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Herbert Wolcott Bowen

Herbert Wolcott Bowen, American diplomat. member class 1878, Yale, honorary.

Background

  • Bowen, Herbert Wolcott was born on February 29, 1856 in Brooklyn. Son of Henry Chandler and Lucy M. (Tappan) Bowen.

  • Education

    • Brother of Clarence Winthrop B. Studied at Brooklyn Polytechnic and in Europe. Member class 1878, Yale, honorary Master of Arts, 1903.

      Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, Columbia, 1881. Admitted to bar, 1881.

    Career

    • In practice, New York, 1884-1890. Consul, 1890-1895, consul general 1895-1899, Barcelona, Spain. Minister and consul general, Teheran, Persia, 1899-1901.

      Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Venezuela, 1901-1905, Counsel of the United States and Venezuela at The Hague Court, in Venezuelan case, 1903. District chairman Connecticut State Council of Defense, since 1917. Author: Verses, 1884.

      Losing Ground, 1889; In Divers Tones, 1890. De Genere Humano, 1893. International Law, 1895.

      Home: Woodstock, Conn.

    Works

    • Author: Verses, 1884. Losing Ground, 1889
    • In Divers Tones, 1890. De Genere Humano, 1893.

      International Law, 1895.

    Membership

    Member class 1878, Yale, honorary.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Mae Clegg, January 25, 1902.
    • father: Henry Chandler Bowen
    • mother: Lucy M. (Tappan) Bowen
    • spouse: Carolyn Mae Clegg
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    Born February 29, 1856
    Died March 29, 1927
    (aged 71)
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