Davies, Joseph Edward

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1876-11-29
Death 1958-05-09
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938.

From the description of Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379497

Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Born 1876; died 1958.

From the description of Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980061

J.E. Davies was former ambassador of the United States to the Soviet Union and Belgium.

From the description of [Speech], 1942. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247134753

Biographical Note

  • 1876, Nov. 29: Born, Watertown, Wis.
  • 1898: A.B. degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1901: LL.B degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1902: Married Emlen Knight
  • 1902 - 1906 : State's attorney, Wisconsin
  • 1912: Chairman, western headquarters, Democratic Party campaign
  • 1913 - 1915 : United States commissioner of corporations
  • 1915 - 1916 : Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • 1918: Economic adviser to President Woodrow Wilson, Versailles Peace Conference, Versailles, France
  • 1935: Married Marjorie Post
  • 1936: Vice chairman, Democratic National Committee
  • 1936 - 1938 : Ambassador to the Soviet Union
  • 1938 - 1939 : Ambassador to Belgium and minister to Luxembourg
  • 1939 - 1941 : Special assistant to Cordell Hull in charge of war emergency problems and policies
  • 1941: Chairman, Franklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural committee Published Mission to Moscow. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1942 - 1946 : Chairman, War Relief and Control Board
  • 1943: Special envoy with rank of ambassador to confer with Joseph Stalin
  • 1945: Chairman, Franklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural committee Special envoy with rank of ambassador to confer with Sir Winston Churchill Special adviser with rank of ambassador, Potsdam Conference, Potsdam, Germany
  • 1946 - 1947 : Vice chairman, President's Committee to Study Universal Military Training
  • 1958, May 9: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Joseph Edward Davies Papers, 1860-1958, (bulk 1912-1958), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938.

From the guide to the Joseph Edward Davies letters to Fred D. Warner, undated, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • International economic relations
  • Draft--United States
  • Military education--United States
  • Elections
  • Trade regulation--United States
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Elections--United States
  • Yachts
  • Military education
  • World War, 1939-1945--Congresses
  • Draft
  • Trade regulation

Occupations:

  • Diplomats
  • Lawyers
  • Diplomats--United States
  • Authors
  • Diplomats United States

Places:

  • Soviet Union Foreign relations United States. (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Luxembourg (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Luxembourg (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • United States Foreign relations Soviet Union. (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)