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Henry Clay Ide
Birth: Sep. 18, 1844
Barnet
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1921
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA

US Governor-General of the Philippines; later US Ambassador to Spain. Graduated from Dartmouth College in 1866, and became a high school principal in Vermont and Massachusetts while he read law to prepare for admittance to the bar. Began practicing law in 1870. Served as a Vermont State Senator, 1882 to 1885, representing Caledonia County. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison in 1893 to be US Commissioner in Samoa, an appointment in conjunction with Great Britain and Germany. In Samoa, he served in the capacity of Chief Justice. Appointed Finance Secretary of the Philippines (1901 to 1906). Appointed Vice Governor-General (1904 to 1905), Acting Governor-General (1905 to 1906), and ultimately US Governor-General of the Philippines in 1906. Chosen by President Taft to be US Ambassador to Spain, serving from 1909 to 1913. Twice awarded an honourary Doctor of Laws degree, by Dartmouth College in 1900 and by Tufts College in 1903. (bio by: wildgoose) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary M. Melcher Ide (1844 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Adelaide Melcher Ide (1872 - 1898)*
  Henry Joseph Ide (1875 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
 
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Originally Created by: wildgoose
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
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