Nebraska Authors

John M. Allison

AKA: John Moore Allison

Born 1905-04-07 Holton, KS (USA)

Died 1978-10-28
Honolulu, HI (USA)

Honolulu, HI (USA)
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Places Lived

Holton, KS
Lincoln, NE
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Honolulu, HI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Japan; War Crimes; Autobiography; Memoirs


High School Diploma, Lincoln High School, 1922, Lincoln, NE
BS, 1927, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Honorary Doctorate Degree, 1959, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


English Teacher, Japan
Clerk, United States Consulate General Office, Shanghai
First and Second Secretary, U.S. Embassy at London
Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs
Ambassador to Japan
Ambassador to Indonesia
Ambassador to Czechoslovakia
Professor, University of Hawaii

Places Worked

United States Foreign Service
United States Consulate General Office, Shanghai
United States Embassy in Japan
United States Embassy in London, England
United States Embassy in Indonesia
United States Embassy in Czechoslovakia
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI


Distinguished Service Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1952
Honorary Doctoral Degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Ambassador From the Prairie; or Allison Wonderland. 1973.

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