Fletcher, Henry Prather, 1873-1959

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From the description of Papers of Henry Prather Fletcher, 1898-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449241

Biographical Note

  • 1873, Apr. 10: Born, Greencastle, Pa.
  • 1894: Admitted to bar
  • 1898 - 1899 : Enlisted in Troop K, 1st United States Cavalry Volunteers (Rough Riders); served in Cuban campaign
  • 1899 - 1901 : Served in regular army in Philippines, first lieutenant and battalion adjutant, Fortieth United States Volunteer Infantry
  • 1902 - 1903 : Second secretary, American legation, Havana, Cuba
  • 1903 - 1905 : Second secretary, American legation, Peking, China, serving under Edwin H. Conger
  • 1905 - 1907 : First secretary, American legation, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1907 - 1909 : First secretary, American legation, Peking, China, serving under W. W. Rockhill
  • 1907 - 1910 : Charge d'affaires, Peking, China
  • 1914 - 1916 : Ambassador to Chile
  • 1916 - 1920 : Ambassador to Mexico
  • 1921 - 1922 : Under secretary of state
  • 1923: Chairman, United States Delegation, Fifth Pan-American Conference, Santiago, Chile
  • 1924 - 1929 : Ambassador to Italy
  • 1928: Delegate, Sixth Pan-American Conference, Havana, Cuba
  • 1929: Member, Special commission to Investigate and Report on Conditions in Haiti
  • 1930 - 1931 : Chairman, United States Tariff Commission
  • 1934 - 1936 : Chairman, Republican National Committee
  • 1936 - 1944 : General counsel, Republican National Committee, and member of Executive Committee
  • 1944 - 1945 : Special adviser to secretary of state
  • 1959, July 10: Died, New York, N.Y

From the guide to the Henry Prather Fletcher Papers, 1898-1958, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1926 (inclusive), 1916-1922 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. Frank B. Kellogg papers, 1890-1942 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007, 1885-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Fletcher, Henry Prather, 1873-1959. Henry Prather Fletcher microfilm collection, 1917-1949 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Henry Prather Fletcher Papers, 1898-1958 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Roland William Boyden papers, 1917-1923 (bulk), 1917-1947 (inclusive). Houghton Library
referencedIn Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers, 1887-1978, 1887-1926 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Records of the Adjutant General's Office. 1762 - 1984. Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the Spanish-American War. 1899 - 1927. Compiled military service record of Henry P. Fletcher, documenting service in the 1st U. S. Volunteer Cavalry (Rough Riders) during the Spanish American War.
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967. Nancy Cox-McCormack papers, 1911-1965. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn al-Qurʼān. -- 1261 or 62. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers, 1887-1978, 1887-1926 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Henry Prather Fletcher Papers, 1898-1958 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Boyden, Roland William, 1863-1931 person
associatedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
associatedWith Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967. person
correspondedWith Dresel, Ellis Loring, 1865-1925 person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight. person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Fletcher, Beatrice Bend, d. 1941. person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965. person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923. person
associatedWith Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. person
associatedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith International American Conference 1923 : Santiago, Chile) corporateBody
associatedWith International American Conference 1928 : Havana, Cuba) corporateBody
associatedWith International American Conference (5th : 1923 : Santiago, Chile) corporateBody
associatedWith Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Knox, Frank, 1874-1944. person
associatedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987. person
associatedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947. person
associatedWith Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945. person
associatedWith Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Sheffield, James Rockwell, 1864-1938. person
associatedWith Straight, Willard Dickerman, 1880-1918. person
associatedWith Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953. person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cuba
Belgium
Mexico
United States
Chile
Belgium
Portugal
China
Italy
United States
Portugal
Latin America
Mexico
Mexico
Chile
Chile
Cuba
Italy
United States
China
Subject
Pan--Americanism
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
World War, 1939-1945
Spanish--American War, 1898
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Occupation
Diplomats
Activity

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Birth 1873-04-10

Death 1959-07-10

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