Ds traces its beginnings to 1917, when then-us secretary of state robert lansing appointed joseph m nye to lead the first full-time security officers under the office of the chief special agent this corps of security professionals expanded significantly throughout world war one, world war two, and the cold war. Robert lansing was an american lawyer and conservative democratic politician who served as legal advisor to the state department at the outbreak of world war i, and then as united states secretary of state under president woodrow wilson from 1915 to 1920. During the course of world war ii he rose to the rank of colonel, first as an instructor at home in the united states, and later on combat missions in europe he remained involved with the united states air force reserve after the war and retired in 1959 as a brigadier general. This finding was officially reported to the paris peace conference at the close of the war by a “commission on the responsibility of the authors of the war,” which was chaired by american secretary of state robert lansing. John foster dulles: john foster dulles, us secretary of state (1953–59) under president dwight d eisenhower he was the architect of many major elements of us foreign policy in the cold war with the soviet union after world war ii.
Apush unit 12 study robert lansing was secretary of state during the first world war he helped negotiate the lansing-ishii treaty with japan henry cabot lodge an outspoken senator from massachusetts he was the leader of the irreconcilables who hampered the passing of the league of nations. Secretary of state robert lansing treaty of 1916 for the purchase of the danish west indies and the lansing-ishii agreement of 1917 with japan practiced international law in washington, dc died in washington, dc on october 30, 1928. Robert lansing, us secretary of state and one of the american commissioners to the paris peace conference, noted how ‘weygand with his black portfolio and immobile countenance [would] continue to create situations which require the use of military forces’ (lansing memorandum of 19 april 1919, cited in vol 57 of the papers of woodrow wilson.
Secretary of state william j bryan (1913-15) robert lansing (1915-20) bainbridge colby (1920-21) secretary of the treasury william g mcadoo (1913-18) world war i internet biographies: woodrow wilson-- from the presidents of the united states of america compiled by the white house. Minh, ho chi letter from nguyen ai quac [ho chi minh] to secretary of state robert lansing (with enclosure), 06/18/1919 letter from nguyen ai quac [ho chi. During world war i, colby was a member of the united states shipping board colby was a special assistant to the united states attorney general in an anti-trust action in 1917, and represented the us at the inter-allied conference at paris the same year. Robert lansing served as us secretary of state from june 1915 until february 1920 a career lawyer, lansing was a leading proponent of “benevolent neutrality” in the years before the united states entered the war.
What the world should be: woodrow wilson and the crafting of a faith-based foreign policy personal and confidential letters from secretary of state lansing to wood-row wilson washington, dc: library of congress photodupli- american diplomacy during the world war baltimore: the johns hopkins university press, 1942. Srodes also examines dulles's brother-in-law, robert lansing, who also served as secretary of state under president woodrow wilson his brother, john foster dulles, who was also secretary of state under president dwight d eisenhower. Allen dulles spent much of world war ii working for the office of strategic services, running the american intelligence operation out of the united states embassy in bern, switzerland.
John foster dulles (february 25, 1888 – may 24, 1959) served as us secretary of state under president dwight d eisenhower from 1953 to 1959 he was a significant figure in the early cold war era, advocating an aggressive stance against communism throughout the world. An influential secretary of state in his own right, foster directly influenced two future secretaries of state as well: son-in-law robert lansing (secretary of state for woodrow wilson, 1915-1919) and grandson john foster dulles (secretary of state for dwight d eisenhower, 1953-1959. Lovett served in the truman administration as under secretary of state from 1947 to 1949 and held a number of other senior governmental posts including assistant secretary of war for air (1941-1945), deputy secretary of defense (1950-1951), and secretary of defense (1951-1953.
Secretary of state lansing’s reply went on: “the government of the united states notes the threat of the german government to execute every prisoner of war found to have in his possession shotguns or shotgun ammunition. An in-depth look at the peace negotiations after world war i lansing served as united states secretary of state under president woodrow wilson between 1915 and 1920, and was a member of the american commission to negotiate peace at paris in 1919. Mrs robert lansing to secretary of state frank kellogg, january 18, 1929, file 116/174b, cdf, rg 59, na ↩ in 1936, the department’s leadership ultimately decided to provide baker with access to the documents. World war i biographies this webpage is a companion to a 42explore project on world war ii from eduscapes here you can connect to over 400 biography sites with information and photographs of important people - - - and one lone bird of the era.
World war ii george catlett marshall (december 31, 1880 – october 16, 1959) was an american military leader he was chief of staff of the army , secretary of state , and the third secretary of defense. A biography of john lansing jr 1754-1829 on january 30, 1754, john lansing was born in albany, ny, to gerrit jacob and jannetje lansing at age 21 lansing had completed his study of the law and was admitted to practice. When the secretary of state robert lansing conducted a series of cabinet meeting without the president, the first being in october 1919, edith wilson considered it an act of disloyalty and pushed for his replacement with the more acquiescent bainbridge colby.