Colby, Bainbridge - from United States

ID: 250972
Organization: PIL
Country of meeting: USA in the year 1907

Lawyer, a political progressive, a co-founder of the United States Progressive Party and Woodrow Wilson's last Secretary of State. Colby was a Republican until he helped co-found the National Progressive Party in 1912. He ran for multiple offices as a member of that party, but never won.

Secretary of State from February 1920 until 1921, at a time when President Woodrow Wilson was medically handicapped and largely out of touch. He is best known for promoting a Good Neighbor policy for Latin America, and for denouncing the communist regime in Russia.

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