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REGISTER 

OF THE 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 

OCTOBER 1, 1939 



REGISTER 

OF THE 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 



Please report to the Division of Research 

and Publication of the Department any 

error found in this Register. 



REGISTER 



OF THE 



DEPARTMENT OF STATE 



OCTOBER 1, 1939 




UNITED STATES 

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 

WASHINGTON: 1939 



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U.S,6UPERlftTEND£NTOFD0CUM£NT& 
JAN 151940 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 



Publication 1406 



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 Superin- 
tendent 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 Serv- 
ice ofhcers receiving annuities. 



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 

1. Organization of the Department: 

The Secretary of State 1 

The Under Secretary of State 2 

The Counselor of the Department of State 2 

Assistant Secretary of State (Messersmith) 3 

Office of Fiscal and Budget Affairs 3 

Consular Commercial Office 3 

Assistant Secretary of State (Berle) 4 

Assistant Secretary of State (Grady) 4 

Office of the Legal Adviser 4 

Adviser on Political Relations (Dunn) 5 

Adviser on Political Relations (Hornbeck) 5 

Adviser on International Economic Affairs 5 

Director of Personnel 5 

Board 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 1 11 

Foreign Service Officers' Training School 11 

Division of Far Eastern Affairs 12 

Division of the American Republics 12 

Division of European Affairs 13 

Division of Near Eastern Affairs 13 

Division of Current Information 14 

Office of Coordination and Review 14 

Passport Division 15 

Treaty Division 18 

Translating Bureau 18 

Division of Communications and Records 10 

Visa Division 21 

Division of Research and Publication 21 

Division of Trade Agreements 23 

Office of Philippine Aflfairs 24 

Division of International Conferences _- 24 

Division of Protocol 25 

Division of Cultural Relations 25 

Office of the Editor of the Treaties 26 

Division of International Communications 26 

Division of Accounts 27 

Division of Controls 28 

Special Division 29 

Board of Appeals and Review 29 

Foreign Service Buildings Commission 29 

V 



VI CONTENTS 

2. Classification of Department personnel: Page 

Principal officers 30 

Professional and scientific service 30 

Subprofessional service 32 

Clerical, administrative, and fiscal service 33 

Custodial service 40 

Personnel engaged in the collection and editing of official papers of the Territories 

of the United States 41 

Personnel engaged in connection with the Convention for the Promotion of -Inter- 
American Cultural Relations 41 

Passport agencies 41 

Despatch agencies 41 

3. Organization of the Foreign Service i -. 42 

4. Classification of the Foreign Service 46 

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

in the ranks of the Foreign Service 47 

ti. Biographies: 

Personnel of the Department of State and of the Foreign Service 48 

7. Biographical reference: 

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

or died in the Service since January 1, 1906 212 

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

or died in the Service since October 1, 1938 222 

Geographical index 227 

Index of persons. 231 



OFFICE SYMBOLS 



A-B Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Berle. 

A-G Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Grady. 

A-M __ Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Messer- 
smith. 

A-M/C. Consular Commercial Office. 

A-M/F.Office of Fiscal and Budget Affairs. 

C Counselor of the Department of State. 

CI Division of Current Information. 

Co Division of Controls. 

CR Office of Coordination and Review. 

DA Division of Accounts. 

DCR_ -Division of Communications and Rec- 
ords. 

DP Director of Personnel. 

EA Adviser on International Economic 

ET Office of the Editor of the Treaties. 

Eu Division of European Affairs. 

FA Division of Foreign Service Administra- 
tion. 

FBO Foreign Service Buildings Office. 

FE Division of Far Eastern Affairs. 

FP Division of Foreign Service Personnel. 

FSS Foreign Service Officers' Training School. 

Ge Office of the Geographer. 

IC Division of International Conferences. 



IN Division of International 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, Mr. Dunn. 

PA/H._ Adviser on Political Relations, Mr. 
Hornbeck. 

PD Passport Division. 

PI Office of Philippine 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. 

S A Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, 

Mr. Pasvolsky. 

S A/E . - Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, 
Mr. Edminster. 

SD Special Division. 

TA Division of Trade Agreements. 

TD Treaty Division. 

Tr Translating Bureau. 

U :_ -Under Secretary of State. 

VD Visa Division. 



1. ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 

THE SECRETARY OF STATE 

The Secretary of State, who is the highest ranking Cabinet member, is charged, under the 
direction of the President, with the conduct of negotiations of whatever character relating to 
the foreign afifairs 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 United States. 

Cordell Hull, Secretary of State 
Cecil W. Gray,' Assistant to the Secretary 

George W. Renchard > John F. Stone ' 

Will Harris, Private Secretary 



Hazel H. Roberts 

Clayborne TenniUe 
James R. Warren 



Clerks 

Messengers 

Louis S. Myers 

Chauffeurs 



Mildred J. Asbjornson 



Thomas P. Roache 



Charles E. Mitchell 



Special Assistants to the Secretary op State 

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

Leo Pasvolsky, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State 

Myra E. Holt, Private Secretary 

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

Elizabeth J. Areford, Private Secretary 



1 Foreign Service officer. 
181462—39 2 



2 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 9 

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 with 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, under the Counselor, with assisting in the formulation of policy and with unifying and 
coordinating action within the Department on international aspects of fisheries problems; with 
the duty of effecting coordination of the work of the Department with the work of international 
fishery commissions which are under the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of State; 
and liaison officer between the Department of State and other branches of the Government in 
matters relating to fisheries problems which fall within the field of joint interest and authority. 

Leo D. Sturgeon,' Assistant to the Counselor 



Assistant to the Cotjnselok 

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 civU 
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 



' Foreign Service officer. 



ORGANIZATION OF 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 management; 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 affairs, passports, 
visas, Foreign Service buildings, and international conferences; is Chairman of the Board of 
Foreign Service Personnel, the Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service, and the Foreign 
Service Officers' Training School Board. 

George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State and Budget Officer 

Laurence C. Frank, Executive Assistant 

Fletcher Warren, ^ Executive Assistant 

Maynard B. Lundgren. Private Secretary 

Vera N. Gallop Dorothy M. Zierjack 

Frederick A. Browne, Messenger 

OFFICE OF FISCAI AND BUDGET AFFAIRS 

Charged with responsibility, under the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of administration, 
for the allotment, apportionment, and control of expenditures of appropriations of the Depart- 
ment of State and its activities; for the direction and supervision of the estimates of appropria- 
tions, the coordination thereof, and justification before the Bureau of the Budget and the 
Congress; for matters relating to legislative provisions and bills; for the compilation of miscel- 
laneous data for the Bureau of the Budget and the Congress ; and for special assignments of varied 
character coming within the purview of the work of this Office. 

Charles Bridgham Hosmer,i Chief 

Ella A. Logsdon, Assistant Chief 

B. Leslie Vipond 

Clerks 
Luella Ollis Rose L. Hanshew 

CONSULAR COMMERCIAL OFFICE 

Charged, under the direction of the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of administration, with 
the drafting of correspondence on consular trade promotion and reporting work and the direction 
of consular activity in this field; .the censoring, grading, and criticizing of commercial and 
economic reports, as well as the distribution of economic data to Department of Commerce 
and to such other Government departments and organizations as may appropriately receive 
such information; liaison office with the Department of Commerce and the Department of 
Agriculture.* 

James J. Murphy, Jr.,* Chief 

G. Harold Keatley Elizabeth B. Gibson Elsie B. Cheever 

Clerks 

John L. Hill Susanna Hcmry Mary E. Kjelgaard 

Winne H. Bowman Lenore M. Reece Carol Sorrell 

Charlotte Bradshaw Cleo B. Morrill James P. Feeney 

James W. Hardy, Messenger 

' Foreien Service oflBcer. 

' Mr. Qe.irge Wythe serves as liaison ofBuer for the Department of Commerce, and Mr. Louis G. Michael serves a.'' liaison 
officer for the Department of Agriculture, under the terms of Keorganization Plan Ko. H as authorized by the Reorganization Act 
of April 3, 1939. 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATH 19;} 9 



ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE 

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

Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Assistaiit Secretary of Stale 

Louis E. Mundy, Private Secretary 

P^dith L. Smith, Clerk 

Charles A. Reeder, Messenger 

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. 

Henry F. Grady, Assistant Secretary of State 

Robert M. Carr, Assistant to the Assistant Secretary 

Adele Thode Jameson, Private Secretary 

Claire Beckham, Clerk 

Robert T. Greenfield, Messenger 

OFFICE OF THE LEGAL ADVISER 
Drafts and interprets treaties, conventions, protocols, and other international agreements; 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, inherit- 
ance, 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 propertj-; 
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 Assistant 
Assistants to the Legal Adviser 
Anna A. O'Neill 
Joseph B. Matr^ 
Raymund T. Yingling 
Marjorie M. Whiteman 
Frederick M. Diven 
John Maktos 
Durward V. Sandifer 
Ethel L. Lawrence 

Clerks 
Helen Woodworth 
Margaret Holden Henry 
Messengers 

Lewis A. Morse 



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 



Walter E. Pelton 
George S. Knight 
E. Barbour Hutchison 
Katherine B. Fife 
John W. Halderman 
Sidney D. Spear 
William W. Bishop, Jr. 



Muriel Brien 



WaUace W. Carter 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



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 

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 wdth 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. 

Stanley K. Hornbeck, Adviser on Political Relations 

Alger Hiss, Assistant 

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 formu- 
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 George F. Luthringer 

Roy Veatch John T. Fishburn 

Clerks 
Marianna Davis Elsie Boelter Martha Swain Grantham 

Lillian W. Wright Marjorie E. Gilmore 

Clarence Compton, Messenger 

DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL 

Is charged, under the Secretary of State and the Assistant Secretary of State and budget officer, 
with the development and administration of the personnel programs prescribed by Executive 
Order No. 7916. As head of the Division of Personnel Supervision and Management super- 
vises the functions of appointment, assignment, classification, service rating, and training of 
employees in the Department of State, exclusive of the Foreign Service; supervises the estab- 
lishment of means for the hearing of grievances of e:aployees and presents appropriate recom- 
mendations for the settlement thereof to the Secretary of State; makes recommendations to 
the Assistant Secretary of State and budget officer with respect to expenditures for personnel; 
and supervises the maintenance and service functions of the Department. Has custody of 
the seal of the United States. Is a member of the Council of Personnel Administration; liaison 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 9 

officer with the Civil Service Commission, the Central Statistical Board, and with other execu- 
tive departments, establishments, and agencies of the Government in all matters relating to 
the functions of his Division; and contact officer with exposition commissions. 

Edward Yardley, Director of Personnel 

Percy F. Allen, Assisiant Director of Personnel 

Louise White, Assistant to the Director of Personnel 

Clerks 
Daniel H. Schmidt Martha Boyajian 

Warren McBeth, Messenger 



Recruiting and Selection Section 

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



Clerks 



Stephen H. Quigley 
Will F. Dunker 



Clydia Mae Richardson 
Marion B. Jones 



Albert S. Rice, Messenger 



"Personnel Relations Section 

Margaret S. Edwards, Chief 
Eva Harris Jacobs, Welfare Worker 



Lucy V. Garner 
William E. Cooke 



Service Records and Budget Section 
Harold G. Kissick, Chief 

Clerks 
Helen S. Brue 
Violet F. Kyle 



Ruth E. Lombard 
Emmett C. Rhodes 



Forrest D. Van Valin 
Charles F. Funkhouser 

Charles M. Johnson 

Nicholas Anthony 
Stephen Payne 



Maintenance and Service Section 

Millard L. Kenestrick, Chief 
Edward J. Thomas, Assistant Chief 

Clerks 
Margaret L. Swanson 
Wilfred J. Duda 

Relief Messengers 

Oliver T. Willis 

Samuel Small, Foreman of Lnhnrers 

Wilton Belford 

Edward Harris 

Machine Repair Shop 

Raymond L. Stegmaier, in charge 
Ponald L. Blair 



Robert G. Walsh 



Frank L. Norris 



Archie Steel 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



Eoline Howze 
Hurley S. Fisk 
Grace M. Horn 
Mary L. Meyer 

Viola T. Snyder 
Mary Sprigman 
Mildred R. Eaton 
Audrey M. Welch 
Dorothy J. WeUs 
Virginia D. Nelson 
Florence M. Culpepper 
Gussie A. Lassen 
Dorothy B. Wallace 
Theresa M. Takacs 
Rose Wojnar 
C. Jeanne Hackett 
Ethel A. Shedlov 



Stenographic Unit 

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 

Stenographers and Typists 
Bertha L. Schwass 
Mabel M. MacDonald 
Kathryn M. Kurdy 
Elizabeth E. Storen 
Dorathy K. Petersen 
Barbara McDermott 
Stella R. Wojnar 
Hazel E. Day 
Lucille A. Ryan 
Faye Bush 
MarccUa Sheahan 
Ethel M. Svendsen 
Grace B. Brinner 



Isabel M. Donovan 
Beatrice M. Fordyce 
Amelia Rambausky 



Edelen Fogarty 
Louise Genz 
Marjorie P. Clark 
Lillian J. DeVita 
Lenora B. Heipt 
Anne L. Sanders 
Dorothy Fern Berglund 
Louise C. Connors 
Josephine I. Leary 
Katherine E. Lemberger 
Claudia M. McCants 
Grace M. Bauer 
Rita D. Neergaard 



Gertrude C. Shallcross, in charge of duplicating 

Clerks 
Anna V. Burroughs Margaret W. Sutton 

Cressy L. Kegg Joseph L. Conley 

Messengers 
William J. Kelly John W. Taylor 



Maceo Carter 



Supply Unit 

Maitland S. Wright, Chief 

Charles A. Slaughter, Assistant Chief 

Lloyd L. Gibson, Clerk 

Walter B, Edmonds, Packer 

Laborers 

Harry B. Gaines 



William E. Wade 



Diplomatic Pouch and Mail Section 

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

Clerks 



Ralph W. Pry or 
Frank A. Sannebeck 

Robert Warren 
William H. Hester 



Otto R. Holsinger 
James H. Martin 
Chauffeurs 

Raymond Tyler 
William E. Johnson 

Milton Baker, Laborer 



Elymas A. Strosnider 
Micheal J. Collins 

Antonio M. Richardson 



8 "REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1939 

BOARD OF FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL 

The Board of Foreign Service Personnel is composed of not more than three Assistant Secretaries of 
State designated by the Secretary of State, one of whom shall be the Assistant Secretary of 
State having supervision over the Division of Foreign Service Personnel, who shall be chairman. 
In addition, by the provisions of Executive Order No. 8185, of June 29, 1939, oiie officer of the 
Department of Commerce and one officer of the Department of Agriculture are members of the 
Personnel Board, sitting as members of the Board only when matters of interest to their respec- 
tive Departments are under consideration. The duties of the Board of Foreign Service Person- 
nel, 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 capacity for promotion to the grade of minister; to submit to the Sec- 
retary 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 serv- 
ice 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 lega- 
tion; 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 contro- 
versies and delinquencies among the Service personnel and to recommend to the Secretary of 
State appropriate disciplinary action where required; to determine, for submission to the Secre- 
tary of State after considering recommendations of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel, 
that the efficiency rating of an officer is unsatisfactory, thereb}^ 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. Mcssersmith, Assistant Secretary of State, Chairman 
Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State 
Henry F. Grady, Assistant Secretary of State 
Edward J. Noble, Under Secretary of Commerce 
Leslie A. Wheeler, Director of Foreign Agricultural Relations of the 
Department of Agriculture 

BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR THE FOREIGN SERVICE 
(Under Executive Order No. 5642 of June 8, 1931, and Executive Order No. 8185, of June 29, 1939) 
George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State, Chairman 
Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State 
Henry F. Grady, Assistant Secretary of State 
Edward J. Noble, Under Secretary of Commerce 
Leslie A. Wheeler, Director of Foreign Agricultural Relations of the 

Department of Agriculture 
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- 



» Foreign Service officer. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 



tesies, letters rogatory, 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 commerce, 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 

Andrew B. Foster ' 

Blanche Keller, Secretary to the Chief 

Adele E. Dix, Chief Clerk of Division 

Clerks 

Mary E. Snyder Anthony A. Covins 



Edward P. Dobyns 



G. Victor Lindholm, in charge 
Ancel N. Taylor 
Susan H. Shuey 
Josephine P. Brown 



Rose S. Bryan, in charge 
Marcia Eberlein 



Administration 
Personnel and Allotments 

Emilia C. Kreis 
Clarke P. Cole 
Lucy A. Shults 
George J. Webster 

Purchasing and Property 

Ervin N. Dehn 
Viola B. Pew 



Mary J. Boutte 
Agnes Utley 
Bernard W. Lewis 
Theresa H. Abfalder 



Paul A. Greene 



Foreign Service Regulations 
Glenn A. Abbey,' in charge 

Contracts and Retirement 
Hugh C. McMillan, in charge 



Wanda Nash Hobbs 



Lois G. Moock 



George G. Riddiford, in charge 
Fred E. Hailer, in charge 



Leaves of Absence 
Janet M. Harter 

Mailing 
Clarence J^ Wright 



Charles M. Long 
Albert Spaulding 



Miscellaneous Section 

Frances M. Marsh, in charge 

Clerks 



Virginia M. Ellis 
Orlando F. Smith 



Viola H. Ratcliff 
Leonice K. Bechtold 



'Foreign Service officer 



10 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1939 

Estates and Notarials Section 

Glenn A. Smith, in charge 
Effie K. Turner Louise I. Baxley Rosella M. McLaughlin 



Documentation Section 
Hugh L. Sturgis 



Messengers 
Lorenzo Harrod Forrest L. M. Headley 

Despatch Agency, New York 
(45 Broadway) 

Howard Fyfe, Despatch Agent 
Stephen E. Lato, Assistant Despatch Agent 

Clerks 

Rosemary Quinlan William C. Sclnilts Thomas P. Esmonds 

Walter Kearney James Frascella 



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 

aerks 
Helen J. Gilchrist Agnes M. Carter 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT H 

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 cfiBcers; 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. Rowland 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 OFFICERS' TRAINING SCHOOL 

The Foreign Service Officers' Training School is maintained in the Department of State for the 
instruction of new appointees to the Foreign Service. Only those persons who have success- 
fully 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, which ia 
composed of the members of the Board of Foreign Service Personnel, one Foreign Service officer 
assigned for duty in the Division of Foreign Service Personnel, and the Director of the Foreign 
Service Officers' Training School. 

The School Board 

George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State, Chairman 

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

Henry F. Grady, Assistant Secretary of State 

Edward J. Noble, Under Secretary of Commerce 

Leslie A. Wheeler, Director of Foreign Agricultural Relations of the Department of 

Agriculture 
G. Rowland Shaw,' Chief of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel, Department of State 
J. Klahr Huddle.' Director of the Foreign Service Officers' Training School 

The School 

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



Foreign Service oflBcer. 



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DIVISION OF FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS 

Has general charge of relations with China, Japan, and Thailand and (in conjunction with the Division 
of European Affairs and other interested divisions) with the possessions and territories of 
European nations in Ihe 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 
AfTairs) 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. 

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

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



Walter A. Adams ' 
Laurence E. Salisbury 
George Atcheson, Jr.^ 



Ethel J. Laser 
Ann Marie Teague 
Ruth E. Kelly 



Joseph M. Jones 
James K. Penfield ' 
George A. Morlock 

Clerks 
Helen E. Skolianik 
James P. Speer, 2d 

Messengers 



Ruth E. Bacon 
Ethel G. Christensou 



Helen J. Nebel 
Myra H. Pope 



Paul A. Simmons 



Arthur J. Smith 



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 inter-American organizations. 

Laurence Duggan, Chief 

Ellis O. Briggs,' Assistant Chief 

Herbert S. Bursley,^ Assistant Chief 

Harold D. Finley,' Assistant Chief 

Selden Chapin,^ Assistant Chief 

Walter N. Walmsley, Jr.» 
Harley A. Notter 
Willard F. Barber 
Melvin L. Leap 

Clerks 

Constance M. Supplee 
Germaine B. Angle 
Violet I. Lake 
Mary Jane Carder 



Richard C. Tanis 
Emilio G. Collado 
Philip W. Bonsai 
Gerald A. Drew ' 



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



Andrew E. Donovan, 2d ' 
Livingston Satterthwaite * 
Robert F. Woodward ' 



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



Messengers 



Augustus Lee 



Samuel T. Reynolds 



' ForuigD Service ofBcer. 



OKGANIZATION OF THE DEPAKTMENT 



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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 

Loy W. Henderson, • Assistant Chief 

Robert T. Pell, Assistant Chief 



Joseph Flack ' 
Waldemar J. Gallman * 
John R. Minter 
Hugh S. Cumming, Jr. 
Samuel Reber ' 



Lewis Clark ' 
Robert B. Stewart 
Raymond E. Murphy 
Edward T. Wailes ' 
Eric C. Wendelin > 



Robert D. Coe i 
Llewellyn E.Thompson, Jr. 
Edward Page, Jr.' 
Clara L. Borjes 
Albina L. Parkins 



Vivian M. Smith 
Eileen Mc Kenny 
Jane B. Basse tt 
Nettie N. Bagby 



Clerks 

Mary D. Maxwell 
Cora M. Smith 
Alice S. Downer 
Ruth F. Irwin 

Messengers 



Isaac Edwards 



Dorothy M. Glogovac 
Anna Mae Reker 
Elizabeth Jeannette 
Ruby M. Barnes 

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 
Gordon P. Merriam ' 



Wallace Murray, Chief 
Paul H. Ailing, Assistant ChieJ 

Henry S. Villard » 
James J. Durnan 



George V. Allen ' 
Amy C. Holland 



Clerks 



Mary N. Birch 
Gladvs Chalfant 



Lucille Snyder 
Ethel Mae Gribble 



Thomas J. Delaney, Messenger 



' Foreign Service officer. 



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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 Dorsey Gassaway Fisher ' 

L. Adelaide Watson, Administrative Assistant 



Reginald P. Mitchell 



Alice McGavack 
Gladys E. Schukraft 



Ulysses Prince, Jr. 



Clerks 

Floris Rustad 
Dorothy E. Soderlund 

Messengers 



Charles C. Klein 



Robert S. Prioleau 



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 the 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 

Eunice A. Lincoln Virginia H. James 

Mary G. Lackey 



Ruth Patee Griffin 
Josephine Rockwell 



George W. Matheny 
Rosemary S. Davenport 

William H. Ketner 



Mailing Section 
Clerks 

Messengers 



Edna M. Lindsay 
Charles L. Donadio 

Leland S. West 



Foreign Service oflBcer. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 15 

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 Pliilippines, 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 i 

John O. Bell, Executive Assistant 

Edwy L. Reeves, Assistant 

Edith D. Washburn, Secretary to the Chief 

Eugenia E. Sheats, Secretary to the Technical Adviser and Assistant Chief 



Correspondence Reviewing Section 

F. Virginia Alexander, Supervisor 

Reviewers 
Ethel Myers Nellie Vass Myers 

Jiilia F. Simpson Frances N. Dismon 



Drafting Section 

Eugene C. Rowley, Attorney and Supervisor 

Attorneys 
Willis H. Young John T. White CHflford O. Barker 

Correspondence Clerks 
Bertha S. Rodrick Bernice L. Waterman 

Jennie V. Wright Elizabeth C. Roach 



Fraud Section 

Ashley J. Nicholas, Attorney and Supervisor 

Attorneys 
John C. Elliott Louis M. Drury 



' Foreign Service o£Qcer. 



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REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 39 



Elsie R. Hanson 
Kenneth P. Bechtel 



Clerks 

Dudley L. Robertson 
Margaret K. Wheeler 



Robert M. Sparks 



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



Examining Section 

Walter P. Hibbs, Supervisor 

Examiners 

Vivian R. Craley Paul W. Hallman 

Louis G. Owens Earl K. Peterson 

Ruby F. Reid Mildred V. Dryer 

Thomas B. Reid, Agent in charge of reception room 



Thurston F. Waterman 
Delores O. Lindsey 



Clerks 



Robert J. Ryan 
Joseph L. Phillips 



Thomas F. Farrell 



Gladvs A. Curtis 



Research Section 



William H. Heers 



Cashieb's Section 

Charles P. Roach, Jr., Cashier 

Clerks 



Helen R. Riedesel 



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



Information and Record Section 

Elizabeth H. Phillips, Supervisor 

Clerks 

Myra A. Murdock 
Elsie M. Carey 



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



Transcribing Section 
Marj' E. Owen, Supervisor 

Transcribers 

Helen Warren Boudreau 
Catharine M. Daley 
Eva S. Barn hart 
Mary Vance S. Wilson 



Mary J. Loar 
William G. Nerren 



Willie Taylor Burke 
Eleanor M. Richards 
Ethel M. Jungclas 
Stanley J. Goray 



OEGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 17 

Passport Writing Section 

Ola May Stephan, Supervisor 
Mona Isaacson, Authorization Clerk 

Writers 
Florence R. Poetker Helen L. Sohner 



Passport Mailing Section 

Fred Scott, Jr., Supervisor 
John M. Powell 



Messengers 

Edgar Thomas Frederick A. Dodson Robert J. Burns 

George A. Thomas Eugene Dickerson, Jr. 



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

Harry H. Bolds, Passport Agent 

Stoughton J. Richmond, Assistant Passport Agent 

Frank S. Daxbergcr, Clerk 



Passport Agency, Chicago 
(338 United States Courthouse) 

Robert A. Proctor, Passport Agent 

John L. Barton, Assistant Passport Agent 

Miles E. Briggs, Clerk 



Passport Agency, New York 
(Subtreasury Building; branch office, Rockefeller Center) 

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

Clerks 

Elma V. Waldron Joseph Seller Hulda Hultberg 

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

Harry P. Berliner Mary J. Hayes 



Passport Agency, San Francisco 

(Room 126, Federal Office Building) 

Somerset A. Owen, Passport Agent 

Gordon Norquist, Assistant Passport Agent 

Aloysius O. Horan, Clerk 



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TREATY DIVISION 

Is charged with assisting, when and as requested by the responsible oflBcers, 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 by 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 



Sydney Y. Smith 
William R. Manning 



Thomas Griffin 
Emily T. Chase 
Lillie V. Dickson 



Assistants 

Harry R. Turkel 
William V. Whittington 

Clerks 

Edith Miller 

Clara Freeman Wright 

David H. Grimes, Messenger 



Charles I. Bevans 



Marion M. Nusbaum 
Ernest W. Fitzpatrick 



TRANSLATING BUREAU 



Is charged with the 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, 



ORGA^JlZATIOiSr OF THE DEPARTMENT 19 

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 

John W. Perkins Fred G. Haskins Alice Van A. Alexander 

Ignatius Jawney Edmund Caskie 

Clerks 
Ida May Lewis Jean Pritchard 

Edward Wells, Messenger 

DIVISION OF COMMUNICATIONS AND RECORDS 

Is 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 ofiicial publica- 
tions of foreign governments; the maintenance of a record of precedents of policy and procedure. 

David A. Salmon, Chiej 

Roger S. Tfrissel,. Assistant Chief 

Harvey E. P^nstermacher, Assistant Chief 

Alice L. Corcoran, Administraiive Assistant 



Telegeaph Section 

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



Record Sections 

Joseph W. McMahon, Supervisor 
Edward E. Driscoll, Research Assistant 

Chiefs of Sections 

Charles Siegel, Passport Section Marie A. Endlein, Claims Section 

Walter H. Anderson, European Section Leo J. Vincelette, Far Eastern Section 

Dorothy K. Butler, Commercial Section George C. Windle, Near Eastern Section 

Lucy E. Collins, American Republics Section Mary A. Sadler, Conference Section 

Samuel S. Ford, Miscellaneous Section Milford A. Shipley, War Trade Board Section 

David Crenshaw, United States Section Kathryn H. Conrad, Mail Section 

De Lyle Davis, Immigration Section Russell Atterberry, Peace Conference Section 
Ruth K. Wailes, Personnel Section 

Isham W. Ferkiua, Publications Section 
Ira James Noe, League of Nations Section 



REGISTER or THE DEPARTIMENT OF S'J'ATE 19 3 9 



Winfield S. Byars 
Esther C. Janson 
Kirby L. Prince 
Burton R. Kirby 
D. Henry Tilton 
Paul E. Goldsberry 
John S. Whitt 
Norton P. Lawler 
Leo B. Hurney 
Marjorie D. Glennan 
Harry L. Madison 
Ira P. Meyer 
Alvin L. Petrain 
Marj' A. Fuerst 
John B. Wells 
Ella Ruth Rinker 
Daniel J. Burning 
William W. Cummans 
Margaret I. Gates 
Sarah B. McLean 
Delia T. Buckley 
Laura i\L Miles 
Florence M. Clayton 
William C. Clark 
Delbert D. Mehaffy 
Wayne C. Bobst 
Harry E. Fisher 
Lillian F. Phillips 
Mary E. Tallant 
Wilbur E. Nicholls 
Ralph K. Hirst 
Marie Ellis 
Harry R. Ebersole 
Clarence J. Nelson 
May R. McKee 
Earl K. Newton 
Mabel J. Barker 
J-Jsther D. Auld 
Beth Blaskey 
P]l\vood M. Browne 
Loretto E. FitzGerald 
Frances B. Paxson 
Rhoda A. Mathews 
Charles D. Dve 



Clerks 

Frances L. Hynson 
Maude M. McCormick 
Glenn M. Gillette 
Frank Place 
Mildred M. Smith 
Blanche Bowers 
Berry R. Thompson 
Lloyd A. Swanson 
Ruth Rightmire 
Julian S. Cate 
Kenneth F. Channon 
James F. R. Garner 
Elsie May Crim 
Mary C. Geesa 
Clyde H. Wortham 
Frances B. Sheridan 
Rufus L. Owen 
Lucile M. Sutherland 
Gladys I. Ertter 
Charles F. Hawkins 
Margarete C. Mc Curdy 
Marie L. Richardson 
Dorothy Gait Swimley 
Raymond O. Watson 
Warren V. Magruder, Jr. 
Harold T. MuUett 
George S. Thomas 
Lois W. White 
Mertice T. Leer 
Nell Louise Curstead 
Mary Jo Day 
Jennye Resnick 
Violet M. McCanner 
Hamilton Coit 
Guy P. Boutte 
J. Russell Leffas 
Carl F. Wagner, Jr. 
J. Edward Lj^erly 
Dorothy J. Dye 
Edna J. Grenlie 
Allen Earl May 
Mabel O. Aaker 
Audrey Chew 
Neal E. Kimm 



Mary A. Troeter 
Ruth E. Brinkley 
Rita F. Peterson 
Selmer Birkelo 
Donald Bucholz 
Edward Fenig 
Robert E. Phelps 
Helen Robinson 
George W. Wright 
Patricia Ann Parr 
Virginia R. Hiley 
John F. Kissinger 
Nehemiah Silver 
Nannie W. Berrej^ 
Gerald W. Russeil 
Ralph A. Vestal 
Frederick J. Robichau 
Russell F. Gee 
Franklin G. Rothenlnisli 
Donald Bell 
A. Evans Hiley 
Albert Hansen 
Rex W. Ramey 
Mary Helen Marshall 
Catherine J. Joyce 
Lawrence L. Hansen 
Irene Collins 
Grace E. Jones 
Bonnie J. Smith 
Joseph W. Reap 
Edward J. Hussar 
Arthur L. Spielmaker, Jr. 
Charles Glen Knight 
Kathryn M. Davis 
Joanna lerna 
Earl Killian 
James P. Burke 
Ethel M. Nelson 
Mabel Parmenter 
Angelo M. Furia 
Edwin D. Nause 
Richard D. Stalker 



Louisa Pastorini 
Marie S. Clarke 



Telephone Operators 

Catherine E. Hannan, Chief Operator 

Emma L. Baker 
Eleanor F. Cograve 



Helen V. PaulseU 
Dorothea C. Mooney 



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Messengers 

Edward T. Simmons Frank R. Hawkins Harry J. Ray 

Roswell N. Pinckney Robert H. Carter Benjamin Mayo 

Ralph C. Walker Ernest Snowden James H. Elliott 

Thompkins G. Ricks Clarence F. Holmes George G. McKinney 

Charles L. Johnson John Henry Payne 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, i Chief 
Eliot B. Coulter, Assistant Chief 

Julian F. Harrington ' Robert C. Alexander 

Harry L. Troutman ' Francis P. Dormady 

Clerks 

Marjorie Moss Agnes P. Bonnette Lillian Kramer 

Dorothy D. Morrison Mary Louise Serrin Ethyl E. Wyckman 

Herbert B. Monroe Charlotte K. Levenson Frances Lafferty 

Myra L. Goodwin Mildred D. White Goldie B. Gould 

EHzabeth Hecht Harriett Sackett Black Barbara A. Brossard 

Elsie M. Schneider Evelyn L. Nelson Virginia W. Voeth 

Messengers 
William D. Evans 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; 
and maintenance of liaison between the Department and The National Archives. Publication 
function involves the editing and distribution of Department publications and the dissemina- 
tion of information concerning them; conduct (in collaboration with other interested divisions) 
of correspondence relating to the international distribution and international exchange of pub- 
lications of the United States Government; 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 
Department and the submitting of recommendations for allocation of the printing and binding 
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. 

, Chief 



E. Wilder Spaulding, Assistant Chief 

William Gerber, Assistant to the Chief 

Alice Brown Correll Merrill S. Potts 



' Foreign Service officer. 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 9 



Helen J. Zilch 
Mary M. Gates 



Clerks 
Elizabeth C. D 'Amour 
Harriet C. Pope 



Gustava L. Wilson 



Victor J. Farrar 
George V. Blue 



Research Section 

Ernest R. Perkins, Chief 

James S. Beddie 
Ralph H. Stimson 



John G. Reid 



Edgar B. Nixon 



Territorial Papers 

Clarence E. Carter, Editor 

Editorial Assistants 

Lillie R. Carter 



Jane E. HiU 



Library 



Irving L. Thomson 
Amelia B. Deans 
Myra J. DeBerry 
Nona L. Doherty 
Miriam T. Rooney 
Grace W. Barry 



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

Library Assistants 

Hanna H. Blackstock 
Rosine G. Pilliod 
Gladys M. Dawes 
Gwendolyn E. Murphy 
Sarah Welcher 



Cordelia A. Miller 
Marion F. Lyle 
WiUiam E. Tietz 
Neva Fletcher 
Virgil G. Nubbe 



Publishing Section 

Bryton Barron, Chief 

Irene B. Leach, Printing Assistant 

Mary Porter Russell 



Matilda F. Axton, Reviewer 

Inez J. Gardner 
M. Augusta Clarke 
Edith F. Stiles 
EsteUe Cornett 
Grace Alexander Grefe 



Editorial Assistants 

Virginia Burbank Angel, Reviewer 

Elizabeth A. Vary Verda M. Dougherty 

Evelyn S. Gibbes Willa Frances Shaw 

Margaret D. Awtrey Virginia Gray 

Helen White Williams Mary Leah Albritton 
Frances Armbruster 



Marjorie Hottel Doukas 



Special Documents Section 

Alice M. BaU, Chief 

Editorial Assistants 

Mary P. Ogg 



Madge Lee Guard 



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Charles H. Miller 
B. E. Neiburg 



Laws Section 

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

Editorial Assistants 

Moody Hull 
Robert T. Hall 



Carlos B. Rankin 



Waldra T. Nickens 



Messengers 

Vassar D. Gibson 

Julius Lee, Laborer 



Francis D. Wilson 



Office of the Geographer 

S. W. Boggs, Geographer 

Sophia A. Saucerman, Assistant Geographer 

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



Eleanor F. Bayles 



Clerks 
Anton B. Fabatz 



June Robinson 



DIVISION OF TRADE AGREEMENTS 

Carries out the provisions of the act entitled "An act to amend the Tariff 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 

Leander B. Lovell 
Chauncey L. Simering 
John H. Fuqua 
Carl D. Cor^e 
Vernon L. Phelps 
H. Gerald Smith 
Mary E. Gross 
Cecil Thayer White 
Amelia H. Hood 
James H. Lewis 
Margaret R. Hardy 
Emma Fell Paxson 



Robert M. Carr 
Vernon E. Bundy 
Jacques J. Reinstein 
John C. Ross 
Honor! Marcel Catudal 
Richard Eldridge 
Constant Southworth 
Henry J. Wadleigh 
Granville 0. Woodard 
Edward I. MuUins 
James C. Sappington, 3d 
Laurence J. de Rvcke 



Leonila Lloyd Biggins 
Elizabeth McGrory 
Bainbridge C. Davis 
James A. Hobbs 
Charles L. Aulette 
Robert J. Huflfcut 
Henry E. Allen 
Ruth Harpel Loomis 
Christine Sherrod Orr 
Pauline B. Prescott 
Rachel C. Reinstein 
Tomena Jo Thoreson 



24 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTjNIENT OF STATE 1939 



Virginia B. Lewis 
Elizabeth B. Smith 
Edith H. Haines 
Myra E. Holt 
Claire Wertenbruch 
James P. Angelo 
John Russell Young, Jr. 
Lois M. Fessler 
Corinne D. Young 
Elizabeth W. Eisenhart 
F. Louise Welch 

Curtis White 



Clerks 

Katharine Lamneck 
Muscdorah W. Thoreson 
Marie E. Mullen 
Marie B. JeflFers 
Elizabeth J. Arcford 
Frances H. Rawlings 
Saidee C. B5'rne 
Charles E. Hammond 
Anthony T. DuBusky 
Christine S. Allen 

Alessengers 
Lawrence R. Shepherd 



Mary B. McLaughlin 
Marion M. Walker 
Beatrice M. Willoughby 
Hildrcd V. Holderith 
Vivian L. Duehring 
Millie Hines Lingennan 
William Rowell, Jr. 
George M. Weber, Jr. 
Virgel R. Boyd 
Edwin M. Russell 



Franklin W. Proctor 



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. WiUiams 

Frank A. Camjibell, 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. 

Warren Kelchner, Acting Chief 
Frederick B. Lyon, Assistant Chief 
Clarke L. Willard Eula McDonald 

Raymond D. Muir Helen F. Doran 

Clerks 



Margaret S. Duffley 
Minna B. Glover 



Helen Hardin Meyers 
Louella J. Livengood 

LeRoy Taylor, Messenger 



Viola Werfield 
Mary C. Majurc 



Foreign Service ofllcer. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 25 

DIVISION OF PROTOCOL 

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 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,' Chief 

Stanley Woodward, Assistant Chief 

H. Charles Spruks, Ceremonial Officer 

Mary E. Buford Donald B. Eddy 

Clerks 

Grace L. Wilson Donn Purvis Mary E. Madden 

Regiua E. Faherty Lois Allee Williams 

Henry Gibbs Hockett, Messenger 



DIVISION OF CULTURAL RELATIONS 

as 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 
Charles A. Thomson, Assistant Chief 
Richard Pattee Harry H. Pierson 

Irene A. Wright Lincoln White 

Clerks 

Martha T. LeMay Luz Maria Romd,n 

Moses C. Brown, Messenger 



Foreign Service officer. 
181462—39 3 



26 REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1939 

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 United 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 Newman, Editorial Assistant 



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 Dorothy K. Lange Betty Mann 

Louise McKirdy Frances M. Dailor Irene I. Skinner 

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 L. James Falck 



ORGANIZATIOlsr OF THE DEPARTMENT 



27 



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 Disabihty Fund; 
the handhng 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 
the Foreign Service; maintaining liaison with the General Accounting Office and the Treasury 
Department in regard to matters relating to accounts and accounting problems; and with per- 
forming such other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of 
administration. 

Donald W. Corrick, Acting Chief 
, Assistant Chief 



Sophie Caplan, Assistant 



Louise E. McMillan 



Mary C. Morrissey 



Louis L. Widmer 
Harvey S. Clem 
Aura I. Middlekauff 
Lillian H. Middleton 
Florence E. Frisby 
John E. Baugus 
W. Scott Wilkerson 



Audit Section 

Fred R. Young, in charge 

Clerks 

Agnes H. Beckert 
Edward C. Moylan 
Charles M. Rice, Jr. 
Russell V. Lewis 
James C. Hicks 
Walter G. Walcavicia 
Arch Whitney 



Frances M. Hamrick 
C. Joseph Schick 
Reinhold H. AUwardt 
Albert S. Cassell 
Bruce Grainger 



Horace L. Talley 
Ross L. Whitney 
Carl B. Phifiippi 



Fiscal Control Section 

, in charge 

Clerks 

Victor Lee Orzeck, Jr. 
Carroll A. Propes 
Samuel A. Burk 



Harold J. Selinsky 
Doris C. Spence 



Review and Suspension Reply Section 

Lloyd C. Mitchell, in charge 

Clerks 



Kathryn J. Wilson 



John A. Brooks 



Lloyd Myles 



28 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 3 9 



Ruth Harvey 

Hazel A. MacDonald 



Transportation Section 

Meigs E. Newkirk, in charge 

Clerks 

Paul E. McGraw 
Kae Welch 



John L. Smith 
Frank G. Mitchell 



George H. Morris, Messenger 



DIVISION OF CONTROLS 

The duties of the Division of Controls are: To initiate, or to collaborate in the initiation of, the 
policy action of the Department and to act as adviser to the Secretary of State in respect to 
problems arising from the international traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war 
and other munitions of war, in respect to other controls established to prevent the involve- 
ment of the United States in war or to contribute to the national defense of the United States, 
in respect to other problems of American neutrality, and in respect to treaties and international 
agreements dealing with the international traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war 
and other munitions of war; to prepare drafts of such treaties and international agreements; 
to supervise the carrying out of the Department's policies within the scope of the duties of the 
Division and to supervise the fulfillment of the international obligations of the United States 
under such treaties and international agreements; to perform all necessary duties in connection 
with the administration of the statutes providing for the preservation of American neutrality, 
for the control of the international traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war and 
other munitions of war, and for other controls established to prevent the involvement of the 
United States in war or to contribute to the national defense of the United States, insofar as 
the administration of these statutes is vested in the Secretary of State; to assist the Secretary 
of State in the performance of his duties as Chairman and Executive Officer of the National 
Munitions Control Board; to maintain liaison with other Departments and agencies of the 
Government in respect to matters within the scope of the duties of the Division; to assist the 
Department of Justice, as may be required, in the prosecution of violations of the treaties and 
statutes within the scope of the duties of the Division; to perform such other duties as may be 
assigned to the Division by the Secretary of State. 

Joseph C. Green, Chief 

Charles W. Yost, Assistant Chief 

Edgar P. Allen 

John S. Littcll ' Leonard H. Price 

Robert V. Haig Curtis W. Barnes 



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



Clerks 
Hilda J. Gunderson 
Lillian C. Roberts 
Virginia I. CuUen 

Victor E. Jones, Messenger 



Harold W. Moseley 
John E. Peurifoy 

Elizabeth J. Flynn 
Swea C. Stovall 
Mary Jane Young 



> Foreign Service officer. 



OKGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 29 

SPECIAL DIVISIONS 

Charged with the handling of special problems arising out of the disturbed conditions in Europe, 
such as aiding in the repatriation of American citizens, the representation of the interests of other 
governments taken over by this Government, liaison with the American Red Cross, the 
functions undertaken by this Government on the request of beUigerents, and, under existing 
international conventions, on behalf of their nationals held as prisoners of war, and such other 
related problems as may be assigned by the Secretary of State. 

Breckinridge Long, Special Assistant in Charge 

Hugh R. Wilson, Special Assistant 

George L. Brandt, ' Administrative Officer 

Winifred Aderton, Secretary to Special Assistant in Charge 

Madge M. Blessing 

Clerks 
Marguerite R. Roddy Viola W. Faust Marion W. Sealey 



BOARD OF APPEALS AND REVIEW 

George S. Messersmith, Chairman 
Edward Yardley, Vice Chairman 
Anna A. O'Neill David A. Salmon John Hickerson 

Margaret S. Edwards, Secretary 



FOREIGN SERVICE BUILDINGS COMMISSION 

Cordell Hull, Secretary of State 

Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury 

Harry L. Hopkms, Secretary of Commerce 

Key Pittman, Senator from Nevada 

William E. Borah, Senator from Idaho 

Sol Bloom, Representative from New York 

Hamilton Fish, Representative from New York 

Frederick Larkin, Chief, Foreign Service Buildings Office, Department of State, Secretary 



Foreign Service officer. 

Tiiis is a temporary Division'set up for the duration'of the war in^Europe. 



2. CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PEESONNEL 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS 



Name, office, and salary 



Date of 
commission 



CoRDEi.L Hull. Secretary of State ($15.000) 

Sumner Welles, Under Secretary of State ($10,000) 

R. Walton Moore. Counselor of the Department of State ($10,000) 

George S. INIessersmitii, As<?istant Secretary of State ($9,000) 

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

Henry F. Grady, Assistant Secretary of State ($9,000) 

Green H. Hackworth, Legal Adviser ($9.000) 




1 Appointed Solicitor for the Department of State Aug. 10, 1925; appointed Legal Adviser July 1, 1931 (act of Feb. 23, 1931; 46 
Stat. 1214). 

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERVICE 



Name, grade, and salary 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



Grade eight— Chief professional 

At W,000: 

Hackworth, Green H.. 

At f 8,500: 

Dunn, James Clement... 

Feis, Herbert 

Hornbeck, Stanley K 

Pasvolsky, Leo , 

At $8,000: 

Burke, Thomas 

Cherrington, Ben M , 

Duggan, Laurence 

Edminster, Lynn R 

Green, Joseph C 

Hamilton, Maxwell M 

Hawkins. Harry C. 

I.arkin. Frederick. , 

Murray, Wallace 

Grade seven — Head profemonal 



At $7,500: 

Baker, Joseph R 

At tr.OOO: 

AUing, PaulH 

Bailey, John W., Jr 

Culbertson. Paul T 

Flournoy, Richard W_ 

Hickerson, John 

Hill, Ralph W. S 

Hunt, Bert L 

Kelchner, Warren 

Livesey, Frederick 

McDfTTP-.tt. MichaetJ. 

Vallance, William R 



Ky. 



N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
Colo.. 
D. C. 

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

Ill 

Ohio.. 
Iowa.. 
Mich. 
Mich. 
Ohio.. 



Okla— 

Conn.. 

Tex 

Kans... 
Md.-.. 
Tex.... 
Mo.... 
N. Y... 

Pa 

N. Y... 
Mass... 
N. Y... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 


July 


1.1931 


July 


19, 1937 


July 


1. 1937 


Aug. 


17, 1937 


Oct. 


1, 1939 


Aug. 


22, 1938 


July 


28, 1938 


Oct. 


24, 1935 


July 


1, 1936 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Aug. 


16, 1937 


Aug. 


1,1936 


Aug. 


3, 1937 


July 


1,1930 


June 


1, 1939 


June 


1,1939 


June 


1, 1939 


June 


1.1939 


July 


1.1928 


Dec. 


1,1938 


July 


1,1928 


Sept. 


1, 1930 


Feb. 


25, 1939 


June 


1, 1939 


June 


1.1939 


July 


1,1928 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade seven—Head professional— Con. 

At $6,500: 

Barnes. Charles M 

Deimel, Henry L.. Jr 

Fowler, William A 

Fuller, Stuart J... 

Lyon, Frederick B 

^lackay, RajTnond C 

McClure, Wallace 

Miller, Hunter.. 

Pell, Robert T 

Phillips, Robert J 

Robbins. Irene de Bruyn 

Saugstad, Jesse E 

Woodward, Stanley 

Grade sir— Principal professional 



At $b;400: 

Tanis, Richard C . 
At $6,000: 

Hassett, William D 

At $5,800: 

Hiss, Alger _ 

Latchford, Stephen 

Minter, John R 

Ward, Frank X 

At $5,600: 

Bundy, Vernon E 

Carr, Robert M 

Cumming, Hugh S., Jr. 

de Wolf, Francis Colt.. 

English, Benedict M... 

Hiss, Donald 

McDongal, D. A 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Va 


Oct. 


1,1928 


Calif.... 


Mar. 


1, 1936 


Mass— - 


Sept. 


16, 1937 


D. C.-.. 


Apr. 


1,1931 


Mich.... 


Dec. 


29, 1937 


Va...... 


Aug. 


24, 1937 


Tenn...- 


July 


1, 1928 


N. Y.... 


May 


1, 1931 


N. Y.... 


Aug. 


22, 1939 


N. Y..„ 


Aug. 


1, 1933 


N. Y.-.. 


.\ug. 


3, 1937 


NY.... 


Aug. 


29, 1938 


Pa 


Sept. 


1, 1937 



N .1 .. 


Sept. 


1, 1938 


Vt 


Feb. 


21, 1939 


Md 


June 


1.1939 


D. C— 


June 


1, 1939 


S. C... 


June 


1, 1939 


Pa 


June 


1. 1939 


Ohio.... 


July 


26, 1938 


Calif.... 


Jan. 


4, 1938 


Va 


Mar. 


14, 1934 


R.I 


Aug. 


29, 1938 


Nebr.... 


May 


5, 1938 


Md 


Feb. 


1. 1938 


Okla.... 


Sept. 


22. 1933 



30 



CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL 
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERVICE-Contlnued 



31 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade six — Principal professional 
Continued 

At ^5,600— Continued. 

Reinstein, Jacques J 

Ross, John C 

Stinebower, Leroy D 

Thomson, Charles A 

Veatch, Roy 

Yost, Charles W. 

Grade five — Senior professional 

At $6400: 

Boggs, S. W... 

O'Neill, Anna A _ -- 

At $5,200: 
Matrg, Joseph B 

At $4,800: 

Coulter, Eliot B 

Diven, Frederick M 

Savage, Carlton 

Scanlan, John J 

Spaulding, E. Wilder 

Thomas, Sheldon 

Whiteman, Marjorie M 

Yingling, Raymund T 

At $4,600: 

Allen, Edgar P__ 

Bonsai, Philip W 

Catudal, Honorfi M arcel 

Collado, Emilio G 

Durnan, James J 

Eldridge, Richard 

Giflen, Morrison B 

Jones, Joseph M 

Keating, Joseph T_.. 

Luthringer, George F 

Muir, Raymond D 

Mullins, Edward I. 

Murphy, Raymond E 

Pattee, Richard. 

Perkins, Ernest R. 

Sappington, James C, 3d 

Southworth, Constant 

Stewart, Robert B 

Wadleigh, Henry J 

Wallace, Victor A... 

Willard, Clarke L 

Woodard, Granville O. 

Grade four— Full professional 

At $4,600: 
Bing, Arden E 

Manning, William R 

At $4,400: 
Gericke, Martha L 




Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Ga_... 
Conn. 
Mich. 
N. Y.. 
Oreg.. 
N. Y_. 



Md.. 
D. C. 



Ohio... 



Ill 

Md... 
Oreg. . 
D. C. 

Conn. 
N. Y.. 
Ohio.. 
Md... 



Pa... 
D. C. 

Kans. 
N. Y. 
D. C. 
N. Y_ 
Mo... 
Tex.. 
N. Y- 
N. J.. 
D. C_ 
Okla- 
Me... 
Ariz.. 
Vt... 
Md.. 
D. C. 
Ky... 
111.... 
Utah. 
N. Y., 
Calif., 



W. Va. 
Tex.... 



D. C. 



July 
July 
Aug. 
Feb. 
Aug. 
Apr. 



June 
June 



1, 1939 
1, 1939 
1, 1939 

15, 1939 
1, 1939 

16, 1939 



1, 1939 
1, 1939 



June 1, 1939 

Nov. 16, 1938 
June 1, 1939 
June 1, 1939 
Nov. 16, 1938 
June 1, 1939 
June 1, 1939 
June 1, 1939 
June 1, 1939 



Apr. 

Apr. 

July 

Oct. 

Mar. 

July 

Apr. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

July 

Feb. 

June 

July 

Jan. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Dec. 

July 



16, 1939 
18, 1939 

1, 1939 
24, 1938 

1, 1939 

7. 1938 
4, 1930 

1. 1939 
29, 1938 

1. 1938 
16, 1938 

16. 1938 

16. 1939 
16, 1938 
29, 1938 

1. 1939 

13. 1936 
19, 1938 

2, 1936 
29, 1938 

16. 1937 
26, 1937 



June 29,1937 
Aug. 8, 1938 



Apr. 10,1939 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade four — Full professional— Con. 



At $4,000: 
Ball, Alice M 

Keatley, G. Harold 

Maktos, John 

McDonald, Eula 

Mosburg, Earl R 

Sandifer, Durward V 

Saucerman, Sophia A 

Turkel, Harry R 

At $3,800: 

Alexander, Robert C 

Barber, Willard F 

Barron, Bryton... 

Corse, Carl D 

de Ryeke, Laurence J 

Fennell, Joseph A 

Fuqua, John H 

Leap, Melvin L. 

Lovell, Leander B. 

Notter, Harley A 

Otterman, Harvey B 

Phelps, Vernon L._ 

Price, Leonard H 

Simering, Chauncey L... 

Smith, H. Gerald 

Smith, Sydney B 

Whittington, William V. 
Wright. Irene A 



Grade three— Associate professional 

At $3,600: 

Millington, Yale O 

Smith, Glenn A... 

At $3,400: 
Lawrence, Ethel L 

At $3,300: 

Beddie, James S 

Blue, George V.. 

Farrar, Victor J 

Knight, George S.. .- 

Morlock, George A 

Nicholas, Ashley J 

Patterson, Richard S 

Pelton, Walter E 

Rowley, Eugene C. 

Stimson, Ralph H.. 

At $3,t00: 

Bacon, Ruth E. 

Barnes, Curtis W 

Buford, Mary E 

Christenson, Ethel G 

Fishburn, John T 

Fite, Katherine B 

Qerber, William 

Gross, Mary E 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



D. C 
Pa__.- 

Mich.. 
Tenn.. 
Md... 
N.J... 

m 

N. Y.. 

Tenn.. 
N. Y... 
S. Dak 
Minn.. 
Calif... 
D. C... 

Ill 

Ind..-. 
N. Y... 
Mass.., 

Pa 

111 

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

Ill 

111 

D. C... 



N. C... 
Tenn.... 

Kans 

Iowa 

Oreg 

Kans 

Tenn 

Mass 

Ky 

Pa 

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



Mass. 
Mont 
Tenn. 
Ind.. 
Okla. 
N. Y. 
Pa... 
Tex.- 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16, 1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,19,39 



Aug. 
Dec. 
Aug. 
June 
Jxme 
Aug. 
Jan. 
July 
Mar. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
July 
Apr. 
Sept. 
July 
Aug. 
July 
Mar. 



3, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 

26, 1939 
1, 1935 

29, 1938 

4. 1938 

1. 1939 
11,1936 

8. 1938 

29. 1938 

1. 1939 

16. 1939 

16. 1937 
1, 1939 

29. 1938 
1, 1939 

16. 1939 



Apr. 
Apr. 



16, 1939 
16, 1939 



July 1, 1930 

Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 10,1939 
Apr. 10,1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 16,1939 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 



Feb. 
Apr. 
Sept. 
May 
Dec. 
Sept. 
Mar. 
Jan. 



1, 1939 
27, 1939 

15. 1938 

16. 1939 

16. 1938 

16. 1939 
1, 1939 

24,1938 



32 



REGISTER OF TKH DEPARTlMKN'r OF STATE 19:^9 
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Whence Date of 

ap- appoint- 

pointed mcnt 



Orade three— Associate professionnt— 
Continued 

At W,?00— Continued. 

Haig, Robert V 

Haldermnn, John AV 

Hutchison, E. Barbour, 

Kissick, Harold O. 

Moseley, Harold W 

Reid, John G 

Spear, Sidney D 

Grade two— Assistant professional 

At iS,900: 
Young, Willis H 

At $2,700: 

Barry, Grace W — 

Borjes, Clara L 

Burnham, F. Irvine 

Cheever, Elsie B 

Correll, Alice Brown 

Deans, Amelia B 

DeBerry, Myra J -- 

Doherty, Nona L __ — 

Elliott, John C 

Falck, L. James 

Parkins, Albina L 

Rooney, Miriam T_. 

Thomson, Irving L 

White, John T 

At fg,600: 

Barker, Clifford O 

Bevans, Charles I 

Bishop, William W., Jr 

Drury, Louis M 

Gates, Louis E 



Md 


June 


22, 1936 


Ores 


Sept. 


16, 1939 


Va 


Sept. 


16, 1939 


Mo 


Jan. 


27, 1939 


Mass 


Sept. 


11, 1939 


D. C... 


Sept. 


18, 1939 


Wash... 


Sept. 


16. 1939 



Minn... 


.\pr. 


1, 1938 


Minn... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N.J 


Mar. 


1, 1939 


Utah.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass.... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Utah.... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Ala 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16,1939 


Ga 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Utah.... 


Apr. 


Ifi, 1939 


D. C... 


IMar. 


1, 1939 


Mass 


Apr. 


Ifi, 1939 


Minn... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C ... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


R.I 


Aug. 


16, 1938 


Md 


July 


1, 1939 


Mich.... 


Aug. 


1, 1939 


D. C... 


July 


17. 1939 


N. Y.... 


Aug. 


1, 1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Grade tiro -Assistant professional- 
Continued 

At $g, 600— Contmued. 

Hardy, Margaret R 

Holland, Amy C 

Hood, Amelia H 

Lewis, James H 

Paxson, Emma Fell 

Peurifoy, John E 

Pierson, Harry H 

White, Cecil Thayer... 

Grade one— Junior professional 

At $2,300: 

Biggins, Leonila Lloyd... 

McGrory, Elizabeth 

At $2,200: 
Lewis, Dorothy C 

At $2,100: 

Dawes, Gladys M 

Perkins, Isham W 

Pilliod, Rosine G 

At $2,000: 

Allen, Henry E 

Aulette, Charles L 

Davis, Bainbridge C 

Hobbs, James A 

Huffcut, Robert J 

Loomis, Ruth Harpel 

Murphy, Gwendolyn E 

Orr, Christine Sherrod 

Patterson, John 

Prescott, Pauline B 

Reinstein, Rachel C 

Thoreson, Tomena Jo 



Md.... 
Mass... 
N. Y... 

Pa 

Calif... 
S. C... 

Pa 

Tex 



Ohio.... 
Calif.... 

Ill 

Ky 

Tenn... 
Ohio.... 

Tex 

N. J.... 
Ohio... 
Ga 

N.Y..., 

Wis 

Nebr... 
Tenn... 
Mass... 

Tex 

N. Y... 
N. Dak 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Aug. 17,1938 
Oct. 16,1937 
Sept. 16,1937 
July 7, 1938 
July 1, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1939 
Jan. 10,1939 
Apr. 18,1936 



Sept. 16, 1937 
Sept. 16, 1937 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 16,1939 



July 
July 
Sept. 
Sept. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
June 
July 
Aug. 
July 
Oct. 
Sept. 



1, 1939 

7, 1938 

16, 1937 

16, 1937 

8. 1938 

9. 1937 

1. 1939 
1, 1939 

1. 1938 

1. 1939 
1, 1937 

16, 1937 



SUBPROFESSIONAL SERVICE 



Name, grade, and salary 


Whence 

ap- 
pomted 


Date of 
appoint- 
ment 


Xame. grade, and salary 


Whence 

ap- 
pointed 


Date of 
appoint- 
ment 


Orade tix— Senior subprofessionai 

At $t,m: 
Blackstock, Haiina H 


Me 

W.Va... 

NY.... 
Pa 

N.y.... 


Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 29,1938 

June 1,1939 
Mar. 1, 1939 
Mar. 1,1939 


Orade four— Assistant subprofessionai 

At $1,680: 
Thomas, George S 


Ohio.... 
Ga 


Apr. 16.1939 


At $1,000: 
Jacobs, Eva Harris 


Orade three— Junior subprofetsional 

At $1,440: 
Fletcher, Neva 




Orade fice— Main fuhprofessionni 


Sept. 1,1939 


At $1,800: 
Lyle, Marion F 






Miller, Cordelia A 




Welcher, Sarah 









CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTIMENT PERSONNEL 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE 



33 



Name, grade, and salary 



Orade sixteen— Special executive 

At $15,000: 
Hull, Cordell 

At $10,000: 

Moore, R. Walton 

Welles, Sumnor 

Grade fifteen — Senior executive 

At $9,000: 

Berle, Adolf A., Jr 

Crady, Henry F 

Messersmith, George S 



Grade fourteen — Executive 



At $6,500: 
Frank, Laurence C_ 
Shipley, Ruth B._. 



Orade thirteen — Chief administrative 



At $6,000: 

Salmon, David A. 
At $5,600: 

Yardlpy, Edward. 



Orade twelve— Head administrative 

At $5,000: 
Smith, Sydney Y 

At $4,800: 

Clarkson, Anna L 

Halla, Blanche Rule 

Havens, Harry A 

Spruks, H. Charles 

Stewart, Worthington E 

Orade eleven — Principal admini^-trative 

At $4,000: 

Christie, Emerson 

Flaherty, Francis E 

Harris, Will 

At $3,800: 
Allen, Percy F 

Grade ten — Senior administrative 

At $3,600: 

Drissel, Roger S 

Logsdon, Ella A 

Moore, Sarah D 

At $3,500: 
Perkins, John W_ 

Grade nine — Full administrative 



■ieLashmutt. Rebekah L.. 
181462—39 4 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Tcnn. 



Va.. 
Md. 



N. Y. 

Calif_ 
Del.. 



R I. 

Md. 



Conn. 
Mont. 



D.C.. 

N.J.. 
D.C.. 
N.Y. 
Pa... 
Ohio. 



D.C. 
D.C. 

Tenn. 

Md-. 



Pa... 
Nebr. 
N. Y- 

Ind.- 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



D. C. 



Mar 


4, 1933 


May 


21.1937 


May 


21, 1937 


Mar. 


8, 1938 


Aug. 


9, 1939 


July 


27, 1937 


Sept 


4, 1939 


Sept. 


1, 1939 


Nov. 


16,1938 


Jan. 


27, 1939 


July 


1, 1930 


Jane 


1, 1939 


June 


1, 1939 


Nov. 


16, 1938 


June 


1, 1939 


July 


1, 1930 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Jan. 


27, 1939 


Nov. 


16, 1938 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Jan. 


7, 1939 


Sept. 


20, 1937 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade nine— Full administrative- 
Continued 

At $.3,700: 
Marsh, Frances M 

At $3,500: 

Dormady, Francis P 

Shreve, Edgar A 

Vipond, B. Leslie 

At $3,300: 

Alexander, F. Virginia 

Drew, Norris E 

Kenestrick, Millard L 

White, Louise 

At $3,W0: 

Bell, John O 

Corrick, Donald W 

Edwards, Margaret S.. 



Sannebeck, Norvelle H 

Grade eight — Associate administrative 

At $3,000: 

Clarke, J. Brent 

Fenstermacher, Harvey E 

Hibbs, Walter P 

Lindholm, G. Victor.. .' 

Young, Fred R 

Grade seven — Assistant administrative 

At $8,200: 

Nash, James Alan 

Russ, Edward B 

At $3,100: 
Will, Marvin W 

At $3,000: 
Mundy, Louis E 

At $2,900: 

Doran, Helen F 

Watson. L. Adelaide 

At $2,700: 

Blessing, Madge M 

Corcoran, Alice L 

Daniel, Helen L 

Duvall, Frank E.. _ 

Eddy, Donald B 

Gibson, Elizabeth B 

J awney, Ignatius 

Johnston, Inez 

Kuppinger, E. D 

Lcbel, Arthur L 

Lundgren, Maynard B — 

Mitchell, M. Helene 

Sturgis, Hugh L 

Wilcox, Albena M 

Al $2,600: 

Angel, Virginia Burbank. . 

Axton, Matilda F 

Caskie, Edmund 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Pa.. 

Wis-. 
Va... 
N. Y. 

D. C. 

Mass. 
Ind.. 
Va... 

Va... 
Md.. 
D. C. 
Mo... 



Date of 

appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 16, 1939 



Tex 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Pa 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D.C... 


.\pr. 


16, 1939 


N. J.... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N. Dak- 


Apr. 


1, 1938 



Pa 

Pa 

Va 

Ind 

D. C ... 
Pa 

N. Y.._. 
D.C... 

Va 

D.C... 
Conn... 

R.I 

D. C... 
Minn... 
Ohio..-- 
D. C... 
D. C... 

Va 

Md 

Mo 

Md 

Utah..-. 
Md 



Apr. 
July 
Apr. 

Nov. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

July 
June 
Jan. 
Jan. 



16, 1939 
1, 1930 
16, 1939 

16. 1938 

16. 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 

17, 1939 

1, 1939 

27, 1939 

27, 1939 



Apr. 
July 

July 

Apr. 

Apr. 
Apr. 

Apr. 
-\pr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Mar. 
Mar. 
Oct 



1, 1938 
3, 1930 

3, 1930 

1, 1938 

1, 1938 
1, 1938 

16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 

1. 1938 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16. 1939 

1,1939 

1. 1939 
1, 1939 



34 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 39 



CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade seven— Assistant administra- 
tive— Continued 

At $1,600— Continued. 

Ilaskins, Fred O. 

Jameson, Adele Thode 

Thomas, Edward J 

Grade sii— Principal clerical 



At tS,900: 
Lincoln, Eunice A 

At tl.800: 
Middlekauff, Aura I... 
RomejTi, Nina G. 

At $2,700: 

Ducan, Henry P 

Griffin, Thomas 

McMahon, Joseph W.. 
Roach, Charles P., Jr.. 

Rodrick, Bertha S 

Wrieht, Mailland S.... 

At $?,600: 

Farrell, Thomas F 

Gardner, Inez J 

Havenner, Albert B 

Miller, Charles H 

Moss, Marjorie 

At $2,500: 
Drisooll, Edward E... 
Siegel, Charles... 

At $2,m: 

Chase, Emily T 

Ellis, Virginia M 

Mitchell, Lloyd C_... 

Newkirk, Meigs E 

Roberts, Hazel H 

Smith, Vivian M 

Talley, Horace L 

Taylor, Ancol N 

Waterman, Bernice L. 

Wright, Jennie V 

Zilch, Helen J 

At $g,S00: 

Hanson. Elsie R 

Heers, William H 

Leach, Irene B 

Ncibur?, B. E.. 

Roach, Elizabeth C... 



Grade fire—SenioT clerical 



At $t,600: 
Conovcr, Margaret F. 

DufTy, Mary A 

Dunker, Will F 

McKenny, Eileen 

Quig'.ey, Stephen H... 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



Ohio. 

N. Y. 
Ohio. 



Va. 



D. C 
Ind... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



D. C. 
D. C-. 
Conn. 
D. C. 
Va.... 
Wash. 

Mass.. 
Mass.. 
D. C. 
D. C 
D. C. 

D. C. 
D. C. 

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

Va.... 
Calif.. 
Va... 
Utah. 
Mich. 
Mich. 
D. C. 



Iowa.. 
Wash. 
N.J... 
Nebr.. 
D. C. 



N. Y. 
D. O. 
Iowa. 
D. C. 
Md.. 



Jan. 7,1939 
Sept. 1,1939 
Jan. 27, 1939 



Sept. 1,1939 

Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 



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



1, 1938 
16. 1939 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 
1, 1938 



Apr. 1, 1938 

Apr. 1, 1938 

Apr. 16,1939 

July 1, 1930 

Apr. 1, 1938 



Apr. 
Apr. 



16, 1939 
1, 1938 



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



1, 1938 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. 16.1939 
Apr. 16,1939 

July 28,1939 
Aug. 1, 1938 
Aug. 1. 1938 
Mar. 1,1939 
Aug. 16,1938 



Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Aug. 1,1936 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade five— Senior clerical — Con. 



At $2,600: 

Bassett, Jane B 

Becker, Clayton S 

Breen, Mary Agnes 

Butler, Dorothy K 

Clem, Harvey S 

Di.K, Adele E 

Garland, Myron S. 

Myers, Ethel... 

Simpson, Julia F 

At $'2,i00: 

Basstd, Cornelia B 

Baugus, John E 

Caplan, Sophie 

Frishy, Florence E 

Middleton, Lillian H 

Van Valin, Forrest D 

At $S,S00: 

Andersou, AValter H 

Birch, Mary N 

Clarke, M. Augusta 

Covel, Alice M 

Crenshaw, David 

Davis, De Lyle 

Davis, Marianna 

Deike, Mildred V 

Lackey, Mary G 

Merriman, Gladys E 

Morrison, Dorothy D 

Myers, Nellie Vass 

Stiles, Edith F 

Wailes, Ruth K 

Widmer, Louis L 

Wilkerson, W. Scott 

At $e,SOO: 

Beckcrt, Agnes H 

Byars, Winfield S 

Cralcy, Vivian R 

EndU'in, Marie A 

Harvey, Ruth 

Hughes, Ruth Mason 

Monroe, Herbert B 

Owens, Louis Q 

Sadler, Mary A 

Shipley, Milford A 

At $i,100: 
Asbjornson, Mildred J... 

Bagby, Nettie N 

Bryan, Rose S 

Collins, Lucy E 

Cornett, E.stelle 

Doukas, Marjorie Hottel. 

Duffley, Margaret S 

Faherty, Regina E 

Ford, Samuel S 

Gallop, Vera N 

Gibbes, Evelyns 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Conn... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Fla 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Md 


July 


1, 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


N. H-... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


16, 19.39 


D. C-... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


W. Va.. 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Tenn... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C..._ 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Wash... 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Ill 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Okla..-_ 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


N. Y._.. 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Ohio.... 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Md 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Ky 


Aug. 


1. 1936 


Mo 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Md 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Aug. 


1, 1936 


Mass 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Iowa 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Ind 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


-\pr. 


16, 1939 


Ill 


Apr. 


1.1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Iowa 


Apr. 


16,1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16,1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Minn... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Va 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Vt 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


1,1938 


W. Va.. 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mass 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


W. Va.. 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Iowa 


Apr. 


1,1938 


8. C 


Apr. 


16, 1039 



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



35 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade five — Senior clerical — Con. 

At fS, 100— Continued. 

Qoldsberry, Paul E 

Qoodwin, Myra L 

Gray, Edith M. 

Grefe, Grace Alexander 

Grotjohan, Albert W. J. 

Guard, Madge Lee 

Guynn, Bergit S. 

Hicks, James C. 

Hill, John L.. 

Hobbs, Wanda Nash. 

Janson, Esther C 

Johnson, Elda B 

Kent, Zolita M.. 

Kirby, Burton R 

Lewis, Russell V 

McMillan, Hugh C 

Moylan, Edward C 

Mullen, Ann E 

Newman, Evelyn MacMillan.. 

Ogg, Mary P... 

Ollis, Luella 

Prince, Kirby L.. 

Reid, Thomas B 

Rice, Charles M., Jr 

Riddiford, George G 

Shuey, Susan H 

Tilton, D. Henry 

Vary, Elizabeth A. 

Vinceletto, Leo J 

Waddell, Merlene 

Walcavich, Walter G 

Whitney, Ross L_. _ 

Whitt, John S 

Wilson, Grace L 

Wilson, Kathryn J 

At $2,000: 

Alexander, Alice Van A_ 

Awtrey, Margaret D 

Beckham, Claire 

Bowman, Winne H 

Dismon, Frances N 

Glover, Minna B 

Hall, Margaret 

Hallman, Paul W 

Hamrick, Frances M 

James, Virginia H 

Laser, Ethel J 

Lawler, Norton P 

LeMay, Martha T 

Lewis, Virginia B 

MacDougall, Lucille C 

Peterson, Earl K 

Reeves, Edwy L 

Reid, Ruby F 

Schick, C. Joseph 

Slaughter, Charles A 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Kans... 
D. C... 
Wis-... 

Ill 

Va 

Utah... 
Minn.. 

Ga 

Wis.... 

Vt 

D. C... 
Iowa... 
Iowa... 
D. C... 
Md.... 
Mich... 

Pa 

D. C... 
Mass... 

Va 

Mo 

Va 

Md.... 
Wash.. 
Ohio... 

Ill 

D. C... 

Ga 

Vt 

Miss... 

Pa 

S. Dak. 
D. C_.- 

Mo 

Wis.... 

Ill 

N. H... 

Tex 

N. Y... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
N. H._- 
N. C... 

Va 

Md_... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
Mich.. 
Md.... 

Tenn 

Minn.. 
D. C_.. 
Iowa... 
Ky...._ 
D. C... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
-Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr, 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Feb. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Dec. 

June 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Apr. 

May 

Mar. 

July 

July 

Mar. 

June 

Sept. 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

July 

Jan. 

Apr. 

July 

Jan. 



1939 
1939 
1938 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1938 
1938 
1939 
1938 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1939 
1938 
1938 

1938 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1937 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1938 
1939 
1939 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade five— Senior clerical — Con. 

At $S,000— Continued. 

Smith, Edith L 

Whitney, Arch 

Windle, George C 

Grade four — Main clerical 

At $2,160: 

Dowrick, Lillie B , 

Phillips, Elizabeth H 

At $2,100: 

Conrad, Kathryn H.. 

Howze, Eoline 

Hurney, Leo B 

Shallcross, Gertrude C , 

Smith, Orlando F 

Al $2,040: 

Dryer, Mildred V 

Fi.sk, Hurley S._._ 

Glennan, Marjorie D 

Hecht, Elizabeth 

Keller, Blanche 

Madison, Harry L 

Meyer, Ira P 

Petrain, Alvin L 

Ratcliff, Viola H 

Roddy, Marguerite R 

Washburn, Edith D 

At$l,OSO: 

Bradshaw, Charlotte 

Brown, Josephine P 

Dickson, Lillie V 

Fuerst, Mary A 

Funkhouser, Charles F.. 

Haines, Edith H 

Hull, Moody 

Rinker, Ella Ruth 

Schneider, Elsie M 

Smith, Elizabeth B 

Wells, John B 

At$!.920: 

Atterberry, Russell 

Bechtold, Leonice K 

Buckley, Delia T 

Cummans. William W 

Curtis, Gladys -A 

Durning, Daniel J 

Garner, Lucy V 

Gates, Margaret I 

Horn, Grace M 

Kreis, Emilie C. 

McLean, Sarah B 

Meyer, Mary L 

Turner, Effle K 

At $1,860: 

Barlow, Bernardine F 

Baxley, Louise I 



Whence Date of 
ap- appoint- 

pointed ment 



N. Y... 
S. Dak. 
Md.._. 



D. C. 
Del... 



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

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

Ill 

Okla... 
Nebr... 
Miss... 

D. C... 
N. Y... 
D. C... 
Iowa... 

Va 

Wash.. 
W. Va.. 

Va 

D. C._- 

Fla 

Va 

Mo 

D. C... 
D. C... 
Ohio... 

Wis 

Mass... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
Ohio... 

Md 

Calif.. - 

Va 

W. Va- 

Va 

Ga 



May 15,1939 
Apr. 1, 1939 
Mar. 1, 1939 



Apr. 
Apr. 



16 



Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

July 3, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 



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

Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
July 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Apr. 
Apr. 



1939 

1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1930 

1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 

1936 
1939 
1930 
1936 
1938 
1939 
1938 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1938 

1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 
1939 

1939 
1939 



36 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTME^^T OF STATE T939 



CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Xame. grade, and salary 



Grade four— Main clerical— Con. 

.4/ */,«60— Continued. 

Boaoh, Frances M 

Bobst, Wayne C -. 

Bonni'tte, Apnes P._ 

Clark, William C. 

Clayton, Florence M 

Cole, Clarke P 

Cooke, William E 

Donovan, Isabel M 

Drury. Hannah W 

Ebirlein, Marcia 

Ellis, Marie 

Fisher, Harry E 

Fordyce. Beatrice M 

Griffin, Ruth Patee.. 

Hall. RobertT 

Hanshew, Rose L 

Hirst, Ralph K 

Kluczny, D. Muriel 

MacDonald, Hazel A. 

Matheny, George W 

Maxwell, Mary D 

McGraw, Paul E 

Mehafly, Delbert D 

Meyers, Helen Hardin _ 

Miles, Laura M 

Nieholls, Wilbur E 

Phillips, Lillian F 

Potts, Merrill S. 

Richardson, Clydia Mae 

Schukraft, Gladys E 

Smithman, Beulah M. 

Snyder, Lucille 

Supplee, Constance M 

Swanson, Margaret L 

Tallant, Mary E 

Teague, Ann Marie 

Underwood, Edna M 

Wright. Clara Freeman 

Wright, Lillian W 

At fl.SOO: 

Albritton, Mary Leah 

Angelo, James P 

Armbruster, Frances 

Auld, Esther D 

Barker, MabelJ 

Bayles, Eleanor F 

Bechtel, Kenneth P. 

Black, Harriett Sackett 

Bla.skcy, Beth 

Boutte, Mary J 

Browne, Elwood M _. 

Burk, Samuel A 

Chamberlain, Thelma I 

Dougherty, Verda M 

Ebersole, Ilarrj- R 

Gates, Mary M 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



N. Y.... 


Apr. 


Ifi, 1939 


Nebr.... 


Apr. 


Ifi, 19,'?9 


Mass 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N. Y... 


.\pr. 


1,1938 


D. C.._. 


Apr. 


1, 19.38 


Ga 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mass 


Apr. 


16, 19.39 


Iowa 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mass 


.\pr. 


16, 1939 


Mo 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Greg 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


111 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mo 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Greg 


.\pr. 


16, 1939 


Mont... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Va 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Minn... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N. Y... 


.4pr. 


16,1939 


D. C ... 


.\pr. 


1. 1938 


Va 


.\pr. 


16,1939 


N. Y._.. 


.\pr. 


16, 1939 


Iowa 


.A.pr. 


10, 1939 


Wash... 


.\pr. 


16, 1939 


Md 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Va 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C ... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Conn.. . 


.\pr. 


16,1939 


Ohio.... 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Ind 


.\pr. 


I,193S 


Minn. .. 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Mo 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Miss 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Pa 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C. . 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Wash.. 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


Md 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N. C... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Pa 


Apr. 


1. 193S 


Ala 


Sept. 


11,1939 


W. Va. . 


July 


7, 1938 


Nev 


June 


20, 1939 


Nebr— . 


July 


17.1939 


Ill 


July 


16, 1939 


Mass.... 


July 


22, 1939 


Calif.... 


Aug. 


16, 1938 


Iowa 


July 


16, 1938 


Wis 


Sept. 


1, 1939 


Mass 


Apr. 


20, 1939 


D. C... 


Sept. 


1,1939 


Mo 


July 


11,1939 


Mass.... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mich... 


July 


1, 1939 


D. C... 


Aug. 


17, 1937 


Iowa 


June 


1, 1939 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade four — Main clerical — Con. 

At ^/, 800— Continued. 

Gilchrist, Helen J 

Gray, Virginia 

Gunderson. Hilda J 

Holt, Myra E 

Jones, Marion B 

Kelly, Helen G 

Kelly, Ruth E 

Lange, Dorothy K... 

Livengood, Luella J 

McKee, May R 

McKirdy, Louise 

Moock, Lois G. ._ 

Nelson, Clarence J 

Newton, Earl K 

Noe, Ira James 

Orzeck, Victor Lee, Jr 

Owen, Mary E 

Phillippi, CarlB 

Propes, Carroll A 

Rambausky, .\melia 

Reece, Lenore M 

Roman, Luz Maria 

Schmidt, Daniel H 

Selinsky, Harold J 

Shaw, Willa Frances 

Shults, Lucy .A.. 

Waterman, Thurston F 

Webster, George J 

Wertenbruch, Claire 

Williams, Dorothy S.. 

Williams, Helen White 

Zierjack, Dorothy M . . . 

Grade three — Assistant clerical 

At $1,980: 

Chalfant, Gladys 

McGavack, Alice 

Snyder, Viola T 

.^I)rigman. Mary , 

At $1,920: 

FitzGerald, Loretto E 

Miller, Edith 

Paxson, Frances B 

Smith, Clarence T 

Sweet, Florence O 

At $1,880: 

Dye, Charles D 

Eaton, Mildred R 

Hannan, Catherine E 

Harter, Janet M 

Hemry, Susanna.. 

Hynson, Frances L 

Levenson, Charlotte K 

Mathews, Rhoda A 

McCormick, Maude M.. 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Kans... 
Iowa... 
Minn . . 
D. C. . 
N. Y... 
N. Y... 
N. Y... 
Wis... 
Mo.... 
S. Dak. 

Pa 

Ohio.. 
Mich... 

Pa 

D. C .. 
Kans .. 
D. C... 

La 

N. C... 
Ohio... 
Okla... 
P. R... 
N. Y... 
Wis.... 
Fla..... 
N. Y... 
N. Y. . 
D. C. 
Iowa... 
Miss... 

Pa 

Fla 



D. C. 
Va... 
D. C. 
D. C 

B.C. 
Kans. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
Kans 



Ky.. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
Ohio. 
D. C. 
D. C. 
Va... 
Pa... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



July 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Sept. 
June 
Aug. 
June 
July 
June 
Mar. 
July 
Dec. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
May 
iVpr. 
May 
Mar. 
June 
June 
Dec. 
Feb. 
Feb. 
July 
July 
May 
July 
Dec. 
Sept. 
Mar. 
Apr. 
Aug. 



16, 1939 
1, 1939 
16, 1939 

16. 1937 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
20, 1939 
16, 1939 

1. 1938 

1. 1939 
16, 1939 

16. 1938 

22. 1938 
1, 1939 
1, 1939 
1, 1939 

16. 1939 
20, 1939 

1, 1939 
19, 1939 

1, 1938 
14, 1939 
24, 1939 
11, 1939 
24, 1939 

25. 1938 

28. 1939 
1, 1938 

16. 1937 
16, 1939 
19. 1939 
16, 1939 



Aug. 1, 1936 

Apr. 10,1939 

July 3, 1930 

Apr. 16, 1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Aug. 1, 1936 

Aug. 1, 1936 



Apr. 
-\pr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
.\.pr. 
Apr. 



16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
16, 1939 



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



37 



Name, grade, and salary 



Orade three — Assistant clerical — Con. 

.-U«;,seO— Continued. 

Pryor, Ralph W 

Purvis, Donn 

Serrin, Mary Louise 

At$],800: 

Abrams, Belle J 

Bowers, Blanche 

Fessler, Lois M 

Gillette, Glenn M 

Place, Frank 

Smith, Mildred M 

Young, John Russell, Jr 

At ^1,740: 

Carroll, Alma A 

Cate, Julian S 

Channon, Kenneth F 

Nusbaum, Marion M.-. 

Rightmire, Ruth 

Smith, Cora M 

Stephan, Ola May 

Swanson, Lloyd A 

Thompson, Berry R 

At $1,680: 

Angle, Germaine B 

Barnes, Ruby M 

Batchelder, Beulah A 

Boelter, Elsie 

Boling, Alvena R 

Boutte, Guy P 

Brien, Muriel 

Brooks, John A 

Bruo, Helen S 

Carder. Mary Jane 

Coit, Hamilton 

Crini, Elsie May 

Cullen, Virginia I 

Culpepper, Florence M 

Curstead, Nell Louise 

Davenport, Rosemary S.. 

Davis, Elsie C 

Day, Mary Jo 

Downer, Alice S 

Ertter, Gladys I 

Fabatz, Anton B 

Faust, Viola W 

Flynn, Elizabeth J 

Garner, James F. R 

Geesa, Mary C 

Gilmore, Marjorie E 

Glogovac, Dorothy M 

Gould, Goldie B 

Gribble, Ethel Mae 

Hackett, C. Jeanne 

Harvey, Alace May 

Hawkins, Charles F 

Henry, Margaret Holden 

Irwin, Ruth F 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Md.... 

Tex 

D. C .. 

Md_.__ 
N. Y_.. 
Ohio- . 
N. Y _ 
Mass.._ 
D. C... 
Va 

D. C.__ 
Mass.-. 
N. J._._ 
Mass--_ 
W. Va- 

Vt 

Ind.... 

Ill 

Va 

Mass.— 
Minn.. 
Mass--- 
Mont.- 
Mich._. 

Fla 

N. J.__. 
Mass___ 
Minn.- 
lowa. .. 
N. Y... 
N. C... 

Pa 

Iowa.-. 

Pa 

N. Y..- 
D. C-_. 
Ind.... 

Pa 

Kans... 
Minn.. 
Mass--- 

Pa 

D. C._. 
Ohio-.. 
Wash__ 
Calif... 
Colo... 
Mich___ 

Mass 

Iowa 

D. C... 
Idaho... 
HI 



Date of 


appomi- 


ment 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Oct. 


1, 1937 


Aug. 


1. 1936 


Apr. 


1, 1938 



Name, grade, and salary 



Apr. 16,1939 

Sept. 16, 1937 

Apr. 1, 1938 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

.\pr. 16. 1939 



Apr. 
Apr. 
.^pr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 



1,1938 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
1, 1938 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 
Apr. 16,1939 
Apr. I, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
.Ajir. HI. 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 16, 1939 
ApV. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
-\pr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1, 1938 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. IG, 1939 
Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 16, 1939 



Grade three— Assistant clerical — Con. 



At $1,680— Continued. 

Jeannette, Elizabeth 

Kramer, Lillian 

Kyle, Violet F 

Lafferty , Frances _ . 

Lake, Violet I.. _ 

Lassen, Gussie A 

Leer, Mertice T 

Lefl'as, J. Russell 

Lewis, Ida May 

Lindsay, Edna M 

Lindsey, Delores O 

Lombard, Ruth E 

Lyerly, J. Edward 

Madden, Mary E 

Magruder, Warren V., Jr_ 

Majure, Mary C 

MeCanner, Violet M 

McCurdy, Margarete C. 

McKaig, Catherine D 

McLaughlin, RosellaM..- 

McMillan, Louise E 

Morrill, Cleo B 

Mullett, Harold T 

Nelson, Evelyn L 

Nelson, Virginia D 

Owen, Rufus L 

Poetker, Florence R 

Pritchard, Jean. 

Reker, Anna Mae 

Resnick, Jcnnye 

Richardson, Marie L 

Riedesel, Helen R 

Roberts, Lillian C 

Robertson, Dudley L 

Rockwell, Josephine 

Rustad, Floris 

Sannebeck, Frank A 

Schwass, Bertha L 

Selden, Gladys R 

Sheats, Eugenia E 

Shedlov, Ethel A 

Sheridan, Frances B. 

Skolianik, Helen E 

Sutherland, Lucile M 

Swimley, Dorothy Gait... 

Takacs, Theresa M.. 

Utley, Agnes 

Wagner, Carl F., Jr 

Wallace, Dorothy B 

Watson, Raymond O 

Welch, Audrey M 

Welch, Rae 

Wells, Dorothy J 

Werfield, Viola... 

White, Lois W 

White, Mildred D 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Mont_- 
Calif-.. 
R. I ... 
Del.... 
Wash.. 

Mo 

Okla... 

Pa 

Tex.... 
Iowa... 
Minn. . 
Mass.. . 
N. C -. 
Mass._- 
Md_... 
Miss-.._ 
Mo.... 
Mo.... 
D. C... 
D. C ._ 
N. C... 
Kans -_ 
Mass-.. 
Iowa.. 
Nebr... 
Tenn-_. 
Ohio-.- 

Ga 

Ky.-.._ 
Mo--.- 
Nebr .- 
Minn... 

Fla 

Md 

Conn. _. 
Minn... 

Mo 

Mich 

Mich.... 
Ohio.... 
Minn... 

Mo 

Conn. .. 
Nebr_... 

Va 

N. Y.... 

Ind 

Pa 

D. C... 

Md 

Wis 

La 

S. C 

Iowa 

Ohio 

Mo 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

.\pr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

.^.pr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

-Apr. 

Apr. 

.Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

-Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

-Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Apr. 



16, 1939 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 19.39 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

16. 1939 

16, 1939 

16,1939 

16, 1939 

1,1938 

16,1939 

1,1938 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1,1938 

16, 1939 

16,1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 19.39 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 

1, 1938 

1,1938 

1, 1938 

16, 1939 

1, 1938 



38 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 19 39 
CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND FISCAL SERVICE— Continued 



Name, prade, and salary 



Orade three — Assistant clerical— Con. 



At $1,680— Continued. 

Williams, Lois Alice - 

Wojnar, Rose 

Wood worth, llelen 

Wortham, Clyde H 

Wyckraan, Ethyl E 

At$t.6i0: 

Aaker, Mabel -. 

