Davies, Joseph Edward

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American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938.

From the description of Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379497

Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Born 1876; died 1958.

From the description of Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980061

J.E. Davies was former ambassador of the United States to the Soviet Union and Belgium.

From the description of [Speech], 1942. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247134753

Biographical Note

  • 1876, Nov. 29: Born, Watertown, Wis.
  • 1898: A.B. degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1901: LL.B degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1902: Married Emlen Knight
  • 1902 - 1906 : State's attorney, Wisconsin
  • 1912: Chairman, western headquarters, Democratic Party campaign
  • 1913 - 1915 : United States commissioner of corporations
  • 1915 - 1916 : Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • 1918: Economic adviser to President Woodrow Wilson, Versailles Peace Conference, Versailles, France
  • 1935: Married Marjorie Post
  • 1936: Vice chairman, Democratic National Committee
  • 1936 - 1938 : Ambassador to the Soviet Union
  • 1938 - 1939 : Ambassador to Belgium and minister to Luxembourg
  • 1939 - 1941 : Special assistant to Cordell Hull in charge of war emergency problems and policies
  • 1941: Chairman, Franklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural committee Published Mission to Moscow. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1942 - 1946 : Chairman, War Relief and Control Board
  • 1943: Special envoy with rank of ambassador to confer with Joseph Stalin
  • 1945: Chairman, Franklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural committee Special envoy with rank of ambassador to confer with Sir Winston Churchill Special adviser with rank of ambassador, Potsdam Conference, Potsdam, Germany
  • 1946 - 1947 : Vice chairman, President's Committee to Study Universal Military Training
  • 1958, May 9: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Joseph Edward Davies Papers, 1860-1958, (bulk 1912-1958), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938.

