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government official

Justin Williams was American government official. Recipient Outstanding Performance commendation Department Army, 1952, 53, Distinguished Alumnus award University Center Arkansas, 1991. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Japanese Government Order of the Sacred Treasure, 1992.

Background

Williams, Justin was born on March 2, 1906 in Greenbrier, Arkansas, United States. Son of Isom G. and Susan Elizabeth (Clements) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Center Arkansas, 1926. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1933.

Career

Instructor, U. Center Arkansas, Conway, 1926-1927;professor of history, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 1928-1942;department chairman, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 1932-1942;division chief government section General Headquarters,, Supreme Command Allies Pacific, Tokyo, 1946-1952;division chief, International Cooperation Administration (now Agency for International Development), Washington, 1953-1959;division chief, International Cooperation Administration, American Embassy, Paris, 1960-1962;assistant to president, U. Maryland., College Park, 1962-1967;foreign affairs consultant, United States Army Institute Land Combat, Washington, 1967-1971;retired,, 1971. Television commentator in documentaries on Japan occupation, Cineworld, British Broadcasting Corporation, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, 1987-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Japan's Political Revolution under MacArthur, 1979 (Japanese edition 1989)

    • also articles.

Membership

Captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Japanese Government Order of the Sacred Treasure, 1992.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, golf, traveling.

Connections

Married Ellawitt Brewer, August 13, 1927. Children: Justin Junior, Nicholas B.

father:
Isom G. Williams

mother:
Susan Elizabeth (Clements) Williams

spouse:
Ellawitt Brewer

children:
Justin Junior Williams

Nicholas B. Williams