Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985

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Birth 1903-10-20
Death 1985-10-29
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

John Davis Lodge (1903- ): governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955.

From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1950, [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702690871

American politician and diplomat; United States representative from Connecticut, 1947-1951; governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; ambassador to Spain, 1955-1961, Argentina, 1969-1974, and Switzerland, 1983-1985.

From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872259

John Davis Lodge (1903-1985) was Governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955.

From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1950 [microform] 1950. (Eastern Connecticut State University). WorldCat record id: 310421835

Governor, ambassador.

From the description of Reminiscences of John Davis Lodge : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565066

Biographical Note

  • 1903, October 20: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1921: Graduated, Middlesex School
  • 1925: B.A., Harvard University
  • 1929: J.D., Harvard University Married Francesca Braggiotti
  • 1929 - 1931 : Associate, Cravath, deGersdorff, Swaine and Wood, New York
  • 1932 - 1942 : Actor, Motion Pictures and Theatre
  • 1942 - 1945 : Captain, U.S. Navy (liaison officer to Free French Naval forces, North Africa)
  • 1946 - 1950 : Lawyer, American Economic Foundation, New York Member of Congress from Connecticut
  • 1950 - 1954 : Governor, Connecticut
  • 1953 - 1955 : Special Presidential Ambassador, Panama, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico
  • 1955 - 1961 : Ambassador to Spain
  • 1965: Delegate, Connecticut Constitutional Convention
  • 1969 - 1974 : Ambassador to Argentina
  • 1983: Member of U.S. Delegation to the United Nations
  • 1983 - 1985 : Ambassador to Switzerland
  • 1985, October 29: Died, New York City

From the guide to the John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Ambassadors--Interviews
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Governors--Interviews
  • Legislators--Interviews

Occupations:

  • Diplomats--United States

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  • Switzerland (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • Switzerland (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)