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.
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