sign ; clis. 1921 ; with lumber company 1921-22 ; with 
oil company in Con.stantinople and Athens 1922-24 ; 
fipp., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. May 28, 
1926; V. c. of career June 15, 1920; assigned to 
Singapore Apr. 20, 1927; to Penang, temp., June 5, 
1928 ; to Singapore Mar. 15, 1929 ; to Surabaya June 
20, 1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Surabaya 
Feb. 27, 1931 ; to Taihoku Sept. 22, 1931; to Tientsin 
Dec. 3, 1034 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Swatow 
July 5, lO'.'.G: sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
' ons. at Medan Mar. 22, 193S ; married. 

Key, David McKendree. — b. Tokyo, Japan, of Am. 
parents. Feb. 4, 1900; Groton Sch. grad.; Harvard, 
A. B. 1922; Gonville and Caius Coll., Cambridge 
L'niv., England, 1922-23 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser. 192.3-24 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1918 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Mar. 20, 1925 ; also 
V. c. of career and detailed to the Dept. Sept. 2, 1925 ; 
assigned to Antwerp Mar. 9, 192G ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as 3d sec. at Berlin July 18, 1927 ; 
at London Oct. 19, 1929 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 
19, 1929; sec. to representatives, conf. of ministers 
for moratorium on Intergovernmental debts, London, 
1931 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; sec, 1st stage, Gen. 
Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1932 ; asst. sec. to Am. 
del.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 1933 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Aug. 31, 19:53; asst. chief, 
Division of Current Information. Nov. 14. 1934 ; class 
six Oct. 1, 1935 ; press officer, London Naval Conf., 
1935-36 ; assigned as cons, and 2d sec. at Ottawa 
June 11, 1936; class five June 16, 193.S ; married. 

Kidder, Randolph Appleton. — 6. Ipswicli, Mass., July 
G, 191.'!; Noble and Greenough Sch. grad.; Harvard, 
S. B. I!t35 ; L'niv. of Grenoble. France, summer 1935 ; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences I'olitiques 1935-37 ; L'niv. 
of Jen.i. Germany, summer 1936 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. G, 1938 ; a.ssigned to Montreal 
Apr. 11, 1938; married. 

Kilcy, Henry Patrick. — b. Bridgeport, Conn., Mar. 
22, 1897; higli sch. grad.; studied in Gernmny ; 
secretarial work 191C-17; elk.. War Dept., 1917-18; 
U. S. Army 1918-21, overseas service; elk., Superior 
Provost Court, and secretary. Am. Section, Inter- 



Allled Khineland High Commn., Germany, 11)21-23; 
private enterprise 1923-2G ; app. dk. in leg. at Sofia 
Feb. 9, 1920; elk., 0th sess., 2d pt, I'rep. Conimn. 
for Disarmament Conf., tJeneva, 1030; elk. In con- 
sulate at Geneva Feb. 25, 1931; dk.. First Conf. 
of Representatives of Central Police (counterfeiting) 
and Int. Conf. for Unification of Laws on Bills of 
Exchange, Promls.sory Notes, and Cheques, Geneva, 
1931 ; V. c. at Geneva Dec. 14, 1931 ; served with 
.Vm. dels, to Gen. Disarmament Conf., Armament.s 
Truce Conf., Wheat Limitation Conf., Opium Ad- 
visory Commn., Int. Red Cross Conf., Economic 
Conf. (Prep.), and Liberian Commn. 1931-33; elk. 
in leg. at Managua Dec. 11, 1933; v. c. at Montreal 
July 1, 1935. 

Kimrey, Chester Hallett. — 6. Hallett, Okla., Jan. 20, 
1910 ; high sell. grad. ; attended business sch. ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Guatemala Dec. 5, 
1928: V. c. at Guatemala July 10, 1931; detailed as 
elk. in the leg. at San Salvador Feb. 5-Apr. 27, 1935; 
married. 

King, Edwin J. — 6. Emmltsburg, Md., Nov. 21, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; Gettysburg Coil. 1917-18 ; 
cml. employment 1919-23; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Barranquilla Sept. 29, 1924 ; v. c. at Bar- 
ranquilla Feb 4, 1925 ; at Santa Marta, temp., Dec. 
18, 1926 ; at Barranquilla Feb. 18, 1927 ; at Dublin 
Aug. 10, 1928. 

Kinkaid, Thomas C. (Capt.) — b. Hanover, N. H., 
Apr. 3, 18S8; U. S. N. A., grad. 1908; assigned as 
naval att. uinl naval att. for air at Rome Sept. 6, 
19:i8. 

Kirk, Alexander Comstock. — h. Chicago, 111., Nov. 26, 
1888; Yale, B. A. 1909; L'ficole Libre des Sciences 
Polltiques, diploma 1911 ; Harvard Law Sch., LL. B. 
1914 ; mem. of bar of 111. ; private sec. to the 3d a.sst. 
sec. of state 1915 ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Mar. 2, 1915; assigned to the Dept. 
Mar. 6, 1915; to Berlin Aug. 5, 1915; class three 
Nov. 5, 1915 ; assigned to The Hague Feb. 3, 1917 ; 
attached to Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 
1918-19; assigned to the Dept. July 24. 1919; class 
two Dec. 20, 1919 ; assigned to Tokyo Feb. 20, 1920 ; 
to Peking May 2, 1922 ; unassigned from Oct. 7, 1923 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1924; assigned 
as 1st sec. at Mexico City July 17, 1924; class three 
Nov. 17, 1924; assigned to the Dept. July 2, 1925; 
detailed as asst. to the undersec. of state Oct. 9, 
1925 ; V. chm., Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings, 
July 11, 1927; executive officer for the Dept. Oct 
4, 1927; assigned as Ist sec. at Rome Oct. 5. 1928; 
class two Dec. 19, 1929 ; couns. of emb. at Rome 
Dec. 21, 1929; class one July 1, 1931; cons. gen. 
May 14, 193G ; assigned to Singapore May IS. 1937 
(canceled) ; to Barcelona Oct. 13, 1937 (canceled i ; 
(ons. gen. and eouns. of emli. at Mohc< w Mar. 18, 1938. 

Kissick, Harold 0. — b. ChilUcothe, Mo., Dec. 2. 
1910 ; business sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
1931-32; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1934; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; stenog. 1929-30 ; typist, Dept. 



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of Labor, 1930; app. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of 
State May 1, 1931 ; at $1,620 Oct. 5, 1934 ; at $1,800 
May 25, 1936 ; admin, asst. at $2,600 June 29, 1937 ; 
married. — CC. 

Klath, Thormod Oscar. — b. Sioux City, Iowa, Nov. 
26, 1890 ; Red Wing Coll., Minn. ; National Law Sch., 
LL. B. 1916 ; mom. of bar of D. C. ; elk., Dept. of 
Com., 1916-19 ; app. trade commr. at Copenhagen 
Jan. 27, 1919 ; mgr. of Chicago dist. office of Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com. Feb. 1, 1922 ; of N. Y. office 
Oct. 29, 1923 ; trade commr. at Stockholm July 1, 
1924 ; cm), att. at Stockholm Feb. 28, 1925 ; ob.server 
Int. Cong, of Forestry Experimental Stations, Stock- 
holm, 1929 ; cml. att. at Copenhagen Aug. 13, 1935 ; 
at Warsaw Aug. 24, 1937 ; del., 23d Plenary Assembly 
of Int. Parliamentary Conf. on Com., Warsaw, 1938 ; 
married. 

Klieforth, Alfred Will.— b. Mayville, Wis., Oct. 10, 
1889 ; Univ. of Wis., A. B. 1913 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in China Apr. 4, 1914, but de- 
clined ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Stockholm June 15, 
1916; elk. in Am. Emb. at Petrograd Sept. 10, 1916; 
Am. passport control officer at Torneo. Finland, and 
V. c. at Haparanda Nov. 30, 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917- 
19, Ist It., overseas service ; app. asst. mil. att. at 
Petrograd Jan. 1918 ; app. special asst. at $3,500 in 
the Dept. of State June 17, 1920 ; drafting officer 
July 12, 1920 ; app., after exam., cons, of class six 
Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to the Dept. Mar. 13, 1923 ; 
asst. chief, Division of Eastern European Affairs, 
Nov. 30, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1. 
1924 ; class six Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Berlin 
Sept. 22, 1924 ; to Riga June 13, 1927 ; class five 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the 
emb. at Berlin June 29, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned as 2d see. at Berlin 
Oct. 24, 1929 ; class four Dec. 19, 1929 ; as 1st .sec, 
at Vienna May 11, 1933 ; as cons, at Cologne July 

16, 1935 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Cologne June 

17. 1936 ; married. 

Kluss, Walter L. (Capt.) — &. Postville, Iowa, June 
4, 1889 ; entered U. S. Army Nov. 27. 1917 ; assi'jned 
as mil. att. at Istanbul (Ankara) June 17, 1938 ; 
married. 

Knahenshue, Paul. — b. Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 31, 1883; 
high sch. grad. ; private tutors ; partner and gen. mgr. 
of business 1903-4 ; app. messenger in Am. Consulate 
at Belfast Mar. 1, 1905; v. c. at Belfast June 20, 
1906; V. and dep. cons. May 23, 1911; v. and dep. 
cons. gen. at Cairo July 17, 1911 ; v. c. at Cairo Feb. 
6, 1915 ; app., after exam., cons, of class eight Sept. 
14, 1917; detailed to Beirut May 2, 1919; class six 
Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five Nov. 19, 1921 ; class four 
Mar. 1, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1924 ; class four Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Beirut 
Aug. 11, 1925 ; cons. gen. May 31, 1928 ; assigned to 
Beirut June 20, 1928 ; to Jerusalem June 20, 1928 ; 
class three May 9, 1930; min. resident and cons. gen. 
at Baghdad Aug. 5, 1932 ; E. E. and M. P. to Sultan 
of Muscat 1933, on 100th anniversary of signing of 
treaty of amity and commerce with Muscat ; class 
two Oct. 1, 1935 ; married. 



Knight, George Stephens. — b. Livingston, Tenn., 
Aug. 8, 1910 ; Livingston Acad. grad. ; Univ. of 
Tenn.; Vanderbilt, B.A. 1931, LL. B. 1934; George- 
town Univ., LL. M. 1937, S. J. D. 19:>8 ; mem. of Ixir 
of Tenn. ; app. asst. to the legal adviser at $2,600 
in the Dept. of State Feb. 23, 1934 ; at $3,200 Feb. 
IG, 19.30. — I.e. 

Kohler, Foy David. — 6. Oakwood, Ohio, Feb. 15, 
1908; Toledo Univ. 1924-27; Ohio State, B. S. 1931; 
bank teller 1924-27, summers 1928, 1929; asst. sec, 
univ. alumni assn., and business mgr., univ. paper, 
1930-31 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Windsor Jan. 12, 1932 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932 ; to Bucharest Mar. 
30, 1933 ; to Belgrade, temp.. Mar. 11, 1933 ; to 
Bucharest Aug. 22, 1935 ; also 3d sec. at Bucharest 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; 3d sec. at Athens Jan. 17, 1936 ; 
married. 

Krause, Roland Ernest (Lt. Comdr.) — 6. Portland, 
Oreg., Aug. 29, 1S97 ; Reed Coll., grad. 1917 ; entered 
U. S. Navy Aug. 7, 1917 ; assigned as asst. naval 
att. at Berlin Mar. 29, 1938 ; married. 

Krausse, Henry Gustave, — b. Brownsville, Tex., Oct. 
28, 1896 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
studied law ; elk. 191.3-17 ; inspector, Public Health 
Ser., 1917 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Matamoros 
Aug. 6, 1917 ; v. c. at Matamoros Jan. 6, 1919 ; at 
Nuevo Laredo, temp., Sept. 14, 1922 ; at Matamoros 
Oct. 9, 1922 ; at Nuevo Laredo, temp.. May 10, 1924 ; 
at Matamoros July 26, 1924 ; at San Luis Potosf, 
temp., June 12, 1926; at Matamoros Sept. 23, 1926; 
at Saltillo, temp., Feb. 19, 1927 ; at Matamoros May 
16, 1927 ; married. 

Kreis. Foster Helm. — b. Minneapolis, Minn.. July 
20, 1889; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1913, M. A. 1914; 
Univ. of Washington 1919 ; teacher in high sch. 1914- 
19 ; elk. in shipping company 1919-20 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate General at Shanghai July 23, 1920 ; 
resigned Aug. 31, 1924 ; reapp. Apr. 18, 1925 ; v. c. at 
Shanghai Jan. 14. 1927 ; at Sydney, N. S. W.. Apr. 
15. 1930; at Toronto June 12, 1937; at Funclml Mar. 
14, 1938 ; married. 

Krentz, Kenneth Carl. — b. Denver, Colo., Dec. 12, 
1899 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Colo. 1915 ; with 
electric company 1915-18 ; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 
1918-19 ; with telephone company 1919-26 ; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate General at Hong Kong Mar. 11, 
1026; V. c. at Hong Kong Sept. 22, 1926; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
assigned to Hong Kong Mar. 26, 1929 ; to Kobe July 
1, 1932 ; to Nagasaki, temp., May 9, 1933 ; to Kobe 
June 3, 1933 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935; assigned to Kobe Jan. 24, 1935; to Osaka Feb. 
10, 1937 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to Canton Sept. 9, 1038. 

Krieg, William Laurence. — b. Newark, Ohio, Oct. 11, 
1913; Dartmouth, A. B. lOS.j ; Fletcher Sch. of Law 
and Diplomacy, A. M. 1936, grad. work 1936-38 ; app.. 



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after cxaiu., For. Sor. oflScer unclnss.. v. c. of cart'cr, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. G, 10:58; as.sigiicd to 
Stuttgart Apr. 11. 1938. 

Kuniholm, Bertel Eric. — b. Gardner, Mass.. May 13, 
1901; Worcester Polytech. Inst. 1018-19; Army- 
Navy Prep. Sch. 1919 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924 ; 
I.'ficole Nationale (lis Laiij,'ues Orientales Vivantes, 
I'aris. diplome d'elt^ve brevets 1933 ; U. S. Army 
1924-27, 2d It. ; Instructor, Woodward Sch. for Boys, 
1927-28; app., after e.\ani., For. Sor. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assifinod to the 
For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 1928 ; to Kovno Jan. IS, 1929 ; 
as lansuase officer to tlie consulate senoral at I'aris 
July 30, 1930; also v. c. at Paris May 1, 1931; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Juno 19. 1933 ; assismod as v. c. 
at Tallinn June 21. 1933 ; also as 3d sec. at Tallinn 
July 15, 1033 (canceled) ; assigned to the Dept. Auk- 
30, 193,:; as 3d sec. at Moscow Fob. 6, 1934; class 
eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 193;"); class seven 
and assigned as 2d sec. at Moscow Apr. 1, 193G ; to 
the Dept. July 30, 1936; cons, and 2d sec. at Riga 
July 14. 1937; class six Aug. 17, 1938; married. 

Kuppinger, Eldred D. — ft. Toledo. Ohio. July 4, 1911 ; 
Ohio State Univ., A. B. 1933 ; Ohio State Univ. Law 
Sch. 1932-34 ; George Washington, LL. B. 1937 ; 
mem. of bar of Ohio ; elk., Dept. of Justice, 1934 ; 
af'p. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Sept. 4, 
1934; at $1,800 Apr. 3, 1936; admin, asst. at $2,600 
Nov. 17, 1930.— RP. 

Kuykendall, Clark Porter, — b. Towanda, Pa., May 
10, 1896; Columbia. A. B. 1920; Am. Field Ser. in 
France 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three 
Sept. 7, 1920; assigned to Amsterdam Oct. 18, 1920; 
class two May 26, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
assigned to Batavia Mar. 30, 1923 ; cons, of class 
seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Oslo Apr. 5, 1927; class 
seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Bergen, temp., 
May 21, 1930 : to Oslo June 7. 1930 ; to Naples Sept. 
23, 19.30 ; class six July 1, 19::i : to Cherbourg July 
17, 1933 ; to Kaunas Jan. 2, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Jan. 25, 1935 ; also 1st sec. at Kaunas Jan. 29. 
1935 ; class Gve Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons, at Danzig Feb. 5, 
1938 ; class four June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Lafoon, Sidney Kennedy. — 6. Danieltown, Va., July 
12, 1904 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; private 
tutors; elk. In telephone company 1926-27; elk., 
office of mil. att., Bogota, 1927-31 ; app. elk. in leg. 
at Baghdad Nov. 30, 1931 ; in consulate general at 
Singapore Feb. 21, 1934 ; in leg. at Peiping Apr. 17, 
1034 ; in emb. at Nanking Aug. 17, 1935 ; also v. c. at 
Shanghai Mar. 17, 1930. 

LaMont, George Darwin. — b. Albion, N. Y., Ann. 9, 
1904; Phillips Exeter; Cornell, A. B. 1927; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Port au Prince Aug. 6, 1927 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned to Port au Prince 
Sept. 17, 1927; to Kovno July 21, 1930; sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 1, 1930; also 3d sec. at Kovno Oct. 



7. 1930; class eight July 1, 1934; assigned as v. c. 
at Ilarbln Dec. 20, 1034; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; as- 
signed to llarliln Jan. 24. 1935; (o Shanghai May 20, 
1938 ; married. 

Lamore, Burton Hart. — b. New Waven, Mich., Oct. 
11. 1«77: tilth sch. grad.; private tutors In Inn- 
guai,'cs 1903 14; studied law 1007: elk. 1S!t2 9t', ; 
railway mail elk. 18U9-1902; accountant 1902-3; 
elk. 1903-5, In Public Health Ser. 1905-16; elk. and 
translator, l).-pt. of Com., 1915-17, 1918-21; chief 
of statistical section. U. S. Shipping Bd. Kmergcncy 
Fleet Corp., 1917-18; instructor In Romance lan- 
guages, George Washington Univ., 1920-21, 192:{-28 ; 
translator. War Dept., 1921-25; app. translator at 
$2,100 in the Dept. of State Apr. 10, 1925; at $2,400 
Dec. 1, 1926; at $2,000 July 1, 1028 (Welch Act i ; 
at $2,700 July 1, 1928; at $2,800 July 1, 1930; at 
$3,200 Oct. 1, 1930; at $3,500 Sept. 1, 1935; mar- 
ried. — Tr. 

Lamprecht, Reinhard William. — b. Chicago, 111., Dec. 
9, 1895; attended public sch.; business sch. grad.; 
stenog. and broker 1912-15; mgr. of brokerage firm 
1916-17; U. S. Army 1917-19. 2d It., overseas serv- 
ice ; buyer and export mgr. in Brazil 1020-27 ; broker 
in France 1928-33 ; ship chandler in France 1933 .36 ; 
app. elk. in Am. consulate at Havre June 1, 1936 ; 
V. c. at Havre Feb. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Lamson-Scribner, Frank Hamilton (Capt.) — b. Wash- 
ington, D. C, Feb. 13, 1902 ; Columbia Prep. Sch. ; 
U. S. N. A., grad. 1923; Univ. of Mich., M. S. 1930; 
entered U. S. Marine Corps 1923 ; assigned as naval 
att. and naval att. for air at Guatemala, San Salva- 
dor, Tegucigalpa, San Jos6, and Managua May 19, 
1937 ; married. 

Lancaster, Nathaniel, Jr. — b. Ashland. Va.. Oct. 30, 
1900 ; Va. Polytech. Inst, and Randolph-Macon Coll. ; 
U.S.M.A., grad. 1923; U. S. Army l!»23-:{0. 1st It.; 
app., after exam.. For Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16. 1930; as- 
signed as V. c. at Mexico City, temp., Dec. 27, 19.30; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 23, 1931; to Bombay .Apr. 
7, 1932 ; V. c. and 3d sec. at Budapest June 25, 19.36 
(canceled) ; 3d sec. at London Sept. 8, 1936; class 
eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Lon- 
don in addition to duties as :!(1 sec. May 4. 1938 ; cons, 
at Louron(;o Marques -Vug. 25, 19:!s. 

Lano, Arthur Bliss. — b. Bay Ridge. Broollyn. N. Y., 
June 16, 1S94 ; Browning Sch.; I'ficole de I'lle de 
France, Llancourt, P'rance ; business sch.; Yale, B. A. 
1916; Conn. Nat. Guard 1915-16; sec. to Am. Amb. 
to Italy 1016-17; app.. after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Aug. 23, 1917, and assigned to Rome; 
r lass three Mar. 14. 1919; assigned to Warsaw .\pr. 
16, 1919; detailed to Am. Commn. to .Negotiate 
Peace. Paris, 1919; assigned to London Dec. 10, 1919; 
sec. to Am. del.. Supreme Council. Paris, 1921 ; 
to Berne Apr. 6, 1922 ; class two Sept. 22. 1922 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Feb. 2H. 1923; detailed as asst. 
to the under sec. of state May 12. 1924; For. Ser. 
officer of cla.ss four July 1, 1924 ; class three Feb. 24, 



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1925 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Mexico City July 2, 
1925; to the Dept. Nov. 8, 1927; chief, Division of 
Mexican Afifairs, Dec. 12, 1927 ; class two May 23, 
1929 ; assigned as couns. of erab. at Mexico City 
Mar. 26, 1930 ; class one Feb. 4, 1931 ; app. E.E. and 
M.P. to Nicaragua July 31, 1933 ; to Estonia, Latvia, 
and Lithuania Jan. 24, 1936; to Yugoslavia Aug. 9, 
1937 ; married. 

Lane, Clayton. — 6. Guthrie Center, Iowa, Mar. 9, 
1895 ; Simpson Coll., Stanford Univ., and Mass. Inst. 
of Tech. ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1921, grad. work 
1922-24; bank elk. 1913-16; mining and cattle busi- 
ness 1916-17 ; U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; Am. Merchant 
Marine 1921-22 ; assoc. prof, of finance and int. re- 
lations, St. Mary's Coll., Oakland, Calif., 1922-24 ; 
lecturer on European and Far Eastern economics, 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 1925-27 ; entered Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com. July 1924 ; asst. chief and 
act. chief of divisions and liaison officer in Bureau 
1925-27 ; app. trade commr. at Vienna July 1927 ; at 
Berlin Aug. 1927 ; at Vienna Mar. 1928 ; cml. att. at 
Warsaw May 17, 1928 ; representative of Dept. of 
Com'., Int. Advertising Assoc, Berlin, 1929 ; del., Int. 
Inst, of Statistics, Warsaw, 1929 ; observer. Int. Geo- 
graphical Cong., Warsaw, 1934 ; act. chief of division 
in Bureau 1935-37 ; app. trade commr. at Johanne.s- 
burg Oct. 1937 ; cml. att. at Pretoria Dec. 10, 1937 ; 
married. 

Lane, Francis Adams. — b. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 4, 
1892 ; attended prep. sch. in Germany ; employed in 
England and Germany 1911-29 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Bremen May 1, 1929 ; v. c. at Bremen Nov. 
19, 1929 ; at Vienna, temp., Aug. 20, 1938 ; married. 

Lane, George Bliss. — b. New York City Dec. 29, 
1002 ; Browning Sch. ; Yale, B. A. 1925 ; Columbia, 
LL. B. 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer un- 
class. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 18, 1929 ; to Hong Kong Mar. 
26, 1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 18, 1933: 
assigned as v. c. at Montreal May 31, 1933 ; at Well- 
ington July 1, 1935; class eight and cons. May i, 
1938 ; cons, at Wellington May 12, 1938. 

Lane, Rufus Herman, Jr. — b. Willoughby, Ohio, May 
24, 1901 ; Porter Mil. Acad. ; Mt. Union CoU. and 
George Washington Univ. ; Univ. of Va., B. S. 1923 ; 
engineer's asst. 1923-24 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass. Oct. 16, 1924, and detailed to the 
Dept. ; V. c. of career May 20. 1926 ; assigned to 
Habana Dec. 9, 1927 ; to Progreso May 19, 1928 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to I'rogreso July 
24, 1930; to Patras Oct. 29, 1931; to Calcutta Aug. 
17, 1934 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; to Mazathin Aug. 26, 1937; 
class six Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Langdon, ■William Russell. — b. Smyrna, Turkey, of 
Am. parents, July 31, 1891 ; attended sch. in Smyrna ; 
Mt. Hernion Sch. ; Trinity Coll. one yr. ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate General at Constantinople July 17, 
1911 ; at Athens July 17, 1913 ; app.. after exam., 
student interpreter in Japan Apr. 4, 1914 ; also v. c. 
at Yokohama Mar. 24, 1916 ; also Interpreter at Yoko- 



hama Jan. 4, 1917 ; asst. Japanese sec. at Tokyo Feb. 
12, 1918; V. c. of career of class one Aug. 26, 1919; 
assigned to Yokohama July 8, 1921 ; cons, of class six 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; assigned to Antung May 10, 1922 ; 
class five June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tsinan Aug. 8, 1925 ; to 
Mukden Feb. 25, 1927; to Dairen Feb. 27, 1928; class 
five Dec. 19, 1929 ; to Montreal Mar. 6, 1933 ; to 
Seoul Nov. 7, 1933; to Mukden Apr. 8, 1936; class 
four June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; married. 

Larkin, Frederick. — 6. Hillsborough Co., N. H., Mar. 
31, 1882 ; high sch. grad. ; Atelier Masqueray 1901-3 ; 
architect and engineer 1904—9 ; pres. of construction 
company operating in U. S. and abroad 1910-18 ; in- 
spection engineer. Procurement Division, Treas. Dept., 
193.5-37; app. chief. For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, Dept. of 
State, at $8,000 Aug. 3, 1937.— FBO. 

La Rue, Grant Wallace. — h. Moberly, Mo., Oct. 14, 
1910; Kemper Mil. Sch.; Univ. of Mo., A. B. 1931, 
B. S. 1032, LL. B. 1036 ; mom. of bar of Mo. ; sales- 
man 1032-33 ; law practice 1936-37 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Ottawa July 8, 1937; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 
1938 ; to Bombay and Portuguese possessions in India 
June 29, 1938. 

Latchford, Stephen. — b. Annapolis Junction, Md., 
Feb. 4, 1883 ; attended business sch. ; Washington 
Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1920, LL. M. 1921 ; mem. of 
bar of D. C. ; elk. 1900-1904 ; stenog. and typist 
1904-5 ; Panama Canal work, Canal Zone and I'ana- 
raa. 1905-11 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 19, 1911 ; at $1,000 Aug. 1, 1913 ; at $1,200 Dec. 
3, 1915 ; at $1,400 June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; 
nt $1,600 May 1, 1918; law elk. at $2,000 Sept. 8, 
1921 ; at $2,250 Sept. 16, 1922 ; at $2,500 Dec. 30, 
1922, effective J'an. 1, 1923; asst. solicitor Nov. 1, 
1923 ; at $3,000 July 1, 1924 ; an asst. to the solicitor 
at $3,400 Feb. 1, 1926 ; at $3,500 Nov. 1, 1927 ; tech. 
asst. (legal) Apr. 21, 1928; at $3,600 July 1. 1028 
(Welch Act) ; at $3,800 Oct. 1, 1928; at $4,600 June 
1, 1929; at $5,000 July 1, 1930; at $5,200 July 3, 
1930 (Brookhart Act) ; mem.. Int. Tech. Committee of 
Aerial Legal Experts, 1934- ; divisional asst. at $5,600 
Nov. 28, 1934 ; mem., Dept. of State Committee on 
Int. Civil Aviation, 1935-38 ; asst. exec, sec, Inter- 
dept. Committee on Civil Int. Aviation, 1935-38 ; divi- 
sional asst. Aug. 29, 1938 ; v. chm. of Am. del.. Fourth 
Int. Conf. on Private Air Law, Brussels, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. — IN. 

Latimer, Frederick Palmer, Jr. — b. Groton, Conn., 
Mar. 14, 1904 ; Yale, B. A. 1925 ; Univ. of Dijon 1925 ; 
instructor in French, Hotchkiss Sch., 1925-27 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Oct. 24, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Nov. 5, 1928; to San Salvador Mar. 29, 1929; sec. 
In the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 5, 1930 ; also 3d sec. at 
San Salvador Oct. 10, 19.30; v. c and 3d sec. at 
Tallinn Oct. 17, 1931; at Helsingfors June 21, 1933; 
V. c. at Istanbul July 23, 1936 ; also 3d sec. at Istan- 
bul (Ankara) May 12, 1937; cla.ss eight June 1, 1937; 



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iiiis. and assigned as cons, at Istanbul in addition to 
tluties as 3d sec. June 17, 1937; relieved of duties as 
3d sec. June 10, 1938 ; married. 

Laulihuff, Fciry.—b. Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 14, 1906; 
Oiterbein Coll., A. B. 1927; Harvard, A. M. 1928, 
id. work 1928-30; Ohio State Univ., summer 1932; 
•liv. of Mich., summer 1934 ; Acad, of Int. Law, 
i lie Ila^ue, certificates 193G ; instructor in govt., 
Sweet Briar Coll., 1930-30 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Scr. ofllcer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Windsor July 8, 
1937: to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to Milan 
.Tune 29, 1938. 

Lawrence, Ethel Lee. — 6. Montour Falls, N. Y. ; 
attended private schs. ; business sch. grad. ; George 
Washington one yr. ; Wasliington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 
l'.>14 ; copyist, Patent OfDce. 1902-4 ; app. clic. at $900 
in the Dept. of State Apr. 12, 1904 ; at Ifl.OOO July 2, 
1000; at .?l,i;00 Mar. 4. 1907; at ?1,400 Dec. 1, 1909; 
at .$1,600 June 22, 1916, eflfective July 1; at $1,800 
Sept. 3, 1919; law elk. at $2,000 Oct. 27, 1923; at 
$2,400 July 1, 1924 ; an asst. to the solicitor at 
$2,600 Feb. 1, 1926; at $2,800 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act); at $3,200 Oct. 1, 1928; at $3,400 July 1, 
1930 ; asst. to the legal adviser July 1, 1931.— Lo. 

Lawson, Edward B, — 6. Newport, Tenn., Sept. 26, 
1895 ; George Washington Univ. ; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1924, M. F. S. 1925 ; U. S. Army 
1918-19, overseas service ; Bu. For. and Domes. Com. 
1926-27 ; asst. trade commr. 1927-30 and trade 
commr. 1930-35 at Johannesburg ; trade commr. at 
London 1935-37; app. cml. att. at Praha Aug. 20, 
1937 ; del. 24th se.ss. of the Int. Inst, of Statistics, 
Praha, 193S ; married. 

Lawson, Stanley Reginald. — 6. New York City Mar. 
4, 1900 ; attended high sch. and business sch. in 
Sweden ; Eslov Coll., Sweden, 1917-19 ; app. elk. 
in the Am. Consulate at MalmO July 15, 1919; at 
Vlborg Aug. 1, 1920 ; at Dresden Mar. 1, 1922 ; v. c. 
and elk. at Dresden July 7, 1924; at Genoa Sept. 29, 
1028; at Winnipeg Dec. 11, 1931; at GOteborg June 
14, 19.38; married. 

Lawton, Edward Percival. — b. State College, Pa., 
June 5, 1903 ; Stuyvesaut Sch. ; attended business 
sch. and Coll. of Geneva in Switzerland ; Univ. of 
Va. ; Univ. of Ga., B. S. C. 1924 ; New York Univ., 
M. A. 1925 ; elk.. Library of Congress, 1918 ; typist, 
U. S. Army, Belgium, summer 1921 ; computer, U. S. 
Coast and Geodetic Survey, summer 1922 ; elk., 
Dist. govt., summer 1923 ; student asst., Univ. of 
Ga., 1923-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. Sept. 11, 1925 ; v. c. of career and assigned 
to Cairo May 28, 1920 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 
26, 1929; assigned to Cairo Jan. 22, 1930; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 17, 1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. 
at Athens Mar. 18, 1930; at Guatemala May 13, 
1932; class seven July 1, 1934; assigned as cons, at 
Geneva Dec. 3, 1934 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. 
at Ilabana June 14, 1937; class five June 16, 193-!; 
married. 



Lawton, James Swan. — b. Chicago, Hi., Jan. 14, 
1880; attended high sch.; Slmttnck Acad.; In labora- 
tory of .steel company one yr. ; a.ssay office one yr. ; 
prospecting, leasing, and mining nine yrs. ; gen. mgr. 
for company |n Surinam five yrs. ; app. cons. agt. at 
Painmaiibo Aug. 23, 1917; married. 

Layton, Edwin Thomas (Lt.) — 6. Galesburg, 111., 
Apr. 7. 190:5 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1924 ; language oOlcer 
at Toliyo 1929-32 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at 
Tokyo Feb. IS, 19:!7 ; married. 

Leap, Melvin Leroy. — b. Elkton, Va., Oct. 7. 1900; 
attended business sch. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 
B. F. S. 1928 ; grad. work, George Washington Univ. ; 
with Fed. Trade Commn. 1919; Dept. of State 1919- 
21 ; Dept. of Labor June-July 1921 ; Post Office 
Dept. 1921-22; Gen. Acct. Offiee 1922-24; sec. to 
mem. of Cong. 1924-31 ; upp. admin, asst. at $3,200 
in the Dept. of State Mar. 20, 1931 ; at $1,620 Apr. 
30, 1932 ; tech. asst. at $2,000 Sept. 1, 1934 ; at $2,700 
Apr. 1, 1938. — TD. 

Lebel, Arthur L. — b. Uaverhlll, Mass., Apr. 25, 1901 ; 
studied accountancy ; private tutors ; attended Jun- 
iorat S.M.M., PaplneauviUe, Quebec, 1917-23 ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B.F.S. 1928 ; George 
Washington Law Sch. 1931-33; National Univ., LL. 
B. 1936, M. P. L. 19.J7, S. J. D. 1937 ; mem. of bar 
of D. C. ; elk., War Dept. and Gen. Accounting Office, 
1924-27 ; teacher of French and Spanish, Devitt Sch., 
1927-28, Georgetown Univ., 1928-30 ; bookkecpei 
and accountant 1929-30 ; elk.. Census Bu., Mar.-Dec. 
1930 ; app. translator, temp., at $2,300 in the Dept. 
of State Dec. 10, 1930 ; permanently, at $2,000 July 
1, 1931 ; translator and interpreter, Int. Tech. Con- 
sulting Committee on Radio Communications, Copen- 
hagen, 1931, and Int. Radio Conf., Madrid, 1932 ; elk.. 
Gen. European Conf. for the Study and Revision of 
Int. Conventions Relating to the Protection of Indus- 
trial Property, London, 1934 ; interpreter, 3d meeting 
of the Int. Tech. Consulting Committee on Radio Com- 
munications, Monte Estoril, Portugal, 1934 ; at $2,600 
Sept. 1, 1935 ; sec. and Interpreter to Am. section, 
Int. Tech. Committee of Aerial Legal Experts, The 
Hague 1935 and Paris and Bern 1936, tech. asst., 
Bucharest 1937, and tech. adviser, Paris 1938 ; asst. 
sec. of Am. del., fourth meeting of Int. Radio Con- 
sulting Committee, Bucharest, 1937 ; translator, Int. 
Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone Conf., 
Cairo, 1938 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 193S ; tech. a.sst.. Fourth 
Int. Conf. on Private Air Law, Brussels, 193S; mar- 
ried.— IX. 

Lee, Frank Charles. — 6. Norfolk, Nebr., Aug. 14, 
1891 ; Univ. of Colo., A. B. 1915 ; lecturer on cons, 
practice, Georgetown Univ., 1926-28 ; app., after 
exam., cons. asst. Oct. 15. 1915 ; v. c. at Bordeaux 
Jan. 25, 1916; at Petrograd Sept. 19, 1910; at Mos- 
cow Apr. 1, 1918 ; ordered to Stockholm to take charge 
of personnel and archives of Moscow Consulate Gen- 
eral Aug. 26, 1918; detailed to MnlmiJ Sept. 14, 1918; 
attaclied to emb. staff at Archangel with rank of 
att. Nov. 26, 1918; dlr<eted to return to I'. S. Aug. 
6, 1919; cons, of chiss seven Sept. ."i, 1019; detailed 



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to the Dept. Jan. 5, 1920; class six June 4, 1920; 
class five Nov. 23, 1921 ; assigned to Bradford Sept. 
21, 1923; class four Dec. 19, 1923; For. Ser. officer 
of class five July 1, 1924; detailed to the Dept. July 
2, 1925 ; class four Aug. 31, 1925 ; class three June 8, 
1927 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Singapore Oct. 28, 
1927 ; to Halifax Nov. 20, 1929 ; to Prague Oct. 15, 
1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 3, 1934 ; assigned 
to the emb. at Berlin Nov. 5, 1934 ; as 1st sec. at 
Berlin Nov. 30. 1934 ; class two Oct. 1. 1935 ; 
cons. gen. at Amsterdam Jan. 5, 1938 ; married. 

Lee, Raymond Eliot (Lt. Col.) — b. St. Louis, Mo., 
Mar. 26, 1886; Univ. of Mo., B, S. in C. E. 1909; en- 
tered U. S. Army Oct. 11, 1909 ; assigned as mil. att. 
at London and Dublin Feb. 8, 1935 ; also mil. att. 
for air at London Feb. 6, 1936 ; married. 

Leonard, Walter Anderson. — 6. Essex, Iowa, Aug. 3, 
1880 ; business sch. grad. ; Univ. of Nebr., A. B. 1903 ; 
grad. work at Univ. of Chicago one yr.. North- 
western Univ. one yr., Freiburg, Baden, one semester ; 
cml. work 1900, 1901 ; teacher in high sch. 1905-6 ; 
app. V. and dep. cons, at Freiburg Aug. 2, 1907 ; at 
Kehl Jan. 35, 1908 ; resigned July 1, 1908 ; head of 
cml. dept. in high sch. and business mgr. of book 
store 1908-12 ; app., after exam., cons, at Stavanger 
Aug. 23, 1912; at Colombo July 24, 1914; cons, of 
class seven by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class six 
Apr. 16, 1917; class five Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to 
the Dept. June 6, 1920 ; class four Nov. 23, 1921 ; 
detailed to Stockholm July 24, 1922; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Feb. 24, 
1925 ; assigned to Warsaw Apr. 25, 1925 ; to Bremen 
July 1, 1929 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; cons. gen. 
Dec. 9, 1935; assigned to Stockholm Dec. 28, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 28, 1936 ; cons. gen. at 
Tallinn Oct. 2, 1936; also 1st sec. at Tallinn Oct. 24, 
1936. 

Leverlch, Henry Priestley. — 6. New Orleans, La., 
Aug. 12, 1907 ; Taft Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 
1930 ; Geneva Sch. of Int. Studies, summer 1930 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Ziirich June 10, 
1931 ; V. c. at Geneva July 30, 1931 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclas.?., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Geneva Jan. 2, 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 8, 
1933 ; V. c. at Berlin June 13, 1933 ; 3d sec. at Berlin 
July 19, 1937 ; married. 

Lewis, Charles William, Jr. — 6. Carlsbad, N. Mex., 
Mar. 17, 1898; Univ. of Cincinnati 1917-18; Univ. 
of Mich., A. B. 1922; U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It.; 
Instructor, Univ. of Mich., 1921-23 ; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
assigned to Manchester Apr. 27, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Mexico 
City Mar. 3, 1926 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Mexico City Oct. 20, 1926 ; to Yarmouth June 21, 
1929 ; class seven Oct. 16, 1929 ; class six July 1. 
193] ; assigned to Madras Dec. 29, 1931 ; to Izmir 
and Italian Islands of the Aegean Aug. 30, 1934 ; 
Bee. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; cons, and 2d sec. 
at San Jose Aug. 25, 1938 ; married. 



Lewis, Dorothy C. (Mrs.) — 6. Byron, Minn.; Carle- 
ton Coll., B. A. 1921 ; MacPhail Sch. of Music, sum- 
mer 1922 ; Univ. of Minn., summer 1926 ; Univ. of 
111., summer 1928 ; teacher in high sch. 1921-25 ; 
librarian 1926-30 ; app. library asst. at $2,000 in the 
Dept. of State Sept. 8, 1930 ; at $2,100 Aug. 1, 1936.— 
GE. 

Lewis, Harrison. — b. Dallas, Tex., Nov. 4, 1905 ; 
Univ. of Calif. 192.3-25 ; Heidelberg Univ., summer 
1928 ; Harvard, S. B. 1929 ; real estate salesman 
1928-29 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 
1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Nogales Apr. 29, 1930 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 1930; to Singapore Feb. 
24, 1931 ; to Medan, temp., Jan. 11, 1933 ; to Singa- 
pore Apr. 3, 1933; to Leipzig Feb. 19, 1935; to Cal- 
cutta Aug. 26, 1937 ; class eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Lewis, James Histed. — 6. Carbondale. Pa., Dec. 18, 
1912 ; George Washington, A. B. 1935, grad. work 
1935-36; app. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State 
Mar. 18, 1936; at $1,620 Aug. 16, 1937; at $2,000 
Feb. 16, 1938 ; at $2,600 July 7, 1938. — TA. 

L'Heureux, Herv§ Joseph. — b. Manchester, N. H., 
Mar. 6, 1899 ; Emerson Inst. ; George Washington, 
A. B. 1925 ; George Washington Law Sch. ; Univ. of 
Detroit, LL. B. 1935 ; mem. of bar of N. H. ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19 ; employed by mem. of Cong. 1919-27 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Windsor Jan. 2, 1927 ; 
V. c. at Windsor July 14, 1927 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Windsor Sept. 12, 1930 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Windsor Oct. 1, 
1935 ; to Stuttgart Dec. 9, 1936 ; class seven Aug. 17, 
1938 ; married. 

Lieder, Eugene J. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 5, 
1891 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; N. Y. 
Militia ; cashier for express company 1907-10 ; ac- 
countant at Ensenada, P. R., 1910-19, at La Romana, 
Dominican Republic, since 1919 ; provost marshal at 
Guanica, P. R., 1918 ; app. cons. agt. at La Romana 
Nov. 14, 1922 ; married. 

Lightner, Edwin Allan, Jr. — 6. New York City Dec, 
8, 1907 ; Taft Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1930 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate at Maracaibo July 17, 1930 ; 
V. c. at Maracaibo Oct. 13, 1930; at Santiago, Chile, 
July 20, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Santiago, Chile, 
Jan. 2, 1932 ; at Valparaiso Feb. 27, 1932 ; at Pernam- 
buco May 24, 1932 ; at Parii, temp.. Mar. 9, 1934 ; at 
Pernambuco Sept. 20, 1934 ; detailed as 3d sec. at 
Rio de Janeiro Oct. 12, 1934-Jan. 27, 1935; v. c. at 
Buenos Aires July 5, 1935 ; v. c. and 3d se;'. at Riga 
Feb. 11, 1938. 

Lilliestrom, Tycho Leonard. — b. Lahti, Finland, 
Aug. 3, 1885 ; naturalized ; attended sch. in Finland, 
Univ. of Helsingfors and other European univ. ; cml. 
work and sec. in U. S. 1908-16; N. Y. Nat. Guard 
1917-18; U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It.; cml. work in 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Xortli MaiR'limia 1010-21 ; npi). elk. in Am. Consulnto 
It Uarbin Jau. 1, 1022; v. c. at Harbin Apr. 11, 
102S ; at Glasgow Feb. 23, 1035. 

Lincoln, Eunice A. — b. Lnccy Spring, Va. ; at- 
tendetl high sch. ami business sch. ; private tutors ; 
Shenandoah Coll. Inst, and Sch. of Music flvo yrs. ; 
teacher, Shenandoah Coll. Inst, and Sch. of Music. 
1013-18; app. cllc., temp., at $1,140 in the Dept. of 
State July 1«, 1018; permanently, at $1,000 Feb. 15, 
1010; at Sl.L'OO Dec. 31, 1010, effective Jan. 1, 19J0 : 
at $1,400 Sept. 16. 1022; at $1.G00 May 31, 1024, ef- 
fective June 1; at $1,800 July 1, 1024; private sec. 
to asst. sec. of state at $2,400 May 1, 1027 ; at $2,600 
July 1. in2>< (Welch Act) ; at $2,700 July 1. 102K ; at 
S2.S00 July 1. lO.-'.O; at $2,000 Apr. 1, 1038.— A. S. 

Lindholm, George Victor. — b. Riverside, N. J., Aug. 
20. 1001 ; high sch. grad. ; Syracuse Univ. two yrs. ; 
George Washington Law Sch. one and one-half yrs. ; 
secretary 1021-22; dk., Dept. of State, 1023-27; 
claims examiner and adjuster in insur. company 
1928-20; app. cllr. at $1,680 in the Dept. of State 
July 22. 1020; at $1,800 Sept. 1, 1029; at $1,020 
July 1, 10:'.0; at ^2,000 Jan. 12. 1031 ; at $2,300 Aug. 
16, 1036 ; admin, asst. at $2,900 July 1, 1037 ; mar- 
ried. — FA. 

Lineaweaver, Francis Bidgway. — 6. Lebanon, Pa., 
Oit. 17, 10(14 ; Ilaverford I'rep. Sch. ; Yale, Ph. B 
1027 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 
1930; assigned as v. c. at Nassau Jan. 5, 1031; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 23. 1031 ; v. c. at Amster- 
dam Apr. 7. 1032 : at Mazatlan Aug. 2, 1034 ; at Mont- 
real July 25. 1035 ; at Habaua June 3, 1937 ; class 
ei'jht Aug. 17, 1038 ; married. 

LInnell, Irving Nelson, — b. Boston, Mass., Jan. 27, 
1881; Harvard. A. B. 1004, LL. B. 1907; mem. of 
bar of Mass. ; law practice 1007-14 ; mem. of Cam- 
bridge (Mass.) common council 1009-11, pres. one 
yr. ; app. cons. agt. at Prince Rupert Sept. 23, 1914 ; 
V. c. at Prince Rupert Apr. 20, 1915; at Vancouver 
Mar. 16, 1916; app., after exam., cons, of class eight 
Feb. 19. 1018; detailed to Vancouver Feb. 20, 1918; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Plymouth Dec. 1, 
1010: detailed to London July 31, 1020; to Cardiff 
Aug. 24, 1021 ; to London Sept. 13, 1021 ; class Ave 
Nov. 23, 1021 ; class four Mar. 1, 1023 ; detailed to 
the Dept. Mar. 30, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1. 1924 ; class four Aug. 8, 1924 ; cons. gen. 
Apr. 30, 1027; assigned to Ottawa May 4, 1927; del., 
Anti-smuggling Conf., Ottawa. 1029 ; class three May 
23, 1029 ; clas.-^ two July 1, 1931 ; assigned to Cape- 
town Oct. 13, 1931 ; .';ec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 23. 
1033 ; assigned as couna. of leg. at Pretoria in addi- 
tion to duties as cons. gen. at Capetown Apr. 10, 1033; 
cons. g"n. at Johannesburg Nov. 16. 1034, in addition 
to duties at Pretoria ; cons. gen. at Canton Jan. 18, 
1036 ; married. 

Llnthicum, Walter Joseph. — b. Baltimore. Md., Feb. 

10, 1893 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 

Baltimore Polytccb. Inst. 1910-12; surveyor, TJ. S. 

GeologirnI Survey and other engineering organlzn- 

96329—38 10 



tlons, 1913-16; 1st N. Dak. Infantry 1016-17, Mexi- 
can border service; U. S. Arniy 1017 10, 1st It.; 
app. V. c. at Singapore Jan. 10. 1020; at Palermo 
Apr. 12. 1922; at Marseille .May 3. 1023; at Nice Oct. 
15. 1924; at Sherbrooke Feb. 17, 1926; at Ulvi^re du 
Loup, temp., Aug. 18, 1027; at Sherbrooke Sept. 13, 
1927; at Riviere du Loup. temp.. June 0. 1928; at 
Sherbrooke Sept. 7. 1028; at Riviere du Loup Dec. 19, 
1028 ; at Vienna June 30, 1030 ; app.. after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Vienna 
Jan. 2. 1932; also 3d see. at Vienna Dec. 10. 1935; 
as V. c. and 3d sec. at Kaunas June 23. 1936; mar- 
ried. 

Llppincott, Aubrey Ersklne. — 6. Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 
22, 1005; Univ. of Ariz. 1027; Kans. State Coll., B. S. 
1928. grad. work, summer 1020 ; 2d It., O. R. C. ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Barcelona June 6, 
1031 ; V. c. at Barcelona Aug. 24, 1031 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Barcelona Jan. 2. 1032; to the For. .Ser. .Sch. Aug. 
19, 1932 ; to Montevideo Dec. 22, 1932 ; asst. sec. to 
Am. del.. Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States. Monte- 
video, 1933; detailed to the leg. at Montevideo Sept. 
27-Dec. 12, 1934 ; as v. c. at Madras June 20, 1936 ; 
married. 

Littell, John Stockton. — b. Wueliang, China, of 
Am. parents, Sept. 22, 1903; attended sch. in China; 
Kent Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1024 ; Columbia, 
M. A. 1928 ; teacher in high sch. in China and Cen- 
tral China Univ. 1024-27; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1028; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24, 1928 ; as 
language officer at Peking Aug. 1. 1028 ; as v. c. at 
Tientsin Atig. 26, 1920 ; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 4, 
1030; to Mexico City Aug. 11, 1031; class eight July 
1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Mexico 
City Jan. 24, 1935; to Shanghai Mar. 21. 1035; 
to Kingston. Jamaica. Dec. 20, 1935; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1037 ; to the Dept. Sept. 28. 1037 ; 
married. — CA. 

Livengood, Charles A, — h. Dayton. Wash., Aug. 15, 
1886; Whitman Coll., A. B. 1908; Univ. of Wash, 
and Columbia ; supt. of public sch. ten yrs. ; sec. and 
treas. of trading eomiiany ; entered Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. May 27. 1021 ; a.sst. trade commr. and 
assigned to Ilabana Se|)t. 8. 1021 ; trade commr. at 
Habana Oct. 1. 1023; at Rome Jan. 1, 1026; cml. 
att. at Madrid June 30. 1927 ; also at Lisbon Oct. 17, 
1927; relieved of duty at Lisbon June 10. 1930; 
transferred to Rome July 18, 1933 ; relieved Aug. 15, 
1934; cml. att. at Rome Apr. 9, 1035; del., Sl.xth Int. 
Cong, of Tech. Education, Rome. 1036 ; married. 

Livesey. Frederick. — b. Auburn. N. Y., Apr. 1, 
1886; Harvard. A. B. 1008; Harvard Sch. of Busi- 
ness Adniin., 1915-16 ; floor mem.. Boston Chamber 
of Com. grain exchange. 1908-10 ; farm mgr. and 
chief elk. of farms and rys., fruit company in 
Guatemala. 1010-14 ; translator for oil company, 
1916-17. in Army War Coll.. 1917-18. 1919-23; U. 8. 
Army. 1018-10, Ist It., overseas service; detailed to 



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REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 8 



Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19; app. 
drafting officer at $3,000 In the Dept. of State Nov. 
12, 1923 ; at $3,100 Nov. 1, 1927 ; at $3,800 Jan. 1, 
1928 ; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; asst. 
economic adviser Dec. 28, 1928 ; act. economic adviser 
Mar. 15, 1929-May 12, 1931 ; at $5,600 July 1, 1929 ; 
at $6,500 Dec. 1, 1930 ; representative of the Dept. of 
State ; Sixth Gen. Cong, of the Int. Chamber of Com., 
Washington, 1931 ; tech. expert, conf. of experts for 
moratorium on intergovernmental debts, London, 
1931 ; tech. adviser, Fourth Pan American Cml. Conf., 
Washington, 1931 ; asst., 2d meeting of Experts' 
Prep. Commn. for Monetary and Economic Conf., 
Geneva, 1933 ; tech. adviser, Int. Sugar Conf., London, 
1937 ; asst. adviser on int. economic affairs June 17, 
1937 ; married. — EA. 

Lockett, Thomas Hickman. — 6. Henderson, Ky., Nov. 
29, 1893 ; high sch. grad. ; Centre Coll. ; special study 
in Mexico 1932 ; elk. 1916 ; U.S. Army 1918, 2d It. ; 
sales mgr. 1917-28 ; pres., Lockett-Tate Co., Inc., 
1928-31 ; app. cml. att. at Mexico City Aug. 12, 1933 ; 
married. 

Lockhart, Frank Pruit. — 6. Pittsburg, Tex., Apr. 8, 
1881 ; attended public and private sch. ; Grayson Coll. ; 
assoc. editor of newspaper 1900-1902 ; sec. to mem. of 
Cong. 1902-13 ; elk.. House Committee on Public 
Bldgs. and Grounds 1911-13 ; sec. to U. S. Senator 
and elk. of Senate Committee on Expenditures in 
Dept. of Agric. 1913-14; app. asst. chief. Division of 
Far Eastern Affairs, Dept. of State, July 29, 1914 ; 
drafting officer at $3,500 July 1, 1919 ; on special 
mission to the Far East 1919-20 ; expert asst., Conf. 
on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921 ; at 
$4,000 Aug. 16, 1922 ; at $4,400 Aug. 1, 1924 ; at 
$5,200 Mar. 16, 1925; chief, Division of Far Eastern 
Affairs. Mar. 17. 1925 ; app. For. Scr. officer of class 
four, cons, gen., and assigned to Hankow Apr. 15, 
1925 ; mem. of secretariat of Am. del.. Special Conf. 
on Chinese Customs Tariff, Peking. 1925 ; class three 
May 23, 1929 ; assigned to Tientsin June 15, 1931 ; 
class two July 1, 1931 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer 
at Peiping Mar. 13, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 

23, 1935 ; assigned as couns. of leg. at Peiping Mar. 
27, 1935; couns. of emb. at Peiping Sept. 17, 1935; 
class one Oct. 1, 1935; cons. gen. at Shanghai Feb. 
14-Sept. 19. 1938; married. 

Loftin, Frank (Comdr.) — h. Columbia, Tenn., Oct. 

24, 1887 ; Columbia Mil. Acad. grad. ; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1911 ; mem. of del.. Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1018-19; assigned as naval att. and 
naval att. for air at Lima and Quito Mar. 15, 1937 ; 
married. 

Loftus, Victor Harald. — b. Lawrence, Mass., July 
17, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Univ. of Me. 1916-17; Southeastern Univ., B. C. S. 
1923; National Univ. Law Sch. 1929-31; app. elk., 
temp., at $1,000 in the Dept. of State Feb. 10 
1919 ; elk. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned to Am. 
Emb. at Paris Dec. 5, 1919 ; reapp. elk. at $1,000 
in the Dept. of State Aug. 30, 1920; at $1,200 
Dec. 31, 1920, effective Jan. 1, 1921 ; at $1,400 Mar. 1, 



1924 ; at $1,860 July 1, 1924 ; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1927 ; 
at $2,100 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,200 July 

I, 1928; at $2,400 July 1, 1930; resigned Dec. 10, 
1931 ; app. asst. dist. acct. and disbursing officer at 
Mexico City Dec. 11, 1931 ; also v. c. at Mexico City 
Jan. 29, 1932 ; dist acct. and disbursing officer at 
Mexico City Mar. 17, 1932 ; disbursing officer. North 
and Con. American Regional Radio Conf., Mexico City, 
1933 ; married. 

Logsdon, Ella A. (Mrs.) — 6. Tyndall, S. Dak. ; State 
Normal Sch., S. Dak., grad. 1912 ; attended business 
sch. ; Washington Sch. of Accountancy, M. C. S. 
1934 ; teacher in public sch. 1912-15 ; stenog. and 
bookkeeper 1917-18; elk.. War Dept., 1918-20; 
app. elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. of State Sept. 20, 
1920; at $1,400 Sept. 1, 1922; at $1,680 July 1, 1924; 
at $1,740 Mar. 1, 1927; at $1,800 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $2,300 Dec. 1, 1929 ; at $2,500 
July 1, 1930; at $2,600 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart 
Act) ; admin, asst. at $3,200 Apr. 1, 1931; asst. chief. 
Office of Fiscal and Budget Affairs, July 6, 1937 ; at 
$3,500 Dec. 15, 1937.— A-M/F. 

Long, Boaz Walton. — 6. Warsaw, Ind., Sept. 27, 
1876 ; Wentworth Mil. Acad. ; St. Michael Coll. ; en- 
gaged in private business in U. S. and Mexico 1899- 
1913 ; app. chief, Division of Latin American Affairs, 
May 14, 1913 ; E. E. and M. P. to El Savador July 29, 
1914 ; chief of aides to Second Pan American Scien- 
tific Cong., Washington, 1915 ; mediator, acting for 
sec. of state, in Honduran-Guatemalan boundary dis- 
pute, Washington, 1918 ; E. E. and M. P. to Cuba 
June 30, 1919-Feb. 1, 1922; engaged in private busi- 
ness 1922-34 ; deputy administrator to Puerto Rico, 
Nat. Recovery Admin., 1934-35 ; app. E. E. and M. P. 
to Nicaragua Jan. 24, 1936 ; to Ecuador Mar. 22, 1938 ; 
married. 

Lord, John Hayes. — 6. Plymouth, Mass., Aug. 5, 
1892 ; Milton Acad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1914 ; attended 
business sch. ; Sorbonne 1919 ; in fruit growing busi- 
ness 1913-14 ; with mfg. company 1915-16 ; account- 
ant 1916-17 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1917-19, overseas 
service ; app. v. c. at Basel Mar. 3, 1920 ; at Prague 
Aug. 5, 1920; at Singapore Oct. 18, 1921; at Fnnchal 
Aug. 7, 1925 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to Funchal Sept. 

II, 1925 ; to London Jan. 3, 1929 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to London July 24, 1930 ; to the Dept. 
June 15, 1934; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; to Vienna 
Apr. 3, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 22, 1937; 
also 2d sec. at Vienna May 21, 1937 ; cons, at Vienna 
Apr. 7, 1938 ; class six Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Loren, Odin Gerhard. — 6. Superior, Wis., Apr. 17, 
1892; high sch. grad.; Spokane Coll. (Wash.) one 
yr. ; credit business 1912 ; elk. for machinery firm 
In Edmonton, Canada, 1912-14 ; salesman 1915 ; 
bookkeeper 1916-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It.; 
elk. 1919-20; app. v. c. at Col6n Feb. 6, 1920; at 
Edmonton July 14, 1926 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Jan. 13, 
1928 ; assigned to Edmonton Jan. 14, 1928 ; to Antofa- 



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Kastn Apr. 28. 1931 ; to Buenos Aires May 23, VX\A ; 
class eight July 1, 1934; to Rio tie Janeiro Dec. 27, 
1034 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assistneil to Ulo do Janoiro 
Jan. 24, 1935 ; sec. in tho Diplo. Sor. Aii!,'. 17, 1937 ; 
assigned to Nuevo Laredo Sept. 29, 1937 : married. 

Lovell, Leander Bell. — b. Sianstan, Hunan, China, of 
.\m. parents. May 14. 190G; Ilotchliiss Sch. ; Oherlin 
I'oll.. B. A. 192S ; Northeastern Univ. 1931 ; Univ. of 
Wis., M. A. 1933; teacher in prep. sch. 1928-29; cml. 
ri'prescntativo and engineer in telephone company 
1929-31 ; price investigator, code adviser, and research 
economist, Nat. Recovery Admin., 1933-36 ; app. 
economic analyst at $3,800 in tlic Dept. of State Mar. 
11, 1930; married. — TA. 

Ludden, Raymond Paul. — b. Fall River, Mass., June 
6. 1909 ; Boston Univ., Coll. of Business Admin., 
1920-27; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 
1930 ; reporter 1920-27 ; teacher 1930-31 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Liverpool Aug. 1, 1931 ; v. c. at 
Liverpool Sept. 5, 1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Dlplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Liverpool 
Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 1932 ; 
to Tsinan Dec. 22. 1932 : to Yokohama Aug. 1, 1934 ; 
to Mukden Dec. 22, 19:50 ; language officer at Teiping 
May 20, 1938; married. 

Luedtke, Charles L. — b. Winona, Minn., Aug. 2, 
1SS3 ; Univ. of I'a. 1920 ; Cornell 1924 ; Univ. of Minn. 
1925; Harvard 1920; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 
B. F. S. 1926: Columbia Univ. 1927; George Wash- 
ington, A. B. 1928 ; Univ. of Heidelberg 1928 ; Univ. 
of Bueno.s Aires 1933 and 1934 ; asst. chief elk., Dept. 
of Civil .\dmin., Panama Canal Zone, 1900-10 ; and 
cliief. Corr. Bu. of Executive Office, Panama Canal 
Zone, 1914-10 ; in Dept. of Agric. 1910 ; with Emer- 
gency Fleet Corp., 1917-18 ; entered Foreign Agric. 
Service, Dept. of Agric, Oct. 1920 ; asst. agric. commr. 
at Buenos Aires 1930-35 ; app. asst. agric. att. at 
Buenos Aires Apr. 1, 1938. 

Lundgren, Maynard Benjamin. — b. Rockford, 111., 
June 11, 1894; Georgetown Univ. 1922-23; George 
Washington, A. B. 1929, M. A. 1932 ; bookkeeper 1913- 
14; s(c. to atty. 1915-17; elk.. Navy Dept., 1917-18; 
special asst. of Dept. of State for war trade work at 
Christiania 1919 ; elk. in Am. Leg. at Christiania 1919- 
21 ; in Dept. of State 1921-24 ; in Am. Log. at Peking 
1924-26; app. elk. at $1,320 in tho Dept. of State Jan. 
26. 1927 ; at $1,500 Oct. 1, 1927 ; at $1,020 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $1,080 July 1, 1928; at $2,000 May 
1. 1929: at $2,200 July 1, 1930; at $2,300 Aug. 1, 
1930; elk. Int. Sugar Conf., London, 1937; admin, 
asst. at $2,000 Oct. 12, 1937.— A-M. 

Luthringer, George F. — b. I'etersburg, 111., Feb. 17, 
1904 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. grad. ; Exeter ; Princeton, 
B. S. 1920, A. M. 1929, Ph. D. 1932; elk. 1920-27; 
instructor and asst. prof, of economics, Princeton, 
1930 38 ; divisional asst., Dept. of State, 1937-3S ; 
financial advisor to Jt. Prep. Committee on PlilUppino 
-Vflfairs. Manila, lU'.il ; app. divisional asst. at $4, COO 
in the Dept. of State Sept. 1, 1938 ; married. — EA. 



Lynch, Andrew Oreen. — b. Utlca, N. Y., Oct. 8, 
1902; Salisbury Sch. grad.; Harvard 1922-24; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclaas. and v. c. of 
career Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to Liverpool Feb. 25, 
1927; to the For. Sor. Sch. Jan. 20, 1928; to Tientsin 
June 11, 1928; to Mukden Aug. 28, 1920; to Bangkok 
Feb. 10, 1932; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932; 
assigned also as 3d si>c. at Bangkok Feb. 25, 1032; 
class eight July 1, 1034 ; v. c. at Jerusalem Oct. 12, 
1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; assigned to Jerusalem 
Jan. 24, l!i:'.5; coii^. jiii-l :!d sec. at Telieran May 29, 
]li:!7 ; mariicd. 

Lynch, William Ruben. — h. Admire, Kans., June 5. 
1885; Kans. State Normal Sch. 1904-11 ; Kans. State 
Agric. Coll. 1913; teacher In rural and high sch. 
four yrs. ; teacher, elk. and stenog. In Philippine Is. 
1913-20 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at 
Canton Mar. 10, 1920; v. c. at Canton Aug. 1, 1921; 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Shanghai Nov. 2, 
1921 ; V. c. at Shanghai Feb. 26, 1926. 

Lyon, Cecil Burton. — b. Staten Island, N. Y., Nov. 
3, 1903; St. Bernard Prep. Sch.; St. George's Sch.; 
Harvard, A, B. 1927; with Investment bankers 1027- 
30; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930; 
assigned as v. c. at Ilabana, temp., Dec. 26, 1930; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 29. 1931; to Honu' Kong 
Apr. 7, 1932 ; as 3d sec. at Tokyo Apr. 26, 19.33 ; as 
3d sec. of leg. at Peiping Oct. 23, 1933 ; also v. c. at 
Tientsin Mar. 1, 1934 ; 3d sec. of emb. at Peiping 
Sept. 17, 1935, in addition to duties as v. c. at 
Tientsin ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 
1937 ; cons, at Tientsin Apr. 20, 19:!7, In addition to 
duties as 3d sec. at Peiping ; 3d sec. at Santiago June 
24, 1938; married. 

Lyon, Frederick Bronson. — 6. Detroit, Mich., June 
15. 1897; Univ. of .Mich., grad. 1920; U. S. Army 
1917-19, overseas service; in business 1919-20; trav- 
eled in France and Central Europe 1921 ; Am. Relief 
.\dniin. in Russia 1921-23 ; special representative of 
Dept. of State in Europe 192.3-25 ; app. elk. to 
cinl. att. at Riga Dec. 1, 1925; representative, Conf. of 
Int. Chamber of Com., Stockholm, 1927; trade commr. 
at Helsingfors Nov. 1. 1927 ; cml. att. at Helsingfors 
Dec. 30, 1927; at Athens and Tirana June 7, 1929; 
also at Istanbul and Sofia Sept. 15, 1931 ; at Budapest 
Feb. 4, 1932; relieved June 30, 1933; dist. mgr. Agric. 
-Vdjustmont Admin., N. Y., 1933-35 ; special represen- 
tative for exporting firm in Cen. and So. .\nior. Mar.- 
Aug. 1935 ; sales executive for chemical company 
193.V30; commr. to foreign countries, Golden Gate 
Int. Exposition. 19.37 ; app. asst. chief. Division of 
Int. C(mfeicnces. I»ei)t. of State, at $0,.''.00 Dec. 29, 
1937; married.— IC. 

MacArthur, Douglas, 2d. — b. Bryn Mawr, Pa.. July 
5, 1900; Milton Acad, grad.; Yale. B. A. 1932; O. R. 
C. 1933-;!5, 1st It. ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Oct. 
1, 1935 ; assigned to Vancouver Oct. 3, 1935 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 5. 1936; to Naples Apr. 7. 1037; 
V. c. and :!d sec. at Paris Dec. 17, 1937; married. 



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Macatee, Robert Berry. — b. Front Royal, Va., July 
31, 1891; high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
two yrs. ; elk. in law offices 1910-12 ; clli. to Gov. 
Gen. of Philippine Is. 1913-16; elk., Dept. of State, 
1S16-18 ; app., after exam., eons. asst. Oct. 7, 1918 ; 
with Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; 
app. V. c. of career of class three May 25, 1920, and 
assigned to Geneva ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class 
one May 26, 1922 ; eons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; 
detailed to London Mar. 30, 1923 ; class six June 3, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
class six Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned to London Feb. 18, 
1928; to Nassau Sept. 12, 1929 (canceled); class 
five Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Bradford Dec. 28, 
1929 ; to London Sept. 10, 1930 ; class four Oct. 1, 
1935 ; to Belgrade Oct. 31, 1935 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Macdonald, John Joseph. — 6. St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 
10, 1907; St. Louis Univ. 1924-26; Univ. of Berlin, 
summer 1926 ; Washington Univ., A. B. 1929 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unelass., v. c. of career, 
and see. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Nuevo Laredo Apr. 29, 1930 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 1930 ; to Batavia Feb. 24, 1931 ; to 
Calcutta June 12, 1935; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; 
cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; assigned to Calcutta Apr. 26, 
1937. 

MacEachran, Clinton Edson. — b. Beverly, Mass., 
Dec. 27, 1887 ; attended tech. high sch. and business 
sch. ; Berkeley Prep. Sch. ; Tufts Coll. ; Georgetown 
Law Sch. ; stenog. four and one-half yrs. ; app. elk. 
at $900 in the Dept. of State Oct. 21, 1910; at 
?;i,200 Nov. 20, 1911; at $1,400 Mar. 1, 1912; on 
special detail at Am. Emb. at Mexico City Feb.-Sept. 
1913 and at Vera Cruz Nov. 1913-July 1914 ; at 
$1,600 June 22. 1916, effective July 1 ; at $1,800 
Dec. 1, 1917 ; elk., American-German Prisoner ot 
War Conf., Berne, 1918 ; special asst. to the Counselor 
for the Dept. of State at $2,400 Feb. 1, 1919 ; draft- 
ing officer at $2,500 July 1, 1919 ; with Am. Commn. 
to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919; at $3,000 Dec. 1, 
1920 ; app. cons, of class seven June 14, 1921 ; de- 
tailed to the Dept. June 22, 1921 ; mem. of Bd. of Effi- 
ciency of the Dept. June 30, 1921; detailed to 
Antwerp Mar. 2, 1922 ; class six Mar. 1, 1923 ; as- 
signed to Ghent Apr. 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Madrid June 24, 
1926 ; resigned Feb. 9, 1927 ; app. business specialist 
at $3,000 in the Dept. of State May 9, 1927; at 
$3,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,300 July 1, 
1928 ; at $3,800 Aug. 1, 1928 ; at $4,600 July 1, 1929 ; 
at $4,800 July 1, 1930 ; asst. chief. Cons. Cml. Office, 
Jan. 21, 1931 ; chief elk. and admin, asst. Jan. 1, 
1932 ; V. ehm., Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings, 
1932-33 ; representative of Dept. of State on Inter- 
departmental Bd. on Simplified Office Procedure and 
on Gen. Supply Committee 1932-33 ; on President's 
Council of Personnel Admin. 1932-37 ; Dept's repre- 
sentative at Chicago World's Fair Centennial Celebra- 
tion 1933 and 1934, and in charge of Dept.'s exhibit ; 
Dept.'s representative for transaction of business with 
Procurement Division of Treasury Dept. 1933-37 ; v. 
ehm., Bd. of Appeals and Review, 1933-37 ; liaison offi- 



cer between Dept. of State and Nat. Emergency Coun- 
cil 1933-37; app. For. Ser. officer of class four, cons., 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 19, 1934 ; assigned to 
the Dept. as chief elk. and admin, asst. June 20, 1934 ; 
Dept.'s representative and in charge of Dept.'s ex- 
hibits at Calif.-Pacific Int. Exposition, San Diego, 
1935-36, at Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, 1936, 
and at Groat Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, 1936 ; liai- 
son officer between Dept. and Central Statistical Bd. 
1936-37; cons. gen. .July 31, 1937; assigned to Halifax 
Aug. 12, 1937 ; married. 

Macgowan, Basil Finis. — b. St. Petersburg, Russia, 
of Am. parents. May 25, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; at- 
tended business sch. ; Mt. Hermon Sch. and Tilton 
Seminary ; Univ. of Tenn. 1918 ; Univ. of Calif. 1922- 
24 ; Russian Univ., Riga, Latvia, 1928-29 ; elk. in Am. 
consulate at Vladivostok Feb.-Oct. 1921 ; auditing 
elk., Inter-Allied Tech. Bd., Harbin, China, 1921-22; 
with various industrial and shipping firms in U. S. 
1919-20, 1924-26 ; elk., office of mil. att., Riga, 1929- 
30 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Kovno Apr. 14, 1930 ; 
V. c. at Kaunas Aug. 29, 1934 ; married. 

Maokay, Raymond Cady. — b. Minneapolis, Minn., 
Oct. 17, 1891 ; Univ. of Wis., B. A. 1915 ; It. comdr., 
U. S. Naval Reserve ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate Gen- 
eral at Hankow Jan. 1916 ; v. c. at Hankow Aug. 7, 
1916 ; app., after exam., con.s. of class eight July 18, 
1919; class seven Sept. 5, 1919; assigned as admin, 
cons, to Shanghai Oct. 22, 1919 ; resigned Mar. 30, 
1920 ; gen. mgr. for cml. firm in Far East 1920-29 ; 
app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State 
Oct. 20, 1931; at $5,600 Sept. 1, 1935; asst. chief. 
Division of Far Eastern Afifair.s, at $6,500 Aug. 24, 
1037; married. — FE. 

MacMurray, John Van Antwerp. — b. Schenectady, 
N.Y., Oct. 0, 1881 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; Prince- 
ton, B.A. 1902, M.A. 1907; Columbia, LL.B. 1906; 
mem. of bar of N.Y. ; app., after exam., sec. of leg. 
and cons. gen. at Bangkok May 10, 1907 ; see. of leg. 
in Greece and Montenegro June 10, 1908, but did not 
go to post ; 2d sec. of emb. at St. Petersburg July 30, 
1908 ; elk., Dept. of State, 1911 ; asst. chief. Division 
of Near Eastern Affairs, July 7, 1911 ; chief, Dec. 13, 
1912; sec. of leg. at Peking Sept. 4, 1913; sec. of 
emb. or leg. of class two by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915 ; class one Nov. 5, 1915 ; couns. of emb. at Tokyo 
Nov. 10, 1917 ; chargg at Peking July 1-Nov. 30, 
1918 ; reassigned to Tokyo Oct. 15, 1918 ; assigned 
to the Dept. of State July 23, 1919; chief, Division 
of Far Eastern Affairs, Aug. 20, 1919 ; expert asst., 
Conf. on the Limitation of Armament, 1921 ; U.S. 
principal observer at conversations between Chinese 
and Japanese representatives regarding Shantung 
question 1921—22 ; reapp. see. of emb. or leg. of class 
one June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class one July 
1, 1924 ; asst. sec. of state Nov. 18. 1924 ; E.E. and 
M.P. to China Apr. 9, 1925 ; ehm. of Am. del.. Special 
Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, Peking, 1925-26; 
resigned Nov. 22, 1929 ; director, Walter Hines Page 
Sch. of Int. Relations, Johns Hopkins, 1930- ; Am. 
representative. Int. Wheat Advisory Com., 1933- ; 
app. E.E. and M.P. to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania 



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Aug. 28, 1933: A. E. and P. to Turkey Jan. '24, 193fi: 
dim., Jt. Trep. Coniniittoe on Pliilippino .\ffairs, l".t:!7 - 
.'IS; stMVod with Jt. I'rop. Conunittoe duriii;:; invest i;-a- 
tion in riiilippines 1937; nmnii-d. 

MacVeagh, John Hammond. — 6. Snrannc Lake, N. Y.. 
Nov. 2G, ISOl ; attended scli. In Europe iind U. S. : 
riilllips Exeter grad. ; In steel mills 101i:-14 ; Brit 
Army 1015-17, it.; U. S. Army 1917-19, ciipt., over 
8e;i8 service ; ai)p., after exam., see. of enib. or leg. ot 
class four Aug. 24, 1921 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept 
12, 1921 ; to Santiago, Chile, Oct. 22. 1921 ; to Ruenos 
Aires Mar. 2S, 1922; to Bogotft Aug. 8. 1922; re 
signed Apr. 1923 ; reapp. sec. of emb. or leg. of clas^ 
f(>nr June 27, 1923 ; assigned to Ilab.ina July 17. 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; 
<iass seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. May 
2."i. 1925 ; class six June 2, 192G ; assigned as 2d sec. 
lit M.inagua Jan. 28, 1927 ; to the Dept., temp., July 
12, 1927; to Bucharest Apr. 14, 1928; to Paris Aug. 9, 
1929 ; class five July 24. 19.'?0 ; cons, and assigned as 
2(1 sec. and cons, nt Monrovia Nov. IG, 1933; as 2d 
sec. at Mexico City Oct. 24. 19:?4 ; at Dublin Apr. 1, 
19.SS ; married. 

MacVeagh, Lincoln. — h. Narragansett IMer, K. I.. 
Oct. 1, 1890; Groton Sch. grad.; Harvard, A. 15. 
1913; Sorbonne 1913-14; U. S. Army 1917-19, maj., 
overseas service; secretary 1912-13; elk. 1914-15; 
salesman, publishing firm, 191.5-17, and director 1919- 
23; publi.shor 1923-33; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Greece June 13, 1933; married. 

MacVitty, Karl deGiers, — 6. Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 
27. 18S:5 ; attended Garrett Mil. Acad., Jarvis Hall, 
and business sch. ; studied abroad under private tutor 
two and one-half yrs. ; newspaper reporter one yr. ; 
theatrical press agt. five yrs. ; pres. of Cvirp. of theatri- 
cal mgra. 1909-17; app. v. c. at Genoa Aug. 2, 1917; 
at Belfast Jan. 25,1919 ; at Nassau June 9. 1919 ; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919; re- 
mained at Nassau on detail ; assigned to Saigon July 
1, 1920; detailed to Sydney, Australia, July 25, 1921; 
assigned to Auckland Dec. 6, 1921 ; class six Mar. 1, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 : 
class six Feb. 24. 1925; assigned to Teheran Mar. 19. 
1925; to Stockholm July 27, 1926; to Leghorn Jan. 
27, 1928; to Malta, temp., July 6, 1928; to Leghorn 
Sept. 4, 1928; to Malta, temp.. May 24. 1929; to 
Leghorn Oct. 18, 1929; to Nairobi Mar. 15, 1930; 
flas-s five May 9, 1930; to Cape Town Apr. 2. 1932: 
to Panam.l Oct. 4, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 
14. 1934 : assigned also as 2d sec. at PanamTi Mar. 15, 
1934 : c'ass four Oct. 1, 1935 : cons, and 2d sec. at 
Sofia May 22. 1936 ; 1st sec. at Sofia In addition 
to duties as cons. June 12, 193G: cons, at Amoy May 
24. 1938. 

Macy, Clarence Edward. — ft. St. Joseph, Mo., Nov. 9, 
1S86; grad. of State Prep. Sch., Univ. of Colo.; rail- 
way mail elk. 190G-11 ; examiner, rjillway mall serv- 
ice, 1911-14; elk. and mur. of mall and express trnflic 
1914-18; U. S. Army 1918-19. overseas service; postal 
express service in France and Germany 1919-21 ; app. 
V. c. at Coblenz Nov. 15, 1921 ; app.. after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three June 21, 19'J3 ; assigned to 



Coblenz July 2, 1023 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 

I, 1924; assigned to Dakar July 6, 1925; app. see. In 
tilt DIplo. Ser. Apr. 9, 1927 ; assigned as v. c. and 3d 
sec. at Monrovia Apr. LS, 1927; a.s v. c. at Port Eliza- 
beth Nov. 18, 1927; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Port Elizabeth May 17, 1928; class seven Dee. 19. 
1929; assigned to Tampico May 17. 1930; class six 
July 1. 1934: to Karachi June 10, 1930; also to 
Kabul Nov. IS, 19.;G; niairlcd. 

Madonne, John Henry, — ft. Mornas, France, of Am. 
parents, Apr. 3, 1896 ; attended secondary sch. in 
France; Baylor Univ., B. A. 1927, Law Sch. 1927- 
•JS ; grad. work, Univ. of Tex., summer 1928 ; George 
Washington, M. A. 1929 ; served with U. S. and 
French Armies 1915-19 ; construction work 1921-24 ; 
Instructor in French, Baylor Univ., 19i;0-28 ; in- 
slructor in i'rench and Spanish, Devilt Sch., 1929; 
app., after e.vam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. 
Sch. July 1, 1929; to War.snw Sept. 13. 19-J9 ; to 
Beirut Oct. 4. 1933 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Beirut Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937; class seven May 1. 1938; cons, at Cairo, temp., 
July 5. 193S: at Bern Aug. 1, 19:!8 ; also 2d sec. at 
Bern Sept. 30. 193.S ; married. 

Maffltt, Edward Pierce. — ft. St. Louis, Mo., July 23, 
1900 ; Taft Sch. grad. ; Institution Sillig. Switzer- 
land, 1923-24 ; Yale, B. A. 1928 ; studied in Germany, 
autumn 1929 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at Athens May 28, 1931 ; v. c. at Athens Aug. 24, 
1931 ; app., after esam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the DIpIo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; 
assigned as v. c. at .\thens Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17, 1932; to Stockholm July 26, 
1932; to Sao Paulo Apr. 12. 1935; to Santos, temp., 
Nov. 17, 193G: to Sao Paub) Mar. 1, 1937; ;5d sec. at 
Buenos Aii-es July 1."'), 1937 ; married. 

Magnuson, Erik "Waldemar. — ft. Stockholm, Sweden, 
Apr. 24, 1891 ; naturalized ; attended sch. in Swtnlen 
and U. S. ; private tutors ; business sch. grad. ; La 
Salle Univ. higher accountancy and auditing course 
grad.; with export firm 1909-16; traveling account- 
ant and auditor 1916-17; U. S. Navy 1917-19. de- 
t.'iiled to offices of naval att. at Christlania ami Co- 
poiilia;;en 1919; apn. elk. in Am. Leg. .at Stoikholm 
Oct. 6. 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 30, 1922; assigned to Stuttgart Oct 
17, 1922; class two May 10. 1924; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight June 2. 1926 ; cons. 
June 15, 1926; assigned to Halifax Mar. 30, 1027; 
class seven May 23, 1929; assigned to Barranqiillla 
Mar. 13. 1931 : class six July 1, 1931 ; to Hamburg July 
30. 1935; to Copenhagen, temp., Sept. 9. 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dee. 1. 1937; to Hambur:,' J.in. 

II, 1938; married. 

Maher, Dale Wilford. — 6. Norman. Okla.. .\pr. 16, 
1S97; Western Mil. Acad.; Northwestern Univ. 1915- 
10; U. S. M. A., grad. 1919; U. S. Army 1919-24, 
Ist It. ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Prince Rupert 
Jan. 31, 1925; v. c. at Prince Hupert Aug. 25. 1925; 
app.. after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Apr. 15, 1920; assigned to Calcutta Apr. 
'Jl, 1920; to Madras, temp., June 6. 1927; to Cal- 



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cutta Aug. 3, 1927 ; to Batavia Sept. 23, 1927 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Batavia Dec. 19, 1929 ; 
to Havre Jan. 31, 1931 ; to Slianghai Mar. 5, 1932 ; 
to Hong Kong Apr. 21, 1933 ; to Medan Sept. 6, 1933 ; 
class seven July 1, 1934 ; to Rotterdam July 15, 1935 ; 
class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; cons, at Budapest Sept. 8, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 2, 1936 ; also 2d 
sec. at Budapest Nov. 2, 1936. 

Makinson, George Albert. — 6. San Francisco, Calif., 
Mar. 18, 1887 ; bigh sch. grad.. private tutors In 
Europe ; machinist's apprentice 1901-3 ; Calif. Naval 
Militia 1903-4 ; asst. foreman machinist. Bu. of 
Navigation, Philippine Is., 1907 ; asst. sec, Am. 
Assoc, of Com. and Trade, Berlin, 1908-9 ; app. cons, 
agt. at Sorau Dec. 23, 1909 ; dep. cons, at Tampico 
Nov. 6, 1914 ; v. c. at Tampico Feb. 6. 1915 ; cons, 
agt. at Amapala July 3, 1916 ; app., after exam., cons, 
asst. Aug. 30, 1916 ; unassigned from Oct. 31, 1917 ; 
cons. agt. at Santa F6, Isle of Pines, Jan. 26, 1918; 
at Nueva Gerona Mar. 28, 1918 ; at Cardenas June 
14, 1918; V. c. at Santo Domingo May 16, 1919; 
v. c. of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned 
to Santo Domingo Oct. 22, 1919 ; class two May 24, 
1920 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven 
June 22, 1922, and detailed to Valparaiso ; class six 
Aug. 23, 1922 ; class Ave Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Callao- 
Llma Aug. 20, 1925 ; class five Aug. 31, 1925 ; class 
four May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Birmingham Apr. 
17, 1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; to Frankfort on 
the Main Aug. 1, 1934 ; cons. gen. Mar. 23, 1935 ; as- 
signed to Frankfort on the Main Mar. 27, 1935 ; 
to O.saka June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937; married. 

Maktos, John 6. in Greece, Nov. 21, 1902 ; nat- 
uralized ; Harvard, A. B. 1923, LL. B. 1926, S. J. D. 
1929; Oxford 1926-28; Hyman fellovsr.ship in int. 
law ; Carnegie fellowship in int. law ; mem. of bar 
of Mich. ; law practice in Detroit, summer 1926, 
in Paris, summers 1927 and 1928 ; app. asst. to the 
solicitor, temp., at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Aug. 1, 
1929 ; permanently Oct. 1, 1929 ; U. S. asst. counsel, 
Sbufeldt Arbitration, Belize, 1930; at $3,400 July 1, 
1930; at $3,800 June 1, 1931; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1, 1931 ; legal asst., U.S.-Turkish Joint 
Claims Committee, 1933-37. — Le. 

Maleady, Joseph E. — 6. Fall River, Mass., Apr. 29, 
1908; Brown Univ., A. B. 19.30; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Veracniz Dec. 9, 1930; v. c. at Vera- 
cruz Sept. 17, 1931 ; at Acapulco Mar. 14, 1932 ; at 

Veracruz May 13, 1933; at San Salvador July 19, 

1934 ; married. 

Maleady, Thomas Joseph.- — b. Fall River, Mass., Jan. 
22, 1899; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., grad. 1922; 
Edinburgh Univ. 1922-25; U. S. Army 1917-20, 1st 
It. ; accountant in private firms and elk. in Treas. 
Dept. 1919-21 ; elk., Dept. of State, 1922 ; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate at Edinburgh Oct. 9, 1922; v. c. 
at Edinburgh Mar. 28, 1923; at Port au Prince Dec. 
28, 1925; at Port Limfin June 9, 1926; app., after 
«xam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 



at Port L!m6n Aug. 30, 1930; at Mexico City Noy. 
28, 1931 : at Tampico June 20, 1934 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Tampico Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons, and 3d 
sec. at Bogota Oct. 14, 1936 ; class seven Aug. 17, 
1938 ; married. 

Malige, Marcel Etienne. — 5. Lapwai, Idaho, July 5, 
1900 ; Univ. of Idaho three yrs. ; Univ. of Wash., 
B. B. Adm. 1921 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 
grad. ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Victoria 1921-22 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Victoria June 
23. 1922; to Nantes Aug. 11, 1922; class two May 10, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Paris Dec. 3, 1925 ; class eight June 2, 1926 ; cons. 
June 15, 1926 ; assigned to Glasgow Sept. 29, 1928 ; 
class seven July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Warsaw Oct. 
11, 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; .sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class five Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Mallon, Patrick. — &. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 11, 
1899; Taft Sch. grad.; Yale, B. A. 1921, Law Sch. 
summer 1921 ; N. Y. Univ. 1927-28 ; cml. work 
1921-27 ; financial work 1927-31 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Nassau Jan. 19, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 30, 
1933 ; to Leipzig June 13, 1933 ; to Singapore Feb. 19, 
1935 ; married. 

Mallory, Lester De Witt. — 5. Houlton, Me., Apr. 
21, 1904 ; Univ. of British Columbia. B. S. A. 1927, 
M. S. A. 1929 ; Univ. of Calif., Ph. D. 1936 ; 
asst. in horticulture, Univ. of British Columbia, 1927- 
29 ; research asst. in agric. economics, Univ. of Calif., 
1929-31 ; asst. agric. commr. at Marseille 1931-33 ; 
asst. agric. economist, Agric. Adjustment Admin., 
193.3-34 ; app. a.sst. agric. att. at Paris Aug. 21, 1934. 

Maney, Edward Strait. — 6. Pearsall, Tex., Sept. 27, 
1899 ; West Tex. Mil. Acad, and Columbia Mil. Acad. ; 
Univ. of Tex. 1919-20; U. S. Navy 1918-19; field 
cashier for oil company in Mexico 1920-21 ; elk. 1921- 
23 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Torreon June 15, 
1923 ; V. c. at Torreon Apr. 4, 1924 ; at Tampico 
Oct. 18, 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to Tampico 
Oct. 24, 1928 ; to Agua Prieta May 8, 1928 ; to No- 
gales, temp., Feb. 15, 1930 ; to San Luis PotosI, temp., 
July 10, 1930; to Nogales Oct. 3. 1930; to Guaynias 
Nov. 5, 1930; to Southampton Oct. 12, 1931; class 
eight July 1, 1934; to Taihoku Jan. 5, 1935; cons. 
Jan. 22, 1935; assigned to Taihoku Jan. 24, 1935; 
to Nagasaki Dec. 22, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937; cons, at London Sept. 9, 1937; 
married. 

Manning, William Eay. — 6. Home, Kans., Dec 26, 
1871 ; Baker Univ.. A. B. 1899 ; Univ. of Kans., A. M. 
1902 ; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. D. 1904 ; instructor in 
hist, and economics, Purdue Univ., 1904-7 ; asst. 
prof, of European diplo. hist., George Washington 
Univ., 1907-10; adjunct and assoc. prof, of Latin 
American and English hist., Univ. of Tex., 1910-19; 
app. special asst. at $3,000 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 26, 1918 ; drafting officer July 1, 1919 ; at 



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$3,500 Sept. 1, 1920; at $3,800 Jan. 1. 10127; at 
$4,000 Jan. 1, 1928; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act); divisional asst. at $5,000 July 1. 19:!0 ; oditor 
of treaty lude.\ at $4,000 Aug. 8, 193S ; luanied. — 
TD. 

Marsh. Frances M. — h. Lewisburg, Pa. ; attended 
liit,'h Bcb. and lUii'luiell Inst. ; business course ; nsst. 
oik. to Senate Committee on Rules; app. elk. at $1,200 
in tbe Dept. of State under Ex. order Apr. 16, 1909 ; 
at $1,400 Jan. 27, 1914, effective Feb. 15; at $1,600 
Mar. 1, 1919; at $1,800 Mar. 1, 1921; asst. clilef, 
Dlplo. Bu., Dec. 20. 1923 ; drafting officer at $2,500 
May 31. 1924, effective June 1 ; at $3,000 July 1, 
1924 ; asst. to the chief. Division of For. Ser. Admin., 
Aug. 19, 1924; at $3,100 Nov. 1, 1927; at $3,300 
July 1. 1928 (Welch Act); at $3,400 July 1. 1928; 
at $.3,600 July 1, 1930.— FA. 

Marsh. 0, Gaylord. — b. Buchanan, Mich., Jan. 7, 
1879 ; normal sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
rhlloraath Coll., Oreg., B. S. D. 1903 ; Univ. of Wash., 
LL. B. 1905 ; mem. of bar of Wash, and P. I. ; princi- 
pal of night sch. 1903-5 ; teacher In high sch. and 
supervisory teacher in Philippine Is. 1905-7, 1908-9 ; 
law practice 1907-8; district auditor, Philippine Is.. 
1909-11 ; chief of division and act. atty., Bu. of Audits. 
Manila. 1911-13; legal representative Insular audi- 
tor, to confer with code committee on revision of 
provincial and municipal laws of the Philippines 
1913 ; elk.. Civil Ser. Commn.. 1913-15 ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class nine Mar. 2. 1915, and detailed 
as V. c. at Ottawa ; assigned to Progreso Mar. 20, 
1917; class eight Apr. 24, 1917; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; cla.ss five June 4, 1920 ; class four June 3, 
1924 ; P'or. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Montevideo Oct. 23, 1924 ; to Sydney. 
N. S.. Nov. 26, 1926 ; class four May 17. 1928 ; class 
three July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Strasbourg Jan. 
9, 1932 ; cons. gen. Dec. 16, 1933 ; assigned as cons, 
gen. at Guatemala Dec. 22, 1933 ; at Seoul Sept. 16, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; n.arried. 

Marvin, John Howard. — 6. Jacksonville. Fla.. July 
22, 1888 ; attended high sch. ; file elk. 1908-10 ; book- 
keeper and bank elk. 1911-17; U. S. Navy 1917-19; 
auditor 1919-25; app. elk. In Am. Consulate General 
at Habana June 1, 1926; v. c. at Habana Feb. 28. 
1927 ; at Matanzas, temp., Sept. 12. 1938 ; at Habana 
Sept. 27, 19:;8. 

Massle, Orlando Hinton. — b. Charlottesville. Va., 
Jan. 25, 1901 ; St. James Sch. ; Univ. of Va. 1921 ; 
teacher, St. James Sch., 1919 ; bank employee 1920, 
1922 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate General at Habana 
Apr. 3, 1923 ; v. c. at Niagara Falls Feb. 1, 1926 ; 
at Halifax May 4, 1929 ; at Yarmouth, temp., Apr. 
3, 1935; at Halifax May 17, 1935; at St. Plerre- 
Miquelon, temp.. May 28. 1935; at Halifax June 19. 
]9:'.5; at Moncton. temp.. Mar. 18. 1936; at Halifax 
M.iy 9. 193G; at Fredericton, temp., July 23, 1936; 
at Halifax Oct. 3, 1936; at Barbados Apr. 1. 1937; 
married. 

Mathews, Elbert George. — 6. Troy, N. Y., Nov. 24. 
1910; Kidder Acad, grad.; Kidder Jr. Coll. 1927-28; 
Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1930 ; statistician. Inst, of Child 



Welfare. I'niv. of Calif.. 1930-31. 1932-33; accountant 
1933-35; upp.. after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
v. c. of career, and sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935; 
assigned to Vancouver Oct. 5. 1935 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Dec. 5, 1936 ; to Sydney, N. S. W., Apr. 7, 1937 ; 
married. 

Matr6, Joseph Boucard, — b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 
23, 1888; Univ. of Cincinnati, A. B. 1912; Cincin- 
nati Law Sch., LL. B. 1913 ; mem. of bar of Ohio ; 
legal dept. of iusur. company 1913-15; sec. to mem. 
of Cong. 1915-17; law practice 1917-18; prof, of 
dental Jurisprudence and trustee of Cincinnati Coll, 
of Dental Surgery 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918; app. 
special asst. at $2,000 in tbe Dept. of State Dec. 16. 
1918; law drafting asst. at $2,500 Jan. 31, 1920. 
effective Feb. 1 ; asst. solicitor at $3,000 June 1, 1920; 
drafting officer at $3,500 Nov. 1. 1923; asst. to U. S. 
a-t.. Island of I'almas Arbitration. 1925; at $3,800 
Dec. 31, 1925, effective Jan. 1, 1926; at $4,000 Jan. 
1, 1928; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); at 
$5,000 July 1, 1930; asst. to the legal adviser July 1, 
1931 ; married. — Le. 

Matthews. Harrison Freeman. — b. Baltimore, Md., 
May 20, 1899; Gilman Country Sch.; Princeton, A. B. 
1921, A. M. 1922; L'ficole Libre dea SclenceB Polltl- 
ques 1922-23 ; U. S. Naval Reserve 1918 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 12, 1923, 
and assigned to the Dept. ; to Budapest Feb. 2, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight and assigned as 3d 
sec. at Budapest July 1, 1924 ; class seven June 2. 
1926; assigned as 3d sec. at Bogotd Sept. 2, 1926; 
class six May 17. 1928 ; assigned to the Dipt. Aug. 
19, 1929 ; class five July 24. 1930 ; a.sst. chief Divi- 
sion of Latin American Affairs, Nov. 1, 1930; special 
detail to El Salvador, 1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. at 
Habana Oct. 4. 1933 ; as Ist sec. at Habana Nov. 27. 
1933; class four Oct. 1. 1935; 1st sec. at Paris July 
13. 1937; cons. Aug. 17, 1937; class three Jan. 3, 
19.38; cons, at Paris in addition to duties as 1st sec. 
Apr. 21, 1938; married. 

Mattice, Earl (Capt.)— 6. Berne, N. V., June 2T, 
1900; N. Y. State Coll. for Teachers 1918-20; U. S. 
M. A., grad. 1924 ; assigned as language officer at 
Pelping May 12, 1936 ; married. 

Mattison, Gordon Henry. — b. Washington. D. C. Jan. 
19, 1915; attendi^^l sch. In India; Coll. of Wooster. 
A. B. 1930; reporter. Am. Inst, of Public Opinion, 
193G-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer uncla.ss., 
V. c. of career, and -sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. July 2. 1937 ; 
a.sslgned to Naples July 8, 1937. 

Mayer, Ernest de Wael. — 6. New York City Mar. 1. 
1903; attended seh. in Belgium; private tutors In 
Holland and England; Staunton Mil. .\ca(l. 1019-21; 
newspaper work 1921-24; cnil. work 1924-30; app., 
after exam.. For Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 17. 1931 ; assigned to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 30, 1931 ; as v. c. at Havre 
.■\pr. 7, 1932 ; at Southampton Apr. 12. 1935 ; at Paris 
June 17, 1935; also 3d sec. at Paris July 26, 1937; 
marrle<l. 



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Mayer, Ferdinand Lathrop. — b. Indianapolis, Ind., 
May 25, 1887 ; The Hill Sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 1909, 
A. M. 1916 ; Harvard, LL. B. 1913 ; mem. of bar of 
Ind. ; in law office 1913 ; app., after exam., sec. of 
emb. or leg. of class four Aug. 3, 1916 ; assigned to 
Port au Prince Aug. 10, 1916 ; class tliree July 13, 
1917; assigned to tiie Dept. Dec. 8. 1917; to London 
Jan. 18, 1919 ; en disponihilitS Dec. 8, 1919 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Sept. 14, 1920 ; class two Aug. 24, 1921 ; 
mem. of secretariat and tech. stafif of Am. del., Conf. 
on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921-22 ; 
assigned to Tangier Mar. 1, 1922 ; to Peking Mar. 8, 
1923 ; on detail at Tokyo Sept. 12-Oct. 8, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class four .July 1, 1924 ; class three 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; class two and assigned as couns. of 
leg. at Peking Aug. 31, 1925 ; sec. of Am. del.. Special 
Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, Peking, 1925 ; as- 
signed as couns. of leg. at Ottawa Feb. 16, 1928 ; 
couns. of emb. at Lima June 8, 1929 ; class one Dec. 
31, 1929 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Brussels and 
Luxemburg Oct. 20, 1930; adviser, 2d, 3d, and 4th 
stages. Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1933-35 ; 
a.ssigned as couns. of leg. at Bern Sept. 8, 1933 ; 
unofficial observer, meeting of the Special Committee 
of the Council of the League of Nations on Tech. Co- 
operation with China, Geneva. 1934 ; representative, 
advisory committee of the League of Nations to fol- 
low situation in the Colombian-Peruvian dispute, Ge- 
neva, 1935 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Berlin Oct. 
29, 1935 ; cons. gen. May 14, 1936 ; E. E. and M. P. 
to Haiti July 13, 1937; married. 

Mazzeo, Louis Bert. — 6. New York City Sept. 10, 
1906 ; attended business sch. ; Emerson Inst. ; George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1929 ; elk.. Am. Con- 
sulate General at Naples, 1920-24, in real estate 
office 1924-25, Washington Navy Yard, 1925-27; 
elk., Dept. of State, 1927-30; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Chihuahua Apr. 9, 1930 ; v. c. at Chihuahua 
June 27, 1930 ; at La Guaira Dec. 5, 1934 ; married. 

McArdle, John. — 6. Bolivar, N. Y.. Dec. 20, 1891 : 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of 111. 1911-12 ; Carnegie 
Inst, of Tech. 1913-15 ; Catholic Univ. 1920-21 ; 
draftsman 1912-13 ; designer and salesman 1915-17, 
1921-22 ; U. S. Army 1917-19. overseas service ; app.. 
after exam., v. e. of career of class three Feb. 26, 
1923; assigned to Mexico City Apr. 2^7, 1923; to 
Santa Marta Aug. 11, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. Aug. 21. 1925 ; 
assigned to Mexico City Feb. 1, 1926 ; to Monterrey 
Feb. 4, 1928; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Monterrey Aug. 15, 1930 ; to Prague Nov. 22, 1930 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 4, 1932 ; assigned as cons, 
and 3d sec. at Sofia May 5, 1932 ; class seven and 2d 
sec. Oct. 1, 1935; assigned as 2d sec. at Buenos Aires 
May 22, 1936. 

McBride, Harry Alexander.^?). Flint. Mich., Oct. 
14, 1887 ; high sch. grad. ; attended private sch. in 
Germany ; newspaper work and advertising mgr. 
1905-8 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Dresden Oct. 1, 1908; cons. agt. at Bilbao Feb. 16. 
1909 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Barcelona Oct 31, 
1910 ; at Ziirich Oct. 18, 1911 ; app., after exam., 
cons. asst. Sept. 3, 1912 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. 



at Boma July 5, 1913 ; detailed to Angola to in- 
vestigate cml. conditions June 23, 1914 ; v. c. at 
Boma Feb. 0, 1915; detailed to London Aug. 4. 
1916 ; V. c. at London Oct. 5, 1916 ; cons, of class eight 
Sept. 14, 1917 ; alternate Am. representative. Nitrate 
Executive, 1918 ; act. gen. receiver of customs and 
financial adviser of Liberia, and mem. Llberlan In- 
ternal Debt Commn. Aug. 1918-Mayl919 ; reinstated 
as cons, of class eight May 1, 1919 ; assigned to 
Warsaw June 3, 1919 ; class five Sept. 5, 1919 ; class 
four June 4, 1920 ; detailed to the Dept. Aug. 7, 1920 ; 
for special duty in eastern and southern Europe Oct. 
4, 1920 ; to the Dept. Dec. 27, 1920 ; chief, Visa Office, 
Jan. 1-Sept. 13. 1921 ; in charge, Cons. Cml. Office 
Sept. 13, 1921-Aug. 31, 1922; class three Nov. 23, 
1921; resigned Aug. 31, 1922; representative in 
Spain of Am. firm 1922-30; app. v. c. at Malaga 
Apr. 4, 1923 ; resigned Oct. 31, 1930 ; app. asst. chief. 
For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, temp., at $6,500 in the Dept. 
of State Nov. 1, 1930 ; executive asst., permanently. 
Feb. 3, 1931 ; acting chief elk. and admin, asst. Mar. 
27-Sept. 7, 1931 ; v. chm., Bd. of Review for Efficiency 
Ratings Apr. 23, 1931-Jan. 12, 1932; representative 
of the Dept. of State on the Council of Personnel 
Admin. May 27, 1931 ; asst. to the sec. of state at 
$8,000 Jan. 1, 1932 ; detailed on special mission to 
Liberia July-Sept. 1934 ; mem., Committee on 
Archives, 1935- ; app. For. Ser. officer of class one, 
cons, gen., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 3, 1936 ; as- 
signed to the Dept. as asst. to the sec. of state June 10. 
1936; married. — S. 

McClintock, Robert Mills. — h. Seattle, Wash., Aug. 
30, 1909 ; studied under private tutor in Switzerland ; 
Stanford, A. B. 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Panama Jan. 
20, 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29. 1932; to 
Kobe Mar. 30, 1933; as 3d sec. at Santiago, Chile, 
Dec. 29, 1934 ; at Ciudad Trujillo July 2, 1937 ; 
also V. c. at Ciudad Trujillo Dec. 21, 1937 ; married. 

McCloud, Robert Chester. — b. Roselle Park, N. J., 
July 10, 1902; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924; engineer 
1925 ; teacher in private sch. 1925-29 ; 1st It., O. R. 
C. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Turin Aug. 6, 1931 ; 
V. c. at Turin Sept. 4, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Turin 
Jan. 2, 1932 ; at Geneva Mar. 16, 1932 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 1933; to Naples Aug. 28, 1933; 
married. 

McClure, Wallace. — b. Knoxville, Tenn., July 30, 
1890; Univ. of Tenn., A. B. 1910, LL. B. 1911; Co- 
lumbia, A. M. 1915, Ph. D. 1924 ; mem. of bar of 
Tenn. ; sec. to committee to investigate assessments 
and taxation, Tenn., 1915; law practice 1916-17; 
U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d It. ; expert of N. Y. State 
legislative committee on income tax 1919 ; instructor 
in hist., Univ. of Tenn., 1919 ; prof, of cml. policy, 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. since 1925 ; app. draft- 
ing officer at $3,000 in the Dept. of State Dec. 4, 
1920; at $3,500 Nov. 15, 1922; at $3,800 July 1, 
1924 ; at $4,400 Feb. 1, 1926 ; at $5,200 July 1, 1926 ; 
asst. chief, Treaty Division, Apr. 21, 1928 ; at $6,500 



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July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) : tech. adviser to Am. del.. 
Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States. Montevideo, 1033; 
married. — TD. 

McConaughy, Walter Patrick. — 6. Moiiteviillo, Ala., 
Sept. 11. IDOS; BirmiiiKliam-Sotilhern Coll., H. A. 
lOliS ; Ala. Coll., summers 1S)2G, lf)27 ; Duko Univ. 
1930; teacher In high sch. 1928-30; Instructor, Ala. 
Coll.. summer 1929 ; npp., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. IG, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Tampico. temp., Dec. 27, 1930; to the Kor. Ser. Seh. 
All);. 19. 1932; to Kobe Dec. 22, 1932; to Taihoku, 
temp., Aui,'. 28, 1934 ; to Kobe Apr. 8, 1935 ; class 
eight Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; assigned to 
Ki.b.' .\pr. 20, 1937 ; to Osaka Sept. 9, 193S ; married. 

McDermott, Michael James. — b. Peabody, Mass., 
July 2, 1.S94 ; attended business sch. ; National Univ., 
LL. B. 1926, LL. M. and M. P. L. 1927 ; elk. in insnr. 
company 1914-17, In War. Dept. July-Aug. 1917, in 
executive office of White House July-I>ec. 1917 ; Army 
field elk. 1917-19, overseas service ; confidential elk. 
to Gen. Tasker 11. Bliss, Am. section of Supreme War 
Council, Versailles, and Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1918-20 ; sec. to Elihu Root, mem. of 
Committee of Jurists to draft project for an Int. 
Court of Justice at The Hague, Paris. May-Aug. 1920: 
app. special asst. at $2,500 in the Dept. of State Aug. 
28. 1920; elk. at $1,000 Oct. 7, 1920: at $1,800 June 
15. 1922 ; private sec. to the undersec. of state at 
$2,000 June 12, 1923 ; asst. chief. Divi.sion of Current 
Information. Apr. 1. 1924; at $3,000 July 1, 1924; 
at $3,200 May 1. 1925: chief. Division of Current 
Information. Apr. 20, 1927; at $3,800 May 1. 1927; 
spechil asst. to Am. del.. Sixth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Habana, 1928 ; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; detailed to mission for signature of Pact for the 
Renunciation of War. Paris, 1928 ; press liaison officer. 
Conf. of Am. States on Conciliation and Arbitration. 
Washington. 1928-29 ; press officer. London Nav;il 
Conf.. 1930: at $4,800 July 1. 1930: mem.. Publica- 
tions Committee of the Dept., 1929-; at $6,500 May 
1. 1930; married.— CI. 

McDonald, Eula. — b. Decatur, Tex. ; attended busi- 
ness sch. and Branham and Hughes Prep. Sch. ; secre- 
tary to mem. of Cong. 1913-17, 1919-33 ; elk. to 
Interstate and Ffireiirn Commerce Com., House of 
Representatives, 1917-19 ; secretary. Int. Petroleum 
Cong., July-Oct. 1923 and 1925 ; app. asst. to U.S. 
del.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., at $3,800 Oct. 
19. 19.33 ; divisional asst. at $3,800 in the Dept. of 
State May 16, 1934 Oct. 24. 1937; contact representa- 
tive. Veterans' Admin. Facility. Oct. 1937-Jan. 1938; 
app. divisional asst. at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
J.in. 10. 1938. — IC. 

McDonough, Dayle Crockett. — b. Cameron, Mo.. 
Dec. 14, 1891 ; Univ. of Mo., LL. B. 1912 ; mem. of 
bar of Mo. ; law practice and legal editor 1913-17 ; 
Provisional Training Regiment. Reserve Officers' 
Training Camp. May-July 1917 ; supervisor of Corr.. 
Bu. of War Risk Insur., 1918-19; app., after exam.. 



cons, of class seven Sfpt. .'. 191!i ; assl>>n.d ti> Concep- 
drtn Oct. 21, 1919 ; to La I'az June 22, 1922 ; cln.s8 six 
Aug. l."3. 1922; class five Dec. 19. 1923; For. Ser. officer 
of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Caracas Feb. ."t, 
1925; class five Dec. 17, 192."> ; asslgtied to Ouailala- 
Jara, temp., Sept. 2, 1920; to Sydn.'y. .N. S. W., Nov. 
22, 1926; class four Dec. 19, 1929; nssk'ncd to 
Madras Nov. 6, 19.30 (canceled) ; to Bombay Jan. 29, 
1931; cons. gen. Oct. 15. 1934; assigned to (iuaynquil 
Oct. IS, 19:54; sec. in tlie DIplo. S.t. Aug. 17. r.i:t7 ; 
cons. gen. at Monterrey June is. 19:!S. 

McDougal, Daniel Archibald.— b. Wayland Springs. 
Tenn.. Jan. 14. 1.S65; Savannah Coll.; Vandcrl.llt 
Univ.; mem. of bars of T.nn. and Okla. ; teacher In 
high sch. 1884-85; law practice 1S8Q- 1933 ; master 
in chancery 1887-92; editor of newspaper 1889-91; 
city atty. 1904 ; mayor 1908-10 ; mem. of Okln. 
Ugislature 1931-32; app. a.sst. to the legal adviser. 
temp., at $5,600 in the Dept. of State Sept. 22, 1933; 
permanently Feb. 10, 1934 ; married. — I.e. 

McEnelly, Thomas. — b. Milford, Mass., Sept. 3, 
1888 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Buenos .Aires .Apr. 3, 
1914; V. c. at Mexico City Sept. 4. 1918; app. after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919; 
assigned to Frontera Oct. 9, 1919 ; to Matanzas Nov. 
26, 1919; class two May 24, 1920; class one Nov. 17, 
1921; assigned to Buenaventura May 12, 1922; to 
Chihuahua Sept. 21, 1923; cons, of class seven Dec. 
19, 1923 ; assigned to Chihuahua Dec. 22, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Sept. 29, 1927; assigned to Barcelona May 24, 1928 
(canceled); to Cludad Juarez, temp., July 20, 1928; 
to Barcelona Sept. 20. 1928; class six July 24, 1930; 
to Singapore June 20, 1934; class five June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Palermo Sei)t. 
2. 1938; married. 

McFadden, Frank Edward. — b. Fort Dodge, Iowa, 
Feb. 20, 1899 ; Columbia Acad. ; Cascadllla Prep. 
Sch.; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1923; cml. work 1923- 
24 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Hamburg Mar. 8. 
1924 ; V. c. at Hamburg Nov. 24, 1925 ; at Bremen 
Sept. 12, 1927 ; at Bremerhaven. temp., Sept. 1, 1928 ; 
at Bremen Nov. 28, 1928; at Bremerhaven, temp., 
Jan. 3, 1929; at Bremen Jan. 5, 1929; at Bremer- 
haven, temp., Sept. 27, 1929; at Bremen Feb. 6, 
1930; at Sydney, N. S. W., May 22, 1930. 

McGilchrist, John. — b. Stenhousemuir, Stirling- 
shire, Scotland, May 30. 1870 ; Brit, subject ; edu- 
cated In Scotland ; with business firm in Scotland 
1883-89 ; accountant and gen. mgr. of firms In 
Grenada since 1889 ; app. cons. agt. at Grenada 
Juno 21, 1920; married. 

McGinnis, Edgar Lee, Jr. — ft. PItcaIrn, Pa., Oct. 4, 
1907; Univ. of Pittsburgh, A. B. 1930; app. elk. In 
Am. Vice Consulate at Medellln Aug. 18, 1930; v. c. at 
Meddlln June 11. 1931; at Celba June 6, 1933; at 
Tela, femp., June 7. 1934; at Celba Sept. 18. 1934; 
married. 



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McGlasson, Clifford Wayne. — &. Cincinnati, Ohio, 
Oct. 31, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business 
sch. ; reporter 1917-18 ; stenog., Post OfBce Dept., 
1918-19; elk. 1919-20, in Dept, of State 1921; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate at Seville Sept. 24, 1921 ; 
V. c. at Turin Apr. 16, 1924 ; at Goteborg June 18. 
1924 ; reinstated as elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of 
State Mar. 23, 1925 ; app. v. c. at Prague Aug. 17, 
1925 ; at Port Said July 30, 1927 ; at Prague Mar. 
14, 1929 ; at Lausanne Dec. 9, 1929 ; at Paris for 
duty in the dlst. acct. and disbursing office Aug. 20, 
1932 ; as.st. dist. acct. and disbursing officer Jan. 28, 
1938 ; married. 

McGonigal, Donal Fish. — b. Troy, N. Y., Apr. 8, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; cml. work 1914-16, 1919-21 ; 
U. S. Army 1916—19, 1st It., overseas service ; N. Y. 
State Troopers 1922-25 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Damascus Dec. 15, 1925 ; at Beirut July 31, 1923 ; 
V. c. at Beirut Oct. 30, 1928; at Toronto, temp., 
July 1, 1929 ; at Beirut July 22, 1929 ; app. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. and assigned as v. c. at Beirut Jan. 31, 
1930; at Saloniki July 17, 1930; at Amsterdam May 
22 1936; married. 

McGregor, Robert Gardner, Jr. — ft. East Orange, 
N J., Feb. 22, 1905 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. ; Hamilton 
Coll.. A. B. 1927; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. and 
American Univ. 1927-28 ; Univ. of Grenoble, sum- 
mer 1928 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer un- 
class. and V. c. of career Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. July 1, 1929 ; to Jerusalem 
Aug. 29, 1929 ; to Beirut Feb. 28, 1931 ; to Antwerp 
Nov. 20, 1931 ; as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Brussels, temp., Jan. 24, 1933 ; see. in the Dlplo. Ser. 
Apr. 5, 1933 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Brussels Aug. 
12, 1933; also at Luxemburg Sept. 8, 1933; at Rome 
Sept. 5, 1936 ; class eight June 1, 1937 ; cons. June 
17, 1937 ; cons, at Mexico City Sept. 6, 1938 ; married. 

MoGurk, Joseph F. — b. Paterson, N. J., Mar. 3, 
1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; with 
mfg. company 1907-13 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Valparaiso Sept. 25, 1914 ; v. c. at Valparaiso 
May 19, 1915 ; at Antofagasta, temp., June 21, 1917 ; 
at Valparaiso July 5, 1917; at Paris June 9, 1919; 
at Havre Sept. 6, 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Paris Oct. 2, 1919 ; class two May 24, 1920 ; assigned 
to Dakar Sept. 30, 1920 ; to Brest May 12, 1921 ; 
to Dunkirk July 6, 1921 ; to Paris Oct. 7, 1921 ; 
class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 
1922; assigned to Zagreb Aug. 18, 1922; class six 
Aug. 23, 1922; class five June 3, 1924; For. Ser. 
officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Helsing- 
fors Sept. 9, 1924 ; to La Paz Oct. 6, 1926 ; app. sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 17, 1927 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at La Paz Feb. 23, 1927 ; class five June 8, 1927 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Sept. 21, 1928 ; class four 
Dec. 26, 1929 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Port au Prince 
Sept. 25. 1930; to the Dept. July 26, 1932; asst. 
chief, Division of Latin American Affairs, Aug. 28, 
1933 ; class three Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as 1st sec. 
at Tokyo Aug. 8, 1936; class two Jan. 3, 1938. 



McHugh, James M. (Capt.) — b. Nevada, Mo., Dec. 
27, 1899; U. S. N. A., grad. 1922; entered U. S. 
Marine Corps ; language officer at Peipiug 1927-31 ; 
a.ssigned as asst. naval att. at Peiping Oct. 1. 1937 ; 
married. 

Mcllhenny, Samuel Alfred, Jr. — 6. San Antonio, 
Tex., Aug. 15, 1901 ; Marion Inst. grad. ; U.S.N.A. 
1920-22 ; Univ. of Tex., B.B.A. 1926 ; elk. and stenog. 
1926-28 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at San Salvador June 
26, 1928; in Am. Leg. at Managua May 11, 1929; in 
Am. Consulate General at Santiago, Chile, Mar. 1, 
1931 ; V. c. at Santiago Aug. 18, 1931 ; at Antofa- 
gasta, temp., Oct. 21, 1933 ; at Santiago Dec. 22, 
1933 ; at Valparaiso, temp.. Mar. 8, 1934 ; at San- 
tiago Aug. 25, 1934 ; at Valparaiso Jan. 23, 1937 ; 
married. 

McKee, Edwin Milton. — b. Dawsonville, Ga., Nov. 
21, 1901 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; private 
tutors ; Univ. of Toronto 1928-30 ; bookkeeper, cost 
accountant and elk. 1920-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate General at Singapore Feb. 14, 1925 ; v. c. at 
Singapore Nov. 9, 1925 ; at Halifax Dec. 3, 1927 ; at 
Toronto July 16, 1928 ; at North Bay, temp., Oct. 17, 
1929; at Toronto Nov. 16, 1929; at Callao-Lima 
Apr. 11, 1930 ; at Buenaventura May 1, 1935 ; at 
Moscow Apr. 2, 1937. 

McKenna, James Edward. — b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 
20, 1887 ; high sch. grad. ; Boston Coll. 1908-10 ; 
Georgetown Law Sch. 1910-13; In library 1906-10; 
elk. in law office 1910 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. 
of State Oct. 8, 1910; at $1,000 Mar. 29, 1912, ef- 
fective Apr. 1 ; at $1,200 Dec. 1, 1913 ; detailed to 
Am. Emb. at Mexico City Dec. 17, 1913-May 4, 
1914 ; at $1,400 June 22, 1916. effective July 1 ; 
chief elk. and disbursing officer. Special Mission to 
Russia, 1917 ; reapp. elk. at $1,400 in the Dept. of 
State Aug. 3, 1917; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., over- 
seas service; reapp. elk. at $1,400 in the Dept. of 
State June 19, 1919; at $1,600 May 1, 1920; draft- 
ing officer at $2,500 Apr. 1, 1921 ; mem. of Bd. of 
Review May 31, 1922 ; at $2,800 July 1, 1924 ; app. 
For. Ser. officer of class eight and cons. Apr. 20, 
1925 ; assigned to Antwerp June 17. 1925 ; to Canton 
Nov. 9, 1926 ; class seven Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to 
the Dept. May 22, 1930 ; class six July 1. 1931 ; to 
London June 30, 1934 ; to Zagreb Mar. 7, 1935 ; class 
five Oct. 1, 1935; to the Dept. June 1, 1937; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. — PD. 

McKinney, Walter Hastings. — b. Sault Ste. Marie. 
Mich., Sept. 6, 1889 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Mich. 
1908-11 ; cml. enterprises 1911-23 ; app., after exam., 
cons, of class seven Oct. 6, 1923 ; detailed to Bor- 
deaux Nov. 20, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Vigo July 1, 1925 ; class 
seven May 17, 1928 ; to Yarmouth Dec. 23, 1931 : 
class six July 1, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 28, 
1936 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at 
Guatemala Oct. 1, 1936; 2d sec. at Guatemala Oct. 
29, 1936; married. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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McLain, Camden Lester. — b. Goodvlew, Vn., Apr. 
-7, 180.'{; nttondod liigh soh. and biisinoss sell.; sec- 
retary 11)15-17; U. S. Army 1917-18; Army Kiold 
elk. ll)l!)-:.'l ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
\'nlparalso July 1, 1921 ; v. c. at Valparaiso Mar. 9, 
lyii:.' ; at I'oncepeifiu May 1, 1924; at Valparaiso Oct. 
22, 1924 ; at Arica. temp., Nov. 7, 1925; at Valparaiso 
June 24. 1926; at Iipiique. temp., Nov. 1, 1920; at 
Coneepeifin Doc 7, 1920; at Antofagastn Aug. 30, 

1930 (canceled); at Valparaiso Oct. 11, 19.'.0 ; at 
Antofagasta Nov. 22, 19;?0; at Valparaiso Jan. 3, 
19:n ; at Santiago. Chile, Feb. 24, 1931; at Val- 
paraiso, temp.. May 7, 1930; at Santiago Juno 2, 
1936; at Valparaiso, temp, Jan. 30, 1937; at San- 
tiago Feb. 13, 1937 ; at Antofa.gasta. temp., Feb. 18, 
1937 ; at Santiago Mar. 20, 1937 ; married. 

McLaughlin, Edward Daniel, — h. Pottsville, Va., Aug. 
20. 1002; Marion Mil. Inst. grad. ; U. S. M. A,, grad. 
IOl'."); Universidad Nacion;il de Mi^sico 1936- ; mem. of 
liar of Ark. ; U. S. Army 1925-26. 2d It. ; in automobile 
business 1926-27; engineer 1927-29; asst. trade 
commr. at Ilabana 1929-30. at Mexico City 1930-33 ; 
ex. asst. and dir., Nat. Recovery Admin, for Ark., 1933- 
35 ; ex. asst. to dir., Nat. Emergency Council, 1935-36 ; 
app. asst. cml. att. at Mexico City July 3, 1936 ; 
married. 

McMillin, Stewart Earl,— 6. Arkansas City, Kans., 
Dec. 17. 18S9; attended business scb. ; Univ. of Kans., 
A. B. 1914, LL. B. 1917; Kans. Nat. Guard 1911-13; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight Sept. 14, 
1917; assigned to Port Limfin Nov. 5, 1917; class 
six Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Antofagasta May 17, 
1922; For. Ser. officer of claS8 seven July 1, 1924; 
assigned to La Paz Apr. 22, 1925 ; to Belgrade Sept. 
8. 1926; to Zagreb, temp., Oct. 1, 1927; to Belgrade 
Nov. 15, 1927 : class six May 9, 1930 ; assigned to 
Warsaw Dec. 6, 1930; to Piedras Negras Jan. 11, 
1933; to Caracas May 22, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1. 1937. 