Areford. Elizabeth J 

Birkelo, Selmcr.. ..- 

Boudroau, Helen Warren_.. 

Boyajian, Martha 

• Brinkley, Ruth E 

Brinncr, Grace B.. - 

Brossard, Barbara A 

Bucholz, Donald-- 

Bush, Faye 

Byrne, Saidee C 

Carter, Agnes M 

Chew, Audrey. -- 

Dailor, Frances M 

Daley, Catharine M 

D'Amour, Elizabeth C 

Day, Hazel E 

Debn, Ervin N 

Dye, Dorothy J. — 

Eiscnhart, Elizabeth W 

Fenig, Edward. — 

Fitzpatrick, Ernest W 

Gibson, Lloyd L 

Grainger, Bruce... 

Grantham, Martha Swain. 

Qrenlie, Edna J 

Hiley, Virginia R 

Holsinger, Otto R 

Isaacson, Mona. 

Jeffers, Marie B... 

Kimm, Neal E 

Kissinger, John F 

Kjelgaard, Mary E 

Kurdy, Kathryn M 

Lamneck, Katharine. 

Lewis, Bernard W 

MacDonald, Mabel M 

Mann, Betty 

Martin, James H 

May, Allen Earl 

McDermott, Barbara 

Mullen, Marie E 

Nebel, Helen J 

Parr, Patricia Ann 

Petersen, Dorathy K 

Peterson, Rita F 

Phelps, Robert E- 

Pope, Myra H 

Rawlings, Frances H 

Rhodes, Emraett C 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Ala 

Pa 

Minn... 

Tex 

Iowa 

N. Dak. 

Pa 

Wis 

Kans... 
Mass... 
Kans. . 
Ohio.-. 
Idaho.. 
Minn.. 

Mo 

Va 

Nebr 

lowa.- 

Mich 

Pa 

Mass 

Kans 

111 

D. C... 

Va 

N. Y.... 

N. n.„. 

D. C... 
N. C... 
Minn... 

Wis 

Ohio.... 

Md 

Utah.... 
Ohio.... 

Iowa 

Pa 

N. Y.... 

Pa 

Ohio.--. 
Utah.... 
Minn... 
Mont... 
D. C-... 
N. Y.... 
Mass.... 

Pa 

111 

Okla... 

Iowa 

Mass... 
Colo... 
Calif... 
Tenn— 
Mo 



Apr. 1, 1938 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 16,1939 

Apr. 3,1938 

Apr. 16,1939 



July 

Jan. 

July 

Dec. 

Apr. 

May 

Aug. 

Dec. 

July 

July 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Mar. 

July 

June 

June 

June 

May 

July 

Apr. 

July 

Sept. 

Jan. 

July 

Sept. 

July 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Jan. 

Dec. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Aug. 

July 

June 

July 

Jan. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Nov. 

June 

July 

June 

July 

May 



1, 1938 

3. 1938 

7. 1939 

10. 1938 
1, 1939 
2, 1939 

10. 1939 

10. 1938 

17. 1939 
10, 1939 

27. 1938 

16. 1939 
1,1939 

16, 1939 

10, 1939 

1, 1939 

27, 1939 

25. 1938 
1,1938 
1,1937 

17,19.39 

16. 1939 
30, 1939 
11,1939 

1, 1939 

1. 1938 

1. 1939 

1. 1938 
16, 1939 
20, 1937 

1. 1939 
1, 1939 
1, 1938 
1,1938 

9. 1937 
12, 1939 

1. 1938 
16, 1939 
21, 1939 
21,1938 

3. 1939 

16. 1937 
16, 1939 
26, 1939 

16. 1938 
1,1939 

17. 1939 
27. 1939 
11,1938 

1,1938 




Grade three— Assistant clerical— Con 



At $1 ,6S0— Continued. 

Robinson, Helen 

Russell, Mary Porter 

Ryan, Lucille A... 

Ryan, Robert J 

Scott, Fred, Jr 

Sheahan, Marcella 

Silver, Nehemiah 

Skinner, Irene I... 

Soderlund, Dorothy E 

Sohner, Helen L 

Sorrell, Carol 

Sparks, Robert M 

Speer, James P., 2d 

Spurling, Charline Z 

Stovall, Swea C 

Strosnider, EljTnas A 

Svendsen, Ethel M... 

Thoreson, Musedorah W 

Troeter, Mary A 

Welch, F. Louise. 

Wheeler, Margaret K 

Wojnar, Stella R 

Wright, George W 

Young, Corinne D 

Young, Mary Jane 

Grade two — Junior clerical 



At $1,800: 

Berrey, Nannie W 

Burroughs, Anna V 

Hailer, Fred E 

Kearney, Mary Powers. 

Snyder, Mary E 

At $l,7i0: 

Ke^g, Cressy L 

At fl,6S0: 

Carey, Elsie M 

Murdock, Myra A 

At $1,6!0: 

Barnhart, Eva S 

Loar, Mary J 

At $I,SO0: 

Duda, Wilfred J 

Mitchell, Frank O 

Mylcs, Lloyd... 

Russell, Gerald W 

Smith, John L 

Storon, Elizabeth E 

Sutton, Margaret W 

Tictz, William E 

Vestal, Ralph A 

Wilson, Mary Vance S 
At $1,U0: 

Abfalder, Theresa H.... 

Allen, Christine S 



Minn. 
Tenn. 
UL.... 
Mass. 
Calif.. 
Kans. 
Pa.... 
Wash. 
Wash. 
Iowa. 
N. C, 
Tenn. 
Okla. 
Colo.. 
Fla... 
Okla. 

m.... 

Tenn. 

HI.... 

D. C. 
Pa... 
Pa... 
Va... 
Ala... 
Pa... 



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

Va 

D. C... 



D. C. 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



July 

Oct. 

July 

Jan. 

Aug. 

June 

Sept. 

July 

Sept. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Apr. 

July 

Sept. 

Apr. 

May 

July 

Sept. 

May 

June 

Aug. 

May 

Aug. 

Feb. 

Oct. 



Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 



17, 1939 

21. 1938 

10. 1939 
16, 1939 

16. 1938 

19. 1939 
25, 1939 
16, 1939 
23, 1939 

1, 1939 

1, 1938 

22, 1938 

1, 1938 

6. 1938 

13. 1938 

1. 1939 

10. 1939 
1, 1937 
1, 1939 

28. 1937 

16. 1938 

16. 1939 
4, 1939 

19, 1936 
17, 1938 



1, 1936 
16. 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 

1, 1936 



Apr. 16,1939 



D. C... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


July 


3, 1930 


N. Y... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


HI 


Apr. 


1,1938 


N. Y.... 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mich..." 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


Ark 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Mo 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Wis 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


S. C 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C... 


Apr. 


1,1938 


Pa 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Ind 


Apr. 


1,1938 


S. C 


Apr. 


16. 1939 


Oreg 


May 


4. 1939 


W.Va.. 


Nov. 


1,1938 



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



39 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade two — Junior clerical— Con. 

At ^7,440— Continued. 

Allwardt, Reinhold H 

Bauer, Grace M 

Bell, Donald 

Berglund, Dorothy Fern 

Boyd, VirgelR 

Burke, Willie Taylor.. 

Clark, Marjorie P 

Collins, Irene 

Collins, Micheal J 

Conley, Joseph L 

Connors, Louise C 

Covins, Anthony A 

De Vita. Lillian J 

Dobyns, Edward P 

Donadio, Charles L 

DuBusky, Anthony T 

Duehring, Vivian L 

Feenoy, James P 

Fogarty, Edelen 

Gee, Russell F ._ 

Genz, Louise 

Greene, Paul A. 

Hammond, Charles E. 

Hansen, Albert 

Hansen, Lawrence L 

Heipt, lienora B 

Hiley, A. Evans 

Holdcrith, Hildred V 

Hussar, Edward J 

Jones, Grace E 

Joyce, Catherine J 

Jungclas, Ethel M 

Knight, Charles Glen 

Leary, Josephine I 

Lemberger, Katherine E 

Lergier, Lina R 

Lingerman, Millie Hines 

Long, Charles M 

Marshall, Mary Helen 

McCants, Claudia M 

McLaughlin, Mary B 

Neergaard, Rita D 

Nerren, William G 

Pew, Viola B 

Pope, Harriet C 

Powell, John M 

Ramey, Rex W 

Rankin, Carlos B 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Ind... 
D. C. 

Ill 

Utah.. 
D.C.. 
N. C. 
Me-.. 
W. Va. 
Ala... 
Me..-. 
N. J_.. 
Pa.-__ 
Conn- 
Mo... 
Conn. 
D. C. 
Md... 
N. Y.. 
N. Y.. 
R. I... 
N. J... 
Okla.. 
Calif. - 
Nebr.. 
Utah.. 
Conn.. 
D. C. 
N.J-.. 

Ill 

Kans-- 
Colo... 

Ill 

Nebr.., 

Pa 

N. J-.. 
P. R.. 

Pa 

Pa 

Vt 

s. c... 

D. C. 
Wis-... 
Tex.... 

Pa 

Ala.... 
Tenn... 
Iowa... 
Tenn.- 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 

Sept. 

Oct. 

Aug. 

July 

June 

June 

June 

Aug. 

Feb. 

Aug. 

Oct. 

June 

July 

Mar. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

Feb. 

Mar. 

Sept. 

June 

June 

Oct. 

Jan. 

June 

June 

Oct. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

July 

May 

Feb. 

Sept. 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Dec. 

June 

Mar. 

Sept. 

Nov. 

Sept. 

Mar. 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Dec. 

Feb. 

Sept 



.24, 1939 
20, 1939 

14. 1938 

14. 1939 
1, 1939 

16, 1939 
19, 1939 
29, 1939 
28, 1939 
24, 1939 
21, 1939 

16. 1938 

19. 1939 
17, 1939 
29, 1939 

16. 1937 

22. 1938 

16. 1939 
16, 1939 

6. 1938 
12,1939 
16, 1939 

3, 1935 
16, 1939 

1. 1939 
19, 1939 
25, 1938 

14. 1938 
4, 1939 
7. 1939 
2, 1939 

20. 1939 
7, 1939 

21, 1939 
21, 1939 

1. 1938 

22. 1938 

1. 1939 
1, 1939 
1, 1939 
1, 1938 

27. 1939 
17, 1939 
27, 1938 

25. 1938 
1, 1938 

23. 1939 
29, 1939 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade two— Junior clerical— Coa. 

At ?/, 440— Continued. 

Reap, Joseph W 

Richards, Eleanor M 

Robichau, Frederick J. 

Robinson, June 

Rothenbush, Franklin G 

Rowell, William, Jr 

Russell, Edwin M 

Sanders, Anne L 

Sealey, Marion W 

Smith, Bonnie J 

Spielmaker, Arthur L., Jr 

Voeth, Virginia W 

Walker, Marion M 

Walsh, Robert G 

Weber, George M., Jr 

Willoughby, Beatrice M 

Grade one— Under clerical 

At $1,620: 

Clarke, Marie S 

Davis, Kathryn M 

Pastorini, Louisa 

At $1,560: 
Baker, Emma L 

At $1,S80: 
Cograve, Eleanor F 

At$l,S20: 

Mooney, Dorothea C 

Nubbe, Virgil G 

Paulsen, Helen V 

Wright, Clarence J 

At it, 260: 

Burke, James P 

Cassell, Albert S 

Furia, Angelo M 

Goray, Stanley J 

lema, Joanna.. 

Killian, Earl... 

Klein, Charles C... 

Morrissey, Mary C 

Nause, Edwin D 

Nelson, Ethel M.. 

Parmenter, Mabel 

Phillips, Joseph L 

Spaulding, Albert 

Spence, Doris C. 

Stalker. Richard D 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Pa... 
Pa--. 

Mass. 
N. Y. 
Ohio. 
S. C 
D. C. 
Fla— 
Mass- 
Ga-.. 
Mich. 
Kans- 
N. C- 
Utah- 
Mont 
N. H. 



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

Fla 



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

Pa 

Minn... 
CaUf.... 
N. J 

Pa 

N Y.... 

Pa 

D. C... 
Conn... 
D. C... 

Ky 

N. Y.... 
Calif.... 

Wis 

Mich 

Tex 

N. Y.... 

Del 

Ill 



Date of 

appoint- 
ment 



Aug. 

Aug. 

Jan. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

July 

July 

Nov. 

July 

Aug. 

Feb. 

Nov. 

Apr. 

Apr. 

Dec. 



Aug. 
Apr. 
July 



1, 1939 
1, 1939 

13. 1938 

22. 1939 

6. 1938 

1. 1939 
1, 1939 

24, 1939 

16. 1938 

26. 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 

2. 1938 
15, 1939 

1. 1939 
13, 1938 



1, 1936 
16, 1939 
3, 1930 



Aug. 1, 1936 



Apr. 16,1939 



Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 

Apr. 

July 

Aug. 

Aug. 

Feb. 

Mar. 

Feb. 

July 

Aug. 

June 

July 

May 

Oct. 

July 

Aug. 



16, 1939 
16, 1939 
16, 1939 

1. 1938 

21, 1939 

1. 1939 
16, 1939 
16,1939 
15, 1939 

1, 1939 
16, 1939 
11, 1939 
16, 1939 
29, 1939 

1, 1939 

9, 1939 
10, 19:3S 

1, 1939 
21, 1939 



40 



HKGISTEK Ol'^ TIIK DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1 !• ;5 1) 
CUSTODIAL SEKVICK 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade di/hl — Senior custodial 



At f?,100: 
Stopniaier, Raymond L. 



Orade xix — Assistant custodial 



At fl.7i0: 
Blair, Donald h 



Orade four— Under custodial 

Atfl,6S0: 

Warren, James R 

At fl,6S0: 

Tennille, Clayborne 
.4/ f 1,560: 

McHeth, Warren 

-4/ fl,UO: 

Warren, Robert 

.4/ fl,S80: 

Small, Samuel 

AtflMO: 

Mitchell, Charles E. 

Grade three — Minor custodial 

At f 1,500: 

Delaney, Thomas J 

Edwards, Isaac 

Jones, Victor E ..- 

Myers, I^onis S 

Pinckney, Roswell N 

Reedcr, Charles A.. 

Simmons, Edward T.. 

Simmons, Paul A 

Thomas, Edgar „ 

Thomas, George A 

Walker, Ralph C !. 

West, Leland S 

At fl.!,J,0: 

Booker, liurnelt . . . 

Compton, Clarence 

Edmonds, Walter B 

Morris, Oeorge II 

Kicks. Thompkins O 

Smith, Arthur J 

.4^ tl,S80: 

Dodson , Frederick A 

Evans, William D 

Hardy, James W 

Hawkins, Frank R 

Hester, William H 

Johnson, Charles L 

Kelly, William J... 

Lee, Augustus 

Nickens, Waldra T 

Prince, Ulysses, Jr 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



D. C... 



Ohio.--. 



D. C. 
Pa.._ 
D. C. 
D. C 
Md,. 
D. C. 
Pa-.. 
Pa... 
Ga.-- 
D. C. 
D. C. 
D. C. 

D. C. 
D. C 
D. C. 
D. C. 
Md.. 
La... 

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



Apr. 16,1939 



Apr. 1, 1938 



D. C .. 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


Ala 


Apr. 


16,1939 


Ark 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


D. C. .. 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C-... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


D. C - 


Jan. 


17. 1939 



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

July 
Aug. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Apr. 
Aug. 



1, 1930 
16,1939 
1, 1936 
1,1930 
16. 1939 
1, 1930 
1, 1936 
1, 1936 
1, 1930 
16, 1939 
16. 1939 
16, 1939 

16,1938 
1, 1936 
1.1938 
1, 1938 

16, 1939 
1.1936 



Apr. 1, 

July 1, 

July I, 

Apr. 16, 

July 1, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 1, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 



1938 
1930 
1930 I 
1939 j 
1930 j 
1939 i 

1938 I 

1939 I 
1939 I 
1939 I 



Name, grade, and .salary 



Grade three—Minor custodial — Con. 

At #/,S80— Continued. 

Roache, Thomas P 

Washington, William W 

Wells, Edward... 

Williams, William O 

At $1,320: 

Carter, Robert H 

Carter, Wallace W 

Fennel, Charles H., Jr 

Rice, Albert S 

At $1,260: 

Browne, Frederick A 

Carter, Maceo 

Dickerson, Eugene. Jr 

Elliott, James H 

Gaines, Harry B _.. 

Gibson, Vassar D 

Greenfield, Robert T. 

Grimes, David H 

Harrod, Lorenzo - _ 

Headley, Forrest L. M 

Holmes, Clarence F... 

Johnson, Charles M 

Johnson, William E 

Mills, Joseph F 

Morse, Lewis A 

Prioleau, Robert S 

Reynolds, Samuel T 

Rirhard.son, .\ntonio M 

Snowden, Ernest 

Taylor, John W 

Taylor, LeRoy ... 

T y ler, Raymond - . 

Wilson, Francis D 

At $1,900: 

Brown, Moses C 

Burns, Robert J 

Campbell, Frank A 

Cole, Harry E 

Hockett. Henry Gibbs 

Ketner, William H 

Mayo, Benjamin 

McKinney. George O 

Norris, P'rank L 

Payne, John Henry 

Proctor, Franklin W 

Ray, Harry J - 

Shepherd. Lawrence R. 

Wade, William E... 

White, Curtis 

Willis, Oliver T 

Grade tuo— Office laborer 

At $1.^80: 
Antbony, Nicholas 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



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

D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C.-_ 
D. C_.. 

D. C... 

Ga 

D. C..„ 
D. C... 
D. C_.. 
W. Va. 
D. C... 
N. C... 
D. C... 
D. C... 
D. C. 
D. C... 
D. C... 

Va 

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

Va 

D. C... 

Va 

D. C... 

Va 

D. C... 
Va 

La 

Mass... 
D. C... 
Md.... 
Tenn.. 

Pa 

Miss... 
Mass... 

Va 

D. C„. 

Va 

D. C... 
D. C... 
W. Va. 
D. O... 
W. Va. 



D. C... 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Apr. 16 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 16, 

.\pr. 16, 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 16 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 16, 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 

Apr. 1 



Nov. 

Sept. 

Apr. 

Aug. 

June 

Mar. 

Aug. 

Sept. 

Jan. 

Apr. 

July 

June 

July 

Oct. 

July 

Oct. 



Apr. 1,1938 



CLASSIFICATION OF DFPAKTMENT PERSONNEL 
CUSTODIAL SERVICE— Continued 



41 



Name, grade, and salary 



Grade two — Office taborer^Con 

Atfl,S^O: 
Leo, Julius 

At$l,S60: 

Baker, Milton 

Payne, Stephen.. 



Whence 

ap- 
pointed 



D. C. 



D. C. 

Va-.- 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



Name, grade, and salary 



Apr. 16.1939 



Apr. 16, 1939 
Apr. 1,1938 



Grade two — Office laborer — Con 

At $1,140: 

Belford, Wilton 

Harris, Edward 

Smith, Ralph W 

Steel, Archie 



Whence 

ap- 
pomted 



Date of 
appoint- 
ment 



D. C... 


Apr. 


1, 193S 


D. C_... 


Apr. 


1, 1938 


N.J 


Apr. 


16, 1939 


N. C... 


Apr. 


16,1939 



PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN THE COLLECTION AND EDITING OF OFFICIAL PAPERS OF THE TERRI- 

TORIES OF THE UNITED STATES 



Clarence E. Carter (.$5,600) 
Edgar B. Nixon ($2,600).... 



Ohio -. 
Ohio... 



Aug. 15,1931 
July 1,1939 



Lillie R. Carter ($1,620). 
JancE. Hill($l,620) 



Ohio... 
D. C... 



July 1,19^0 
Mar. 1, 1937 



PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONVENTION FOR THE PRO^NIOTION OF INTER- 
AMERICAN CULTURAL RELATIONS 



Lincoln White ($2,600) . 



Sept. 1, 1939 



PASSPORT AGENCIES 



Boston: 

Harry H. Bolds, Agent ($3,800) 

Stoughton J. Richmond, Assistant 
Agent ($2,700). 

Frank S. Daxberger ($1,680) 

Chicago: 
Robert A. Proctor, Agent ($3,800).. 
John L. Barton, Assistant Agent 
($2,700). 

Miles E. Briggs, ($1,620) 

Net!' York: 

Ira F. Hoyt, Agent ($5,000) 

James J. Hughes, Assistant Agent 
($3,300). 



D.C. 
D. C. 



Mass. 



D. C. 
IlL... 



111. 



Conn. 
N. Y. 



June 


1, 1938 


June 


1, 1938 


June 


1, 1938 


June 


1, 1938 


June 


1, 1938 


Jan. 


26, 1939 


June 


1, 1938 


June 


1, 1938 



New York — Continued 

Elma V. Waldron ($2,400).' 

Matthew C. Earle ($2.300) 

Harry P. Berliner ($1,860) 

BertH. Floren ($1,860).... 

Joseph Seller (.$1,860) 

Mary J. Hayes ($1,740) 

Hulda Hultberg ($1,680) 

George E. Maddocks ($1,680) 

San Francisco: 
Somerset A. Owen, Agent (.$3,800). 
Gordon Norquist, Assistant Agent 

($2,700). 
Aloysius 0. Horan ($2,300) 



N. Y. 

N. Y. 
N. Y. 
N. J . 

N. Y- 
N. Y. 
N. Y. 

N. Y- 



Md... 
CaliL. 



Cahf,... 



June 
June 
June 
June 
June 
June 
June 
June 



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



June 1, 1938 
June 1, 1938 



June 1. 1938 



DESP.A.TCH AGENCIES 



New York: 






New For/c— Continued 






Howard Fyfe, Agent ($6,500) 


N. Y.... 


July 1,1935 


James Frascella ($1,320) 


N. Y... 


July 1, 1939 


Stephen E. Lato, Assistant Agent 


N. Y.... 


Oct. 16,1938 


Thomas P. Esmonde ($1,260) 


N. Y.._. 


July 24,1939 


($3,200). 






San Francisco: 






Rosemary Quinlan ($2,800) . 


N. Y.._ 


Oct. 16. 1938 


Somerset A. Owen, Agent ' 


Md 


Dec. 15,1936 


Walter Kearney ($1,800) 


N. Y_.-. 


Oct. 16,1938 


New Orleans: 






William C. Schults ($1,680) 


N. Y..__ 


July 1, 1939 


Leon Zinser, Agent 2 


La 


Sept. 5,1933 



1 Salary received as passport agent at San Francisco. 

2 Receives compensation as an employee of the Post Office Department. 



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 

ARGENTINA 

Embassj/: Buenos Aires 
Consulate General: Buenos Aires 

BELGIUM AND POSSESSIONS 

Embassy: Brussels 

Consulate General: Antwerp (supervisory, all of Belgium and 

Luxemburg) 
Consulates: Brussels; Ltopoldville, Belgian Congo 

BOLIVIA 

Legation: La Paz 
Consulate: La Paz 

BRAZIL 

Embasiy: Kio de Janeiro 

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

Sao Paulo 
Consulates: Baliia; Par^; Pemambuco; Porto Alegre, Rio 

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

BULGARIA 

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); AVinnipeg, 
Manitoba (supervisory, the Provinces of Alberta, Mani 
toba, Saskatchewan) 



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; Victoria, British 
Columbia; Windsor, Ontario; Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 
Vice Consulate: Fredericton, New Brunswick (under Halifax) 
Consular Agency: Kenora, Ontario (under AVLanipeg) 
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) 

CHINA 

Embassy: Peiping (also Nanking ofBce) 

Consulates General: Canton, Kwangtung; Hankow, Hupeh; 

Harbin, Manchuria; Mukden, Manchuria; Shanghai, 

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

Fukien; Swatow, Kwangtune; Tsinan, Shantung; 

Tsingtao. Shantung; Yunnanfu, Yunnan 

COLOMBIA 

Embassy: BogotS 

Consulates: Barranquilla; BogotS; Cali; Cartagena 

Consular Agency: Buenaventura (under Cali) 

COSTA RICA 

Legation: San Josfe 

Consulates: Port Limon; San Jos6 

CUBA 

Embassy: Habana 

Consulate General: Habana (supervisory, all of Cuba) 

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

Consular Agenries: C&\hfiT\cn (under Cienfuegos) iManzanillo 
(under Santiago de Cuba); Sagua la Grande (under 
Cienfuegos) 



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

42 



ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 



43 



CZECHOSLOVAKIA 

Consulate Oeneral: Prague fPraha), Bohemia 

DANZIG, FREE CITY OF 
Consulate: Danzig 

DENMARK 

Legation: Copenhagen 
Consulate Oeneral: Copenhagen 

DOMINICAN REPTJBIIC 

Legation: Ciudad Trujillo 

Consulate: Ciudad Trujillo 

Consular Agency: La Romana (under Ciudad Trujillo) 

ECUADOR 

Legation: Quito 

Consulate Oeneral: Guayaquil 

EGYPT 

Legation: Cairo 

Consulate General: Alexandria (supervisory, all of Egypt) 

Consulates: Cairo; Port Said 

EI SALVADOR 

Legation: San Salvador 
Consulate General: San Salvador 

ESTONIA 

Legation: Tallinn 
Consulate: Tallinn 

FINLAND 

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

FRANCE AND POSSESSIONS a 

Embassy: Paris 

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

Consulates: Bordeaux; Calais; Cherbourg; Havre; Lille; 
Lyon; Marseille; Nantes; Nice; Saigon, French Indo- 
china; 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 

Embassy: Berlin 

Consulates General: Berlin (supervisory, all of Germany); 

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

Stuttgart 



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; Madras, India; Malta; Manches- 
ter, England; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Nairobi, 
Kenya, East Africa; Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas; 
Newcastle-on-Tyne, England; Penang, Straits Settle- 
ments; Perth, Western Australia; Plymouth, England; 
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies; Rangoon, 
Burma; Sheffield, England; Southampton, England 

Consular Agencies: Brighton, Trinidad, British West 
Indies (under Port-of-Spain); Christchurch, New Zea- 
land (under Wellington); Djibouti, French Somali Coast 
(under Aden, Arabia); Dunedin, New Zealand (under 
Wellington) ; Grenada, British West Indies (under Port- 
of-Spain); Paramaribo, Surinam (under Port-of-Spain) ; 
St. George's, Bermuda (under Hamilton); St. Lucia, 
British West Indies (under Barbados) 

GREECE 

Legation: Athens 

Consulate General: Athens (supervisory, all of Greece) 

Consulate: Salonika 

GUATEMALA 

Legation: Guatemala 
Consulate General: Guatemala 

HAITI 

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

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

HONDURAS 

Legation: Tegucigalpa 

Consulates: Ceiba; Puerto Cortes; Tegucigalpa 

HUNGARY 



Legation: Budapest 
Consulate General: Budapest 



' The consular officer at Leopoldville, Belgian Congo, is assigned also to French Equatorial Africa; consular officers at Port-of- 
Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies, are assigned also to French West Indies and French Guiana. 



44 



REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 193 9 



Legation: Tehran 
Consula'e: Tehran 



IRAQ 



Legation: Baghdad 
Consulate General: Baghdad 



MONACO 

Consulate: Monaco 

MOROCCO 

Legation: Tangier 

Consulate Oeneral: Tangier (supervisory, nil of Morocco) 

Consulate: Casablanca 



IRELAND 

Legation: Dublin 

Consulate Oeneral: Dublin (supervisory, all of Ireland) 

Consulate: Cork 

Consular Agency: Galway (under Dublin) 

ITALY AND POSSESSIONS ' 

Embassy: Rome 

Consulates General: Genoa; Naples (supervisory, all of Italyj 
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, Iilanchuria; Kobe; Nagasaki; Nagoya; 
Osaka; Taihoku, Taiwan; Yokohama 

LATVIA 

Legation: Riga 
Consulate: Riga 



NETHERLANDS AND POSSESSIONS 

Legation: The Hague 

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

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

Consular Agency: Paramaribo, Surinam (under Port-of-Spain, 
Trinidad, British AVest Indies) 

NICARAGUA 

Legation: Managua 

Consulate: Managua 

Consular Agency: Matagalpa (under Managua) 

NORWAY 

Legation: Oslo 

Consulate General: Oslo (supervisory, all of Norway) 

Consulate: Bergen 

PALESTINE 

Consulate General: Jerusalem 



Legation: Monrovia 
Consulate General: Monrovia 

LITHUANIA 

Legation: Kaunas 
Consulate: Kaunas 

LUXEMBURG 

Legation: Luxemburg 
Consulate: Luxemburg 

MEXICO 

Embassy: Mfxico, D. F. 

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

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

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



Embassy: Panama 

Consulate General: PanamS (supervisory, all of Panamai 

Consulate: Colon 

PARAGUAY 

I^egation: Asuncion 
Consulate: Asuncion 

PERU 

Embassy: Lima 

Consulate General: Callao-Lima 

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

PHILIPPINE ISLANDS 

Consulate: Manila * 

POLAND 

Embassy: Warsaw 
Consulate General: Warsaw 



• Consular oflieers at Athens, Greece, are assigned also to the Italian Islands of the Aegean. 

* Consulate established under act of March 24, iy:j4. for performance of services relating only to immigration. 



ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE 



45 



PORTITGAl AND POSSESSIONS » 

Legation: Lisbon 

Consulates Generat: Lisbon (supervisory, all of Portugal, the 
Azores, and Madeira); Macau " 

Consulates: Funchal, Madeira; Lourengo Marques, Mozam- 
bique; Oporto; St. Michael, Azores 

RUMANIA 

Legation: Bucharest 
Consulate: Bucharest 

SAN MARINO 

Consulate: San Marino 

SPAIN 

Embassy: Madrid 

Consulate General: Barcelona (supervisory, all of Spain and 

the Canary Islands) 
Consulates: Bilbao; Las Palmas, Canary Islands; Madrid; 

Malaga; Seville; Tenerife, Canary Islands; Valencia; 

Vigo 



THAILAND (SIAM) 

Legation: Bangkok 
Consulate General: Bangkok 

TURKEY 

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 



SWEDEN 

Legation: Stockholm 

Consulate General: Stockholm (supervisory, all of Sweden) 

Consulate: Goteborg 

SWITZERLAND 

Legation: Bern 

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

Consulates: Basel; Bern; Geneva 



SYRIA 



URUGUAY 

I^egation: Montevideo 
Consulate General: Montevideo 

VENEZUELA 

Embassy: Caracas 

Consulates: Caracas; Maracaibo 

Vice Consulate: La Guaira (under Caracas) 

YUGOSLAVIA 

Legation: Belgrade 

Cnnsiilates. Belgrade (supervisory, all of Yugoslavia); 
Zagreb 



Consulate General: Beirut (supervisory, all of Syria and the 
Lebanon) 

» Consular officers 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 Class 7 $4, 000 to $4, 400 

Class 2 8,000 to 8,900 Class 8. 3,500 to 3,900 

ClassS 7,000to 7,900 Unclassified (a) 3,000 

Class4 6,000to 6,900 Unclassified (b) ...2,750 

ClassS 5,000to 5,900 Unclassified (c) 2,500 

Class 6 4,500 to 4.900 

CLERKS 
Senior clerks Junior clerks 

Class 1 $4,000 Class 1 $2,750 

Class 2 3,750 Class 2 -.. 2,500 

Class3 3,500 ClassS less than $2, 500 

Class 4... - 3,250 

Class 5 3,000 

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6. BIOGRAPHIES 
PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE ' 



Abbey. Glenn Allan. — 6. Dodgeville, Wis., June 11, 
1898 ; business scb. grnd. ; Marquette and George 
Washington Univ. ; Georgitown, B. S. 19'J5 ; ixra6. 
work. Univ. of Witwatcisrand, Johannesburg, 1929; 
teacher in public 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., atu^r exam.. For. 
Ser. offlcer unclass. and v. c. of career July 5. 1927 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; to 
Johannosburg Feb. 24, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 1, 19;U ; as.signcd as -"d sec. at Managua July 31, 
19;U ; at Caracas Mar. .31. 1932; cla.ss eight July 1, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22. 1935 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Asunci6n May 28, 19:'.6 ; also as cons. Sept. 25, 1936 ; 
class seven Apr. 1. 1937 ; 2d sec. at Asunci<5n in ad- 
dition to duties as cons. May 6, 1937 ; detailed to 
("haco Peace Conf.. Buenos Aires. U)3S ; to tlie Depi. 
Feb. 2. 1938; class six Apr. 1. 1939.— FA. 

Abbott, George Manlove. — b. Cleveland, Ohio. Feb. 5, 
1904; Case Sch. of Applied Scl., B. S. 1925; ficole 
de Ponts et Chaussfes, 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; 
lo Calcutta Feb. 24, 1928 ; to Oslo Aug. 26, 1930 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Mny 2. 1934 ; assigned as 3d sec. 
at niga 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, Wainwrlght.— 6. Pittsburgh, I'a.. Apr. 27. 
1891 ; 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. 7, 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. ofHccr of class six July 1, 1924 ; as- 
signed as 2d sec. of leg. at Caracas Oct. 2, 1924 ; 
class Ave Apr. 30, 1925 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Dublin 
June 9, 1927 ; class four July 24, 1930 ; assigned as 
Ist sec. at London Dec. 23, 1930; at Belgrade Feb. 
28, 1934 ; as For. Ser. ofBcer at Hamburg June 15, 
1936 ; cons, and assigned as cons, at Hamburg Juno 
22. 1936; married. 



Achilles, Theodore Carter. — b. Rochester, N. Y., 
Dec. 29, 1905; The Hill Sch.; Stanford, B. A. 1925; 
i'ale 1926-28; mwspaper work 1928-30; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., t. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Ilabana Jan. 4, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 28, 
1933 ; to Rome June 13. 1933 ; to the Dept. Apr. 25. 
1935 ; asst. sec, Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva. 
1935 ; advisory mem. of Am. committee. Int. Inst, of 
Agric. 1936-39 ; class eight Mar. 16. 1939 ; 3d sec. at 
London May .11. 19.39; married. 

Ackerman, Ralph Henry. — b. West Hoboken, N. J., 
July 23, 1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
Uiiiv. of Chattanooga: elk. and stenog. 1907-13; elk.. 
Dept. of State. 191.3-14 ; cml. activities in So. Amer. 
1914-22; chief, Latin American Division, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1922-23 ; tech. adviser to Am. del.. 
Fifth Int. Conf. of Am. States. Santiago. Chile. 1923 ; 
app. cml. att. at Santiago Oct. 27. 1923; at Rio de 
Janeiro July 18, 1933 ; adviser. Pan American Cml. 
Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935 ; to Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Sept. 9, 1037 ; trade commr. at Siug.ipore Oct. 
7. 1938 ; act. cml. att. at Caracas Dec. 9, 1938 ; trade 
rommr. at Sin.gapore Feb. 20, 1939 ; cml. att. at Madrid 
May 13. 1939; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 
19.39 : married. 

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. offlcer 
unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928 ; assigned to 
the 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. 
10, 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 
eons, at Budapest June 19, 1936 ; class seven Mar. 1, 
1939 ; 2d sec. at Budapest in addition to duties as 
cons. Mar. ;^(i. 1!».39 ; married. 

Acly, Robert Austin. — b. Pittsfleld, Mass., Feb. 25, 
1906; Williams Coll., B. A. 1928; app. For. Ser. offlcer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 19, 1929; assigned as v. c. at Montreal, temp., 
J:in. 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 
:W, 1934 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa Aug. 18, 
1934 ; as v. c. at Strasbourg Aug. 9, 1935 ; at Jo- 



* Biographies are Included only for those employees whose duties are prol'essional or administrative. 
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BIOGRAPHIES 



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hannesburg June 12, 1937 ; class eight and cons. May 
1, 1938 ; cons, at Johannesburg May 12. 1938 ; at 
Durban, temp., Nov. 26, 1938 ; at Johannesburg Jan. 2, 
1939 ; at Durban, temp., Mar. 15, 1939 ; at Johannes- 
burg Apr. 21, 1939 ; married. 

Adam, Hector Cameron, Jr. — 6. 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 Juflrez Jan. 8, 1936; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936 ; as v. c. at Montevideo 
Dec. 18, 1936; married. 

Adams, George Henry. — b. Purmela, Tex., Aug. 12, 
1907 ; attended high sch. ; U. S. Marine Corps 1926- 
30; Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua 1927-30, 2d It.; 
elk. in U. S. and Honduras 1930-32; aviator in 
Nicaragua and Honduras 1932 ; app. elk. in Am. con- 
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. — 6. Greenville, S. C, 
Dec. 16, 1887 ; Carlisle's Sch. for Boys ; Clemson 
Coll. one yr. ; Georgetown, 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. S. 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 ; assigned 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, 19.34; class two Oct. 1, 
1935; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936; to the 
Dept. Oct. 22, 1937; married.— FE. 

Adams, Ware. — h. Washington, D. C, Mar. 1, 
1906 ; Emerson Inst. grad. ; George Washington, 
A. B. 1929; paymaster, D. C. govt., 1927-29; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 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, 1937 ; also 3d 
sec. at Berlin May 14, 1938; to the Dept. Aug. 17, 
1938. for special study in economics (Univ. of Chi- 



cago) ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 3d sec. at Rio de 
Janeiro Apr. 11, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Rio de Janeiro June 
20, 1939 ; married. 

Affeld, William Charles, Jr. — ft. 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, 1932 ; to Bremen May 17, 1935 ; to Kobe 
July 13, 1937 ; to Hong Kong, temp.. May 17, 1938 ; 
married. 

Aguirre, Stephen Earnest. — ft. Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 
11, 1892; 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 Ciudad 
Juarez July 22, 1915; v. c. at Ciudad Juarez June 5, 
1917 ; at Chihuahua Apr. 13, 1920 ; resigned Oct. 13, 
1920 ; app. v. c. at Manzanillo May 25, 1921 ; at 
Nuevo Laredo Sept. 29, 1925 ; at Pledras Negras, 
temp., Feb. 7, 1927 ; at Nuevo Laredo Feb. 18, 1927 ; 
at Mexico City Nov. 2, 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass., 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 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Ailshie, William Knight. — ft. 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 Warsaw Oct. 
5, 1933; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936; to 
Montreal May 28, 1937; to Nassau July 23, 1938; 
married. 

Aldridge, Clayson Wheeler. — ft. 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. e. 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. 
divisional 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, 1938; cons, 
at Manila, temp., Nov. 3. 1938: at Singapore Feb. 25. 
1939; married. 



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Alexander, F. Virginia b. Mount Crawford, Va. ; 

high sell. grad. ; attended business sell. ; studied un- 
der private tutor two yrs. ; elk. 1910-12 ; secretary 
1913-15; app. cllc., temp.. In the Dept. of State Dec. 
7, 1915; permanently, at $1,200 under Ex. order 
June 22, 1016, 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, 19S0; at $3,200 Dec. 1, 
1930; mem.. Concilintinn romii'irt<-e nf the Dept. of 
State, 1933-39 ; at $3,300 Nov. 16, 1938.— 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 
State 1917-24; private sec. to the .sec. of state 1920; 
law elk. with counsel for Chile in Taena Ariea Arbi- 
tration 1924-25; income tax accountant and secre- 
tary 1924-f.'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. — YD. 

Alfsen, Fritz A. M. — 6. Oslo, Norway, May 3, 1899 ; 
naturalized 1914 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
Oslo Univ. 1917-18; Georgetown Univ. 1924-25; Coll. 
of City of N. Y. 1931 ; studied in Scandinavia and 
France ; 1st It, U. S. Army Reserve, 1926-31 ; private 
sec. and corr. for banking companies in Norway and 
France 1918-22 ; elk. to enil. att. at Copenhagen 1922- 
24 ; eml. agt., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 1924-26 ; 
analyst, corr., and accountant with int. banking com- 
panies 1927-31. 1933-35 ; tariff specialist, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1935-36 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Cairo Mar. 1, 1936; at Stockholm Dec. 1, 1937; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1939; married. 

Allen, Charles W. — b. Boulder, Colo., Jan. 21, 
1883 ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Wyo. one and 
one-half yrs. ; stenog. and substitute court reporter 
1902-7; law elk. 1905-6; in U. S. Land Office, 
Lander, Wyo., 1907-18; U. S. Civil Ser. sec, Lander, 
Wyo., several yrs. ; app. v. c. at Cape Town Oct. 24, 
1918; at Z«rlch 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 .'^ch. grad. ; George Washington, 
LL. B. 1927 ; National Univ., Sch. of Economics and 
Govt. 19:!3-34, 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 corp. 1922-23 ; in Dept. of State 
1923-29 ; special agt., D^pt. of Justice, 1929-31 ; app. 
ndmin. nsst. at $3,200 in th.> Dept. of State Aug. 24. 
19?.l ; divisional asst. at $3,800 Doc. 16, 1935 ; at 
$4,000 Apr. 16, 1939; at $4,600 Apr. 16. 19.39; mar- 
ried. — Co. 

Allen, George Venable. — 6. Durham, N. C, Nov. 3, 
1903 ; Duke Univ., A. B. 1924 ; Harvard, A. M. 1929 ; 



teacher in high ech. 1924-28 ; newspaper reporter 
1926, 1927, 1928; editorial elk.. Census Bu., 1929; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 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 Slianghai Nov. 
8, 1930 ; to Patras Aug. 15, 1934 ; to Athens, temp., 
Jan. 17, 1936; to I'atras Feb. 10, 1936; v. c. and 3d 
sec. at Cairo July 21, 1!)36 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; 
cons. Apr. 22, 19.37 ; cons, at Cairo in addition to 
duties as 3d sec. Apr. 26, 1937 ; to the Dept. Oct. 1, 
1938 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. — NE. 

Allen, Henry Edward. — 6. Washington, D. C, June 
23, 1912; (Jcorge Washin.uton Univ. 1930-31; Wash- 
ington and Lee, B. S. 19.34 ; messenger, Fed. Trade 
Commn., 1930-31; dk., Dept. of State, 1932,1933, 
Int. Boundary Commn.. U. S. and Mexico, 1934-36; 
app. elk. at $1,620 in the Dept. of State June 25, 
1936 ; at $1,800 Sept. 16, 1937 ; divisional asst. at 
$2,000 July 1, 1939 ; detailed to Buenos Aires to assist 
in trade-agreement discussions 1939. — TA. 

Allen, Percy F.— 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 
officer, 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, 19o6; at 
$1,200 May 1, 1907 ; at $1,400 Nov. 2, 1908 ; at 
$1,600 June 27, 1911 ; sec. of Bd. of Examiners for 
Diplo. 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, effective Jan. 1, 
1920; drafting officer at $2,500 June 17, 1921, effec- 
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, 19,30; at 
$3,700 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; acting chief elk. 
and admin, asst. Sept. 8-Dee. 31, 1931 ; at $3,S0O Nov. 

16, 1938 ; asst. director of personnel and chief of 
recruiting and selection section Jan. 27, 1939 ; mar- 
ried.— DP. 

Allen. Stuart.— 5. St. Paul, Minn.. Dec. 13, 1902 •, 
St. Paul Acad, grad.; Princeton, B. S. 1926; teacher, 
Peking 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; see. in the Diplo. Ser. May 
27, 19.'!6 ; eons, at Chcfoo July 10, 1936 ; at Lyon Jan. 

17, 1938; class seven Aug. 17. 1938; at Nice, temp., 
Sept. 16, 19.39; married. 

Ailing, Paul Humiston.— b. Hamdcn, Conn., July 
15, 1896; Trinity «'oll., A. B. 1920; Univ. of Pa., 
M. A. 1924; elk. 1913-15; U. S. Army 1917-19. let 
It., overseas service ; foreign service training class of 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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N. Y. bank 1920-21 ; research and editorial worli 
1921-24 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. oflBcer 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 tlie 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; at $7,000 June 1, 1939; married. — 
NE. 

Allison, John Moore. — h. 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. cllc. in Am. Consulate General 
at Shanghai Apr. 28, 1930; v. c. at Kobe Oct. 20, 
1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer nnclass., 
V. c. of career, and see. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Kobe Jan. 2, 1932 ; as lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo Jan. 15, 1932 ; as v. c. at 
Tokyo May 9, 1934 ; at Daircn 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. 16, 1938 ; class 
seven Aug. 17, 1938; cons, at Osalca Dec. 23, 1938; 
married. 

Altaffer, Leland Charles. — 6. West Unity, Ohio, 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 ; 
app. 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. 

Altaffer, 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-Ma:n Sept. 6, 
1923; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924; assigned 
to Aleppo Aug. T, 1924 ; to Nognles May 26, 1926 ; 
to Agua Prieta, temp., Oct. 8, 1926 ; to Nogales 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, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Ammon, William Bronley (Lt, Comdr.) — b. York. 
Pa., Apr. 2.3, 1902; Pa. State Coll. 1918; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1923; Harvard. M. S. 1930; assigned as asst. 
naval att. nf London Apr. 14, 1939; married. 



Anderson, Daniel Virden, — 6. Dover, Del., Dec. 31, 
1908; Univ. of Va., B. A. 1930; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Rome June 15, 1931 ; v. c. at Rome Aug. 
25, 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 Rome 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. Tech. Consulting Committee on Radio Communi- 
cations, Monte Estoril, Portugal, 1934 ; assigned to 
Oporto, temp., Feb. 12, 1935 ; to Lisbon Mar. 21, 1935 ; 
to Bombay May 28, 1930 ; to Karachi, temp., Aug. 14, 
1937 ; to Bombay Oct. 26, 1937 ; also to Portuguese 
possessions in India Dec. 18, 1937 ; class eight Mar. 16, 
1939. 

Anderson, Edward. — b. Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 7, 
1907 ; 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 sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned 
as V. c. at Nassau, temp., Jan. 7, 1930 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Apr. 19, 1930; 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, 1938 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Ciudad Trujillo 
Sept. 12, 1938. 

Anderson, Walter Stratton, Jr. — b. 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 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 24. 1938 ; to Johannesburg Apr. 
19, 19.39. 

Andrews, George. — h. 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 War.vaw Mar. 13, 1928; as For. Ser. 
officer to the leg. at H:abaua Nov. 29, 1930 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 20. 1930; assigned as 3d sec. at 
llabaiia Jan. 8, 1931; at Tol;yo Nov. 10. 1933: class 
eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; class seven 
Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Tokyo May 6, 1937 ; cons. a( 
Panama Nov. 26, 1938; also 2d sec. at Panama Dec. 
15, 1938 ; married. 

Angel, Virginia Burtank (Mrs.) — 6. Chicago, 111. ; 
Univ. of Wis., summer 1929; Royal Italian Univ.. 
Perugia, Italy, summer 1930 ; George Washiu.^ton, 
A. B. 1931 ; app. editorial asst. at $1,500 in the Dept, 
of State Apr. 1, 1927 ; at $1,620 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act); at $1,800 Aug. 1, 1928; at .$2,000 May 1. 
1929; at $2,200 July 1, 1930; at $2,300 Feb. 1, 
1936; at $2,400 Apr. 1, 1938; at $2,600 Mar. 1, 
1939. — RP. 

Armour, Norman. — 6. Brighton, England, of Am. 
parents, Oct. 14, 1887 ; St. Paul's Sch. ; Princeton, 



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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. 
ofBcer 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. 1928; app. E.E. and M.P. to Haiti July 25, 
1032 ; to Canada May 29, 1935 ; A. E. and P. to Chile 
Jan. 17. 1938; to Argentina May 18, 1939; chm. of 
.\m. del.. Third Pan American Highway Conf., San- 
tiago, 1939 ; married. 

Armstrong, George Alexander. — 6. NyacK, N. Y., 
Sept. 15, 1887 ; Allen Stevenson Sch. grad. ; Princeton, 
A. B. 1909 ; in bonding house 1910-12 ; insur. com- 
pany 1912-16 ; insur. brokerage business 1916-17 ; 
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 Ziirich 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, 
1931 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; 2d sec. at Berlin 
.\ug. 22. 1933 ; cons, at Kingston, Jamaica. Nov. 5, 
1934; 2d sec. at Dublin Nov. 11, 1936; cons, at 
Colombo Aug. 20. 1937 ; class six Mar. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. 
at Lisiion June .^, 1939. 

Armstrong, Lawrence Sheppard. — b. Penn Yan, 
N. Y., July 6, 1895 ; Penn Yan Acad. ; Hoosac Sch. 
grad. ; Sillig Sch., Switzerl.Tnd ; Williams Coll., A. B. 
1017; 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 Li.sbon Apr. 10, 1930; 
class seven Feb. 27, 1931 ; assiu'ned to Tunis Nov. 11, 
1933 ; to Tampico June 10, 1936 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to Nogales July 28, 1938 ; married. 

Arnold. Julean. — 6. Sacramento. Calif., July 19. 
1876: Calif. Coll. of Com., B, S. 1902; cashier, book- 
keeper, and teachi'r in high sch. 1894-98 ; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in China July 18, 1902; v. 
and dop. cons, at Dalny Feb. 4, 1904 ; dep. cons. gen. 
at Shanghai July 13. 1904 ; v. and dep. cons, at Foo- 
rhow 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. rml. ntt.. Dept. of Com., Sept. 25. 
1014. and designate<l for diif.v at Am. I^g at Peking 



Oct. 12, 1914 ; field representative. Am. Red Cross in 
China 1918-19 ; hon. high adviser. Chinese Red Cross, 
1925 ; chm. of .\ra. del., China Tariff Revision Commn., 
Shanghai, 1918. 1022, 1926; For. Ser. offirer of class 
one July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Ashbrook, Joseph Wilson. — h. Sullivan, 111., Aug. 27, 
1910; Univ. of 111., B. S. 1932; asst, mgr. and com- 
modity supt. with meat-packing companies in Ecuador 
and Brazil 1933, 1934- ; app. cons. agt. at Rio Grande 
Feb. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Atcheson, George, Jr. — 6. Denver, Colo., Oct. 20, 
1896 ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1919 ; newspaper and 
magazine work 1915-20 ; instructor, U. S. Sch. of 
Mil. Aeronautics seven months; U. S. Army 1918-19; 
app., after exam., student Interpreter in China Aug. 
27, 1920 ; app. v. c. and Interpreter at Changsha Mar. 
31, 1923; cons. asst. Feb. 28, 1924; detailed to the 
Dept. Mar. 7, 1924 ; app. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned as v. c. at North Bay Feb. 
26, 1926; at Tientsin Apr. 13. 1927; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Tientsin May 17, 1928 ; to 
Foochow, temp., Aug. 25, 1928 ; to Tientsin Feb. 9, 
1929 ; class seven July 24, 1930 ; 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 June 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at Peiping and 
cons, at Tient.sin Mar. 25, 1938 ; to the Dept. Feb. 14, 
1939; married. — FE. 

Atherton, Ray. — 6. 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 Commn. 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 ; advi.ser. Preliminary Naval Conversations, 
London, June-July and Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; adviser, Lon- 
don Naval Conf., 1935-36: cons. gen. May 14, 1936; 
tech. advi-ser. Int. Sugar Conf.. London, 1937 ; E. E. 
and M. P. to Bulgaria July 13. lO,"'." : Am. representa- 
tive, Int. Wheat Advisory Committee 1939 ; E. E, and 
M. P. to Denmark Aug. 7, 1930 ; married. 

Atwood, Franklin Bailey. — 6, Nantucket, Mass., 
Jan. 20, 1900; attended high sch.; Mass. Nautical 
Sch., grad. 1917; ftcole 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. 6. 1924; v. c. at Plymouth July 21, 1924; app,. 



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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 Feh. 4, 1931 ; to Santiago, Chile, 
Sept. 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 ; class six Apr. 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Aulette, Charles L. — b. 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 ; divi.sional asst. July 1. 1939 ; married. — 
TA. 

Axton, Matilda Fannie, — h. Salt Lake City, Utah ; 
Middlebury Coll., A. B. 1923 ; grad. work. American 
Univ., 1928-29 ; app. editorial asst. at 11.500 in the 
Dept. of State Apr. 1. 1926; at $1,680 July 1, 1927; 
at $1,800 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,000 Aug. 1, 
1928 ; at $2,200 July 1, 1930 ; at $2,300 Nov. 11. 
1931 ; at $2,400 Apr. 1, 1938 ; at $2,600 Mar. 1, 
1939.— RP. 

Bachelder, Leonard A. — ft. 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. — ft. 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. B., Jan. 5, 1931 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Callao-Lima Dec. 10, 1931 ; to Stock- 
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 Oslo, temp., July 3, 1937; 3d sec. at 
Caracas July 19, 1937 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Port-au- 
Prince Mar. 30, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 2d 
sec. at Port-au-Prince in addition to duties as cons. 
June 20, 1939 ; married. 

Bacon, Ruth Elizabeth. — 6. Wooster, Ohio ; Radcliffe 
Coll., A. B. 1928, Ph. D. 1931 ; Cambridge Univ.. Eng- 
land, 1928-29 ; Carnegie fellow in int. law 1928-29 ; 
Univ. of Mich., summer 1932 ; instructor, Wellesley 
Coll., 1931-32 ; research asst., Bu. of Int. Research of 
Harvard and Radcliffe, and asst. to int. lawyer and 
jurist, 1933-39 ; app. divisional asst. at $3,200 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 1, 1939. — FE. 

Bailey, Edwin Tomlin. — ft. Tuckahoe, N. J., May 23, 
1907; Columbia, B. S. 1928, M. A. 1932; R. Istituto 
Superiore di Scienze Social! 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 ; married. 

Bailey, John William, Jr. — ft. 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; U. 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.. 
For. 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, cons., and 
assigned to Prague Dec. 19, 1929 ; class seven July 1. 
1931 ; to Rosario 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; at $7,000 June 1, 
1939.— FP. 

Bailey, Waldo Emerson. — ft. 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. c. at Rosario Feb. 6, 1926 ; 
resigned Jan. 30, 1927 ; teacher of hist., Middle State 
Teachers Coll., 1928 ; app. v. c. at Mazatlftn July 
26, 1928 ; app., after exam.. For Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 8, 
1930; assigned as v. c. at Montevideo Apr. 3, 1930; 
at Progreso Jan. 20, 1932; at M^rida Nov. 11, 1933; 
at Lyon Mar. 1. 1935 ; at Nairobi Jan. 17, 1938 ; class 
eight Apr. 1, 1939. 

Baker, Joseph Richardson. — 6. New Hartford, N. Y., 
Feb. 11, 1872 ; Hamilton Coll., A. B. 1893 ; mem. of 
bar of N. Y. ; law elk., Commn. to Five Civilized 
Tribes, Dept. of Interior, 1902-3 ; elk.. Post Office 
Dept., 1903-6; app. elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. of 
State July 31, 1906, 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.-Aug. 1911; elk. at $1,800 Nov. 20, 1911; law 
elk. at $2,500 Dec. 1, 1913 ; asst. solicitor June 22, 
1916, effective July 1; at $3,000 Aug. 1, 1916; agt. 
of the Dept. of State in Panama 1917; asst. to the 
solicitor at $4,000 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 
1920; drafting officer July 1, 1920: at $4,500 June 

17, 1921, effective July 1 ; mem., U. S.-Panama Commn. 
1924; at $5,200 July 1, 1924; U. S. commr. on Gen. 



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Claims Commn., U. S. and Mcxiro. 1924-25; at 
^n.GOO May 1, 1925; at $7,000 July 1. l'J28 (Welch 
Act) ; del., Int. Commn. for Air Navigation, Paris, 
1929 ; tech. adviser. Rod Cross and Prisoners of War 
Couf., Geneva, 1929 ; agt. in Germany of Dept. of 
State 1929 ; asst. to the legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; 
U. S. commr. on Claims Commn., U. S. and Panama, 
19.32 ; clim.. Conciliation Committee of the Dept. of 
State. 1933-39; mem.. Dept. of State Committee on 
Int. Civil Aviation. 1935-38 : agt. for U. S. Agrarian 
Claims, U. S. and Mexico, 1935; tech. adviser, Inter- 
American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos 
Aires, 1936; at $7,500 June 1, 1939; married. — Le. 

Baker, Lester David (Col.) — 1). New York City 
Sept. 4, 1883 ; Tufts Coll. one yr. ; U. S. M. A., grad. 
1908 ; mil. att. at Rio de Janeiro 1927-31 ; chm., 
neutral committee for repatriation of . Bolivian Na- 
tionals, Chaco conflict, 1929 ; as.signed as mil. att. 
at Buenos Aires, Asuncion, and Montevideo Feb. 29, 
1930; U. S. rcprosi-ntative on special conimns., Chaco 
Peace Conf., Buenos Aires, 1936-39 ; also mil. att. 
for air July 25, 1938 ; del.. First Pan American Sani- 
tary Aviation Conf., Montevideo, 1839; married. 

Baker, Roy "William. — 6. BuCfalo, N. Y.. Mar. 11, 
1883; Lafayette Coll.. A. B. 1906; elk. 1906-7; art 
student and artist 1908-9 ; 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. oflScer unclass.. v. c. of career, 
and assigned to Barcelona Apr. 9, 1925 ; to Mfilaga, 
temp., July 27, 1926 ; to Barcelona Sept. 28, 1926 ; 
to London Mar. 30, 1929 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned to London July 24. 1930 ; to Bristol Jan. 8, 
1931 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Balch, Henry Hezekiah. — ft. near Madison, Ala., 
Jan. 6. 1877 ; Ala. State Normal Coll.. grad. 1899 ; 
principal of public sch. 1899-1901 ; teacher and prin- 
cipal, vocational high sch., Philippine Is., 1901-12; 
app.. after exam., cons, at St. Stephen June 22, 1914 ; 
cons, of class nine by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; 
class eight June 8, 1915, and assigned to Yarmouth; 
class seven Oct. 27, 1916, and assigned to Asuncl6n ; 
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 cla.ss five July 1. 1924 ; assigned to 
Monterrey Feb. 27. 1928; class four Dec. 19. 1929; 
cons. gen. Dec. 20. 1930 ; a.ssigned to Dublin Jan. 12, 
1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class three 
Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Baldwin, LaVeme. — b. Cortland, N. Y., Aug. 2, 
1899; Cortland Normal Sch. 1918; Cornell, A. B. 
1925, M. A. 1926; teacher In acad. 1918-22; asst. in 
Romance languages, Cornell, 1925-26 ; app. elk. In 
Am. Consulate General at Ottawa May 1026; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned to Ottawa May 9, 
1927 ; see. in the Diplo. Ser. June 21, 1928 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Ottawa, temp., June 30, 1928 ; as ▼. c. 



at Ottawa Aug. 11. 1928; at Santa Marta July 27, 
1929; to the Dept. July 20, 1931 ; class eiglit July 1, 
1934 ; con.s. Jan. 22, 1935 ; 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; adviser, 
21st and 22d sess. of Int. Labor Conf., Geneva, 1936; 
cons, and 2d sec. at Managua June 17, 1938 ; class six 
Aug. 17, 1938. 

Ball, Alice Morton. — 6. Washington, D. C. ; George 
Washington. A. B. 1930 ; Newspaper Inst, of America, 
certificate 1933 ; librarian 1905-10 ; statistical elk., 
Cong. Bonding Commn. and Tariff Bd.. 1910-11 ; sec- 
retary 1912 ; Carnegie Endowment for International 
Peace : editorial asst. 1912-23, editor of publications 
1923-25 ; lecturer on editing, George Washington 
Univ., 1028-30 ; app. a.sst. 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 Fob. 1, 1930 ; as- 
signed as editor, Am. Agency, Mixed Claims Commn., 
U. S. and Germany, 1930-31 ; chief, special docu- 
ments section, Oct. 1, 1931; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939.— 
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 
Ji;ly 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 five 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 of 
class five July 1, 1924; class four Dec. 17, 1925; 
assigned to the Dept. Feb. 14, 1928 ; sec. London 
Naval Conf., 1930 ; cons. gen. June 4, 1930 ; assigned 
to Canton June 10, 1930; class three July 24, 19.30; 
to Mukden Sept. 14, 1934 ; class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; as 1st sec. at 
TolO'o, temp., July 14, 1936; to the Dept. July 14, 
1936 (proceeded Dec. 6) ; a.sst. chief. Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, Aug. 24, 1937 ; married. — FB. 

Banash, Sydney Henry. — ft. 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. — ft. Cleveland, Tenn.. Apr. 24, 
1903 ; high sch. grad. ; teacher 192.3-24 ; U. S. M. C. 
1924-28; app. elk. in leg. at Peking Mar. 22. 1928; 
V. c. at Tientsin Oct. 25, 1935. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Bankhead, Henry M, — &. Moscow, Ala., Dec. 19, 1876; 
Fniv. of Ala. ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 181>8 ; U. S. Vol- 
unteers, (apt., 18'.J8; U. S. Army 1899-1922, col.; 
real estate business since 1922 ; app. cml. att. at 
Ottawa June 20, 1933 ; For. Ser. officer of class one 
July 1. 1939. 

Bankhead, John L. — 6. Greenville, S. C, Oct. 29, 
1904 ; attended s-cli. in U. S. and Pliilippines ; Spring 
Hill Coll. ; St. Joseph's Acad. ; San Diego Army and 
Navy Acad. ; Sacred Heart Coll. ; newspaper work ; 
salesman and sales mgr. ; asst. mgr.. Int. Exposition 
and Live Stock Show, San Antonio ; supervisor for 
D. C. Spotted Fever, Tick, and Mosquito Control 
Projects, Dept. of Agric. ; v. pres. and gen. mgr. of 
lumber company ; divisional mgr., Interior Dept. ; 
admin, asst., Agric. Adjustment Admin. ; cml. agt., Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com., 1937-39 ; app. asst. trade 
commr. at Ottawa May 1, 1939 ; at Mexico City June 
16, 1939; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939; 
married. 

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

Barber, Willard Foster. — 6. Mitchell, S. Dak., Mar. 
21, 1909; Riverside, Calif., Jr. Coll. 1924-25; State 
Univ. of N. Mex. 1925-27 ; Stanford, A. B. 1928. M. A. 
1929 ; Columbia Univ., grad. work 1930-33, 1935-37 ; 
asst, dppt. of hist., Stanford Univ., 1928-29 ; with 
bank 1929-33; instructor in govt, and diplomacy, Coll. 
of City of N. Y., 1931-38 ; app. divisional asst. at 
$3,800 in the Dept. of State Dec. 1, 1938 ; married. — RA. 

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; a.s v. c. and 3d sec. 
at Baghdad May 22, 1936; at Sofia Feb. 18, 1939; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1939. 

Barker, Clifford Oman. — b. Newport. R. I., Sept. 24, 
1904; George Washington, LL. B., 1936; mem. of bar 
of D. C. ; 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. — 6. Winchester, Va., Feb. 
14, 1879; Washington and Lee Univ. 1897-99, 1903-4; 
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; drafting 
officer July 1, 1920 ; asst. solicitor at $3,000 July 19, 
1920; drafting officer at $3,500 Dec. 30, 1922, effec- 
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., 
U. S. and Canada, 192.3-27 ; 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. — b. Gilt Edge, Mout., June 30, 
1907; Univ. of Mont., A. B. 1933; Univ. of Chicago 
1934; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1935- ; sales 
manager 1934-35; drafting officer, Nat. Recovery 
Admin., 1935-36 ; app. economic analyst at $2,600 in 
the Dept. of State Apr. 1, 1936; at $3,200 Apr. 27, 
1939; married. — Co. 

Barnes, Maynard Bertram. — &. Le Roy, Minn., June 
28, 1897; Grlnnell Coll., A. B. 1919; app. v. c. at 
Patras, Greece, 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 Ave 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) ; 
assigned 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 ; unofficial observer. Diplomatic 
Conf. on Intellectual Cooperation, Paris, 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 Am.sterdam July 8, 1937 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; v. c. at Buenos Aires June 29, 
1938; married. 

Barrett, David Bean (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 Peldng 1927-28; assigned 
as asst. mil. att. at Peiping Mar. 19, 1936 ; married. 



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REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1939 



Barron, Bryton. — ft. Doone, Iowa, Dec. 6, 1898 ; 
Sioux Falls Coll., A. B. ; Rhodes scholar, Oxford, 
diploma In economics and political science 1922, B. 
Litt. (research) 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 Bug. 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 $."?.200 Feb. 1, 1930; at $3,400 
July 1, 1930 ; at $3,800 Aug. 1, 1988 ; married. — KP. 

Barry, Grace W. (Mrs.) — 6. Bering, Mo. ; Univ. of 
Minn., B. S. 1929, grad. work 1929-30 ; teacher in 
high sch. 1914-20; cataloguer in library 1926-30; 
app. library asst. at $2,000 In the Dept. of State July 
1, 1930; at $2,100 Aug. 1, 1936; at $2,600 Jan. 1, 
1938 ; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939.— RP. 

Barry, John Robert. — ft. Boston, Mass., Dec. 14, 
1877 ; private tutors ; attended business sch. and 
Tufts Coll. ; McGill Univ., Montreal, 1918-19 ; photog- 
rapher 1891-1912; salesman 1912-15; stenog. 1915- 

17, In War Dept. 1917-18 ; elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Montreal Aug. 2, 1918; app. v. c. at Mon- 
treal May 3, 1919 ; at Campbellton, temp., Oct. 18, 
1922; at Montreal Jan. 8, 1923; married. 

Barton, John Louis. — ft. Brown Co., Wis., May 28, 
1893 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; St. 
Stanislaws Coll. 1909-10; elk. 1912-13; cml. em- 
ployment 1913-14, 1916-17; elk.. Navy Dept., 1917- 
22 ; app. elk. at $1,600 in the Chicago Passport Agency 
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 ; at $2,700 
June 1. 1938; man led. 

Bay, Charles Alexander, — ft. Columbus, Ohio, June 
7, 1886 ; Ohio State Univ. one yr. ; Sorbonne five 
months; stenog, 1905-7; passenger agt. 1910-18; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, Ist 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 unclass. July 1, 1924; 
class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. Mar. 3. 1925 ; a«- 
Bigned 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, 1927 ; 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; cons, and 2d sec. at 
T.'gufii;alp.n May 2ti, ]'.'30 (canceled) ; married. 

Beach, William Hall. — ft. 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 ; Middlebury 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 ; 
as.signed to Bombay Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned to Bombay Oct. 16, 1929 ; to Antwerp 
Sept. 18, 1031 ; class seven July 1. 1934 ; class six 
Apr. 1, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; 
class five June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Beam, Jacob Byneley. — 6. Princeton, N. J., Mar. 24, 
1908 ; Kent Sch. grad. ; Princeton, B. A. 1929 ; Cam- 
bridge Uuiv., 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 
unclass.. 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 ; class eight 
Mnr. Ifi. 1939. 

Beaulac, Willard Leon. — b. Pawtucket. R. 1., July 
25, 1899 ; 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 D.pt. 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 Affairs, Feb. 15, 
1934 ; detailed to the leg. at Guatemala Mar. 2- 
May 16, 1934 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; asst. chief, 
Divi.sion of the American Republics, May 24, 1937 ; 
1st sec. at Habana June 11, 1937 ; class three Jan. 3, 
1938; married. 

Beaumont, Adam. — ft. 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 Doc. 5, 1924 ; at Riviere du Loup June 30, 
1930; at Hamilton, Ont., Oct. 6, 1930; at London, 
Ont., temp., Aug. 3, 1937; at TTamilton Aug. 26, 1937; 
married. 



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Beck, ■William iiopkins. — 6. 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 
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 Jnly 16, 
1923; asst. to the sec. of state at $3,800 Feb. 1, 
1926; at $4,200 Feb. 2, 1926; at $4,600 Apr. 1, 1926; 
at $5,000 Feb. 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 29, 
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; at $3,300 
Apr. 16, 1939; married. — RP. 

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, J. D. 1939 ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; in Dept. of Agric. 1929-31 ; app. 
elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Jan. 19, 1981 : 
at $1,620 Aug. 1, 1934; at $1,800 June 16, 1936; 
at $2,000 Aug. 1, 1936; at $2,300 Dec. 17, 1937; 
tech. asst. (legal) at $2,600 Aug. 16, 1938; admin. 
asst. at $3,200 July 17, 1939 ; married. — PD. 

Belovsky, Sidney Arthur. — 6. 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 the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
married. 

Belton, William. — 6. Portland, Oreg., May 22, 1914 ; 
Univ. of Oreg. 1932-33; Stanford, A. B. 1935; elk. 
in Am. leg. at Quito Oct. 1936-Feb. 1937 ; app. elk. 
in Am. leg. at Bogota June 1, 1937 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938; assigned as For. 

181462—39 5 



Ser. officer at Bogota July 16, 1938; v. c. at Habana 
July 13, 1938 (proceeded July 29) ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. June 8, 1939 ; married. 

Benet, Edward Sewall. — 6. Marblehead, Mass., Aug. 
30. 1903 ; St. Charles Acad., Sherbrooke, Quebec ; high 
sch. grad. ; elk. 1920-21, 1927 ; U. S. Navy 1921-25 ; 
mining 1925-27 ; bookkeeper, 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. 

Bennlnghoff, Harry Merrell, — 6. Chicago, 111., Aug. 
18, 1904 ; Univ. of Rochester, A. B. 1926 ; teacher of 
Eng. in Japanese sch. 1923-24, 1926-27 ; app. elk. in 
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. c. at Yokohama Oct. 6, 1932 ; class eight July 
1, 1934 ; at Mukden Aug. 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 
1935 ; assigned to Mukden Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Harbin 
Feb. 8, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
Peiping Feb. 14, 1939 ; cons, at Amoy July 21-Sept. 30, 
1939 ; married. 

Benson, Barry T. — &. Ladonia, Tex.. Nov. 28, 1894 ; 
high sch. grad. ; Spear Coll. ; Y. M. C. A. Sch. of Com. ; 
Dallas Tech. Sch. ; corr. courses ; employed by telephone 
and electric companies 1911-17 ; U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; 
salesman and engineer for motorcar, electric, and tele- 
graph companies 1919-35 ; engineering expert. Fed. 
<.'ommunications Commn., 1935-37 ; app. asst. trade 
commr., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Feb. 4, 1937 ; at 
Calcutta Sept. 1, 1937 ; trade commr. at Calcutta Aug. 
1, 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Benton, James Webh. — 5. 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 four 
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. 30, 1929 ; class five May 9. 
1930 ; at Prague Sept. 1, 1932 ; class four and 1st 
sec. Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. Apr. 25, 1936 ; assigned to 
Bremen June 10, 1936 ; 1st sec. at The Hague July 
24, 1937; del. Eighth Int. Road Cong., The Hague, 
1938; class three Apr. 1, 1939. 

Benton, Russell Weller. — 6. 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 



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philosophy, Buffalo Collegiate Center, 1933-34; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; assigned to 
Montreal Oct. 3, 1935; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 7, 
193C ; V. c. at London Apr. 7, 1937 ; married. 

Berger. David C.—b. Gretna, Va., July 26, 1896; 
high sch. grad. ; Roanoke Coll. one yr. ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser. ; U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; elk. and ma- 
chinist ; elk.. Civil Ser. Commn. and Dist. Rent 
Commn. ; app., after exam., student interpreter In 
China May 20, 1920 ; v. c. at Changsha Feb. 19, 1921 ; 
at Peking May 1921 ; app. v. c. and interpreter at 
Tientsin Oct. 9, 1922 ; at Shanghai May 18, 1923 ; 
at Tientsin June 13, 1923 ; app. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. 
Mar. 3, 1925; assigned 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, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Berle, Adolf Augustus, Jr. — b. Boston, Mass., Jan. 
29, 1895; Harvard. A. B. 1913, A. M. 1914, LL. B. 
1916; O. R. C. 1917-19, 1st It.; mem. of bars of 
N. Y. and Mass. ; law practice 1916— ; expert. Am. 
Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; lecturer 
on finance. Harvard Sch. of Business Admin., 1925-28 ; 
asso. prof, of corporation law, Columbia Univ. Law 
Sch., 1927- ; special counsel, Pueblo Indian Land 
Act 1924. Ohio Corporation Act 1928, and R. R. 
Bankruptcy Act 1933 ; financial adviser. Am. emb. in 
Cuba 1933 ; special coun.sel. Reconstruction Finance 
Corp., 1933—; chamberlain of New York City 
1934-37 ; mem.. Pan American Committee of U. S., 
1935— ; del.. Inter- American Conf. for Maintenance of 
Peace. Buenos Aires, 1936 ; author of books and maga- 
zine articles ; app. asst. sec. of state Mar. 7, 1938 ; 
mem.. Bd. of Examiners for the For. Ser., 1938- ; del.. 
Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Lima, 1938 ; mem., 
Bd. of For. Ser. Personnel and For. Ser. Sch. Bd., 
1939- ; married. — ^A-B. 

Bernbaum, Maurice Marshall. — b. 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. Tariflf Commn., 
19.;5-36; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 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 Singapore June 29, 
1938. 

Berry, Burton Yost. — b. Fowler, Ind., Aug. 31, 
1901; Ind. Univ., A.B. 1923, A.M. 1925; Univ. of 
Paris 1925-27 ; mem. of bar of Ind. ; 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 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 ; as .3d sec. at Istanbul Nov. 6, 
1933 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. at Teheran Jan. 19, 1934 ; 



class eight, cons., and assigned as cons, at Teheran in 
addition to duties as 3d sec. Oct. 1, 1935 ; as cons, at 
Athens Jan. 18, 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. 28. 1938; also for Italian Islands of 
the Aegean Oct. 28, 1938 ; also 2d sec. at Athens Nov. 
10, 1938. 

Berry, James Lampton. — b. Columbia, Miss., May 
10, 1908; Webb Sch. grad.; Univ. of Miss., B. A. 
1929, 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, 1934 ; 
at Johannesburg, temp., July 7, 1936 ; at LourenQO 
Marques, temp., Sept. 1, 1936; at Durban Feb. 13, 
1937 ; at Johannesburg, temp.. Mar. 20, 1937 ; at 
Durban Aug. 6, 1937 ; at Lourengo Marques, temp., 
.Tan. 3, 1938; at Capetown, temp., Jan. 22, 1938; at 
Durban May 2, 1939 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., 
and assigned as v. c. at Durban July 15. 1939 ; at Port 
Elizabeth, temp., July 18, 1939; at Durban Sept. 3, 
19.39. 

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 Inst. ; special agt., of- 
fice mgr., and mem. of firm, 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. 

Beurket, George Sampson (Maj.) — b. Honesdalc, Pa., 
Aug. 16. 1893 ; Columbia Prep. Sch. grad. ; U. S. M. A., 
grad. 1917 ; Yale, M. S. 1928 ; assigned as mil. att. at 
Caracas June 1, 1939 ; also mil. att. for air July 26, 
1939 ; married. 

Bevans, Charles Irving. — 6. Grantsville, Md., Sept. 
21. 1908 ; George Washington Univ. 1926 29 ; Wash- 
ington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1932 ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; elk. 1925-27, in Veterans' Bu. 1927-29; app. 
elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State May 16, 1929; 
at .$1,020 June 1, 1930; at $1,800 Aug. 1, 1934; at 
$2,300 Oct. 1, 1935; at $2,400 Apr. 1, 1938; at $2,600 
July 1, 1939 ; married. — TD. 



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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 the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
assigned to Mazatian Oct. 16, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Dec. 4, 1936 ; to Belfast Apr. 7, 1937 ; married. 

Beyer, Roland Karl. — 6. Sheboygan, Wis., May 8, 
1913; Lawrence Coll., A. B. 1934; Fletcher Sch. of 
Law and Diplomacy, A. M. 1935, grad. work 1937-38; 
teacher in high sch. 1935-37 ; instructor of political 
science, Vanderbilt Univ., 1938-39 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. July 1 5, 1939 ; assigned to Toronto 
July 27, 1939 ; 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 Palmas, 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 newspaper 
1908-11 ; app., after exam., cons, at Hobart Apr. 24, 
1914 ; CODS, of class nine by act approved Feb. 5, 
1915 ; assigned to Adelaide July 5, 1917 ; on detail in 
Am. Consulate at Melbourne Nov.— Dec. 1917 ; assigned 
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 London, 
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. — 6. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Dec. 17, 1897 ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; elk. 1915 ; 
real-estate broker and apt. house mgr. 1916 ; U. S. 
Array 1917-19, capt. ; booking elk. and freight checker 
with steamship company 1919 and asst. to dock supt., 
port supt., and gen. mgr. 1920 ; assoc. mem. of board, 
motion-picture producers and distributors, 1'921 ; 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. B. 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'ficole 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 Tourist Traffic, Geneva, 1935 ; at Bern Jan. 29- 
Feb. 24, 1936; 2d sec. at Bern May 22, 1936; class 
five Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Big-gins, Leonila Lloyd (Mrs.) — 6. Georgetown, Tex.; 
George Washington, A. B. 1919 ; Stanford, M. A. 
1922; elk. in Govt, depts. 1919-28; owner of dress 
business 1928-32 ; app. elk., temp., at $1,620 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 4, 1935 ; permanently Feb. 16, 
1935; at $2,000 June 1, 1936; at $2,300 Sept. 16, 
1937 ; divisional asst. July 1, 1939. — TA. 

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 Ci-o.ss, 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; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Birkeland, Carl. — b. 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. 

Bishop, William Warner, Jr. — b. Princeton, N. J., 
June 10. 1906 ; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1928, J. D. 
1931 ; Harvard Law Sch. 1928-29 ; Columbia Univ. 
Law Sch. 1938-39 ; mem. of bar of Mich. ; research 
and teaching asst., Univ. of Mich. Law Sch., 1931-35 ; 
reporter, Harvard Research in Int. Law, 1932-35 ; 
law practice 1935-36 ; lecturer in politics, Princeton, 
1036-38; app. asst. to the legal adviser at $2,600 
in the Dept. of State Aug. 1. 1939. — Le. 



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Blake. Gilson Grant. — b. Buffalo, N. Y.. Feb. 7. 
1893 ; Friends Sch. ; Swarthmore, A. B. 1915 ; Har- 
vard Sch. of Business Admin. 1919 ; floor mj^r. 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 oflicer, 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 ; class five Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Blake, Maxwell. — b. 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 Bogotii 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. 
Conimn. of Pulilic 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- 
nssigned 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 
to Melbourne Nov. :>, 1923 : For. Ser. oflicer of class 
one July 1, 1924 ; diplo. agt. and cons. gen. at Tan- 
gier May 14, 1925 ; married. 

Blake, Monroe "Williams. — b. St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 
9, 1900 ; George Washington, A, B. 1933 ; app. elk. 
at $1,320 in the Dept. of State May 15, 1928; at 
$1,440 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,620 Oct. 1, 
1929; at $1,680 July 1, 1930; divisional asst. at 
$2,000 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 Ciudad Juarez Oct. 
5, 19.35; to Montreal Nov. 7, 1935; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; v. c. at Warsaw Dec. 18, 1936; 
married. 



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 eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at 
Osaka May 12, 1938; language officer at Tokyo May 
20, 19.38; married. 

Blatchford, Edward "Williams. — 6. Chicago, 111., 
July 13, 1868; Amherst, B. A. 1891; bookkeeper 
1893-98; 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.) — 6. 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 Out. 16, 1922; at $1,200 Dec. 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; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 
1939.— SD. 

Bliss, Don Carroll, Jr. — 6. Northville, Mich., July 3, 
1897 ; Dartmouth. A. B. 1918 ; Amos Tuck Sch. of 
Admin, and Finance, M. C. S. 1920; U. S. Naval 
Reserve Force 1917-19; elk. 1920-23; elk. to cml. att. 
at Tokyo 1923-24 ; asst. trade commr. at Bombay 
1024 26; at Alexandria Jan.-Sept. 1927; asst. chief, 
For. Ser. Division, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1927-28 ; trade commr. at Singapore Jan. 16, 1928 ; 
at Batavia Oct. 1. 1928 ; at Singapore Apr. 1, 1929 ; 
cml. att. at Bangkok Nov. 18, 1929 ; trade commr. at 
Singapore Jan. 1, 1931; cml. att. at Prague Feb. 4, 
1932; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Jan. 1, 1934: 
act. cml. att. at The Hague July 1, 1934 ; at Athens, 
temp.. Au?. l.'>, 1935; at Cairo, temp.. Apr. 1. 1936; 
trade commr. at Paris, temp.. June 1, 1936; at The 
Hague June 30. 1938; at Calcutta Dec. 1. 1938; For. 
Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Blocker, Vinklor Harwood. — b. Hondo, Tex., June 
8, 1903 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; bookkeeper 
1923-26 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Callao-Llma 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 Asuncion Mar. 17, 1930 ; at Casablanca 
Oct. 11, 1933 : at Belize, temp., July 6, 1935 ; at Mar- 
tini(iu<' Nov. 5, 1935; at Mexico City Oct. 6, 1938; 
married. 



Blake, Ralph Joseph. — b. Portland, Oreg., Mar. 19, 
1907; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 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., Not. 27, 1929 ; to the Dept 



Blocker, William P. — b. Hondo, Tex., Sept. 30, 
1892 ; attended public sch. ; teacher in public sch. 
1910-11; salesman 1911-12; app. v. and dep. cons, 
at Ciudad Porflrio Diaz July 18, 1913 ; v. c. at Pledras 
Negras Feb. 6, 1915; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to Pledras 
Negras Oct. 21, 1919 ; app. cons, of class eeven Apr. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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5, 1920 ; assigned to Piedras 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 Mazatldn Aug. 17, 
1925; to Ciudad 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, 1936 ; For. Ser. officer 
to the emb. at Mexico City July 25-Aug. 12, 1936 ; 1st 
sec. at Mexico City Aug. 13-Nov. 7, 1936, Aug. 11- 
Oct. 25, 1937; class three Jan. 3, 1938; to Tampico, 
temp., Apr. 28, 1938; to Monterrey May 18, 1938; to 
Ciudad Juftrez June 1, 1938 ; cons. gen. June 17, 
1938 ; cons. gen. at Ciudad Jufirez June 18, 1938 ; 
married. 

Blohm, Lee R.—b. 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 Aguascalientes 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 the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. 

Blue, George Verne, — 6. 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 : apji. research 
asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1930 ; at 
.$3,300 Apr. 16, 1939.— RP. 

Boal, Pierre de Lagarde. — 6. 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 Ave 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. gen. Aug. 22, 1935 ; assigned to To- 
ronto Aug. 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. 

Boehringer, Carl Herman. — &. Bay City, Mich., Oct. 
18, 1903; Mich. State Coll., B. S. 1925; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser. 1928-29; newspaper worlj in U. S. 
and China 1926-28 ; publicity writer. Dept. of Agric, 
1929 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Aug. 1, 
1929 ; app. as.ft. trade commr. at Singapore Oct. 1, 
1929 ; at Batavia Dec. 1, 1930 ; at Singapore July 1, 
1933; at Manila May 1, 1934; to Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. May 31, 1935 ; at Tokyo Oct. 16, 1935 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1939 ; married. 

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; cons, at Leghorn May 29, 1939; married. 

Boggs, Samuel WTiittemore. — 6. Coolidge, Kans., 
Mar. 3, 1889; Berea Coll., B. L. 1909; Yale 1912- 
13; Columbia, A. M. 1924; sec to coH. 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-JuIy 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 ; at $5,400 June 1, 1939 ; 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 ; 
asst. 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 ; 



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transferred to Lima and Quito Sept. 15. 1031 : to 
Santiago, Cliile. July 18, 1933 ; del., First Intor- 
American Travel Cons., San Francisco, 1939 ; For. Ser. 
ofl3cer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Bohlen, Charles Eustis. — b. Clayton, N. Y., Aug. 
30, 1004; St. Paul's Sch. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of earlier 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 iu addition to duties as 
2d sec. Apr. 21, 1938; class six Mar. 1, 1939; 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. — 6. Spangle, Wash., Aug. 14. 
1894 ; Loyola Univ. Prep. Sch. and business sch. ; 
Suffolk Law Sch., Boston, 1927-29 ; bookkeeper 1912- 
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, efifective 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. 19.30; at $3,800 June 1, ir.38 ; 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; 2d sec. at Brussels and 
Luxemburg Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Bond, Niles 'Woodbridge. — 6. Newton. Mass., Feb. 25. 
1916; Univ. of N. C. B. A. 19.37; Fletcher Sch. of 
Law and Diplomacy, M. A. 1938 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser., and assigned as v. c. at Habana Mar. 2, 
1939. 

Bonnet, Ellis Andrew. — b. 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. — b. New York City May 22, 
1903 ; attended sch. in Philippine Islands and Swit- 
zerland ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Yale. B. A. 1924 ; 
O. R. C. 1920-29, 2d It. ; executive with subsidiaries 
of telephone and telegraph corporation in Cuba, Spain, 
and Chile 1926-35 ; telephone expert, Fed. Communi- 
cations Commn., 193-5-37 ; 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 Habana Apr. 12, 
1038; .3d sec. at Habana Aug. 6, 1938; to the Dept. 
Mar. 4, 1939 ; resigned Apr. 17, 1939 ; app. divisional 
asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 18, 1939; 
married. — RA. 

Borjes, Clara Louise. — b. Norfolk, Va. ; George 
Washington Univ. 1925-27 ; Washington Coll. of Law, 
LL. B. ; mem. 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 $1,860 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 16, 1936 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938 ; divisional asst. 
Mar. 1, 19.39. — Eu. 

Boswell, William Osgood. — b. Vancouver Barracks, 
Wash., Oct. 24, 1913; Ga. Mil. Acad. ; Phillips Andover 
grad. ; Stanford, A. B. 1936 ; with export company 
1038-39 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 
v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned 
to Havre Mar. 2. 1939. 

Boucher, Hiram A. — b. Eureka, S. Dak., Dec. 14, 
1896; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Minn. 1914-15; 
George Washington 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 .seven 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 Cobb 
Nov. 1. 1927; to Rome Oct. 15, 1929; class six Dec. 
19. 1029; class five Oct. 1, 1935; to Geneva Jan. 25, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class four 
Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 



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Bowcock, James Matthew. — b. Clarksburg, W. Va., 
Nov. 9, 1884 ; attended business 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. 'SI, 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 Apr. 16, 1925 ; married. 

Bower, Roy Edgar Belknap. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., 
June 9, 1894; Univ. of Calif., B. A. 1917: Univ. of 
Montpellier, 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. — 5. Hamilton Co., Ind., 

Nov. 20, 1878 ; attended public schs. ; private tutors ; 
editorial writer 1901-6 ; mem. of Bureau of Public 
Improvements, Terre Haute, 1906-11 ; see. to mem. 
of Cong. 1911-17; editor of newspaper 1917-23; 
editorial writer 1923-31 ; political columnist 1931- 
33 ; author ; A. E. and P. to Spain Apr. 6, 193o-May 
14, 1939; del., Fifth Int. Conf. for the Unification of 
Penal Law, Madrid, 1933; A. E. and P. to Chile June 
22, 1939 ; 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., eons. 
asst. Sept. 15, 1919 ; v. e. at Danzig Jan. 29, 1921 ; 
V. e. of career of class three, Nov. 17, 1921, and 
assigned to Danzig ; to Saloniki 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 Dee. 20, 1937; mar- 
ried. 

Bowman, Thomas DeWitt. — 6. Pacific, 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 Dee. 29, 1914 ; cons, of class nine by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned to Frontera Dee. 
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, Dee. 16, 



1930 ; to Mexico City Mar. 27, 1933 ; class one Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; eons. gen. at 
Naples Dec. 21, 1936 ; married. 

Boyce, Richard Fyfe. — b. 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. 26, 1924 ; class six June 3, 1924 ; assigned to 
Hamilton, Ont., 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. 

Boyle, Lewis Vincell. — b. Obion, Tenn., 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 cla.ss seven Sept. 5, 1919; de- 
tailed to Havre Nov. 4, 1919 ; assigned to Durban 
Nov. 19, 1920 ; on detail at Lourengo Marques July 
10-19, 1922; assigned to Tahiti Sept. 21, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Sept. 29, 1927; assigned to Prescott May 17, 1929 
(canceled) ; to Agua Prieta Sept. 27, 1929; class six 
July 24, 1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937. 

Boyle, Walter Fahien. — 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 Mexieali Apr. 15, 1918 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919; class five June 4, 1920; detailed to San Luis 
PotosI 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. — b. 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 .Tan. 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 ; class 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, J937 ; 
married. 



