Gray, David, 1870-1968

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David Gray (1870-1968) was born in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Harvard University in 1892, and received a Doctor of Letters from Bowdoin College in 1925. He married Maude Livingston Hall Waterbury, an aunt to Eleanor Roosevelt, in 1914. Between 1893 and 1899, he worked as a reporter and editorial writer for several Rochester and Buffalo newspapers. Gray was admitted to the bar in 1899, and served as a Captain in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. From 1899 onward, his main occupation was writing, and he is the author of several plays, articles, andone novel. Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Minister to Ireland on February 16, 1940, a post he held until June 28, 1947.

From the description of Gray, David, 1870-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581144

David Gray (1870-1968) served as the United States Minister to Ireland from 1940-1947. He was born in Buffalo, NY and graduated from Harvard in 1892. He practiced law for two years before turning to journalism. He worked for several newspapers in Buffalo and Rochester and also wrote numerous plays and books including "The Sphinx," "Mr. Carteret and Others," "Gallops," and "Smith" (written with Somerset Maugham). In 1914, he married Maude Livingston Hall Waterbury, an aunt of Eleanor Roosevelt. He died in Sarasota, Florida in 1968.

From the description of David Gray papers, 1857-1960. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 218532715

From the guide to the David Gray papers, 1857-1960, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

David Gray (1870-1968), journalist and diplomat, U.S. Minister to Ireland, 1940-1947.

Maude Livingston Hall Gray (d. 1952), Eleanor Roosevelt's aunt.

From the description of David Gray and Maude Livingston Hall Gray papers, 1883-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198838

Journalist, author, diplomat.

Gray (d. 1968) was appointed Minister to Ireland, 1940-1947.

From the description of Papers, 1855-1962 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522764

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referencedIn Shepard, Charles O., 1840-1928. In a bowery regiment : and other chapters from my life as soldier, consul, diplomat and globe trotter : typescript, [ca. 1925] / "Captain Musgrove Davis" (Charles O. Davis). Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Philippine Club (N.Y.). Mailing to members : typescript, 1960 Apr. 30. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [1 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a separate memorandum.
referencedIn Roosevelt, Anna, 1906-1975. Papers, 1886-1976, 1933-1976 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Gray, David, 1870-1968. David Gray papers, 1857-1960. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. Papers of MacKinlay Kantor, 1885-1977 (bulk 1920-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn MacKinlay Kantor Papers, 1885-1977, (bulk 1920-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gray, David, 1870-1968. Letter to Peggy Kellem [manuscript], 1961 February 24. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gray, David, 1870-1968. Papers, 1855-1962 Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Gray, David, 1870-1968. David Gray and Maude Livingston Hall Gray papers, 1883-1939. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Papers, 1868-1917. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf David Gray papers, 1857-1960 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
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associatedWith Brooke, Basil, Sir. person
associatedWith Brown, Aaron S. person
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associatedWith Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900, person
associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888- person
associatedWith Gavin, James M. (James Maurice), 1907-1990. person
associatedWith Gray, David, 1836-1888. person
associatedWith Gray, Maude. person
associatedWith Gray, Maude Livingston Hall, d. 1952. person
associatedWith Hickok, Thomas A. person
associatedWith Hill, Edmund W. person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932. person
associatedWith Kahn, Otto Hermann, 1867-1934. person
correspondedWith Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. person
associatedWith Kellem, Peggy, person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964. person
associatedWith Maffey, John Loader, Sir, 1877-1969. person
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associatedWith McEnelley, Thomas. person
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associatedWith Roosevelt, Anna, 1906-1975. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Shepard, Charles O., 1840-1928. person
associatedWith Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949. person
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United States
Ireland
Ireland
United States
Ireland
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World War, 1939-1945
Journalists--20th century
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Authors, American--20th century--Archives
Journalists--United States--20th century
Diplomats--United States--20th century
Diplomats, American--20th century
Diplomats--20th century
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Birth 1870

Death 1968-04-12

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