Arthur Garrels Edit Profile
Educated Smith Academy, St. Louis, Missouri.
Employed in banking and manufacturing business, 1890-1898. Connected with theatrical and amusement enterprises in the United States and Far East, 1898-1903. In bond and stock brokerage business, 1903-1908.
Appointed consul to Zanzibar, June 22, 1908. Consul at Catania, 1910-1912, Alexandria, Egypt, August 1912-December 1919. Consul general at large, district Near East and Africa, 1919-1922, district Mexico and West Indies, 1922-1924.
Consul general, Athens, Greece, 1924-1926, Melbourne, Australia, 1926-1930, Tokyo, Japan, 1930-1938. Retired January 31, 1938.
Fellow American Geography Society. Clubs: Tokyo, American (Tokyo).
Married Elinor McEwen Norfleet, November 10, 1923.