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 Oscar Solomon Straus

Oscar Solomon Straus

Birth
Otterberg, Kaiserslauterner Landkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death 3 May 1926 (aged 75)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6945260 · View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Diplomat. Served as United States Minister to Turkey from 1887 to 1889 and from 1898 to 1899, as United States Secretary of Commerce in the Taft Administration from 1906 to 1909, and as United States Ambassador to Turkey again from 1909 to 1910. In 1912 he was an unsuccessful candidtae for the Governor of New York.

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  • Added: 22 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6945260
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Solomon Straus (23 Dec 1850–3 May 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6945260, citing Beth El Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .