William James Calhoun Edit Profile
Academic education, Union Seminary, Poland, O.
Admitted to bar, 1875. Practiced at Danville, Illinois, 1875-1898, Chicago from 1900. Senior member Calhoun, Lyford & Sheean, 1904.
Western counsel Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company Special commissioner for President McKinley to Cuba in 1897. Member United States Interstate Commerce Commission, 1898-1900. Special commissioner for President Roosevelt to Venezuela, 1905.
Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to China, December 1909-August, 1913. Republican.
Member Calhoun, Lyford & Sheean, 1904. Member United States Interstate Commerce Commission, 1898-1900.
Married Alice D. Harmon, December 26, 1875 (died 1898). Married second, Lucy Monroe, 1904.