John Walter Dye Edit Profile
Graduate Pillsbury Academy, Owatonna, Minnesota, 1900. Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1904. Studied George Washington University, 1905-1906.
Appointed consular clerk, July 21, 1906. Deputy consul general at Berlin, Germany, 1906-1908, vice and dpe. consul general, Genoa, Italy, 1908-1910. At Boma, Congo, 1910-1911, Smyrna, Turkey, 1911-1913.
Consular agent at Damascus, 1913-1914. Vice and deputy consul general, Cape Town, South Africa, 1914-1915, vice consul, at Johannesburg, 1915, Cape Town, 1915-1916. Consul at Cape Town, 1916-1917, Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope, 1917-1920, Cindad Juarez, Mexico, 1920-1929, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1929-1930, Wellington, New Zealand, 1931, Melbourne, 1931-1936, Nassau, Bahamas, 1937-1942, consul general, Nassau., 1942.
Retired from foreign service, February 28, 1943. Technology adviser. Conference with Mexico to Prevent Smuggling, El Paso, Texas, 1925, and Conference for Formation of Regulations under Smuggling Convention of 1925, Washington, 1926. Appointed secretary in diplomatic service, 1937.
Member American Philatelic Society, Philatelic Society of Washington, District of Columbia (honorary), Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.
Married Margherita Anna Marcella Pellegrini Tibaldi, November 7, 1912. Children: Willard James, John Paul, George Walter, Philip Godfrey.