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U.S. consular officials in Australia

   Adelaide: J. W. Smith (Consular Agent as of 1871-84) — Charles A. Murphy (Consular Agent 1887-1905) — George Henry Prosser (Consular Agent 1907-11) — Henry P. Starrett (Consul as of 1919-20) — Henry H. Balch (Consul 1921-27) — Gilson G. Blake, Jr. (Vice Consul 1921) — Leo J. Callanan (Vice Consul 1926-29) — Forrest K. Geerken (Vice Consul 1931-33) — Henry M. Wolcott (Consul as of 1932) — Charles A. Hutchinson (Consul as of 1938-43) — Harry F. Hemmerich (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Knowlton V. Hicks (Consul 1945-46) — Elvin Seibert (Consul as of 1949)
   Albany: Henry K. Toll (Consular Agent as of 1871) — William J. Gillam (Consular Agent as of 1880) — Frank R. Dymes (Consular Agent 1884-99)
   Brisbane: Thomas E. White (Consular Agent as of 1884) — William J. Weatherill (Consular Agent as of 1897-1905) — Robert L. Rankin (Consul as of 1929) — Albert M. Doyle (Consul 1929-31) — Austin R. Preston, Jr. (Consul 1931-32) — Frederick Vernon Schweitzer (Vice Consul as of 1932) — Joseph P. Ragland (Consul 1936-46) — Robert Grinnell (Vice Consul 1942-46) — Eva Bryan Wilson (Vice Consul 1945-46) — C. William Cowles (Vice Consul 1945-46) — William L. Peck (Consul as of 1949)
   Freemantle: Edward Mayhew (Consular Agent 1892-99) — Alfred D. Allen (Consular Agent as of 1899) — Frank R. Perrot (Consular Agent as of 1905)
   Freemantle-Perth: Alfred E. Morgans (Consular Agent as of 1926-29)
   Hobart: Alexander G. Webster (Vice Consul 1874-79) — Alexander G. Webster (Consul 1879-1905) — Ernest Webster (Vice Consul as of 1899) — Charles Ernest Webster (Vice Consul 1899-1911) — Will L. Lowrie (Consul 1906) — Henry D. Baker (Consul 1907-10) — George M. Hanson (Consul 1912-14) — Charles Ernest Webster (Vice & Deputy Consul as of 1914) — William A. Bickers (Consul 1914-17) — Alexander Jameson (Vice Consul as of 1916-17)
   Launceston: Lindsay Tulloch (Consular Agent as of 1899-1905)
   Melbourne: James M. Tarleton (Consul as of 1852-58) — Oliver M. Spencer (Consul General 1879-84) — John Kane Smyth (Vice Consul General as of 1884) — Daniel W. Maratta (Consul General 1893-97) — Thomas W. Stanford (Vice & Deputy Consul General 1893-99) — John P. Bray (Consul General 1897-1908) — Charles C. Campbell (Vice Consul General as of 1904) — Wilbur K. Bouton (Deputy Consul General as of 1904-05) — Alfred P. Merrill (Vice Consul General as of 1905) — John F. Jewell (Consul 1908-11) — Charles Hartlett (Vice & Deputy Consul 1909-11) — William C. Magelssen (Consul 1911-17) — William J. McCafferty (Vice Consul 1917-20) — Thomas N. Sammons (Consul General 1919-23) — Ray Fox (Vice Consul 1920-24) — Gilson G. Blake, Jr. (Vice Consul 1921-22) — William A. Dunlap (Vice Consul as of 1922) — Norman L. Anderson (Consul 1923-26) — Maxwell Blake (Consul General 1924-25) — Thomas C. Wasson (Vice Consul 1925-29) — Thomas H. Robinson (Consul as of 1926-29) — John E. Moran (Vice Consul as of 1926-27) — Leo J. Callanan (Vice Consul 1926-27) — Arthur Garrels (Consul General 1926-29) — Ralph H. Hunt (Vice Consul 1929-46) — Wilbur Keblinger (Consul 1930-31) — John W. Dye (Consul 1931-32) — Joel C. Hudson (Consul as of 1932) — Frank Anderson Henry (Consul as of 1938) — Wales W. Signor (Vice Consul as of 1938-40) — Fred W. Jandrey (Vice Consul as of 1940-43) — Walter A. Foote (Consul as of 1940) — Erle R. Dickover (Consul General as of 1943) — Clarence J. Spiker (Consul General as of 1943) — Winfield H. Scott (Consul 1945) — Rudolph W. Hefti (Vice Consul 1945-46) — James B. Lindsey (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Martin G. Blackmun (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Armistead M. Lee (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Richard F. Boyce (Consul General as of 1947) — Samuel J. Fletcher (Consul General as of 1949)
