Edwin Lowe Neville Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1907.
Began as student interpreter, in Japan, August 1907. Consul at Antung, China, 1913-1914, Taihoku, Formosa, 1914-1916, Nagaaki, Japan, 1916-1920. Assigned to Division Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, 1920.
With Conference on Limitation of Armament, 1921. Delegate to International Narcotics Conference, Geneva, 1924. Secretary of Embassy, charge d’affaires, Tokyo, 1925.
Appointed consul general, Tokyo, 1925. Counselor of Embassy, Tokyo, 1928, charge d’affaires, 1928-1929, and at different times during 1930, 31, 32, 34, 35. Minister to Siam, 1937-1940.
Retired. Special visiting lecturer, University of Michigan, 1941.
Member Church of Disciples. Mason.; Clubs: Cosmos, National Press, University (Washington).
Married Betsey Coe Baird, 1922. Children: Richard, Edwin.