Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968Variant names
Arthur Sweetser was born on July 16, 1888, in Boston, Mass., to M. Foster Sweetser and Edith Ashton Balch. Prepared at the Boston Latin School, he received his Harvard AB in 1911 and his AM in 1912. After graduation, Sweetser worked as a newspaper reporter. He married Ruth Gregory on Jun 19, 1915; together they had five children. During World War I, he served in the American Air Force. After the war, Sweetser began working for the League of Nations in Geneva. Resigned after the beginning of World War II, he returned to the United States and served in the Office of War Information. Sweetser was a member of the American delegation involved in the establishment of the United Nations, and was the first head of the United Nations' Information Center in Washington, D.C. Sweetser also was the first president of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. He died on January 20, 1968.
From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1936, 1968, and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 694355748
Public official and journalist.
From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1926-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073297
From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1913-1963 (bulk 1919-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063796
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