Ogden Hammond

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Birthday
13, 1869
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Oct 29, 1956 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1869
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Oct 29, 1956 (87)

About

U.S. Ambassador to Spain under Calvin Coolidge from 1925 to 1929. He was with his wife on board the ocean liner RMS Lusitania when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat; he survived but his wife did not.

Before Fame

He worked in real estate after graduating from Yale University in 1893.

Trivia

After his diplomatic career ended he became the president and a director of the First National Bank of Hoboken.

Family Life

His daughter was the politician Millicent Fenwick.

Associated With

Calvin Coolidge appointed him the ambassador to Spain.