McNally, Edward Jamet (1st Lt.) — b. Baltimore, 
M.I.. Feb. 27. 1906; U. S. M. A., grad. 1929; assigned 
as language officer at Peiping May 27, 1938. 

McNiece, Renwick Sloane. — b. Salt Lake City, 
Utah, June 28, 1886 ; Westminster Coll., Salt Lake 
City, 190.3-4 ; Princeton, B. A. 1907 ; Univ. of Utah 
Law Coll. 1913-15; teaching fellow, Univ. of Calif., 
1919-20 : mem. of bar of Utah ; instructor in high 
sch. 1907-17 : U. S. Army 1917-19, capt. ; app., after 
exam., cons, of class seven June 4, 1920 ; assigned 
to Penang Aug. 2, 1920; class six Aug. 23, 1922; 
assigneil to St. Michael's Mar. 30, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Stoke- 
on-Trent Sept. 9, 1924 ; class six May 17, 1928 ; 
assigned to Karachi June 19, 1928; class five July 1. 

1931 ; to Vigo Dec. 22, 1931 ; to Valparaiso Jan. 5. 
1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Doc. 1, 1937; married. 

McQuillan, Francis J. (Capt.) — b. Madison, S. Dak., 
Nov. 11. 1903 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1926 ; entered U. S. 
Marine Corps June 3. 1926 ; assigned as language 
officer at Peiping Apr. 19. 1938; marrieil. 



Medalie, Donn Paul. — ft. Mllwankoe, Wis., May 11, 
1900; hi-h sch. gr;ul. ; l"niv. ..f Chicago 1927-28; 
(Jeorge Washington Univ. 1929-30; supercargo. Army 
Trans|)ort Servlci', 1920; salesman 1929; sec. to 
m.-m. of Cong. 1929-30; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Stuttgart Aug. 10, 1930; v. e. at Stuttgart June 
11, 1931; at Saigon Aug. 7, 1934; at Edmonton Oct. 
29, 193.^); at Montreal Apr. 3. 1937; at Vienna Dec. 
20, 1937, Apr. 7, 193S; married. 

Meekins, Lynn W. — ft. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 6, 1802 ; 
Marston's and Friends' ScLs. ; Johns Iloiiklna, A.B. 
1913; N.Y. Univ., grad. work one yr. ; newspaper 
work 1911; accounting 1913-14; librarian 1914-10; 
entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Oct. 2, 1910; 
asst. cinl. att. at Poking June 16, 1919 ; trade commr. 
at Shanghai Feb. 1921 ; dist. mgr. at Boston June 
1922; trade commr. at Ottawa July 1. 1924; cml. 
att. May 20, 1927 ; del., Anti-Smuggling Conf., Ot- 
tawa, 1929; cml. att. at London July 18, 1933. 

Meeks, Nelson Place. — ft. New Vork City Aug. 3, 
1896; attended high sch.; Mt. Ilermon Sch.; Colum- 
bia Univ. 1915-18; Officers' Training Sch. 1918-19; 
Near East Relief, Titlis. Caucasus, 1919-21 ; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate at Riga Jan. 19, 1922; In .\m. 
Leg. at Riga Jan. 1, 1923; in Am. Emb. at Mexico 
City June 30, 1924 ; in Am. Consulate General at 
Vancouver May 5. 1925 ; v. c. at Vancouver June 14. 
1928 ; married. 

Meily, John James. — h. Philadelphia, Pa., Apr. 16, 
1887; Stevens Sch.; Stevens Inst, of Tech. two yrs. ; 
Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1909; Carnegie Inst, of Tech. 
1918 ; Univ. of Berne 1920-21 ; buyer, sec, and dir. 
of personnel for mfg. firms 1909-19 ; industrial 
division, Carnegie Corp. of N. Y., 1918-19 ; app. 
after exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5. 1919 ; de- 
tailed to Berne Oct. 29, 1919; assigned to Port LimAn 
May 17, 1922; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924; class seven Dec. 17, 1925; assigned to 
Stavanger June 9, 1926; class six M.iy 23, 1929; 
assigned to Leipzig July 1, 1929; to Hamburg Feb. 16. 
1931; class five Apr. 1, 1937; to Zagreb June 1, 
1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; married. 

Melbourne, Roy Malcolm. — ft. Philadelphia, Pa., Apr. 
11. 1913; Univ. of I'.i., A. B. 1935. grad. work 1936-37; 
Fletcher Sch. of Law and Diplomacy, M. A. 1936 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of career, 
and .sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2. 1937 ; assigned to 
Montreal July 8, 1937 ; to the Dept. Sept. 16, 1938. — 
VI). 

Melby, John Frfimont. — ft. Portland, Oreg.. July 1, 
1013; III. Wesleyan Univ.. A. B. 1934; Univ. of Chl- 
c.igo, M. A. 1030; In law office 1934-35; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. July 2. 19:i7; assigned to Cludad 
Juftrez July 8, 1937; to Tamplco, temp.. M,iy 7. 193S ; 
to Cludad Juflrez May 24, 1938 ; married. 

Memminger, Lucien. — ft. Tampa, Fla., Aug. 11, 
1870 ; attended high sch. ; Univ. of the South three 
yrs. ; served term In State Militia of S. C. ; news- 
paper work. Washington corr. ; app., after exam., cons, 
elk. Mar. 30, 1907; v. and dcp. cons. gen. at Boma 



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Apr. 3, 1007 ; cons. asst. July 1, 1908 ; v. and dep. 
cons, at Naples Aug. 13, 1908; at Beirut Apr. 21, 
10:0; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Smyrna Jan. 21, 1911; 
at raris Dec. 13, 1011 ; cons, at Rouen Sept. 18, 
1913; del.. Int. Conf. of Chambers of Com., Paris, 
1914 ; at Madras Dec. 22, 1914 ; cons, of class seven 
by act approved Feb. 5, 1915; class six Sept. 5, 1919; 
assigned to Leghorn Sept. 8, 1919 ; class five Aug. 23, 
1922 ; assigned to Bordeaux Apr. 28, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer of cla.ss six July 1, 1924 ; class five May 17, 
1928; clas.s four July 24, 1930; cons. gen. Jan. 22, 
1931 ; assi;::iu"d to Belfast Jan. 27, 1931 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1037 ; cons. gen. at Copenhagen 
Sept. 29, 1037 ; married. 

Memminger, Robert Brodie. — h. Charleston, S. C, 
Dec. 5, 1904 ; Mercersburg Acad. grad. ; TJniv. of Va. 
192.0-25, Law Sch. 1925-28 ; mem. of bar of Va. ; 
actor and stage mgr. 1928-20 ; financial writer 
1929-30 ; advertising solicitor 1930-31 ; stage di- 
rector 1932-35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. oflicer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to Toronto Oct. 5, 1935 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; to the Dept. 
Dec. 18, 1936; to Zagreb Apr. 10, 1937; married. 

Merrell, Edwin Clay. — b. Nashville, Ark., Oct. 9, 
1881 ; high sch. grad. ; Barron Acad, three yrs. ; busi- 
ness courses ; cml. traveler 1900—1904 ; newspaper 
work and elk. to U. S. marshal 1905-12 ; newspaper 
editor and publisher 1913-17 ; app. v. c. at Halifax 
Jan. 25, 1918 ; at Charlottetown July 9, 1919 ; at 
Halifax Sept. 6, 1919; at Hamilton, Bermuda, July 1. 
1920 ; married. 

Merrell, George Robert. — h. St. Louis, Mo., July 
13, 1898; Univ. Sch. for Boys, St. Louis; Cornell, 
A. B. 1921; U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d It.; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 15, 1921 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Jan. 4, 1922 ; to The Hague 
Mar. 1, 1922 ; sec. to Am. del. on Commn. of Jurists, 
The Hague, 1922-23 ; assigned to Port au Prince 
Jan. 4, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight and 
assigned as 3d sec. at Port au Prince July 1, 1924 ; 
class seven Aug. 8, 1924; class six June 2, 1926; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Paris Nov. 1, 1926; at Teguci- 
galpa July 24, 1928; class five Dec. 19, 1929; assigned 
to Panama Aug. 9, 1930; to the Dept. June 18, 
1031 ; as 2d sec. of log. at Peiping Apr. 19, 1935 ; as 
2d sec. of emb. at Peiping Sept. 17, 1935 ; class four 
and 1st sec. Oct. 1, 103."i ; cons. Aug. 17, 1037 ; assigned 
to Harbin Sept. 10, 1037; clas.s three June 16. 103S ; 
married. 

Merriam, Gordon Phelps. — &. Lexington, Mass., 
July 29, 1899 ; Noble and Greenough Sch. grad. ; 
Dartmouth. B. S. 1921 ; Tliiiv. of Chicago, M. S. 1925 ; 
with ambulance corps 1917 ; Am. Red Cross in Hall- 
fax, N. S., 1917-18 ; U. S. Army 1918, 2d It. ; teacher 
of Eng. and geograpliy, Robert Coll., Constantinople, 
1921-23 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
May 28, 192G ; v. c. of career June 15, 1926; as- 
signed to Beirut Apr. 8, 1927 ; to Damascus, temp., 
Sept. 6, 1927; to Beirut Sept. 27, 1927; to Aleppo, 
temp., Oct. 26, 1927; to Beirut Dec. 31, 1927; as 
language officer at Paris Aug. 16, 1928; as v. c. at 



Istanbul Apr. 12, 1930; class eight, cons., and as- 
signed to Istanbul May 9. 1930; as language officer 
at Paris Oct. 18, 1930 ; as consul at Cairo July 28. 
1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned also as 3d 
sec. at Cairo, temp.. May 4, 1932 ; resumed charge of 
consulate Sept. 22, 1932 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Cairo July 8. 1935 ; as cons, 
and 2d sec. at Teheran Oct. 4. 1035 ; class six Apr. 
1, 1036; 2d sec. at lairo Sept. 4, 1037; married. 

Merrill, Gregor Charles. — b. Oakland, Calif.. Dec. 2, 
1906 ; Thacher Sch. grad. ; Univ. Calif., B. S. 1928 ; 
Oxford, B. A. 1930; with Geneva Office of Am. League 
of Nations Asso. 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Bucharest 
Jan. 20, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932 ; 
to Yckoliama Mar. 30, 1933; to Manila Oct. 20, 1037; 
married. 

Mersman, Scudder. — b. St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 3, 
1888 ; Pawling Sch. ; Yale, Ph. B. 1911 ; elk. 1912-13 ; 
exporting fruits in Tahiti 1916-17 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 2d It. ; with coconuts products corp. in 
Tahiti since 1919 ; app. v. c. at Tahiti Feb. 10, 1922 ; 
married. 

Messersmith, George Strausser. — b. Fleetwood, Pa., 
Oct. 3. 1883 ; Keystone State Normal Sch. grad. ; 
Delaware Coll. ; principal of sch. 1900-1914 ; field 
agt. of Am. Society for Extension of Univ. Teaching : 
sec. and v. pres. of State Bd. of Examiners of Del. 
1911-14; V. pres. of State Bd. of Education of Del. 
1912-14 ; lecturer at summer sch. ; author of articles 
and pamphlets on education and textbook on govt, 
of Del. ; app., after exam., cons, at Fort Erie June 
25, 1914 ; cons, of class nine by act approved Feb. 
5, 1915 ; assigned to Curagao May 20, 1916 ; class 
eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; detailed to Antwerp Jan. 29, 1919 ; 
assigned to Antwerp May 10, 1919 ; class six Sept. 
5, 1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; class four Nov. 23, 
1921 ; class three Mar. 1, 1923 ; cons. gen. of class 
four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class three 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Antwerp Apr. 4, 1925 ; 
representative, Conf. of Int. Chamber of Com., Brus- 
sels, 1925 ; class two June 30, 1927 ; representative, 
Conf. of Int. Chamber of Com., Stockholm, 1927 ; 
assigned to Buenos Aires June 7, 1928 ; also on 
detail as For. Ser. insp. Mar. 13, 1930 ; assigned 
to Berlin May 6, 1930 ; class one May 9, 1930 ; 
app. E.E. and M.P. to Uruguay Mar. 9, 1934 (can- 
celed) ; E.E. and M.P. to Austria Apr. 7, 1934 ; 
del.. First Conf. of Int. Quaternary Assn., Vienna, 
1936 ; app. asst. sec. of state July 9. 1937 ; also 
fi.scal and budget officer July 29, 1937; chm., Bd. of 
For. Ser. Personnel, Bd. of Examiners for the For. 
Ser., and For. Ser. Sch. Bd., 1937- ; cbm., Bd. of 
Appeals and Review. 1937- ; U. S. representative, 
Permanent Int. Commn. of Permanent Int. Assn. of 
Road Congresses, 1937-; married. — A-M. 

Meyer, Paul Walter. — b. Beatrice, Nebr., Aug. 8, 
1900 ; Univ. of Denver, A. B. 1923 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in China Apr. 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; v. c. of career Sept. 29, 



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1926; assi«ii<d to Chuiij!king Oct. 14. I'.iL'O ; to 
Hankow, temp.. Apr. L'l», 1927; dptnllod to the Dopt. 
Jan. 11, i;>29 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 23. 1920; to Nanking July 2, l!)2'.l ; .-Ins.s 
seven Kcb. 27, 1931 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer at 
I'eiplng June 23. 1932; sec. In tlie Dlplo. Ser. July 
16, 1932 ; 2d see. of leg. at Pelplng July 21, 1932 ; 
2d sec. of emb. at Peiping Sept. 17, 19.>5 ; class six 
Apr. 1. 19:J7 ; cons, at Yiinnanfu M:iy 29, 19.'?" ; 
married. 

Michael, Louis G.— 6. Hastings, Mlcli., Aug. 3, 1877 ; 
Mich. Agric. Coll., B. S. 1903 ; Columbia Univ. 1903 ; 
Univ. of Wis.. M. S. 1918; Midi. State Coll., Dr. Ag. 
1924; instr. in cbem., Mich. Agric. Coll., 1902-3; 
student asst. in mineralogy. Columbia, 1904; prof, of 
agric. chem.. Iowa State Coll.. 190.5-9 ; special expert 
Id corn culture for Kussian Govt. 1010-16; survey of 
Russian grain trade 1917-18 ; with trading Corp., 
N. Y.. 1919 ; B.Tltic mfr. of trading corp. In Latvia 
and Estonia 1920-21 ; entered Bu. of Agric. Economics 
Aug. 31, 1921 ; del.. Gen. Assembly of Int. Inst, of 
Agric. Rome, 1022 ; made survey of Danube Basin 
1922-23 , and of Germany 1923 ; engaged in studying 
market conditions in Europe 1924-30 ; app. commr. in 
charge of Belgrade office of Dept. of Agric. Aug. 1, 
19.i0; agric. att. at Belgrade Dec. 10, 1930; del., 
16th Int. Agric. Cong., Budapest. 1934 ; del., 12th, 
13th, and 14tb Gen. Assemblies of Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome. 1934. 1036. 19.38; married. 

Milbourne, Harvey Lee. — 5. Roekville, Md., May 10, 
1895; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Richmond 1914-17; 
D. S. Army 1917-19 ; app. v. c. at Amoy Aug. 28, 1919 ; 
at Swatow Oct. 14, 1920; at Tsiuan Nov. 23, 1920; 
at Tsingtao Mar. 15, 1921 ; app.. after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to 
Tsinan Mar. 2. 1923; class two May 10, 1924; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tientsin 
Aug. 8. 1925 ; to Amoy May 10, 1927 ; to Hankow 
Apr. 6, 1028 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 17, 1928 ; class seven May 9. 1930 ; 
assigned to Cologne Oct. 14, 1930 ; to Quebec May 
25, 1932; to Windsor Dec. 10. 1936; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937 ; married. 

Millard, Hugh.— 6. Omaha, Nebr.. Aug. 12. 1894; 
Cornell. B. S. 1016 ; fruit ranching 1916-17 ; Am. 
Field Ser. in France Mar.-Aug. 1917; U. S. Naval 
Reserve 1917-10, It. (jg.) ; with Am. Commn. to 
Negotiate Peace, Paris. 1918-19; elk. in Am. Emb. 
at Paris 1919-20; sec. to Am. Amb. at Paris 
Mar. -July 1920 ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Aug. 24. 1921 ; assigned to the 
Dept. Sept. 8. 1921 ; detailed to Conf. on Limitation 
of Armament. Washington, 1921-22 ; assigned to 
Rio de Janeiro June 14, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1. 1924; assigned as 3d sec. at 
B<rlin July 17. 1924; class .seven Aug. 8, 1924; 
class six Oct. 19, 1926 ; assigned as 2d sec at 
Tokyo Feb. 7. 1927 ; at Teheran June 13. 1929 ; 
class five Dec 19, 1929; assigned to Montevideo Dec. 
20, 1930 (canceled); to Madrid Apr. 23, 1931; sec. 
Int. Radio Conf., Madrid, 1932 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at London Dec. 5. 1933 ; class four and Ist sec. Oct. 



1. r.i.'t.'i ; eons. Aug. 17, 19.37; cons, and 1st sec. at 
Sotl.i M:iy i.'|. 103S; elass three J\inc 16. 1938; mar- 
ried. 

MlUor, Douglas Phillips.— 6. Fayette. Iowa, May 
22. 1,S1»2; Pnlv. of Denver. B. A. 1913. M. A. 1914; 
Rhi.di s s<lio;ar, O.vford, B. A. in Jurl.-.i»niden.e 1920. 
KHid. work 1920-21 ; industrial chendst 1014 ; principal 
of high sch. 1916; Y. M. C. A. work in Mesopotamia 
and Siberia 1917-19; repatriation of German and 
Russian prl.soners, Stettin, 1920; export buslnes.s Id 
Ix)n(lon and New York 1021 ; expert. Conf. on Limi- 
tation of Armament, Washington. 1921 ; entered Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com. Oct. 14, 1921 ; app. tr;!de 
commr. at Berlin May 16. 1924 ; asst. cml. att. Jan. 
21, 1925; expert. Int. Eeonomlc Conf., Geneva. 1927; 
del.. Seventh Int. Roads Cong.. Munich and Berlin, 
1934; cml. att. at Berlin Feb. 24. 1937; representa- 
tive, meeting for the (onsidcralion of a conv. for 
laoilitaling the customs treatment of eml. samph's and 
advertising matter. Geneva. 1935; del., Second Int. 
Conf. on Fruit as a Food. Berlin, 1937; del.. Twelfth 
Int. Horticultural Cong., Berlin, 1938; married. 

Miller, Hugh S.— 6. Mudgee, N. S. W.. Australia, 
of Am. parents, Feb. 3, 1885; attended sch, of 
Australia and U. S. ; Rochester Normal Univ., B. 8. 
1902 ; Hobart Coll. two yrs. ; newsp.iper and editorial 
work 1905-10; Washington corr. 1910-16; writing 
and publicity work 1917-20 ; app. v. c. at Hong 
Kong Feb. 24, 1921; at Cornwall Sept. 6. 1922; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 
30, 1922 ; assigned to Cornwall Oct. 7, 1922 ; to 
Quebec Oct. 30. 1922; to Singapore Dec. 22, 1922: 
class two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned 
to Milan Nov. 3. 1926; to Malta Feb. 13. 1930; class 
seven May 9, 1930 ; to Durban July 31. 1931 ; to 
Johannesburg Oct. 31, 1935; to Yarmouth Sept. 4. 
1936 (canceled); to Capetown, temp., Jan. 26. 1937: 
to Yarmouth Apr. 12. 1937; sec in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Miller, Hunter. — b. New York City .Tnn. 2. 1875: 
N. Y. Law Sch.. LL. B. 1910. LL. M. I'.'ll ; mem. 
of bar of N. Y. ; 9th N. Y. Volunteer Infantry 
1898, 1st It. : author ; app. special asst., Dept. of 
State. June 1917 ; attached to Inquiry conducted by 
Col. IIou.se July 1917-Nov. 1918 ; mem. of committee 
of three app. by sec. of state on questions of int. law 
before the Peace Conf. 1917-18; legal adviser, mis- 
sion of Col. House. Paris, Nov.-Dec 191.S ; legal ad- 
viser. Am. Mission to Negotiate Peace. Paris. 1918- 
19; resigned from the Dept. of State Oct. 1910; app. 
editor of treaties at f.">.600 In the Dept. of State Oct. 
1. 1920 ; chm. of the Am. del.. Conf. for the Codifica- 
tion of Int. I>aw, The Hague, 10.30; historical adviser 
at $6..'>00 May 1. 1931 : mem.. Nat. Historical Publi- 
cations Commn.. 1934-3.S ; mem.. Cnmmltfee on Ar- 
chives, 1935- ; del., Second Gen. Assembly, Pan Amer- 
ican Inst, of Geography and History, Washington. 
1035 ; editor of the treati«-s Aug. 1. 103" ; married— ET. 

Miller, Ralph George. — b. New York City Oct. 6, 
1903; The Browning Sch.; Harvard. A. B. 1925; 
with Investment bankers 1925-26; app.. after exam. 



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For. Ser. ofHcer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 24, 
1928 ; assigned to the For. Sor. Sch. Nov. 5, 1928 ; 
asst. sec. of Am. del., Int. Conf. of Am. States on 
Conciliation and Arbitration, Wasliington, 1928-29 ; 
assigned to Buenos Aires Mar. 29, 1929 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Nov. 17, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Montevideo Dec. 9, 1931 ; as v. c. at London June 25, 
1935 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to London 
Oct. 1, 1935; 3d sec. at Habana June 14, 1937; 
class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Millet, Charles Sumner. — b. Brockton, Mass., July 22, 
1908 ; Vt. Acad. grad. ; Harvard 1927-28 ; Norwich 
Univ. 1929-31 ; Crawford Sch. 1931-32 ; Institute 
Superiore di Scienze Sociali e Politiche, Florence, 
M. A. 1935; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass.. v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as language officer at Peiping 
Oct. 15, 1935 ; v. c. at Harbin Jan. 6, 1938 ; married. 

Millington, Yale Oldknow. — b. Stephentown, N. Y., 
Oct. 10, 1887; Halifax Acad.. Nova Scotia; Colgate 
Univ. 1905-8 ; George Washington, A. B. 1909 ; teach- 
er of Eng. and hist, in high sch. 1909-11 ; asst. and 
act. chief of division in Library of Cong. 1911-24 ; 
U. S. Army 1918 ; asst. librarian, N. C. State Coll.. 
1924-25 ; research work for Inst, for Government 
Research May-July 1925 ; app. drafting officer and 
asst. librarian at $2,400 in the Dept. of State Feb. 1, 
1926; at $2,500 Nov. 1, 1927; at $2,700 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,800 July 1, 1928; at $3,200 
Apr. 1, 1929 ; at $3,400 July 1, 1930 ; married. — RP. 

Mills. Sheldon Tihbetts. — 5. Seattle. Wash., Aug. 
13, 1904 ; Reed Coll., A. B. 1927 ; Forest Sor. lookout, 
summers 1924, 1925 ; asst. in Eng. dept., Reed Coll., 
192&-27 ; seaman, summer 1927 ; reporter 1928 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Oct. 24, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch, 
Nov. 5, 1928 ; to La Paz Mar. 29, 1929 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 27, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Panama Mar. 21, 1931 ; as. v. c. at Bucharest June 
20, 1934 ; class eight, cons., and assigned as cons, 
and 3d sec. at Bucharest Oct. 1, 1935 ; class seven 
Aug. 17, 1938; married. 

Minneman, Paul George. — b. Sidney, Ohio, July 9, 
1902; Ohio State Univ., A. B. 1924, M. S. 1926, 
Ph.D. 1929; Univ. of Breslau, Germany, 1926-27; 
1st It., O. R. C. ; field agt. 1927-28 and economist 
1929-36, Dept. of Agric. ; app. asst. agric. att. at 
London May 1, 1936 ; married. 

Minnigerode, Holdsworth Gordon. — 6. Washington, 
D. C. Aug. 22. T905 ; Brown Univ., Ph. B. 1928 ; news- 
paper reporter 1929 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 
15, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Montreal Apr. 29, 1930 ; 
at Quebec, temp., July 12, 1930 ; at Montreal Sept. 9, 
1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 19.30; to Jeru- 
salem Feb. 24, 1931 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Teguci- 
galpa July 17, 1933 ; at Bangkok Oct. 22, 1934 ; v. c. 
at Singapore Dec. 4, 1937 ; married. 

Minor, George Carlton. — b. Rendvllle, Ohio, May 
17, 1891 ; W. Va. Wesleyan CoU. 1910-11 ; Carnegie 
Inst, of Tech., B. S. 1916; telegraph operator 1908- 



11 ; apprentice signal engineer 1916-17 ; jr. engineer 
1917; U. S. Army 1917-20, Ist It.; with Am. Red 
Cross In Europe 1920-22 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at 
Tirana Feb. 9, 1923; v. c. at Tirana June 16, 1926; 
at Stuttgart Dec. 14, 1928; at Cologne Mar. 11, 1932; 
assigned as v. c. at I'aris for duty in the dist. acct. 
and disbursing office May 21, 1932 ; asst. dist. acct. 
and disbursing officer at Paris Aug. 24, 1932; v. C. 
and special disbursing officer at Moscow Feb. 10, 
1934 ; married. 

Minor, Harold Bronk. — b. Holton, Kans., Feb. 1, 
1902 ; Drake Univ. and Carnegie Inst, of Tech. ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1927; sales- 
man 1921-23 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Tampico 
Nov. 28, 1927 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to Tampico 
Mar. 20, 1929; to Call May 16, 1930; to Rio de Ja- 
neiro June 15, 1931 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Rio de Janeiro Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Jerusalem Oct. 28, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; cla.«s .seven 
Aug. 17, 19.38 ; married. 

Minter, John Russell. — b. Abbeville, S. C Nov. 12. 
1893; Davidson ColL, A. B 1913, M. A. 1915; 
teacher in high sch. 1913-14, in Linwood Coll. 191.")- 
16 ; journalist 1916-17 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1917- 
19, capt., overseas service ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three May 24, 1920; assigned to Port 
Elizabeth Aug. 2, 1920 ; to Johannesburg Mar. 8. 

1921 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one May 26, 

1922 ; cons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to 
Cape Town May 25, 1923 ; class six Dec. 19, 1923 ; 
assigned to Breslau June 11, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class seven July 1, 1924; assigned to ParS Feb. 
16, 1927 ; class six June 30, 1927 ; resigned Aug. 4, 
1928; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Aug. 18, 1930; at $5,600 July 1, 1936; mar- 
ried. — Eu. 

Mitchell, Lawrence CoUamore (Maj.) — b. Medford, 
Mass., Feb. 28, 1893 ; Dartmouth 1912-13 ; U. S. M. A., 
grad. 1917 : Harvard, 1922-23 ; assigned as mil. att. 
at Rio de Janeiro May 19, 1936 ; also mil. att. for air 
May 28, 1938 ; married. 

Mitchell, Mary Helens. — b. Fairfax Co.. Va. ; busi- 
ness high sch. grad. ; Wash. Coll. of Law 1932-33 ; 
stenog. in law firm 1912—22, in real estate and in- 
surance office 1922-23, and in trust company in 
Hawaii 1923-24 ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1924-33 ; app. 
private sec. to asst. sec. of state at $2,600 Nov. 1, 
1933 ; elk., 3d meeting of the Int. Tech. Consulting 
Committee on Radio Communications, Monte Estoril. 
Portugal, 1934 ; elk.. Preliminary Naval Conversa- 
tions, London, Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; private sec. to coun- 
selor of Dept. of State May 21, 1937-Mar. 31, 1038 ; 
app. private sec. to counselor of Dept. of State at 
.$2,600 Sept. 10, 1938.— C. 

Mitchell, Reginald Parramore. — b. Sanford, Fla., 
June 21, 1902 ; Vanderbilt Univ., A. B. 1925 ; Emory 
Univ. Sch. of Law 1927-28 ; Univ. of Bordeaux 1931- 
32 ; Washington corr., press assn. and newspaper edi- 
torial activities 1919-31 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at 
Bordeaux Juno 6, 1931 ; v. c. at Bordeaux Sept. 4, 
1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass.. 



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V. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. S>t. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Bordeaux Jan. 2, 1032 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17, 1032; to Hankow July 
•2G. 1932 ; as 3d sec. at Warsaw Jan. 3, 1036 ; at 
Dublin -Vug. 2t), 1037 ; to the Dept. Apr. 7, VXiS ; mar- 
ried.— CI. 

Moe, Albert F. (Capt.) — h. Oakland, Calif., Nov. l.'., 
1907; entered U. S. Marine Corps Aug. 2, 1929; as- 
signed as language ofllccr at Peiping July 1,"). 1938; 
marriid. 

Moessner, "Wallace Eugene. — b. Atlanta, Ga., Doc. 

26, 1893; attended high sch. and business sch.; Okla. 
Agric. and Mech. Coll. 1912-10; corr. course In civil 
engineering ; U. S. Army 1918-19. overseas service ; 2d 
It.. O. R. C. ; civil engineer 191G-18, 1920; asst. sales 
mgr. in wholesale company 1921-23 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Manchester Juno 26, 1924 ; v. c. at Man- 
chester Sept. 3, 1024 ; at Trinidad Nov. 30, 1034 ; 
at Curacao Mar. 1, 1037 ; married. 

Moffat, Jay Pierrepont. — ft. Rye, N. Y., July 18, 
ISOG; Harvard 1915-17; private sec. to Am. Min. at 
The Hague and asst. In the leg. 1917-10; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
assigned to Warsaw Sept. 27, 1910 ; to the Dept. Apr. 
11, 1021; to Tokyo Aug. 2, 1921; class three Aug. 
24, 1921 ; assigned to Constantinople Sept. 12, 1923 ; 
class two Jan. 23. 1024 ; For. Ser. officer of class four 
July 1, 1024 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 8, 1925 ; as 
1st sec. at Ottawa, temp., Apr. 20, 1927 ; to the Dept. 
July 15, 1027; to Berne Sept. 29, 1927; Prep. 
Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., Geneva, tech. 
asst. 1927, 1929, adviser 1930; tech. asst., Conf. 
for the Aholition of Import and Export Prohibi- 
tions and Restrictions, Geneva, 1928 ; class three 
May 23, 1020 ; sec. to Am. del.. Red Cross and 
Prisoners of War Conf., Geneva, 1929 ; tech. asst, 
4th sess.. Special Commn. for the Preparation of a 
Draft Convention on the I'rlvate Manufacture of 
Arms and Ammunition and Implements of War, 
Geneva, 1929 : assigned to the Dept. May 1, 1931 ; 
class two July 1, 1031 ; chief. Division of Western 
European Affairs, July 15, 1932 ; mem.. Committee 
on Archives, 1035 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Sydney, 
N. S. W., Apr. 24, 1935; class one Oct. 1, 1935; 
to the Dept. June 10, 1037 ; chief, Divi.«ion of Euro- 
pean Affairs, July 17, 1937; adviser, Conf. of Brussels, 
1937 ; married. — Eu. 

Moffltt, James P.— 5. Albany, N. Y., Mar. 18, 1886 ; 
Fordham Univ., LL. B. 1910; sec, teacher, and li- 
brarian 1907-10; law practice 1910-17; U. S. Army 
1917-19, It. ; app., after exam., cons, of class seven 
Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to Brussels Oct. 29, 1920; to 
the Dept. Apr. 11, 1921 ; assigned to Rangoon July 

27. 1921 ; class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; detailed to Cnpe 
Town Mar. 12, 1924 ; For. Ser. offlcer of class seven 
July 1, 1924; class six Aug. 8, 1924; assigned to 
Cape Town May 16, 1925 ; to Johannesburg July 6, 
1925; to Cape Town Aug. 24, 1025; to Lourongo 
Marques Dec. 30, 1025; to the Dept. May 11, 1028; 
class five May 0, 19.30; assigned to .Mnrscille June 30, 
1030 ; to Stuttgart Dec. 18, 1933 ; to Amsterdam May 
22, 1936; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 1. 1037; married. 



Mokma, Gerald A Irian. — b. Holland, Mich., June 8, 
lOOO; Hope Coll. Prep. Sch.; Central Coll., B. Sc 
1022; S. A. T. C. 1018; e.lMcatlonal work in Japan 
1022-25, prof, of Eng. literature and sociology at 
MelJI fiakuln. Tokyo, 1024-25; app. elk. In Am. 
Consulate at Batavia June 18, 1020; v. c. at Batavla 
.Ian. 12, 1027; at Surabaya, temp., July 7, 1027; nt 
Batavia Nov. 23, 1027; at Cologne July 27, 1028; at 
Leipzig Apr. 13, 1920 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
olllcer unilass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Dlplo. 
Ser. Dec. 19, 1020; assigned as v. c. at Maracalbo 
Dec. 31, 1029; at Nuevitas June 11, 1932; at 
Antwerp Aug. 10, 1933 ; class eight, cons., and as- 
siirned to Antwerp Oct. 1, 1935 ; to 'laniplco Juno 17, 
1938 (canceled); class seven Aug. 17, 1038; to En- 
senada Aug. 20, 1038 ; married. 

Montamat, Harold Edward. — b. Antwerp. Belgium, 
of Am. parents, Feb. 2, 1005; Stevens Sch. grad. ; 
Dartmouth, A. B. 1920 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Habana Jan. 
12. 19:;2; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 20, 1032; to 
Nanking Mar. 30, 1933 ; to Hankow Feb. 27, 1035 ; to 
Callao-Lima Apr. 13, 1937 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at La 
Paz June 20. 1938. 

Montgomery, Edmund Brewer. — b. Quincy, 111., Sept. 
18, 1891; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Wis. 1010-12; 
U. S. N. A. 1918; elk. 1913-15; engineering 1915-17; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19, ensign ; app. v. c. at Port 
L\mfm Feb. 12, 1919; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three May 24, 1920; assigned to Barranqullla 
Aug. 2. 1920; class two Nov. 17, 1021; class one 
May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Montevideo June 23, 
1922; to Rio do Janeiro Sept. 1, 1922; cons, of class 
seven Mar. 1, 1023; class six Dec. 19, 1923; detailed 
to London Feb. 15, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924; detailed to Dublin July 12, 1024 ; 
to London Aug. 1, 1024; class six Aug. 31, 1925; 
assigned to Madras Mar. 8, 1926 ; class five Dec. 19, 
1029; assigned to the Dept. Oct. 21, 1030; to Habana 
July 16, 1934; to San Luis PotosI Aug. 13, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; manied. 

Montgomery, John Floumoy. — b. Sedalia, Mo., Sept. 
20, 1878 ; business sdi. grad. ; Ramsdell .\cad. grad. ; 
Ohio State Univ. three yrs. ; sales and advertising 
mgr. 1902-7 and executive 1007-33 of milk compa- 
nies; app. E. E. and M. P. to Hungary June 13, 1933; 
married. 

Mooers, Horatio Tobey. — 6. Vassalboro, Me., May 3. 
1804; Bowdoin Coll.. B. A. 1018; Dartmouth, summer 
1018; Nouvello r:cole des Ilnutes Etudes, Brussels, 
1919 ; French Army, ambulance corps, 1917 ; U. S. 
Army 191S ; app. v. c. at Antwerp Jan. 27, 1910; at 
Brussels May 10. 1019; at Glasgow Dec. 3. 1910; at 
Edinburgh Jan. 26, 1920; at Horta May 18, 1920; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 
24, 1920, and assigned to Horta; assigned to Lisbon 
Apr. 3, 1022 ; class two May 26, 1922 ; class one 
Nov. 23, 1023; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1. 
I*.t24; class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1024; assigned to 
Turin Jan. 22. 1926; to Quebec Apr. 11, 1928; class 
seven Oct. 16, 1929; to Cherbourg Nov. 2. 1931; 



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to Toronto July 17. 1933; clnss sis July 1. 1934; 
cons, at San Jos6 July 15, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 31, 1937 ; also 2d sec. at San Jos6 Aug. 6, 
1937 ; cons, at Mexicali Dec. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Moore, Robert "Walton. — b. Fairfax, Va., Feb. 26, 
1859 ; Univ. of Va. ; inem. of Va. Senate 1887-90 ; 
mem. of Va. Constitutional Convention 1901-2 ; law- 
yer ; mem. of bar of Va. ; special coun.sel, railway and 
steamship companies of the South before Interstate 
Com. Commn., 1907-18 ; asst. chief counsel, U. S. 
Railroad Admin., 1918-19 ; mem. of Congress 1919-31 ; 
mem. of Bd. of Regents of Smithsonian Inst, since 
1922 ; app. asst. sec. of state Sept. 19, 1933 ; mem., 
Bd. of For. Ser. Personnel. Bd. of Examiners for 
the For. Ser., and For. Ser. Sch. Bd.. 1934-37 ; chm., 
Bd. of Trustees, Second Export-Import Bank of Wash- 
ington, D. C, 1934-36 ; chm., Bd. of Trustees, Ex- 
port-Import Bank of Washington, 1934- ; mem., Dept. 
of State Committee on Int. Civil Aviation, 1935-38 ; 
chm., Interdept. Committee on Civil Int. Aviation, 
1935-38 ; mem.. Central Committee of the Am. Red 
Cross. 1936-37; counselor of the Dept. of State May 
20, 1937.— C. 

Moore, Rupert Holyoake. — b. in England. June 22, 
1876 ; Brit, subject ; St. John's Coll., Winnipeg ; bank 
elk. 1894-1900 ; newspaper reporter in Hawaiian Is. 
1900-1904, in Kenora 1905 ; app. act. cons. agt. at 
Kenora Dec. 29, 1908; cons. agt. nt Kenora Mar. 6, 
1909 ; resigned Sept. 1916 ; reapp. cons. agt. at Kenora 
Feb. 5, 1918 ; married. 

Moore, Sarah Dameron. — 6. Baltimore, Md. ; attended 
American sch. in JIanila ; private tutor; Chateau des 
Bois, Geneva, two yrs. ; sec. to librarian 1917-18 ; app. 
elk., temp., at $1,100 in the Dept. of State Feb. 12, 
1918; at $1,200 July 1, 1918; permanently, at $1,000 
Feb. 1. 1919; at $1,200 Mar. 1, 1919; at $1,400 Jan. 
16, 1922; at $1,680 July 1, 1924; at $1,740 Mar. 1, 
1925; at $1,860 Feb. 1. 1926; at $2,000 July 1, 1928 
(Welch .Act) ; at $2,200 July 1. 1930; at $2,600 June 
1, 1931 ; asst. chief. Office of Coordination and Review, 
at $3,500 Sept. 25, 1937.— CR. 

Moose, James Sayle, Jr. — b. Morrillton, Ark., Oct 
3. 1903; Ky. Mil. Inst.; Univ. of Mo., A. B. 1922; 
Universidad Nacional de Mexico one term ; bank elk. 
1922 ; construction work 1922-23 ; merchant 1923-27 : 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Jan. 13, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Jan. 20, 1928; to Salonikl June 12, 1928; assigned 
as language officer to the consulate general at Paris 
Aug. 12. 1930 ; also v. c. at Paris May 1, 1931 : 
V. c. at Beirut, temp., June 17, 1932 ; v. c. and lan- 
guage officer at Paris Sept. 27, 1932 ; v. c. at Baghdad 
Apr. 20. 1933; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 11, 1933; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Baghdad June 2. 1933 ; 
class oisht July 1. 1934; cons. .Tan. 22. 1935; as- 
signed as cons, at Baghdad in addition to duties as 
3d sec. Jan. 24, 1935 ; class seven and assigned as 
2d sec. at Baghdad in addition to duties as cons. 
Apr. 1. 1936 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Teheran Sept. 15, 
1936 ; 2d sec. at Teheran in addition to duties as cons. 
Feb. 2.3, 1937 ; class six May 1, 1938 ; married. 



More. Bolard. — b. Independence, Kans., Aug. 20. 
1907 ; Montezuma Mountain Sch. ; Stony Brook Sch. 
grad. ; Princeton Univ. 3 yrs. ; Univ. of Grenoble, 
summer 1929 ; Allegheny Coll., A. B. 1930 ; bank 
elk. 1926-27 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Puerto 
Plata .Tan. 19, 1931 ; v. c. at Puerto Plata Aug. 4, 
1931 ; at Port au Prince Jan. 2, 1932 ; c!k. In Am. 
Leg. at S.into Domingo Feb. 6, 1932 ; v. c. at Santo 
Domingo Mar. 16, 1932 ; at Port au Prince June 9, 
1932; at Madrid Dec. 31, 1934; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as v. c. at Madrid 
Oct. 1. 1935 ; at Barcelona Nov. 28, 1936 ; at La::ros 
July 1, 193S. 

Moreland, William Dawson, Jr. — b. Portland. Oreg., 
July 8, 1907 ; Principia Jr. Coll., grad. 1927 ; Stan- 
ford, A. B. 1929 ; app., after exam.. For Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Vancouver Apr. 
29, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16, 1930 ; to 
Guayaquil Nov. 8. 1930 ; to Liverpool Oct. 5, 1931 ; 
to Antwerp Aug. 22, 1932 ; to Bordeaux Oct. 4, 1935 ; 
married. 

Morgan, John Heath. — b. Lynn. Mass., Dec. 6. 1901 ; 
Harvard, S. B. 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. Sept. 11. 1925 ; v. c. of career May 20. 
1926 ; assigned to Budapest May 25, 1926 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Budapest July 24, 1930 ; 
to Berlin July 31, 1931 ; to the Dept. Nov. 8, 1933 ; 
class seveji Oct. 1, 1935; class six Apr. 1, 1937; cons, 
at Vienna July 14, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 
31, 1937 ; also 2d sec. at Vienna Aug. 7, 1937 ; 
cons, at Vienna Apr. 7, 1938 ; married. 

Moriarty, Francis Brandon. — b. Washington, D. C, 
June 12, 1884 ; attended business sch. ; National 
Univ., LL. B. 1909. LL. M. 1910; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; elk. 1900-1905 ; with mfg. firm 1905-6 ; 
stenog.-clk.. Dept. of Com. and Labor, 1906-10; law 
practice 1910-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19. overseas 
service ; graves registration service in France 
1920-21 ; law practice in Paris 1921-23 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at St. Etienne Mar. 15, 1923 ; 
V. c. at St. Etienne Dec. 6. 1923 ; at Marseille "Nov. 
29. 1926; at Messina July 2. 1929; at Paris Dec. 2, 
1930 ; at Calais, temp., July 21. 1931 ; at Paris Sept. 
1. 1931 ; at Tunis Oct. 17, 1931 ; at Turin Mar. 11, 
1932; married. 

Morlock, George Albert. — b. Wlnchenden, Mass., 
May 15. 1893; Clark Coll.. A. B. 1916; French sch., 
Middlebury Coll., summer 1919 ; stenog-clk. 1916-17 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-19; app. elk. at $1,200 In the 
Dept. of State Sept. 11, 1919 ; at $1,400 Nov. 1, 
1919 ; detailed as confidential elk. to accompany the 
sec. of state on mission, to Rio de Janeiro 1922 ; 
elk., Conf. on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 
1921-22; elk. to the sec. of state Apr. 14. 1922; 
drafting officer at $2,500 May 20, 1924 ; at $2,800 
July 1, 1924 ; private sec. to asst. sec. of state at 
$2,900 Nov. 1, 1927; at $3,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,100 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; 
sec. to the sec. of state on European trip 1931 ; elk., 



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conf. of ministers for morntorium on Intergovernmen* 
tal ilcbts. London, 1931 ; elk., 1st stage. Gen. Disar- 
mament Conf., Geneva, 10152, and Int. Monetary and 
Economic Conf., London, 1933 ; iirivato seo. to dim.. 
Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos 
Aires, 193G ; divisional asst. at $3,200 July 1, 1937; 
elk.. Conf. of Brussels, 1937 ; married. — FK. 

Morris, Brewster Hillard. — 6. Bryn Mawr, Ta., Keb. 9. 
1009: Montgomery Sch. grad. ; Ilaverford Coll.. B. S. 

1930 : Oxford Univ., Knuland, B. A. 1932. B. Litt. 1933 ; 
in\estment analyst 1934-36; app.. after exam.. For. 
Scr. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Nov. 16, 1036 ; assigned to Montreal Nov. 
23, 1936 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 193S ; to 
Vienna June 29, 1938. 

Morris, Leiand Burnette. — 6. Fort Clark, Tex., Feb. 
7, 1886; Emerson Inst.; Univ. of Pa. part of five 
yrs. ; George Washington Univ. one yr. ; app., after 
exam., student interpreter In Turkey Apr. 1, 1910; 
dep. cons, at Saloniki June 25, 1912 ; v. and dep. cons. 
at Saloniki Oct. 25, 1912 ; also Interpreter Aug. 4, 
1913 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. and interpreter at 
Smyrna Dec. 8, 1913 ; v. c. at Smyrna Feb. 6, 1915 ; 
detailed to the Dept. Dec. 31, 1917 ; cons, of class 
eight Feb. 19, 1918; detailed to Montreal June 3, 
1918 ; to Constantinople Mar. 5, 1919 ; as cons, in 
charge at Saloniki June 7, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 : assigned to Saloniki June 23, 1020 ; class five 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
ofBcer of class five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Cologne 
Oct. 23, 1924 ; to Athens Nov. 27, 1926 ; class four 
June 8, 1027 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Athens 
Nov. 12. 1929 ; class three Dec. 26, 1029 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1032 ; assigned also as 1st sec. 
at Athens Feb. 20, 1932 ; relieved of duties as cons, 
gen. July 15. 1932 ; assigned as cons. gen. at Athens 
Aug. 23, 1933; also 1st sec. at Athens Mar. 13. 1034; 
class two Oct. 1. 1035 ; cons. gen. at Jerusalem, temp., 
Dec. 31, 1935; at Alexandria May 22, 1936; also 
couns. of leg. at Cairo, temp.. Mar. 27, 1037 ; del.. 
Seventh Int. Conf. for Unification of Penal Law, Cairo, 
1038 ; cons. gen. at Vienna July 27, 1938 ; married. 

Morris, Shiras, Jr. — b. Hartford, Conn., Apr. 23, 
1905 ; Choate Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; teacher 
1027-28 ; elk. 1928 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofBcer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Jan. 22, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Guadalajara Feb. 6, 

1931 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Stuttgart 
Dec. 10. 1931 ; to Marseille Dec. 18, 1933 ; to Monte- 
video June 11. 1937; married. 

Morton, William Boss. — b. New Ulm, Minn.. Dec. 23, 
1878 ; attended high sch. and night law sch. ; mining 
c<>m[)any 1896-1900; chief immigration Insp. In Cuba 
1900-1902 ; U. S. Immigration Ser. 1902-18 ; U, S. 
Shipping Bd. Investigations 1918-2:i ; app. v. c. at 
Athens Jan. 18. 1922; at Glasgow Mar. 6, 1933; 
at War.<aw Feb. 23. 1935 ; married. 

Mosburg, Earl Eaymond. — b. Lime Kiln. Md.. Sept. 
0. ISO"; high sch. grad. ; National Univ.. LL B. 19'-'6 : 
elk.. War Dept., 1918-19; app. elk. at $900 in the 



Dept. of State Jan. 4, ISUO ; at Jl.OOO Aug. 1, 1019; 
at $1,200 Dec. 31. 1920, (fffctive Jan. 1, 1921; at 
JI.KIO Oct. 1. 11)23; nt $1.6.S0 July 1, 1924; at 
$1,800 Mar. 16, 1925; at $2,100 Juno 1, 1025; at 
$2,2(10 Mar. 1, 1027; private stc. to the sec. of state 
at $3,000 May 1, 1027; at $3,200 July 1. 1028 
(Welch Act) : at $3,300 July 1, 1928; at $3..';00 July 
1, 1030; at $3..S00 Nov. 1. 1030; divLslnnal asst. 
June .'), 1935; married. — FBO. 

Moses. Henry Claremont. — b. Sumter. S. C, Dec. 25, 
l.SOO; Clemson Coll. one and om-half yrH. ; Brown 
Univ. one yr. ; Emtrson Inst.; U. S. Army 1018-19; 
app. elk. In Am. Consulate at l'ernjin)l)uco Dec. 1020; 
v. c. at Pernambuco July 16. 1921 ; at Rosarlo Jan. 
17, 1022; at Asuncion Sept. 10, 1924 ; at Buenos Alre.s 
Oct. 1, 1925; resigned Mar. 1, 1920; app. v. c. at 
Rosario Oct. 7, 1027 ; nslgned Nov. 20, 1031 ; app. 
V. c. at Saltillo Jan. 15, 1032; married. 

Muccio, John Joseph. — b. Valle Agrlcola, Italy, Mar. 
19, 1000; naturalized 1921; Brown Univ., Ph. B. 
1921; George Washington, A. M. 1923; U. 8. Army 
1018; app.. after exam., eons. asst. Aug. 15. 1921; 
V. c. of career of class three Nov. 23, 1023 ; asHigned 
to Hamburg Jan. 2, 1024 ; For. Ser. oflicer undaKS. 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Hong Kong Mar. 16, 1926; 
class eight June 30, 1927; cons, and assigned to 
Hong Kong July 16. 1927 ; to Yunnanfu. temp.. Feb. 
23, 1928 ; to Hong Kong Mar. 7. 1928 ; to Foocliow 
Mar. 10, 1930; class seven July 24, 1030; to Sh;ing- 
hai Feb. 7, 1931; class six July 1. 1934; to IjIi Paz 
Feb. 27, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 13, UI35 ; 
also 2d sec. at La Paz Mar. 16, 193.j ; class five Apr. 
1, 1036; cons, and 2rt sec. at San Josr> Mar. 4. 19.38 
(canceled) ; 2d sec. at PanamA Aug. 20, 1938. 

Muir. Raymond Douglas. — b. Somerville, Mass.. June 
5, 1807; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1933; U. S. 
Navy 1917-10 ; af;st. port oflicer in France, U. S. 
Army, 1920-22 ; capt. 0. R. C. ; liaison officer. Vet- 
erans' Bureau. 1922-30 ; asst. chief usher. The White 
House. 19.30-33. and chief usher 193,3-38; app. divi- 
sional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 16, 
193S; marriid. — IC. 

Mullins, Edward I. — h. Byrdsfown. Tenn.. Nov. 2. 
1S97; Univ. of Olda.. A. B. 1922; Harvard 1022-23; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser.. M. P. S. 1025, Ph. D. 
1020 : U. S. Army 1018 ; economic analyst, U. S. 
Tariflf Commn.. 192.3-38; detailed by Tariff Commn. to 
Dept. of State 1935-38 ; app. economic analyst at 
.$4,000 in the Dept. of State Apr. 16. 1038 ; married. — 
TA. 

Mundy, Louis Edward.—?*. Huntingburg. Ind.. Feb. 
15. 1802 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; sienog. 
and elk. 1013-17 ; app. elk. at $000 In the Di-pt. of 
State June 1, 1917 ; at $1,000 S.pt. 25. 1017 ; at $1,200. 
temp., Aug. 1, 1018; dk.. .Vni. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace, P.iris. 191R-19 ; at ?1.200. pi rmanently. Nov. 1. 
1010; at $1,400 Dec. 31. 1010, clTectlve Jan. 1. 1920; 
elk.. Fifth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Santiago, Chile. 
192". : at $1,000 May .'ll. 1024, effective June 1 ; at 
$1,860 July 1. 1024: at $2,100 Jan. 10, 1025; private 



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sec. to asst. sec. of state at $2,400 June 1, 1925: at 
$2,500 Nov. 1, 1927; at $2,700 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act); at $2,S00 July 1, 1928; elk., London Naval 
Conf., 1930 ; at $2,900 July 1, 1930 ; private sec. to 
the under sec. of state May 1, 1931 ; elk., 11th plenary 
sess. of Int. Tech. Committee of Aerial Legal Experts, 
Bern, 1936 ; private sec. to asst. sec. of state May 21, 
1937 ; at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938 ; married. — A-B. 

Munn, John Calvin (Capt.) — 6. Prescott, Ark., Oct. 
17, 1906; U. S. N. A., grad. 1927; entered U. S. 
Marine Corps June 2, 1927 ; assigned as naval att. and 
naval att. for air at Bogota, Caracas, and Panama 
Jan. 17, 193S ; married. 

Munson, Frederick P. (Capt.) — 6. Madison Barracks, 
N. Y., June 19, 1904; U. S. M. A., grad. 3926; lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo 1932-36 ; assigned as asst. mil. 
att. at Peiping Sept. 1, 1938. 

Murphy, James Joseph, Jr. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Nov. 19, 1887; Univ. of Pa., LL. B. 1911, and grad 
work ; mem. of bar of Pa. ; law practice 1911-16 ; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, 1916 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Genoa Oct. 26, 1916 ; v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Genoa Oct. 
22, 1919; class two May 24, 1920; assigned to 
Lucerne Sept. 15, 1921 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; 
cons, of class seven June 22, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Santo Do- 
mingo Sept. 24, 1925 ; class seven Dec. 17, 1925 ; 
assigned to the Dept. May 23, 1928 ; in charge of 
political section. Cons. Cml. Office. May 6, 1929 ; 
class six Oct. 16, 1929 ; resigned Mar. 23, 1931 ; app. 
chief. Cons. Cml. Office, at $5,600 in the Dept. of 
State Mar. 24, 1931 ; representative of the Dept. of 
State, Sixth Gen. Cong, of the Int. Chamber of Com.. 
Wa.shington, 1931 ; married. — A-M/C. 

Murphy, Raymond Edward. — h. Lewiston. Me., Aug. 
31, 1898 ; Bates ColL, A. B. 1920 ; Georgetown, LL. B. 
1923 ; mem. of bar of Me. and D. C. ; U. S. Army 
1918; app. elk. at $1,000 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 10, 1920; at $1,200 Dec. 1. 1921; at $1,680 
July 1, 1924; at $1,740 Mar. i. 1927; asst. economic 
analyst at $2,400 Nov. 1. 1927; at $2,600 July 1. 
1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,700 July 1, 1928; at $2,800 
July 1. 1930; divisional asst. at $3,800 Aug. 30, 
19.35.— Eu. 

Murphy, Robert Daniel. — b. Milwaukee. Wis., Oct. 
28, 1894 ; Marquette Acad. ; Marquette Univ. ; George 
Washington, LL. B., LL. M. ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 
elk. in Post Office Dept. 1916-17 ; elk. in Am. leg. at 
Berne 1917-19 ; asst. to chief, Treas. Dept. 1919-20 ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 
7, 1920 ; assigned to Ziirich Apr. 2, 1921 ; detailed to 
Muuich Oct. 7. 1921 ; assigned to Munich Nov. 15, 
1921; class two May 26, 1922; class one Feb. 26. 
1923 ; cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; a.ssigned to Seville 
Aug. 19, 1925; class seven Aug. 31, 1925; assigned to 
the Dept. Mar. 16, 1926; class six June 30. 1927; 
class five May 23, 1929 ; assigned to Paris Mar. 26, 
1930 ; class four Feb. 4, 1931 ; class three Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 23, 1936 ; For. Ser. 



officer to the emb. at Paris in addition to duties as 
cons. Nov. 24, 1936 ; 1st sec. at Paris in addition to 
duties as cons. Dec. 23, 1936 ; class two Jan. 3, 1938 ; 
married. 

Murray, Wallace (Smith) — b. Bardstown, Ky., Mar. 
10. 1887; Wittenberg Coll., A. B. 1909; Harvard, 
A. M. 1913; Columbia Univ. 1917; Sorbonne 1919; 
master, Univ. Sch., Cleveland, 1913-20; U. S. Army, 
1917-19, 1st It., overseas service ; app., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four. Mar. 22, 1920 ; 
assigned to Budapest July 29, 1920 ; to Teheran Jan. 
7, 1922 ; class three Mar. 23, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class six July 1. 1924; class Ave Oct. 17, 1924; 
assigned to the Dept. Apr. 10. 1925 ; asst. chief. Divi- 
sion of Near Eastern Affairs, Aug- 23, 1927 ; class 
four Aug. 24, 1927 ; sent on special mission to the 
Near East Sept.-Oct. 1929 ; resigned Oct. 31, 1929 ; 
app. chief. Division of Near Eastern Affairs, at $6,500 
Nov. 1, 1929 ; at $8,000 July 1, 1930 ; married. — NB. 

Murray, William Ballew. — 6. Downing, Mo., July 
16, 1892 ; attended high sch. ; business sch. grad. ; 
secretary 1910-12; elk., Dept. of Agric, 1912-14, In 
Office of Public Roads and Rural Engineering, Calif., 
1914-17, in Bolivia 1917-18; sec. to mgr. of auto- 
mobile firm 1918-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Habana Jan. 22, 1921 ; v. c. at Habana 
Oct. 17, 1924 ; at Matanzas Oct. 26. 1934 ; at Habana 
Oct. 10, 1935; at Veracruz Oct. 30, 1935; at M6rida, 
temp., Mar. 30, 1936; at Veracruz Sept. 16, 1936; 
at Niagara Falls Apr. 14, 1938 ; married. 

Myers, Harry Dustin. — 6. Litchfield, 111., Oct. I, 
1874 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; with 
railways in Mexico 1896-1910 ; sec. and treas. of com- 
pany 1910-18 ; recruiting for Govt, explosives plant 
1918-19 ; fruit grower and elk. 1919-21 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate General at Panama May 1. 1921 ; v. c. 
at Panama Sept. 3, 1921 ; at Buenaventura, temp., 
Apr. 1, 1924 ; at Panama Sept. 17, 1924 ; at Colon, 
temp., July 9, 1929; at Buenaventura June 17, 1930; 
at Cali June 15, 1932; at Panama Jan. 30. 1933; 
by Ex. order of Sept. 7, 1936, retained on active duty 
until Nov. 1, 1937 ; by Ex. order of Oct. 12, 1937, re- 
tained on active duty until Nov. 1, 1938 ; married.- 

Myers, Myrl Scott. — 6. Mechanicsburg, Pa., Feb. 17, 
1886 ; business sch. grad. ; Dickinson Coll., Ph.B. 
1906, M. A. 1907; mem. of bar of Shanghai. China; 
principal of public sch. 1906—7 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in China Aug. 27, 1907 ; v. and 
dep. cons. gen. and interpreter at Canton Nov. 1, 
1909; at Tientsin Dec. 1, 1910; at Mukden July 25, 
1911 ; cons, at Swatow Nov. 24, 1913 ; cons, of class 
eight by act approved Feb. 5. 1915 ; class six Mar. ?., 
1915, and assigned to Chungking; to Swatow Mar. 
20. 1917 ; class five Sept. 5. 1919 ; assigned to Yun- 
nanfu Dec. 27, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1. 1924 ; class five Aug. 8. 1924 ; assigned to 
Mukden Feb. 1. 1927 ; class four Dec. 19. 1929 ; cons, 
gen. and assigned to Mukden Jan. 9, 1930 ; to the 
Dept. June 20, 1934; class three Oct. 1, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class two Jan. 
3, 1938 ; cons. gen. at Canton July 13, 1938 ; married. 

Myers, Willys A. — 6. Van Meter, Iowa, Jan. 20, 
1882 ; high sch. grad. ; Highland Park Coll., Des 



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Moines, Iowa; druggist 1907-8; elk. in Mexico City 
six yrs. ; app. elk. lu Am. Consulate at Vera Cruz Mar. 

21. 11)17; V. c. lit Vera Cruz Feb. 11. 1919; at Mexl 
call Nov. -4, 19:50; married. 

Nabel, Eugene W. — b. Cliomnitz, Germany, Oct. 28, 
1S79 ; naturailzed 1903; attended liigh sch. In Ger- 
many and business scb. In Germany and U. S. ; cnil. 
work and newspajver reporter 1899-1907; app. \. 
and dep. cons. gen. at St. Gall Sept. 9, 1907; v. 
and dep. cons. July 1, 1908 ; at Amsterdam Mar. 

19, 1914 ; V. c. at Amsterdam by act approved Feb 
5, 1915 ; at Rotterdam Nov. 7, 1921 ; at Zurich Jan. 

17, 1936. 

