Edwin Barclay

Edwin Barclay

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edwin James Barclay (1882-1955) was a Liberian politician. A member of the True Whig political party, he served as the 18th President of the country from 1930 until 1944. Under his leadership, Liberia was an ally of the United States during World War II.Edwin Barclay's paternal grandparents moved from Barbados to Liberia with their children in 1865. Edwin's father, Ernest Barclay, and uncle, Arthur Barclay, were also important Liberian politicians. In 1901, at the age of 19, Edwin wrote a Liberian patriotic song, "The Lone Star Forever." Barclay and his wife Euphemia's foster son, George Arthur Padmore, became the Liberian ambassador to the US.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135772457
  • 9786135772456