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Robert Lansing

  • Birth 17 Oct 1864 New York, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1928 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 21919

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served as Secretary of State from June 23, 1915 to February 13, 1920, during Woodrow Wilson administration. He attended the Peace Conference held at Versailles, France, as one of the five U.S. delegates in 1919. He was a lawyer for the U.S. government in disputes over the Alaskan boundary and the North Atlantic fisheries. He wrote several books on international law and on the Versailles peace negotiations.

Bio by: Rande S. Richardson

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  • Added: 25 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21919
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lansing (17 Oct 1864–30 Oct 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21919, citing Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .