Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1881-05-16
Death 1958-09-26
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, diplomat, and author.

From the description of Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449352

Biographical Note

  • 1881, May 16: Born, St. Louis, Mo.
  • 1904: A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1905 - 1906 : Student, Washington University Law School, St. Louis
  • 1906: Admitted to Missouri bar
  • 1907: Began practice in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1906 - 1944 : Active in state, local, and National Democratic Party politics
  • 1909: M.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1912: Married Christine Alexander Graham
  • 1914: Secretary, Missouri Code Commission
  • 1916: Active in organizing the “St. Louis Democrats for Woodrow Wilson”
  • 1917 - 1920 : Third assistant secretary of state
  • 1920: Defeated as Democratic Party nominee for United States Senate from Missouri
  • 1925 - 1929 : Chairman, National Jefferson Centennial Committee of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
  • 1928: Delegate, Democratic National Convention; member, Committee on Platform and Resolutions
  • 1928 - 1933 : Practicing international lawyer, special assistant to attorney general
  • 1933 - 1936 : Ambassador to Italy
  • 1937 - 1941 : Trustee, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1938: Ambassador, Special Mission to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay
  • 1939: Member, Commission under Treaty with Italy, for Advancement of Peace
  • 1939 - 1940 : Special assistant secretary of state in charge of problems arising from the war
  • 1940 - 1944 : Assistant secretary of state
  • 1941 - 1943 : Member, Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission
  • 1941 - 1944 : Member, War Communications Board
  • 1944: Member, delegation to Dumbarton Oaks Conference
  • 1946 - 1947 : Member, United States Government Princeton Bi-Centennial Conference
  • 1958, Sept. 26: Died, Montpelier Manor, Laurel, Md.

From the guide to the Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Universities and colleges--New Jersey--Princeton
  • Procedure (Law)--Missouri
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Argentina
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Autographs--Collections
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Brazil
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Italy
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Universities and colleges
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Uruguay

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Diplomats
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Uruguay (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Uruguay (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)