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Simon Jacobson Appointed U.S. Consul to Christiania

Simon B. Jacobson of Brooklyn has been appointed Consul General for Christiania, capital of Norway, a State Department announcement today says. Mr. Jacobson was born in New York of poor Russian Jewish parents, his father having been a Shochet. Mr. Jacobson possesses considerable consular experience. He was secretary to the American Commission to France in 1915, was Vice-Consul at Bordeaux in 1919, and served as Consul to Alexandria, Egypt, in 1922.