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Richard Olney

Richard Olney

State of Residency: Massachusetts
Appointment: Jun 8, 1895
Entry on Duty: Jun 10, 1895
Termination of Appointment: Mar 5, 1897
Presidency: Cleveland
Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Dec 3, 1895

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1895 (vol. 1 & 2), 1896, 1897





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Born: September 15, 1835
Died: April 8, 1917
Married: Agnes Park Thomas
Education: Brown University; Harvard Law School
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions



Notable Events

  • Was a regent of the Smithsonian Institute 1900-1908


  • Previous Secretary of State: Walter Gresham
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