Kasta, James Alan. — b. Dublin, Ireland, Apr. 6, 
18S3 ; Am. citizen; private tutors; attended public 
scb. and business sch. ; In law office one yr. ; sec. to 
mem. of Cong, four yrs. ; farmer one yr. ; app. 
elk., temp., at ?900 in the Dept. of State Dec. 16, 
1914 ; permanently, at $1,000, under Ex. order, June 

22. 1916, effective July 1 ; at $1,200 Apr. 7, 1917 ; at 
$1,400 Aug. 1, 1918; at $1,600 Aug. 5, 1920; at $1,800 
June 1. 1922; admin, asst. at $2,400 July 1, 1924; i>t 
$2,600 Feb. 1, 1926; at $2,700 Jan. 1, 1928; at $2,S00 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,900 July 1, 1928; at 
$3,000 July 1, 1930; at $3,100 July 3, 1930 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; at $3,200 Apr. 1, 1938.— Le. 

Nasmith, Charles Roy. — 6. Mannsville, N. Y., July 

18, 1882; Colgate Univ., A. B. 1904, A. M. 1916; 
Harvard Law Sch. three months; teacher in acad. 
1904-6 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Limoges Feb. 

20, 1907 ; V. c. at Limoges Apr. 22, 1907 ; v. and 
dep. cons. gen. at Brussels May 29, 1911 ; app., after 
exam., cons. asst. Nov. 27, 1912 ; cons. agt. at 
Quibdo Feb. 26, 1914 (canceled) ; v. c. at Brussels 
Feb. 6, 1915 ; detailed to Amsterdam Mar. 24, 1917 ; 
assigned to Rotterdam Jan. 23, 1918 ; cons, of class 
eight Feb. 19, 1918; assigned to Ghent Dec. 17, 
1918 ; on detail at Brussels Dec. 26, 1918. to May 
14, 1919, before proceeding to Ghent; class six Sept. 
5. 1919 ; class five Nov. 23. 1921 ; assigned to New- 
castle-on-Tyne -^pr. 10. 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Torto Alegre Apr. 8, 
1927 ; class five Oct. 16, 1929 ; to Marseille Oct. 29, 
1931; to Edinburgh Aug. 23, 1935; see. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Neal, Jack Davis.— 6. Leland, Miss., June 28, 1908 ; 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Tex. 1926-30 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate at Barranquilla .\ug. 16, 1930; v. c. at 
Barranquilla Mar. IS, 1931 ; at Blueflelds Dec. 2, 
1931 ; at Mexico City for duty In the dlst. acct. and 
disbursing office Sept. 15, 1!J32 ; v. c. at Tampico Jan. 
30, 1937 ; married. 

Nelson, Gordon Whymper (Comdr.) — b. London, 
England, Jan. 1, 1892; naturalized 1915; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1914 ; Mass. Inst, of Tech., M. S. 1920; assigned 
as asst. naval att. at London, I'aris, Rome, Berlin, and 
The Hague Aug. 18, 1937 ; married. 

Nester, Alfred Tyrrell. — b. Geneva, N. Y., July 19, 
1898; Lawrencevllle Sch.; Ilobart Coll.. 1918; nm 
bulance driver with Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps 



In France 1017; with Am Red Cross 1918; app. 
r. e. at Naples Nov. 22. 1919; npp.. after exam.. 
V. e. of career of class three May 20. 1922 ; assigned 
to Naples June 23, 1922; to Havre Mar. 30, 1923; 
class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; aKsigued to Chrlstlanla 
(Oslo) June 18, 1924 ; For. Ser. om<er unelass. 
July 1, 1924; class eight and conn. Dec. 17, 1925; 
assigned to Naples Mar. 18, 1920; class seven Oct. 
16, 1929; assigned to Cardiff Apr. 30. 1930; class six 
July 1. 1931; to Tunis Nov. 18. 1931; to Palermo 
Apr. 19, 1933; class five Oct. 1, 1935; sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four June 10, 1938; to 
Guayaquil Sept. S, 193S ; married. 

Neville, Edwin Lowe.— b. Cleveland. Ohio. Nov. 16, 
1884 ; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1907, griid. work one 
semester; app., after exam., student interpreter in 
Japan Aug. 27. 1907; also v. and dep. cons, at Dalny 
Aug. G to Sept. 30. 1909; app. Interpreter to the Con- 
sulate General at St-oul Mar. 29. 1910; also v. and 
dep. cons. gen. Feb. 25. 1911; v. and dep. cons, at 
Dalny Nov. 10. 1911 ; v. and <l<p. cons. gen. and 
interpreter at Seoul Jan. 17. 1912; cons, at Antuiig 
Sept. 18, 1913; at Tansui May 5, 1914; cons, of class 
seven by act approved Feb. 5. 1915; class six Oct. 27. 
1916, and assigned to Nagasaki ; class five Sept. 6, 
1919; detailed to the Dept. Dec. 16. 1919; class four 
June 4. 1920; expert asst., Conf. on Limitation of 
Armament. Washington, 1921-22 ; class three Nov. 19, 
1921 ; representative on Advisory Bd. to Federal 
Narcotics Control Bd. 1922 ; cons. gen. of class four 
June 5. 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1. 
1924; del.. Int. Narcotics Conf., Oeneva. 1924-25; 
app. sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 9, 1925 ; assigned 
as Japanese sec. and 1st sec. at Tokyo Mar. 14, 1925; 
cons. gen. at Tokyo Sept. 18, 1925; class two June 
8, 1927; conns, of emb. at Tokyo Apr. 12. 1928; class 
one Oct. 16. 1929; E. E. and M. P. to Slam May 28, 
1037 ; marrl(>d. 

Newbegln, Robert, 2d. — b. Bangor, Me., Feb. 5. 
1905; Rivers Sch. grad.; Univ. of Grenoble, summer 
1925; Yale, B. A. 1927; Harvard Law Sch. 1927-29; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. .Apr. 15. 1930; 
assigned as v. c. at Berlin Apr. 29. 1930 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Feb. 11. 1931 ; to Montevideo June 20. 1931 : 
as .3d sec. at Mexico City .\pr. 10. 1933; class eiizhi 
Apr. 1, 1937; eons. Apr. 22, 1937; cons, at Lstanl)'!! 
and 3d sec. at Istanbul (Ankara) June 18, ]93.«<; 
married. 

Newcomb, Robert M. — 6. Vlncennes. Ind., Nov. 24. 
1880; high sch. grad.; attended business sch.; private 
tutors ; elk. 1001-7 ; npp. v. and dep. cons, at V'lc 
toria, B. C, Canada, Mar. 25, 1907; resigned Sept. 30. 
1911; reapp. Mar. 30, 1912; resigned July 18. 1012; 
reapp. Feb. 2. 1914; v. c. at Victoria by act approved 
Feb. 5. 1915 ; at Prince Rupert, temp.. June 3. 1926 ; 
at Victoria June 23. 1926. 

Newton. Joaeph Emerson. — b. Dixon. 111., .May 26. 
1903: Harvard, A. B. 1026, A. M. 1927; Instructor In 
Univ. of Pittsburgh 1927-28; npp.. after exam.. F'or 
Ser. officer unclnss.. v. c. of career, and ser In tho 



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Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Mont- 
real, temp., Dec. 29, 1930 ; to the For. Sor. Sch. Dec. 
23, 1931; to Nagoya Apr. 7, 1932; to Singapore Apr. 
17, 1935 ; to Yokohama May 6-June 22, 1935 ; to the 
Dept. Sept. 13. 1935: to Nassau Jan. 24, 1936; 
V. c. at Ilahnna .Inly 23, 1938 ; class eight Aug. 17, 
1938 ; married. 

Niccoll, Frank Charles. — 6. Trinidad, Colo., Xov. 19, 
1892 ; Denver Univ. one and one-half yrs. ; Denver 
Law Sch. three yrs. ; law elk. one yr. ; U. S. Army 
1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Milan Oct. 1, 
1919 ; V. c. at Milan Jan. 19. 1929 ; married. 

Nicholas, Ashley Johnson. — h. Sonora, Ky., Feb. 28, 
1900 ; Univ. of Ky. 1918 ; Columbus Univ., LL. B. 
1925; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. M. 1927; 
American Univ. 1928-29 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 
U. S. Army 1918; elk.. War Dept., 1919-27; app. 
law elk. at $1,860 in the Dept. of State July 11, 
1927; at $2,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; tech. asst. 
at $2,600 Feb. 1. 1929 ; at $2,800 July 1, 1930 ; tech. 
a-sst. (legal) at $3,200 Dec. 17, 1937 ; married.— PD. 

Nicholson, Meredith. — b. Crawfordsville, Ind., Dec. 9, 
1866 ; attended high .sch. ; private tutors ; studied law 
and languages ; mem. of bar of Ind. ; law elk. 
1884-86 ; .lournalist 1886-98 ; mining 1898-1901 ; 
author, es.sayist. and lecturer 1900-1933 ; app. E.E. 
and M.P. to T'araguay .^ug. 19. 1933; to Venezuela 
Jan. 22, 1935 ; to Nicaragua Mar. 22, 1938 ; married. 

Nielsen, Orsen Norman, — ft. Beloit, Wis., Sept. 22, 
1892 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Wis. two and one- 
half yrs. ; Univ. of Berlin 1921-22 ; newspaper work 
In U. S. and Canada 1914-16 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate General at Moscow Dec. 28, 1916 ; v. c. at 
Moscow Mar. 15, 1918 ; at Stockholm Sept. 14, 1918 ; 
app., after exam., v. e. of career of class three Sept. 
27. 1919; assigned to Stockholm Dec. 12, 1919; class 
two May 24, 1920 ; detailed to office of Am. Commr. 
at Berlin Mar. 18. 1921 ; assigned to Berlin Nov. 15. 
1021 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven 
June 22, 1922 ; class six June 3. 1924 ; For. Ser. offi- 
cer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; detailed to Dublin 
July 12, 1924; assigned to Teheran Mar. 9. 1926: 
class six June 8, 1927 ; assigned to the Dept. May 29. 
1928 : class five Dec. 19, 1929 ; .sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. June 1, 1932 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Warsaw 
June 11. 1932; class four and 1st sec. Oct. 1, 1935; 
to the Dept. Oct. 2. 1936: asst. chief. Division of 
Eastern European Affairs, Oct. 26, 1936; asst. chief. 
Division of European .\ffairs, June 16, 1937 ; class 
three June 16, 1938 ; cons. gen. Sept. 16, 1938 ; For. 
Ser. officer at Munich Sept. 19, 1938; cons. gen. at 
Munich Sept. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Nixon, Edgar B. — ft. Canton, Ohio, Dee. 13, 1902 ; 
Miami Univ., A. B. 1927 ; Ohio State, M. A. 1930, 
Ph. D. 19.33 ; teacher in public sch. 1924-25, in high 
sch. 1927-29, 193.3-35 : asst. in hist., Ohio State Univ., 
1930-33; app. historical expert, temp., at $1,800 in 
the Dept. of State June 10, 1935 ; at $2,300 July 1, 
1936 ; married. — RP. 

Noel, James Arthur. — ft. New York City Mar. 19, 
1911 ; high sch. grad. ; stenog. and bookkeeper 1929- 
30 ; app. elk. in consulate at Ensenada Jan. 26, 1931 ; 
V. e. at Ensenada Sept. 25, 1935 ; married. 



Norden, Carl F. — 6. New York City Jan. 22, 1908 ; 
Dartmouth, A. B. 1929; Harvard Grad. Sch. 1936- 
37 ; employed by bank, in U. S. 1929-30. in Paris 
1930-34, in London 1934-35 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. e. of career, and see. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; assigned as v. c. at Berlin 
July 18, 1938. 

Norem, Owen J. C, — 6. Sioux City, Iowa, May 23, 
1902 ; St. Olaf Coll., B. A. 1923 ; Univ. of Minn. 1923- 
24 ; Luther Theological Seminary, B. Th. 1927 ; pastor 
1927-37; app. E. E. and M. P. to Lithuania Aug. 23, 
1937 ; married. 

Norquist, Gordon. — ft. San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 1, 
1893 ; attended business sch. and engineering sch. ; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19; elk. 1920-21; app. elk. at $1,400 
in the San Francisco Passport Agency of the Dept. 
of State Nov. 16. 1921 ; at $1,500 Aug. 1, 1924 ; 
asst. passport agt. at San Francisco at $2,000 Jan. 
1, 1928; at $2,200 July 1, 1928; at $2,300 Jan. 1, 
1929 ; at $2,400 Aug. 1, 1929 ; at $2,600 May 1, 1930. 

North, Oliver B. — ft. New Haven, Conn., July 24, 
1885 ; Yale, B. A. ; in business in Canada and Cuba ; 
in sales and foundry work 16 yrs. ; app. asst. trade 
commr. at Ottawa July 16, 1926 ; asst. cml. att. at 
Ottawa May 31, 1927; trade commr. at Toronto July 
16, 1928; asst. cml. att. at Ottawa Nov. 16, 1928. 

Norweb, R. Henry. — ft. Nottingham, England, May 
31, 1894 ; Am. citizen ; Harvard A. B. 1916 ; private 
sec. to Am. Amb. in Paris 191(>-17 ; app., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Mar. 16. 1917 ; as- 
signed to Paris Mar. 17, 1917 ; class three Aug. 23, 
1917 ; assigned to the Dept. May 26, 1921 ; class 
two Mar. 26. 1922; assigned to Tokyo Aug. 11, 1923; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
as 1st see. at The Hague May 1, 1925 ; class three 
Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Santiago, 
Chile, July 25, 1929 ; Int. Radio Conf., The Hague, 
1929; to the Dept. Dec. 31, 1929; class two May 9, 
1930 ; couns. of emb. at Santiago, Chile, May 26, 
1930: at Mexico City Nov. 3, 1933; couns. to Am. 
del.. Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 
1933 ; class one Oct. 1, 1935 ; app. E. E. and M. P. 
to Bolivia Apr. 25, 1936; special adviser, Inter-Amer- 
ican Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 
1936 ; E. E. and M. P. to the Dominican Republic 
Apr. 22, 1937 ; del., Inter-American Radio Conf., 
Habana, 1937 ; married. 

Notter, Harley A. — ft. Sebewaing, Mich., Jan. 5, 
1903 ; Coll. of Puget Sound. A. B. 1025 ; Stanford, 
M. A. 1927, Ph. D. 1937 ; teacher in high sch. 1925-26 ; 
asst. in hist., Stanford Univ., 1926-27 ; principal of 
high sch. 1927-30; gen. supervisor of teacher train- 
ing, Univ. of Oreg., 1928-30 ; instr. in citizenship, 
Stanford Univ., 1931-35 ; writing asst. 1935-37 ; lec- 
turer. Smith Coll.. 1936; app. research asst. at $3,200 
in the Dept. of State Feb. 19, 1937; divisional asst. 
at $3,800 Aug. 8, 1938 ; married. — RA. 

Nufer, Albert F.— ft. New York City Oct. 21, 1894 ; 
attended Buurmann's Inst, and business sch. in Ger- 
many ; English corr. in Germany 1910 ; elk. in Am. 



I'.IOGHAPHIES 



49 



foiisuliitfs nt Rronien uiul Iliirmoii 1910-lG; v. c. at 
Erfurt 1910-17: at lioiifuonos 15)17-19; partiii-r nnil 
t seiutivf in busliioss firms In Cifufuefnis 1919-28; 
app. trade comnir. nt Mexico CIt.v July 11, 1928; asst. 
(•nil. ntt. at Mexico City Nov. 27, 1928; nt Ilnbnnn 
Feb. 4, 1930; cnil. alt. at Ilabana June 2.?, 1932; in 
Bu. in Wnsliinglon 19.''.4-35 ; cuil. att. at Madrid Feb, 
20. 19;5r( ; at Ilabana Sept. 23, 1937 ; married. 

Nyhus, Paul 0. — b. (Miipppwa Palls. Wis., Apr. IS. 
1894; Univ. of Wis.. B. S. 1918; agrie. statistieian, 
Bu. of Agric. Economics, Dppt. of Agric., 1922-2C; 
afjrlc. commr. at Shanghai 1927-31; app. agric. att. 
at Buenos Aires July 28, 1934 ; ndviser. Tan Aratrican 
Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935 ; married. 

Oakes, Calvin Hawley. — 6. Galveston, Tex., Aug. 7, 
1!»04 ; St. Lukes Soh. grnd. ; Ynle, B. A. 1926 ; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politiques 1928-29 ; app., after 
esnm.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 4, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 
at London June 10, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 
8, 1931 ; to Genoa Dec. 9, 1931 ; to Kingston, Jamaica, 
Aug. 12, 1933; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Tirana Dec. 
13. 1935; as v. c. at Calcutta Apr. 9, 1936; class eight 
Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22. 1937 ; assigned to Cal- 
cutta Apr. 26. 1937 ; to K;irachi. temp., June 16, 1937 ; 
to Calcutta Aug. 19, 19.;7. 

Ocheltree, John Burdon, — b. Riverside, Calif., Oct. 
11. ]'.nrA; Univ. of Nev., B. A. 1925; Rhodes scholar, 
Oxford. B. A. 1929 ; Princeton, M. A. 1931 ; elk. 
1925-26; app., after exam.. For. Sor. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 
1930; assigned as v. c. at Hamburg Jan. 14, 1931; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 18. 1932 ; to Seville July 
26, 1932 ; to San Jos6 June 23, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 
1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at San Jo.sg Apr. 
26, 1937; also 3d sec. at San Jose Ni»v. 18. ]0:i7; nini'- 
ried. 

O'Donoghue, Sidney Eugene. — b. Emmltsburg, Md., 
Aug. 20. 1895 ; Mt. St. Mary's Coll., Fordham Univ., 
and Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser.; U. S. .\rmy 1917- 
19; app. elk. at $900 In the Dopt. of State Nov. 19, 
1919; V. c. at Vladivostok Fob. 2, 1920; at Singa- 
pore Apr. 2, 1920; at Trieste Oct. 5. 1921 ; at Athens 
Jan. 30, 1922 ; ai>p., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Athens June 
23, 1922; to Salonikt Nov. 2, 1922; class two Feb. 
26, 1923 ; assigned to Patras Sept. 12, 1923 ; to 
Saloniki Sept. 14, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; as- 
signed to Prague Jan. 4, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer un- 
class. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. 
Mar. 3, 1925 ; assigned to Malta Mar. 1, 1926 ; app. 
see. In the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 12, 1929; assigned as 
3d sec. at Berlin Dec. 10. 1929 ; class seven Dec. 26, 
1929; as 2(1 sec. at Guatemala May 22. 1934; to the 
Dept. July 15, 19.30; class six Apr. 1, 1937; 2d sec. Mt 
Ilabana Oct. 7. 1937 ; married. 

Offle, Carmel.— 6. Sliaron, Pa., Sept. 22, 1909 ; high 
sch. and business sch. grad. ; Western Reserve Univ. 
Extension 1930-31 ; private tutors; stenog. -bookkeeper 
1926-28; secretary 1928-30; stenog.. Interstate Com. 
Commn., 1930-31 ; app. 'ik. in .\m. Leg. at Tegiirl- 



galpa Oct. 12. 1031 ; in Am. Kmb. at .Moscow June 
11, 1934 ; v. c. nt Mo.scow Dee. 20, 19.14 ; elk. ut 
Paris Sept. 21, 1930; api)., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as v. c. and 3d sw. nt Paris Nov. 
10, 19;{6. 

Olds, Herbert Vincent, — b. Lynn. Mass.. Dec. 19. 
1913; I.oomis Sch. grad.; Univ. of Va.. summer 1933; 
Harvard, A. B. 1934; Columbia ID.JO ; ai»p., after 
t'xam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2. 1937 ; assigned as v. < 
nt Ilabana July 8, 1937; married. 

O'Neill, Anna A. — b. Washington. D. C. ; Notre 
Dame Acad. ; Wnshlngton Coll. of Law, LL. B. ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; stenog., nsst. to chemist, private sec. 
live yrs. ; Brit. Pecuniary Claims Commn. 1912-18; 
app. elk. in tlio Dept. of Stale Nov. 1, I'.tl.". ; at 
5; 1,200, under Ex. order, June 22. 1916, eflfective 
Ji:ly 1; at $1,400 July 28, 1917, effective Aug. 1; 
at $1,G00 Aug. 1, 1918; law dk. at $2.0t)0 Nov. 18, 
1918; at $2,250 July 18, 1919; nt $2,.'-.00 June 1, 
1920; asst. sdliciior at .S.'l.iioii .'<epi. ](;. 1922; nt 
$3,200 May 1. 1925; at $3,500 Feb. 1, 1926; mem., 
r.d. of Review tor Efficiency Rating.s 192H-33; at 
$3,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; asst. to the under sec. 
of state Sept. 1, 1928-Apr. 30, 1931; at $3.S00 Oct. 1, 
192S; at $4,000 Sept. 1, 1929; at $5,000 July 1, 1030; 
at $5,200 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; nsst. solicitor 
May 1. 1931; nsst. to the leL'al adviser July 1, 1931 ; 
counsel for U. S.. U. S.- Sweden arbltratl.m, 19;!2 ; 
legal adviser to Am. del.. Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Montevideo, 1933 ; mem., Bd. of Appeals and 
Review, 1933- ; joint sec. on part <.f U. S.. Trail 
Smelter arbitration, 1937-. — Lc. 

Ordway, John. — b. Fort Rodman, M.iss., July 13, 
1900 ; Princeton Prep. Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 
1931 : O. R. C. 19.!.'?-."!4 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
offlciT unclass., V. c. of career, and sec. in tin- Diplo 
Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as v. c. at Ilabana 
Oct. 5, 1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 4. lO'.O: 
to Colombo May 25, 1937. 

Orebaugh, "Walter "William. — b. Wichita. Kans., 
Mar. 19. 1910; Georgetown Univ. 1928-29; Wichita 
Municipal Univ., B. A. 1931 ; grad. werk, Clark 
Univ., 1931-32 ; app., after exnm.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Montreal Jan. 12, 
1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29. 1932; to Wei- 
lington Mar. 27, 19:i3 ; to Trieste May 19, 1937; mar- 
ried. 

O'Shaughnessy, Ellm. — 6. Berlin, Germany, of Am. 
parents, Aug. 3, 1907 ; attended sch. In Switzerlar..! 
and France; Canterbury Sch. grad.; Yale 1925-26; 
Columbia, A. B. 1930; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as v. c. at War.saw July 2, 1937. 

Ostertag, Augustus. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 4, 
1890; attended public and business sch.; elk., stenog., 
and bookkeeper 1900-17; U. S. Army 1917-19; sec. to 
banker 1910-21 ; npp. elk. in Am. Consulate at Bar 
ranqullla Dec. 21, 1921; at Cartagena Mar. 6, 1922; 



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V. c. at Cartagena Aug. 15, 1922 ; at Guatemala Feb. 
12, 1923 ; at La Paz Aug. 21, 1924 ; at Habana July 6. 
1925 ; at Matanzas Sept. 26, 1925 ; at Bremerbaven 
June 22, 1927 ; at Bremen Oct. 10, 1931 ; at Lagos 
Feb. 25, 1933 ; at Cherbourg June 5, 1936. 

Ostrow, Walter Wolf.— 6. Odessa, Russia, Dec. 9, 
1893 ; Am. citizen ; George Washington, A. B. 1910 ; 
Univ. of Berlin 1931-32 ; elk., War Dept, 1917-18 ; 
translator, Army War Coll., and special research work, 
War Trade Bd., Jan.-Aug. 1918 ; mem., Committee ou 
Public Information assigned to General Staff, A. E. F., 
Vladivostok, 1918-19 ; translator, office of mil. att.. 
Am. leg.. The Hague, July-Nov. 1919, Am. emb., 
Berlin, 1919-22 ; app. elk. in Am. emb. at Berlin July 
1, 1923 ; in Am. consulate general at Zurich Apr. 21, 
1934; v. c. at Ziirich Oct. 15, 1937. 

Otterman, Harvey Boyd. — h. Allegheny, Pa.. Sept. 

17, 1889 ; attended business sch. ; Carnegie Inst, of 
Tech. two yrs. ; studied accounting and business 
admin. ; Nat. Univ. Law Sch., LL. B. 1933, LL. M. and 
M. P. L. 1936 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; elk. 1909-12 ; 
app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Dec. 6, 1912 ; 
at $1,000 Apr. 22, 1914 ; at $1,400 June 22, 1916. 
effective July 1 ; at $1,600 Nov. 25, 1918 ; at $1,800 
Dec. 31, 1920, effective Jan. 1, 1921 ; at $2,100 July 

1, 1924 ; asst. to the chief. Division of For. Ser. 
Admin., Aug. 19, 1924 ; at $2,200 Dec. 1, 1925 ; at 
$2,400 June 16, 1920 ; at $2,500 Jan. 1, 1928 ; at 
$2,700 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,800 July 1, 
1928; at $2,900 July 1, 1930; tech. asst. at $3,200 
Sept. 5, 1935 ; del.. Regional Radio Conf., Habana, 
1937 ; tech. adviser, Inter-American Radio Conf., 
Habana, 1937; divisional asst. at $3,800 Aug. 29, 
1938; married. — IN. 

Oury-Jackson, Joseph Francis Granville. — b. Du- 
rango, Mexico, of Am. parents, Sept. 23, 1900 ; high 
sch. grad. ; attended business sch. In Mexico ; Detroit 
Jr. Coll., grad. 1922; U. S. Army 1917-20, overseas 
service ; teacher in sch. in Durango, Mexico, 1922-24 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Durango Aug. 7, 1924 ; 
V. c. at Durango Sept. 15, 1928 ; at Mazatldn, temp.. 
Mar. 23, 1931 ; at Durango Aug. 15, 1931 ; at Prince 
Rupert, temp., June 11, 1935 ; at Tela July 30, 1935 ; 
at Puerto Cortes July 21, 1938. 

Overesch, Harvey Edward (Comdr.) — b. La Fayette, 
Ind., Jan. 20, 1893; U. S. N. A., grad. 1915; as- 
signed as naval att. and naval att. for air at Peiping, 
Feb. 11, 1937 ; married. 

Owen, Augustus Chapman. — 6. Creston, S. C, Oct. 

2, 1896 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Clemson 
Coll. 1914-16; U. S. Navy 1918-19; elk. 1922-24; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Vancouver June 

18, 1924 ; v. c. at Vancouver Feb. 16, 1931 ; married. 

Owen, Somerset Anthony. — h. La Plata, Md., Dec. 
18, 1896 ; Western Md. Coll. two yrs. ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. ; Loyola Univ. Law Sch. 
Dne yr. ; supervisor in munitions factory 1916-18 ; 
U. S. Army 1918; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of 
State Aug. 19, 1919; at $1,100 Nov. 1, 1919; at 
$1,200 Oct, 1, 1920; passport agt. at New Orleans at 



$2,500 June 18, 1921, effective July 1 ; at $2,700 
Nov. 1, 1926 ; at $2,900 July 1, 1927 ; also despatch 
agt. at New Orleans July 25, 1927 ; at $3,100 Jan. 1, 
1928; at $3,200 May 1, 1928; at $3,400 July 1, 1928; 
at .$3,600 May 1, 1930; passport agt. at San Fran- 
cisco July 1, 1933 ; also despatch agt. Dee. 15, 1936 ; 
married. 

Owsley, Alvin Mansfield. — b. Denton, Tex., June 11, 
1888 ; attended private schs. and business sch. ; 
North Tex. State Teachers ColL ; Va. Mil. Inst., grad. 
1909 ; studied law, Univ. of Tex., 1910-13, and in 
law courts in London, England ; mem. of bar of 
Tex. ; mem. of Tex. Legislature 1912-14 ; county 
atty., Tex., 1915-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, It. col., 
overseas service ; asst. atty. gen., Tex., 1919-21 ; 
nat. comdr. of Am. Legion 1922-23; law practice; 
app. E.E. and M.P. to Rumania June 13, 1933 ; 
to the Irish Free State May 15, 1935; to Denmark 
May 28, 1937 ; married. 

Packer, Earl LeNoir. — b. Ogden, Utah, Nov. 19, 
1894 ; George Washington, A. B. 1921, LL. B. 1929 ; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; elk. and newspaper reporter 
1912-15; elk.. War Dept., 1915-17, in Am. Emb. at 
Petrograd Jan.-July 1917, with Am. Mil. Mission, 
Petrograd, July 1917-Jan. 1918; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
1st It., overseas service; asst. mil. att. at Petrograd 
Jan. 1918-Oct. 1919 ; app. special asst. at $2,160 In 
the Dept. of State Feb. 10, 1920; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three May 24, 1920 ; drafting 
officer at $2,500 in the Dept. of State June 17, 1921, 
(effective July 1, and designated a.sst. chief, Division 
of Russian Affairs ; v. c. detailed to the office of the 
Am. Commr. at Riga Feb. 20, 1922 ; assigned to 
Reval Sept. 19, 1922 ; detailed as v. c. with rank of 
3d sec. of leg. to Am. Leg. at Riga Oct. 14, 1922 ; 
class two Feb. 26, 1923; class one Nov. 23, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the 
Dept. Feb. 6, 1925; class eight Feb. 24, 1925; cons. 
Mar. 3, 1925 ; class seven June 8, 1927 ; asst. chief. 
Division of Eastern European Affairs, Oct. 13, 1928 ; 
resigned May 1, 1929 ; app. drafting officer at $5,600 
in the Dept. of State and designated asst. chief. 
Division of Eastern European Affairs, May 1, 1929: 
at $6,500 July 1, 1930 ; app. For. Ser. officer of class 
four, cons., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 21, 1936, 
and assigned to the Dept., temp., as asst. chief. 
Division of Eastern European Affairs ; cons, and 1st 
sec. at Riga Sept. 1, 1936; married. 

Paddock, Paul Ezekiel, Jr. — b. Des Moines, Iowa, 
Oct. 31, 1907 ; attended business sch. ; Blake Country 
Day Sch. grad. ; Univ. of Minn. 1926-27 ; Princeton, 
B. A. 1932 ; Minn. Nat. Guard 1925-28 ; secretary 
1934-35, 1936—37 ; salesman Feb.-Nov. 1935 ; super- 
visor, Dept. of Labor, 1935-36 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico 
City July 8, 1937. 

Page, Edward, Jr. — b. Ardmore, Pa., July 31, 
1905; Middlesex Sch.; Country Day Sch. (Newton); 
Harvard, A. B. 1928; Univ. of Grenoble 1928-29; 
Univ. of Heidelberg 1929 ; elk., brokerage firm, 1929 ; 



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app., after exnm., For. Sor. offlcor unclnss. and v. c. 
of career Nov. 12, 19i;9 ; assigned to Montreal, tomp., 
Nov. 27, 1929; as For. Ser. olDcer to tlu> emb. at 
Tokyo Dec. 13, 1929 ; soc. in the DIplo. Ser. Jan. 22, 
19:?0; assigned as 3d sic. at Tokyo Jan. 2r), 1930; 
as V. c. at Ilarliin June 13, 1930; as v. c. and lan- 
guMiie oflU'iT at Paris July L'l, lO.'U ; to tlie For. Ser. 
Sch. Mar. 22, 1933 ; to the Dept.. temp., Aug. 25, 
1933 ; as v. c. and language otllcer at I'arls Oct. 13, 
1933 : as 3d sec. at Riga July 7, 1934 ; also v. c. at 
Kiga Nov. 7, 1935 ; detailed as 3d sec. at Moscow 
Aug. 31-Nov. 15, 1935; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; 
cons. Apr. 22. 1937 ; cons, at Riga In addition to 
duties as 3d sec. Apr. 26, 1937 ; 3d sec. at Moscow, 
temp., July 21. 1937; to the Dept. July 13, 1937 
(pnii ceded after temp, detail) ; married. — Eu. 

Paine, George Harris (Col.) — 6. Scranton, Ta.. July 
1-1, 1SS4; U. S. M. A., grad. 1906; assigned as mil 
att. and mil. att. for air at Rome and mil. att. at 
Tirana Mar. 20, 1936 ; del., Fifth Int. Exhibition of 
rhotogrammetry. and Filth Int. Cong, of Photogrnm- 
nietry, Rome, 1938 ; married. 

Palmer, Ely Eliot. — b. Providence, R. I., Nov. •_•!!. 
1887 ; Worcester Acad. ; Brown Univ., B. A. 190S ; 
Sorbonne, Faculty de Droit, 190S-9 ; George Wash- 
ington, M. Dip. 1910 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. 
Dec. 20, 1910; assigned to the Dept. Jan. 16, 1911; 
to the emb. at Mexico City May 31, 1911; to the 
Dept. Dec. 3, 1912 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Paris 
Jan. 8, 1913; at Brussels Feb. 26, 1914; v. c. at 
Brussels Feb. 6. 1915; detailed to the Dept. Mar. 15, 
1915; cons, of class eiglit July 24, 1916, and assigned 
to Madrid ; class five Sept. 5. 1919 ; class four June 
4, 1920 ; assigned to Bucharest Aug. 25, 1921 ; class 
three Nov. 23, 1921 ; cons. gen. of class four June 5, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Vancouver Aug. 3, 1929; class two July 
24, 1930 ; assigned to Jerusalem Nov. 7, 1933 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 22, 1935 ; assigned as con.?. 
pen. and couns. of leg. at Ottawa Aug. 28. 193."); 
class one June 1, 1937 ; cons. gen. at Beirut Dec. 21, 
1937 ; married. 

Palmer, John Peabody. — 6. New York City May 5, 
1907; Phillips Andover ; Univ. of Wa.sh. 1920; avia- 
tion officer. U. S. Navy, two yrs. ; transport pilot, 
Dept. of Commerce, 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Mar.seille July 27, 1931 ; v. c. at Marseille 
Sept. 4, 1931 : app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
I'Ui'lass.. v. c. of career, and soc. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Marseille Jan. 2, 
1932 : to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 10, 1933 ; to Genoa 
June 13, 1933 ; to Penang June 20, 1936 ; to Saigon 
July 23, 1937; married. 

Pangburn, Harry Keep. — b. Perry, Iowa, Mar. 27, 
1879 ; attended business sch. ; Medical Coll. of Ohio 
1898 ; Univ. of Chicago, M. D. 1901 ; act. asst. 
surgeon. Marine Hospital Ser., 1901-2 ; surgeon for 
mining companies 1903-8 ; private practice In Aca- 
pulco, Mexico, since 1908 ; app. v. and dep. cons, at 
Acapulco Sept. 1, 1908 ; v. c. at Acapulco by act 
approved Feb. 5, 1915; at Cludad Juarez Nov. 24, 



19;.0: at Mazathin, temp., June 19. 1936; at Ciudad 
Juarez Dec. 22, 1936; at .Vgim Prieta, temp., Aug. 20, 
1937; at Ciudad Jurtrez Oct. 19, 1937; at Agua Prieta, 
temp., Sept. 6, 1938; nuirried. 

Pape, Robin Bernard (Capt.) — f>. Watcrbury, Conn., 
Jan. 6. 1903: U. S. M. A., grad. 1924; language offi- 
cer at Tokyo 1932-36; assigned as a.sst. mil. att. and 
asst. mil. att. for air at Tokyo Mar. 1, 193H ; niarri.-d. 

Park. James Loder. — b. Beaver Falls, Pa.. June 
M. IS'.lO; Gettysburg Coll., B. S. 1910; Harvard Med. 
Stii. 1916-19; student Med. Res. 1918-19; with the 
•Near East Relief Comniittt-e In tlie Ah ppo area 191Jt- 
-1 : app. elk. In the Am. Consulate General at Smyrna 
Sept. 21, 1921 ; v. c. at Smyrna June 7, 11»22 ; at Con- 
st. i iitinnple May 15, 1923; at Aden May 27, 1924; 
.Mjjp., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
or career May 17, 1928; assigned to Aden May 29. 
1928; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. May 31, 1928; assigned 
as V. c. and 3d sec. at Addis Ababa Juno 15. 1928 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934; v. c. at Colrtn Jan. 17. 
1935 ; cons. Jan. 22. 1935 ; assigned to C'dfin Jan. 
24, 1935; to Beirut June 1, 1938; marri<d. 

Park, Nelson Renfrew. — b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 25, 
lS9t); St. Johnsbury Acad.; Colo. Coll.. A. B. 1914; 
ti-acher In high scii. 1914-15; teacher and principal 
In high sch. in Porto Rico 1910-18 ; Porto Rico 
Brigade 1918-19; app. v. c. at Iji Paz May 5, 1919; 
.It Guatemala Aug. 31, 1922; app.. after exam., v. c. 
of (areer of cl;isa three Nov. 16, 1922; assigned to 
Guatemala Nov. 24, 1922; to Callao-Llma I'eb. 12, 
1923 ; class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; class one May 10, 
1924; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924; class 
eight June 2, 1926 ; cons. June 15, 1926 ; assigned to 
Ceiba Feb. 12, 1927 ; cla.ss seven Dec. 19, 1I»29 ; to 
Torreon Sept. IS, 1930; to Barranquilla June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937 ; married. 

Parker, Edward S. — 6. McCormick, S. C May 14. 
1894; attended high sch.; Univ. of Paris 1919; with 
cotton exporting firm 1915-17, 1919-22; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 2d It., overseas service; with Am. Relief 
Admin, in Russia 1922-23 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
General at Calcutta Sept. 29. 1924 ; v. c. at Madras 
Jan. 7. 1925; at Cologne June 30. 1926; married. 

Parker, William Leonard. — b. Babylon, N. Y.. Jan. 
31, 1903; Amherst, B. A. 1926; Syracuse, LL.B. 
1930; instructor in Eng. at Syracuse 1926-30; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of eare<T. 
and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17. 1931 ; assigned to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 30, 1931; as v. c. at Alex- 
andria Apr. 7. 1932; at I.yon Nov. 11, 1933; at Can- 
ton Apr. 15. 1935 ; married. 

Parkins, Alblna Landstreet. — h. Shenandoah Val- 
ley, Va. ; attended privnfe sch. and coll.; private tu- 
tors; sec. to commandant of War Coll. 1917; research 
1918; app. elk., temp., at |1.080 In the Dept. of 
State Sei)t. 21. 191S; at $1,140 Mar. 1, 1919; per- 
manently, at $900 May 1, 1919; at $1,000 July 1. 
1919; at $1,200 July 1, 192(i; at $1,600 July 1. 1924; 
at $1,560 Dec. 1. 1925; at $1,680 July 1. 1928 (Welch 



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Act) ; at $1,740 July 1, 1928; at §1.800 Oct. 1. 1928; 
at $2,000 Apr. 1. 1929; at $2,300 Nov. 1. 1929; at 
$2,500 Jul,v 1. 19.30; admin, asst. at $2,600 July 16. 
193G ; at .^2,700 Apr. 1. 1938.— Eu. 

Parks. James Edward. — b. Enfield, N. C, June 12, 
1888 ; attended high sch. and busines.« sch. ; railway 
mail service 1907-12 ; transatlantic mail service 1912- 
14; cml. work 1914-16; U. S. postal agency in France 
ten months ; U. S. Army 1918-19, capt., overseas 
service ; capt., O. R. C. ; app. elk. in Am. Emb. at 
Paris Mar. 26, 1920 ; at Am. Consulate General at 
Paris July 1, 1921 ; v. c. at Paris Oct. 2, 1923 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three June 13, 
1924 ; assigned to Lille June 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Cardiff July 12, 
1924 ; to Luxemburg May 19, 1926 ; to Martinique 
Mar. 14, 1929 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Martinique July 24, 1930; to Paris Sept. 26, 1930: 
to London June 8, 1934 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Parsloe, Arthur Gerard, — 6. Atlanta, Ga., May 25, 
1888 ; studied under private tutors ; with railroad 
companies 1912-14 ; elk. and asst. paymaster at 
Porto Alegre 1914-16 ; teacher of English In Porto 
Alegre 1916-17 ; mgr. of plantation near Santos 
1917-18 : app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Santos 
Jan. 27, 1918 ; v. c. at Santos June 27, 1918 ; resigned 
May 18, 1922 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Santos 
Oct. 7, 1922 ; v. c. at Santos June 7, 1923 ; married. 

Parsons, James Graham.— 6. New York City Oct. 28, 
1907 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1929 ; N. Y. 
Univ. Grad. Sch. of Business Admin. 1931-32 ; secu- 
rity analyst 1931-32 ; secretary to ambassador to Japan 
1932-.36 ; app., after e.xam.. For Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 16, 
1936 ; as.signed as v. c. at Ilabana Nov. 23, 1936 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19. 1938 ; to the Dept., 
temp., June 17, 1938 ; to Mukden July 25, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Parsons, Marselis Clark, Jr. — 6. Rye, N. Y., Aug. 30, 
1904 ; Taft Sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 1928 ; elk. 1924 ; 
broker's elk. 1928-31 ; asst. sec. to U. S. Senator 
1933-34 ; asst. elk.. Senate Com. Committee, 1935 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned to Naples Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 4, 1936 ; v. c. at Berlin Dec. 18, 1936 ; at Med.in 
Mar. 2, 1938; at Batavia July 30, 1938. 

Pasquet, Maurice. — b. Newport, R. I., July 3, 1902; 
attended high sch. in France and U. S. ; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politlques 1927-28 ; elk. and sec. 
1922-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Con.sulate General at Paris 
June 29, 1925 ; v. c. at Havre, temp., June 22, 1927 ; 
elk. at Paris Sept. 1, 1927 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Paris 
Jan. 23, 1931 ; at Glasgow Nov. 29. 1933 ; at Dairen 
Dec. 21, 1936; class eight Aug. 17, 1938; married. 

Pasvolsky, Leo. — b. Pavlograd, Russia, Aug. 22, 
1893 ; naturalized 1911 ; Coll. of City of N. Y., A. B, 
1916; Columbia, grad. work 1916-18; Univ. of Geneva, 
Switzerland, grad. work 1932-33 ; Brookings Inst., 



Ph. D. 1936 ; journalist and writer on int. economic 
and financial relations 1916-22 ; served with War 
Work Ext., Dept. of Interior, and as mem. of N. Y. 
Mayor's Committee on Nat. Defense 1917-18 ; press 
corr., Paris Peace Conf., 1919, and Conf. on Limita- 
tion of Armament, Washington, 1921-22 ; research 
economist, Brookings Inst., 1922- ; observer for Brook- 
ings Inst., World Economic Conf., Geneva, 1927, Con- 
ferences on Concerted Economic Action, Geneva, 1930, 
and World Monetary and Economic Conf., London. 
1933 ; Am. mem., int. committees of economists and 
businessmen set up by Int. Chamber of Com. 1932, 
1933, 1935 ; economist, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1934-35 ; app. economic analyst at $8,000 in the Dept. 
of State Dec. 2. 1935 ; special asst. to the sec. of state 
Nov. G, 1936; married. — SA. 

Pats, Joseph Benjamin (Lt. Col.) — 6. Maryville, 
Tenn., Oct. 11, 1879 ; Maryville Coll., B. A. 1904 ; 
officer, Tenn. Nat. Guard, 1899-1906; commissioned 
officer, Philippine Constabulary, 1900-17 ; entered 
U. S. Army 1917 ; mem. of Am. Electoral Mission to 
Nicaragua 1928 ; assigned as mil. att. at PanamA, 
San Joso, Managua, Guatemala, Tegucigalpa, San 
Salvador, Bogota, and Caracas Nov. 24, 1936 ; also mil. 
att. for air M.-.y 16, 1938 ; married. 

Pattee, Richard. — b. Prescott, Ariz., Apr. 17, 1906 ; 
Univ. of Ariz., A. B. 1926 ; Catholic Univ.. A. M. 1927 ; 
Univ. of Louvain, Belgium, 1931-32 ; instructor 1927- 
29 and asst. prof. 1930-31, 1932-37, Univ. of Puerto 
Rico ; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Feb. 16, 1938 ; married.- RC. 

Patterson, Jefferson. — 6. Dayton, Ohio, May 14. 
1S91; Adlrondack-Fla. Sch.; Yale, B. A. 1913; Har- 
vard, LL. B. 1916 ; Harvard Sch. of Business Admin. 
1916-17 ; mem. of bar of Ohio ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
2d It., overseas service ; law elk. 1920 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Aug. 24, 1921 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Sept. 8, 1921 ; asst. sec, Conf. 
on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921-22 ; 
assigned to Peking Mar. 1, 1922 ; class three Jan. 23. 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Bogota July 17, 1924 ; at Con- 
stantinople Sept. 2, 1926 ; class five May 23, 1929 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Mar. 22, 1930 ; 1st sec. Apr. 17, 
1930 ; asst. chief. Division of Protocol and Confer- 
ences, June 1, 1933; cons. July 20, 1934; assigned 
as For. Ser. officer at Breslau Aug. 1, 1934 ; as cons, 
at Breslau Aug. 13, 1934 ; as 2d sec. at Oslo Aug. 13, 
1935 ; 1st sec. at Oslo Sept. 20, 1935 ; class four 
Apr. 1. 1936. 

Patterson, John. — b. Chelsea, Mass., Feb. 5, 1912 ; 
Boston Coll., A. B. 1933 ; Harvard, A. M. 1935 ; elk. 
in Treas. Dept. 1935-36; app. elk. at $1,440 in the 
Dept. of State Mar. 4, 1936; at $1,620 June 1, 
1937 ; research asst. at $2,000 Aug. 1, 1938.— C. 

Patterson, Richard Sharpe. — b. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 
Feb. 24, 1908; George Washington. A. B. 1929, grad. 
work 1929-31 ; editor, George Washington Univ., 
19:'.0-:'5 ; app. editorial asst. at $1,.S00 in the Dept. 
of State June 10, 1929 ; at $2,000 Apr. 7, 19.30 ; at 
$2,200 July 1, 19.30 ; asst. to the historical adviser .it 
$3,200 June 24, 1936 ; act. historical adviser June 17- 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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July IS, 193G. and Aug. IS-Sept. 18, 1030; asst. to the 
editor of tlie treatits Aug. 1, I'J.is. — ET. 

Patterson, Robert Rowley. — b. Ann Arbor, Mich., 
July 31. 1895; Yale 1914-17; I'niv. of Mich, suni- 
nier schs. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It., overseas 
service; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three May 25. 1921 ; assigned to Livcrpnol July 21, 
1921 ; clnss two Feb. 20, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 
1923; cons, of class seven June 3, 1924; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; sec. in the Dlplo. 
SiT. Apr. 8 1926; assigned as 3d sec. at Bucharest 
Apr. 15, 1920 ; resigned Apr. 8, 1929 ; representative 
f.ir American firm in Balkans 1929-31 ; app. v. c. at 
Cooh Apr. 3. 1931 ; at Cork Dec. 1, 1932 ; married. 

Patton, Kenneth Stuart. — b. Salem, Va., July 22, 
1SS2 ; Univ. of Va., A. B. 1904 ; grad. work at Sor- 
bonne 1904-5; Johns Hopkins Univ. 1905-8; special 
work In Bibliothil'que Natlonale, Paris, 190G ; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. June 24. 1908 ; detailed to 
the Dept. July 1, 1908; to Marseille Jan. 18, 1909; 
V. and dcp. cons, at Rome Apr. 20, 1909 ; at Celba 
Feb. 15, 1912; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Lisbon 
July 27, 1912; cons, at Cognac Nov. 24. 1913; cons, 
of class eight by act approved Feb. 5. 1915 ; assigned 
to La Roclielle July 1. 1915; to Calais Oct. 27, 1916; 
class seven Nov. 10, 1910; detailed to Paris Feb. 15, 
1919; assigned to Belgrade May 27, 1919; class six 
Sept. 5, 1919 ; class five June 4. 1920 ; class four Nov. 
19, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; 
class four Feb. 24, 1925; assigned to Paris, temp., 
Aug. 2, 1927; to Belgrade Oct. 1, 1927; to Leipzig 
Dec. 19, 1928; cons. gen. Feb. 17, 1930; assigned to 
Batavia Mar. 20. 1930; class three May 9, 1930; 
to Amsterdam June 20. 1934 ; class two Apr. 1, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; cons. gen. 
at Singapore Nov. 2, 1937 ; married. 

Paxton. John Hall. — b. Galesburg, III., July 28, 
1S99; Shanghai Am. Sch. grad.; Phillips Andover 
grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1922 ; Magdalene Coll., Cambridge 
Univ., England, and L'ficole Libre des Sciencea Poli- 
tiques 1923-24; U.S. Army 1918; translator of 
French scientific books and tutor; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. Mar. 20, 1925 ; v. c. of 
career and assigned to Nanking Sept. 2, 1925 ; lan- 
guage officer at Peking July 23. 1929 ; class eight and 
cons. Oct. 16, 1929 : class seven July 1, 1931 ; as- 
signed as cons, at Canton Mar. 5. 1932; at Cliefoo 
Sept. 14, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 24, 1936 ; 
assisued as For. Ser. officer at Nanking July 10. 
19.36 : 2d sec. at Nanking July 24, 19.".G ; cons. ;.t 
Si'.anchai Mar. 3, 193S ; marrit'd. 

Payne, Charles Edward Beresford. — b. Marquette. 
Mich.. Dec. 14, 1891; high sch. grad.; attended busi- 
ness sch. ; La Salle Ext. Univ. ; elk. 1909-13 ; asst 
ngt. for railway company in Canada 1913-18; with 
lumber ronipany in Canada IttlS-lO; app. elk. in .\ni. 
Cons, at London, Ont., July 28, 1920; v. c. at London. 
Ont.. Feb. 21, 1921 ; at Niagara Falls, temp.. July 29, 
1920; at London, Ont., Nov. 10, 1926; married. 

Pease, Harold Denman. — b. Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 
16. 1907; attended high sch.; Univ. of Calif. 1924- 
96329—38 11 



25 : criminologist. State of Calif., 1925-29 ; app. elk. 
in Am. consulate g« neral at Shanghai Oct. 2N. 1929; 
v. c. at Shanghai July 8, 1937; married. 

Peck, "William Lawrsnce. — b. I'utniim. Cdnn.. Mar. 
30, 1895 ; Gunnery Sch. grad. ; Trinity Coll., A. B. 
1916; Sorbonne 1919; teacher 1916-17; U. S. Marine 
Corps 1917-19; InveHllgator for insur. company 1920; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Stockholm July 8, 1020; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Nov. 
16, 1922 ; assigned to Stockholm Nov. 24. 1922 ; to 
Reval (Tallinn* May 19, 1923; For. Ser. officer un- 
class. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Leipzig Mar. 9. 1925; 
to Cobh May 19, 1928 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Cobh July 24, 19.J0 ; to Lagos July 14, 1932; 
to Riga Jan. 'M, 19.!5 ; class seven Oct. 1, l'.i.3.'i ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 9, 1935 ; assigned also 
as 2d sec. at Riga Nov. 7. 1935; married. 

Peck, Willys Ruggles. — b. Tlent.sln, China, of Am. 
parents. Oct. 24, 1882; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1906; 
teacher of Eng., Chlhll, China, 1902-4 ; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in China Oct. 8, 1906; 
asst. Chinese sec. at Peking Nov. 9, 1908 ; Chinese 
sec. at Peking Sept. 11, 1913 ; cons, at Tsingtau 
May 5, 1914 ; detailed as v. cons. gen. at Hankow 
Dec. 1, 1914 ; cons, of class five by act approved 
Feb. 5, 1915; returned to Tsingtau Feb. 6, 1915; 
detailed to Shanghai Apr. 4, 1916; as v. c. at 
Tientsin May 12. 1916; returned to Tsingtau July 
24, 1916; detailed to Peking Apr. 27, 1918; returned 
to Tsingtau June 10, 1918; detailed to Peking July 
14. 1919; class four June 11, 1920; Chinese sec. 
at Peking July 1, 1921; For. Ser. officer of class 
four July 1, 1924 ; class three Aug. 8, 1924 ; Chinese 
sec. of Am. del., Special Conf. on Chinese Customs 
Tariff, Poking, 102.">-20 ; assigned to the Dept. June 
18, 1926 ; asst. chief. Division of Far Eastern Affairs. 
Mar. 27, 1928-Nov. 25, 1930 ; class two May 17, 
1928 ; class one May 9, 1930 ; cons. gen. Jan. 22, 
1931 ; assigned as cons. gen. at Nanking and desig- 
nated also couns. of leg. Feb. 5, 19.'{1 ; couns. of 
emb. at Nanking Sept. 17, 19.35 ; married. 

Pedersen. Alfred John. — b. Boston. Mass.. Dec. 15, 
1904; business hi'-'h sch. grad.; elk. 1923-24; pur- 
chasing agt. 1925-29 ; elk. -paymaster for cinl. firm 
in Guatemala 1929-34 ; app. dk. in Am. leg. at Bo- 
got:! June 26, 1935; v. c. at Bogot.-i Dec. 14, 1937. 

Pell, Herbert Claiborne. — b. New York City Fob. 16, 
18S4; Pomfret Sch. grad.; Harvard 1902-5; Columbia 
Univ. 1907-8; mem. U. S. House of Representatives 
from 17th Dist. of N. Y., 66th Cong., 1919-21 ; chm., 
N. Y. State Democratic Committee, 1921-26 ; v. chm.. 
Democratic Nat. Campaign Committee, 1936; lectured 
at Harvard, Columbia, Vassar, and Syracuse; author; 
app. B. E. and M. P. to Portugal May 27, 1937; 
married. 

Pell, Robert Thompson. — b. New York City Mar. 9, 
1902 ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Institut des Hautes 
Etudes Internationales, Univ. of Paris, diploma 1024 ; 
llavard. A. B. 1925; newspai>er corr. 192.V28 ; pub- 
lisher 1928-29 ; private sec. to Am. ambassador In 
Paris 1929-30 : clk. in Am. Emb., Paris, to serve as 
sec. to ambassador 1930-33; asst. to sec. of treas. at 



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moratorium conversations, Paris, 1931 ; press oflacer, 
visit of French Premier to U. S., 1931, Gen. Disarma- 
ment Conf., Geneva, 1932, 1933, Davis mission, 1933 ; 
del., Int. Press Conf., Copenhagen, 1931, Int. Press 
Conf., Madrid, 1933 ; tech. adviser. Int. Communica- 
tions Conf., Madrid, 1932 ; chief, European Informa- 
tion Center, Am. Emb., Paris, 1933-36; press officer. 
Preliminary Naval Conversations, 1934, Naval Conf., 
London, 1935-36 ; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the 
Dept. of State May 8, 1936 ; tech. adviser, Int. Sugar 
Conf., London, 1937 ; press officer, Conf. of Brussels, 
1937 ; tech. adviser, meeting of Intergovernmental 
Committee on Political Refugees. Evian, France, 
1938.— Eu. 

Pelton, "Walter Earle. — ft. Union Co., 111., May 
28, 1890 ; attended business sch. and Ohio Mech. 
Inst. ; National Univ., LL. B. 1922 ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; stenog. for private concerns ; U. S. Navj 
1918; app. elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. of State 
Mar. 17, 1919; at $1,400 Dec. 31, 1919, efifective 
Jan. 1, 1920; at $1,600 Nov. 21, 1923; at $1,860 
July 1, 1924 ; an asst. to the solicitor at $2,000 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,600 June 1, 1929 ; 
at $2,800 July 1, 1930 ; at $3,200 June 1, 1931 ; asst. 
to the legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; sec. for U. S., Gen. 
Claims Commn., U. S. and Panama, 1933. — Le. 

Peltzer, Rudolph. — ft. Crefeld, Germany, July 5, 
1890 ; naturalized ; attended coll. In Germany ; elk. 
and bookkeeper in U. S. 1906-20; for. corr. in 
Bucharest 1921-22; bank elk. in Bucharest 1922-23, 
in New York City 1923-24; app. elk. In Am. Con- 
sulate at Bucharest Nov. 18, 1924 ; v. c. at Bucharest 
July 17, 1928; married. 

Penfleld, James Kedzle. — 6. New York City Apr. 9, 
1908; Principia Jr. ColL 1925-27; Stanford, A. B. 
1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 
1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Ciudad Juarez Apr. 29, 
1930; at Progreso June 13, 1930; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Sept. 27, 1930; to Canton Feb. 24, 1931; to 
Mukden Mar. 6, 1933 ; as language officer at Peiping 
July 2, 1934 ; as v. c. at Tiinnanfu, temp., July 7, 
1936; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; 
assigned to Y'iinnanfu, temp., Apr. 26, 1937. 

Perkins, Brigg Andrew. — b. Bountiful, Utah, May 
25. 1874 ; Stanford Univ., A. B. 1906 ; Univ. of Calif., 
M. A. 1912 ; mining engineer one yr. ; teacher in high 
Bch. nine yrs. ; Y. M. C. A. sec. in France one yr. ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Ziirich Dec. 22, 1919 ; 
v. c. at Belgrade Apr. 20, 1921 ; at Zagreb Feb. 4, 
1924; at Belgrade, temp., July 26, 1926; at Zagreb 
Nov. 15, 1926 ; at Stuttgart June 22, 1927 ; at Bergen 
Aug. 6, 1930; at Oslo May 1, 1935; at Bergen, 
temp., June 26, 1935; at Oslo Oct. 12, 1935; at 
Bergen, temp., Aug. 24, 1936 ; at Oslo Sept. 20, 1936 ; 
married. 

Perkins, Ernest Ralph. — ft. North Haverhill, N. H., 
Dec. 27, 1893 ; Tilton Sch. grad. ; Wesleyan Univ., 
A. B. 1917; Clark Univ., A. M. 1921, Ph. D. 1930; 
Harvard, summers 1925, 1926, 1927 ; teacher of hist., 
Lawrence Acad., 1917-18 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; news- 
paper work 1919-20 ; Instructor in hist., Denison 
Univ., 1921-22 ; assoc. prof, of hist., Norwich Univ., 



1922-30 ; app. research asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of 
State Oct. 1, 1930 : act. chief of research section at 
$3,800 Jan. 16, 1937 ; chief at $4,600 June 29, 1938.— 
RP. 

Perkins, Isham W. — 6. Henderson, Tenn., Jan. 30, 
1900 ; high sch. grad. ; West Tenn. State Normal Sch. 
1920-22; Spanish Sch. of Washington 1930-33; 
French Language Sch. 1935-37 ; attended business 
sch. ; elk. 1922-25 ; library asst., Dept. of Agric, 
1925-27; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State 
Nov. 16, 1927; at $1,440 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; 
at $1,500 July 1, 1928; at $1,620 Feb. 1, 1929; at 
$1,740 July 1, 1930 ; jr. librarian at $2,000 Oct. IG, 
1936.— DCR. 

Perkins, John Wesley. — ft. Rising Sun, Ind., Nov. 
17, 1886; Earlham Coll., B. A. 1909; Northwestern 
Univ., M. A. 1912 ; teacher of languages 1909-11 ; 
prof, of languages, Jamestown Coll., 1912-14, Mary- 
ville Coll., 1914-16; elk. and translator. Civil Ser. 
Commn., 1916-17, Dept. of Agric, 1917-20, War 
Dept., 1920-32; app. translator at $2,600 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 9. 1932 ; at $2,900 Sept. 1, 1935 ; 
at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938 ; married.— Tr. 

Perkins, Mahlon Fay. — ft. North Adams, Mass., 
Nov. 23, 1882 ; Harvard, A. B. 1904 ; advertising work 
1905-6; tutor 1906; teacher 1906-8; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in China Jan. 14, 1909 ; 
V. and dep. cons, at Chefoo May 25, 1911 ; also Inter- 
preter July 25, 1911 ; dep. cons. gen. and interpreter 
at Shanghai May 13, 1912 ; assessor, Int. Mixed Court 
at Shanghai, 1913-18 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. Mar. 
17, 1914 ; designated to exercise Judicial authority 
and Jurisdiction in civil and criminal cases at 
Shanghai Mar. 17, 1914 ; v. c. at Shanghai Feb. 6, 
1915; consular judge, Shanghai, Mar. 11, 1915; 
cons, of class six Sept. 14, 1917 ; assigned to Changsha 
Apr. 15, 1918; class five Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to 
Shanghai Apr. 8, 1920; class four June 4, 1920; 
detailed to the Dept. May 10, 1922 ; class three 
Aug. 23, 1922 ; cons. gen. of class four June 5, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
as cons, at Tientsin Sept. 3, 1925 ; tech. adviser, 
Special Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, and Commn. 
on Extraterritoriality in China, Peking, 1925; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 9, 1928 ; assigned as couns, 
of leg. at Peking Feb. 16, 1928; class two May 17, 
1928 ; class one July 24, 1930 ; assigned to the Dept. 
May 15, 1933 ; asst. historical adviser Mar. 15, 1934 ; 
chm., Publications Committee of the Dept., 1934-36; 
cons. gen. at Barcelona July 24, 1936 ; couns. of leg. 
at The Hague June 2, 1937 ; at Copenhagen Aug. 7, 
1937 ; married. 

