1895 – Born on the 31st of March in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1919 – McCloy graduated from Amherst College.
1921 – Received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School.
He was a legal counselor to the major German chemical combine I. G. Farben
1941-1945 – Assistant Secretary of War which he was noted for opposing the nuclear bombing of Japan.
1946-1949 – Trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation.
1947-1949 – Served as the President of the World Bank.
1949-1952 – Replaced Lucius D. Clay who was the Military Governor for the U.S.Zone in Germany as the U.S.
High Commissioner for Germany.
1953-1960 – He served as chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank.
1954-1970 – Chairman of the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
1958-1965 – chairman of the Ford Foundation.
1963 – Awarded the prestigious Sylvanus Thayer Award by the United States Military Academy at West Point.
1989 – John Jay McCloy died 11th of March in Stamford, Connecticut.