Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005

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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

Biographical Note

  • 1913, Dec. 7: Born, Trenton, N.J.
  • 1935: A.B., Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.
  • 1938: J.D., Cornell Law School, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1938 - 1942 : Lawyer, Sutherland and Sutherland, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1939: 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.
  • 1947: Counsel, Haloid Co., Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1951: 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.
  • 1957: Member, board of directors, Rank Xerox, London, England
  • 1958 - 1966 : Senior partner, Harris, Beach, Wilcox, Dale and Linowitz, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1959: Chairman, executive committee, and general counsel, Haloid Xerox, Inc.
  • 1961 - 1966 : Chairman of the board, Xerox Corp.
  • 1962: Chairman, Advisory Committee on International Organizations, State Dept.
  • 1964: Cofounder, with David Rockefeller, International Executive Service Corps.
  • 1965: Member, President's General Advisory Committee on Foreign Assistance Programs
  • 1966: 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.
  • 1985: Published his memoirs, The Making of a Public Man. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
  • 1998: 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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mary McGrory Papers, 1928-2004, (bulk 1956-2002) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998. James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1959. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Dale R. Corson papers, 1963-1977. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Records of the 1976 Campaign Committee to Elect Jimmy Carter . 1976 - 1976. Stuart Eizenstat's Subject Files. 1976 - 1976. Correspondence, Eizenstat, 3/76-11/76 [1-23]
referencedIn Lake, Anthony. Anthony Lake papers, 1916-2003 (bulk 1963-1997). Library of Congress
referencedIn The Benny Goodman Papers, 1910-1992, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Anthony Lake Papers, 1916-2003, (bulk 1963-1997) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 (bulk 1946-1995). Library of Congress
referencedIn Corson, Dale R. Dale R. Corson papers, 1963-1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y). National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting. Audio and video tapes and records, [ca. 1930-1985] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 8/24/77
referencedIn McGrory, Mary, 1918-2004. Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Records of the 1976 Campaign Committee to Elect Jimmy Carter . 1976 - 1976. Stuart Eizenstat's Subject Files. 1976 - 1976. Correspondence, Jimmy Carter, 7/73-10/76 [1-12]
creatorOf Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005. Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1983. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Belin, David W. Jewish outreach papers, 1970-1999 (bulk 1978-1998) University of Michigan
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Sol M. Linowitz Papers, 1778-1999, (bulk 1946-1995) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Law School. External Relations records, 1991-2000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. Papers of Stringfellow Barr, 1927-1968. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cornell Law School. External Relations. Law School. External Relations records, 1991-2000. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005. Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
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Relation Name
associatedWith Alliance for Progress. corporateBody
associatedWith Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. person
correspondedWith Begin, Menachem, 1913-1992 person
associatedWith Belin, David W. person
correspondedWith Bourne, Peter G., 1939- person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-1984. person
correspondedWith Carlson, Chester Floyd, 1906-1968 person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Clinton, Bill, 1946- person
associatedWith Commission on United States-Latin American Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell Law School. External Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Corson, Dale R. person
associatedWith Coudert Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Council on Foreign Relations. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dessauer, John H. person
correspondedWith Dessauer, John H. person
associatedWith Edwin, Ed, person
correspondedWith Epstein, Joseph, 1937- person
associatedWith Federal City Council (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006. person
associatedWith Goldstein, Judith, person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909- person
correspondedWith Grunwald, Henry A. (Henry Anatole) person
correspondedWith Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010 person
associatedWith Haloid Xerox, Inc. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hamilton, Lee person
correspondedWith Hamilton, Lee person
correspondedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 person
associatedWith Inter-American Dialogue (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith International Executive Service Corps. corporateBody
associatedWith James Alfred, Perkins 1911- person
associatedWith Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y). National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
correspondedWith Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 person
correspondedWith Kissinger, Henry, 1923- person
correspondedWith Kissinger, Henry, 1923- person
associatedWith Lake, Anthony. person
associatedWith Lake, Anthony. person
associatedWith Latin American Summit Conference, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 1967. corporateBody
correspondedWith Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981 person
associatedWith Marine Midland Bank. corporateBody
correspondedWith McGrory, Mary, 1918-2004. person
associatedWith Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996. person
associatedWith Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith National Urban Coalition (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Organization of American States. corporateBody
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998. person
correspondedWith Peterson, Peter G. person
correspondedWith Plaza Lasso, Galo, 1906-1986 person
associatedWith Rank Organisation. corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller, David, 1915- person
correspondedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994 person
correspondedWith Shultz, George Pratt, 1920- person
associatedWith Special Committee on Campus Tensions. corporateBody
correspondedWith Strauss, Robert S. person
associatedWith Sutherland and Sutherland. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sutherland, Arthur E., 1902-1973 person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State Advisory Committee on International Organizations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Price Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Presidential Commission on World Hunger. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President's General Advisory Committee on Foreign Assistance Programs. corporateBody
correspondedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Joseph C. (Joseph Chamberlain), 1909-1971 person
associatedWith Xerox Corporation. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Ithaca
United States
Israel
Palestine
Panama
Washington (D.C.)
Middle East
Panama Canal (Panama)
Africa
Panama Canal (Panama)
Middle East
United States
Canal Zone.
New York (State)--Rochester
Palestine
Europe, Eastern
Africa
Europe, Eastern
Canal Zone
Israel
Middle East
United States
Latin America
Latin America
Panama
Israel.
United States
Subject
Social service--Societies, etc
International relations
Urban policy
Airlines--Deregulation
World politics--20th century
Jews
Globalization
Antitrust law
Universities and colleges--New York (State)--Ithaca
Cities and towns
Presidents--United States--Election
Education
Social responsibility of business
Politicians
Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
Universities and colleges
Arab--Israeli conflict
Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment--United States
Economic assistance
Urban policy--Washington (D.C.)
Social service
Practice of law
Presidents--Election
Civil rights
Xerography
Food supply
Rent control
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States
Government executives--Interviews
Hunger
Antitrust law--United States
Price regulation--United States
Law
History, Modern--20th century
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
Universities and colleges--Administration
Sociology, Urban
Practice of law--New York (State)--Rochester
International trade
Price regulation
Occupation
Businessmen
Lawyers
Diplomats
Presidential advisors
Function

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Birth 1913-12-07

Death 2005-03-18

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