Joseph Flack Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1916, post graduate student, 1919-1920.
Began as consular officer, 1916. Vice-consul, Liverpool, England, 1917-1919. Appointed secretary of Embassy, 1920.
3d secretary Embassy, Paris, 1920. At La Paz, Bolivia, 1922. At Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1924.
2d secretary Legation, Vienna, 1925. 2d secretary Embassy at Santiago, Chile, 1929. 1st secretary Embassy, Warsaw, Poland, 1931, at Madrid, 1932, Berlin, 1933.
European Division, Department of State, 1936. Became consul general, 1937. Counselor of Embassy, Madrid, 1940.
Counselor of Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1941-1945. State Department, 1945-1946. Ambassador, to Bolivia, 1946-1949.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Costa Rica, 1949-1950, to Poland since 1950. Special representative President of United States of America with rank of special ambassador, to inauguration of President Hertzog of Bolivia, 1947 and to inauguration of President Ulate of Costa Rica, 1949.
Club: Metropolitan (Washington).
Married Aloisia Schmid, August 25, 1932.