Miguel Cruchaga-Tocornal Edit Profile
Educated University of Chile, Santiago. Doctor of Laws, Catholic University of Chile, 1929.
In practice of law at Santiago, 1889-1891. Captain in Constitutional Army, Civil War, 1891. Solicitor of Ministry of Finance, 1891-1895.
Member Government Board of Solicitors, 1895-1900. Professor public private international law, University of Chile, 1891-1900. Member House of Deputies, Depts. of Victoria and Melipilla, 1900-1906.
Representative Chile at Latin American Scientific Congress, Montevideo, 1902. Minister of finance, 1904-1905. Prime minister with portfolio of Ministry of Interior, 1905-1906.
Minister to Argentina and Uruguay, 1908-1913, to Germany and Netherlands, 1913-1920. Ambassador to Brazil, 1923-1925. Chairman Chilean delegation to First World Conference on the Codification of International Law, The Hague, 1930.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, 1926-1927 and since 1931. President German-Mexican, Spanish-Mexican, and Italian-Mexican Mixed Claims Communications, since 1926. Neutral member for United States, of Permanent Arbitration Commission between Spain and United States.
Neutral umpire United States-Panama Claims Commission.
Member American Society International Law, Institut de Droit International de Bruxelles. Member Faculty Law of University of La Plata (Argentina).
Married Elvira Matte, May 7, 1893 (died, 1925).