Perkins, Troy Lawson. — 6. Hindman, Ky., Feb. 3, 
1902 ; Univ. of Okla. and Univ. of So. Calif. ; Univ. 
of Ky., A. B. 1925, grad. work 1925-26 ; Alliance 
Frangaise, summer 1929 ; publicity work 1918-19 ; 
store mgr. 1924-25 ; wrote and directed plays 1926- 
28 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Ensenada Aug. 13, 
1931 ; V. c. at Ensenada Sept. 5, 1931 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Ensenada Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 
19, 1932 ; to Medan Dec. 22, 1932 (canceled) ; to the 
Dept., temp., Dec. 23, 1932; to Tientsin May 31, 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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19:53 ; to Dalren Dec. 3, 1934 ; as liinguago officer at 
IV'ipiiig Jan. 17, 1930; 3d sec. at I'eipiug Fob. i:G, 
1938 ; V. c. at Mukden Apr. 7, 1938 ; married. 

Perkins, Warwick. — b. Baltimore. Md.. July 2.{, 
IS'.i!); Jdhiis lIoi)kiiis, A. H. IDL'l ; S. A. T. C. lOls; 
ne\\>p:iper reporter and asst. linancial editor I'JUl- 
24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofllcer uiielass. and 
V. c. of career Oct. IG, 19l!4 ; assijjned to Vienna 
Nov. 8, 1924 : to Lucerne, temp.. May 23, 1927 ; to 
Vienna Nov. 15, 1927 ; to Lausanne, temp., Jan. 13, 
1928; to Vienna Apr. 18, 1928; to Danzig May 4, 
1929 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Danzig Oct. 
IG, 1029 ; to War.«aw Feb. 2, 1932 ; class seven July 
1, 1934 ; class six Apr. 1, 193G ; to Toronto Sept. 23, 
1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class five 
June IG, 193S ; married. 

Peter, Alan Gordon. — b. Castries, St. Lucia, B.W.I., 
Dec. 2, 1897 ; British subject ; Upper Canada Coll., 
Toronto, Canada, 190G-lo ; McGill Univ., Montreal, 
1915-16 ; in Canadian naval service 191G-19 ; em- 
ployed by Peter & Co., St. Lucia, 1919-34; app. acting 
cons. agt. at St. Lucia Dec. 15, 1933 ; cons. agt. 
Mar. 14, 1934 ; married. 

Peurifoy, John E. — b. Walterboro, S. C, Aug. 9. 
1907 : hk'h sch. grad. : T'. S. M. A. 1926-28 : Ameri- 
can Univ. 1935 ; asst. to insur. head of bank 1928-29 ; 
insur. underwriter 1929-31 ; asst. m.iir. and cashier, 
restaurant company. 1931-34 ; act. chief of section, 
Procurement Division. Treasury Dept., 1935-37 ; elk.. 
U. S. Capitol. Jan.-Aug. 1938 ; economic analyst. 
Labor Dept.. Aug.-Sept. 1938 ; app. economic analyst 
at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1938; mar- 
ried.— TA. 

Peyton, Robert Kendall. — 6. Aguascalientes, Mexico, 
of Am. parents, Jan. 28, 1911; high sch. grad.; 
Columbia Univ. 1932-34 ; engineering 1928-29 ; elk. 
1930-32 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Chihuahua 
Oct. 1. 1934 ; V. c. at Ceiba June 15, 1936 ; at Puerto 
Cabezas, temp., Oct. 30, 193G ; permanently Apr. 16, 
1937 ; married. 

Phelan, George Roosevelt. — b. Bordeaux, France, of 
Am. parents, Sept. 13, 1888; St. Michaels Coll., 
Brussels, Belgium, 1902-10; elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Brussels 1911; mgr. of sugar estate in Venezuela 
1912-18 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at La Guaira 
Oct. 22, 1918; at Puerto Cabello May 1, 1919; v. c. 
at Puerto Cabello June 19, 1919 ; at La Guaira. temp., 
Nov. 13, 1920; at Puerto Cabello Dec. 27, 1920; at 
Barbados, temp., Oct. 15, 1923 ; at Puerto Cabello 
Dec. 10. 1923 ; at Maracaibo July 10, 1932 ; at Caracas 
June 29, 1937 ; married. 

Phelan, Raymond. — b. Brussels, Belgium, of Am. 
parents. Oct. 3, 1893; St. Michaels Coll., Brussels, 
grad. 1911 ; Instructor In French, Mecenas Inst., Trini- 
dad, 1914-16; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Trinidad 
Feb. 7, 1916 ; v. c. at Trinidad Dec. 29, 191G ; at 
La Guaira Aug. 12, 1918; at Trinidad May 2, 1919; 
resigned Oct. 31, 1919; with bank as asst. foreign 
trade adviser 1919-20 and as cml. representative in 
Brussels 1920-21 ; app. v. c. at Tenerife Mar. 22, 
1921; at Las Palmas May 1. 1924; at Tenerife Sept. 
13, 1924; at Dakar Oct. 15, 1924; at Guadeloupe 
Aug. 28, 1925; resigned Aug. 20, 1927; representa- 



tive in Colombia for steamship company 1927-28, 
19;!0-31 ; traffic mgr. in Colombia for navigatloD 
Corp., 1929-30; ai)p. v. c. at Mcdellln July IG. 1930; 
at Biirranquillu May 20. 19;i3 ; at Cuin.;a<i, teuii)., July 
5, 1938; married. 

Phelps, Vernon Lovell. — h. Kaneville. III., Oct. 21, 
19(10; Uiiiv. <,r HI.. B. S. 192S, M. S. 192'.l ; research 
fellow, Brookings InstitutUui, 19.1.'. ;ta; Univ. of Pa., 
I'll. D. 19:!7; teacher in higli sch. I!l2:t 24, 1928-20; 
sales promotion work 192G-27 ; instructor in eco- 
nomics, Lafayette Coll.. 1929-34; instructor in mer- 
cliandising. Wharton Sch., Univ. of I'a., 1934 35; npp. 
economic analyst at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Oct. 
7, 1937 ; married. — T.V. 

Phillips, Robert J. — ft. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 18, 
1894 ; Cornell and Brooklyn Polytech. Inst. ; engineer 
1915-17, 1919-23; U. S. Army 1917-10. It.; app. 
asst. trade commr. at Shanghai July 1923 ; at Tokyo 
Nov. 1923; trade commr. May 1927; detailed to ac- 
company Australian Industrial Del. to U. S. 1927; 
asst. exec, officer. Int. Radiotelegraph Conf., Wash- 
ington, 1927 ; asst. chief. Industrial Machinery Di- 
vision, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Jan. 1928; cml. 
agt. Apr. 1928; asst. chief, For. Ser. Bldgs. Office. 
Dept. of State, July 1928- ; asst. sec. For. Ser. Bldgs. 
Commn., July 1928; liaison officer, Dept. of Com., 
June 1929 ; trade commr., unassigned, Oct. 1929 ; 
app. asst. chief. For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, Dept. of State, 
at $6,500 Aug. 1, 1933; married.— FBO. 

Phillips, William. — b. Beverly, Mass., May 30, 1878 ; 
Milton Acad. grad. ; Harvard. A. B. 1900, A. M. 1922 ; 
Harvard Law Sch. 1900-1902; private sec. to Am. 
Amb. at London 1903-5 ; app. 2d sec. at Peking Mar. 

10, 1905 ; asst. to 3d asst. sec. of state on far east- 
ern affairs June 1, 1907 ; chief. Division of Far East- 
ern Affairs, Mar. 20, 1908 ; 3d asst. sec. of state Jan. 

11, 1909 ; sec. of emb. at London Sept. 25, 1909 ; del.. 
Int. Cong, of Chambers of Com. and Cml. and Indus- 
trial Assns., London, 1910; resigned from the For. 
Ser. Nov. 16, 1912; regent of the College and sec. 
of the Corp. of Harvard 1912-14 ; app. 3d asst. sec. 
of state Mar. 13, 1914 ; chm., Nat. Exjjosition Commn. 
to represent the Govt, of the U. S. at the Panama- 
Pacific Int. Exposition. San Francisco, 1914; del.. Sec- 
ond Pan-American Scientific Cong., Washington. 1915- 
16; app. asst. sec. of state Jan. 24. 1917; E. E. and 
M. P. to the Netherlands and Luxemburg Mar. 3, 1920 ; 
under sec. of state Mar. 31, 1922 ; A. E. and P. to 
Belgium and E. E. and M. P. to Luxemburg Feb. 29, 
1924 ; E. E. and M. P. to Canada Feb. 17, 1927 ; re- 
signed Dec. 14, 1929; mem.. President's Committee 
for Employment, 1931 ; chm., Mass. Emergency Com- 
mittee for Unemployment, 1931-32 ; U. S. Commr., 
Perm. Commn. of Inquiry, U. S. and Latvia ; app. 
under sec. of state Mar. 0. 1933 ; del., I>ondon Naval 
Couf., 1935-30 ; app. A. E. and P. to Italy Aug. 4, 
1930; married. 

Plhl, Paul Edward (Lt. Comdr.) — 6. Paxton. 111., 
July 19, 1S08; Yale 1016-17; U. S N. A., giad. 1920; 
Mass. Inst, of Ti'ch.. M. S. 1924 ; a.'-signe*! as asst. 
naval att. and asst. naval att. for air at Berlin, 
Stockholm, Copenhak'en, The Hague, Oslo, and Hel- 
sinki M.'ir. 21, 1038; married. 



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Pilcher, James Byrd. — ft. Dothan, Ala., Sept. 28, 
1899 ; Ala. Polytech. Inst.. B. S. in Ch. E. 1920, M. S. 
1921 ; Officers' Training Sch. Oct.-Dec. 1918 ; instruc- 
tor in chemistry and physics in high sch. 1921-23 ; 
cml. and sales -n'ork 192.3-28 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclr.ss. and v. c. of career Oct. 24, 1928 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 5, 1928 ; to N.in- 
king Mar. 29. 1929; to Hankow July 2, 1929; 1o 
Harbin Oct. 21, 1933 ; to Shanghai Mar. 21, 1935 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Shanghai Oct. 1, 
1935 : sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Peiping Oct. 25, 1937 ; class seven May 1, 1938 ; 2d 
sec. at Peiping May 12, 1938 ; married. 

Pilliod, Rosine G. — 6. Maumee, Ohio ; high sch. 
grad. ; Bowling Green and Kent State Normal Coll., 
summers 1914-16 ; George Washington Univ. 1927- ; 
teacher in public sch. 1913-17 ; library training course 
1917-18; Govt. elk. 1918-29; app. library asst. at 
$1,440 in the Dept. of State July 1. 1929; at $1,620 
June 1, 1930 ; at .^l.eSO July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; 
at ?1,S00 Oct. 1. 1931 ; at $2,000 Dec. 6, 1937.— RP. 

Pinkerton, Julian Larabie. — b. Versailles, Ky., Jan. 
21, 1894 ; Univ. of Ky., A. B. 1914 ; cml. and sec- 
retarial work 1915-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt. : 
app. V. c. at Lisbon Jan. 8, 1920 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned 
to Loanda Dec. 14, 1921 ; assigned to Durban Nov, 
19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Port Elizabeth May 15, 1925 ; to Lisbon 
Dec. 30, 1925 ; class eight June 30, 1927 ; cons, and 
assigned to Lisbon July 16, 1927 ; to Bergen Apr. 10, 
1930 ; class seven May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Rio de 
Janeiro Mar. 25. 1931 ; to Hamburg Dec. 27, 1934 
(canceled) ; to Berlin Feb. 1, 1935 (canceled) ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 15, 1935 ; assigned as cons, 
at Port-au-Prince Nov. 19, 1935 ; also 2d sec. at 
Port-au-Prince Dec. 3, 1985 : class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; 
cons, at Jerusalem Aug. 27, 1937 ; married. 

Pinkerton, Lowell Call. — b. Medora, 111., Oct. 24, 
1894; William Jewell Coll., B. A. 1915; principal of 
high sch. 1915-16; supt. of sch. 1916-17; app., after 
exam., cons. asst. Sept. 4, 1917 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Nov. 8, 1917 ; cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 
1919 ; class six June 4, 1920 ; class five Aug. 23. 
1922 ; detailed to London June 7, 1923 ; class four 
June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1924 ; class four June 8, 1927 ; assigned to Ix)ndon 
Feb. 18, 1928; For. Ser. insp. Dec. 26, 1929; class 
three May 9, 1930 ; cons. gen. Apr. 10, 1931 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Aug. 29, 1933 ; director, For. 
Ser. Officers" Training Sch., Sept. 2, 1933 ; mem.. 
For. Ser. Sch. Bd., 1933-37; class two Oct. 1, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; cons. gen. at 
Wellington July 7, 1937 ; married. 

Pisar, Charles J. — 6. Sheboygan, Wis., June 8, 
1890 ; attended business sch. ; private tutors ; studied 
law ; newspaper business four yrs. ; private sec. 
1909-12 ; cml. reporting In Buenos Aires 1913-14 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Buenos Aires 
Oct. 1, 1914 ; V. c. at Buenos Aires Dec. 4, 1915 ; 
resigned Mar. 31, 1917; app. v. c. at Cape Town Sept. 



14, 1917 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Cape Town Dec. 
11, 1919 ; class two May 24, 1920 ; class one Nov. 17, 
1921 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 1922 ; class six 
Aug. 23, 1922 ; assigned to Rangoon Mar. 12, 1924 ; 
class five June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Calcutta, temp., Apr. 1, 
1926; to Rangoon Aug. 12, 1926; to Saloniki July 13, 
1927 ; class five May 23, 1929 ; class four Feb. 27, 
1931 ; assigned to Ghent May 10, 1932 ; to Lyon 
June 26, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned 
as cons, at Liverpool Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Playter, Harold. — ft. Girard, Kans., Oct. 9, 1877 ; 
Collegiate Sch., Santa Barbara, grad. ; Univ. of Calif. 
1897-98; in mining business 1899-1907, 1908-14. 
1916-19 ; collector 1907 ; farming and writing short 
stories 1914-16 ; app., after exam., cons, of class 
seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Saltillo Oct. 1919 ; to 
Corinto July 21, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; class seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to 
Seville Apr. 22, 1926; to Lille Jan. 21, 1928; class 
six Dec. 26, 1929; to St. Michael Jan. 11, 1933; 
to Newcastle-on-Tyne Aug. 1, 1936 ; class five Apr. 1. 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Plitt, Edwin August. — b. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 2, 
1891 ; Baltimore Polytech. Inst., grad. 1910 ; archi- 
tectural student and quantity surveyor 1910-12 ; 
engineer 1912-15; contractor 1915; engineer, U. S. 
Reclamation Ser., 1916-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, over- 
seas service ; office mgr. in France for French-Ameri- 
can company 1919-21 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct 26, 1921 ; assigned to Sofia 
Dec. 14, 1921 ; to Constantinople Aug. 21, 1922 ; class 
two Nov. 23, 1923; class one May 10, 1924; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 
24, 1925 ; cons. Mar. 3, 1925 ; assigned to Athens Apr. 
14, 1926 ; class seven May 23, 1929 : class six Feb. 
27, 1931 ; assigned to Paris Nov. 20, 1933 ; class 
five June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 16, 
1937 ; also 2d sec. at Paris Oct. 9, 1937 ; married. 

Polutnik, Ernest Valentine. — b. Cokedale, Mont., 
Feb. 14, 1893 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
elk. in law office 1912-14 ; dep. elk. and county 
recorder 1914-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; accountant 
and dep. elk. and county recorder 1919-24 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Glasgow May 19, 1925 ; v. c. at 
Glasgow June 13, 1927 ; at Dublin, temp., Apr. 18, 
1930 ; at Glasgow May 7, 1930 ; at Newcastle-on-Tyne, 
temp., June 16, 1930; at Glasgow July 18, 1930; at 
Budapest Jan. 9, 1931. 

Pool, John Cochran. — b. McDonough, Del., July 19, 
1905 ; Chestnut Hill Acad. grad. ; Sorbonne and 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences PoHtiques 1925-26 ; Univ. 
of Del., A. B. 1927 ; instructor in French and hist.. 
Coll. of William and Mary, 1927-29 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1930 ; assigned BS 
V. c. at Montreal Apr. 29, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Sept. 27, 1930; to Montevideo Feb. 24, 1931; to 
Buenos Aires Mar. 21, 1932; to Hong Kong May 26, 
1934. 



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Poor, Henry Vamum. — 6. New York City Jan. 7, 1!U4 ; 
Ilun Sch. prnd. ; StiuUnts' Int. Union, Geneva; IImi- 
vard, A. B. 193G ; app., after exam.. For. Sor. cifflcer 
inula.ss., V. c. cf caret-r. and sec. in tlio Diplo. Ser. July 
2, 1937; assigned to Montreal July 8. 19.37; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 2S, 1938; to Johannesburg June 
29, 193S; married. 

Porter, William James. — b. Stalybridgo, England, 
Sept. 1, 1914; naturalized 103G ; attended high sch. 
and business sch. ; elk. 1933-3G, 1936-37 ; app. elk. in 
Am. lei;, at Baghdad July 14, 1937 ; v. c. at Baghdad 
June 17, 1938. 

Potter, Kennett Farrar. — 6. St. Louis, Mo., Mar. 22, 
1896; Hill Sch. grad. ; Yale. B. A. 191i0 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 2d It.; with mfg. company 1920-23; foreign 
travel 1024-25; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to 
I'icdras Negras Feb. 17, 1927 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Jan. 4, 192S; to Tokyo June 11, 1928; to Kobe, temp., 
Aug. 13. 1928; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. May 23, 1929; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Tokyo June 13, 1929; as v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Bangkok Xov. 13, 1931 ; class eight 
July 1, 1934 ; v. c. at Prague July 24, 1934 ; cons. 
Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as cons, at Prague Jan. 24, 
1935 ; detailed as 3d sec. at Prague June 6-Nov. 18, 
1935 ; married. 

Powell, James C, Jr. — b. Fort Davis, Tex., Mar. 15, 
1001 ; high sch. grad. ; El Paso Jr. Coll. 1921 ; pri- 
vate tutors ; postal elk. 1921-24 ; U. S. Army, 1922- 
25. 2d It. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Cludad 
Juarez July 24. 1924 ; v. c. at Ciudad Juarez May 12. 
1925 ; at Torreon Apr. 1, 1926 ; at Ciudad Juarez 
Sept. 30, 1926; at Torreon May 3. 1928; at Agua 
Irieta Dec. 4. 1930; at Chihuahua Jan. 3. 1935; at 
Durango, temp., Oct. 9, 193G ; at Chihuahua Jan. 9, 
1937 ; married. 

Powell, Thomas Morgan. — b. Fort Davis, Tex., May 
IG, 1891; attended high sch.; N. Mex. Agrlc. Coll. 
two yrs. ; T<'x. Agric. and Mech. Coll. one yr. ; stock 
raising 1912-22; insur. agt. 1922-24; app. dk. in Am. 
Consulate at Nogalcs Oct. 18, 1924 ; v. c. at Nogales 
Dec. 1, 1027 ; at Agua Prieta, temp., Oct. 5, 1928 ; at 
Nogales Nov. 15, 1928; at Guaymas, t< mp., Oct. 19, 
1935; at Nogales Dec. 1, 1935; married. 

Prendergast, Walter Thomas. — b. Marlon, Ohio, May 
11, 1898; Phillips Exeter; Univ. Sch., Cleveland, 
Ohio: Harvard, A. B. 1922; app., after exam., sec. 
of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 22, 1922, and 
assigned to the Dept. ; to Brussels Nov. 13. 1922; 
For. St*r. olBcer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class 
seven Nov. 17, 1924 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Managua 
Apr. 15, 1925; at Habana Apr. 15, 1926; assigne'! 
to the n.pt. July 27, 1928; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929; 
Bee, London Naval Conf., 1930 : chiss six May 9, 19.30 : 
assigned to London Oct. 1, 1030; cons. Oct. 6, 19.36; 
to Sttashoursr Oct. 31, 1936; cons, and 2d sec. at La 
Paz Oct. 7, 1937. 

Preston, Austin Eoe. — b. Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 9, 
1894; Taft Sch. grad.; Univ of Edinburgh; Yale. 
B. A. 1918; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; insur. agt. 1920-22; 



app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 
30, 1922; assigned to Melbourne Nov. 6, 1922; to 
Auckland Apr. 27, 1923; to Tokyo Dec. 13, 1923; 
class two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. ofllcer unclaw. 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Nngoya Mar. 19, 1928; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Nagoya May 28, 
1929; to Brisbane Dec. 23, 1930; class seven Feb. 
4. 1931; ilass six Oct. 1, 10.35; to Sydney, temp., 
July 7, 1030; to Kingston. Jamaica, Dec. 21, 1936; 
to Oslo July 13, 1937; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
19.37 ; married. 

Price, Leonard Hugo. — b. Washington. D. C, July 
17, 190G; George Washington Univ.. \. B. 19.13. LL. 
B. 1935; Georgetown Law Sch., grad. work 10.".."»-36; 
mem. of bar of Md. ; fingerprint classifier, Dept. of 
Justice 1928-30; app. elk. at J1.440 In the Dept. of 
State Sept. 16, 1930; archive asst. at $1,620 July 
28, 1931; elk. at $2,000 Mar. 16. 1935; divisional 
asst. at $2,000 June IG. 1936; at $3,200 Sept. 23, 
1937; married. — CA. 

Proctor, Robert Alexander, — b. Washington, D. C, 
May 24, 1881 ; attended business high sch. ; National 
Law Sch. two yrs. ; Georgetown, LL. B. 1915 ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; Ist D. C. Volunteer Infantry 1898; 
U. S. Volunteer Infantry 1809-1901, Philippine serv. 
Ice; elk.. Govt, depts.. and Nat. Museum, 1904-17; 
law practice 1917-19; app. elk., temp., at $1,400 In 
the Dept. of State Apr. 21, 1919; at $1,600 Oct. 5. 
1020, effective Oct. 1; pernianently at ?1.G0() F( b. 
1, 1921 ; at $1,800 Apr. 1, 1921 ; passport agt. at 
Chicago at $2,750 Feb. 28. 1923 ; at $2,800 Aug. 1, 
1924 ; at $3,000 July 1, 1925 ; at $3,200 Nov. 1, 1926; 
at $3,300 July 1, 1927; at $3,400 May 1, 1928; at 
$3,000 July 1, 1928; at $3,700 May 1, 1930; married. 

Putnam, John Blsley. — b. Long Branch, N. J., Aug. 
IG, 1876; St. John's Sch.; private tutors; studied 
law ; asst., Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Ser., 
1890-1908; mem. of engineering and contracting firm 
1909-10; farming 1910-15; county conirar. 1913; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight Mar. 2, 1915; 
detailed as v. c. at Barcelona May 13. 1915; assigned 
to Valencia Oct. 18, 1915; class seven Oct. 24. 1918; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919; class five June 4, 1920; de^ 
tailed to Ilabana June 9, 1921 ; class four -Aug. 23, 
1922; detailed to Shanghai Mar. 30, 1923; to Nan- 
king July 25, 1923; to Foochow Sept. 19, 1923; as- 
signed to Changsha Dec. 12. 1923; to Chefoo Jan. 9, 
1924; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class 
four Feb. 24, 1925; assigned to .\moy -\pr. 1, 1926; 
to Shanghai June 27, 1929 (canceled) ; class three 
July 24, 1930 ; to Hong Kong Aug. 27, 1931 ; to 
Ziirich, temp., June 14, 1932; to Leghorn June 16, 
1932; to Genoa Jan. 5. 10.34: cons. gen. May 15, 
1935; assigned to Genoa May 17, 19:;5 : to Florence 
May 21. 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser An? 17. 19.-{7; 
jil.so to San Marino Aug. 23, 1937. 

Quarton, Harold Barlow. — b. Algona, Iowa, Feb. 8, 
1888 ; Grlnnell Coll.. I'h. B. 1008 ; grad. work, Univ. 
of Colo. : George Washington, .M. Dip. 1912: rlk. In 
law i.fUces ; banking 1908; principal of high sch. 
1909-11 ; app., after cxnm., cons. asst. Mar. 12, 1012; 
(lep. cons. gcD. at Berlin May 27, 1912; v. and dep. 



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cons. gen. at Berlin July 27, 1914 ; v. c. at Berlin 
Feb. 6, 1915 ; at Rotterdam Feb. 24, 1917 ; cons, of 
class eight Feb. 19, 1918 ; detailed to Rotterdam 
Feb. 20, 1018; to Helsingfors June 12, 1918; mem., 
Inter-Allied Trade Commn. for Finland, 1919 ; as- 
signed to Malmo May 3, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
detailed to Viborg May 22, 1920; to Riga Mar. 1, 
1922 ; class five Aug. 23, 1922 ; assigned to Reval 
(Tallinn) Oct. 14, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Coblenz Mar. 23, 1925; 
to Habana July 6, 1927; class five May 23, 1929; 
class four Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Guayaquil Jan. 13, 1933 ; 
cons. gen. and assigned to Guayaquil Apr. 5, 1933 ; 
to St. John's, N. F., June 15, 1934 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Qulnlan, Rosemary. — b. Brooljlyn, N. Y. ; attended 
high sch. ; stenog.. Army Transport Ser., 1918-21 ; 
Veterans' Bu., N. Y., 1921-26; on special detail to 
Area Coordinator, N. Y., 1926-28 ; app. cllt. at $1,680 
in the N. Y. Despatch Agency of the Dept. of State 
Apr. 16, 1928; at $1,800 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; 
admin, asst. at $2,600 July 1, 1935. 

Ragland, Joseph Pemberton, — b. Richmond, Va., 
May 16, 1897 ; St. John's Coll. grad. ; Georgetown, 
Ph. B. 1919, A. M. 1920, M. F. S. 1923 ; U. S. Naval 
Reserve Force 1918-21 ; asst. investigator, Bu. of 
Efficiency, 1919-24 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; 
assigned to Monterrey Nov. 8, 1924 ; to the Dept. Oct. 
30, 1925; to St. John's Oct. 12, 1926; to Halifax 
June 15, 1928 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Halifax Feb. 4, 1931 ; to St. Pierre-Miquelon, temp., 
Sept. 3, 1935 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Halifax 
Dec. 14, 1935; to Brisbane July 10, 1936; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Ramsay, Hugh Franklin, — 6. Franklin, N. Y., May 
10, 1891 ; attended Newburgh Acad., New Paltz Nor- 
mal Sch., and business sch. ; sec. and cml. work 1911- 
15 ; U. S. Army 1916-19 ; Am. grain corp.. Near East 
Relief In Russia, 1919 ; with Am. newspapers In Paris 
one yr. ; Am. Relief Admin, in Russia 1922-23 ; asst. 
to pres. of oil corp. in France and Russia 1923-24 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Sept. 1, 1926 ; assigned to Stuttgart Apr. 20, 
1927; to Zurich May 8, 1930; to Munich Nov. 27, 
1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22. 1935 ; 
assigned to Munich Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Genoa June 23, 
1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Ramsey, Henry Oscar. — 6. Florence, Colo., Mar. 21, 
1893 ; higli sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; Bel- 
fast Inst, of Tech. 1924-25 ; S. Dak. state tax commn. 
1916-21 ; U. S. Navy 1918-19 ; app. v. c. at Viborg 
Apr. 30, 1921 ; at Belfast Feb. 17, 1922 ; at Sheffield 
June 6, 1929 ; married. 

Rand, Edward Baxter. — ft. Shreveport, La., Dec. 27, 
1898 ; McTyeire Sch. ; Gulf Coast Mil. Acad. ; U. S. 
N. A. 1915-17; U. S. Coast Guard Acad. 1917-18; 
U. S. Army Transport Service, 1918-19; supercargo, 
D. S. Shipping Bd., 1919-20; purser 1920-21; sec. 
for firm of cotton brokers 1921 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in Japan Jan. 23, 1924 ; For. 



Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Oct. 5, 1925 ; v. c. of career and assigned to 
Cartagena Mar. 11, 1926; to Call Sept. 27, 1928; 
to Valparaiso May 23, 1929 ; to Antofagasta, temp., 
July 13, 1929 ; to Valparaiso Nov. 22, 1929 ; to Arica 
June 11, 1930 ; to Antofagasta Mar. 30, 1931 ; to 
Medan Jan. 21, 1932; to Tahiti Sept. 29, 1932; class 
eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to 
Tahiti Jan. 24, 1935; to Algiers Nov. 11, 1935; to 
Guayaquil June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; cons, at Panama June 18, 1938. 

Randall, Harold Milton. — ft. Jefferson Co., Iowa, Jan. 

1, 1900 ; Parsons Coll., A. B. 1924 ; Northwestern 
Univ. summer 1925; Georgetown, A. M. 1927, Ph. D. 
1929; U. S. Navy 1917-19; prof, of political science, 
Westminster Coll., 1924-25 ; prof, of speech and 
debate, Colo. State Teachers Coll., 1925-26; prof, of 
speech, Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 1926-30 ; busi- 
ness economist, Dept. of Com., 1928-30 ; app. asst. 
cml. att. at Santiago, Chile, Aug. 26, 1930 ; at Buenos 
Aires May 13, 1938 ; married. 

Randolph, John. — ft. Warsaw, N. Y., June 5, 1878 ; 
studied languages in Europe 1897-98, 1906 ; Cornell, 
A. B. 1903 ; with mfg. concern 1903-6 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Leg. at Madrid Mar. 14, 1907 ; resigned 
June 5, 1909 ; corr. in Spain for Assoc. Press two yrs. ; 
sales mgr. of Arm 1910-13 ; asst. to asst. sec, Sec- 
ond Pan American Scientific Cong., Washington, 
1915-16 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Mos- 
cow Sept. 2, 1916; v. c. at Moscow Mar. 29, 1917; 
at Odessa Jan. 14, 1919 ; at Tiflis May 7, 1919 ; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven Apr. 29, 1920 ; 
remained at Tiflis on detail ; detailed to Constanti- 
nople Mar. 5, 1921 ; class six Nov. 3, 1921 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Dec. 22, 1922; to Baghdad Mar. 16, 
1923 ; class five June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Hong Kong, temp., 
Nov. 6, 1925 (canceled); class five May 23, 1929; 
assigned to Bucharest July 30, 1929; class four Feb. 
4, 1931 ; to Quebec Nov. 2, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Rankin, Karl Lott. — ft. Manitowoc, Wis., Sept. 4 
1898 ; Mercersburg Acad. ; Federal Polytech., Ziirich, 
Switzerland ; Heidelberg Univ., Germany, 1920-21 ; 
Princeton, C. E. 1922; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 
1918 ; It. comdr., O. R. C. ; field engineering 1919 ; re- 
lief work in Smyrna, Turkey, 1920 ; construction .'^upt., 
Near East Relief, Russia, 1922-25 ; mgr. of a develop- 
ment company in U. S. 1925-27 ; app. asst. trade 
commr. at Prague Aug. 1, 1927 ; cml. att. at Prague 
June 27, 1929 ; at Athens and Tirana Feb. 4. 1932 ; 
del., 23d sess. of Int. Inst, of Statistics, Athens, 
1936; married. 

Ravndal, Christian Magelssen. — ft. Beirut, Syria, of 
Am. parents, Jan. 6, 1899; Robert Coll., Constanti- 
nople, 1912-14 ; Luther Coll., A. B. 1920 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate in Vienna Nov. 
12, 1920 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Apr. 29, 1922 ; 
V. c. at Vienna Apr. 29, 1922 ; v. c. of career of 
class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to Vienna Mar. 

2, 1923; class two Nov. 23, 1923; class one May 
10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 



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assigned to Frankfort-on-the-MaIn Aug. 7, 1924 ; 
class nine and cons. Aug. 8, 1024 ; class eiuht Fob. 
24. 1925 ; assigned to Cologne June 26, 1928 ; to 
Toronto July 1, 1929; class seven Oct. 10, 1929; 
assigned to the Dept. Apr. 17, 1031 ; to Vancouver 
June 7, 1033 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; to Buenos Aires 
Jan. 17, 1935; class five June 1, 1037; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; married. 

Ray, David Tryon. — b. New York City Apr. 1. 1010; 
attended Imsiuess sch. ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. lO.'U ; 
Univ. of So. Calif., grad. work 19.11-32 ; R. O. T. C. 
two years ; elk. 1935 ; statistical research a.<ist. for 
cnil. firm 1936-38 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. ofiioer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July G, lO.SS ; assigned to Veracruz July 18, 1038. 

Eay, Guy "Walter. — 6. Wllsonville, Ala., Oct. 17, 
1896; Howard Coll. (Ala.), A. B. 1917; private sec. 
1917-18 ; app. elk. In Am. Emb. at Paris Feb. 9, 
1918 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 16, 1930; 
tssigned as v. c. at Singapore Sept. 3, 1930 (canceled) ; 
at Loudon Oct. 10, 1930; detailed to the emb. at 
London July 20-27, 1931 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Sept. 27, 1933; to Guaymas Oct. 25, 1933; as v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Managua May 16, 1935 ; v. c. at Porto 
Alegre Jan. G, 1937; class eight Aug. 17, 1938; mar- 
ried. 

Seagan, Daniel J. — 6. Terre Haute, Ind., Sept. 26, 
1893 ; Princeton, Catholic Univ., Univ. of Wis. ; Co- 
lumbia, B. A. 1916; supt. of mines and mfg. plant 
1912-14 ; sec.-treas. of int. cml. corp. 1917 ; asst. 
mgr. of engineering corp. 1917-19 ; advertising 1919- 
23 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Apr. 1923 ; 
app. trade commr. at Paris Aug. 16, 1924 ; asst. cml. 
ntt. at P;iri.s Apr. 27, 1927; del., Int. Road Conf., 
Paris. 1929, First Int. Cong, of Aerial Safety, Paris, 
1930 ; del., 6th Cong, of the Int. Assn. of Agriculture 
of Tropical Countries, Paris, 1931, Int. Cong, of 
Wood and Sylviculture, Paris, 1931, 7th Int. Cong, 
of Aquiculture and Fisheries, Paris, 1931 ; observer. 
Int. Cong, of Geography, Paris, 1931 ; married. 

Reams, Robert Borden. — 6. Luthersburg, Pa., Jan. 
27, 1904 ; Allegheny Coll. 1921-23, and George Wash- 
ington Law Sch. ; salesman 1923-24 ; hotel mgr. 
1924-28 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofHcer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Jan. 29, 1929 ; assigned to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 2, 1929 ; to Havre Sept. 13, 1929 ; 
to Johannesburg Aug. 25, 1931 ; to Port Elizabeth 
Oct. 20, 1933; to Johannesburg May 11, 1935; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936 ; class eight June 1, 
19.^7 ; cons, and assigned to Copenhagen June 17, 
1937 ; to the Dept., temp., May 28, 1937 ; married. — 
CA. 

Reber, Samuel. — 6. Easthampton, N. Y., July 15, 
1903 ; Groton Sch. ; Harvard, A. B. 1925 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. May 28, 1926 ; v. c. 
of career June 15, 1920 ; assigned to Callao-Llma 
Feb. 26. 1927 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 16, 1929 ; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Lima Oct. 24, 1929 ; to the 
Dept, temp., Dec. 12, 1929 ; class eight and cons. May 



9, 1930; assigned as cons, and 3(1 si'c. at Mr)nrovia 
June 18, 1930; to the Dept. Jan. 8, 1031; represen- 
tative, 1st sess.. Int. Committee on Liberia, London, 
1031; assigned as 3(1 .vec. at Brussels July 21, 1932; 
also at Luxembourg Aug. 3, 1932; sec. to Am. del.. 
Gen. Klsarmainent Conf., Geneva, 1932-3.'>; assigned 
as 3(1 sec. at Bern Aug. 20, 1933 ; attended, as substi- 
tute, meeting of Advisory Com. on Native Labor, 
Geneva, 1934 ; da.ss seven July 1, 1934 ; sec. to Am. 
del.. Preliminary Naval Conversations. London, June- 
July and Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; assigned as 2d sec. at 
Bern Jan. 31, 1935; tech. asst., London Naval Conf.. 
1935-30; class six Apr. 1, 1036; 2d sec. at Rome 
July 25, 1930 ; class five Jan. 3, 103H. 

Redecker, Sydney Brayton. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 
22, 1805 ; business sch. grad. ; N. Y. Prep. Sch. 
1912-13; studied law; with business firms 1913-17; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19, on special detail with Ministry 
of War, Paris, 1018-19 ; sec. to Am. Mln. to Poland 
1919-21; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class 
three May 25, 1921 ; assigned to Rotterdam June 11, 
1921; class two May 20, 1922; class one Feb. 26, 
1923; assigned to Medan Aug. 17, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. 
Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to Medan Sept. 4, 1925 ; to 
Naples July 12, 1927; class seven May 23, 1929; 
cla.ss six Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to Frankfort-on-th*. 
Main Feb. 5, 1931 ; class five Oct. 1, 1035 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four Juno 10. 1938; 
married. 

Reed, Charles Shadrach, 2d. — b. Sandusky, Ohio, 
Apr. 3, 1898 ; Univ. Sch. of Cleveland ; Harvard, 
S. B. 1920 ; Western Reserve Univ. 1920-21 ; Har- 
vard Grad. Sch. 1921-22 ; Western Reserve, LL. B. 
1925; mem. of bar of Ohio; law practice 1925; with 
rubber company in Sumatra 1925-27 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 
24, 1928; to Tokyo Oct. 10, 1928; to Talhoku May 
28, 1929; to Tokyo Sept. 27, 1929 (canceled); to 
Yiinnanfu Apr. 2, 1932 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; to 
Shanghai Oct. 11. 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; as- 
signed to Shanghai Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Belgrade Jan. 
28, 1936; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 24, 1036; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Belgrade Apr. 4, 1936; 
3d sec. at Peiping June 3, 1038 ; also cons, at Tientsin 
June 16, 1938; married. 

Reed, Edward Lyndal. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., May 
20, 1895 ; Lawrcncevllle Sch. ; Williams Coll., B. A. 
1916; grad. work, Univ. of Pa., 1919-20; U. S. Marine 
Corps 1917-19, 2d It. ; mem. firm of Importers and 
exporters 1919; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. 
of class four Nov. 15, 1920; assigned to Buenos 
Aires Dec. 28, 1920; class three Sept. 22, 1922; as- 
signed to Panama Sept. 29, 1922 ; to the Dept. Not. 
7, 1923 ; mem., U. S.-Panama Commn., 1924-26 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five Sept. 
20, 1924 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Madrid, temp., June 
15, 1020; at Berlin Sept. 1, 1926; class four Oct. 
19, 1920; assigned as Ist sec. at Brussels and Lux- 
emburg July 19, 1927; at Habana June 2S, 1929; 



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class three May 9, 1930; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 
23, 1933 ; asst. chief, Division of Latin American 
Affairs, Dec. 18, 1933 ; chief. Division of Mexican 
Affairs, Mar. 12, 1934 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons, 
gen. May 14, 1936 ; asst. to chm. of Am. del., Inter- 
American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos 
Aires, 1936 ; couns. of emb. at Rome May 10, 1937 ; 
married. 

Eeed, Leslie Edgar. — b. St. Paul, Minn., June 12, 
1890; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1913; app., after exam., 
cons. asst. Apr. 4, 1914 ; assigned to London Aug. 19, 
1914 ; V. c. at London May 13, 1915 ; cons, of class 
seven Sept. 5, 1919; class six June 4, 1920; class 
five Nov. 19, 1921 ; observer, Comit6 Maritime of 
Assoc, of Int. Law, London, 1922 ; assigned to 
Bremen Aug. 3, 1923 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class Ave July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Buenos Aires July 2, 1929 ; class four and cons, 
gen. May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Montevideo May 17, 
1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 22, 1935 ; assigned 
also as 1st sec. at Montevideo Aug. 9, 1935 ; married. 

Reeves, Harman. — 6. Dunedin, New Zealand, Sept. 
15, 1871 ; attended high sch. ; Otago Univ., Dunedin ; 
stockbroker and financial agt. in Dunedin twenty-flve 
yrs. ; app. cons. agt. at Dunedin Apr. 6, 1920 ; 
married. 

Reineck, "Walter S. — 6. Gibsonburg, Ohio, Dec. 11, 
1887 ; St. Joseph's Coll., Rensselaer, Ind., A. B. 1912 ; 
Univ. of Innsbruck, Austria, 1912-14 ; banking 1903- 
8 ; app. elk. In Am. Emb. at Vienna Sept. 1914 ; in 
charge of Am. archives in the Spanish Emb. at Vienna 
Apr. 6, 1917 ; in Am. Mission at Vienna Dec. 1919 ; at 
Budapest Feb. 17, 1920 ; resigned Nov. 9, 1920 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 25, 
1921 ; assigned to Budapest July 21, 1921 ; class two 
May 26, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; cons, of class 
seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 : assigned to Martinique Nov. 20, 1925 ; 
class seven Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned to Antwerp Mar. 
14, 1929 ; cla.'JS six Dec. 31, 1929 ; assigned to Santo 
Domiiifjo June 23. 1931; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
1, 1937 ; cons, at Vancouver Dec. 15, 1937 ; at Calgary, 
temp., Aug. 31, 1938 ; married. 

Reinliardt, George Frederick, — ft. Berkeley, Calif., Oct. 
21, 1911; attended sch. in Switzerland; Deep Springs 
Prep. Sch. ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1933 ; Cornell, A. M. 
1935 ; R. Istituto Superiore di Scienze Sociali e 
Politiche, Florence, Italy, diploma 1937 ; asst. in Greek, 
Mills Coll., 1931-32 ; Rsst. in govt., Cornell, 1934-35 ; 
U. S. Naval Reserve 1032-37 ; statistician. Int. Bound- 
ary Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 1935-36 ; app., after 
exaru., For. Ser. officer iinclass.. v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Vienna July 8, 1937, Apr. 7, 1938. 

Reinstein, Jacques Joseph. — ft. Savannah, Ga., Sept. 
13, 1911 ; Univ. of Basel 1928-29 ; Alliance Fran- 
Caise, Paris, summer 1929 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., B. F. S. 1933 ; asst. in accounting, Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., 1933; editorial asst. 1933; Nat. 
Recovery Admin. 1933-36 ; app. economic analyst, 



temp., at ^3,200 in the Dept. of State FeD. i'4, 1936; 
permanently May 12, 1936; at $3,800 Sept. 16, 1937; 
at $4,600 July 7, 1938 ; married. — TA. 

Remillard, Horace. — 6. Roxbury, Mass., Aug. 5, 
1885 ; Harvard 1905-9 ; translated for publication ; 
app., after exam., student interpreter in China June 
2, 1909 ; dep. cons. gen. at Hankow Jan. 10, 1912 ; 
also interpreter Oct. 15, 1912 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. 
at Hankow July 21, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. and 
Interpreter at Tientsin Mar. 17, 1914 ; v. and dep. 
cons, and interpreter at Tsingtau Apr. 8, 1914 ; v. and 
dep. cons. gen. and Interpreter at Hankow July 31, 
1914 ; V. c. at Hankow Feb. 6, 1915 ; v. c. and inter- 
preter at Foochow July 19, 1916 ; at Swatow Sept. 6, 
1916 ; cons, of class nine Apr. 16, 1917 ; assigned to 
Saigon Apr. 21, 1917 ; class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; de- 
tailed to Batavla. temp.. July 12, 1919: cIbsh six Sept. 
5, 1919 ; returned to Saigon Apr. 1, 1920 ; assigned 
to Huelva July 1, 1920; detailed to Rome Mar. 12, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Rome Aug. 15, 1924 ; to Horta Apr. 17, 
1926 ; to Tangier Sept. 7, 1926 ; class six May 23, 
1929 ; assigned to Port Said Sept. 30. 1930 ; class five 
Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Renchard, George Willmot. — b. Detroit, Mich., June 
19, 1907 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; Princeton, B. 
S. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Izmir Aug. 
29, 1930; v. c. at Izmir Oct. 31, 1930; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932 ; assigned as v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Baghdad Feb. 20, 1932 ; as v. c. at 
Colombo Aug. 28, 1934 ; to the Dept. Dec. 5, 1936. — S. 

Renstrom, Mary Long (Mrs.) — 6. Feura Bush, N. Y. ; 
N. Y. State Coll. for Teachers, A. B. 1922 ; Columbia, 
B. S. 1928; National Univ. 1931- ; teacher in high 
sch., 1922-25 ; library asst. 1925-29 ; app. library 
asst. at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 15. 1930; 
at $2,600 Oct. 9, 1935; at $2,700 Apr. 1. 1938.— RP. 

Reveley, Paul Jefferson. — 6. New Haven, Conn., 
July 27, 1901 ; Conn. State Coll., B. S. 1923 ; teacher 
In high sch. in Porto Rico 1923-24 ; 2d It.. O. R. C, 
1923-28 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Munich July 
17, 1924; V. c. at Munich July 28, 1927; at Kovno 
Dec. 17, 1927 ; at Leipzig Dec. 20, 1929 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Leipzig Jan. 2, 1932; at Palermo Nov. 20, 1934; 
married. 

Rewinkel, Milton C. — b. Columbus. Nebr., Dec. 7, 
1913; Concordia Jr. Coll. 1927-29; Univ. of Minn., 
B. A. 1935, grad. work 193.5-86; 2d It., O. R. C, 1935- 
37; elk. 1936-37; app., after e.xam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 
2, 1937 ; assigned to Vancouver July 8, 1937. 

Rhoades, Otis Wiles. — 6. Frederick, Md., Jan. 14, 
1896 ; Frederick Coll., grad. 1912 ; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser. 1924-25 ; messenger, U. S. Patent Office, 
1912-13; cashier and bookkeeper 1913-15; elk. 1915- 



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17; U. S. Army 1917-11) ; elk., Ke.leral Bd. for Voca- 
tional EiUicatlou, 1910-20; tech. nsst. for concern In 
Europe 1920-22 ; elk. 1922-20 ; dk. in Am. Consulate 
nt Kobe 102.")-27 ; elk.. Dopt. of State, 1927; app. dk. 
In Am. Consulate at Kobe Nov. 29, 1927 ; v. e. at 
Kobe Mar. 20, 1928. 

Rice. Edward Earl. — b. Saginaw, Midi.. Teb. 0, 
1909; Univ. of Wis. 1926-28; Univ. of III., R. S. 1930. 
grad. work 1934-35 ; Univ. of Mexico, summer 1931 ; 
export work 1930-31 ; soiling, translating, writini:, 
and import work 1931-34; Y. M. C. A. sec., Univ. of 
111.. 1934-35 ; app.. after exam., For. Ser. ofHcer un- 
elass., V. e. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 
1, 1935 ; assigned as language officer at Peiplng Oct. 
25, 1935: V. c. at Canton Jan. G, 193S. 

Eichards, Arthur Lincoln. — b. Emmett, Idaho, June 
21. 1907 ; high sch. grad. ; Pasadena Jr. Coll. 192.'5-27 ; 
George Washington Univ. 1929-30 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Guadalajara July 10, 1930 ; resigned 
Oct. 11, 1930; app.. after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and see. In the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 16, 1930; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 

17, 1930 ; as v. c. at Teheran Feb. 24, 1931 ; also 
3d sec. at Teheran Feb. 26. 1932 ; v. c. at Jerusalem 
Jan. 10. 1934 ; at Cairo July IG, 1935; soc. of Am. del., 
Int. Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone 
Conf.. Cairo. 103S ; class eight Aug. 17. 193S ; v. c. at 
Capetown Aug. 29, 1938; married. 

Richardson, Gardner, — 5. Hanover. N. II., Feb. 8, 
1884 ; attended sch. in Greece and Switzerland ; Phil- 
lips Andover grad. ; Yale, A. B. 1905 ; editorial and 
business work with magazine 1905-12 ; banking 1912- 
14 ; Commn. for Relief in Belgium 1915-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-10, capt., overseas service ; War Prison- 
ers' Exchange Conf., Bern. 1919 ; chief. Am. Relief 
Admin, in Austria and Hungary 1919-23 ; dir. for 
Austria of the Commonwealth Fund 1923-25 ; app. 
cml. att. at Athens Apr. 3, 1926 ; also at Tirana Apr. 
30, 1927; at Vienna and Belgrade July 1, 1929; re- 
lieved of duties at Belgrade June 25, 1930. and at 
Vienna June 30, 1933 ; app. cml. att. at Vienna Sept. 
14. 1034; at Bucharest July G, 1938; married. 

Richardson, John Samuel, Jr. — b. Boston, Mass.. 
Jan. 9, 1890 ; Roxbury Latin Sch. grad. ; Dartmouth, 
A. B. 1911; insur. adjuster 1912; railroad claim ad- 
juster 1912-15; studied law 1915-17; U. S. Army 
1917-19, It. : oil scout 1919 ; stock salesman 1919- 
20; app. V. c. at Rotterdam Nov. 15, 1920; at Queens- 
town Jan. 21, 1922; at Cobh Feb. 27, 1924; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three June 13, 
1024 ; assigned to Cobh June 23. 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tananarive 
May 19. 1928 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Tananarive Oct. 16. 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; 
to Winnipeg Jan. 11. 1932; to L6opoldvilIe Aug. 4. 
1934; to Capetown Nov. 18, 1936; class six Apr. 1. 
1037 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to I'ort 
Elizabeth Aug. 29. 1938 ; married. 

Richardson, William Garland. — b. Fries. Va.. Jan. 

18. 1005 ; Univ. ..f Richmond. B. A. 1924 ; Univ. of Va.. 
U. A. 1034 ; Univ. of Frankfort. Germany, 1034 ; Univ. 
of Marburg. Germany. 1935; elk. 1925-28; textbook 

96320—38 12 



salesman 1928-30; auditor for firm In Brazil 1030-32; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. olllcer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and soc. in the Dijilo. Ser. Oct 1, 1935; as- 
sijincd as laiiKua;je oOlcoi- at Tokyo O't 17, 19.':5; 
V. e. at Tokyo Oct. 25, 1937; married. 

Richmond, Stoughton Jamet. — b. WaHhluglon, D. C, 
Nov. 10, 1901; liigh sch. grad.; attended businesa 
and tech. liigli sch. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 
1023-25; Suffolk I*'iw Sch. 1927-29; dk. 1923, In 
Govt, depts., 1924; app. elk. at $1,320 In the Dept. 
of State Aug. 7, 1024; at $1,3,S0 Dec. 1. 1925; uast. 
passport agt. in Boston at $2,000 Dec. 31, 1925. ef- 
fective Jan. 1, 1926; at $2,100 July 1, 1927; at 
$2,200 Jan. 1, 1928; nt $2,300 May 1, 1928; at $2,500 
July 1, 1028; at $2.G00 May 1, 1930; married. 

Riddle, James Robert. — b. Birmingham, Ala.. Dec. 
7, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; Ala. Sch. of Mines, Univ. of 
Ala., 1922-23 ; Ala. Nat. Guard 1920-23 ; chemical 
asst. 1923; elk. -bookkeeper 1923-24; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate at Vancouver June 21, 1924 ; v. c. at 
Prince Rupert, temp., Dec. 2, 1929 ; at Vancouver Feb. 
19, 1930; at Fernle. temp., Apr. 4, 1030; at Ed- 
monton, temp., May 23, 1930; at Vancouver Aug. 29, 
1930; at North Bay Nov. 20. 1930; at Winnipeg May 
15, 1933; at Calgary, temp.. Oct. 10, ]93t;; at Guad- 
alajara Oct. 14, 1936 ; married. 

Riddleberger. James Williams. — 6. Washington, 
D. C, Sept. 21, 1904; Massanutten Mil. Acad.; 
Randolph-Macon. A. B. 1924 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., A. M. 1920; American Univ. Grad. Sch. 1026-27; 
research asst., Ixigislative Reference Service, 1924-27 ; 
asst. prof, of int. relations, Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., 102G-20 ; special expert in foreign tariffs. Tariff 
Commn., 1927-29 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 18, 1929 ; to Geneva Mar. 
26, 1930; class eight, cons., and assigned to Geneva 
Oct. 1, 1935; as For. Ser. officer to Berlin June 
19. 1930; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Juno 22. 1936; 
3d see. nt Berlin July 24, 1936 ; class seven June 1, 
1937; 2d sec. at Berlin June 17, 1937; married. 

Riggs, Benjamin Reath. — B. Pliiladelphla. Pa.. Aug. 

19, 1892; attended sch. In Italy and Switzerland; 
Columbia Coll., grad. 1914 ; private sec. to Am. Amb. 
at Rome and asst. in Am. Emb. 1910-19 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dee. 20, 1919; 
assigned to Rome Dec. 27, 1010 ; to Madrid Jan. 7, 
1922 ; class three Mar. 23. 1922 ; assigned to Bucha- 
rest Mar. 3, 1024 ; For. Ser. officer of class six and 
assigned as 2d soc. at Bucharest July 1, 1924 ; class 
five Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to the Dept. July 15, 
1920; Ist sec. and assigned to Ottawa Nov. 10, 1929; 
class four May 9, 1930; to Bern July 14, 1932; 
to Budapest Apr. 21. 1934; to Tirana IVl). l.'.. 1036; 
cons, and assigned also as eons, at Tirana Mar. 
6. 1030; cons. an<l 1st sec. at Helsinki Apr. 10. 1037; 
marrietl. 

Riley. Lowell Meeker (MaJ.)— 6. East Orange. N. J., 
June 14. 1892; Nat. Prep. Sch. grad.; U. 8. M. A., 
grad. 1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at Paris Dec. 

20. 193."); mil. att. at Vienna and Budapest Apr. 1, 
1037; at Praha Apr. 2. 193S. 



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Rinden, Robert Watland. — h. Oskaloosa, Iowa, May 
18, 1014 ; William Penn Coll., B. A. 1936 ; Harvard 
Sch. of Business Admin., research asst. in business 
statistics 1937-38, M. B. A. 1938 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938 ; assigned to Montreal 
Apr. 11, 1938. 

Ringwalt, Arthur Rumney. — b. Omaha, Nebr., Feb. 
24, 1899 ; high sch. grad. ; Sorbonne 1922-24 ; with 
Insur. company 1916-20 ; European representative of 
U. S. firm 1922-25 ; retail salesman 1925-26 ; tutor 
1927 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. ofllcer unclass. and 
V. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. 
Ser. Sch. May 21, 1928; to Shanghai Nov. 3, 1928; 
as language officer at Peiping July 23, 1932 ; as v. c. 
at Yiinnanfu Oct. 11, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 25, 1936 ; assigned to the Dept., temp., Jan. 14, 
1937 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; 
cons, at Yiinnanfu Apr. 26, 1937 (did not proceed to 
post) ; detailed for special study (Georgetown Univ.) 
Sept. 18, 1937 ; 3d sec. at Peiping June 23, 1938 ; 
also cons, at Tientsin Sept. 30, 1938 ; married. 

Robbins, Irene de Bruyn (Mrs.) — 6. Buenos Aires, 
Argentina ; naturalized by marriage 1910 ; high sch. 
and prep. sch. grad. ; studied in France and Germany ; 
special study in languages ; Red Cross Motor Corps 
1917 ; interior decorating 1935-36 ; special asst. to 
Am. del., Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of 
Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; app. asst. chief, For. Ser. 
Bldgs. Office, Dept. of State, at $6,500 Aug. 3, 1937. — 
FBO. 

Roberts, Q,uincy Franklin. — 6. Cass Co., Tex., Dec. 
6, 1893 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
U. S. N. A. one yr. ; with wholesale firm 1913-14 ; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 24, 1915 ; v. c. 
at Venice May 27, 1915 ; at Genoa Nov. 5, 1915 ; at 
Salonikl Jan. 7, 1919; v. c. of career of class three 
Sept. 27, 1919; assigned to Saloniki Oct. 22, 1919; 
class two May 24, 1920; assigned to Apia July 8, 
1920 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; as- 
signed to Suva Sept. 26, 1927 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Suva May 17, 1928 ; class seven July 24, 
1930 ; to Saigon Nov. 7, 1932 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; cons, at Chefoo 
Jan. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Robertson, Frederick Joseph. — b. St. George's, Ber- 
muda, Mar. 26, 1885 ; Brit, subject ; attended high 
sch. ; proprietor of drug store in St. George's ; app. 
cons. agt. at St. George's Aug. 17, 1917 ; married. 

Robertson, 'WIlliaTn Piatt. — 6. Jackson, Tenn., Jan. 
5, 1896 ; Morgan Park and Castle Heights Mil. Acad. ; 
Friends Sch. ; Princeton, Lift. B. 1917 ; New York 
Univ. 1919-20; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1924; 
D. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; traffic mgr. and buyer 
for firm 1919-20 ; with express company in U. S. 
and France 1920-24 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Colfm Apr. 21, 1925 ; v. c. at Colon July 29, 1925 ; 
at Panama, temp.. Mar. 1, 1926 ; at Colon May 1, 
1926; at Panama, temp., Feb. 27, 1928; at Col6n 



May 19. 1928; at Cartagena June 25. 1928; at 
Martinique June 28, 1930; at Oporto Feb. 11, 1935; 
at St. Michael, temp., June 10, 1935 ; at Oporto Oct. 
7, 1935 ; married. 

Robinson, Thomas Hastings. — b. South Bethlehem, 
Pa., Jan. 18, 1893 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; business 
course ; Princeton, A. B. 1914 ; Lehigh Univ., B. S. 
1916; chemist 1916-17; U. S. Army 1917-18, 1st It.; 
with sugar refining company 1919-20 ; chemist 1920- 
21 ; private tutor 1922 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Bir- 
mingham Aug. 28, 1922; class two Nov. 23, 1923; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight and 
cons. Mar. 20, 1925 ; assigned to Melbourne June 9, 
1926 ; class seven Dec. 31, 1929 ; assigned to Penang 
Aug. 16, 1930; to Nogales Mar. 3, 1933; class six 
July 1, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to 
Vancouver Aug. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Rogers, Alan Stewart. — 6. Santa Barbara, Calif., 
Apr. 25, 1902 ; Middlesex Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 
1924 ; Magdalen Coll., Oxford, B. A. 1925 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career July 
5, 1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; 
to Bombay Feb. 24, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and 
assigned as v. c. and 3d sec. at Bangkok May 23, 1929 ; 
as 3d sec. at Paris Apr. 8, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 
1934 ; at Prague, temp., July 18, 1934 ; at Paris Sept. 
12, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Vienna Apr. 8, 1935 ; also cons, at Vienna Dec. 10, 
1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Vienna in 
addition to duties as cons. May 6, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
Rome May 6, 1937 (proceeded Nov. 23, 1937) ; sec. of 
Am. del., 14th Gen. Assembly of Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome, 1938. 

Rooney, Miriam Theresa. — 6. Charlestown, Mass. ; 
attended business sch. ; Girls' Latin Sch. grad. ; 
Mass. Normal Art Sch. 1914-15 : La Salle Ext. Univ., 
LL. B. 1920 ; Portia Law Sch. 1920 ; Harv.nrd 1926- 
28 ; Catholic Univ. of America, A. B. 1930, A. M. 
1932, Ph. D. 1937 ; clerical, accounting, and executive 
positions 1916-24 ; asst., Boston Public Library, 1924- 
28 ; historical research 1924- ; app. library asst: at 
11,800 in the Dept. of State July 1. 1928: at $2,000 
Feb. 1. 1930; at $2,200 July 1, 1930; at $2,600 Jan. 
1, 1938.— RP. 

Rose, Halleck Lovejoy. — 6. Lincoln, Nebr., Sept. 13, 
1907 ; Hill Sch. ; Hun Sch. grad. ; Princeton 1926-27 ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1928-30 ; Universidad 
Nacional de Mexico, summer 1930 ; bank elk. 1927-28 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 28, 1932 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Vera Cruz Apr. 2, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 8, 1933; to Rotterdam June 13, 
19';3 ; 3d sec. at Warsaw Aug. 14, 1935 ; v. c. at 
Berlin June 22, 1937 ; married. 

Ross, John Claudius. — h. Boston, Mass., July 26, 
1904; Yale, Ph. B. 1927, grad. work 1928-29, 1932- 
33 ; study in Paris 1929-32 ; research asst. 1933-34 
and instr. 1934-37 in int. relations, Yale Univ. ; exec, 
sec, Inst of Int. Studies, Yale Univ., 1935-37 ; app. 



