Leo Stanton Rowe

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Leo Stanton Rowe
Leo Stanton Rowe in 1917.jpg
Rowe in 1917
United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
In office
1917–1919
Director General of the Pan-American Union
In office
1920–1946
Personal details
Born(1871-09-17)September 17, 1871
McGregor, Iowa
DiedDecember 5, 1946(1946-12-05) (aged 75)
Washington, DC

Leo Stanton Rowe (September 17, 1871 – December 5, 1946) was the director general of the Pan-American Union from 1920 to 1946.[1]

Life[edit]

He was born on September 17, 1871 in McGregor, Iowa to Louis Rowe and Catherine Raff. His family moved to Philadelphia and he attended high school and graduated in 1887. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in 1890. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Halle in 1893. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1895.

He taught political science at the University of Pennsylvania from 1896 to 1917.

He was United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury from 1917 to 1919.[2][3] He was the director general of the Pan-American Union from 1920 to 1946. He died on December 5, 1946 in Washington, DC.[4]

Works[edit]

  • The United States and Porto Rico: With Special Reference to the Problems Arising Out of Our Contact with the Spanish-American Civilization. Longmans, Green, and Company. 1904.;
  • Problems of City Government (1908);
  • The Federal Systems of the Argentine Republic (1921).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Friend Of The Americas". New York Times. September 18, 1945. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  2. ^ "Rowe, Leo Stanton". The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
  3. ^ "Rowe, Leo Stanton". Encyclopaedia Judaica. Gale Group.
  4. ^ "Leo S. Rowe". New York Times. December 7, 1946. Retrieved 2015-10-07.