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President Coolidge promotes Spanish American War veteran and career diplomat Fred Fisher
"Partly Printed Document Signed ?Calvin Coolidge? as President and ?Charles E. Hughes? as Secretary of State, 1p, 23? x 17.5?. Washington, December 20, 1924. Completed in calligraphy. Superb 3.5?-diameter blind embossed Seal of the United States affixed at lower left. Folds. Fine condition. President Coolidge appoints Fred D. Fisher of Oregon as ?a Foreign Service Officer Class four...? Fred Douglas Fisher served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. He was U.S. Vice Consul in Nagasaki, Japan (1901-1904), U.S. Consul in Tamsui (1904-1906), Harbin (1906-1908), and Newchwang, China (1908-1910), Johannesburg, South Africa (1919-1921), Nantes, France (1924), Santos, Brazil (1926-1929), and Nassau, Bahamas (1932) and as U.S. Consul General in Mukden (1910-1914) and Tientsin, China (1916-1917). Charles Evans Hughes, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1910-1916), later served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1930-1941)."
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