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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson, American foreign service officer.


  • Dawson, Allan was born on February 16, 1903 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Thomas Cleland and Luisa Guerra (Duval) D., Bachelor of Science, University S. Military Academy, 1924.

  • Career

    • Assigned to Department of State, 1930-1931. Assigned to Department of State, 1935. Assistant and acting United States delegate, Chaco Peace Conf.

      Assigned to Department of State 1942-1944, acting assistant chief Division American Republics, Department of State, 1941, 1943-1944. Chief div. Brazilian Affairs, Department of State, since 1947.


    • Married Jane Dodge Myers, January 3, 1947.
    • father: Thomas Cleland Dawson
    • mother: Luisa Guerra (Duval) Dawson
    • spouse: Jane Dodge Myers
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    Born February 16, 1903
    Died October 15, 1949
    (aged 46)