Howard Karl Travers Edit Profile
Graduated from the high school, Central Valley, 1908, American School Accountancy, 1911, Pace School Accountancy, 1912, United States School Military Aeronautics, Princeton, and School of Fire for Aerial Observers, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Paymaster and cashier, iron manufacturing company, Hilburn, New York, and Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1914-1915. Bookkeeper, Newburgh, New York, 1918-1919. United States vice consul, Hull, England, 1919-1920, Naples, Italy, 1920-1923, consul, 1923-1927.
Consul. Palermo, Italy, 1927-1933, Southampton, England, 1933-1936. 1st Secretary of Legation and consul general, Budapest, 1936-1941. Chief visa division, Department of State, 1942-1946.
Was consul general Vancouver, Canada. Then chief Foreign Service Inspection Corps. Nominated United States ambassador to Haiti, August 1951.
Served as private, infantry, United States Army, Mexican Border, 1916, cadet, later Second lieutenant, United States Army Air Service, World War. Mason.; Clubs: Rotary, Royal Southern Yacht, Metropolitan.
Married Helen Margaret Wildern, November 18, 1920. Children: Helen Elizabeth, John Howard, William Robert.