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Davis, Dwight Filley

Born: 1879 AD
Died: 1945 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Governor

1879 – Born on the 5th of July in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.


1900 – Graduated college in Harvard University.


1903 – Received his Law degree from Washington University.


1904 – Became member of the public library board.


1905 – He married Helen Brooks.


1907 – Served as member of the house of delegates of the city government.


1908 – He served on the executive committee of the National Municipal League.


1911 – Became chairman of the City Planning Commission.


1917 – Served as director of the War Finance Corporation.


1923 – He was the United States Assistant Secretary of War.


1925 – Became United States Secretary of War.


1929 – He became Governor General of the Philippines.


1936 – After the death of his wife Helen Brooks, he married for the second time to Pauline Morton Sabin.


1942 – Served as a Director General of the United States Army Specialist Corps.


1945 – Died on the 28th of November in Washington, D.C.