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Bacon, Robert

Calvin D. Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1065 words.

Bacon, Robert (05 July 1860–29 May 1919), banker, diplomat, and soldier, was born in Jamaica Plain near Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Benjamin Bacon and Emily Crosby Low. Raised...

Baring, (George) Rowland Stanley, third earl of Cromer (1918–1991), banker and diplomatist

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1700 words.

Baring, (George) Rowland Stanley, third earl of Cromer (1918–1991), banker and diplomatist, was born on 28 July 1918, the only son and youngest of three children of Rowland Thomas Baring,...

Chamberlain, Sir Thomas (c. 1504–1580), diplomat and financial agent

Julian Lock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1876 words.

Chamberlain, Sir Thomas (c. 1504–1580), diplomat and financial agent, was the son of William Chamberlain, a London merchant who is probably to be identified with the man of that name who...

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson

Nancy Gordon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1515 words.

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson (26 August 1831–17 November 1920), businessman and diplomat, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Coolidge, Jr., a businessman, and Eleanora...

Dillon, C. Douglas

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1350 words.

Dillon, C. Douglas (21 August 1909–10 January 2003), financier, ambassador, and secretary of the Treasury, was born Clarence Douglass Dillon in Geneva, Switzerland, to Anne Douglass Dillon...

Forbes, William Cameron

Anne Cipriano Venzon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1011 words.

Forbes, William Cameron (21 May 1870–24 December 1959), businessman and diplomat, was born in Milton, Massachusetts, the son of William Hathaway Forbes, president of the American Bell...

Herrick, Myron Timothy

James E. Cebula.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1132 words.

Herrick, Myron Timothy (09 October 1854–31 March 1929), banker, governor of Ohio, and diplomat, was born near Huntington, Ohio, the son of Mary Hulbert Herrick and Timothy R. Herrick,...

Holbrooke, Richard

Jason M. Adkins.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1683 words.

Holbrooke, Richard (24 Apr. 1941–13 Dec. 2010), diplomat, magazine editor, and investment banker, was born Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke in New York City, the son of Dan Holbrooke, a...

Larkin, Thomas Oliver

Doyce B. Nunis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1094 words.

Larkin, Thomas Oliver (16 September 1802–27 October 1858), merchant, diplomatic agent, and capitalist, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the son of Thomas Oliver Larkin, Sr., a sea...

McCloy, John Jay, Jr.

Thomas P. Wolf.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2483 words.

McCloy, John Jay, Jr. (31 March 1895–11 March 1989), lawyer, banker, and diplomat, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Jay McCloy, a claims officer for an insurance...

Morrow, Dwight Whitney

Stephen A. Schuker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1898 words.

Morrow, Dwight Whitney (11 January 1873–05 October 1931), investment banker, diplomat, and senator, was born in Huntington, West Virginia, the son of James Elmore Morrow, a mathematics...

Stavridi, Sir John John (1867–1948), banker and diplomatist

Frances Bostock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 774 words.

Stavridi, Sir John John (1867–1948), banker and diplomatist, was born at Brentwood, Northumberland Street, Broughton, Salford, on 27 April 1867, the son of John Constantine Stavridi, a...

Straight, Willard Dickerman

James J. Lorence.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1520 words.

Straight, Willard Dickerman (31 January 1880–01 December 1918), diplomat and business executive, was born in Oswego, New York, the son of Henry H. Straight and Emma May Dickerman, both...

Taylor, Myron Charles

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1545 words.

Taylor, Myron Charles (18 January 1874–06 May 1959), business executive and diplomat, was born in Lyons, New York, the son of William Taylor, a textile executive, and Mary Morgan Underhill....

Tower, Charlemagne

Henry E. Mattox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 798 words.

Tower, Charlemagne (17 April 1848–24 February 1923), diplomat and financier, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Charlemagne Tower, a lawyer and industrialist, and Amelia...

Vincent, Edgar, Viscount D'Abernon (1857–1941), financier and diplomatist

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 3070 words.

Vincent, Edgar, Viscount D'Abernon (1857–1941), financier and diplomatist, was born on 19 August 1857, at Slinfold, Sussex, youngest child of Frederick Vincent (1798–1883), rector of...

Wallace, Hugh Campbell

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 840 words.

Wallace, Hugh Campbell (10 February 1863–01 January 1931), financier, politician, and diplomat, was born in Lexington, Missouri, the son of Thomas Bates Wallace, a wholesale merchant, and...

Whitehead, John C.

Weisberger William.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1283 words.

Whitehead, John C. (2 Apr. 1922–7 Feb. 2015), financier and diplomat, was born John Cunningham Whitehead in Evanston, Illinois, to Winifred K. Whitehead and Eugene D. Whitehead, a lineman...