Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameLewis David (David) Einstein
Birth15 Mar 1877, New York, USA
Death4 Dec 1967
OccupationUS Diplomat.
Note 1U.S. Minister to Costa Rica 1911, Czechoslovakia 1921-30. Jewish. Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Sons of the Revolution. See his memoirs in the 1960s: ‘A Diplomat Looks Back’. When in Turkey he served as secretary to John Leishman.
Note 2A celebrated observer and commentator on world politics who predicted WWI in a much quoted article published in Britain nearly two years before the war started. His 50-year correspondence with his friend Oliver W. Holmes has been published.
Note 3He married Hélène against his father’s wishes and, according to press reports, thus only received a $125,000 allowance instead of a ten times larger share in his father’s ca. $4 million estate.
FatherDavid L. Einstein (?-?)
MotherCatherine Fatman (?-?)
Marriage1904, London, EnglandSt. George Hanover Square, London, England
Married MemoArgenti says 1907.
SpouseHélène (Richard) Ralli, GGGG Granddaughter
Birth1863, Smyrna, Turkey/Asia Minor
MemoArgenti also says 1861. Ralli family tree says 1861.
Death25 Jun 1949, Florence, Italy
Note 1(Chaviara-Chatta) Argenti does not record her as having any children with Alexander or anyone else...
Flags***, Argenti, Cantacuzene, Coressi, Giustiniani Fi, Giustiniani Pi, Grimaldi, Mavrogordato, Maximo, Petrocochino, Ralli (Chaviara), Rodocanachi, Vlasto
FatherRichard (George) Ralli (1835-1903)
MotherEugénie (John) Wood (1842-1914)
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