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Solomon Porter Hood (pictured) was born on July 30, 1853, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to parents Lewis Price and Matilda Catharine Hood.
Hood was appointed by President Warren G. Harding to the position of United States Ambassador to Liberia on October 26, 1921. The presentation of his credentials occurred on February 13, 1922. He remained in this position until January 9, 1926. Hood also served as the United States Consul General to Monrovia from 1922 to 1924.