- George Louis Beer
George Louis Beer (1872 - 1920) was an American historian.
Staten Island, New York, he achieved success in the tobacco business. He lectured on European History at Columbia Universityfrom 1893 to 1897. After retiring from business, he wrote three books on British-American colonial period. In 1913 he was the first Loubat Prizerecipient for "The Origins of the British Colonial System, 1578-1660". His work "The English Speaking Peoples", was published in 1917.
He attended the Paris Peace Conference, in 1919, as a member of the
American Commission to Negotiate Peace. He was also a member of the Mandates Commission of the League of Nations.
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