Francis Bowes Sayre, Sr. Politician
Francis Bowes Sayre, Sr. (April 30, 1885 – March 29, 1972) was a professor at Harvard Law School and a son-in-law of President Woodrow Wilson. He was born on April 30, 1885. 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 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 received the title Phraya Kanlayana Maitri from King Prajadhipok and was appointed Siam's representative on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Sayre's immediate subordinate in his capacity of Assistant Secretary of State was Alger Hiss. Sayre declined to testify as a character witness for the defense at Hiss's perjury trials. He died on March 29, 1972. Sayre's son, Francis Bowes Sayre, Jr., (1915–2008) was the dean of the National Cathedral in Washington from 1951 until his retirement in 1978.
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|April 30th, 1885|
1. Harvard Law School Colleges/University
Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world.
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2. Williams College Colleges/University
Williams College is a private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Originally a men's college, Williams became co-educational in 1970. Fraternities were also phased out during this period, beginning in 1962. Williams forms part of the historic Little Three colleges, along with Wesleyan University and rival Amherst College.
2013. 1.89 bil. $
2010. 1.53 bil. $
June 22nd, 1793
2013. 17.0 %
2012. 16.7 %
2011. 17.3 %
2010. 19.0 %
2013. 46.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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