Arthur Bailly-Blanchard

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Arthur Bailly-Blanchard (October 1, 1855 - August 25, 1925) sometimes written Arthur Bailey-Blanchard was an American diplomat. He was the American ambassador to Haiti from 1914 to 1921.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born on October 1, 1855 in New Orleans, Louisiana to T. Bailly-Blanchard, Jr. and Jeanne Eliza Field.[1]

In 1900 he was appointed the third secretary at the embassy in Paris, France.[2] He was the American ambassador to Haiti from 1914 to 1921. He was ambassador during turbulent times in the history of Haiti, arriving there on a US battleship.[3]

He died on August 25, 1925 at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Arthur Bailly-Blanchard". Political Graveyard. Archived from the original on 13 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-10. Bailly-Blanchard, Arthur (1855-1925) — of Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 1, 1855. Son of T. Bailly-Blanchard, Jr. and Jeanne Eliza (Field) Bailly-Blanchard. Democrat. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1914-21. Catholic. Died, in his room at the Mount Royal Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, August 22, 1925. Burial location unknown. 
  2. ^ "Presidential Appointments". New York Times. July 17, 1900. Retrieved 2011-05-09. Samuel Morrill of Massachusetts, Third Secretary of the embassy at Berlin. Arthur Baily Blanchard of Louisiana, Third Secretary of the embassy at Paris. 
  3. ^ "Santo Domingo and Hayti". The Independent. Jul 13, 1914. Retrieved August 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Arthur Bailey-Blanchard Found Dead in Hotel Room While on Leave. Forty Years a Diplomat. Served as Secretary of Paris and Tokyo Embassies ...". New York Times. August 26, 1925. Retrieved 2011-05-09.