Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Flora May Holly papers, 1907-1960, 1930-1955 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. Inauguration parade
creatorOf McCullough, George. Papers, 1934-1954. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn The Mel Powell Papers, 1942-1991, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Cupelli, Alberto, b. 1905. Papers, 1933-1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Vito Pittaro Papers, 1891-1952 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. KEEL LAYING, USS NAUTILUS Groton, Conn
creatorOf Holly, Flora May, 1868-1960. Flora May Holly papers, 1907-1960, bulk (1930-1955). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 5]
creatorOf Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985. John Davis Lodge papers, 1950 [microform] Eastern Connecticut State University, J. Eugene Smith Library
referencedIn Pittaro, Vito, 1864-1951. Papers, 1891-1952. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Collection. 1953 - 1962. Motion Picture Films. 1953 - 1962. INAUGURATION DAY, JANUARY 20, 1953
creatorOf Volpe, Florence Piccolo, 1904-1993. Correspondence, 1953-1956. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interviews with John Davis Lodge
referencedIn Clare Boothe Luce Papers, 1862-1988, (bulk 1930-1987) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Alberto Cupelli Papers, 1933-1973 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
creatorOf Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985. John Davis Lodge papers, 1950, [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Letters received, 1954-1962. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn DeForest, John L. John Davis Lodge : governor, diplomat, congressman, actor, friend : typescript, n.d. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Longines Wittnauer Watch Company, Inc. Collection. 1951 - 1955. Motion Picture Films of Television Interviews With Significant Newsmakers of the Early 1950s. 1951 - 1955. LONGINES CHRONOSCOPE [WITH JOHN LODGE]
referencedIn Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985. Reminiscences of John Davis Lodge : oral history, 1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. KEEL LAYING OF USS NAUTILUS BY PRESIDENT TRUMAN Groton, Conn
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985. John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Connecticut. Governor (1951-1955 : Lodge). [Proclamations, 1951-1954]. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn John L. DeForest typescript : John Davis Lodge : governor, diplomat, congressman, actor, friend, undated Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. KEEL LAYING OF USS NAUTILUS ATOM-POWERED SUBMARINE Groton, Conn
referencedIn Ruth Fischer papers, 1925-1961 (inclusive) 1940-1961 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892- person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Connecticut. Governor (1951-1955 : Lodge) corporateBody
associatedWith Connecticut. Governor (1951-1955 : Lodge) corporateBody
associatedWith Cupelli, Alberto, b. 1905. person
associatedWith DeForest, John L. person
associatedWith DeForest, John L. person
correspondedWith Fischer, Ruth, 1895- person
associatedWith Holly, Flora May, 1868-1960. person
correspondedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. person
associatedWith Mason, John T., 1909-, person
associatedWith McCullough, George. person
correspondedWith Mel Powell person
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
associatedWith Pittaro, Vito, 1864-1951. person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald person
associatedWith Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925- person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) (1854- : U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Theodore Roosevelt Association. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Volpe, Florence Piccolo, 1904-1993. person
associatedWith Yale University. Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Switzerland
Spain
Connecticut
Argentina
Switzerland
Connecticut
United States
Connecticut
Spain
Connecticut
Spain
United States
Argentina
Connecticut
United States
United States
Subject
Ambassadors--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945
Governors--Interviews
Legislators--Interviews
Occupation
Diplomats--United States
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Birth 1903-10-20

Death 1985-10-29

Americans

English

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