Dwight F. Davis
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Dwight F. Davis
|Governor-General of the Philippines|
July 8, 1929 – January 9, 1932
|Preceded by||Eugene Allen Gilmore (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||George C. Butte (Acting)|
|49th United States Secretary of War|
October 14, 1925 – March 4, 1929
|Preceded by||John W. Weeks|
|Succeeded by||James Good|
|United States Assistant Secretary of War|
|Appointed by||Calvin Coolidge|
|Preceded by||Mayhew Wainwright|
|Succeeded by||Hanford MacNider|
Dwight Filley Davis
July 5, 1879
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||November 28, 1945 (aged 66)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Harvard University (BA)|
Washington University (LLB)
|Turned pro||1895 (amateur tour)|
|Plays||Left-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 5 (1900)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||F (1898, 1899)|
|Olympic Games||2R (1904)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||W (1899, 1900, 1901)|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|Olympic Games||QF (1904)|
|Davis Cup||W (1900, 1902)|
References[change | change source]
- "Davis Cup History". Davis Cup. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
- "The Secretary of War, The Hon. Dwight Davis, and the Chief of Staff, the Deputy Chief of Staff, the assistants Chief of Staff, and the Chiefs of branches posed for a photograph on the steps of the war Dept. In the group left to right, front row, Major Gen. Frank Parker, Major Gen. Charles P. Summerall, Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary of War, Col. C.B. Robbins, Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis, Major Gen, B.H. Wells, Deputy Chief of Staff, Brig. Gen. E.E. Booth, Ass't Chief of Staff, Major Gen. Fred T. Austin, Chief of Field Artillery, Major Gen. A.L. Carmichael, Chief of Finance". Library of Congress. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
- "McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton family of Illinois and New York". PoliticalGraveyard.com. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
- "DWIGHT DAVIS DIES; WAR EX-SECRETARY; Member of Coolidge's Cabinet First Soldier to Hold Post Since '69--New Deal Foe DONOR OF THE TENNIS CUP Former Champion Himself, He Created International Trophy --Hero of First World War Succeeded John W. Weeks Twice Double Champion Sold Progress in Philippines". The New York Times. November 28, 1945. Retrieved October 7, 2017.