Kerr, George H., 1911-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1911-11-07
Death 1992-08-27
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American historian; vice consul, Taipei, Formosa, 1945-1947.

From the description of George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867210

Biographical Note

  • 1911 Nov. 7: Born
  • 1935 - 1937 : Student, Japan
  • 1937 - 1940 : English teacher, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1942 - 1943 : Analyst and consultant on Formosa, U.S. Department of War
  • 1944 - 1946 : Director, Formosa Research Unit, Naval School of Military Government and Administration, U.S. Navy, Columbia University, New York
  • 1946 - 1947 : Foreign service staff officer and vice consul, U.S. Department of State, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1947 - 1949 : Lecturer, University of Washington
  • 1949 - 1950 : Lecturer, Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley
  • 1950 - 1955? : Research Associate, Hoover Institution
  • 1952: Published The Ryukyu Islands: A Preliminary Checklist of Reference Materials Arranged Alphabetically (with Higa Shuncho and others)
  • 1953: Published Ryukyu Kingdom and Province Before 1945
  • 1958: Published Okinawa: The History of an Island People
  • 1959: Published Science Information Services in Japan, a Brief Survey
  • 1961: Published Bibliography of the Ryukyus
  • 1965: Published Formosa Betrayed
  • 1974: Published Formosa: Licensed Revolution and the Home Rule Movement, 1895-1945
  • 1986: Published The Taiwan Confrontation Crisis
  • 1992 Aug. 27: Died, Honolulu, Hawaii

From the guide to the George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

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Subjects:

  • Military Bases

Occupations:

  • Diplomats--United States

Places:

  • Okinawa-ken (Japan) (as recorded)
  • Ryukyu Islands. (as recorded)
  • Okinawa-ken (Japan) (as recorded)
  • Ryukyu Islands (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Japan. (as recorded)
  • Taiwan. (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Taiwan (as recorded)
  • Foreign countries (as recorded)