Robert Peet Skinner

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Robert Peet Skinner in 1915

Robert Peet Skinner (February 24, 1866 – July 1, 1960) was an American diplomat, editor, and publisher.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Massillon, Ohio on February 24, 1866 to August T. Skinner and Cecelia van Rensselaer. On June 17, 1897 he married Helen Wales.[1]

He was the United States Consul in Marseille from 1897 to 1901; the United States Consul General in Marseille from 1901 to 1908; United States Consul General at the Consulate General of the United States, Hamburg from 1908 to 1914; United States Consul General at the Embassy of the United States, Berlin in 1914; United States Consul General at the Embassy of the United States, London from 1914 to 1924.[1]

He was the United States Ambassador to Greece from 1926 to 1932; United States Ambassador to Estonia from 1931 to 1933; United States Ambassador to Latvia from 1931 to 1933; United States Ambassador to Lithuania, 1931 to 1933; United States Ambassador to Turkey from 1933 to 1936.[1][2]

He died in Belfast, Maine on July 1, 1960.[3][1] He was buried in Massillon City Cemetery in Massillon, Ohio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Robert Peet Skinner". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  2. ^ "Robert Peet Skinner". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  3. ^ "Robert Skinner, 94, A Retired Diplomat". New York Times. July 3, 1960. Retrieved 2015-03-18.

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