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Harry J. ANSLINCER, Assistant United States Commissioner of Prohibition.


ANSLINCER, Harry J. was born on May 20, 1892 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert J. and Rosa Christina (Fladtt) Anslinger.


Pennsylvania State College. Washington College, of Law.


Occupied various Consular positions, 1918-1926. Delegate, London Conference, 1926. Detailed to Department of State, Consul, 1926.

Chief, Division of Foreign Control, 1926-1929. Delegate to International Congress, Antwerp, Belgium, 1928, Conference at Ottawa, Canada, 1929. Assistant United States Commissioner of Prohibition, since 1929.


Spouse Martha Denniston Leet.