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William R. CASTLE Edit Profile

Assistant Secretary of State

William R. CASTLE, American Assistant Secretary of State.


CASTLE, William R. was born on June 19, 1878 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Son of William R. and Ida B. (Towrey) Castle.


Punahon School, Honolulu. Harvard College. Bachelor of Arts, 1900.


Director, Bureau of Communications, American Red Cross, 1917. Special Assistant, Department of State, 1919. Acting Chief, Division of W. European Affairs, 1921.

Chief of Division, 1921. Assistant Secy, of State, 1927 and since 1930. Delegate to Internal.

Radio Conference 1927. Ambassador to Japan, 1929.


Clubs: Somerset (Boston), Harvard Grolier (New York), Metropolitan (Washington).


Spouse Margaret Farlow, June 3, 1902, Boston, Massachusetts.