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economic annlyst at $.!,S(tO in the Ik-pt. of State 
July 10. 19.!7 ; at ."?t.(100 July 7. H);tS ; niMiritd— TA. 
Rowe, Alvln Thomson, Jr. — b. Fredericksburg, Va., 
Sept. '2~, 1904 ; I'nlv. of Vn. 10::i-l.'2, summcra 1023 
and 1925; Dnvlilson Coll., A. B. 1925; Harvard, A. 
M. 1928; tcnchcr In high sch. 1925-27; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer undass. and v. c. of career 
Mar. 2G, 1929; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. July 

I, 1929; to Blueflelds Sept. 14, 1929; sec. In the 
Dlplo. Ser. June 27, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Bogotfl July 8. 1931 ; also v. c. at BogotA July 16, 
1931 ; at Kobe Dec. 1, 1934 ; at Yokohama, temp.. Juno 

II, 1935; at Tokyo, temp., Nov. 20, 19:55; at Taihoku 
Dec. 22, 1936; at Shanghai Oct. 25, 1937. 

Rowley, Eugene Cooper, — b. Madison, Wis.. Jan. 
31, 1S94 ; attended business sch.; Ga. Inst, of Tech., 
grad. in mil. aeronautics 1917 ; Georgetown Univ., 
LL. B. 1920, LL. M. 1921 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 
elk., Dept. of State, 1915-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
2d It. ; elk., Dept. of State, 1910-22 ; naturalization 
examiner, Dept. of Labor, 1922-23 ; reinstated elk. 
at $1,400 in the Dept. of State Aug. 15, 1923; at 
$1,860 July 1, 1924; at $1,920 Dec. 1, 1925; at 
$2,000 Mar. 1. 1927; admin, asst. at $2,400 July 1, 
1027; at $2,600 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act I ; at .?2.700 
July 1, 1028; at $2,000 Feb. 1, 1929; at $:5.100 July 
1. 1030; tech. asst. (legal) at $3,200 Dec. 16, 1037; 
married. — PD. 

Royt, Frederick L. — b. Milwaukee, Wis., July 10, 
1907 ; Univ. of Wis., B. A. 1929 ; teacher of Eng. In 
Puerto Rico 1929-31 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Guayaquil June 6, 1931 ; v. e. at Guaya- 
quil Dec. 13, 1932; detailed as elk. in leg. at Quito 
Oct. 15-Nov. 19, 1935. 

Eueter, Frank Thomas. — 6. Allentown, Pa., June 12, 
1807 ; attended high sch. ; business sch. grad. ; ac- 
counting elk. 1916-18, 1919-21 ; U. S. Army 1918- 
19, overseas service ; accountant for mining company 
in Chile 1921- ; act. Am. eons. agt. at Cruz Grande 
Feb. 1-Apr. 30, 1927, and July 16, 1933-Sept. 30, 
1934 ; app. cons. agt. at Cruz Grande Oct. 1, 1934. 

Rupprecht, William Gustave. — b. Grosse Denkte, 
Germany, July 21, 1906; Am. citizen; attended high 
sch.; studied under private tutor; elk. 1920-22; farm 
foreman 1922-25 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1025-20 ; 
Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, 1928-29, 2d It. ; crane 
operator 1930-31 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at 
Puerto Cabezas July 7, 1931 ; at Buenaventura Oct. 
5, 1933 ; V. e. at Buenaventura Feb. 13, 1034 ; at 
Callao-Lima May 1, 1935 ; at Ceiba Apr. 8, 1937 ; at 
I'uerto Cortes, temp., Sept. 18, 1937 ; at Belize, temp., 
Jan. 10, 1938 ; at Ceiba May 18, 1938 ; married. 

Russ, Edward Bartlett. — 6. Louisiana, Mo., Feb. 
10, 1808 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; Co- 
lumbian Univ. (now George Washington) one yr. ; 
elk. and copyist, Pension Office, 1890-1901; app. elk. 
at $1,200 in the Dept. of State July 20, 1901; at 
$1,400 Feb. 13, 1904; at $1,600 Dec. 31, 1910. effec- 



tive Jan. 1, 1911; at |1,S00 Aug. 1, 1918; speclnl 
asst. at $2,000 Dec. 81, 1910, effective Jan. 1, 1920; 
chief, .steMoi;r!i|ihlc se.llnn. .Inn. H',. ]it'_'0 ; at $2,100 
July 1, 1920; drafting officer at $2,500 June 17, 1021, 
etTectlve July 1; at $2, MOO July 1. 1924; at $2,900 
Nov. 1, 1927 : at $3,000 July 1, 1028 (Welch Act) ; at 
$.1,100 July I, 10;:o; at $.!,20(» July 3, 1930 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; married. — SS. 

RussoU, Harry Earle. — b. Kalamazoo, Mich., SepL 
16. 1889; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1013. LU B. 1015; 
mem. of bar of Midi.; law praetke lOl.' K;; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, lOHi; v. c. at 
Salonlkl Oct. 25, 1016; at Smyrna June 0. 1019; v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 27, 1010 ; assigned to 
Smyrna Oct. 22, 1019; class two May 24, 1920; 
assigned to Rome Aug. 29, 1921 ; class one Nov. 17, 
1921 ; cons, of class seven June 22. 1922 ; assigned to 
Casablanca Mar. 12, 1024 ; For. Ser. olllcer of clas.s 
eiirht July 1, 1024; class seven Feb. 24, 1925; class 
six June 30, 1027; class five May 23, 1020; assigne.! 
to Alexandria Nov. 19, 1929; class four July 1, 1931 ; 
cons. gen. Mar. 14, 1934 ; assigned to Alexandria 
Mar. 15, 1934 ; class three Oct. 1. 1935 ; to Johannes- 
burg Jan. IS, lO.'.O ; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. Feb. 7, 
1936; assigned also as 1st see. at Pretoria Feb. 13. 
1936; married. 

Salisbury, Laurence EustU, — b. Chicago, 111., Mar. 
13, 1S94 ; Univ. of Cliieago, Ph. B. lOK", ; j:ra(I. work 
1919; instructor in English in Japan 1916-17; Brit. 
Army 1917-19, 2d It., overseas service; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in Japan May 20, 1020; 
v. e. and interpreter at Kobe July 1, 1022 ; For. Ser. 
officer unelass. July 1, 1024; a.ssigned to Nagasaki 
Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; eons. Mar. 3, 
1025 ; assigned to Kobe Oct. 8, 1925 ; see. in the Dlplo. 
Ser. June 24, 1026 ; assigned as asst. Japanese see. 
end 3d sec. at Tokyo June 26, 1926 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Apr. 24, 1928; class seven May 23, 1929; 2d 
sec. Oct. 10, 1929 ; assigned to Paris Dec. 17, 1030 ; 
class six Ftb. 4, 1931; to Tokyo Aug. 19, 1931; lo 
the Dept. May 2, 1932 ; assigned as 2d sec. of leg. at 
I'eiping May 18, 1933 ; as 2d sec. of emb. at Pelplug 
Sept. 17, 1935 ; class five Oct. 1, 10.".5 ; class four Jan. 
3, 1938; 1st sec. at Peiplng Mar. 10. 103s ; to the 
Dept. Aug. 24, 1938.— FE. 

Salmon, David Alden.— 6. Westport, Conn., Jan. .'tO, 
1879; attended high sch. and business sch.; elk. In 
War Dept. 180S-1906 ; app. elk. at $1,400 In the Dept. 
of State July 7. lOOt', ; nt .''l.SoO M.ir. 4, 1007: a. f. 
chief. Bu. of Indexes and Archives, .Mar. 25-Apr. 30, 
1016; chief May 1, 1916; drafting officer at $2..'.00 
Dee. 1, 1917; directed to proceed to Am. Missions In 
Europe to Investigate methods of handling corre- 
spondence, etc.. July 2C.. 1910; nt ?3.o00 Mar. 1. 1021; 
at $3,500 June 17, 1021, effective July 1 : archivist, 
Conf. on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1021, 
and Conf. on Central Am. Affairs. Washington. 1022- 
23; at $3,800 July 1, 1024; at $4,200 May 1, 1025; 
archivist for Am. del., Ccnf. for Limitation of Naval 
Armaments, Geneva, 1927, and Int. Uadlotelegrnph 
Conf., Washington, 1927; at |4,800 July 1, 1028 



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(Welch Act); sec, London Naval Conf., 1930; at 
$5,000 July 1, 1930; at $5,G00 Dec. 1, 1930; chief. 
Division of Communications and Records, Jan. 1, 
1931 , mem., Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings, 
1931-33 ; mem., Bd. of Appeals and Review, 1933- ; 
mem., Committee on Archives, 1935- ; married. — DCR. 

Salter, Fred Kelley.— b. Sparta, Ga., Nov. 22, 1906; 
Mercer Univ., A. B. 1928 ; asst. prof, of Latin, Mercer 
Univ.. 1927-28; elk. 1928; reporter 1928-30; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Copenhagen Aug. 
18, 1930 ; V. c. at Copenhagen July 31, 1931 ; at 
Aden Nov. 10, 1932; at Danzig Mar. 10, 1934; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. otBcer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Danzig 
Nov. 16, 1936 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa June 
1, 1937. 

Sandifer, Durward Valdamir. — 6. Tamalco, 111., July 
26, 1900; Eureka Coll., A.B., 1924; Univ. of Nebr., 
summer 1924 ; Columbia, M.A. 1928, LL.B. 1931 ; 
Geneva Sch. of Int. Relations, summer 1929 ; U.S. 
Army 1918 ; U.S. Merchant Marine 1919 ; teacher in 
grade sch. 1920; instructor Eureka Coll., 1924-27; 
special asst. to Counsel for Guatemala, Guatemalan- 
Honduran Boundary Arb., 1931-32 ; instructor, Rut- 
gers Univ., 1931-34 ; app. asst. to legal adviser at 
$3,200 in the Dept. of State July 2, 1934; at $3,800 
Jan. 9, 1036 ; marriud. — Le. 

Sannebeck, Norvelle Harrison. — 6. Mexico, Mo., Sept. 
18, 1909; Westminster Coll. (Mo.) 1926-28; George 
Washington Univ., A. B. 1931, Law Sch. 1933- ; elk., 
Govt, depts., 1929-30; app. elk. at $1,800 in the 
Dept. of State Dec. 18, 1930 ; asst. personnel officer 
at $2,600 Sept. 14, 1934; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938; 
married. — ^Ap. 

Sappington, James Coale, 3d.— 6. Bazile Mills, Nebr., 
Oct. 29, 1904; Mt. St. Mary's Coll. grad. ; George- 
town, B. S. 1926 ; employed in banking houses 1927- 
30 ; in private firm 1930-31 ; aide to dep. adminis- 
trator, Nat. Recovery Admin., 1933-36 ; survey direc- 
tor, Bu. of Labor Statistics, 1936 ; app. economic 
analyst, temp., at $3,200 in the Dopt. of State Mar. 
9, 1936; permanently May 12, 1936; at $3,800 Sept. 
16, 1937; married.— TA. 

Satterthwaite, Joseph Charles. — 6. Tecumseh, Mich., 
Mar. 4, 1900 ; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1923, A. M. 1924 ; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, overseas service ; asst. in dept. 
of political science, Univ. of Mich., 1923-24 ; elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Stuttgart 1924-25 ; app., after 
exam., F\>r. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c of career 
Sept. 13, 1926, and assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. ; 
to Guadalajara Apr. 25, 1927 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Mar. 11, 1929; assigned as 3d sec. at Mexico City 
Mar. 15, 1929 ; class eight and cons. May 9, 1930 ; 
sec. to Am. del., North and Cen. American Regional 
Radio Conf., Mexico City, 1933 ; assigned as 3d sec. 
at Buenos Aires Jan. 2, 1934 ; class seven July 1, 
1934 ; 2d sec. at Buenos Aires Jan. 31, 1935 ; class 
six Apr. 1, 1936 ; sec. of Am. del., Inter-American 
Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; 
2d sec. at Baghdad June 9, 1936 ; also cons, at Bagh- 



dad June 10, 1936 ; sec. gen. of Am. del., Int. Radio 
Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone Conf., Cairo, 
1938. 

Satterthwaite, Livingston Lord. — b. Oak Lane, Pa., 
Mar. 12, 1909 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Yale, A.B. 
1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 28, 
1932 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City Feb. 15, 1932 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 19, 1932; to San Jos6, 
Costa Rica, Dec. 22, 1932 ; to Port Lim6n, temp.. 
May 28, 1934 ; to San Jos6, Costa Rica, Dec. 15, 
1934 ; to Caracas June 12, 1937 ; married. 

Saucerman, Sophia Augusta (Mrs.) — b. Gaylord, 
Minn.; attended Minn. State Normal Sch. 1915-17; 
Univ. of Chicago, B. S. 1919, M. S. 1923 ; research 
work 1923-27; app. asst. geographer at $2,400 in the 
Dept. of State Sept. 1, 1927 ; at $2,600 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act); at $2,700 July 1, 1928; at $2,900 
July 1, 1930; asst. geographer at $3,800 Apr. 1, 
1936 ; del., Int. Geographical Cong., Amsterdam, 
1938.— Ge. 

Sauer, Emil. — 5. Stonewall, Tex., June 10, 1881 ; 
Univ. of Tex., B. Lit. 1903; Harvard, A. M. 1908; 
teacher 1897-1900 ; principal of sch. 1903-4 ; supt. 
of sch. 1905-7 ; special agt., Census Bu., 1910 ; 
examiner. Tariff Bd., 1910-11 ; app., after exam., 
cons, at Baghdad Aug. 19, 1911 ; at Goteborg Nov. 24, 
1913 ; cons, of class eight by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915 ; class seven Mar. 2, 1915 ; class six Oct. 18, 
1915, and assigned to Cologne ; to Maracaibo Apr. 26, 
1917; detailed to Copenhagen July 11, 1919; class 
five Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to Coblenz Oct. 31, 
1919 ; to Cologne Nov. 24, 1919 ; class four June 4, 
1920 ; assigned to Cologne Nov. 15, 1921 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Per- 
nambuco Oct. 23, 1924 : to Sherbrooke Feb. 24, 1925 ; 
to Toronto Aug. 27, 1925 ; class four June 30, 1927 ; 
class three July 24, 1930; cons. gen. Jan. 7, 1932; 
assigned to Toronto Jan. 14. 1932 : to Rio de Janeiro 
July 5, 1935 ; to Frankfort on the Main June 1, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Saugstad, Jesse Edwin. — b. Westby, Wis., June 6, 
1886; St. Olaf Coll. 1903-07; instructor, Univ. of 
Wis., 1910-18 ; U. S. Navy 1918-19, ensign ; shipping 
business 1919-22 ; shipping research 1922-26, asst. 
to V. pres., Merchant Fleet Corp., 1926-27, and asst. 
director 1927-29, U. S. Shipping Board ; special agt., 
Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Dept. of Com., 1929- 
35 ; app. economic analyst at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Nov. 5, 1935 ; at $5,600 June 1, 1936 ; asst. 
chief. Division of Int. Communications, at $6,500 Aug. 
29, 1938 ; married. — IN. 

Savage, Carlton, — b. Salem, Oreg., Dec. 28, 1897 ; 
Univ. of Oreg., B. S. 1921 ; George Washington, 
M. A. 1927 : U. S. Army 1918 ; principal of high sch. 
1921-22 ; sec. to pres., and business mgr., Oreg. State 
Normal Sch., 1922-26 ; app. drafting officer and re- 
search asst. at $2,400 in the Dept. of State May 23. 
1927; at $2,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,700 
July 1, 1928; at $3,200 June 1, 1930; assoc. in his- 



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torical research July 16. 1936 ; asst. historical nilvlsor 
lU $4,600 Apr. 2S, 1937; act. historical adviser Apr. 

U>. I'.t.JT All::. 1, 193S; asst. to the counselor Au^. 1, 

1038.— C. 

"^awy^r. John Birge. — h. Appletcm. Wis., Jiiii. 1", 
lt>Sl ; lieliiiont Sch. ; Uuiv. of Calii'., B. S. VJ02 ; 
customs Insp. 1903-4; Immigration Insp. 1904-11; 
app. V. and dep. cons. pen. at Hong Kong Aug. 23, 
1911; V. c. at Hong Kong Feb. 6, 1915; resigned 
Jan. 14, 1917; immigration insp. 1917-18; app. v. c. 
at Shanghai Apr. 23, 1918; at Ilong Kong Feb. 19, 
1021 ; at Shanghai Apr. 12, 1921 ; at Foochow, temp.. 
Mar. 22, 1935; at Shanghai Oct. 8, 1935; married. 

Sayre, Francis Bowes. — b. South Bethlehem, Pa., 
.Apr. 30, 1SS5 : Williams, A.B. 1909; Harvard, LL.B. 
1912, S.J.D. 1918; d. p. asst. dlst. atty., N.Y. County, 
N.Y., 1912-13; asst. to pres. of Williams Coll. and 
instr. In govt. 1914-17; teaching fellow, Harvard 
l.nw Sch., 1917-18 ; asst. prof, of law. Harvard, 1919- 
-4. and prof. 1924-33 ; lecturer, Univ. of So. Calif., 
summer 1923 : adviser in foreign affairs to Siamese 
Govt. 1923-25 ; Jurisconsult to Ministry of For. 
Affairs, Siamese Govt.. 1925-30 ; director. Harvard- 
Inst, of Criminal Ljiw. 1920-33 ; Mass, commr. of 
correction 1932-33 ; author ; app. asst. sec. of state 
Nov. 17, 1933 ; chm.. Ex. Committee on Cml. Policy, 
1933- ; chm., Intcrdept. Committee on I'hilippine Af- 
fairs, 1935- ; acting ehm., Jt. Prep. Committee on 
Philippine Affairs, 1937 ; mem.. Bd. of For. Ser. Per- 
sonnel, Bd. of Examiners for the For. Ser., and For. 
Ser. Sch. Bd., 1937- ; married. — A-S. 

Scanlan, John Joseph. — 6. Washington, D. C, July 
11, 1892 : Georgetown, LL. B. 1916 ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. : npp. elk., temp., at $000 in the Dept. nf State 
Jan. 21. 1013; peimaucntly at $1,000. iiiidi r Kx. 
order, June 22, 1916, effective July 1; at $1,200 Mar. 
15, 1917 ; detailed to the N. Y. Passport Agency Apr. 
6, 1917; app. elk. In Am. Emb. at Paris Jan. 31, 1918; 
v. c. at Paris May 3, 1918; reapp. cllc. at $1,400 in 
the Dept. of State Feb. 4, 1919; at $1,600 Nov. 1, 
1919 : special asst. at $2,000 Jan. 31, 1920, effective 
Feb. 1 ; drafting officer at $2,500 Jan. 16, 1922 ; asst. 
chie*. Division of Passport Control, Nov. 1, 1922 ; at 
$2,800 July 1, 1924 ; at $2,900 May 1, 1925 ; tech. 
adviser Nov. 4, 1925 ; at $3,100 Feb. 1, 1926 : asst. 
chief. Passport Division, Mar. 1. 1927 ; at $3,200 
Nov. 1. 1927; at $3,400 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act): 
at $3,500 July 1, 1928; at $3,800 Jan. 1, 1929; at 
$4,200 July 1. 1030; at $4,600 Dec. 1. 1930; mar- 
ried.— PD. 

Scanlon, Martin F. (Lt. Col.) — b. Scranton, I'a., Aug. 
11, 1889; Univ. of Pa. and Cornell one yr. each; 
entered U. S. Army June 1, 1912; asst. mil. ait. for 
air at Rome 1924-27; at London 1029-33; assigned 
as asst. mil. att. for air at London Oct. 17. 1035; 
also a.sst. mil. att. at London Feb. 6, 1936; married. 

Scherer, George Fulford. — b. Chicago. 111., Nov. 1. 
1905 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Yale. B. A. 1927 ; 2d It.. 
0. R. C. ; elk. 1927-29 ; purchasing agt. 1929-32 ; 
statistician. Int. Boundary Commn.. U. S. and Mexico, 
1934 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Ciudad Juflrez 



Dec. 21, 1».{4 ; v. c. at Ciudad JuArez Mar. 13, 1035; 
app.. after exam.. For. Ser. olllcer uiielnss., v. c. of 
caner. and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned to 
Ciudad Juftrez Oct. 1, 1035; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Dec. 4. 1936: v. e. at Ilabana Apr. 7. 1937. 

Schmidt, Max Waldo. — b. Gravette, Ark., Oct. 80, 
lOOS; Univ. of Cliicngo. I'll. B. 1032 ; tutored In 
Freikh and German; O.R.C. 1935-37, 2d. it.; app.. 
afier exam.. For. Ser. offlci r unclass.. v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1. 1035; 
assigned as langu.igo offlcer at Tokyo Oct. 10. 10:!5; 
V. e. at Osaka Oct. 25, 19.57 ; :!.i sr.- at lUkvu .M.ir. 
14, 10;58. 

Schnare, Lester L. — b. Mondovi. Wis., May 15, 
1884; George Washington, LL. B. 1913. LL. M. 1919; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; teacher 1902-5 ; newspaper 
work 1905-6; elk. 1906-12; law elk., Bu. of Immi- 
gration, 1012-15; app. V. c. at Slianglial Feb. 4, 1916; 
at Canton May 19. 1017; at Yokohama July 20. 1918; 
special asst. at $3,000 In the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 
1918; drafting officer at $2,500 July 1, 1919; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5. 1910 ; de- 
tailed to Yokohama Mar. 20. 1020 ; to Kobe Sept. 7, 
1920 ; returned to Yokohama Apr. 1921 ; to Kobe 
July 9, 1921 ; assigned to Swatow Feb. 2, 1922 ; to 
Cartagena Aug. 3. 1023; For. Ser. offlcer of class 
eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven Feb. 24. 1925 ; as- 
signed to Breslau Feb. 16, 1927 ; class six July 24, 
19';0 : assigned to llamhurg Jan. 15. 1931; class five 
Oct 1. 1935 ; to Milan Dec. 7, 1935 : sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; clas.s four Jan. 3. 1938 ; married. 

Schoellkopf, Walter Horton.— b. Buffalo, N. Y., 
Oct. 18, 1882 ; Cascadilla Sch. grad. ; Pa. Mil. Coll., 
C. E. 1004 ; grad. work at Cornell 1904-6, Univ. of 
Wis. 1906-7; management of estate 1908-17; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, maj., overseas service; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 5, 
1919 ; assigned to Paris Oct. 7, 1919 ; to Panama 
May 20, 1921 ; class three Jan. 18, 1022 ; assigned to 
La Paz Mar. 1, 1922 ; unassigned Mar. 13-Sept. 12, 
1922; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 12, 1922; to Buenos 
Aires July 24, 1923 ; For. Ser. offlcer of class six and 
assigned as 2d sec. at Buenos Aires July 1, 1924 ; at 
Bucharest Apr. 20. 1020; at Madrid Apr. 16. 1928; 
class five July 24, 1930; assigned to the Dept. Feb. 
17, 1931 ; asst. chief, For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, June 15, 
1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Vienna May 16. 1932 ; 
at Madrid May 11. 193.'{ ; cl.-iss four and 1st see. at 
Madrid Oct. 1. 1935 (temp, at St. Jean d.- Luz July 
20. 19.361 ; cons. Aug. 17. 1937; married. 

Schoenfeld, Hans Frederick Arthur. — b. Provi- 
dence, U. I., Jan. 31. 1889; Friends' Sch.; George 
Washington. A. B. 1907, A. M. 1900, Law Sch. 
1907-10; Univ. of Caracas, Venezuela, 1010-11; asst. 
and Instructor in hist., George Washington Univ., 
1907-10; app. cons. agt. at Canicas Sept. 17, 1010; 
confidential dk. to the asst. sec. of state Jan. 4, 1912; 
app., after exam., 3d sec. of emb. at Constantinople 
Feb. 15, 1912; sec. of leg., Paraguay and Uruguay, 
Aug. 12, 1913; at Montevideo July 16, 1914; sec. of 
emb. or leg. of class three by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915; assigned to Cbristiania Apr. 13, 1916; to 



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Bucharest Mar. 11, 1919; to Copenhagen, temp., Nov. 
4, 1919 ; class two Dec. 20, 1919 ; assigned to Rio de 
Janeiro July 29, 1920 ; class one Aug. 24, 1921 ; as- 
signed to Vienna Oct. 22, 1021 ; as couns. of emb. at 
Mexico City Mar. 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
one July 1, 1924 ; mem., Bd. of Review, For. Ser 
Personnel, 1927 ; E. E. and M. P. to Bulgaria 
July 17, 1928 (canceled) ; sec. gen., Commn. of In- 
quiry and Conciliation, Bolivia and Paraguay, Wash- 
ington, 1929; E. E. and M. P. to Costa Rica Dec. 16, 
1929 (canceled) ; resigned Mar. 1, 1930; with an int. 
electrical company to July 1, 1931 ; app. E. E. and 
M. P. to the Dominican Repuhlic Aug. 1, 1931 ; to 
Finland Apr. 22, 1937 ; married. 

Schoenfeld, Rudolf Emil. — h. Washington, D. C, 
Jan. 25, 1895 ; George Washington, A. B. 1915 ; Univ. 
of Berne, Ph. D. 1920; elk., U. S. Efficiency Commn., 
1915 ; teacher, Nat. Cathedral Sch. for Boys, one yr. ; 
app.. after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, 1916; v. c. 
at Zurich Oct. 26, 1916 ; at Berne Jan. 10, 1917; v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Berne Oct. 22, 1919; class two May 24, 1920; de- 
tailed to assist the Am. Cons. Gen. attached to the 
office of the Commr. at Berlin July 12, 1921 ; 
assigned to Berlin Nov. 15, 1921 ; class one Feb. 26, 
1928 ; cons, of class seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; detailed 
to Stettin Feb. 28, 1924 ; to Berlin May 22, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Cologne Oct. 15, 1924 ; to La Paz Dec. 1, 1925 ; 
class seven, sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned 
also as 3d sec. at La Paz Dec. 17, 1925 ; to the Dept. 
Mar. 2, 1927 ; as 3d sec. at Rio de Janeiro Apr. 12, 
1927; class six June 30, 1927; 2d sec. at BogotS 
Oct. 28, 1929 (canceled); class five May 9, 1930; 
assigned to Budapest Jan. 9, 1931 ; to the Dept. Sept. 
9, 1932 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; 1st sec. at Stock- 
holm Nov. 24, 1936 ; class three Jan. 3, 1938 ; at Lon- 
don July 23, 1938. 

Schoenrich, Edwin. — 6. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 10, 
1895; Washington Coll., A. B. 1917; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., M. F. S. 1924 ; U. S. Army 1917-18 ; 
teacher in private sch. 1918-19 ; principal of high 
sch. in Porto Rico 1919-20 ; instructor, Boston Univ., 
Habana branch, Cuba, 1920-21 ; teacher in high sch. 
1921-22 ; special expert, U. S. Tariff Commn., 
1922-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned to Val- 
paraiso Nov. 8, 1924 ; to La Paz June 9, 1925 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 17, 1927 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
La Paz Feb. 23, 1927 ; as v. c. at Arica Nov. 26, 1927 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Arica May 23, 1929 ; 
to Sarnia, temp., Oct. 29, 1929 ; to Mazatlan Jan. 18, 
1930; to Santiago, Cuba, Jan. 16, 1931; class seven 
Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Ottawa Nov. 6, 1934 ; class six Oct. 
1, 1935 ; to the Dept. Oct. 17, 1935 ; cons, and 2d sec. 
at Asuncion Apr. 29, 1938 ; married. 

Schott, William "Walter. — b. Leavenworth, Kans.. 
Oct. 7, 1894 ; Western Mil. Acad. ; U. S. N. A., grad. 
1916; U. S. Navy 1916-20, It.; sec. U. S. con- 
tingent, Allied Naval Armistice Commn., Naval Inter- 
Allied Commn. of Control, 1919-20 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned 



to Frankfort-on-the-Main Aug. 28, 1922 ; to Palermo 
Nov. 20, 1923; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Gibraltar July 17, 1924 ; to Pal- 
ermo Oct. 28, 1924 ; to Naples Jan. 3, 1925 ; class 
eight June 30, 1927 ; cons, and assigned to Naples 
July 16, 1927; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 23, 1928; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Paris Jan. 26, 1928 ; at San 
Salvador Aug. 16, 1929; class seven Dec. 19, 1929; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Berlin Oct. 18, 1930; class six 
July 1, 1931 ; at Mexico City Aug. 22, 1933 ; sec. to 
Am. del.. Seventh Am. Scientific Cong., Mexico City, 
1935; cons, and 2d sec. at Budapest Nov. 13, 1936; 
class five Apr. 1, 1937; sec. of Am. del., fourth meet- 
ing of Int. Radio Consulting Committee, Bucharest, 
1937 ; married. 

Schrader, Albert E. (Comdr.) — 6. Batesville, Ind., 
Mar. 4, 1895; U. S. N. A., grad. 1916; assigned as 
naval att. and naval att. for air at Berlin, Copen- 
hagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, and The Hague 
Feb. 12, 1938; relieved of duties at The Hague Aug. 
9, 1938 ; married. 

Schraud, Myron Henderson.— 6. Houston, Tex., 
Sept. 13, 1897 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
with railway company 1914-17 ; U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; 
with railway companies 1919-25 ; elk. 1925-26 ; relief 
agt. for railway company 1926 ; app. elk. In Am. 
Consulate at Piedras Negras Sept. 15, 1926 ; v. c. at 
Piedras Negras Nov. 25, 1927 ; at Salina Cruz, temp., 
June 1, 1928; at Tampico Sept. 7, 1928; at Monter- 
rey Dec. 12, 1930; at Puerto Castilla Feb. 13, 1932; 
at Puerto Cortes Feb. 23, 1933; at San Luis Potosl 
Nov. 24, 1937 ; married. 

Schreiber, Walter R. — b. Portland, Oreg., Feb. 1, 
1907 ; Oreg. Inst, of Tech. grad. ; Oreg. State Coll. 
1926-27; Univ. of Wash., B. B. A. 1930; purser, 
steamship lines, 1929, 1930 ; elk. 1931-34 ; U. S. Naval 
Reserve 1927-31 ; agric. statistician, Bu. of Agric. 
Economics, Dept. of Agric, 1934-38 ; app. asst. agric. 
att. at Paris Mar. 7, 1938 ; mari-ied. 

Schuler, Frank August, Jr. — ft. Muskegon, Mich., 
Apr. 15, 1908; Univ. of Wis. 1926-27; Univ. of 
Mich., A. B. 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offiter 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Toronto, temp., 
Dec. 29, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to 
Kobe Dec. 10, 1931 ; as language officer at Tokyo Oct. 
6, 1932; as v. c. at Kobe Mar. 22, 1935; 3d sec. at 
Tokyo Oct. 25, 1937. 

Schultz, William Leslie. — ft. Liverpool, England, of 
Am. parents, Jan. 31, 1912 ; Liverpool Inst. 1920-28 ; 
salesman 1928-30 ; app. messenger in Am. consulate 
at Liverpool Aug. 1, 1930 ; elk. at Liverpool Sept. 1, 
1934; V. c. at Liverpool June 16, 1937. 

Scott, Albert William. — 6. Lexington, Ky., Nov. 15, 
1895 ; manual training high sch. grad. ; Kansas City 
Jr. Coll. 191&-17; Univ. of Grenoble 1919; studied 
accountancy ; elk. 1914-15 ; library work 1916-17 ; 
U. S. Marine Corps 1917-19 ; app. v. c. at Dun- 
fermline Jan. 30, 1920; at Hull Sept. 19, 1921; at 
Leeds, temp., Aug. 9, 1926; at Hull Sept. 8, 1926; 



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at Basel Apr. ll.*, 1927 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer UDcIasB. and v. c. of career Apr. '27, 1027 ; 
assigned to Basel May 9, 1927 ; to Belfast Oct 29, 
1931; class eight July 1. 1934; cons. Jan. 22. 1935; 
assigned to Belfast Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Jerusalem Oct. 
26, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in tlie Ulplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Scott, James T. — 6. Eatonton, Ga., June 5, 1S85; 
attended public sch. ; employed by steamship com- 
pany ; asst. to chief of staflf, U.S. Army, In Trance, 
Holland, and Belgium during the World War ; chief, 
Lithuanian Relief Mission of Am. Relief Admin., 
1919; in London office of U.S. Shipping Bd. ; special 
representative of Bd. in Baltic States and Russia 
1922 ; in charge of Bd.'s organization in Germany ; 
app. trade commr. at Hamburg Nov. 10, 1926; in 
N.Y. dist. office of Dept. of Com. Aug. 6, 1931 ; cmi. 
att. at Copenhagen 1933-35: at Cairo May 21, 1936. 

Scott, Winfleld Harrison. — b. Alexandria, Va., Jan. 

13, 1892 ; business high sch. grad. ; Berlitz Sch. of 
Languages two yrs. ; Georgetown Univ. three yrs. ; 
newspaper worlj three yrs. ; U. S. Geological Survey 
one yr. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate at Alexandria Mar. 21, 1921 ; v. c. 
at Alexandria Feb. 27, 1922 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to 
Alexandria Mar. 2, 1923; to Bombay Nov. 28, 1923; 
class two May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 : detailed to the Dept. Sept. 13, 1924 ; 
assigned to Puerto Castilla Apr. 22, 1926; to the 
Dept. Mar. 6, 1929; to London May 1, 1929; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to London May 23, 1929 ; 
to Bucharest Apr. 18, 1930; class seven Feb. 4, 1931; 
to Rangoon Sept. 3, 1931 ; to Singapore, temp., July 
16, 1936 ; to Tenerife July 23, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Scott, Winthrop Ramsdell. — h. Paris, France, of 
Am. parents, Dec. 7, 1888 ; Univ. of Mich., B. Arch. 
1911 ; architect nine months ; instructor in Case Sch. 
of Applied Science five yrs. ; mgr. of ornamental brick 
dept. of company two yrs. ; U. S. Army 1917-20, capt. ; 
app., after exam., cons, of class seven June 4, 1920 ; 
detailed to Paris Aug. 2, 1920; to Nancy June 28, 
1923; assigned to Cape Haitien Sept. 21, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 8, 1928 ; 
distribution officer. Int. Conf. of Am. States on Con- 
ciliation and Arbitration, Washington, 1928-29 ; class 
six May 23, 1929; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 17, 
1932 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Santiago, Chile, Oct. 28, 
1932 ; class five July 1, 1934 ; as cons, at Kobe May 
22, 1936 ; class four June 1, 1937 ; 1st sec. at Caracas 
Mar. 29, 1938; married. 

Scotten, Bobert McGregor. — 6. Detroit, Mich.. Aug. 
18, 1891 ; Detroit Univ. Sch. ; Univ. of Mich, one 
yr. ; Yale, B. A. 1914 ; Harvard Grad. Sch. 1915-16 ; 
athletic instructor, Yale-ln-Chlna, Changsha, 1914-15 ; 
app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class five 
May 17, 1916; assigned to Berlin June 0. 1916; class 
four Aug. 3, 1916 ; assigned to Madrid Feb. 12, 1917 ; 
class three July 13, 1917 ; assigned to Guatemala Oct. 

14, 1919; unassigned from Apr. 8, 1920; assigned to 



Paris Feb. 28, 1021; to Berlin Jan. 17, 1022; clau 
two Mar. 23, 1022; assigned to Constantinople May 
5, 1922; For. Ser. officer of eluss four July 1, 1024; 
assigned as Ist sec. at Rio de Janeiro Nov. 15, 1924; 
at Asuncion May 20, 1925; app. cons. Feb. 23, 1026; 
assigned also as cons, at Asuncion Feb. 24. 1020; 
to the Dept. Feb. 7, 1027; asst. chief, Division of 
Current Information, June 1, 1027; press liaison offi- 
cer, Commn. of Inquiry and Conciliation, Bolivia and 
Paraguay, Washington, 1020 ; cla.s8 three May 23, 
1029; assigned as 1st sec. at Paris Sept. 27, 1030; 
cla.ss two July 1. 1931; couiis. of eiub. at S.uitlago, 
Chile, Apr. 4, 1934; at Rio de Janeiro May 23, 1035; 
at Santiago, Chile, Sept. 20, 1035; class one Oct. 1, 
1935 ; at Rio de Janeiro June 3, 1030 ; married. 

Scotten, 'William Everett. — b. Detroit, Mich., Aug. 

24, 1904; Calif. Inst, of Tech. 1921-22; Univ. of So. 
Calif., B. A. 1925; Univ. of Paris 1920-27; app, 
after exam., For. Sir. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Nov. 12, 1929; assigned to Ciudud Juarei, 
temp., Nov. 27, 1929; to Saltillo, temp., Apr. 13^ 
1030; to the For. .Ser. Sch. July 8, 1930; to Saigon 
Nov. 8, 1930 ; to Palermo Aug. 4, 1934 ; sec. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936 ; to JIalta, temp., Sept. 30, 
1937; to Palermo Nov. lO, 1937; v. c. and 3d si-c. at 
Bucharest Doc. 15, 1937; class eight and cons. May 1, 
193S ; cons, at Bucharest in addition to duties as 3d 
sec. May 12, 1938 ; cons, at Belgrade, temp., Sept. 0, 
1938; married. 

Seddicum, Paul Cameron. — ^. Washington, D. C, 
Apr. 5, 1902; attended manual training high ach. ; 
Emerson Inst. ; draftsman, U. S. Army, 1919-22, 
except eight months cashier, insur. company, 1921 ; 
treas. and asst. mgr. of club 1922-24 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate General at Dublin Dec. 16, 1924; v. c 
at Dublin June 6, 1925; at Bristol Dec. 1, 1925; at 
Prague May 7, 1920 ; at Cardiff July 25, 1928 ; 
at Southampton May 23, 1930; married. 

Seibert, Elvin. — b. Elkhart, Ind., July 24, 1901; 
U. S. M. A. 1920-22 (re.slgncd) ; Columbia Coll.. A. B. 
1924; Am. Inst, of Banking 1925-20; Columbia Univ., 
grad. work, 1927-28 ; banking 1924-20 ; master, 
Groton Sch., two terms, 1927-28 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 16, 
1929; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 21. 1929; 
to Kobe Mar. 20, 1930 (canceled) ; to Puerto Plata 
June 28, 1930; to Southampton June 14, 1932; to 
Shanghai Nov. 19, 1935 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 

25, 1936; to Hong Kong, temp.. May 6, 1937; 
V. c. and 3d sec. at Bangkok Oct. 9, 1037 ; married. 

Seltzer, George Edward. — b. Vilnn, Russia. Di'C. 11, 
ISSS; Am. citizen: Harvard. A. B. 1012: New York 
I'nlv. Sch. of Com. and Finance 1012-14 ; Escuela 
Superior de Comcrcio, La Plata, Argentina, 1017-18; 
office mgr. 1913-10; elk. and accountant in offlcoa in 
Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay 1017-18 ; app. v. c 
at Asuncion Oct. 7, 1018; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct. 20, 1921, and assigned to 
Sallna Cruz; to North Bay Feb. 12, 1924; class two 
May 10, 1924 : For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Manflos Feb. 20, 1026; to the Dept., 
temp., Jan. 28. 1029: to Rio de Janeiro Feb. 8, 1029; 



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class eight, cons., and assigned to Rio de Janeiro 
May 23, 1929 ; to Parfl Apr. 30. 1930 ; class sevon 
Feb. 4, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
to St. Michael July 29, 1938. 

Service, John Stewart. — &. Chengtu, China, of Am. 
parcnt.s, Aug. 3, 1909; attended sch. in U. S. and 
China ; Oberlin Coll., B. A. 1931 ; draughtsman in 
China 1925-26 ; bank elk. in China 1933 ; app. elk. in 
Am. consulate at Yiinnanfu June 23, 1933 ; v. c. at 
Yiinnanfu July 7, 1934 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned to Yiinnanfu Oct. 1, 1935 ; as 
language officer at Peiping Oct. 5, 1935 ; v. c. at 
Shanghai Jan. 6, 1938 ; married. 

Severe, Marc L, — 5. Wright Co., Iowa, June 14, 
1891 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; Morning- 
side Prep. Sch. and Coll. five yrs. ; elk. 1911-13 ; in 
Govt, depts. 1914-16 ; elk., navy yard at Norfolk, 
1916-17 ; app. elk. at $900 In the Dept. of State June 
20, 1917 ; at $1,000 Oct. 3, 1917 ; elk. in Am. Emb. at 
Paris May 6, 1918 ; v. c. at Paris Apr. 15, 1919 ; 
married. 

Shantz, Harold. — 6. Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 10, 1894 ; 
Univ. of Rochester, B. Sc. 1915; newspaper corr. ; 
asst. sec. in chamber of com. 1915 ; U. S. Army 
1916-18, 1st It. ; export dept. of mfg. company 1919- 
21 ; app., after exam., v. e. of career of class three 
Oct. 26. 1921 ; assigned to Calcutta Dec. 14. 1921 ; 
class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 1923 : 
cons, of class seven June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Toronto July 7, 
1924 ; to Niagara Falls, temp., Nov. 2, 1925 ; to 
Toronto Nov. 9, 1925 ; to Hong Kong Dec. 30, 1925 ; 
class seven June 30, 1927 ; class six May 23, 1929 ; 
assigned to Singapore May 18, 1931 ; class five July 
1, 1931 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the Am. Leg. 
at Monrovia July 15, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 19, 1932 ; assigned as cons, and 2d sec. at Mon- 
rovia Aug. 4. 1932 ; as cons, at Barcelona Nov. 30, 
1932 ; at Oporto, temp.. May 6, 1933 ; as 2d sec. at 
Prague, temp., July 15, 1933 ; as cons, at Nairobi 
Sept. 19, 1933 ; as For. Ser. officer at Moscow Feb. 
9, 19.34 ; as cons, at Moscow Feb. 12, 1934 ; as 2d sec. 
at Moscow Jan. 25, 1935; class four and 1st sec. 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned as cons, at Athens Dec. 30, 
1935 ; also 1st sec. at Athens June 11, 1936 ; cons, 
gen. and assigned as cons. gen. at Athens in addi- 
tion to duties as 1st sec. June 17, 1936 ; class three 
June 16. 1938 ; also to Italian Islands of the Aegean 
Sept. 26, 1938. 

Shaw, Gardiner Howland. — h. Boston, Mass., June 
15, 1893; Harvard, A. B. 1915, A. M. 1917; app., 
temp., at $1,200 in the Dept. of State Oct. 8, 1917 ; 
app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four 
May 3, 1918; assigned to the Dept. May 29, 1918; 
to the Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; 
class three Dec. 20, 1919 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Dec. 20, 1919 ; to the Am. Commn. at Constantinople 
May 26, 1921; class two Sept. 22, 1922; assigned 
to Am. Mission, Lausanne Conf., 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class four and assigned as 1st sec. at Constanti- 
nople July 1, 1924 ; class three Nov. 17, 1924 ; as- 



signed to the Dept. Jan. 18, 1926 ; chief. Division 
of Near Eastern Affairs, Apr. 14, 1926 ; mem.. Pub- 
lications Committee of the Dept., 1926-30 ; class two 
Oct. 19, 1926; mem., For. Ser. Personnel Bd. and 
Ex. Committee of Bd., Apr. 23, 1927-Sept. 11, 1929; 
assigned as couns. of emb. at Istanbul Mar. 14, 1930 ; 
class one July 24, 1930 ; at Paris Nov. 10, 1931 ; at 
Istanbul Dec. 28, 1931 ; cons. gen. May 14. 1936 ; to 
the Dept. June 11, 1937 ; chief, Division of For. Ser. 
Personnel, Aug. 23, 1937 ; mem., Bd. of Examiners for 
the For. Ser. and For. Ser. Sch. Bd., 1937-. — FP. 

Shaw, George Price. — 6. Pittsburg, Kans., Sept. 15, 
1892 ; attended high sch. ; business sch. grad. ; private 
tutor ; studied law ; railway work 1909-10 ; lumber- 
man 1912 ; stenog., sec, and purchasing agt. 1914-16 ; 
asst. examiner (legal) U. S. Shipping Bd., 1916, 1919; 
U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1917-18, ensign; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 24, 
1920 ; assigned to Tampico Nov. 29, 1920 ; class two 
May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Puerto Cortes Dec. 22, 
1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; cons, of class seven 
Dec. 19, 1923 ; assigned to Puerto Cortes Dec. 22, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Tegucigalpa Oct. 22, 1924 ; class seven 
Aug. 31, 1925 ; class six May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
San Luis Potosf Apr. 12, 1929; class five July 1, 
1931 ; to Ciudad Juarez Aug. 13, 1935 ; class four 
Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
class three Jan. 3, 1938 ; cons, at Mexico City June 
1, 1938; married. 

Sherman, John Andrew Tuck. — 6. London, Eng- 
land, of Am. parents, Apr. 26, 1890 ; attended Royal 
Athenaeum, Antwerp, Belgium, 1902-7 ; with Arm 
of commn. merchants in Antwerp 1907-14 ; sec. in 
London 1914-15 ; in charge of for. trade dept. (Lon- 
don office) of Am. bank 1916 ; sec. of Am. chamber 
of com. in London 1917-18 ; with London headquar- 
ters of A. E. F. 1918-19 ; in private business 1919- 
26 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Bern Apr. 6, 1926 ; 
V. c. at Bern Aug. 2, 1926 ; at Vienna, temp., Apr. 30, 
1938 ; at Bern July 5, 1938. 

Shillock, John Christopher, Jr. — 6. Portland, Oreg., 
Nov. 29, 1906; Reed Coll., B. A. 1928; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 
21, 1929 ; to Buenos Aires Mar. 26. 1930 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. and assigned as v. c. at La Paz June 17. 
1933 ; also as 3d sec. at La Paz June 5, 1935 ; 3d 
sec. at Santiago, Chile, Nov. 27, 1935 ; class eight 
June 1, 1937; cons. June 17, 1937; cons, at Lisbon 
June 23, 1938. 

Shipley, Ruth Bielaskl (Mrs.) — 6. Montgomery Co., 
Md. ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
elk., Patent Office, 1903-9 ; app. elk., temp., in 
the Dept. of State Aug. 25, 1914 ; permanently at 
$1,200, under Ex. order, June 22, 1916, effective 
July 1; at $1,400 June 16, 1917; at $1,600 May 1, 
1918 ; at $1,800 Mar. 1, 1919 ; special asst. at $2,000 
Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; drafting officer 
at $2,500 Mar. 1, 1921 ; mem., Bd. of Review, May 
31, 1922 ; at $2,800 July 1, 1924 ; asst. chief, Office 



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of Coordination and Review, July 6, 191i4 ; at $3,000 
Nov. 1, 1924; at $3,1200 May 1, ll)i:5 ; nt $3,500 
Feb. 1. lOL'O ; mem., Bd. of Review for Klllciency 
Untlnss, July 11, 1027-Mny 15, 1028; ililof, I'ass- 
IHjrt Division, June 1, 1928; at $3,600 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $4,600 July 1, 1928; del., Conf. for 
the Codlrtcatlou of Int. I.«w, The Hague, 1930; at 
$4,800 July 1, 1930; at $5,000 July 3. 1930 iBrook- 
liart Act» ; at $5,000 Dec. 1, 1930. — I'D. 

Shockley, William Penn, Jr. — 5. Dover, Del., May 
16, 1900; attended high sch. ; Peddle Inst; elk. in 
bank In Genoa, Italy, five yrs. ; npp. elk. in Am. 
Consulate General at Genoa Aug. 1, 1927 ; at Turin 
Oct. 17, 1927; v. c. at Turin Apr. 11, 1928; at 
Rome Apr. 15, 1930 (canceled) ; at Leghorn July 12, 
1930; at Rome, temp.. M.iy 1. 19:^5; at Lcuhorn 
July 16. 1935; at Malta, temp., June 11, 1936; at 
I.eirhoru Jan. 4, 1937 : jit GiUeboig Apr. 7. 1937 ; at 
Ditsdon June i:\, 193S; married. 

Shoemaker, James Marshall (Comdr.) — h. Helena. 
Mont., July 23, 1895; U. S. N. A., grad. 1915; Mass. 
Inst, of Tech., M. S. 1922 ; assigned as asst. naval 
att. and asst. naval att. for air at I'aris, Rome, 
Madrid, and Lisbon Apr. 17, 1936; relieved of duties 
at Rome May 14, 1937 ; married. 

Sholes. "Walter Henry. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 17, 
1883; attended high sch.; Emerson Inst.; Columbian 
Coll. (now George Washington Univ.) ; Corcoran Sci- 
entific Sch. ; Mech. Engineering Sch., Berlin, Germany, 
one yr. ; studied law ; D. C. Nat. Guard ; newspaper 
corr. and editor 1003-10; app., after exam., cons, at 
Aden Aug. 19, 1911 ; at Nantes Sept. 1, 1913; C(.ns. of 
class seven by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned to 
St. Michael's Mar. 2, 1915 ; to Berne Sept. 17. 1915 ; 
detailed to the Dept. Feb. 26, 1917; class six Sept. 11, 
1917, and assigned to Nuevo Laredo ; to Goteborg, 
Mar. 10, 1919 ; class five Sept. 5, 1919 ; observer. 
Int. Maritime Cong., Goteborg, 1923; For. Ser. 
(pfflcer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five June 
2. 1926 ; assigned to Trieste June 9. 1926 ; to Brus- 
sels Apr. 17, 1930; class four May 9, 1930; cons, 
gen. Dec. 16, 1936 ; a.ssigned to Milan Dec. 19. 193G ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Shreve, Edgar Allan. — 6. Dunn Loring, Va., Sept. 
11, 1882; business high sch. grad.; Bliss Electrical 
Sch., grad. 1902 ; elk. 1901-2 ; mgr. of printing com- 
pany 1902-8; elk. in Dept. of State 1908-9. in Dept. 
of Interior Mar.-Apr. 1909; app. elk. at $900 in the 
Dept. of State Apr. 24, 1909; at $1,000 Dec. 20, 
1909; at $1,200 Oct. 21, 1910; at $1,400 June 22, 
1916. effoctlve July 1; at $1,600 Mar. 1, 1919; sec, 
Bds. of Examiners for the For. Ser., Mar. 13, 1919- 
June 24, 1921. July 1, 1024-Dec. 31, 1927; detailed 
to editorial staff. Conf. on Limitation of Armament, 
Washington, 1921-22; at $1,800 Mar. 16, 1923; at 
$2,100 July 1. 1924 ; asst. chief. Office of Executive 
Committee of For. Ser. Personnel Bd., Aug. 19. 1924; 
drafting officer at $2,400 Nov. 1, 1925; at $3,000 
Dec. 1. 1927; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); 
at $3,300 July 1, 1928 ; asst. admin, officer. Division 
of For. Ser. Personnel. Dec. 30, 1929 ; at $3,500 July 
1. 19.30; married. — FP. 



Slosrlst, Gottlieb.— 6. Aaran, Switzerland, Nov. 11, 
1S7(J; naturallze<l 1909; high sch. grad.; Gewerbe- 
schulo, Basle, 1895-97; Atelier R6mon, Paris, 1899- 
1901; desl;;iier 1902-1935; consulting specliilist on 
furnishings. Architect of the Cai-Jtol. 1935; designer. 
Procurement Division, Treas. Dept., 1930 ; app. special- 
ist on furnishings, temp., In the Dept. of State May 
4. 1930; married. — FBO. 

Slymond. Frlthjof Carl.— b. Zumbrota. .Minn., Apr. 
26, 18S::; grad. from high sch. and business ach. 
In Norway ; elk. 1905-10 ; app. mrssenger in Am. 
Consulate at Slavanger Sept. 23. 1910; v. and dep. 
cons, at Stavanger Aug. 10, 1911; at Bergen Nov. 
6, 1914 ; V, c. at Bergen by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915 ; resigned June 14, 1917 ; app. v. c. at Stavanger 
May 8, 1919; at Bergen, temp.. Oct. 29, 1926; at 
Stavanger Dec. 22, 1926; at Bergen, temp., June 2, 
1930 ; at Stavanger June 27, 1930 ; at Stoekholm May 
3. 1933; married. 

Signer, Wales Wilson. — b. Ann Arbor, Mlcb... Sept. 
9. 1905; Mich. State Normal Coll. 1921-23; Univ. of 
Mich., A. B. 1925, LL. B. 1928; Univ. of Paris 
1929-30 ; mem. of bar of Mich. ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 19.'!1 ; assigned as v. c. 
nt Izmir Jan. 11, 1932; at Naples Aug. 13. 1932; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 1933; to Nassau Aug. 28, 
1933 ; to Melbourne May 22, 1936 ; married. 

Simering, Chauncey Lloyd.—?). Washington. D. C, 
Sept. 22, 1899 ; high sch. grad. ; George Washington 
Law Sch. 1918-19; Columbia Univ. 1920-21; stenog. 
in Dept. of Agric. 1918-24, In private Arm 1924-26; 
asst. to cotton buyer 1926-27 ; stenog.. Int. Radiotele- 
graph Conf., 1927; secretary 1927-32; elk., Dept. of 
State, 1932-33; In Comptroller's Office. Agric. Adjust- 
ment Admin., 1933-34 ; elk. in Am. F:mb. at Moscow 
Feb.-June 1934 ; app. secretary, temp., at $2.«<K) In 
the Dept. of State Aug. 22, 1934; permanently Sept. 

15, 1934; at $3,200 June 1, 19.36; admin, asst. Nov. 

16, 1936 ; economic analyst at $3,800 Sept. 16. 1937. — 
TA. 

Simmons, John Farr. — b. Orange, N. J., Jan. 3, 
1892; I'lngry Sch. grad.; Princeton, A. B. 1913; 
teacher in England and Switzerland 1913-15; with 
mfg. firm 1916; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Vienna 
Sept. 15, 1916; V. c. at Vienna Jan. 19. 1917; 
at Paris July 13, 1917; at Vienna Aug. 13, 1919; 
upp., after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 
24, 1920; assigned to Paris Nov. 5, 1921; class 
two Nov. 17. 1921 ; class one May 20, 1922 ; cons, of 
elass seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; class six Dec. 19. 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; asslgnefl to 
Riga June 0, 1925 ; cla.'ss six Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned 
to the Dept. June 13, 1927; class five Aug. 24, 1927; 
asst. chief. Visa Office, June 1, 1928; chief Feb. 1, 
1929; class four Oct. 10, 1929; sec. In the DlpIo Ser. 
June 4. 19.'50 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Mexico City 
June 13, 1930; cla.ss three July 1. 1931; assigned as 
For. Ser. officer to the Am. Consulate at Cologne June 
11, 1932; cons. gen. June 28. 1932; assigned as ron«. 
gen. at Cologne July 5. 1932; to the Dept. Nov. 13. 



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1933 ; chief, Visa Division, Feb. 12, 1934 ; class two 
Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. gen. and couns. of leg. at Ottawa 
Dec. 27, 1937 ; married. 

Sims, William Harold. — b. Sparta, Tenn., Aug. 22, 
1910 ; Tenn. Tolytech. Inst. 1929 ; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser. 1931-32 ; George Washington Univ. 
1932-33 ; employed by private firms until 1931 ; with 
Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Representatives, 
1931-34 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Barbados 
June 29, 1934; v. c. at Barbados July 22, 1936; 
elk. in leg. and v. c. at Bogota Dec. 30, 1936 ; v. c. 
at Fort William and Port Arthur, temp., Aug. 30, 
1937 ; at Pernambuco Sept. 20, 1937. 

Slavens, Stanley Goodrich. — 6. Cincinnati, Ohio, 
Oct. 5, 1903 ; Univ. of Tex., A. B. 1925, M. A. 1926 ; 
Univ. of Paris 1926 ; O.R.C. 1927-37, 2d It. ; app., af- 
ter exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 21, 
1928; to Lagos Oct. 10, 1928 (canceled) ; to Teguci- 
galpa Jan. 14, 1929 ; to Puerto Cortes, temp., Aug. 25, 
1930 ; to Buenos Aires Dec. 18, 1930 ; to Baghdad 
Jan. 2, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 15, 1934 ; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Baghdad Jan. 24, 1934 ; 
as V. c. at Tokyo May 22, 1936 ; at Yokohama, temp., 
Dec. 12, 1936; at Tokyo Jan. 6, 1937; class eight 
June 1, 1937 ; cons, and assigned as cons, at Tokyo 
June 17, 1937 ; married. 

Smale, William Apsley. — b. Beloit, Wis., Apr. 17, 
1896 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; De Paul 
Univ. of Law 1915-16 ; Univ. of IlL 1916-17 : asst. to 
mgr. of company 1915-16 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; 
2d It., O. R. C. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mexicall 
Feb. 23, 1919 ; v. c. at Mexicali Apr. 3, 1919 ; at No- 
gales Oct. 4, 1920 ; at Habana Mar. 2, 1921 ; at Matan- 
zas Mar. 30, 1923; at Habana July 14, 1923; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; 
assigned to Habana Oct. 12, 1923 ; to Nassau Mar. 26, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Montreal June 10, 1927 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Montreal May 17, 1928 ; to Guaymas Dec. 
4, 1929 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; assigned to En- 
senada Nov. 7, 1930 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; to Cork Sept. 14, 1938. 

Smedherg, Julian Kerahle. — b. Edgewater, N. J., Oct. 
28, 1876 ; high sch. grad. ; elk. 1893-1905, in Buenos 
Aires 1906-7 ; studied, sang professionally, and taught 
music in several countries 1907-16; Y. M. C. A. sec. 
In France 1917-19 ; with automobile company in 
France 1919-20 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Lyon 
Mar. 5, 1920 ; v. c. at Newcastle-on-Tyne May 20, 
1930; at Glasgow Feb. 7, 1931; at Dundee Mar. 5, 
1931 ; at Southampton, temp., July 15, 1935 ; at 
Dundee Oct. 1, 1935 ; at Southampton, temp., July 3, 
1937 ; at Dundee Oct. 5, 1937 ; at Southampton, temp., 
Apr. 18, 1938 ; at Dundee Sept. 30, 1938 ; married. 

Smith, Ethelbert Talbot. — 6. Goshen, N. Y., July 
21. 1892 ; Trinity Sch. ; Trinity Coll., A. B. 1913 ; Co- 
lumbia Univ., LL. B. 1916 ; mem. of bars of N. Y. and 
Conn. ; teacher In high sch. 1913-16 ; physical dir.. 
Cathedral Choir Sch., 1915-16 ; law practice 1915-17, 



1919-21 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., overseas service ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 
26, 1921 ; assigned to Tientsin Dec. 14, 1921 ; class 
two Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to Berlin Apr. 27, 1923 ; 
class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; cons, of class seven June 3, 
1924; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
assigned to Konigsberg Aug. 12, 1925 ; to Berlin Sept. 
12, 1925 ; to Hamburg Mar. 16, 1926 ; class seven 
Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Bergen Feb. 16, 1931 ; to 
Milan June 30, 1932; class six July 1, 1934; to 
Dundee Dec. 7, 1935; to Nairobi Aug. 17, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Smith, Glenn Alvin. — h. Avondale, Tenn., Sept. 27, 
1876 ; attended business sch. ; National Univ., LL. B. 
1921, M. P. L., LL. M. ; American Univ. 1922 ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; elk. in War Dept. 1900-1909 ; app. 
elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Jan. 30, 1909; at 
$1,200 Dec. 1, 1909 ; at $1,400 June 22, 1916, effective 
July 1; at $1,600 May 1, 1920; at $1,800 Jan. 16, 
1922 ; at $2,100 July 1, 1924 ; at $2,200 July 1. 1928 
(Welch Act) ; legal asst. at $2,300 July 1, 1928; at 
$3,200 Aug. 1, 1928; tech. asst. (legal) Feb. 1, 1929; 
at $3,300 July 1, 1930 ; at $3,400 July 1, 1930 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; married. — FA. 

Smith, H. Gerald, — 6. Kingston, Ont., Canada, of 
Am-, parents, Sept. 26, 1906; St. Joseph's Coll., A. B. 
1927; Georgetown, M. F. S. 1930, grad. work 1935; 
George Washington Univ., grad. work 1933-34 ; di- 
visional asst. 1930-34 and sectional chief 1934-37, 
Pan American Union ; app. economic analyst at $3,200 
in the Dept. of State July 16, 1937; married.— TA. 

Smith, Hawley Armistead.- — b. Washington, D. C, 
Oct. 16, 1892 ; high sch. grad. ; Dartmouth 1913-14 ; 
George Washington Univ. 1914 ; draftsman 1914 ; 
advertising agt. 1914-15 ; playground dir. 1916-17 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-18, capt., overseas service; app. 
V. c. at Bristol Feb. 24, 1919 ; at Berne Nov. 6, 1922 ; 
at Brussels Apr. 5, 1924 ; at Birmingham Sept. 15, 
1926 ; at Messina Jan. 9, 1931 ; at Palermo Apr. 27, 
1934 ; at Windsor June 18, 1934 ; married. 

