Anderson Dana Hodgdon Edit Profile
Student Charlotte Hall Military School, 1902-1908. Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1911. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland, 1914.
Graduate work, Johns Hopkins, 1912-1914.
Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1913. With trust company, 1913-1914. Law practice, 1914-1917, 1919-1923.
With United States Foreign Service since 1923. Appointed vice consul of career, June 21, 1923. Vice consul, Prague, 1923, Stuttgart, June 1924.
Foreign service officer unclassified, 1924-1927. Vice consul, Windsor, June 1927. Consul, Windsor, August 1927.
Department of State, March 1928. Assistant chief Visa Office, February 1929, chief, July 1930. Detailed to attend consular conferences at London, Stuttgart and Warsaw in connection with enforcement of laws and regulations relating to issuance of visas, 1930.
Chief Visa Division, January 1931. Secretary in Diplomatic Service and consul January 15, 1934. Foreign service officer at Moscow, February 7, 1934, consul, Moscow, February 1934, Riga, October 1934.
Consul, Berlin, June 1936, and 2d secretary, Berlin, May 1939. Consul, Naples, December 6, 1940, Rome, February 1941. Secretary, Rome, April 1941.
Relieved of duties as consul July 1941 and continued as secretary of Embassy. Class 4, June 1942; assigned to Department of State, June 19, 1942, following the exchange of Diplomats in May 1942, between United States and Italy. Assistant to the liaison officer, Department of State with War and Navy Depts., March 1943.
Also duty with Joint Intelligence Staff, September 1943. Chief liaison office, Department of State with War and Navy Depts., June 1, 1944. First secretary American embassy, London and consul general for duty S.H.A.E.F., August 1944.
Member of staff political advisor, United States Group, Control Council for Germany, June 18, 1945, headquarters, Berlin, later office political affairs. Office Military Government, United States-Berlin, in charge consular affairs. Consul general (temporary), Hamburg, February 1946, Stuttgart, March 1946.
Member of the board of trustees Charlotte Hall Military School (founded 1774). Served with Maryland. Naval Militia, 1914-1917, National Naval Volumes, 1917, United States Naval Reserve Force, 1918-1919, lieutenant commander (at sea World War I, 1917-1919).
Vice, commander Department Maryland, American Legion, 1920-1922. Member American Foreign Service Association, American Bar Association, Maryland. History Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, American Legion, Military Order of the World Wars.
Clubs: Maryland, Bachelors (Baltimore).
Married Virginia May Lehrs, July 17, 1935. Children (by former marriage), Anderson Dana, Junior.