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Whitelaw Reid

Born: 27-Oct-1837
Birthplace: Cedarville, OH
Died: 15-Dec-1912
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of the New York Tribune, 1872-1905

Father: Robert Chariton Reid
Mother: Marion Whitelaw Ronalds
Wife: Elizabeth Mills (dau. of Darius Ogden Mills, m. 26-Apr-1881, one son, one daughter)
Son: Ogden Mills Reid (Tribune Editor, b. 1882, d. 1947)
Daughter: Jean Reid

    High School: Xenia Academy
    University: BA, Miami University of Ohio (1853-56)
    Administrator: Vice Chancellor, State University of New York (1902-04)
    Administrator: Chancellor, State University of New York (1904-05)

    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1905-12)
    US Ambassador to France (1889-92)
    The New York Tribune Editor (1872-1905)
    The New York Tribune Managing Editor (1869-72)
    The New York Tribune 2nd Editor (1868-69)
    Congressional Staff Librarian of the House of Representatives
    Cincinnati Gazette Washington Correspondent (1862-68)
    Cincinnati Gazette War Reporter (1861-62)
    Cincinnati Gazette City Editor (1861)
    Xenia News Publisher and Editor (1857-60)
    University Club of New York
    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Author of books:
After the War: A Southern Tour (1867)
Ohio in the War (1868, 2 vols.)
Problems of Expansion: As Considered in Papers and Addresses (1900)
Careers for the Coming Men: Practical and Authoritative Discussions of the Professions and Callings Open to Young Americans (1904)
American and English Studies (1913)

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