Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005Alternative names
Lawyer, diplomat, U.S. presidential advisor, and businessman.
From the description of Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 (bulk 1946-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060260
Lawyer, government official.
From the description of Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727043
From the description of Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528256
1913, Dec. 7:
Born, Trenton, N.J.
A.B., Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.
J.D., Cornell Law School, Ithaca, N.Y.
1938- 1942: Lawyer, Sutherland and Sutherland, Rochester, N.Y.
Married Evelyn Zimmerman
1942- 1944: Assistant general counsel, Office of Price Administration
1944- 1946: Lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve
1946- 1958: Partner, Sutherland, Linowitz and Williams, Rochester, N.Y.
Counsel, Haloid Co., Rochester, N.Y.
Vice president in charge of patents and licensing, Haloid Co.
1951- 1959: Founder and moderator, “Court of Public Opinion,” public affairs television program, Rochester, N.Y.
Member, board of directors, Rank Xerox, London, England
1958- 1966: Senior partner, Harris, Beach, Wilcox, Dale and Linowitz, Rochester, N.Y.
Chairman, executive committee, and general counsel, Haloid Xerox, Inc.
1961- 1966: Chairman of the board, Xerox Corp.
Chairman, Advisory Committee on International Organizations, State Dept.
Cofounder, with David Rockefeller, International Executive Service Corps.
Member, President's General Advisory Committee on Foreign Assistance Programs
Chairman, Xerox International, Inc.
1966- 1969: Ambassador, Organization of American States
1969- 1984: Senior partner, Coudert Brothers, Washington, D.C.
1970- 1973: Chairman, National Urban Coalition
1974- 1976: Chairman, Commission on United States-Latin American Relations
1977- 1978: Co-negotiator with Ellsworth Bunker, Panama Canal treaties
1978- 1980: Chairman, Presidential Commission on World Hunger
1979- 1981: Personal representative of the president for Middle East peace negotiations
1981- 1992: Founding chairman, Inter-American Dialogue
1984- 1994: Senior counsel, Coudert Brothers, Washington, D.C.
Published his memoirs, The Making of a Public Man. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
2005, March 18:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the Sol M. Linowitz Papers, 1778-1999, (bulk 1946-1995), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|New York (State)--Ithaca|
|Panama Canal (Panama)|
|Panama Canal (Panama)|
|New York (State)--Rochester|
|Social service--Societies, etc|
|World politics--20th century|
|Universities and colleges--New York (State)--Ithaca|
|Cities and towns|
|Social responsibility of business|
|Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment|
|World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects|
|Universities and colleges|
|Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment--United States|
|Urban policy--Washington (D.C.)|
|Practice of law|
|World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States|
|Antitrust law--United States|
|Price regulation--United States|
|History, Modern--20th century|
|Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)|
|Universities and colleges--Administration|
|Practice of law--New York (State)--Rochester|