Davis, John W. (John William)
- Existence: 1873 - 1955
A.B., 1892, LL.B., 1895, (LL.D.), 1915, W&L, LL.D., Yale, 1921; Princeton, 1924, NYU, 1951; D.C.L., Oxford, 1950, etc. (14 in all). Assistant professor of law, W&L, 1896-97; trustee, 1921-49. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1918-21. Democratic candidate for presidency, 1924. See Who's Who, 1954-55, MSS Catalog; Legal Education in Virginia, 186-95.
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LeRoy Hodges Papers
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942
- Subject: Economists X