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Carol Moseley Brown, a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., August 16, 1947; educated in Chicago public schools; graduated, University of Illinois 1969; graduated, University of Chicago Scho...

8/31/2015

Samuel Henry Piles, a Senator from Washington; born near Smithland, Livingston County, Ky., December 28, 1858; attended private schools in Smithland, Ky.; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenc...

8/29/2015

Robert Charles Krueger, a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex., September 19, 1935; attended New Braunfels public schools; B.A., Southern Methodist Unive...

8/28/2015

James Ralph Sasser, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., September 30, 1936; attended the public schools of Nashville; attended the University of Tennessee 1954-1955; grad...

8/28/2015

Laurie S. Fulton is an American attorney, diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Denmark. She was sworn in on July 15, 2009, and presented her credentials to the Queen of Denmark on Augu...

8/27/2015

Thomas Nelson Page (1853 - 1922)

Thomas Nelson Page (April 23, 1853 – November 1, 1922) was a lawyer and American writer. He also served as the U.S. ambassador to Italy under the administration of President Woodrow Wilson dur...

8/23/2015

Robert Worth Bingham (1871 - 1937)

Robert Worth Bingham (November 8, 1871 – December 18, 1937) was a politician, judge, newspaper publisher and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He attended the University of North...

8/21/2015

Selah Merrill (1837 - 1909)

Selah Merrill, (May 2, 1837 – January 22, 1909) was an American Congregationalist clergyman. He served as the American consul in Jerusalem. Biography Selah Merrill was born in Canton Cen...

8/18/2015

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, a Senator from North Dakota; born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1854 and settled near Valparaiso;...

8/14/2015

Wikipedia Daniel Patrick Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was an American politician and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the United States Sena...

8/10/2015

Maurice Francis Egan (1852 - 1924)

Wikipedia Maurice Francis Egan (May 24, 1852 – January 15, 1924) was an American writer and diplomat. He was a prolific writer and had a long and successful career as a Catholic journalist, li...

8/10/2015

Wikipedia Donald Phinney Gregg (born 5 December 1927) is a retired American politician, CIA employee, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea. Gregg worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 31 years...

8/10/2015

David S. Smith (1918 - 2012)

David Shiverick Smith (January 25, 1918 – April 13, 2012) was the United States ambassador to Sweden from 1976–1977. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Anna (née Shi...

8/7/2015

Robert Clymer Hendrickson , a Senator from New Jersey; born in Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J., August 12, 1898; attended public schools; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army...

8/7/2015

Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, Carlucci served ...

8/3/2015

Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786 - 1868)

"Cicero of the American Bar"

Joseph Reed Ingersoll, the "Cicero of the American Bar," was the third son of the distinguished Jared Ingersoll. He graduated from Princeton College in 1804. He studied law with his father, was admit...

7/20/2015

Homer Samuel Ferguson, a Senator from Michigan; born in Harrison City, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 25, 1889; attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.; gradua...

6/25/2015

Timothy John Roemer, (son-in-law of John Bennett Johnston, Jr.), a Representative from Indiana; born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., October 30, 1956; graduated from Penn High School, Mishawaka...

6/20/2015

George Wallace Jones, (brother-in-law of John Scott of Missouri), a Delegate from the Territory of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin and a Senator from Iowa; born in Vincennes, Ind., April 12, 18...

6/15/2015

Wyche Fowler, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Atlanta, Ga., October 6, 1940; attended the public schools; graduated, Davidson College 1962; graduated, Emory University School ...

6/6/2015

Mack Francis Mattingly, a Senator from Georgia; born in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 7, 1931; attended the public schools; graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, 1957; served in the...

6/6/2015

Robert Woods Bliss (1875 - 1962)

Robert Woods Bliss (5 August, 1875 – 19 April 1962) was an American diplomat, art collector, philanthropist, and one of the co-founders of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in...

6/6/2015

Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr. (1914 - 1986)

Wiley T. Buchanan Jr. was a former United States chief of protocol and U.S. Ambassador to Austria and Luxembourg. Mr. Buchanan began his government career with a World War II agency called the War Pr...

5/23/2015
     
     

Marshall Green (1916 - 1998)

Marshall Green (1916–1998) was a United States diplomat whose career focused on East Asia. Green was the senior American diplomat in South Korea at the time of the 1960 April Revolution, and...

5/16/2015
     

Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1896 - 1943)

Jay Pierrepont Moffat (January 7, 1896 – January 25, 1943) was an American diplomat, historian and statesman who, between 1917 and 1943, served the State Department in a variety of posts, incl...

5/15/2015

Roy M. Huffington (1917 - 2008)

Roy Michael Huffington (October 4, 1917 – July 11, 2008) was an American oilman originally from Tomball in Harris County, Texas, who later served as United States Ambassador to Austria.

