Of lion. Giles W. and Bessie R. Hotchkiss, of Binghamton, March 24, 1867. Married second, Alice Bond, d. Elias G. and Mary A. Minard, of Poughkeepsie, February 2, 1910.
Studied law with Honorary Daniel S. Dickinson. Admitted to bar, 1865. Practiced law in Pennsylvania, at Binghamton, New York, and New York City, 1865-1877.
Abandoned profession because of broken health. Editor and proprietor Binghamton Republican, 1878-1911. In 1892 upon his suggestion and initiative the various news organizations of the country were combined into the present Associated Press.
Presidential elector, 1896. United States consul general to Turkey, 1897-1906. Diplomatic agent to Bulgaria, 1901-1903.
While diplomatic representative to Bulgaria the American missionary, Ellen M. Stone, was carried off by brigands. Released through his settlement and efforts. Member board to draft regulations for government of America Consular service, 1906.
American consul general-at-large, 1906-October 1, 1908. Trustee Barlow Industrial School, Binghamton. Author: History of Dickinson Family, 1885.
The Children and Other Verses, 1889. Political History of New York State—Cleveland to Hughes (in part), 1911. Political History of New York State, from Colonial Period (in part), 1914.
Home: Binghamton, New York.
Born November 15, 1842