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List of Principal Persons

  • Baker, Newton D., Secretary of War.
  • Bakhmeteff, Boris A., head of the Extraordinary Embassy from Russia to the United States; July 5, 1917, Russian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Balfour, Arthur J., British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
  • Barclay, Colville A. de R., Counselor of the British Embassy at Washington and Chargé d’Affaires ad interim.
  • Caldwell, John K., Consul at Vladivostok.
  • Chaikovski, N. V., President of the Supreme government of the northern region, which was later reorganized as the Provisional government of the northern region.
  • Chicherin, George V., Acting Soviet Commissar for Foreign Affairs, March 13, 1918; Commissar for Foreign Affairs, May 30, 1918.
  • Cole, Felix, Vice Consul (later Consul) at Archangel; representative of the War Trade Board.
  • Cravath, Paul D., advisory counsel of the American mission to the Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance.
  • Crosby, Oscar T., delegate of the Treasury to the Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance.
  • Davison, Henry P., Chairman of the War Council of the American Red Cross.
  • Dye, Alexander V., representative at Christiania of the War Trade Board.
  • Eliot, Sir Charles N. E., British High Commissioner in Siberia.
  • Emerson, Col. George H., in charge of the Russian Railway Service Corps.
  • Felton, Samuel M., Director General of Military Railways, War Department.
  • Francis, David R., Ambassador in Russia.
  • Glass, Carter, Secretary of the Treasury, December 16, 1918.
  • Goto, Shimpei, Baron, from October 1916 to April 1918 Japanese Minister of the Interior; from April to September 1918 Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Graves, Maj. Gen. William S., commanding the American forces in Siberia.
  • Hara, Takashi, Japanese Prime Minister, September 30, 1918.
  • Harris, Ernest L., appointed Consul General May 14, 1918, and detailed to Irkutsk.
  • Heid, August, representative at Vladivostok of the War Trade Board.
  • Horvat, Gen. Dmitri L., Russian Governor and General Manager of the Chinese Eastern Railway.
  • House, Edward Mandell, Special Representative of the United States Government.
  • Ishii, Kikujiro, Viscount, Japanese Ambassador at Washington.
  • Jack, Col. Archibald, in charge of the British Railway Mission in Siberia.
  • Jordan, Sir John Newell, British Minister in China.
  • Jusserand, Jean Adrien Antoine Jules, French Ambassador at Washington.
  • Kerensky, Alexander F., from March to May 1917 Russian Minister of Justice; from May to September Minister of War and Navy; from July to November Prime Minister.
  • Kinoshita, Yoshio, Director of the Traffic Bureau of the Japanese Imperial Government Railways.
  • Klotz, Louis Lucien, French Minister of Finance.
  • Knox, Maj. Gen. Alfred W. F., in command of the British forces in Siberia.
  • Kolchak, Admiral Alexander V., Commander of the Black Sea Fleet; after the November revolution a leader of anti-Soviet forces in Siberia; Minister of War and Navy of the All-Russian Directory; on November 18, 1918, at Omsk, proclaimed Supreme Governor of Russia.
  • Koo, Vi Kyuin Wellington, Chinese Minister at Washington.
  • Kudashev, N. A., Russian Imperial Minister in China.
  • Lansing, Robert, Secretary of State.
  • Laughlin, Irwin B., Counselor of Embassy in Great Britain and Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Law, A. Bonar, British Chancellor of the Exchequer.
  • Lenin, N. (Vladimir Ulyanov), President of the Soviet of People’s Commissars, November 8, 1917.
  • Lindley, Francis O., British Commissioner in Russia.
  • Lockhart, Robert H. B., British Special Representative in Russia.
  • McAdoo, William Gibbs, Secretary of the Treasury.
  • McCormick, Vance C., Chairman, War Trade Board.
  • MacMurray, John Van A., Chargé d’Affaires in China, June 30 to October 11, 1918.
  • Masaryk, Thomas G., President of the Czeeho-Slovak National Council.