5/10/2015

Jacob D. Beam (1908 - 1993)

Jacob Dyneley Beam (March 24, 1908 – August 16, 1993) was an American diplomat. Beam was born in Princeton, New Jersey. His father was a German professor at Princeton University, and the you...

5/4/2015

Craig Roberts Stapleton (born 1945) is a former United States ambassador to France and the Czech Republic.

5/3/2015

Nathaniel Davis (1925 - 2011)

Nathaniel Davis (April 12, 1925 – May 16, 2011) was a well-known career diplomat who served in the United States Foreign Service and the Peace Corps for 36 years. His final years were spent te...

4/30/2015

Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962)

Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962) was an American ambassador to Costa Rica and Honduras. He is also considered as a key player during the 1954 operation against Arbenz in Gautemala. Biography He was...

4/29/2015

E. C. Banfield (1828 - 1887)

E. C. Banfield (September 19, 1828 – November 12, 1887) was a New Hampshire lawyer who served as Solicitor of the United States Treasury. Biography Everett Colby Banfield was born in Wolfe...

4/25/2015

John F. Potter, U.S. Congress (1817 - 1899)

"Bowie Knife"

US Congressman. Born in Augusta, Maine, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy New Hampshire, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was judge...

4/24/2015

Augustine Heard, II (1827 - 1905)

In 1852, Augustine Heard II then took over the leadership of Augustine Heard & Co. and became the first Westerner permitted to trade in Siam in 1855. When his brother John returned to take the leadersh...

4/23/2015

Warren Zimmermann (1934 - 2004)

Warren Zimmermann (November 16, 1934 – February 3, 2004) was an American career diplomat best known as the last US ambassador to SFR Yugoslavia before its disintegration in a series of civil w...

4/22/2015

Edwin W. Martin (1917 - 1991)

Edwin W. Martin (1917–1991) was an American diplomat. After his education at Deerfield Academy, Oberlin College, and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, he embarked u...

4/21/2015

John Clarence Cudahy (1887 - 1943)

John Clarence Cudahy (December 10, 1887 – September 6, 1943) was a real estate developer and American ambassador to Poland, Ireland, Belgium and Luxembourg.

4/20/2015

William S. Mailliard (1917 - 1992)

William S. Mailliard (June 10, 1917–June 10, 1992) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California. He was born in Belvedere, California; attended elementary and secondary sc...

4/20/2015

John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with the Republican party after a brief career as a teacher in Concord, New Hampshire. Winant was born ...

4/19/2015

Grenville T. Emmet (1877 - 1937)

Grenville T. Emmet (August 2, 1877–September 26, 1937), was an American attorney and diplomat. He practiced law with Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as United States Ambassador to the Netherl...

4/18/2015

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833 - 1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833–1908) was an African American who was appointed United States Ambassador to Haiti in 1869. He was the first African-American diplomat. Ebenezer Bassett was appointe...

4/18/2015

William Attwood (1919 - 1989)

William Hollingsworth Attwood (July 14, 1919 – April 15, 1989) was an American journalist, author, editor and diplomat. Early life Born in Paris, France, he received his education at Choat...

4/16/2015

Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

4/6/2015

Anne Armstrong (1927 - 2008)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

4/1/2015

Henry A. Peirce (1808 - 1885)

Henry Augustus Peirce (1808–1885) was an American businessman and diplomat. Some sources spell his last name as Pierce. Early life and business He was born in Dorchester Massachusetts (now...

3/29/2015

James Hillary Mulligan (1844 - 1915)

James Hillary Mulligan (November 21, 1844 - July 1, 1915) was a judge, politician, and poet from Kentucky. Biography Mulligan was born in Lexington, Kentucky, son of the locally prominent busines...

3/23/2015

Myron Timothy Herrick (1854 - 1929)

Myron Timothy Herrick (October 9, 1854 – March 31, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 42nd Governor of Ohio. From 1885 to 1888, Herrick was a member of Cleveland Cit...

3/12/2015

Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

Samuel Wells Williams (衛三畏; 22 September 1812 - February 16, 1884) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.

3/11/2015

William Henry Draper, Jr. MP (1894 - 1974)

. William Henry Draper, Jr. (August 10, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a U.S. army officer, banker, and diplomat. Life and career Draper was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Mary E...

3/5/2015

William Elliot Gonzales (1866 - 1937)

William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. Biography He was born in 1...

3/4/2015

Walter P. McConaughy (1908 - 2000)

Walter Patrick McConaughy, Jr. (September 11, 1908 in Alabama – November 10, 2000 in Atlanta) was a career American diplomat. McConaughy attended Duke University, graduating in 1930. Afterward...

2/28/2015

Jack F. Matlock, Jr. (1929 - d.)

