O'Laughlin, John Callan, 1873-1949

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1873-01-11
Death 1949-03-14

Biographical notes:

Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher; owner and publisher of the Army and Navy Journal, 1925-1949; staunch friend of Herbert Hoover; assistant to chairman, Republican National Committee, 1933-1934; author of weekly review of Washington politics for Hoover, 1933-1949.

From the description of John Callan O'Laughlin Collection, 1931-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71171409

Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher.

From the description of Papers of John Callan O'Laughlin, 1895-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068931

Biographical Note

  • 1873, Jan. 11: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1894: Attended Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1896: Married Mabel Hudson
  • 1893 - 1902 : Newspaper correspondent, New York Herald Washington bureau
  • 1902: Reported Venezuelan blockade by European powers
  • 1903 - 1904 : Newspaper correspondent, Associated Press, European bureau
  • 1904 - 1905 : Reported on Russo-Japanese War from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1905 - 1914 : Newspaper correspondent, Chicago Tribune, European and Washington bureaus
  • 1908: Secretary, United States Commission to Tokyo Exposition, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1909: Appointed first under secretary of state
  • 1909: Secretary to Theodore Roosevelt on his African and European trips
  • 1910: Published With Roosevelt from the Jungles through Europe. Boston: Chapple Publishing Co.
  • 1912: Delegate, Progressive Party national convention, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1914: Director of Chicago Tribune's Christmas ship bringing gifts to children of Europe
  • 1914 - 1917 : Newspaper correspondent, Chicago Herald, Washington bureau
  • 1916: Published Imperiled America. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co.
  • 1917: Vice president, Lord and Thomas Advertising Co.
  • 1918 - 1919 : Served in American Expeditionary Forces as an aide to General George W. Goethals, an officer in the intelligence section, and as secretary for the United States Interallied Munitions Council
  • 1920: Executive secretary, Policy Committee of the Republican National Party
  • 1925 - 1949 : Owner and publisher Army-Navy Journal
  • 1932: Member, Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1933 - 1934 : Assistant to chairman, Republican National Committee
  • 1933 - 1947 : Distributed unofficial weekly newsletter to ex-President Herbert Hoover and other major figures
  • 1941 - 1949 : Member and coordinator, D.C. Selective Service Board of Appeals
  • 1949, Mar. 14: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the John Callan O'Laughlin Papers, 1895-1949, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Universities and colleges--Vermont--Northfield
  • Advertising--United States
  • Presidents--Election--1948
  • Patronage, Political
  • Presidents--Election--1940
  • Patronage, Political--United States
  • Presidents--Election--1944
  • Presidents--Election--1936
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Lobbying--United States
  • Universities and colleges
  • World War, 1914-1918 Europe
  • Advertising agencies--Illinois--Chicago
  • Lobbying
  • Advertising

Occupations:

  • Newspapermen
  • Publisher
  • Politicians
  • Politicians--United States
  • Statesmen--United States
  • Statesmen

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Vermont (as recorded)
  • Venezuela (as recorded)
  • Venezuela (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)