From the guide to the Joseph Edward Davies letters to Fred D. Warner, undated, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf Joseph Edward Davies Papers, 1860-1958, (bulk 1912-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. Herman Lewis Ekern papers, 1872-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn George Creel Papers, 1857-1953, (bulk 1896-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Leahy, William D. William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959 (bulk 1935-1959). Library of Congress
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960. Papers, 1915-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James Couzens Papers, 1903-1940 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davies, Joseph Edward, 1876-. [Speech], 1942. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960. Papers, 1938-1944. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Blaine, Anita McCormick. Correspondence and papers, 1828-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Daniel C. Roper Papers David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles P. Taft Papers, 1816-1983, (bulk 1937-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917. Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936 (inclusive), 1899-1917 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Post family. Post family papers, 1882-1973. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Olson, Julius E. Papers, 1871-1941. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Olbrich, Michael B., 1881-1929. Michael B. Olbrich papers, 1906-1932. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936, 1899-1917 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Post Family Papers, 1882-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Clifford, Clark M., 1906-1998. Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998). Library of Congress
referencedIn Russian War Relief, inc. Madison Committee (Wis.). Records, 1942-1947. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Donald R. Richberg Papers, 1900-1960, (bulk 1953-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. Papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939). Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Papers, [microform] 1918-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Moore, R. Walton (Robert Walton), 1859-1941. Papers, 1922-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Joseph P. Tumulty Papers, 1898-1969, (bulk 1913-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Post Family Papers, 1882-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Steinhardt, Laurence A. (Laurence Adolph), 1892-1950. Papers of Laurence A. Steinhardt, 1929-1950. Library of Congress
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Creel, George, 1876-1953. George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Montgomery, John Flournoy, 1878-1954. John Flournoy Montgomery papers, 1933-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Husting, Paul Oscar, 1866-1917. Papers, 1909-1918. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Franklin Delano Roosevelt letter to Joseph E. Davies, 1938 December 10. Broward County Libraries, Broward County, Library Division
referencedIn Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917. Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936 (inclusive), 1899-1917 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Couzens, James, 1872-1936. James Couzens papers, 1903-1940. Library of Congress
creatorOf Davies, Joseph Edward. Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). Library of Congress
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. Papers of Charles P. Taft, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn George S. Kaufman papers, [microform], 1918-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henderson, Loy W. (Loy Wesley), 1892-1986. Papers, 1918-1978 (bulk 1938-1957). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Papers, 1918-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States Foreign Relations During World War II, 1975-1978 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn Reinsch, Paul Samuel, 1869-1923. Papers, 1835-1924, 1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Bumgardner, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Margaret). Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. Papers, 1904-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Loy W. Henderson Papers, 1918-1984, (bulk 1938-1957) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dunn, William E. Papers 94-195; 89-277; 73-56; 72-33; 70-8., 1895-1969 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Davies, Joseph Edward. Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn William D. Leahy Papers, 1897-1959, (bulk 1935-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John Flournoy Montgomery papers, 1933-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956. Papers of Homer S. Cummings, 1886-1956. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Schmedeman, Albert G. (Albert George), 1864-1946. Papers, 1907-1934. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Clark M. Clifford Papers, 1883-1999, (bulk 1946-1998) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Joseph Edward Davies letters to Fred D. Warner, undated Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. Papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954. Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Laurence A. Steinhardt Papers, 1929-1950 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Henderson, Loy W. (Loy Wesley), 1892-1986. Papers of Loy W. Henderson, 1918-1984 (bulk 1938-1957). Library of Congress
referencedIn Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 person
associatedWith Dunn, William E. person
correspondedWith Early, Stephen T. (Stephen Tyree), 1889-1951 person
correspondedWith Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 person
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
correspondedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
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associatedWith Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. person
correspondedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 person
correspondedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
correspondedWith Gromyko, Andreĭ Andreevich, 1909-1989 person
associatedWith Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. person
correspondedWith Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Earl of, 1881-1959 person
correspondedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 person
correspondedWith Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 person
correspondedWith Henderson, Loy W. (Loy Wesley), 1892-1986 person
correspondedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 person
correspondedWith Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946 person
correspondedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 person
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correspondedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
associatedWith Indiana University, Bloomington. corporateBody
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
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correspondedWith Krock, Arthur, 1886- person
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correspondedWith Lange, Oskar, 1904-1965 person
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correspondedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 person
correspondedWith Lunt, Alfred person
correspondedWith Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943 person
associatedWith Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960. person
correspondedWith Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986 person
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associatedWith Moore, R. Walton (Robert Walton), 1859-1941. person
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correspondedWith Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 person
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correspondedWith Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960 person
correspondedWith Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
correspondedWith Rosenman, Samuel I. (Samuel Irving), 1896-1973 person
associatedWith Russian War Relief, inc. Madison Committee (Wis.) corporateBody
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associatedWith Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953. person
associatedWith Steinhardt, Laurence A. (Laurence Adolph), 1892-1950. person
correspondedWith Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949 person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 person
associatedWith Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. person
correspondedWith Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961 person
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correspondedWith Tydings, Millard E. (Millard Evelyn), 1890-1961 person
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correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953 person
correspondedWith Vyshinsky, Andrey Yanuaryevich, 1883-1954 person
correspondedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 person
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associatedWith Warner, Fred D. person
correspondedWith Warner, Harry Morris, 1881-1958 person
correspondedWith Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 person
correspondedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 person
correspondedWith Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Soviet Union Foreign relations United States.
Great Britain
Belgium
United States
United States
Soviet Union
Luxembourg
United States
Luxembourg
Soviet Union
United States Foreign relations Soviet Union.
Soviet Union
Belgium
Great Britain
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Baccalaureate addresses
World War, 1939-1945
International economic relations
Draft--United States
Military education--United States
Elections
Trade regulation--United States
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Elections--United States
Yachts
Military education
World War, 1939-1945--Congresses
Draft
Trade regulation
Occupation
Diplomats
Lawyers
Diplomats--United States
Authors
Diplomats United States
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Birth 1876-11-29

Death 1958-05-09

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