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John Hays Hammond, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1855
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1936
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Chief mining engineer for Cecil Rhodes in Africa.

Involved in the "Jameson Raid".

Along with Theodore Marburg, he was one of the founders in 1910 of the American Society for the Judicial Settlement of International Disputes. He became its president.

In 1915, he organized the World Court League and took part in the formation of the League to Enforce Peace.

He was on the cover of "Time" magazine, May 10, 1926.

Buried on June 11, 1936. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Pindell Hammond (1820 - 1891)
  Sarah Elizabeth Hays Hammond (1822 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Natalie Harris Hammond (1859 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Harris Hays Hammond (1881 - 1969)*
  Nathaniel Harris Hammond (1882 - 1907)*
  John Hays Hammond (1888 - 1965)*
  Richard Pindell Hammond (1896 - 1980)*
  Natalie Hays Hammond (1904 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin Lea (1846 - 1853)**
  John Hays Hammond (1855 - 1936)
  Harry Truett Hammond (1856 - 1883)*
  Richard Pindell Hammond (1859 - 1900)*
  Sallie T. Hammond (1862 - 1869)*
  Cornelia P. Hammond (1864 - 1865)*
  Mary Elizabeth Hammond (1865 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 185 - Lot 21229
 
Created by: NWO
Record added: Dec 31, 2008
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John Hays Hammond, Sr
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