Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-05-21
Death 1959-12-24
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932.

From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531

From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Business executive, government official, and diplomat.

From the description of W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84303057

Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambassador to Japan, 1930-1932.

From the description of Miscellany, ca. 1680-1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390339

From the guide to the Additional papers, 1904-1931., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Miscellany, ca. 1680-1900., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Investment banker, U.S. governor-general of the Philippines, U.S. ambassador to Japan, and a member of special foreign commissions for Haiti, Spain, and the Philippines.

From the description of Letter : S.S. "Lapland" en route to Liverpool, to Edward E. Ayer, Chicago, Ill., 1914 Nov. 17. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37856810

Forbes was an American businessman and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambassador to Japan, 1930-1932.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405122

From the description of Additional papers, 1904-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370135

Biographical Note

1870, May 21 Born, Milton, Mass. 1892 Graduated, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 1904 1908 Commissioner of commerce and police, Philippine government 1908 1909 Vice-governor, Philippine government 1909 1913 Governor-general of the Philippines 1921 Appointed head of Woods-Forbes Commission to investigate conditions in the Philippines 1930 Chairman of commission to investigate conditions in Haiti 1930 1932 Ambassador to Japan 1959, Dec. 24 Died, Boston, Mass.

From the guide to the W. Cameron Forbes Papers, 1904-1946, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)



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Subjects:

  • Polo players
  • Diplomats
  • Railroads
  • Banks and banking
  • Banks and banking--United States.
  • Polo
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Art, Chinese
  • Governors
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Japan.
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Art, Japanese
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Japanese

Occupations:

  • Businessmen.
  • Collectors.
  • Public officials.
  • Compilers.
  • Diplomats.
  • Collector

Places:

  • Haiti (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Atlantic Ocean (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Haiti (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Haiti (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Haiti (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Egypt (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Mohonk Lake (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • East Asia (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)