Walter Ambrose Foote Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, E. Texas Normal College, Commerce, 1906. Student Ottoman U., Istanbul, Turkey, 1908-1909. A.M., American U., Washington, District of Columbia, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy, 1935.
Served in the United States Navy, 1907-1915 and 1917-1920, resigning as Lieutenant, September, 1920, to enter consular service. Consul at Port Said, 1920-1922, Prague, 1922-1924, Hamburg, 1924-1927, Medan, Sumatra, 1927-1931. Assistant chief of press division, Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1931-1934.
Consul in charge at Batavia, Java., 1934-1938. Consul, Melbourne, Australia, 1938-1940. Appointed consul general, Batavia, Java, August, 1940.
1st secretary American Legation, Canberra, Australia, and consul general, Batavia. Java; temporarily assigned, Melbourne, 1942. Became counselor of embassy, Colombo, Ceylon, 1948.
Served in the United States Navy, 1907-1915 and 1917-1920, resigning as Lieutenant, September, 1920, to enter consular service. Member Psi Chi Omega.
Married Margaret E. B. Robinson, September 25, 1919.