Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Joseph Hodges Choate

(Salem, Essex, Massachusetts; 24 Jan 1832 - 14 May 1917; Manhattan, New York)

His House

Education: Havard Law School
Occupation: Statesmen - Dipolmate and Lawyer
Member of the founding board of the American Museum of Natural History
Board Vice President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Governor of the New York Hospital for 40 years.
Twice President of the board of the New York State Charities Aid Association 
Served as President of the American Barr Associeation, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association.
1860: Became a junior partner of the firm of Evarts, Southmayd & Choate
1871: Became a member of the Committe of Seventy in Manhattan, New York.
1899: Appointed to the Court of St. James
1899: Appointed by President McKinley, U.S. Amassador to the United Kingdom
1907: Headed the American delegation to the Second Hauge Conference for the reduction of world armaments.
1917: Chairman of the New York Committe for the resecption of the Commissions from England and France.


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