Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
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Gen. Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (April 13, 1867, Washin
gton, D.C. - June 25, 1936, Paris, France
) was American politician, diplomat and sport officer.
Son of New York lobbist and state politician Charles H. Sherrill and Sarah Fulton (Wynkoop) Sherrill, Sherrill studied Yale University, called to the New York State Bar and became a New York City based lawyer.
During World War I he served as a Brigadier General and adjutant general with the New York National Guard. He was appointed U.S. Minister to Argentina from 1909 to 1910, serving an important role in securing the contracts for two Rivadavia-class battleships during the South American dreadnought race, and United States Ambassador to Turkey from 1932 to 1933.
Sherrill died in Paris, France in 1936. [more]