Mahlon Fay Perkins Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1904.
1 son, Mahlon Fay. Student interpreter, Peking, China, 1909-1911. V.consul, Chefoo, China, 1911-1912. Deputy consul-general, Shanghai, 1912-1914.
V.consul, Shanghai, 1915-1917. Consul. Changsha, China, 1918-1920. Assigned as administrative consul, Shanghai, 1920.
Assigned to Far Eastern Affairs Division, Department of State, 1922-1925. Appointed consul general, 1925. Appointed technical adviser to American delegation to Special Customs Conference (Peking) and to American commissioner investigating extraterritorialty in China, 1925.
Appointed secretary in Diplomatic Service and assigned as counselor of Legation at Peking, 1928, charge d’affaires ad interim, November 1929. Assigned to Department of State, 1933, appointed assistant history adviser, 1934. Appointed consul-general at Barcelona, 1936.
Counselor of Legation Copenhagen, 1937, charge d’affaires ad interim, 1940-1941. Assigned to Department of State, 1942.
Served as American assessor, International Mixed Court, Shanghai, 1913-1918. Member American History Association, S.A.R., Society War of 1812, Phi Beta Kappa, Royal Asiatic Society (N. China branch), Chinese Social and Political Science Association (Peking). Clubs: Shanghai.
Married Fanny Earp Gooden, October 13, 1916.