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Joseph E. Davies

Joseph E. DaviesAKA Joseph Edward Davies

Born: 29-Nov-1876
Birthplace: Watertown, WI
Died: 9-May-1958
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the USSR, 1937-38

Father: Edward Davies
Mother: Rahel Paynter
Wife: Emlen Knight (m. 10-Sep-1902, div. 1935, three daughters)
Daughter: Eleanor
Daughter: Rahel
Daughter: Emlen
Wife: Marjorie Merriweather Post (General Foods heiress, b. 1887, m. 1935, div. 1955, d. 1973)

    University: BA, University of Wisconsin (1898)
    Law School: LLB, University of Wisconsin (1901)

    US Ambassador to Belgium (1938-39)
    US Ambassador to Luxembourg (1938-39)
    US Ambassador to the USSR (1937-38)
    US Official Economic Advisor to Woodrow Wilson, Paris Peace Talks (1918)
    Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (1915-16)
    Democratic National Committee Vice-Chairman
    Delta Upsilon Fraternity
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Stroke 1958

    Mission to Moscow (28-Apr-1943) · Presenter

Author of books:
Mission to Moscow (1941)

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