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Lewis W. Douglas

AKA Lewis Williams Douglas

Born: 2-Jul-1894
Birthplace: Bisbee, AZ
Died: 7-Mar-1974
Location of death: Tucson, AZ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the UK, 1947-50

Military service: US Army (1917-19)

Father: James Stuart Douglas, Jr. (Copper mining millionaire, b. 1867, d. 1949)
Wife: Peggy Zinsser (d. 1992)
Son: Lewis W. Douglas, Jr.
Daughter: Sharman Douglas (b. 1929, d. 1996)

    High School: Montclair Academy, Montclair, NJ
    University: BA, Amherst College (1916)
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1916)
    Teacher: History, Amherst College (1920)
    Administrator: Principal & Vice Chancellor, McGill University (1938-39)

    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1947-50)
    US Official Deputy Administrator, War Shipping Administration (1942-44)
    US Director, Office of Management and Budget (1933-34)
    US Congressman, Arizona (1927-33)
    Arizona State House of Representatives (1923-25)
    Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York President (1940-47)
    American Cyanamid VP (1934-38)
    Member of the Board of Southern Arizona Bank & Trust Company (1949-66)
    Member of the Board of General Motors (1944-65)
    Member of the Board of American Cyanamid (1934-38)
    American Philosophical Society
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Pilgrims Society
    National Cowboy Hall of Fame (2002)


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