John Barrett 1866-1938
John Barrett was a much appreciated
American diplomat, his expertise became Latin America.
John Barrett had his hands full when the
political stability of Mexico went down the drain during the
Mexican Revolution. The US was ready for military
intervention and it was Mr. Barrett's job to initiate negotiations
in order to avoid war.
Check Barrett's entry in the
timeline of the Mexican Revolution.
John was also a commercial publicist.
November 28, 1866 - Birth
1894 - 1898 American Minister to Siam
1904 American Minister to Argentina
1905 American Minister to Panama
1906 American Minister to Columbia
1907 - 1920 Director of the Pan American Union
1910 - 1920 Mexican Revolution
October 17, 1938 - Death