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Braden, Spruille. — t. Elk Horn, Mont., Mar. 13, 
1894 ; Montclair Acad. grad. ; Sheffield Scientific Sch., 
Yale, Ph. B. 1914 ; engineer in So. Amer. 1914-16 ; 
asst. to gen. nigr., act. mgr., and managing partner 
of exploration and copper companies in So. Amer. 
1916-22 ; dir. and ofQcer of shipping, export, real 
estate, and banicing corporation.^ 1922-35 ; del.. Sev- 
enth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933, and 
Pan American Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935 ; chm. 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. 19:^8 : A. E. and P. to Colombia Jan. 20, 
1939 ; married. 

Bradford, Leonard George. — &. 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 ; resigned 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 disbursing office Aug. 26, 1933 ; 
at Budapest May 19, 1934 ; at Izmir and for Italian 
Islands of the Aegean Dec. 10, 1935 (canceled) ; at 
Belgrade, temp., Jan. 22, 1936; at Budapest Feb. 25, 
1936 ; at Genoa July 31, 1936. 

Brady, Austin C. — 6. 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, 191T ; 
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, CbUe, 
Mar. 15, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed to 
Saltillo July 27, 1923; assigned to Saltillo Oct 2, 
1923 ; unasslgned from Jan. 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Mftlaga 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, 1930; to Nice 
July 17. 1933; also to Monaco Oct. 25, 1933; to 
Rangoon June 20, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937: class four Mar. 1, 19.39. 

Bragonier, Reginald, Jr. — ft. 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-Amorican Conf. for Main- 
tenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; married. 

Brandt, George Louis. — ft. 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 Dept. 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, and London, 
England, 1938 ; on detail to the Philippine Govt. Nov. 
12, 1938; to the Dept, temp., July 13, 1939; admin, 
officer. Special Division, Sept. 1, 1939 ; married. — SD. 

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

30, 1903 ; Oilman 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 at Paris Oct. 1, 1930 ; 
also V. c. at Paris May 1, 1931 ; v. c. at Jerusalem 
Apr. 20, 1933 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 
22, 1935 ; assigned to Jerusalem Jan. 24, 1935 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1936 ; For. Ser. officer to 
the emb. at Istanbul (Ankara) Dec. 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 ; class six Apr. 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Brereton, William Benny, Jr. (Capt.). — ft. Globe, 
Ariz., Dec. 15. 1S86 ; Allegheny Prep. Sch. ; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1908 : assigned as naval att. and naval att. for 
air at Buenos Aires and Montevideo Apr. 6, 1939; 
married. 

Brett, Homer. — ft. Scooba, Miss., Sept. 1, 1877 ; 
attended high sch. and business sch. ; Miss. Agric. 
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 
Iquique June 14, 1921 ; class six Nov. 21, 1921 ; 
class five Mar. 1, 1923 ; assigned to Bahia Mar. 30, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class 
ave Feb. 24, 1925; a.s.signed to Nottingham Feb. 20, 
1926 ; to Bristol, temp., July 7, 1928 ; to Milan Sept. 



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5, 1928 ; class four Dec. 31, 1929 ; representative, 13th 
Annual Pair 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. BuCfalo, 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. 1033 ; 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, 
1936 ; V. c. and 3d sec. at La Paz Aug. 10, 1937 ; v. c. 
at Callao-Lima June 20, 1938 ; married. 

Bridge, Henry Poynton. — h. Wanganui. New Zea- 
land, Dec. 22, 1874; Wanganui Boys' Sch.; executive 
positions In New Zealand nineteen yrs. ; public 
accountant, auditor, and trade assignee fourteen yrs. ; 
app. cons. agt. at Christchurch Apr. 5, 1921 : resigned 
Mar. 7, 1927 ; reapp. cons. agt. at Christchurch Mar. 
31, 1928. 

Briggs, Ellis Ormsbee. — ft. Watertown, Mass., Dec. 
1. 1899 ; Dartmouth, A. B. 1921 ; instructor in geog- 
raphy and Eng., Robert Coll., Constantinople, 1921- 
23 ; contributor to magazines 1C23-25 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Sept. 11, 1025 ; v. c. 
of career May 20, 1926 ; assigned to Callao-Lima May 
25, 1926; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 17, 1928; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Lima May 28, 1928 ; class 
eight and cons. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Dec. 31, 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; detailed on 
special mission to Liberia Feb .-Oct. 1933, accompany- 
ing Maj. Gen. Winship, League Council Committee on 
Liberia, London, June 1033, and Geneva, Oct. 1933 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Habana Oct. 4, 1933 ; as 2d 
sec. at Habana Dec. 5, 1933 ; class six July 1, 1034 ; 
class Ave Apr. 1, 1936 ; to the Dept. June 14. 1937 ; 
asst. chief, Division of the Ameiican Republics, Oct. 

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

Brist, George Louis. — h. Hill Settlement, Wis.. June 
29, 1878 ; attended business sch. and Getirge 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 June 15, 1904 ; at 
.'Sl,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 Pa.ssport 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. 

Brookhart, Charles E. — 6. Washington, Iowa, Sept. 
13, 1898 ; Iowa State Coll., B. S. 1924 ; U. S. Army 
1917-19 ; special investigation for Bu. of Plant Indus- 
try, Dept. of Agric, 1924 ; newspaper work three yrs. ; 

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app. as-st. trade commr. at Winnipeg July 2, 1928 ; 
trade commr. at Winnipeg Sept. 16, 1929; to the Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com. Mar. 24, 1930 ; act. cml. att. 
at Bangkok Feb. 1, 1931 ; cml. att. at Bangkok Dec. 4, 
1931 ; trade commr. at Batavia July 1, 1933 ; to Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com. May 28. 1935 ; trade commr. 
at London July 8, 1936 ; act. cml. att. at Copenhagen, 
temp., Aug. 6, 1936; trade commr. at Stockholm, temp., 
Sept. 22, 1036 ; asst. trade commr. at Warsaw, temp., 
June 1, 1937 ; trade commr. at London Oct. 31, 10.!7 : 
For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939. 

Brooks, Clarence C. — ft. West Hoboken, 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 1917-20, 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. 28, 1927; chief, 
Latin Amer. Section, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1931-33: app. cml. att. at Bogota Nov. 24, 1033; For. 
S'r. officer of cl;iss four July 1, ]9.'!0; married. 

Brooks, Russell Mott. — 6. Salem. Oreg.. Aug. 23. 
1890 : Oreg. Agric. Coll. 1909 ; Univ. of Oreg. 1911- 
13 ; Willamette Univ., LL. 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; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three May 26. 1922; assigned to Newcastle- 
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, 1024 ; class eight, 
eons., and assigned to Belfast Aug. 24, 1927 ; to Lon- 
don Apr. 5. 1030 ; class seven July 24, 1030 ; to 
Curagao June 29. 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; to 
.Tohanneshurg Dec. 5, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. ], 1937; to Capetown, temp., Jan. 15, 1039; to 
Johannesburg Mar. 6. 1939 ; to Durban, temp.. Mar. 
15, 1939; class five Apr. 1, 1039; to .Tohannesburg 
Aug. 11, 1939; married. 

Brown, Aaron S. — ft. Pontiac, Mich., Apr. 15, 1913 ; 
Cranbrook Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1935 ; George- 
ti)\\ n 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 ; 
to the E"or. Ser. Sch. Oct. 22, 1938; v. c. at Warsaw 
■Tune 30, 1939; married. 

Brown, Donald Winchester. — ft. New York City May 
14, 1910 ; attended sch. in Switzerland ; St. Mark's Sch. 
grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1933 ; Columbia, LL. B. 1936 ; 
mem. of bar of N. Y. ; law practice 1936-38 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer untlass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Vienna 
Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Brown, James Elwyn, Jr.- — ft. Sewickley, Pa., Apr. 
6, 1902 ; St. Paul's 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, 



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1928 ; to Mexico City Oct. 10, 1928 ; sec. in the 
Dlplo. Ser. Oct. 15, 1031 ; assifrned as 3d sec. at Santo 
Dominso Oct. 29, 1931 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; 
cons. J,an. 22, 1935; 3d sec. at Habnna Aug. 8-Oct. 
31. 1035 ; at Stockholm Aug. 20, 1935 ; at London 
Nov. 25. 193G ; class seven Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
London May 6, 1937 ; married. 

Brown, Robert Duncan (Lt. Col.) — 5. Nashville, 
Tenn., Jan. 13. 1889 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1912 ; ftcole 
Sup^rieure de Guerre, grad. 1924 ; ensign. U. S. Navy. 
1912-13 ; entered U. S. Army Oct. 23, 1913 ; assiirned 
as mil. att. at Brussels and Bern June 6, 1938 ; 
nlso at Lnxemhurg July 23. 1938. and at The Hague 
May 6. 1939 : relieved of duties at Bern Sept. 21, 1939 ; 
married. 

Brown. Robert Young, — b. Dothan. Ala., May 20. 
1905: Ala. Polytech. In-^^t., B. S. 1926; 0. R. C, 1926- 
31, 2d It. ; instructor in hist., Ala. Polytech. Inst., 
1925-26 ; elk. and mgr. touring bureau 1927-28 ; app., 
after oxam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
May 17. 1928 ; assignod to the For. Ser. Sch. May 21, 
1928 : to Baghdad Nov. 5, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Feb. 4, 1931 ; as.'iigned 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 ,ns cons, at Cairo Jan. 24, 1933 ; cons, and 3d 
sec. at Bogota July 17, 1935 ; 3d sec. at Panama July 
23. 1936 ; cons, and 3d .sec. at San Jose Dec. 20, 1937 ; 
class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at San Jose in addi- 
tion to duties as cons. June 20, 1939. 

Brawn, Stephen Colby, — 6. Washington, D. C, Dec. 
7. 1910; Geor^re 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-"'.G ; 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. 19.38; to Yiinnanfu Dec. 17, 1938. 

Brown, William Harris. — b. South Plainfield, N. J., 
Dec. 25, 1890 ; business sch. grad. ; stenog. and sec. 
1909-17; 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; resignr-d Sept. 10. 1923; reapp. v. c. at Halifax 
Krc. 2S. 1923; at Sberhrooke 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. — b. Baltimore. Md., Aug. 31, 
1901 : Kent Sch. : Harvard. A. B. 1923 ; grad. wort, 
Columbia. 192.5-26 ; elk., steamslilp company. 192,3-24; 
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 AntofaL:asta Mar. 8. 1928; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15. 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Rotterdam Aug. 16. 19.30; at Batavia Sept. 20, 1933; 
clas.s 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 ; class six Apr. 1, 1939 ; 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 Lou- 
don Oct. 19. 1918; representative. Int. Conf. on Pass- 
port Control. London. 1919 ; class six Sept. 5. 1919 ; 
resigned Nov. 16. 1919; reai)p. cons, of class six Nov. 
15, 1920; assigned to Lille Dec. 13, 1920; to Cher- 
boura Jtily 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 Coiliflcation 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 
.■-.. IS'C : Hamilton Coll., A. B. 191S : U. S. Arm.v 
1918-19, 2d it. ; financial and credit investigator 
1919-23 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 28, 
1923; detailed to the Dept. Sept. 5, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. 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 Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 19.37 ; class five Jan. 3, 1938 : cons, at 
Hong Kong and Macau Jan. 7, 1939 : married. 

Bruner, Glen Willard. — b. Red Cloud, Nebr., Aug. 
22, 1897 ; Colo. Agric. 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 Naga.saki 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. 

Bucknell, Howard, Jr. — 6. Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 17, 
1S99 ; attended sch. in U. S. and Switzerland and 
business sch. ; Univ. of Ga. one and one-half yrs. ; 
U. S. Army 1918, It. ; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter in China Sept. 8, 1919 ; v. c. at Chungking 
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; lor. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924; 
sr. mixed court assessor Apr. 30, 1925; class seven 
Oct. 20. 1926 : sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 5, 1927 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Peking Feb. 10, 1927: class 
six May 23, 1929 ; representative of Am. min. to 



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67 



China in negotiations with regard to Provisional 
Court, Slmnghai, Dec. 1029-Feb. 1930 ; assigned to 
Panama June 13, 1930 ; class five Feb. 4, 1931 ; as- 
signed as 2d sec. at Belgrade May 21, 1032 ; to the 
Dept. Feb. 28, 1934 ; class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; press 
o£Qcer, 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 ; cons, at Barcelona 
May 23, 1939 ; cons. gen. June 13, 1939 ; cons. gen. at 
Barcelona .June 22, 1939 ; married. 

Buell, Hobert Lewis. — b. Rochester. N. Y., Mar. 6, 
1898 ; 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, 
19^:1-24 ; 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 Diplo. Ser. Mar. 
25, 1927 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Loudon 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. 1035 ; to the Dept. 
Nov. 8, 1937 ; class six Aug. 17, 1938. — PI. 

Buffum, David Harry. — &. Dorchester, Mass., Sept. 
15, 1805; 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, 19u8 ; at 
Palermo Dec. 23, 1929 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer UDClass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. at Palermo 
Aug. 30, 1930; at Leipzig Nov. 22, 1934; class eiglit, 
cons., and assigned to Leipzig Oct. 1, 1935; class seven 
May 1, 1938 ; married. 

Buford, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs.) — ft. Hodgenville, Ky. ; 
Lambuth College, A. B. ; Union Univ. one yr. ; private 
tutors; studied law; Veterans' Admin. 1918-35; app. 
admin, asst. at .?2,600 in the Dept. of State Dec. 9, 
1935; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938; divisionaj asst. at 
$3,200 Sept. 15, 1938.— PR. 

Buhrman, Parker Wilson. — ft. Botetourt Co., Va., 
Sept. 5, 1885 ; Randolph-Macon Acad. ; Randolph- 
Macon, A. B. 1910 ; Washington and Lee, LL. 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 Helsingfors Apr. 25, 1919 ; mem. of Inter-Allied 
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 3, 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to the Dept. Feb. 2, 1925 ; chief, Passport Division, 
Mar. 1, 1927 ; class five 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. 3, 



1935; to Sydney, N. S., Apr. 2, 1937; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; cons. gen. at Basel Dec. 1, 
1938 ; married. 

Bullitt, William Christian. — ft. 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.B. 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. — ft. Blue Rapids, Kans., 
Aug. 7. 1892; Kans. State Coll., B. Sc. 1920; Canadian 
Army 1917-19, overseas service; instructor in Eng., 
Kans. State Coll., 1025-27 ; asst. extension editor, 
Ohio Slate Univ., 1927-30; newspaper reporter and 
editor 1930-31 ; special agric. writer, Dept. of Agric, 
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 ; divisional 
asst. July 6, 1939; married. — TA. 

Burdett, William Carter. — ft. 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, 
1025 ; class four Oct. 16, 1929 ; assigned to Callao- 
Lima Apr. 17, 1930 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Callao- 
Lima Oct. 18. 1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 4, 
1932; assigned also as 1st sec. at Lima May 12, 1932; 
relieved of duties as cons. gen. at Callao-Lima Aug. 4, 
1932; 1st sec. at Panama 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 ; couns. of emb. at Rio de Janeiro in addition 
to duties as cons. gen. Apr. 17, 1939 ; married. 

Burke, Gordon Lee. — ft. Shanghai. China, of Am. 
parents, Dec. 16, 1893; private tutors in China; 
Branham and Hughes Prep. Sch. grad. ; Vanderbilt, 
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- 
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, 1027 ; assigned to Chefoo, 
temp., Sept. 10, 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. 



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Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; class seven Aug. 17, 1938; 
raarriod. 

Burke, Thomas. — b. New York City Oct. 16, 1895; 
De La Salle Inst. grad. ; New York Univ. Law Sch. 
1915-17 ; rulitzer 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. eapt., overseas service ; sales promotion mgr. 
1019-23; pres. of construction corporation 1923-31; 
European dir. of oil company 1931-33 ; representa- 
tive of oil company. Central European oil conferonces, 
Paris, ILuuburg. Berlin, and Rome, 1930, 1931, 1932, 
Foreign Exchange Conf., Berlin, 1932 ; division chief, 
Bu. of For. and Homes. Com., Dept. of Com., 1934-38; 
app. chief. Division of Int. Communications, Dept. of 
State, at ."iSS.OOO Aug. 22, 1938; representative, U. S.- 
Canada Aviation Conf., Ottawa, 1939; married. — IN. 

Burke, Thomas Edmund. — b. Torrington. Conn., 
Feb. 14. 1S98: high sch. grad. ; St. Anselm's Coll. 
1919-20: Gi'orgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1920-22; 
hank elk., summer 1917 ; D, S. Army 1918-19 ; elk. 
sti'amship 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. 
191:6; at Giiteborg Sept. 27, 1926; at Oslo Apr. 10. 
192S ; 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 Seh. 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 1910-20 ; 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.S00 in the 
Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1929; permanently, Jan. 1, 
1930; at $1,920 July 1, 19.30; at $2,:^,00 Aug. 1. 1930; 
cartographic engineer at $2,600 July 1, 1931 ; at 
$2,700 Apr. 1, 193S ; married. — Ge. 

Burrows, Charles Robert, — b. Detroit, Mich., Feb. 25. 
1910 ; Otterbein C(j11., A. B. 1931 ; N. Y. Univ., M. Sc. 
1932 ; George Washington Law Sch. 1934-35 ; divisional 
supt. in dept. store 19.32-33 ; elk. 1933-34 and admin, 
asst. 1934-39, Dept. of Agric. ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass.. v, c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser., and assigned as v. c. at Habana Mar. 2, 
1939. 

Bursley, Herbert Sidney. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Sept. 25, 1896 ; high sch. grad. ; Oeorge 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 Constautinople 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. 10, 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 lirm. 
1915-17; elk.. War Dept.. May-July 1917; civilian 
employee. Camp Sheridan, .\la.. and Ft. Sheridan. 
Ill,, 1917-18; U. S, Army 1918-20; elk. in Am. Mis 
sion at Vienna 1920-21 ; in Am. Consulate at Vieuua 
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. 2n. 
1926 ; to Rio de Janeiro Feb. 14. 1927 ; to Manaos. 
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. 191.'6; 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. 

Busser, William Franklin. — b. Phila., Pa., Dec. 10. 
1907 ; attended sch. in Austria-Hungary and England ; 
Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1932 ; R. Istituto Superiore di 
Scienze Sociali e Politiche, Florence, diploma 1935 ; 



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clk. in consulate general at Vienna 1925-28 ; 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 Warsaw Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sell. 
Aug. 4. 1936; v. c. at Buenos Aires Dec. 18, 1936; 
married. 

Butler, George Howland. — b. Chicago, III., Feb. 6, 
1894; tech. high sch. grad. ; Univ. of 111., B. S. 1915; 
in steel company 1915-16; 111. State Highway Coramn. 
1916 ; U. S. Army 1916-19, capt. ; civil engineer 
1019-21 ; building insp. and supt. 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 
.\pr. 4, 1929; 3d sec. at Santiago. Chile, Apr. 26. 
1930 : class eight and cons. Feb. 27, 1931 ; assigned 
as cons, and 3d sec. at AsunciSn Jan. 29, 1934 ; 
class .seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Asunci6n 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 ; 
asst. to chm. of Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Lima, 1938; class five Mar. 1. 1939; 2d sec. 
at Lima May 26, 1939 ; married. 

Butrick, Richard Porter, — 6. Lockport, N. Y., Aug 
6, 1894 ; high 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. 6. 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 six 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, 1938 ; married. 

Butterworth, William Walton, Jr. — b. New Orleans, 
La., Sept. 7, 1903 ; Lawrenceville Prep. Sch. grad. ; 
Princeton, B. 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, 1879 ; public sch. and Wilson's Coll. Inst. ; 
studied under private tutor; newspaper corr. 1895-97; 
clk. in Am. Consulate at Naples 1897-1900 ; app. v. 
and dep. cons, at Naples Sept. 19, 1900 ; app., after 
exam., cons. clk. Mar. 31, 1903 ; In charge of Am. 
Consulate at Naples Sept. 1-Nov. 4, 1907 ; app. cona. 



asst. July 1, 1908; v. and dep. cons, at Rome July 3, 
1908 ; at Bristol Feb. 8, 1909 ; cons, at Bristol May 
31, 1909; at Leeds Sept. 18, 1913; cons, of class 
eight by ac»^ approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; class seven Mar. 
2, 1915; assigned to Hull May 22, 1917; class six 
Sept. 14, 1917 ; class five Sept. 5. 1919 ; assigned to 
Palermo Sept. 10. 1919; to Naples Mar. 12, 1920; 
class tour 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, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1924 ; 
mem. of Bd. of Review, For. Ser. Personnel, 1926; 
class one June SO, 1927; assigned tu the Dept. July 
27, 1929 ; chm. of executive committee of For. Ser. 
Personnel Bd. July 27, 1929-Sept. 11, 1929; mem., 
Bd. of Examiners for the For. Ser. Sept. 11, 1929; 
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. 1930 ; 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 ; as v. c. at Ilabana June 24, 1932 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 28, 1933; to Naples June 13. 
1933; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; 
•assigned to Naples Apr. 26, 1937; class seven Apr. 1. 
1939: 3d sec. at Belgrade Apr. 18, 1939; 2d sec. at 
Belgrade June 20, 1939 ; married. 

Byington, James Gregory. — 6. Norwalk, Conn., May 
19, 1911 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1934 ; 
U. S. Naval Reserve 1930-37 ; app. clk. in Am. con- 
sulate general at Buenos Aires June 1, 1934 ; v. c. at 
Buenos Aires Feb. 16, 1935 ; at Torre6n Oct. 8, 1936 ; 
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. 1922-24 ; 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, 1935 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Dec. 7, 1936; to Marseille Apr. 7, 1937; to 
Calais, temp., June 10, 1937 ; 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, 1909 ; attended schs. in Italy, Swit- 
zerland, France, and Germany ; Hermann-Lietz Sch., 
Germany, grad. ; Johann Wolfgang Goethe Univ., 
Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, 1927-29 ; app. clk. in 
Am. consulate general at Frankfort-on-the-Main Oct. 1, 
1927; at St. John, N. B., June 10, 1936; v. c. at 
St. John Nov. 20, 1936; at Fredericton, temp., Mar. 
29, 1939; at Danzig May 15, 1939 (canceled) ; at St, 
John June 30, 1939 ; at Danzig July 22, 1939. 



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Cabot, John Moors. — 6. Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 11, 
1901: Browne and Nicliols Sell, and Pomfri't Sch. ; 
Harvard, A. I?. 19SA ; Bras=onoSP Coll., Oxford. B. Lltt. 
1925 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Sept. 1, 1926; as^sijined to Callao- 
Lima Feb. 26. 1927 ; as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at 
Santo Doniiiijro Dec. 29, 1928 ; sec. In the Diplo. 
Ser. May 2", 1929; assigned as 3d sec. at Santo 
Domingo June 11, 1929 ; class eight and cons. Apr. 

15. 1930; assi<:ned as 3d sec. at Mexico City Dec. 26, 
1930: at Giiiitemala .Tan. 22, 1932 (canceled) ; at Rio 
do .Janeiro M.iy 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. 

Caffery, 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 

I, 1924 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned 
to Ilabana Apr. 4, 1925 ; to San Jos<5, Costa Rica, Dec. 
12, 1927 ; class seven May 23, 1929 ; assigned to 
Port Lim6n, temp., June 28. 1930 ; to San Jos6 Oct. 

16. 19.'?0; to Niagara Falls Mar. 10. 1931; see. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Caffery, Jefferson. — b. 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. 
(if State undi^r 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'afTalres ad Interim at Athens Jan. 5, 1922; 
as couns. of emb. at Tokyo Sept. 5, 1923 ; chm. of Am. 
Red Cross earthquake rplief activities, Japan, Oct. 
192.3-Mar. 1924 : For. Sf r. officer of class one July 1, 
Ht24 ; 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. lo El Salvador 
Jan. 7. 1920; to Colombia June 27, 1928; special rep- 
resentative of President Hoover with rank of A. E. and 
P at inauguration of Prrsident of Colombia on Aug. 7, 
1930; si)erlal representative of the Dept. In El Salva- 
dor Dpc. 1931-Jan. 1932; app. asst. sec. of state July 

II. 1933; mem., Bd. of For. Ser. Personnel, Bd. of 
Kxaminers for the For. Ser., and For. Ser. Sch. Bd. 
Aug. .3-Dec. 27, 1933 ; personal represontatlve of 
I'resident Roosevelt at Habanu 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. and at 
inauguration of President of Colombia Aug. 7, 1938 ; 
A. E. and P. t<> Brazil July 13, 19;!7 ; married. 

Cahill, Edwin Martin (1st Lt.) — 1). Auburn, N. Y., 
June 10, 1909; U. S. M. A., grad. 1933; assigned as 
language officer at Peiping July 31, 1939 ; married. 

Cahn, Kudolf 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, Alonzo Bland, — b. Morrison, Iowa, May 23. 
1892 ; attended business sch. ; Coll. of City of N. Y. 
1908-9; Cooper Union 1911-14; Columbia Univ. 1914- 
15; Univ. of Bern 1915-16; studied banking, exchange, 
and finance 1916-17 ; North China Union Language 
Sch. 1920-21 ; tutors in French, Russian, and Chinese ; 
dk. in Am. leg. in Bern and emb. in Petrograd 1915- 
16 : with banking firm 1916-17 ; cml. work in Petro- 
grad and Shanghai 1917-20 ; app. elk. to trade cnmmr. 
at Peking Feb. S, 1921 ; asst. trade commr. at Peking 
July 1, 1922 ; at Tokyo Oct 20, 1923 ; trade commr. 
at Tokyo Jan. 1, 1926 ; at Shanghai Nov. 1, 1926 ; asst. 
cml. att. at Peking July 28, 1928 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class five July 1. 1939; married. 

Calder, Francis 'Willard. — 6. StacyviUe, Iowa, Dec. 
26. 1899 : attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
steuog. 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 Law 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; at Kobe Oct. 18. 1938; at 
Canton June 30, 1939. 

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 Jap.an Oct. 8, 1906; 
V. and dep. cons. gen. and Interpreter at Y'okohania 
Apr. 16, 1909; asst. Japanese sec. at Tokyo Dec. 4, 
1909; V. c. at Dalny, temp.. Jan. 17-Fob. 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 
<'hlta Oct. 1921-Feb. 1922; detailed to the Dept. 



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June 6. 1924 ; app. cons. gen. of class four June 3, 
1924 ; For. Sor. officer of class three July 1, 1924 ; 
asst. chief, Division of Far Eastern Affairs. Nov. 19, 
1925 ; representative on Fed(>ral Narcotics Control Bd. 
Nov. 25. 1925 ; class two June 8, 1927 ; act. chief, 
Division of Far Eastern Affairs, Aug. 15, 1927-Feb. 

15, 1928 ; assigned to Geneva for duty in connection 
with the narcotics question Mar. 26, 1928 ; to the 
Dept. 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, 1930 ; rep. in expert and advisory capacity, 
14th sess.. Advisory Committee on Traffic in Opium 
and Other 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., Jan. 
19, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 4, 1932 ; as- 
signed as cons. gen. at Tientsin Mar. 13, 1935 ; mar- 
ried. 

Callahan, James Edwin, — 6. Fall River, Mass., Tune 
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; at Bristol, 
temp., Sept. 9, 1939 ; married. 

Callanan, Leo Joseph. — 6. 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 
exam., 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 
Nov. 7. 1929 ; to Port Said Mar. 26, 1930 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Port Said July 24, 1930 ; to 
Madras May 19, 1931 ; to Bombay Mar. 19, 1932 ; to 
Nairobi Dee. 9, 1932 ; to Aden Sept. 19, 1933 ; class 
seven July 1, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 1936; 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. — 6. Allston, Mass., Jan. 25, 1892 ; 
attended high sch. ; Worcester Acad. ; Georgetown 
Law Sch. 1912-14, 1920; Fordham Law Sch. 191G- 
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. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Prague Dec. 20, 1920 ; v. c. at Prague Apr. 14, 1921 ; 
at Belgrade June 26, 1925 ; married. 

Calvert, John Strong. — 6. Raleigh, N. C, Oct. 19, 
1886; Horner Mil. Sch. grad.; Univ. of N. C. 1902- 
4 and Law Sch., summer 1908 ; mem. of bar of N. C. ; 
elk. 1904-7 ; law elk. 1907-9 ; It. of constabulary. 



Philippine Is., 1909-12 ; 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. 5. 
1919 ; assigned to Guadeloupe Oct. 30, 1919 ; to Dun- 
kirk Dec. 16, 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 ; to 
Bilbao Aug. 22, 1939 ; 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. gov( rnor of Mindanao- 
Sulu, dept. treas., and census asst. 1901-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, ma.1. ; 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 Are 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 Sao Paulo Jan. 

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

Campen, Thomas Stokes. — b. Goldsboro, N. C, May 

24, 1905 ; Univ. of N. C, B. S. 1926 ; Harvard Sch. of 
Business Admin., M. B. A. 1928 ; asst. insp. and ac- 
counliug elk. with importing company in Cen. Am. 
1928-35; elk. to cml. att. at Habana 1935-39; app. 
asst. trade commr. at Habana May 18, 1939 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Cannon, Cavendish Welles. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 
Feb. 1, 1895; Univ. of Utah, A. B 1916, grad. work 
1919 ; language study. Alliance Frangaise, Paris ; 
study in music composition, Paris and Vienna ; hist, 
research, Vienna ; head of depts. of Eng. and hist, in 
high sch. 1916-18; engineering and newspaper work 
1915, 1916-17. 1919-20; IT. 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 Ziirich June 22, 1927; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 
1928 ; assigned to Zurich 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 
see. 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 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Athens and 
cons, for Italian Islands of the Aegean Feb. 18. 1939 ; 
class seven Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 



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Canty, George Romuald, — ft. Cork. Iielaiul, Feb. 7, 
ISSO; Am. citizen: attended business sch. ; North- 
eastern Coll., Coorgetown Univ.. and Wa-shinstou Scb. 
of Accountancy ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1914-18, 1919, 
1924 : U. S. Navy Flying Corp.s 1918-19, It. jg.. over- 
seas service ; It., U. S. Naval Reserve ; exec. sec. to 
city mayor 1919-22; diplo. courier, Am. emb., Paris, 
1023; editor of trade magazine and reporter; entered 
P.u. of For. and Domes. Com. July 7, 1924 ; app. 
trade commr. at Paris Aug. 16, 1926 ; at Berlin Jan. 
16. 1!>32 ; act. cml. att. at Prague, temp., Feb. 7. 
1934 ; at Warsaw Mar. 26, 1934 ; trade commr. at 
Berlin May 19, 1934 ; act. cml. att. at Brussels July 27. 
1934; trade commr. at Berlin Oct. 1, 1934; asst. cml. 
att. at Brussels Sept. 12, 1935 ; act. cml. att. at Warsaw 
Oct. 10, 1935 ; cml. att. at Warsaw Feb. 18, 1936 ; on 
leave 1937-39 ; trade commr. at Paris June 26, 1939 ; 
act. cml. att. at The Hague, temp., June 26. 1939 ; For. 
Ser. ofBcer of cla.ss five July 1. 1939 ; married. 

Carlson, Harold. — ft. Wilmette, 111.. Oct. 15, 1889; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. and coll. Id 
Sweden. Kiighuui, and Geriujiny; in European offices 
of Am. companies iu England, Germany, Sweden, Den- 
mark, and Russia ; elk.. Committee on Public Informa- 
tion, Moscow, 1918 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at 
Stockholm Sept. 15, 1922 ; v. c. at Malm!5. temp., 
July 30. 1929; at Stockholm Jan. 30, 1930; at 
Malmo, temp., July 21, 1931 ; at Stockholm Sept. 
9, 1931 ; married. 

Carlson, Harry Edwin. — 5. Morris, 111., Mar. 17, 
1886 ; Lake Forest Coll., B. A. 1908 ; teacher in pub- 
lic sch. 1908-10. In high sch. 1910-13; master in 
boys' sch. 1913; exchange teacher, Sachsenhiiuser 
Oberrealscbule, Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1913-15 ; app. 
V. c. at Frankfort-on-the-Main Jan. 17, 1916; at 
Chrlstlania 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 sis 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, 19.30; class four Apr. 

I. 1036; cons, at London Oct. 2, 1936; at Vienna Feb. 
21. 1939; 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 Mnr. 20. 1926; resigned June 15. 1928; app. /. c. 
at Barranquilla July 25, 1929 ; at Monterrey July 11. 
1933; at Veracruz, temp., July 13, 19.35; at Monter- 
rey Oct. 6, 1935 ; married. 

Carr. Eobert UcDill. — 6. Hubbell, Nebr., July 1, 
19(14; Stanford, A.B. 1026; Univ. of Calif., Ph.D. 
1033; 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 
.So.SOO in the Dept. of State July 2, 1034 ; perma- 
nently Sept. 15, 1934 ; at $4,600 June 1, 10:;6 ; tech. 
adviser. Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of 
Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936; at $5,600 Jan. 4, 1938; 
rtivisi'iiinl a.ist. July 7, 1939 ; married. — .\-G. 

Carrigan, John Willard. — h. San Francisco, Calif., 
Sept. 27. 1008; attended sch. in F^ngland 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, 1033 ; 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 Juue 
18, 1938 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; married. 

Carroll. William Nicholas. — b. Clinton, N. C, Nov. 
28. 1884 ; attended public sch. ; elk. 1906, in the Dept. 
of Interior 1007-18; app. v. c. at London Aug. 20, 
1918 ; at Dundee June 21, 1923 ; at Loudon July 18, 
1923; at Stoke-on-Trent Feb. 29, 1924; at London 
May 1. 1924 : at Birmingham Jan. 9, 1931 ; at South- 
amptou Apr. 12. 1939. 

Carter, Clarence E. — b. Jacksonville, 111., Feb. 6, 
1881 ; Whipple Acad. grad. ; Illinois Coll., A. B. 1905 ; 
Univ. 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, 
1030. 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. — RP. 

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 Sivas Sept. 6, 
1006 (canceled) ; app. cons, at Tamatave Nov. 1, 
1906 ; class eight by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; as- 
signed to Tananarive July 8, 1916 ; class six June 
4, 1920; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924; 
assigned to the Dept. Mar. 7, 1927 ; to Calais Mar. 
28, 1927 ; class six June 30, 1927 ; class five July 24. 
1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class four 
Mar. 1. 1930; married. 

Caskie, Edmund. — 6. St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 9, 1896 ; 
attended sch. in U. S., England, Scotland, and Italy ; 
rl'^cole de Tile de France, Liancourt ; Ilandelsschule. 
Nuremburg ; Lyc^e, Grenoble; Centro de Estudios 
HistSricos. Madrid, diploma 1920 ; I'ftcole Libre des 
Sciences Politiques. diploma 1921 ; Univ. of Va., sum- 
mer 1933: asst. to (luarterniaster, mil. hospital, Glas- 
v'c.w, 191.>-10: bank elk., Paris, 1916-17: translator 
and interpreter, A. E. F.. 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918- 
10. 2d It., overseas service; liaison officer. Am. Relief 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Admin, and Interallied Commn., cen. and southern 
Europe, 1919; instructor in lomanic laniiuages 1924- 
25, asst. prof, and dir. of "maison frangaise," summers 
1925 and 1926, asst. prof., summer 1927, Univ. of 
Colo. ; as.st. prof, of romanic languages, Earlbam Coll. 
1925-26, Oberlin Coll. 1926-27 ; teacher of French 
and Spanish in high sch. 1928 ; instructor in modern 
languages, U. S. N. A., 1928-33 ; educational adviser, 
Civilian Conservation Corps, 1934-35 ; instructor in 
modern languages, Emerson Inst., 1922-24, 1927-28, 
1935- ; translator. Navy Dept., 1935-37 ; app. trans- 
lator at $2,300 in the Dept. of State Nov. 1, 1938; 
at $2,600 Oct. 1, 1939 ; married. — Tr. 

Castleman. Reginald Saxon,- — 6. Riverside, Calif., 
Dec. 25, 1891 ; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1914, grad. 
work 1914-16 ; 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 Hoita 
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 London 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 ; 
eons, at Sao Paulo Feb. 24, 1939; class five Mar. 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Catudal, Honors Marcel. — 6. Plainville, Kans., Nov. 
28. 1901; St, Louis Univ. 1918-19; St. Mary's Coll., 
A. B. 1922 ; Catholic Univ., M. A. 1923 ; L'ficole Libre 
des Sciences Politiques, diplome 1925 ; London Sch. of 
Economics 1925-26 ; ITniv. of Vienna, summer 1926 ; 
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 the Dept. of State Mar. 21, 
1938; divisional asst. at $4,600 July 1, 1939. — TA, 

Causo y Gonzalez, Federico Ernesto. — b. Isabela de 
Sagua, Cuba, July 5, 1893 ; Cuban citizcm ; attended 
high sch. 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. — 6. Rock Island, 111., 
June 7. 1905 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 
1928 ; elk. 1927-29 ; 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. 

Chalker, Robert Phelps. — &. Linden, Ala., Mar. 16, 
] 914 ; Birmingham Southern Coll. 1929-31 ; Duke, 
A. B. 1933, M. A. 1936; Univ. of Heidelberg, summer 
1936 ; Univ. of Chicago, summer 1937 ; special study 
iij French rind hist.. Paris, 1938; teacher in high sch. 



1934-38 ; instructor, Univ. of Ala., 1939 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unelass., v. c. of career, and 
see. in the Diplo. Ser. July 15, 1939 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Berlin July 27, 1939. 

Chapin, Selden. — h. 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 unelass. 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 (eanc(4ed) ; at Port-au-Prince Nov. 2, 
1934 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Port-au- 
Prince Jan. 31, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; as- 
signed to the Dept. May 22, 1936 ; class five Jan. 3, 
1938 ; asst. chief. Division of the American Republics, 
Nov. 21, 1939; married.— RA. 

Chapin, Vinton. — b. Chatenay, Seine, France, of 
Am. parents, Apr. 17, 1900 ; St. Mark's Sch. ; Har- 
vard, A. B. 1923; U. S. Marine Corps 1918-19; with 
investment bankers 1923-26 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unelass. and v. e. of career July 5, 1927 ; 
assigned to the For. 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. sec, Lon- 
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. 16, 
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 
Agric, 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 unelass. 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, cons., and 
assigned to Nagoya Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Tokyo Oct. 7, 
1938; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; 2d sec. at Bangkok 
June 9, 1936; also cons, at Bangkok June 10, 1936; 
class six Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Chapman, "William Edgar. — b. Mount Pisgah, Ark., 
Feb. 1, 1877 ; attended sch. in U. S. and Philippine 
Is. ; business sch. grad. ; Washington Coll. of Law, 
LL. B. 1914 ; National Univ., LL. M. 1915 ; mem. 



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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.. Foh.-.Vug. 1908 ; editor and mgr. of a news- 
paper, Philippine Is., 1908-9; elk., War Dept.. 1909- 
10; asst. supt.. State, War, Navy BklK., 1910-16; 
app., after exam., cons, of class eight July 12, 1916, 
and assigned to Mazntlftn ; on detail in the Dept. 
July-Dec. 1010: detailed to Nogales Dec. 30, 1916; 
to Guaymas Apr. 1917 ; to Mazatliln 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 I'uerto Mexico Fob. 21, 1927 ; to 
Monterrey Aug. 17, 1927; to Call Mar. 8, 1928: class 
five Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to North Bay Sept. 15, 
1930; to Bilbao May 10, 1932; to Cherbourg, temp., 
Sept. 15, 1936 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. and assigned 
as 2d sec. at Madrid, temp.. July 13, 1937 ; cons, at 
Gibraltar Fob. 19, 1938 ; married. 

Chase, Augustus Sabin. — b. Waterbury. Conn.. Mar. 
16. 1897: St. Mark's Sob.; Yale. B. A. 1920; Cornell 
Law Sch., summer 1925: U. S. Army 1917-19; 2d It., 
O. 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 unclass. 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 T.singtao 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. 111., Jan. 
19, 1905 ; Amherst, A. B. 1925 ; grad. work, Univ. of 
Chicago. 1925-26 ; Fniv. of Paris 1920-27 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unrlass. 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 ; cnns. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Amsterdam 
Jan. 24, 1935 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1936 ; to Piodras 
Negras May 22, 1936 (canceled) ; to Hamburg Mar. 
4, 1!)37; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937; 
class six May 1, 1938 ; married. 

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 l^eb. 23. 1938; 
at Budapest May 25, 19.^9 ; married. 

Cheever, Elsie Blanchard. — b. 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 Dopt. of State Nov. 26. 1923: at .$1,440 
July 1. 1924; at .$1,500 July 1. 1925; at .Stl.OSO Feb. 
16. 1026: at $1,860 Nov. 1, 1927; at $2,000 July 1, 
1928 (Woich A<t) : at $2,100 July 1. 1928: at $2,300 
July 1, 1930; at $2,400 Aug. 1, 1936; divisional asst. 
at $2,600 Dee. 29. 19.37: .it $2,700 Apr. 16. 1939. — 
A-M C 



Cherp, Philip Florian, — b. Ivanhoe, Minn., May 5, 
1908 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1933 ; 
Gcvt. Printing Office 1927-28; app. elk. at $1,440 
in the Dopt. 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. 
relation.s, Univ. of Denver, 1926-38 ; mem. Am. Semi- 
nar to Europe, summers 1921. 1924, 1929. 19:'>6 ; 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; 
adviser to Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938; married. — RC. 

Childs, Archie William. — 6. Wellsboro. Pa.. Jan. 15. 
1898 ; high sch. grad. ; American Univ. 1928 ; South- 
eastern Univ. 1929 ; elk. 1917-18. in Bu. of War Risk 
Insur. 1918-19 ; 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 ; traflJc and 
credit nigr. 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 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Childs, James Rives. — h. 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 Friince 1915 ; 
private tutor 1915-16; asst. master 1916-17; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, 1st It., overseas service : detailed to 
Am. 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. 19:'>0; relieved of diities 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, — 
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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; 
archseological 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 Lishon 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, 
1029 ; to Uivi?re dii Loup, temp.. Nov. 2, 1929 ; cla.ss 
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. — &. Canton, 111., Oct. 
29, 1904; Phillips Exeter; Knox Coll. 1923-2.5; 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 
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, 1936; 
assigned as v. c. at Aden May 22, 1936 ; class eight 
and cons. May 1, 193S ; cons, at Aden May 12, 193S; 
at Athens July 27, 1938 ; also for Italian Islands of 
the Aegean Oct. 28, 1938 ; also 3d sec. at Athens Nov. 
10, 1938; 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 unclass. 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 ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939 ; 2d 
sec. at Moscow in addition to duties as cons. Mar. 30. 
1939 ; cons, at Cairo Aug. 23, 1939 ; married. 

Christenson, Ethel Grace. — 6. Winamac, Ind. ; at- 
tended high sch. and business sch. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. ; elk.. Govt. Printing Office, 1908-11 ; 
app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. of State Feb. 28, 1911 ; 
at $1,000 Jan. 21, 1913 ; at $1,200 Aug. 5, 1914 ; at 
$1,400 June 22, 1916, effective July 1 ; at $1,600 
Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; at $1,800 Feb. 
1, 1924 ; at $2,100 July 1, 1924 ; detailed as elk.. 
Int. Narcotics Conf., Geneva, 1924, and as asst. to 
sec, Am. del.. Special Conf. on Chinese Customs Tariff, 
Peking, 1925-26; at $2,200 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; 
at $2,300 July 1, 1928 ; at $2,400 July 1, 1930 ; at 
$2,500 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; at $2,600 Aug. 1, 
1936 ; divisional asst. at $3,200 May 16, 1939. — FB. 



Christian!, Courtland Emil. — 5. 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 Curacao July 17, 1933 ; at Trinidad, 
temp., Nov. 16, 1934 ; at Curacao Jan. 31, 1935 ; at 
Newcastle-on-Tyne July 31, 1936 ; at Glasgow, temp., 
Jan. 15, 1938 ; at Newcastle-on-Tyne June 25, 1938 ; at 
Surabaya May 15, 1939. 

Christiansen, Norman Lars. — 6. Fargo, N. Dak., Jan. 
2, 1913; Northwestern Univ. 1931-32; N. Dak. Univ., 
B. A. 1935 ; Univ. of Oslo, Norway, 1935 ; Centro de 
estudios historicos, 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; at Winnipeg Feb. 25, 1939; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. June 7, 1939. 

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. 16, 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 $3,800 Sept. 1, 1935 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939 ; 
married. — Tr. 

Christopherson, Carl E. — b. Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 
19, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; Drake Univ. 1923-24 ; George 
Washington Univ. 1926-27, 1928-29 ; newspaper work 
1916-18 ; draftsman. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 
1918-28 ; cml. agt., Chicago dist. office, Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., 1928-30 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Mukden July 16, 1930 ; at Sydney July 1, 1933 ; trade 
commr. at Calcutta Sept. 20, 1933 ; at Shanghai Feb. 
16, 1935 ; at Manila Apr.-June 1935 ; to Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com. Sept. 7, 1937 : For. Ser. officer of 
class seven July 1, 1939; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 17. 
1939 ; married. 

Chylinski, Thaddeus Henry. — b. Wilmington, Del., 
Oct. 14, 1898 ; high sch. grad. ; Pa. State Coll. 1917 ; 
employed by mfg. firm ; Polish Army three yrs. ; elk. in 
Am. consulate general at Warsaw 1920-25 ; real estate 
business 1925-27; app. elk. in Am. consulate general 



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nt Warsaw Sept. 5, 1027; v. c. at Warsaw Oct. 1. 
lO'.e. 

ClaflFey, 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 2.5, 1914 ; v. c. at Dublin by act approved 
Feb. 5, lOlo ; at Loudon Jan. 27, 1921 ; at Leeds, 
temp., Sept. 1, 1922 ; at London Dec. 22, 1922 ; at 
Hull Aug. 1. 1927 (canceled) ; at Bristol Oct. 17, 
19S3 ; at Bradford, temp., Oct. 15, 1935 ; at Bristol 
Feb. 6, 1936; at Cardiff, temp., July 24, 1936; at 
Bristol Sept. 2, 1936 ; at CardilE, temp., July 23, 1937 ; 
at Bristol Sept. 6. 1937 ; at Cardiff, temp., May 6, 
1938; at Bristol Aug. 29. 1938; at London Aug. 24, 
1939 ; married. 

Clark, David McMahon. — V. Philadelphia, Pa., May 
31. 1908 ; St. Joseph's Prep. Sch. grad. ; St. Joseph's 
Coll. 1925-27 ; Georgetown, A. B. 1929, M. F. S. 1933 ; 
Sorbonue, British Institute, and Alliance Fraugaise. 
I'aris, certificate 1930 ; secretary and i-alesuian 1933 ; 
asst. prof., trade-agreements seminar, Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser., 1935-36 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com., July 2, 1934 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Cnllao-Lima Feb. 1. 1937 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Clark, DuWayne Gerald. — b. Charles City, Iowa, Feb. 
27, 1903 ; Stanford. A. B. 1925 ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Sor. 1925-26 ; George Washington Univ. 1926-27 
with insur. company two yrs. ; ranching two yrs. 
entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Sept. 1, 1927 
app. asst. trade commr. at Johannesburg Aug. 1, 1929 
assigned to Fhila. dist. office Nov. 20, 1933 ; asst. trade 
commr. at Buenos Aires Aug. 27, 1934 ; trade commr. at 
Buenos Aires Dec. 16, 1935 ; asst. cml. att. at Buenos 
Aires Aug. 10, 1936; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. 
Jan. 1, 1938; trade commr. at Paris May 16. 1938; 
asst. cml. att. at Madrid (San Sebastian) June 7, 1939 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1939 ; at Madrid 
Sept. 9, 19.39 ; married. 

Clark, Harlan Bendell. — Z>. 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. 1935-37 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
uncla.ss., V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Ziirich July 8, 1937 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 24, 1938 ; to Birmingham Apr. 19, 
1939. 

Clark, Lewis. — b. Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 16, 1895 ; 
Marlon Inst., Marion, Ala., B. S. 1914 ; Unlv. of Va. 
1914-16; surveyor for sugar plantation in Cuba 1917; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19 ; elk. and mijr. for cotton mer- 
chants 1919-22 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass. Sept. 11. 1925; v. c. of career May 20, 1926; 
a.^^signed 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, 1030 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 9, 1030; as For. Ser. officer to the Am. 
Leg. at Peiping July 5, 1932 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. 



July 16, 1032; assigned as 3d sec. at Peiping July 
21, 1932 ; class seven July 1, 1934 ; 2d sec. at I'eiping 
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 ; Pinkerton Acad. grad. ; Columbian Coll. 
(now George Washington Univ.). A. B. 1808, A. M. 
and LL. B. 1901 ; mem. of bar of N. H. ; tutor and 
instructor in languages in seminary and univ. 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 class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Loanda. 
Angola, Oct. 28, 1919 ; clas.s six Nov. 23, 1921 ; as- 
signed to Port EllzaliPth Jan. 2. 1924 ; For. Ser. offi- 
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, 1026 ; as cons, at Mexico City Dec. 27, 1926 ; 
at Guadalajara Sept. 10, 1928 ; at Santo Domingo 
Jan. 10, 1029 ; 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. — b. Reagan, Tex., Feb. 8 
1874 ; Univ. of Tex., B. S. 1906 ; railway mail ser, 
inOO-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. 

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 ; a<5st. to under sec. of 
slate at .1:4.000 May 2(j, IO-m : at ?f.-l.s()() June 1, 1939; 
asst. to U. S. del.. Meeting of For. Ministers of Am. 
Itcpublics for Consultation, Panama, 1939. — U. 

Clattenburg. Albert Edwin, Jr. — ft. Philadelphia, 
Pa., Sept. 16. 1006 ; 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 ; 



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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 ; to Hamburg Feb. 
24, 1939 (canceled) ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939; to the 
Dept. Oct. 12, 1939 ; 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 unelass. 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 
Hankovi' 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 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; 
3d sec. of emb. at Peiping Sent. 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 ; 2d sec. at Nanking, temp., and cons, 
at Shanghai Dec. 5, 1938 ; married. 

Clum, Harold Dunstan. — 6. Saugerties, N. Y., Junt- 

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 Coritito Nov. 24, 1913; cons, of class seven by act 
approved F'eb. 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 Konlgsberg 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. — h. 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 Bnulogne-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 
.lune 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; cla.ss 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 l.st sec. at Paris Nov. 23, 1932 ; adviser, 1st meet- 
ing of Experts' Prep. Committee for Int. Monetary 
and Economic Conf., Geneva, 1932, and asst., 2d 
meeting, Geneva, 1933 ; detailed for duty wita Am. 
del. to Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 
June 25, 1933; class two Oct. 1, 1935; class one Nov. 
16, 1936 ; to the Dept. July 19, 1939 ; married. 

Cochran, William Pearsol, Jr. — 6. Stockton, Md., 
Dec. 15, 1902; U. S. N. A., grad. 1924; U. S. Navy 
1924-20, ensign ; 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 Auckland 
Nov. 3. 1928 ; to Wellington Apr. 9, 1929 ; to tbe 
Dept., temp., Nov. 21, 1930 ; to Mexico City Fob. 20, 
1932 ; to San Salvador Feb. 27, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Mar. 13, 1935 ; assigned also as 3d sec. at San 
Salvador Mar. 16, 1935; to the Dept. Mar. 15. 1937; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; detailed 
to assist U. S. representative, Honduran-Nicaraguan 
boundary mediation, 1937 ; 3d sec. at Lima Mar. 4, 

1938 ; sec. to Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938 ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Lima 
Mar. 30. 1939 ; cons, and 2d sec. at Moscow May 29, 

1939 (canceled) ; married. 

Cocke, Jack Eugene. — 5. Somerville, Tenn., Dec. 6, 
1888 ; high sch. grad. ; private tutor.s in U. S. and 
France: bookkeeper, teller, and accountant 1907-16; 
U. S. Army 1916, Mexican border 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, 
1931 ; detailed to dlst. 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 Ma.' 
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 Feb. 1, 1935; at Bilbao June 4, 
1936; at Marseille, temp., Sept. 15, 1936; at Bilbao 
Nov. 28, 1936 ; at St. Michael Oct. 18, 1937 ; married. 

Coe, Robert Douglas. — b. New York City Fob. 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 Diplo. Ser. 
Jan. 9, 1930; 3d sec. at Lima Jan. 16, 1930; at 
Istanbul Apr. 8, 1931 ; v. c. at Calcutta June 29, 
1935 ; class eight June 1, 1937 ; eons, and assigned 



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to Calcutta June 17, 1937 ; cons, and 3d sec. at 
Moscow June 30, 10;57 (canceled) ; to the Dept. July 
30, 1937 ; class seven Apr. 1. 19.39. — Eu. 

Coffin, Clarence Emmet, Jr. (Lt.) — h. Indianapolis. 
Ind., Sept. 5. 1906: U. S. N. A., grad. 1927; assigned 
as language officer at Peiping Feb. 7, 1939. 

Colbern, William Henry (Maj.) — 6. Lee's Summit, 
Mo., June 26. 1895 : entered U. S. Army Aug. 25, 
1917 ; assigned as mil. att. at Warsaw June 22, 1938 ; 
married. 

Colclaser, H. Alberta.— 6. Turtle Creek. Pa. ; Coll. of 
Wooster. A. B. 1933; Western Reserve, LL. B. 1936; 
Columl)ia. LL. M. 1939 ; mem. of bar of Ohio ; editor 
in law publishing company 1936-38 ; app. asst. to the 
legal adviser, temp., at .$2,000 in the Dept. of State 
Aug. 12, 1939. 

Cole, Felix— b. St. Louis, Mc, Oct. 12, 1887; 
Univ. of Wis. 190.1-6; Harvard. A. B. 1910; George 
Washington. LL. B. 1928 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; re- 
porter and editorial writer 1911-12 ; agt. in Pctrograd 
1913-14 : app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Petro- 
grad Jan. 1. 1915 ; v. c. at Potrograd Aug. 4, 1915 ; 
at Archangel Oct. 4, 1917 ; app., after exam., cons, 
of class pight Feb. 19, 1918 ; act. cml. att. at 
Archangel Nov. 26, 1918 : directed to proceed to the 
D. S. Aug. 6. 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed 
to the Dept. Oct. 20, 1919 ; act. chief. Russian Divi- 
sion, .\pr. 6. 1920 ; assigned to Bucharest Nov. 20, 
1920 ; class five Nov. 19, 1921 ; resigned Nov. 1921 ; 
reapp. cons, of class five Aug. 23, 1922; detailed to 
the Dept. Oct. 1, 1922 ; class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; class four Aug. 
8, 1924 : assigned to Sydney. N. S., Sept. 26. 1924 ; 
detailed to the Dept. Dec. 6, 1924; mem.. Publications 
Committee of the Dept., 1025-29 ; class three June 
8, 1927 ; cons. gen. Aug. 6, 1928 ; assigned to Warsaw 
Aug. 24. 1928 ; to Frankfort-on-the-Maln May 22, 
19:'.0 ; class two July 24. 1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. 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. 

Cole, Thomas Joseph. — b. Cincinnati. Ohio. June 9, 
1888 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Royal Univ., 
Rcme, Italy, 1921-22; elk.. Isthmian Canal Commn., 
19118-9; 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 ; I'unahou Acad., Honolulu ; Univ. of 
Paris 19.^0-31; Dartmouth. A. B. 1932; camp project 
supt.. Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-35 ; inspector, 
credit company, 1936 ; 2d It.. O. R. C, 1937 ; app., 
after exam., Por. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to 
Vancouver July 8. 10:)7; to the For. Ser. Seh. Oct. 24, 
1938; to Naples Apr. 19, 1939; married. 



Colebrook, Mulford Albert. — b. Rochester, N. Y., 
Sept. 20. 1902; Pawling Sch. grad.; Princeton, A. B, 
1926; private tutors in France 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 tlie For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 19, 1932; v. c. at Brisbane Dec. 22, 1932; 
at London Dec. 21, 1936 ; married. 

Colladay, Montgomery Hill, — b. Middletown, Conn., 
Dec. 6, 1902 ; Loomis Sch. ; Dartmouth, P.. S. 1926 ; 
private tutor 1926-27 ; ceaclier 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 6, 1930; to Basel 
Nov. 17, 1933; sec. in tlie Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25. 1936; 
class eight and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Basel 
May 12. 1938 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Tallinn June 17, 
1938 ; married. 

Collado, Emilio Gabriel. — b. Cranford, N. J., Dec. 20, 
1910 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; Mass. Inst, of Tech., 
S. B. 1931 ; Harvard, A. M. 1934, Ph. D. 1936 ; eco- 
nomic analyst. Treasury Dept., 1934-36 ; economist. 
Fed. Reserve Bank of N. Y., 1936-38 ; app. divisional 
asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Oct. 24. 1938; 
married. — RA. 

Collins, Harold Moorman.— -b. Lynchburg. Va.. June 
27, 1894 ; Washington and Lee, B. A. 1914 ; Columbia 
Univ. Sch. of Journalism 1917-18 ; principal in high 
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 unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 : cons. Mar. 

3, 1925; assigned to Nantes June 24. 1926; class 
seven May 17, 1928; to Ensenada 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 Jose, Costa Rica, Feb. 25, 1936 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 27, 1936 ; assigned also 
as 2d sec. at San Jos6 June 2, 1930 ; cons, at Tam- 
pico Aug. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Collins, James Alexander, Jr. — b. North Yakima, 
Wash.. Mar. 9, 1907 : Tsingtao Am. Acad. grad. ; in 
btisiness in China 1924-20 ; 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; at Shanghai 
May 24. 1939. 

Collins, Varnum Lansing, 2d. — b. Princeton, N. J., 
Apr. 22, 1912; attended sch. in France; Phillips 
Exeter grad.; Princeton, A. B. 1933; University de 
Grenoble, summer 1931; N. Y. Univ., LL. B. 1938; 
mem. of liar of N. Y. ; employed by banking firm 
193.3-39; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned 
to Marseille Mar. 2, 1939. 



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Colquitt, Adrian Boisfeuillet. — 6. Savannah, Ga., 
June 6, 1008 ; hish sch. and business sch. grad. ; Ga. 
Sch. of Tech. 1928-29 ; Sorbonne, summer 1932 ; 
L'Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales, certifl- 
cate 1933; bank elk. 1924-27; accountant 1927; elk. 
and salesman 1930-31 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Zurich 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 ; at Panama Nov. 10, 1938. 

Condayan, Vahram Hagop. — 6. 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. 

Condon, Reynolds (Capt.) — 6. Delaware, Ohio, Nov. 
16, 1905 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1927 ; assigned as lan- 
guage officer at Peiping Apr. 14, 1939 ; married. 

Connelly, Bernard Chamberlin. — 6. Rock Island. 
111., May 3, 1908 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Princeton, 
A. B. 1930 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Trieste 
.Tune 20. 193] ; v. c. at Trieste Aug. 8, 1931 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer uuclass., v. c. of career, 
imd 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 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Constan, Peter K. — 6. Sparta. Greece, Jan. 30, 1888 ; 
Am. citizen ; Olivet Coll., A. B. 1911 ; Harvard Grad. 
Sch. 1911-12 ; special investigator, Mich. State Labor 
Dept.. 1911, 1912-13; investigator, Nat. Child Labor 
Committee, Jan.— Mar. 1913 ; special agt.. Mass. Society 
for Pievention of Cruelty to Children, 1913-17 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; 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 estate 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 v. 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; at Palermo Aug. 10, 1939; 
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, 
Moliegan 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. 

Cooper, Charles Albert. — ft. Humboldt, Nebr., Oct. 
21, 1908 ; Univ. of Nebr., A. B. 19.30 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Havre Sept. 16, 1931 ; v. c. at Havre 
Nov. 3, 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 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 
Nanldng Apr. 21, 1938-July 18, 1939. 

Cootes, Merritt Newton. — 6. Norfolk, Va., Mar. 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 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939. 

Cope, Albert John, Jr. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 
Aug. 13, 1009; high sch. and business sch. grad.; 
Univ. of Utah 1927-30 ; travel and study in Europe 
1930-33 ; music t^eacher 1933-34 ; app. elk. in Am. 
consulate at Stuttgart June 5, 1934 ; v. c. at Stuttgart 
July 18, 1936; married. 

Copley, William Edward. — b. Altoona, Pa., July 30, 
1893; St. Francis Coll., grad. 1916; Spalding Coll., 
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 Prince Oct. 29, 1923 ; v. c. at Port 
au Prince June 9, 1925 ; at Santiago de Cuba, Oct. 23, 
1925; at Matanzas, temp., July 7, 1926; at Santiago 
de Cuba Aug. 17, 1926; at Monterrey June 19, 1928; 
at Asuncion July 11, 1033 ; at Buenos Aires Nov. 22, 
1934 ; at Asuncion Sept. 14, 1936 ; at Buenos Aires 
May 29, 1937. 

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.. Prop. Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., 
Int. Economic Conf., and Three Power Naval Conf., 
Geneva. 1927; at $1,980 Mar. 1, 1927; at $2,040 
July 1. 1928 (Welch Act); at $2,100 Feb. 1, 1929; 



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code elk.. London Naval Conf.. 1930; at $2,300 July 
1. lO.iO: at $i:,-<00 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act); 
admin, asst. at $2,600 Oct. 16, 1937; at $2,700 Apr. 
10. 1939. — DCR. 

Corcoran, William "Warwick. — h. Washington, D. C, 
Sept. 5. 1884 ; attended private sch. and business 
8ch. ; Georgetown Law Sch. two yrs. ; Univ. of Lille, 
Franco, 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 Boulou'ne-sur-Mer May 14, 1921 ; class 
two Nov. 17, 1921 ; For. Scr. officer unclass. July 1, 
1924 ; class eight, cous., and assigned to Boulogne- 
sur-Mer May 23, 1929; to Warsaw May 28, 1929; 
class seven Feb. 4, 1931; to Algiers Oct. 12, 1931; 
to Gibraltar, temp., June 3, 1932; to Algiers Aug. 13, 
1032; to Matamoros Nov. 7, 1932 (canceled); to 
Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 7, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Nov. 3. 1934; assigned as cous. at Vigo Nov. 26. 
1934; at Goteborg Aug. 15, 1936; married. 

Cordell, William Howard. — 6. Butlerville, Ark., Feb. 
2'y. 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; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. June 9, 1939. 

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 ; research asst. Dec. 22, 
1937 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1038.— RP. 

Corrick, Donald Whsatley. — b. Kensington. Md., 
Aug. 1~), 1897; high sch. grad.; Southeastern Univ., 
B. C. S. 1926; American Univ. 1939- ; U. S. Navy 
1917-19 ; elk.. Navy Dept., 1919-23 ; asst. gen. office 
mgr., dept. store, 192.3-24 ; chief of an accounting sec- 
tion. Dept. of Agric. 1924-34; app. admin, asst. at 
$2,900 in the Dept. of State Nov. 1. 1934; at $3,000 
Apr. 1, 1938; acting asst. chief. Division of Accounts, 
Feb. 6. 1939 : a.'fst. chief at .$3,200 June 1. 19-39 ; acting 
chief Sept. 5, 1939 ; married. — DA. 

Corrigan, Frank P. — 6. Cleveland, Ohio, July 14, 
IS.Sl ; Adelbert Coll., A.B. 1903; Western Reserve 
Univ., M.I). 190R: TIniv. of Vienna 1910: grad. work 
in U.S. and abroad ; steel metallurgist 1898-99 ; Ohio 
Naval Reserve 1898-1901 ; Interne, pathologist, and 
surgeon 1900-19 ; assoc. director for Latin America, 
Am. Coll. of Surgeons, 1920-22 ; director of surgery 
in hospital 1922-32; author; app. E.E. and M.P. to 
El Salvador Mar. 14. 19.34; to Panama Aug. 9, 1937; 
U. S. represi-ntative, IIonduran-Nicaraguaii boundary 



mediation, 1937 ; A. E. and P. to Venezuela Jan. 20, 
1939 ; married. 

Corrigan, John. — b. Atlanta, Ga., July 25, 1878 ; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; George 
Washington Law Sch. three months ; Univ. of Paris 
four months ; newspaper reporter, editor, and corr. 
1S98-1917 ; 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. 1923 ; 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. 

I, 1937 ; married. 

Corse, Carl D. — b. Verndale. Minn., Nov. 20, 1007 ; 
Univ. of Minn., B. B. A. 19.30, M. A. 19.35 ; instructor 
and research asst. in economics and statistics, Univ. 
of Minn., 1930-;^5 ; field investigator, Tre:is. Dept.. 
Sept. 1934 ; app. economic analyst at $3,800 in the 
Dept. of State Aug. 1, 1935; resigned Oct. 17, 1938; 
app. economic analyst at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
June 20, 19.39 ; divisional asst. July 10, 1939 ; mar- 
ried. — TA. 

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. at Moscow June 18. 
1935: at Budapest July 20. 1939. 

Coudray, Robert Carter. — b. Newport, R. I.. Dec. 21, 
1S95 ; business high sch. grad. ; George Washington 
Univ. 192.3-24 ; bank teller 1917 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
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 ; at Canton May 22, 1934 ; at 
llong Kong Sept. 6, 1935. 

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

II, 1892; Princeton. Lift. B. 1914; Harvard. A. M. 
1915; George Wa.shingtou, LL. B. 1931; banking 
1915-17 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Sept. 4, 1917 ; 
V. c. at St. Nazaire Nov. 17. 1917; at Ilelsingfors 
Mar. 12, 1919; app. v. c. oi career of class three 
May 25, 1920. and assigned to Helsingfors ; to London 
July 2it, 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 
.xeven 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. cliief. Visa Office, July 1, 1930 ; at $4,600 Dec. 1, 



BIOGRAPHIES 



81 



1930 ; asst. chief, Visa Division, Jan. 1, 1931 ; at 
$4,800 Nov. 16, 1938; married. — VD. 

Cousins, Albert Howard, Jr. — 6. 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 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939. 

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, eons., and assigned to Dairen 
Feb. 4, 1931 ; to Kobe May 25, 1931 ; to Tolsyo 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. — 6. 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; to Aden May 1, 
19;i9 ; also for French Somali Coast and dependencies 
Aug. 29, 1939. 

Cowles, Leon LeRoy. — h. 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 Cahf., summer 1935; 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 JuSrez Apr. 12, 1938 ; 
1o the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 1939 ; 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-Arica 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. 30, 
1937 ; 1st sec. at Oslo Nov. 28, 1938 ; married. 

Coyle, John Joseph. — 6. Buffalo, N. Y., July 26, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; attended cml. sch. ; Univ. of 
Madrid 1923 ; Centro de Bstudios Hlstoricos 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, — 6. Quiney, 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, 
19.32 ; 3d sec. at Managua June 21, 1933 ; also v. c. 
at Managua Aug. 5, 1933 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at Teheran 
Ff'b. 18, 1935; v. c. at Algiers June 1, 1937; class 
eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; 3d sec. at Madrid Apr. 17, 1939 ; 
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 Diplo. 
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 
as cons, at Addis Ababa in addition to duties as 
3d sec. May 19, 1936 ; as cons, and 3d sec. at Tegu- 
cigalpa Nov. 28, 1936; class seven Mar. 1, 1939; 2d 
sec. at Tegucigalpa in addition to duties as cons. 
Mar. 30, 1939 ; cons, at Warsaw June 24, 1939 ; 
married. 

Creswell, Harry Innes Thornton (Maj.) — ft. San 
Francisco, Calif., Mar. 11, 1891 ; Va. Mil. Inst., B. S. 
1913 ; entered U. S. Army Dec. 5, 1916 ; language 
officer at Tokyo 1924-28 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. 
at Tokyo Apr. 12, 1937 ; mil. att. Dec. 3, 1937. 



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Crocker, Edward Savage, 2d. — 6. Fitchburg, Mass., 
Dec. 20, 1895 ; 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 exam., sec. 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, 1922-2.3 ; assigned to San Salvador Mar. 20, 
1923 ; to Warsaw Jan. 7, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 3d sec. of emb. 
at Rome Apr. 10. 1925 ; class seven Aug. 31, 1925 ; 
assigned .is 3d sec. at Budapest Dec. 13. 1926 ; at 
Stockholm May 17. 1929 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; class 
six Dee. 19. 1929 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Tokyo 
Nov. 13. 1933; class five Oct. 1, 1935; cons. Dec. 1, 
1937; class four June 16, 1938; 1st sec. at Tokyo 
June 24, 1938 ; married. 

Crook, Linton. — b. Anniston, Ala., Nov. 10, 1901 ; 
Ala. Presbyterian Coll. ; Marlon Mil. Inst. ; Univ. 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 Memo Putnam. — 5. 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 
Lourenco Marques July 7, 1922 ; class six Mar. 1, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer 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 
Ave May 23, 1929; to Barcelona June 25, 1932; 
to Paris June 21, 1935 ; also dist. acct. and disbursing 
officer at Paris July 16, 1935 ; class four Oct. 1, 

1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class three 
Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Cudahy, John. — b. Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 10, 1887; 
Marquette Acad. grad. ; Univ. of Wis. 1905-6, LL. B. 
1913; St. Mary's, Kans., 1907; Harvard, A. B. 1910; 
mem. of bar of Wis. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It., 
overseas service; practised law 1913-17; v. pres. of 
meat packing firm 1917-22 ; pres. and v. pre.s. of real 
estate companies 192.3-33 ; app. A. E. and P. to 
Poland June 13, 1933; E. E. and M. P. to the Irish 
Free State (Ireland) May 28, 1937; married. 

Culbertson, Paul Trauger. — b. Greensburg. Pa., Apr. 
11. 1897; Coll. of Emporia 1916-17; Yale, Ph. B. 
1923 ; George Washington. LL. B. ; 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 
officer 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, 1920; 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 ; divi- 



sional asst. at $5,600 July 1, 1930; asst. chief. Divi- 
sion of Western European Affairs, at .$0,500 Jan. 28, 
1932 ; expert, 2d sess., Committee on Experts on Pollu- 
tion of the Sea by Oil, Geneva, 1935 ; asst. chief, 
Division of European Affairs, June 16, 1937 ; at !F7,000 
June 1, 1939 ; married. — Eu. 

Gumming, Hugh Smith, Jr. — ft. 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 officer and tech. 
adviser at $2,400 in the Dept. of State June 21, 1928 ; 
at $2,600 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 $5,600 Mar. 14, 
1934 ; detailed to Geneva to assist cons, in connec- 
tion with Italo-Ethiopian affairs 1936 ; divisional 
asst. June 12, 1936 ; mem., Ex. Committee, U. S. 
Antarctic Service. 1939- ; married. — Eu. 

Cunningham, Trederick John. — ft. East Boston, MaSs., 
July 6, 1898 ; Phillips Exeter ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1919 ; 
U. S. Navy 1919-1929 ; salesman with investment 
company 1931-32 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Sept. IS, 1934 ; asst. trade commr. at Johannes- 
burg, Jan. 16, 1936 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Cunningham, Harry Francis, Jr. — ft. Washington, 
D. C, Nov. 1, 1912 ; Swavely Sch. grad. ; Univ. of 
Nebr., A. B. 1933, grad. work 1933-34 ; Graz Univ., 
Graz, Austria, summer 1936 ; Konsularakademie, 
Vienna, 1936-37; Institut de Touraine, Tours, France, 
summer 1937 ; mechanical draftsman 1935-36 ; 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 Budapest Apr. 11, 1938; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. June 9, 1939. 

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 Superiore 
di Scienze Social! e Politiche, Florence, diploma 
1935; insur. salesman 1934; 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 Budapest Oct. 3, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 
1936; to Wellington Dec. 18, 1936; married. 

Cussans, Frank. — ft. 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, over.seas service ; accountant and elk. 
for railroad 1920-21 ; teacher, ftcole Normale de 
Gargon.s Limoges. France, and messenger In Am. 
Consulate at Limoges 1921-23 ; app. elk. In Am. Con- 
sulate at Bordeaux June 1923; v. c. at Bordeaux 
Apr. 23, 1926; at Cherbourg, temp., Jan. 29, 1937; 



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at Bordeaux Apr. 28, 1937 ; at Nantes, temp., July 14, 
19.38 ; at Bordeaux Sept. 2, 1938 ; at Calais, temp., 
Dec. 10, 1938 ; at Bordeaux Apr. 12, 1939 ; married. 

Cyphers, Dudley E,— b. 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 ; at Chihuahua Oct. 6, 
1938 (canceled); at St. John, N. B., Feb. 20, 1939; 
married. 

Dahl, Basil D. — b. Blair, Wis., Apr. 4, 1898 ; LaCrosse 
State Normal Sch. ; Univ. of Wis. ; Stevens Inst, of 
Tech. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1925 ; 
American Univ., M. A. 1925; U. S. Navy 1918-19; 
teacher in high sch. 1919-23 ; entered Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. Feb. 4, 1924 ; app. asst. trade commr. 
at Stockholm May 1, 1927 ; act. cml. att. at Riga 
Jan.-May 1930 ; trade commr. at Stockholm Jan. 1, 
1931 ; act. cml. att. at Warsaw Jan.-Mar. 1934 ; at 
Prague Mar.-Apr. 1934 ; trade commr. at Stockholm 
Apr. 27, 1934 ; at Prague, temp., June 1, 1935 ; at 
Stockholm Sept. 27, 1935; at Calcutta Sept. 2, 1937; 
at Batavia Feb. 20, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1939 ; 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. — 6. 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 ; at $2,700 
Apr. 16, 1939.— CR. 

Daniels, Josephus. — ft. Washington, N. C, May 18, 
1862 ; Univ. of N. C. Law Sch. 1884 ; mem. of bar of 
N. C. ; editor of newspapers 1880-19.33 ; sec. of the 
navy 1913-21 ; app. A. E. and P. to Mexico Mar. 17, 
1933; married. 

Daniels, Paul Clement. — ft. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 26, 
1903 ; Phillips Andover ; Yale, B. A. 1924 ; Univ. of 
Dijon and Grenoble, summer 1924 ; Univ. of Toulouse 
1924-25 ; teacher of French, Rlverdale 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 ; private sec. to U. S. del.. Meeting of For. 
Ministers of Am. Republics for Consultation, Panama, 
1939 ; married. 

Davenport, Philip McClellan, — ft. Washington, D. C, 
Dec. 21, 1915 ; Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1937 ; Fletcher Sch. 
of Law and Diplomacy, M. A. 1938 ; 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 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9, 1939. 

Davies, John Paton, Jr. — ft. 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 Yiinnanfu Mar. 30, 1933 ; as language 
officer at Peiping Aug. 30, 1933 ; as v. c. at Mukden 
Sept. 5, 1935; at Hankow Apr. 7, 1938; class eight 
Mar. 16, 1939. 

Davies, Joseph Edward. — 6. Watertown, Wis., Nov. 29, 
1876 ; 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. and 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. — ft. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 
1, 1909 ; Deerfleld Acad. grad. ; Dartmouth, B. A. 1932, 
grad. work 1933 ; 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- 
manently, at $1,800, Oct. 1, 1936 ; economic analyst 
at $2,000 Sept. 16, 1937 ; divisional asst. July 1, 1939 ; 
married. — TA. 

Davis, John Ker. — ft. 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 



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at Canton Sept. 16, 1913 ; v. and dep. cons, and inter- 
preter at Chefoo Mar. 17, 1914 ; cons, 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 Shanghai Mar. 3-July 22, 
1923 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class five July 1, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. Mar. 1, 
1926 ; class four June 8. 1927 ; app. sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as 1st sec. at Peking June 29, 
1927 ; class three Jan. 23, 1928 ; app. 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 ; as-signed to Vancouver Nov. 7, 19.''>3 ; class one 
June 1, 1937 ; to Victoria, B. C, temp., Sept. 21, 1937 ; 
to Vancouver Oct. 1, 1937; to Warsaw Dec. 1, 1938; 
married. 

Davis, Leslie Ammerton. — 6. Port Jefferson, N. Y., 
Apr. 29, 1876; Cornell, Ph. 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 Helsingfors Apr. 15, 1919; class five 
Sept. 5, 1919 ; class four June 4, 1920 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class five 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. Grcencastle, 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 ; assignc^d to Port Eliza- 
beth Fob. 15, 1921 ; class six Mar. 1, 1923 ; assigned 
to Saltillo Jan. 2, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1924 ; class six Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned 
to the Dopt. Dec. 24, 1924 ; asst. chief. Visa Office, 
June 1, 1927; class five 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 Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; cons. gen. at 
Buenos Aires May 18, 1937 ; married. 

Davis, Nathaniel Penlstone. — b. Princeton, N. J., 
May 1, 1895 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; attended 
business sch. ; Princeton, A. B. 1916 ; grad. work, 
Univ. of NeuchAtel, Switzerland, 1914, Uni^. 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. Comma, 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 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Pernambuco Aug. 17, 1925 ; class seven Aug. 31, 
1925 ; class six Sept. 29, 1927 ; assigned to London 
July 1, 1929 ; class five Dec. 19, 1929 ; class four July 
1, 1931 ; assigned to the Dept. June 30, 1934 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and cons. gen. Oct. 15, 1934 ; 
For. Ser. inspector Oct. 23, 1934 ; class three Oct. 1, 
1935 ; to the Dept. July 8, 1937 ; chief, Division of 
For. Ser. Admin., July 15, 1937 ; class two Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married. — FA. 

Davis, Richard Hallock. — b. Jamestown, N. Y., Feb. 
7, 1913 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 1935 ; 
Harvard Sch. of Business Admin., M. B. A. 1937; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938; 
assigned to Hamburg Apr. 11. 1938 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sfh. .June 9, 1939. 

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, 1933 ; to Valencia Oct. 15, 1935 ; to St. John, 
N. B., Apr. 7, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; married. 

Dawes, Gladys Meredith. — b. 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. 
1037 ; at $2,100 Apr. 16. 1939.— HP. 

Dawson, Allan. — b. Washington, D. C, Feb. 18, 
1903 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924 ; newspaper reporter 
1919-20 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
Apr. 15, 1925 ; also v. c. of career and assigned to Rio 
(le Janeiro Sept. 2, 1925 ; to Bahia, 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, 1931 ; assigned to 
the leg. at Managua, temp.. May IG, 1934 ; class six 
July 1, 1934 ; to the Dept. Oct. 19, 1934 ; asst. to 
.\in. drlc.eates. Clia<-() IVace Conf.. Buonos Aires. 
10:;."i ; class five Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Rio de 
Janeiro May 29, 1936; cons, at Hamburg June 1. 
19.i7 ; cons, and 2d .sec. at La Paz Feb. 21, 1939; 
married. 



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85 



Dawson, Leonard Geeding. — 6. 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 
exam., cons, 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; as.signed 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, Owen L. — ft. Frost (Harrison), Mich., Dec. 
6, 1892 ; Univ. of 111., B. S. 1920, grad. work, summer 
1922 ; S. Dak. State Univ., M. S. 1926 ; Dept. of Agric. 
Grad. Sch. 1927-28; U. S. Army 1916, 1917-19, 
Mexican border and overseas service ; farmer 1920-21 ; 
teacher in high sch. 1921-22 ; agric. statistician and 
economist, Dept. of Agric, 1922-28 ; app. asst. agric. 
commr. at Berlin Jan. 1, 1929 ; del., Int. Cong, of 
Agric, Bucharest, 1929, Cong, of the Rose and the 
Orange of the Sahara. El Galea, Fr. N. Africa, 1929 ; 
agric commr. at Shanghai Jan. 1, 1931 ; adviser, Joint 
Prep. Committee on Philippine Affairs. Manila, 1937 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 



to Manila Apr. 26. 1937 ; to Sydney, N. S. W., Oct. 25, 
1937; to Adelaide, temp.. Apr. 12, 1938; to Sydney, 
N. S. W., Sept. 19, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939. 

Day, Samuel Hamilton. — 6. Quincy, Calif., Sept. 7, 
1886 ; Univ. of Calif., B. L. 1910, J. D. 1912 ; mem. of 
bar of Calif. ; teaching fellow, Univ. of Calif., 1910-12 ; 
law practice 1912-17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., 
overseas service ; tech. asst., Inter-Allied Rhineland 
Commn., 1919 ; representative of electric company 
1919-21 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Sept. 
22. 1921 ; mgr., Philadelphia dist. office, 1924-27 ; app. 
trade commr. at Johannesburg Mar. 1, 1927 ; cml. att. 
at Pretoria June 27, 1930 ; to Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Dec. 16, 1937 ; For. Ser. officer of class four July 
1, 1930 ; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 14, 1939 ; married. 

Daymont, Laurence James. — &. 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. 



Dawson, William. — b. St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 11, 
1885; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1906; L'ficole Libre des 
Sciences Politiques 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 ; chm. of Am. del.. First 
Pan American Sanitary Aviation Conf., Montevideo, 
1939 ; A. E. and P. to Panama Mar. 23, 1939 ; married. 

Day, Henry Barker. — 5. New Haven, Conn., July 

II, 1905 ; Choate Sch. ; Thacher Sch. grad. ; Yale, 
B. A. 1927; Univ. 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 



Deans, Amelia Byrd. — b. Shelby Co., Ala. ; private 
tutors ; Dept. of Agric. grad. sch. 1923-24 ; George 
Washington Univ. 1925-28; stenog. and elk. 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 $2,600 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 Wa.shington, 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; elk. -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, 
1930 ; at $2,600 Oct. 9, 1935 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938.— 
RP. 

DeCourcy, William Earl. — 5. 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. efficer 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 



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Aug. 17, 1934 ; class five Apr. 1, 1936 ; to Naples 
Nov. 10, 193G; soc. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; 
class four Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Delmel, Henry L., Jr. — 6. 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 
l'.»22-i;3; asst. chief. Division of Foriisn Tarilfs, Dcpt. 
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 $0,500 Mar. 1, 1936 ; mem.. Committee 
for Reciprocity Information, 1937- ; married. — TA. 

DeKay, Charles Gordon (Lt.) — 6. Laramie, Wyo., 
May 29, 1905 ; Univ. of Wyo. 1921-23 ; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1927 ; Harvard Sch. of Business Admin., M. B. 
A. 1932 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at Paris, Berlin, 
London, Rome, and The Hague Sept. 26, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

de Lambert, Richard Marmaduke. — ft. 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- 
15 ; elk. in Am. leg. at Teheran 1915-21 ; app., 
after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 12, 
1923, and assigned to the Dept. ; to Quito Feb. 4, 
1924 ; For. Ser. ofllcer of class eight and assigned as 
3d sec. at Quito July 1, 1924 ; at San Jos6, Costa 
Rica, Oct. 30, 1926 ; at San Salvador Oct. 16, 1928 ; to 
the Dept. June 13, 1929 ; class seven Dec. 19, 1929 ; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Habana, temp., Sept. 20, 1933 ; 
as 2d sec. at Lima Sept. 19, 1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 
1937 ; cons. Dec. 1, 1937 ; cons, at Antwerp June 3, 
1938 ; married. 

deLashmutt, Rebekah Leiter. — 6. 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, temp.. Nov. 1, 1916, permanently Mar. 12, 
1917; at $1,400 May 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, 1925 ; at $2,300 Nov. 1, 1927 ; at 
$2,400 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; private sec. to asst. 
sec. of state at $2,600 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, 19:'.7.— FBO. 

Demllle, Paul Henry. — 6. 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. — ft. 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. Ser. 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. 6, 1936 ; For Ser. officer at Cape- 
town Nov. 10. 1936 ; cons, at Capetown Nov. 21, 1936 ; 
married. 

Derry, Charles Hall. — ft. 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 26, 1922 ; assigned 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. 6, 1927 ; class eight June 30, 1927 ; 
cons. July 16, 1927 ; assigned to Paris June 2. 1928 ; 
class seven Oct. 16. 1929 ; class six July 1, 1931 ; 
assigned to Mazatian Dec. 21. 1933 ; to Perth Aug. 25, 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class five 
Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

de Rycke, Laurence Joseph. — 6. Mishawaka, Ind.. 
Mar. 14, 1907 ; Albany Coll. 1924-25 ; Univ. of Oreg.. 
B. B. A. 1929, M. B. A. 1931 ; grad. asst., Univ. of 
Oreg., 1929-31 ; instructor in economics, Pomona 
Coll., 1931-33 ; instructor. Am. Inst, of Banking, 
1931-32. 1934-35; teaching asst, Univ. of Calif., 
1933-35 ; app. economic analyst, temp., at $3,800 in 
the Dept. of State June 1, 1935 ; permanently June 5, 
1935 ; divisional asst. July 10, 1939 ; married.— TA. 

Des Portes, Fay Allen. — ft. Winnsboro, S.C, June 
16, 1890 ; Mt. Zion Sch. ; Clemson Coll. ; N.C. Agric. 
and Mech. 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 S.C. Senate 
1928-33 ; app. E.E. and M.P. to Bolivia Aug. 19, 
1933; to Guatemala Apr. 25, 1936; chm, of Am. del.. 
Central American Regional Radio Conf., Guatemala, 
1938 ; married. 

De Vault, Charles Lemuel. — ft. 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, 190.'! ; 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- 



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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 May 23, 1929 ; assigned to 
Yokohama Apr. 24, 1930; 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. ; virith 
asphalt company 1913-17, 1919- ; Brit. Army 1918- 
19 ; app. cons. agt. at Brighton Mar. 23, 1921 ; 
married. 

de Wolf, Francis Colt. — 6. Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany, 
of Am. parents, Oct. 28, 1894 ; attended sch. in Bel- 
gium and U. S. ; private tutors ; Hai^vard, 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, 1931-34 ; prof, of int. law, Columbus 
Univ., 1935- ; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the 
Dept. of State Feb. 2, 1935 ; representative, fifth 
meeting of Int. Telegraph Consulting Committee, 
Warsaw, 1936 ; legal adviser, Conf. for Revision of 
Capitulatory Regime in Egypt, Montieux, 1937 ; del., 
fourth meeting of Int. Radio Consulting Committee, 
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. — b. Rock Hill, 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 ; to Bordeaux Sept. 3, 1939 ; married. 

Dickerson, Charles Estell, Jr. — h. Gill, Mass., Dec. 
12, isns: Mt. Vernon 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 ; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Dickinson, Horace Jewell. — 6. 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 Antilla Feb. 7, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July l, 1924 ; class eight July 1, 1934 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; class seven Apr. 1, 
1939. 

Dickover, Erie Roy. — 6. 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. — b. 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 Asuncion June 12, 
1937 ; class eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Dillon, Wallace Myron (Comdr.) — i. 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, 1938; married. 

Diven, Frederick Menkert. — b. 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 



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advisor July 1, 1931; at $4,600 May 1, 1937; at 
$4,800 June 1, 1939 ; married. — Le. 

Doherty, Nona Lillian. — 6. 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 ; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939. — RP. 

Donald, George Kenneth. — 6. Mobile, Ala., Nov. 27, 
1890 ; Univ. Mil. Sch. of Mobile grad. ; Phillips 
.\ndover ; Yale, B. A. 1912 ; timber exporting business 
1912-14 ; app., after exam., cons, at Maraeaibo 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 Aguascalienteg 
Sept. 5, 1917 ; to St. Plerre-Miquelon Aug. 31, 1918 
(canceled) ; detailed to Sydney, N. S., Sept. 23, 1918; 
assigned to Tegucigalpa Mar. l5, 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'affaires 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. — b. 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 
the Diplo. Ser. and assigned to Marseille Oct. 1, 
1935 ; to Havre May 22, 1936 ; to Cherbourg, temp., 
Oct. 1, 1937 ; to Havre Oct. 27, 1937 ; married. 

Donnelly. Walter Joseph. — b. New Haven, Conn., 
Jan. 0. 1896; George Washington Univ. 1920; Univ. 
of Caracas, summer 1920 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., grad. 1921 ; newspaper work 191.5-17 ; U. S. Army 
1917-18. 2d It. ; special agt., Dept. of Justice, 1921-22 ; 
app. cml. agt. in Boston dist. office, Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., Nov. 5, 1923; asst. trade coinmr. at 
Ottawa July 1, 1924; at Montreal Jan. 1, 1926; trade 
commr. at Montreal July 1, 1927 ; cml. att. at Bogota 
Dec. 8. 1928 ; in Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. 1932-33 ; 
app. cml. att. at Habana Jan. 9, 1934 ; at Rio de 
.Janeiro Sept. 28, 1937 ; For. Ser. officer of class four 
July 1, 19.39; married. 

