Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt.

From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455

Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy.

From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229

Biographical Note

  • 1851, June 9: Born, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1871: A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1874: LL.B., Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1874: Admitted to bar and began law practice, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1875: Married Ellen Channing Day
  • 1902 - 04 : Member, U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners
  • 1904: Presidential elector from Maryland
  • 1905 - 1906 : Secretary of the navy
  • 1906 - 1901 : Attorney general
  • 1917: Member, Advisory Board, Council of National Defense
  • 1921, June 28: Died, Baltimore, Md.

From the guide to the Charles J. Bonaparte Papers, 1760-1921, (bulk 1874-1921), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Carl Schurz Papers, 1842-1983, (bulk 1860-1906) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Charles Joseph Bonaparte miscellany, 1989-1920 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909. Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908. Library of Congress
referencedIn Samuel McGowan Papers, 1883-1943, (bulk 1900-1920) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921. Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Addresses and articles (bound), 1899-1921. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Warren, Winslow, 1838-1930. Letters to Winslow Warren, 1886-1908. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn William Dudley Foulke Papers, circa 1470-1952, (bulk 1868-1935) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Eric Frederick Goldman Papers, 1886-1988, (bulk 1940-1970) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Account book, 1889-1916. Talbot County Free Library
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
referencedIn Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. Papers of William Dudley Foulke, circa 1470-1952 (bulk 1868-1935). Library of Congress
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. A. T. Mahan papers, 1861-1913. Library of Congress
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. Herbert Welsh papers, 1895-1913. University of Michigan
referencedIn Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. Papers of Carl Schurz, 1842-1983 (bulk 1860-1906). Library of Congress
referencedIn McGowan, Samuel, 1870-1934. Samuel McGowan papers, 1883-1943 (bulk 1900-1920). Library of Congress
creatorOf Marshall, William Alexander, 1849-1926. Commission, August 4, 1906. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. Papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Charles J. Bonaparte Papers, 1760-1921, (bulk 1874-1921) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Dana family. Dana family papers, 1654-1950 bulk 1770-1931. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Dewey, George, 1837-1917. George Dewey papers, 1805-1949 (bulk 1885-1931). Library of Congress
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Papers, 1759-1993, (bulk 1878-1919) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Boggs family. Papers, 1737-1942. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 (bulk 1878-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers, 1867-1931. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. Papers, 1895-1913. University of Michigan
creatorOf Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921. Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers, 1799-1955, (bulk 1842-1912) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Cooling, B. Franklin. Research notes. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Papers, 1898-1916 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn George B. Cortelyou Papers, 1871-1948, (bulk 1897-1908) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940. George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908). Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton additional papers, 1851-1922. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921. Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bonaparte, Charles Joseph, 1851-1921. Letter, 1895, Nov. 7, Baltimore, to Henry A. Richmond, Esq., Buffalo, N.Y. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Carrington Family papers, 1749-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Thomas Nelson Page Collection, 1836-1952 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. Papers of Elihu Root, 1863-1937 (bulk 1899-1937). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921. Collection of materials relating to the 125th anniversary celebration in Concord, Mass., of the Battle of Concord (1775), 1900. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Boggs family. Boggs family papers, 1737-1950. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn George Dewey Papers, 1805-1949, (bulk 1885-1931) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
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associatedWith Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Cooling, B. Franklin. person
correspondedWith Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940. person
associatedWith Dana family. family
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
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correspondedWith Dewey, George, 1837-1917. person
correspondedWith Dewey, George G. (George Goodwin), -1963 person
correspondedWith Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 person
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correspondedWith Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950 person
correspondedWith Gary, Elbert H. (Elbert Henry), 1846-1927 person
correspondedWith Gibbons, James, 1834-1921 person
associatedWith Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. person
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correspondedWith Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917 person
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associatedWith Marshall, William Alexander, 1849-1926. person
associatedWith Maryland. Board of State Aid and Charities. corporateBody
correspondedWith McGowan, Samuel, 1870-1934. person
associatedWith National Civic Federation. corporateBody
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associatedWith National Municipal League. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
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correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
correspondedWith Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 person
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correspondedWith Venable, Richard M. (Richard Morton), 1839-1910 person
associatedWith Warren, Winslow, 1838-1930. person
associatedWith Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. person
correspondedWith Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931 person
correspondedWith Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 person
correspondedWith Woodruff, Clinton Rogers, 1868-1948 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Baltimore (Md.)
United States
Maryland
Baltimore (Md.)
Maryland
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Maryland
Massachusetts
Maryland--Baltimore
Subject
Marine accidents
Public welfare
Universities and colleges--Massachusetts
Charities--Maryland--Baltimore
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges--Washington (D.C.)
Civil service reform
Municipal government--United States
Charities
Civil service reform--United States
Libraries--Maryland--Baltimore
Charities--Maryland
Municipal government
Libraries
Public welfare--Maryland
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Lawyers
Reformers
Function

Person

Birth 1851-06-09

Death 1921-06-28

English

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