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Charles Ames Washburn

Charles Ames Washburn, American diplomat.

Background

  • Washburn, Charles Ames was born on March 16, 1822 in Livermore, Maine, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate Bowdoin College, 1848.

    Career

    • Editor Alta Cal; minister, 1863-1868, escaped from Paraguay in United States Ship Wasp when Americans were accused of giving aid to Brazil during Brazilian-Paraguayan War, 1868.

    Works

    • Author: Philip Thaxter (novel), 1861. Gomery of Montgomery (novel), 1865. Political Evolution, 1877.

      From Poverty to Competence, 1877. History of Paraguay, 2 vols., 1879.
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    Born March 16, 1822
    Died January 26, 1889
    (aged 66)
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