. Jack Foust Matlock, Jr. (born October 1, 1929) is an American former ambassador, career Foreign Service Officer, a teacher, a historian, and a linguist. He was a specialist in Soviet affairs during...

2/28/2015

George V. Allen (1903 - 1970)

George Venable Allen (November 3, 1903 – July 11, 1970) was a United States diplomat. Biography Born in Durham, North Carolina, he attended Duke University—then known as Trinity Col...

2/28/2015

Foy D. Kohler (1908 - 1990)

Foy David Kohler (February 15, 1908 – December 23, 1990) was an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer who was Ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

12/28/2014

Roy R. Rubottom, Jr. (1912 - 2010)

. Roy Richard "Dick" Rubottom, Jr. (February 13, 1912 – December 6, 2010) was a United States diplomat, most notable for being Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1957...

12/3/2014

Carlton J. H. Hayes (1882 - 1964)

Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (May 16, 1882 – September 2, 1964) was an American educator, diplomat, and academic. A student of European history, he was a specialist on the study of nationalism...

11/28/2014

Robert C. Frasure (April 20, 1942 - August 19, 1995) was an American diplomat and the first United States Ambassador to Estonia following Estonia's regained independence from the Soviet Union. Fras...

11/27/2014

John Wallace Riddle (1864 - 1941)

John Wallace Riddle (1864 – 1941) was an American diplomat. His first diplomatic assignment was as agent/consul general in Egypt (1904–1905). He was then sent to Romania and Serbia in 1...

11/20/2014
     

James Morris Morgan (1845 - 1928)

Midshipman James Morris Morgan, Confederate States Navy, C.S.S. Georgia. Entered U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 1860, resigned and enlisted as Midshipman, Confederate States Navy, July 8, 1861. ...

11/15/2014

Gen. Alexander Sandor Asboth (USA) (1811 - 1868)

"Asbóth", "Sándor"

ivil War Union Brigadier General. One of a number of Hungarians to reach high rank in the Union Army. Served in the Hungarian Army as a Cuirassier (Heavy Cavalry soldier) before allying himself wit...

9/30/2014

George von Lengerke Meyer (June 24, 1858 – March 9, 1918) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as United States ambassador...

9/10/2014

US Congressman, US Diplomat. Served as a General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Alabama's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving fro...

9/6/2014

Outerbridge Horsey, IV (1910 - 1983)

9/1/2014

Pierre Soulé (August 31, 1801 – March 26, 1870) was an attorney, politician and diplomat from Louisiana during the mid-19th century. Serving as a United States Senator from 1849 to 1853...

8/22/2014

Born in Londonderry,Ireland on Christmas Day 1841, Whiteside Godfrey Hunter immigrated to the United States in 1858, shortly after completing his education in his home country. Hunter originally sett...

8/19/2014

Richard Bordeaux Parker (1923 - 2011)

Richard Bordeaux Parker (July 3, 1923, in the Fort Stotsenburg, Philippines - January 7, 2011, in Washington, D.C.) was a United States Foreign Service Officer and an expert on the Middle East. Par...

8/10/2014

Birth: Jul. 27, 1861 Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1948 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA United States Assistant Secretary of State 1903 to 1905, Minister ...

8/5/2014

Wat Tyler Cluverius, IV (1934 - 2010)

Wat T. Cluverius IV From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For the admiral, see Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. Wat T. Cluverius IV United States Ambassador to Bahrain I...

8/2/2014

Rounsevelle Wildman, US Consul General (1864 - 1901)

"shipwrecked with his entire family"

Rounsevelle Wildman, the son of Rev. Edwin Wildman and Helen P. Rounsevelle, was born on March 19, 1864, in Batavia, New York. After graduating from Syracuse University he travelled west and, from ...

8/2/2014

John Lawrence Caldwell (1875 - 1922)

John Lawrence Caldwell (July 16, 1875 - December 6, 1922) was the United States Ambassador to Iran from 1914 to 1921. He was born in Bourbon County, Kansas on July 16, 1875 to Thomas Anderson Caldw...

7/22/2014

Colleen Bradley Bell (born January 30, 1967) is an American television producer, philanthropist and advocate for the environment, arts and social causes. Bell resides in Budapest with her husband, te...

7/12/2014

Robert C. Kirk (1821 - 1898)

Robert C. Kirk was an American politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1860 to 1862.[1] Kirk was born February 26, 1821 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio.[2] He at...

6/18/2014

Richard C. Shannon (1839 - 1920)

Richard Cutts Shannon (February 12, 1839 - October 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New London, Connecticut, Shannon was graduated from the grammar and high sch...

6/9/2014

Malcolm Toon (1916 - 2009)

Malcolm Toon (July 4, 1916 – February 12, 2009) was an American diplomat. He graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University in 1938, and served in the U.S. Navy du...

