James Mark Sullivan
James Mark Sullivan (January 6, 1873 – August 15, 1935), was a lawyer and the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Santo Domingo under Woodrow Wilson. He was arrested in Dublin in 1916 for aiding the Irish rebellion.
He was born in Kerry, Ireland on January 6, 1873. He died in St. Petersburg, Florida on August 15, 1935. He emigrated to the United States with his family when he was a boy around 1880 and he became a lawyer and prize fight promoter there. Also becoming the Manager-Director of the Gaelic American.
In March 1916 he and Henry M. Fitzgibbon founded the 'Film Company of Ireland'.
He served during turbulent times in the history of the Dominican Republic and was recalled to Washington at least once because "his services have not been wholly satisfactory". He was appointed August 12, 1913 and left the post on June 20, 1915.
- "James Mark Sullivan (1873-1935)". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Dominican Republic). Appointed: August 12, 1913. Presentation of Credentials: September 23, 1913. Termination of Mission: Left post June 20, 1915.
- "James Sullivan, Ex-diplomat, Dead. New York Lawyer Served Two Years as Minister to Santo Domingo Under Wilson". New York Times. August 17, 1935. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
James Mark Sullivan, Irish-born lawyer, had a stormy career as United States Minister to Santo Domingo and shortly afterward, when he was arrested in ...
- Sedgwick, Hubert M (August 18, 1935). "Sullivan Had Rapid Rise To Success". Hartford Courant. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
James Mark Sullivan, the Connecticut boy whom William Jennings Bryan made an international character by terming him "a deserving Democrat'" and securing his appointment as envoy to Santo Domingo, closed a career of radiance. Celtic vigor of wit and...
- Woodrow Wilson And The Progressive Era 1910-1917 by Arthur S. Link p.97
- "Santo Domingo and Hayti". The Independent. Jul 13, 1914. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
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