Gray, David, 1870-1968Variant names
David Gray (1870-1968) was born in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Harvard University in 1892, and received a Doctor of Letters from Bowdoin College in 1925. He married Maude Livingston Hall Waterbury, an aunt to Eleanor Roosevelt, in 1914. Between 1893 and 1899, he worked as a reporter and editorial writer for several Rochester and Buffalo newspapers. Gray was admitted to the bar in 1899, and served as a Captain in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. From 1899 onward, his main occupation was writing, and he is the author of several plays, articles, andone novel. Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Minister to Ireland on February 16, 1940, a post he held until June 28, 1947.
From the description of Gray, David, 1870-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581144
David Gray (1870-1968) served as the United States Minister to Ireland from 1940-1947. He was born in Buffalo, NY and graduated from Harvard in 1892. He practiced law for two years before turning to journalism. He worked for several newspapers in Buffalo and Rochester and also wrote numerous plays and books including "The Sphinx," "Mr. Carteret and Others," "Gallops," and "Smith" (written with Somerset Maugham). In 1914, he married Maude Livingston Hall Waterbury, an aunt of Eleanor Roosevelt. He died in Sarasota, Florida in 1968.
From the description of David Gray papers, 1857-1960. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 218532715
From the guide to the David Gray papers, 1857-1960, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)
David Gray (1870-1968), journalist and diplomat, U.S. Minister to Ireland, 1940-1947.
Maude Livingston Hall Gray (d. 1952), Eleanor Roosevelt's aunt.
From the description of David Gray and Maude Livingston Hall Gray papers, 1883-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198838
Journalist, author, diplomat.
Gray (d. 1968) was appointed Minister to Ireland, 1940-1947.
From the description of Papers, 1855-1962 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522764
|referencedIn||President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [1 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a separate memorandum.||Harry S. Truman Library|
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|World War, 1939-1945|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American|