Baron Silvercruys Edit Profile
Student of University of Louvain, 1910-1912. University of Brussels 1913-1914, 1920. Doctor of Laws University of Brussels, 1920.
Doctor of Laws, McGill University, 1939, U. Toronto, 1944, Temple University, 1945, Drexel Institute, 1946, Bowdoin College, 1956.
Attache, Belgian legation, Washington, 1918. Secretary Belgian Delegation to Washington Conference, 1921-1922. Private secretary to Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1922-1926.
Counselor, Belgian embassy, Washington, 1927-1929, Belgian legation in China, 1929-1931. Belgian embassy, London, 1931-1936. Minister to Canada, 1937-1944, ambassador, 1944-1945.
Belgian delegate to Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945. Signatory Northern Atlantic Treaty, 1949. Delegate Japan Peace Treaty Conference, San Francisco, 1951.
Ambassador to the United States, 1945-1959. Director Belgian American Ednl. Foundation Home: Washington, Distric.
Married Rosemary Turner McMahon, 1953.