6/8/2014

Charles H. Upton (1812 - 1877)

Charles Horace Upton (August 23, 1812 – June 17, 1877) was a nineteenth-century politician and statesman from Massachusetts and Virginia. Biography Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Upton at...

5/30/2014

Horace Augustus Hildreth was born on December 2, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine, the son of an attorney. Hildreth attended local schools before graduating from Bowdoin College in the class of 1925 and recei...

5/29/2014

Charles Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 – January 19, 1908) was an American journalist and political leader. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut. In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New Y...

5/23/2014

Daniel Ray "Dan" Coats (born May 16, 1943) is the senior United States Senator from Indiana and member of the Republican Party. He was in the United States Senate from 1989 to 1999, retired, and then r...

5/16/2014

George Gilman Fogg (May 26, 1813 – October 5, 1881) was a United States Senator and diplomat from New Hampshire. Born in Meredith Center, he pursued classical studies and graduated from Dartmo...

5/13/2014

A. S. J. Carnahan, US Congress MP (1897 - 1968)

"A. S. J. Carnahan"

Albert Sidney Johnson Carnahan (January 9, 1897 - March 24, 1968) was an United States politician from Southeast Missouri. He began his career as an teacher and school administrator. He then served a...

5/13/2014

James Leander Cathcart (1767 - 1843)

James Leander Cathcart (1 June 1767 – 6 October 1843) was a diplomat, slave, and sailor. He is notable for his narrative as a slave in Algiers for eleven years. Revolutionary War Cathcart ...

5/9/2014

Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (/ˈbɜrli/; January 27, 1895 – February 17, 1971) was a lawyer, educator, author, and U.S. diplomat. He was the author of The Modern Corporation and Priv...

5/1/2014

Sumner Gerard (1916 - 2005)

Sumner Gerard, a former Montana cattle rancher and legislator who served as ambassador to Jamaica in the 1970's, died on Feb. 24 in Vero Beach, Fla. Mr. Gerard, 88, was a former resident of Montana and...

4/24/2014

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presi...

4/8/2014

US Congressman. Elected to represent West Virginia's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1865 to 1867. he was U.S. consul to Australia. Upon his return from...

3/31/2014

Charles James Faulkner (July 6, 1806 – November 1, 1884) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia and West Virginia. He was the father of Charles James Faulkner. Born in ...

3/29/2014

Daniel Jenifer (1791 - 1855)

Congressman and US Minister to Austria Daniel Jenifer (April 15, 1791 – December 18, 1855) was an American lawyer and statesman from Charles County, Maryland. He was also the Brother of Daniel...

3/12/2014

Elijah Hise (1802 - 1867)

Elijah Hise (4 July 1802 – 8 May 1867) was a United States diplomat and U.S. Representative from the 3rd district of Kentucky. Hise was born 4 July 1802 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania bef...

2/18/2014

Ralph Steiner (1859 - 1926)

Physician. He earned his BA from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee. He became a doctor in 1883 earning his MD from the University of Maryland. Dr. Steiner was U.S. Consul at Munich,...

2/13/2014

Anne Clark Martindell (1914 - 2008)

Anne Clark Martindell (July 18, 1914 – June 11, 2008) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey, as well as a diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand f...

2/2/2014

Hon. Abner Pratt (1801 - 1863)

Admitted to the NY Bar at Batavia, he also practiced in Rochester before coming to Marshall in 1839. He became Circuit Judge of Calhoun County (the courthouse then located at the present site of Broo...

1/12/2014

Romeo Hoyt Freer (November 9, 1846 – May 9, 1913) was the Republican Attorney General of West Virginia from 1901 to 1905. Born in Bazetta Township, Trumbull County, Ohio), Ohio on November 9...

1/9/2014

Henry Miller Watts (1805 - 1890)

Henry Miller Watts was a lawyer, born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 10 October, 1805, was graduated at Dickinson college in 1824, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827, and began practice at Pittsb...

1/5/2014

Alfred Eliab Buck (February 7, 1832 – December 4, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Biography Born in Foxcroft, Maine, Buck was graduated from Waterville College (now Colby Colle...

12/31/2013

George C. McGhee (1912 - 2005)

George Crews McGhee (March 10, 1912 – July 4, 2005) was an oilman and a career diplomat in the United States foreign service. Early life McGhee was born on March 10, 1912 in Waco, Texas, t...

12/17/2013

William Walton Butterworth (September 7, 1903 – March 31, 1975) was a U.S. diplomat. He was born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, September 7, 1903. Biography Butterworth is best...

12/14/2013

) William Edwards Stevenson (October 25, 1900 - April 2, 1985) was an American track and field athlete, lawyer and diplomat, who won the gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics and la...

12/12/2013