Smith, Horace Harrison. — b. Xenia, Ohio, Oct. 30, 
1905 ; Swarthmore, A. B. 1927 ; cml. traveler in 
Europe 1925 ; conductor of student tours in Europe 
1927 ; bank employee 1928 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 24, 1928 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 5, 1928 ; as 
language officer at Peking Mar. 26, 1929 ; as v. c. at 
Canton June 18, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. 
Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Canton Jan. 24, 1935 ; 
to Tsinan Sept. 5, 1935 ; to the Dept., temp., Sept. 23, 
1936, for special study in economics (Harvard) ; class 
seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; to Shanghai Aug. 16, 1937 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Smith, Merlin Eugene. — b. Moundsvllle, W. Va., 
Sept. 6, 1907 ; high sch. grad. ; Ohio State Univ. 
1925-27, summers 1927-29 ; teacher in public Bch. 
1927-30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Barcelona Aug. 16, 1930 ; v. c. at Newcastle-on-Tyne 
June 30, 1931 ; at Curacao July 31, 1936 ; at Trinidad 
Mar. 4, 1937 ; married. 



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171 



Smith, Sydney Bernard. — 6. Bollovllle, III., Jnn. 6, 
1911: L'ficole Libre tics Sciences roHtiques 1930-31; 
Georiietown. B. S. 1983 ; Soutlieastoru Univ., I.L. B. 
1937 ; nieni. o( bur of D. C. ; l.st It.. O. K. C. ; ell;. 1928- 
-'.». in Govt, (lopts. 19:50: app. elk. at $1,440 in the 
Pept. of State Aug. 13, 1931; at $l,OliO Aug. 1, 1934; 
at $1,S00 May 6, 1935 : divisional asst. at $-_',G00 Juno 
1, 1936; sec. of Am. ilel., luter-Anierican Tech. Avia- 
tion Conf., Lima. 1937; at $3,200 Dec. 2, 1937; at 
$3,800 Aug. 29 193S.— IN. 

Smith, Sydney Yost, — b. Washington, D. C, Nov. 
28, 1857 ; attended public sch. and Roys Acad. ; 
private tutors; in real estate oflBce one yr. ; asst. 
reporter. House of Representatives, 1879-80 ; elk.. 
Tension OflBce, 1880-81 ; app. elk., temp., at $900 
in the Dept. of State July 1, 1881; at $1,200 Aug. 
0, 1882; at $1,400, temp., July 24, 1884; at $1,200 
Dec. 19, 1884; at $1,400 Aug. 10, 1S86 ; at $1,600 
luly 1, 1889 ; at $1,800 Sept. 5, 1891 ; chief, Dlplo. 
Bu., Apr. 8. 1S97-N0V. 30. 1918 ; mem. of Bd. 
of Examiners for the LMplo. Ser. ; disbursing officer, 
Fourth Int. Couf. of Am. States, Buenos Aires, 1910, 
and Chilean Centennial, Santiago, 1910; drafting 
expert. Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 
1918-19; drafting officer at $3,000 July 1, 1919; at 
$3,500 Jan. 16, 1922; at $3,800 July 1, 1924; at 
$4,200 May 1, 1925; at $4,800 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; at $5,000 July 1, 1930 ; married. — TD. 

Smith, Truman (Maj.) — b. West Point, N. Y., Aug. 
25, 1893 ; King Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1915 ; Colum- 
bia Univ. 1915-16; entered U. S. Army Dec. 6, 1916; 
asst. mil. observer at Berlin 1920-21 ; asst. mil. att. 
at Berlin 1921-24 ; assigned as mil. att. at Berlin. 
The Hague, Stockholm, Oslo, and Copenhagen Feb. 7, 
1935; also mil. att. for air at Berlin Feb. 6, 1936; 
married. 

Smith, Walter. -6. Chicago, 111., Nov. 5, 1909; 
Wash. State Coll. 1926-27 ; Univ. of III., B. S. 1930 ; 
seaman 1930-32 ; elk. 1933-37 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Monterrey July 
8 1937 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; to Canton 
June 29, 1938. 

Smyth, Robert Lacy. — b. Foochow, China, of Am. 
parents, Dec. 18, 1894; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1917, 
grad. work 1919-20 ; Am. field service in France 1917 ; 
French Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter In China Aug. 27, 1920 ; v. c. and 
interpreter at Chungking Jan. 2, 1923 ; at Hankow 
Jan. 26, 1923 ; at Chungking May 13, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tientsin 
July 1, 1925; to the Dept. May 20, 1926; to Hankow, 
temp., Sept. 24, 1926; class eight June 30, 1927; cons, 
and assigned to Hankow July 16. 1927 ; to Tientsin 
July 20, 1927 ; to Swatow, temp.. May 28, 1929 ; class 
seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Shanghai, temp., 
Jan. 15, 1930; to Swatow, temp., Apr. 2, 1930; to 
Shanghai Mny 14. 1930; cla.^^s six July 1, 1931; to 
Nanking Sept. 19, 1932; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and 
designated also 2d sec. Apr. 5, 1933 ; as 2d sec. of 



lei;, at IVlplng Aug. 2. 1934 ; a8 2d sec. of cmb. at 
IViping Sept. 17, 1930; clas.s Jive Apr. 1, 1937; also 
cons, at Tientsin Mar. 7. 193S; 2d b.c. at Nanking, 
temp.. July 2. 19;!8 ; also coiih. at Slianglial, temp., 
July 20, 193.S. 

Smythe, David Myndcrs. — b. Memphis. Tenn.. Aug. 10, 
1915; Memphis Univ. Sell, grad.; Uiilv. of Va., B. S. 
1935 : app., after ex.im., For. Ser. olUcrr unclass., v. c. 
of career, and eec. In the Dlplo. Ser. July 0. 1U3,S ; 
v. c. at Havre July 20, 1938; at I'arls Sept. 20, 1938. 

Snow, William Pennell. — b. Bangor, Me.. July 23, 
1907: Phillip.s Exeter; Bowdoin Coll. and Tufts Coll. 
1925-30; employed by insurance company 1931-32; 
app. elk. in dlst. acct. and disbursing office at Paris 
June 2, 1934 ; v. c. at Paris Oct. 17, 1934 ; also asst 
dist. acct. and disbursing officer at I'arls Oct. 25, 1934 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. and assigned as v. c. 
at Paris Oct. 1, 1935, in addition to duties as asst. 
dist. acct. and disbursing officer; to tlie For. Ser. 
Sch. Sept. 21, 1936; v. c. at Stockholm Apr. 7, 1937; 
married. 

Sockwell. Lester. — h. Mosheim, Tex.. May 20, 190S ; 
Baylor Univ.. B. A. 1931 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Nuevitas Sept. 20, 19.30 ; v. c. at Nuevitas Apr. 14, 
1931 ; at Bogotd Jan. 22, 1936. 

Sokobin, Samuel. — b. Newark, N. J.. Apr. 28, 
1893; high sch. grad.; Cornell Univ. 1911-13; elk. 
1910; cml. work 1913; elk., N. J. state bd. of public 
utility commrs., 1913-14 ; app.. after exam., student 
interpreter in China Apr. 4. 1914 ; v. c. at Tientsin 
Dec. 18. 1915; interpreter at Shanghai July 20, 1916; 
also v. c. at Shanghai Aug. 7, 1916 ; resigned June 1. 
1917; app. v. c. and interpreter at Nanking May 1, 
1918; at Antung Mar. 8, 1919; v. c. at Chungking 
Aug. 21, 1919; also interpreter Aug. 25, 1919; v. c. 
and interpreter at Swatow Aug. 9, 1920; at Kalgan 
Nov. 15, 1920 ; cons, of class six Nov. 23, 1921 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; class six 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Mukden Sept. 12, 1924 ; to 
Harbin Mar. 13, 1925; to Mukden Nov. 3, 1925; to 
Tientsin June 18, 1927; to Foochow July 20, 1027; 
to Shanghai Mar. 1, 1930; to the Dept. Apr. 12, 1030; 
class five May 9. 1930; assigned to Saltlllo Sept. 27. 
19.30; to Tsingtao Aug. 3, 1934; class four Oct. 1, 
1935; sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 19.;7 ; married. 

Somervllle, James. — b. Valden, Miss., July 24, 1802; 
Washington and Lee. B. A. 1912, M. A. 1913; Johns 
Hopkins, grad. work 1920; Instructor in hist., Wash- 
ington and Lee, 1912-14 ; head of hist, dept., Marlon 
Inst., 1914-15 : headmaster, Chamberlain-Hunt Acad., 
1915-17 ; Y. M. C. A. and war-prisoner relief work, 
Russia, 1917-21 ; with Am. Relief Admin, in Russia 
1921-23; lecturer 1923-25; publicity work 1924; spe- 
cial agt., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com.. .\ug. 29. 1926 ; 
asst. trade commr. at London June 16. 1926 ; trade 
cnmrar. Jan. 1, 1928; app. asst. cml. att. at London 
Feb. 23, 1935. 

Southard, Addison E.—b. Loul.sville. Ky.. Oct. IS. 
1884; Lebanon and Santo Tomas Univ.; asst. to 
supt. of sugar estate in Mexico 1004-6 ; newspaper 



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work 1905-6; business and legal elk. 1906-8; offi- 
cer of Philippine govt. 190S-15, 1916; elk. In Am. 
Leg. at Peking Apr.-Oct. 1915 ; app., after exam., 
cons, of class nine Sept. 1, 1916 ; assigned to Aden 
Sept. 13, 1916; class eight Sept. 14, 1917; on detail 
in Abyssinia Oct. -Nov. 1917; detailed for Intelligence 
work in Persia May 16, 1918; with Am. Commn. to 
Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; on detail in Abyssinia 
Mar.-Apr. 1919, and Aug.-Sept. 1920 ; class six Sept. 
5, 1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to Jeru- 
salem Nov. 11, 1920 ; class four Nov. 23, 1921 ; de- 
tailed to the Dept. July 24, 1922, in charge of 
Cons. Cml. Office and liaison officer with the Dept. 
of Com. ; class three Mar. 1, 1928 ; del., World Motor 
Transport Cong., Detroit, 1924 ; cons. gen. of class 
four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class three 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Singapore Apr. 7, 1926 ; 
min. resident and cons. gen. at Addis Ababa Oct. 12, 
1927; class two Jan. 23, 1928; class one July 24, 
1930 ; app. E.E. and M.P. for coronation of Emperor 
of Ethiopia 1930 ; assigned as cons. gen. at: Stockholm 
July 20. 1934; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 22, 1935; 
also couns. of leg. at Stockholm July 24. 1035 ; cons, 
gen. and couns. of emb. at Paris Dec. 6, 1935 ; cons, 
gen. at Hong Kong and Macau Apr. 22, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. 

Southgate, Richard. — b. Worcester, Mass., May 5, 
1893; Milton Acad. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1915; 
Harvard Law Sch. 1915-16; elk., War Trade Bd., 
Am. Emb. in Paris, and Dept. of State 1918-19 ; 
app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four 
Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Rome Oct. 14, 1919 ; to 
the Dept. May 26, 1921 ; class three Aug. 24, 1921 ; 
detailed to Conf. on Limitation of Armament, Wash- 
ington, 1921 ; assigned to Guatemala Dec. 15, 1921 ; 
to Constantinople Nov. 14. 1922 ; to the Dept. Aug. 6, 
1923; class two Jan. 23, 1924; For. Ser. officer of 
class four July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 1st sec. at 
Habana May 25, 1925; resigned July 2, 1926; bank 
representative 1926-29 ; admin, sec, Commn. of In- 
quiry and Conciliation. Bolivia and Paraguay, 1929- 
30 ; asst. sec. Am. Commn. to Seville Exposition, 
1929-30 : sec. London Naval Conf., 1930 : a^st. sec, 
Overseas and Colonial Exposition. Paris. 1930 : app. 
asst. chief. Division of Int. Conferences and Protocol 
at $0,500 July 12, 1930 ; asst. chief, Division of Int. 
Conferences, Sept. 11. 1931 ; sec. gen. to Am. del.. Int. 
Radio Conf., Madrid, 1932 ; asst. chief. Division of 
Protocol and Conferences, June 1, 1933; chief, at 
$8,000 Apr. 11, 1935 ; mem., Dept. of State Committee 
on Int. Civil Aviation, 1935-38 ; exec, sec, Interdept. 
Committee on Civil Int. Aviation, 1935-38 ; del. and 
mem. of Ex. Committee, Third World Power Conf. 
and Second Cong, of Int. Commn. on Large Dams, 
Washington, 1936 ; sec. gen. of Am. del., Inter- 
American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos 
Aires, 1936 ; chief. Division of Int. Conferences, July 
29, 1937; del., Inter-American Tech. Aviation Conf., 
Lima, 1937 ; married. — IC. 

Southworth, Constant. — 6. Duluth, Minn., Aug. 12, 
1894 ; private sch. in Germany ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1915; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 
1920-22; Robert Brookings Grad. Sch. of Govt, and 



Economics, Ph. D. 1929; U. S. Army 1918, 2d It.; 
engineer for construction company 1915-17 ; eco- 
nomic and statistical research in bank 1917-20, 
Tariff Commn. 1920-21, Dept. of Com. 1921-22, 
1926-27, 1928-33, and Brookings Institution 1923; 
asst. director, private firm, 1927-28 ; code adviser, 
Nat. Recovery Admin., 1933-36 ; app. economic 
analy.st at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Jan. 13, 1936 ; 
married. — TA. 

Spalding, Francis Lecompte. — 6. Boston, Mass., Oct. 
30, 1906 ; Rivers Sch. grad. ; Harvard 1925-29 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unciass., v. c. of career, 
and .sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec 17, 1931 ; assigned to 
the Dept., temp., Jan. 19. 1932; as v. c at P.inama 
July 22, 19,32; to the For. Serv. Sch. Feb. 6, 1933; 
to Ziirich June 1:;, 1933 ; to Stuttgart May 22, 1936 ; 
married. 

Sparks, Edward John. — b. Jersey City, N. J., Dec. 
28, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; dept. head in factory 1915- 
16; elk. 1916-17, in War Dept. 1917-19, in office of 
mil. att.. Am. Emb. at Santiago, Chile, 1919-21 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Emb. at Santiago Dec. 1, 1921 ; app., 
after exam., P'or. Ser. officer unciass. and v. c. of 
career Apr. 15, 1926 ; assigned to Valparaiso Sept. 9, 
1926 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Valparaiso 
Dec. 19, 1929 ; as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Santiago, Chile, Mar. 17, 1930 ; sec in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 15, 1930; assigned as 3d sec at Santiago, Chile, 
Apr. 18, 1930; class seven July 1. 1934; at Quito 
Dec. 29, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Quito Feb. 1, 1935 ; class 
six June 1, 1937; to the Dept. June 8, 1937; mar- 
ried. — RA. 

Spaulding, E. Wilder. — b. Boston, Mass., June 18, 
1899 ; Dartmouth. A. B. 1922 ; Harvard. A. M. 1923, 
Ph. D. 1930 ; instructor and asst. prof, of hist., Kala- 
mazoo Coll., 1923-24, 1926-27 ; asst. prof, of hist.. 
Trinity Coll. (Hartford), 1927-30; app. research a.-^st. 
at $3.r200 in the Dept. of State Sept. 15, 1930 ; asst. 
to the historical adviser Oct. 1, 1931 ; asst. chief. 
Division of Research and Puljlication, Nov. 1. 1933 ; 
at $4,600 Mar. 16, 1936; married.— RP. 

Spear, Sidney David. — b. Seattle, Wash., Mar. 16, 
1909 ; Univ. of Wash., A. B. 1931, grad. work 1932-33 ; 
Harvard, LL. B. 1937 ; asst. dean of men, Univ. of 
Wash., 1931-32, 1933-34 ; appi. asst. to the legal 
adviser at $2,600 in the Dept. of State July 30, 1937 ; 
married. — Le. 

Spencer, John Hathaway. — b. Rome, Italy, of Am. 
parents, Sept. 19, 1907 ; Grinnell, A. B. 1929 ; Harvard, 
A. M. 1931 ; Carnegie Fellow in Int. Law, L'Inst. des 
Hautes fitudes Internationales (diploma 1933) and 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 1931-33 ; Boursier 
de L'fitat Francais, Univ. of Paris, Docteur en Droit 
1935 ; Humboldt Fellow, Univ. of Berlin, 1934-35 ; re- 
search asso., Inst, fiir Ausliindisches Oflfentliches Recht 
und Volkerrecht, Berlin, 1935 ; adviser to Ethiopian 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1936 ; app. divisional asst. 
at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Aug. 17, 1936; at 
$3,800 Sept. 24, 1937.— FE. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Splker, Clarence Jerome. — b. Washington, I). C, 
June 14, 1S88 ; high sch. grad. ; course In city en- 
gineering and surveying 1009-12; Goorgo NVashingion 
Univ. 1912-14 ; elk., draftsman, and field location 
vorlc. Office of Engineer Coninir., Dist. of Columbia, 
1906-14; app., after exam., student interpreter In 
China Apr. 4, 1014 ; v. c. at Shanghai Aug. 21, lOHS ; 
also interpreter Aug. 25, 191G; Am. assessor, Int. 
Mixed Court, Shanghai, 1917-19; designated to exer- 
cise Judicial authority and Jurisdiction in civil and 
criminal cases, temp., Sept. 17. 1918; v. c. at Antung 
Aug. 21, 1919; also interpreter Aug. 25, 1919; v. c. 
of career of class one May 4, 1920, and assigned to 
Peking; to Chungking Apr. IC, 19i;i ; cons, of class 
eeven Mar. 1. 192.S ; assigned to Chungking Mar. 2S, 
1923; to Swatow Oct. 30, 1923; class six Dec. 19. 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1. 1924 ; 
class si.\ Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to Shanghai Mar. 11, 
1926 ; class five Sept. 29, 1927 ; Am. comnir., Siuo- 
Amerlcan Claims Commn., 1928-29 ; assigned to Nan- 
king Aug. 28, 1928; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 28, 
1928; assigned as 2d sec. at Peking Oct. 12. 1928; 
Class four July 24, 1930 ; 1st sec. at Poiplng Oct. 2, 
1930; cons. gen. Sept. 13, 1934 ; assigned as cons. gen. 
at Canton Sept. 14. 1934; class three Oct. 1, 1935; at 
Basel Jan. IS. 193G : married. 

Springs, Laertes Pittman. — b. Winston-Salem, N. C, 
Feb. 3, 1891 ; Staunton Mil. Acad., Episcopal 
High Sch., Woodbeny Forest Sch. ; George Washing- 
ton Law Sch. 1912-14; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d it., 
overseas service; with shipbuilding corp. 1919; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Rotterdam Apr. 
21, 1920; V. c. at Cherbourg Dec. 29, 1921; at Glas- 
gow July IS, 1925; at Dundee, temp., Apr. 26, 1930; 
at Glasgow Apr. 30, 1930; at Amsterdam Feb. 11, 
1931 ; at Plymouth Nov. 24, 1931 ; at Tunis June 13, 
1935 ; married. 

Sprouse, Philip D. — 6. Greenbrier, Tenn., Sept. 27, 
190G ; Washingtnn and Lee Univ., B. A. 1928 ; Uni- 
versity de Poitiers, summer 1930 ; Princeton, grad. 
^\ork 1931-32 : instructor in French and Latin. Gulf 
Coast Mil. Acad., 1928-30 ; bookkeeper and asst. nigr. 
of cml. firm 1931-3.T ; app. elk. in Am. emb. at Peiping 
Sept. 12, 19."5 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 6. 1938 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Peiping. temp., 
July 13. 1938: language officer at I'eiping July 21. 
1938. 

Spruks, Henry Charles. — b. Scranton. Pa., July 26. 
1895 ; attended high sch. ; Mercersburg Acad. ; Syra- 
cuse Univ. 1914-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas 
service; in lumber business 1919-24; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Feb. 5, 1927; assigned to Ilabana Feb. 14, 
1927; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 20, 1928; to War- 
saw June 29. 1928 ; resigned Mar. 9, 1929 ; credit 
mgr. of lumber company 1929-30 ; app., under Ex. 
order, asst. to the chief. Visa Office, at ?2.600 in the 
Dept. of State May 3, 1930; at $3,200 Nov. 1. 1931; 
divisional asst. Nov. 19, 1934 ; ceremonial officer at 
$4,600 July 1, 19.17; married. — I'R. 



Squire. Paul Chapin.— b. Arlington. Mas.^.. Aug. 5, 
1890; Harvard, A. B. 1911; wholesale and retail 
provlsliin dealer 1911-19; ajip., after exam., v. c. 
of career of elii.ss three Sept. 27, 1910; agslgned to 
St. Niizaire Oct. 22, 1019; to Nantes Dec. 20, 1910; 
cons, of class seven Apr. 13, 1020; assigned to Dun- 
kirk Apr. 17, 1020; to Lllle May 17, 1022; dans 
six Aug. 23, 1922 ; For. Ser. ollleer of class soven 
July 1, 1924; class six Feb. 24. 1025; assigned to 
Windsor Feb. 11, 102S; to Kingston, Jamaica, Mar. 
17, 1930; class five July 24, 1930; to Newcastle-on- 
Tyne Oct. 10, 19::2 ; to Nice an.l Monaco Aug. 1, 
1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Doc. ], 1037; married. 

Stafford. Kaurice L. — b. Windsor, Mo., Apr. 14, 
1885; William Jewell Coll. one yr. ; Univ. of Calif. 
one yr. ; new t,i).iper work ten yrs. ; app., after exam., 
cons, of cla.ss seven Sept. 5, 1010 ; assigned to San- 
tander Oct. 20, 1919; to Bnrranquilla Dec. 27, 1021; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Aug. 8, 1924; assigned to I>on(lon Apr. 10. 1925; 
to Madrid Jan. 2."), 1927 : class six May 23, 1920 ; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Santo 
Domingo Dec. 23, 1930; sec. in the Diplo. S.r. Jan. 
22, 1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Santo Domingo 
Feb. 24, 1931 ; cons, and 1st sec. at Kovno Jan. 6, 
1932; cons, at Cherbourg Jan. 2, 1935; at Rio de 
Janeiro Dec' 31, 1935; class five Apr. 1, 1937; 
at Guadalaj.ira July 29, 193s ; married. 

Stambaugh, George Bingham. — b. .Marietta. I'a., 
Oct. 16, 1880; attended business sch.; George Wash- 
ington Univ. ; Washington Coll. of I^w, LL. B. 1921 ; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; stenog., typist, and accountant 
five yrs. ; elk., Dept. of Com. and Labor, 1904-5; 
app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Dec. 7. 1005; 
at $1,000 July 2, 1906; at $1,200 Mar. 4, 1907; at 
$1,400 July 1, 1908; at $1,800 June 22. 1016, effec- 
tive July 1 ; special asst. at $2,000 Mar. 1, 1921 ; 
at $2,160 May 31, 1924, effective June 1; at $2,400 
July 1, 1924 ; representative on Advisory Committee on 
Fiscal Accounting Forms and Procedure 1927- ; at 
$2,500 July 1, 192S (Welch Act) ; at $2,600 July 1, 
1928; asst. chief, Bu. of .\ceount9, at $2,900 Mar. 15, 
19.30; at $3,100 July 1. 1930; at $3,200 July 3. 1930 
(Brookliart Act) ; asst. chief, Divi.sjon of Accounts, 
Sept. 14, 1938; married.— DA. 

Standish. Myles.— 6. New York City, May 21, 1909; 
high sch. grad.; attended business sch.; New York 
Univ. 1026-27. 1028-20 ; Columbia, Feb.-June 1920 ; 
asst. mgr. of tlieater 1920-27; salesman 1927-20; 
Bpp. elk. in Am. Consulate at Antllla Feb. 13, 1031; 
v. c. at Antilla Aug. 25. 1031 ; at Nuevltas. temj).. Apr. 
16, 1934 ; at Antilla May 27, 1034 ; at Manche.'<ter 
Dec. 1, 1934 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser, 
and assigned to Manchester Nov. 16, 19.36; v. c. and 
3d sec. at Managua Jan. 7. 1037 (canceled) : v. c. at 
Mar.sellle June 11, 1937; married. 

Stanton. Edwin Forward. — b. Bouckvllle, N. Y.. 
Feb. 22. 1901; Breeks Mem. Sch.. So. India, 1912-16; 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of So. Calif. 1920 ; sccre- 



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tarial work 1920-21 ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter in China Apr. 23, 1921 ; v. c. at Mukden 
Sept. 28, 1923; at Kalgan Mar. 15, 1924; For. Ser. 
ofiQcer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Tientsin 
Apr. 21, 1927; to Tsinan May 26, 1927; class eight 
June 30, 1927 ; cons, and assigned to Tsinan July 16, 
1927 ; to Canton Mar. 8, 1928 ; to Tsinan Oct. 12, 
1928 ; class seven May 23, 1929 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. May 9, 1930 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Peiping 
May 16, 1930 ; class six Feb. 4, 1931 ; as cons, at 
Hankow July 5, 1932 ; at Nanking, temp., Feb. 1, 
1934 ; at Hankow May 2, 1934 ; at Shanghai May 18, 
1935 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; class four Jan. 3, 193S ; 
married. 

Stanton, Willard ftuincy. — 6. Great Falls, Mont., 
July 30, 1896 ; attended advertising sch. ; Harvard, 
S. B. 1917 ; temp, positions 1916-19 ; asst. merchan- 
dise mgr. for mercantile firm 1919-23 ; merchandise 
and research asst. in firm 1923-25 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Feb. 5, 
1927 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 14, 1927 ; 
to Durban Feb. 24, 1928; to Cape Town, temp., Oct. 
2, 1928 ; to Lourengo Marques Mar. 30, 1929 ; to San 
Salvador Dec. 4, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 31, 
1933 ; assigned as 3d sec. at San Salvador in addition 
to duties as v. c. Nov. 13, 1933 ; class eight July 1, 
1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; assigned as "cons, at San 
Salvador in addition to duties as 3d sec. Jan. 24, 
1935 ; to the Dept. Apr. 26, 1935 ; as cons, at Casa- 
blanca July 19, 1935 ; married. 

Staten, Verne Glenn, — &. Downs, 111., Oct. 15, 1890; 
111. Wesleyan Univ., LL. B. 1913 ; mem. of bar of 
111.; law practice 1914-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d 
It. ; app. V. c. at Hong Kong Feb. 24, 1921 ; at Amoy 
July 16, 1921 ; at Swatow Nov. 6, 1922 ; at Amoy Jan. 
5, 1923 ; at Tientsin Sept. 28, 1923 ; at Antung Aug. 
8, 1925 ; at Hankow June 25, 1928. 

Steere, Loyd V. — b. Cadiz, Ohio, July 16, 1898; 
Pomona Coll., A. B. 1920 ; Harvard Sch. of Business 
Admin., M.B.A. 1923 ; entered Bu. of Agric. Eco- 
nomics 1923 ; assigned to Berlin office of the Dept. 
of Agric. July 1, 1920 ; asst. agric. commr. Oct. 1, 
1927 ; commr. in charge of Berlin office Jan. 1, 1929 ; 
expert. Committee of Agric. Experts, Geneva, 1930 ; 
agric. att. at Berlin Dec. 16, 1930 ; Am. representa- 
tive, Int. Wheat Advisory Committee, 1934- ; del., 
13th and 14th Gen. Assemblies of Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome, 1936, 193S ; representative. Int. Permanent For- 
estry Committee, Budapest, 1937 ; chm. of Am. del., 
Second Int. Conf. on Fruit as a Food, Berlin, 1937 ; 
married. 

Stegrer, Christian Talbot. — h. Danville, Va., Feb. 3, 
1893 ; Danville Sch. for Boys grad. ; Univ. of Va., 
A. B. 1913, A. M. 1915 ; Univ. of Marburg, Germany, 
summer 1914 ; instructor in German, Univ. of Va., 
1913-15; teacher in high sch. 1915-17; Y. M. C. A. 
sec. 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918; field dir.. Am. Red 
Cross, 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Rome Dec. 19, 
1919 ; to Dresden Nov. 15, 1921 ; class two Nov. 17, 
1921 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven 
Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 



1924 ; assigned to Corinto Apr. 22, 1926 ; class seven 
May 23, 1929; assigned to Malmo July 21, 1930; 
to Beirut Nov. 20, 1931 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; 
class five Apr. 1, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Stelnhardt, Laurence A. — 6. New York City Oct. 6, 
1892 ; private tutors ; Columbia, A.B. and M.A. 1912, 
LL.B. 1915 ; mem. of bar of N. Y. ; accountant 1910- 
12 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; assoc. counsel, War Dept., 1918- 
19; law practice 1920-33; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Sweden May 11, 1933 ; A. E. and P. to Peru Apr. 22, 
1937 ; married. 

Steintorf, Paul P. — b. Chase City, Va., July 31, 1894 ; 
high sch. grad. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., certifi- 
cate 1921 ; George Washington Law Sch. two sum- 
mers ; El Colegio Belen, Habana, 1920 ; elk. 1913-17 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., overseas service; special 
agt.. Far Eastern Division, Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com., 1920-21, 1924-26; asst. trade commr. 1921-24 
and trade commr. 1926-37 at Tokyo ; app. asst. cml. 
att. at Tokyo Sept. 28, 1937 ; married. 

Stephan, Charles H. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 14, 
1892 ; high sch. grad. ; business sch. ; Columbia Univ. 
ext. three yrs. ; cml. employment 1907-13 ; stenog. 
and elk. at War Dopt. Hqtrs., Manila, 1913-16 ; also 
elk. in law office 1914-16 ; special asst. for war- 
prisoner relief work in Am. cons, at Vladivostok 
1916-17; app. elk. in Am. leg. at Peking July 1, 1917; 
V. c. at Vladivostok Oct. 30, 1917 ; on detail to 
investigate salmon fishing industry in Kamchatka 
June-Aug. 1920 ; on detail to save property of Ameri- 
can company from seizure at IJabarovsk Nov. 1920 ; 
V. c. at Harbin May 18, 1923 ; at Dairen D c. 17, 1925 ; 
at Seoul Nov. 8, 1926; at Nagoya Mar. 19, 1935; 
married. 

Stephenson, Robert Montgomery. — 6. Middletown, 
Conn., Aug. 7, 1892 ; De Pauw Univ., A. B. 1913 ; 
Harvard, M. A. 1915 ; Rhodes scholar, Balliol Coll., 
Oxford, B. A. 1920 ; C. R. B. Fellowship, Univ. of 
Brussels, 1924-25 ; British Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; 
instructor in hist, and politics, Princeton, 1920-24 ; 
asst. prof, of hist., Rutgers, 1925-26 ; chief. European 
Section, Division of Regional Information, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1926-36; lecturer, Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser., 1027-36 ; trade commr. at Berlin 1936-37 ; 
app. asst. cml. att. at Berlin Feb. 24, 1937 ; married. 

Sterling, Frederick Augustine. — 1). St. Louis, Mo., 
Aug. 13, 1876 ; attended sch. in Switzerland ; Har- 
vard, A. B. 1898 ; Washington Univ. Law Sch. one yr. ; 
mgr. of cattle ranch eight yrs. ; mfr. of woolens two 
yrs. ; app., after exam., 3d sec. at St. Petersburg Mar. 
2, 1911 ; 2d sec. Aug. 22, 1912 ; detailed to observe 
the elections for Constituent Assembly of Santo Do- 
mingo 1913 ; 2d sec. at Peking Feb. 11, 1914 ; sec. of 
emb. or leg. of class three Feb. 22, 1915, effective Feb. 
5 ; assigned to Peking Mar. 6, 1915 ; to Petrograd 
July 14, 1915 ; to the Dept. as act. chief, Division of 
Western European Affairs, June 24, 1916; to Paris 
Jan. 30, 1918 ; class two Aug. 27, 1918 ; class one 
Dec. 20, 1919 ; Jr. conns, of emb. at Paris June 12, 
1920 ; couns. of emb. at Lima Apr. 16, 1921 ; at Lon- 



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don June 18, 1923 ; For. Scr. oQlccr of class one July 
1, 1924 ; mem. of Bil. of Review, For. Ser. I'ersonnel 
1927 ; E. E. and M. P. to the Irish Free State Feb. 19. 
1927; to Bulpiriii Sept. 1. W.iA ; commr.. Int. Exp. 
on Art and Teeliiil»]ue in Modern Lift*. I'arls, 1937; 
to Estonia and I.rf\tvia Aug. 9, 1937. but did not pro- 
ceed to post ; to S\vi>den June 16, 193S ; married. 

Sterling, John Mills (Capt.)— 1>. Newark, X. J., Oct. 
6, 1904; Culver Mil. Acad. grad. ; Princeton 1922-23; 
U. S. M. A., grad. 1927 ; assigned as asst. mil. alt. and 
nsst. ndl. att. for air at Paris and Brussels May 5, 
1938. 

Stevens, Francis Bowden. — h. Norwich, N. Y., Apr. 

6, 1905; Union Coll., A. B. 1926; Univ. of Berlin 
1926-27 ; Univ. of Geneva 1927 ; Univ. of Besangon, 
summer 1927 ; Instructor of political sci., Union Coll., 
192S-30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Prague June 10, 1931 ; v. c. at Prague Aug. 14, 1931 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Prague Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932 ; to Warsaw Mar. 30, 1933 ; 
as V. c. and language officer at Paris Oct. 17, 1934 ; 
as 3d sec. at Riga June 2u-0ct. 25, 1935 ; at Pretoria 
Jan. 17, 1936; married. 

Stevens, Harry Edward. — b. Galveston, Tex., Dec. 
31, 1897 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Calif., 
A. B. 1921, Law Sch. 1922; secretary 1911-12; In 
U. S. Navy 1913-17; S. A. T. C. 1918-19; law elk., 
summer 1919 ; with Importing and exporting company, 
summer 1920 ; Oakland, Calif., library and Library of 
Cong. 1921-22 ; app., after exam., student interpreter 
in China Sept. 18, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; v. c. of career and assigned to Canton 
Nov. 20, 1924 ; to Shanghai Feb. 10. 1927 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Shanghai May 17, 1928 ; to 
Yunnanfu June 2, 1930 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; 
to Tsinan Apr. 1. 1932: to Hankow Sept. 5, 1935 (can- 
celed) ; to Shanghai, temp., Nov. 13, 1935 ; to Hankow 
Dec. 12, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937. 

Stewart, Francis Robert. — b. Evansville, Ind., Aug. 

7, 1874 ; high sch. grad. ; secretarial work 1892-98, 
1899-1904; U. S. Army 1898-99; mgr. of company 
1905-10 ; elk. in Am. Consulate General at Hamburg 
Nov. 17, 1910; app. dep. cons. gen. at Hamburg 
Jan. 24, 1912 ; also cons. agt. at Cuxhaven Aug. 
12, 1913 ; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Hamburg Aug. 3, 
1914; V. c. at Hamburg Feb. 6, 1915; at Vera Cruz 
Feb. 27, 1917 ; app., after exam., cons, of class 
eight Sept. 14, 1917; on detail at Vera Cruz; de- 
tailed to the Dept. Feb. 28, 1919; to Berne June 20, 
1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to Coblenz 
Oct. 30, 1919; to Hamburg Dec. 13, 1919; to Bremen 
Sept. 20, 1921 ; assigned to Bremen Nov. 15, 1921 ; 
class five Nov. 23, 1921 ; assigned to Santiago de 
Cuba Aug. 3, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Niagara Falls Feb. 27, 
1928 ; class five May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Vienna 
Apr. 10, 1931; class four Oct. 1, 1935; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Mar. 18, 1930; assigned also as 1st sec. at 
Vienna Mar. 19, 1936 ; as cons, at Venice Oct. 31, 1935 
(assumed duties June 1, 1936) ; married. 



Stewart, James Bolton. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 
27, 1882 ; attended high 8ch. ; Temple Univ. and 
Foster Sch. of I.jinguagc8, Phllndelplila, 1013-14 ; 
studied under private tutor ; engineering work, U. 8. 
Reclamation Ser., 190(1-7, U. S. Geological Survey 
in U. S. and Hawaii 1908-15; opp. v. c. at Per- 
nambuco July 14, liU.'); npp., after exam., cons, of 
class eight Sept. 14, 1017; assigned to Chihuahua 
Jan. 10, 1918; class six Sept. &, 1010; detailed to 
Tampico July 18, 1922; clasa Ave Aug. 23, 1022; 
assigned to Tampico Oct. 2, 1023; class four Dec. 
19, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1924; detailed to the Dept. Feb. 21, 1925; For. 
Ser. insp. July 14, 1025; class four Aug. 31, 1925; 
cons, at Celba, temp., Dec. 21, 1020; For. Ser. 
insp. Mar. 20, 1927 ; assigned to Monterrey, temp., 
June 3, 1927 ; class three June 8, 1927 ; For. Ser. 
insp. Aug. 17, 1927; assigned to the Dept. June 
2, 1928; mem. of ex. committee. For. Ser. Personnel 
Bd., Sept. 11, 1928-Sept. 11, 1929; chief Instructor 
of the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 11, 1028; For. Ser. 
insp. July 31, 1929; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 3, 
1929; class two July 24, 1930; cons. gen. Apr. 10, 
1931 ; director. For. Ser. Officers' Training Seh., July 
1. 1931; nicni.. For. Ser. Sch. Bd.. 1931-33; assigned 
as coos. gen. at Budapest June 22, 1933 ; 8<c. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 22, 1935; class one Oct. 1, 1935; 
assigned al.-io as conns, of leg. at Budapest Oct. 4, 
1935; cons. gen. at Mexico City Dec. 21, 1936; mar- 
ried. 

Stewart, Robert Burgess. — 6. Matewan, W. Va., Nov. 
30. 11108; Univ. of Ky., A. B. 1931. M. A. 1932; 
Fellow, Fletcher Sch. of L:iw and Diplomacy, 1933-35, 
M. L. D. 1035; Univ. of Mich., summer 1935: Univ. 
Fellow and a.sst. in govt.. Harvard, 1935-36, Ph. D. 
1938; Carnegie Fellow in Int. Law 1936-37, Univ. 
of London 1937 ; Oxford, summer 19.37 ; asst. in govt., 
Univ. of Ky. 19.32-33. Tufts Coll. 1934-.35, instructor 
in govt. Harvard 1937-38; author; app. divisional 
asst. at $4,000 in the Dept. of State Sept. 19, 1938. — 
Eu. 

Stewart, Warren Curley. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
July 9, 1898 ; attended polytech. high sch. ; appren- 
tice with steel corp. 1915-17; U. S. Army 1917-19; 
elk., Govt, depts., 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Dunfermline Oct. 4, 1921 ; v. c. at Dun- 
fermline Feb. 16, 1922 ; at Halifax Aug. 30, 1924 ; 
at Fredericton June 29, 1925; at Halifax July 25, 
1925; at Chariottetown July 30, 1025; at Halifax 
Aug. 26, 1925; at Moncton, temp., July 9, 1926; at 
Halifax Aug. 30, 1926; at Matanzas Nov. 26. 1927; 
at Celba Aug. 30. 1930; at Vigo June 5. 19.36; at 
Malaga Feb. 24, 1037; at Lisbon June 22, 1938; mar- 
ried. 

Stewart, Worthlngton E.—b. Ravenna, Mich., Dec. 1, 
1876 ; high sell, and business course ; mem. of bar 
of D. C. ; elk. ond stenog. ; app. elk. at $900 In the 
Dept. of State Sept. 8, 1006; at $1,200 Mar. 4, 
1907; at $1,400 Nov. 2, 1908; at $1,600 Jan. 3, 
1910; at $1,800 Mar. 1. 1910; In chorge of Diplo. 
Bu. Dec. 1918-Sept. 1919. Oct. 1920-June 1921; 
app. special asst. at $2,000 Dec. 31. 1010. effective 
Jan. 1, 1020; drofting officer at $2,500 June 17. 



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1921, effective July 1, and designated act. chief, 
Diplo. Bu. ; at $3,000 Sept. 30, 1922 ; chief, Diplo, 
Bu., Oct. 14, 1922; at $3,800 July 1, 1924; chief, 
Office of Executive Committee of For. Ser. Personnel 
Bd., Aug. 19, 1924 ; at $4,000 Feb. 1, 1926 ; mem. 
of 2d Bd. of Review of the Dept. Apr. 1-July 11, 
1927; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); admin, 
officer. Divi.sion of For. Ser. Personnel, Dec. 30, 
1929; at .$4,800 July 1, 1930; married. — FP. 

Steyne, Alan Nathaniel. — b. New York City Nov. 19, 
1896 ; Phillips Andover ; Yale, B. Ph. 1921 ; Univ. 
of Grenoble 1919 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It., overseas 
service ; advertising and asst. sales mgr. 1922-27 ; in 
metal export business in China 1928-29 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to Montreal, temp., Nov. 

27, 1929; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 11, 1931; to 
Hamburg June 20, 1931 ; to Rio de Janeiro Dec. 27, 
1934 (canceled) ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hamburg Oct. 1. 1935 ; to the Dept. June 9, 1936 ; 
to London Apr. 5. 1937 ; class seven June 1, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Lon- 
don in addition to duties as cons. May 4, 193S. 

Stilwell, Joseph W. (Col.)— b. Palatka, Fla., Mar. 
19. 1883; U. S. M. A., grad. 1904; language officer 
at Peking 1919-23 ; assigned as mil. att. at Peiping 
and Bangkok Jan. 28, 1935 ; married. 

Stimson, Ralph Humphreys. — 6. Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 

28, 1898 ; Ohio State Univ., A. B. 1921 ; H:irvard, A. M. 
1924 ; Univ. of III.. Ph. D. 1931 ; Social Science Re- 
search Council Fellow in Germany, Central Europe, 
France, and England 1930-31; U. S. Army 1918; 
research asst., Opium Section, Secretariat of the League 
of Nations, during Fir.st and Second Int. Opium Con- 
ferences, 1924-25 ; asst., reference dept., Ohio State 
Univ. Library, 1925-26 ; asst. teaching Am. govt., 
Univ. of 111., 1926-30 ; instructor, Univ. of 111., 1931- 
32; instructor and asst. prof., Univ. of Vt., 1932-34; 
asst. research technician. Research Committee on Ur- 
banism, Nat. Resources Committee, 1935-36 ; app. 
research asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Aug. 3, 
1937. — RP. 

StineT)ower, Leroy Dean. — b. Eureka, Mich., Dec. 25, 
1904 ; Kalamazoo Coll., A. B. 1926 ; Univ. of Chicago, 
A.M. 1927, grad. work 1931-33 ; Brookings Inst. 
1933-34 ; instr. in economics 1928-30 and asst. prof, 
of economics 1930-31, Allegheny Coll. ; research asst. 
in economics. Univ. of Chicago, 1931-33 ; app. divi- 
sional asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Mar. 6, 
1934 ; at $3,800 June 1, 1935 ; tech. adviser, Inter- 
American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace. Buenos 
Aires. 1936 ; at $4,600 July 1, 1937 ; married.— EA. 

Stone, John Freeman. — ft. Everett, Mass., May 4, 
1909 ; Haverford Sch. grad. ; Haverford Coll., A. B. 
1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Constilate General at Berlin 
June 6. 1931 ; v. c. at Berlin Sept. 4, 1931 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Berlin Jan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Nov. 29, 1932; as v. c. at Warsaw Mar. 30, 1933; at 
Tientsin May 28, 1936; married. 



Story, Harry Walter. — b. Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela, 
of Am. parents, Dec. 19, 1892 ; Southern Dental Coll., 
D. D. S. 1915 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Santiago 
de Cuba Feb. 27, 1918 ; v. c. at Santiago de Cuba Apr. 
27, 1923; at Matanzas Jan. 14, 1925; at Santiago de 
Cuba Feb. 13, 1925 ; at Nuevitas, temp.. Mar. 22, 1937 ; 
at Santiago de Cuba Sept. 20, 1937 ; at Nuevitas, 
temp., Sept. 12, 1938 ; married. 

Stout, Kenneth Shirley. — b. Portland, Oreg., May 24, 
1908; high sch. grad.; U. S. N. A. 1926-29; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Tegucigalpa, temp., Jan. 11, 1930 ; at 
Nassau June 11, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 
1930 ; to Tela Mar. 20, 1931 ; to Lisbon July 30, 1935 ; 
married. 

Streeper, Robert Bissell. — b. Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 
18, 1899 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Ohio Univ. 1919-23; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas 
service ; transportation mgr.. Near East Relief, Syria, 
1922 ; foreign trade sec. for chamber of com. and 
mgr. of cooperative office of Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. 1923-24 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three June 13, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Canton July 31, 1924 ; to 
Tientsin Apr. 10, 1926 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Tientsin Oct. 16, 1929 ; to Teheran July 
9, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932 ; as- 
signed also as 3d sec. at Teheran Feb. 26, 1932 ; 
as cons, at Nairobi Feb. 7, 1934 ; class seven July 1, 
1934 ; class six June 1, 1937 ; assigned to Penang 
July 23, 1937; married. 

Strom, Carl Walther. — b. Albert Lea, Minn., Dec. 22, 
1899; Luther Coll., A. B. 1919; Univ. of Iowa, A. M. 
1924; Rhodes scholar, Oxford, B. A. 1927; Univ. 
of 111., Ph. D. 1931 ; U. S. Army 1918, 2d it. ; asst. 
instructor of mathematics, Univ. of Iowa, 1923-24, 
Univ. of 111. 1929-30 ; instructor of mathematics 
1919-23, 1927-29, prof, of mathematics 1930-35, 
registrar 1927-29, 1930-35, and dir. of placements 
1930-35, Luther Coll. ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to Vancouver Oct. 5, 
1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; to Zurich 
Dec. 18, 1936; married. 

Studler, Rene R. (Capt.) — b. Bluffton, Ohio, Feb. 10, 
1895 ; Ohio State Univ., A. B. 1917 ; entered U. S. 
Army Dec. 12, 1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at 
London, June 1, 1936 ; married. 

Sturgeon, Leo Dallas. — 6. Pomona, 111., July 19, 
1896; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Nebr. one yr. ; 
Northwestern Univ. Sch. of Com. one yr. ; cml. work 
1916-20; U. S. Army 1918-19; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in Japan Aug. 27, 1920; v. c. 
and interpreter at Yokohama Aug. 15, 1922 ; at 
Dairen Oct. 17, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
1, 1924; class eight Feb. 24, 1925; cons. Mar. 3, 
1925; assigned to Dairen Mar. 18, 1925; class seven 
Sept. 29, 1927 ; assigned to Tokyo Mar. 3, 1928 ; class 
six July 24, 1930; to the Dept. June 20, 1934; 



BIOGR.\PHIES 



177 



to Miimhi'stcr Aug. V^. VXir> ; class five Oct. 1, 1935; 
to the Ih'pt. Apr. o, U>;{7 ; sec. in tlio l»ipl«. Sr. Doc. 
1, 1937 ; niniTied.— I"E. 

Sturgis, Hugh Legare. — b. Murray. Ky., Dec. 10. 
It^UT ; Gi'or;,'e \Vasliiiii;tiiii, A. B. 1921, >;ri»d. work 
]U2(>-1'7 ; National L'niv. Law Sch.. LL. B. 1937 ; elk., 
Interstate Com. Commn., 191S ; S. A. T. C. I'JIS ; elk.. 
Federal Trade Commn. 1918-19, Dept. of State 192a- 
25 ; newspaper reporter 1925-26 ; app. elk. at ?1,320 
in the Dept. of State June 1, 1927; at $1,080 Sept. 1, 
1927; at $l.t>00 July 1, 192S (Welch Act) ; at $1.SG0 
July 1. 1928; at $2,000 Feb. 1, 1929; at $2,200 July 

I. I'.'.iO : at $2,;U)0 Apr. 1(3, 1936; admin, asst. at 
$2,000 Aus. 16. 1936.— FA. 

Styles, Francis Holmes. — 6. Lansdowne, Pa., Dec. 
15, 1895; Washington and Lee Univ., A. B. 1918; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1919-20 ; surveyor's 
asst., Dept. of Agric. summers of 1913, 1914, 1916; 
C. S. Army 1918, 2d It. ; elk., Treas. Dept., 1919 ; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. May 20, 1920 ; v. c. of 
career of class three Nov. 17, 1921 ; assigned to Bor- 
deaux May 16, 1922 ; class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; as- 
signed to Loanda Nov. 20, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class 
eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Cape Town 
Mar. 11, 1926; to Durban Apr. 20, 1926; to the Dept. 
May 11, 1928; to Cologne June 1, 1928 (canceled); 
to Antwerp June 27, 1928; class seven Oct. 16. 1929; 
assigned to Chihuahua Jan. 28, 1930; assigned to the 
Dept., temp., June 4. 1934; class six July 1, 1934; 
to Edmonton, temp., June 22, 1935 ; to Sydney, N. S., 
Aug. 3, 1935 : to Ottawa Mar. 8, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Mar. 24. 1937 ; also 2d sec. at Ottawa 
Apr. 3, 1937 ; married. 

Summerlin. George Thomas. — b. Rayville. La., Nov. 

II. 1872: La. State l'niv. and Agric. and Mech. Coll. 
lSS9-',)2; L. J>. M. A., grad. 1890; U. S. Army IS'JG- 
1903, capt. ; app. elk. in the Dept. of State, July 1, 
1909 ; app. 2d sec. at Tokyo Apr. 7, 1910 ; at Peking 
July 6, 1911; sec. of leg. at Santiago, Chile, Feb. 11. 
1914 ; sec. of emb. at Santiago, Chile, Aug. 7, 1914 ; 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class one by act approved Feb. 
5. 1915 ; assigned to Mexico City Feb. 2, 1917 ; couns. 
of emb. at Mexico City Jan. 7, 1918; at Home Mar. 5, 
1924; For. Ser. officer of class om^ July 1, 1924; E. E. 
and M. I*, to Honduras Mar. 12. 1925; to "Venezuela 
Seiit. 11, 1929; to Panama D<c. 10. 1934; app. For. 
Ser. officer of class one, cons, gen., and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser.. and assigned to the Dept. as chief, Divi- 
sion of Protocol. July 29. 1937.— PR. 

Sundell, Charles Conrad. — b. Minneapolis, Minn., 
Dec. 30, 1908; Univ. of Minn, two yrs. ; with rail- 
way company one yr. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Chefoo Sept. 25. 1928 ; v. c. at Chefoo Mar. 9. 
1929 ; at Amoy Sept. 26. 1931 ; at Swatow. temp.. 
Nov. 21, 1934; at Amoy Dec. 20, 19:54 ; at St. John's, 
N. F., June 15, 1935; married. 

Sussdorff, Louis, Jr. — b. Elmliurst. N. Y.. Jan. 7, 
1888; St. Paul's Sch. grad.; Harvard, A. R. 1910: 
Harvard Law Sch. 1910-13; asst. In hist, and govt.. 
Harvard, 1911-12; app., after exam., 3d sec. of 



emb. Ht Paris May 22, 1914 ; sec. of emb. or log. of 
class live by act approved Feb. C, 1015; assigned to 
Klo de Janeiro Mnr. 6, 1015 ; class four May 10, 
1016; (Inss three Aug. 3, 1010; flHslgned to Asunclfln 
.luly 5. 1917; to the Dept. Aug. 2», 1918; to Berne 
Apr. 4. H»19; to Ilclslngfors Jan. 15. 1021 ; class two 
Aug. 24. 1921 ; asslgnrd to The Hague Sept. 27, 1021 ; 
For. Sir. officer of elaa.s four July 1, 1024 ; class 
three Sept. 20, 1024 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Tokyo 
May 1, 1925; at Hlga, Kovno, and Tallinn Dec. 30, 
1920; class two May 0, 1930; couns. of leg. at Riga. 
Kovno, and Tallinn May 20, 1030; at Buchanst Nov. 
11, 1930; assl^ined to the Dept. Oct. 17. 1932; couns. 
of emb. at Brussels and Luxemburg Sept. 8. 19.33; 
cons. gen. May 14, lO.'ifl; class one June 1, 1937; cons, 
gen. at Antwerp July 13, 1037; married. 

Sutherland, Edwin Malcolm (Capt.) — h. Klttannlng, 
Pa., Feb. 7, 1897; Cornell 1015-17; U. S. M. A., 
grad. 1919 ; assigned as language officer at Peiping 
July 8, 1935; married. 

Taft, Orray. Jr. — b. Providence. R. I., Feb. 21, 
1909; Montezuma Sch. grad.; Dniv. of Grenoble 1926; 
Stanford. A. B. 1931 ; app.. after exam.. Fit. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Guadalajara 
Jan. 20. 1932; at Mexico City Mar. 6, 1033; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 1933 ; to Warsaw Aug, 28, 
1933 ; married. 

Talt, George. — ft. Amherst Co., Va.. Aug. 14, 1898; 
Woodbury Forest Sch.; Univ. of Va. Law Sch. 1913- 
17 : Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. ; L'ficole Libre des 
Sciences Politiques two yrs. ; Univ. of Grenoble, 
France ; mem. of bar of Va. ; law practice 1917-18 ; 
D. S. Army 1918-19. 2d It. ; lecturer on consular 
practice. Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 1931-33; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 6. 1923; 
assigned to Rio de Janeiro Nov. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Palermo 
July 3, 1925; to Algiers, temp.. Mar. 6, 1027; to 
Malta, temp.. May 4, 1927; to Rotterdam Oct. 22, 
1927; to the Dept. July 12, 1030; class eight and 
cons. July 24, 1930; assigned to Paris Sopf. 16, 1933; 
class seven July 1, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 1936; to 
Manchester Apr. 3, 1937 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
1, 1037: class five June 16, 1938; married. 

Talhott, Sheridan. — ft. Bardstown, Ky., Sept. 29, 
1889; Marquette High Sch., Coll.. and Univ. 1906- 
11; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1021-23; cml. work 
1911-16; D. S. Army 1916-20, 1st It.; capt., O. R. C. ; 
sec. to mem. of Cong. 1921-23 ; app.. after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Oct. 6. 1023; assigned 
to Habana Nov. 16, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1. 1924; assigned to Nassau Dec. 10, 1924; 
to Hnbana Apr. 3, 1025; to Nueva Oerona Apr. 29, 
1925: to Kobe Mar. 22, 1028; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Kobe May 17, 1028; to Guayaquil May 
5. 19:10; class seven F<-b. 4. 1931: nsslirmd to Blue- 
flelds Feb. 5, 1931; to Prague Mar. 21. 1933: to San- 
tiago. Cuba. Nov. 5. 1934; to Habana Aug. 13. 19.''.8; 
class six Oct. 1. 1935; to leghorn D'c. 31. 1935; sec. 
in the Diplo. Sor. Deo. 1, 1037. 



178 



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Taliaferro, Diaries Heistand. — ft. Harrisonburg, 
Va., July 29, 1905 ; Washington and Lee Univ. 3 yrs. ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mazatlan Aug. 11, 
1930 ; V. c. at Progreso Apr. 29, 1931 ; at M6rida Nov. 
6, 1933; married. 

Tanis, Richard Cornelius. — 6. Holland, Mar. 21, 
1877 ; naturalized 1899 ; attended business sch. ; Hef- 
fley's Acad. ; George Washington Univ. one yr. ; cml. 
employment 1890-1900 ; letter carrier 1901-7 ; app. 
elk. at $1,000 in the Dept. of State Mar. 1, 1910 ; at 
$1,200 Oct. 5, 1911 ; at $1,400 Sept. 22, 1914 ; asst. 
chief. Division of Mexican Affairs, July 28, 1915 ; at 
$1,800 June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; at $2,500 June 
16, 1919; at $3,000 Jan. 16, 1922; at $3,800 July 1, 
1924 ; at $4,200 May 1, 1925 ; at $4,400 Feb. 1, 1926 ; 
at $4,600 Nov. 1, 1927; at $5,000 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act); at $6,500 July 1, 1930; asst. chief. 
Division of the American Republics, May 24, 1937 ; 
divisional asst. at $6,400 Sept. 1, 1938; married. — 
RA. 

Tattersall, Philip Kok. — 6. Arnhem, Netherlands, 
Jan. 7, 1893 ; naturalized 1918 ; attended high sch. 
and private tutors in the Netherlands ; business sch. 
grad. ; sec. to Brit, and Netherland commr., San Fran- 
cisco Exposition, 1914-16; mgr. Netherland exhibit, 
San Diego Exposition, 1916-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
overseas service ; real estate business 1921-23 ; sales 
mgr. and for. corr. 1924-25 ; elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Guayaquil 1925-26; with oil company 1926-29; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate at Guayaquil July 1, 1929 ; v. c 
at Guayaquil Feb. 12, 1930; married. 

Taylor, Clifford C. — ft. Loveland, Colo., May 15, 
1895; Colo. Agric. Coll., B. S. 1917; Univ. of Wis., 
summer 1922 ; Iowa State Coll., M. S. 1923 ; Har- 
vard, Ph. D. 1926; county agt., Colo., 1917-18; re- 
search asst., Dept. of Agric, 1918-20 ; farm man- 
agement specialist, Univ. of Idaho, 1920-21 ; market- 
ing research, Iowa State Coll., 1921-23 ; assoc. prof, 
and head of dept. of agric. economics, Va. Polytech. 
Inst., 1923-30 ; entered Bu. of Agric. Economics 
Nov. 15, 1930; agric. att. at Pretoria 1930-33; app. 
agric. att. at London July 27, 1935 ; Am. representa- 
tive. Int. Wheat Advisory Committee, 1936- ; tech. 
adviser, Int. Sugar Conf., London, 1937 ; del., meeting 
of Int. Sugar Council, London, 1938 ; married. 

Taylor, Laurence Wilson. — 6. Chicago, 111., Feb. 8, 
1896; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1919; Univ. of Bor- 
deaux 1919; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas sorvico ; 
Univ. of Calif., agric. extension service, 1920, 1923- 
30 ; ranch mgr. 1920-23 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. ofBcer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Van- 
couver Jan. 24, 1931 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 10, 
1933 ; to Copenhagen June 13, 1933 ; to Strasbourg 
June 12, 1937 ; class eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Taylor, Robert Martin. — ft. Los Angeles, Calif., 
Aug. 8, 1909 ; Univ. of Wash., B. A. 1930, M. A. 1931 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Mazatlan Jan. 6, 1932 ; at Mexico 
City Aug. 22, 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 
1933 ; to Hankow Aug. 28, 1933. 



Teall, Girvan. — 6. Little Falls, N. Y., Mar, 29, 1898 ; 
high sch. and St. John's Mil. Acad. grad. ; art course 
1917-18; Syracuse Univ., S. A. T. C, 1918; U. S. 
M. A. 1918; auditor, N. Y. State Income Tax Bu., 
1918-21 ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Toronto 1921-24 ; 
app. V, c. at Toronto June 27, 1924 ; at Vienna Mar. 
25, 1926; elk., Conf. on Trade Restrictions and Pro- 
hibitions, Geneva, 1927 ; resigned Oct. 9, 1928 ; sales 
mgr. 1928-29; app. v. e. at Corlnto Nov. 2, 1929; at 
Edmonton Dec. 16, 1932 ; at Winnipeg Oct. 23, 1934 ; 
at Edmonton, temp., Jan. 17, 1935 ; at Winnipeg 
Feb. 19, 1935; at Edmonton, temp.. May 7, 1935; at 
Winnipeg July 1, 1935 ; at Edmonton, temp., Sept. 20, 
1935 ; at Winnipeg Nov. 15, 1935 ; at Barranquilla Nov. 
27, 1935 ; married. 

Teller, Hugh Harlow. — ft. Montague, Mich., Dec. 25, 
1896; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., C. F. S. 1923; 
student asst., Dept. of Agric, 1915-16 ; topographic 
draftsman, U. S. Coast Guard, 1917-23; U. S. Army 
1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Stuttgart 
June 23, 1924; v. c. at Stuttgart June 23, 1928; 
married. 

Tennant, Robert Allan. — 6. Maybole, Scotland, Jan. 
14, 1867 ; Brit, subject ; attended Ayr Acad. ; steam- 
ship agt. ; app. eons. agt. at Galway May 4, 1901 ; 
married. 

Tenney, E. Paul. — b. Boston, Mass., Mar. 28, 1906 ; 
Univ. of Wash. 1922-25, Law Sch. 1932; Cornish 
Sch. ; Stanford, A. B. 1926, LL. B. 1934 ; George 
Washington Law Sch. 1931, 1932-33; mem. of bar 
of Calif. ; 2d It, O. R. C, 1927-32 ; salesman 
1927-28; radio announcer 1928-29; elk. 1929-32; 
law practice 1934-35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to Hamburg Oct. 5, 
1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936 ; as v. c at 
Kobe Dec. 18, 1936 ; at Tokyo, temp., Aug. 26, 1937 ; at 
Kobe Oct. 13, 1937 ; at Shanghai Dec. 16, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. 

