George Cornell Tarler Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, College City of New York, 1895, Master of Science, 1898. A.M., Columbia, 1897, Bachelor of Laws, 1899, completed courses and passed Doctor of Philosophy examinations.
Practiced law, New York, 1899-1908. 2d secretary American Legation at Havana, Cuba, 1908-1909. Secretary legation and consul general to Siam, 1909-1911.
Special representative of President Taft at coronation ceremonies of King Vajiravudh of Siam, November 1910. Secretary of legation to Uruguay and Paraguay, August 1911. 2d secretary of Embassy at Constantinople, 1911, first secretary, 1916, in charge of diplomatic interests and nationals of Allied Powers in Turkey, 1914-1917, and charge d’affaires at time of rupture of diplomatic relations, April 20, 1917.
Special adviser to Pan American Commercial Conference, 1917. 1st secretary of Embassy at Rio de Janeiro, 1917-1919. In charge special mission of President-elect Pessoa of Brazil in the United States, June-July 1919.
In charge of Royal Abyssinian Mission in the United States, July-August 1919. Detailed to accompany King Albert of the Belgians and in charge of Royal Mission in the United States, October 1919. Attached to Mission Prince of Wales, November 1919.
Delegate to 2d Pan American Financial Congress, January 1920. Duty Department of State, 1919-1920. With American Mission, Vienna, 1920.
Duty Department of State, 1921-1922. Retired January, 1922. Practiced law, international relations, 1922-1939.
Protocol adviser United States Commission New York World’s Fair, May, 1939. Senior consultant on trade, political, legal and diplomatic matters, New York Office of Federal Postal Censorship since 1942.
Clubs: Columbia University, Pilgrims, Huntington Bay, Huntington Yacht (New York).
Married Mary Angela Brett, February 19, 1927.