Donovan, Andrew Edmund, 2d. — ft. Fort Riley, 
Kana., 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. officer 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 Yokohama 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 Dept. Apr. 27, 
1938; class eight Apr. 1, 1939.— RA. 

Donovan, Howard. — b. Windsor, 111., Nov. 12, 1895 ; 
Mo. Mil. Acad. ; Smith Acad. grad. ; Yale, Ph. B. 1920 ; 
D. 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. officer 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 Kong Sept. 4, 
1938 ; to Bombay and Portuguese possessions in India 
.Tan. 7. 1939 ; 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. office. Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com., 1916 ; app. v. c. at Tiflis 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, 1923 ; 
detailed to Marseille July 19, 1923 ; class six Dec. 19, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Bilbao June 2, 1926 ; class six Sept. 29, 
1927 ; 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. — &. 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, 
1919 ; detailed to Taihoku Sept. 7, 1920 ; asst. Jap- 
anese sec. at Tokyo July 1, 1921 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class six July 1, 1924; class five Aug. 8. 1924; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 30, 1926 ; asst. Japanese sec. 
and 2d sec. Apr. 30, 1926; Japanese sec. and 2d sec. 
at Tok.vo May 19. 1926; class four May 17, 1928; 
class three July 24, 1930 ; assigned as 1st 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. Prelim- 
inary Naval Conversations. I^ondon, Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; 
class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; adviser, London Naval Conf., 



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J!>35-36; cons. gfn. June 1, 10."6 ; conns, of emb. at 
Tokyo Jan. 5, 1937 ; class one Mar. 1, 1939 ; 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 .\ug. 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 .\ct) ; 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 Mnr. 1, 1930; at $2,800 July 1, 
1930 ; special disbursing officer, Sevr-nth Int. Conf. 
of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933 ; at $2,900 Apr. 1, 
1938.— IC. 

Dormady, Francis Patrick. — h. 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 Limfiu 1917 ; U. S. 
Army 191.8-19; 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; at $3,-500 Apr. 16, 
1939.— VD. 

Dorsz, Edmund J, — 6. 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, 1929 ; assigned to Ottawa, temp., 
Nov. 27, 1929; to the For. Ser. Sch. July 16, 1930; 
to Yokohama Nov. 8, 1930 ; to Kobe Oct. 6, 1932 ; to 
Taihnku, temp., Apr. 6, 1933 ; to Kobe June 28, 1933 ; 
to Nagasaki, temp., Apr. 10, 1934 ; to Kobe Aug. 7, 
1934 ; to Belize, temp., Nov. 1, 1934 ; to Warsaw Nov. 
17. 1934; class eight, cons., and assigned to Warsaw 
Oct. 1, 1935; 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 ; 
cons, at Stuttgart Dec. 22, 1938 ; married. 

Douglass, William Boone, Jr. — b. 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. elk. 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 Haitien, temp., Sept. 
6, 1928; at Santo Domingo Oct. 30, 1928; at Chi- 

181462—39 7 



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 MSlaga Sept. 22, 
1931 ; at St. Michael's, temp., Apr. 13, 1932 ; at 
Mfllaga Sept. 3, 1932 ; at Tenerife. temp.. Nov. 6, 
1933 ; at Malaga Feb. 2, 1934 ; at Funchal, temp., July 
24, 1934 ; at Mdlaga Sept. 21, 1934 ; at Las Palmas, 
temp., Nov. 5, 1934 ; at Ma'.aga Mar. 14, 1935 ; at 
Tonerife, temp.. May 1, 1935; at Malaga Sept. 28, 
1935 ; at Lisbon, temp., Feb. 29, 1936 ; at Tenerife, 
temp., June 2, 1936; at Nice, temp., Nov. 27, 1930; at 
Funchal, temp., Apr. 6, 19.37; at Tenerife, temp., Oct. 
15, 1937 ; at Gibraltar May 17, 1938. 

Dow, Edward A. — &. 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 assigned to St. John's June 20. 1930 ; to Santiago, 
Chile, Apr. 1, 1933; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; to Leipzig June 8, 1939 ; married. 

Dow, Edward A., Jr. — 6. Omaha, Nebr.. Dec. 21, 
1912; attended sch. in U. S., Algeria, and the Nether- 
lands ; Beaumont Coll., England, grad. ; Georgetown, 
A. B. 1934 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1934-36 1 
editorial asst., Div. of Press Intelligence for U. S. Govt., 
1934-36 ; app. elk. to trade commr. at Batavia Jan. 16, 
1936 ; asst. trade commr. at Batavia Sept. 1, 1938 ; 
at Brussels June 21, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer imclass. 
July 1, 1939. 

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 uuclass., 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, 19.38 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; 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 f-ch. 1914-15; real estate agt. 191.5- 
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. 



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Dec. 17. 1925 ; assigned to Rotterdam Apr. 2, 1926 ; 
to Brisbane J:in. 21, 1929; class seven Dec. 19, 1929; 
assigned to Sydney. N. S. W., Dec. 23, 1930; class 
sis July 1, 1934 ; class five Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Brew, Gerald Augustin. — b. Snn Francisco, Calif., 
June 20, 1903 ; Calif. Sch. of Mech. Arts ; Univ. of 
Cnlif., B. S. 1924; Univ. of Grenoble 1924-25; Univ. 
of Madrid 1925-26; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offlcer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Aug. 24, 1927 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 29, 1927 ; to Parft 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, 1036 ; cla.>s 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) ; married. — RA. 

Drew, Norris E. — b. 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- 
sition dk., 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 
$1.8110 July 7. 1930: at $2,000 June 1. 1931; at 
.'i!2..",00 (let. 10, 1!)35: acting chief, l.iws sectinn. at 
$2.6110 Apr. 1. 1936: chief at $3,200 Nov. 17, 1936; 
at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — RP. 

Dreyfus, Louis Goethe. Jr. — b. Santa Barbara, Calif.. 
Nov. 23. 18.S9: Hotclikiss Sch.; Yale. B. A. 1910. 
M. A. 1911; Alliance Fran(,-aise. summer 1910: app.. 
after exam., cons. asst. Dec. 20. 1910: (iep. cons, gen 
at Berlin Mar. 16, 1911 ; v. and d»n. cons, at Callao 
May 27, 1912; cons. agt. at Quibdo July 5. 1913; 
V. and dep. cons. gen. at Berlin Feb. 26, 1914 ; v. c. 
at Berlin Feb. 6, 1915; at Budnpe.st July 14, 1915; 
cons, of class eight July 12, 1916 ; in charge at Sofia 
Oct. 10-Nov. 30, 1916 ; assigned to SIvms Mar. 20, 
1917; to Mfilaga June 5, 1917: detailed to Paris Aug 

25, 1919; class six Sept. 5. 1919; a.ssigned 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. offlcer of class three July 1, 
1924; For. Ser. insp. May 1, 1925: class two June 30, 
1927 ; assigned to Oslo Oct. 7, 1927 ; For. Ser. insp. 
Oct. 1. 1928; assigned to Naples July 27. 1929; class 
one May 9. 1930; to Copenhagen July 31, 1931; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 13. 1933; assigned ap 
conns, of emb. at Lima June 26. 1933 ; E. E. and 
M. P. to Iran July 7, 19o9 ; married. 

Drissel, Roger 8. — 6. Keller's Church, Pa., June 30, 

1877 ; Schissler Coll. ; Bethany Coll. 1906 ; West 
Chester Normal Sob., and Perkiomen Sera. ; teacher 



In public sch. 1896-1900: Navy Dept., 1900-1906; 
elk., U. S. Superintending Naval Constructor, 1906-7; 
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. effective 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, 
1924; at $3,000 June 1. 1927; special asst., Sixth 
Int. Conf. of Am. States, Habana, 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 ; at $3,600 
Nov. 16, 1938; 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 Cindad Juarez, temp., Dec. 27. 1930 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 8, 1931 ; to Hankow Dec. 10, 
1931 ; as language offlcer at Peiping July 15. 1932 ; as 
V. c. at Shanghai Oct. 11, 1934; at Swatow, temp.. 
May 14. 1935; at Shanghai June 27, 19.35; at Swa- 
tow, temp., Oct. 25, 1935 ; at Shanghai Dec. 9, 1935 ; 
at Hankow, temp.. Feb. 5. 1937; cla.ss eight Apr. 1, 
1937 ; cons. Apr. 22. 1937 : assigned to Hankow Apr. 
26. 1937; ,3d sec. at Nanking Mar. 25, 1938; class 
seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Nanking June 20, 1939. 

Drury, Louis Mason. — b. W^ashington, D. C. Jan. 19, 
1910 : attended business sch. ; Nat. Univ. Law Sch., 
LL. B. 1031 ; George Washington Univ. 1935-36, 
193'^-39; bookkeeper, 1928-31; elk.. Veterans' Bu., 
1931 ; app. elk., temp., at $1,440 in the Dept. of State 
Oct. 9, 1931; permanently Jan. 1, 1932; at $1,620 
Nov. 2, 1934; sec. to Am. mem.. Special Claims Com- 
mittee. Mexico City, 1935; at $1,800 Aug. 17, 1936; 
at .$2,300 Aug. 16, 1938; tech. asst. (legal) at $2,600 
July 17, 1039; married. — PD. 

du Bois. Coert. — ft. .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. 6, 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. offlcer of class five July 1, 1924 ; 
chief. Visa Office, Dec. 1, 1924 ; representative on 
Inter-di'partmental committee on examination of immi- 
grants abroad. 1925 ; class four June 2, 1926 ; cona. 
gen. and assigned to Batavia 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 Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
22. 1935 ; class one Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. gen. at Habana 
Dec. 21, 1936; married. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



§1 



Ducot6, Charles H. — 6. Marksville, 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 Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Dec. 1, 
1927; asst. trade commr. at Buenos Aires 19i'8-31 ; 
In Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. 1931-35; app. 
asst. cml. att. at Habana Nov. 21, 1935 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Duggan, Laurence. — 6. New York City May 28, 
1905 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; 
publishing 1927-28 ; Inst, of Int. Education 1929-30 ; 
app. divisional asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State 
Nov. 1, 1930; at $4,600 Mar. 14, 1934; asst. chief, 
Division of Latin American Afifairs, at $6,500 Sept. 1, 
1935 ; chief at $8,000 Oct. 24, 1935 ; chief, Division of 
the American Republics, May 24, 1937 ; adviser to 
Am. del., Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States. Lima, 1938; 
chm. of Am. del., First Inter-American Travel Cong., 
San Francisco, 1939 ; married. — RA. 

Duncan, Norman. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 16, 
1895; high sch. and business sch. grad.; stenog. 1916- 
17 ; U. S. Marine Corps 1917-19 ; secretary in mining 
companies in U. S. and Africa 1919-26, in Peru 
1927- ; app. cons. agt. at La Oroya Apr. 6, 1931 ; 
married. 

Dunham, Donald Carl. — 6. Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 30, 
1908 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; Yale, Ph. B. 1930 ; app. 
elk. in Am, Consulate General at Berlin June 9, 1931 ; 
T. 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. 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; 
editorial work for newspaper syndicate 1904-6 ; elk., 
Philippine Civil Ser., 1907-11 ; editorial work in Dept. 
of Agrie. 1913-15; contributor to magazines 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 ; detail<d 
to Malmo Nov, 27. 1920; to Copenhagen Jan. 1921; 
assigned to Bangkok June 24, 1922 ; unassigned from 
July 21, 1923; detailed to Port au Prince Apr, 7, 
1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Port au Prince Dec. 28, 1925 ; cla,«is six 
June 2. 1926; assigned to Stockholm July 12, 1927; 
detailed to Int, Radiotelegr.Tph 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; D. 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. 15, 1919 
(canceled); to Madrid Feb. 26, 1920; clas,s tniet 
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 a>;signed as 1st sec. at Brussels July 1. 1924; class 
three June 2, 1926 ; assigned to the Dept. Apr. 29, 
1927 ; dir. of ceremonies at the White House Sept. 27, 
1927; chief, Divi.sion of Int. Conferences 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. — B. Sulphur Springs, Tex,, 
Mar. 2. 1S88; Univ, of Tex., B. A. 1909; Stanford, 
M, A. 1910 ; Columbia, fellow in hist. 1911-12, Ph. D, 
1917 ; asst. in hist,, Stanford Univ,, 1909-11 ; instr. 
and prof., Univ. of Tex,, 1913-19; special investigatcr 
in Spanish archives for Library of Cong,, 1015-16; 
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., 
iyi9--21 ; cml. att. at Lima 1921-24 ; dir. gen. of 
internal revenue for R( public of Haiti 1924-27 ; hank- 
ing 1927-31 ; flnancial 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 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Durbrow, Elbridge. — b. San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 
21, 1903; Shattuck Sch. grad.; Yale, Ph. B, 1926; 
Stanford 1927; Univ. of Di,1on 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 eisht 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 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; to 
the Dept. May 19, 1939 ; detailed for special study 
(Univ. of Chicago) Sept. 11, 1939; married. 



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Durgin, Edward Robison (Lt. Comdr.).^ — ^. Talmyra, 
N. J.. Jan. 14. 1900 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1922 ; ColumMa 
Univ., M. S. 1929 ; assigned as asst. naval att. at Ber- 
lin, Stockholm, Copenliagen, The Hague, Oslo, and 
Helsinki Sept. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Durnan, James Joseph. — h. 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. 
So. 1925 ; claims examiner for firm in London 1914- 
17; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service; elk.. War 
Dept., 1922-23 ; special agt., Dept. of Com.. 1923-34 ; 
app. divisional asst at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
Dec. 1, 1934 ; at $4,600 Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. — NE. 

Dutko, Paul Michael. — h. Mnyfield. 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, 
dt'pts.. 1917-18; ap[>. flk in the Dipln. 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. 192(1: at Sei.iil. tenip-. S^pt. 13. 1930; at 
Harbin Nov. 10. 1930; at Riga June 28. 1932; at 
Leipzig Aug. 26. 1937 : elk. at Vienna, temp.. Mar. 17, 
1938 ; V. c. at Vienna, temp., Apr. 7, 1938 ; at Leipzig 
Aug. 17, 19"S ; married. 

Duvall, Frank E. — b. Wasbincrton. D. C, Dec. 25, 
1900 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; elk., 
District govt.. 1916 18; app. elk., temp., at $840 in 
the Dipt, of State May 4. 1918; at $1,020 Nov. 1. 
191S; at $96(1 July 1. 1919; at $1,020 Feb, 1. 1920; 
at $1.2(10 Oct. 5. 1920. effective Oct. 1 ; permanently 
at $1(1(1(1 F.b. 1. 1921; at $1,200 Aug. 10. 1921; at 
$l..".no 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, 
1936-39; at $2,100 Arg. 1, 1936; admin, asst. at 
$2,000 Aus. 19, 19S7; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939; mar- 
lied.— PA/H. 

Dwyer, Henry Thomas. — b. Providence. R. I., July 
21. 189.'^ ; La Salle Acad. grad. ; busini'ss sch. grad. ; 
Holy Cross Coll. 1914-15; civil engineering 1915-17; 
elk.. Ordnance Dept., 1917-18; Array field elk. 1918- 
21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Guatemala 
July 1921; v. c. at Guatemala F<b. 17, 1922; elk. at 
Am. Consulate General at llabana Sept. 1922; v. c. 
at Mabaiia Apr. 22. 1925; at Nuevitas. t^mp.. Nov. 
20, 192X ; at IIab«na Jan. 2. 1929; at La Guaira Jan. 
19. 1929; at Cuia(.'ao. temp.. Mar. 5. 1929; at Mara- 
caibo, temp.. Sept. 30. 1929 : at Fort William and 
Port Arthur June 13. 1930; at Nogales Apr. 3, 1937; 
at Agua Prieta Apr. 9, 1938; mairicd. 

Dwyre. Dudley 6. — b. London. Entrland. 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 ; 
cons. gen. Feb. 21, 1936; to Panama June 10, 1936; 
class three June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937; cons. gen. and 1st .sec. at Montevideo Nov. 

30. 1938 ; married. 

Dwyre, Jack Golding. — b. St. Louis, Mo., Mar. 20, 
1913 ; attended sch. in Venezuela, Canada, and Mex- 
ico ; Tex. Agric. and Mech. Coll. 1930-31 ; the Prin- 
cipia 1931-33; Univ. of Ariz. 1933-34; Univ. of De- 
troit 1936-; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Windsor 
Oct. 11. 1934 ; V. c. at Windsor July 31, 1937 : at Fort 
William and Port Arthur, temp.. Sept. 7, 1939; 
married. 

Dye, Alexander Vincent. — b. Flora, 111., Feb. 11, 
1876; attended business sch.; William Jewell Coll., 
A. B. 1901, A. M. 1902; grad. work, Chicago Univ., 
summer 1902 : Univ. of Leipzig, Ph. D. 1904 ; prof., 
William Jewell Coll., 1904-9 ; app.. after exam., cons, 
at Nogales May 31, 1909 ; resigned Jan. 1, 1913 ; 
mining 1913-17 ; app. special asst. in the Dept. of 
Slate and representative of War Trade Bd. in Norway 
Nov. 10. 1917 ; resigned June 1. 1919 ; with Am. 
corp. in London 1919-21 ; app. trade commr. at Lon- 
don Sept. 20, 1921 ; asst. cml. att. at London, Aug. 
1923 ; cml. att. at Mexico City Oct. 1. 1923 ; at Buenos 
Aires Aug. 30. 1926 ; del.. Thirteenth Int. Parliamen- 
tary Cml. Conf., Rio de .Janeiro, 1927 ; also cml. att. 
at Asuncion Apr. 27, 1931 ; tech. adviser to Am. del.. 
Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933 ; 
adviser, I'an American Cml. Conf.. Bueuos Aires, 1935 ; 
dir., Bu. For. and Domes. Com., Feb.. 17, 1936 ; adviser 
to Am. d(l.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Lima, 
1938 ; U. S. representative. Permanent Int. Commn. of 
Permanent Int. A'<sn. of Road Congresses. 1937-39 ; 
cml. att. at London Mar. 22. 1939 ; P^or. Ser. officer 
of class one July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Dye. John Walter. — b. Winona. Minn., Feb. 4, 1878; 
Pillsluiry Acad, grad.; Univ. of Minn.. A. B. 1904; 
George Wasliinirton Univ. 1905-6; physical dir., Minn. 
Agric. Sch., 1903-4. and Y. M. C. A. 1904-5; app., 
after ex.im., cons. elk. July 21, 1906; dep. cons. gen. 
at Berlin 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 Dam.iscus 
Dec. 8, 1913; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Cape Town 
Nov. 18. 1914; V. c. at Cape Town Feb. 6. 1915; at 
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1915 ; app. cons, of class eight July 12, 1916 ; de- 
tailed to Port Elizabeth Sept. 6. 1017: assijined to 
Port Elizabeth Mar. 9, 1918; class six Sept. 5, 
1919; class five June 4, 1920; detaih-d to Ciudad 
Juarez Feb. 28, 1921 ; assigned to Ciudad Juarez 
Oct. 2, 1923; class four .lune 3, 1924; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; tech. adviser, Conf. 
with Mexico to Prevent Smuggling. El I'aso, Tex., 
1925. and Conf. for Formulation of Regulations under 
the Smuggling Conv. of 1925. Washington. 1926; 
cla.ss four May 23. 1929 ; to Montreal Sept. 30. 1929 ; 
to VVellintrti.n Sept. 18. 1930; to Melbourne July 18, 
1931 ; to Nassau July 7, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Eaton, Earl Wilbert. — 6. Robinson. 111.. Feb. 13, 
1882; Austin Coll. two yrs. ; teacher in public sch. 
1900-1901 ; 111. 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 Saltillo 
July 1, 1920; at Nuevo Laredo June 24. 1924; at 
Manzanillo S.pt. 29, 1925; at Ensenada Feb. 4. 1928; 
at Ciudad Obregon Mar. 23. 1929; at Guiiymas, 
temp., June 11, 1929; at Mazathin Dec. 20. 1929; at 
\Yindsor, Ont., temp., Aug. 6, 1930 ; at Mnzatlfin 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 Hist6ricos, 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., v. c. of career of class three Jan. 5, 
1924; assigned to Paris Jan. 16, 1924; to Stockholm 
June 18. 1924; For. Ser. officer iindass. July 1, 1924; 
assigned to Penang July 27, 1926 ; to Colombo, temp., 
July 20. 1929; to Penang Sept. 28. 1929; cla.ss eight, 
cons., and assigned to Penang Oct. 16, 1929 ; to 
Bremen Aug. 16, 1930; class seven July 1, 1931; to 
Corinto Oct. 15, 1932; to Lourenco Marques July 31, 
1933 ; to Johanne-sburg, temp., Oct. 9, 1934 ; to Lou- 
rengo Marques Jan. 2, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1. 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Izmir Aug. 
25, 1938. 

Eddy, Donald Blakeman. — 6. Avon, Conn., Jan. 25, 
1913 ; Universite de Nancy, France, diploma 1931 ; 
Universite 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 $2,600 Sept. 16, 1937 ; 
at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — PR. 

Edgar, Donald Dixon. — b. 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. 27, 1930; to Hong Kong Feb. 24, 1931 ; 



to Habana Jan. 6, 1933 ; as 3d sec. at Ciudad Trujillo 
May 22, 19:>6 ; class eight Apr. 1. 19::7 ; cons. Apr. 
22, 1937 ; assigned to Geneva July 2. 1937 ; class seven 
Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Edminster, Lynn Ramsay. — b. Chillioothe, 111.. Jan. 
2, 1893; Cambridge Latin Sch. grad.; Harvard, 
A. B. 1916; Brookings Inst.. I'h. D. 1930; U. S. Army 
Aug.-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. Ser. 1921-30, American 
Univ. Grad. Sch. 1934- ; app. economic analyst at 
.?7.000 in the Dept. of Slate Mar. 16. U>::6 ; at 
$8,0(10 July 1. 1936; mem.. Jt. Prep. Committee on 
Pliilippine Affairs, 19."7- ; adviser to Am del.. Tech. 
Tripartite Conf. on Textile Industry. Washington, 
1937 ; special asst. to the sec. of state Oct. 3, 1938 ; 
married. — SA/E. 

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, 1935 ; to Seoul, temp., 
Apr. 8, 1936 ; to Oslo Dec. 23, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; to the Dept. Nov. 12, 1937. for 
special study in economics' (Harvard) ; class seven 
May 1, 1938 ; cons, and 2d sec. at Bucharest May 25. 
19.39. 

Edwards, J. Stanford. — b. Washington, D. C, Sept. 
4, 1S80 ; attended public sch. ; Brooklyn Inst, of Art 
and Sciences : elk.. Navy Dept.. 1900-1909 ; Journal- 
ist for publishing company 1909-15; Am. Ambulance 
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; C(dumbia 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 officer 
at Tokyo June 29, 1938. 

Edwards, Margaret Shedd (Mrs.) — b. 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, Sesquiceutennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 
1926 ; at $2,000 Mar. 1, 1927 ; admin, asst. July 1, 
1927 ; sec, Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings, 



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1027-33: at $2,100 Nov. 1. 1927; at $2,200 July 1, 
1!)28 (Wplch Act! : at $2,300 .lul.V 1. 192«; at $2.fi0(l 
May 1. 1929: nf $2,800 .Inly 1. 1930: at $2,900 .Tuly 
3, 19.30 (Brookhart Act) : stenoR. and elk. to assist 
agt. for D. S., U. S.-Efiypt Arbitration (Salem 
Claim I, Vienna, 1931; sec, Bd. of Appeals and Re- 
view. 1933- ; at $!.000 Apr. 1. 1938 ; chief of personnel 
relations section. Division of Personnel, at $3,200 .Tan. 
27. 1939.— DP. 

Elbrlck, Charles Burke. — b. 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, 19.34 ; 3d sec. at 
Warsaw Aug. 27, 1937; class eight Aug. 17, 1938; 
.'Id sec. at Praba, temp., Nov. 28, 1838 ; at Warsaw 
Mar. 19, 1939 : at Bucharest Sept. 18, 1939 ; also v. c. 
at Bucharest Sept. 21, 1939 ; married. 

Eldridge. Richard. — 7). 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; divisional asst. July 
10. 1939: married. — TA. 

Elliott, John Carl. — 6. Washington, D. C, Nov. 12, 
1907; high sch. grad.: Ga. Sch. of Tech. 1925-27; 
(ieorge Washington Law Sch. 1927-31 ; National Univ., 
LL. B. 1939: 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; at $2,700 Apr. 16. 1939: 
married. — PD. 

Ellis, Charles Perry. — b. An.idarko, Okla., Mar. 6, 
1909 ; Occidental Coll., A. B. 1931 ; Centro de 
Estudios Histi'iricos, Madrid, summ- r 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. oflScer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1. 1935 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Habana Oct. 3, 193.') : to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 4, 1936; to Mazatian Dec. 18, 1930; v. c. at 
Habana Oct. 6, 1938. 

Ellis, Overton Gentry, Jr. — b. Tacoma. Wash.. Oct 
9. 1900; U.SN.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, 'U Istan- 
bul 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. S<r. offl';i i nclass . 



V. c. of career, and sec. in 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 ; 
Pbilliiis 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. oflBcer 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. 

Emhry, 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. 103S ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1939. 

Eramerson, 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; at Taihoku, temp.. Apr. 12, 1939; 
married. 

Emmons, Arthur Brewster, 3d. — b. Boston, Mass., 
Aug. 30. 1910: St. Paul's Pch. grad.; Harvard, S. B. 
1833, grad. work 1937: Sikong Expedition to South- 
eastern Tibet 1931-33: British- American Himalayan 
Expedition 1936 : Burma-China Expedition 1936 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser.. and assigned to Montreal 
Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Engdahl, F. Russell. — 6. Spokane, Wash., Jnly 28, 
1907: (Jniv. of Wash. 1925-26; Georgetown. B. S. 
1!)30 : app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass,, 
V. .. of cnr'er. and sec. In the ptnio Sor. Dec. 16, 
1930; assigned as v. c. at Port au Prince, temp., 
Dec. 26, 1930; to the For, Ser. Sch. Dec. 23, 1931; 
to Calcutta Apr. 7, 1932; to Shanghai Oct. 18. 1935; 
class right Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22. 1937 ; assigned 



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to Shanghai Apr. 26, 1937 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Engrert, Cornelius Van Hemert. — 6. Vienna, Austria, 
of Dutch parents, Dec. 31, 1887; naturnlized ; pri- 
vate tutors ; attended sch. in Calif, and Switzerland ; 
Univ. of Calif., B. Litt. 1908, M. Litt. 1909; Univ. of 
Calif. Law Sch. 1908-11 ; Le Conte Memorial Fellow, 
Harvard, 1911-12; teaching fellow in hist., Univ. of 
Calif., 1909-11 ; app., after exam., student inter- 
preter in Turkey M.ir. 12, 1912 ; Interpreter to Am. 
Consulate General at Constantinople July 1, 1914 ; In 
charge of agency at Dardanelles 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 Palestine Dec. 1916- 
Apr. 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; assign.'d 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 1st 
sec. at Habana Sept. 26, 1923; For. Ser. officer of 
class four July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 1st sec. at San 
Salvador Feb. 11, 1925; at Santiago May 1, 1926; 
unassigned from Nov. 18. 1927 ; a.ssigned to Caracas 
Dee. 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. — 6. Monona, Iowa, Feb. 

2, 1894; Creighton 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.. Oft. 10, 1933; asst. 
to the legal adviser at $4,600 Mar. 14, 1934; 
asst. agt. for U. S., Gen. Claims Commn., U. S. and 
Mexico, 1934-37; at $5,600 May 5, 1938; married. — 
Le. 

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 1980-32 ; app. 
elk. in consulate at Torre6n Mar. 16, 19.34 ; v. c at 
TorreOn Aug. 1, 1935; at Buenos Aires Oct. 7, 1936; 



tech. a.«st. to Am. del.. First Pan American Sanitary 
Aviation Conf., Montevideo, 1939. 

English, Robert McCalla. — 6. Cambridge, Mass., 
Sept. 18, 1903; Noble and Greenough Sch. grad.; 
Univ. of Dijon, diploma 1925; Harvard, A. B. 1926; 
2d It., O. R. C. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at 
Algiers June 9, 1927; v. c. at Algiers Jan. 11, 1928; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer iinclass., v. c. of 
career, and assigned to Algiers Jan. 29, 1929; to 
Gibraltar, temp., May 25, 1929 ; to Constantinople 
(Istanbul) July 1, 1929; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
16, 1930; V. c. and 3d sec. at Bangkok Feb. 4, 1931; 
3d sec at Budapest Jan. 26, 1932 ; at Paris Mar. 19, 
1935 ; V. c and 3d sec. at Ottawa Dec. 18, 1936 ; 
class eight June 1. 1937 ; cons, and assigned as cons, 
at Ottawa in addition to duties as 3d sec. June 17, 
1937 ; married. 

Ent, Usal Girard (Capt.) — b. Northumberland, Fa., 
Mar. 3, 1900 : Susquehanna Univ. 1917-18 ; U. S. Army 
1918-19 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924 ; assigned as mil. 
att. and mil. att. for air at Lima June 21, 1939 ; 
married. 

Erhardt, John George. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 4, 
1889 ; Adelphl Acad. ; Columbia 1914 ; Hamilton Coll., 
Ph. B. 1".)15; Fordbam Univ. Law Sch. iyi5-17 : Am. 
Sch. for Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, one yr. ; 
mem. of bar of N. Y. ; law elk. 1915-17 ; U. S. 
Army 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. insp. Sept. 27, 1937 ; class two Jan. 3, 1938 
cons. gen. and 1st sec at London June 22, 1939 
representative. Tenth Cong, of Int. Chamber of Com., 
Copenhagen, 1939 ; married. 

Erwin, John Draper. — 6. Meador, Ky., Nov. 14, 1883 ; 
McCallie Prep. Sch. grad. ; Baylor Mil. Acad. ; 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. — 6. Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 13, 
1899 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; private tutors ; 
L'Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, 1931-32, 1935- 
36; U. S. Navy 1917-20; elk.. Am. Commn. to Negoti- 
ate Peace, Paris, 1919 ; elk. in Am. emb. at Paris Feb. 
1920-Feb. 1921 ; jr. executive of corp. 1922 ; asst. sales 



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mpr. 1922-24; app. elk. in Am. enib. at Paris Jan. 5, 
1025 ; V. c. at Halifax May 4, 1937 ; marripd. 

Espy, James. — b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Mar. 23, 190S ; 
Choate Sell. grad. ; Yale. A. B. 1930; Corpus Christi 
Coll., Cambridge, England, 1930-31 ; studied law, 
Univ. of Cineinnati ; 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 
("anton May 20. 1938; at Yiinnanfu Sept. 10. 10.38 
I canceled) : 3d sec. nt Tokyo Dec. 17. 1938. 

Estes, Thomas Stuart. — h. Rumford, Me., Jan. 23, 
1913 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Marine Corps Clerical 
Sch. grad. ; interior decorating 1933-34 ; U. S. Marine 
Corps 1934-37 ; app. elk. in Am. leg. at Bangkok Dec. 
30. 1937 ; V. c. at Bangkok June 8, 1938 ; married. 

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. 
ar London 1914-16 ; in office of naval att. at Madrid 
1917; app. v. c. at Mndrid 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 T.ingier; 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. 1037: class six Mar. 1. 1939; 
married. 

Everett. Curtis Thomas. — b. Seottsville. Ky., Dec. 9, 
1890: Vanderbilt Univ.. B. S. 1915. M. A. 1916; Sor- 
bonne 1919; surveying 1913; instructor in mil. acad. 
and prrp. sch. 1011-13, 1015-17; 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 Boinbny Sept. 9, 
1924 : class eight, cons., and assigned to Bombay Oct. 
20. ifli'R: to Frankfort-on-the-Main Feb. 29, 1928; to 
Geneva June 11, 192.S ; class seven May 23. 1929; 
cl.iss six Feb. 4. 1031 ; del., Conf. for Facilitating 
the Int. Circulation of Films of an Educational 
Character. Geneva. 1933; class five Oct. 1, 1935; 
oh.<5prver. Inter-Governmental Conf. for .\doption of 
Legal Status of Rcfu^'ees Coming from Germany, 
Geneva. 1036; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 19.37; 
class four Jan. 3. 1938; del.. Conf. to Consider Amend- 
ments to Convention for Facilitating the Int. Circu- 
lation of Films of an Educational riiararter. Geneva, 
19.38: married. 



Fairbanks, Frederick Charles. — h. Paris, France, of 
.\m. parents, July 2, 1S(!8 ; studied under tutors in 
France and Germany ; pi-of. of piano. Royal Conserva- 
tory of Music, Dresden, Germany, 1897-99 ; app. cons, 
agt. at Dieppe Mar. 11, 1916; married. 

Falck, L. James.— 6. Vienna, Va., Nov. 16, 1903; 
Utah State Agric. CoU. 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, GOO Sept. 16. 1037 ; divisional asst. Aug. 
29, 1938 ; at .$2,700 Apr. 16, 1930 ; married.— IN. 

Fales, Herbert Peck.— 6. Detroit, Mich., Oct. 20. 1904 ; 
Princeton 102:! -25 ; Pomona Coll., B. A. 1028 ; Oxford, 

B. A. Hon. 1937 ; asst. cashier in bank 1932 ; 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 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. — 6. Colorado 

Springs, Colo.. Mar. 8, 1006; Mddlesex 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. 19.'U ; v. c. at Singa- 
pore Dec. 19. 1036; at Montreal Nov. 26. 1038; 
married. 

Farrar, Victor John. — b. 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 ; as.st. 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 : at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939.— RP. 

Farrell, William Stokes. — ft. Montreal, Canada, of 
Am. parents. Nov. 14. 1907: Cornell. .\. B. 1028; 
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. S'^pt. 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. 19.35: sec. in the Diplo. Ser. .\pr. 25. 19.36; 
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. 1037 ; v. c. and 3(1 sec. at Teheran, 
temp., Apr. 8, 1038 (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 ."d sec. May 20, 1938; 3d sec. at Cairo, temp.. 
Dec. 7. 103s : cons, juul 3d sec. at Baghdad Feb. IK, 
103!i. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Faust, John Bernard. — b. near Allendale, S. C, 
Sept. 18, 1898; Clemson Agric. Coll., B. Sc. 1918; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1925-2G ; laboratory 
cbemist 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 
Asuneifin 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, 19.31 (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 Organization. Santiago, Chile, 
1936 : class seven Apr. 1. 1939 ; 2d sec. at Santiago in 
addition to duties as cons. Aug. 30, 1939 ; married. 

Feis, Herbert.— b. New York City June 7, 1893; 
Harvard, A. B. 1916, Ph. D. 1921 ; U. S. Navy 1917- 
19, It. (jg.), overseas service; instructor, Harvard, 
1919-21 ; assoc. prof, of economics, Univ. of Kans., 
1921-23 ; prof, of economics, Univ. of Cincinnati, 
1924-28 ; Council on Foreign Relations 1930-31 ; app. 
economic adviser at .?8,000 in the Dept. of State 
May 13, 1931 ; asst., 1st meeting of Experts' Prep. 
Commn. for Monetary and Economic Conf., Geneva, 
1932, and chief tech. adviser to Am. del. to Conf., 
London, 1933 ; special adviser, Intei'-American Conf. 
for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; ad- 
viser on int. economic affairs June 17, 1037 ; at 
.$8, .500 July 1, 1937: adviser to Am. del., Eighth Int. 
Conf. of Am. States. Lima, 1938, and Meeting of For. 
Ministei'S of Am. Republics for Consultation, Panama, 
1939; married. — EA. 

Feld, Nicholas. — 6. Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 5, 1915 ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1936, grad. work 1937-38 ; Turner's 
Diplo. Sch. 1938 ; asst. buyer for dept. store 1936-37 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer uncla.^s., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to 
Zurich Mar. 2, 1939. 

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 
$960 Nov. 1, 1919 ; at $1,000 Feb. 1, 1920 ; perma- 
nently at $1,200 Nov. 16, 1920; at $1,400 Dec. 80, 
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 Si'pt. 1, 1929; at $2,800 July 1. 1930; at 
$3,200 June 1, 1935; divisional asst. at $3,800 Aug. 
29, 1938 ; mem., organizing committee for Fourth Int. 
Conf. on Private Air Law, 1938. — IN. 

Fenstermacher, Harvey Edward. — b. near Cressona, 
Pa., Mar. 15, 1892 ; 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 

181462—39 8 



22, 1916, effective July 1; at $1,400 Oct. 1, 1917; at 
$1,600 Aug. 15, 191S ; elk.. Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1918; asst. archivist, Conf. on Limita- 
tion of Armament, Washington, 1921; at $1,800 Mar. 

16, 1923; at $2,100 July 1, 1924; at $2,200 Dec. 1, 
1925; asst. archivist, Int. IJadiotelegraph 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 (Brookhart Act); 
asst. chief. Division of Communications and Records, 
Jan. 1, 1931 ; at $3,000 Apr. 1, 1938 ; married.— DCR. 

Fernald, Robert Foss. — ft. Winn, Me., Oct. 4, 1890 ; 
Hebron Acad. grad. ; Colby Coll. 1909-10 ; employed 
in various capacities in Porto Rico and Santo Do- 
mingo 1910-14; elk.. War. Dept., 1914-15; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Catania Jan. 14, 1916; v. c. at 
Catania Apr. 5, 1916; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 
Catania Oct. 22, 1910; class two May 24. 1920; 
assigned to Stockholm Sept. 15, 1921 ; class one Nov. 

17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 1922 ; detailed 
to GOteborg Apr. 19, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Saloniki Oct. 23, 
1924 ; to Lagos July 14, 1927 ; class seven May 23, 
1929 ; assigned to the Dept., temp., Dec. 1, 1929 ; 
to Danzig, temp., Mar. 19, 1930; to Tegucigalpa, 
temp., Sept. 26, 1930; class six Feb. 4, 1931; to 
Puerto Cabezas May 15, 1931 ; to La Paz Mar. 11, 
1932; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 17. 1933; assiirned 
as 2d sec. at La Paz Aug. 22, 1933; at Santiago, 
Chile, May 23, 1935 ; at Lisbon Oct. 1, 1935 ; class 
five Apr. 1. 1936 : cons, at Madrid May 19, 1939. 

Ferrer M., Felipe. — b. Arica, Chile. Dec. 16. 1892 ; 
attended Liceo de Tacna ; employed by an Am. firm 
In Peru since 1912 ; app. cons. agt. at MoUendo June 
27, 1934. 

Ferrin, Au&ustin William. — ft. Little Valley, N. Y., 
Sept. 1, 1875 ; Yale, B. A. 1897 ; newspaper and 
magazine work 1898-1916; trade commr., Dept. of 
Com., 1916; 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, 1926; 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 Malaga Oct. 3, 1930; to Montevideo Aug. 13, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937. 

Ferris, Walton Canhy. — ft. Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 
2, 1900; Swartlimore 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., For. 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 



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VoT. Snr. offloer. by Ex. order of Dec. 27. 1933. and 
assignid to the Dcpt. Jan. 11, 1934; For. Ser. officer 
of class figlit, cous.. and sec. in Ihc Diplo. Ser. J;in. 
15, 1934: .-issifrni-d as ens. at ShclHild Doc. 22. 1934; 
class seven Oct. 1, 1035 : cons, at London Feb. 2.3, 
1939 ; class six Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Finley, Harold Daniel. — b. Ballston Spa, N. Y., 
Nov. 4, 1893; Woiofster Acad.; Yale, B. A. 1917; 
Edinburgh Univ. 1927-29; sec. and asst. to Sir Wil- 
fred T. (Jrcnfell in Labrador, summers 1915 and 1916; 
U. S. Army 1917-20, capt., oversi^is service ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 7, 
1920; assigned to Havre Oct. 18, 1920; class two 
May 2(). 1922; class one Feb. 20. 1923; assigned to 
Naples Mar. 30. 1923 ; cons, of class si'vcn Dec. 19, 
1923: For. Ser. officer of class eight .Inly 1. 1924; 
assigned to Patras, temp., July 21. 1920; to Naples 
Sept. 2. 1926: class seven Oct. 20, 1926; assigned to 
Edinburgh Fib. 16, 1927; class six May 9, 1930; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned as 2d sec. at San 
Salvador Sept. 30, 1930; at Tanama Dec. 30. 1931; 
as cons, at Bordeaux Nov. 17, 1933; class five Oct. 1, 
1935 ; as cons, and 2d sec. at Port-an-I'rince Oct. 7, 
19 'C ; cla':s four Apr. 1, 1939 ; to the Dept. May 6. 
1939 ; asst. chief. Division of the American Republics, 
July 17, 1939 ; married. — RA. 

Fish, Bert.— b. Bedford, Ind., Oct. 8. 1875 ; .Tohn B. 
Stetson Univ., LL.B. 1902 ; mem. of bar of Fla. ; law 
practice 1902-26; judge. Criminal Court. Fla., 1910- 
17. 1931-33: app. K.K. and Ml', to Kgypt Se]it. 6, 
1933 ; del., Conf. for Revision of Capitulatory Regime 
in E-'ypt, Montreux, 1937 ; also E. E. and M. P. to 
Saudi Arabia Aug. 7, 1939. 

Fishhurn, John T. — 5. M-^fcow, Idaho, Oct. 11, 1913; 
Univ. of Olda., B. A. 1935; Fletcher Sch. of Law 
and Diplomacy, M. A. 1936 ; asst. in economics. Tufts 
Coll., 1937-38 ; app. divisional asst. at $3,200 in the 
Dept. of State Dec. 16, 1938; married. — EA. 

Fisher, Carl Alvin. — b. Salt Lake City, Utah, Apr. 

27. 1S97: Stanford. Univ. of I'a.. and Univ. of Utah; 
Georgetown. I'.. F. S. 1924; U. S. Navy 1918-19. en- 
sigii ; officer in creamery and petroleum companies 
1919 23 : app.. after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
cla.ss four Dec. 12, 1923. and assigned to the Dept.; 
3d sec. at Berlin F«h. 4. 1924: For. Ser. o»lic<r of 
class eight July 1, 1924; assigned as 3d sec. at Bel- 
grade June 1. 1926: cl.-iss seven Oct. 19. 1926: as- 
signed to Athens May 28. 1929; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929; 
class six Dec. 19. 1029: nssiL'ned to The Hague Jan, 

28, 1932; to the Dept. Dec, 12, 1935; For, Ser. officer 
at Toronto Jidy 14. 1937; cons. July 31. 1937: cons, 
at Toronto -Vug. 7, 1937; cons, and 2d sec. at Moscow 
May 29. 1939 ; married. 

Fisher, Dorsey Gassaway. — 6. Fort Leavenworth, 
Kans., Feb. 12. 1907; Univ. of Wash. 192.3-25; 
Il.irvnrd. A. B. 1927. A. M. 1928; apj).. after exam., 
For. Ser. officer nnclass. and v. c, of career Mar. 26, 
1929; nsslL'ned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 1. 1929; to 
Calcutta July 10. 19J9 ; asslirned to Ilabana Dec. 9, 
1932; to MatDDzn!), temp,, Apr. 19, 1933; to Uabana 



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, 10:?5 ; 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. — 6. Mount Vernon, Ohio, 
Sept. 27, 1883 ; attended business high sch. ; Colum- 
bian Coll. (now George Washington Univ.) ; elk. to 
high sch. principal and lid. of education two yrs. ; 
elk., Post Office Dept., 1905-9, Dept. of State 1909- 
18; with mig, company 1918-22; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Antwerp Oct. 31, 1922; v. c. at Antwerp 
May 5, 1924 ; 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 
Colon Jan. 26, 1918; at Uabana Jan. 27, 1920; at 
Dundee Sept. 6, 1924; at Malaga Aug. 3, 1925; at 
Dakar, temp.. May 14, 1926; at Malaga Nov, 3, 1926; 
at Dublin Nov. 19, 1926; at Cartagena, temp,, Oct. 
25, 1927 ; at Puerta CastiUa, 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, Katherine Boardman. — b. Boston, Mass. ; Har- 
bridge Sch. grad. ; Lyc6e 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 19.30-32, at Yale Law 
Sch. 1932-33; admin, work 1933-34; atty.. Gen. 
Claims Comnin., U. S. and Mexico, 1934-36; app. 
asst. to the legal adviser, temp., at $2,600 in the 
Dept. of State Jan. 7, 1937 ; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939 ; 
permanently at $3,200 Sept. 16, 1939. — 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 A;)r. 30, 1925 ; assigned as 2d sec. at Vienna 
June 3. 1925; at Santiago, Chile, Apr. 2, 1929; class 
friur July 24, 1930 : a.^sigiied as 1st sec. at Warsaw 
Jan. 29, 1931; at Madrid Aug. 30, 19.32; at Berlin 
May 11, 1933; to the Dept. June 9, 1936; class three 
June 1, 1937 ; cons. gen. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. — 
Eu. 

Flack. Thomas Richard. — b. Chicago, III., Jan. 3, 
1881: attended business sch.; Univ. of Santo Tomas, 
Manila, P. I., two yrs.; U. S. Army 1898, Cuban 
service; dk. in Govt, depts. 1902-3; In Bu. of Agrlc. 
Philippine Is., 190-3-16; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Moscow Oct. 1917 ; In Am. Emb. in Russia 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Oct. 1918; in Am. Consulate at Tiflis Sept. 1919; at 
Alpppo .July 1. 1921 ; v. c. at Aleppo Sept. 24, 1921 ; at 
Vienna Aug. 7, 1924 ; at Bremen, temp., Mar. 15, 192G ; 
at Vienna Aug. 13, 1926, Apr. 7, 1938 ; married. 

Flaherty, Francis Edward. — b. New Britain, Conn., 
Mar. 7, 1906; bigh sch. and business sch. grad. ; elk. 
1924; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Sept. 
8, 1924; at $1,500 .Tune 1, 1925; at $1,6S0 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 Couf., 
Geneva, 1932; admin, asst. at $2,900 Apr. 16, 
1936; at $3,800 July 1, 1937; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 
1939.— FA. 

Flake, Wilson Clark, — ft. Newport News, Va., Feb. 
28. 1906 ; Emerson Inst. grad. ; Georgetown Univ. 1926- 
28 : elk., Dept. of Com.. 1926-28 ; cml. agt., N. Y. 
dist. office, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com.. 1928-29 ; 
app. asst. trade commr. at Bombay Dec. 1929 ; at Cal- 
cutta Feb. 19.30; at Sydney Sept. 20, 1933; trade 
commr. at Sydney July 7, 1937 ; For. Ser. officer of 
class seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Fletcher, Cassius Paul. — 6. Ridgefarm, 111., Apr. 1, 
1890; U. S. M. A. 1911-12; Univ. of III., B. S. 1914; 
engineer. Interstate Com. Commn., 1914-17; U. S. 
Army 1917—19, capt., overseas service ; engineer on 
highway construction 1919-20; asst. mgr. of pl.iiita- 
tion 1920-23 ; apr)., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three June 13, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Toronto July 11, 1924; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Toronto May, 23, 
1929 ; class seven Feb. 4, 1931 ; to the Dept. June 
27, 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Alexandria June 
22, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class 
five June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Fletcher, Samuel Johnson. — 6. Portsmouth, N. H., 
Sept. 17, 1891 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
Columbia Univ. 1916-17 ; elk. in railroad office and 
navy yard 1910-17 ; app. v. c. at Barranquilla 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. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. 
Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to Bluefields Nov. 7, 1927 ; 
class seven May 17, 1928 ; class six Dec. 19. 1929 ; 
assigned to Montreal Nov. 15, 1930; to Canton Mar. 
13, 1935 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four June 16, 1938; to Foo- 
chow, temp.. June 10, 1939; to Canton July 1, 1939; 
to Tientsin July 20, 1939 ; 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 Tort 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 Genornl 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 
unclass. and v. c. of career Apr. 27, 1927 ; assigned 
to Frontera (Alvaro Obregon) May 9, 1927; reapp. 
V. c. at Alvaro Ohregun Oct. 3, 1928; at Torreon 
Feb. 7, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo Ser. Jan. 9, 1930 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Ilabana Jan. 15, 1930 ; class 
eight and cons. Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to the Dept. 
Feb. 16. 1934; as sec. at I'anamfl Aug. 9. 1935; class 
seven Oct. 1, 1935; class six June 1, 1937; cons, at 
Santiago Feb. 27, 1939; class five Mar. 1, 1939; also 
2d sec. at Santiago Aug. 30, 1939. 

Flood, Douglas. — 6. Macon, Mo., Feb. 11, 1902 ; 
Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1924 ; Northwestern Univ. Law 
Sch., J. D. 1927 ; mem. of bar of III. ; 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 J.an. 

12, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Apr. 22, 1933 ; to 
Buenos Aires .\ug. 28, 1933 ; to Asuncion Nov. 22, 
1934 ; also 3d sec. at Asuncion Nov. 26, 1934 ; v. c. at 
Barcelona Sept. 8, -1936; also 3d sec. at Madrid (temp, 
at Barcelona) Jan. 4, 1938; class eight Apr. 1, 1939; 
V. c. at Naples June 29, 1939. 

Flood, Peter Henry Allen. — &. Nashua, N. H., June 
15, 1885; Phillips Exeter; Yale 1910-12; instructor 
in prep. sch. and tutor 1913-17; U. S. Army 1917-^20, 
Ciipt. ; app. V. c. at Southampton July 26, 1920; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 7, 
1920, and assigned to Southampton ; to Qu(>enstown 
Dec. 24. 1920; to Bizerta 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 eiglit 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 Am. Emb. 
at Mexico City Jan. 12, 1933; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
and assigned as 2d sec. at Mexico City Apr. 5, 1933 ; 
to the Dept. May 7, 10:',4 ; as cons, at Habana July 
2, 1934 (canceled) ; at Tunis June 10, 1936; at Saigon 
July 27, 1938. 

Flournoy, Richard W. — 6. Hampden-Sidney, Va., 
May 20, 1.S78 ; Washington and Lee Univ. three yrs. ; 
George Washington, LL. B. 1904. LL. M. 1905; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; bank elk. 1896-98 ; 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, T908 ; chief, Bu. of Citizen- 
ship, Nov. 27, 1908, effective Jan. 1, 1909; detailed 
to assi-st embassies and legations in Europe regaiding 
citizenship matters Sept. 17, 1915; app. an asst. 
solicitor at $2..'')00 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 



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July 1. 1022; at $4,400 AtifT. 1. 1024; at $5,200 May 
1. 192.' : at $5.<>()0 FpI). 1, 1920 ; legul adviser to Am. 
del.. I'lrl>(s(itiir.v Commn., Tacna-.Arica Arbitration. 
192fi; rhra.. committee to study nalionnlity laws of 
U. S. with a view to havlnR them amended, 
192S: at $7,000 .Tuly 1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; del., Conf. 
for the Coiiificafion of Int. Law, The Hague, 1930; 
U S. connsel. Shnfeldt Arliitration, lO."?!) : asst. to the 
legal adviser .Tuly 1. 1931 ; legal adviser, London 
Naval Conf., 1935-36. — Le. 

Flournoy, William Edward, Jr. — h. Norfolk, Va., Tune 
17, 1906; high sch. grad. ; Dnlv. of Va. 1923- 
25; cll{ 102r)-26; cost accountant 1926 28; office 
mgr. 192S-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 
GuMt.-mala June 20, 1931 ; to San Paulo Si'pt. 29, 
1934 ; class eight Aug. 17. 1938 ; to Santos, temp., Jan. 
3. 1939 ; V. c. and 3d sec. at Managua Feb. 24, 1939 ; 
married. 

Fluharty, Vernon L. — h. Middlebourne, W. Va., Aug. 

I, irO"; Ohio State Univ., A. B, 1936, B. Sc. 1937, 
grad. worl< 1937-38 ; U. S. Army 1924-25 ; newspaper 
reporter 1927-29 ; musician 1929-31 ; teacher in high 
sch. 19::6-37: instructor. Ohio State Univ.. 1937-38; 
app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; as- 
.■^ignod to fir.dad Juarez July 18, 1938; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. June 7, 1939 ; married. 

Follmer, Cyrus Brown. — b. Milton, Fa., May 17. 
1.««94: Bucknell Univ.. B. S. 1916; U. S. Army 
1917-19; Huibulance 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 .Tan. 
12, 1926 ; at Berlin Apr. 7, 1928 ; married. 

Foote, Walter Ambrose. — 5. Greenville. Tex., June 
25, 1887: East Tex. Univ., A. B. 1900; American 
I'niv.. A. M. 1933. I'h. D. 1935: teacher 1906-7; U. S. 
Navy 1907-15, 1917-20, It.; snpt. and arms expert, 
arms company, 1915-17; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 8, 1920 ; assigned 
to Fort Said Oct. 18, 1920 : cons, of class .seven 
June 20. PJL'l : assigned to Port Said June 23, 1921; 
detailed to T'ragne Apr. 3. 1922; to Ilamhtirg Mar. 

II. 1924; For. Ser. officer of class ei^-ht July 1. 
1924 ; class seven Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to Medan 
May i:i. 1927; detailed to the Uept. Dec. 26, 1929- 
A|ir. 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.. Wasliington, 
1931: assiTned to Batavia Sept. 20, 19.34: cla.ss 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. — h. Llnwood. 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, 
192G : 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, 1937 ; 
married. 

Fornes, Frederic Charles, Jr. — 6. Buffalo, N. Y., 
Aug. 22. 1905 : Canisius Coll., A. B. 1927 ; mach. 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. — ft. 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 ; at Victoria, Brazil, temp.. Jan. 27, 1939. 

Fortier, Louis J. (Maj.). — b. Gretna, La., Apr. 8, 
1SH2; Chenet Inst, grad.; Tulaue Univ.. B. E. in 
C. E. 1913; Ala. Polytech. Inst, M. S. 1923; fioole 
Superirure de Guerre 1937-39 ; civil engineer, War 
Dept.. 1913-17; entered U. S. Army May 8, 1917; 
assigned as mil. att. and mil. att. for air at Belgrade 
Dec. 15, 1938 ; married. 

Foster, Andrew Brisbin. — ft. 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, 1936; v. c. at Athens Apr. 7. 1937; 
at Salonika, temp.. June 17. 1937 ; at Athens Oct. 1, 
1937; also for Italian I.slands of the Aegean Oct. 28, 
1938; also .3d sec. at Athens Nov. 10, 1938; to the 
Dept. 1939 : married. — FA. 

Foster. Carol Howe. — ft. Sedgewick. Kans.. May 29, 
1884; Univ. of Idaho, A. B. 1905; Rhodes scholar, 



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Oxford, B. A. 1908. M. A. 1916 ; sr. fellow in English, 
Univ. of Chicago, 1908-9 ; instructor and assoe. 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 Barringer. — 6. Colorado Springs, Colo., 
July 29, 1897; Univ. of Ala. 1915-17; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1923 ; grad. work, Columbia 
Univ. 1923-24, N. Y. Univ. 1924-25 ; newspaper re- 
porter three yrs. ; Civil Ser. Commn. 1917 ; Treas. 
Dept. 1918-19; War Dept. 1919-20; chief elk.. Am. 
Graves Registration Ser. in Europe, 1920-21 ; special 
agt., Bu. of For. and Domes, Com., N. Y. dist. office, 
1923-25 ; asst. trade commr. at Sydney, Australia. 
1925-26; at Melbourne 1926-27; trade commr. at 
Wellington 1927-33 ; in Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. 
July-Oct. 1933; trade commr. at Singapore 1933-37; 
app. cml. att. at Copenliagen Aug. 24, 1937 ; represen- 
tative, Tenth Cong, of Int. Chamber of Com., Copen- 
hagen, 1939; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Fowler, William Archibald. — h. 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 
asst. 1927-28, and asso. 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 analyst, temp., July 1, 
1934 ; permanently Sept. 15, 1934 ; at $4,600 June 1, 
1036 ; asst. chief. Division of Trade Agreements, at 
$5,600 Aug. 1, 1936 ; at $6,500 Sept. 16, 1937 ; detailed 
to Buenos Aires to assi.st in trade-agrcemeut discus- 
sions 1939 ; married. — TA. 

Fox, Homer Sherman. — 5. Manistique, Mich., Dec. 
31, 1893 ; Mich. Cen. State Normal grad. ; LaSalle 
Ext. Univ. ; Georgetown Sch. 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 Com., as research asst. 1922; 
asst. chief, Petroleum Division, 1923-24, and Min- 
erals Division, 1925 ; trade commr. at London 1926- 
28; asst. cml. att. at London 1929-33; asst. chief, 
Division of Foreign Tariffs, 1933-36 ; app. asst. cml. 
att. at London Jan. 28, 1936 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
four July 1, 1939 ; married. 



Fox, Hugh Corby. — 6. New York City May 1, 1907; 
Phillips Exeter grad.; Harvard. S. B. l!»28 ; Ilarvjird 
Grad. Sch. 1928; L'ftcole Libre des Sciences Pi)liii(iue8 
1928-29 ; 2d It. O. R C. ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
S(T. Apr. 15, 1930; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Apr. 24, 1930; as v. c. at I'.uenos Aires July 22, 1930; 
at Berlin Dec. 7, 1932 ; class eight and assii?ned to the 
Dept. Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Mexico City Jan. 26, 1938; class seven Apr. 1, 1939; 
2d sec. at Mexico City June 20, 1939 ; married. 

Fraleigh, William Norman. — ft. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Sept. 21, 1916 ; Haverfcrd Cull., B. A. 1938 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ssr. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Nap.es Mar. 
2, 1939. 

France, Leys A. — ft. Terre Haute, Ind., May 29, 
1895; Lawrenccville Sch. grad.; Princeton, B. A. 1920; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., overseas service ; banking 
four yrs. ; elk. to trade commr. at Rij^a 1924-26. at 
Stockholm 1926-27 ; cml. agt. in Chicago dist. office 
1927-28; asst. trade commr. at Montreal 1928-31; in 
charge of Toronto office 1931-33 ; in Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. 1933-34 ; app. asst. cml. att. at Vienna 
June 23. 1934; act. cml. att. at Cairo May 3, 1935- 
Apr. 1936 ; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Jan. 1, 
1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; 
to the Dept., temp., Aug. 17, 1939; married. 

Frank, Laurence Champlin. — 6. 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, asst. at $3,500 
Jan. 12, 1931 : at $3,800 Apr. 16, 1036 ; chief. Bu. of 
Accounts, May 1, 1937; chief, Division of Accounts, 
Sept. 14, 1938; at $4,600 Dec. 16, 1938; executive 
asst. in office of asst. sec. of state at $6,500 Sept. 4, 
1939 ; married. — A-M. 

Franklin, Lynn Winterdale. — 6. 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. ul 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-Lima 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 Salvador Oct. 1. 1919; class two .May 
24, 1920; class one Nov. 17, 1921 ; cons, of class seven 
June 22, 1922; assigned to San Salvador Aug. 15, 
1922; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1!>24 ; 
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 



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July 24. 1030; assigned to Chefoo Sept. 27. 1930; 
to Amoy Auk. 8. 1931; to BMrcolona Oct. 25. 1!)33 ; 
class five June I, 19.57 : to Srockliolm June 2, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; manied. 

Frazer. Robert. — b. Philadelpliia. Pa.. Pec. 8, 1878; 
studied In U. S. and Germany; Mass. Inst, of Toch. 
180.")-99; b;ink teller in Porto Rico 1899-1901; sugar- 
cane planter in Porto Rico 1901-8; app.. after exam., 
cons, at Valrncia July 16, 1909; at Malaga Aug. 22, 
1912; at Baliin Apr. 24. 1914; cons, of class five by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915; class three July 12, 1916, 
and assigned to Kobe; cons. gen. at large Sept. 5, 
1919; For. Sor. officer of class three July 1, 1924; 
assigned to Ziirich 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. 
1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14, 1936 ; E. E. and 
M. P. to El Salvador Aug. 9, 1937 ; married. 

Fredrickson, Oscar "Walford. — h. Tacoma, Wash., 
May 15, 1903; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Wash. 192.5- 
28; Coll. of Puget Souni 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, 1929 ; 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. 

Freeman, Fulton. — 6. Pasadena, Calif., May 7, 1915; 
E%'ans Sch. grad. ; Lingnan Univ., Canton. China. 1934- 
35 ; Pomona Coll.. A. B. 1937 ; Princeton, grad. work 
1937-38 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. rfflier unclass.. 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. S^r.. and assigned 
as V. c. at Mexico City Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Freeman, Paul L,, Jr. (Capt.). — b. Manila, P. I., June 
29. 1007 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1929 ; as.signed as language 
officer at Peiping Sept. 6, 1939 ; married. 

Fritzlan, Andrew David. — b. Poona, India, of Am. 
parents, June 20. 1914 ; attended sch. in Indii ; Bishop 
Cotton Coll., Simla. India, 1932; Ashury Coll. 1932- 
33 ; Northwest Nazarene Coll., B. A. 1934 ; Univ. of 
Iowa 1934-35; Univ. of Ky.. M. A. 193G ; 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; a.ssigned to Na- 
ples July 18, 1938 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9, 1939. 

Frost, Arthur Chester. — b. Arlington. Mass., Feb. 
4. 1886; Harvard. A. B. 1909; Harvard Sch. of 
Busini 8s Admin. 1908-9 ; George Washington Law 
Sch. 1911-12; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1910-15; app., 
after 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 Guiitomnla F-b. 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 ; assigned to Tampico Mar. 24, 
1926 ; to Prague Nov. 2. 1927 ; class two July 24, 
1930; observer. 17th plenary assembly of the Int. 
Parliamentary Conf. of Commerce, Prague. 1931; as- 
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 sch. ; 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. Rosearch 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. 

Fuess. John Gushing. — 6. Andover, Mass., Apr. 13. 
1912 ; Phillips .\ndover grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1935. 
M. A. 1936 ; Fletcher Sch. of Law and Diplomacy 
1938-39 ; teacher in prep. sch. 1936-38 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Dip^o. Ser.. and assigned as v. c at Mexico 
City Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Fuller, George Gregg. — 6. Rochester, N. Y.. Oct. 29, 
18S6 ; ntteuded private sch.; Yale, B. A. 1910; Univ. 
of Berlin, one yr. ; Queens Univ.. M. .V. 1934; asst. 
treas., various telephone companies. 1910-13; v. pres.. 
mnchine mfg. company. 1913-16; U. S. Army 1916-19 
(Mexican border service), maj. ; v. pros, of export 
firm, director Norwegian and German companies, and 
hank representative 1919-20 ; app. v. c. at Chris- 
tiania Nov. 3. 1920 ; at Trondhjem Feb. 25. 1921 ; at 
Malnio July 20. 1921 ; at Reval Aug. 27. 1921 ; draft- 
ing officer at $2,500 in the Dept. of State Aug. 1. 
1922-May 3, 1923; app.. after exam., v. c. of career 
of fla^s three Sept. 30. 1922; asst. chief. Division ot 
Political and Economic Information. Oct. 1922; as- 
signed to Jerusalem Apr. 27. 1923 ; to Bushire Nov. 22, 
1923 ; class two Nov. 23. 1923 ; For. Ser. officer un- 
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, 



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IflSO ; to the Dept. Dec. 1, 1934 ; resigned Apr. 4, 
103") ; app. economic analyst at $5. GOO in the Dept. 
of State Apr. 5, 1935; trade consultant to the Dopt. 
Apr. 22. 103.5 ; representative of Dept. on Committee 
for Reciprocity Information 103r>-37 ; app. For. Set. 
officer of clnss 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 ; to Winnipeg Oct. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Fuller, Horace Hayes (Lt. Col.) — 6. Fort Meade, S. 
Dak., Aug. 10, 1886; U. S. M. A., grad. 1909; as- 
signed as mil. att. at Paris and Brussels Apr. 11, 
1935; also mil. att. for air at Paris Feb. 6. 1936; 
relieved of duties at Brussels 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 Conimn., 
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, 1031 ; repiesenta- 
tive in expert and advi.sory capacity, 15th-24th sess.. 
League of Nations Advisory Committee on Traffic in 
Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, Geneva, 1932-39 ; 
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. — 5. 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, 
Urbana 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 Ilnelva Aug. 2, 
1920: to Lyon Mar. 18, 1921; class two Nov. 17, 
1021 ; class one May 26, 1922 ; cons, of class seven 
Mar. 1, 1923; detailed to Havre Apr. 19, 1023; to 
Calais July 20, 1923 ; to Antwerp Oct. 23, 1923 ; class 
six June 3, 1924; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 
1, 1024; detailed to the Dept. May 5, 1025; 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 Jnn. 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 thfee Jan. 3, 1938. 

Funk, Ho Clare.— b. 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, 1012: assigned to the Dept. Sept. 27. 1912: app. 
V. and dep. cons, at M'lan Aug. 29, 1913 ; v. c. at 
Milan h.v act iipproved 1-Vb. 5, Utl5 : v. c. of career 
of cla.«s three Sept. 27. 1019: asslirned to Lucerne 
Oct. 20. 1010: class two May 24, lOJO : nssigntnl to 
Genoa Sept. 15. 1021 ; class one Nov. 17. lOi'l ; cons, 
of class seven June 22. 1022; clnss sis June 3. 1024; 
For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1024 ; assigned 
to Catania Apr. 10. 1025; to Florence Feb. IS, 1928; 
class six Dec. 19, 1929 ; to Hull Aug. 9, 1935 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Fuqua, John Howe. — h. M.nrinette. Wis., Mnr. 23, 
1905: high sch. grad.; Dartmouth 1923-26; London 
Sch. of Economics 1028; Univ. of Montpcllier. Fnince, 
1020 ; In export business 1027 : app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Dundee Feb. 22, 1930; v. c. at Dundee May 
21. 1930: at London Mar. 5. 1931; at Paris June 8, 
1934 ; resigned June 13, 1937 ; app. economic analyst 
at $3,200 in the Dept. of State July 10, 19:17 : at 
$3,800 Jan. 4, 1938; divisional asst. July 10, 1939; 
married. — TA. 

Fyfe. Howard.— b. Mar. 22, 1806; attended high 
sch. and business sch. ; in freight forwarding busi- 
ness ; elk., U. S. Despatch Agency, N. Y., F>b. 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 $2,(j()(> .Inly 1, 1028 
(Welch Act) ; asst. despatch ngt. at $:<.(tii() Ana I, 
1929 ; despatch agt. at $4,500 Jan. 28, 1930; at $6,500 
July 1, 1035. 

Gade, Gerhard. — b. Chicago, III., Sept. 30. 1898; 
Groton Sch.; Harvard. A. B 1021; Harvard !>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, 1022 ; For. Ser. oilicer of 
class eight July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. July 
17, 1924 ; class seven Nov. 17, 1024 ; assigned as 3d 
see. at Oslo Sept. 18, 1025; at Montevideo July 11, 
1927; 2d sec. Oct. 10. 1029; class six July 24. 1930; 
assigned to Alliens June 18. 1031 ; to Rome Aug. 20, 
1934 ; sec. to Am. del.. 13th Gen. Assembly of Int. 
Inst, of Agric, Rome. 1036: to Quito June 8, 1037; 
cons. Dec. 1. 1937: cons, at Quito in addition to duties 
ns 2d sec. May 27, 1939. 

Gade, John Allyne (Capt.) — b. Cambridge, Mass., 
Feb. 10. 1875 ; attended sch. in Noiway, Germany, 
and France ; Harvard, S.B. 1896 ; instructor at 
Harvard 1800-07; arcliitect ; mem.. Conimn. of Relief 
for Belgium, 1916-17; U.S. Naval Reserve Force, 
1917-19, It. comdr. ; asst. naval alt. at Copenhagen, 
Stockholm, and Christiania 1917-19; mem. of Baltic 
mission 1919; Am. Commr. to Estonia, Latvia, and 
Lithuania 1919-20; mem. of banking firm 1021-33; 
app. naval att. at Brussels July 12, 1033 ; also at Lis- 
bon Aug. 29, 1934 ; relieved of duties at Biussels 
Oct. 1, 1937; also naval att. fcr air at Lisbon and 
naval att. and naval att. for air at Brussels .\pr. 15. 
19.39: relieved of duties at Lisbon July 27, 1939; 
married. 



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Gaines, Owen W. — 6. Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 7, 1897; 
high sch. prad. ; attended business sch. ; sttidied law ; 
Institute Libre de Enseuanza. Madrid, 1928-29 ; U. S. 
Army 1917-10, overseas servleo ; 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 tbe Diplo. Ser. and assigned to Bilbao Oct. 1, 
1935; to Santiago de Cuba May 22, 1936; married. 

Gaines, Willard Roland (Lt. Comdr.). — h. Fairfax 
Co., Va., Dec. 2.3. 1897 ; Dowd's Prep. Sch. grad. ; U. S. 
N. A., grad. 1921 ; assigned as naval att. and naval 
att. for air at Lima Mar. 15, 1939 ; married. 



Gantenbein, James Watson. — 6. Portland, Greg., 
Nov. 9, 1900; Reed Coll., A. B. 1922; Northwestern 
Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1922; Columbia, A. M. 1925, 
Ph. 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; 
2d src. at Buenos Aires May 27, 1939 ; married. 



Galbralth, 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 Sao Paulo Feb. 24, 1931 ; to 
Santos, temp., Jan. 19, 1932 ; to Sao Paulo Feb. 20, 
1932; to Santos, temp., Jan. 25, 1933; to Sao Paulo 
Mar. 6, 1933 ; to Victoria, Brazil, temp.. May 11, 
1933 ; to Sao Paulo Sept. 12. 1933 ; as v. c. and 3d sec. 
at Tegucigalpa Oct. 20, 1934 ; class eight, cons., and 
assigned as cons, at Tegucigalpa in addition to duties 
as 3d sec. Oct. 1, 1935 ; as cons, at Mexico City Nov. 

27. 1935 ; at Batavia Feb. 25, 1939 ; married. 

Gallman, "Waldemar John, — ft. Wellsville, 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 Jos6, Costa Rica, Apr. 15, 1925 : class 
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- 
Dec. 31, 1934 ; assigned as cons, at Danzig May 7, 
1934 ; class five Oct. 1. 1935 ; to the Dept. Feb. 5, 
1938 ; class four June 16, 1938 ; married. — Eu. 

Gannett, Taylor White. — b. Omaha, Nebr., July 4, 
1903 ; Cornell, A. B. 192.^, ; bank elk. 1925-30 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 4. lO.'SO ; assigned as 
V. c. at Habana June 19, 1930 ; at Matiinzas, temp., 
Nov. 4, 1930; to the Fcir. Ser. Sch. Feb. 11. 1931; 
to Guayaquil June 20, 1931 ; as 3d sec. at Quito Aug. 
22. 1932 ; as v. c- at Guaya(iuil Dec. 9. 1932 ; at Paris 
Nov. 20. 1935; at Calais, temp.. Sept. 14, 19.36; at 
I'arls Dec. 21. 1936; to the Dept. Sept. 29, 1938 
(canceled). 



Garvin, John Trumbull. — 6. Valparaiso, Chile, of 
Am. parents, July 29. 1892 ; attended sch. in Chile 
and D. 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 Punta Arenas (Magallanes) Jan. 15, 1927; 
reapp. v. c. at Magallanes Apr. 9, 1928 ; at Val- 
paraiso Sept. 11, 1928 ; at Antofagasta Mar. 8, 1934 ; 
at Valparaiso Mar. 11, 1936 ; at Santiago. Chile, Jan. 
2H, 1937 ; at Valparaiso, tomp., .\ug. 17, 1939 ; married. 

Garza, Ellas Gonzilez. — ft. Eagle Pass, Tex., Aug. 
9, 1903 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; elk. 
1924 ; salesman 1925-26 ; elk., U. S. Post Office, 1926- 
27; insurance agt. 1927; O. R. C, 1929-32, 2d It.; 
app. elk. in the Am. consulate at Piedras Negras 
Dec. 15. 1927; at Bnsenada Dec. 13, 1929; v. c. at 
Ensenada Mar. 20, 1935 ; at Nuevo Laredo Dec. 20, 
1937 ; married. 

Gates, Louis Earl. — 6. Binghamton, N. Y., Dec. 15. 
1885 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; U. S. 
N. A. 190.3-5 ; 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 June 22, 1916. effective July 1; at $1,600 
Sept. 3. 1919; at $1,860 July 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. — 6. Alameda, Calif., Dec. 
18, 1910; attended sell, in France; Choate Sch. grad.; 
Yale, A. B. 1932; Columbia, M. A. 1933; editorial 
work ; instructor in French, Riverdale Country Sch., 
1934-35 ; 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. Bch. 
Dec. 5, 1936 ; v. c. at Rio de Janeiro June 22, 1937. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Gaudln, Daniel, Jr. — 6. New York City Oct. 10, 
1906 ; Univ. of Pa., B. A. 1927, grad. worli 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; class eight Mar. 16, 1939; 
married. 

Gauss, Clarence Edward. — b. 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 Slianghai 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 ; cons. gen. of class four Mar. 1, 
1923 ; assigned to Mukden Mar. 30, 1923 ; to Tientsin 
Mar. 12, 1924 ; class 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 tlie 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 emb. at Paris Feb. 27, 
1935 ; as cons. gen. at Shanghai Dec. 5, 1935 ; also 
couns. of emb. in China ; married. 

Geerken, Forrest Kermit. — h. Ida Grove, Iowa, May 
8, 1908; 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 sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1937 ; v. c. at Colon Dec. 20, 1937 ; 
married. 

Geist, Raymond Herman. — ft. 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, 1925; class seven 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Berlin Nov. 19, 1929 ; class 
six July 24, 1930 ; class 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 cons. Apr. 5, 
1938 ; representative. Tenth Cong, of Int. Chamber of 
Com., Copenhagen, 1939. 

Gembs, Anthony. — 6. 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-Liraa June 28, 1935; at Anto 
fagasta. temp., Nov. 8, 1938; at Lima Jan. 22, 1939 
married. 

George, 'William Crusor. — ft. Washington, D. C, Nov. 
22, 1903; high sch. grad.; Howard Univ. 1924-27; 
secretary 1924-27 ; app. elk. in .\m. Leg. at Monrovia 
Jan. 21, 1929; v. c. at Monrovia Feb. 16, 1931; 
at Las Palnias Oct. 3, 1934 ; at Monrovia, temp., 
June 16, 1936 (canceled) ; at Monrovia Nov. 12. 
1936 ; at Las Palmas, temp., Nov. 27, 1937 ; at Mon- 
rovia July 20, 1938 ; married. 

George, "William Perry. — ft. 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 Dec. 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 
RiviSre du Loup Dec. 30, 1925 ; to Belgrade Dec. 19, 
1928; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 13, 1929; assigned 
also as 3d sec. at Belgrade June 19, 1929 ; class six 
Oct. 16, 1929 ; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; relieved of 
duties as cons, at Belgrade Aug. 19, 1930 ; assigned 
as cons, at Izmir Oct. 12, 1932; also to Italian Islands 
of the Aegean Jan. 13, 1933 ; cons, and 2d sec. at 
Addis Ababa Aug. 30, 1934 ; cons, at Malta Apr. 10. 
1935 ; at Bordeaux Sept. 4, 1936 ; at Calcutta June 2, 
1939 (canceled) ; at Barcelona July 28, 1939; married. 

Gerber, "William ft. Philadelphia, Pa., July 12. 

1908; Univ. of Pa., B. A. 1929, grad. work 1929-30; 
George Washington, M. A. 1932, student asst. 1935 ; 
Johns Hopkins, grad. work 1932-33. 1935-37 ; teacher 
in secondary sch. 1929-30 ; app. archive asst. at $1,620 
in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 1930; editorial asst. at 
.$l,S0O July 28, 1931 ; at .$2,000 Oct. 9, 1935 ; elk. June 
1, 1936 ; research asst, at $2,600 July 16, 1937 ; divi- 
sional asst. at $3,200 Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. — RP. 

Gericke, Martha L. — ft. 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, 1905-6 ; teacher in public 
sch. 1904-5 ; library asst. 1906-8 ; in Library of 
Cong. 1908-10 ; in Dept. of Agric. 1910-19 ; librarian 



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of U. S. States Relations Service 1020-26; app. 
librarian at $3,000 in the Dcpt. of State Jan. 25, 
1926; mem. of Tech. Cooperating Committee on Bib- 
lioL'raphy provided for by Sixtli Int. Conf. of .Am. 
States, since 1928; at $.S.200 July 1, 1028 (Welch 
Act) : at $.S..'J00 July 1, 1928; at .?:i.800 Oct. 1. 1028: 
at $t.200 July 1. 1930; at $4,400 Apr. 16. 1939.— RP. 

Gerrity, Charles Matthew. — h. 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, 1^924; at Dresden Dec. 17, 1927; at Regina 
Dec. 15. 1930 ; at Bombay Oct. 16, 1934 ; at Frankfort 
on the Main Feb. 9, 1938 ; at Vienna, temp.. June 11, 
1938 ; at Frankfort on the Main Aug. 24, 1938 ; elk. at 
Praha :Mar. 22-June 20, 1939. 

Getsinger, Ralph C. — h. Detroit, Mich., July 17, 
1916; Cranbrook Prep. Sch.; Harvard. A. B. 1938; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and Fee. in the Diplo. Ser. July 15. 1939 ; 
assigned to Hamburg July 27, 1939. 

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, 19.30; 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, Raleigh 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 Tenerife Oct. 22. 1924 ; to Guadala- 
jara Oct. 27, 1928 ; class six May 23, 1929 ; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser and assigned as 2(1 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. 

Gidden. Culver Earl. — b. Venus, Tex.. Sept. 9, 1909 ; 
East Tex. State Teachers Coll. 1926-27 ; Tex. Chris- 
tian Univ., B B.A. 19.K) ; salesman 1930; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Belize June 10, 1931 ; v. c. at Belize 
July 11, 1932 ; married. 

Gidney, Charles Chauncey, Jr. — h. Granger. Tex., 
Mar. 23. 1901; Univ. of Tex. 1920-22; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1924 ; special agt.. Census 
Bu., 1923-24 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General 
at Habana Oct. 1, 1924 ; v. c. at Uabaua June 10, 
1926; resigned Apr. 23, 1927; asst. casliier in bank 
1927-30; app. v. c. at Guadalajara Dec. 16, 1930; 
at Guaymas. temp.. Oct. 13. 1936; at Tampico Nov. 
14. 1936 (canceled) ; at Maracaibo Dec. 18, 1937. 



Giffen, Morrison Beall. — 6. Asyut, Egypt, of Am. 
parents. Dec. 29. 1884 : George Watson's Sch., Edin- 
burgh ; Tarl<io Coll. I<.i07 ; Queens Coll., Oxford. B. A. 
1911 ; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. D. 1928; teacher of hist.. 
Tarkio Coll.. 1911-13; fanner 1914-30; U. S. Army 
1918; app. research asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Apr. 4, 1930; cliief of research section Nov. 15, 
1932 ; divisional asst. Oct. 1, 1936 ; married. — NE. 

Gilbert, Frank Manson. — h. Evansville, Ind., May 29, 
1882; Racine Coll. 1903-7; architectural sch. in Italy 
four yrs. ; ragr. 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 
Brussi'ls Oct. 13, 1926; at Antwerp, temp., Sept. 1, 
1927; at Brussels Jan. 16, 1928. 

Gilchrist, Andrew. — b. New York dty Aug. 26, 
1897; attended high sch. and business sch.; Pratt's 
Inst. 1915-18; Sorbonne 1019-20; 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. 1025 ; v. c. at Leipzig May 6, 1926 ; at 
Prague Sept. 18. 1929 ; married. 

Gjessing, Erland. — t. Slesvig, Germany, Mar. 16, 
1870; naturalized 1897; attended gymnasinm 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, Cato Douglas, Jr. (Lt. Comdr.) — 6. Center- 
ville, Ala., Sept. 15. 1897 ; Marion Inst. ; Univ. of Ala. ; 
1914-15; U. S. N. A., gial. 1919; Mass. Inst, of Tich., 
M. S. 1931 ; assigned as asst. naval att. and asst. 
naval att. for air at Paris and Lisbon Feb. 23. 1939 ; 
married. 

Glover, Robert Gordon. — b. Sumner, Ga., Apr. 24, 
1803 ; 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 P.u. 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 Jan. 27, 1930; app. 
asst. cml. att. at Mexico City Mar. 21, 1931 ; cml. 
att. at Panama Nov. 22. 1934 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Goetzmann, Jule Lawrence. — 6. St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 
12, 1912; St. Ambrose Coll.. A. B. 19.'.4 ; elk. 1931-37; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 10.'?7 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Ilabana July 8. 1037 : to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Oct. 22, 1938; to Yokohama Apr. 17, 1939; 
married. 

Goforth, Herrdon Ware. — b. near Lenoir, N. C, 
Sept. 2, 1884 ; attended public and private sch. ; 
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four yrs. ; teachors' Institutes; teacher and principal 
of sch. 1902-8; teacher, principal, and supervisor of 
sch.. Philippine service. 1008-12 ; elk. and examiner. 
Civil Ser. Commn.. 1913-16; ells.. Interstate Com. 
Commn., 1916-19; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; as.sljined to Guatemala 
Oct. 22, 1919 ; to Santos Ma.v 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 eiglit July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Sao Paulo Aug. 17. 1925 ; to Sher- 
broolte May 12, 1927; class seven May 23, 1929; to 
Matamoios Feb. 7, 1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. 
in tlie Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; cia.ss five Jan. 3, 
1938 ; married. 

Goodier, Harvey Treadway. — ft. Utica, N. Y., July 
7, 1893 ; Cascadilla Scli. 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. 
1034 ; accountant 1934-35 ; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass., 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 
193S ; 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, 19.38 ; 
assigned to Vancouver July 20, 1938 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. June 7, 1939 ; married. 

Goold, Herhert Stewart. — 6. 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 cia.ss four Oct. 2, 1916; 
assigned to the Dcpt. Oct. 19, 1916; to Bucharest Dec. 
5, 1016 (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 BogotiS 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, 1920 ; class three Dec. 19, 
1929 ; cons, and assigned to Beirut Sept. 23, 1930 
(canceled) ; cons. gen. and assignp<l 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. — ft. Huntsvllle, 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. 
Army 1916, 1917-19, capt., overseas service; with Am. 
Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Feb. 18, 1920; 
assigned to Paris Feb. 19, 1920; sec. of class three 
Mar. 23, 1922; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 20, 1923; 
class two Jan. 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 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 Dec. 19, 1929; 
couns. of emb. at Paris Jan. 8, 1930; adviser, London 
Naval Conf., 1930 ; couns. of emb. at Berlin Mar. 26, 
1930 ; adviser, conf. of ministers for moratorium on 
intergovernmental debts. London, 1931 ; class one July 
1, 1031 ; couns. 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. 

Goshie, John Louis. — h. New Y'ork City, Jan. 14, 
1008 ; Realsymnasium, Timisoara, Rumania, grad. ; 
Consular Acad.. Vienna, diploma 1929 ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser.. M. S. 1933 ; economist. Nat. Recovery 
Admin., 1933-36 ; price examiner, Nat. Bituminous 
Coal Commn., 1936 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Aug. 18, 1937 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Rome 
June 1, 1938; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1930; 
married. 

Gotlieb, Bernard. — ft. New York City Nov. 7, 1893; 
Columbia, B. A. 1914; teacher of Spnnish 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 
Sppt. 8, 1024 ; to Singapore July 27, 1926; to Welling- 
ton Mar. 10. 1928; class six May 9, 1930; to Messina 
Mar. 6, 1033 ; 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- 



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nier 1009; Univ. of 111., A. B. 1912; Columbia Univ., 
summer 1915; George Washington. M. A. 1916; La- 
Snlle Kxtcnsioii Univ. : prof, of Kng.. San l.nis Coll., 
San I-uis 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, 1910; assiirned to War- 
saw Oct. 22, 1919; class t-vo 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 ; assiirned to Louren<;o Marques Apr. 10, 
1925 ; to Tort Elizabeth Dec. 30. 1925 ; fletailed to Int. 
Radiotelegraph Conf., Washington, 1927 ; assiirned to 
Siio raulo Feb. 2. 102.S ; class six May 23. 1929; as- 
signed to Medan Apr. 4, 1931 : to lions 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. — b. Florence, Italy, of 
Am. parents, Dec. 16, 1895 ; private tutors ; Surrey 
House Coll., London, England ; Royal Tech. Sch., Log- 
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. 26, 1920 ; at Genoa June 
6, 1925 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Jan. 7, 1926 ; assigned to Genoa 
Feb. 1, 1926 ; to Rome Aug. 10, 1926 ; to Leghorn, 
temp., Jan. 11, 1928; to Rome Feb. 7, 1928; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Rome Dec. 19. 1929; to 
Naplf'S Apr. 17, 19-"0 ; to Palermo Mar. 24, 1931 ; class 
seven July 1, 1931 ; to London Oct. 17, 1932: sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 2d sec. at London in 
addition to duties as cons. Jan. 17, 1939 ; class six 
Mar. 1, 193!); married. 

Grady, Henry Francis. — 6. San Francisco, Calif., 
Ftb. 12, 1882; St. Mary's Univ., A. B. 1907; Catholic 
Univ. 190G-8; Univ. of Calif. 1915-16; Columbia 
1916-17, Ph. D. 1927 ; lecturer. Coll. of City of N. Y. 
1916-17, Columbia summer 1917 and term 1917-18; 
special expert U. S. Shipping Bd. 1918-19; U. S. trade 
commr. in Europe to report on post-war financial 
conditions 1919-20; acting cml. att. at London Aug. 
1919-Fob. 1920 and at The Hague Apr.-July 1920; 
acting chief of Division of Research, Bu. of For. .ind 
Domes. Com., 1921 ; lecturer, Georgetown Univ. 1921. 
and Univ. of Calif. 1921-28; prof, of int. trade and 
dean of coU. of com., Univ. of Calif., 1928-37 ; trade 
adviser San Francisco Chamber of Com. 1922-34 ; 
chm.. For. Com. Assn. of Pacific Coast, 1922-34; 
chm. San Francisco Regional Labor Bd. Feb.-June 
1934 ; pres. Am. Assn. Collegiate Scbs. of Business 
1934-35 ; author ; app. special adviser to the sec. of 
state, temp., at !«8,000 June 12, 1934 ; chief economic 
analyst, temp., and cliief. Trade Agreements Section, 
July 1, 1934; permanently Sept. 15, 1934; chief. Divi- 
sion of Trade Airreements, tfmp., at .$9,000 May 27, 
1935 ; permanently June 5. 1935 ; resigned July 31, 
1936 ; V. chm.. U. S. Tariff Commn., and dim., Com- 
mittee for Reciprocity Information, 1937-39; app. 
asst. sec. of state Aug. 8, 1939 ; clim., Elx. Committee 



on Cml. Policy. 1939- ; mem., Bd. of For. Ser. Per- 
sonnel, Bd. of Examiners for the For. Ser., and For. 
Ser. Sch. Bd., 1939- ; married. — A-G. 

Granata, Harold Michael. — 6. New York City June 
29, 1906; high sch. grad.; Galileo Galilei Inst., Rome, 
three yrs. ; exporting business 1927-31 ; mgr. of travel 
office in Italy 1931-35 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate 
general at Naples Aug. 1, 1935 ; v. e. at Naples Feb. 
17, 1937 ; married. 

Grant, Hugh Gladney. — 6. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 
2, 1888; Howard Coll., Birmingliam, 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. Pulytech. 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.) — 6. 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 de 
Janeiro Mar. 19, 1938 ; married. 

Graves, George Millard. — &. Bennington. Vt.. Sept. 
2. 1903; Pawling Sch. grad.; Williams Coll. 1921-23; 
Univ. of Cambridge, England, 1923-24; Univ. of Gre- 
noble 1924-25; L'ftcole Libre des Sciences Politiques 
1925-26 ; 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 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, 
eons., 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 ; at Colombo July 5, 1939 ; married. 

