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Henry P. Fletcher

Henry Prather Fletcher (April 10, 1873 – July 10, 1959) was an American diplomat.

Fletcher was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1873. He was the fourth cousin once removed of William McKinley.

He served in the U.S. military as one of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders, and later worked as a diplomat, serving as Ambassador of the United States to Chile, Mexico, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Italy. He was also Chairman of the GOP.

He died in 1959 at his home in Newport, Rhode Island, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Norman H. Davis
Under Secretary of State
1921–1922
Succeeded by
William Phillips
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Thomas C. Dawson
United States Minister to Chile
9 September 1910–19 November 1914
United States diplomatic mission
upgraded to Embassy
United States diplomatic mission
upgraded from Legation
United States Ambassador to Chile
19 November 1914–9 March 1916
Succeeded by
Joseph H. Shea
Preceded by
Henry Lane Wilson
United States Ambassador to Mexico
1916–1919
Succeeded by
Charles B. Warren
Preceded by
Richard Washburn Child
United States Ambassador to Italy
1924–1929
Succeeded by
John W. Garrett
Party political offices
Preceded by
Everett Sanders
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
1934 - 1936
Succeeded by
John Hamilton
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Henry Prather Fletcher (April 10, 1873July 10, 1959) was an American diplomat.

Fletcher was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1873. He was the fourth cousin once removed of William McKinley.

He served in the U.S. military as one of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders, and later worked as a diplomat, serving as Ambassador of the United States to Chile, Mexico, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Italy. He was also Chairman of the GOP.

He died in 1959 at his home in Newport, Rhode Island, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Template:Start box |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #ccccff;" | Political offices

|- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Norman H. Davis |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|Under Secretary of State
1921–1922 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
William Phillips |- |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #FACEFF;" | Diplomatic posts

|- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Thomas C. Dawson |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|United States Minister to Chile
9 September 1910–19 November 1914 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="{{{rows}}}"| United States diplomatic mission
upgraded to Embassy
|- |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="{{{rows}}}"| United States diplomatic mission
upgraded from Legation
|width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|United States Ambassador to Chile
19 November 1914–9 March 1916 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Joseph H. Shea |- |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Henry Lane Wilson |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|United States Ambassador to Mexico
1916–1919 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Charles B. Warren |- |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Richard Washburn Child |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|United States Ambassador to Italy
1924–1929 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
John W. Garrett |- |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #FFBF00;" | Party political offices

|- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Everett Sanders |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|Chairman of the Republican National Committee
1934 - 1936 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
John Hamilton |- Template:End box

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