Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

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U.S. ambassador to Italy and to Russia, U.S. postmaster general, and U.S. secretary of the navy.

From the description of George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1901-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78817587

Biographical Note

  • 1858, June 24: Born, Boston, Mass.
  • 1879: Graduated, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Circa 1879 - 1899 : Businessman, Boston, Mass.
  • 1889: Member, Common Council, Boston., Mass.
  • 1892 - 1897 : Member, Massachusetts house of representatives (speaker of the house, 1895-1897)
  • 1900 - 1904 : Member, Republican National Committee
  • 1900 - 1905 : Ambassador to Italy
  • 1905 - 1907 : Ambassador to Russia
  • 1907 - 1909 : Postmaster general
  • 1909 - 1913 : Secretary of the navy
  • 1918, Mar. 9: Died, Boston, Mass.

From the guide to the George von Lengerke Meyer Papers, 1900-1917, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Papers, ca.1845-1908 Houghton Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, 1620-1921 Houghton Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, 1620-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Davis, Charles Henry, 1865-. Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Progressive Party archives, 1912-1916. Houghton Library
referencedIn Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. HILLWOOD ESTATE MUSEUM & GARDENS
referencedIn Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library
creatorOf Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918. George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1901-1909. Library of Congress
referencedIn Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. Library of Congress
referencedIn Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. Additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Cooling, B. Franklin. Research notes. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Addresses and articles (bound), 1899-1921. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Gauss, John D. H. John D. Gauss Papers, 1892-1896. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library
creatorOf George von Lengerke Meyer Papers, 1900-1917 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937 Houghton Library
creatorOf Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918. George von Lengerke Mayer papers, 1808-1918. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. Papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1831-1920. person
associatedWith Cooling, B. Franklin. person
associatedWith Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dumaine, Frederic C., 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Gauss, John D. H. person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Guild, Curtis, 1860-1915. person
associatedWith Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932. person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Meyer family. family
associatedWith Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1891-1950. person
associatedWith Meyer, Marian Alice Appleton, b. 1862. person
correspondedWith Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. person
associatedWith Myers family. family
associatedWith Myers family. family
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith United States. Navy Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Post Office Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Japan
United States
Soviet Union
Italy
Russia
Italy
Russia
Japan
United States
Russia
United States
Italy
Subject
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Navy-yards and naval stations
Parcel post
Postal savings banks
Postal service
Russo
Russo
Cabinet officers
Cabinet officers
Occupation
Diplomats
Cabinet officers
Activity

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Birth 1858-06-24

Death 1918-03-09

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