Magoon, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1861-1920

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Charles Edward Magoon was United States minister to Panama and governor of the Panama Canal Zone, 1905-1906, and provisional governor of the Republic of Cuba, 1906-1909.

From the description of Charles Edward Magoon papers, 1900-1914, [1998?] [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25256004

Charles Edward Magoon was born in Steele County, Minn., the son of Henry C. Magoon and Mehitable W. Clement Magoon. Magoon was educated at the University of Nebraska. He was admitted to the bar in 1882 and practiced law in Lincoln, Neb., from 1882 until 1889. He was made judge advocate of the Nebraska National Guard and was then appointed to the Division of Insular Affairs (renamed the Bureau of Insular Affairs in 1902) of the War Department, serving from 1899 to 1904. He was counsel general of the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1904-1905; United States minister to Panama and governor of the Panama Canal Zone, 1905-1906; and provisional governor of the Republic of Cuba, 1906-1909.

From the guide to the Charles Edward Magoon Papers (#3922-z), 1900-1914, [1998?], (Southern Historical Collection)

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creatorOf Magoon, Charles Edward, 1861-1920. Charles Edward Magoon papers, 1900-1914, [1998?] [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Charles Edward Magoon Papers (#3922-z), 1900-1914, [1998?] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Charles Edward Magoon Papers (#3922-z), 1900-1914, [1998?] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Hench, Philip S., 1896-1965. Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, 1806-1995, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
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associatedWith Bureau of Insular Affairs corporateBody
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Division of Insular Affairs corporateBody
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Magoon family
associatedWith Magoon, Charles Edward, 1861-1920 person
associatedWith Magoon family. family
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Division of Insular Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States State Department corporateBody
associatedWith United States War Department corporateBody
associatedWith William Howard Taft person
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Panama
Cuba
Canal Zone
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Diplomatic and consular service, American--Officials and employees
Diplomatic and consular service, American
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Birth 1861-12-05

Death 1920-01-14

Americans

English

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