Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921

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Governor and U.S. representative and senator from Rhode Island.

From the description of George Peabody Wetmore papers, 1885-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376908

Biographical Note

  • 1846, Aug. 2: Born, London, England
  • 1867: Graduated, Yale College, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1869: Graduated from law department, Columbia College, New York, N.Y., and admitted to Rhode Island bar Married Edith Malvina Keteltas
  • 1885 - 1886 : Governor of Rhode Island
  • 1895 - 1913 : Republican senator from Rhode Island
  • 1921: Died, Boston, Mass.

From the guide to the George Peabody Wetmore Papers, 1885-1916, (bulk 1895-1913), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909. Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908. Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry Frederick Lippitt papers, Lippitt (Henry Frederick) Papers, 1881-1933 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Durand, Henry Mortimer, Sir, 1850-1924. Typewritten letter signed : Lenox, Mass., to Sir Matthew Nathan, 1906 Sept. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wetmore, George. George Wetmore letters to Orpha E. Skinner, 1862-1863. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf George Peabody Wetmore Papers, 1885-1916, (bulk 1895-1913) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915. Nelson Aldrich microfilm collection, 1777-1930 (bulk 1879-1915) [microform]. Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library, Phillips Memorial Library
referencedIn O'Connor, Luke, d. 1935. Papers, 1878-1935. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Lippitt, Henry Frederick 1856-1933. Henry Frederick Lippitt Papers 1881 - 1933 Brown University, Brown University Library
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wetmore family papers, 1638-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921. Wetmore collection on Rhode Island commerce [microform], 1706-1851. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921. George Peabody Wetmore papers, 1885-1916. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wetmore family. Wetmore family papers, 1659-1919 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Watts" to "Willamov". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915. person
correspondedWith Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Ayrault, Stephen. person
correspondedWith Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Champlin, Christopher, 1731-1805. person
associatedWith Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Durand, Henry Mortimer, Sir, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 person
correspondedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lippitt, Henry Frederick 1856-1933 person
associatedWith Lopez, Aaron, 1731-1782. person
associatedWith Lopez, Abraham. person
correspondedWith Mackay-Smith, Alexander, 1850-1911 person
associatedWith O'Connor, Luke, d. 1935. person
associatedWith Redwood, Abraham. person
correspondedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
correspondedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 person
associatedWith Skinner, Orpha E., b. 1841. person
associatedWith Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. person
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 person
associatedWith United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1863). corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Commission of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Wetmore family. family
associatedWith Wetmore family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Newport (R.I.)
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Rhode Island--Newport
City planning--Washington (D.C.)
Art, Municipal--Washington (D.C.)
Art and state--United States
Parks--Washington (D.C.)
Historic sites--Washington (D.C.)
Monuments--Washington (D.C.)
Public works--Washington (D.C.)
Art, Municipal
Art and state
Public works
Senators, U.S. Congress--Rhode Island
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Rhode Island
Governors--Rhode Island


Birth 1846

Death 1921


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