  • Matsudaira, Tsuneo, in charge of diplomatic affairs of the Japanese expedition in Siberia, 1918–1919.
  • Maynard, Brig. Gen. (later Maj. Gen.) Charles C. M., of the British Army, in command of the Allied forces at Murmansk.
  • Michael Alexandrovich, Grand Duke, younger brother of Nicholas II.
  • Milyukov, Paul N., from March to May 1917 Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Mirbach, Wilhelm, Count von, German Commissioner in Russia; April 26, 1918, German Ambassador to the Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic.
  • Morris, Ira N., Minister in Sweden.
  • Morris, Roland S., Ambassador in Japan.
  • Moser, Charles K., Consul at Harbin.
  • Motono, Ichiro, Viscount, from November 1916 to April 1918 Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Nekrasov, N. V., Minister of Ways of Communication in the cabinets of Prince Lvov; Assistant Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in the first cabinet of Kerensky.
  • Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia.
  • Onou, C., Counselor of the Russian Embassy and Chargé d’Affaires at Washington.
  • Otani, Gen. Kikuzo, of the Japanese Army, senior officer of the Allied forces in Siberia.
  • Owen, William H., representative at Stockholm of the War Trade Board.
  • Page, Walter Hines, Ambassador in Great Britain.
  • Pichon, Stephen, French Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Polk, Frank Lyon, Counselor for the Department of State.
  • Poole, DeWitt C., Consul at Moscow; in charge of the Consulate General at Moscow; later detailed to Archangel as Special Assistant to the Ambassador with the diplomatic rank of Counselor of Embassy.
  • Poole, Maj. Gen. Frederick C., commanding the British forces in north Russia.
  • Reading, Earl of (Rufus Daniel Isaacs), British High Commissioner and Ambassador on Special Mission to the United States.
  • Reinsch, Paul S., Minister in China.
  • Robins, Lieut. Col. Raymond, from December 1917 to May 1918 in charge of the American Red Cross Commission to Russia.
  • Root, Elihu, Ambassador on Special Mission to Russia.
  • Semenov, Gen. Gregory, Ataman of the Far Eastern Cossacks.
  • Sharp, William G., Ambassador in France.
  • Sheldon, L. P., representative at London of the War Trade Board.
  • Sonnino, Sidney, Baron, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Sookine, John, Secretary attached to the Russian Embassy at Washington; later Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Kolchak government, Omsk.
  • Spencer, Willing, Secretary of Embassy and Chargé d’Affaires in Japan.
  • Stevens, John F., chairman of the Advisory Commission of Railway Experts to Russia.
  • Summers, Maddin, Consul General at Moscow.
  • Tereshchenko, Michael I., from March to May 1917 Russian Minister of Finance; from May to November Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Thompson, Lieut. Col. William B., in 1917 in charge of the American Red Cross Commission to Russia.
  • Trotsky, L. D. (Bronstein), chairman of the Petrograd Soviet of Workmen’s and Soldiers’ Deputies, October 8, 1917; Soviet Commissar for Foreign Affairs, November 8, 1917, to March 13, 1918; Commissar for War and Navy, March 13, 1918.
  • Uchida, Yasuya, Viscount, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, September 30, 1918.
  • Ughet, Serge, Financial Attaché of the Russian Embassy at Washington.
  • Ustrugov, L. A., Assistant Minister of Ways of Communication under Kerensky; Minister of Ways of Communication in the successive Siberian governments at Omsk.
  • Vologodski, Peter V., member of the Directory and Minister President of the all-Russian government, Omsk; member of the Kolchak government.
  • Vopicka, Charles J., Minister in Rumania, Serbia, and Bulgaria.
  • Wardwell, Maj. Allen, from May to October 1918 in charge of the American Red Cross Commission to Russia.
  • Whitehouse, Sheldon, Secretary of Embassy in Russia; assigned to Stockholm January 8, 1918; later, Chargé d’Affaires in Sweden.
  • Willard, Daniel, railway president and chairman of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States.