Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961

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Congressman, diplomat.

From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Claiborne Pell : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730680

Diplomat and U.S. Representative from New York.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1946. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853079

Pell was a Dutchess County man who served in the 66th United States Congress, 1919-1921; was Chairman of the Democratic Party in New York, 1921-1926; appointed to diplomatic posts in Portugal and Hungary, 1937-1941; and served on the United Nations War Crimes Commission.

From the description of Papers, 1912-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524512

Herbert Claiborne Pell (1884-1961) was born in New York City. He studied at Harvard and Columbia Universities, but left school to tour in Europe. He was a member of the Progressive County Committee of Orange County, New York, from 1912 to 1914, when he joined the Democratic Party. He was elected to the 66th Congress in 1919 and served as chairman of the New York Democratic Committee from 1921 to 1926. In the 1936 campaign, Pell was vice-chairman of the Democratic Nation Campaign Committee. President Roosevelt appointed him Minister to Portugal on May 27,1937, a post he served until February 1941, when he was reassigned as Minister to Hungary, a position he held until Hungary severed diplomatic relations with the United States on December 11, 1941. In 1943, Pell was appointed to the United Nations War Crimes Commission. After World War II, Pell retired to his home at Pellbridge in Hopewell Junction, New York. He later resumed his travels in Europe where he died on a trip with his grandson July 1961.

From the description of Pell, Herbert C. (Herbert Claiborne), 1884-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570272

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referencedIn Papers, ca. 1814-1936. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976. Papers of Samuel Eliot Morison, 1807-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961. Papers, 1916-1946. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961. Papers, 1912-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn New York (State). Governor (1929-1932 : Roosevelt). Records, 1929-1932. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Papers, 1907-1979 Harvard Art Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Papers of John F. Kennedy: President's Office Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Country Files. 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963. Germany: General, July 1961
referencedIn Palestine Statehood Committee : "Concerning the campaigns for a Jewish Army ; to save the Jewish people of Europe and the establishment of a Hebrew Republic in Palestine" papers, 1933-1972 (inclusive), 1939-1949 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Elliott, Maud Howe, 1854-1948. Papers, 1872-1948. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961. History of England in verse [manuscript] / by Herbert Pell. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Palestine Statehood Committee: "Concerning the campaigns for a Jewish Army; to save the Jewish people of Europe and the establishment of a Hebrew Republic in Palestine" papers, 1933-1972 (inclusive), 1939-1949 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Natalie Bayard Brown papers, Brown (Natalie Bayard) Papers, (bulk 1897-1950), 1877-1950 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961. Reminiscences of Herbert Claiborne Pell : oral history, 1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Papers, 1920-1928. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Pope, Arthur, 1880-1974. Papers, 1907-1979. Harvard University Art Museum
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associatedWith Anderson, Thomas. person
associatedWith Brown, Natalie Bayard, 1869-1950 person
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associatedWith Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981. person
associatedWith Corwin, Edward Samuel, 1878-1963. person
associatedWith Crane, William Carter. person
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associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888- person
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correspondedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Green, Theodore F. person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962. person
associatedWith Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954. person
associatedWith Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. person
associatedWith Luce, Robert, 1862-1946. person
associatedWith Mahoney, Jeremiah T., 1878-1970. person
associatedWith McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943. person
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associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959. person
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associatedWith Tully, Grace G. person
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associatedWith Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961. person
associatedWith Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947. person
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Hungary
Great Britain
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World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
International organization
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World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
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Legislators--Interviews
Diplomatic and consular service, American
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Birth 1884-02-16

Death 1961-07-17

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