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John Hay

John Hay, American Secretary.

Background

  • Hay, John was born on October 8, 1838 in Salem, Indiana, United States. Son of Doctor Charles and Helen (Leonard) Hay.

  • Education

    • Common school education, Warsaw, Illinois, academic in Springfield, Illinois. Graduate Brown, 1858 (A.M., Doctor of Laws. Also Doctor of Laws, Princeton, Yale, Harvard and Western Reserve universities).

    Career

    • Admitted to Illinois bar. One of private secs. of President Lincoln. Bvtd. colonel, United States vols., assistant adjutant general.

      Secretary of legation, Paris, Madrid, Vienna. Charge d’affaires, Vienna. 1st assistant secretary state, 1879-1881.

      President International Sanitary Conference, 1881. Ambassador to England, 1897-1898. Secretary of state, United States, 1898—1905.

      Author: Castilian Days, 1871. Pike County Ballads, 1871. Translation of Castelar’s Democracy in Europe, 1872 (serial).

      Abraham Lincoln, a History (with John G. Nicolay), 1890. Poems, 1890. Home: Washington, Distric.

    Works

    • Author: Castilian Days, 1871. Pike County Ballads, 1871. Translation of Castelar’s Democracy in Europe, 1872 (serial).Abraham Lincoln, a History (with John G. Nicolay), 1890. Poems, 1890.

    Connections

    • Married Clara.
    • father: Doctor Charles Hay
    • mother: Helen (Leonard) Hay
    • spouse: Clara
    John Hay
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    Born October 8, 1838
    Died 1905
    (aged 66)
    Nationality
    • 1858
      University of Brown
    • 1879 - 1881
      12th United States Assistant Secretary of State
    • 1898 - 1905
      37th United States Secretary of State

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