John Van Antwerp Macmurray Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1902, Master of Arts, 1907, Doctor of Laws, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1906. Doctor of Civil Law, Wesleyan University, 1925.
Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1930.
Starkey). Admitted to New York bar, 1906. Appointed secretary legation and consul general at Bangkok, Siam, May 10, 1907. 2d secretary Embassy, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1908-1911.
Assistant chief division information Department State, 1911. Assistant chief and chief Division Near Eastern Affairs, 1911-1913. Secretary Legation, Peking, 1913-1917.
Counselor Embassy, Tokyo, 1917-1919. Chief Division Far Eastern Affairs, Department State, 1919-1924. Expert assistant on Pacific and Far Eastern affairs to American commissioner International Conference on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921.
Observer for Government at Chinese-Japanese negotiations for settlement of Shantung question, 1921-1922. Assistant secretary state, 1924-1925. Minister to China, 1925-1929, chairman American delegation to Special Conference on Chinese Customs Tariff, 1925-1926.
American member International Conciliation Commission under 1929 Treaty with Estonia. Minister to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 1933-1936. Ambassador to Turkey, 1936-1942.
Assistant chairman International Wheat Advisory Committee, 1933-1938. Chairman Joint Preparatory Committee on Philippine Affairs, 1937-1938. Special assistant to secretary state, 1942-1944.
Retired, March 1, 1944. Director Walter Hines Page School International Relations, Johns Hopkins, 1930-1935. Honorary chancellor Union College, 1929-1930.
Editor: Treaties and Agreements with and concerning China, 1894-1919, 2 vols., 1921. Address: Norfolk, Conn.
Member International Conciliation Commission under 1929 Treaty with Estonia.
Married Lois R. Goodnow, February 19, 1916. Children: Joan Goodnow (Mistress Evan M. James), Frank Goodnow, Lois Van Antwerp (Mistress Geo.