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Douglas Maxwell Moffat

ambassador

Douglas Maxwell Moffat, American ambassador. Member Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Pilgrims United States (Executive Committee).

Background

Moffat, Douglas Maxwell was born on November 16, 1881 in Stanhope, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edward S. and Anna (McCartney) Moffat.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1903, Master of Arts, 1904. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard, 1907.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1911. Partner Cravath, Swaine & Moore and predecessor firms, New York City, 1913-1956. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Australia, since 1956.

Deputy alien property custodian, Manila, P.I., World War I. Principal representative United States Government to Middle East Supply Center, 1943. Member of New York Advisory Board on Rates of Pay and Hours of Employment of Public Works, since 1950.

Chairman Temporary Commission Use of television for Ednl. Purposes New York State, 1952-1953. Member New York City Transit Authority, 1953-1953.

Connections

mother:
Anna (McCartney) Moffat

wife:
Gertrude Mali - June 13, 1921

daughter:
Keith M