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Sol Linowitz

Sol LinowitzAKA Sol Myron Linowitz

Born: 17-Dec-1913
Birthplace: Trenton, NJ
Died: 18-Mar-2005
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Negotiated return of the Panama Canal

Military service: US Navy (1944-46)

Father: Joseph Linowitz
Mother: Rose Oglenskye
Wife: Evelyn Zimmerman ("Toni", m. 1939, four daughters)
Daughter: Ann Mozersky
Daughter: June
Daughter: Jan
Daughter: Ronni Jolles

    University: BA, Hamilton College (1935)
    Law School: LLB, Cornell Law School (1938)
    Administrator: Trustee, Cornell University (1966-95)
    Administrator: Trustee, Hamilton College
    Administrator: Trustee, Johns Hopkins University
    Administrator: Trustee, University of Rochester
    Administrator: Trustee, Eastman School of Music

    US Ambassador at large, for the Middle East (1979-81)
    US Ambassador to the Organization of American States (1966-69)
    Xerox (1943-)
    Member of the Board of Xerox Chairman (1960-66)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1998
    Cornell Law Review Editor-in-Chief (1937-38)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Academy of Diplomacy Chairman (1984-89)
    American Assembly
    American Bar Association
    American Jewish Committee
    Bill Bradley for President
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Order of the Coif
    Delta Sigma Rho
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Campus Tensions: Analysis and Recommendations (1970)
International Business-Government Relations (1970)
This Troubled Urban World (1974)
World Hunger, a Challenge to American Policy (1980)
The Making of a Public Man: A Memoir (1985, memoir)
The Betrayed Profession: Lawyering at the End of the Twentieth Century (1994, with Martin Mayer)


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