Read, John Meredith, 1837-1896Variant names
John Meredith Read, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1837; graduated from Brown University and Albany Law School; served as Adjutant-General of the State of New York, 1860-1866; United States Consul-General for France and Algiers, 1869-1873; Acting Consul-General of The German Government in France, 1870-1872; United States Minister to Greece, 1873-1879; died in Paris, France, 1896. Read was one of the original members of Cornell University's Board of Trustees listed in the University's Charter; he served from 1865 to 1873.
From the description of John Meredith Read correspondence, 1865-1884. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 703165116
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1867 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616386
American lawyer; minister to Greece.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, New York, to the Hon. Horace Greeley, 1869 Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616390
Philadelphia, Pa. resident.
From the description of Letter, 1849. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36321568
Epithet: American diplomatist
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000126
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