HENRY LANE WILSON
1857 - 1932
Republican Ambassador plots against Mexican
US diplomat Henry Lane Wilson became famous for
seeking US recognition of the Huerta government
Actually, the real outrageous part was that the
rebels signed their agreement of understanding
in Wilson's office.
Henry Lane Wilson's term as US Ambassador to
William Howard Taft appointed Henry
Lane Wilson US ambassador to Mexico on December 21, 1909.
Wilson presented his credentials to
the Mexican government headed by
Porfirio Diaz on March 5, 1910.
Normal diplomatic relations were
interrupted when the commander of the federal forces, General
Victoriano Huerta, overthrew President
Francisco Madero at the end of the
Ten Tragic Days on February 18,
Woodrow Wilson told Henry Lane
Wilson to book his ticket back home for July 17, 1913. Shortly
after, President Wilson requested Ambassador Wilson to resign.
What was going on?
HENRY LANE WILSON around 1911