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Stafford Edward Douglas Barff

British diplomat.

Stafford Edward Douglas Barff, British diplomat. Decorated Order British Empire.

Background

Barff, Stafford Edward Douglas was born on December 26, 1909 in Langstone, England. Son of Arthur Douglas and Ellen (Tebbatt) Barff.

Education

Student Brentwood College, Victoria, B.C., Canada, 1928.

Career

Engaged in brokerage business, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1929-1931. With Personal Service League, London, England., 1931-1933, British Gas Light Company Ltd., London, Philips Lamps Ltd., London, 1937-1940, Ministry of Information, London, 1940-1945. Joined British Foreign Service, 1945.

Director British Information Services, Chicago, 1945-1956. United Kingdom high commission, New Delhi, 1956-1958. 1st secretary embassy, Washington, 1958-1960.

Director press div. British Information Services, New York City, 1960-1962. Consul Brussels, Belgium, 1962, St. Louis, 1962-1964. Consul general, New Orleans, 1964-1969.

Head Anglo-American scholarship section Association Commonwealth Universities, London, 1970-1976.

Connections

Married Marguerite Helène Emma lost, July 31, 1937.

father:
Arthur Douglas Barff

mother:
Ellen (Tebbatt) Barff

spouse:
Marguerite Helène Emma lost