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

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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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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Typed letter signed John W. Davis to: "My dear Doctor Palmer" January 31, 1923. Wellesley College
creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. John W. Davis collection : 1888-1953. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Elman, Philip, 1918-. Papers, 1925-1979. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Byrd, Daniel Ellis., 1910-1984. Papers. 1947-1981. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Gardiner & Reed. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1930-1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 2 April 1928, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1928 Apr. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Reminiscences of John William Davis : oral history, 1954. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966. Papers of Louis Arthur Johnson [manuscript] 1930-64. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Diary of John William Davis [manuscript], 1919-1921. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. John William Davis letter to Paul McCoy [manuscript], 1928 May 17. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bingham family. Bingham family papers, 1811-1974 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. The reminiscences of John William Davis, 1953-1954 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Link, Carl, 1887-. Carl Link papers, 1887-1977. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
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referencedIn Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. Papers of Huntington Gilchrist, 1913-1973 (bulk 1919-1955). Library of Congress
referencedIn McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Papers, 1895-1930. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Riggs Family Papers, 1763-1945 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Beal, Boylston Adams, 1865-1944,. Letters from various correspondents, 1871-1940. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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Birth 1873-04-13

Death 1955-03-24

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