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Blakeslee Biographical Note

1871, August 27 Born at Geneseo, New York
1893 Received A.B. Wesleyan University
1900 Received A.M. Harvard University
Received Ph.D. Harvard University
1903-1904 Instructor of History, Clark College
1904-1909 Assistant Professor of History, Clark College
1909-1920 Professor of History, Clark College
1910, March 30 Married Edna Frances
1910-1922 Editor, Journal of Race Development/ Journal of International Relations
1914-1943 Professor of History and International Relations, Clark University
1918-1919 Member of the Commission of Inquiry to prepare data for the United States Delegation to the Peace Conference
1921 Technical advisor to the American delegation at the Conference on Limitation of Armaments
1922-1923 Leader of Round Table, Institute of Politics
1928,1930 Williamstown, MA
1927 Visiting Carnegie Professor of International Relations to Universities in New Zealand, Australia, and Japan
1930- 1946 President, Board of Trustees, World Peace Foundation
1931-32 Consultant and Officer, U.S. Department of State Far
1942-45 Eastern Affairs Division
1932 Special Assistant to the American member of Lytton Commission
1944-1954 Professor Emeritus, Clark University
1945 Political Advisor to Gen. Frank McCoy, Chairman of Far Eastern Commission, which established policy for General MacArthur during the post-war occupation of Japan
1954, May 5 Died, Worcester MA