Foreign News: Cambon Dead

From heart failure in his Paris home on the Boulevard Haussmann, died M. Pierre Paul Cambon, 81, for 22 years French Ambassador to the Court of St. James (1898-1920).

M. Paul Cambon was born on Jan. 20, 1843, and is the elder brother of the equally famed Jules Martin Cambon, French Ambassador to Germany (1907-14). He entered the public service as private secretary to Jules Ferry in the Prefecture of the Seine and during the next 10 years he was engaged in administrative work as the Secretary of the Prefecture and then as Prefect,...

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