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Howard P. Jones

AKA Howard Palfrey Jones

Born: 2-Jan-1899
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 18-Sep-1973
Location of death: Atherton, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Indonesia, 1958-65

Military service: US Army (colonel, 1943-47)

Father: William Cadwallader Jones
Mother: Ida May Noble
Wife: (m.)

    University: B.Litt, Columbia University (1921)
    Teacher: University of Michigan (1925-27)
    Professor: Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University (1933-39)

    US Ambassador to Indonesia (1958-65)
    US State Department Deputy Asst. Secy. for Far East Affairs (1955-58)
    US State Department Chief, US Economic Aid Mission, Jakarta, Indonesia (1954-55)
    US State Department First Secretary-Consul, Taipei, Taiwan (1951-54)
    US State Department Director, Berlin Element, US High Commissioner for Germany (1950-51)
    US State Department First Secretary-Consul, Berlin, Germany (1948-50)
    US Official Chief, Public Finance Bureau, Office of Military Government, Berlin (1947-48)
    New York State Official Deputy Comptroller (1943)
    New York State Official Civil Service Commissioner (1939-43)
    New York State Official Director of Research, State Commission on Revision of Tax Laws (1934-39)
    National Municipal Review Editor (1931-39)
    Hoover Institution Senior Research Fellow (1968-73)
    East-West Center Chancellor (1965-68)
    Christian Science Publishing Society Trustee (1969-72)

Author of books:
Indonesia: The Possible Dream (1971)

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