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Alexander P. Moore

Alexander Pollock Moore (1867–1930) was an American diplomat, editor and publisher. Born in Pittsburgh on November 10, 1867, he was the publisher/owner of the Pittsburgh Leader when he married the stage actress Lillian Russell, becoming her fourth husband.

After she died on June 6, 1922, he served as an ambassador twice: to Spain from 1923 to 1925 and to Peru from 1928 to 1929. As the Ambassador to Peru he played a significant role in negotiating the Tacna-Arica boundary agreement, settling a border dispute between Peru and Chile.

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  • entry
  • University of Rochester
  • June 3, 1929
  • United States Department of State: List of ambassadors
  • Moore and wife Lillian Russell in 1922 shortly before her death

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Cyrus E. Woods
United States Ambassador to Spain
1923–1925
Succeeded by
Ogden H. Hammond
Preceded by
Miles Poindexter
United States Ambassador to Peru
11 June 1928–10 July 1929
Succeeded by
Fred Morris Dearing


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