Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955

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Dates:
Birth 1873-04-13
Death 1955-03-24
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

John William Davis received his L.L.B. in 1895 and began practicing law. He was elected to Congress from West Virginia in 1910 and 1912. Davis was solicitor general of the United States from 1913-1918 and ambassador to Great Britain from 1918-1921. He was the Democratic candidate for president in 1924.

From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702205527

From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82728389

From the guide to the John William Davis papers, 1846-1959, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Lawyer.

From the description of Reminiscences of John William Davis : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732283

From the description of Reminiscences of John William Davis : oral history, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86100419

Lawyer, diplomat, Democratic presidential candidate, 1924.

From the description of John William Davis letter to Paul McCoy [manuscript], 1928 May 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 252710139

Lawyer, law professor, U.S. presidential candidate, and U.S. ambassador.

From the description of John W. Davis collection : 1888-1953. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 49290522

American lawyer.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 2 April 1928, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1928 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565460

Epithet: American diplomatist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000242

John W. Davis was a member of the Washington and Lee University, Class of 1892, LLB 1895; a member of the House of Representatives, ABA 1922, Democratic presidential candidate, 1924.

From the description of Papers, 1895-1930. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 53307966

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  • Politicians--Correspondence
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  • Campaign literature, 1920--Democratic
  • Lawyers--Interviews
  • Home rule
  • World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons
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  • Segregation in education--Law and legislation
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  • World War, 1914-1918--Peace
  • Ambassadors--Interviews
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  • Presidents--Election--1924
  • International relations

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