Solomon Porter Hood Became the U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Today in 1921

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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.

Hood married Mary Anna Davis in 1884. Hood was a member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Hood was also a member of the Odd Fellows and the Elks.

He died in 1943 in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. Hood was interred at the Crystal Stream Cemetery in Locust, New Jersey

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