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James Bryce

1838-1922

 
  • British statesman, jurist, author, member of Parliament, and ambassador to the United States.
  • In earlier life he was a notable mountain-climber, ascending Mount Ararat in 1876. From 1899-1901 he was president of the British Alpine Club.
  • It took several years for Bryce and Muir to meet, despite the attempts by both to do so. While Bryce was ambassador, he finally met Muir at a dinner in the San Francisco Bay Area.



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