Jan Herman Van VAN ROYEN Edit Profile
Graduate high school, Zwolle. Doctor of Laws and Doctor Political Science, University of Groningen.
Y.C.; ch. January Herman and. Robert Dudley. Appointed Attache, 1897. Secretary, 1899; served in Berlin, 1900, United States, 1901, Constantinople, 1904.
Councillor of Legation, 1906. Appointed Minister to Japan, 1908, Madrid, 1914, Rome, 1919, E. and M.P., Washington, District of Columbia, since 1927. Secretary to Peace Conference, The Hague, 1907.
Awarded Knight Grand Cross, Order of Rising Sun (Japan), Dannebrog (Denmark), Isabella la Catolica (Spain), Crown of Italy. Grand Officer of Medjidie (Turkey). Order of Orange Nassau (Holland).
Commander, Order St. Anna (Russia), Pole Star (Sweden), Iron Crown (Austria). Officer, Legion of Honor (France), Crown of Prussia. Knight Order of Netherlands Lion.
Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington), St. James (London), Plaats Royaal, de la Haye (The Hague).
Married Albertina Winthrop, May 17, 1904. Children: Jan Herman, Robert Dudley.
Officer Legion of Honor (France), Crown of Prussia. Knight Order of the Netherlands Lion.