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Edward M. House

Edward M. HouseAKA Edward Mandell House

Born: 26-Jul-1858
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 28-Mar-1938
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Advisor to Woodrow Wilson

Military service: Texas State Militia (Honorary Colonel)

One of Woodrow Wilson's closest advisors. Helped author the "Fourteen Points" and was instrumental in the drafting of the League of Nations. Towards the end of Wilson's administration, House and the president had a falling-out.

Father: Thomas William House (banker, d. 1880)
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Shearn
Wife: Loulie Hunter (m. 1881)

    High School: Hopkins School, New Haven, CT
    University: Cornell University (attended from 1877-80, dropped out)

Author of books:
Philip Dru: Administrator, A Story of Tomorrow (1910, novel)
What Really Happened at Paris: The Story of the Peace Conference (1921, ed. with Charles Seymour)

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