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.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
John W. Davis Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a typescript of a speech delivered at Martinsburg, West Virginia (January 4, 1905); law license (1895); statements of assets (1904-1917); correspondence, and a legal document for the purchase of real estate (1898-1930).
Dates: Inclusive 1895-1930
- Subject: West Virginia -- Martinsburg X