Gray, Archibald Edmund. — 6. Cincinnati, Ohio. Nov. 
16. 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 1925-26; instructor in chemistry, 
Lehigh Univ., 1926-28 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928; as- 
siirned to the For. Ser. Sch. May 24. 1928 ; to Callao- 
Lima Jan. 18, 1929; to Bordeaux Apr. 11, 1931; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Bordeaux Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and a'^si'.rned as cons, 
and 3d sec. at Ilelsingfors Oct. 4, 1935 ; class seven 
Mar. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Helsinki in addition to duties 
as cons. Mar. 30, 1939; cons, at Barcelona July 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Gray, Cecil Wayne. — b. Emmett. Tenn., Aug. 14, 
1898: Roanoke Coll. B. A. 1920; S. A. T. C. 1918; 
Instructor, Millcrsburg Mil. Inst., 1921-22 ; app. elk. 



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in Am. Consulate General at Buenos Aires June 18, 
1923 ; resigned Sept. 10, 1025 ; reapp. Oct. 23, 1025 ; 
V. c. at Buenos Aires May 6. 1927 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer undass., v. c. of career, and assigned 
to Buenos Aires Oct. 24, 192.S; to Berlin Nov. 19, 
1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 28. 1934; assigned 
as 3(1 sec. at Vienna .lune 13, 19.S4 ; class eit;ht .Inly 
1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to the Dcpt. 
Mar. 29, 1935; class spven Apr. 1, 19.'>6 ; sec. of Am. 
del., Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, 
Buenos Aires, 1936 ; class six May 1, 1938 ; 2d sec. at 
Lima Nov. 3, 1938; to the Dept. Dec. 23, 1938; sec. 
to clim. of Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938 ; asst. to the sec. of state Mar. 24, 1939 ; 
married. — S. 

Greely, John Nesmith (Col.). — &. Washington, D. C. 
June 6, 18S5 ; Phillips Andover grad. ; Yale, B. A. 
1906; entered U. S. Army Jan. 23, 1908; tech. asst. 
1928 and advifer 1929 to Am. del. to Prep. Commn. 
for Disarmament Conf. at Geneva ; assigned as mil. 
att. at Madrid and Lisbon M.iy 25, 1939 ; married. 

Green, Joseph Coy. — b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 12, 
1887; Princeton. A. B. 1908, A. M. 1000; Univ. of 
Paris 1909-10, 1913-14, Princeton 1914-15 ; instruc- 
tor in hist., Bordentown Mil. Inst., 1910-11, Colum- 
bia Univ.. 1911-13: with Conimn. for Relief in Bel- 
gium 191.5-17; U. S. Army 1917-10, maj., overseas 
service ; dir. for Rumania and Near East, Am. Ri'lief 
Admin., 1918-19; asst. prof, of hist, and politics 
1^)20-24 and nssoc. 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 asst. to Am. Minister at Bern 1031-32 ; mem.. 
Publications Committee of the Dept., 1931- ; chief. 
Office of Arms and Munitions Control, Sept. 19. 1935 ; 
at $6,500 June 16, 1936; chief. Division of Controls, 
Nov. 22, 1938 ; at $8,000 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — Co. 

Greene, Winthrop Stephenson. — b. Worcister. Mass., 
May 16, 1891 ; Bowdoin Coll., A. B. 1913 ; insur. 
business 191.3-17, 1919-22; U. S. Army 1917-19, 
1922-24, It. col. ; elk. in Am. Consulate at Cobb July- 
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 cons. D.c. 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 
Bogota Jan. 2, 1934 ; class .seven July 1, 1934 ; 2(1 sec. 
at Bogota in addition to duties as cons. Jan. 31, 1935 ; 
class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Stockholm July 30, 
1938 ; class five Apr. 1, 1939. 

Greenup, Julian Cecil. — b. Washburn, Mo., Nov. 4. 
1891; Union Coll. (Nebr.) 1011-12; studied in Ger- 
many and Switzerland 1012-14 ; 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 ; a.ssigned to Oruro Oct. 31, 1919 ; to Las 
Palmas May 14. 1920 ; class two Nov. 17. 1921 ; 
class one May 26, 1922 ; eons, of class seven Dec. 19, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 : 
resigned July 3, 1026; instructor in modern Innijua'-'es 
in jr. coll. 1926-29 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Madrid 
Apr. 1, 1929; trade commr. at Madrid .lune 1, 1929; 
asst. cml. att. at Madrid June 7, 1930; cml. att. at 
Lima Dec. 13, 1935 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 
1. 1939 ; married. 

Greenwell, Samuel Alexander (Maj.) — b. Cleburne, 
Tex., Jan. 1, 1883 ; mem. Philippine constabulary 
1904-10 ; O. R. C. 1917, capt. ; entered U. S. Army 
Aug. 15, 1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at London 
May 25, 193S ; married. 

Gresham, Lon Stewart. — b. 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 Am. Con- 
sulate at Bremen Apr. 20, 1923 ; v. c. at Bremen 
Nov. 30, 1929 ; at Rotterdam Apr. 28, 1935 ; married 

Grew, Joseph Clark. — b. 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, 1011; at Berlin 
Sept. 12, 1912; sec. of emb. or leg. of class one by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1915; assigned as conns, 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 couns. 
of emb. at Paris Nov. 28, 1919 ; E. E. and M. P. to 
Denmark Apr. 7, 1920; to Switzerland Sept. 24, 
1021; unofficial observer, Lausanne Conf., 1922-23; 
empowered by the Pres. to negotiate, conclude, and 
sisn 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 ; 
undersee. of state Mar. 7, 1924 ; chm. 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 unchiss., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 
1938 ; assigned as v. c. at Mexico City July 18, 1938 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 1939. 

Groeninger, Joseph George. — b. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 
22, 1884 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; 



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with business firms six yrs. ; Public Athletic League 
and ria.Vfrround Assoc, of Baltimore two yrs. ; app. 
elk. In Am. Leg. at Copenhasi'n l>ec. 7, IfiU ; v. c. at 
Copenhagen Oct. 18, 1918; app.. after exam., v. c. of 
career of class throe May -4, liVJO, and assi^'ned 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 eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; 
cons. Mar. 3, 1925 ; assigned to Tallinn Mar. 23. 1925 ; 
to Rotterdam July 3, 1926; to Batavia Oct. 27, 1927; 
class seven Dec. 19, 1029; to Karachi Pee. 23. 1931; 
al.^^o to Kabul Mac. 21, 1935; to Auckland June 10, 
19;;6 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1. 1937. 

Gross, Mary Elizabeth. — 6. Newark, N. J. ; Holy 
Angels Acad. grad. ; private tutors in U. S., England, 
Norway. France, and Italy ; London Seh. 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 Dopt., 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 cml. Arms 
1922-30 ; economic analyst. Food Research Inst., 1930- 
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. Adjustment Admin., 
1936 ; statistician. Social Security Bd., 193S-37 ; app. 
economic analyst at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Jan. 
24. 1938 ; divisional asst. July 14, 1939.— TA. 

Groth, Edward Miller. — b. 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 career 
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 ; cons, 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, 19i'9 ; class five 
July 24, 1930; 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. 

Groves, H. Lawrence. — b. Coudersport, Pa.. Jan. 21, 
1888; Ilotchkiss Sch. grad.; Harvard, A. B. 1912; 
with mfg. firms 1912 19 ; trade commr. in France and 
Switzerland 1919-21, in Latvia, Finland, Estonia, and 
Lithuania 1921-22, at Prague 1922-24 ; Inter-parlia- 
mentary Conf., Prague. 1924 ; cml. att. at Prague 
1924-25 ; at Vienna 1925-29 ; also at Belgrade 1927- 
29, and at Budapest 1927-28; tech. export, Conf. for 
Removal of Import and E.xport Restriclions, Geneva, 
1927; cml. att. at Berlin 1029-33; del.. Thirteenth Int. 
Housing and Town Planning Cong., Berlin. 1931 ; asst. 
to dir., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 1936-37 ; chief, 



For. Com. Ser., 1937-38 ; mem., Committee for Reci- 
procity Information, 1937-38 ; app. cml. att. at Brus- 
sels Nov. 12, 1938 ; also at Luxemburg Jan. 21, 1939 ; 
at Athens June 29, 1939; For. Ser. officer of class 
three July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Grummon, 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 Plague 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, 1930; assigned to the Dept. Nov. 6, 1930; cons. 
Nov. 3. 1934 ; assigned to Dairen Nov. 9, 1934 ; class 
five Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons, and 2d sec. at Moscow Sept. 
9, 1937 ; class four Jan. 3, 1938 ; 1st sec. at Moscow 
in addition to duties as cons. Mar. 10, 1938 ; 1st sec. 
at Tokyo July 8, 1939 ; married. 

Gufler, Bernard. — ft. Lawrence, Kans.. June 1, 1903; 
Univ. of Kans. one yr. ; Princeton, A. B. 1925; Har- 
vard Sch. of 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. Sch. 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 ; clas.s seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; 2d sec. at Kaunas 
in addition to duties as cons. Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Guinn, Paul Spencer. — b. Catawissa, Pa., Dec. 25, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; Pace Inst, two yrs. ; Boston 
Univ. 1925-26 ; Harvard Sch. of Business Admin. 1926- 
27 ; elk., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 1915-18, 1919 ; 
U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1918-19, ensign ; app. elk. 
to trade eonimr. at Johannesburg Feb. 24, 1920 ; to 
cml. att. at London Dec. 1, 1920 ; to trade commr. 
at The Hague Jan. 20, 1923; at London Dec. 1, 1923; 
in Boston dist. office 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; ac- 
countant, Bu. of Public Rjads, Dept. of Agric, 1933- 
36 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Brussels Jan. 21, 1936 ; 
asst. cml. att. at Brussels Aug. 25, 1938 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

GuUion, Edmund Asbury. — b. Lexington, Ky., Mar. 2, 
1913; Emerson Inst.; Princeton, A. B. 1935; teacher 
in prep. sch. 1936-37 ; 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 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 24, 19.38; to Salonika Apr. 
21, 1939. 

Gunsaulus, Edwin Norton. — b. London, Ohio. Feb. 

25, 1894; Johannesburg Coll., So. Africa, one yr. ; 
Upper Canada Coll., Toronto, five yra. ; elk. 1914-16; 



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cml. work 1916-18, 1919-20; U. S. Army 1918-19, 
overseas service; app. elk. in Am. Consulate Geueral 
at Halifax Jan. 18, 19U1 ; v. c. at Windsor Apr. 11, 
191'2 ; at Cliarl()tt<tuwn Apr. 7, IDlM ; at Winrisor 
Dee. 1, 1930 ; at St. Piene Mlquelon Nov. 24, 1934 ; 
at Halifax Oct. 7, 1938 ; married. 

Gunther, Franklin Mott. — &. New York City Feb. 28, 
1885 ; Harvard, A. B. 1907 ; Ecole Libre des Sciences 
Pol.tiques 19U7-S; private sec. to Am. Ambassador 
to Japan 1908-9 ; app., after exam., 3d sec. of emb. 
at Paris Aug. 5, l'JU9 ; to the Dept. Nov. 1, 1910; sec. 
of leg. at Managua Jan. 27, 1911 ; at Lisbon Feb. 1, 
1912; 2d sec. of emb. at Rio de Janeiro Aug. 22, 1812; 
sec. of leg. at Christiania Feb. 11, 1914 ; tech. del. and 
sec. to Am. del.. Int. Conf. on Spit^sbergen, 1914 ; 
2d sec. at London Sept. 15, 1914 ; sec. of emb. or leg. 
of class three by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned 
to London Apr. 17, 1915; class two July 13, 1917; to 
The Hague Feb. 6, 1919; class one Di^c. 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 
1C30-37 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Rumania July 31, 
1937 ; married. 

Gwynn, William Martin. — b. Detroit. Mich.. Mar. 14, 
1892 ; Univ. of Calif., B. L. 1914 ; L'Ecole Libre des 
Sciences Politiques, Paris, diploma 1924 ; Faculte de 
Droit, Univ. of Paris, 1924-25 ; L'ficole Nationale des 
Langues Orientates 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 officer in Trieste, Italy, 
for U. S. Food Admin. 1919; insp. in Gal.cia. 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; al-so cons, at 
Riga Nov. 7, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at 
Paris, Dec. 19, 1930 ; 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 Jan. 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 
qurstions 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 tre.-ity negotiations 1923; at $5.2(»0 July 1, 
1924 ; at $5,600 May 1, 1925 ; act. solicitor of the 
Dept. of State .Inly 1. 1925; .solicitor .\ug. 10. 10J5; 
at $8,500 Aug. 14, 1925 ; del., Conf. for the Codification 
of Int. Law, The Hague, 1930 ; legal adviser at $9,000 
July 1, 1931 ; mem. Permanent Court of Arbitration, 
The Hague, 1937- ; del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Lima, 1938 ; married. — Le. 

Haden, Robert Allen. — b. Kiangyin, China, of Am. 
parents, June 2, 1908; Mont d'Or Coll., Barcelona, 
Spain, Coll. de Gen6ve, Geneva, Switzerland, and 
Southwestern Coll.; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1930; 
multigrapher 192.5-26; reporter 1928-29; librarian, 
Univ. of Chicago, 1929-30; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
Gener;il at (ienoa 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 ; sec. of Am. del. 1936-38 and 
asst. to Am. del. 1938-39, Chaco Peace Conf., Buenos 
Aires ; 3d sec. at Buenos Aires Dec. 23, 1938 ; class 
eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; v. c. and 3d sec at Ciudad 
Trujillo July G, 1939 ; married. 

Hadraba, Theodore Joseph. — 6. Omaha, Nebr., Oct. 
20, 1907 ; Univ. of Ncbr. 1925-26 ; Northwestern, 
B. S. 1929, .grad. work 1932-33; Fellow, Grad. Sch. 
of Com., Prague, 1933-34 ; financial sec, and invest- 
ment research work for bank 1930-32 ; asst. in fi- 
nance dept.. Northwestern Univ., 1932-83 ; comptroller 
for Czechoslovak Pavilion, Chicago World's Fair Cen- 
tennial Celebration, 1933; elk., office of cmL att. at 
Prague, 1934-37 ; app. asst. trade comnir. at I'rague 
Jan, 16, 1937; at Brussels Apr. 1, 1939; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Haering, George John. — 6. 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. 0, 1929 ; class seven July 1, 1931 ; to Glasgow 
Aug. 31, 1931; to Pernambuco Jan. 3, 1933; class six 
Apr. 1, 1937; to Antwerp Apr. 2, 1937 (canceled); 
to Warsaw Sept. 23, 1937 ;, sec. in the Diplo Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 



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REGISTER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1939 



Hagerman, Worthington Estel. — h. Carmel, Ind., 
Nov. 25. 1878 : high sch. prnd. : Penn Coll. 1898- 
1900: Art Inst., Chlcas^o, 1900-1903; app. elk. in Am. 
Emb. at Paris July 14. 1916; resigned Fob. 1917; 
elk.. U. S. Army. 1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
General at Taria Aug. 12, 1919; v. e. 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. 19.'?0 ; 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. 

Hal?, Eobert Van Rensselaer. — 6. Wasliington, 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 1, 1925; at 
$1,740 Mar. 1, 1927; at $1,800 July 1. 1928 (Welch 
Act); law elk. at $2,000 Doc. 1. 1928; tech. asst. 
(legal) Feb. 1, 1929 ; at $2,G00 Mar. 1, 1929 ; at $2,800 
July 1, 1930; divisional asst. at $3,200 June 22, 
1936.— Co. 

Halderman, John William. — 6. Astoria, Oreg., Dec. 5, 
1907 ; Univ. of Orcg.. LL. B. 1931, B. S. 1933 ; Prince- 
ton 1936-37 ; mem. of bar of Orcg. ; law practice 1931- 
32, 1933-36; grad. asst., dept. of politics, Princeton 
Univ., 1936-37 : app. asst. to the legal adviser at 
$2,600 in the Dept. of State July 8. 1937 ; at $2,700 
Apr. 16. 1939 : at $3,200 Sept. 16, 1939 ; married. — Le. 

Hall, Carlos Clark. — ft. Cuernavaca, Mexico, of Am. 
parents, Feb. 18. 1900; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 
192.3-25; asst. sugar chemist 1913-14; British Army, 
World War; U. S. Army 1919-25; editorial asst.. Pan 
American Sanitary Bu., 192.^-26; interpreter for Ar- 
gentine section. Pan 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 Panama Mar. 26. 1932; to Valparaiso Mny 13, 
1932; class eight July 1, 1934; eons. Jan. 22. 1935; 
assigned to Valparaiso Jan. 24, 1935; to Guayaquil, 
temp., Jan. 31, 1936; to Antofagasta Mar. 11, 1936; 
sec. in the Dip'.o. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937; to Colfin June 
3, 1938 I class .'-even Apr. 1. 1939. 

Hall, Claude Haines, Jr. — 6. Baltimore, Md., Dee. 
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 lahoralories, 
Md. Aend. of Sciences, 1919-24 ; ordnance computer. 
War Dept., 1924; research asst.. Yale, 1924-25; app. 
elk. In the Am. Consulate at Johannesburg Aug. 10, 
1925; v. c. at Johnnnesburg Deo. 19, 1925; at Port 
Elizabeth, temp.. Nov. 20, 1926; at Johannesburg 
Oct. 4. 1927; at Lourenco Marques, temp., Dec. 9, 
1927; at Johannesburg Dec. 31, 1927; at Sarnla, 
temp.. June 29, 1929 ; at Kingston, Out , temp.. Oct 
8, 1929 ; app., after exam., F'or. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and assigned to Kingston, temp., Oct. 



16. 1929 ; to Monrovia Nov. 23, 1929 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 6, 1930; also 3d sec. at Monrovia 
Feb. 8, 1930; v. e. at Naples Sept. 27, 1930; at 
Alexandria Nov. 11, 1933; at Cairo July 8, 1935; 3d 
sec. at Cairo, temp., Sept. 13, 1935 ; class eight, cons., 
and assigned as cons, at Cairo Oct. 1, 1935 ; 3d sec. 
at Cairo June 9-Oct. 1, 1936 ; cons, at Trinidad Mar. 
4. 1937 ; also for French West Indies and French 
Guiana Apr. 4, 1939; class seven Apr. 1, 1939; 
married. 

Hall, Monroe Bostwick, — b. Seabriglit. N. J., Aug. 
11, 1901 ; Berkley-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. e. at 
Tokyo June 29, 1931 (canceled) ; at Kobe Aug. 13, 
1931 : at Dairen. 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.) — ft. 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, 1919; at $1,400 Sept. 1, 
1922; at $1,860 July 1, 1924 ; at $1,920 Mar. 1, 1927; 
asst. chief. Office of Coordination and Review. June 1, 
1928; at $2,100 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act); at 
$2,900 July 1, 1928; stenog., London Naval Conf., 
1930; at $3,100 July 1, 1930; at $3,500 Dec. 1, 
1930 ; chief. Office of Coordination and Review, at 
.$4,600 July 13, 1937 ; at $4,800 June 1, 1939. — CR. 

Hamilton, Kingsley Wheeler. — 6. 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 Eudnpest July 8, 1937 ; to the For. 
Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to the Dept., ti mp., June 25, 
1938 ; to Zurich July 19, 1938. 

Hamilton, Maxwell McGaughey. — ft. Tahlequah, 
Okla., Dee. 20, 1896 ; Washington and Jefferson CoU. 
1914-15; Princeton, grid. 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 ; 
assign<'d to the Dept. July 24, 1927; class six Dec. 
19, 1929; resigned July 31, 1930; app. divisional asst. 
at $5,000 In the Dept. of State Aug. 1. 1930; asst. 
chief. Division of Far Eastern Affairs, at $6,500 Apr. 
1, 1931 ; chief at $8,000 Aug. 16, 1937; married.— FE. 



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113 



Hamlin, John Nellis. — 6. Rosebnrg, 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 ; see. 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.ss eight and cons. May 17, 
1928 : class seven July 24, 19.30 ; assigned as cons, 
at Naples Dec. 15, 1933 ; class six Apr. 1. 1937 ; to the 
Dept. Juno 28. 1937 ; cons, at Seville May 27. 1939 ; 
married. 

Hammond, B. Miles. — 6. Anderson, S. C, Aug. 20, 
1896; Univ. of So. Calif., B. S. 1922; advertising 
for export-import business ; ensign, U. S. Naval Re- 
serve Force, 1923-25; 1st It., U. S. Marine Corps 
Reserve ; elk. to trade commr. at Rome 1926-27 ; asst. 
trade commr. at Rome 1927-28 ; at Milan 1928 : 
trade commr. at Milan 1929 ; in Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. 1929-31 : app. asst. trade commr. at 
Ottawa July 1, 1933; at Madrid July 1, 1934; to 
Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Sept. 2, 1936 ; at Mexico 
City Oct. 10, 1936; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. 
Sept. 22, 1938; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 
1, 1939; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 14, 1939. 

Hammond, Ogden Haggerty, Jr. — 6. New York City 
Sept. 17, 1912 ; St. Paul's Sch. ; Yale 1930-33 ; bank 
employee 1933-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., 
and assigned to Vienna Mar. 2, 1939. 

Harding, Robert "William Joseph. — ft. 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. — 6. Ottawa, Kans. ; George 
Washington, A. B. 1933 ; Inst, of Int. Studies, Geneva, 
Docteur &s Sciences Politiques 1936 ; app. economic 
analyst, temp., at .$2,600 in the Dept. of State Aug. 
17, 1938 : p'^rmanently Oct. 7, 1938 ; divisional asst. 
July 1, 1939.— 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 ; .^ec. 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 ; cla.ss .six Aug. 17, 
1938: 2d sec. at Onin. .\lny 24. 19.T.1 ; married. 



Harlow, William McGrath. — 6. 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 .Inly 1, 1928; at 
$2,000 Nov. 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 Judrez Jan. 9, 
1919 ; at Chihuahua May 27, 1921 ; at Ciudad JuSrez 
Aug. 19, 1921 ; at Torreon May 12, 1925 ; at Piedras 
Negras Nov. 21, 1925 ; at Ensenada Nov. 7, 1929 ; 
at Nuevo 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. 

Harriman, Florence Jaffray (Mrs.) — b. 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. — 6. Framingham, Mass., 
Apr. 11, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; Columbia Univ. 1920- 
21 ; elk. one yr. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Malaga 
Mar. 1921 ; v. c. at Malaga July 5, 1922 ; at Antwerp 
May 17, 1923 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned 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, 1936 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to the Dept. Feb. 
1, 1938; class five June 16, 1938; on detail to the 
Dominican Govt. Aug. 4, 1938 ; to the Dept. Dec. 13, 
1938 ; married. — VD. 

Harris, Will. — 6. 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. di'l.. Int. 
Monetary and Economic Conf., London, 1933 ; at $4,000 
Apr. 16, 1939.— S. 

Harrison, Landreth Matthew. — 6. 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 192,3—25 ; U. S. Marine 



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Corps ini7; U. S. Army 1917-19. It.; rancher 1919- 
-0; 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 Jul.v 9. 1927 ; assigned to tlie For. 
Ser. Sch Sept. 29. 1927: to Riga Mar. 8. 1928: as 
For. Ser. officer to the leg. at R'ga Oct. 7, 1929 : see. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 12, 1929 : assigned as 3d sec. 
at Riga Nov. 19. 1929; to the Dept. July 28, 1932; 
class eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; as.signed 
as 3d sec. at Warsaw Oct. 2. 1936 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1937 : 2d sec. at Warsaw May 6, 1937 ; class six Apr. 
1. 1939. 

Harrison, Leland. — b. New York City. Apr. 25, 1883 ; 
Eton Coll. ; Harvard, A. B. 1907 ; Harvard Law Sch. ; 
private sec. to Am. Anib. 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 Bogotd 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.. Brus- 
sels, 1928 : E. E. and M. P. to Uruguay Oct. 16, 1929 ; 
resigned Oct. 9. 1930 ; chief. Int. Relations Division, 
U. S. Tariff Ccmmn.. 1930-31 ; app. E. B. and M. P. 
to Rumania May 15, 1935 ; to Switzerland July 13, 
1937 ; married. 

Harrison, Randolph, Jr. — 6. Lynchburg, Va., Nov. 
24. 1898; Episcopal High Sch.; Univ. of Va., B. S. 
1922. LL. B. 1925 ; studied French at Tours, France, 
1925 ; mem. of bar of Va. ; law practice 1926 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. oflBcer unclass. and v. c. of 
fareer Jan. 13. 1928; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch 
Jan. 20, 1928; to Habana June 13, 1928; to Paris 
Jan. 14, 1930 : to Biarritz, temp., Mar. 21, 1931 ; to 
Paris Apr. 7, 1931: to Lille, temp.. June 19, 1931; 
to Paris Aug. 1, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 20, 
1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa Nov. 16, 
1931 : also as v. c. at Tegucigalpa Jan. 17. 1033 ; as 
3d sec. at Rome Apr. 29, 1933; sec. to Am. del., 
Twelfth Gen. Assemldy of the Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome, 1934 : 3d sec. at Rio de Janeiro Aug. 26. 1936; 
V. c. at Porto Alegre, temp.. Jan. 28, 1937 ; 3d sec. 
at Rio de Jane'ro May 2, 1937; class eight June 1, 
1937; cons. June 17, 1937. 

Hart. Boles Chittenden, Jr. — ft. Basin. Wyo.. Aug. 
27. 1913: Hill Sch.; Avon Old Farms grad. : Harvard. 
A. B. 19.35, grad. work 1938 ; newspaper reporter 1935- 
37 ; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. oflBcer unclass., v. c. 
iif (areer, and sec. in the Diplo. Sit., and assigned to 
Stuttgart .Mar. 2, 1939; to Cologne, temp.. Sept. 9. 
1!>.39. 



Hart, Parker Thompson. — 6. Medford, Mass., Sept. 
28. 1910 ; Phillips Exeter grad. ; Dartmouth, B. A. 
19:!3 ; Harvard. M. A. 1935 ; Institut Universitaire de 
Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva, diploma 1936; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1936 ; research work. 
Foreign Policy Assn., 1936-37 ; translator, fourth 
meeting of Int. Radio Consulting Committee, Bucha- 
rest, 1937, and Int. Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph 
and Telephone Conf., Cairo, 1938 ; app., after exam., 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 6. 1938: a.ssigned to Vienna July 18, 
19:'.8 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9, 1939. 

Harvey, Constance Ray. — 6. Bufifalo, N. Y., Dec. 16, 
1904 ; Franklin Sch. ; Lyc6e de Beauvais, France, 
1922-23 : Sorbonne 1924 ; Smith, A. B. 1927 ; Geneva 
Sch. of Int. Studies, summer 1927 ; Williamstown 
In.st. 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. 
1938; class eight Mar. 16, 1939; v. c. and 3d sec. at 
Bern Sept. 9, 1939. 

Haselton, Norris Swift. — b. Cleveland. Ohio, Oct. 27, 
1902 ; Lawrenceville Sch. grad. ; Princeton. A. B. 
1925 ; sec.-treas. of electric company 1926-28 ; news- 
paper reporter 1929 ; 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 Dept. Dec. 18, 1936; v. c. at Man- 
chester Jan. 7, 1937 ; at London, temp.. May 1, 1939 ; 
at Manchester May 29. 1939 : to the Dept. June 7. 
1939 : detailed for special study (Harvard) Sept. 9, 
19.39 ; married. 

Haskins, Fred G, — ft. Lawrence Co., Ohio. Sept. 27. 
1891 ; Ohio State Univ.. A. B. 1917, grad. work 1922 ; 
Universitg de Clermont, France. 1919 ; U. S. Army 
1017-19, overseas service ; teacher in high sch. 
1919-27 : elk. and translator 1927-29, in Di pt. of 
Labor 1930; app. translator at $1,800 in the Dept. of 
State Aug. 28. 1930 : at $2,000 Apr. 1, 1931 ; at $2,300 
Sept. 1, 1935 : at $2,400 Apr. 1. 1938 ; at $2,600 Jan. 
7, 1939; married. — Tr. 

Hassett, William David. — b. Northfield, Vt., Aug. 28, 
1880; high sch. grad.; Clark Univ. 1902-4; Washing- 
ton representative of press assn. 1911-17, of news- 
paper 1917-21 ; London corr. of newspaper and press 
assn. 1921-25 ; press assn. corr. at Conf. for Inaugu- 
ration of Dawes Plan, London, 1924 ; public relations 
work 1925-33 ; Nat. Recovery Admin. 193.3-35 : Nat. 
Emergency Council 1935 : detaih^d to the White House 
Sept. 103.5- ; app. asst. chief, Division of Current In- 
formation, Dept. of State, at $5,200 Dec. 16. 1937: 
also special liaison officer for press relation.s at $5,600 
Feb. 20, 19.39 ; at $6,000 Feb. 21, 1939.— CI. 

Haven, Richard Barnard. — 6. Chicago, 111., Sept. 2, 
1889; private tutor at Cambridge, England, five yrs. ; 



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Real Gymnasium, Germany, one yr. ; Univ. of Lille 
five yrs. ; Northwestern Univ., M. D. ; Royal Univ., 
Turin, Italy, M. D. ; on liospital 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 1915. 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 191S: app. v. c. at Turin May 1, 191S: at 
Genoa Dec. 21, 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, 1934 ; to Florence, temp.. Apr. 30. 1937 ; 
to Turin May 10, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 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: opp elk. 
at $900 in the Dept. of State June 20. 1908; ct 
$1,000 Dec. 1, 1908; at $1,200 June 23, 1909, effective 
July 1; at $1,400 Aug. 1, 1913; at $1,800 .lune 22, 
1916. effective July 1 ; drafting officer at $2,500 Dec. 
31, 1919. effective Jan. 1, 1920; at $3,000 Aug. 1, 
1922; at $3..300 June 16. 1926; asst. chief, Division 
of For. Ser. Admin., Aug. 28. 1926; mem. of Federal 
Traffic Bd. 1927-33; at $3,500 July 1. 1028 (Welch 
Act) ; at $3,800 Apr. 1. 1930; at $4,000 July 1, 1930; 
at $4,600 Dec. 1, 1930; v. chm., ConcillMtion Com- 
mittee of the Dept. of State, 1933-39 ; at $4,800 Nov. 
IG, 1938; married.— FA. 

Havron, James Brock. — b. Whitwell, Tenn., Oct. 31, 
1909 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Tenn. 1930-31 ; Chat- 
tanooga Coll. of Law 1931-32 ; asst. chancery court 
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 
Limon June 4, 1936; at Veracruz Apr. 16, 1938. 

Hawkins, Harry C. — 6. 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, 1021-22; 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. 10, 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. 

Hawkins, Richard Hays, Jr. — h. Pittsburgh, Pa., 
Mar. 22, 1913 ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1934 ; 



Lficole Libre des Sciences Politiques, diploma 1936 ; 
U. S. Naval Reserve 1934-, ensign ; elk. 1938-39 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Dip'o. Ser., and assigned to Vancouver 
Mar. 2. 1939; married. 

Hawley, Charles Franklin. — b. 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 ; 
to Hankow Oct. 27. 1938. 

Hawley. Harry Franklin. — h. Newark, N. J., July 5, 
18S0 ; 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 ; 
see. 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 Yokkaichi Oct. 6, 
1918 ; to Nagoya Mar. 8, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 j 
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 ; class four Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Hawthorne, Carl Oliver. — b. 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 ; in the consulate at 
Tsingtao Feb. 23. 1929 ; v. c. at Tsingtao Apr. 28, 
1930 : at Tsinan Oct. 26. 1938 ; married. 

Hayne, Frank B. (Maj.) — b. .Jackson, Miss., July 28, 
1891 ; entered U. S. Army Dec. 3, 1917 ; Columbia 
Univ. 1935-36. 1936-37 ; Univ. of Calif. 1936 ; asst. 
mil. att. at Moscow June 1, 1937-May 27, 1939; as- 
signed as mil. att. at Moscow Sept. 22, 1939. 

Heacock, Roger Lee. — b. Brighton, Iowa, Dec. 7, 
inOG; Pomona 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 
newspaocrs 1927-29, 1934-38 ; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. cffljer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938: assigned to Toronto Apr. 11, 
1938 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 1939 ; married. 

Heard, William Wilson. — b. 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. c. 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 



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class eight July 1, 1924 ; clnss eevon Dec. 17, 1925 ; 
assigned to Turin .Tniie 2. 1028: class six .Inly 24. 
19S0: to Breslau Mar. 6, ]9.'?3 : to Birmingham Aug. 
1, 1934 ; to Halifax Jan. 16, 1930 ; src. in tlip Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 10:!7 : to Caitagpna Aug. 26, 1938; to the 
Dppt. Sept. 20, 1939 ; niaiiied. 

Heath, Donald Read. — ft. Topeka, Kans.. Aug. 12. 
1894 ; high scli. grarl. ; Wnshluirn Coll. two and one- 
half yrs. ; Univ. of Montpellier, Fiance, one semester; 
newspaper reporter 1916-17, 1919; U. S. Army 
1917-19, 1st It.; newsjjaper corr. 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 "ight July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
as cons, at Berne Aug. 17, 1925; class seven Aug. 31, 
1925 ; class six May 17, 1928 ; assigned to Port au 
Prince Sept. 12, 1929 ; cliargg d'affaires ad interim at 
Port au Prince Dec. 2, 1929 ; sec. in the Diplo. Sor. 
and assigned as 2d src. at Port au Prince Dec. 16, 
1929, in addition to duties as cons. ; relieved of dutieg 
as cons. Aug. 4, 1032 ; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 17, 
1933 ; class five July 1, 19.">4 ; 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; class three Apr. 1, 1939; married. 

Hefti, Rudolph Willis. — b. Brookline, Mass., Sept. 

27, 1907 ; Univ. of Pa., B. S. 1930 ; bank elk. in Paris 
1930 ; app. elk. in Am. consulate at Kaunas Dec. 1, 
1930 ; in dist. acct. and disbursing office, Paiis, Oct. 7, 
1936; V. c. at Sofia Feb. 2, 1939; married. 

Heiler, Bernard Francis. — ft. 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 
Sipt. 29, 1928; at Winnipeg June 11, 1938; married. 

Heingrartner, Robert W, — ft. Canton. Ohio. Feb. 20, 
1881 ; attended high sch. ; tutors In Europe four yrs. ; 
app. cons. agt. at Cartnl Mar. 25, 1904 ; dep. cons, at 
Tri.'ste Sept. 12, 1904 ; v. and dep. cons. Oct. 16, 
1906; V. and dep. cons. gen. at Vienna Feb. 27, 1007; 
V. c. at Vienna Feb. 6, 1015 ; 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. 1026: cImss six Oct. 20. 10j(i : assiL'ned to Frank- 
fort-on-the-Maln June 26, 1928; class five July 24. 
10:10 ; class four Oct. 1. 1935 ; sec. in the D-plo. Ser. 
Aug. 17, 1937 ; cons, at Regina Aug. 22, 1939 ; married. 

Heisler. Charles Harrington. — 6. Milford, Del., July 
20, 1888; Univ. of Del., U. S. 1011; Dei. Nat. Guard 
1908-11 ; engini'cring with railroad and mining com- 
panies in U. S., Australia, and So. Africa two and one- 
half yrs. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Jobannes- 



burg Nov. 10. 1914 ; v. c. at Cape Town June 9, 1915 ; 
app.. after e.xam.. v. c. of carper of class three May 
25, 1021 ; assigned to Kovno July 14, 1021 ; class two 
May 26. 1922; assigned to Riga June 20. 1022; class 
one Feb. 20. 1023; For Ser. officer uiiclass. July 1, 
1024 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 8. 1924 ; assigned to 
Malmo Sept. 17. 1924; to Warsaw May 19. 1926; 
class seven May 17. 1928; assignod to Danzig, temp., 
Oct. 10, 1028; to Warsaw Feb. 20. 1929; clnss six 
July 24, 1930; to Danzig Feb. 2, 1932; to Hamilton. 
Bermuda. Apr. 6, 19.".4 ; to Hamilton. Ont., Aug. 1, 
1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; to Tunis 
Aug. 2, 1938; married. 

Heltberg, Arnlioth Gelline. — 6. San Francisco, Calif., 
Ma.v 8, 1905 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; at- 
tended sch. in Norway and Germany ; Oslo Univ., 
bachelor of political economy and statistics 1926 ; app. 
elk. in Am. consulate at Bergen Aug. 1, 1920 ; v. c. at 
Bergen Feb. 19, 1937. 

Henderson, George Dailey. — 6. Mexico City, Mexico, 
of Am. parents, July 20, 1913 ; attended sch. in Cuba, 
Mexico, and Switzerland ; Haverfoid Sch. grad. ; Stan- 
ford, A. B. 1938 ; with banking company in Mexico 
1931-35 ; engineer with oil company 1938-39 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. ofBcT unclass., v. c. of career, 
and src. in the Diplo. Ser., July 15, 1939 ; assigned to 
Ciudad Juflrez July 27, 1939 ; married. 

Henderson, James Everett. — ft. Valdosta, Ga., June 
3, 1902; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1923; mgr. of securi- 
ties Corp. 1922-30 ; studied under tutor In France 
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 Vancouver 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. c. at Salonika June 10. in.^O; 
af Beirut Feb. 18. 1939; class eight Mar. 16, 1939; 
married. 

Henderson, Loy Wesley. — 6. 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. Red Cross in France 1918 : mem. 
of Interallied Commn. to Germany for Repatriation 
of Prisoners of War; with Am. Red Cross Comran. to 
Western Russia and the Baltic States 1019-20 ; in 
charge of Am. Red Cross in Germany 1920-21 ; app., 
after exam., v. c. of career of class three May 20, 
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. 1024; class eight and cons. Dec. 17, 1925; 
sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 15, 1927 ; assigned as 
3d sec. at Riga. Kovno. and Tallinn M.iy 12. 1927; 
class seven .May 23. 1029 ; 2d sec. Oct. 10. 1020 ; as- 
signed to the Dept. Oct. 1. 1030: class six Feb. 27, 
1031 ; 2d sec. at Moscow Feb. 7. 1034 ; class five Oct. 
1, 1935: 1st sec. at Moscow Aug. 28, 1936; del., 17th 
Int. Geological Cong., Moscow, 1037 ; class four J^'.n. 
3, 1938 ; to the Dept. Mar. 18, 1938 ; asst. chief. Divi- 
sion of European Affairs, Oct. 10, 1938; married. — Eu. 



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Heng-stler, Herbert C. — 5. Middletown, Ohio, Dec. 
17, 187G ; attended business sell.; Oeorjie Wnsliington, 
LL. B., 1904 ; with paper mfg. firm 1895-98 ; 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 ; mem. of Bd. on Supplies for the Pur. 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. 81, 1920, effective Jan. 1, 1921 ; dir. 
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. Admin., Aug. 
19, 1924 ; at $5,200 Apr. 1, 1925 ; at $5,600 Feb. 1, 
1926; at $6,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $6,500 
Dec. 1. 1930 ; tech. adviser. Fourth Pan American Cml 
Conf., Washington, 1931 ; U. S. representative. Com 
of E.vperts on Customs Procedure and Consular Rogu 
lations, 1934; mem.. Committee on Archives, 1935-37 
adviser. Pan American Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires 
1935 ; app. For. Ser. ofl3cer of class one, cons. gen. 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 3, 1936 ; assigned to 
the Dept. as chief. Division of For. Ser. Admin., June 

10, 1936; cons. gen. at Toronto July 12, 1937. 

Henry, Frank Anderson. — 6. Garden City, N. Y., 
Dec. 10, 1883 ; St. Austins Sch. ; Lehigh Univ., Ch. B. 
1906 ; with chemical company 1906-9 ; in experimental 
station of powder company 1910-12; app., after 
exam., cons, at (iuadeloupe Aug. 23, 1912 ; cons, at 
Puerto 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, iind assigned to Tenerife ; class five 
Nov. 23, 1921; detailed to Barcelona Nov. 17, 1922; 
class fciur 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, 
19.34 ; to Melbourne July 7, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; to Malta July 28, 1938 ; married. 

.Henry, R. Horton. — b. Douglas, Ariz.. Jan. 23, 1904; 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Ariz. 1921-24 ; U. S. M. A. 
1924-20; elk. in Am. consulate at Antilla 1927-28; 
V. c. at Antilla 1928-30 ; at Nuevitas July-Oct. 1929 ; 
resigned June 30, 1930 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Habana July 1, 1930; at Mexico City Aug. 4, 1934; 
at Madrid Sept. 2, 1936; act. cmL att. at Caracas 
May 7, 1937 ; trade commr. at Buenos Aires Nov. 1, 
1937; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939; 
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 
1st 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. — ft. 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 ; at $3,000 Apr. 16, 1939. — PD. 

HIckerson, John Bewey. — b. 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 Para Aug. 15. 1924 ; to 
Ottawa June 20. I9"_'5; class seven Aug. 31, 1925; 
class six June 30, 1927 ; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 
18. 1027 ; chiss 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 Westrrn 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 16, 1937; at $7,000 Dec. 1, 
1938 ; 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, 
cons., and assigned to Lagos Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; cons, at Tokyo Sept. 28, 
1937 ; class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; at Manila Feb. 25, 
1939. 

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. 13, 1923; at Hamburg July 15, 1924; v. c. at 
Hamliurg 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 



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Oct. 1, 1935; to Vancouver Nov. 13, 1936; spc. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 193T ; to Halifax Jan. 9, 1939 ; 
clas.s six Apr. 1, 1939 ; 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 tlie Diplo. Sor. 
Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Tnmpico 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, Heyward Gibbes, — h. Hammond, La., Jan. 16, 
1900; La. State Univ. 1916-20; private tutors in 
France and Alliance Francaise 1927 ; chief chemist 
and asst. supt. for sugar companies in Hawaii and 
Cuba 1920-26 : asst. sugar terhDoloKi>;t. 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. 
19.30; 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 I'or. Ser. officer 
to the emb. at Buenos Aires Dec. 14. 1933-Feb. 22. 
1934 ; asst. sec. of Am. del.. Pan American Cml. Conf., 
Buenos Aires, 1935 ; sec. of Am. del., Chaco Peace 
Conf., Buenos Aires, 1935-36 ; v. c. at Geneva Dec. 19, 
1936; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; 
assigned to Geneva Apr, 26, 1937 ; sec. of Am. del., 
meeting of Intergovernmental Committee on Political 
Refugees, Evian, France, and London, England, 1938 ; 
sec. of Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 1. 1939 ; cons, at Basel 
Sept. 9, 1939. 

Hill, Ralph Waldo Snowden. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
Aug. 20. 1882; Univ. of Mo. 1905-6; Univ. of Va., 
LL. B. 1909; Georse Washineton Univ. 1909-10; 
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. 
solicitor at $2,500, temp., in the Dept. of State May 
23, 1916: permanently June 22, 1916, effective July 1; 
at $3,000 Oct. 22, 1917; asst. to the solicitor at $4,000 
Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; drafting officer 
July 1, 1920 : at $4,500 Apr. 1, 1924 ; at $4,000 July 1, 
1924; at $5,200 Sept. 16, 1924; adviser to Am. unoffi- 
cial observer. Reparations Commn., 1924 ; Am. expert. 
Finance Ministers' Conf. to allocate Dawes payments, 
Paris, 1925; npresentative, 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 advi.se on reparations 
matters July 9, 1925 ; acted in place of Am. unofficial 
observer. Reparations Commn., Paris, Mar,-June, 1925, 
and as unofficial Am. observer 1925-27 ; at $7,000 
July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; designated, temp., as legal 
adviser 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 
.'pecial mission in London 1931 ; U. S. counsel, Int. 
Joint Commn., U, S. and Canada, 1938-. — Le. 

Hillenbrand, Martin Joseph. — 6. Youngstown. Ohio, 
Auj:. 1. 1015; Wayne Univ.. summer 1936; Univ. of 
Dayton, B. A. 1937; DePaul Univ., summer 1937; 
Columbia. M. A. 1938. grad. residence scholar 1937-39, 
Butler scholar 1938-39; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser., and assigned to Ziirich Mar. 2, 1939. 

Hillenkoetter, Roscoe Henry (Lt. Comdr.). — 6. St. 
Louis, Mo., May 8, 1897; U. S. N. A., grad. 1919; 
asst. naval att. at Paris 1933-35 ; assigned as asst. 
naval att. at Paris, Madrid, and Lisbon Feb. 16, 1938 ; 
del.. Int. Geographical Cong., Amsterdam, 1938; mar- 
ried. 

Himmel, Lyle Cliflford. — 5. RadclifCe, 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, 1930 ; v. c. at Buenaventura, temp., Apr. 21, 
1931 ; at Call Aug. 4, 1931 ; at Buenaventura June 
15, 1932 ; at Rangoon Aug. 22, 1934 ; at Sydney, 
N. S. W., Oct. 27. 1938. 

Hinke, Frederick William. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Sept. 8, 1900 ; Hamilton Coll., A. B. 1922 ; U. S. Army 
1918 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at San Luis Potosf 
Feb. 15, 1923 ; v. c. at Antilla Nov. 24. 1923 ; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Jan. 7. 1924; detailed to the 
Dept. Apr. 19, 1924 ; app. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
July 1, 1924 ; V. c. at Canton Feb. 25. 1926 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Canton July 24. 1930; 
to Mazatlfln July 11, 1932; to Swatow Dec. 21. 
1933; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; to Tientsin July 30, 
1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Hinkle, Eugene Macfarlane. — 6. New York City Jan. 
13, 1902 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1923 ; 
in steel con.structlon business 1923-24 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. Sept. 11. 1925: v. c. 
of career and assigned to the Dept. May 28, 1926; to 
Cape Town June 18, 1927; to Lourengo Marques, 
temp.. Jan. 14. 1928; sec. in the Diplo. Sor. June 13, 
1929 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Constantinople (Istan- 
bul i Aug. 6. 1929; class eight and cons. Dec. 19, 
1920 : class seven July 1. 1931 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at Buenos Aires Oct. 6, 1933 ; sec. to Am. del.. Ninth 
Pan American Sanitary Conf., Buenos Aires, 1934, and 
Second Pan American Conf. of Eugenics and Homi- 
culture, Buenos Aires, 1934 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 : 
cons, and 2d sec. at Ciudad Trujillo Dec. 15, 1937; 
class five June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Hiss, Alger. — 6. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11, 1904 ; 
Powder Point Acad. ; Johns Hopkins. B. A. 1926 ; 
Harvard, LL. B. 1929 ; mem. of bars of Mass. and 
N. Y. ; sec. and law elk. to Supreme Court justice 
1929-30; law practice 1930-33; asst. to gen. counsel, 
and asst. gen. counsel, Agric. Adjustment Admin., 
1933-35 ; legal asst., special Senate committee invest!- 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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gating munitions industry, 1934-35 ; special atty., Dept. 
of Justice, 1935-36 ; app. asst. to asst. sec. of state at 
$5,600 Sept. 1, 1936; at $5,800 June 1, 1939; mar- 
ried. — PA/II. 

Hiss, Donald. — 6. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 15, 1906; 
Friends Sch., Baltimore, grad. ; Johns Hopkins, A. B. 
1929 ; Harvard, LL. B, 1932 : mem. of bar of Md. ; 
sec. to assoc. justice of U. S. Supreme Court 1932- 
33 ; atty., Public Works Admin., 1933-34 ; 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 State Feb. 1, 1938 ; married.— PI. 

Hitchcock, Norman Ridgeway (Comdr.). — h. Oswego, 
Kans., July 15, 1896; Univ. of Chicago 191.5-16; 
U. S. N. A., grad. 1919 ; assigned as asst. naval att. 
and asst. naval att. for air at London Mar. 31, 1939 ; 
married. 

Hobbs, James Arthur. — 6. Savannah, Ga.. Sept. 14, 
1908 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. 1931- ; stenog. 1928-30 ; elk.. War Dept, 
1931 ; app. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Sept. 
9, 1931 ; elk., U.S.-Turkish Joint Claims Committee, 
Istanbul, 1933-34 ; at $1,620 Oct. 5, 1934 ; at $1,S00 
Sept. 1, 1937 ; economic analyst at $2,000 Sept. 16. 
1937 ; divisional asst. July 1, 1939 ; married, — TA. 

Hodgdon, Anderson Dana. — b. Baltimore. Md., May 
8, 1890; Charlotte Hall Mil. Sch. grad.; Washington 
and Lee Univ., A. B. 1911 ; Univ. of Md., LL. B. 
1914; grad. work, Johns Hopkins, 1912-14; mem. of 
bar of Md. ; with trust company 191.3-14 ; law prac- 
tice 1914-17, 1919-23; Md. Naval Militia 1914-17; 
Nat. Naval Volunteers 1917; U. S. Naval Res.-rve 
Force 1918-19, It. comdr. ; inactive list 1919- ; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three June 
21, 1923 ; assigned to Prague Nov. 19, 1923 ; to Stutt- 
gart June 18, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
1, 1924 ; assigned to Windsor June 4, 1927 ; cl.iss 
eight, cons., and assigned to Windsor Aug. 24, 1927; 
to the Dept. Mar. 22, 1928 ; as.st. chief Visa Office, 
Feb. 1, 1929 ; class seven Dec. 19. 1929 ; chief. Visa 
Office, July 1, 1930; detailed to attend consular 
conferences at London, Stuttgart, and Warsnw, 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. S«-r. 
officer, by Ex. order of Dec. 27, 1933, and assigned 
to the Dept. Jan. 11, 19-34 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
six, sec, in the Diplo. Ser., and cons. Jan. 15, 1934 ; 
assisned 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 ; also 2d sec. at Berlin May 18, 
1939 ; 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. — b. 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; a.sst. 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 ; 
at Moscow July 15, 1939 ; married. 

Hoffmann, Walter Wesselhoeft. — h. 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 Lim6n May 
22, 1931 ; V. c. at Port Limfin 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. 

Hohenthal, William Dalton (Maj.) — b. Mono Co., 
Calif., June 17, 1895; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1918; 
entered U. S. Army Nov. 15, 1917 ; mem. of U. S. 
mil. mission to Brazil 19^14-38 ; assigned as asst. mil. 
att. at Berlin Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Holland, Amy Catherine. — b. Fitchburg, Mass. ; Rad- 
cliffe 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 $1,800 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. — 6. Murray. Ky., Aug. 26, 1877; 
McFerrins Coll.. Martin, 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 



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three July 1. 1024 ; assipned to Liverpool Sept. 20, 
1927 ; cln;:s two Jul.v 24, 1930 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
May 14, 193G ; 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 Cons:.. Washington, 
1915-16; at Johannesburg Jan. 18, 1916; app., after 
exam., cons, of class eight Feb. 19, 1918 ; on detail 
at Johnnneshurg; class sis Sept. 5, 1919; detailed to 
Louroi)<;o 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, Dv^c. 24, 
1923 ; to Teheran June 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. oflicer 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 ; class two Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Hood, Amelia H. (Mrs.)— 6. 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 firms 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; divisional 
asst. July 1, 1939.— TA. 

Hooper. Malcolm Pitts. — 5. 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. 1930; For. Ser. officer 
of class five July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Hoover, John Page. — b. Burlingame, Calif., Nov. 7, 
1910; San Mateo Jr. Coll., grad. 1929; Stanford. A. B. 
1931, A. M. 1932; Yale, grad. work 1933-34; George 
Washington Law Sch. igS-VSe ; Universidad de la 
Ilalian.i. Cuba. 1938- ; dormitory master at jr. coll. 
1932-33; tariff cxpi-rt. Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1934-36: elk. to cml. att. at Guatemala 1936-37; 
app. asst. trade commr. at Hahana Dec. 21, 1936; 
For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Hopper, George Dunlap. — b. 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 
exam., cons, of class eight Sept. 14, 1917; detailed 
to Stockholm Nov. 27. 1917 : Inter- Allied Black List 
Committee and del.. War Trade Bd.. Stockholm. 1919; 
class six Sept. 5. 1919; detailed to the Dept. Dec. 11, 
1919; to Rotterdam June 11. 1920; to Hamburg Mar. 
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, 1929 ; to Montreal Apr. 11, 1929 ; class 
five Dec. 19. 1929; to Casablanca June 13. 1934; 
class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. gen. Aug. 9, 1937 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; assigned to Winni- 
peg Aug. 21, 1937 ; class three Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Horn, Thomas Stanislaus. — b. Duquoin. 111., June 
24, 1894 ; business sch. grad. ; Washington Univ., 
LL. B. 1919 ; mem. of bars of Mo. and D. C. ; law 
elk., 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. 28, 1928 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
May 17, 1928 ; assigned also as 3d 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. S. 1936; at Surabaya Dec. 30, 1938. 

Hornbeck. 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; instrnctor 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 
Commn., 1917-18, 1919-20, 1921; tech. expert. Far 
Eastern Division, Am. Comnin. to Negotiate Peace, 
1918-19; U. S. Army 1918-19, capt., overseas service; 
on staff of Maj. Oen. James G. Harhord 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 Eionomlc Adviser. Dept. of 
State. 1921-24; It. col., O.R.C. ; Williamstown Inst, of 
Politics, round table leader 1922, six'clal 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 chief. Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, Feb. 15. 1928; at $8,000 July 1, 

1928 (Welch Act) ; representative of Dept. of State, 
Fifth C(mg. of the Int. Chamber of Com., Amsterdam, 
1929; representative of Dept., Sixth Gen. Cong, of the 
Int. Chamber of Com., Washington, 1931 ; adviser on 
political relations Aug. 16. 1937; at $8,500 Aug. 17, 
1937 ; adviser, Conf. of Brus.<sels. 1937 ; married. — 
PA/H. 



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Horner, John Evarts. — b. Detroit, Mich., July 19, 
191C ; attended scli. in China and the Philippines ; 
Staunton Mil. Acad. ; Somers Coll., Berniiula, 10.30— "52 ; 
Lenox Sch. 1932-34; Columbia Univ. 1934-37; 
Georgetown Univ. 1937-38 ; Univ. of Paris, 1938 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. G, 1938 ; assigned as 
V. c. at Dublin Apr. 11, 1938; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
June 9, 1939 ; married. 

Hornibrook, 'Williain Harrison. — 6. Cherokee, Iowa, 
July 6, 1884 ; Shattuck Sch. ; Drake Univ. Prep. 
Sch. grad. ; Univ. of Mich. 190.3-4 ; Nat. Univ. Law 
Sch., LL. B. 1905; newspaper owner and publisher 
1906- ; mem. of Idaho Senate 1910-12; E.E. and M.P. 
to Slam 1915-17; app. E.E. and M.P. to Per.sia (Iran) 
Dec. 12, 1933; also to Afghanistan Jan. 22, 1935; 
resigned Mar. 16. 1936 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Costa Rica July 2, 1937 ; married. 

Horsey, Outerbridere. — 6. New York City Oct. 1, 
1910 ; Downside Sch., England, grad. ; Cambridge 
Univ., England, B. A. 1931 ; Mass. Inst, of Tech., 
S. B. 1933 ; special asst., 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, 
19.38; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9. 1939. 

Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, — b. Hudson, Mass., 
July 15. 1889 ; Univ. of Me., LL. B. 1911 ; Diplo. 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 ; assigned 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; 
cla.ss 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 
four July 1, 1931; class three Oct. 1, 1935; to Ihe 
Dept. Oct. 30, 1936 ; chief, Office of Fiscal and Budget 
Affairs, July 6, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937 ; class two Jan. 3, 1938 ; 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 1913-17; 
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 ; r. c. at Hamburg Apr. 24, 1922 ; 

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at Ghent May 27, 1924; at Lille Mar. 9, 1926; at 
Ghent May 26. 1926; at Cherbourg June 10, 192'j; 
at Plymouth June 13, 1935 ; at Cherbourg, temp., 
Sept. 14, 1936; at Rotterdam, temp., Oct. 29, 1936; 
at Plymouth Jan. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Howard, Findley Burtch. — 6. Pa pillion, 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 Balvadoran cus- 
toms 1923-25 ; customs adviser to Chilean Govt. 
192.5-27 and to Guatemalan Govt. 1927-31 ; del. 
of Guatemala, Pan American Commn. on Customs 
Procedure and Port Formalities. Washington, 1929; 
app. E.E. and M.P. to Paraguay Aug. 20, 1935. 

Howard, Georg-e Caulfield. — 6. Montclair, N. J.. Dec. 
9, 1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; special 
study in mathematics, economics, and Spanish ; elk. 
1009-14; merchandising 1914-17; partner and v. pres. 
of exporting company 1917-22 ; asst. trade commr. at 
Shanghai 1923-24 ; trade commr. 1924-27 ; also Rsgis- 
trar of the China Trade Act 192.5-27 ; trade commr. 
at Manila and economic adviser to Gov. Gen. of 
Philippines 1927-30; app. trade commr. at Calcutta 
Sept. 2, 1930; at Sydney Nov. 1, 1937; at Athens 
Apr. 16, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class three July 
1, 1939 ; married. 

Howard, Hungerford Briggs. — 6. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 
8, 1904 ; Harvard Mil. Sch-. grad. ; Univ. of So. Calif. 
1922-24 ; piop( rty asst. and buyer, script elk., office 
mgr., and editor for moving-picture corporation, 1924- 
.34 ; in office of trade commr. at Shanghai 1934-37 ; app. 
asst. trade commr. at Shanghai Apr. 16, 1937; at 
Tokyo, temp., Aug. 16, 1937; at Shanghai Sept. 5, 
1937 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Hoyt, Elton Maynard. — 6. South Norwalk, Conn., 
Mar. 30, 1900; Univ. Prep. Sch., Charleston, S. C, 
grad. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1922-23 ; D. 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; nt 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 of 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. Pa.ss- 
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; nt $4,800 May 1, 
1930 ; at $5,000 .Tune 1, 1938 ; married. 



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Hubbard, Phil Henry. — 6. Middletown Sprinjrs, Vt., 
Feb. L'O, 1S!)7 ; Troy Conf. Aoiid. ; Valparaiso Dnlv. 
1!I:_'0-2l': Univ. of Clilcn.iio, I'h. B. l!)-'-J ; with cml. 
firms iniC-17, 1025-26; U. S. Navy 1017-19; sales- 
man 1924-25 ; app. elk. In Am. Consulate at Breslau 
Mar. 1, 102G; v. c. at Breslau July 30, 1026; at 
Stutt^'art, temp., June 13, 1027; at Breslau July 22, 
1927; at Berlin Apr. 7, 1928; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unelass. and v. c. of career May 17, 1928; 
assigned to Berlin May 20, 1928; to Breslau, temp., 
July 13, 102.S : to Berlin Oct. 4, 1928; to Manchester 
Sept. 12. 1020: to Liverpool June 20, 19.! 1 ; class 
ei^'lit July 1, 1034; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; ass gned to 
Liverpool Jan. 24, 19.!5 ; to Loiulon, temp., July 30, 
1935 ; to Liverpool Oct. 5. 19:55 ; sec. in tlie Hiplo. Ser. 
and as^ignod as cons, at Dundee Aug. 17, 1937; class 
.seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Hubner, John, 2d. — ft. Catonsville, Md., Nov. 15, 
1904 ; Tome Sell., Ki.lgefleld Sell., Hill Sch. ; Johns 
fl.ilikins Univ. 1021-23; Cornell Univ. 1024-25; em- 
ployed with bank in I'aris 1926; cml. work 1027-28; 
.sec. ill France 1929 ; 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, 
1030; to the For. Ser. Seh. Mar. 31, 1031 ; to Mukden 
June 20, 1931; to Tientsin May 26. 1032; as v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Kaunas Doc. 20. 1034 ; as v. c. at 
Berlin June 23, 1936 ; at Sao Faulo Sept. 9, 1937. 

Huddle, iTerome Klahr. — b. Bcttsville, Ohio, Mar. 
25, 1S91 ; Heidelberg Univ., Ohio, three yrs. ; George 
Waslilngton Univ. one yr. ; newspaper and cml. ex- 
perience : principal in high sch. and teaclier In aead. ; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 24, 1915, and de- 
tailed to the Dept.; with Am. Cominn. to Negotiate 
I'eace, Paris, 1918; cons, of el.iss seven Sept. 5, 1019; 
detailed to Paris Oct. 15, 1019; to Berlin Feb. 9, 
1920; class six June 4, 1020; detailed to Warsaw 
Sept. 28, 1020; to Hamburg Sept. 20. 1021; class 
five Nov. 19. 1921; class four Mar. 1, 1023; detailed 
to the Dept. Apr. 28, 1023 ; I"'or. Ser. officer of class 
five July 1. 1924; class four Aug. 8, 1024; chief, 
Division of Passport Control. Nov. 4, 1025; assigned 
to Cologne Dec. 9, ]02(); class three June 8, 1927; 
class two Dec. 31, 1920; cons. gen. June 4, 1030; 
as>iuned to Warsaw July 9, 1!):50; observer. Int. (jeo- 
graphieal Cong.. Warsaw, 1034 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Sep. Aug. 22, 1035; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 13, 
1035 ; class one Oct. 1, 19.:5 ; For. Ser. insp. Nov. 25, 
1035 ; to the Dept. Aug. 2, 1937 ; director, For. Ser. 
Officers' Training Sch., Sept. 2. 1937; mem., For. 
Ser. Sch. Bd., 1937- ; married. — FSS. 

Huddleston, John Fletcher. — 6. Forsyth, Ga., July 
10, 1892; attended high sch.; advertising course; 
Univ. of Fla. 1010-13: messenger, Cong, coninilitee, 
101:5-16; U. S. Navy 1016-20. It.: grocery business 
1020-21; advertising salesman 1921-2:5; app.. after 
exam., v. c. of career of class three Oct. 6. 1023 ; as- 
signed to Milan Nov. 19, 1923; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1024 : class eight, cons., and as- 
signed to Milan May 17. 1928; to Funchal Jan. 3, 
1020; class seven .May 9. 10:50: to DrcMlen May 31, 
1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937; married. 



Hudson, Joel Carrington. — ft. Ravenden, Ark., Sept. 
4. ISOO; ni.ickhurii Coll. 1016-17; Univ. of Grenoble 
1010: Washington Univ., B.S. 1022; 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, 1024; assigned to Singapore Mar. 10, 1028; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Singapore May 17, 
1928; to Sydney, N. S. W., Jan. 18. 1929; class seven 
July 24, 1030; assigned to Melbourne Jan. 10, 1931; 
to Surabaya Mar. 6, 1933 ; to Stuttgart June 10. 
1936 (canceled) ; class si.\ Apr. 1, 1937 : cons, at 
Berlin Apr. 3, 1937 : sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937 ; 2d see. at Berlin in addition to duties as cons. 
May 18, 1939 ; married. 

Huestis, Richard Southard. — 6. Ticonfleroga, 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, 
1029; 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, 1033; as 3d sec. at Warsaw Oct. 14, 
1033 ; as v. c. at Rotterdam Aug. 14. 1935 ; class eight 
and cons. May 1, 1938 ; cons, at Rotterdam May 12, 
1938. 

Huffcut, Robert James. — 6. Buffalo, N. Y., May 22, 
1917; Cornell, B. A. 1938; asst., Cornell Univ. library. 
10:;6— '57 ; tutor 1936-38 ; app. economic analyst at 
$2,000 in the D?pt. of State Aug. 8. 1938; divisional 
asst. July 1, 19;i9. — TA. 

Hughes, James Joseph. — h. South I'.oston, Mass.. 
Feb. 26. 1879 ; 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 Ser., 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, 1025: at $2,500 Nov. 1. 1926; at $2,000 Jan. 1, 
1928; at $2,800 July 1. 1928; at $3,000 Dec. 1. 1928; 
at $::,200 May 1. 1030; at $3,300 June 1, 1938; 
married. 

Hughes, Morris Nelson. — b. Champaign, 111., Jan. 

13, 1901 : T'niv. of III.. It. 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 Porto -Vlegre, 
temp., June 15, 1028; to Montevideo Sept. 13, 1928; 
to Rome Apr. 17. 1030; to Naples Apr. 3, 1931; to 
Atho'is Jan. 9, 1932; to Baghdad May 11, 1932; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. June 16, 1932; also 3d sec. at 
Baghdad June 20, 1932; .3d sec. at Tokyo Oct. 3, 
1933 ; cla.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; 
cons, at Mexico City June 20, 1939 ; married. 



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Hugrhes, Thomas LaFayette. — 6. Murray, Ky., Nov. 
11, 1891; hish scli. and business sch. gr;id. ; Fiiirview 
Acad. ; accountant, auditor, and sec-treas. of a to- 
bacco growers' cooperative assn. 1010-17; investiga- 
tor in warehousing, Dept. of Aj;ric., 11)17-19; foreign 
representntivi> for tobacco flim 1019-21 ; U.S. Ship- 
ping Bd. 1022; chief. Tobacco Section, Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1022-24; foreign representative 
for tobacco growers' coojjerarive assn. 192.">-2,S ; 
V. pres. of planters' corp. in Europe and northern 
Africa, 1928-81 ; app. trade conirar., Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., June 28, 1932 ; cml. att. at Vienna Oct. 
3, IQA.i; at Brussels Sept. 17. 19:^4; also at I.nxmi- 
bu'g Feb. 19, 1936; chief, For. Com. Service, Dept. of 
Com., Dec. 1038 ; For. Ser. officer of class cne July 1, 
1939 ; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 17, 1039 ; married. 

Hukill, George Raymond. — b. Middletown, Del., Feb. 
2, 1893; Lehigh Univ. 1911-l.S: Yalo, Ph. B. 1916; 
U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Feb. 20, 102:!; assigned to 
Batavia Apr. 28, 1923; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
I, 1924 ; assigned to Lucerne Sept. 24, 1025 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Lucerne May 17, 1928 ; 
to Ziirich, temp., Oct. 19, 1929 ; class seven July 24, 
1030; to Genoa Aug. W, 1033; to Munich June 20, 
1036; class six Apr. 1, 1937; to Torreon June 1, 1037; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1037 ; cons, at Habana 
Dec. 28, 1938; married. 

Hull, Cordell. — 6. in Overton (now Fickett) 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, Cuban service; judge 
of 5th judicial circuit, Tenn., 1903-7 ; mem. U. S. 
House of Representatives from 4th Dist. of Tenn., 
60th to 66th Congresses, 1907-21, and 68th to 71st 
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, 1933 ; author of Federal in- 
come-tax legislation of 1913, revised act of 1G16, and 
Fedeial Inheritance act of 1916; chm. of Am. del., 
Int. Monet.-iry and Economic Conf., Loudon, 1933. and 
Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 10.33; 
mem.. National Archives Council, 1934, chm. 193.5- ; 
chm. of Am. del., Inter-American Conf. for Main- 
tenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, 1936 ; chm. of Am. 
del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Lima, 1938; 
married. — S. 

HuUey, 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, 1029; to Dublin Sept. 
14, 1929; class seven July 1, 1031; to Nantes June 
20, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 1037; to Paris Apr. 3, 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 



Paris in addition to duties as cons. Apr. 21, 1938; 
married. 

Humes, Elizabeth, — b. Memphis, T?nn., Oct. 10, 
1894 ; high sch. giad. ; Pensionnat p ::ur Jeunes Filles 
Cyrano, Lausanne ; Hoheie Madehcnschule von Hey- 
danaber, Munich; pri\ate sch. in Italy; trai s'.ator 
and see. 1017-18; with Am. Red Cress in France and 
Italy 1018-10 ; sec. to cml. att. and trade commrs. 
in Europe 1920-27 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Rome 
June 24, 1027 ; trade comnir. at Rome Jan. 1, 1020 ; 
at Paris Sept. 15, 1937 ; at London June 1038 ; at 
Copenhaijen June 16, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1939. 

Hunt, Bert L, — b. North Fork, Pa., Jan 20, 1884; 
attended teacliers" training sch. and business sch. ; 
private tutors; Georgetown Univ.. LL. B. 1912. 
LL. .M., M. P. L. 1014 ; nieni. of Ijars of N. Y. and D. C. ; 
sch. teacber 1001-2 ; cliief accountant for wholesale 
and retail concern 100.3-8; app. elk. at $00(» in the 
Dept. of State July 15. 1008; at $1,2(10 June 23, 
1000, effective July 1; at $1,400 Dec. 23. 1010, ef- 
fective Jan. 1. 1911 ; sec. to 3d asst. sec. of state 
1000-13; acting sec. to bds. of examiners for diplo. 
and cons, services 1910-13; a.«sipned to legal work in 
office of the solicitor Dec. 15, 1013; at $1,600 Mar. 
8. 1915; law elk. June 22. 1916. ( ffective July 1 ; asst. 
solicitor at $2,500 Oct. 22. 1917; acting solicitor at 
various times 1017-18; resigned Oct. 10, 1918; atiy. 
for import, export, and steanisliip company 1018; asst. 
treas. and in cliarge of legal matters for same com- 
pany in Europe 1010-20, and gen. mgr. in Bi-.izil 
1020-24; dir.. Am. Chamber of Commerce for Brazil, 
Rio de Janeiro, 192;i-24 ; couns. for U. S., Mixed 
Claims Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 1920-27; app. cml. 
aft. at Bogota Dec. 3, 1027; resigned Nov. 17, 1928; 
atty. in Colombia for fruit company 1028-30 ; app. 
asst. to the solicitor at $6,500 in the Dept. of State 
Apr. 7, 10.30 ; at $6,400 June 1. 1030 ; at $0,500 Aug. 
1, 1930; at $7,000 Sept. 1, 1930; asst. to the legal 
adviser July 1. 1931 ; agt. for U. S., U. S. and Egypt 
arbitration (Salem Claim), Vienna, 1931; couns. for 
U. S., U. S. and Sweden arbitration, 1032 ; agt. for 
U. S., U. S. and Panama arbitration, 1031-33, Gen. 
Claims arbitration, U. S. and Mexico. 1034-37, and 
U. S. and Netherlands arbitration 1038- ; on leave 
as atty. in Brazil for U. S. corporation 1037; mar- 
ried. — Le. 

Hunt, Frederick Drum. — b. Bethe.'^da, Md., Nov. 27. 
1012 ; Severn I'rep. Sch. ; George Washington, A. B. 
1935; Div. of Press Intelligence for U. S. Govt. 1933- 
36 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Mar. 2, 
1936 ; app. asst. trade commr. at London S:pt. 1, 
1037; at Bucharest June 1, 1039; For. Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Hunt, Leigh Walter. — b. Washington, D. C, Jan. 18. 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Mich, one yr. ; Sor- 
hcnne 1918; U. S. Army 1917-19, overseas service; 
elk. to cml. att. at Paris 1919-20 ; at Brussels 1920-23 ; 
app. as3t. trade commr. at Brussels Oct. 16, 1923 ; asst. 
cml. att. at Brussels and Luxemburg June 17, 1927 ; 
observer, Sixteenth Plenary Assembly of the Int. 



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Parliamentary Conf. of Com.. Brussels. 1930 ; to Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com. Sept. 12. 1935 ; trade commr. 
at Ottawa Feb. 22-Apr. 2, 1937 ; at Paris June 1, 
1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1. 1939 ; 
married. 

Hunt, Ralph Harding. — b. Boston, Mass., May 6, 
1905 ; attended high sch. and business sch. In Mel- 
bourne, Australia; Melbourne Univ. 192,3-24; app. 
clli. In Am. Consulate Genera! at Molbnurne 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. E. 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 over.seas 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, 
1!»29 ; 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. 
dk. 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 Bremerliaver. 
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 
l.yon, 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, 
1031; to Penang Mar. 0, 1933; to Ilabana July 13, 
1935 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; sec. of Am. del.. Inter-American 
l.'.idio Conf.. Ilabana, 1937: cons, at Verairuz, temp.. 
Dec. 28, 19.38; at Bre.slau May 27. 1939; at Berlin 
Sept. 5, 1939. 

Huston, Cloyce Kenneth. — b. Crawfordsville, Iowa, 
May 12, 1900; Univ. of Calif., summer 1920; Univ. 
of Iowa, B. A. 1922; S. A. T. C. 1918; Instructor In 
F.iig. and math., American T'nlv. 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 ; 
class six Apr. 1, 1939; 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 uncla.ss. 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. 1898-1001 ; George- 
town, LL. B. 1908 ; mem. of bars of Va. and D. C. ; 
teacher in pulilic 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 $2,000 in the 
Dept. of State Jan. 4, 1937; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939; 
permanently at .^3,200 Sept. 16, 1930 : married. — Le. 

Huthsteiner, George Edward (Maj.). — b. Tell City, 
Ind.. Feb. 17, 1801 : high .*ch. grad. : Union Coll. 
1911-13; entered U. S. Army Apr. 4. 1916; assigned 
as mil, att. at Riga, Kaunas. Tallinn, and Helsinki 
Oct. 17, 1038 ; married. 

Hutton, Paul Churchill, — b. Goldsboro, N. C, Nov. 
17. 1903; Colnmliian Prep. Sch.; U. S. M. A., grad. 
192G; U. S. Army 1026-30, 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, 1031 ; to Dublin May 22. 1934 ; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22. 1937 ; cons, 
at Duljlin Apr. 26, 1037 : at Mexico City Feb. 28. 1939; 
class s<>ven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 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. 192.3-24 ; 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. 

Isaacs, Casper Grant. — b. Lynnville, Tonn., July 23, 
1804 ; attended public and private schs. ; Ga. Sch. of 
Trcli. ; purchasing agt. for tire company ; connected 
with Signal Corps. Specification Bd. of Gen. Staff, and 



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textile expert, Office of Dir. of Sales, War Dept. ; 
entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Dec. 1921 ; asst. 
trade commr. at London Sept. 1, 1924 ; nigr. Charlotte 
dist. office Aug. 9, 192S ; app. trade commr. and 
assigned to office of asst. sec. of com. Apr. 1, 1930 ; 
to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. July 15, 1933 ; at 
Singapore July 15, 1934 ; at Manila, temp., Aus.-Dec. 
1934 ; at Batavia Jan. 1, 1935 ; at Calcutta July 6, 
1935; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Feb. 16. 1938; 
trade commr. at London June 14, 1938 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class seven July 1, 1939. 

Ives, John Winsor. — b. Elizabeth, 111., Nov. 18, 1901 ; 
111. Wesleyan Univ. 1921-22; Univ. of 111. 1923-24; 
V, c. at Mazatian 1925-28 ; cmL agt., Chicago dist. 
office, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 1928-29 ; app. asst. 
trade commr. at Bogota Feb. 1, 1929 ; at Rio de Janeiro 
June 15, 1929 ; trade commr. at Rio de Janeiro Dec. 1, 
1935 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Jackson, Herbert John. — 5. Revelstoke, B. C, Can- 
ada, Feb. 28, 1905 ; naturalized 1931 ; high sch. grad. ; 
employed by steamship company 1926-38 ; mgr. steam- 
ship agency in Colombia 1938- ; in charge of Ecuadoran 
consulate at Buenaventura July-Sept. 1938 ; app. cons, 
agt. at Buenaventura Nov. 1, 1938. 

Jacobs, Joseph Earle. — 6. Johnston, S. C, Oct. 31, 
1893; studied bookkeeping and accounting; Coll. of 
Charleston, A. B. 1913; teacher in high sch. 1913-14; 
mercantile business 1915; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter In Turkey Oct. 15, 1915, but did not pro- 
ceed to post ; student interpreter in China Nov. 5, 
1915; v. c. at Foochow June 26, 1917; v. c. and inter- 
preter at Shanghai Apr. 15, 1918; Am. assessor, Int. 
Mixed Court, Shanghai, 1918-25 ; designated to exer- 
cise judicial authority and jurisdiction in Am. Cona. 
Court, Shanghai, Aug. 25, 1919 ; cons, of class six 
Nov. 19, 1921; class five Dec. 19, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; class Ave Aug. 31, 
1925 ; tech. adviser to Am. mem., Commn. 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. Min. to China in 
negotiations with regard to Provisional 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 chm., Am. group, 1937-38 ; served with Jt. 
Prep. Committee during investigation in Philippines 
1937 ; class one Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. — PI. 

Jakes, Robert, 3d. — 6. Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 21, 
1906; Montgomery Bell Acad, grad.; Vanderbilt, 
B. A. 1928, grad. work 1931-32 ; George Peahody 
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; at St. Pierre- 
Miquelon Oct. 7, 1938. 

Jameson, Adele Thode (Mrs.) — 6. Tcnawanda, N. Y. ; 
high f ch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 1926-27 ; 
.stenog. 1914—18 ; stenog. and sec, U. S. Tariff Commn., 
1918-39 ; app. private sec. to asst. sec. of state at 
.$2,000 in the Dept. of State Sept. 1, 1939.— A-G. 

Jandrey, Fred Williain. — ft. Neenah, Wis., Oct. l, 
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 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; as- 
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, 1936; class eight Mar. 16. 
1939; to Melbourne July 1, 1939 (canceled) ; to Perth, 
temp., Aug. 22. 19.39 ; to Brisbane, temp., Aug. 23. 
1930 ; to Melbourne Aug. 24, 1939 ; married. 

Janz, Robert. — b. 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 
unclass. and v. c. of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 20, 1929 ; to Guatemala 
Mar. 26, 1930 ; to Belfast Sept. 4, 1931 ; class eight, 
cons., and assigned to Belfast Oct. 1, 1935; to Baliia 
June 14, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Jarvis, Robert Yelverton. — b. Clay City, Ky., Nov. 5, 
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- 
16; U. S. Army 1917-18, 2d It.; law practice 1919; 
asst. to gen. mgr. of silver mines company 1919-20 ; 
cml. employment 1920-21 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct. 26, 1921 ; assigned to War- 
saw 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 Shanghai May 4, 1926; class seven June 8, 1927; 
assigned to Calcutta Oct. 26, 1927 ; class six Dec. 
19. 1929; to Barbados May 27, 1932; to Port-au- 
Prince Aug. 15, 1932 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 
24, 1933 ; assigned as cons, at Asuncifin July 27, 1933 ; 
also as 2d sec. at Asuncion Aug. 18, 1933 ; as cons. 
at Antofagasta Jan. 29, 1934; at Hankow Apr. 18, 
1035; class five Mar. 1, 1939; married. 

Jawney, Ignatius. — b. Zbaraz, Poland, July 15, 1885 ; 
naturalized 1919; Lwow Univ., Poland, grad. 1911; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B.F.S. 1923; U. S. 
Army 1915-17; elk., U. S. Soldiers' Home, 1918-28; 
translator. Veterans' Admin., 1928-32 ; app. trans- 
lator at $2,300 in the Dept. of State Feb. 5. 1932; 
at $2,000 Sept. 1, 1935 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938 ; 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) 1898-99; 



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Inw elk. and practlcinfj attorney 1001-3; reporter, 
cify eilltnr, and net. editor of newspaper 190.'?-S: iipp., 
after exam., cons, at St. Pi'Tre .Tune 22, lOOS ; at 
Giiteboru Mar. 8. 1012; at Ultra Nov. 24. 1913; In 
charge of Oermnn and Austro-IIungarian, Brit, and 
French infen-ssfs at Hiira 1014-17; cl.-iss seven by 
act approved Feb. 5, 1015; class six Mar. 2, 1015; 
detailed to Harbin Aug. 16. 1918; class five Sept. 

5. 1019; assigned to Harbin Sept. 6. 1919; class 
tliree June 4. 1020; cons. gen. of class four Nov. 
19. 1021; detailed to tbe Dept. Dec. 23. 1921; as- 
signed to Canton Mar. 30. 1923; For. Ser. officer of 
class three .Inly 1. 1924; class two Dec. 17. 1025: 
class one May 0. 1930; assigned to Shanghai, temp., 
May 20. 10.30; to Ilong Rons June 2. 1030; to Berlin 
Juno 20. 10.34: sec. in the Diplo. Ser. May 14. lO.'^R: 
cons. gen. at London Oct. 6. 1937; app. E. E. and 
M. P. to Bolivia June 22. 1939 : married. 

Jenkins, Douglas, Jr. — b. St. Pierre, St. Pierre et 
Miqnnlon. of Am. parents. Jan. 17. 1910; North China 
American Sch.. Peking, grad. ; Univ. of S. C. ; 
Univ. of Va.. B. S. 19.30: app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Rtazatliln Aug. 12. 1931; v. c. at Mnzatlfin Aug, 
27, 1931 ; 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. Dnc. 19. 1931 ; 
as V. c. at Yiinnanfu Apr. 7. 1032: at Nankins: Mar. 

6. 1933: V. c. at Shanghai Aug. 23. 103.-; also 3d 
sec. at Nanking Sept. 17. 1035 : v. c. at Warsaw Aug. 
24, 1938 ; class eight Mar. 16. 1939 : married. 

Jensen, Julius Jorgen Christian. — h. Lone Rock. Wis., 
Oct. 31. 1883; Univ. of Iowa 1000-7; George Wash- 
ington, LL. B 1015; mem. of bars of D. C. and 
W.vo. ; elk. 1007-9. in U. S. Weather Bii. 1009-10; 
law practice 1917-18; elk.. Govt, depts.. 1918-20; 
app. V. c. at Copenhagen Dec. 4 1920; at Malmo, 
temp.. Oct. 30. 1923: at Copenhnsren Dec. 17. 10_'3; 
at Giitehorg. temp., Nov. 14. 1924 : at Copenhagen 
Feb. 17. 1025: at Cologne Dec. 7. 192R: at Oslo 
Mar. 14. 1928 ; at Stuttgart Aug. 17, 1934 ; married. 

Jernegan, John Durnford. — 6. Los Angeles. Calif., 
June 12. 1011 : Salt Lal;e Collegiate Inst, one and one- 
half yrs. : Stanford. A. B. 10:?3. A. M. 1935: George- 
town Sch. of For. Ser. 1033-34: die. 1035: newspaper 
reporter 1930; app., after exam.. For. Ser. offlrer 
unclass.. v. c. of career, and see. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 
10. 10.30: assigned as v. c. at Mexico City Nov. 23, 
193G: to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19. 1038; to Barce- 
lona June 29. 1938. 

Jester, Perry Northen. — b. West Point, Ga.. Jan. 20, 
1902: Bailey Mil. Inst, grad.; Univ. of Richmond 
1020-23; Univ. of Vn.. B. S. 19J5 : Crawford Sch. 
1020-27; U.S. Merchant Marine 1017-18; asst. pur- 
chasin;: agt.. Mod. C'>II. of Va. 1023-24 : app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. offli er unclass. and v. c. of career Aug. 
24. 1027 : assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 20. 1027 ; 
to Ilong Kong Feb. 24. 1028; assk'ned as For. Ser. 
officer to the Am. Leg. at San Salvador Apr. 18, 
19:^2: sec. In the Diplo. Snr. and assigned as 3(1 sec. ,\t 
San Salvador May 4. 1932: as v. c. at Barbados Dec. 
3. 1032; class ei-jht July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1933; 



assigned to Bnrbados Jan. 24, 1935; to Southamp- 
ton June 23, 193G ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939; to Lagos 
Aug. 23. 19;',9; married. 

Johansen, Beppo Rolff. — b. New York City Mar. 9, 
1909; Univ. of Fla., A. B. and J. D. 1932; R. 
Istiruto Snperiore di Science Sociali e Politiche, 
Florence, diploma 1035; mom. of bar of Fla.; elk. 
1934 : app., after exam., For. Ser. officer uiiolass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 
1035; assigned as language officer at Tokyo Oct. 18, 
1035 ; V. c. at Yokohama Oct. 25, 1937 ; at Harbin Feb. 
13, 1930. 

Johnson, Ellis Alfred. — ft. Springfield. Mass.. Oct. 4, 
1803 ; attended high sch. ; elk. 1910-14 ; office mgr. 
of dairy farm 1014-15; stenog. 1915-16; sec. Bu. 
of For. and Domes. Com., 1916-17; elk., Emergency 
I'^leet 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, 
1020; at Tallinn Apr. 19, 1930; at Dnnzig Jan. 26. 
1032 ; 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.; Rlpon Coll. one yr. ; 
D. S. Army 1018; 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 Camphellton, 
temp., July 18. 1927; at Sydney Dec. 17, 1927: at 
Halifax, temp.. Jan. 26. 1928; at Sydney Feb. 8. 1928; 
at Camphellton, temp., Apr. 6. 1928; at Frederlcton. 
temp.. Aug. 1, 1928; at Sydney Sept. 27. 1928; at 
Charlottetown. temp.. June 12, 1030; at Sydney July 
1. 1030; at Moncfon, temp.. Apr. 27, 1035; at Sydney 
May 24. 1935; at Frodericton, temp.. May 3. 1938; at 
Halifax, temp., Sept. 1, 1938 ; at Sydney, N. S., Nov. 4. 
1938 : at Rogina Dec. 14. 1938 ; married. 

Johnson, Frederick Conger. — b. Pictou. N. S., Canada, 
of Am. parents. Nov. 15, 1885; prep, sch., and coll.. 
Oborcassol by Bonn. Germany, diploma. 1903; Univ. 
of Pa.. 100.3-4; attended Technicum. Mittweida, Ger- 
many, 100."); Polyteclinicum, Darmstadt, Germany, 
1006; studied int. law under tutor; employed with 
railroads in U. S. 1914-18; app. cons. agt. at Paspe- 
biae July 26 1018; at Gasp<5 .inn. 23. 1019; v. c. at 
Rivifre du Loup Nov. 15, 1919; resigned Dec. 20, 
1920 ; app. V. c. at Fredericton Sept. 19, 1921 ; 
married. 

Johnson. Hallett.— ft. New York City Nov. 26, 1888 ; 
Hotclikl.-<8 Sch.; Williams Coll., B. A. 1908; Columbia, 
LL. B. 1011; 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. 1015; to La Paz 
June 16, 1915 (eanceli-d) ; to Santiago, Chile, July 
6. 1915; class throe May 10. 1916; assigned to La 
Paz as chargfi d'aff.nires ad interim July 20, 1916; 



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to Santiago, Chile, Jan. 3, 1917; to the Dopt. Jan. 

14, 1918; act. chief, Division of Latin American 
Afifairs, Aug. 15-Nov. 21. 1919 ; cla*s two Dec. 20, 
1919 : assigned to Brussrls M.nr. 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. G, 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 enib. 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, Chamberlayue Sell, for Doys, 
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 Borne Jan. 12, 
1921 ; to Sofia Dec. 16, 1921 ; class three Sept. 22, 1022 ; 
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, 1034 ; attended, as sub- 
stitute, meeting of Governing Body for Assistance to 
Refugees Coming from Germany, London, 1934 ; class 
two Oct. 1, 1935; cons. gen. May 14, 1936; del.. Int. 
Conf. on Whaling, London, 1937 ; couns. of emb. at 
London July 8, 1937 ; del., meetings of Int. Sugar 
Council, London, 1937- ; chm. of Am. del., Int. Conf. 
for Regulation of Whaling, London, 1938, 1939. 

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, 
1905; at $1,200 July 2, 1906; at $1,400 Mar. 4, 
1907; at $1,600 June 1, 1909; elk.. North Atlantic 
Coast Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; at 
$1,800 Dec. 1, 1913; special employee in charge of 
cons, post allowances and allotments at $2,400 Aug. 

15, 1918; at $2,100 July 1, 1919; drafting officer at 
$2,400 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; 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 
Aug. 23, 1922; detailed to the Dept. Sept. 20, 1922; 
class five Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class six 
July 1, 1924; class five Dec. 17, 192.5; assigned to 
Strasbourg July 12, 1926 ; to Paris July 1, 1929 ; to 
Hamilton, Ont., Mar. 27. 19:i() ; class four May 9. 
1930; to Madrid Sept. 25, 1935; detailed to Marseille, 
temp., Nov. 25, 1936; class three June 1, 1937; to 
Lyon July 23, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 
1937; married. 

Johnson, Leslie Willard. — ft. Minneapolis, Minn., 
Aug. 5. 1908; Univ. of Minn., B. A. 1930; app. elk. 



in Am. Consulate at Melbourne Oct. 17, 1930 ; v. c. 
at Melbourne .inne 11, 1931; at Woiljngton July 
31. 10:!1 : p.i Puerto Cortes June 29, 1932; at Port 
Limon June 14, 1933; at Gibraltar Juno 4, 1930; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unolass., v. c. of 
cireor, and .sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to 
Gibraltar Nov. 16. 1936; v. c. and 3d sec. at La Paz 
June 4, 1938 ; married. 

Johnson, Lucius HartweiL — ft. 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 Doc. 4, 1920 : v. c. at Dublin Sept. 9, 1922; 
at Bilbao Jan. 13, 1923 ; at Montreal July 5, 1924 ; 
at Winiiipog Feb. 6, 1925; at Matanzas June 18, 
1932 ; at Montreal June 22, 1934 ; app., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in 
tie Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Mimtreal Nov. 16, 
1936 ; 3d sec. at Panama Dec. 23, 1937 ; married. 

