J. Lionberger Davis papers 1895-1968


J. Lionberger Davis papers, 1895-1968

J. Lionberger Davis papers 1895-1968

The papers of J. Lionberger Davis, a lawyer, banker,managing director of the Alien Property Custodian during WWI, and friends with bothWoodrow Wilson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

1 cubic ft. (3 boxes)


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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

United States. Office of Alien Property Custodian

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The office of Alien Property Custodian was created by the Trading with the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917. According to the act the right to seize enemy property was vested in the president, which was then delegated to the Alien Property Custodian. During the Second World War the Alien Property Custodian was reinstituted. Patents held by German and Japanese nations were defined as alien property and seized. From the description of Records, 1943-1946. (Hagley Museum & Library). Worl...

Davis, J. Lionberger (John Lionberger), 1878-

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J. Lionberger Davis (John Lionberger) was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1878. He was a lawyer and banker; he graduated from Princeton in 1900, and studied law at Harvard and Washington University. He was founder and chairman of the Real Estate Mortgage Trust Company and the Security National Bank Savings and Trust Company in St. Louis, Missouri. During World War I, Davis served as managing director of the Alien Property Custodian from 1917-1919. He was an active Democrat and personal friend of ...