John Maktos, Greek lawyer, educator. Decorated commander Order of George I (Greece); knight Patriarchal Order St. Andrew. Member Harvard Law School Association (life), Association International Droit Penal (honorary), American Bar Association (commission on terrace limits of jurisdiction, 1938-1939), Federal Bar Association, American Society International Law (life.
Admitted to Michigan, District of Columbia, Supreme Court of the United States Court bars. Assistant solicitor Department of State, Washington, 1929-1931. Assistant counsel for United States in arbitration of claim on behalf of P.W. Shufeldt against Guatemala, assistant legal adviser Department of State, 1931-1941.
Counsel for United States Government judicial official United States-Turkish Joint Claims Commission, Istanbul, Turkey and Washington, 1933-1935. Chairman Interdepartmental Visa Review Committee, Washington, 1941-1943. Principal divional assistant, div. international security and organization Department of State, 1943-1944.
General counsel American-Mexican Claims Commission, Washington, 1944-1945. Associate chief and chief legal section, div. of international organization affairs Department of State, Washington, 1945-1947. Assistant legal adviser Department of State in charge international organization affairs, 1947-1951, in charge Near Eastern, South Asian and African affairs, 1951-1962.
Practice law, Washington, 1963-1969. Assistant professor of law Columbus U. Law School, 1941-1943, professor, 1943-1977. Participated San Francisco Conference on International Organisation, 1945.
Legal adviser to the United States delegation World Health Conference, New York City, 1946. Legal adviser United States delegation to United Nations General Assembly, New York City, 1946, 3d General Assembly, Paris, 1948, 4th General Assembly, 1949. United States representative, chairman United Nations commission on genocide, 1948.
United States representative United Nations commission on international criminal jurisdiction, 1951, commission on agression, 1953.