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consultant , freelance writer

Max William Kraus, German freelance writer, consultant. Decorated Bronze Star. 1st sergeant United States Army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Washington Indiana Writer, American Foreign Service Association, Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired, Harvard Club of New York, Harvard Club of Washington.

Background

Kraus, Max William was born on January 2, 1920 in Augsburg, Germany. Came to the United States, 1937. Son of Willi and Frieda (Heymann) Kraus.

Education

Harvard University, 1937-1941, Bachelor of Arts. Spoken languages: German, English, French, Italian.

Career

Public Affairs Counsellor, Permanent Mission of United States, Geneva since 1972. Embassy to France, 1967-1972. Chief, French Service, Voice of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1965-1967.

Embassy to Zaire, 1964-1965. Embassy to Khmer Republic, 1961-1964. Branch Public Affairs Officer, Amcongen, Milan, Italy, 1957-1961.

Information Specialist, Press Service, United States Information Agency, Washington, District of Columbia, 1950-1956. Managing Editor, United States Office of Military Government for Germany, Munich, 1945-1949. Military Service, 1941-1945.

Membership

1st sergeant United States Army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Washington Indiana Writer, American Foreign Service Association, Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired, Harvard Club of New York, Harvard Club of Washington.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, musical performances.

Connections

Married Louise Kraus, July 1947 (divorced 1967). Children: Lucille Brillie, Deborah L.

father:
Willi Kraus

mother:
Frieda (Heymann) Kraus

spouse:
Louise Kraus

children:
Lucille Brillie Kraus

Deborah L. Kraus