Robert P. Skinner Edit Profile
Education high school, Cincinnati.
Honorary Arvine Wales, June 17, 1897 (deceased January 1956). Owner and editor Evening Indiana, Massillon, O., 1886-1897. Consul at Marseilles, France, 1897-1901, consul-general, 1901-1908.
Consul-general at Hamburg, 1908-1914, at Berlin, January 1914-July 20, 1914. at London. England, 1914-1924; consul-general class 1, 1915-1924. Foreign service officer, class 1, 1924-1926.
Consul-general, Paris, 1924-1926. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Greece, 1926-1931, to Latvia, Esthonia and Lithuania, 1931-1933. Ambassador to Turkey, by appointment of President F. D. Roosevelt, 1933-1936.
Retired February 29, 1936. Commissioner plenipotentiary to establish relations and to negotiate a treaty between United States and Ethiopia, 1903. On special detail for the purpose of adjusting the claims of the creditors of the Republic of Liberia in Great Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands, 1912.
American member Nitrate of Soda Executive (organization purchased all nitrate of soda for explosives required by allies), 1918. Honorary member Society of the Felibrige. International Diplomatic Academy.
Clubs: The Pilgrims, Metropolitan (New York, Washington).
Married Helen Wales, d.