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Whitelaw Reid

  • 1837, Oct. 27: Born, Xenia, Ohio
  • 1856: B. A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • 1858 - 1859 : Editor, Xenia News, Xenia, Ohio
  • 1860 - 1861 : Legislative correspondent, Cincinnati Gazette, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1861 - 1862 : War correspondent, Cincinnati Gazette
  • 1862 - 1868 : Washington, D.C., correspondent, Cincinnati Gazette
  • 1866: Published After the War: A Southern Tour, May 1, 1865 to May 1, 1866 (Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. 589 pp.)
  • 1868: Member, editorial staff, New York Tribune; Published Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers (Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. 2 vols.)
  • 1869: Managing editor, New York Tribune
  • 1872 - 1905 : Editor-in-chief and chief proprietor, New York Tribune
  • 1881: Married Elisabeth Mills
  • 1889 - 1892 : United States minister to France
  • 1892: Republican nominee for vice president
  • 1897: Special ambassador, Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria of England
  • 1898: Member, American commission to negotiate peace with Spain
  • 1902: Special ambassador to the coronation of Edward VII, King of England
  • 1905 - 1912 : United States ambassador to Great Britain
  • 1911: Published The Scot in America and the Ulster Scot (London: Harrison and Sons. 56 pp.)
  • 1912, Dec. 15: Died, London, England

Elisabeth Mills Reid

  • 1858, Jan. 6: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1881: Married Whitelaw Reid
  • 1898 - 1899 : Secretary, Red Cross Society for the Maintenance of Trained Nurses Chairman, Red Cross Committee on Nursing for the Philippines
  • 1915: Chairman, American Red Cross, London, England, chapter
  • 1931, Apr. 30: Died, Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France

Ogden Mills Reid

  • 1882, May 16: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1904: B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1907: LL.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1911: Married Helen Rogers
  • 1908 - 1912 : Reportorial and editorial staff, New York Tribune
  • 1912: President of Tribune Association and editor of the New York Tribune
  • 1924: Purchased New York Herald
  • 1947, Jan. 3: Died, New York, N.Y.

Helen Rogers Reid

  • 1882, Nov. 23: Born, Appleton, Wis.
  • 1903: B.A., Barnard College, New York, N.Y.
  • 1903 - 1911 : Social secretary to Elisabeth Mills Reid
  • 1911: Married Ogden Mills Reid
  • 1918 - 1947 : Advertising manager, New York Tribune and New York Herald Tribune
  • 1947 - 1953 : President, New York Herald Tribune, Inc.
  • 1953 - 1955 : Chairman, board of directors, New York Herald Tribune, Inc.
  • 1970, July 28: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Reid Family Fapers, 1795-1970, (bulk 1869-1970), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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correspondedWith Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 person
correspondedWith Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989 person
associatedWith American Red Cross. corporateBody
correspondedWith Andrews, Bert, 1901-1953 person
correspondedWith Babcock, John V. (John Vincent) person
associatedWith Bagdikian, Ben H. person
associatedWith Barnard College. corporateBody
correspondedWith Barrett, Lois A. person
associatedWith Bellevue Hospital. Training School for Nurses. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bing, André person
correspondedWith Boardman, Mabel Thorp, 1860-1946 person
correspondedWith Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929 person
correspondedWith Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 person
correspondedWith Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 person
associatedWith Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 person
associatedWith Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 person
correspondedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 person
correspondedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 person
correspondedWith Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René), 1871-1955 person
correspondedWith Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931 person
correspondedWith Draper, Gladys V. person
correspondedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
correspondedWith Fitzwater, Fanny Fern person
associatedWith Fresh Air Fund. corporateBody
correspondedWith Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877- person
correspondedWith Gillett, Frederick Huntington, 1851-1935 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
correspondedWith Hawkins, Eric, 1888- person
associatedWith Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893 person
correspondedWith Hill, Elsie M. (Elsie Mary), 1883- person
correspondedWith Hills, Laurence, 1879-1941 person
correspondedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
correspondedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
correspondedWith Lewis, Leon L. person
correspondedWith Lezard, Selwyn person
correspondedWith Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 person
correspondedWith Longman, Edward G., 1881-1969 person
associatedWith MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 person
correspondedWith Milholland, John E., 1860-1925 person
correspondedWith Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 person
correspondedWith Mills, Ogden, 1856-1929 person
correspondedWith Moses, George H. (George Higgins), 1869-1944 person
associatedWith New York Herald Tribune Forum. corporateBody
associatedWith New York University. corporateBody
correspondedWith Noël, Lucie person
correspondedWith Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956 person
correspondedWith Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 person
correspondedWith Pitney, Fred B. person
associatedWith Reed family. family
associatedWith Reid, Elisabeth Mills, 1858-1931 person
associatedWith Reid Foundation. Reid Foundation records. 1944-1958. corporateBody
associatedWith Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970 person
associatedWith Reid, Ogden Mills, 1882-1947 person
associatedWith Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912 person
associatedWith Republican Party (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
correspondedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
correspondedWith Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952 person
correspondedWith Tallin, Marcel M. person
correspondedWith Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961 person
correspondedWith Thorpe, Kay person
associatedWith Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886 person
correspondedWith Trudeau, Francis B. person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith United States. President's Commission on the Status of Women. corporateBody
correspondedWith Valera, Purificacion C. person
correspondedWith Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Witcover, Jules. person
correspondedWith Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927 person
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