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John M. Allison

AKA John Moore Allison

Born: 7-Apr-1905
Birthplace: Holton, KS
Died: 28-Oct-1978
Location of death: Honolulu, HI
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Japan, 1953-57

Wife: (m.)

    University: BA Political Science, University of Nebraska (1927)
    Teacher: (English, in Japan, 1927-29)
    Professor: University of Hawaii (1960s-70s)

    US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1958-60)
    US Ambassador to Indonesia (1957-58)
    US Ambassador to Japan (1953-57)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs (1952-53)
    US State Department Counselor, Tokyo, Japan (1951)
    US State Department Consul General, Singapore (1950-51)
    US State Department Deputy Director, Office of Far East Affairs (1949-50)
    US State Department Chief, Division of Northeast Asian Affairs (1947-48)
    US State Department Assistant Chief, Division of Japanese Affairs (1946-47)
    US State Department Second Secretary-Consul, London (1942-46)
    US State Department Consul General, Osaka, Japan (1939-41)
    US State Department Consul, Shanghai (1938)
    US State Department Consul, Nanking (1937-38)
    US State Department Consul, Tsinan (1936-37)
    US State Department Consul, Dailan, Japanese-controlled China (1935-36)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Tokyo, Japan (1934-35)
    US State Department Language Officer, Tokyo, Japan (1932-34)
    US State Department Vice Consul, Kobe, Japan (1931)
    US State Department Clerk, Shanghai, China (1930-31)
    General Motors Advertising manager, Shanghai, China (1929-30)

Author of books:
Ambassador from the Prairie; or, Allison Wonderland (1973)

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