Cochran - Horace Merle
HORACE MERLE COCHRAN
Source: The Political Graveyard
Cochran, Horace Merle (1892-1973) -- also known as H. Merle Cochran
Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., July 6, 1892.
Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nogales, 1916; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1929; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1949.
Died in 1973. Burial location unknown.
Note: Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana
Source: Office of the Historian - US Department of State
Horace Merle Cochran (1892–1973)
Foreign Service Officer
State of Residence: Arizona
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Pakistan)
Appointed: March 4, 1949
Took oath of office, but did not proceed to post.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Indonesia)
Appointed: December 28, 1949
Presentation of Credentials: December 30, 1949
Termination of Mission: Left post. February 27, 1953
Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on February 2, 1950, after confirmation.