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Harry J. ANSLINCER

Harry J. ANSLINCER, Assistant United States Commissioner of Prohibition.

Background

  • ANSLINCER, Harry J. was born on May 20, 1892 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert J. and Rosa Christina (Fladtt) Anslinger.

  • Education

    • Pennsylvania State College. Washington College, of Law.

    Career

    • Occupied various Consular positions, 1918-1926. Delegate, London Conference, 1926. Detailed to Department of State, Consul, 1926.

      Chief, Division of Foreign Control, 1926-1929. Delegate to International Congress, Antwerp, Belgium, 1928, Conference at Ottawa, Canada, 1929. Assistant United States Commissioner of Prohibition, since 1929.

    Connections

    • Spouse Martha Denniston Leet.
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