Carr, Wilbur J. (Wilbur John), 1870-1942

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U.S. Dept. of State official and diplomat. Organized the consular service.

From the description of Wilbur J. Carr papers, 1892-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81163428

Biographical Note

Wilbur J. Carr was born in Ohio in 1870 and entered the State Department as a clerk in 1892. He became chief of the Consular Bureau in 1902, chief clerk in 1907, and served as director of the Consular Service from 1909 to 1924. Carr served as assistant secretary of state from 1924 to 1937. His last assignment was as ambassador to Czechoslovakia from 1937 until the German occupation in 1939 when he retired from the State Department. Carr died in 1942.

From the guide to the Wilbur J. Carr Papers, 1892-1942, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Wilbur J. Carr Papers, 1892-1942 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1926 (inclusive), 1916-1922 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Poole, DeWitt Clinton, 1885-1952. Papers, 1918-1952. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1871-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Keene, Francis Bowler, 1856-1945. Papers of Francis Bowler Keene, 1867-1975 (bulk 1877-1924). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 1901-1942 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Carr, Wilbur J. (Wilbur John), 1870-1942. Wilbur J. Carr papers, 1892-1942. Library of Congress
creatorOf Carr, Wilbur J. (Wilbur John), 1870-1942. Letter to Edward B. Adams, 30 June 1916. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). Library of Congress
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Francis Bowler Keene Papers, 1856-1975, (bulk 1877-1924) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Edward Brinley, 1880-1922, person
associatedWith Beal, Boylston Adams, 1865-1944 person
correspondedWith Dresel, Ellis Loring, 1865-1925 person
associatedWith Keene, Francis Bowler, 1856-1945. person
correspondedWith Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. person
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
associatedWith Poole, DeWitt Clinton, 1885-1952. person
associatedWith Reeves, Jesse Siddall, 1872- person
associatedWith United States. Consular Service. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
United States
United States
Subject
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Czechoslovakia
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Occupation
Diplomats
Public officials
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Birth 1870

Death 1942

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