Biography and History

Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Washington, Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. A trusted adviser to President Woodrow Wilson, he served as ambassador to France, 1919-1921 (DAB).

Source: From the finding aid for MC111

  • Hugh C. Wallace Papers. 1882-1931 (inclusive).

    Call Number: MC111

    Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Wash., Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson.