Nelson O’Shaughnessy Edit Profile
Georgetown College, 1892. Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford, England, 1899. Studied international law at Inner Temple, London, 1899-1901, and foreign langs. in various countries of Europe.
Doctor of Laws, Fordham University, 1922.
1 son, Elim. Appointed secretary Legation, Copenhagen, 1904. 3d secretary embassy, Berlin, 1905, St. Petersburg, 1906, Vienna, 1907. Secretary legation Bucharest, Roumania, 1909.
2d secretary embassy, Mexico, 1911, secretary, 1912, charge d’affaires, July 17, 1913, continuing during non-recognition by United States of government of General Huerta. Given passports by Huerta government, April 22, 1914. Special diplomatic agent attached to Vienna, August 3, 1914.
Retired from diplomatic service, 1916, as secretary of embassy of first class. Republican in S. America of Western Union Telegraph Company, 1918-1919, to procure cable concessions between North and South America. Representative of America bondholders on Board of the Autonomous Monopolies of Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, Belgrade.
First Plattsburg Training Camp, August, 1915.
Married Edith Louise Coues, April.