Henry P. Fletcher

Henry P. Fletcher

Henry Prather Fletcher (April 10, 1873 – July 10, 1959) was an American diplomat.


Fletcher was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1873. He was the fourth cousin once removed of William McKinley.

After the United States declared war on Spain in 1898, he joined Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders as a private in Troop K.

He later worked as a diplomat, serving as U.S. Minister to Chile from 1909 to 1914 and to Luxembourg from 1923 to 1924. He also served as Ambassador to Chile from 1914 to 1916; Mexico, 1916 to 1919; Belgium, 1922 to 1924; and Italy from 1924 to 1929.

He was also Chairman of the Republican Party from 1934 to 1936 and was a delegate to

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