Howard Palfrey Jones Edit Profile
Student of University Wisconsin, 1917-1920. Bachelor of Letters, Columbia, 1921. Postgraduate University of Michigan, 1925-1927, Columbia, 1929-1930.
Doctor of Laws, Fairleigh-Dickinson U., 1962, University of Wisconsin, 1971. Doctor of Humane Letters, Juniata College, 1970. D.Hum., Monterey Institute Foreign Studies, 1973.
Ann (deceased). Newspaper work, 1921-1939, including instructor Journalism University of Michigan, 1925-1927. Lecturer, professor Columbia Graduate School Journalism, 1934-1939. Public relations secretary National Municipal League, 1929-1933, secretary league, editor National Municipal Review, 1933-1939.
Civil service commissioner New York State, 1939-1943, deputy comptroller, 1943. Foreign service officer Department State, 1948-1965. Chief United States Element Finance Branch, Bioartite Control Office, Germany, 1947-1948.
Deputy director Berlin office United States High Commissioner for Germany, Berlin representative ECA special mission to Germany, 1949-1951, director Berlin element, 1951. Counselor embassy American embassy China, 1952, charge d’affaires, 1952. Chief of mission United States Foreign Operations mission to Indonesia, 1954-1955.
Deputy assistant secretary state for Far Eastern Affairs, 1955-1958. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1958-1965. Dean diplomatic corps, Djakarta, 1962-1965.
Chancellor East-West Center, U. Hawaii, 1965-1968. Research fellow Hoover Institute on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford, 1968-1969, senior research fellow, 1972-1973. Trustee Christian Science Public Society, Boston, 1969-1972, chairman, 1970-1971.
Consultant Stanford Research Institute, 1972-1973. Cons. Virginia Commision on County Government, 1931. Director New York State Commision on Revision of Tax Laws, 1936-1938.
Consultant Government's Commision on New York State Constitutional Convention, 1938. Member governor board United States Public Administration Service 1933-1940. Delegate representing United States State Department, International Union of Cities, Lyons, France, 1934.
United States delegation Colombo Plan Conference, Singapore, 1955. Chairman United States delegation on Economics Common for Asia and Far East, Bangolore, India, 1956. Sladen lecturer Colby Junior College, 1970.
Member governor board United States Public Administration Service 1933-1940. Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1943-1947. Fellow Oberleencer Trust of Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation to study public administration in Germany, 1934.
Member Indonesian Society United States, Sigma Nu, Sigma Delta Chi. Mason.; Clubs: University (New York City).
Married Mary Rendall, October 22, 1921.