Gerard, James W.

Nice photo of the New York lawyer and jurist, Ambassador to Germany 1913-17

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(1867-1951) NY lawyer and NY Supreme Court judge 1908-1913, Ambassador to Spain 1913, to Germany 1913-17. In 1914, he was the Democratic (Tammany Hall) candidate for Senator from New York. He defeated Anti-Tammany Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Democratic primary, but lost the election to James W. Wadsworth, Jr. On the declaration of war by the US, he was recalled from his post of Ambassador at Berlin and practiced law in New York City. As Ambassador, he won universal acclaim for handling US and Allied interests as the only great power diplomatic representative in Germany in first 2 years of WW I. After War was declared, became rabidly anti-German and proposed hanging German-Americans from lampposts! After US entered War, worked with Hoover for Belgian and French relief. After War advocated League of Nations, represented US at coronation of George VI in 1937. In WW II, active in Dutch, Chinese and Russian relief. Author. ISP, 10 x 8 Mishkin Studio of New York bust portrait inscribed and signed.

Condition: Very good, small spot at top left corner
Type:Photograph






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