Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Storer, Bellamy (diplomat)

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STORER, Bellamy, diplomat, b. in Cincinnati, Ohio, 28 Aug., 1844. He was graduated at Harvard university and at the Cincinnati law-school, being admitted to the bar in 1869. He practised successfully at the bar of his native city, and in 1891 he was elected to congress as a Republican, being re-elected two years later, In 1897 President McKinley appointed him minister to Belgium, and after the close of the war with Spain Mr. Storer was promoted by being appointed U.S. minister to Spain as successor to Gen. Woodford.