Carl Neprud Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1912, A.M., 1927. Student American University (fellowship in international law and lecturer on world politics) Washington, District of Columbia, 1927-1928. Student Chinese Language School, Mukden (Manchuria), 1914-1915.
Member of the United States Geological Survey Party, Western Wyoming, 1911-1913. With customs service of Chinese Government, 1914-1947. Assistant to commissioner at Shanghai, 1914, Yochow, 1915, Chungking, 1915-1918, Shanghai, 1918-1923, Harbin District, N. Manchuria, 1923-1926.
Appraising commissioner Shanghai and member Tariff Board of Enquiry and Appeal, 1929-1933. Commissioner of customs, Peiping and vice president of Customs College, 1934-1935. Commissioner Pakhoi district, S. China, 1935-1936.
Tariff secretary of Inspectorate of Customs and member Tariff Board, 1938-1939, commissioner on special duty with Minister of Finance, Chungking, 1939-1945, executive commissioner of customs, Shanghai, 1945-1946, also in charge of Wharf and Warehouse Control Office (set up for supervising ex-Japanese wharf properties and for checking and disposing of ex-enemy goods in all Shanghai warehouses on behalf of Chinese Govt’s. Alien Property Administration). Technical consultant with Chinese delegate, Bretton Woods Monetary and Financial Conference, 1944.
Consultant United States War and Navy Depts., 1944-1945. Honorary advisor U.N.R.R.A. Office Supplies, Washington, District of Columbia, 1944-1945, China office, 1946. Lecturer extension service United States Department of Agriculture, 1943, extension service University of Wisconsin, 1943, 46, visiting professor California Colls. in China Foundation, 1947.
Appointed to E.C.A. Mission to Austria, October 1951. On mission with mems. Peiping Political Council to Inner Mongolia, 1935.
Member special financial commission to devise measures for safeguarding China’s foreign exchange, 1938. With Minister of Communications on inspection tour of Burma Road and on visit to Siam, Indo-China, May 1939. Studied factors relating to possible direct air service between China and India on visit northeastern India (Upper Assam), spring 1941.
Member of commission to study problems along Burma Road, summer 1941. Special duty in Washington, 1940-1941. Caught in Hongkong on Japan’s attack, served with American Volunteer Unit handling transportation for Colony’s Medical Department, repatriated on 1st Gripsholm.
Far Eastern Trade consultant, Boston Conference on Distribn.
Member of the United States Geological Survey Party, Western Wyoming, 1911-1913. Member special financial commission to devise measures for safeguarding China’s foreign exchange, 1938. Member of commission to study problems along Burma Road, summer 1941.
Clubs: American University (president 1932), American Rowing (Shanghai).
Married Josephine Ladner Hutchison, June 28, 1923. Children: Anne Caroline, Margaret Gordon, Elizabeth Bothne.