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Samuel Flagg Bemis

Born: 20-Oct-1891
Birthplace: Worcester, MA
Died: 26-Sep-1973
Location of death: Bridgeport, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Scholar of diplomacy

Father: Charles Harris Bemis (b. 1-Sep-1864, d. 15-Jun-1951)
Mother: Flora Minerva
Wife: Ruth M. Steele (m. 20-Jun-1919, one daughter)
Daughter: Barbara

    University: BA, Clark University (1912)
    University: AM, Clark University (1913)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1915)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1916)
    Professor: Colorado College (1917-21)
    Professor: History, Whitman College (1921-23)
    Professor: George Washington University (1924-34)
    Professor: Diplomatic History, Yale University (1935-60)

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1927 for Pinckney's Treaty
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1950 for John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy
    Carnegie Institution for Science Research Assoc., Div. of Historical Research (1923-24)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1958
    American Antiquarian Society
    American Historical Association President (1961)
    Massachusetts Historical Society

Author of books:
Jay's Treaty: A Study in Commerce and Diplomacy (1923, international affairs)
Pinckney's Treaty: A Study of America's Advantage from Europe's Distress, 1783-1800 (1926, international affairs)
The Hussey-Cumberland Mission and American Independence: An Essay in the Diplomacy of the American Revolution (1931, international affairs)
Guide To The Diplomatic History of the United States, 1775-1921 (1935, international affairs)
A Diplomatic History of the United States (1936, international affairs)
Early Diplomatic Missions from Buenos Aires to the United States, 1811-1824 (1940, international affairs)
The Latin American Policy of the United States (1943, international affairs)
John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy (1949, international affairs)
John Quincy Adams and the Union (1956, history)
The Diplomacy of the American Revolution (1957, international affairs)


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