Johnson, Nelson Truster. — b. Washington, D, C, 
Apr. 3, 1SS7; Sidwoll's Friends Sch.; George Wash- 
ington Univ., 1906-7; app., after exam., student 
Interpreter in Chin.-i Aug. 27, 1907; v. and dep. 
cons. gen. and interpreter at Mukden Nov. 1, 1909; 
v. and dep. cons, and interpreter at Ilarbin Apr. 18, 
1910; V. and dep. cons. gen. and interpreter 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 rases at 
Shanghai June 7, 1913; app. cons, at Chungking Dec. 
29. 1914 : cons, of class six by act approved Fob. 5, 
1915; assigned to Cliangslia Mar. 2, 1915; detailed 
to Shanghai Apr. 12, 1918; to the Dopt. Sept. 11. 
1918; class five Sept. 5, 1919; class throe June 4, 
1920; expert asst., Conf. on the Limitation of Arma- 
ment, Wasliingtoii, 1921; app. cons. gen. at large 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; cons. gen. of class three June 5. 1924 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1924; assigned 
to the Dept. Apr. 21, 1925 ; chief. Division of Far 
Eastern Affairs, July 1, 1925; class one June 30, 
1927; app., asst. sec. of state Aug. 15. 1927; mem., 
For. Sor. Personnel Bd., Bd. of Examinors for the For. 
Ser., and For. Ser. Sc!). Bd. Fob. 25. 1928 : chm.. Bd. 
of Reviow for Efficiency Ratings, May 15, 1928; del., 
Int. Civil Aeronautics Conf., Washington, 1928; E. E. 
and M. P. to China Dec. IG, 1929; A. E. and P. to 
China June 18, 1935 (presented credentials Sept. 17. 
1935) ; married. 

Johnson, Ural Alexis. — 6. Falun, Kans., Oct. 17, 
1908; Occidental Coll., A. B. 1931; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Sor. 1931-32 ; office mgr. 1932-35 ; app.. after 
exam.. For. Ser. ofhcor unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Dijilo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935 : assigned 
as language officer at Tokyo Oct. 12, 1935 ; v. c. at 
Keijo Oct. 25, 1037; at Tientsin, temp., July 8, 1939; 
married. 

Johnston, Coldwell S, — 6. Washington, D. C, Aug. 7, 
18S0 ; Univ. Prep. Sch. grad. ; Princeton one yr. ; 
Polytech. Univ., Dresden, 18'J8-1C00; Yale, grad. work 
1906-7 ; art import-export business five yrs. ; auto- 
mobile mfr. ; European representative for jewelry com- 



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pany 1910-12 ; organized European branches of Am. 
nifg. companies 1912-14 ; in Am. cmb. at Berlin, 
1914-15; motorcar designer and mfr. in U. S. 1915-18; 
Clii.a representative of oil distributing company 
1918-20 ; trade ccmmr. and act. cml. att., The IIa:4ue, 
1020-21; Near East nigr., owner and operator, and 
European representative of automobile companies 
1921-34 ; industrial engineer, Dept. of Interior, 
1935-30 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Warsaw Jan. 24, 
1930 ; at London May 3, 1937 ; at Paris June 1, 1938 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1939 ; to the 
Dept. Sept. 22. 19:;9 ; married. 

Johnston, Inez. — h. Minneapolis, Minn. ; high sch. 
grad. ; stinog. 1923-26, in Treas. Dept. 1926-27; app. 
elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Apr. 1, 1927; at 
$1,440 July 1. 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $1,620 July 1, 
1928; at $2,000 Nov. 1. 1928; at $2,200 July 1, 
1930 ; elk.. Int. Monetary and Economic Conf., Lon- 
don, 1933; at $2, .300 Aug. 1. 1930; admin, asst. at 
.1:2,000 Aug. 9, 1937 : at .>t;2,700 Apr. 16, 1939. — U. 

Jones, George Lewis, Jr. — b. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 18, 
1907 ; Boys' Latin Sch. grad. ; Johns Hopkins Univ. 
summer sch. ; Univ. of Va. 1925-26 ; Harvard, B. S. 
1929 ; Cambridge Univ., England, 1929-30 ; London 
Sch. of Economics 1930-31 ; newspaper reporter ; elk. 
to cml. att. at London 1930-32 ; at Cairo 1932-35 ; 
asst. trade commr. at Cairo 1934-35 ; at Athens 1935- 
38; app. asst. cml. att. at Athens Aug. 27, 1938; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1939 ; 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 Barranquilla 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. 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 Saltillo, 
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, 1930 ; to Rome 
Sept. 4, 19.36; class eight Apr. 1. 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 
1937 ; cons, at Rome Apr. 26, 1937 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1939; married. 

Jones, Joseph M. — b. Lockhart, Tex., Oct. 29, 1908; 
Baylor. B. A. 19:i8 ; Univ. of Pa., M. A. 1929. Ph. D. 
1935 ; Harrison Fellow, Univ. of Pa., 1930-31 ; Pen- 
field Trav( ling Fellow in Europe 1931-33 ; London 
Sch. of Economics 1932-.33 ; research asst. 1929-30; 
economist. Tariff Commn., 1933-37 ; app. divisional 
asst. at .?:!.. SOO in the Dept. of State Mar. 16, 1937; 
at $4,600 Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. — FE. 

Jordan, Curtis Calhoun. — b. San Diego, Calif., Mar. 
20. 1892 ; polytech. high sch. grad. ; Univ. of So. 
Calif., LL. B. 1918; U. S. Army 1917-20, 2d It., 
overseas service; capt. O. R. C. ; npp., after exam., 
sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 20, 1919 ; as- 



signed to Port au Prince June 14, 1920 ; to Helsing- 
fors Mar. 1, 1922; class three Mar. 23, 1922; For. 
Ser. officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned as 2d 
sec. at Habaiia July 17, 1924 ; detailed to the Dept. 
Oct. 19, 1925 ; app. cons. July 8, 1920 ; assigned as 
cons, at Barcelona Aug. 4, 1926; at Bilbao, temp.. 
Mar. 6, 1928; at B.ircelona June 22, 1928; class five 
July 24, 1930 ; at Madrid Feb. 20, 19.32 ; at Madras 
June 29, 1935 ; married. 

Jordan, Francis Cameron. — 6. Greensboro, N. C, July 

20, 1890 ; Bingham Mil. Sch. grad. ; Univ. of N. C, 
A. B. 1917; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mazatlftn 
Dec. 12, 1917; v. c. at Mazatlfm 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 
Colon Mar. 16, 1935 ; at Cartagena, temp., Dec. 28, 
1935 ; at Col6n June 19, 1930 ; 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 Porto Alegre July 
2, 1938 ; married. 

Jordan, Russell Benton. — b. 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 Reitler. — b. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Dec. 
IS, 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, 1!I29; assigned as 
cons, at Shanghai ^lay 7, 1930 : at Hankow Julv 20. 
1934 ; cons. gen. July 31, 1934 ; assigned to Hankow 
Aug. 15, 1934; class three Oct. 1. 19.35; class two 
Jan. 3. 1938: cons. gen. at Vancouver Nov. 30, 19.38; 
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 ; cons. agt. at Sagua la Graude Oct. 6, 
1922 ; married. 



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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, 19.".2 : assigned as 3d 
sec. at La Paz Apr. 1, 1932; at Panamd 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; 2d sec. at 
Belgrade in addition to duties as cons. Mar. 1, 1939 ; 
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. 
1925-26 ; 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. 

Jurika, Stephen, Jr. (Lt. jg.) — b. Los Angeles, Calif., 
June 10, 1910 ; attended sch. in Philippine Is. ; U. S. 
N. A., grad. 1933 ; a.ssignpd as asst. naval att. and asst. 
naval att. for air at Tokyo Mar. 23, 1939 ; married. 

Kazanjian, Beginald 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. c. 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, 
1031; 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 
(canceled) ; at Sao Paulo Sept. 8, 1936 (canceled) ; at 
Rio de Janeiro, temp., Oct. 7, 1936 ; at Sao Paulo Nov. 
11, 1936 (canceled) ; at Pard, temp., Feb. 5, 1937 ; at 
Sao Paulo Aug. 12, 1937 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1939. 

Keating, Joseph T. — b. Sag Harbor, N. Y., Oct. 13, 
1899; Georgetown Univ., LL. B. 1920, LL. M. 1922; 
French Language Sch. 19.30-33; 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, 1935 ; 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. ; 
see. 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 sec. 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; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939; married.— 
A-M/C. 

Kebllnger, Wilbur. — b. Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 8, 
1875 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. ; George Washington. LL. 
B. 1904; U. S. Army 1898; elk.. War Dept., 1898-99; 
sec.. Int. Boundary Commn., U. S. and Mixico. 1899- 
1914; see. of Am. section, Chamizal Arbitration, 
U. S. and Mexico. El Paso, Tex., 1910 ; U. S. Commr., 
Rio Grande Commn., 1910-14 ; app., under Ex. order, 
cons, at Malta May 15, 1914; eons, of class eight by 
act approved Feb. 5. 1915; class seven Sept. 14, 1917; 
detailed to Fiume May 27, 1919 ; class six Sept. 5, 
1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; detailed to Zagreb 
July 29, 1920; class four and detailed to Fiume 
Nov. 19, 1921 ; assigned to Fiume Jan. 25, 1922 ; to 
Bombay Mar. 30, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class five 
July 1, 1924 ; class four Feb. 24, 1925 ; assigned to 
Melbourne Apr. 7, 1930 ; class three July 24, 1930 ; 
to Sydney, N. S. W., July 13, 1931 ; cons. gen. Feb. 
19, 1932; assigned as eons. gen. at Singapore Mar. 3. 
1932; at Victoria, B. C, Jan. 25, 1936; at Hamburg 
June 22, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937. 

Keeler, Erwin Palmer. — b. Brookville, Ind., Nov. 6, 
1902 ; De Pauw, A. B. 1924 ; grad. work, Brookings 
Inst. 1934-35, Am. Univ. 1935-38 ; entered Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com. May 5, 1924; elk. to trade 
commr. at San Juan 1924-26 ; asst. trade commr. at 
San Juan Jan.-Nov. 1926; at Constantinople 1926- 
29 ; act. cml. att. at Athens July-Sept. 1928 ; asst. 
cml. att. at Constantinople (Istanbul) and Sofia 
1929-30 ; at Mexico City 1930-31 ; cml. att. at Caracas 
1931-33 ; asst., Industrial Advisory Bd., Nat. Recov- 
ery Admin., 1933-34 ; entered Bu. Agric. Economics, 
Dept. of Agric, Sept. 24, 1934, special assignment in 
Latin Amer. Oct. 1938-Mar. 1939 ; app. agric. att. 
June 16, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 
1939 ; to the Dept., temp., July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Keeley, James Hugh, Jr. — b. Curwensville, Pa., Nov. 
27, 1895 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. Sch. of Mil. Aeronau- 
tics, Princeton Univ., grad. 1917 ; American Univ. of 
Beirut, A. B. 1931 ; studied law ; with powder com- 
pany 1916-17; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It.; in restau- 
rant business 1919-20 ; app. v. c. at Constantinople 
June 11, 1920 ; 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, 1923; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924; 
class eight and cons. Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to Beirut 
Apr. 24, 1928 ; class seven May 17, 1928 ; class six 
Dec. 19, 1929; assigned to Montreal Mar. 12, 1931; 
class five July 1, 1931 ; to Salonika Sept. 5, 1935 ; 
class four Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; class three June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Keena, Leo John. — b. Detroit, Mich., Apr. 12, 1878 ; 
Detroit Coll. 1893-96 ; Univ. of Mich. 1897-1900 ; sea- 
man 1898 ; mining business 1900-1903 ; in charge of 



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mill in Colombia 1904 ; In business 1905-9 ; app., 
after exam., cons, at Chihuahua May 31, 1909 ; at 
Florence Dec. 14, 1910 ; cons. gen. at Buenos Aires 
Apr. 27, 1914 ; cons. 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 Yorlj City Mar. 13, 1893; 
Amherst Coll., B. A. 1915; Univ. of Grenoble 1925; 
salesman 1915-17, 1919-25 ; U. S. Naval Reserve 
1917-19, It. (]g.) ; 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 Seville 
Feb. 24, 1928 ; to Calcutta Sept. 4, 1931 ; class eight 
July 1. 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Cal- 
cutta Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Bern Mar. 16, 1935 : class 
seven Apr. 1, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 15, 
1936 ; For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Bern, temp., Oct. 
16, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Bern Nov. 2, 1936, in addition to 
duties as cons. ; class six May 1, 193S ; cons, and 2d 
sec. at Bogota July 30, 1938 : married. 

Kelchner, 'Warren. — 5. Orangeville, Pa., Nov. 6, 
1895 ; Valparaiso Univ., LL. B. 1917 ; Univ. of Pa.. 
A. B. 1923 ; Univ. of Grenoble, summer 1925 ; Institut 
Univorsitaire des Ilautcs fitudes Internationales 1925- 
26 ; Harvard, M. A. 1928 ; Univ. of Pa., Ph. D. 1928 ; 
mem. of bar of Ind. ; teacher 1913-15, 1918-20 ; in- 
structor in political science, Univ. of Pa., 1923-25 ; 
Penfleld traveling scholar in int. law and diplomacy 
1925-27; research on Am. republics under Bu. of Int. 
Research, Harvard, 1928-30; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Jan. 29, 1929 ; 
assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 2, 1929 ; asst. sec. 
Commn. for study and review of conditions in Haiti. 
1930 ; assigned to Port-au-Prince July 22, 1930 ; sec. 
in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 22, 1931 ; assigned also as 3d 
sec. at Port-au-Prince Feb. 20, 1931 ; resigned Nov. 8. 
1931 ; app. divisional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Nov. 9, 1931 ; sec. to Am. del.. Seventh Int. 
Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933 ; advi.ser. Pan 
American Cml. Conf., Buenos Aires. 1935 ; at $5,600 
Feb. 16, 1936 ; tech. adviser, Inter-American Conf. 
for Maintenance of Peace. Buonos Aires, 1936 ; tech. 
fxpiTt, Inter-Ampri<;:ui Tffh. .VvialiDn Conf., Lima, 
1937; sec. gen. to Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States. Lima, 1938 ; asst. chief and acting chief, 
Divi.sion of Int. Conferences, at $6,500 Fob. 24. 1939 ; 
at $7,000 Feb. 25. 1939 : adviser and sec. gen. to Am. 
del., Meeliiig of For. Ministers of Am. Republics for 
Consultation. Panama. 19.39. — IC. 



Kelley, Robert Francis. — b. Somerville, Mass., Feb. 
13, 1894 ; Harvard, A. B. 1915, A. M. 1917 ; Univ. of 
Paris 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 Dec. 20, 1919, but 
declined appointment ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Nov. 16, 1922 ; assigned to Cal- 
cutta Dec. 14, 1922 ; app. drafting officer 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. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; asst. chief. 
Division of Eastern European Affairs, Mar. 16, 1925 ; 
act. chief Oct. 1, 1925; class seven June 2, 1926; 
chief. Division of Eastern European Affairs, Oct. 15, 
1926 ; 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, 1928 ; at 
$S,000 July 1. 1930; mem., Bd. of Trustees, Second 
Export-Import Bank of Washington, D. C, 1934-36; 
mem., Bd. of Trustees, Export-Import Bank of Wash- 
ington, 1934—37 • app. For. Ser. officer of class three, 
cons, gen., and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned 
to the Dept. June 15, 1937 ; 1st sec. at Istanbul 
(Ankara) June 17, 1937. 

Kelly, George Francis. — 6. Jamaica Plain, Mass., 
Jan. 21, 1902 ; Venard 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 naviil att. for air at The H.ngue Mar. 23, 1938; 
del.. Regional Conf. Concerning Use of Radiotelephone 
in North Sea and Baltic Sea, The Hague, 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 ; mem. 
Univ. of Mich, archeological expeditions to Asia Minor 
and Egypt 1924. 1027-28; app. elk., temp., in Am. 
Leg. at Cairo Apr. 19, 1928 ; resigned Sept. 14, 1928 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. e. 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 Oarl. — ft. East Douglass, Mass., Aag. 
24, 1884 ; attended high sch. ; in merchant marine 
three yrs. ; app., after exam., cons, at St. Pierre Apr. 



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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, 1938; 
to Winnipeg July 18, 1935 ; cons. gen. and assigned 
to Winnipeg July 22, 1935 ; to Bremen July 24, 1937 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

t 
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 Mdlaga 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; 
at Victoria, Brazil, May 25. 1939 ; married. 

Kemper, Graham Hawes. — h. 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 ; eons, 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 ; class two Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Kendrick, Stephen Earle Clark. — h. 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 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1939. 

Kenestrick, Millard L. — 6. 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 ; chief of maintenance and service section, Divi- 
sion of Personnel. Jan. 27, 1939 ; at $3,300 Apr. 16, 
1939 ; married. — DP. 

Kennan, George Frost. — b. 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. e. 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 see. at Riga Sept. 

17, 1931 ; accompanied Ambassador Bullitt to Mos- 
cow Nov. 29, 1933 ; For. Ser. officer at Moscow Dee. 
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, 
1933 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; to the Dept. Aug. 19, 
1937 ; class five Jan. 3, 1938 ; 2d sec. at Praha Aug. 
26, 1938; cons, at Prague June 28, 1939; 2d sec. at 
Berlin Sept. 12, 1939 ; married. 

Kennedy, Joseph Patrick. — 6. Boston, Mass., Sept. 6, 
1888 ; Boston Latin Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1912 ; 
hank examiner for Mass. 1912-14 ; pres. of trust 
company 1914-17 ; executive with shipbuilding cor- 
poration 1917-19; branch mgr.. investment bankers, 
1919-24 ; pres., film and newsreel booking companies, 
1926-30 ; chm., bd. of dirs., theater corporation, 1928- 
29 ; corporation finance 1930-34 ; chm.. Securities and 
Exchange Commn., 1934-35 ; chm., U. S. Maritime 
Commn.. 1937-38 ; Am. representative. Int. Wheat Ad- 
visory Committee, 1938 ; app. A. and E. P. to Great 
Britain .Jan. 17, 19.S8 ; married. 

Keogh, John Belfort. — b. Chicago, 111., Jan. 10, 
1903 ; Chicago Latin Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 
1925, grad. work 1925-28 ; asst. instructor of Eng. 
and asst. crew coach. Harvard, 1925-28 ; advertising 
work 1928-30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Nassau 
June 3, 1931 ; v. c. at Nassau Feb. 23. 1933 ; at Nai- 
robi June 21, 1935 ; at Bradford July 23, 1937 ; at 
Newcastle-on-Tyne, temp., July 21, 1939. 

Ketcham, John Belden, — 6. Bayshore, N. Y., July 
29, 1896 ; Hotchkiss Sch. ; Mercersburg Acad. ; Yale, 
B. A. 1919 ; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1917-19, en- 
sign ; elk. 1921 ; with lumber company 1921-22 ; with 
oil company in Constantinople and Athens 1922—24; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. May 28, 



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1926 : V. c. of career June 15, 1926 ; assigned to 
Singapore Apr. 20, 1927 ; to Penang, temp., June 5, 
1028 ; to Singapore Mar. 15, 1929 ; to Surabaya June 
20, 1930 ; class eight, cons., and assigned to Surabaya 
Feb. 27, 1931 ; to Taiboicu Sept. 22, 1931 ; to Tientsin 
Dec. 3, 1934 ; class seven Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Swatow 
July 5, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
cons, at Medan Mar. 22. 1938 ; married. 

Key, David McKendree. — 6. Tokyo, Japan, of Am. 
parents, Feb. 4, 1900 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Harvard, 
A. B. 1922 ; Gonville and Caius Coll., Cambridge 
Univ., England, 1922-23 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser. 1923-24 ; 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, 1926 ; 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, 1933 ; 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, 1938 ; married. 

Kidder, Randolph Appleton. — b. Ipswich, Mass., July 
6, 1913 ; Noble and Greenough Sch. grad. ; Harvard, 
S. B. 1935 ; Univ. of Grenoble, France, summer 1935 ; 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences I'olitiques 1935-37 ; Univ. 
of Jena, Germany, summer 1936 ; 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; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 19.39; 
married. 

Kiley, Henry Patrick. — 6. Bridgeport, Conn., Mar. 
22, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; studied in Germany ; 
secretarial work 1916-17 ; elk., War Dept., 1917-18 ; 
U. S. Army 1918-21, overseas service ; elk., Superior 
Provost Court, and secretary. Am. Section, Inter- 
Allied Rhineland High Commn., Germany, 1921-23 ; 
private enterprise 1923-26 ; app. elk. in leg. at Sofia 
Feb. 9, 1926 ; elk., 6th sess., 2d pt.. Prep. Comm'i. 
for Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1930 ; elk. in con- 
sulate at Geneva Feb. 25, 1931 ; elk.. First Conf. 
of Representatives of Central Police (counterfeiting) 
and Int. Conf. for Unification of Laws on Bills of 
Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Cheques, Geneva, 
1931 ; V. c. at Geneva Dec. 14, 1931 ; served with 
Am. dels, to Gen. Disarmament Conf., Armaments 
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. 

Kilmartin, Alfred Dunn (Lt. jg.) — b. Detroit, Mich., 

May 1, 1912; Coll. of City of Detroit 1928-29; U. S. 

N. .v.. grnd. 1934 ; assigned as language officer at 
Peiping Feb. 4, 1939. 



Kimrey, Chester Hallett. — 5. Hallett, Okla., Jan. 20, 
1910 ; high sch. 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. — ft. Emmltsburg, Md., Nov. 21, 
1896 ; high sch. grad. ; Gettysburg Coll. 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 Cassin (Capt.) — b. Hanover, N. H., 
Apr. 3, 1888 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1908 ; tech. adviser to 
Am. del., Prep. Commn. for Disarmament Conf., Gen- 
eva. 19.30. and Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1932 ; 
assigned as naval att. and naval att. for air at Rome 
Sept. 6, 1938 ; also at Belgrade Feb. 11, 1939 ; married. 

Kirk, Alan Goodrich (Capt.) — ft. Philadelphia, Pa., 
Oct. 30, 1888 ; Farnum Prep. Sch. grad. ; U. S. N. A., 
jirad. 1909 ; assigned as naval att. and naval att. for 
air at London Feb. 9, 1039 ; married. 

Kirk, Alexander Comstock. — ft. Chicago, 111., Nov. 26, 
1888 ; Yale, B. A. 1909 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences 
Politiques, diploma 1911 ; Harvard Law Sch., LL. B. 
1914 ; mem. of bar of 111. ; private sec. to the 3d asst. 
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. 26, 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 1st 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, 1936 ; assigned to Singapore May 18, 1937 
(canceled) ; to Barcelona Oct. 13, 1937 (canceled) ; 
cons. gen. and couns. of emb. at Moscow Mar. 18, 
1938; couns. of emb. at Berlin Apr. 13, 1939. 

Kissick, Harold G, — ft. Chilllcothe, 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. 
of Labor. W.M) : 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 ; 
chief of service records and budget section. Division 
of Personnel, at $3,200 Jan. 27, 1939; married. — DP. 

Klath, Thormod Oscar. — 6. Sioux City, Iowa, Nov. 
26, 1890 ; Red Wing Seminary ; National Law Sch., 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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LL. B. and LL. M. 1917; mem. of bar of D. C. : elk., 
Dept. of Interior 1911-16, Dept. of Com. 1916-19; 
S. A. T. C. 1918 ; del., Cong, of Int. Chamber of 
Com'., Stockholm, 1917 ; app. trade commr. at Copen- 
hagen. 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 ; cml. att. at Stockholm Feb. 28, 1925 ; observer. 
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 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Klieforth, Alfred Will.— 5. 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 clas.s 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; a.ssigned as 2d sec. 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 ; class three Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Kluss, Walter L. (Capt.) — 6. Postville, Iowa, June 
4, 1889; entered U. S. Army Nov. 27. 1917; assigned 
as mil. att. at Istanbul (Ankara) June 17, 1938; 
married. 

Knabenshue, 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; B. 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. 1938 ; mem. of bar 
of Tenn. ; app. asst. to the legal adviser at $2,600 
in the Dept. of State Feb. 23, 1934 ; at $3,200 Feb. 
16, 1936 ; at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939.— Le. 

Knox, Charles Frederick, Jr. — b. Maplewood, N. J., 
Nov. 10, 1906 ; Lafayette Coll. 1925-26 ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1929 ; editorial research 
1927 ; writer and assoc. editor of magazine 1928-29 ; 
asst. business specialist, Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., 
1930-36 ; special duty in Cuba 1935 ; asst. trade 
commr. at Buenos Aires 1936-37 ; in Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. 1938 ; assigned as asst. trade commr. at 
Santiago June 1938 ; asst. cml. att. at Santiago Dec. 
14, 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1939. 

Kohler, Foy David. — b. 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, 1935; to 
Bucharest Aug. 22, 1935 ; also 3d sec. at Bucharest 
Oct. 1, 1935; 3d sec. at Athens Jan. 17, 1936; 
also V. c. at Athens Nov. 10, 1938, and for Italian 
Islands of the Aegean Dec. 5. 1938 ; class eight Mar. 
16. 1939; married. 

Krause, Roland Ernest (Lt. Comdr.) — b. Portland, 
Oreg., Aug. 29, 1897; 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. 1913-17 ; 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 Funchal 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, 
1926 ; V. c. at Hong Kong Sept. 22, 1926 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser, QW.Cer unclass., v. c. of career, and 



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assigned to Hong Kong Mar. 26, 1929 ; to Kobe July 
1, 1932; to Nagasaki, temp.. May 9, 193.3; 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, 1938. 

Krieg, William Laurence. — h. Newark, Ohio, Oct. 11, 
1013 ; Dartmouth. A. B. 193.') ; Fletcher Sch. of Law 
and Diplomacy, A. M. 193(i, grad. work 1936-38 ; app.. 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 6, 1938 ; assigned to 
Stuttgart Apr. 11, 1938 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9, 
1939. 

Kuniholm, Bertel Eric. — b. Gardner, Mass., May 13, 
1901; Worcester Polytech. Inst. 1918-19; Army- 
Navy Prep. Sch. 1919; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924; 
L'ficole Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, 
Paris, dipliime d'elSve brevetfe 1933 ; U. S. Army 
1924-27, 2d It. ; instructor. Woodward Sell, for Boys, 
1927-28 ; 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 Kovno Jan. 18, 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 v. c. 
at Tallinn June 21, 1933 ; also as 3d sec. at Tallinn 
July 15, 1933 (canceled) ; assigned to the Dept. Aug. 
30, 1933 ; as 3d sec. at Moscow Feb. 6, 1934 ; class 
eight July 1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; class seven 
and assigned as 2d sec. at Moscow Apr. 1, 1936 ; to 
the Dept. July 30, 1936; cons, and 2d sec. at Riga 
July 14, 1937 ; class six Aug. l7, 1938 ; married. 

Kuppinger, Eldred D b. 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 ; 
app. 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. 1936 ; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939. — 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 threvi 
Sept. 7, 1920 ; assigned to Amsterdam Oct. 18, 1920 ; 
class two May 26, 1922 ; class one Feb. 26. 1923 ; 
assigned to Batavla 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 
eeven Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Bereren, temp., 
May 21, 19.30; to Oslo June 7, 1930; to Naples Sept. 
23, 1930; class six July 1, 1931; 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 five Oct. 1. 1935 ; cons, at Danzig Feb. 5, 
1938 ; class four June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Lafoon, Sidney Kennedy. — b. 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. 
fit Baghdad Nov. 30, 1931 ; in consulate general at 



Singapore Feb. 21, 1934 ; in leg. at Peiping Apr. 17, 
1934 ; in emb. at Nanking Aug. 17, 1935 ; also v. c. at 
Shanghai Mar. 17, 1936. 

Lamm, Donald Wakeman. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Sept. 11, 1914 ; Friends' Sch. ; Georgetown Sch. of 
For. Ser., B. F. S. 1936 ; 2d It., O. R. C. ; elk. to cml. 
att. at Mexico City 1936 ; at Tokyo 1936-39 ; app. asst. 
trade commr. at Tokyo May 11, 1939; For Ser. officer 
unclass. July 1, 1939 ; married. 

LaMont, George Darwin. — b. Albion, N. Y., Aug. 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 Harbin Dec. 20, 1934; cons. Jan. 22, 1935; as- 
signed to Harbin Jan. 24, 1935 ; to Shanghai May 20, 
1938 ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

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 1920—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 ; at Cherbourg, temp., Oct. 
21, 1938; at Havre Jan. 10, 1939; 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. 1936; 
entered U. S. Marine Corps 1923 ; assigned as naval 
att. and naval att. for air at Guatemala, San Salva- 
dor, Tegucigalpa, San Jos^, 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., gr.id. 1923; U. S. Army 1923-30, Ist It.; 
app., after ex;im.. 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.. Dee. 27, 1930; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Dee. 23, 1931 ; to Bombay Apr. 
7. 1932 ; V. c. and 3d sec. at Budapest June 25, 1936 
(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 3d see. May 4, 1938 ; cons, 
at Lourengo Marques Aug. 25, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 
1. 1939. 

Lano, Arthur Bliss. — b. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N. Y., 
June 16, 1894; Browning Sch.; I'ficole de I'lle de 
France. Liancourt, France ; business sch. ; Yale, B. A. 
1916; Conn. Nat. Guard 1915-16; sec. to Am. Amb. 
to Italy 1916-17; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or 
leg. of class four Aug. 23, 1917, and assigned to Rome ; 
class three Mar. 14, 1919 ; assigned to Warsaw Apr. 
16, 1919 ; detailed to Am. Commn. to Negotiate 
I'eace, Paris, 1919; assigned to London Dec. 10, 1919; 
sec. to Am. del., Supreme Council, Paris, 1921 ; 



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to Berne Apr. 6, 1922 ; class two Sept. 22, 1922 ; 
assigned to the Dept. Feb. 26, 1923 ; detailed as asst. 
to the under sec. of state May 12, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class four July 1, 1924 ; class three Feb. 24, 
1925 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Mexico City July 2, 
1925; to the Dept. Nov. 8, 1927; chief, Division of 
Mexican Affairs, Dec. 12, 1927 ; class two May 23, 
1929 ; assigned as couns. of emb. at Mexico City 
Mar. 26, 1930 ; class one Feb. 4, 1931 ; app. B.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 Europenn 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 Johannes- 
burg Oct. 1937; cml. att. at Pretoria Dec. 10, 1937; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Lane, Francis Adams. — 6. 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. 
10. 1929 ; at Vienna, temp., Aug. 20, 1938 ; at Bremen 
Nov. 2, 1938; at Stuttgart, temp., Nov. 30, 1938; .at 
Bremen May 1, 1939. 

Lane, George Bliss. — 6. New York City Dec. 29, 
1902 ; 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 1, 
1938 ; cons, at Wellington May 12, 1938. 

Lane, Rufus Herman, Jr. — b. Willoughby, Ohio, May 
21, 1901 ; Porter Mil. Acad. ; Mt. Union Coll. and 
George Washington Dniv. ; 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 Progreso 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 Mazatlan Aug. 26, 1937; 
class six Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 



Langdon, William Russell. — 6. Smyrna, Turkey, of 
Am. parents, July 31, 1891 ; attended sch. in Smyrna 
Mt. Hermon 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 y. c- 
at Yokohama Mar. 24, 1916; also interpreror at Yoko 
hama Jan. 4, 1917 ; asft. 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., 
1935-37; app. chief. For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, Dept. of 
State, at $8,000 Aug. 3, 1937. — FBO. 

La Rue, Grant Wallace. — b. Moberly, Mo., Oct. 14, 
1910 ; Kemper Mil. Sch. ; Univ. of Mo., A. B. 1931, 
B. S. 1932, LL. B. 1936 ; mem. of bar of Mo. ; sales- 
man 1932-33 ; 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, — h. 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 Pana- 
ma, 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, 1928 
(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., Am. section. Int. Tech. 
Committee of Aerial Legal Experts, 1934-. and chm. 
1938- ; divisional asst. at $5,600 Nov. 28, 1934 ; mem., 
Dept. of State Committee on Int. Civil Aviation, 1935- 
38 ; asst. exec, sec, Interdept. Committee on Civil Int. 
Aviation, 1935-38 ; divisional asst. Aug. 29, 1938 ; 
representative, U. S.-Canada Aviation Conf., Wash- 
ington 1938 and Ottawa 1939 ; v. chm. of Am. del.. 
Fourth Int. Conf. on Private Air Law, Brussels, 1938 ; 
at $5,800 June 1, 1939; married. — IN. 



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Latimer, Frederick Palmer, Jr. — 6. Groton, Conn., 
Mar. 14, 1904 ; Yale, B. A. 1925 ; Univ. of Dijon 1925 ; 
instructor in French, Hotchklss Sch., 1925-27 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Oct. 24, 1928 ; assigned to tlie For. Ser. Sch. 
Nov. 5, 1928; to San Salvador Mar. 29, 1929; sec. 
In the Dlplo. Ser. Aug. 5, 1930 ; also 3d sec. at 
San Salvador Oct. 10, 1930 ;^ v. c. and 3d sec. at 
Tallinn Oct. 17. 1931; at Hels'ingfors June 21, 1933; 
V. c. at Istanbul July 23, 1936 ; also 3d sec. at Istan- 
bul (Ankara) May 12, 1937; class eight June 1, 1937; 
eons, and assigned as cons, at Istanbul in addition to 
duties as 3d sec. June 17, 1937 ; relieved of duties as 
3d sec. June 10, 1938; married. 

Lato, Stephen Edward. — b. New York City Aug. 10, 
1907 ; high sch. grad. ; Coll. of City of N. Y. 1924- 
25 ; in export business and Spanish corr. 1924-30 ; 
app. translator at $1,620 in the N. Y. Despatch 
Agency of the Dept. of State May 12, 1930 ; at $2,000 
July 1, 193r>; asst. despatch agt. at $3,200 Oct. 16. 
1938. 

Laukhuflf, Perry. — b. Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 14, 1906 ; 
Otterbein Coll., A. B. 1927; Harvard, A. M. 1928, 
grad. work 1928-30 ; Ohio State Univ., summer 1932 ; 
Univ. of Mich., summer 1934 ; Acad, of Int. Law, 
The Hague, certificates 1936 ; instructor in govt.. 
Sweet Briar Coll., 1930-36; app., after exam.. For. 
Ser. officer 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 
June 29, 1938. 

Lawrence, Ethel Lee. — 6. Montour Falls, N. Y. ; 
attended private schs. ; business sch. grad. • George 
Washington one yr. ; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 
1914 ; copyist. Patent Office, 1902-^ ; app. elk. at $900 
in the Dept. of State Apr. 12, 1904 ; at $1,000 July 2, 
1906; at $1,200 Mar. 4, 1907; at $1,400 Dec. 1, 1909; 
at $1,600 June 22, 1916, effective 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. — Le. 

Lawson, Edward B. — 5. 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 coramr. 1927-30 and trade 
commr. 1930-35 at Johannesburg ; trade commr. at 
London 1935-37 ; app. cml. att. at Praha Aug. 26, 
19.37; del. 24th sess. of the Int. Inst, of Statistics, 
Praha, 19,38; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 
1939; to the Dept., temp., Sept. 18, 1939; married. 

Lawson, Stanley Ke^lnald. — 6. New York City Mar. 
4. 1900; attended high sch. and business sch. in 
Sweden ; EhIov Coll., Sweden. 1917-19 ; app. elk. 
In the Am Consulate at MnlmS July 15. 1919; at 
Viborg Aug 1. 1920; at Dresden Mar. 1, 1922; v. C. 
and elk. at Dresden July 7, 1924 ; at Genoa Sept. 29, 



1928; at Winnipeg Dec. 11, 1931; at GOteborg June 
14, 1938; married. 

Lawton, Edward Percival. — b. State College, Pa., 
June 5, 1903 ; Stuyvesant 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, 1926 ; 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 Habana June 14, 1937; class five June 16, 1938; 
married. 

Lawton, James Swan. — 6. Chicago, 111., Jan. 14, 
1880 ; attended high sch. ; Shattuck Acad. ; in labora- 
tory of steel company one yr. ; assay office one yr. i 
prospecting, leasing, and mining nine yrs. ; gen. mgr. 
for company in Surinam five yrs. ; app. cons. agt. at 
Paramaribo Aug. 23, 1917 ; married. 

Leap, Melvin Leroy. — 6. 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. Office 1922-24 ; sec. to 
mem. of Cong. 1924-31 ; app. admin, asst. at $3,200 
in the Dept. of State Mar. 20, 1931 ; at $1,620 Apr. 
30, 1932 ; tech. asst. at $2,600 Sept. 1. 1934 ; at $2,700 
Apr. 1, 1938 ; divisional asst. at $3,800 July 1, 1939. — 
RA. 

Lebel, Arthur L. — ft. Haverhill, Mass., Apr. 25, 1901 ; 
studied accountancy ; private tutors ; attended Jun- 
iorat S.M.M., PapineauvlUe, 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.S7, S. J. D. 19:17 ; 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 ; bookkeepei 
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 Estoi il, Portugal, 1934 ; at $2,600 
Sept. 1. iri3.") : sec. and inter|)retcr. Am. sectiim. Int. 
Tech. Committee of Aerial Legal Experts, 1935, 1936, 
tech. assnt. 1937, tech. adviser 1938, and mem. 1939- ; 



BIOGRAPHIES 



137 



asst. sec. of Am. del., fourth meeting of Int. Radio 
Consulting Committee, Bucharest, 1937 ; translator. 
Int. Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone 
Conf., Cairo, 1938; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938; tech. asst.. 
Fourth Int. Conf. on Private Air Law, Brussels, 1938 ; 
married. — IN. 

Lee, Frank Charles. — b. 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, 1916; 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 Malmo Sept. 14, 1918 ; 
attached to emb. staff at Archangel with rank of 
att. Nov. 26, 1918; directed to return to U. S. Aug. 
6, 1919 ; cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; detailed 
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 ; clas.s two Oct. 1, 1935 ; 
cons. gen. at Amsterdam Jan. 5, 1938 ; married. 

Legge, Barnwell Rhett (Lt. Col.) — 6. Charleston, 
S. C, July 9, 1891 ; Citadel, B. S. 1911 ; L'ficole 
Superieure de Guerre, France, 1923-25 ; instructor, 
Fla. Mil. Acad. 1911-12, Staunton Mil. Acad. 1912- 
15 ; entered II. S. Army Dec. 1. 1916 ; assigned as 
asst. mil. att. at Paris Mar. 23, 1939 ; mil. att. at Bern 
Sept. 21, 1939 ; married. 

Leonard, Walter Anderson. — b. 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. 25, 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. 

Leslie, Aldene Barrington (Mrs.) — b. Grand Forks, 
N. Dak., Jan. 31. 1902; Univ. of N. Dak. 1918-21; 
Univ. of Puerto Rico 1921-22 ; Barnard Coll., A. B. 
1924 ; Columbia Univ., grad. work 1924-25 ; teacher 



in high sch. in Puerto Rico 1921-23 ; sec. and office 
mgr. for firm in Puerto Rico 1925-26 ; sec. and re- 
search asst. 1927-28 : elk. to cml. att. at Bogota 1928- 
30 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Bogota July 1. 1930 ; 
to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Feb. 15. 1932 ; asst. 
trade commr. at Rio de Janeiro July 1, 1934 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Leverlch, Henry Priestley. — ft. 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 Zurich June 10, 
1931 ; V. c. at Geneva July 30, 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 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; class eight Mar. 16, 19.39; married. 

Lewis, Charles "William, Jr. — &. 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, 
1931 ; assigned to Madras Dec. 29, 1931 ; to Izmir 
and for Italian Islands of the Aegean Aug. 30, 1934 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; cons, and 2d sec. 
at San Jose Aug. 25, 1938; class five Apr. 1, 1939; 
married. 

Lewis, Dorothy C. (Mrs.) — ft. 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, 1930 ; 
at $2,200 Apr. 16, 1939.— Ge. 

Lewis, Harrison. — ft. Dallas, Tex., Nov. 4, 1905 ; 
Univ. of Calif. 1923-25; 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, A. M. 19.39; 
app. elk. at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Mar. 18, 1936 ; 
at $1,620 Aug. 16, 1937; economic analyst at $2,000 
Feb. 16, 1938 ; at $2,600 July 7, 1938 ; divisional asst. 
July 1, 1939.— TA. 

L'Heureux, Hervfi Joseph. — ft. Manchester, N. H., 
Mar. 6, 1899 ; Emerson Inst. ; George Washington, 
A. B. 1925 ; George Washington Law Sch. ; Univ. of 



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LK'troit. LL. B. 1935 ; mem. of har of N. H. ; U. S. 
Army 1917-19 ; employed by mom. 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. Brooltlyn, N. Y., Oct. 5, 
1891 ; attended public sch. and business sch. ; N. Y. 
Militia ; cashier for express company 1907-10 ; ac- 
countant at Knsenada, 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. — ft. 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 Pard, 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 sec. at Riga 
Feb. 11, 1938. 

Lilliestrom, Tycho Leonard. — ft. 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 
North Manchuria 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Harbin Jan. 1, 1922 ; v. c. at Harbin Apr. 11, 
1928; at Glasgow Feb. 23, 1935; at Ciudad JuSrez 
Nov. 9, 1938. 



bar of Mass. ; law practice 1907-14 ; mem. of Cam- 
bridge (Mass.) common council 1909-11, 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, 1918; detailed to Vancouver Feb. 20. 1918; 
cla.sB six Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to Plymouth Dec. 1, 
1919; detailed to London July 31, 1920; to Cardiff 
Aug. 24, 1921 ; to London Sept. 13, 1921 ; class five 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; class four Mar. 1, 1923 ; 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, 1927 ; assigned to Ottawa May 4, 1927 ; del., 
Anti-smuggling Conf., Ottawa, 1929 ; class three May 
23, 1929 ; clas.<! two July 1, 1931 ; assigned to Cape- 
town Oct. 13, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 23, 
1933 ; assigned as couns. of leg. at Pretoria in addi- 
tion to duties as cons. gen. at Capetown Apr. 10, 1933 ; 
cons. gen. at Johannesburg Nov. 16, 1934, in addition 
to duties at Pretoria ; cons. gen. at Canton Jan. 18, 
1936 ; at Praha Nov. 26, 1938 ; at Prague May 26, 
1039; married. 

Linthicum, Walter Joseph. — ft. Baltimore, Md., Feb. 
10, 1893 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; 
Baltimore Polytech. Inst. 1910-12 ; surveyor, U. S. 
Geological Survey and other engineering organiza- 
tions, 1913-16; 1st N. Dak. Infantry 1916-17, Mexi- 
can border service ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 1st It. ; 
app. V. c. at Singapore Jan. 19, 1920 ; at Palermo 
Apr. 12, 1922 ; at Marseille May 3, 1923 ; at Nice Oct. 
15, 1924 ; at Sherbrooke Feb. 17, 1926 ; at Riviere du 
Loup, temp., Aug. 18, 1927 ; at Sherbrooke Sept. 13, 
1927 ; at Riviere du Loup, temp., June 9, 1928 ; at 
Sherbrooke Sept. 7, 1928 ; at Riviere du Loup Dec. 19, 
1928 ; at Vienna June 30, 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 Vienna 
Jan. 2, 1932 ; also 3d sec. at Vienna Dec. 10, 1935 ; 
as V. c. and 3d sec. at Kaunas June 23, 1936 ; v. c. at 
Pernambuco Aug. 22, 1939 ; married. 



Lindholm, George Victor. — ft. Riverside, N. J., Aug. 
20, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; Syracuse Univ. two yrs. ; 
George Washington Law Sch. one and one-half yrs. ; 
secretary 1921-22; elk., Dept. of State, 1923-27; 
claims examiner and adjuster in Insur. company 
1928-29; app. elk. at $1,680 in the Dept. of State 
Jnly 22, 1929; at $1,800 Sept. 1, 1929; at $1,920 
July 1, 1930 ; at $2,000 Jan. 12, 1931 ; at $2,300 Aug. 
16, 1936; admin, asst. at $2,000 July 1. 1037; at 
$3,000 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — FA. 

Llneaweaver,' Francis Bidgway.- — ft. Lebanon, Pa., 
Oct. 17, 1904 ; Haverford I'rep. Sch. ; Yale, Ph. B. 
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 Nassau Jan. 5, 1931 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 23, 1931 ; v. c. at Amster- 
dam Apr. 7, 19:^2 : at Mazatlan Aug. 2, 1934 ; at Mont- 
real July 25, 1935 ; at Habana June 3, 1937 ; class 
eight Aug. 17, 1938; married. 

Llnnell, Irving Nelson. — ft. Boston, Mass., Jan. 27, 
1881; Harvard, A. B. 1904, LL. B. 1907; mem. of 



Lippincott, Aubrey Ersklne. — ft. Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 
22, 1905 ; Univ. of Ariz. 1927 ; Kans. State Coll., B. S. 
1928, grad. worl?, summer 1929 ; 2d It., O. R. C. ; app. 
elk. in Am. Consulate General at Barcelona June 6, 
1931 ; V. c. at Barcelona Aug. 24, 1931 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unflas.'s., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Barcelona Jan. 2, 1932 ; 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 Madr.as June 20, 1936; 
married. 

Littell, John Stockton. — ft. Wuchang, China, of 
Am. parents, Sept. 22, 1903 ; attended sch. In China ; 
Kent Sch. grad. ; Harvard. A. B. 1924 ; Columbia, 
M. A. 1928 ; teacher in high sch. in China and Cen- 
tral China Univ. 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 Peking Aug. 1, 1928 ; as v. c. at 
Tientsin Aug. 26, 1929 ; to the Dept., temp., Aug. 4, 



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1930; to Mexico City Aug. 11, 1931; class eight July 
1, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Mexico 
City Jan. 24, 1935; to Shanghai Mar. 21, 1935; 
to Kingston, Jamaica, Dec. 20, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; to the Dept. Sept. 28, 1937; 
married. — CA. 

Livengood, Charles Alfred. — 6. Dayton, Wash.. Aug. 
15, 1886; Whitman Coll., B. S. 1908; grad. work, 
Univ. of Wash, and Columbia ; teacher and principal 
of high sch. 1908-10; supt. of public sch. 1910-20; 
export-import business 1920-21 ; entered Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com. May 27, 1921 ; asst. trade commr. 
at Habana Sept. 18, 1921 ; trade commr. at Habana 
Oct. 1, 1923; at Rome Jan. 30, 1926; cml. att. at 
Madrid June 30, 1927; also at Lisbon Oct. 17, 1927; 
relieved of duty at Lisbon June 10, 1980 ; cml. att. 
at Rome July 18, 1933 ; in Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. 1934-35 ; cml. att. at Rome Apr. 9, 1935 ; del., 
Sixth Int. Cong, of Tech. Education, Rome, 1936; 
For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Livesey, Frederick. — 6. Auburn, N. Y., Apr. 1, 
1886 ; Harvard, A. B. 1908 ; Harvard Sch. of Busi- 
ness Admin., 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. 1910-14 ; translator for oil company. 
1916-17, in Army War Coll., 1917-18, 1919-23; U. S. 
Army, 1918-19, 1st It., overseas service ; detailed to 
Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; app. 
drafting ©fflcer 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 ; at $7,000 June 1, 1939 ; 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 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Iicckhart, Frank Pruit. — ft. 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. 
«a 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. Ser. 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. 

Loftus, Victor Harald. — 6. 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. 1920-31; 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 $1,20C 
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 
1, 1928; at $2,400 July 1, 1930; resigned Dec. 10, 
1931 ; app. asst. dlst. 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 Cen. 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 ; at $3,600 Apr. 16, 1939. — A-M/F. 

Long, Boaz Walton. — ft. 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 ; B. 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. B. E. and M. P. 
to Nicaragua Jan. 24, 1936 ; to Ecuador Mar. 22, 1938 ; 
married. 

Long, Breckinridge. — 6. St. Louis, Mo., May 16, 
1881 ; Princeton, A. B. 1903, A. M. 1909 ; St. Louis 
Law Sch. (Washington Univ.) 1904-6; mem. of bar 



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of Mo. ; law practice 1907-17, 1921-33 ; sec. St. Louis 
Bar. Assn. 1913-15; third asst. sec. of state 1917-20; 
special asst. to U. S. atty. gen. 1933 ; author ; app. 
A. E. and P. to Italy Apr. 24, 1933 ; resigned .Tuly 31, 
1936; IT. S. conimr.. Int. Commn. of Inquiry, U. S. 
and Italy, 1939- ; app. special as.st. in charge of the 
Special Division in the Dept. of State Sept. 6, 1039 ; 
married. — SD. 

Loomis, Ruth Harpel (Mrs.) — 6. Sioux Falls. S. 
t)ak. ; attended business sch. ; Univ. of Wis. and Knns. 
State Coll. ; Greenville Coll., A. B. 1932 ; teacher in 
elementary and high schs. 1928-30, 1932-33 ; exam- 
iner, Dept. of Labor, 1934 ; rosearch as.st. 1'.I35, 1936- 
37 ; app. elk. at $2,000 in the Dept. of State Apr. 9, 
1937; divisional asst. July 1, 1939.— TA. 

Lord, John Hayes. — b. 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 
Birvice ; app. v. c. at Basel Mar. 3, 1920 ; at Prague 
Aug. 5, 1920; at Singapore Oct. 18, 1921; at Funchal 
Aug. 7, 1925 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and assigned to Funchal Sept. 
11, 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, 19.38 ; at Rotterdam 
Feb. 21, 1939; 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- 
gasta Apr. 28, 1931 ; to Buenos Aires May 23, 1934 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; to Rio de Janeiro Dec. 27, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Rio de Janeiro 
.Tan. 24, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Sor. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
assigned to Nuevo Laredo Sept. 29, 1937 ; married. 

Lovell, Leander Bell. — 6. Siangtan, Hun.an, China, of 
Am. parents. May 14, 1906 ; Ilotchkiss Sch. ; Oberlin 
Coll., B. A. 1928; Northeastern Univ. 1931; Univ. of 
Wis., M. A. 1933; teacher in prep. sch. 1928-29; cml. 
representative 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 the Dept. of State Mar. 
11. 1936; divisional asst. July 10, 19."{9 ; married. — 
TA. 

Ludden, Raymond Paul. — 5. Fall River, Mass., June 
6, 1909 ; Boston Univ.. Coll. of Business Admin., 
1926-27; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S- 
1930 ; reporter 1926-27 ; teacher 1930-31 ; app. elk. 
io 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 Diplo, 
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, 19.36 ; language officer at Pelping 
May 20, 1938 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1039 ; married. 

Luedtke, Charles L. — h. Winona, Minn., Aug. 2, 
1883 ; Univ. of Pa. 1020 ; Cornell 1924 ; Univ. of Minn. 
192B; Harvard 1026; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 
B. F. S. 1926; Columbia Univ. 1927; George Wash- 
ington, A. B. 1928; Univ. of Heidelberg 1928; Univ. 
of Buenos Aires 1933 and 1934 ; asst. chief elk., Dept. 
of Civil Admin., Panama Canal Zone, 1906-16 ; and 
chief, Corr. Bu. of Executive Office, Panama Canal 
Zone, 1914-16 ; in Dept. of Agric. 1916 ; with Emer- 
gency Fleet Corp., 1917-18 ; entered Foreign Agric. 
Service, Dept. of Agric, Oct. 1920 ; asst, agric. commr. 
at Buenos Aires 1030-35 ; app. asst. agric. att. at 
Buenos Aires Apr. 1, 1938 ; agric. economist, Dept. of 
Agric. in Washington, Apr. 1, 1939 ; agric. att. June 
16. 1939; For. vSer. officer of class five July 1, 1939; 
to the Dept, temp., July 1, 1939. 

Lundgren, Maynard Benjamin. — b. Rockford, 111., 
June 11, 1894; Georgetown Univ. 1922-23; George 
Washington, A. B. 1929, M. A. 1932 ; bookkeeper 1913- 
14 ; sec. to atty. 1915-17 ; elk.. Navy Dept., 1917-18 ; 
special asst. of Dept. of State for war trade work at 
Chrlstiania 1919 ; elk. in Am. Leg. at Christiania 1919- 
21 ; in Dept. of State 1921-24 ; in Am. Leg. at Peking 
1924-26 ; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of State Jan. 
26, 1927 ; at $1,500 Oct. 1, 1927 ; at $1,620 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $1,680 July 1, 1928 ; at $2,000 May 
1. 1929; at $2,200 July 1, 1930; at $2,300 Aug. 1, 

1936 ; elk. Int Sugar Cont, London, 1937 ; private sec. 
to asst. sec. of state at $2,600 Oct. 12, 1937; at 
$2,700 Apr. 16, 1939. — A-M. 

Luthringer, George F. — b. Petersburg, 111., Feb. 17, 
1904 ; Staunton Mil. Acad. grad. ; Exeter ; Princeton, 
B. S. 1926, A. M. 1929, Ph. D. 1932; elk. 1926-27; 
instructor and asst. prof, of economics, Princeton, 
1930-38; divisional asst., Dept. of State, 1937-38; 
financial adviser to Jt. Prep. Committee on Philippine 
Affairs, Manila, 1937 ; app. divLslonal asst at $4,600 
In the Dept. of State Sept 1, 1938; married. — EA. 

Lynch, Andrew Green. — b. Utica, N. Y., Oct. 3, 
1902 ; Salisbury Sch. grad. ; Harvard 1922-24 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to Liverpool Feb. 25, 
1927 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 20, 1928; to Tientsin 
June 11, 1928 ; to Mukden Aug. 28, 1929 ; to Bangkok 
Feb. 16, 1932; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Bangkok Feb. 25, 1932 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; v. c. at Jerusalem Oct. 12, 
1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned to Jerusalem 
.Ian. 24, 1035 ; cons, and 3d sec. at Teheran May 29, 

1937 ; married. 

Lynch, William Ruben. — b. Admire, Kans., June 5. 
1885; Kans. State Normal Sch. 1904-11; Kans. State 
Agric. Coll. 1913 ; teacher in rural and high sch. 



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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. — 6. Staten Island, N. Y., Nov. 
8, 1903 ; St. Bernard Prep. Sch. ; St. George'.s Sch. ; 
Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; with investment bankers 1927- 
30 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unelass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16, 1930 ; 
assigned as v. e. at Habana, temp., Dec. 26, 1930 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 29. 1931; to Hong Kong 
Apr. 7, 1932 ; as 3d sec. at Tokyo Apr. 26, 1933 ; 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. 26, 1937, in addition to 
duties as 3d sec. at Peiping ; 3d sec. at Santiago June 
24, 1938 ; sec. to Am. del., Third Pan American High- 
way Conf., Santiago, 1939 ; 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 
Admin, in Russia 1921-23 ; special representative of 
Dept. of State in Europe 1923-25 ; app. elk. to 
eml. 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. 
Adjustment Admin., N. Y., 1933-35 ; special represen- 
tative for exporting firm in Cen. and So. Amer. Mar.- 
Aug. 1935 ; sales executive for chemical company 
1935-36 ; commr. to foreign countries. Golden Gate 
Int. Exposition, 1937 ; app. asst. chief. Division of 
Int. Conferences. Dept. of State, at $6,500 Dec. 29, 
1937 ; sec. to Am. del.. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938 ; del.. First Inter-American Travel Cong., 
San Francisco, 1939 ; married. — IC. 

MacArthur, Douglas, 2d. — 6. Bryn Mawr, Pa., July 
5, 1909 ; Milton Acad. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1932 ; O. R. 
C. 1933-35, 1st It. ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unelass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 
1, 1935; assigned to Vancouver Oct. 3, 1935; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 5, 1936; to Naples Apr. 7, 1937; 
V. e. and 3d see. at Paris Dec. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Macatee, Robert Berry. — 6. Front Royal, Va., July 
31, 1891 ; high sch. grad. ; George Washington Univ. 
two yrs. ; elk. in law offices 1910-12 ; elk. to Gov. 
Gen. of Philippine Is. 1913-16; elk., Dept. of State, 
1S16-18 ; app., after exam., cons. 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 ; cons, 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 Dee. 23, 
1929 ; to London Sept. 10, 1930 ; class four Oct. 1, 
1935; to Belgrade Oct. 31, 1935; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; class three Mar. 1, 1939; 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. e. 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, 19.37 ; assigned to Calcutta Apr. 26, 
1937 ; class seven Apr. 1, 19.39 ; to the Dept. May 19, 
1939; detailed for special study (Princeton) Sept. 12, 
1939. 

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 
$1,200 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 ; ai 
$1,600 June 22. 1916, eflfective July 1; at $1,800 
Dec. 1, 1917 ; elk., American-German Prisoner of 
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. eons, 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. chm., 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. 
chm., 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.-Paeiflc Int. Exposition, San Diego, 
1935-36, at Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, 1936, 
and at Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, 1936 ; liai- 



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son officer between Dept. and Central Statistical Bd. 
193G-37 ; cons. sen. 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. 

Mackay, 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., cons, of class eight July 18, 
1919; class seven Sept. 5, 1919; assigned as admin, 
cons, to Shanghai Oct. 22, 1919 ; resigned Mar. 30, 
1920 ; gon. 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 Affairs, at $6,500 Aug. 24, 
1037; married. — FE. 

MacLean, Henry Coit. — 6. Litchfield, Conn., Nov. 15, 
1881 ; Hotclikiss Sch. srad. ; Ynle, B. A. 190:! ; employed 
by cml. firms 1903-1914 ; export mgr. 1914-15 ; asst. 
mgr. of foreign trade bureau 1915-17 ; asst. censor, 
U. S. Postal censorship. 1917-18 ; in Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com. 1918 ; trade commr. at Rome 1919-20 ; 
cml. att. at Rome 1920-27 and at Paris 1928-29 ; Am. 
Admin. Commr. of Int. Chamber of Com., Paris, 
1929-31 ; cml. att. at large — at Stockholm 1931, at 
Oslo Mar. 1932. and at Berlin July 1932; in Bu. of 
For. and Domes. Com. 1932-33; cml. att. at Paris 
July 27, 1933; del.. Seventh Int. Roads Cong., Munich 
and Berlin, 1934 ; del.. Third Int. Fire and Safety 
Exposition, Paris, 1934 ; U. S. representative on Per- 
manent Int. Commn. and mem. of Permanent Council, 
Permanent Int. Assn. of Road Congresses, 1936-38 ; 
representative, 22d plenary assembly of Int. Parlia- 
mentary Conf. on Commerce, Paris, 1937 ; chief. Trade- 
Agreements Unit. Dept. of Com.. Oct. 1, 1937 ; mem.. 
Committee for Reciprocity Information. 193S- ; For. 
Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1939 ; to the Dept., 
temp., Aug. 17, 1939 ; married. 

MacMurray, John Van Antwerp. — h. Schenectady, 
N.Y., Oct. 6, 1881 ; Lawronceville 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 ; sec. of leg. 
in Greece and Montenegro June 10. 1908, but did not 
go to poat ; 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; charge 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. sec. 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 ; chm. 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 Committee. 1933- 
38 ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Estonia, Latvia, and 
Lithuania Aug. 28, 1933 ; A. E. and P. to Turkey 
Jan. 24. 1936; chm., Jt. Prep. Committee on Philip- 
pine Affairs, 1937-38 ; served with Jt. Prep. Commit- 
tee during investigation in Philippines 1837 ; married. 

MacVeagh, John Hammond. — ft. Saranac Lake, N. Y.. 
Nov. 26, 1891 ; attended sch. in Europe and U. S. ; 
Phillips Exeter grad. ; in steel mills 1912-14 ; Brit. 
Army 1915-17, It.; U. S. Army 1917-19, capt., over- 
seas service ; app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of 
class four Aug. 24, 1921 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 
12, 1921 ; to Santiago, Chile, Oct. 22, 1921 ; to Buenos 
Aires Mar. 28, 1922; to Bogota Aug. 8, 1922; re- 
signed Apr. 1923 ; reapp. sec. of emb. or leg. of class 
four June 27, 1923 ; assigned to Habana July 17, 
1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; 
class seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. May 
25, 1925 ; class six June 2, 1926 ; assigned as 2d sec. 
at Managua Jan. 28, 1927 ; to the Dept., temp., July 
12. 1927 ; to Bucharest Apr. 14, 1928 ; to Paris Aug. 9, 
1929 ; class five .Tuly 24, 1930 ; cons, and assigned as 
2d sec. and cons, at Monrovia Nov. 16. 1933 ; as 2d 
sec. at Mexico City Oct. 24, 1934 ; at Dublin Apr. 1, 
1938 ; married. 

MacVeagh, Lincoln. — b. Narragansett Pier, R. I., 
Oct. 1, 1890 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 
1913; Sorbonne 1913-14; U. S. Army 1917-19, maj., 
overseas service ; secretary 1912-13 ; elk. 1914-15 ; 
salesman, publishing firm, 1915-17, and director 1919- 
23; publisher 1923-33; app. E. E. and M. P. to 
Greece June 13, 1933 ; married. 

MacVitty, Karl deGlers. — ft. Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 
27, 1883 ; 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 corp. of theatri- 
cal mgrs. 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; 



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class five May 9, 1930; to Cape Town Apr. 2, 1932; 
to Panamii Oct. 4, 1933 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 
14, 1934 ; assigned also as 2d sec. at Panamii Mar. 15, 
1934 ; class 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, 1936 ; eons, at Amoy May 
24, 1938. 

Macy, Clarence Edward. — b. St. Joseph, Mo., Nov. 9, 
1S86 ; grad. of State Prep. Sch., Univ. of Colo. ; rail- 
way mail elk. 1906-11 ; examiner, railway mail serv- 
ice, 1911-14 ; elk. and mgr. of mall and expross traffic 
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, 1923 ; assigned to 
Coblenz July 2, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 
1, 1924 ; assigned to Dakar July 6, 1925 ; app. sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 9, 1927 ; assigned as v. c. and 3d 
sec. at Mouiovia Apr. 18, 1927 ; as v. c. at Port Eliza- 
beth Nov. 18, 1927 ; class eight, cons., and assigned 
to Port Elizabeth May 17, 1928 ; class seven Dec. 19, 
1929 ; assigned to Tampico May 17, 1930 ; class six 
July 1, 1934; to Karachi June 10, 1936; also to 
Kabul Nov. 18, 1936; married. 

Madonne, John Henry. — b. Mornas, France, of Am. 
parents, Apr. 3, 1896 ; attended secondary sch. in 
France; Baylor Univ., B. A. 1927, Law Sch. 1927- 
28 ; 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., 1926-28 ; in- 
structor in French and Spanish, Devitt Sch., 1929 ; 
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 Warsaw Sept. 13, 1929 ; 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, 1938; at Bern Aug. 1, 1938; also 2d sec. at 
Bern Sept. 30, 1938 ; married. 

Maflatt, Edward Pierce. — 6. St. Louis, Mo., July 23, 
1906 ; 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 exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17, 1931 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Athens 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, 1936 ; to Sao Paulo Mar. 1, 1937 ; 3d sec. at 
Buenos Aires July 13, 1937 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; 
married. 

Magnuson, Erik Waldemar. — t. Stockholm, Sweden, 
Apr. 24, 1891 ; naturalized ; attended sch. in Sweden 
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- 
tailed to offices of naval att. at Christiania and Co- 
penhagen 1919; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at Stockholm 



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 ; con.s, 
June 15, 1926; assigned to Halifax Mar. 30, 1927; 
class seven May 23, 1929 ; assigned to Barranquilla 
Mar. 13, 1931 ; class six July 1, 1931 ; to Hamburg July 
30, 1935; to Copenhagen, temp., Sept. 9, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Hamburg Jan. 
11, 1938; married. 

Maher, Dale Wilford. — 6. Norman, Okla., Apr. 16, 
1897 ; Western Mil. Acad. ; Northwestern Univ. 1915- 
16; U. S. M. A., grad. 1919; U. S. Army 1919-24, 
1st It. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Prince Rupert 
Jan. 31, 1925 ; v. c. at Prince Rupert Aug. 25, 1925 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Apr. 15, 1926 ; assigned to Calcutta Apr. 
21, 1926; to Madras, temp., June 6, 1927; to Cal- 
cutta Aug. 3, 1927 ; to Batavla Sept. 23, 1927 ; class 
eight, cons., and assigned to Batavia Dec. 19, 1929 ; 
to Havre Jan. 31, 1931 ; to Shanghai 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. 

Maklnson, George Albert. — ft. San Francisco, Calif., 
Mar. 18, 1887 ; high 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 F^, 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. e. 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 five Dec. 19, 1923; For. Ser. 
officer of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Callao- 
Lima 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 Osaka June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937 ; class two Mar. 1, 1939 ; 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 fellowship 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, 
Shufeldt Arbitration, Belize, 1930; at $3,400 July 1, 
1930; at $3,800 June 1, 1931; asst. to the legal 



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adviser July 1, 1931 ; lepal asst.. U.S.-Turklsh Joint 
Claims Committee. 1933-37 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939. — 
Lo. 

Maleady, Joseph E. — b. Fall River, Mass., Apr. 29, 
1908; Brown Univ., A. B. 1930; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Veracruz Dec. 9, 1930; v. c. at Vera- 
cruz Sept. 17, 1931; at AcapuUo Mar. 14, 1932; at 

Veracruz May 13, 1933; at San Salvador July 19, 

1934 ; married. 

Maleady. Thomas Joseph.— 6. 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 Llm6n June 9, 1926 ; app., after 
exam.. For. Ser. officer unelass., v. c. of career, and 
see. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 16, 1930 ; assigned as v. c. 
at Port Llmfin Aug. 30, 1930; at Mexico City Nov. 
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: 2d sec. at Bogota in addition to "duties as eons. 
Mar. 1. 19.S9 ; married. 

Malige, Marcel Etlenne. — ft. Lapwal, 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 unelass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned 
to Paris Dee. 3, 1925 ; class eight June 2, 1926 ; cons. 
June 15, 1926; assigned to Glasgow Sept. 29, 1928: 
class seven July 24. 1930 ; eons, at Warsaw Oct. 11, 
1933 ; class six Oct. 1, 19.35 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1. 1937 ; class five .Tan. 3, 1938 ; cons, at Rio de 
Janeiro July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Mallon. Patrick. — ft. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 11, 
1899 ; Taft Sch. grad. ; Yale. B. A. 1921. Law Seh. 
summer 1921 ; N. Y. Univ. 1927-28 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; 
2d It.. S. O. R. C. 1918-23; cml. work 1921-27; 
financial work 1927-31 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unelass.. v. c. of career, and see. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dee. 17, 1931 ; assigned as v. e. at Nassau Jan. 
19. 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. .30, 1933; to 
Leipzig June 13, 1933; to Singapore Feb. 19, 19.35: 
to L^'opoldvillP and French F:quatorial Africa Nov, 26, 
1938 ; class eight Mar. 16. in:?9 ; married. 

Mallory, Lester De Witt, — ft. Houlton. Me., Apr. 21. 
1901 ; Univ. of British Columbia. B. S. A. 1927, M. S. A. 
1929 ; Univ of Calif.. Ph. D. 1935 ; asst. in horticulture, 
Univ. of British Columbia, 1927-29 ; research asst, in 
agric. economics. Univ. of Calif., 1929-31 ; asst. agric. 
commr. at Marseille, IT, S. Dept. of Agric.. 1931-33; 
asst. agric. economist. Agric. Adjustment Admin., 
19.33-34 : app. asst. agric. att. at Paris Aug. 21, 1934 ; 
dil.. Annual Show of Breeding Animals of the Equine 
Race, Paris, 1938 ; expert. Int. Commn. for Horticul- 



tural Statistics, Rome, 1938 ; agric. att. at Paris May 
25, 1939; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1939. 

Maney, Edward Strait. — ft. 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. Consiilate at Torreon June 15, 
1923 ; v. c. at Torreon Apr. 4, 1924 ; at Tampico 
Oct. 18, 1924 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unelass., v. e. of career, and assigned to Tampico 
Oct. 24, 1928; to Agua Prieta May 8, 1929; to No- 
gales, temp,, Feb. 15, 1930 ; to San Luis PotosI, temp., 
July 10, 1930; to Nogales Oct. 3, 1930; to Guaymaa 
Nov. 5, 1930 ; to Southampton Oct. 12, 1931 ; class 
eight July 1, 1934 ; to Taihoku Jan. 5, 1935 ; eons. 
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; 
class seven Mar. 1, 1939; married. 

Manning, William Kay. — ft. 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 economies, 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 
$3,500 Sept. 1, 1920; at $3,800 Jan. 1, 1927; at 
$4,000 Jan. 1, 1928; at $4,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch 
Act) ; divisional asst. at $5,600 July 1, 1930 ; editor 
of treaty index at $4,600 Aug. 8, 1938 ; tech. adviser 
to Am. del.. Third Pan American Highway Conf., 
Santiago, 19.39 ; married.— TD. 

Marsh, Frances M. — 6. Lewlsburg, Pa. ; attended 
high seh. and Bucknell Inst. ; business course ; asst. 
elk. to Senate Committee on Rules; app. elk. at $1,200 
in the 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. chief, 
Diplo. 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 : at $3,700 Apr. 16, 1939.— FA. 

Marsh, 0. Gaylord. — 6. Buchanan, Mich., Jan. 7, 
1879 ; normal seh. grad. ; attended business sch. ; 
Philomath 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 6, 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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1919 ; class five June 4, 1920 ; clnss four June 3, 
19'_'4 ; For. Sor. officer of class five July 1, l'.»24 ; 
assigned to Montevideo Oct. 2:5. lOlM ; to Sydney, 
N. S., Nov. 26. 192G; class four May 17. 1928; class 
three July 24, 1930 ; assigned to Strasbourg Jan. 
9, 1932 ; cons. gen. Dec. 10, 19:{3 ; assigned as cons, 
gen. at Guatemala Dec. 22, 19:!3 ; at Seoul Sept. 16, 
19o6 ; sec. in tbe Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Marvin, John Howard. — ^. Jacksonville, Fla., July 

22, 1888; attended bigh 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 lliihana Feb. 28. 
1927; at Matanzas, temp., Sept. 12, 1938; at Habana 
Sept. 27, 1938. 

Masste, Orlando Hinton. — b. Charlottesville, Va., 
Jan. 25. 1901 ; St. James Sch. ; Univ. of Va. 1921 ; 
teacher, St. James Scb., 1919 ; bank employee l'J20, 
1922; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at Habana 
Apr. 3, 1923; v. c. at Niagara Falls Feb. 1, 192G ; 
at Halifax May 4, 1929; at Yarmouth, temp., Apr. 
3, 1935; at Halifax May 17, 1935; at St. I'ierre- 
Miquelon, temp.. May 28, 1935; at Halifax June 19, 
19.;5; at Moncton, temp., Mar. 18, 1936; at Halifax 
May 9, 1936; at Fredericton, temp., July 23, 1936; 
at Halifax Oct. 3, 1930; at Barbados Apr. 1, 1937; 
married. 

Masuret, Eugene Achilla. — 6. Montreal, Canada, Oct. 
12, 1878 ; naturalized ; Washington Coll. of Law 
two yrs. ; elk.. War Dept., six yrs. ; immigration insp., 
Dept. of Labor, one yr. ; elk. in oflSce of cml. att. at 
Paris 1919-30 ; app. asst. trade commr. at I'aris July 
1, 1930 ; For. Ser. officer uuclass. July 1. 1939 ; 
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, Univ. of Calif., 1930-31, 1932-33 ; accountant 
1933-35; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
V. c. of career, and sec. in tbe Diplo. Ser. Oct. 1, 1935; 
assigned to Vancouver Oct. 5, 1935; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Dec. 5, 1936; to Sydney. N. S. W.. Aor. 7, 1937; 
to Brifcbane. temp., Nov. 10. 1938; to Sydney, N. S. W., 
Jan. 3, 19.39; married. 

Matr§, 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 dipt, of insur. 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 the Dept. of State Dec. 16, 
1918; law drafting asst. at $2,500 Jan. 31, 1920, 
efifecllve Feb. 1 ; asst. solicitor at $3,000 June 1, 1920; 
drafting officer at $3,500 Nov. 1, 1923 ; asst. to U. S. 
agt., Island of Talmas 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 tbp legal adviser July 1, 
1031; at .$5,200 June 1, 1039; married. — Le. 



Matthews, Harrison Freeman. — 6. Baltimore, Md., 
May 20, 1S99 ; G.lman Country Sch.; Trinceton. A. B. 
1921, A. M. 1922; L'ficole Libre des Sciences 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 liudafiest 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 M.-iy 17. 1928; assigned to the Di'pt. Aug. 
19, 1929; class five July 24, 1930; asst. chief Divi- 
sion of Latin American Affairs, Nov. 1, 1930; special 
detail to El Salvador, 1931 ; assignc-d as 2d sec. at 
Habana Oct. 4. 1933; as 1st sec. at Habana Nov. 27, 
1933; class four Oit. 1, 1935; 1st sec. at Paris July 
13, 1937; cons. Aug. 17, 1937; class three Jan. 3, 
1938; cons, at Paris in addition to duties as 1st sec. 
Apr. 21, 1938 : 1st sec. at Madrid Apr. 4-June 30. 
1939 ; marriofl. 

Mattice, Earl (Capt.) — b. Berne, N. Y., June 27, 
1900; N. Y. State Coll. for Teachers 1918-20; U. S. 
M. A., grad. 1924 ; assigned as language officer at 
Peiping May 12, 193G; married. 

Mattison, Gordon Henry. — b. Washington, D. C, Jan^ 
19, 1915; attended sch. in India; Coll. of Wooster, 
A. B. 1936 ; reporter. Am. Inst, of Public Opinion, 
1936-37; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 
v. c. of career, and ?ec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; 
assigned to Naples July 8, .1937 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Oct. 24, 1938; v. c. at Baghdad Apr. 22. 1939; also 
3d sec. at Baghdad July 26, 1939 ; married. 

Mayer, Ernest de Wael. — b. New York City Mar. 1, 
1903; attended sch. In Belgium; private tutors in 
Holland and England: Staunton Mil. Acad. 1919-21; 
newspaper work 1921-24; cml. work 1924-30; 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 Havre 
Apr. 7, 1932 ; at Southampton Apr. 12, 1935 ; at Paris 
June 17, 1935; also 3d sec. at Paris July 26, 1937; 
class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; married. 

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 three July 13, 
1917; assigned to the Dept. Dec. 8, 1917; to London 
Jan. 18, 1919; en disponibilitS Dec. 8, 1919; assigned 
to the Dept. Sept. 14, 1920; class two Aug. 24, 1921; 
mem. of secretariat and tech. staflf 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; 
conns, of emb. at Lima June 8, 1929; class one Dec. 
31, 1929 ; assigned as couus. of emb. at Brussels and 



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Liixemlnirs Oct. 20. 10.10; ndviscr, 2(1. 3il, nnfl 4th 
stages. Gen. Disarmnmi-nt Conf., Geneva, l!>3:{-85; 
assi;:npcl as conns, of leg. at Rem Sept. 8, I't-'i.'J ; 
unofficial observer. nK-etins of tlie Special Committee 
of tlie Council of the Leasue of Nations on Tech. Co- 
oper.ition with China, Geneva, 10.J4 ; representative, 
advisory committee of the Leajrue of Nations to fol- 
low situation in the Colonihian-I'eruvian dispute, Ge- 
neva. 1035: assijrned as couns. of emi). at Berlin Oct. 
L"J. 1035 ; cons. gen. May 14. 1030; E. E. and M. P. 
to Haiti July 13, 1037; married. 

Mayer, "William (Maj.) — h. New York City Jan. 4, 
1802: atteid(d high pch. ; U. S. Army 1008-12; cml. 
employment 101.3-17 ; entered U. S. Army July 18, 
1017; language officer at Peiping 1028-32; assigned 
as mil. att. at Ptiping and Bangkok Oct. 21, 1038; 
mariied. 

Mazzeo, Loir's Bert. — h. New York City Sept. 10, 
lOOG ; attended business sch. ; Emerson Inst. ; George- 
rowD Sch. of For. Sir.. H. F. S. 1!»2<.»; dk.. Am. Cdu- 
.sulate General at Naples. 1020-24, In real estate 
office 1024-25, Washinirton Navy Yard, 102,'J-27 ; 
elk., Dept. of State, 1027-30; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
sulate at Cbiliualma Apr. 0. 1030; v. c. at Chihuahua 
June 27, 1030; at La Guaira Dec. 5, 1034; married. 

McAndrews, John Henry Eugene. — 6. Owatonna, 
Minn., July 1. 1884 ; Pillsbury Acad. ; attended nor- 
mal sch. ; Georgetown Univ. 1020-21 ; teacher in public 
s(h. two yrs. ; elk. two yrs. ; salesman ; app. v. c. at 
Cork Aug. 21, 1018; visa work at Frarkfort-on iho- 
Main July 13, 1021; v. c. at Frankfort-on tho-Main 
Nov. 15. 1021; at Bucharest Jan. 7, 1022; despatch 
agt. at London Feb. 18, 1030 ; v. c. at Nassau Aug. 24, 
1030. 

McCallum, Daniel Johnston (Lt. Comdr.) — h. Shreve- 
port. La.. Feb. 6, U'Ol : U. S. N. A., grad. 1024; lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo 1031-34; assigned as asst. 
naval att. at Tokyo Feb. 0, 10.39. 

McClintock, Robert Mills. — ft. Seattle, Wash.. Aug. 
r«0, 1000; studied nnder private tutor in Switzerland; 
Stanford, A. B. 1931 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer iiMobiss.. V. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 17, 1031 ; assigned as v. c. at Panama Jan. 
20. 1032; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 20. 1032; to 
Ko1>e Mnr. 30. 1033; as 3d see. at Santiago, Chile, 
Dec. 20, 1034; at Ciudad Trnjillo July 2, 1037; 
also V. c. at Ciudad Trujillo Dec. 21, 1037 ; v. c. and 
3d sec. at Helsinki July 8, 1030 ; married. 

McClure, "Wallace. — ft. Knoxville, Tenn.. July 30, 
1890; Unlv. of Tenn.. A, B. 1010. LL. B. 1011; Co- 
Inmbia. A. M. 1015. Ph. D. 10ii4 ; mem. of bar of 
Tenn. ; sec. to committee to Investigate assessments 
and taxation. Tenn.. 1015; law practice 1016-17; 
D. S. .Army 1017-18. 2d It.; e.xpert of N. Y. State 
legislative committee on Income tax 1010; Insrrnetor 
in hist., Univ. of Tenn., 1010; prof, of cml. policy. 
Giorpe'own Sell, of For. Ser. since 1025; app. draft- 
ing officer at $3,000 In the Dept. of State Dec. 4, 



1020; at ^S.-^OO Nov. 15, 1022; at $3,800 July 1, 
1024; at .$4,400 Feb. 1, 1026; at $5,200 July 1, 1026; 
nsst. chief. Treaty Division, Apr. 21. 1028; at $0,500 
July 1. 1028 (Welch Act) ; tech. advi.<er to Am. del., 
Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. States, Montevideo, 1933; 
married. — TD. 

McConaughy, "Walter Patrick. — ft. Montevallo. Ala., 
Sept. 11, 1008; Birmingham-Southern Coll.. B. A. 
1028; Ala. Coll.. summers 1026. 1027; Dnke Univ. 
1030; teacher in high sch. 1028-.30 ; instructor, Ala. 
Coll.. summer 1020; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass.. v. c. of care<'r. and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 16. 1030 ; assigned as v. c. at 
Taniplco. temp.. Dec. 27. 1030; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Aug. 10. 1032; to Kobe Dee. 22, 1032; to Taihoku, 
temp., Aug. 28, 1034; to Kobe Apr. 8, 1035; cln.ss 
eight Apr. 1, 1037; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; assigned to 
Kfbe Apr. 20, 1037; to O.saka Sept. 0. 1038; class 
seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

McCoy, Gordon Handy (Lt. Col,) — 6. Baltimore. Md., 
July 15. 1S82; St. John's Acad.; U. S. N. A. 1002-3; 
entered U. S. Army May 24. 1017 ; assigned as mil. att. 
at Mexico City June 21, 1939 ; married. 

McDermott. Michael James. — ft. Peahndy. Jfass., 
July 2. 1804 ; attended business sch. ; National Univ., 
LL. B. 1020. LL. M. and M. P. L. 1027; elk. in insur. 
company 1014-17. in War. Dept. July-Aug. 1017. in 
executive office of White House July-Dec. 1017; Army 
field elk. 1017-10, overseas service; confidential elk. 
to Gen. Tasker 11. Bliss, Am. section of Supreme War 
Council, Versailles, and Am. Cnmmn. to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1018-20; sec. to Ellhu Root, mem. of 
Committee of Jurists to draft project for an Int. 
Court of Justice at The ll.igue. Paris. May-.Nug. 1920; 
app. special asst. at $2,500 in the Dept. of State Aug. 
28. 1020; elk. at $1,000 Oct. 7. 1020; at $1,800 June 
15. 1022 ; private sec. to the undersec. of state at 
$2,000 June 12, 1023 ; asst. chief. Division of Current 
Information. Apr. 1, 1024; at $3,000 July 1. 1024; 
at $3,200 May 1, 1025; chief. Division of Current 
Infermafion, Apr. 20. 1027: at $3,800 May 1. 1027; 
special asst. to Am. del.. Sixth Int. Conf. of Am. 
States. Ilabana. 1028: at $4,000 July 1. 1028 (Welch 
Act) : detailed to mission for sisn.'iture of Pact for the 
Renunciation of War. P.irls. 1028: press liaison officer, 
Conf. of Am. States on Conciliation and Arbltrnrlon. 
Washinston. 1028-20 : press officer, I.onilon Naval 
Conf.. 1030: at $4. son July 1, 1030; mem.. Piililica- 
tions Committee of the Dept.. 1020- ; at $6,500 May 
1. 1036: prcFS officer. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1038: at $7,000 June 1. 1030; niarriod. — CI. 

McDonald, Eula, — 6. Decatur, Tex. ; attended busi- 
ness sch. and Branliam and llnshes Prep. Sch. : secre- 
tary to mem. of Cong. 1013-17. 1019-33; elk. to 
Interstate and F' rei.'n Commerce Com., House of 
Itepresentatives. 1017-10; secietary. Int. Petroleum 
Cong.. July-Oct. 1023 and 1025; app. asst. to U.S. 
del.. Int. Miineiary and Fconomic Toiif.. at $3..'<00 Oct. 
10. 1033; divisional asst. at ?3..S00 In the Dept. of 
State May IC, 1034-Oct. 24, 1937; contact represonta- 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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five. Veterans' Admin. Ficility, Oct. 1037-Jan. 1038; 
app. divisional asst. nt $.{.800 in the Dnpt. of State 
Jan. 10. 19S8 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939.— IC. 

McDonald, George C. (Maj.)— 6. Thiladelpliia, Pa., 
Apr. 27. 1802; entered U. S. Army May 14, 1918; as- 
signed as asst. mil. att. and asst. mil. att. for air at 
London Feb. IS, 1939 ; married. 

McDonough, Daylo Crockett.— 6. Cameron, Mo.. 
Dec. 14. 1891; Univ. of Mo., LL. B. 1912; mem. of 
bar of Mo.; law practice and legal editor 101S-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 Sept. 5. 1919 ; assigned to Concep- 
ci6n Oct. 21, 1919 ; to La I'a/, June 22, 1922 : class six 
Aug. 23, 1922 ; class five Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer 
of class six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Caracas Feb. 5, 
1!)25 ; class five Dec. 17, 192.'> ; assigned to Guadala- 
jara, temp., Sept. 2, 192G ; to Sydney. N. S. W., Nov. 
22, 1920; class four Dec. 19, 1029; assigned to 
M.ulras Nov. 6, 19:50 (canceled) ; to Bombay Jan. 29, 
1931 ; cons. gen. Oct. 15. 1934 ; assigned to (Juayanuil 
Oct. 18, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937 ; 
cons. gen. at Monterrey June 18, 1938 ; class three 
Apr. 1, 1939. 

MoDougal, Daniel Archibald. — 6. Wayland Springs, 
Tenn., Jan. 14, 1805; Savannah Coll.; Vaiulerbilt 
Univ. ; mem. of b;irs of Tenn. and Okla. ; teaclier in 
high sch. 1884-85; law practice 188(5-1933; master 
in chancery 1887-92; editor of newsp.iper 1889-91; 
city atty. 1904 ; mayor 1908-10 ; mem. of Okla. 
Legislature 1031-32; app. asst. to the legal adviser, 
temp., at $.").000 in the Dept. of State Sept. 22, 1933; 
permanently Feb. 16, 1934 ; married. — Le. 

McEnelly, Thomas. — 6. Milford. Mass., Sept. 3, 
1888; attended high sch. and business sch.; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate General at Buenos .\ires Apr. 3, 
1914; V. c. at Mexico City Sept. 4. 1918; app. after 
exiim.. V. c. of career of class three Sept. 27. 1919; 
assigned to Frontera Oct. 9. 1019; to Matanzas Nov. 
26, 1919; class two M.iy 24, 1020; class one Nov. 17, 
1921; assigned to Buenaventura May 12, 1922; to 
Chibualiua Sept. 21, 10:i3 ; cons, of class seven Dec. 
19, 1923; assigned to Chlhiialiiia Dec. 22, 1923; For. 
Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1024 ; class seven 
Sept. 29, 1927; assigned to Barcelona May 24, 1028 
(canceled); to Ciudad Juarez, temp., July 20. 1928; 
to n.ircelona Sept. 20. 10J8; class six July 24. J0.3(); 
to Singapore June 20, 1934; class five June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to Palermo Sept. 
2. 1938; married. 

McGilchrist, John. — 6. Stenhousemuir. Stirling- 
shire, Scotland, May .30, 1870; Brit, subject; edu- 
cated in Scotland : with business firm in Scotland 
188:{-89 ; accountant and gen. mgr. of firms in 
Grenada since 1880; app. cons. agt. at Grenada 
June 21, 1920 ; married. 

McGinnis, Edgar Lee, Jr. — 6. Pitcalrn. Pa., Oct. 4, 
1907; Univ. of Pittsburgh. A. B. 1930; app. elk. in 



Am. Vice Consulate at Medellfn Aug. IS. 1030; v. c. at 
Medellln June 11, 10:tl ; at Ceiba June 6. 1933; at 

Tela, temp., June 7, 1934 ; at La Ceiba Sept. IS, 1934 ; 
married. 

McGlasson, ClifFord Wayne. — 6. Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Oct. 31, 1807; high sch. grad. ; attended business 
sch.; reporter 1017-18; stenog., Post Office Dept., 
1918-19; dk. ]!)l0-20, in Dept of State 1021; app. 
elk. in Am. Consnhite at Seville Sept. 24, 1921; 
V. c. at Turin Apr. 16, 1924 ; at G-iteborg June 18, 
1924; reinstated as elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. of 
State Mar. 23, 102.j; app. v. c. at Prague Aug. 17. 
1925; at Port Said July 30. 1027; at Prague Mar. 
14. 1929; at Lausanne Dec. 9, ]!)29; at Paris for 
duty in the (list. acct. and disbursing office Aug. 20, 
1932; asst. dist. acct. and disbursing officer Jan. 28, 
1938; married. 

McGonigal, Donal Fish. — b. Troy, N. Y., Apr. 8, 
1896; high sch. grad.; cml. work 1014-16, 1919-21; 
U. S. Army 1916-19, 1st It., overseas service; N. Y. 
State Troopers 1922-2.5; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Damascus Dec. 15, 1025; at Beirut July 31, 1928; 
v. c. at Bi'irut Oct- 30, 1!)28; at Toronto, temp., 
July 1. 1029: at Beirut July 22, 1920; 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. — 6. East Orange. 
N. J.. Feb. 22. 1005; Staunton Mil, Acad.; Ilnmilton 
Coll., A. B. 1027; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. and 
American Univ. 1027-28; Univ. of Grenoble, sum- 
mer 1028; app.. after exam.. For. Ser. officer un- 
class. and v. c. of career Mar. 26. 1929 ; assigned 
to the For. Ser. Sch. July 1, 1029; to Jerusalem 
Aug. 29, 1020; to Beirut Feb. 28. 1931; to Antwerp 
Nov. 20. lO.ll ; as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Brussels, temp., Jan. 24. 1033; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 5. 1033; 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. 

