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Alanson Bigelow Houghton Edit Profile

ambassador , businessman , diplomat , politician

He was a famous politician.

Background

Alanson B. Houghton was born on October 10, 1863 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. His father, Amory Houghton Jr, would be named president of Corning Glass Works, the company founded by his grandfather, Amory Houghton Sr, in 1851. In 1868, his family moved to Corning, New York. He attended the Corning Free Academy in Corning and St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. Houghton graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and then pursued postgraduate courses in Europe. He attended graduate school in G

Education

Doctor of Laws in 1927 After Harvard, Alanson attended postgraduate courses in Europe. He attended graduate school in G

Career

Under Houghton

Politics

a member of the Republican Party