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Harry Hamilton Pollak

foreign service officer , diplomat.

Harry Hamilton Pollak, foreign service officer, diplomat. Decorated Direction finding.C, Air medal with 3 oak leaf clusters; recipient certificate of merit Labor Department, 1959.

Background

Pollak, Harry Hamilton was born on March 12, 1921 in Passaic, N3. Son of Sigmond and Molly (Katz) Pollak.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, 1948. Master of Arts University of Chicago, 1951.

Career

Associate director international department Chief Information Officer, 1951-1955. Associate Inter-American representative American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1956-1958, Asian representative, 1958-1962. Labor adviser American embassy, Tokyo, 1962-1965.

Labor editor Voice of America, 1956-1966. Labor attache, political officer United States Mission to European Communities, Brussels, Belgium, 1967-1973. Labor attache, first secretary American Embassy, London, 1973-1977.

Deputy coordinator international labor affairs Department of State, 1977-1980. Visiting lecturer American U., 1961. Pub member United States Foreign Service Selection Board, 1951.

Labor adviser Peace Corps, 1961. Member trade union advisory committee Department Labor and Foreign Operations Administration, 1951-1955. Vice president Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Alexandria, Virginia, 1960.

Honorary secretary Tokyo Jewish Community Center, 1963.

Works

  • Editor American Labor Review, Tokyo, 1962-1964. Assistant editor Inter-American Labor Bulletin, 1956-1958.

Membership

Member trade union advisory committee Department Labor and Foreign Operations Administration, 1951-1955. Vice president Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Alexandria, Virginia, 1960. Served with United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1945.

Member American Federation Government Employees, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Suzette Lois Aldon, June 29, 1950. Children: Mollyann Pollak Gassel, Daniel.

father:
Sigmond Pollak

mother:
Molly (Katz) Pollak

spouse:
Suzette Lois Aldon

children:
Mollyann Pollak Gassel Pollak

Daniel Pollak