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James Rudolph Partridge

James Rudolph Partridge, American diplomat.

Background

  • Partridge, James Rudolph was born in 1823 in Baltimore. Son of Eaton R. and Susan (Crook) Partridge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1841, Bachelor of Laws, 1843.

    Career

    • Elected to Maryland. Legislature, 1856. Secretary of state Maryland., 1858. Appointed commissioner Exhibition of Industries of All Nations, 1862.

      United States minister resident to Honduras, 1862-1863, Salvador, 1863-1866. Minister to Venezuela, 1869-1870, Brazil, 1871-1877. Arbitrator of claims of Lord Dundonald against Government of Brazil.

      Appointed to diplomatic mission in Peru, 1882, served 1 year.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Baltzell, October 21, 1847, 2 children.
    • father: Eaton R. Partridge
    • mother: Susan (Crook) Partridge
    • spouse: Mary Baltzell
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    Born 1823
    Died February 24, 1884
    (aged 61)
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