Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons), 1866-1936

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Lawyer, advisor to the U.S. Dept. of State, and international arbitrator.

From the description of Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953 (bulk 1896-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759050363

Biographical Note

  • 1886, Sept. 5: Born, Lakeville, Conn.
  • 1887: A.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1888 - 1889 : Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1891: Admitted to New York bar
  • 1896 - 1897 : Secretary for United States, Bering Sea Claims Commission
  • 1897: Formed partnership with Henry B. Anderson in law firm of Anderson and Anderson
  • 1898 - 1899 : Secretary for United States, U.S.-Great Britain Joint High Commission on Canadian Question
  • 1899: Married Harriet S. Ward
  • 1903: Assistant counsel for United States, Alaska Boundary Tribunal
  • 1905 - 1910 : Legal adviser for Department of State, Anglo-American negotiations for Canadian questions
  • 1910: Agent for United States, North Atlantic Coast Fisheries arbitration, Hague, Netherlands
  • 1910 - 1913 : Counselor for Department of State
  • 1913 - 1923 : U.S. arbitrator, American-British Pecuniary Claims Arbitration
  • 1913 - 1914 : Counsel for Costa Rica, Costa Rica-Panama boundary dispute
  • 1914 - 1915 : Legal adviser for Department of State
  • 1917 - 1918 : Counsel for War Industries Board
  • 1919: Counsel for International Red Cross
  • 1918 - 1921 : Counsel for Guatemala, Guatemala-Honduras boundary dispute
  • 1920 - 1921 : Counsel for Nicaragua, Nicaragua-Honduras
  • 1921 - 1922 : Legal adviser for United States, Washington Conference on Limitation of Armament
  • 1921 - 1922 : U.S. arbitrator, American-Norwegian Shipping Claims Arbitration
  • 1923: Counsel for Costa Rica, British-Costa Rican Arbitration
  • 1923 - 1936 : U.S. Commissioner, U.S.-Germany Mixed Claims Commission
  • 1927: Published Inviolability of Private Property Against Confiscation. New York: Appeal Printing Co.
  • 1933: Sole commissioner, Tripartite Claims between United States, Austria, and Hungary
  • 1936, Aug. 2: Died, York Harbor, Maine

From the guide to the Chandler P. Anderson Papers, 1894-1953, (bulk 1896-1929), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Robert Lansing Papers, 1831-1935, (bulk 1914-1920) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations. 1716 - 1994. Published Opinions and Decisions Relating to Submitted Claims and Administration
referencedIn Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 (bulk 1914-1920). Library of Congress
referencedIn Fred Kenelm Nielsen Papers, 1881-1961, (bulk 1900-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations. 1716 - 1994. Orders, Joint Motions, and Certified Statements
creatorOf Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. Frank B. Kellogg papers, 1890-1942 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fred Kenelm Nielsen Papers, 1881-1961, (bulk 1900-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921. Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Sheffield, James R. (James Rockwell), 1864-1938. James Rockwell Sheffield papers, 1768-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Chandler P. Anderson Papers, 1894-1953, (bulk 1896-1929) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Chandler P. Anderson Papers, 1894-1953, (bulk 1896-1929) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn James Rockwell Sheffield papers, 1768-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965. person
correspondedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 person
correspondedWith Cartright, Otis T. person
correspondedWith Cartwright, Otis T. person
associatedWith Conference on the Limitation of Armament (1921-1922 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Germany. 1921 Aug. 25. corporateBody
associatedWith Germany. Treaties, etc. United States, 1921 August 25. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 person
associatedWith Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921. person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 person
associatedWith Nielsen, Fred Kenelm, 1879- person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
correspondedWith Scott, James Brown, 1866-1943 person
associatedWith Sheffield, James R. (James Rockwell), 1864-1938. person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
correspondedWith Warren, Charles Beecher person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Great Britain
United States
Nicaragua
Germany
Great Britain
Central America
Soviet Union
Nicaragua
Germany
Central America
Subject
Boundaries
International law
International relations
Disarmament
World War, 1914-1918--Peace
Fishery law and legislation
World War, 1914-1918
Investments, American Soviet Union
World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain
Investments, American
Occupation
International arbitrators
Lawyers
Public officials
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Birth 1866

Death 1936

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