Addison E. Southard Edit Profile
Educated Lebanon U. and University of St. Thomas, Manila, P.I.
1 son, Patrick Hendy. With Vista Hermosa Sugar & Mercantile Company, State of Oaxaca, Mexico, 1904-1905. Country newspaper work, 1906.
Officer Government of P.I., 1907-1915. In diplomatic and consular service in China, Arabia, Abyssinia, Somaliland, Persia, Eritrea, Palestine, Sweden and France. Chief of Consular Reporting Office, Department of State, 1922-1926.
Consul general, 1924. Assigned to Singapore, April 7, 1926. American minister at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1927-1935.
Member with rank of Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary of United States.special Mission to Imperial Coronation, 1930, palace guest Emperor Haile Selassie, Coronation Jubilee, Addis Ababa, 1955. Counselor of the Legation, Stockholm, Sweden, 1935. Counselor of Embassy and consul general Paris, 1936-1937.
Consul. general Hong Kong, 1938-December 1941. Department of State, 1941-1962. Jap. prisoner 6 months after fall of Hong Kong.
Member American Ffg. Service Association, American Political Science Association. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Commonwealth, Bohemian (San Francisco), and various foreign clubs.
Married Lucy B. Maloy, May 1913.