   Newcastle: Alexander Brown (Consular Agent as of 1884) — William Coulbourn Brown (Consul 1896) — Frederic W. Goding (Consul 1898-1907) — Stewart Keightly (Vice & Deputy Consul as of 1902-05) — George B. Killmaster (Consul 1908-14) — Lucien N. Sullivan (Consul as of 1916-20) — Gilson G. Blake, Jr. (Vice Consul 1920-21) — Gilson G. Blake, Jr. (Vice Consul 1921) — Robert L. Rankin (Consul as of 1926-27) — Harry A. Davies (Consular Agent as of 1929)
   Perth: Charles H. Derry (Consul 1938-40) — Mason Turner (Consul 1941-46) — Courtland Christiani (Vice Consul as of 1943) — Robert L. Hunter (Consul as of 1949)
   Sydney: James H. Williams (Consul 1836-52) — Frederick W. Clark (Consul 1852-53) — James H. Williams (Consul 1853-57) — Robert D. Merrill (Consul 1857-61) — Edward Leavenworth (Consul 1861-65) — George W. Roosevelt (Consular Agent as of 1877) — Gilderoy W. Griffin (Consul as of 1884) — George M. Slate (Vice Consul as of 1884) — George W. Bell (Consul as of 1897-98) — H. M. Rennie (Vice Consul as of 1897-98) — William H. Dawson (Deputy Consul as of 1897-98) — Orlando H. Baker (Consul 1900-08) — Henry L. Jones (Vice Consul as of 1905-07) — John P. Bray (Consul General 1908-15) — Elliott V. Richardson (Vice & Deputy Consul General 1910-16) — Joseph I. Brittain (Consul General 1915-19) — Eli Taylor (Vice Consul 1915-19) — Edward J. Norton (Consul as of 1920) — Karl MacVitty (Consul 1921) — Ezra M. Lawton (Consul 1923-27) — Walter T. Costello (Vice Consul as of 1926-29) — W. Maynard Stapleton (Vice Consul as of 1926-27) — John B. Keefe (Vice Consul as of 1926) — Dayle C. McDonough (Consul as of 1927-29) — Claude B. Chiperfield (Vice Consul 1930-32) — Wilbur Keblinger (Consul 1931-32) — Albert M. Doyle (Consul 1931-40) — Frank E. McFadden (Vice Consul as of 1932-38) — Foster H. Kreis (Vice Consul as of 1932) — John K. Caldwell (Consul General 1932-35) — Jay Pierrepont Moffat (Consul General 1935-37) — Elbert G. Mathews (Vice Consul 1937-40) — Thomas M. Wilson (Consul General as of 1938-40) — Henry Day (Consul as of 1938-40) — Lyle C. Himmel (Vice Consul 1938-46) — Wilson C. Flake (Consul 1939-44) — Randolph Appleton Kidder (Vice Consul as of 1940-41) — Lacey C. Zapf (Consul as of 1940) — Ely E. Palmer (Consul General 1941-44) — Charles H. Derry (Consul 1941-46) — George C. Howard (Consul 1942) — Harold D. Robison (Consul as of 1943) — Charles O. Thompson (Vice Consul as of 1943) — Perry Ellis (Vice Consul as of 1943) — Richard H. Hawkins, Jr. (Vice Consul as of 1943) — Delano McKelvey (Vice Consul 1943-46) — Robert H. Hartley (Vice Consul 1944-46) — Robert C. Arnold (Vice Consul 1944-46) — Joanne V. Winn (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Forrest N. Daggett (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Paul F. Du Vivier (Vice Consul 1945-46) — Orsen N. Nielsen (Consul General as of 1949) — Orray Taft, Jr. (Consul 1956-60)
   Townsville: J. H. Rogers (Consular Agent as of 1897-98) — William V. Brown (Consular Agent as of 1897)
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