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Charles Ames Washburn

diplomat

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.