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Bainbridge Colby

Bainbridge Colby

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Mar 22, 1920
Entry on Duty: Mar 23, 1920
Termination of Appointment: Mar 4, 1925
Presidency: Wilson

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1920 (vol 1-3), 1921 (vol. 1 & 2)



Profile
Born: December 22, 1869
Died: April 11, 1950
Married: Nathalie Sedgwick (divorced); Anne von Ahlstrand Ely
Education: Williams College: New York Law School
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Assisted in the founding of the Progressive Party in 1912

  • Trustee and vice president of the Emergency Fleet Corporation in 1918

  • Practiced law in partnership with Woodrow Wilson in New York City 1921-1923


  • Previous Secretary of State: Robert Lansing
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
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