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Herbert C. Pell

AKA Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr.

Born: 16-Feb-1884
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 17-Jul-1961
Location of death: Munich, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered off Beavertail, Jamestown, RI)

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Portugal, 1937-41

Wife: Matilda Bigelow (m. 3-Nov-1915, div. 1927)
Son: Claiborne Pell (US Congressman, b. 22-Nov-1918, d. 1-Jan-2009)
Wife: Mildred Bigelow ("Olive Tilton Bigelow", m. 1927, d. 1980)

    High School: Pomfret School
    University: Harvard University
    University: Columbia University

    UN War Crimes Commission US Representative (1943-45)
    US Ambassador to Hungary (1941-42, diplomatic relations severed)
    US Ambassador to Portugal (1937-41)
    Democratic National Campaign Committee Vice Chairman (1936)
    New York Democratic Party State Chairman (1921-26)
    US Congressman, New York 17th (4-Mar-1919 to 3-Mar-1921)


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