Prentiss Bailey Gilbert Edit Profile
Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1906, A.M., 1916. Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1907. Studied Columbia, and El Colejio de San Carlos, Cebu, P.I.
Graduated from the United States Army War College, 1924.
Mine superintendent, 1907-1910. Travel and study in Europe, Orient, Australasia, Oceania, and Central America, 1911-1916. Organizer, and first director School of Extension Teaching, University of Rochester, 1916.
Special aide United States of America, in Philippines, Spanish-American War. First lieutenant, captain and major, General Staff United States of America, World War. Was chief of Combat Section, Division of Military Intelligence.
Chief Division of Political and Economics Intelligence, 1919-1924. Chief Division of Western European Affairs, Department of State, Washington, 1924-1929. 1st secretary American Embassy, Paris, 1930.
United States consul, Geneva, 1930-1937. Counselor American Embassy, Berlin, since 1937. First representative of the United States on Council of League of Nations.
Representative of the United States at Congress of International Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm, 1927, Amsterdam, 1929. Representative of the United States Government on Committee for Technology Assistance to China. Commissioned lieutenant colonel O.R.C., United States of America, July 31, 1923.
Author: A Maid of Honor (play), adapted (from the German): Der Gute König, by Raoul Aurenheimer, play, presented by Philadelphia Civic Theatre, 1930. Home: Berlin, Germany.
Married Charlotte Jeannette Gilder, November 9, 1918.