McGrory, Elisabeth — b. Philadrlrihia. Pa. ; business 
sch. g ad. ; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1027 ; stenog.-sec. 
1922-23; elk. 1927-36; app. elk. at $2,000 in the Dept. 
of State Feb. 8, 19C0 : at $2,300 Sept. 16, 1937; divi- 
sional asst. July 1, 1939. — TA. 

McGurk, Joseph F. — b. Paterson, N. J., Mar. 3, 
1802; attended high sch. and business sch.; with 
mfg. company 1007-13; app. elk. In Am. Consulate 
at Valparaiso Sept. 25, 1014 ; v. c. at Valparaiso 
May 19. 1015; at Antofngasta, temp., June 21, 1017; 
at Valparaiso July 5. 1017; at Paris June 9, 1919; 
at Havre Sept. 6, 1010; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Sept. 27, 1019 ; assigned to 
Paris Oct. 2. 1010; class two May 24, 1920; assigned 
to Dakar Sept. 30, 1020; to Brest May 12, 1021; 
to Dunkirk July 6. 1021 ; to Paris Oct. 7, 1021 ; 
class one .Nov. 17, 1021 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 
1922; assigned to Zagreb Aug. 18. 1922; class six 



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Aug. 23, 1922 ; class five June 3. 1024 ; For. Ser. 
officer of clnss six July 1, 1024 ; assiirnod to Ilelsing- 
fors Sept. 9, 1024; 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 Dopt. Sept. 21, 1928 ; class four 
Dec. 26, 1929 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Port au Prince 
Sept. 2.5, 10:50 ; to the Dept. July 26. 1932 ; asst. 
■ hii'f. Division of Latin American Affairs, Aug. 28, 
1933; class three Oct. 1, 1935; assigned as 1st sec. 
at Tokyo Aug. S. 1936 ; class two Jan. 3, 1938. 

McHugh, James M. (Maj.). — b. Nevada Mo., Dec. 
27, 1S99; U. S. N. A., grad. 1921': entered U. S. 
Mnrine Corps; language officer at Poiping 1927-31; 
assigned as asst. naval att. at Peipiiig Oct. 1, 1937 ; 
married. 

Mcllhenny, Samuel Alfred, Jr. — b. San Antonio, 
Tex., Aug. 15, 1901; Marion Inst, grad.; U.S.N.A. 
1920-22; Univ. of Tex., B.B.A. 1026; elk. and stenog. 
10*J6-2.S ; a|)p. elk. in Am. Leg. at San Salvador June 
26. 1028: in Am. Leg. at M.inngna 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, 19:i3 ; at Santiago Dec. 22, 
1933; at Valparaiso, temp.. Mar. 8, 1934; at San- 
tiago Aug. 25, 1934; at Valparaiso Jan. 23, 1937; 
marric'd. 

McKee, Edwin Milton. — b. Dawsonville, Ga., Nov. 
21, 1901 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; private 
tutors; Univ. of Toronto 1028-30; bookkeeper, cost 
accountant and elk. 10i>0-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Con- 
KUlate General at Singapore P'ob. 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 Callno-Lima 
Apr. 11, 1930; at Buenaventura May 1, 1935; at 
Moscow Apr. 2, 1937. 

McKelvey, Delano. — h. West Orange, N. J., Aug. 15, 
190S ; Groton ; Phillips Exeter ; Georgetown Univ. 1036- 
37 ; employed by business firms 1927-31 ; social wel- 
fare work 1932-35 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., V. c. of career, and see. in the Diplo. Sir., and 
assigned to Toronto Mar. 2, 1930 ; married. 

McKenna, James Edward. — b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 
20, 1887; high sch. grad.; Boston Coll. 1008-10; 
Georgetown Law Sch. 1910-13; in library 1906-10; 
elk. in law office 1010; app. elk at $000 in the Dept. 
of State Oct. 8, 1910; at $1,000 M:ir. 29, 1912, ef- 
fective Apr. 1; at $1,200 Dec. 1, 1013; detailed to 
Am. Emb. at Mexico City D.c. 17, 1013-.May 4, 
1914; at $1,400 June 22, 1016, effective July 1; 
chief elk. and disbursing offlcor. 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 .'jervice ; reapp. elk. at $1.40o in the Dept. of 
State June 10, 1019; at $1,600 May 1. 1920; draft- 
ing officer at $2,500 Apr. 1, lOJl ; mem. of Bd. of 
Review May 31, 10-J2: at $2.8(10 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 21'. 1030 ; class six July 1, 1031 ; to 
London June 30. 1934 ; to Zagreb Mar. 7, 1035 ; class 
live Oct. 1, 1935; to the Dept. June 1, 1037; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class four Apr. 1, 1939 ; 
married. — PD. 

McKinney, Walter Hastings. — b. Sault Ste. Marie, 
Mich., Sept. 0, 1SS9 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Mich. 
1008-11; cuil. enterprises 1911-23; app., after exam., 
cons, of class seven Oct. 6, 1923; detailed to Bor- 
deaux Nov. 20, 1023 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1924; assigned to Vigo July 1, 1025; class 
seven May 17, lOi'S; to Yarmouth Dec. 23. 1931; 
class six .Inly 1, 1934; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 28, 
1936 ; assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at 
Guatemala Oct. 1, 1930; 2d sec. at Guatemala Oct. 
29, 1936; cons, at Sheffield Feb. 21, 1939; married. 

McLain, Camden Lester. — b. Goodvlew, Va., Apr. 
27, 1893; attended high sch. and business sch.; sec- 
retary 191.5-17; D. S. Army 1917-18; Army Field 
elk. 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate Gennral at 
Valparaiso July 1, 1921 ; v. c. at Valparaiso Mar. 9. 
1922: at ConcepciCn May 1, 1924; at Valparaiso Oct. 
22, 1924 ; at Arica, temp., Nov. 7, 1925; at Valparaiso 
June 24, 1926; at Iqiiique, temp., Nov. 1, 1920; at 
Concepcirtn Dec. 7, 1926; at Antofagasta Aug. 30, 

1930 (canceled); at Valparaiso Oct. 11, 1930; at 
Antofagasta Nov. 22, 1030; at Valparaiso Jan. 3, 

1931 ; at Santiago, Chile, Feb. 24, 1931 ; at Val- 
paraiso, temp.. May 7, 1936; at Santiago June 2, 
1936; at Valparaiso, temp., Jan. 30, 1937; at San- 
tiago Feb. 13, 1937; at Antofagasta, temp., Feb. 18, 
1937 ; at Santiago Mar. 20, 1937 ; married. 

McLaughlin, Edward Baniel. — b. Pottsville, Pa., Aug. 
20. 1002; Marion Mil. Inst, grad.; U. S. M. A., grad. 
1925; Universidad Nacional de Mexico 1930 -; mem. of 
bar of Ark. : U. S. Army 1925-26. 2d It. ; in automobile 
business 1026-27 ; engineer 1927-29 ; asst. trade 
commr. at Ilabana 1929-30, at Mexico City 1930-33 ; 
ex. asst. and dir., Nat. Recovery .\(liniu. for .\rk., 1933- 
35; ex. asst. to dir., Nat. Emergency Council, 1935-36; 
app. a.sst. cnil. att. at Mexico City July 3, 1936; 
For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

McLean, Minedee. — b. East Feliciana Parish, La., 
Apr. 29, 1888 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; 
Centenary Coll. 1904-0; teacher 1900-12; sec. and 
stenog. in U. S. and Peru 1912-23 ; elk. to trade commr. 
at Santiago 1921, to cml. att. 1924-30; asst. trade 
commr. at Santiago 1930-33 ; elk. to cml. att. 1933-34 ; 
app. asst. trade commr. at Santiago Dec. 8, 1934 ; 
F(.r. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

McMillin, Stewart Earl. — 5. Arkansas City, Kans., 
Dec. 17. 1889; attended business sch.; 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 Lira/'m Nov. 5, 1017; class 
six Sept. 5, 1919; assigned to Antofagasta May 17, 
1922: For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1024; 
assigned to La Paz Apr. 22, 1025; to Belgrade Sept. 
8, 1920 ; to Zagreb, temp., Oct. 1, 1927 ; to Belgrade 



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Nov. 15. 1927 ; class six May 9, 1930 ; assigned to 
Warsaw Doc. 6, 1980: to Picdras Ne;;ras .Ian. 11, 
1933 ; to Caracas May 22, 1936 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Dec. 1, 1937. 

McNally, Edward Jamet (1st Lt.) — 6. Baltimore, 
Md., Feb. 27. 190G ; U. S, M. A., grad. 1929; assigned 
as language officer at Teiping May 27. 1938. 

McNiece, Renwick Sloane. — ft. Salt Lake City, 
Utab, June 28, 1886; Westminster Coll.. Salt Lake 
City, 1903-4 ; Princeton, B. A. 1907 ; Univ. of Utah 
Law Coll. 1913-15; teacliing fellow, Univ. of Calif., 
1919-20; mom. 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; 
assigned 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. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

McQuillen, Francis Jennings (Capt.) — 1). 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 ; married. 

Medalie, Bonn Paul. — 6. Milwaukee, Wis., May 11, 
1906; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Chicago 1927-28; 
George Washinicton Univ. 1929-30; supercargo. Army 
Transport Service, 1926; salesman 1929; sec. to 
mem. of Cong. 1929-30; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Stuttgart Aug. 16, 19:!0 ; v. c. at Stuttgart June 
11, 1931 ; at Saigon Aug. 7, 1934 ; at Edmonton Oct. 
29, 1935 ; at Montreal Apr. 3, 1937 ; at Vienna Dec. 
20, 1937, Apr. 7. 1938; at Kingston. Jamaica, Nov. 8, 
1938; married. 

Meekins, Lynn Webster. — h. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 6, 
1892; Marston's Univ. Sch.; Fiiends' Sch. grad.; 
Johns Hopkins, A. B. 1913 ; N. Y. Univ., grad. work 
one yr. ; newspaper corr. 1910-16 ; accounting 1913-14 ; 
librarian 1914-16 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Oct. 2, 1916 ; asst. cml. att. at Peking June 16. 
1919 ; trade commr. at Shanghai Feb. 1921 ; mgr., 
Boston d'st. office. Dec. 1921; trade <onimr. at Ottawa 
July 1, 1924; cml. att. at Ottawa May 20, 1927; del., 
Anti-Smuggling Conf., Ottawa, 1929 ; cml. att. at Lon- 
don July 18, 1933 ; trade commr. at London Feb. 1, 
1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class two July 1, 1939 ; to 
the Dept., temp., Aug. 17, 1939 ; married. 

Meeks, Nelson Place. — 6. New vork City Aug. 3, 
1896; attended high sch.; Mt. llermon Sch.; Colum- 
bia Univ. 1915-18; Officers' Training Sch. 1918-19; 
Near East Relief, Tidis, Caucasus, 1919-21 ; app. elk. 
in Am. Consulate at Riga Jan. 19. 1022; in Am. 
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 cla.ss seven S^pt. 5, 1919; de- 
tailed to Berne Oct. 29, 1919; assigned to Port Limi'm 
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 May 2.3, 1929; 
assigned to Leipzig July 1, 1929; to Hamburg Feb. 16, 
1931 ; class five Apr. 1, 1937 ; to Zagn-b June 1, 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Melbourne, Roy Malcolm. — &. Philadelphia, Pa., Apr. 
11, 1913 ; Univ. of Pa., 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; 
to Tientsin June 30, 1939 (canceled) ; to Kobe Aug. 2. 
1939. 

Melby, John Fremont. — &. Portland, Orcg., July 1, 
1913; 111. Wesleyan Univ., A. B. 1934; Univ. of Chi- 
cago, M. A. 1930; in law office 1934-35; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 2, 1937 ; assigned to Ciudad 
Juflrez July 8, 1937 ; to Tampico, temp.. May 7, 1938 ; 
to Ciudad .Tnarez May 24. .1938 ; to Saltillo, temp., Oct. 
18, 1938 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 22, 1938 ; v. c. at 
Caracas June 30, 1939 ; married. 

Memminger, Lucien. — 6. Tampa, Fla., Aug. 11, 
1879 ; 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 dep. cons. gen. at Boma 
Apr. 3, 1907; cons. asst. July 1, 1908; v. and dep. 
cons, at Naples Aug. 13, 1008; at Beirut Apr. 21, 
1910; v. and dep. cons. gen. at Smyrna Jan. 21, 1911; 
at Paris Dec. 13, 1911 ; 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 class six July 1, 1924; class five May 17, 
1928; class four July 24. 1930; cons. gen. Jan. 22, 
1931 ; assigned to Belfast Jan. 27, 1931 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; cons. gen. at Copenhagen 
Sept. 29. 1937; married. 

Memminger, Robert Brodie. — 6. Charleston, S. C, 
Dec. 5, 1904 ; Mercersbur.g Acad. grad. ; Univ. of Va. 
1923-25. Law Sch. 1925-28 ; mem. of bar of Va. ; 
actor and sta.ge mgr. 1928-29 ; financial writer 
1929-30; advertising solicitor 1930-31; stage di- 
rector 1932-35 ; 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, 19.35 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Aug. 4, 1936; to the Dept. 
Dec. 18, 1936; to Zagreb Apr. 10, 1937; married. 



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Merrell, Edwin Clay. — b. Nnshville, Ark., Oct. 9, 
ISSl ; U'fAh srh. gr.-ul. ; H:irroii Ac.-ul. three yrs. ; busi- 
ness courses; cnil. traveler l'.)iM»-l'.MH ; newspiiper 
work and elk. to U. S. m.irslial r.)()o-lli ; newsp.iijer 
editor and publisher l!)l.i-17: npp. v. c. at li.ilifax 
Jan. 25. 1!)1S; at Ch.irlottetdwu July 0. IKl'.l; at 
Ilalif.ix Sept. 6, 1919; at Hamilton, Bermuda, July 1, 
1920 ; married. 

Merrell, George Robert. — ft. St. Louis, Mo., July 
13, 1S!18; L'liiv. Seh. for B..ys. St. Louis; Cornell, 
A. B. 192 1 ; U. S. Army 1917-18. 2d It.; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or Wa. of cl;iss four Dec. 15, 1!)21 ; 
assif^iied to tlie Uept. .Ian. 4, 1922; to The lla«ue 
Mar. 1, 1022; sec. to Am. del. on Conimn. of Jurists, 
The Hague, 1922-23; assi<:ned to Tort au Trince 
Jan. 4, 1924 ; lor. Ser. oUieer of class eijrht and 
assigned as 3d sec. at Port au I'ririce July 1, 1924 ; 
class seven Aug. 8, 1924; class six June 2. 192tj; 
assigned as 2d sec. at I'aris Nov. 1, 192t> ; at Teguci- 
galpa July 24, 1928; class five Dec. 19, 1929; assigned 
to Panama Aug. 9. 19:50 ; to the Dept. June 18, 
1931; as 2d sec. of leg. at Te-ping Apr. 19. 19:{5; as 
2d sec. of emb. at I'eiping Sept. 17, 19:'.5 ; class four 
and 1st sec. Oct. 1. 19.S5 ; cons. Aug. 17, 1937; assign(-d 
to Harbin Sept. 10, 1937; class three June 16, 1938. 

Merriam, Gordon Phelps. — b. Lexington, Mass., 
July 29, l.son ; Xohle and Grepiiough Sch. grad. ; 
Dartmouth, B. S. 1921 ; Univ. of Chicago, M. S. 1925 ; 
with ambulance corps 1917; Am. iCed Cross in Hali- 
fax, N. S., 1917-18; U. S. Army 1918, 2d If.; teacher 
of Eng. and geography, Robert Coll., Const.-intinople, 
1921-23 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. 
May 28, 1920; 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 I'aris 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. 19:'.0: as consul at Cairo July 28. 
1931 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. and assigned also as 3d 
sec. at Cairo, tomp.. M.iy 4, 1932; resumed charge of 
consulate Sept. 22, 1932; class seven July 1. 19.34; 
assigned as 2d sec. at Cairo July 8. 1935; as cons, 
and 2d .sec. at Teheran Oct. 4, 1935 : class six Aiir. 
1. 1936 ; 2d sec. at Cairo Sept. 4, 1937 : to the Dept. 
Feb. 18, 1939; married.— NE. 

Merrill. Gregor Charles. — ft. Oakland. Calif.. Dec. 2, 
1906; Thach<T 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. N"v. 29. 1932; 
to Yokohama Mar. 30. 1933; to Manila Oct. 29, 1937; 
to Antwerp Dec. 23, 1938; married. 

Mersman. Scudder. — ft. St. Lonls. Mn., Aug. 3, 
1888: Pawling Sch.; Yale. Ph. R. 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. — ft. Fleetwood. Pa., 
Oct. 3. 18.S3 ; Keystone State Normal Sch. grad.; 
Delaware Coll.; princip.il of sch. 19(10-1914; field 
agt. of Am. Society for I-;xtension 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; assi.^ned to Cur.i<,-ao May 20. 1916; class 
eight Sept. 14, 1917 ; det.iilcd to Antwerp Jan. 29. 1919 ; 
assigned to Antwerp May 10. 1919; class six Sept. 
5. 1919; class five June 4, 1920; cl.-iss 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, Couf. 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 
fiscal and budget officer July 29, 1937; chm., Bd. of 
For. Slt. Personnel, Bd. of Examiners for the For. 
Ser.. and For. Sor. Sch. Bd., 1937- ; elm.. Bd. of 
Appeals and Review, 1937- ; U. S. representative, 
Permanent Int. Comnin. of Perman<;nt Int. Assn. of 
Road Congresses, 1937- ; married. — A-M. 

Metze, Albert Francis (1st It.) — ft. Baltimore. Md., 
July 12, 19'0; attended sch. in China; U. S. N. A., 
grad. 1933; engineer for oil company 193.3-35; entered 
U. S. Marine Corps July 10. 1935; assigned as lan- 
guage officer at Peiping Feb. 7, 1939. 

Meyer, Paul Walter. — ft. Beatrice, Nobr.. Aug. 8, 
1900; Univ. of Denver, A. B. 1923; app., after exam., 
stu<lent interpreter in China Apr. 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1. 1924 ; v. c. of career Sept. 29, 
1926; assigned to ChungKing Oct. 14. 1026: to 
Hankow, temp.. Apr. 29, 1927; detailed to the Dept. 
Jan. 11. 1929; class eight, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 23. 1929; to .Nanking July 2, 1929; class 
seven Feb. 27, 1931 : assigned as For. Ser. officer ut 
Peiplni: June 23. 1932; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. July 
16. 1932; 2d sec. of leg. at Peiping July 21, 1932; 
2d sec. of emb. at Peiping Sept. 17, 19.';5 ; class six 
Apr. 1, 1937; cons, at Yunnanfu May 29, 1937; 
married. 

Milbourno, Harvey Lee. — ft. Rockville, Md., May 10, 
1895; high sch. grad.; Univ. of Rhhmond 1914-17; 
D. S. Army 1917-19: app. v. c. at Amoy Aug. 28. 1019; 
at Swntow Oct. 14. 1920; at Tsliuin Nov. 23. 1920; 
at Tslngtao Mar. 15. 1921 ; app.. after exam., t. c. 
of career of class three Feb. 26, 1923 ; assigned to 



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Tsinan Mar. 2, 1923 ; class two May 10, 1024 ; For. 
Scr. officer iinclass. July 1, 1024 ; assijiiied to Tientsin 
Aug. 8, 1025; to Auioy May 10, 1027; to Hankow 
Apr. 6, 10J8; class eiglit, cons., and assigned to 
Hankow May 17, 1928; class seven May 9, lO.'iO ; 
assifrned to Cologne Oct. 14, 1930 ; to Quebec May 
25, 1932 ; to Windsor Dec. 10, 1936 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Miles, Sherman (Brigr. Gen.) — b. Washington, D. C, 
Dec. 5, 1882 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1001 ; mil. att. in 
Roiimania, Servia, and Bulgaria 1012-14 ; al.so in Greece 
and Montenegro 1913-14; at Tetrograd 1914-lG ; at 
Constantinople and Sofia 1922-25; on peace commn. 
in Austria and Dalmatian Coast 1919 ; assigned as 
mil. aft. and mil. att. for air at London and Dublin 
Sept. C, 1939 ; married. 

Millard, Hugh.— 6. Omaha, Nebr., Aug. 12, 1894; 
Cornell, B. S. 1016; fruit ranching 1016-17; Am. 
Field Ser. in France Mar.-Aug. 1017; U. S. Naval 
Reserve 1917-19, It. (jg. ) ; with Am. Commn. to 
Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-10; elk. in Am. Emb. 
at Paris 1010-20; 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, 1021 ; detailed to Conf. on Limitation 
of Aimanient, Washington, 1021-22 ; assigned to 
Rio de .laneiro June 14, 1922; For. Ser. oflScer of 
class eiglit July 1. 1924 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
Berlin July 17, 1924 ; class seven Aug. 8, 1924 ; 
class six Oct. 10, 1026; assigned as 2d sec. at 
Tokyo Feb. 7, 1027; at Tciieran June 13, 1929; 
class five Dec. 19. 1929; assigned to Montevideo Dec. 
20, 1930 (canceled); to Madrid Apr. 2.3, 1931; sec, 
Int. R.idio Conf., Madrid. 1032; assigned as 2d sec. 
at London Dec. 5, 1033 ; class four and 1st sec. Oct. 
1, 1035 ; cons. Aug. 17, 1937 ; cons, and 1st sec. at 
Sofia May 24. 1938; class three June 16, 1938; mar- 
ried. 

Miller, George E. — &. Philadelphia, Pa., May 15. 
1896 ; attended high sch. ; Pace Inst. ; U. S. Navy 
1917-21 ; in private business three yrs. ; elk., U. S. 
Govt., three yrs. ; elk. in offl:e of cml. att. at Paris 
1927-35. at London 193.J-39 ; app. asit. trade (ommr. 
at London Apr. 11, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
eight July 1, 1939 ; assi.L^ned to Paris for duty with 
dist. acct. and disbursing cfSce, temp., July 12, 1939 ; 
married. 

Miller, Hugh S. — b. Mudgee, N. S. W., Australia, 
of Am. parents, Feb. 3, 1885; attended sch. of 
Australia and U. S. ; Rochester Normal Univ., B. S. 
1002; Iloh.-irt Coll. two yrs.; newspaper and editorial 
work 100.5-10; Washington corr. 1910-16; writing 
and pulilicity work 1917-20; npp. v, c. at Hong 
Kong Feb. 24, 1021; at Cornwall Sept. 6, 1022; 
app., after exam., v. c. of career of class three Sept. 
30, 1922; assigned to Cornwall Oct. 7, 1922; to 
Quebec Oct. 30. 1022; to Singapore Dec. 22, 1922: 
class two May 10, 1924; For. Ser. officer iinclass. July 
1, 1024 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 31, 1025; 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 Jan. 2, 1875; 
N. Y. Law Sch., LL. B. 1910, LL. M. 1011 ; mem. 
of bar of N. Y. ; 9th N. Y. Volunteer Infantry 
1898, 1st It.; author; app. special asst., Dept. of 
State. June 1017; attached to Inquiry conducted by 
Col. House July 1017-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. 1918 ; legal ad- 
viser, .\m. Mission to Negotiate Peace. Paris, 1918- 
19; resigned from the Dept. of State Oct. 1910; app. 
editor of treaties at $5,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 
1, 1020; chm. of the Am. del.. Conf. for the Codifica- 
tion of Int. Law, Tlie Hague, 1930; historical adviser 
at $6,500 May 1. 1031 : mem.. Nat. Historical Publi- 
cations Commn., 1934-38 ; mem.. Committee on Ar- 
chives, 1035- ; del.. Second Gen. Assembly, Pan Amer- 
ican Inst, of Geography and History, Washington, 
1935 ; editor of the treaties Aug. 1, 1938 ; married. — ET. 

Miller, Ralph George. — b. New York City Oct. 6, 
1903; The Browning Sch.; Harvard, A. B. 1025; 
with investment bankers 1025-26; npp., after exam.. 
For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career Oct. 24, 
1028; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 5. 1928; 
asst. sec. of Am. del.. Int. Conf. of Am. States on 
Conciliation and Arbitiation. Washington, 1028-29; 
assigned to Buenos Aires Mar. 29, 1929; sec. in the 
L)il)lo. Ser. Nov. 17, 1031 ; assigned as 3d see. at 
Montevideo Dec. 9, 1931 ; as v. c. at London June 25, 
1035; class eight, cons., and assigned to London 
Oct. 1, 1035; 3d sec. at Habana June 14. 1937; 
class seven Aug. 17, 1938 ; 2d sec. at Habana Mar. 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Millet, Charles Stunner. — b. Brockton, Mass., July 22, 
1008; Vt. Acad, grad.; Harvard 1027-28; Norwich 
Univ. 1929-31; Crawlord Sch. 19.11-32; In.^tituto 
Superiore di Scienze Social! e Politiche, Florence, 
M. A. 1935; app.. after e.\am., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Dipl" Ser. 
Oct. 1. 1935; assigned as Language officer at Peiping 
Oct. 15, 1935 ; v. c. at Ilarbiu Jan. 6, 1938 ; married. 

Millington, Yale Oldknow. — 6. Stephentown, N. Y., 
Oct. 10, 1887; Halifax Acad.. Nova Scotia; Colgate 
Univ. 1005-8 ; George Washington, A. B. 1909 ; teach- 
er of Kng. 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.. 
1024-25; research work for Inst, for Government 
Research May-July 10i.'5 ; app. drafting officer and 
asst. librarian at $2,400 in the Deiit. of State Feb. 1, 
1920; at $2,500 Nov. 1. 1027; at $2,700 July 1, 
1928 (Welch Act) : nt $2,800 July 1. 1928; n» $3,200 
Apr. 1, 1929; at $3,-!00 July 1, 1930; at $3,500 Apr. 
16, 1939; married. — KP. 

Mills, Sheldon Tibbetts. — b. Seattle, Wash., Aug. 
13, 1904 ; Reed Coll., A. B. 1927 ; Forest Ser. lookout, 



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summers 1924, 1925 ; nsst. in Ens. dept, Reed Coll., 
192&-27; seaman, summer 10-7; rof)orter r.»28 ; app.. 
after exam., For. Ser. officer iinclass. and v. e. of 
career Oct. 24, 1928 ; assisned to the For. Ser. Sch, 
Nov. 5, 1928; to La Pnz .Mar. 29. 1929; s<<c. In the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 27, 1931 ; a.ssigiied as 3d sec. at 
Panama Mar. 21, lO.'Jl ; as. v. c. at Bucharest June 
20, 1934 ; class eight, cons., and assisjned as cons, 
and 3d sec. at Bucharest Oct. 1. 1935; clnss seven 
Aug. 17, 1938; 2d xec. at Bucharest in addition to 
duties as cons. Mar. 1, 1939; to the Dept. May 19. 
1939; detailed for special study (Harvard) Sept. 12. 
1939 ; married. 

Minneman, Paul George. — 6. Sidney, Ohio, July 9, 
1902; Ohio State Univ.. A. B. 1924, M. S. 1920, 
Ph.D. 1929; Univ. of Breslau, Germany. 1920-27; 
1st It., O. R. C. ; research asst. 1928 and instructor 
1929. Ohio State Univ. ; economi.st, Dept. of Agric. 
l929-.3e : app. at st. agric. att. at London May 1. 1936 ; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939; to the 
Dept., temp., Sept. 15, 1939 ; married. 

Minnigerode, Holdsworth Gordon. — b. Washington, 
D. C, Aug. 22. 1905; Brown Univ.. I'h. 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; 
,Tt Quehec, temp.. July 12. 1930; at Montreal Sept. 9, 
1930; to the For. Ser. Sch. Sept. 27, 1930; to .leru- 
salem Feb. 2-1, 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. Weslpyan Coll. 1910-11 ; Carnegie 
[nst. of Tech., B. S. lOlG; tclegrnph operator 1908- 
11 ; apprentice signal engineer 1916-17 ; Jr. engineer 
1917; D. S. Army 1917-20, 1st It.; with Am. Red 
Cross In Europe 1920-22 ; app. elk. in Am. Leg. at 
Tirana Feb. 9. 19l.'3 ; v. c. at Tirana June 16. 1926; 
at Stuttgart Dec. 14, 1928; at Cologne Mar. 11, 19.32; 
assigned as v. c. at Paris for duty in the dist. acct. 
and disbursing office May 21, 1932; asst. dist. acct. 
and disbursing officer at I'aris Aug. 24, 1932; v. c. 
and special disbursing officer at Moscow Feb. 10, 
1934: V. e. at Ottawa Nov. 26, 1938; asst. dist. acct. 
and disbursing officer at Ottawa Jan. 9. 1939 ; married. 

Minor, Harold Bronk. — 6. ITolton, Kans., Feb. 1, 
1902; Dr:ike Univ. and Carnegie Inst, of Tech.; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. 1927 ; B.iles- 
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 asslirned to Tampico 
Mar. 20, 1929; to Call May 10, 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, 
193G ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class seven 
Aug. 17, 1938 ; married. 

Mlnter, John Russell. — 6. Abbeville. S. C, Nov. 12. 
1893; Davidson Coll., A. B 1913, M. A. 1915; 
teacher In high sch. 1913-14, in Liuwood Coll. 1915- 



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 ; cl.iss one May 26, 
1922 ; eons, of class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; detailed to 
Cape Town May 25, 1923; class six Dec. 19, 1923; 
assigned to Breslau June 11, 1924 ; Fof. 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.G0f^ In the Dept. of 
State Aug. 18. 1930: at $5,600 July 1, 1930; at $5,800 
June 1. 19.39 : married. — Eu. 

Mitchell, Lawrence Collamore (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 ; U. S. representative 
on special oommns., Chaco Peace Conf.. Buenos Aires, 
1936-.39 : also mil. att. for air May 28, 1038 ; married. 

Mitchell, Mary Helene. — 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. 
priv;ite sec. to asst. sec. of state at $2,000 Nov. 1, 
1933; cik., 3d meeting of the Int. Tech. Consulting 
Committee on Radio Communications. Monte Estoril, 
Portugal. 1!)34 ; elk., I'reliminary Naval Conversa- 
tions, London, Oct.-Dec. 1934 ; private sec. to coun- 
selor of Dept. of State May 21, 1937-Mar. 31. 1938; 
app. private sec. to counselor of Dept. of State at 
$2,600 Sept. 16. 1938; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939. — C. 

Mitchell. Reginald Parramore. — b. Sanfnrd, Fla.. 
.Tune 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. cons\ilate at 
Bordeaux June 0, 19:>1 ; v. c. at Bordeaux Sept. 4, 
1931 ; app., after e.xam.. For. Ser. officer unclass.. 
v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 17. 
1931 ; assigned as v. c. at Bordeaux Jan. 2. 1932 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 17. 1932 ; to Hankow July 
26, 1932 ; as 3d sec. at Warsaw Jan. 3. 1936 ; at 
Dublin Aug. 26, 1937; to the Dept. Apr. 7. 1938: 
class eight -\pr. 1, 1939 ; married. — CI. 

Moe, Albert Ferdinand (Capt.) — b. Oakland. Calif.. 
Nov. 15. 1907 ; Univ. of Calif.. B. S. 1928. grad. work 
1938; asst. purser for steamship lines 1928-29; 2d It., 
O. R. C. 1928-29 ; entered U. S. Marine Corps Aug. 2, 
1929 : assigned as language officer at Peiping July 15, 
1938 ; married. 

Moessner, Wallace Eugene. — b. Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 
26. 1893; attended high sch. and business sch.; Okla. 
Agric. and Jlech. Coll. 1!)12-10: corr. course in civil 
engineering; U. S. Army 1918-19. overseas service; 2d 
It., O. R. C. ; civil engineer 1910-18, 1920; asst. sales 
mgr. in wholesale company 1921-23; app. elk. in .Am. 
Consulate at Manchester June 26, 1924 ; v. c. at Man- 
chester Sept. 3, 1924 ; at Trinidad Nov. 30, 1934 ; 
at Curagao Mar. 1, 1937; married. 



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Moffat, Jay Pierrepont, — 6. Rye, N. Y., July 18, 
1896 ; Harvard 1915-17 ; private sec. to Am. Mln. at 
The Hague and asst. in the leg. 1917-19 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Sept. 5, 1919 ; 
assigned to Warsaw Sept. 27, 1919 ; to the Dept. Apr. 
11, 1921 ; to Tokyo Aug. 2, 1921 ; class three Aug. 
24, 1921 ; assigned to Constantinople Sept. 12, 1923 ; 
class two Jan. 23, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class four 
July 1, 1924 ; assigned to the Dept. Sept. 8, 1925 ; as 
1st sec. at Ottawa, temp., Apr. 29, 1927 ; to the Dept. 
July 15, 1927; to Berne Sept. 29, 1927; Prep. 
Commn. for the Disarmament Conf., Geneva, tech. 
asst. 1927, 1929, adviser 1930; tech. asst., Conf. 
for the Abolition of Import and Export Prohibi- 
tions and Restrictions, Geneva, 1928 ; class three 
May 23, 1929 ; 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 Private Manufacture of 
Arms and Ammunition and Implements of War, 
Geneva, 1929; assigned to the Dept. May 1, 1931; 
class two July 1, 1931 ; chief. Division of Western 
European Affairs, July 15, 1932 ; mem.. Committee 
on Archives, 1935 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Sydney, 
N. S. W., Apr. 24, 1935; class one Oct. 1, 1935; 
to the Dept. June 19, 1937 ; chief, Division of Euro- 
pean Affairs, July 17, 1937 ; adviser, Conf. of Brussels, 

1937 ; married.^ — Bu. 

Moffltt, James P. — 6. 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 Cape 
Town Mar. 12, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer 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, 1925; to Lourengo 
Marques Dec. 30, 1925; to the Dept. May 11, 1928; 
class five May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Marseille June 30, 
1930 ; to Stuttgart Dec. 18, 1933 ; to Amsterdam May 
22, 1936 ; .'iec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class 
four Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Mokma, Gerald Adrian. — 6. Holland, Mich., June 8, 
1900; Hope Coll. Prep. Sch. ; Central Coll., B. Sc. 
1922 ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; educational worlj in Japan 
1922-25, prof, of Eng. literature and sociology at 
Meiji Gakuin, Tokyo, 1924-25 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Batavia June 18, 1926 ; v. c. at Batavia 
Jan. 12, 1927; at Surabaya, temp., July 7, 1927; at 
Batavia Nov. 23, 1927; at Cologne July 27, 1928; at 
Leipzig Apr. 13, 1929 ; app., after exam.. Far. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 19, 1929 ; assigned as v. c. at Maracaibo 
Dec. 31, 1929; at Nuevitas June 11, 1932; at 
Antwerp Aug. 10, 1933 ; class eight, cons., and as- 
signed to Antwerp Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Tampico June 17, 

1938 (canceled); class seven Aug. 17, 1938; to Bn- 
senada Aug. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Molesworth, Kathleen. — b. Montell, Tox., Dec. 7, 
1895 ; Univ. of Tex., B. A. 1917, M. B. A. 1920 ; sec- 



retary at Univ. of Tex. ; elk. to cml. att. at Madrid 
two yrs. ; asst. and act. mgr. of export dept. of busi- 
ness ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Feb. 10, 
1929 ; elk. to cml. att. at Habana 1929-30 ; app. asst. 
trade commr. at Habana July 1, 1930 ; at Guatemala 
Dec. 12, 1936; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Montamat, Harold Edward. — 6. Antwerp, Belgium, 
of Am. parents, Feb. 2, 1905 ; Stevens Sch. grad. ; 
Dartmouth, A. B. 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 Habana Jan. 
12. 1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29, 1932; to 
Nanking Mar. 30, 1933 ; to Hankow Feb. 27, 1935 ; to 
Callao-Lima Apr. 13, 1937 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at La 
Paz June 20. 1938. 

Montgomery, Edmund Brewer. — i. Quincy, 111., Sept. 
18, 1891 ; high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Wis. 1910-12 ; 
U. S. N. A. 1918 ; elk. 1913-15 ; engineering 1915-17 ; 
U. S. Navy 1917-19, ensign ; app. v. c. at Port 
Lim6n Feb. 12, 1919 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career 
of class three May 24, 1920 ; assigned to Barranquilla 
Aug. 2, 1920 ; class two Nov. 17, 1921 ; class one 
May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Montevideo June 23, 
1922 ; to Rio de Janeiro Sept. 1, 1922 ; cons, of class 
seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; 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, 1924 ; 
to London Aug. 1, 1924 ; class six Aug. 31, 1925 ; 
assigned to Madras Mar. 8, 1926 ; class five Dec. 19. 
1929 ; assigned to the Dept. Oct. 21, 1930 ; to Habana 
July 16, 1934; to San Luis Potosf Aug. 13, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Montgomery, John Flournoy. — 6. Sedalia, Mo., Sept. 

20, 1878 ; business sch. grad. ; Ramsdell Acad. grad. ; 
Ohio State Univ. three yrs. ; sales and advertising 
mgr. 1902-7 and executive 1907-33 of milk compa- 
nies ; app. E. E. and M. P. to Hungary June 13, 1933 ; 
married. 

Mooers, Horatio Tobey. — b. Vassalboro, Me., May 3, 
1894 ; Bowdoin Coll., B. A. 1918 ; Dartmouth, summer 
1918 ; Nouvelle ficole des Hautes Etudes, Brussels, 
1919 ; French Army, ambulance corps, 1917 ; U. S. 
Army 1918 ; app. v. c at Antwerp Jan. 27, 1919 ; at 
Brussels May 10, 1919 ; at Glasgow Dec. 3, 1919 ; 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, 1922 ; class two May 26, 1922 ; class one 
Nov. 23, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 
1924 ; class eight and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; assigned to 
Turin Jan. 22, 1926; to Quebec Apr. 11, 1928; class 
seven Oct. 16, 1929 ; to Cherbourg Nov. 2, 1931 ; 
to Toronto July 17, 1933 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; 
cons, at San Jos6 July 15, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. July 31, 1937 ; also 2d sec. at San Jose Aug. 6, 
1937 ; cons, at Mexican Dec. 20, 1937 ; married. 

Moore, Robert Walton b. Fairfax, Va., Feb. 26, 

1859 ; Univ. of Va. ; mem. of Va. Senate 1887-90 ; 
mem. of Va. Constitutional Convention 1901-2 ; law- 
yer ; mem. of bar of Va. ; special counsel, railway and 



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steamship companies of the South before Interstate 
Com. Commn., 1907-18 ; asst. chief counsel, U. S. 
Railroarl Admin., 1918-19; mom. 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 ; clim., 
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, 
193r)-38 ; mem.. Central Committee of the Am. Red 
Cross, 1036-37; counselor of the Dept. of State May 
20, 1937 ; chm., U. S.-Canada Aviation Conf., 
Washington. 1938.— C. 

Moore, Rupert Holyoake. — &. 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. at Kenora Mar. 6, 
1909 ; resigned Sept. 1916 ; reapp. cons. agt. at Kenora 
Feb. 5, 1918 ; married. 

Moore, Sarah Dameron. — b. B.iltimore, Md. ; attended 
American sch. in Manila; 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. 19.30: at $2,600 June 
1, 1931 ; asst. chief. Oflace of Coordination and Review, 
at $3,.'-.00 Sept. 25, 1937 ; at $3,600 Apr. 16, 1939.— CR. 

Moose, James Sayle, Jr. — b. Morrillton, Ark., Oct. 
3, 1903 ; Ky, Mil. Inst. ; Univ. of Mo., A. B. 1922 ; 
Dniversidad 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 
asi language officer to the consulate general at Paris 
Aug, 12, 1930 ; al.so 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 Baglidad June 2, 1933 ; 
class eight July 1, 1934; cons. Jan. 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. 23, 1937 ; class six May 1, 1938 ; married. 

More, Bolard. — ft. Independence, Kans.. Aug. 20, 
1907 ; Montezuma Mountain Sob. ; 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 Jan. 19, 1931 ; v. c. at Puerto Plata Aug. 4, 
1931; at Port au Prince Jan. 2, 1932; elk. In Am. 



Leg. at Santo 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 Lagos 
July 1, 1938. 

Moreland, William Dawson, Jr. — ft. Portland, Greg., 
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 ; 
class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Morgan, John Heath. — ft. 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 ; 2d sec. at Madrid Apr. 
17, 1939; married. 

Moriarty, Francis Brandon. — ft. 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. — ft, 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., 
conf. of ministers for moratorium on intergovernmen- 
tal dobt.s, London. 1931; elk., 1st stage. Gen, Disar- 
mament Conf., Geneva, 1932, and Int. Monetary and 
Economic Conf., London, 1933 ; private sec. to Chm., 
Inter-American Conf. for Maintenance of Peace, Buenos 
Aires, 1936; divisional asst. at $3,200 July 1, 1937; 



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elk., Conf. of Brussels, 1937 ; at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939 ; 
married. — FE. 

Morris, Brewster Hillard. — 6. Bryn Mawr, Pa., Feb. 9, 
1909 ; Montgomery Sch. grad. ; Haverford Coll., B. S. 
1930 ; Oxford Univ., England, B. A. 1932, B. Litt. 1933 ; 
investment analyst 1934-36; app., after exam., For. 
Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Nov. 16, 1936 ; assigned to Montreal Nov. 
23, 1936; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938; to 
Vienna June 29, 1938. 

Morris, Leland 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, 1920; class five 
Nov. 23, 1921 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Cologne 
Oct. 23, 1924; to Athens Nov. 27, 1926; class four 
June 8, 1927 ; cons. gen. and assigned to Athens 
Nov. 12, 1929 ; class three Dec. 26, 1929 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Feb. 19, 1932 ; 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, 1934 ; 
class two Oct. 1, 1935 ; cons. gen. at Jerusalem, temp., 
Dec. 31, 1935; at Alexandria May 22, 1936; also 
couns. of leg. at Cairo, temp.. Mar. 27, 1937 ; del., 
Seventh Int. Conf. for Unification of Penal Law, Cairo, 
1938 ; cons. gen. at Vienna July 27, 1938 ; class one 
Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Morris, Shiras, Jr. — 6. Hartford, Conn., Apr. 23, 
1905 ; Choate Sch. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1927 ; teacher 
1927-28 ; elk. 1928 ; 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 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 ; sec. to Am. del.. First Pan 
American Sanitary Aviation Conf., Montevideo, 1939 ; 
class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; married. 

Morton, William Ross. — b. New Ulm, Minn., Dec. 23, 
1878 ; attended high sch. and night law sch. ; mining 
company 1896-1900 ; chief immigration insp. In Cuba 
1900-1902 ; U. S. Immigration Ser. 1902-18 ; D. S. 
Shipping Bd. investigations 1918-22; app. v. c. at 
Athens Jan. 18, 1922; at Glasgow Mar. 6, 1933; 
at Warsaw Feb. 23, 1935 : married. 

Mosburg, Earl Raymond. — b. Lime Kiln, Md., Sept. 
9, 1897 ; high sch. grad. ; National Univ., LL. B. 1926 ; 
elk.. War Dept., 1918-19 ; app. elk. at $900 in the 
Dept. of State Jan. 4, 1919 ; at $1,000 Aug. 1. 1919 ; 
at $1,200 Dec. 31, 1920, effective Jan. 1, 1921; at 



$1,400 Oct. 1, 1923; at $1,680 July 1, 1924; at 
$1,860 Mar. 16, 1925; at $2,100 June 1, 1925; at 
$2,200 Mar. 1, 1927 ; private sec. to the sec. of state 
at $3,000 May 1, 1927; at $3,200 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $3,300 July 1, 1928; at $3,500 July 

I, 1930; at $3,800 Nov. 1, 1930; divisional asst. 
June 5, 1935 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — FBO. 

Moseley, Harold Wilcox. — &. Westfield, Mass., Apr. 5, 
1907 ; Amherst, A. B. 1928 ; Harvard, M. B. A. 1931, 
Ph. D. 1939; George Washington Law Sch. 1934-35; 
instructor in political science, Doshisha Univ., Japan, 
1928-29 ; economist, Nat. Recovery Admin., 1934-35 ; 
sales research analyst for mfg. company 1936 ; in- 
structor in economics, Amherst Coll., 1937-39 ; app. 
divisional asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Sept. 

II, 1939. — Co. 

Moses, Henry Claremont. — ft. Sumter, S. C, Dec. 25, 
1890; Clemson Coll. one and one-half yrs.; Brown 
Univ. one yr. ; Emerson Inst. ; U. S. Army 1918-19 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Pernambueo Dec. 1920 ; 
V. c. at Pernambueo July 16, 1921 ; at Rosario Jan. 
17, 1922 ; at Asunei6n Sept. 10, 1924 ; at Buenos Aires 
Oct. 1, 1925; resigned Mar. 1, 1926; app. v. c. at 
Rosario Oct. 7, 1927 ; resigned Nov. 20. 1931 ; app. 
V. c. at Saltillo Jan. 15, 1932 ; at Monterrey Sept. 13, 
1939; married. 

Muccio, John Joseph. — 6. Valle Agricola, Italy, Mar. 
19, 1900 ; naturalized 1921 ; Brown Univ., Ph. B. 
1921 ; George Washington, A. M. 1923 ; U. S. Army 
1918 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 15, 1921 ; 
V. c. of career of class three Nov. 23, 1923 ; assigned 
to Hamburg Jan. 2, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
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 Foochow 
Mar. 10, 1930; class seven July 24, 1930; to Shang- 
hai Feb. 7, 1931 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; to La Paz 
Feb. 27, 1935; see. in the Diplo. Ser. Mar. 13, 1935; 
also 2d sec. at La Paz Mar. 16, 1935 ; class five Apr. 
1, 1936; cons, and 2d see. at San Jos6 Mar. 4, 19.38 
(canceled); 2d sec. at Panama Aug. 26, 1938; class 
four Apr. 1, 1939 ; 1st sec. at Panama June 20, 1939. 

Muir, Raymond Bouglas. — 6. Somerville, Mass., June 
5, 1897 ; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. B. 1933 ; U. S. 
Navy 1917-19 ; asst. port officer in France, U. S. 
Army, 1920-22 ; capt. O. R. C. ; liaison officer. Vet- 
erans' Bureau, 1922-30 ; asst. chief usher. The White 
House, 1930-33, and chief usher 1933-38; app. divi- 
sional asst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 16, 
1938; married. — IC. 

Mullins, Edward I. — 6. Byrdstown, Tenn., Nov. 2, 
1897 ; Univ. of Olda., A. B. 1922 ; Harvard 1922-23 ; 
Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., M. F. S. 1925, Ph. D. 
1929 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; economic analyst, U. S. 
Tariff Commn., 1923-38 ; detailed by Tariff Commn. to 
Dept. of State 1935-38 ; app. economic analyst at 
$4,600 in the Dept. of State Apr. 16, 1938 ; divisional 
asst. July 10, 1939 ; married. — TA. 



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Mundy, Louis Edward. — 6. Huntingburg, Ind., Feb. 
15, 1892 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; sienog. 
and elk. 191S-17 ; app. elk. at $000 in the Dept. of 
State June 1, 1017 ; at $1,000 Sept. 25, 1917 ; at $1,200, 
temp., Aug. 1, 191S ; elk.. Am. Conimn, to Negotiate 
Peace, Paris, 1918-19 ; at $1,200, permanently, Nov. 1, 
1919; at $1,400 Dec. 31, 1919, effective Jan. 1, 1920; 
elk., Fifth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Santiago, Chile, 
1923 ; at $1,600 May ol, 1924, effective June 1 ; at 
$1,860 July 1, 1924; at $2,100 Jan. 16, 1925; private 
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 $2,800 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; elk.. Eighth Int. Conf. 
of Am. States, Lima, 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, 1938 ; also at Lima and Quito Jan. 30, 1939 ; 
relieved of duties at Lima Mar. 15, 1939 ; married. 

Munson, Frederick Paul (Capt.) — b. Madison Bar- 
racks, N. Y., June 19, 1904 ; St. John's Mil. Acad, 
grad. ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1926 ; language officer at 
Tokyo 1932-36; assigned as asst. mil. att. at Peiping 
Sept. 1, 1938. 

Murphy, Gwendolyn E, — ft. Grand Island, Nebr. ; 
Grand Island Coll. 1928-31 ; Univ. of 111., A. B. and 
B. S. 1933; library asst. 1933-34; app. library asst. 
at $1,440 in the Dept. of State Oct. 10, 1934; at 
$1,620 Jan. 19, 1935; at $1,800 Aug. 25, 1937; at 
$1,860 Apr. 16, 1939; at $2,000 June 1, 1939.— RP. 

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 $.").600 in the Dept. of 
State M.ir. 24, 1931; repre.sentative of the Dept. of 
State, Sixth Gen. Cong, of the Int. Chamber of Com.. 
Washington, 1931 ; at $6,000 Nov. 16, 1938 ; app. For. 
Ser. officer of class three, cons., and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 7. 19.39 ; assigned to the Dept. as chief. Cons. 
Cml. Office, Aug. 7. 1939; married. — A-M/C. 

Murphy, Raymond Edward. — b. Lewlston, 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. 1, 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, 
1935; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939; at $4,600 July 16, 
1939. — Eu. 

Murphy, Robert Daniel. — b. Milwaukee, Wis., Oet. 
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 
Munich 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 ; assigned 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 ; 
couns. of emb. at Paris in addition to duties as cons. 
June 30, 1939; married. 

Murray, Alton T. — 6. Watsonville, Calif., Dec. 14, 
1906 ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1929. grad. work 1930-31 ; 
employed by insur. company 1932-33 ; agric. statis- 
tician and agric. economist, Dept. of Agrie., 1934—39 ; 
app. asst. agric. att. at London June 16, 1939 ; For. 
Ser. officer ol' class seven July 1. 1939. 

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 five Oct. 17, 1924; 
assigned to the Dept. Apr. 10, 1925 ; asst. chief, Divi- 
sion of Near Eastern Affairs, Aup 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; special mission 
to Iran 1939 ; married. — NE. 

Murray, William Ballew, — b. Downing, Mo., July 
16, 1892 ; attended high sch. ; business sch. grad. ; 
secretary 1910-12; elk., Dept. of Agric, 1912-14, In 
Office of Publlr 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 
(Jent'ral >it Hiihann Jan. 22, 1921 ; v. c. at IlHhana 
Oct. 17, 1924 ; at Matanzas Oct. 26, 1934 ; at Uabana 



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157 



Oct. 10, 1935; at Veracruz Oct. 30, 1935; at Mfirlda, 
temp., Mar. 30, 1936; at Veracruz Sept. 16, 1936; 
at Niagara Falls Apr. 14, 1938 ; married. 

Myers, Mjrrl Scott. — 5. Mechanicsburg, Pa., Feb. 17, 
1886 ; business sell. 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. 2, 
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. — b. Van Meter, Iowa, Jan. 20, 
1882 ; high sch. grad. ; Highland Park Coll., Des 
Moines, Iowa ; druggist 1907-8 ; elk. in Mexico City 
six yrs. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Vera Cruz Mar. 

21, 1917 ; V. c. at Vera Cruz Feb. 11, 1919 ; at Mexi- 
can Nov. 24, 1930; married. 

Nabel, Eugene "W. — ft. Chemnitz, Germany, Oct. 28, 
1879 ; naturalized 1903 ; attended high sch. in Ger- 
many and business sch. in Germany and U. S. ; cml. 
work and newspaper reporter 1899-1907 ; app. v. 
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. 

Nash, James Alan. — 6. Dublin, Ireland, Apr. 6, 
1883 ; Am. citizen ; private tutors ; attended public 
sch. 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 ; at 
$2,600 Feb. 1, 1926 ; at $2,700 Jan. 1, 1928 ; at $2,800 
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 Apr. 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
six July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Porto Alegre Apr. 8, 
1927; class five Oct. 16, 1929; to Marseille Oct. 29, 
1931 ; to Edinburgh Aug. 23, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Nation, Charles William. — ft. Muncie, Ind., May 24, 
1913 ; Worcester Acad. grad. ; Univ. of Pa. 1932-33 ; 
steamship agt. 1934- ; app. act. cons. agt. at Salaverry 
Apr. 1, 1938 ; cons. agt. Apr. 13, 1939. 

Neal, Jack Davis. — ft. Leland, Miss., June 28, 1908 ; 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of Tex. 1926-30 ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Barranquilla Aug. 16, 1930 ; v. c. at 
Barranquilla Mar. 18, 1931 ; at Bluefields Dec. 2, 
1931 ; at Mexico City for duty in the dist. acct. and 
disbursing office Sept. 15, 1932 ; v. c. at Tampico Jan. 
30, 1937; married. 

Neathery, Jack Bristol. — 6. Farmersville, Tex., Jan. 
24, 1907 ; Georgetown Univ. 1928-31 ; Colegio de San 
Bartolomg, Colombia, 1933 ; elk. in Mexico City 1926 ; 
bookkeeper in bank 1927 ; sec. to mem. of Cong. 1928- 
31 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. May 1, 
1931 ; elk. to cml. att. at Bogota 1931-35 ; assigned 
as asst. trade commr. at Bogota Jan. 5, 1935 ; at 
Caracas Mar. 1, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Nelson, Gordon Whymper (Comdr.) — ft. 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, Paris, Rome, Berlin, and 
The Hague Aug. 18, 1937 ; married. 

Nester, Alfred Tyrrell. — 6. Geneva, N. Y., July 19, 
1898; Lawrenceville Sch.; Hobart Coll., 1918; am- 
bulance driver with Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps 
in France 1917; with Am. Red Cross 1918; app. 
V. c. at Naples Nov. 22, 1919 ; app., after exam., 
V. c. of career of class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned 
to Naples June 23, 1922; to Havre Mar. 30, 1923; 
class two Nov. 23, 1923 ; assigned to Christlania 
(Oslo) June 18, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. 
July 1, 1924 ; class eight and cons. Dec. 17, 1925 ; 
assigned to Naples Mar. 18, 1926 ; 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 16, 1938 ; to 
Guayaquil Sept. 8, 1938 ; married. 

Neville, Edwin Lowe. — ft. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 16, 
1884 ; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1907, grad. work one 
semester ; app., after exam., student interpreter in 
Japan Aug. 27, 1907 ; also v. and dep. cons, at Dalny 



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Aug. r> to Sept. 30, 1909 ; app. Interpreter to the Con- 
sulate General at Seoul Miir. 29, 1910; also v. and 
dep. cons. gen. Feb. 25, 1011 ; v. and dep. cons, at 
Dalny Nov. 10, 1911 ; v. and dep. cons. gen. and 
interpreter at Seoul Jan. 17, 1912; cons, at Antuug 
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. 5, 
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. Scr. officer of class three July 1, 
1924 ; del.. Int. Narcotics Conf., Geneva, 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; couns. of emb. at Tokyo Apr. 12, 1928; class 
one Oct. 16. 1929; E. E. and M. P. to Siam (Thailand) 
May 28, 1937 ; married. 

Newbegin, Robert. — ft. Bangor, Me., Feb. 5, 1905 ; 
Rivers Sch. j;rad. ; 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 Apr. 10, 1933 ; class eight Apr. 1, 
1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at Istanbul and 3d 
.sec. at Istanbul (Ankara) .Tune 18, 1938; class seven 
Apr. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Ankara June 20, 1939 ; 
married. 

Newton, Joseph Emerson. — ft. Dixon, 111., May 26, 
1903 ; Harvard, A. B. 1926. A. M. 1927 ; instructor in 
Univ. of Pittsburgh 1927-28 ; 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 Mont- 
real, temp., Dec. 29, 1930 ; to the For. Ser. 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 Habana July 23, 1938; class eight Aug. 17, 
1938; married. 

NiccoU, Frank Charles. — ft. Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 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. — ft. Sonora, Ky., Feb. 28, 
1900; Univ. of Ky. 1918; Columbus Univ., LL. B. 
1925; Washington CoU. 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. 



asst. (legal) at $3,200 Dec. 17, 1937; at $3,300 Apr. 
16, 1939 ; married.— PD. 

Nichols, Donald H. — &. Clevis, N. Mex., Jan. 11, 
1913; high sch. grad. ; attended business sch.; Univ. 
of N. Mex. 1932-33; stenog. 1934; elk., stenog., and 
sec.. Public W^orks Admin., 1934-36 ; app. elk. in Am. 
leg. at Bogota May 18. 1936 ; at Moscow Dec. 31, 
1936 ; V. c. at Moscow Nov. 3, 1938. 

Nicholson, Meredith. — ft. Crawfordsville, Ind., Dec. 9, 
1866 ; attended high sch. ; private tutors ; studied law 
and languages ; mem. of bar of Ind. ; law elk. 
1884-86 ; journalist 1886-98 ; mining 1898-1901 ; 
author, essayist, and lecturer 1900-1933 ; app. E.E. 
and M.P. to Paraguay Aug. 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 Dee. 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, 
1921 ; 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 Affairs, June 16, 1937 ; class 
three June 16, 1938; cons. gen. Sept. 16, 1938; For. 
Ser. officer at Munich Sept. 19, 1938 ; eons. gen. at 
Munich Sept. 26, 1938; married. 

Nixon, Edgar B. — ft. Canton, Ohio, Dec. 13, 1902 ; 
Miami Univ., A. B. 1927 ; Ohio State, M. A. 1930, 
Ph. D. 1933 ; teacher in public sch. 1924-25, in high 
sch. 1927-29, 193:5-35 : asst. in hist., Ohio State Univ., 
1930-33 ; app. historical expert, temp., at $1,800 In 
the Dept. of State June 10. 1935 ; permanently at 
$2,300 July 1, 19.36 ; at $2,600 July 1, 1939 ; mariied.— 
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. c. at Ensenada Sept. 25, 1935; at Mazatlftn Oct. 6, 
1938 ; married. 

Norden, Carl F. — ft. New York City Jan. 22, 1908; 
Dartmouth, A. B. 1929; Harvard Grad. Sch. 1936- 
.'.7 : employed by bank. In U. S. 1929-30, in Paris 
1930-34, in London 1934-35 ; app., after exam.. For. 



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Ser. ofl3cer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; assigned a.s v. c. at Berlin 
July 18, 1938; to the For. Ser. Seh. June 9, 1939. 

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. — 6. 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 ; 
at $2,700 June 1, 1938. 

North, Oliver B. — ft. New Haven, Conn., July 24, 
1885 ; Yale, B. A. 1908 ; 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 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1939. 

Norweb, R. Henry. — 6. Nottingham, England, May 
31, 1894 ; Am. citizen ; Harvard A. B. 1916 ; private 
sec. to Am. Amb. in Paris 1916-17 ; 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 sec. 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. B. 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 Rndio Conf., 
Habana, 1937; del. Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, 
Lima, 1938 ; married. 

Notter, Harley A. — ft. Sebewaing, Mich., Jan. 5, 
1903; Coll. of Puget Sound, A. B. 1925; 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. 



consulates at Bremen and Barmen 1910-16: v. c. at 
Erfurt 1016-17; at Cienfuegos 1917-19; partner and 
executive in business firms in Cienfueges 1919-28; 
app. trade commr. at Mexico City July 11, 1928; asst. 
cml. att. at Mexico City Nov. 27, 1928; at Habana 
Feb. 4, 1930 ; cml. att. at Habana June 23, 1932 ; in 
Bu. in Washington 1934-35 ; cml. att. at Madrid Feb. 
26, 1935; at Habana Sept. 23, 1937; For. Ser. officer 
of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Nyhus, Paul 0. — ft. Chippewa Falls, Wis., Apr. 18, 
1894 ; Univ. of Wis., B. S. 1923 ; U. S. Army 1918-19 ; 
2d It., O. R. C. ; county agric. agt.. Wis.. 1919-20; 
dept. mgr. of bank 1920-22 ; agric. statistician, Bu. 
of Agric. Economics, Dept. of Agric, 1922-26 ; agric. 
commr. at Shanghai 1926-31 ; at Dept. of Agric. in 
Washington 1931-34 ; app. agric. att. at Buenos Aires 
July 28, 1934 ; adviser. Pan American Cml. Conf., 
Buenos Aires 1935, Pan American Conf., Lima 1935, 
and Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Lima 1938 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939. 

Oakes, Calvin Hawley. — ft. Galveston, Tex., Aug. 7, 
1904 ; St. Lukes Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1926 ; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politiques 1928-29 ; 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 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 Karachi, temp., June 16, 1937 ; 
to Calcutta Aug. 19, 1937; to Paris, temp., Oct. 5, 
1938 ; to Calcutta Nov. 28, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 1, 
1939. 

Oakley, Raymond Kenneth. — ft. Rogers, Ark., Jan. 6, 
1914 ; Okmulgee Jr. Coll. grad. ; George Washington 
Univ. 1936 ; Turner's Diplo. Sch. ; hotel work 1931- 
39 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 15, 1939 ; as- 
signed as V. c. at Mexico City July 27, 1939 ; married. 

Ocheltree, John Burden. — ft. Riverside, Calif., Oct. 
11, 1903; Univ. of Nov., B. A. 1925; Rhodes scholar, 
Oxford, B. A. 1929 ; Princeton, M. A. 1931 ; elk. 
1925-26 ; 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 Hamburg Jan. 14, 1931 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. Mar. 18, 1032; to Seville July 
26, 1932 ; to San Jos6 June 23, 1936 ; class eight Apr. 
1, 1937 ; cons. Apr. 22, 1937 ; cons, at San Jos6 Apr. 
26, 1937 ; also 3d sec. at San Jos6 Nov. 18, 1937 ; de- 
tailed to assist U. S. representative, Honduran-Nica- 
raguan boundary mediation, 1937 ; cons, and 3d sec. 
at Port-au-Prince, temp., Aug. 1, 1939 ; married. 

O'Connor, Katherine E. — 6. Richford, Vt., Sept. 3, 
1895 ; business sch. grad. ; Ind. Univ., A. B. 1918 ; 
Sorbonne 1928 ; teacher two yrs. ; elk. in War Dept. 
five yrs. ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Jan. 
23, 1924 ; elk. to trade commr. at Ottawa 1925-36 ; 
app. asst. trade commr. at Ot,tawa Aug. 1, 1936 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 



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O'Donoghue, Sidney Eugene. — b. Emmltsburg, Md., 
Aug. 20. 18!>5; Mt. St. Mary's Coll., Fordbam Univ., 
and Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. ; U. S. Army 1917- 
19; app. elk. at $900 in the Dept. 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 ; app., after exam., v. c. of career of 
class three May 26, 1922 ; assigned to Athens June 
23, 1922; to Saloniki 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 " 
class. July 1, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. 
Mar. 3, 1925; assigned to Malta Mar. 1, 1926; app. 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned as 
3d sec. at Berlin Dec. 10, 1929 ; class seven Dec. 26, 
1929 ; as 2d sec. at Guatemala May 22, 1934 ; to the 
Dept. July 15, 1936 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; 2d sec. at 
Habana Oct. 7, 1937 ; married. 

Offle, Carmel. — 6. Sharon, 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. elk. in Am. Leg. at Teguci- 
galpa Oct. 12, 1931 ; in Am. Emb. at Moscow June 
11, 1934 ; V. c. at Moscow Dec. 20, 1934 ; elk. at 
Paris Sept. 21, 1936 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. 
officer unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. and assigned as v. c. and 3d see. at Paris Nov. 
16, 1936. 

Olds, Herbert Vincent. — 6. Lynn, Mass., Dec. 19, 
1913; Loomis Sch. grad.; Univ. of Va., summer 1933; 
Harvard, A. B. 1934 ; Columbia 1936 ; 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 Habana July 8, 1937 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 22, 
1938 ; to Rotterdam Apr. 19, 1939 ; married. 

O'Neill, Anna A. — 5. Washington. D. C. ; Notre 
Dame Acad. ; Washington Coll. of Law, LL. B. ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; stenog., asst. to chemist, private sec. 
five yrs. ; Brit. Pecuniary Claims Commn. 1912-15 ; 
app. elk. in the Dept. of State Nov. 1, 1915 ; at 
$1,200, under Ex. order, June 22, 1916, effective 
July 1 ; at $1,400 July 28, 1917, effective Aug. 1 ; 
at $1,600 Aug. 1, 1918; law elk. at $2,000 Nov. 18, 
1918; at $2,250 July 18, 1919; at $2,500 June 1, 
1920 ; asst. solicitor at $.".,000 Sept. 16. 1922 ; at 
$3,200 May 1, 1925; at $3,500 Feb. 1, 1926; mom., 
Bd. of Review for Efficiency Ratings 1928-33 ; at 
$3,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; asst. to the under sec. 
of state Sept. 1, 1928-Apr. 30, 1931 ; at $3,800 Oct. 1, 
1928 ; at $4,600 Sept. 1, 1929 ; at $5,000 July 1, 19.30 ; 
at $5,200 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; asst. solicitor 
May 1, 1931 ; asst. to the legal adviser July 1, 1931 ; 
counsel for U. S.. U. S.-Sweden arbitration, 1932 ; 
legal adviser to Am. del.. Seventh Int. Conf. of Am. 
States, Montevideo, 1933 ; mem., Bd. of Appeals and 
Review, 1933- ; Joint sec. on part of U. S., Trail 
Smelter arbitration, 1937- ; at^ $5,400 June 1, 19-39.— Lo. 

Ordway, John. — ft. Fort Rodman, M.-iss., July 13, 
1909 ; Princeton Prep. Sch. grad. ; Princeton, A. B. 



1931 ; O. R. C. 193.3-34 ; 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 Habana 
Oct. 5, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Dec. 4, 1936 ; 
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. work, Clark 
Univ., 1931-32 ; 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. 12, 
1932; to the For. Ser. Sch. Nov. 29. 1932; to Wel- 
lington Mar. 27, 1933; to Trieste May 19, 1937; to 
Venice, temp., Nov. 3, 1938 ; to Trieste Mar. 10, 1939 ; 
married. 

Orr, Christine Sherrod (Mrs.) — b. Memphis, Tenn. ; 
high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Frederica Magnus 
Sch. 1928-29; Webster Schools, A. A. 1930; Union 
Univ. 1932-33 ; instructor in drama 1930-34 ; secre- 
tary 1933-34 ; stenog., Mexican Claims Agey., 1934- 
35; app. elk. at $1,620 in the Dept. of State Feb. 1, 
1935; at $1,440 Mar. 16, 1937; at $1,800 Sept. 16, 
1937; divisional asst. at $2,000 July 1, 1939. — TA. 

O'Shaughnessy, Elim. — 6. Berlin. Germany, of Am. 
parents, Aug. 3, 1907 ; attended sch. in Switzerland 
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 Warsaw July 2, 1937 ; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 24. 1938 ; v. c. at Rio do Janeiro 
Apr. 19. 1939. 

Ostertag, Augustus. — b. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 4, 
1890; attended public and business sch.; elk., stenog., 
and bookkeeper 1906-17; U. S. Army 1917-19; sec. to 
banker 1919-21 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Bar- 
ranquilla Doe. 21, 1921 ; at Cartagena Mar. 6, 1922 ; 
V. o. at Cartagen.i 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 Bremerhaven 
June 22, 1927 ; at Bremen Oct. 10, 1931 ; at Lagos 
Feb. 25, 1933 ; at Cherbourg June 5, 1936. 

Ostrow, Walter Wolf. — 5. Odessa, Russia, Dec. 9, 
1893 ; Am. citizen ; George Washington, A. B. 1916 ; 
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 on 
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 Ziirich Apr. 21, 
1934 ; v. c. at Zurich Oct. 15, 1937. 

Otterman, Harvey Boyd. — b. 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, 



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eflEectlve 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, 1926; at $2,500 Jan. 1, 1928; at 
$2,700 July 1, 1938 (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 ; V. chm. of Am. del.. Central American Regional 
Radio Conf., Guatemala, 1938 ; married. — IN. 

Oury-Jackson, Joseph Francis Granville. — 6. 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; at Bogota Dec. 15, 
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. — 6. La Plata, Md., Dec. 
18, 1896; Western Md. Coll. two yrs. ; Georgetown 
Sch. of For. Ser., B. F. S. ; Loyola TJniv. Law Sch. 
one 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 
IM.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 
figt. 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. Dec. 15, 1936 ; 
at $3,800 June 1, 1938 ; married. 

Packer, Earl LeNoir. — b. Ogden, Utah, Nov. 19, 
1894 ; George Wasliington, A. B. 1921, LL. B. 1929 ; 
mem. of bar of D. C. ; elk. and newspaper reportei 
1912-15; elk.. War Dept., 1915-17. in Am. Enib. 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 Pptrograd 
Jan. 1918-Oct. 1919; app. special asst. at $2,160 In 
the I»ept. of State P"eb. 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 asst. 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 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 22, 1938 ; 
to Batavia Apr. 19, 1939. 

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 ; 
app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
of career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to Montreal, temp., 
Nov. 27, 1929 ; as For. Ser. officer to the emb. at 
Tokyo Dec. 13, 1929; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 22, 
1930 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Tokyo Jan. 25, 1930 ; 
as v. c. at Harbin June 13, 1930 ; as v. c. and lan- 
guage officer at Paris July 21, 1931 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Mar. 22, 1933 ; to the Dept., temp.. Aug. 25, 
1933; as v. c. and language officer at Paris Oct. 13, 
1933 ; as 3d sec. at Riga July 7, 1934 ; also v. c. at 
Riga 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 a.s 3d sec. Apr. 26, 1937 ; 3d .sec. at Moscow, 
temp., July 21. 1937; to the Dept. July 13, 1937 
(proceeded after temp, detail) ; married. — Eu. 

Paine, George Harris (Col.) — b. Scranton, Pa., July 
14, 1884; 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 
Photogrammetry, and Fifth Int. Cong, of Photogram- 
metry, Rome, 1938 ; del., Sixth Int. Cong, of Survey- 
ors, Rome 1938 ; married. 

Palmer, Ely Eliot. — b. Providence, R. I., Nov. 29. 
1887 ; Worcester Acad. ; Brown Univ., B. A. 1908 ; 
Sorbonne, Faculty de Droit, 1908-9 ; 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, 



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1915; cons, of class eight 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 cons, 
gen. and couns. of leg. at Ottawa Aug. 28. 193.T ; 
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 Wash. ; app. elk. in 
Am. Consulate in Marseille July 27, 1931 ; v. c. at 
Marseille 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 Marseille 
Tan. 2, 1932 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 10, 1933 ; to 
Genoa June 13. 1933 ; to Tenang June 20, 1936 ; to 
Saigon July 23, 1937 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Pangburn, Harry Keep. — b. Perry, Iowa, Mar. 27, 
1879 ; attended business sch. ; Medical Coll. of Ohio 
1S98; Univ. of Chicago, M. D. 1901; act. asst. 
surgeon. Marine Hospital Ser., 1901-2 ; surgeon for 
mining companies 190.3-8 ; 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 Ciudad Jufirez Nov. 24, 
19:i0 : at Mazathln. ten:.p., June 19, 1936 ; at Ciudad 
Ju.nrez Dec. 22, 1936 ; at Agua Prieta, temp., Aug. 20, 
1937; at Ciudad Juarez Oct. 19, 1937; at Agua Prieta, 
temp., Sept. 6, 1938; at Ciudad Juarez Oct. 31, 1938; 
married. 

Pape, Robin Bernard (Capt.) — ft. Waterbury, Conn., 
Jan. 6, 1903 ; U. S. M. A., grad. 1924 ; language offi- 
cer at Tokyo 1932-30 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. and 
asst. mil. att. for air at Tokyo Mar. 1, 1938 ; married. 

Park, James Loder. — 6. Beaver Falls, Pa., June 
14, 1895; Gettysburg Coll., B. S. 1916; Harvard Med. 
Sch. 1916-19; student Med. Res. 1918-19; with the 
Near East Relief Committee In the Aleppo area 1919- 
21 ; app. elk. in the Am. Consulate General at Smyrna 
Sept. 21, 1921 ; v. c. at Smyrna June 7. 1922 ; at Con- 
stantinople May 15, 1923 ; at Aden May 27, 1924 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. 
or career May 17, 1928; assigned to Aden May 29, 
1028 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. May 31, 1028 ; assigned 
as V. c. and 3d sec. at Addis Ababa June 15, 1928; 
class eight July 1, 1934 ; v. c. at Col6n Jan. 17, 
1935 : cons. Jan. 22. 1935 : assigned to Col6n Jan. 
24, 1935 ; to Beirut June 1, 1938 ; marrii d. 

Park, Nelson Renfrew. — 6. Boston. Mass., Nov. 26, 
1S90; St. Johnsbury Acad.; Colo. Coll., A. B. 1914; 
teacher In hlKb sch. 1914-15; teacher and principal 
in high sch. in Porto Rico 1916-18; I'orto Rico 
Bricade 191S-19 ; app. v. c. at La Paz May 5, 1919 ; 
at Guatemala Aug. 31. 1922 ; app.. afTer exam., v. c. 
of career of class tbree Nov. 16, 1922 ; assigned to 



Guatemala Nov. 24, 1922 ; to Callao-Lima Feb. 11^ 
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; class .seven Dec. 19, 1929; to 
Torreon Sept. 18, 1930; to Barranquilla June 1, 1937; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; class six Mar. 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Parker, Edward S. — 6. McCormlck, 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. la Am. Consulate 
General at Calcutta Sept. 29, 1924 ; v. c. at Madras 
Jan. 7, 1925 ; at Cologne June 30, 1926 ; married. 

Parker, 'William Leonard. — 6. 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 career, 
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 Lyon Nov. 11, 1933 ; at Can- 
ton Apr. 15, 1935 ; at Rangoon Dec. 28, 1938 ; married. 

Parkins, Albina Landstreet. — b. Shenandoah Val- 
ley, Va. ; attended private 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 Sept. 21, 1918; at $1,140 Mar. 1. 1919; per- 
manently, at $900 May 1, 1919; at $1,000 July 1, 
1919: at $1,200 July 1, 1920; at $1,500 July 1, 1924; 
at $1,560 Dec. 1, 1925; at $1,680 July 1. 1928 (Welch 
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 July 1, 1930; admin, asst. at $2,600 July 16, 
1936 ; at $2,700 Apr. 1, 1938 ; divisional asst. Mar. 1, 
1939.— Eu. 

Parks. James Edward. — h. Enfield, N. C, June 12, 
1888 ; attended high sch. and business sch. ; railway 
mail service 1907-12; transatlantic mail service 1912- 
14; cml. work 1914-16; D. 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. 19.30; to Paris Sept. 26. 19.30; 
to London June 8, 1934; class seven Oct. 1. 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17. 1937 : to Glasgow, 
temp., Sept. 9, 1939 ; to Manchester, temp., Sept. 16, 
1939 ; married. 

Parsloe, Arthur Gerard. — h. 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 



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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 ambass.^do^ to Japan 
1932-36 ; 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 Habana 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. — 5. 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. e. at Berlin Dec. 18, 1936 ; at Medan 
Mar. 2, 1938 ; at Batavia July 30, 1938. 

Pasquet, Maurice. — b. Newport, R. I., July 8, 1902; 
attended high sch. in France and D. S. ; L'ficole 
Libre des Sciences Politlques 1927-28 ; elk. and sec. 
1922-25 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 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 aa 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. — 6. 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. econnmic analyst at $8,000 in the Dept. 
of State Dee. 2, 1935 ; special asst. to the sec. of state 
Nov. 6, 1936; resigned Jan. 19, 1939; app. special asst. 
to the sec. of state at $S,000 Sept. 16, 1939; at $8,500 
Oct. 1, 1939 ; married.— SA. 

Pate, Joseph Benjamin (Lt. Col.) — 6. Maryville, 
Tenn., Oct. 11, 1879; Maryville Coll., B. A. 1904; 
officer, Tenn. Nat. Guard, 1.S99-1900 ; commissioned 
officer, Philippine Constabulary, 1900-17; entered 
U. S. Army 1917 ; mem. of Am. Electoral Mission to 
Nicaragua 1928 ; assigned as mil. att. at I'anamS, 



San JosS, Managua, Guatemala, Tegucigalpa, San 
Salvador, Bogotfl, and Caracas Nov. 24, 1936 ; also mil. 
att. for air May 16, 1938; relieved of duties at Caracas 
June 1, 1939 ; married. 

Pattee, Richard. — 6. 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 a.sst. at $4,600 in the Dept. of 
State Feb. 16, 1938 ; acting chief. Division of Cultural 
Relations, Nov. 25, 1938-Feb. 15, 1939 ; married. — RC. 

Patterson, Jefferson. — b. Dayton, Ohio, May 14, 
1891 ; Adirondack-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 see. Apr. 17, 
1930 ; asst. chief. Division of Protocol and Confer- 
ence,?, 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; at Berlin Nov. 28, 1938. 

Patterson, John. — 6. 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. — ft. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 
Feb. 24, 1908; George Washington. A. B. 1929, grad. 
work 1929-31 ; editor. George Washington Univ., 
1930-.'^5 ; app. editorial asst. at $1,800 in the Dept. 
of State June 10, 1929 ; at $2,000 Apr. 7, 19.30 ; at 
$2,200 July 1, lO.'JO ; asst. to the historical adviser at 
$3,200 June 24, 1930; act. historical adviser June 17- 
July 18, 1936. and Aug. 18-Sept. 18. 1936 ; asst. to the 
editor of the treaties Aug. 1, 1938 ; at $3,300 Apr. 16, 
1939. — ET. 

Patterson, Rohert Rowley. — b. Ann Arbor, Mich., 
July 31, 1895; Yale 1914-17; Univ. of Mich, sum- 
mer sells. ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It., overseas 
service; app., after exam., v. e. of career of class 
three May 25, 1921 ; assigned to Liverpool July 21, 
1921 ; class two Feb. 26, 1923 ; cla.ss one Nov. 23, 
1923; cons, of class seven June 3, 1924; For, Ser. 
officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; see. in the Diplo. 
StT. Apr. 8 1926; assigned as 3d sec. at Buch.-irest 
Apr. 15. 1926; resigned .Apr. 8, 1929; representative 
fi)r American firm in Balkans 1929-31 ; app. v. c. at 
Cobh Apr. 3. 1931 ; at Cork Dec. 1, 1932 ; married. 

Patton, Kenneth Stuart. — b. Salem, Va., July 22, 
1882 ; Univ. of Va., A. B. 1904 ; grad. work at Sor- 



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bonne 1904-5; Johns Hopkins Univ. 1905-8^ special 
work in Bibliotli^que Nationale, Paris, 1906 ; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. June 24, 1908 ; detailed to 
tlie Dept. July 1, 1908; to Marseille Jan. 18, 1909; 
V. and dep. cons, at Rome Apr. 20, 1909 ; at Ceiba 
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 Rochelle July 1, 1915; to Calais Oct. 27, 1916; 
class seven Nov. 10, 1916; 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. 26, 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. 

Paxson, Emma Fell. — &. Madison, Wis. ; attended 
Lyc6e de Jeunes Filles, Versailles, and Ferry Hall 
Prep. Sch. ; Univ. of Wis. 1927-28 ; Univ. of Calif. 
1932 ; Bryn Mawr, A. B. 1932 ; business sch. grad. ; 
app. elk., temp., at $1,620 in the Dept. of State 
July 5, 1934 ; permanently Sept. 15, 1934 ; at ,$1,800 
June 1, 1936 ; at $2,300 Sept. 16, 1937 ; divisional asst. 
at $2,600 July 1, 1939.— TA. 

Paxton, John Hall. — b. Galesburg, 111., July 28, 
1899 ; Shanghai Am. Sch. grad. ; Phillips Andover 
grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1922 ; Magdalene Coll., Cambridge 
Univ., England, and L'ficole Libre des Sciences 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 Chefoo 
Sept. 14, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 24, 1936 ; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer at Nanking July 10, 
1936; 2d sec. at Nanking July 24, 1936; cons, at 
Shanghai Mar. 3, 1938 ; class six Jlar. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. 
at Nanking, temp., Aug. 7, 1939 ; married. 

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. 
agt. for railway company In Canada 1913-18; with 
lumber company in Canada 1918-19 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Cons, at London, Ont., July 28, 1920; v. c. at London, 
Ont.. Feb. 21. 1921; at Niagara Falls, temp., July 29, 
1926; at London, Ont, Nov. 16, 1926; married. 

Pearson, Paul Harold. — b. St. Peter, Minn., July 8, 
19u2 ; I'.elolt Coll. 1923-2.") ; Drake Univ., B. A. 1926, 
LL. B. 1927 ; mem. of bar of Iowa ; elk. in Am. con- 
sulate at Helsingfors 1927-28 ; elk. to trade commr. at 
Hamburg 1928-29 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Ham- 
burg July 1, 1929; at Copenhagen Aug. 1, 1929; at 
Berlin June 16, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight 
July 1, 1939. 



Pease, Harold Senman. — b. Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 
16, 1907 ; attended high sch. ; Univ. of Calif. 1924- 
25 ; criminologist. State of Calif., 1925-29 ; app. elk. 
in Am. consulate general at Shanghai Oct. 28, 1929 ; 
V. c. at Shanghai July 8, 1937 ; married. 

Peck, William Lawrence. — b. Putnam, Conn., Mar. 
30, 1895 ; Gunnery Sch. grad. ; Trinity Coll., A. B. 
1916 ; Sorbonne 1919 ; teacher 1916-17 ; U. S. Marine 
Corps 1917-19 ; Investigator for insur. company 1920 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Stockholm July 8, 1920 ; 
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, 1930; to Lagos July 14, 1932; 
to Riga Jan. 31, 1935; class seven Oct. 1, 1935; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 9, 1935 ; assigned also 
as 2d sec. at Riga Nov. 7. 1935 ; cous. at Naples Dec. 
22, 1938; class six Mar. 1, 1939; at Venice, temp., 
.June 30, 1939 ; married. 

Peck, Willys Ruggles. — b. Tientsin, China, of Am. 
parents, Oct. 24, 1882; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1906; 
teacher of Eng., Chihli, 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, Peking, 1925-26 ; 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 conns, of leg. Feb. 5, 1931 ; couns. of 
emb. at Nanking Sept. 17, 1935 ; married. 

Pedersen, Alfred John. — b. Boston, Mass., Dec. 15, 
1904 ; business high sch. grad. ; elk. 1923-24 ; pur- 
chasing agt. 1925-29 ; elk. -paymaster for cml. firm 
in Guatemala 1929-34 ; app. elk. in Am. leg. at Bo- 
gota June 26, 19.35; v. c. at Bogota Dec. 14, 1937. 

Pell, Herbert Claiborne. — b. New York City Feb. 16, 
1884; Pomfret Sch. grad.; Harvard 1902-5; Columbia 
Univ. 1907-8 ; mem. U. S. House of Representatives 
from 17th Dist. of N. Y., 66tb Cong., 1919-21 ; chm., 
N. Y. State Democratic Committee, 1021-26 ; 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. 



BIOGRAPHIES 



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Pell, Robert Thompson.- —ft. New York City Mar. 9, 
1902 ; St. Paul's Sch. grad. ; Institut des Hautes 
Etiulps Internationales, Univ. of Paris, diploma 1924 ; 
Havard, A. B. 1925 ; newspaper corr. 1925-28 ; pub- 
lisher 1928-29 ; private sec. to Am. ambassador in 
Paris 1929-30 ; ells, in Am. Emb., Paris, to serve as 
sec. to ambassador 1930-33 ; asst. to sec. of treas. at 
moratorium conversations, Paris, 1931 ; press officer, 
visit of French Premier to U. S., 1931, Gen. Disarma- 
ment Conf., Geneva, 1932, 1933, Davis mission, 19.33; 
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, and 
London, England, 1938 ; asst. chief, Division of Euro- 
pean Affairs, at $6,500 Aug, 22, 1939 ; married. — 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. Navy 
1918; app. elk. at $1,200 in the Dept. of State 
Mar. 17, 1919; at $1,400 Dec. 31, 1919, effective 
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; at $3,300 
Apr. 16, 1939.— Le. 

Peltzer, Rudolph. — 6. 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 Kedzie, — 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. Set. 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 Yiinnanfu, temp., July 7, 
1936; class eight Apr. 1, 1937; cons. Apr. 22, 1937; 
assigned to Yiinnanfu, temp., Apr. 26, 1937 ; to the 
Dept. Jan. 19, 1938, — FE. 

Perkins, Brigg Andrew. — ft. Bountiful, Utah, May 
25, 1874 ; Stanford Univ.. A. B. 1906 ; Univ. of Calif., 
M. A, 1912 ; mining engineer one yr, ; teacher in high 
sch. 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, 19.35 ; at Oslo Oct. 12, 1935 ; at 
Bergen, temp., Aug. 24, 1936 ; at Oslo Sept, 20, 1936 ; 
o-arried. 

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. — ft. 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. 16, 
1936; at $2,100 Apr. 16, 1939.— DCR. 

Perkins, John Wesley. — 6. 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; at $3,500 Jan. 7, 1939; mar- 
ried. — Tr. 

Perkins, Mahlon Fay, — 6. 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 Ave 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 ; 



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chm.. Publications Committee of the Dept., 1934-36; 

cons. gen. at Bnrcelona July 24, 198fi ; conns, of leg. 

at Tlie llajjue June 2, 19.i7 ; at Copentiagen Aug. 7, 
19o7 ; married. 

Perkins, Troy Lawson. — h. Ilindman, Ky., Feb. 3, 
1902; Univ. of OlUa. and Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. 
of Ky.. A. B. 1925, grad. wnrlj 1925-26; Alliance 
Fran(;aise, 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 M^dan Dec. 22, 1932 (canceled); to the 
Dept., temp., Dec. 23, 1932; to Tientsin May 31, 
1933 ; to Dairen Dec. 3, 1934 ; as language officer at 
Peiping Jan. 17, 1930; 3d sec. at Peiping Feb. 26, 
1938 ; V. c. at Mukden Apr. 7, 19.38 ; at Shanghai Dec. 
17, 1938; class eight Apr. 1, 1939; married. 

Perkins, "Warwick. — 6. Baltimore, Md., July 23, 
1899 ; Johns Hopkins, A. B. 1921 ; S. A. T. C. 1918 ; 
newsp:iper reporter and asst. financial editor 1921- 
24 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and 
V. c. of career Oct. 16, 1924 ; assigned 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. 
16, 1929; to Warsaw Feb. 2, 1932; class seven July 
1, 1934; class six Apr. 1, 1936; to Toronto Sept. 23, 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class five 
June 16, 1938 ; married. 

Peter, Alan Gordon. — b. Castries, St. Lucia, B.W.I., 
Dec. 2, 1897 ; British subject ; Upper Canada Coll., 
Toronto, Canada, 1906-15 ; McGill Univ., Montreal, 
1915-16; in Canadian naval service 1916-19; em- 
ployed by Peter & Co., St. Lucia, 1919-.S4 ; app. acting 
cons. agt. at St. Lucia Dec. 15, 1933 ; cons. agt. 
Mar. 14, 1934; married. 

Peterson, Avery F. — 6. Boise, Idaho, Aug. 2, 1906 ; 
Univ. of Idaho 1924-26 ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 
B. F. S. 1929 ; bookkeeper, salesman, and elk. ; app. 
asst. trade commr. at Toronto Aug. 11, 1930 ; at Ot- 
tawa Aug. 1, 1933 ; trade commr. at Ottawa Jan. 1. 
1938; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939; 
married. 

Pettigrew, Robert Leslie. — 6. Great Falls, Mont., 
Jan. 6, 1893; resident mgr. of development corp. in 
Haiti ; app. cons. agt. at Cap Haitien Oct. 17, 1938. 

Peurifoy, John E. — b. Walterboro, S. C, Aug. 9, 
1907 ; high sch. grad. ; U. S. M. A. 1926-28 ; Ameri- 
can Univ. 1935 ; asst. to Insur. head of bank 1928-29 ; 
Insur. underwriter 1929-31 ; asst. mgr. 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 ; divisional 
asst. at 12,600 Apr. 1, 1939; married. — Co. 



Peyton, Bernard Robertson (Lt. Col.) — b. Raymond, 
Miss., Sept. 24, 1886 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1910 ; entered 
U. S. Army Sept. 15, 1910; assigned as mil. att. and 
mil. att. for air at Berlin Mar. 2, 1939 ; married. 

