William Elliot Gonzales

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William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921.

Biography[edit]

Gonzalez and his staff in Cuba, 1919.

He was born in 1866 to Ambrosio José Gonzales and Harriet Rutledge Elliott. On February 2, 1887 he married Sarah C. Shiver. He served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. He was later the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919. He was the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. He died on October 20, 1937.[1] He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "W. E. Gonzales, 71, Carolina Editor. Publisher of The State Last of Three Brothers Who Built Up Paper in Columbia". New York Times. October 21, 1937. Retrieved 2011-01-05. William Elliott Gonzales, editor and publisher of The State; and former Ambassador to Peru, died at his home in this city today shortly after noon at the age of 71. He was taken ill early in the Summer 
  2. ^ "William Elliot Gonzalez". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2009-02-23.