Davis, Norman H. (Norman Hezekiah), 1878-1944

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Economist, diplomat, and humanitarian.

From the description of Papers of Norman H. Davis, 1915-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322288

Biographical Note

  • 1978, Aug. 9: Born, Normandy, Bedford County, Tenn.
  • 1897 - 1900 : Attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
  • 1898: Married Mackie Paschall
  • 1902: Began business career in Cuba
  • 1905 - 1917 : Organized Trust Co. of Cuba and served as president of the company
  • 1917: Advisor on foreign loans to the secretary of the treasury
  • 1918: Special delgate to Spain and representative of the United States Treasury in London, England and Paris, France
  • 1919: Appointed finance commisioner of the United States to Europe American member, Armistice Commission Chairman of the finance section, Supreme Economic Council Financial advisor to Woodrow Wilson and the American Commission to Negotiate Peace Member of the Reparations and Financial Commissions Assistant secretary of the treasury
  • 1920: Under secretary of state and acting secretary of state Chairman, Conference on International Communications, Washington, D. C.
  • 1924: Chairman, League of Nations Commission to Determine the Status of Memel
  • 1927: Member, American Delegation to the International Economic Conferrence, Geneva Switzerland Member, League of Nations Financial Committee
  • 1932: Appointed member of of the organizing committee for the International Monetary and Economic Conference Chairman of the American delegation, Disarmament Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1935: Head of the American delegation to the London Naval Conference
  • 1937: United States delegate, Nine-Power Conference, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1938 - 1944 : Chairman, American Red Cross
  • 1944, July 1: Died, Alexandria, Va.

From the guide to the Norman H. Davis Papers, 1898-1979, (bulk 1915-1944), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. Cordell Hull papers, 1901-1932, bulk 1921-1932. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1926 (inclusive), 1916-1922 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. Papers of Huntington Gilchrist, 1913-1973 (bulk 1919-1955). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cocke, Betty Page, 1872-1973. Papers of Betty Page Cocke, 1840-1935 (bulk 1920-1935). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William Shepherd Benson Papers, circa 1791-1952, (bulk 1915-1928) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert Worth Bingham Papers, 1856-1939, (bulk 1933-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937. Newton Diehl Baker papers, 1896-1962 (bulk 1916-1937). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956 (bulk 1933-1944). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Papers, 1833-1961, (bulk 1925-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Papers as Governor of New York, 1929-1932. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Newton Diehl Baker Papers, 1896-1962, (bulk 1916-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. Paul Moritz Warburg papers, 1904-1932 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Official Administrative Documents
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Cordell Hull Papers, 1908-1956, (bulk 1933-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, Norman H. (Norman Hezekiah), 1878-1944. Papers of Norman H. Davis, 1915-1960. Library of Congress
referencedIn Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932. William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952 (bulk 1915-1928). Library of Congress
creatorOf Norman H. Davis Papers, 1898-1979, (bulk 1915-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937. Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 (bulk 1933-1937). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Historical Personnel Files
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920). Supreme Economic Council. corporateBody
correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937. person
correspondedWith Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932. person
correspondedWith Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Cecil of Chelwood, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount, 1864-1958. person
associatedWith Cocke, Betty Page, 1872-1973. person
associatedWith Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934 : Geneva, Switzerland) corporateBody
correspondedWith Dresel, Ellis Loring, 1865-1925 person
associatedWith Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940 person
correspondedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith International Economic Conference (1927 : Geneva, Switzerland) corporateBody
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith London Naval Conference (1935-1936 : London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Monetary and Economic Conference (1933 : London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Nine-Power Conference (1937 : Brussels, Belgium) corporateBody
associatedWith Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Vanderlip, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1864-1937. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
International relations
Arms control
International economic relations
Disarmament
World War, 1914-1918--Peace
World War, 1914-1918--Reparations
Security, International
World War, 1939-1945
Peace
Occupation
Diplomats
Economists
Humanitarians
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Birth 1878

Death 1944

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