Alfred Ray Thomson Edit Profile
Graduate Central High School, Washington, District of Columbia, 1907. Studied political science, George Washington University, 1908-1910.
With United States Weather Bureau, 1907-1911. Appointed consular assistant, 1911. Deputy consul general and later vice and deputy consul general, at Berlin, Germany, 1912-1914.
Vice-consul, Saloniki, 1914-1915. Belgrade, 1915; Saloniki, 1915-1916. Detailed to Department of State, 1916.
Appointed consul, 1917. At Consulate-General Moscow and Irkutsk, 1917-1920. Successively consul at Charlottetown (Canada), Zagreb (Jugoslavia), and Copenhagen, until 1923, Madras, India, 1923-1925, Bradford, England, 1925-1929, Manchester, England, 1929-1935.
Consul general Dresden, Germany, 1935-1940. Appointed secretary in the Diplomatic Service, 1937. Consul general Hamburg, Germany, February-December 1941, Glasgow, Scotland, 1941-1942.
Retired from foreign service June 1, 1942.
Member Order of Washington, Phi Sigma, Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum.
Married Marion Mary Moffat, August 5,1925. Children: David Ray, Malcolm Stuart.