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James Rudolph Partridge

diplomat

James Rudolph Partridge, American diplomat.

Background

Partridge, James Rudolph was born in 1823 in Baltimore. Son of Eaton R. and Susan (Crook) Partridge.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1841, Bachelor of Laws, 1843.

Career

Elected to Maryland. Legislature, 1856. Secretary of state Maryland., 1858. Appointed commissioner Exhibition of Industries of All Nations, 1862.

United States minister resident to Honduras, 1862-1863, Salvador, 1863-1866. Minister to Venezuela, 1869-1870, Brazil, 1871-1877. Arbitrator of claims of Lord Dundonald against Government of Brazil.

Appointed to diplomatic mission in Peru, 1882, served 1 year.

Connections

Married Mary Baltzell, October 21, 1847, 2 children.

father:
Eaton R. Partridge

mother:
Susan (Crook) Partridge

spouse:
Mary Baltzell