Charles Lewis Hoover
(1872-Cir 1947)


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1. Helen Elizabeth Lowrie

Charles Lewis Hoover

  • Born: 11 Jan 1872, . Oskaloosa, Indiana, USA
  • Marriage (1): Helen Elizabeth Lowrie
  • Died: Cir 1947, New York, New York, USA about age 75
  • Buried: The Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, NY, USA

   Another name for Charles was Chad.

  Noted events in his life were:

Notes. The Encyclopedia Britannica of 193? lists details of his life:
HOOVER, Charles Lewis, consul gen.; b. Oskaloosa, Ia., Jan. 11, 1872; s. Samuel A. and Miriam J. (Beardsley) H.; ed. U. of Mo., Cotner U., U. of Chicago, and by pvt tutors; m. Helen E. Lowrie, of Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 1, 1901; children--Lois, Wilford Samuel. Superintendent schools, Edgemont, South Dakota, 1895-98; div. Supt. Schools., P.I., 1902-09; consul at Madrid, Spain, June 29, 1909-Aug. 21, 1912; at Carlsbad, Austria, Aug. 22, 1912-July 17, 1914; at Prague, Austria, July 18, 1914-Aug. 1916, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1916-1920 (resigned); reappt. As consul to Free City of Danzig July 1921, Batavia, Java, July 19, 1922; consul Batavia May-Oct. 1927, at Amsterdam, Jan. 1928-July 1934, at Hong Kong since Aug. 1934. Represented Dept. of State at Nat. Foreign Trade Council meeting, Cincinnati, O., 1918, Internat. Chamber Com. Meeting, Amsterdam, July, 1929. Silver medal, St. Louis Exposition, 1904, for scientific exhibit of collection of econ. Plants of P.I. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc. Presbyn. Author of brochures: The Wild Tribes of Mindanao; Flora of Mindanao; The dialects of the Philippines; The Constitution of Aragon. Home: New York, N.Y. Address: "On Lee," Mt. Davis Rd., Hong Kong.

"Teacher and Supt. of Schools, P. Ils, since 1902. Was Ry Mail Clerk 1898-02 resigned; City assessor, Edgemont, N.D. 27rs; Hotel clerk, etc. Education: High School; Univ. of Mo. scientific, 18 mos; Univ. Chicago-scientific-correspondence course 2 yrs."

Charles married Helen Elizabeth Lowrie. (Helen Elizabeth Lowrie died circa 1975 in New York, New York, USA and was buried in The Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, NY, USA.)

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