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Josiah Marvel Edit Profile

ex-ambassador , lawyer

Josiah Marvel, American ex-ambassador, lawyer.

Background

Marvel, Josiah was born on November 26, 1904 in Wilminton, Delaware, United States. Son of Josiah and Mary (Jackson) Marvel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1927, Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

Career

Partner, firm, Marvel & Morford, Wilmington, 1932-1949, Logan, Marvel & Boggs, Wilmington, since 1950. McNutt, Marvel & Dudley, Washington. 1950; secretary of State, Delaware, 1938-1941.

Appointed Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Denmark, 1946. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Denmark, 1947. Chairman, International Claims Commission, Department of State, 1950-1953.

Enlisted as private in Army and advanced through ranks to captain, Southwest Pacific, 1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Marvel on Delaware Corporations, 1932.

Membership

Clubs: Wilmington (Delaware).

Connections

Married Gwladys Hopkins Whitney, February 22, 1943.

father:
Josiah Marvel

mother:
Mary (Jackson) Marvel

spouse:
Gwladys Hopkins Whitney