Blakeslee, George H.

Blakeslee, George H. (Hubbard)

(1871–1954) professor, diplomat; born in Geneseo, N.Y. He taught history at Clark University (1903–44). His diplomatic career (1921–46) included participation in the Lytton Commission (1932), which recommended economic sanctions against Japan, and membership in the American delegation to the Far Eastern Advisory Commission (1945–46). He assisted in formulating U.S. policy in Japan after World War II.
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