Peyton, Robert Kendall. — 6. Aguascalientes, Mexico, 
of Am. parents, Jan. 28, 1911; high sch. grad.; 
Columbia Univ. 1932-34 ; engineering 1928-29 ; elk. 
19:!0-32 ; app. elk. In Am. consulate at Chihualiua 
Oct. 1, 19.34; V. c. at Ceiba June 15, 1936; at Puerto 
Cabezas Oct. 30, 1936; at Chihuahua Feb. 28, 1939; 
married. 

Phelan, George Roosevelt. — b. Bordeaux. France, of 
Am. parents, Sept. 13, 1888; St. Michaels CoU., 
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 16, 1932 ; at Caracas 
June 29, 1937 ; married. 

Phelan, Raymond. — 6. 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, 1916 ; 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, 
1930-31 ; traffic mgr. in Colombia for navigation 
Corp., 1929-30; app. v. c. at Medellfn July 16. 1930; 
at Barranquilla May 20, 1933 ; at Curagao, temp., July 
5, 1938 ; at Baranquilla Jan. 17, 1939 ; married. 

Phelps, Vernon Lovell. — b. Kaneville, 111., Oct. 21, 
1900; Univ. of 111.. B. S. 1928, M. S. 1929; research 
fellow, Brookings Institution, 1935-36 ; Univ. of Pa.. 
Ph. D. 1937 ; teacher in high sch. 1923-24, 1928-29 ; 
sales promotion work 1926-27 ; instructor in eco- 
nomics, Lafayette Coll., 1929—34 ; instructor in mer- 
chandising, Wharton Sch., Univ. of Pa., 1934-35 ; agric. 
economist, Dept. of Agric, 1936-37 ; app. economic 
analyst at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Oct. 7, 1937; 
divisional asst. at $3,800 July 1, 1939 ; married. — TA. 

Phillips, Robert J. — ft. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 16. 
1894 ; Cornell and Brooklyn Polytech. Inst. ; engineer 
1915-17, 1919-23; U. S. Army 1917-19, 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, 



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Dept. of State, July 1928- ; asst. sec, For. Ser. Bldgs. 
Commn., July 1928 ; liaisoii oflBcer, Dept. of Com., 
June 192!) ; trade commr., uuassigned, Oct. 1929 ; 
app. asst. chief. For. Ser. Bldgs. Office, Dept. of State, 
at $6,500 Aug. 1, 1933; married. — FBO. 

Phillips, William. — 6. Beverly, Mass., May 30, 1878 
Milton Acad. grad. ; Harvard, A. B. 1900, A. M. 1922 
Haivard 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. Exposition Commn 
to represent the Govt, of the D. 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 B. 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. 6, 1933 ; del., London Naval 
Conf., 1935-36; app. A. E. and P. to Italy Aug. 4, 
1936; married. 

Pierson, Harry Hequembourg. — 6. Moundsville, W. 
Va., July 27, 1906 ; Wayland Acad. grad. ; Bucknell, 
A. B. 1928 ; elk. and accountant 1928-30 ; elk. in Am. 
leg. at Bogota 1930-35 ; in Am. emb. at Paris 1935-38 ; 
app. divisional asst. at $2,600 in the Dept. of State 
Jan. 10, 1939; married. — RC. 

Pihl, Paul Edward (Lt. Comdr.) — ft. Paxton, 111., 
July 19, 1898 ; Yale 1916-17 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1920 ; 
Mass. Inst, of Tech., M. S. 1924 ; assigned, as asst. 
naval att. and asst. naval att. for air at Berlin, 
Stockholm, Copenhagen, The Hague, Oslo, and Hel- 
sinki Mar. 21, 1938 ; married. 

Pilcher, James Byrd. — 6. Dothan, Ala., Sept. 28, 
1899 ; Ala. Polytech. Inst., B. S. In Ch. E. 1920, M. S. 
1921 ; Officers' Training Sch. Oct.-Dee. 1918 ; instruc- 
tor in chemistry and physics in high sch. 1921-23 ; 
cml. and sales work 1923-28 ; 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 Nan- 
king Mar. 29, 1929; to Hankow July 2, 1929; to 
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 
Peipiug Oct. 25, 1937; class seven May 1, 1938; 2d 
sec. at Peiping May 12, 1938 ; married. 

Pilliod, Eosine G. — &. 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 $1,680 July 3, 1930 (Brookhart Act) ; 
at $1,800 Oct. 1, 1931; at $2,000 Dec. 6, 1937; at 
$2,100 Apr. 16, 1939.— 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 uncJass. 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, 1935 ; class six Apr. 1, 1937 ; 
cons, at Jerusalem Aug. 27, 1937 ; at Rotterdam Dec. 
30, 1938 (canceled); at TorreOn Feb. 21, 1939; 
married. 

Pinkerton, Lowell Call. — 6. 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 London 
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. 



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Playter. Harold. — h. Oirard. Kans.. Oct. 9. 1877; 
Collfslate Sch.. Santa Barbara, grart. ; Univ. of Calif. 
1837-98; In mining bu.siness 18!t9-in07, 1908-14. 
1916-19; coll<'ctor 1907; farming and writing short 
stories 1914-16: npp., after exam., cons, of class 
sev.'D Sept. 5. 1919: assigned to Saltillo Oct. 1919; to 
Corinto July 21, 1921 ; For. Ser. oflBcer 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. 193.3; 
to Newcastle-on-Tyne Aug. 1, 1936 ; class five Apr. 1, 
1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Plitt, Edwin August. — h. 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 ; ofl5ce 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 ; as.signed to Athens Apr. 
14. 19126 ; class seven May 23, 1929 ; class six Feb. 
27, 1931 ; assigned to Paris Nov. 20, 1933 ; cla.ss 
five June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Sept. 16, 
1937 ; also 2d sec. at Paris Oct. 9, 1937 ; married. 



I'iedras Negras Feb. 17, 1927 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Jan. 4, 1928; to Tokyo June 11, 1928; to Kobe, temp., 
Aug. 13, 1928; sec. in the Diplo. «er. May 23, 1929; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Tokyo June 13, 1929; as v. c. 
and 3d sec. at Bangkok Nov. 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, 
19.'!5 ; detailed as 3d sec. at Prague June 6-Nov. 18, 
1935 ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Powell, James C, Jr. — ft. Fort Davis, Tex., Mar. 15, 
1901 ; 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 Ciudad 
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 
Prieta Dec. 4, 1930; at Chihuahua Jan. 3, 1935; at 
Durango, temp., Oct. 9, 1936 ; at Chihuahua Jan. 9, 
1937 ; at Guaymas Oct. 6. 1938 ; married. 

Powell, Thomas Morgan, — b. Fort Davis, Tex., May 
10, 1891 ; attended high sch. ; N. Mex. Agrlc. Coll. 
two yrs. ; Tex. Agric. and Mech. Coll. one yr. ; stock 
raising 1912-22 ; insur. agt. 1922-24 ; app. elk. in Am. 
Consulate at Nogales Oct. 18, 1924 ; v. c. at Nogalea 
Dec. 1, 1927 ; at Agua Prieta, temp., Oct. 5, 1928 ; at 
Nogales Nov. 15, 1928 ; at Guaymas, temp., Oct. 19, 
1935 ; at Nogales Dec. 1, 1935 ; married. 



Polutnik, Ernest Valentine. — ft. 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. — &. McDonough, Del., July 19, 
1905 ; Chestnut Hill Acad. grad. ; Sorbonne and 
L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 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 ns 
▼. 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. 



Prendergast, Walter Thomas. — 6. Marion, 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. Ser. officer 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 ; assigned 
to the Dept. July 27, 1928; 2d sec. Oct. 19, 1929; 
sec, London Naval Conf., 1930 ; class six May 9, 19.30 ; 
assigned to London Oct. 1, 1930; cons. Oct. 6, 1936; 
to Strasbourg Oct. 31, 1936 ; cons, and 2d sec. at La 
Paz Oct. 7, 1937. 

Prescott, Pauline B. (Mrs.) — b. Fort Worth, Tex.; 
Texas Christian Univ., A. B. 1930 ; editor of publica- 
tion 1931-32; secretary, publicity work, and copy- 
writer, 1 yr. ; elk. and admin, asst., Nat. Recovery 
Admin., 1934-36 ; economic analyst, Dept. of Com., 
1936-37 ; app. elk. at $1,800 in the Dept. of State 
Doc. 1, 1937 ; divisional asst. at $2,000 July 1, 
1939.— TA. 



Porter, William James. — b. Stalybridge, England, 
Sept. 1. 1914: naturalized 1936; hitrh sch. and busi- 
ness sch. gr.id. : Boston C<«1!. 1930-32: elk. 1933-^36; 
sec. to .\m. Minister to Hungary 1936-37 ; app. elk. in 
Am. leg. at Baghdad July 14, 1937 ; v. c. at Baghdad 
June 17, 1938. 

Potter, Kennett Farrar. — b. St. Louis. Mo., Mar. 22, 
1896; Hill Sch. grad.; Yale. B. A. 1920; U. S. Army 
1917-19. 2d It.; with mfg. company 1920-23; foreign 
travel 1924-25; app.. after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass. and v. c. of career Feb. B. 1927 ; assigned to 



Preston, Austin Roe. — b. Buflfalo, 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. officer unclass. 
July 1. 1924; assigned to Nagoya Mar. 19. 1928; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Nagoya May 23, 
1929; to Brisbane Dec. 23, 19.30; class seven Feb. 
4, 1931 ; class six Oct. 1, 1935 ; to Sydney, temp., 
July 7, 1936; to Kingston, Jamaica, Dec. 21, 1936; 



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to Oslo July 13, 1937; sec. in thp Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 
1937; class five Apr. 1, 1939; married. 

Price, Leonard Hugo. — 6. Washington, D. C, July 
17, in06 ; George Washington Univ., A. B. 1933, LL. 
B. 1935 ; Georgetown Law S< h., grad. work 1935-36 ; 
mem. of bar of Md. ; fingerprint classifier, Dept. of 
Justice 1928-30 ; anp. elk. at $1,440 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 $2,600 June 16, 1936; at $3,200 Sept. 23, 
1937; at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939; at $3,800 Apr. 16, 
1939 ; married. — Co. 

Proctor, Robert Alexander. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
May 24, 1881 ; attended bu.siness high sch. ; National 
Law Sch. two yrs. ; Georgetown. LL. B. 1915 ; mem. 
of bar of D. C. ; 1st D. C. Volunteer Infantry 1898; 
U. S. Volunteer Infantry 1899-1901, 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, 
1920, effective Oct. 1 ; permanently at $1,600 Feb. 
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 
$3,600 July 1, 1928 ; at $3,700 May 1, 1930 ; at $3,800 
June 1, 1938 ; married. 

Putnam, John Risley. — 6. Long Branch, N. J., Aug. 
16, 1876; St. John's Sch.; private tutors; studied 
law ; asst., Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Ser., 
1896-1908 ; mem. of engineering and contracting firm 
1909-10; farming 1910-15; county commr. 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 Habana 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 Amoy Apr. 1, 1926 ; 
to Shanghai June 27, 1929 (canceled) ; class three 
July 24, 19.30 ; to Hong Kong Aug. 27, 1931 ; to 
Ziirich, temp., June 14, 1932 ; to Leghorn June 15, 
1932 ; to Genoa Jan. 5, 1934 ; cons. gen. May 15, 
1935 ; assigned to Genoa May 17, 1935 ; to Florence 
May 21, 1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937; 
also to San Marino Aug. 23, 1937 ; married. 

Quarton, Harold Barlow. — 6. Algona, Iowa, Feb. 8, 
1888; Grinnell Coll., Ph. B. 1908; grad. work, Univ. 
of Colo. ; George Washington, M. Dip. 1912 ; elk. in 
law offices ; banking 1908 ; principal of high sch. 
1909-11 ; app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 12, 1912 ; 
dep. cons. gen. at Berlin May 27, 1912 ; v. and dep. 
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, 1918 ; to Helsingfors June 12, 1918 ; mem., 
Inter-Allied Trade Comm. for Finland, 1919, as- 
signed to MalmS 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, 19.33 ; 
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. 

ftuinlan, Rosemary. — b. Brooklyn, 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. elk. 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 ; at $2,800 Oct. 16, 
1938. 

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 ; cla.ss 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. 

Ragonnet, Lucien (Lt. Comdr.) — b. Rocky Hill, N. J., 
Jan. 12, 1900; U. S. N. A., grad. 1922; assigned as 
asst. naval att. at Paris Feb. 9, 1939 ; married. 

Ramsay, Hugh Franklin. — ft. 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. — b. Florence, Colo., Mar. 21, 
1893 ; high 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. — b. 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, 
U. 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. 



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Ser. ofl3cer 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, 19.{7 ; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 
17, 1937; cons, at Panama June 18, 1938; at Ceiba, 
temp., June 10, 1939 ; at Panama Aug. 19, 1939. 

Randall, Harold Milton. — 6. Jefferson Co., Iowa, 
Jan. 1, 1900 ; Parsons Coll., A. B. 1924 ; Northwestern 
Univ., grad. work, summer 1925 ; Colo. State Coll. of 
Education, grad. work 1925-26 ; Georgetown, A. M. 
1927, Ph. D. 1929; U. S. Navy 1917-19; prof, of 
political science, sociology, and speech, Westminster 
Coll., 1924-25 ; prof, of speech and debate, Colo. State 
Coll. of Education, 1925-26 ; prof, of speech and asst. 
in int. relations, Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser., 1926-30 ; 
business economist, Dept. of Com., 1928-30 ; app. asst. 
cml. att. at Santiago. Chile, Aug. 26, 1930 ; at Buenos 
Aires May 13, 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class Ave 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Randolph, Archibald Robinson. — 6. Alexandria, Va., 
May 11, 1S97 ; Randolph-Macon Acad. ; Univ. of Va. 
1915-18 ; U. S. Naval Reserve Force 1918 ; teacher and 
administrator in high schs. 1919-31 ; export business 
in Mexico June-Aug. 1931 ; tutor 1932-33 ; farmer 
1933-34 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Panama Jan. 7, 
1935; at Bogota Oct. 6, 1938; For. Ser. officer of 
class eight July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Randolph, John. — I. 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 firm 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. e. 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; to Belfast July 5, 1939; married. 

Rankin, Karl Lott. — b. Manitowoc, Wis., Sept. 4, 
1898 ; Mercersburg Acad. ; Federal Polytech., Ziirich, 
Switzerland; Heidelberg Univ., Germany, 1920-21; 
Princeton. C, E. 1922; U. S. N. 1918; It. comdr. 
U. S. N. R. ; field engineering 1919 ; relief work in 
Smyrna, Turkey, 1920 ; construction supt.. Near East 
Relief, Russia. 1922-25 ; mgr. of a development com- 
pany 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 ; cml. 
att. at Brussels and Luxemburg June 29, 19,'?9 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Ratay, John Paul (Maj.). — 6. in Germany Jan. 21, 
1893; naturalized ; language officer at Peking 1924-27; 
asst. mil. att. at Peking 1927-28 ; representative in 
Berlin of hist, sec. Army War. Coll., 1934-38 ; assigned 
as mil. att. and mil. att. for air at Bucharest Mar. 7, 
1939. 

Ravndal, Christian Magelssen. — 6. 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 ; 
assigned to Frankfort-on-the-Main Aug. 7, 1924 ; 
class nine and cons. Aug. 8, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 
24, 1925; assigned to Cologne June 26, 1928; to 
Toronto July 1, 1929; class seven Oct. 16, 1929; 
assigned to the Dept. Apr. 17, 1931 ; to Vancouver 
June 7, 1933 ; class six July 1, 1934 ; to Buenos Aires 
Jan. 17, 1935 ; class five June 1, 1937 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; married. 

Ray, David Tryon. — 6. New York City Apr. 1, 1910 ; 
attended business sch. ; Univ. of Calif., A. B. 1931 ; 
Univ. of So. Calif., grad. work 1931-32; R. O. T. C. 
two years ; elk. 1935 ; statistical research asst. for 
cml. firm 1936-38 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
July 6, 1938; assigned to Veracruz July 18, 1938; to 
the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 1939. 

Ray, Guy "Walter. — 6. Wilsonville, 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 ; 
assigned as v. c. at Singapore Sept. 3, 1930 (canceled) ; 
at London 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. 6, 1937 ; class eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; mar- 
ried. 

Reagan, Daniel J. — ft. 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 mgr. 
1919-23 ; entered Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Apr. 
1923 ; app. trade commr. at Paris Aug. 16, 1924 ; asst. 
cml. att. at Paris 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. 



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of Aqniculfure and Fisheries. Paris, 1931 ; observer, 

Int. Consr. of G'oirraphy, Paris, 1!1.31 ; cinl. att. at 
Paris Jan. 5, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class three 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Reama, 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. officer unclass. 
and V. c. of career Jan. 29, 1929 ; assigned to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 2, 1929 ; to Havre Sept. 13, 1929 ; 
to Johanneshurg Aug. 2.5, 1931 ; to Port Elizabeth 
Oct. 20, 1933; to Johannesburg May 11, 1935; sec. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Apr. 25, 1936; class eight June 1, 
1937 ; cons, and assigned to Copenhagen June 17, 
1037; to the Dept., temp.. May 28, 1937; cons, and 
assigned to Copenhagen June 17, 1937 ; class seven 
Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

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, 1926; assigned to Callao-Lima 
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 3d sec. at Monrovia 
June 18, 1930 ; to the Dept. Jan. 8, 1931 ; represen- 
tative, 1st sess., Int. Committee on Liberia, London, 
1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at Brussels July 21, 1932 ; 
also at Luxembourg Aug. 3, 1932 ; sec. to Am. del., 
Gen. Disarmament Conf., Geneva, 1932-35 ; assigned 
as 3d sec. at Bern Aug. 29, 1933 ; attended, as substi- 
tute, meeting of Advisory Com. on Native Labor, 
Geneva, 1934 ; class 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., 
1935-36 ; class six Apr. 1, 1936 ; 2d sec. at Rome 
July 25, 1936; class five Jan. 3, 1938; to the Dept. 
June 9, 1939. — Eu. 

Redecker, Sydney Brayton. — b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan 
22, 1895 ; 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, 1918-19 ; sec. to Am. Min. 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 26, 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 ; 
class six Feb. 4, 1931 ; assigned to Frankfort-on-th«»- 
Main Feb. 5, 1931 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; class four June 16, 1938; 
married. 

Reed, Charles Shadrach, 2d. — 6. 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, 1936; 
assigned also as 3d sec. at Belgrade Apr. 4, 1936; 
3d sec. at Peiping June 3, 1938 ; also cons, at Tientsin 
June 16, 1938 ; class seven Apr. 1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at 
Peiping in addition to duties as cons, at Tientsin June 
20, 1939 ; cons, at Saigon July 20, 1939 ; married. 

Reed, Edward T.yndal. — &. Philadelphia, Pa., May 
20. 1895 ; Lawrencevllle 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, 1926; at Berlin Sept. 1, 1926; class four Oct. 
19, 1926 ; assigned as 1st sec. at Brussels and Lux- 
emburg July 19, 1927; at Habana June 28, 1929; 
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, 19.36 ; couns. of emb. at Rome May 10, 1937 ; 
married. 

Reed, Leslie Edgar. — 6. 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, Comitd Maritime of 
Assoc, of Int. Law, London, 1922 ; assigned to 
Bremen Aug. 3, 1923 ; class four June 3, 1924 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class five 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 ; cons. gen. 
and 1st sec. at Athens and cons. gen. for Italian 
Islands of the Aegean Dec. 29, 1938 ; class three Mar. 
1, 1939 ; married. 

Reeves, Harman. — ft. Dunedin, New Zealand, Sept. 
15. 1871 ; attended high sch. ; Otago Univ., Dunedin ; 
stockbroker and financial agt. in Dunedin twenty-five 
yrs. ; app. cons. agt. at Dunedin Apr. 6, 1920 ; 
married. 

Reid, John Gilbert. — 6. Blockley, Worcestershire, 
England, of Am. parents. Mar. 18, 1899 ; Kaiser Wil- 
helm Real-Schule, Shanghai, grad. ; Hamilton Coll., 
A. B. 1921 ; Univ. of Calif., M. A. 1931, Ph. D. 1934 ; 
special study in Latin and Chinese ; Penfleld scholar 
in diplomacy, int. affairs, and belles-lettres, Univ. of 



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I'a., 1935-36 ; U. S. Army 1918 ; secretary and erlitor, 
Int. Inst, of China. 1921-28 ; newspaper work in 
IViping 1922-27 ; teachins fellow in hist., Univ. of 
Calif.. 1932-33 ; asst. prof, of hist.. Wash. State Coll. 
1937-39. Univ. of Oreg. summer 1938 and Mar.-Sept. 
1939; app research asst. at $3,200 in the Dcpt. of 
State Sept. 18, 1939.— RP. 

Reineck, "Walter S. — 6. Gibsonburg, Ohio, Dec. 11, 
1887 ; St. Joseph's Coll., Ren.sselaer, 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 ; class six Dec. 31, 1929 : assigned to Santo 
Domingo June 23, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 
1, 1937 ; cons, at Vancouver Dec. 15, 1937 ; at Calgary, 
temp.. Aug. 31, 1938; at Vancouver Nov. 14, 1938; 
married. 

Reinhardt, George Frederick. — 6. 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; asst. in govt., Cornell, 1934-35; 
U. S. Naval Reserve 1932-37 ; statistician, Int. Bound- 
ary Commn., U. S. and Mexico, 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 Vienna July 8, 1937, Apr. 7, 1938 ; to the For. Ser. 
Sch. Oct. 24, 1938 ; to the Dept., temp.. May 1, 1939 ; 
V. c. and 3d sec. at Tallinn Sept. 15, 1939. 

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 Dopt. of State Feb. 24, 1936; 
permanently May 12, 1936; at $3,S00 Sept. 16. 1937; 
at $4,600 July 7, 1938; divisional asst. at $5,600 July 

1, 1939; married. — TA. 

Reinstein, Rachel Campbell (Mrs.). — 6. New York 
City ; business sch. grad. ; Kcole Libre des Sciences 
Politi<ines 192S-2rv; Sorbonne, diploma 1929 : Wellcsliy. 
A. B. 1930; secretarial work 1932-33, 1935-36, in 
P'rance and England 1933-35, in Turkish emb. Jan.-May 
1036; app. elk. at $1,620 in the Dept. of State May 12, 
19.36 ; at $1,440 Apr. 1, 1937 ; at $2,000 Oct. 1, 1937 ; 
divisional asst. July 1, 1939. — TA. 

Remillard, Horace. — b. Roxbury. Mass., Aug. 6, 
1885 ; Harvard 1905-9 ; translated for publication ; 
app.. after exam., student Interpreter in China June 

2, 1009 ; 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 Batavia, temp., July 12, 191!) ; class 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; 
to Nice and Monaco Jan. 7, 1939 ; married. 

Renchard, George Willmot. — 6. 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 ; 
class eight Mar. 16, 1939.— S. 

Reveley, Paul Jefferson. — b. 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 ; 
class eight Mar. 16. 1939; at London Aug. 10, 1939; 
married. 

Rewinkel, Milton C. — 6. Columbus, Nebr., Dec. 7, 
1913 ; Concordia Jr. Coll. 1927-29 ; Univ. of Minn., 
B. A. 1935, grad. work 1935-36 ; 2d It., O. R. C, 1035- 
37; elk. 1936-37; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
unclass., v. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 
2, 1037 ; assigned to Vancouver July 8, 1937 ; to the 
For. Ser. Sch. Oct. 24, 1938; v. c. at Budapest Apr. 
19, 10.39. 

Rhoades, Otis Wiles. — ft. 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- 
17 ; U. S. Army 1917-19 ; elk.. Federal Bd. for Voca- 
tional Education, 1919-20 ; tech. asst. for concern in 
Europe 1920-22 ; elk. 1922-25 ; elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Kobe 1925-27 ; elk., Dept. of State, 1927 ; app. elk. 
In Am. Consulate at Kobe Nov. 29, 1927 ; v. c. at 
Kobe Mar. 20, 1928. 

Rice, Edward Earl. — b. Saginaw, Mich., Feb. 6, 
1000 ; Univ. of Wis. 1020-28 ; Univ. of 111., B. S. 1930, 
grad. work 1934-35 ; Univ. of Mexico, summer 1931 ; 
export work 1930-31 ; selling, translating, writing. 



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and import work 1931-34 ; Y. M. C. A. sec, Univ. of 
111., 1934-35 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer un- 
clas.''., y. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 
1, 19.35 ; assigned as language officer at Peiping Oct. 
25, 1935 ; v. c. at Canton Jan. 6, 1938. 

Richards, Arthur Lincoln, — 6. Emmett, Idaho, June 
21. 1907 ; high sch. grad. ; Pasadena Jr. Coll. 1925-27 ; 
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 sec. 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 Tehoran Feb. 26, 1932 ; v. c. at Jerusalem 
Jan. 19, 1934 ; at Cairo July 16, 1935 ; sec. of Am. del., 
Int. Radio Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone 
Conf., Cairo, 1938 ; class eight Aug. 17, 1938 ; v. c. at 
Capetown Aug. 29, 1938 ; married. 

Richards, James Bartlett. — h. Washington, D. C, 
Dec. 26, 1897; Harvard, A. B. 1920; U. S. Army 
1917-19, overseas service ; banking 1920-26 ; entered 
Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. July 1, 1926 ; trade 
commr. at Ottawa July-Nov. 1926; at Toronto 1926- 
28 ; at Winnipeg 1928-29 ; at Bombay 1929-32 ; at 
Calcutta 1932-33 ; assigned as asst. cml. att. at Buenos 
Aires July 12, 1933 (canceled) ; in Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com'. 1933-.')4 ; trade commr. at Manila 19.34- 
38 ; assigned to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com'. Nov. 21, 
1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1939 ; to 
the Dept., temp., Aug. 17, 1939 ; married. 

Richardson, Gardner. — 6. 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 1917-19, 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, 1934; at Bucharest July 6, 1938; For. Ser. officer 
of class four July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Richardson, John Samuel, Jr. — 6. 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, 
1924 ; 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 Lfiopoldville Aug. 4, 
1934 ; to Capetown Nov. 18, 1936 ; class six Apr. 1, 
1937; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; to Port 
Elizabeth Aug. 29, 1938 ; married. 



Richardson, William Garland. — 6. Fries, Va., Jan. 

18, 1905 ; Univ. of Richmond, B. A. 1924 ; Univ. of Va., 
M. A. 1934 ; Univ. of Frankfort, Germany, 1934 ; Univ. 
of Marburg, Germany, 1935 ; elk. 1925-28 ; textbook 
salesman 1928-30 ; auditor for firm in Brazil 1930-32 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct 1, 1935 ; as- 
signed as language officer at Tokyo Oct 17, 1935 ; 
v. c. at Tokyo Oct. 25, 1937 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; 
at Nagoya, temp., July 28, 1939 ; at Tokyo Aug. 29, 
1939 ; married. 

Richmond, Stoughton James. — 6. Washington, D. C, 
Nov. 10, 1904 ; high sch. grad. ; attended business 
and tech. high sch. ; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 
1923-25; Suffolk Law Sch. 1927-29; elk. 1923, in 
Govt, depts., 1924 ; app. elk. at $1,320 in the Dept. 
of State Aug. 7, 1924 ; at $1,380 Dec. 1, 1925 ; asst. 
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 ; at $2,300 May 1, 1928 ; at $2,500 
July 1, 1928 ; at $2,600 May 1, 1930 ; at $2,700 June 1. 
1938 ; married. 

Riddle, James Robert. — b. Birmingham, Ala., Dee. 
7, 1901 ; high sch. grad. ; Ala. Sch. of Mines, Univ. of 
Ala., 1922-23; Ala. Nat, Guard 1920-23; chemical 
asst. 1923; clk.-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 Fernie, temp., Apr. 4, 1930; at Ed- 
monton, temp.. May 23, 1930; at Vancouver Aug. 29, 
1930; at North Bay Nov. 26, 1930; at Winnipeg May 
15, 1933; at Calgary, temp., Oct. 10, 1936; at Gua- 
dalajara 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. 1926 ; American Univ. Grad. Sch. 1926-27 ; 
research asst.. Legislative Reference Service, 1924-27 ; 
asst, prof, of int. relations, Georgetown Sch. of For. 
Ser., 1926-29 ; 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, 1936; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. June 22, 1936; 
3d sec. at Berlin July 24, 1936 ; class seven June 1, 
1937 ; 2d sec. at Berlin June 17, 1937 ; class six Mar. 
1, 1939 ; married. 

Riggs, Benjamin Reath. — D. Philadelphia. 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. 1916-19 ; app., after 
exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class four Dec. 20, 1919; 
assigned to Rome Dec. 27, 1919 ; to Madrid Jan. 7, 
1922; class three Mar, 23, 1922; assigned to Bucha- 
rest Mar. 3, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class six and 
assigned as 2d sec. at Bucharest July 1, 1924 ; class 
five Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to the Dept. July 15, 
1926 ; 1st sec. and assigned to Ottawa Nov. 16, 1929 ; 
class four May 9, 1930; to Bern July 14, 1932; 



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to Budapest Apr. 21. 1934; to Tirana Feb. 13, 1936; 
cons, and assigned also as cons, at Tirana Mnr. 
6. 1936 ; cons, and 1st sec. nt Helsinki Apr. 10, 1937 ; 
cons, at Port Said Jan. 7, 1939 ; married. 

Riley, Lindsay Patterson. — 5. Russellville, Tenn., 
Apr. 27, 1909 ; high .'jcIi. grad. ; private tutors in 
France; boolvkeeppr 1927-28; office mgr. 1928-29; 
insur. agt. 1929-33 ; elk., Agric. Adjustment Admin., 
1933-34 ; app. elk. in Am. dist. acct. and disbursing 
office at Paris June 2, 1934 ; in Am. consulate at 
Glasgow Oct. 27, 1938 ; v. c. at Glasgow Jan. 6, 1939 ; 
married. 

Riley, Lowell Meeker (Maj.) — 6. East Orange, N. J., 
June 14. 1892; Nat. Prep. Sch. grad.; U. S. M. A., 
grad. 1917 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. at Paris Dec. 
20. 1935 ; mil. att. at Vienna and Budapest Apr. 1, 
1037 ; at Praha Apr. 2. 1938 ; acting mil. att. at 
Hucharest Mar. 25-May 15, 1939; asst. mil. att. at 
Paris Sept. 15, 1939. 

Rinden, Robert Watland. — 6. Oskaloosa, Iowa, May 
18, 1914 ; 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; to the For. Ser. Sch. June 7, 1939. 

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. officer 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 Yilnnanfu Oct. 11. 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Apr. 2."), 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 : class seven Apr. 
1, 1939 ; 2d sec. at Peiping in addition to duties as 
consul at Tientsin June 20, 1939 ; married. 

Robbins, Irene de Bruyn (Mrs.) — b. Buenos Aires, 
Argentina; naturalized by marriage 1010; high sch. 
and prep. sch. grad. ; studied in France and Germany ; 
pppcial study in languages : Rod 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, Qulncy Franklin. — b. Cass Co.. Tex., Dec. 
6, 1893; high sch. grad.; ottenrterl business sch.; 
D. S. N. A. one yr. ; with wholesale Arm 191.3-14; 
app., after exam., cons. asst. Mar. 24, 1015; v. c. 
at Venice May 27, 1915; at Genoa Nov. 5. 1915; at 
Salonlkl Jan. 7, 1919; v. c. of career of class three 
Sept. 27, 1919; assigned to Salonlkl Oct. 22, 1919; 



class two May 24, 1920 ; assigned to Apia July &, 
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 i 
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, William Piatt. — b. Jackson, Tenn., Jan. 
5, 1896 ; Morgan Park and Castle Heights Mil. Acad. ; 
Friends Sch. ; Princeton, Lltt. B. 1917 ; New York 
Univ. 1919-20; Georgetown Sch. of For. Ser. 1924; 
U. 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 Col6n Apr. 21, 1925 ; v. c. at Col6n July 29, 1925 ; 
at Panama, temp.. Mar. 1, 1926 ; at Col6n 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, 
1026 ; class seven Dec. 31. 1929 ; assigned to Penang 
Aug. 16, 1030; to Nogales Mar. 3, 1933; class six 
July 1, 1934 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; to 
Vancouver Aug. 26, 1938 ; married. 

Robison, Harold D. — b. Pleasant Grove, Utah. Apr. 
13, 1893 ; Univ. of Utah, B. S. 1918; ficole de Cavalier, 
certificate 1919 ; N. Y. Univ., M. A. 1927 ; Utah Nat. 
Guard Mexican border service 1915-16; U. S. Army 
1918-19, overseas service; teacher in hitrh sch. In 
U. S. and Philippine.s 1920-24 ; U. S. Public Health 
Ser. 1025-20; sales promotion work 10-.'fi-2<^ ; :isst. 
trade commr. at Tientsin 1928; at Shanghai 1928-29; 
trade commr. at Shanghai 1929-30 ; at Tientsin 1030- 
31 ; at Shanghai 1931-33 ; investigator. Agric. Ad- 
justment Admin., 1933-36; app. trade commr. at 
Singapore Jan. 10, 1036; For. Ser. officer of class 
seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Rogers, Alan Stewart. — b. Santa Barbara, Calif., 
Apr. 25, 1902; Middlesex Sch. grad.; Harvard, A. B. 
1924; Magdalen Coll.. Oxford. B. A. 1925; npp.. 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. 1029 ; 
as 3d sec. at Paris Apr. 8, 1931 ; cla.ss eight July 1, 



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1934 ; at Prague, temp., July 18, 1934 ; at Paris Sept. 
12, 1934 ; cons. Jan. 22, 1935 ; assigned as 3(1 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. 19.'?7 ; 2d sec. at 
Rome May 6, 1937 (proceeded Nov. 23, 1937) ; sec. of 
Am. del., 14th Gen. Assembly of Int. Inst, of Agiic, 
Rome, 1938. 

Rooney, Miriam Theresa. — 6. Charlestown, Mass. ; 
attended business scli. ; Girls' Latin Sch. grad. ; 
Mass. Normal Art Sch. 1914-15 ; La Salle Ext. Univ., 
LL. B. 1920; Portia Law Sch. 1920; Harvard 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 
$1,800 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 ; at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939.— 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 
Naclonal 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, 
1933; 3d sec. at Warsaw Aug. 14, 1935; v. c. at 
Berlin June 22, 1937 ; class eight Mar. 16, 1939 ; 3d 
sec. at Berlin in addition to duties as v. c. May 18, 
1939; married. 

Ross, John Claudius. — 6. 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. 
economic analyst at $3,800 in the Dept. of State 
July 19. 1937 ; at $4,600 July 7, 1938 ; divisional asst. 
at $5,600 July 1, 1939 ; married.— TA. 

Rowe, Alvin Thomson, Jr. — b. Fredericksburg, Va., 
Sept. 27, 1904 ; Univ. of Va. 1921-22. summers 1923 
and 1925; Davidson Coll., A. B. 1925; Harvard, A. 
M. 1928 ; teacher in high sch. 1925-27 ; app., after 
exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Mar. 26, 1929 ; assigned to the For. Ser. Sch. July 

I, 1929; to Blueflelds Sept. 14, 1929; sec. in the 
Diplo. Ser. June 27, 1931 ; assigned as 3d sec. at 
BogotS July 8. 1931 ; also v. c. at Bogota July 16, 
1931 ; !it Kobe Dec. 1, 1934 ; at Yokohama, temp.. June 

II, 1935; at Tokyo, temp., Nov. 20, 1935; at Taihoku 
Dec. 22. 1936; at Shanghai Oct. 25, 1937; at Manila, 
temp., Oct. 11, 1938 ; at Foochow, temp., Oct. 29, 
1938 ; at Shanghai Apr. 11, 1939. 

Rowell, Ross Erastus (Col.) — 6. Ruthven, Iowa, 
Sept. 22, 1884 ; high sch. grad. ; Iowa State Coll. 
1901-4 ; Univ. of Idaho 1904-5 ; entered U. S. Marine 
Corps Aug. 27, 1906; assigned as naval att. and 
naval att. for air at Habana and Ciudad Trujillo 
Mar. 23, 1939 ; married. 



Rowley, Eugene Cooper. — 6. Madison, Wis., Jan. 
31, 1894 ; 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, 1919-22 ; 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, 
1927 ; at $2,600 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at $2,700 
July 1, 1928; at $2,900 Feb. 1, 1929; at $3,100 July 
1, 1930; tech. asst. (legal) at $3,200 Dec. 16, 1937; 
at $3,300 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married. — PD. 

Royt, Frederick L. — 6. 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. c. at Guaya- 
quil Dec. 13, 1932 ; detailed as elk. in leg. at Quito 
Oct. 15-Nov. 19, 1935. 

Rueter, Frank Thomas. — 6. Allentown, Pa., June 12, 

1897 ; 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. cons. agt. at Cruz Grande 
Feb. 1-Apr. 30, 1937, and July 10, 1933-Sept. 30, 
1934 ; app. cons. agt. at Cruz Grande Oct. 1, 1934. 

Rupprecht, William Gustave. — 6. 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 1925-29; 
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. c. at Buenaventura Feb. 13, 1934; at 
Callao-Lima May 1, 1935; at Ceiba Apr. 8, 1937; at 
Puerto Cortes, temp., Sept. 18, 1937 ; at Belize, temp., 
Jan. 10, 1938 ; at Ceiba May 18, 1938 ; at Port Lim6n 
Feb. 25, 1939 ; married. 

Russ, Edward Bartlett. — 6. Louisiana, Mo., Feb. 
10, 1868 ; 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.^00 Aug. 1, 1918; special 
asst. at $2,000 Dec. 31, 1919. effective Jan. 1. 1920; 
chief, stenographic section, Jan. 16, 1920; at $2,100 
July 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; at $3,000 July 1, 1928 (Welch Act) ; at 
$3,100 July 1, 1930; at $3,200 July 3, 1930 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; married. — DP. 

Russell, Harry Earle. — b. Kalamazoo, Mich., Sept. 
16, 1889; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1913. LI... B. 1915; 
mem. of bar of Mich.; law practice 1915-16; app., 
after exam., cons. asst. Aug. 30, 1916; v. c. at 
Salonikl Oct. 25, 1916; at Smyrna June 9, 1919; v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919 ; assigned to 



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Smyrna Oct. 22, 1919; class two May 24, 1920; 
assigned to Rome Aug. 29, 1021 ; class one Nov. 17, 
1021 ; cons, of class seven June 22, 1022; assigned to 
Casablanca Mar. 12, 1024 ; For. Ser. ofTicer of class 
eight July 1, 1024 ; class seven Feb. 24, 1925 ; class 
six June ."0. 1027 ; class five May 23, 1929 ; assigned 
to Alexandria Nov. 19, 1029 ; class four July 1, 10.31 ; 
cons. gen. Mar. 14, 10o4 ; assigned to Alexandria 
Mar. 15. 1934; class three Oct. 1, 1935; to Johannes- 
burg Jan. 18, 193G ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Feb. 7, 
1936 ; assigned also as 1st sec. at Pretoria Feb. 13, 
1936; married. 

Rutherford, Minter Rohert, Jr. — 6. Missoula, Mont., 
May 24, 1015; Mont. State Univ., B. A. 1936, M. A. 
1039 ; grad. asst. in hist, dept., Mont. State Univ., 
1936-37 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer uuclass., 
r. c. of career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 15, 
1939 ; assigned to Winnipeg July 27, 1939. 

Salisbury, Laurence Eustis. — b. Chicago, 111., Mar. 
13, 1894 ; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1916 ; grad. work 
1019 ; instructor in English in Japan 1916-17 ; Brit. 
Army 1917-19. 2d It., overseas service ; app., after 
exam., student interpreter in Japan May 20, 1920 ; 
V. c. and interpreter at Kobe July 1, 1922 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; assigned to Nagasaki 
Nov. 8, 1924 ; class eight Feb. 24, 1925 ; cons. Mar. 3, 
1025 ; assigned to Kobe Oct. 8, 1925 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. June 24, 1026 ; assigned as asst. Japanese sec. 
and 3d sec. at Tokyo June 26, 1926 ; detailed to the 
Dept. Apr. 24, 1928; class seven May 23, 1929; 2d 
sec. Oct. 19, 1929 ; assigned to Paris Dec. 17, 1930 ; 
class six Feb. 4, 1031 ; to Tokyo Aug. 19, 1931 ; to 
the Dept. May 2, 1932 ; assigned as 2d sec. of leg. at 
Peiping May 18, 1933 ; as 2d sec. of emb. at Peipiug 
Sept. 17, 1035 ; class five Oct. 1, 1935 ; class four Jan. 
3. 1938; 1st sec. at Peiping Mar. 19, 1938; to the 
Dept. Aug. 24, 1938.— FE. 

Salmon, David Alden. — 6. Westport, Conn., Jan. 30, 
1879 ; Httendod high sch. and business sch. ; elk. In 
War Dept. 1808-1006; app. elk. at $1,400 in the Dept. 
of State July 7, 1906 ; at $1,800 Mar. 4, 1907 ; act. 
chief, Bu. of Indexes and Archives, Mar. 25-Apr. 30, 
1916; chief May 1, 191G ; drafting officer at $2,500 
Dec. 1, 1917 ; directed to proceed to Am. Missions in 
Europe to investigate mithods of handling rorre- 
spondence, etc.. July 20, 1910 ; at .?3.000 Mar. 1. 1021 ; 
at $3,.500 June 17. 1921, effective July 1 ; archivist, 
Conf. on Limitation of Armament. Washington. 1021, 
and Coiif. on Central Am. Affairs. Wnshington. 1022- 
23 ; at $3,800 July 1, 1924 ; at $4,200 .May 1, 1925 ; 
archivist for Am. del., Ccnf. for Limitation of Naval 
Armaments. Geneva, 1027, and Int. Ra(liotelegra[>h 
Conf.. Washington, 1027: at $4,800 July 1. 1928 
(Welch Act); sec, London Naval Conf.. 1930; at 
$.-..000 July 1, 1930: at $.-..600 Dec. 1. 19.30: chief. 
Division of Communications and Records, Jan. 1, 
1931 , mem., Bd. of Review for Efllc-iency Ratings, 
1931-33; mem.. Bd. of Appeals and Review. 103.3- ; 
mem.. Committee on Archives, 1935- ; at $6,000 Nov. 
16. 1938; 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. officer unclass., v. c. of career, 
and sec. in the Diplo. Ser., and assigned to Danzig 
Nov. 16, 1936 ; v. e. and 3d sec. at Tegucigalpa June 
1, 1037. 

Sandifer, Durward Valdamir. — b. 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, 1936 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939 ; married.— Le. 

Sannebeck, Norvelle Harrison. — b. Mexico, Mo., Sept. 
18, 1909; Westmin.ster Coll. (Mo.) 1926-28; George 
Washington Univ., A. B. 1931, LL. B. 1938; mem. of 
bar of D. C. ; elk., Govt, depts., 1920-30 ; app. elk. at 
$1,800 in the Dept. of State Dec. 18, 1930; asst. per- 
sonnel officer at $2,G00 Sept. 14, 1934 ; at $2,700 Apr. 
1. 1938 ; asst. chief of recruiting and selection sec- 
tion, Division of Personnel, at $3,200 Jan. 27, 1939 ; 
married. — DP. 

Sappington, James Coale, 3d. — b. 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., 193.3-36 ; survey direc- 
tor, Bu. of Labor Statistics, 1936 ; app. economic 
analyst, temp., at $3,200 in the Dept. of State Mar. 
9. 1936; permanently May 12, 1936; at $3,800 Sept. 
16, 1037; divisional asst. at $4,600 July 1, 1939; 
married. — TA. 

Satterthwaite, Joseph Charles. — b. Tecumseh, Mich., 
Mar. 4, 19U0; Univ. of Mich., A. B. 1923, A. M. 1924; 
U. S. Army 1918-19, overseas service ; asst. In dept. 
of political science, Univ. of Mtch., 102.3-24 ; elk. in 
Am. Consulate at Stuttgart 1924-25; app., after 
ex;im.. For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. c of career 
Sept. 13. 1926. and as.slgned to the For. Ser. Sch. ; 
to Guadalajara .\pr. 25, 1927; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 
Mar. 11, 1929; assigned as 3d sec. at Mexico City 
Mar. 15, 1920; class eight and cons. May 9. 1030; 
sec. to Am. del.. North and Cen. American Regional 
Radio Conf., Mexico City, 1933; assigned as 3d sec. 
af Buenos Aires Jan. 2, 1934; class seven July 1, 
1034; 2d sec. at Buenos Aires Jan. 31. 1035; 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, 1036 ; sec. gen. of Am. del.. Int. Radio 
Conf. and Int. Telegraph and Telephone Conf., Cairo, 
10.38; class five Mar. 1, 1939. 

Satterthwaite, Livingston Lord. — b. Oak Lane, Pa., 
.Alar. 12. 1000; Phillips Exeter grad.: Yale. A. B. 
1931 ; app., after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass., 



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V. c. of career, and sec. in tbe Diplo. Ser. Jan. 28, 
1932; as.^iigned 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, 
19.34 ; to Caraca.s June 12. 1037 ; class eight Mar. 16, 
19.39; to the Dept. .Tune 30, 1939; married.— RA. 

Saucerman, Sophia Augusta (Mrs.) — 6. 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 ; at $4,000 Apr. 16, 1939.— Ge. 

Sauer, Emil. — &. 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. — 6. 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- 
torical research July 16, 1936 ; asst. historical adviser 
at $4,600 Apr. 28. 1937; act. historical adviser Apr. 
16, 1937-Aug. 1, 1938; asst. to the counselor Aug. 1, 
1938 ; at $4,800 June 1, 1939 ; married. — C. 

Sawyer, John Birge. — &. Appleton, Wis., Jan. 17, 
1881 ; Belmont Sch. ; Univ. of Calif., B. S. 1902 ; 
customs insp. 1903-4 ; immigration insp. 1904-11 ; 



app. V. and dep. cons. gen. 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 Hong Kong Feb. 19, 
1921 ; at Shanghai Apr. 12, 1921 ; at Foochow, temp., 
Mar. 22, 1935 ; at Shanghai Oct. 8, 1935 ; married. 

Scanlan, John Joseph.— 5. Washington, D. C, July 
11, 1892 ; Georgetown, LL. B. 1916 ; mem. of bar of 
D. C. ; app. elk., temp., at $900 in the Dept. of State 
Jan. 21, 1915 ; permanently at $1,000, under Ex. 
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. elk. 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. 
chief. 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 .Tuly 1, 1930 ; at $4,600 Dec. 1, 1930 ; at $4,800 
Nov. 16, 1938 ; married.— PD. 

Scanlon, Martin F. (Lt. Col.) — b. Scranton, Pa., 
Aug. 11, 1889; Univ. of Pa. and Cornell one yr. each; 
entered U. S. Army June 1, 1912 ; asst. mil. att. for 
air at Rome 1924-27 ; at London 1929-33 ; assigned 
as asst. mil. att. for air at London Oct. 17, 1935; 
also asst. mil. att. at London Feb. 6, 1936 ; relieved 
Jan. 14, 1939 ; assigned as asst. mil. att. and asst. 
mil. att. for air at London Oct. 9, 1939 ; married. 

Schefer, E. Edward. — b. New Tork City June 2, 
1899 ; Harvard, A. B. 1924 ; elk., credit man, and 
trust solicitor for banking companies 1924-33 ; sales- 
man 1933-34 ; private business 1934 ; finance examiner, 
Public Works Admin., 1935-36 ; representative for 
trust company 1936-37 ; app. asst. trade commr. at 
Berlin Sept. 22. 1937 ; at Manila Nov. 1, 1938 ; For. 
Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1939 ; v. c. Aug. 23, 1939 ; 
assigned to Manila Aug. 24, 1939. 

Scherer, George Fulford. — b. Chicago, 111., Nov. 1, 
1905 ; Groton Sch. grad. ; Yale, B. A. 1927 ; 2d It., 
O. 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 JuSrez 
Dec. 21, 1934 ; v. c. at Ciudad JuSrez Mar. 13, 1935 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo. Ser. and assigned to 
Ciudad JuSrez Oct. 1, 1935 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. 
Dec. 4, 1936 ; v. c. at Habana Apr. 7, 1937 ; at Mexico 
City Oct. 6, 1938. 

Schmidt, Max Waldo. — b. Gravette, Ark., Oct. 30, 
1908; Univ. of Chicago, Ph. B. 1932; tutored in 
French and German ; O.R.C. 1935-37, 2d. It. ; 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. 16, 1935 ; 
V. c. at Osaka Oct. 25, 1937; 3d sec. at Tokyo Mar. 
14, 1938. 



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Schnare, Lester L. — b. Mnndovi. Wis., May 15, 
1884; George Washington, LL. B. 1913, LL. M. 1919; 
mom. of b;ir of D. C. ; teacher 1902-,'j ; newsriaper 
work 1905-6; elk. 1906-12; law elk., Bu. of Immi- 
gration, 1912-15; app. v. e. at Shanghai Feb. 4, 191G ; 
at Canton May 19, 1917; at Yokohama July 29, 1918; 
special asst. at $3,000 in the Dept. of State Oct. 1, 
1918; drafting officer at S2,500 July 1, 1919; app., 
after exam., cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; de- 
tailed to Yokohama Mar. 20, 1920 ; to Kobe Sept. 7, 
1920 ; returned to Yokohama Apr. 19:^1 ; to Kobe 
July 9, 1921 ; assigned to Swatow Feb. 2, 1922 ; to 
Cartagena Aug. 3, 1923 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
eight July 1, 1924; class seven Feb. 24, 1925; as- 
signed to Breslau Feb. 16, 1927 ; class six July 24, 
1930 ; assigned to Hamburg Jan. 15, 1931 ; class five 
Oct 1, 1935 ; to Milan Dec. 7, 1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. 
Ser. Dec. 1, 1937 ; class four Jan. 3, 1938 ; married. 

Schoellkopf, "Walter Horton.— b. Buffalo, N. Y., 
Oct. 18, 1882 ; Cascadilla Sch. grad. ; Pa. Mil. Coll., 
C. E. 1904 ; grad. work at Cornell 1904-6, Uuiv. 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 26, 1921 ; class three Jan. 18, 1922 ; 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. officer of class six and 
assigned as 2d sec. at Buenos Aires July 1, 1924 ; at 
Bucharest Apr. 20, 1926; 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, 1933; class four and 1st sec. at 
Madrid Oct. 1, 1935 (temp, at St. Jean de Luz July 
26, 1936) ; cons. Aug. 17, 1937; married. 

Schoenfeld, Hans Frederick Arthur. — &. Provi- 
dence, R. I., Jan. 31, 1889 ; Friends' Sch. ; George 
Washington, A. B. 1907, A. M. 1909, Law Sch. 
1907-10 ; Univ. of Caracas, Venezuela, 1910-11 ; asst. 
and Instructor in hist., George Washington Univ., 
1907-10 ; app. cons. agt. at Caracas Sept. 17, 1910 ; 
confidential elk. 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 Christlania Apr. 13, 1916 ; to 
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, 1921 ; as couna. of emb. at 
Mexico City Mar. 5, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer of class 
one July 1. 1024 ; 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 Rtca 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 Republic Aug. 1, 1931; to 
Finland Apr. 22, 1937 ; married. 



Schoenfeld, Rudolf Emil. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Jan. 25, 1895; Georgo 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, 
1923 ; cons, of class seven Dee. 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 Bogota 
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 Mazatlin 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. 1022 ; 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. 



BIOGKAPHIES 



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Schrader, An)ert E. (Comdr.) — 6. Batesville, Ind., 
Mar. 4, 1895 ; D. S. N. A., grad. 1916 ; assigned as 
naval att. and naval att. for air at Berlin, Copen- 
hagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, and Tbe 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. 

Schuler, Frank August, Jr. — &. Muskegon, Mich., 
Apr. 15, 1908 ; Univ. of Wis. 1926-27 ; Univ. of 
Mich., A. B. 1930 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer 
nnclass., 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; class eight Apr. 1, 1939. 

Sohultz, "William Leslie. — 6. 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; at Cardiff, 
temp., Aug. 1, 1939; at Liverpool Sept. 20, 1939. 

Scott, Albert 'William. — ft. Lexington, Ky., Nov. 15, 
1895 ; manual training high sch. grad. ; Kansas City 
Jr. Coll. 1916-17; 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; 
at Basel Apr. 12, 1927 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. 
officer unclass. and v. c. of career Apr. 27, 1927 ; 
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 the Diplo. 
Ser. Aug. 17, "1937 ; class six Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Scott, James T. — 6. Eatonton, Ga., June 5, 1885 ; 
attended public sch. ; employed by steamship com- 
pany ; asst. to chief of staff, U.S. Army, in France, 
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 ; cml. 
att. at Copenhagen 1933-35; at Cairo May 21, 1936; 
For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1939. 



Scott, Winfleld Harrison. — 6. Alexandria. Va., Jan. 

13, 1892 ; business high sch. grad. ; Berlitz Sch. of 
Languages two yrs. ; Georgetown Univ. three yra. ; 
newspaper work 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. — ft. 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 ; clasa 
six May 23, 1929; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Oct. 17, 
1932; assigned as 2d sec. at Santiago, Chile, Oct. 28, 
1932 ; class Ave July 1, 1934 ; as cons, at Kobe May 
22, 1936 ; class four June 1, 1937 ; 1st sec. at Caracas 
Mar. 29, 1938 ; married. 

Scotten, Robert 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-in-China, Changsha, 1914-15 ; 
app., after exam., sec. of emb. or leg. of class five 
May 17, 1916; assigned to Berlin June 6, 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, 1921 ; to Berlin Jan. 17, 1922 ; class 
two Mar. 2.3, 1922 ; assigned to Constantinople May 
5, 1922; For. Ser. officer of class four July 1, 1924; 
assigned as 1st sec. at Rio de Janeiro Nov. 15, 1924 ; 
at Asuncion May 20, 1925; app. cons. Feb. 23, 1926; 
assigned also as cons, at Asuncion Feb. 24, 1926 ; 
to the Dept. Feb. 7, 1927; asst. chief. Division of 
Current Information, June 1, 1927 ; press liaison offi- 
cer, Commn. of Inquiry and Conciliation, Bolivia and 
Paraguay, Washington, 1929 ; class three May 23, 
1929; assigned as 1st sec. at Paris Sept. 27, 1930; 
class two July 1, 1931 ; couns. of emb. at Santiago, 
Chile, Apr. 4, 1934 ; at Rio de Janeiro May 23, 1935 ; 
at Santiago, Chile, Sept. 26, 1935 ; class one Oct. 1, 
1935 ; at Rio de Janeiro June 3, 1936 ; at Madrid Apr. 

17, 1939; married. 

Scotten, William Everett. — b. Detroit, Mich., Aug. 
24, 1904 ; Calif. Inst, of Tech. 1921-22 ; Univ. of So. 



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Calif., B. A. 1925; Univ. of Paris 1926-27; app., 
after exam., For. S»'r. officer unclass. and v. c. of 
career Nov. 12, 1929 ; assigned to Ciudad Juarez, 
temp., Nov: 27, 1929; to Saltillo, temp., Apr. 15^ 
1930; 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 Malta, temp., Sept. 30, 

1937 ; to Palermo Nov. 16, 1937 ; v. c. and 3d sec. at 
Bucharest Dec. 15, 1937 ; class eight and cons. May 1, 
1938 ; cons, at Bucharest in addition to duties as 3d 
sec. May 12, 1938; cons, at Belgrade, temp., Sept. 9, 
1938; married. 

Seddicum, Paul Cameron. — b. Washington, D. C, 
Apr. 5, 1902 ; attended manual training high sch. ; 
Emerson Inst. ; draftsman, D. 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, 1926; at Cardiff July 25. 1928; 
at Southampton May 23, 1936; at London Nov. 26, 

1938 ; married. 

Seibert, Elvin. — b. Elkhart, Ind., July 24, 1901; 
D. S. M. A. 1920-22 (resigned) ; Columbia Coll.. A. B. 
1924; Am. Inst, of Banking 1925-26; Columbia Univ., 
grad. work, 1927-28 ; banking 1924-26 ; 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. 26, 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, 1937 ; class eight 
Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Seltzer, George Edward. — 6. Vilna, Russia, Dec. 11, 
1888 ; Am. citizen ; Harvard. A. B. 1912 ; New York 
Univ. Sch. of Com. and Finance 1912-14 ; Escuela 
Superior de Comercio, La Plata, Argentina, 1917-18 ; 
office mgr. 1913-16 ; elk. and accountant in offices In 
Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay 1917-18 ; app. v. c. 
at Asuncion Oct. 7, 1918 ; app., after exam., v. c. of 
career of class three Oct. 26, 1921, and assigned to 
Salina Cruz ; to North Bay Feb. 12, 1924 ; class two 
May 10, 1924 ; For. Ser. officer unclass. July 1, 1924 ; 
assigned to Maniios Feb. 26, 1926; to the Dept., 
temp., Jan. 28, 1929 ; to Rio de Janeiro Feb. 8, 1929 ; 
class eight, cons., and assigned to Rio de Janeiro 
May 23, 1929; to Parft Apr. 30, 1930; class seven 
Feb. 4, 1931 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; 
to St. Michael July 29, 1938. 

Service, John Stewart. — b. Chengtu, China, of Am. 
parents. Aug. 3, 1909 ; attended sch. in U. S. and 
China ; Obcrlin 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. 



Service, Richard Montgomery, — 6. Chengtu, China, 
of .\m. parents. Apr. 21. 1914; attended sch. in China; 
Pomona Coll., B. A. 1935; R. O. T. C. 1931-35; 2d It. 

0. R. C. ; elk. in Am. consulate at Foochow Nov.— 
Dec. 1935; at Shanghai Aug. 11337; at Chefoo 1937- 
38; app. v. c. at Tsingtao Oct. 26, 1938. 

Severe, Marc L. — h. 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. Bmb. 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. c. 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, 1934 ; 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 cons. gen. for Italian Islands of 
the Aegean Sept. 26, 1938 ; cons. gen. and 1st sec. at 
Helsinki Jan. 7, 1939. 

Shaw, Gardiner Howland. — 6. 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; 
as.^igned as couns. of emb. at Istanbul Mar. 14, 1930 ; 
class one July 24, 1930; at Paris Nov. 10, 1931; at 



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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. Set. 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. — b. London, Eng- 
land, of Am. parents, Apr. 26, 1890 ; attended Royal 
Athenaeum, Antwerp, Belgium, 1902-7 ; with firm 
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; married. 

Shipley, Ruth Bielaski (Mrs.) — b. 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, eflfective 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 
of Coordination and Review, July 6, 1924 ; at $3,000 
Nov. 1, 1924 ; at $3,200 May 1, 1925 ; at $3,500 
Feb. 1, 1926 ; mem., Bd. of Review for Efficiency 
Ratings, July 11, 1927-May 15, 1928; chief. Pass- 
port Division, June 1, 1928; at $3,600 July 1, 1928 
(Welch Act) ; at $4,600 July 1, 1928; del., Conf. for 
the Codification of Int. Law, The Hague, 1930; at 



$4,800 July 1, 1930; at $5,000 July 3, 1930 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; at $5,600 Dec. 1, 1930 ; at $6,000 Nov. 16, 
1938; at $6,500 Sept. 1. 1939.— PD. 

Shockley, "William Penn, Jr. — 6. Dover, Del., May 
16, 1900 ; attended high sch. ; Peddle Inst. ; elk. in 
bank in Genoa, Italy, five yrs. ; .app. 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.. May 1, 1935 ; at Leghorn 
July 16, 1935 ; at Malta, temp., June 11, 1936 ; at 
Leghorn Jan. 4, 1937 ; at Goteborg Apr. 7, 1937 ; at 
Dresden June 13, 1938 ; 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 1903-10 ; app., after exam., cons, at 
Aden Aug. 19, 1911 ; at Nantes Sept. 1, 1913 ; cons, of 
class seven by act approved Feb. 5, 1915 ; assigned to 
St. MichaeJ'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. 
officer 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, 1936 ; 
sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Shreve, Edgar Allan. — b. 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, effective July 1 ; at $1,600 Mar. 1, 1919 ; sec, 
Bds. of Examiners for the For. Ser., Mar. 13, 1919- 
June 24, 1921, July 1, 1924-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, 1930 ; married. — FP. 

Siegrist, Gottlieb, — &. Aaran, Switzerland, Nov. 11, 
1876 ; naturalized 1909 ; high sch. grad. ; Gewerbe- 
schule, Basle, 1895-97 ; Atelier R6mon, Paris, 1899- 
1901 ; designer 1902-1935 ; consulting specialist on 
furnishings. Architect of the Capjtol, 1935 ; designer. 
Procurement Division, Treas. Dept, 1936 ; app. special- 
ist on furnishings, temp., in the Dept. of State May 
4. 1936; married. — FBO. 

Sigmond, Frithjof Carl, — b. Zumbrota, Minn., Apr. 
26, 1883 ; grad. from high sch. and business sch. 



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In Norway ; elk. 1905-10 ; app. messenger in Am. 
Consulate at Sfavanger Sept. 23, 1910 ; v. and dep. 
cons, at Stavanger Aug. 16, 1911 ; at Bergen Nov. 
6, 1914 ; V. c. at Brrgen 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 B.rgen, temp., June 2, 
1930 ; at Stavanger June 27, 1930 ; at Stockholm May 
3, 1933; married. 

Signer, "Wales "Wilson. — b. Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept 
9. 1905; Mich. Stare Normal Coll. 1921-23; Univ. of 
Midi.. A. B. 1925, LL. B. 1928; Univ. of I'aris 
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, 1931 ; assigned as v. c. 
at 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. — ft. "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. Emb. at Moscow 
Feb.-June 1934 ; app. secretary, temp., at $2,600 in 
the Dept. of State Aug. 22, 1934 ; permanently Sept. 

15, 1934; at $3,200 June 1, 1936; admin, asst. Nov. 

16. 1936; economic analyst at $3,800 Sept. 16, 1937; 
divisional asst. July 14, 1939. — TA. 

Simmons, John Farr. — 6. Orange, N. J., Jan. 3, 
1892 ; Pingry 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; 
app., 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 26, 1922 ; cons, of 
class seven Mar. 1, 1923 ; class six Dec. 19, 1923 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924 ; assigned to 
Riga June 6, 1925 ; class six Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned 
to the Dtpt. June 13, 1927; class five Aug. 24, 1927; 
asst. chief. Visa Office. June 1, 1928 ; chief Feb. 1, 
1929; class four Oct. 16, 1929; sec. in the Diplo Ser. 
June 4, 1930; 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. 10;i2 ; assigned as cons, 
gen. at Cologne July 5. 1932 ; to the Dept. Nov. 13, 
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. — h. Sparta, Tenn., Aug. 22, 
1910; Tenn. Polytech. Inst. 1929; Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser. l!t31-32 ; George Washington Univ. 
1932-33; employed by private firms until 1931; with 
Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Representatives, 
1931-34 ; ai>p. elk. in Am. consulate at Barbados 



.Tune 2&, 1934; v. c. at Barbados July 22, 1936; 
elk. in leg. and v. e. at Bogota Dec. 30, 1936 ; v. e. 
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.. 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. and v. e. 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 Dee. 18, 1930 ; to Baghdad 
Jan. 2, 1934 ; see. in the Diplo. Ser. Jan. 15, 1934 ; 
assigned also as 3d see. 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 eons, 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 111. 1916-17 : asst. to 
mgr. of company 1915-16 ; U. S. Army 1917-19, 2d It. ; 
2d It., 0. R. C. ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Mexicali 
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. e. of career of class three Oct. 6, 1923 ; 
assigned to Habana Oct. 12, 1923 ; to Na.ssau 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 ; see. in 
the Diplo. Ser. Dee. 1, 1937; to Cork Sept. 14, 1938. 

Smedherg, Julian Kemble. — 6. 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. IS. 1938 ; at Dundee Sept. 30, 1938 ; at Edinburgh 
Nov. 10, 1938 ; married. 

Smith, Addie Viola. — 6. Stockton, Calif.. Nov. 14, 
1893 ; business sch. grad. ; Washington Coll. of Law, 
LL. B. 1920 ; special study in foreign trade. French, 
and Chinese ; mem. of bar, U. S. Court for China ; 
stenog. and asst. buyer for export business 1910-17 ; 
elk. Dept. of Labor, 1917-18 ; elk.. President's First 
Industrial Conf.. Washington. 1919, First Int. Labor 
Office Conf., Washington. 1919, and Second Pan Amer- 
ican Financial Conf.. Washington, 1020 ; elk. to trade 
commr. at Peking 1920-22 ; app. asst. trade commr. 
at Shanghai Oct. 9, 1922 ; trade commr. at Shanghai 
Jan. 1, 1928; also registrar. China Trade Act. Aug. 7, 
1930; For. Sor. officer of class six July 1, 19.39. 



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Smith, Donald William. — &. Washington, D. C, Feb. 
24, 1906 ; Washington Pnp. Sch. grad. ; George Wash- 
ington Univ. 1924-25, 1926-27 ; studied under pri- 
vate tutor in Japan 1933-35 ; elk., Dept. of Labor 1925- 
26, Dept. of Com. 1926-27 ; elk. to trade commr. at 
Singapore 1927-29 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Singa- 
pore July 1, 1929 ; at Tokyo .July 1, 1933 ; trade commr. 
at Batavia June 11, 1935 ; in Bu. of For. and Domea. 
Com. July 11, 1938 ; assigned as a.sst. cml. att. at 
Tokyo Dec. 14, 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven 
July 1, 1939 ; 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. — 6. 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, 1020; 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, 19."0 (Brook- 
hart Act) ; at $3,500 Apr. 16, 1939; 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 193.3-34 ; 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; sec. to Am. del.. 
Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. Sta,tes, Lima, 1938 ; divi- 
sional asst. at $3,800 July 1, 1939 ; 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. — 6. 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, Jule Benjamin. — 6. Nacogdoches, Tex., Sept. 
14, 1898 ; high sch. and business sch. grad. ; Univ. 
of Tex. two yrs. ; U. S. Army 1918 ; accountant, 
auditor, asst. sec, treas., and v. pres. of cml. busi- 
ness ; app. asst. trade commr. at Buenos Aires July 
14, 1930 ; to Bu. of For. and Domes. Com. Aug. 1, 
1935 ; at Prague Apr. 16, 1936 ; trade commr. at 
Prague Jan. 16, 1937 ; at Warsaw June 1, 1937 ; For. 
Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Smith, Merlin Eugene. — ft. Moundsville, W. Va., 
Sept. 6, 1907 ; high sch. grad. ; Ohio State Univ. 
1925-27, summers 1927-29 ; teacher in public sch. 
1927-30 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate General at 
Barcelona Aug. 16. 1930 ; v. c. at Newcastle-on-Tyne 
June 30, 1931 ; at Curagao July 31, 1936 ; at Trinidad 
Mar. 4, 1937 ; also for French West Indies and French 
Guiana Apr. 8, 1939; at Curagao, temp., Aug. 1, 1939; 
at Trinidad and for French West Indies and French 
Guiana Aug. 18, 1939 ; married. 

Smith, Sydney Bernard. — 6. Belleville, 111., Jan. 5, 
1911 ; L'ficole Libre des Sciences Politiques 1930-31 ; 
Georgetown, B. S. 1933 ; Southeastern Univ., LL. B. 
1937 ; mem. of bar of D. C. ; 1st It., 0. R. C. ; elk. 1928- 
29, in Govt, depts. 1930 ; app. elk. at $1,440 in the 
Dept. of State Aug. 13, 1931 ; at $1,620 Aug. 1, 1934 ; 
at $1,800 May 6, 1935 ; divisional asst. at $2,600 June 
1, 1936 ; asst. to exec, sec, Interdept. Committee on 
Civil Int. Aviation, 1936-38; sec of Am. del., Inter- 
American Tech. Aviation Conf., Lima, 1937 ; at $3,200 
Dec. 2, 1937 ; representative, U. S.-Canada Aviation 
Conf., Washington 1938 and Ottawa 1939; at $3,800 
Aug. 29, 1938.— IN. 

Smith, Sydney Yost. — 6. Washington, D. C, Nov. 
28, 1857 ; attended public sch. and Roys Acad. ; 
private tutors ; in real estate office one yr. ; asst. 
reporter, House of Representatives, 1879-80 ; elk., 
Pension Office, 1880-81 ; app. elk., temp., at $900 
in the Dept. of State July 1, 1881; at $1,200 Aug. 
5, 1882; at $1,400, temp., July 24, 1884; at $1,200 
Dec 19, 1884; at $1,400 Aug. 16, 1886; at $1,600 
Tuly 1, 1889 ; at $1,800 Sept. 5, 1891 ; chief, Diplo. 
Bu., Apr. 8, 1897-Nov. 30, 1918; mem. of Bd. 
of Examiners for the Diplo. Ser. ; disbursing officer. 
Fourth Int. Conf. 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. 



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Smith, Walter. — b. Chicago, 111., Nov. 5, 190!); 
Wash. State Coll. 1026-27 ; 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 
S, 1937 ; to the For. Ser. Sch. Jan. 19, 1938 ; to Canton 
June 29, 1938; to Kobe June 30, 1939 (canceled). 

Smith-Hutton, Henri H. (Lt. Comdr.) — 6. Alliance, 
Nebr., Sept. 8, 1901 ; U. S. N. A., grad. 1922 ; lan- 
guage officer at Tokyo 1926-29 ; asst. naval att. at 
Tokyo 1932-35 ; assigned as naval att. and naval att. 
for air at Tokj'o Feb. 9, 1939. 

Smyser, William Leon. — b. Washington, D. C, Feb. 
15, 1902; Harvard, A. B. 1923, A. M. 1924; Univ. 
of Grenoble, certificate 1924; Sorbonne 1924-26; Uni- 
versity Libre de Bruxelles, grad. work 1937-38 ; jour- 
nalist 1926-33 ; in office of cml. att. at Vienna 1933-34 ; 
at Brussels 1934-37 ; asst. trade commr. at Brussels 
.Ian. 16, ir.37 ; at Berlin June 16, 19.39 ; For. Ser. 
officer unclass. July 1, 1939. 

Smyth, Rohert Lacy. — 6. 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 May 14, 19.30 ; class 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 
leg. at Peiping Aug. 2, 1934 ; as 2d sec. of emb. at 
Peiping Sept. 17, 1935 ; class five Apr. 1, 1937 ; also 
cons, at Tientsin Mar. 7, 1938; 2d sec. at Nanking, 
temp., July 2, 1938 ; also cons, at Shanghai, temp., 
July 26, 1938; 2d sec. at Peiping Nov. 4, 1938; 
married. 

Smythe, David Mynders. — 6. Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 10, 
1915; Memphis Univ. Sch. grad.; Univ. of Va., B. S. 
1935 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. 
of career, and eec. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; 
V. c. at Havre July 20. 1938 ; at Paris Sept. 26, 1938 ; 
to the For. Ser. Sch. June 9, 1939. 

Snow, William Pennell. — h. Bangor, Me.. July 23, 
1907; Phillips Exeter; Bowdoin Coll. and Tufts Coll. 
1925-30; employed by insurance company 1931-32; 
app. elk. in dist. acct. and disbursing office at Paris 
June 2, 1934; v. c. at Paris Oct. 17. 1934; also asst. 
dist. acct. and disbursing officer at Paris Oct. 25, 1934 ; 
app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., v. c. of 
career, and sec. in the Diplo, Ser. and assigned as v. c. 
at Paris Oct. 1. 1935. In addition to duties as asst. 
dist. acct. and disbursing officer ; to the For. Ser. 



Sch. Sept. 21, 1936 ; v. c. at Stockholm Apr. 7, 1937 ; 
married. 

Sockwell, Lester. — h. Mosheim, Tex., May 26, 1908 ; 
Baylor Univ., B. A. 1931 ; app. elk. in Am. Consulate 
at Nuevitas Sept. 26. 1930 ; v. c. at Nuevitas Apr. 14, 
1931 ; at Bogota Jan. 22, 1936 ; at Bahia Dec. 22, 
1938 ; at Para, temp., June 23, 1939. 

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, 1927; 
to Shanghai Mar. 1, 1930 ; to the Dept. Apr. 12, 1930 ; 
class five May 9, 1930 ; assigned to Saltillo Sept. 27, 
1930; to Tsingtao Aug. 3, 1934; class four Oct. 1, 
1935 ; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. Aug. 17, 1937 ; married. 

Somerville, James, Jr. — b. Vaiden, Miss., July 24, 
1892; Washington and Lee, B. A. 1912, M. A. 1913; 
Johns Hopkins, grad. work 1920 ; instructor in hist., 
Washington and Lee, 1912-14 ; head of hist, dept., 
Marion 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 ; 
special agt., Bu. of For. and Domes. Com., Aug. 29, 
1926 ; asst. trade commr. at London June 16, 1926 ; 
trade commr. Jan. 1, 1928; app. asst. cml. att. at 
London Feb. 23, 1935 ; For. Ser. officer of class five 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Southard, Addison E. — b. Louisville, Ky., Oct. 18, 
1884 ; Lebanon and Santo Tomas Univ. ; asst. to 
supt. of sugar estate in Mexico 1904—5 ; newspaper 
work 1905-6 ; business and legal elk. 1906-8 ; offi- 
cer of Philippine govt. 1908-15, 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, 1923; 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 ; 



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min. resident and cons. gen. at Addis Ababa Oct. 12, 
1927; class two Jan. 23, 1928; class one July 24, 
1930; app. E.B. 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, 1935 ; cons, 
gen. and couns. of emb. at Paris Dec. 6, 1935 ; cons, 
gen. at Hong Kong and Macau Apr. 22, 1937 ; mar- 
ried. 

Southworth, Constant. — h. 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. 1021-22, 
1926-27, 1928-33, and Brookings Institution 1923; 
asst. director, private firm, 1927-28 ; code adviser, 
Nat. Recovery Admin., 1933-36 ; app. economic 
analyst at $4,600 in the Dept. of State Jan. 13, 1936 ; 
divisional asst. July 21, 1939 ; married. — TA. 

Sowell, Ashley B. — 6. Columbia, Tenn., Aug. 12, 
1893 ; attended high sch. ; studied journalism, eco- 
nomics, finance, and trade ; writer ; editor and pub- 
lisher of newspaper ; pres. state press assn. and rep- 
resentative of state newspapers at Nat. Recovery 
Admin, code conv. ; special agt., Bu. of For. and 
Domes. Com., 1934-36 ; app. trade commr. Sept. 1, 
1936 ; special asst. to Sec. of Com. 1936-39 ; trade 
commr. at Panama June 16, 1939 ; For. Ser. oflScer of 
class three July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Spalding, Francis Lecompte. — ft. Boston, Mass., Oct. 
30, 1906 : Rivers Sch. grad. ; Harvard 1925-29 ; app., 
after exam.. For. Ser. oflicer unclass., 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 Panama 
July 22, 19:^.2; to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 6, 1038; 
V. c. at Zurich June 13, 1933 ; at Stuttgart May 22, 
1936 ; at Cairo Feb. 18, 1939 ; class eight Apr. 1, 1939 ; 
married. 

Sparks, Edward John. — ft. 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 oflice of 
mil. att., Am. Emb. at Santiago. Chile, 1919-21 ; app. 
elk. in Am. Emb. at Santiago Dec. 1, 1921 ; app., 
after exam., For. Ser. officer unclass. 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 ], 1934; at Quito 
Dec. 29, 1934 ; 2d sec. at Quito Feb. 1, 19.'?5 ; class 
six June 1, 1937 ; to the Dept. June 8, 1937 ; cons, 
and 2d sec. at Port-au-Prince July 8, 1939 ; married. 

Spaulding, E. "Wilder. — ft. 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., 192.S-24. 1926-27; asst. prof, of hist.. 
Trinity Coll. (Hartford). 1927-.30 : author of historical 
works ; app. research asst. at $3,200 in the Dept. of 
State Sept. 15, 1930 ; asst. to the historical adviser 
Oct. 1, 1931 ; asst. chief. Division of Research and 
Publication, Nov. 1, 1933; at $4,600 Mar. 16, 1936; at 
$4,800 June 1, 1939 ; married.— RP. 

Spear, Sidney Bavid. — ft. 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, 1033-34 ; app. asst. to the legal 
adviser at $2,600 in the Dept. of State July .".0, 1937 ; 
at $2,700 Apr. 16, 1939; at $3,200 Sept. 16, 1939; 
married. — Le. 

Spiker, Clarence Jerome. — ft. Washington, D. C, 
June 14, 1888 ; high sch. grad. ; course in city en- 
gineering and surveying 1909-12; G<^orge Washington 
Univ. 1912-14; elk., draftsman, and field location 
work, Office of Engineer Commr., Dist. of Columbia, 
1906-14 ; app., after exam., student interpreter in 
China Apr. 4, 1914 ; v. c. at Shanghai Aug. 21, 1916 ; 
also interpreter Aug. 25, 1916 ; 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. 16, 1921; cons, of class 
seven Mar. 1, 1923 : assigned to Chungking Mar. 28, 
1923; to Swatow Oct. 30, 1923; class six Dec. 19, 
1923; For. Ser. officer of class seven July 1, 1924; 
class six Aug. 31, 1925 ; assigned to Shanghai Mar. 11, 
1926 ; class five Sept. 29, 1927 ; Am. commr., Sino- 
American 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, 1028 1 
class four July 24, 1930 ; 1st sec. at Peiping 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. 18, 1936; at Hankow Nov. 30, 1938; 
married. 

Springs, Laertes Pittman. — ft. Winston-Salem, N. C, 
Feb. 3, 1891 ; Staunton Mil. Acad., Episcopal 
High Sch., Woodberry 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 18, 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 Dodson. — ft. Greenbrier, Tenn., Sept. 
27, 1906 ; Peoples-Tucker Sch. grad. ; Washington and 
Lee, B. A. 1928; Peabody Coll. 1928; I'lnstitut de 
Touraine 1930 ; Princeton, grad. work 1930-31 ; in- 
structor in French and Latin, Gulf Coast Mil. Acad., 
1929-30, 1933-34; bookkeeper and asst. mgr. of cml. 
firm 1931-33 ; app. elk. in Am. emb. at Peiping Sept. 
12, 1935 ; app., after exam.. For. Ser. officer unclass., 



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V. c. of career, and soc. in the Diplo. Ser. July 6, 1938 ; 
assigned as 3d sec. at Peiping, temp.. July 13, 1938 ; 
language ofBcer at Peiping July 21, 1938. 

Spruks, Henry Charles. — b. Scranton, Pa., July 26, 
1895 ; attended higb 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. oflBcer unclass. and v. c. of career 
Feb. 5, 1927 ; assigned to Habana 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. 1937; at $4,800 June 1. 1939: mar- 
ried.— PR. 

Squire, Earl Christopher. — b. Horsehead. Mich., Feb. 
24, 1889; Albion Coll., A. B. 1910; Harvard Sch. of 
Business .\dmin. one yr. ; asst. to gen. mgr., efficiency 
expert, export mgr. of provision companies 1914-20 ; 
foreign representative of provision companies 1020-21 ; 
in Euiope as representative of U. S. Dept. of Agric. 
1921-24 ; app. trade commr. at Hamburg Sept. 9, 1924 ; 
at Sydney Jan. 1, 1927 ; to Bu. of For. and Domes. 
Com. Mar. 5. 1938; at London Oct. 15, 1938; act. 
cml. att. at Warsaw Nov. 10, 1938 ; trade commr. at 
London June 27, 1939 ; For. Ser. officer of class three 
July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Squire, John Paul.— ft. Boston, M.iss., Nov. 15, 1912; 
attended sch. in France and Canada ; Harvard, A. B. 
1933 ; Armstrong Coll., Univ. of Durham, England, 
grad. work 1933-34; app. elk. in Am. consulate at 
Havre Aug. 27, 19.34 ; v. c. at Havre July 10, 1939 ; at 
Nantes, temp.. July 31, 1939 ; at Nice, temp.. Sept. 5, 
1939 ; at Port Said Sept. 12, 1939. 

Squire. Paul Chapin. — b. Arlington, Mass., Aug. 5, 
1890; Harvard, A. B. 1911; wholesale and retail 
provision dealer 1911-19 ; app., after exam., v. c. 
of career of class three Sept. 27, 1919; assigned to 
St. Nazaire Oct. 22, 1919 ; to Nantes Dec. 29, 1919 ; 
cons, of class seven Apr. 13, 1920 ; assigned to Dun- 
kirk Apr. 17, 1920; to Lille May 17, 1922; class 
six Aug. 23, 1922 ; For. Ser. officer of class seven 
July 1, 1924; class six Feb. 24, 1925; assigned to 
Windsor Feb. 11, 1928; to Kingston, Jamaica, Mar. 
17, 1930; class five July 24, 19.30; to Newcastle-on- 
Tyne Oct. 19, 1932; to Nice and Monaco Aug. 1, 
1936; sec. In the Diplo. Ser. Dec. 1, 1937; to Venice 
Jan. 7, 1939 ; married. 

Staflford, Maurice L. — b. Windsor, Mo., Apr. 14', 
1885; William Jewell Coll. one yr. ; Univ. of Calif, 
one yr. ; newspaper work ten yrs. ; app., after exam., 
cons, of class seven Sept. 5, 1919 ; assigned to San- 
tander Oct. 29, 1919; to BarranquiUa Dec. 27, 1921; 
For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 1924 ; class seven 
Aug. 8, 1924; assigned to London Apr. 10, 1925; 
to Madrid Jan. 25, 1927; class six May 23, 1029; 
assigned as For. Ser. officer to the leg. at Santo 
Domingo Dec. 23, 1930; sec. in the Diplo. Ser. 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 Guadalajara July 29, 1938 ; married. 

Standish, Myles. — b. New York City, May 21, 1909; 
high sch. grad. ; attended business sch. ; New York 
Univ. 1926-27, 1928-29; Columbia, Feb.-June 1929; 
asst. mgr. of theater 1926-27 ; salesman 1927-29 ; 
app. elk. in Am. Consulate at Antilla Feb. 13, 1931 ; 
v. c. at Antilla Aug. 25, 1931 ; at Nuevitas, temp., Apr. 
16, 1934 ; at Antilla May 27, 1934 ; at Manchester 
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, 1936; v. c. and 
3d sec. at Managua Jan. 7, 1937 (canceled) ; v. c. at 
Marseille June 11, 1937 ; married. 

Stanton, Edwin Forward. — b. Bouckville, N. Y., 
Feb. 22, 1901 ; Breeks Mem. Sch., So. India, 1912-16 ; 
high sch. grad. ; Univ. of So. Calif. 1920 ; secre- 
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. 
officer 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, 1938 ; 
married. 

Stanton, Willard Quincy. — b. 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. ot career Feb. 5, 
1927; a.sslgned to the For. Ser. Sch. Feb. 14. 1927; 
to Durban Feb. 24. 1928; to Cape Town, temp., Oct. 
2, 1928; to Lourenco 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 ; class seven Mar. 1, 1939 : 
married. 

Staten, Verne Glenn. — 6. Downs, 111., Oct. 15. 1890; 
III. 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. 

Stebblns, Henry E. — b. Milton, Mass., June 16, 
lt;05; Harvard, A. B. 1928; elk. to cml. att. at Bern 



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187 



1929-30 ; app. asst. trade commr. at Bern July 1, 1930 ; 
at Istanbul Sept. 1, 1932; at London July 18, 1933; 
at Vienna Sept. 7, 1937 ; asst. cml. att. at Vienna 
Jan. 3-Apr. 6, 1938 ; asst. trade commr. at Paris May 
15, 1938 ; at London, temp.. May 18, 1938 ; at Paris 
June 17. 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class eight July 1, 
1939 ; married. 

Steere. Loyd V. — 6. Cadiz, Ohio, July 16, 1898; 
Pomona Coll., A. B. 1920 ; Harvard Sch. of Business 
Admin., MB. A. 1923 ; entered Bu. of Agrlc. Eco- 
nomics 1923 ; assigned to Berlin office of the Dept. 
of Agric. July 1, 1926; 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, 1931- ; del., 
13th and 14th Gen. Assemblies of Int. Inst, of Agric, 
Rome, 1936, 1938 ; representative. Int. Permanent For- 
estry Committee, Budapest, 1937 ; chm. of Am. del.. 
Second Int. Ccng. on Utilization of Unfermented Fruit 
Juices, Berlin, 1937 ; agric. att. at London June 28, 
1939; For. Ser. officer of class three July 1, 1939; del.. 
Int. Sugar Council, 1939 ; del. Int. Wheat Advisory 
Committee, 1939- ; unofficial observer, Eighteenth Int. 
Agric. Cong., Dresden. 1939 ; married. 

Stegrer, Christian Talbot. — 6. 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 elans eight July 1, 
1924 ; assigned to Corinto Apr. 22, 192fi ; 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 ; cons, at Jerusalem Dec. 30. 1938 ; class four 
Apr. 1, 1939 ; married. 

Steinhardt, Laurence A. — b. New York City Oct. 6, 
1892; private tutors; Columbia, A.B. and M..\. 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 ; del., Eighth Int. Conf. of Am. States, Lima, 1938 ; 
A. E. and P. to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
Mar. 23, 1939; married. 

Steintorf, Paul P.— 6. 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. cnil. 
att. at Tokyo Sept. 28, 1937 ; trade commr. at Manila 
Oct. 1, 1938 ; For. Ser. officer of class five July 1, 1939 ; 



cons. Aug. 23, 1939 ; cons, at Manila Aug. 24, 1939 ; 
married. 

Stephan, Charles H. — 6. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 14, 
1S92 ; high sch. grad. ; business sch. ; Columbia Univ. 
e.xt. three yrs. ; cml. employment 1907-13 ; stenog. 
and elk. at War Drpt. Hqtrs., Manila, 1913-10 ; 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 d tail to 
investigate salmon fishing Industry in Kamchatka 
June-Aug. 1920 ; on detail to save property of Ameri- 
can company from seizure at Habarovsk Nov. 1920; 
v. c. at Harbin May 18. 1923; at Dairen Dc. 17, 1925; 
at Seoul Nov. 8, 1926; at Nagoya Mar. 19, 1936; 
married. 

Stephenson, Robert Montgomery. — 6. Middletown, 
Conn., Aug. 7, 1892; De I'auw Univ., A. B. 1913; 
Harvard. M. A. 1915; Rhodes scholar, Balliol Coll., 
Oxford, B. A. 1920; C. R. B. Fellows^hip. Univ. of 
Brus.els, 1924-25; British Army 1917-19, 2d It.; 
instructor in hist, and politics, Princeton, 1920-24; 
asst. prof, of hist., Rutgers, 1925-20 ; chief, European 
Section, Division of Regional Information. Bu. of For. 
and Domes. Com., 1926-36; lecturer, Georgetown Sch. 
of For. Ser., 1927-36; trnde commr. at Berlin 19.30-37; 
app. asst. cml. att. at Berlin Feb. 24. 1937 ; For. Ser. 
officer of class five July 1, 1939 ; married. 

Sterling, Frederick Augustine. — B. St. Louis, Mo., 
Aug. 13, 1876; attended sch. in Switzerland; H.ir- 
vard, A. B. 1898 ; Washington Univ. Law Sch. one yr. ; 
mgr. of cattle ranch eight yrs. ; nifr. of woolens two 
yrs. ; app., after exam., 3d sec. at St. Petersburg INlar. 
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 Pari3 
Jan. 30, 1918; class two Aug. 27, 1918; class one 
Dec. 20, 1919 ; Jr. couns. of emb. at Paris June 12, 
1920 ; couns. of emb. at Lima Apr. 16, 1921 ; at Lon- 
don June 18, 1923; For. Ser. officer of class one July 
1. 1924 ; mem. of Bd. of Review. For. Ser. Personnel 
1927 ; E. E and M. P. to the Irish Free State Feb. 19, 
1927; to Bulgaria Sept. 1. 1933; commr., Int. Exp. 
on Art and Technique in Modern Life, Paris, 1937 ; 
to Estonia and Latvia Aug. 9, 1937, but did not pro- 
ceed to post ; to Sweden June 16, 1938 ; married