Glenn A. Abbey

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Glenn Allan Abbey
Glenn Allan Abbey.jpg
Born (1898-06-11)June 11, 1898
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Died January 28, 1962(1962-01-28) (aged 63)
San Antonio, Texas
Nationality American
Occupation Politician

Glenn A. Abbey was a United States diplomat.

Biography[edit]

Abbey was born Glenn Allan Abbey on June 11, 1898, to William Searle and Ida Elmira Abbey in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.[1] He died on January 28, 1962, in San Antonio, Texas.

Military Service[edit]

Abbey served in the United States Army during World War I.

Career[edit]

Abbey served as U.S. vice consul in Johannesburg, South Africa from 1928 to 1931.[2] Later he would serve as U.S. consul in Salonika, Greece from 1950 to 1951.[3] He was the last to serve in the U.S. consulate in Salonika before the rank was changed to Consul General. Abbey was also Counselor of the Legation in Saudi Arabia until June 5, 1953, after which he was transferred to Barcelona, where he was Consul General. [4]

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