Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1859/06/01 Joseph Choate joins Evarts and Southmayd, creating Evarts, Southmayd, and Choate Partnership
1861/10/16 Caroline Dutcher Sterling marries Joseph Hodges Choate. Groom Marriage of Caroline Dutcher Sterling and Joseph Hodges Choate.
1871/00/00 174 European paintings are added to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection Trustee Metropolitan Museum of Art New York City
1871/09/00 Joseph Choate helps rouse sentiment against the Tweed Ring's flagrant corruption at a public meeting in Cooper Union. Activist Cooper Union New York City Downfall of Boss Tweed
1874/00/00 The cornerstone for the American Museum of Natural History's first building at 77th St (obscured by current buildings) is laid by US President Ulysses S Grant. Founder and Trustee American Museum of Natural History New York City
1886/00/00 Designed by noted architect Stanford White in 1885, Naumkeag is built as a summer estate for Joseph and Caroline Choate. Home Naumkeag Stockbridge
1899/00/00 Joseph Choate is appointed by President McKinley to be the Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Work
1906/01/23 Booker T Washington and others including Mark Twain, Joseph Hodges Choate, and Robert Curtis Ogden lecture at Carnegie Hall in honor of Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee. Speaker Carnegie Hall New York City Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee
1907/06/15 The Second International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands opens. The conference concluded on the 18 October 1907. US Ambassador and first delegate Binnenhof and Buitenhof, 'Gevangenpoort The Hague Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907
1917/05/14 Joseph Hodges Choate dies suddenly at this home on 8 E 63rd St in New York City after suffering a heart attack. Mrs Choate and their daughter, Miss Mabel, were at his side. The 3,300 sf townhouse with 600 sf terrace was built in 1899. Died Upper East Side Historic District New York City
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