Terry, Charles Thaddeus. — ft. San Remo, Italy, of 
Am. parents. Mar. 9, 1878; Allen's Sch.; Int. Sch., 
Milan, Italy ; Wilson's Inst, and Cambridge Latin 
Sch.; Yale, B. A. 1901, M. A. 1910; teacher of Eng- 
lish, Philippine Is., 1901-2 ; stage mgr. and actor 
1902-10, 1912-14 ; sec. to Am. Min. at The Hague 
1910—12 ; mem. of secretariat. Int. Opium Conf., 
The Hague, 1911-12; literary work 1914-17; British 
Army 1917-19; bank elk. in Italy 1920-26; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate at Venice June 1, 1926 ; v. c 
at Venice Jan. 21, 1929 ; married. 

Tewell, Harold Strong. — ft. Drayton, N. Dak., Jan. 
7, 1892 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of N. Dak. 1910-12 ; 
newspaper work 1910 ; bookkeeper and stenog. 1912 ; 
advertising 1913 ; dep. collector of customs 1913- 
18; immigration Insp. 1918-20; app. v. e. at Winni- 
peg Feb. 6, 1920 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assign ;d to Winnipeg 
Nov. 14, 1921 ; to North Bay Feb. 7, 1922 ; class 
two Feb. 26, 1923 ; class one Nov. 23, 1923 ; assigned 
to Vancouver Feb. 12, 1924 ; cons, of class seven 
June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Vancouver Mar. 5, 1925 ; class 



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seven June 8, 1927 ; class six May 23, 1929 ; class 
five Feb. 27. 1931 ; to Hnbana Jan. 13, 1933 ; class four 
Oct. 1. 19:55; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
class tliroo Juno IG, 19.'5S ; maiiiiHl. 

Tewksbury, Howard Hobson. — h. Wcstboro, Mass., 
Oct. 27, 1895: Ro.xbury Latin Sob. grad. ; Harvard, 
A. B. 1918; Boston Univ. Sch. of Business Admin. 
1919-20 ; Georse Washington, A. M. 1924 ; U. S. 
Navy 1917-19. It. jir. ; clic. 1919-20; in export busi- 
ness 1920-21 ; entcrod Bu. of For. and Domos. Com., 
Dept. of Com., 1921 ; asst. trade commr. at Habana 
1921-2;? ; in domestic servico of Buroau 1923-27 ; 
trade commr. at Buenos Aires 1927-30 ; at Habana 
1930-32 ; asst. cml. att. at Habana 1932-35 ; at 
Bureau in Washington 1934-35 ; app. cml. att. at 
Guatemala Feb. 12, 1936; also at San Salvador and 
Tegucigalpa Aug. 25, 1936 ; married. 

Thayer, Charles Wheeler. — b. Villa Nova, Pa., Feb. [j, 
1910 ; St. Pauls Sch. jrr.ul. ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1933 ; 
app. elk. in Am. iMub. at Moscow Mar. 7, 1934 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Moscow July 7, 1937 ; at Berlin Aug. 26, 1937. 

Thiel, Cyril Leo Francis. — b. Chicago, 111., June 11, 
1903 ; Loyola Prep. Sch. grad. ; Holy Cross Coll. two 
yrs. ; Georgetown Univ., A. B. 1924 ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser. two yrs. ; London Univ. one yr. ; 
app., aftrr exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Oct. 18, 1924 ; assigned to Calcutta Nov. 
8, 1924 ; to Medan July 15, 1925 ; to Colombo May 
1, 1926; to London Jan. 25, 1927; to Bristol, temp., 
June 21, 1927 ; to London Aug. 20, 1927 ; to Liver- 
pool Jan. 3. 1929; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Liverpool Dec. 19, 1929; to Jerusalem Oct. 22, 
1931 ; to Holsingfors Jan. 22, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Feb. 6, 1934 ; also 3d sec. at Helsingfors Feb. 20, 
1934 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Helsing- 
fors In addition to duties as cons. Jan. 31, 1935 ; cons, 
at Sao Paulo Oct. 5, 1935 ; at Habana Oct. 0, 1937. 

Thomas, Sheldon. — b. Kochester, N. Y., Aug. 12, 
1896; Univ. of Rochester, B. S. 1918; U. S. N. A. 
1917-20 ; app., after e.xam., to For. Ser. Mar. 20, 1925 
(declined app.) ; foreign sales mgr. for Am. firm 1920- 
31 ; foreign sales work 19.'}2 ; export mgr. 1933-34 ; 
business specialist. Office of the Special Advisor to the 
President on For. Trade, 1934-35 ; app. information 
specialist at $3,800 in the Dept. of State Mar. 22, 
1935; divisional asst. at $4,600 June 2, 1937; asst. 
chiof, Division of Current Information, Nov. 1, 1937. — 
CI. 

Thomasson, David A. — b. Henderson, Ky., Jan. 2, 
1901 ; tech. high sch. grad. ; Columbia Univ. 1920 ; 
tutors in French and German ; time keeper for mining 
company 1918-20 ; secretarial work in Austria 1921- 
23; app. elk., temp., in Am. leg. at Vienna Juno 
1923; at Tirana June 2, 1923; at IIel.><inRfors Dec. 21, 
1923 ; at Montevidt o Nov. 23, 1925 ; resigned Oct. 16, 
1928 ; elk. for railway company in U. S. 1028 .10 ; 
app. elk. in Am. leg. at Addis Ababa Oct. 23, 1931 ; 
at Helsingfors Aug. 17, 1934 ; app., after exam.. For. 



Sor. offlcer unihiBS.. v. c. of career, and boc. In (ho 
Diplo. Sor. D.'o. 10, 1037; as.slgned to NaplcH Doc. 17, 

1937. 

Thompson. Llewellyn E., Jr. -fj. Las AnlmnB, Colo., 
Aug. 24, 1004; Univ. of Washington 1025-20; Univ. 
of Colo., B. A. 1928; accountant 1023-24, 1926, 1028; 
real estate 1028-20 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. ofll- 
cer unclass. and v. c. of career Jan. 20, 1020 : as- 
signed to the For. Sor. Sch. Fob. 2, 1029 ; to Colombo 
Aug. 3, 1929 ; to G.iiova Mar. 0. 1033 ; see. In thp Diplo. 
Ser. Apr. 2.'i. 19:!(; ; iidvlscr, L'Oili. -jl.st. 2:!<l. 24l|i hosb. 
of Int. Labor Cunf.. Geneva. lO.iO, 19.';7. 1938; class 
eight June 1. 1937; cons, and assigned to Oenova 
June 17, 1937 ; advisor, Sl.st soss. of Govorning Body 
of Int. Labor Office, Praha, 1937. 

Thompson, Milton Patterson. — 6. Griffin, Ga., Oct. 
8, 1904 ; Marion Inst., Marlon, Ala., A. A. 1926 ; 
U. S. M. A. 1924-25; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser.. 
B. P. S. 1928; instructor in hist, and algebra, Ma- 
rion Inst.. 192.-. 26; It.. O. K. C. ; <lk.. .Spodal 
Committee of the Conf. on the Bolivian-Paraguayan 
Controversy and the Committee on Conciliation of the 
Int. Conf. of .\m. States on Conciliation and Arbitra- 
tion, Washington, 1928-29 ; sec. to D. S. commr.. 
Commn. of Inquiry and Conciliation, Bolivia and Par 
aguay. and asst. sec. of Commn., Washington. 1020 : 
ai)p., after e.xam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Mar. 26, 1929; assigned to the For. S-r. 
Sch. May 1, 1929 (canceled) ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Sept. 30, 1929; to Mexico City July 1, 1930; to 
Mazafl.'iu, temp., Jan. 29, 1931 ; to Mexico City Feb. 
24, 1931; to Ottawa Dec. 20, 1932; to Habana Jan. 
17, 19.S5 ; to Matanzas, temp.. May 11, 1935; to Ha- 
bana Sept. 24, 1935 ; to Matanzas Oct. 10. 1935 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25. 1936 ; as v. c. at Buenos 
Aires Doc. 19, 1936; at Santiago do Cuba Apr. 2.3. 
1938. 

Thompson, Paul Dean. — b. Waltsburg, Wash., Apr. 
26, 1888 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Nehr., 
A. B. 1909; Iniv. of Mich., M. A. 1910; Univ. of So. 
Calif. 1915-16; law elk. 1911-12; stenog. 1912-18; 
Philippine Civil Ser. 1913-14; stenog. and law elk. 
1914-17 ; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Aug. 
3, 1917 ; v. c. at Valencia Aug. 14, 1917 ; at Tamplco 
Oct. 5, 1918; at Corunna Aug. 30. 1019; app., after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; 
assigned to Corunna Oct. 22, 1919 ; class two May 24. 
1920; assigned to Barcelona Oct. 0, 1020; class one 
Nov. 17. 1921; resigned Jan. 1, 1922; mining 1922- 
23; elk. and interpreter 1JI23-24 ; real estate salesmnn 
1924-25; app. v. c. at Cherbourg Aug. 8, 1025; at 
Tananarive June 10. 1920: at Paris June 21, 1928; 
at Lille, tonip., June 20, 1929; at Paris .\ug. 1. 1929; 
at Calais, temp., Oct. 30, 1929; iit Paris Jan. 20. 
1930; at Plymouth May 24, 1930; at St. Michael's 
Oct. 23, 1931; at Milan Feb. 20, 1933; at Hull Aug. 
8. 1935; at London, temp., Aug. 22. 19.'!6 ; at Hull Aug. 
14, 1937; married. 

Thompson, Samuel Held. — b. Media, 111., Dec. 11. 
1889 ; Univ. of Nebr. and Cooper Coll. ; Univ. of 
Redlands, B. A. 1912; Calif. State Normal Sch. 1013; 
teacher in Philippine Is. 1913-lS ; app. elk. In Am. 



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Consulate at Rosario Sept. 27, 1916; v. c. at Rosario 
Feb. 21, 1917; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Rosario Oct. 
22, 1919; class two May 24, 1920; assigned to Val- 
paraiso Sept. 12, 1921 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, 
of class seven June 22, 1922 ; assigned to Concepcifin 
June 26, 1922 ; class six June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Bristol July 23, 1924 ; to Rio de Janeiro July 15, 
1927 ; class six May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Valencia 
Aug. 18, 1930; class five July 1, 1931; to Cardiff 
Aug. 1, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Thompson, Tyler. — 5. Elmira, N. Y., Sept. 21, 1907 ; 
Kent Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1930 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Cherbourg Aug. 6, 1931 ; v. c. at 
Cherbourg Sept. 5, 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Cherbourg 
Jan. 2. 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 7, 1933; 
V. c. at Marseille June 13, 1933 ; at Paris Apr. 10, 
1937 ; also 3d sec. at Paris Apr. 21, 193S ; married. 

Thomson, Alfred Ray. — 6. Linden, Md., Jan. 18, 
1889 ; high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
1908-10; Bradford Tech. CoU. 1925-26; asst. ob- 
server, U. S. Weather Bu., 1907-11 ; app., after 
exam., cons. asst. Mar. 10. 1911 ; den. cons. gen. at 
Berlin Feb. 21, 1912; v. and dep. cons. gen. at 
Berlin Apr. 22, 1914 ; v. and dep. cons, at Salonikl 
July 1, 1914; v. c. at Belgrade Feb. 26, 1915; at 
Salonikl Mar. 20, 1915; detailed to the Dept. Nov. 
13, 1916; cons, of class nine Apr. 19, 1917; detailed 
to Moscow July 19, 1917 ; class eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; 
to Odessa Feb. 8. 1918; to Irkutsk Mar. 21, 1918; 
class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to the Dept. Feb. 
27, 1920; class five June 4, 1920; detailed to Char- 
lottetown June 11, 1920 ; assigned to Zagreb July 1, 
1920 ; class four Nov. 23, 1921 ; detailed to Copen- 
hagen Aug. 18, 1922 ; assigned to Madras Aug. 3, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class Ave July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Bradford July 27, 1925 : class four Dec. 
19, 1929 ; to Manchester Dec. 23, 1029 ; to Dresden 
Aug. 8, 1935 ; cons. gen. Aug. 22, 1935 ; assigned to 
Dresden Aug. 28, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; married. 

Thomson, Irving Lawrence. — 6. Wauzeka, Wis., 
Feb. 12, 1897 ; Carloton Coll., B. A. 1920 ; Union 
Theological Sem. 1920-21, 1922-23; Columbia Univ. 
1923; American Univ., M. A. 1938; library asst. 1918- 
28 ; pastor 1921-24 ; app. library asst. at $2,000 in 
the Dept. of State Aug. 1, 1928; at $2,600 May 15, 
1930 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938 ; niarrlod.— RP. 

Thornton. Proctor Morton (Comdr.)— 6. Ironton, Mo., 
Nov. 25. 1897; U. S. N. A., grad. 1917; assigned as 
asst. naval att. at Rome Mar. IG, 1938 ; married. 

Thurston, Ray L. — b. St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 4, 1913 ; 
Washington Univ. 1930-31 ; Univ. of Tex.. B. A. 1934, 
M. A. 1935 ; Univ. of Wi.s., Ph. D. 1937 ; research asst. 
in social sciences, Univ. of Tex., 1934-3.'5 ; grad. asst. 
in political science, Univ. of Wis., 1936-37; app-, after 



exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
s(>c. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to 
Toronto July 8, 1937; married. 

Thurston, Walter C. — 5. near Denver, Colo., Dec. 5, 
1895 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. ; private tutors ; sec. to 
pres. of oil company in Mexico ; elk. to Dept. repre- 
sentatives in Mexico 1914-15, 1916; in charge of 
Am. Interests in Mexico City three months ; app. 
elk. in Am. Leg. at Guatemala Mar. 26, 1917 ; special 
agt. of the Dept. in Guatemala Dec. 22, 1917 ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four May 3, 
1918; assigned to Guatemala June 1, 1918; class 
three Mar. 14, 1919 ; assigned to the Dept. Jan. 5, 
1920 : unassigned Jan.-June. 1920 ; assigned to the 
Dept. June 14, 1920 ; to Berne July 19. 1920 ; to San 
Jos6, Costa Rica, Nov. 16, 1020 ; to London Mar. 1, 
1922 ; class two Sept. 22, 1022 ; assigned to Managua 
Jan. 31, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 
1924 ; class three Feb. 24, 1925 ; also cons. July 15, 
1925 ; assigned to Sao Paulo July 15. 1925 ; as 1st 
sec. at Lisbon Dec. 13, 1926 ; to the Dept. Nov. 28, 
1927; sec. to Am. del.. Sixth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Habana, 1928 ; sec. Int. Conf. of Am. States 
on Conciliation and Arbitration, Washington, 1928-29 ; 
sec. to Am. del., Pan American Trade-mark Conf., 
Washington, 1929 ; asst. chief. Division of Latin 
American Affairs, Apr. 17, 1929 ; class two July 24, 
1930 ; chief. Division of Latin American Affairs, Oct. 
11, 1930; representative of the Dept., Sixth Gen. Cong, 
of the Int. Chamber of Com., Washington, 1931 ; 
tech. adviser. Fourth Pan American Cml. Conf., Wash- 
ington, 1931 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Rio de 
Janeiro Oct. 7, 1931 ; couns. to Am. del., Seventh Int. 
Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo. 1933 ; assigned to 
the Dept. Nov. 10, 1934 ; couns. of leg. at Asuncion 
Dec. 24, 1934; to the Dept. May 28, 1936; couns. of 
emb. at Madrid (temp, at St. Jean de Luz) Oct. 1, 
1936, (temp, at Valencia) Jan. 13, 1937, (temp, at 
Barcelona) Nov. 12, 1937. 

Timberlake, Clare Hayes. — b. Jackson, Mich., Oct. 
29, 1907 ; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1929 ; Harvard Grad. 
Sch. 1929-30; bank elk. 1925; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and' sec- 
In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Toronto, temp., Dec. 29, 1930; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Aug. 8, 1031 ; to Buenos Aires Dec. 10, 1931 ; 
as 3d sec. at IMontevidco May 23, 1935 ; as v. c. at 
Lagos Sept. 11, 1936 (canceled) ; at ZUrich Mar. 19, 
1037; at Vigo Di'c. 14. 1937; class eight Aug. 17, 1938. 

Tittmann, Harold H,, Jr. — 5. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 8, 
1893 ; Taft Sch. ; Yale, B. A. 1916 ; salesman 191&- 
17; U. S. Army 1917-20, 1st It.; app., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Nov. 15, 1920 ; 
assigned to Paris May 26, 1921 ; class three Dec. 4, 
1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Rome Apr. 23, 1925 ; class 
five Aug. 31, 1925 ; class four July 24, 1930 ; 1st sec. 
Aug. 20, 1930; alternate del.. Third Int. Conf. on 
Private Aerial Law, Rome, 1933 ; class three Oct. 1, 
1935 ; assigned to the Dept. July 24, 1936 ; asst. chief, 
Division of European Affairs, June 16, 1937 ; cons. gen. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; class two Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. — Eu. 



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Tolman, George Lelghton. — 6. New York City Oct. 4, 
1894 ; attended business sch. nnd studied in I'aris, 
Montreux, and I?erlln ; Columbia Uulv., St. Lawrence 
Univ.; Univ. of Denver, LL. B. 1020; mem. of bar 
of Colo. ; N. Y. Nat. Guard ; app. v. c. at rrague 
June 27, 1921 ; at Bergen .\pr. 5. 192:1 ; at Ilelslng- 
fors July 9, lOl^O : at Sarnia June 17, l»:iO ; at To- 
ronto May 10. 1933; at Sault Ste. Marie May 4, 1936; 
at Toronto Mar. 17, 1937; married. 

Touchette, Joseph Irenee. — b. North Grosvenordale, 
Conn., May 13, 1896; private tutors; business sch. 
grad. ; attended Hebron Acad.; accountant 1913-16; 
D. S. Army 1917-19; European represent.ntlve of 
sales corp. 1920-21 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at 
Nancy Nov. 1, 1921 ; app.. after exam., v. c. of career 
of class tliree Jan. 5, 1924 ; assigned to Nancy Jan. 
16, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1. 19L'4 ; as- 
signed to .\leiandria Mar. 11, 1925; to Algiers Sept. 
3, 1920; c'.ass eight July 1, 1034; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; 
assigned to Algiers Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Montreal Sept. 5, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Tower, Arthur Frederick. — b. Glldden, Iowa, July 
27, 1S99 : Hamilton Coll.. A. B. 1921 ; attended busi- 
ness sch. ; U. S. Army 1918-19, 2d It. ; insur. Insp. 
1922-23 ; .npp., after exam., cons. asst. Feb. 26, 1923 ; 
detailed to the Dept. Apr. 27, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1. 1924 ; assigned to Port au Prince 
Mar. 25. 1925 : to Warsaw Aug. 28, 1925 ; to Danzig, 
temp., June 28. 1926 ; to Warsaw Oct. 5, 1926 ; to 
Loanda June 28. 1928; to L^opoldville July 31, 1929; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to L^oiJoUlville Oct. 
16, 1929 ; unasslgiied from Aug. 26, 1930 ; assigned 
to Call Nov. 11, 1930; class seven July 1, 1931; to 
Panama Nov. 9. 1931; to Call Apr. 25, 1932; to 
Mexico City Feb. 7. 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
June 27, 1934 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the 
leg. at Bangkok July 5, 1034 ; as cons, and 2d sec. at 
Bangkok Aug. 15, 1934; as cons, at Tokyo June 10, 
1936 ; at Nagasaki Sept. 9, 1937 ; married. 

Travers, Howard Earl. — 6. Centra] Valley, N. T., 
Feb. 19, 1893; high sch. grad.; attended business 
Bch. ; studied accountancy ; U. S. Sch. of Mil. Aero- 
nanilcs, Princeton ; paymaster and cashier 1014-17 ; 
U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d It. ; bookkeeper 1919 ; app. 
v. c. at Hull Aug. 13, 1919 ; at Naples Apr. 17, 1920 ; 
app., aft'T exam., v. c. of career of class three May 
25, 1921 ; assigned to Naples June 11, 1921 ; class two 
May 26. 1922 ; class one Feb. 26, 1923 ; cons, of class 
seven Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924 ; class seven Oct. 20, 1926 ; assigned to 
Palermo Sept. 21, 1927; class six May 23, 1929; 
class five Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to Southampton 
.\pr. 7. 103.*?; class four Oct. 1. 103.".; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1936; cons, at Budapest D c. 21, 
10.30; also 1st sec. at Budapest Jan. 12, 1937; class 
three Jan. 3. 1938; cons. gen. Apr. 6, 1938; cons. gen. 
at Budapest in addition to duties as 1st sec. Apr. 11, 
1038 ; married. 

Trimble. William Cattell.— 6. Baltimore. Md., May 
2, 1007 ; Oilman Sch. grad. ; Princeton, B. A. 1030 ; 
Johns Hopkins, Feb.-Apr. 1931 ; app. elk. In Am. Con- 



siiiaii- at Seville June i:i. l!).n ; v. <■. at .><pvllle Sept. 4, 
1931 ; ai)p., after exam.. For. Ser. ..nicer unclasB..' 
V. c. of career, nnd sec. In the :)lpIo. Ser. lU'c. 17, 
1931; assigned ns v. c. nt Seville Jan. 2, 1932; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 1, 1932; as v. c. i.t Hu.-nos 
Aires Dec. 22, 10.I2; as 3d sec. nt Buenos Alr.-H, temp.. 
Apr. 8, 1936; at Tallinn June 0, 1030: also v. c. at 
Tallinn June 10. lo.-jd ; to the Dopt. June 17, 19:{8, for 
special study in eccnonilcH (Princeton) ; married. 

Troutman, Harry Lamar.— 6. Macon, Ga., July 22, 
1S92; high sch. giad. ; elk. In cml. agency 1908-18; 
U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1918-19; app. v. c. at 
Milan July 9. 1919; app.. aftrr exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Feb. 20. 1923; assigned to Milan Mar. 
2, 1023; to Messina July 21, 1023; to Budajust Dec. 
13, 1923; class two May 10, 1024; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924; class eight and cons. Aug. 81. 
1925; assigned to Aleppo May 'iT, 1926; to Beirut 
May 29, 1928; to Jerusalem Aug. 28, 1929; to Beirut 
Oct. 17, 1929; class seven D.c. 19, 1029; asslgne.l 
to Bucharest Jan. 3. 1031; class six July 1, 1931; to 
Salonika Mar. 6, 1033; to Alexandria July S, 1035; 
to the Dept. June 21, lO.'u ; sec. in the Diplo Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937.— VD. 

Trowbridge, Jones Rufus. — b. BIytho, Ga., Oct. 20, 
1887 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Univ. of 
Ga. ; with tobacco company 1909-10; with fruit 
companies in Nicaragua and Costa Rica 1910-17; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It.; sec. Int. Y. M. C. A. 
in Siberia 1010-20; secretarial work. Rockefeller 
Foundation in China, and teacher In sch. in Japan 
1020-22 ; dk.. Am. High Commn., Constantinople. 
1022-23 ; app. elk. in Am. agency and consulate g.-n- 
eral at Tangier June 11, 1924 ; In consulate at Leg- 
horn Juno 0, 1925; v. c. at Leghorn Sept. 28, 1925; 
elk. in leg. at Teheran Oct. 20, 1927 ; v. c. at Rotter 
dam Dec. 5, 1930; at Maracalbo May 20, 1932; elk. 
in leg. at Bogota Aug. 19, 1932; v. c. at Cartagena 
Oct. 4, 1933; elk. In leg. at Addis Ababa Aug. 0. 
1034 ; V. c. at I'aris for duty In the dist. acct. nnd 
disbursing office Feb. 29, 1036 (canceled) ; elk. In leg. 
at Sofia, temp., Mar. 20, 1030; also v. c. at Sofia, 
temp., June 0, lO.'iO ; v. c. at Paris for duty in the 
dist. acct. and disbursing office Oct. 2, 1936; v. c. at 
Lille, temp., Dec. 2, 1030; at I'aris Dec. 23, 19.36: 
assigned as v. c. In the consulate general at Paris 
Dec. 24, 1936 ; elk. in the leg. at Tirana, temp., Apr. 
10, 1937 ; V. c. at Paris Sept. 4, 1937 ; at Nantes, 
temp., Sept. 27, 1037; at Paris Dec. 9, 1037. 

Trueblood, Edward Oatewood. — b. St. Louts, Mo., 
Aug. 31, 1005; Merc.Tsburg Acad, grad.; Princeton, 
A. B. 1926; L'ficole Libre des Sclenceg Polltlques, 
1920-27; law elk. summer 192.'>; cotistriictlon w..rk In 
Alaska, summer 1026; In business 1927 2H ; aj.p.. aft.r 
exam.. For. Ser. officer urn lass, and v. c. of career May 
17, 192S; assigned to the For. Ser. Srh. May 24, 1928; 
to La Paz Oct. 10, 1028; f.ec. In the Diplo. Ser. 
and assigned also as .3d sec. at La Pm« Sept. 15, 
1930; assigned for duty with Fourth Pan American 
Cml. Conf., Washington, 1931 ; as ;;d sec. at Sun Jos6, 



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Costa Rica, Apr. 29, 1931 ; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 
8, 1934 ; class eight and cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; class 
seven June 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Santiago Oct. 7, 1937 ; 
married. 

Tuck, Somerville Pinkney. — 6. Staten Island, N. Y., 
May 31, 1891 ; attended sch. in Switzerland and 
Germany ; Ridgefleld Sch. ; Dartmouth, A. B. 1913 ; 
U. S. Naval Reserve, It. comdr. ; app. dep. cons, at 
Alexandria Sept. 11, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons. May 
25, 1914; V. c. by act approved Feb. 5, 1915; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, 1916 ; cons, of 
class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to Samsun Jan. 
2, 1920 ; to Constantinople Jan. 14, 1921 ; to Paris 
Aug. 25, 1921 ; to Alexandria Sept. 20, 1921 ; class 
six Nov. 23, 1921; detailed to Cairo Feb. 2, 1922; 
assigned to Vladivostok Aug. 21, 1922 ; class five 
Mar. 1, 1923; detailed to the Dept. May 26, 1923; 
class four June 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Geneva Oct. 18, 1924 ; 
unofficial observer, Advisory Committee on Traffic in 
Opium, Geneva, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928; Preparatory 
Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., Geneva, tech. 
asst. 1927, sec. to Am. representation 1927, 1928 ; 
sec. of Am. del.. Int. Economic Conf., Geneva, 1927 ; 
asst. sec, Three-Power Conf. for the Limitation of 
Naval Armament, Geneva, 1927 ; class four June 30, 
1927 ; sec, Conf. on Communications and Transit, 
Geneva, 1927 ; sec. to Am. del., Conf. for Abolition of 
Import and Export Prohibitions and Restrictions, 
Geneva, 1927, 1928; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 17, 
1928 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Constantinople May 26, 
1928; at Budapest May 17, 1929; class three Dec. 
31, 1929 ; at Berne, temp., Aug. 21, 1931 ; assigned 
as 1st sec at Paris June 21, 1932 (canceled) ; at 
Prague July 18, 1932; at Paris Feb. 25, 1933; tech. 
adviser, 1st stage, Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 
1932 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; couns. of emb. at 
Brussels and Luxemburg July 13, 1937 ; at Buenos 
Aires June 4, 1938 ; married. 

Turkel, Harry Raymond. — b. Cleveland, Ohio, July 
7, 1906; Stanford, B. A. J 927; Harvard, A. M. 1928; 
Jesus Coll., Oxford, B. Lift. 1931 ; George Washing- 
ton Law Sch., 1929-33 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; U. S. 
Naval Reserve 1930-36, It. (jg.) ; elk. and sea post of- 
ficer, U. S. Post Office, 1923-29; attache to Am. del. 
and interpreter to Philippine del.. Postal Union Cong., 
London, 1929 ; app. research and drafting asst. at 
$2,600 in the Dept. of State July 19, 1929 ; at $2,800 
July 1, 1930 ; resigned Jan. 28, 1931 ; elk. in Am. 
Consulate General at London Jan.-May 1931 ; trans- 
lator. Int. Tech. Consulting Committee on Radio 
Communications, Copenhagen, 1931 ; reapp. at $2,800 
in the Dept. of State July 7, 1931 ; tech. asst. (legal) 
June 10, 1932 ; tech. adviser to Am. Emb., Habana, 
Feb.-Aug. 1934, Mexico City, Jan. 1936; at $3,800 
June 1, 1935.— TD. 

Turner, Mason. — 6. New York City May 28, 1891; 
St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Williams Coll., A. B. 1915; 
with mfg. company 1915-17, 1919-23; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 2d It. ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; assigned to Colombo 
Nov. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 



class eight, cons., and assigned to Colombo Sept. 24, 
1927; to Paris May 22, 1928; to Lyon, temp., Mar. 
12, 1929 ; to Paris May 31, 1929 ; class seven May 
9, 1930 ; to Malta Aug. 18, 1931 ; to Tenerife Apr. 10, 
1935 ; to Callao-Lima Sept. 5, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Turner, William Taylor. — 6. Kobe, Japan, of Am. 
parents, Sept. 20, 1900 ; Henderson-Brown Coll. grad. ; 
Emory Univ., B. S. 1921; U. S. Army 1918; teacher 
in business sch. in Japan 1921-23 ; app., after exam., 
student interpreter in Japan Apr. 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; v. c of career July 23, 
1926 ; assigned to Yokohama Aug. 9, 1926 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1929; assigned as 3d sec. 
at Tokyo Jan. 3, 1930 ; class eight and cons. July 
24, 1930 ; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 9, 1934 ; class 
seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Dairen Aug. 2, 1937 ; class six 
Aug. 17, 1938; married. 

Tyler, S. Roger, Jr. — 6. Hamilton, Va., June 16, 
1908; Marshall CoU. 1925-27; Univ. of Va., B. A. 
1929 ; Rhodes scholar, Oxford, 1929-30 ; Sorbonne 
and Carnegie Inst., Paris ; Yale, M. A. 1934 ; in- 
structor of political science, Univ. of Del., 1934-36 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned to Toronto Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Aug. 4, 1936 ; v. c. at Mexico City Dec. 18, 
1936 ; married. 

XJnverzagt, Henry Theodore. — b. Washington, D. C, 
June 14, 1904 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Va. 1923-24 ; 
George Washington Univ., summer 1924 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Ciudad Juarez Feb. 14, 1927 ; at 
Nogales Aug. 19, 1929 ; app. v. c. at Nogales Sept. 11, 
1930; at San Luis Potosl Dec 18, 1931; at Puerto 
Cortes Nov. 30, 1937 ; married. 

Vallance, Williaju Roy. — b. Fowlerville, N. Y., Dec. 
6, 1887 ; Univ. of Rochester, A. B. 1910 ; Harvard 
Law Sch. 1911-12; Columbia, LL.B. 1914; mem. of 
bars of N. Y. and D. C. ; law practice 1910-17 ; corp. 
couns. 1917 ; R. O. T. C. Aug.-Oct. 1917 ; app. law elk. 
at $2,000 in the Dept. of State, under Ex. orde^*, Jan. 
8, 1918 ; at $2,250 Aug. 7, 1918 ; legal drafting asst., 
temp., at $2,500 Nov. 18, 1318 ; asst. solicitor May 24, 
1919; at $3,000 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; 
special asst. at $3,500 June 1, 1920; asst. couns., 
Preliminary Conf. on Electrical Communications, 
Washington, 1920 ; drafting officer Apr. 16, 1921 ; at 
$4,000 Dec. 30, 1922, effective Jan. 1, 1923; tech. 
expert, Conf. to Prevent Smuggling, Ottawa, 1923, 
Inter-American Committee on Electrical Communica- 
tions, Mexico City, 1924 ; representative of the Dept. 
on the Interdepartmental Radio Advisory Committee 
Sept. 1, 1924-Nov. 13, 1930 ; at $4,200 Nov. 1, 1924 ; 
del., Conf. to Prevent Smuggling of Narcotics, Liquor, 
and Tobacco, El Paso, 1925 ; at $5,200 May 1, 1925 ; 
del., Conf. to draft regulations under treaty of June 6, 
1924, with Canada to suppress smuggling across 
Canadian border, Washington, 1925 ; tech. adviser. 
Conf. to suppress smuggling of aliens, narcotics, 
liquor, and commodities from Cuba, Habana, 1926 ; at 
$5,600 Feb. 1, 1926; del., Conf. to draft regulations 



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under treaty of Dec. 23. 1925. with Mexico to prevent 
BmuggllnB. Washington, 1920, Conf. to suppn-sB smug- 
gling, London, 1926, Int. Kadlo Conf., Washington, 
1927: at $7,000 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act); tech. 
adviser, Int. Telegraph Conf., Brussel.s, 1928; counsel. 
I'm Alone Arbitration, 1929-35; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1, 1931 ; ehm., committee to study dupli- 
cation of Govt, communication fncilitle.-s, 19:!! ; mar- 
ried. — I.e. 

Vanaman, Artliur William (Maj.) — b. Millvillo, 
N. J., May 9, 1802 ; Drexel Inst., B. S. 1915 ; entered 
U. S. Army Aug. 2, 1917; assigned ns asst. mil. att. 
at Berlin and asst. mil. att. for air at Berlin, The 
Haguo. Copenhagen, and Stockholm Apr. IG, 1937 ; 
married. 

Van Benschoten, Arnold Wheeler. — ft. Providence, 
R. I., May 7, 1905; Norwich Univ. 1924-26; Dart- 
mouth. H. S. 1928 ; Boston Univ., summer 1928 ; 
Harvard Grad. Sch. 1928-29 ; Univ. of Poitiers, sum- 
mer 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. In the Dlplo. Ser. Dec. 16. 
1930; assigned as v. c. at Halifax, temp., Dec. 29, 
1930 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Dalren 
Dec. 10, 1931 ; to Antwerp July 18, 1935. 

Vance, Marshall Mounts. — b. MIddletown, Ohio, July 
26, 1889; Ohio Wesleyan Univ. one yr. ; Unlv. of 
Pa., B. S. 1912 ; grad. work at Yale one yr. ; N. 
Amer. Civic League for Immigrants 1913-14 ; with 
oil company In Java 1914-16 ; Detroit Bu. of Govt 
Research 1917-18 ; int. trade developer in India 
1918-20 ; foreign dept. of mfg. company 1920-21 ; 
app., after exam., cons, of class seven June 9, 1921 ; 
assigned to Colombo July 22, 1921 ; class six Mar. 1, 
1923 ; detailed to Windsor, Ont., June 30, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Fort William and Port Arthur Dec. 12. 1924; class 
six Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to the Dept. Mar. 27. 
1928 ; class five July 24, 1930 ; to Windsor Mar. 28, 
1932; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; married. 

van den Arend, Frederik. — b. The Hague, Nether- 
lands, Oct 5, 1894; Am. citizen; Kent Sch.; Har- 
vard, A. B. 1917 ; with exporting and importing firm 
in U. S. and Madagascar 1919-22 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; assigned 
to Leipzig Nov. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; class eight June 30, 1927 ; cons, and 
assigned to Leipzig July 16, 1927 ; to Pernambuco 
July 1. 1929 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; to Amster- 
dam Dec. 29. 1932 ; to Rotterdam, temp., Aug. 14, 
1935 ; to Amsterdam Aug. 23, 1935 ; to Rotterdam, 
temp., Sept. 5, 1935 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Am- 
sterdam Oct. 9, 1935; to Surabaya May 22, 193G ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class five Jan. :'., 
1938; married. 

Van Wlckel, Jesse Frederick. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., 
Jane 11, 1890; attended high sch. and business sch.; 
code expert ; traffic mgr., export mgr., purchasing agt., 
and branch mgr. In Shanghai for trading companies 
1906-22 ; special representative in Cuba, Treas. Dept., 
1923; app. trade commr. at Batavla Sept 1, 1923; 
cml. att. at The Hague Sept. 18, 1926; del.. Fifth 



Int. Cong, for Scientific Miinagoment Amsterdam, 
1932; del., Kighth Int. Road Cong.. Tlie Hague, 1938; 
niarrlctl. 

Vaughan, Stephen Bernard.— b. Horatio. Pa., July 
8, 1899 ; attended high ich. and buNlnesg ich. ; elk.. 
War Dept.. 1916-17; U. 8. Army 1917-20; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate General at Budapest Apr. 0, 1920; 
v. c. at Budapest Mar. 14, 1925; at Brrslau Jan. 9. 
1931 ; married. 

Veatch, Roy — b. Cottage Grove, Oreg., Jan. 12, 
1901; Univ. of Oreg., B.A. 1922; Univ. of Calif., 
grad. work 19:J0-27 ; Robert Brookings (Jrad. Sih. of 
Govt, and Economics, I'h. I). 1929; instr.. Amer. 
Univ. of Beirut, Syria. 1922-25; Instr., Princeton, 
1930-31 ; research on the economic position of the 
riiilippine Is. l931-:!3 ; app. divisional asst. at $3,200 
in the Dept. of State Dec. 16, 1933; at 13.800 June 
1. 1035 ; sec, Jt. Prep. Committee on i'hilippine 
.Vffairs, 1937; at $4,600 Oct. 1, 1938; married. — EA. 

Vlllard, Henry Serrano. — b. New York City Mar. 80. 
1900; Browning Scli. ; Harvard, A. B. 1921; Magda- 
len Coll., Oxford, 1922-23 ; ambulance driver with 
Italian Army 1918; teacher, Thacher Sch., 1921-22; 
magazine and newspaper work 1923-25 ; real estate 
broker and publicity work 1920 ; private tutoring 
1927; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career May 17, 1928; assigned to the For. S<>r. 
Sch. May 24. 1928 ; to Teheran Sept. 7, 1929 ; to the 
Dept. June 4, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. 
Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Rio de Janeiro Apr. 3, 
1935; as For. Ser. officer at Caracas Jan. 17, 19.36; 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 7, 1936; assigned as 3d 
sec. at Caracas Feb. 12, 1936 ; class seven and nsslgQcd 
as 2d sec. at Caracas Apr. 1, 1930; at Rio de Janeiro 
July 19. 1937 (eancel<;d) ; to the IKpt. Nov. 2. 1937 ; 
class six May 1, 1938.— NE. 

Villaret, Eugene (Lt. Col.) — b. Philadelphia, Pa., 
July 12, 1SS8; U. S. M. A., grad. 1914 ; Brit, and Fr. 
Army schs. 1918; asst mil. att. at Paris 1920-22; 
ficole Sup^rieure de Guerre, Paris, grad. 1932 ; as- 
signed as mil. att. and mil. att for nlr at Belgrade, 
Athens, and Bucharest Mar. 24, 1937 ; married. 

Vincent, John Carter. — b. Seneca, Eana., Aug. 19. 
1900; Clemson Coll. 1910-20; Mercer Univ., A. B. 
1923; U. S. Army 1918; real estate business; app. 
elk. In Am. Consulate at Changsha Apr. 4, 1924 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and assigned to Changsha May 12, 1925 ; to Hankow. 
temp., Apr. 20, 1027 ; to Swnfow, temp.. May 28. 
1927; to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 10, 1027; to Hankow 
Feb. 4, 192S ; ns language odlcer at Peking Oct. 1. 
1928 ; class eight and cons. Dee. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
to Tslnan Aug. 7. 19.30; to Mukden Jan. 28. 1931; 
cla.ss seven July 1. 1031; to Nanking June 23. 1932: 
to Dalren Sept. 19, 1932; sec. in the Dlplo. Ser. and 
assigned ns cons, at Nanking .Nov. 7, 1934; desig- 
nated also 2d sec. Nov. 30, 1034 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Sept. 11, 19.35; class six Oct. 1, 1035; detailed for 
special study (Georgetown Univ.) Feb. 12. 19.37; class 
(Ive June 1. 1937; married. — FE. 



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Vipond, Benjamin Leslie. — 6. in Canada, July 24, 
1872 ; naturalized ; attended bigh sch. and business 
sch. ; studied accountancy, architecture, and engineer- 
ing; purcbasing agt., foreman, and accountant In 
cml. concerns ; cllc.. Govt, depts., 190.5-7, 1915-18 ; 
chief accountant. Govt. Printing Office, 1907-15 ; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, capt. ; auditor, Treas. Dept., 
1919-20; chief elk., Nat. Park Ser., Dept. of the 
Interior, 1920-23 ; app. drafting officer and asst. 
to budget officer at $2,500 in the Dept. of State Nov. 

1, 1923; at $3,000 July 1, 1924; at $3,200 July 1. 
1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,400 July 1, 1930; married. — 
A-M/F. 

Vogenitz, Hernan Cortez. — 6. Newcomerstown, Ohio, 
Feb. 22, 1890 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
in charge of shipping dept. of factory 1909-16 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Habana Jan. 1, 
1917; V. c. at HabaBa Nov. 11, 1918; at Lisbon Mar. 

2, 1921 ; at Oporto Nov. 25, 1922 ; at Lisbon Apr. 6, 
1923; at Funchal Oct. 2, 1923; at Lisbon Mar. 24, 
1924 ; at Progreso June 9, 1924 ; at Ilabana Sept. 
29. 1928 ; at Barbados Apr. 5, 19.30 ; at Moncton 
Feb. 17, 1931 ; at St. John, N. B., temp., Aug. 22, 
1934 ; at Moncton Sept. 6, 1934 ; at St. John, N. F>., 
temp., Sept. 27, 1934 ; at Moncton Oct. 15, 1934 ; at 
Cienfuegos Oct. 17, 1934 ; married. 

von Hellens, Lawrence Walter. — b. Minneapolis, 
Minn., June 17, 1903 ; Univ. of Wash., B. B. A. 1925 ; 
public accountant 1924-25 ; Eng. corr. and bookkeeper 
in Finland 1925-28 ; accountant, office mgr., and sec. 
1928-32; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Helsingfors 
May 2, 1934 ; v. c. at Helsinki Aug. 27, 1937 ; married. 

Vyse, William Clarke. — 6. Babylon, N. Y., June 16. 
1895 ; Clason Point Mil. Acad. ; Randolph-Macon 
Acad. ; U. S. N. A. 1912-14 ; George Washington Law 
Sch. 1917 ; Sch. of Aeronautics, Princeton, 1918 ; real 
estate salesman 1914-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, It.; 
asst. field director. Am. Red Cross, 1919 ; app. v. c. 
Bt Ottawa June 1, 1920 ; at Winnipeg Oct. 14, 1922 ; 
at Paris Dec. 20, 1923; at Algeria Mar. 9, 1925; 
at Habana Dec. 30, 1925 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Apr. 15, 1926; 
assigned to Habana Apr. 17, 1926 ; to Nueva Gerona, 
temp., Nov. 8. 1926; to Habana Dec. 20, 1926; class 
eight and cons. Dec. 31, 1929; assigned to Habana 
Jan. 22. 1930; to Windsor Feb. 12, 1930; to Stutt- 
gart Oct. 1, 1930; to Shanghai Nov, 20, 1931; class 
seven July 1, 1934 ; class six June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Wadleigh, Henry Julian. — 6. Greenfield, Mass., Feb. 
4, 1904 ; Oxford, M. A. 1926 ; grad. work, London 
Sch. of Economics, 1926-28, Univ. of Kiel, Germany, 
1928-29, Univ. of Chicago, 1929-30; economist. Fed- 
eral Farm Bd. 1930-32, Dept. of Agrlc. 1932-35, 
Agric. Adjustment Admin. 1935-36 ; app. economic 
analyst at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Mar. 2, 
1936; married.— TA. 

Wadsworth, George 6. Buffalo, N. Y., Apr. 3, 

1893 ; Union Univ., E. B. 1914 ; instructor, American 
Univ., Beirut, Syria, 1914-17; app. elk. in Am. Con- 



sulate General at Beirut June 1916 ; v. c. at Nantes 
Nov. 19, 1917 ; at Constantinople July 9, 1919 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 27, 
1919 ; assigned to Constantinople Oct. 22, 1919 ; to 
Sofia Apr. 24, 1920; class two May 24, 1920; assigned 
to Alexandria Sept. 25, 1920; to Constantinople Apr. 
26, 1921 ; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class 
«even June 22, 1922; detailed to Cairo Aug. 21, 
1922 ; class six Mar. 1, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 1, 
1924 ; class six Feb. 24, 1925 ; class five Sept. 29. 
1927 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 17, 1928 ; assigned 
as cons, and 1st sec. at Cairo May 24, 1928 ; class four 
Oct. 16, 1929; relieved of duties as cons. Oct. 1, 1930; 
assigned as 1st sec. at Teheran Dec. 31, 1930; class 
three July 1, 1931 ; 1st see. at Bucharest Aug. 26, 
1933 ; cons. gen. Aug. 22, 1935 ; class two and assigned 
as cons. gen. and couns. of leg. at Bucharest Oct. 1, 
1935 ; cons. gen. at Jerusalem Dec. 10, 1935 ; married. 

Wadsworth, Julius. — 6. New York City May 11, 
1902 ; Fay Sch. ; St. Mark's Sch, grad, ; Univ. of 
Dijon, summer 1924; Harvard. A. B. 1926; studied 
In Tours and Paris 1926 ; studied Spanish in Mexico 
1928 ; worked with Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell in Labra- 
dor, summer 1923 ; 1st It., O. R. C. ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of ca- 
reer May 17, 1928 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 

25. 1928; to Caracas Nov. 3, 1928 (canceled); to 
La Guaira, temp., Jan. 19, 1929 ; to Caracas Feb. 1, 
1929 ; as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at PanaiLa June 

26, 1930 ; to the leg. at Bogotd July 9. 1930 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 16. 19.30 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Bogota Aug. 27, 1930 ; at Oslo June 18, 1931 ; v. c. at 
Shanghai Dec. 22, 1933; class eight June 1, 1937; 
cons, and assigned to Danzig June 17, 1937; married. 

Wailes, Edward Thompson. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 
Feb. 16, 1903 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; Princeton. 
B. S. 1925; Am. Bankers Inst. 1926; Columbia Law 
Sch. 1927 ; credit investigator for trust company 
1925-26 ; real estate salesman 1926-27 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 21, 
1929; to Shanghai Mar. 26, 1930; to Nanking Oct. 
23, 1930; to the Dept. Apr. 1, 1933; class eight and 
cons. Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Sex. Oct. 24, 
1936 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Brussels Oct. 27, 1936 ; 3d sec. at Brussels and Luxem- 
burg Nov. 20, 1936 ; class seven June 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. 
at Brussels and Luxemburg June 17, 1937 ; sec. of 
Am. del., Fourth Int. Coiif. on Private Air Law, Brus- 
sels, 1938 ; married. 

Wait, Bernard. — b. Parwell, Mich., July 25, 1880; 
Ferris Inst. ; Georgetown, LL. B. 1910, M. P. L., LL. M. 
1911 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; teacher in public schs. 
1897-1903 ; elk.. Civil Ser. Commn., 1905-7 ; special 
agt. and statistical expert, Dept. of Labor, 1907-17 ; 
special agt.. Customs Ser., Treas. Dept., 1917-22, 
1928 ; tech. asst.. Customs Formalities Conf., Geneva, 
1923 ; deputy commr. of customs 1929-30 ; Treas. 
representative in London 1922-28, 1930-35 ; app. 
Treas. att. at Paris Oct. 17, 1935; married. 



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185 



Waite, Sumner (Lt. Col.) — b. Westbrook. Mo., Sept. 

C, 1S88 ; Univ. of Mc, A. B. 1911 ; Ecole Suporleure 
de GiU'rri". rnris, fxrail. 1028 ; ontonnl U. S. Army .Ian. 

4. lltlL'; assigned as asst. mil. att. at I'arfs and llriis- 
spIs Mar. .S. VXid ; ri'liovod of duties at Hru.sscis .linio 
G. lO.'iS ; maniod. 

Walker, Jay.— b. Wasliington, I). C, Aug. 2. 1805; 
Mount Ripyal Coll. two yrs. ; Univ. Sch. one yr. ; 
salesman 1910-17 ; U. S. Army 11)17-20, cnpt. ; with 
Am. Red Cross in Europe; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Riga Dec. 4, 1920; v. c. at Riga Dec. 29. 1920; 
resigned Oct. 31. 1921 ; app. elk. at Kovno Nov. 1, 
1921 ; V. c. at Kovno July 7. 1922 ; at Danzig May 

5. 1924 ; at Maracaibo I>ec. 24, 1925 ; at Niagara 
Falls Feb. 19, 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unelass., v. c. of career, and sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. July 26, 19.".0 ; assigned as v. c. at Niagara 
Falls Aug. 26, 1930; at Bombay Oct. 22, 1930; at 
Tunis Oct. 3. 1931 ; at Buenos Aires July 15, 1935 
(canceled); at Tripoli Oct. 18, 1935; at Cairo Mar. 
4, 1937 ; class eight Aug. 17. 1938 ; married. 

Walker, William Woodard. — 5. Asheville, N. C Apr. 
2, 1912; Univ. of N. C. 1929-31; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser. 1932-34; George Washington, B. A. 1935: 
elk., U. S. Senate Post Otflce, 1934-35; app. elk. in 
,Am. consulate at Surabaya Sept. 16, 1935; v. c. at 
Surabaya Jan. 28, 1937 ; at Medan, temp.. May 13, 
1937 ; at Surabaya Aug. 24. 1937 ; at Port I..ini6n Feli. 
26. 1938; married. 

Wallace, Victor Allison. — b. Ogden, Utah, Dec. 21, 
1S99 ; Utah Agric. Coll. and Northwestern Univ. ; 
George Washington, LL. B. 1927 ; mem. of bar of 

D. C. and Utah ; elk. to Senate Finance Committee 
1925-27; legal examiner. Civil Ser. Commn., 1927-30; 
app. legal asst. at $3,800 in the Dept. of State May 
16. 19:10: divisional asst. at .$4,600 Aug. 29, 19:;.s: 
married. — IN. 

Waller, Fred Elton. — b. Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 
19, 1905 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Washington and Jefferson Coll. ; George Washington 
Univ. ; elk. 1924-26, 1928 ; app. elk. at $1,440 In 
the Dept. of State Oct. 9, 1928; at $1,620 Oct. 1, 
1929; at $1,740 July 1, 1930; at $1,800 June 1. 
1931 : cll<.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., Lon- 
don, 1933 ; app. v. c. at Moscow Feb. 12, 1934 ; mar- 
ried. 

Waller, George Piatt. — b. Montgomery, Ala., Sept. 
7, 1889 ; Marlon Mil. Inst. ; Univ. of Va. five yrs. ; 
newspaper and magazine work ; principal of lilgh scli. 
1912-13 ; app. v. and dep. cons, at Yarmouth Feb. 
18. 1913; at Carlsbad July 7, 1914; v. c. at Carlsbad 
by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; at Athens July 14, 
1915 ; at Patras May 16, 1916 ; at Afhen.s Sept. 6, 
1916; acting cml. att. at Athens May 15-23. 1917; 
asst. to Am. delegate on Inter-.Mlied Bd. for Kevict 
ualment of Greece 1917-18 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Athens Oct. 22, 1919 ; resigned Dec. 4, 1919 ; rcapp. 
V. c. of career of class three Sept. 15, 1920, and as- 
signed to Kobe ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one 
96329—38 1 3 



May 26, 1922 ; asBlgnod to Ulzerta June 15, 1022 ; to 
Ceiba Sept. 21, 1923; cons, of class Boven Dec. 19, 
1923; assigned to Ceiba Dec. 22. 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924; assigned to Dres- 
den Apr. 22. 1920; class sevon Dec. 10. 1929; sec. 
In the DlpIo. Ser. Jan. 22. 1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at Brussels and Luxemburg and cons, at Luxemburg 
Mar. 10, 1931 ; class six July 1, 1U34. 

Wallner, Woodruff. — b. Chatham, N. J., Apr. 7, 
1909; Carteret .Vcad. ; attended sell, in France and 
Switzerland; tutors In Italy; Phillips Andover grud. ; 
Columbia Coll., B. A. 1931, grad. work 1933: Sor- 
luinne, certificate 1930; salesman 10:;4 ; prcMluctlon 
asst. and supervisor of foreign versions, motion-pic- 
ture news feature, 1934-35; app., after exiim.. For. 
Ser. officer unelass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1. 19:55; assigned to Naples Oct. 6, 
1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 5, 19:i0 ; to Barcelona 
.Vpr. 7. 1937: to Valiiieia .liini' 10, l!i:{H. 

Walmsley, Walter Newbold, Jr. — b. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Apr. 4, 1904 ; Gllman Country Sch. grad. ; 
Rensselaer Polytech. Inst. 1922-24; steel analyst 
1922 ; reporter 1924 ; jr. counselor at Chateau .Neuvlc 
Sch., France, 1925 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Sfto 
Paulo July 23, 1927; v. c. at SSo Paulo Feb. 29. 
1928; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unelass.. 
V. c. of career, and assigned to Silo Paulo Mar. 26, 
1929 ; to Aden Oct. 29, 1931 ; to Prague Mar. 22. 
1933; to Habana July 24, 1934 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to Ilabana Oct. 1, 1935; to Pernambuco 
Apr. 12, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
tiass seven .Vug. 17. 19:!N; married. 

Walsh, Walter Michael. — b. Duquesne, Pa., Sept. 17. 
1893; Univ. of Calif. 1920-21; Univ. of Colo.. A. B. 
1922; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1922-23; U. 8. 
Army 1917-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Danzig 
Dec. 10, 1924; at Hamburg Jan. 9, 1925; v. c. at 
Hamburg Nov. 24, 1025 ; resigned Oct. 24, 1927 ; app. 
V. c. at Windsor Aug. 9, 1929; at Prin(e Rupert 
Jan. 6. 1931 ; at Vancouver Feb. 20, 1933 ; married. 

Walton, Lester Aglar. — h. St. Louis, Mo., Apr. 20. 
1882; higli sch. grad.; attended business sch.; private 
tutors ; newspaper reporter 1901-6 and managing edi- 
tor of newspaper 1908-20 ; mem. military entertain- 
ment service 1918; newspaper corr. at I'eace Conf.. 
Versailles, 1919 ; feature writer 1922-31 ; assoc. editor 
of newspaper 19:f2-35; newspaper corr. at sessions of 
Int. Llberian Committee, Geneva, 19.33; app. E. E 
and M. P. to Liberia July 22, 1935 ; married. 

Ward, Angus Ivan. — b. Alvlnslon, Ont., Canada, 
July 19, 1803; naturalized; high sch. grad.; Val- 
paral-so Univ. 1913-14 ; lumber engineer and sales- 
man 1909-17; U. S. Army 1917-19. Ist If.; with 
Am. Relief Admin, in Finland and Russia 1910-20; 
shipping and export business 1020-23; timber valua- 
tion engineer, Bu. of Internal Revenue, 102.3-26; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unelass. Mnr. 20. 
1925 ; V. c. of career and assigned to Mukilon Sept. 2, 
1925; to Tientsin Oct. 14. 1920; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Tientsin Doc. 10. 1029 ; to Moscow 
Feb. 10, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 9. 1934 ; 



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class seven July 1, 1934 ; also 2(1 sec. at Moscow Feb. 
6, 1935; class six Apr. 1, 193G; class five Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married. 

•Ward, Frank X. — b. rhiladelphia, Pa., Oct. 4, 1882 ; 
Georgetown Law Sch., LL. B. 1913 ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; elk. 1896-1905, Isthmian Canal Commn. 
1905-10, Dept. of State 1910-13 ; law elk. and court 
representative 1914-17 ; app. elk., temp., at $1,200 in 
the Dept. of State Sept. 1, 1917 ; permanently at 
?1,400 Apr. 16, 1918; at $1,600 Dec. 31, 1919, effec- 
tive Jan. 1, 1920 ; law elk. at $2,000 July 1, 1920 ; at 
$2,250 Feb. 16, 1921 ; at $2,500 Sept. 16, 1922 ; asst. 
solicitor Dec. 30, 1922, effective Jan. 1, 1923 ; at 
$3,000 July 1, 1924 ; asst. to the solicitor at $3,200 
May 1, 1925; at $3,500 Feb. 1, 1926; at $3,600 July 
1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $3,800 Oct. 1, 1928; tech. 
adviser. Pan American Trade-Mark Conf., Washington, 
1929; at $5,600 Apr. 1, 1930; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1, 1931 ; legal adviser, Conf. for Sup- 
pression of Illicit Traffic in Dangerous Drugs, Geneva, 

1936 ; married. — Le. 

"Ward, Robert Spencer. — b. Marysville, Brit. Colum- 
bia, of Am. parents, June 27, 1906 ; George Wash- 
ington, A. B. 1927 ; elk. in Dept. of State Jan.-June 
1925, 1926-29, in War Dept. 1925-26 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. July 1, 
1929 ; to Tokyo Sept. 12, 1929 (canceled) ; to Canton 
Oct. 2, 1929 ; as language officer at Peiping Jan. 7, 
1931 ; as v. c. at Tientsin July 26, 1933 ; class eight 
July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Tien- 
tsin Jan. 24, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; to 
Foochow May 29, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937. 

■Warner, Carlos Julius, — ft. Cleveland, Ohio, June 4. 
1899 ; Harvard, A. B. 1921, LL. B. 1923 ; Univ. of 
Paris, Faeult6 de Droit, 1923-24 ; mem. of bar of 
N. Y. ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; law practice in U. S. and 
Germany 1924-28 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. May 25, 1928 ; to Buenos Aires 
Nov. 3, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 1, 1931 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Bogota June 13, 1931 ; also 
V. c. at Bogota July 16, 1931 ; v. c. at Col(5n Jan. 2, 
1934 ; at Panama, temp.. May 25, 1934 ; class eight 
July 1, 1934 ; at Col6n Sept. 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935 ; assigned to Colfin Jan. 24, 1935 ; as 3d sec. at 
Habana Jan. 17, 1935 (assumed duties Mar. 28, 
1935) ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Habana 
May 6, 1937 ; cons, and 2d sec. at La Paz Aug. 24, 

1937 (canceled) ; cons, at Berlin Oct. 9, 1937. 

Warner, Gerald. — ft. Boothwyn, Pa., Aug. 12, 1907 ; 
Dartmouth, B. S. 1928 ; sales corr. and market analyst 
for company 1928-30; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Windsor, 
temp., Dec. 29, 1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 22, 
1931 ; to Tientsin Dec. 10, 1931 ; to Mukden Mar. 22, 
1934 ; as language officer at Tokyo Aug. 2, 1935 ; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, 
at Taihoku Aug. 26, 1937 ; married. 



Warren, Avra Milvin. — ft. Ilchester, Md., Aug. 26, 
1893 ; Johns Hopkins, A. B. 1915 ; forestry work 
1915-16; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It., overseas serv- 
ice ; with grain exporting company 1919-20 ; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven June 4, 1920 ; as- 
signed to Cape Haitien Aug. 2. 1920 ; class six Nov. 
23, 1921 ; assigned to Karachi Dec. 27, 1921 ; class 
five Mar. 1, 1923; assigned to Nairobi Jan. 23. 1924; 
For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class five 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to St. John's, N. F., June 10, 
1926 ; to Buenos Aires May 6, 1930 ; class four May 
9, 1930 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Buenos Aires 
Sept. 29, 1932 ; adviser. Pan American Cml. Conf., 
Buenos Aires, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 22, 
1935 ; class three Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Dec. 23, 1935; For. Ser. insp. Apr. 21. 1936; class two 
Jan. 3, 1938 ; to the Dept. Jan. 13, 1938 ; chief. Visa 
Division, Jan. 27, 1938 ; married. — VD. 

Warren, Fletcher. — ft. Wolfe City, Tex., Mar. 3, 
1896 ; Univ. of Tex., A. B. 1921 ; U. S. Army 1918- 
19 ; supervisor of students in Tex. Sch. for Deaf 
1921 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three 
Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to Habana Dec. 14. 1921 ; 
class two Feb. 26, 1923; class one Nov. 23, 1923; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1. 1924; class eight 
and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. May 
20, 1925 ; class seven May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
Barranquilla Mar. 5, 1929 ; class six July 24, 1930 ; 
assigned to Budapest Mar. 13, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 3, 1934 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the 
leg. at Managua Aug. 6, 1934 ; cons, and 2d sec. at 
Managua Aug. 15, 1934; class five Oct. 1. 1935; 
cons, and 2d sec. at Riga Dec. 4, 1936 ; class four 
Jan. 3, 1938 ; 1st sec. in addition to duties as c