Arthur D Alban was born March 12 1862 on Geurnsey in the English Channel.
Passed a. competitive examination on May 30, and appointed a Student Interpreter in the
Levant, June 11, 1883. Promoted to be an Assistant, August; 1, 1885; and Vice Consul at , February 1 1890. Acting Consul at Alexandria in 1890. Alexandria
Acting Vice-Consul at Beirout in 1888 and 1889.
Acting Consul-General at
1891, 1892 and 1894, and 1894. Alexandria
Acting Consul at Jeddah in 1895 and 1896.
Appointed British Delegate to the Quarantine Board of
, July 1, 1897. Egypt
Again Acting Consul- General at
in l897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1902 and 1903. Alexandria
Promoted to be Consul, to reside at
Alexandria, December 10, 1901; and Consul at , for the Consular District of Cairo, March .27, 1903. Cairo
Was British Delegate to the International Sanitary Conference at
, October -November, 1903. Received the Coronation Medal, 1911. Paris
The maritime portion of Mudiria of Keneh was excluded from the District of the Consulate, and a new Commission issued to Mr. Alban, April 1, 1918.
Made an O.B.E.June 3, 1918.
Promoted to be Consul-General at
, October 1, 1919. Alexandria
Retired on a pension, March 17, 1924.
From a newspaper clipping possibly published at the time of his retirement in 1924.