Leland Burnette Morris Edit Profile
Diploma Emerson Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, 1904. Student of University Pennsylvania, (part time) 1904-1909.
1 son, Kenneth Archbell. Appointed student interpreter, American embassy to Turkey, April 1, 1910. Deputy consul, Salonika, 1912-1913.
Vice consul general Smyrna, 1913-1917. Detailed to Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1917-1918. Attached British War Mission, Food Ministry Secretary, New York City, 1917.
Consul, Montreal, Canada, 1918-1919. Detailed to American High Commission, Constantinople. Consul, Salonika, 1919-1924, Cologne, Germany, 1924-1926, Athens, 1926.
Appointed consul general, Athens, November 12, 1929, also 1st Secretary of legation, February 20, 1932. Charge d’Affaires, Athens, Greece, 1932-1933. Consul general, Jerusalem, Palestine, 1936.
Consul general, Alexandria, Egypt, 1936-1938. Also counselor of legation, Cairo, 1937-1938. Consul general Vienna, 1938-1940.
Counselor of Embassy and charge d’affaires, Berlin, Germany, September 1940-December 11, 1941. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Iceland, 1942-1944. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iran, 1944.
Detailed Foreign Service Inspector to visit United States Diplomatic Missions in all American Republics, January-June 1946. Appointed personal representative of President, rank ambassador, to act as chief of America section of Allied Mission to observe revision of Greek Electoral Rolls and to observe the plebiscite on return to Greece of King George, June-October 1946. Designated a deputy Board of Examiners Foreign Service, November 1946.
United States delegate to 7th International Congress for Unification of Penal Law, Cairo, 1938.
Member Phi Gamma Delta. Member American Society International Law. Fellow American Geography Society.
Married Marie Aimee de Zaba, March 5, 1917.