Biddle, Francis Beverly
1886 - Francis Beverley Biddle was born on the 9th of May in Paris, France.
1909 - He earned A.B degrees from Harvard University.
1911 - He finished his law degree in Harvard University.
- He worked as a private secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
1912 - He supported the presidential candidacy of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
1927 - He wrote a novel about Philadelphia society, "The Llanfear Pattern."
1935 - President Roosevelt nominated him to be chairman of the National Labor Relations Board.
1941-1945 - Became Attorney General of the United States.
- Resigned after Roosevelt's death.
1947 - Truman nominated him as American representative on the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
1965 - He became as chairman of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission.
1968 - He died on the 4th of October in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
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