Hugh Campbell Wallace

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Hugh Campbell Wallace in 1919

Hugh Campbell Wallace (February 10, 1864 – January 1, 1931) was an American businessman, political activist, and diplomat who is best known for his service as the United States Ambassador to France from 1919 to 1921.[1]


Wallace was born in Lexington, Missouri on February 10, 1864.[1]

He served as receiver of public monies in Salt Lake City in the late 1880s.[2] He later moved to Tacoma and served as a representative of the state of Washington on the Democratic National Committee in 1892 and 1896.[1]

He died on January 1, 1931.[1]


Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
William Graves Sharp
U.S. Ambassador to France
Succeeded by
Myron T. Herrick