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Jefferson CAFFERY, American Minister.

Background

CAFFERY, Jefferson was born on December 1, 1886 in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Son of Charles D. and Mary Catherine Stirling (Parkerson) Caffery.

Education

Stirling Parkerson School; Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts Secy, to Legation, Caracas, Venezuela, 1911, to Sweden, 1913, to Persia, 1916; Special Representative of State Dept, with Russian Mission visiting, 1917; Secy, of Embassy, Paris, 1917; Counselor of the Embassy, Madrid, 1919; Representative of State Dept, on Permanent Interallied Comm, to study questions and attended various conferences as United States Del., 1917-1921; Charge d’Affaires to Greece, 1922; Counselor of Embassy, Tokyo, 1923, at Berlin, 1925; Special Representative of State Dept, for visits to United States of the King of Belgium and the Prince of Wales, 1919; Chmn., American Red Cross, Japan, 1923-1924; American Minister to Salvador, 1926, to Columbia, since 1928.

Career

Stirling Parkerson School. Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts Secy, to Legation, Caracas, Venezuela, 1911, to Sweden, 1913, to Persia, 1916. Special Representative of State Dept, with Russian Mission visiting, 1917.

Secy, of Embassy, Paris, 1917. Counselor of the Embassy, Madrid, 1919. Representative of State Dept, on Permanent Interallied Comm, to study questions and attended various conferences as United States Delegate, 1917-1921.

Charge d’Affaires to Greece, 1922. Counselor of Embassy, Tokyo, 1923, at Berlin, 1925. Special Representative of State Dept, for visits to the United States of the King of Belgium and the Prince of Wales, 1919.

Chairman, American Red Cross, Japan, 1923-1924. American Minister to Salvador, 1926, to Columbia, since 1928.

Membership

  • Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington, District of Columbia), Cerole de l’Union (Paris), Jockey (Bogota), Country (Bogota).