O'Laughlin, John Callan, 1873-1949Alternative names
Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher; owner and publisher of the Army and Navy Journal, 1925-1949; staunch friend of Herbert Hoover; assistant to chairman, Republican National Committee, 1933-1934; author of weekly review of Washington politics for Hoover, 1933-1949.
From the description of John Callan O'Laughlin Collection, 1931-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71171409
Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher.
From the description of Papers of John Callan O'Laughlin, 1895-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068931
1873, Jan. 11:
Born, Washington, D.C.
Attended Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Married Mabel Hudson
1893- 1902: Newspaper correspondent, New York Herald Washington bureau
Reported Venezuelan blockade by European powers
1903- 1904: Newspaper correspondent, Associated Press, European bureau
1904- 1905: Reported on Russo-Japanese War from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia
1905- 1914: Newspaper correspondent, Chicago Tribune, European and Washington bureaus
Secretary, United States Commission to Tokyo Exposition, Tokyo, Japan
Appointed first under secretary of state
Secretary to Theodore Roosevelt on his African and European trips
Published With Roosevelt from the Jungles through Europe. Boston: Chapple Publishing Co.
Delegate, Progressive Party national convention, Chicago, Ill.
Director of Chicago Tribune's Christmas ship bringing gifts to children of Europe
1914- 1917: Newspaper correspondent, Chicago Herald, Washington bureau
Published Imperiled America. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co.
Vice president, Lord and Thomas Advertising Co.
1918- 1919: Served in American Expeditionary Forces as an aide to General George W. Goethals, an officer in the intelligence section, and as secretary for the United States Interallied Munitions Council
Executive secretary, Policy Committee of the Republican National Party
1925- 1949: Owner and publisher Army-Navy Journal
Member, Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
1933- 1934: Assistant to chairman, Republican National Committee
1933- 1947: Distributed unofficial weekly newsletter to ex-President Herbert Hoover and other major figures
1941- 1949: Member and coordinator, D.C. Selective Service Board of Appeals
1949, Mar. 14:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the John Callan O'Laughlin Papers, 1895-1949, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Universities and colleges--Vermont--Northfield|
|Patronage, Political--United States|
|New Deal, 1933-1939|
|Universities and colleges|
|World War, 1914-1918 Europe|