Doriot, Georges F. (Georges Frederic), 1899-1987

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U.S. Army officer, artist, financier, and professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration (1926-1941, 1946-1966).

From the description of Papers, 1917-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605100

Georges F. Doriot was a professor of Manufacturing at Harvard Business School from 1926-1966 (with a break during World War II). He served as Brigadier General from 1941-1947 and was assigned to the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff in 1946, a position he held until 1959.

From the description of Georges F. Doriot American Research and Development papers, 1946-1991. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 75562046

U.S. Army officer, artist, financier, and professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration (1926-1941, 1946-1966).

From the description of Papers of Georges F. Doriot, 1917-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072078

Biographical Note

  • 1899, Sept. 24: Born, Paris, France
  • 1914 - 1915 : Student, Lynton College, Kent, England
  • 1916 - 1920 : Student, University of Paris, Paris, France
  • 1920 - 1921 : Student, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1925: Employed by Kuhn, Loeb, and Co.
  • 1926 - 1941 : Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1930, Dec. 20: Married Edna Blanche Allen (died 1978)
  • 1938: L.H.D., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.
  • 1940, Jan. 8: Naturalized in Boston, Mass.
  • 1941 - 1942 : Chairman of the board, National Can Corp.
  • 1941 - 1947 : Officer, United States Army, Washington, D.C.
  • 1942: M.A., Harvard University
  • 1945, Dec. 18: Awarded Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E.
  • 1946 - 1966 : Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1947 - 1972 : Officer, American Research and Development Corp., Boston, Mass.
  • 1952: Lowell Technological Institute, Lowell, Mass.
  • 1955: L.L.D., Emerson College, Boston, Mass.
  • 1958: Founded Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (France)
  • 1962: L.L.D., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • 1987, June 2: Died, Massachusetts

From the guide to the Georges F. Doriot Papers, 1917-1985, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. Division of Research. Records, 1913- Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn HBS archives photograph collection: wartime schools, 1942-1945. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Doriot, Georges F. (Georges Frederic), 1899-1987. Georges F. Doriot American Research and Development papers, 1946-1991. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Doriot, Georges F. (Georges Frederic), 1899-1987. Papers, 1917-1985. Library of Congress
creatorOf Doriot, Georges F. (Georges Frederic), 1899-1987. Papers of Georges F. Doriot, 1917-1985. Library of Congress
creatorOf Georges F. Doriot Papers, 1917-1985 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian, 1930-1959 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
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Subject
Capitalists and financiers
Military supplies--Research
World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
Research and development partnership
Poetry
Venture capital--History
Occupation
Capitalists and financiers
Artists
Army officers
Soldiers--United States
Financiers
Educators
Government consultants--United States
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Birth 1899

Death 1987

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