Henry Percival Dodge

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Henry Percival Dodge (January 18, 1870 - October 16, 1936) was a United States Ambassador.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 18, 1870 to Henry Cleaves Dodge and Alice Almia Lamb. He graduated from Harvard University in 1892. He married Margaret Riché Adams (?-1920) and she died by falling down an elevator shaft.[2] After her death, he married Agnes Page-Brown in 1922.[1][3]

He was the United States Ambassador to Honduras from 1907 to 1908; United States Ambassador to El Salvador from 1907 to 1909; United States Ambassador to Morocco from 1909 to 1910; United States Ambassador to Panama from 1911 to 1913; United States Ambassador to Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 1919 to 1926; and United States Ambassador to Denmark from 1926 to 1930.[1]

He died in Zurich, Switzerland on October 16, 1936.[1] His widow died in 1952.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Henry Percival Dodge". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-01-07. ... also known as H. Percival Dodge — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 18, 1870. U.S. Minister to Honduras, 1907-08; Salvador, 1907-09; Morocco, 1909-10; Panama, 1911-13; Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, 1919-26; Denmark, 1926-30. Died in Zurich, Switzerland, October 16, 1936 (age 66 years, 272 days). Burial location unknown. 
  2. ^ "Mrs. H. Percival Dodge Killed In Washington. Wife of the Minister to the Serbs Plunges Through Apartment Elevator Guard to Lobby". New York Times. January 1, 1920. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 
  3. ^ a b "Mrs. H. Percival Dodge". New York Times. February 21, 1953. Retrieved 2015-05-07.