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Herbert Wolcott Bowen

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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