Francis Bowes SAYRE

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American politician

AmericanBorn Francis Bowes SAYRE

American professor at Harvard Law School, High Commissioner of the Philippines, and a son-in-law of President Woodrow Wilson

Born on April 30, 1885 in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA , United States

Died on March 29, 1972 in Washington, D.C., USA

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On 25 November 1913, he married Jessie Woodrow Wilson (1887–1933), the daughter of President Woodrow Wilson, in a ceremony at the White House.



He later served as foreign affairs advisor to the government of King Chulalongkorn of Siam, Assistant Secretary of State, High Commissioner of the Philippines, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Trusteeship Council. While Sayre was Siam's foreign affairs advisor, he was appointed by King Prajadhipok as Siam's representative on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. He was awarded the Grand Cross of the Crown of Siam, and was the second American advisor to be awarded the title Phya Kalyanamaitri or "the beautiful in friendship."

...   On 25 November 1913, he married Jessie Woodrow Wilson (1887–1933), the daughter of President Woodrow Wilson, in a ceremony at the White House.



He later served as foreign affairs advisor to the government of King Chulalongkorn of Siam, Assistant Secretary of State, High Commissioner of the Philippines, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Trusteeship Council. While Sayre was Siam's foreign affairs advisor, he was appointed by King Prajadhipok as Siam's representative on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. He was awarded the Grand Cross of the Crown of Siam, and was the second American advisor to be awarded the title Phya Kalyanamaitri or "the beautiful in friendship."



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