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Willard Leon Beaulac

Government official

Willard L. Beaulac, American government official.


Beaulac, Willard L. was born on July 25, 1899 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Sylvester C. and Lena Eleanor (Jarvis) Beaulac.


Student, Brown University, 1918. Bachelor in Fgn Service, Georgetown University, 1921. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Georgetown University, 1949.


Clerk Bureau Internal Revenue, 1921. Vice consul Tampico, 1921-1923, Puerto Castilla, 1923-1924. Consul Arica, 1925; secretary American Delegation and assistant secretary Plebiscitory Commission Tacna-Arica Arbitration, 1926.

3d secretary Port-au-Prince, 1927. 2d secretary Managua, 1928-1933, San Salvador, 1940, counselor of embassy, 1940-1941. Counselor general Division of America Republics, 1937.

1st secretary Havana, 1933-1937. Assistant chief Division of Latin American Affairs, 1924, Madrid, 1941-1944. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1944-1947, Colombia, 1947-1951, Cuba, 1951-1953, Chile, 1953-1956, Argentina, 1956-1960.

Adviser American delegate, 2d Regional Conference of America States. Delegate 9th International Conference American States, Bogota. Colombia, 1948; advisory to American delegate 4th Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of America States, 1951.

Past. deputy commandant for foreign affairs National War College.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Career Ambasssador, 1951.


Married Catherine Hazel Arrott Greene, February 25, 1935. Children: Noel J., Joan C., Nancy A., Willard L., Junior.

Sylvester C. Beaulac

Lena Eleanor (Jarvis) Beaulac

Catherine Hazel Arrott Greene

Noel J. Beaulac

Joan C. Beaulac

Nancy A. Beaulac

Willard L. Beaulac

Junior Beaulac