Davis, Norman H. (Norman Hezekiah), 1878-1944Alternative names
Economist, diplomat, and humanitarian.
From the description of Papers of Norman H. Davis, 1915-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322288
1978, Aug. 9:
Born, Normandy, Bedford County, Tenn.
1897- 1900: Attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Married Mackie Paschall
Began business career in Cuba
1905- 1917: Organized Trust Co. of Cuba and served as president of the company
Advisor on foreign loans to the secretary of the treasury
Special delgate to Spain and representative of the United States Treasury in London, England and Paris, France
Appointed finance commisioner of the United States to Europe American member, Armistice Commission Chairman of the finance section, Supreme Economic Council Financial advisor to Woodrow Wilson and the American Commission to Negotiate Peace Member of the Reparations and Financial Commissions Assistant secretary of the treasury
Under secretary of state and acting secretary of state Chairman, Conference on International Communications, Washington, D. C.
Chairman, League of Nations Commission to Determine the Status of Memel
Member, American Delegation to the International Economic Conferrence, Geneva Switzerland Member, League of Nations Financial Committee
Appointed member of of the organizing committee for the International Monetary and Economic Conference Chairman of the American delegation, Disarmament Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
Head of the American delegation to the London Naval Conference
United States delegate, Nine-Power Conference, Brussels, Belgium
1938- 1944: Chairman, American Red Cross
1944, July 1:
Died, Alexandria, Va.
From the guide to the Norman H. Davis Papers, 1898-1979, (bulk 1915-1944), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- International relations
- Arms control
- International economic relations
- World War, 1914-1918--Peace
- World War, 1914-1918--Reparations
- Security, International
- World War, 1939-1945