William Preston Blocker Edit Profile
Educated public schools, preparatory schools, and normal course. Studied law under law firm.
1 son, William Johnston. Public school teacher and traveling salesman until 1912. Appointed vice and department consul at Ciudad Porfirio Diaz, Mexico, July 18, 1913.
Vice consul and consul at Piedras Negras, 1915-1923. Consul at Guaymas, 1923-1924. Appointed foreign service officer, July 1, 1924.
Consul at Mazatlan, 1925-1929, at Juárez, 1929-1935, at Santiago de Cuba, 1935-1936. Consul at Monterrey, 1936. 1st secretary at Mexico City, August-November 1936, and August-October 1937.
Consul Tampico, April 1938, at Monterrey, May 1938, consul general Cuidad Juárez, since 1938. Delegate Inter-American Travel Congress, Mexico City, 1941.
Married Joy Ovada, February 29, 1916.