Lewis Williams DOUGLAS Edit Profile
Bachelor, Amherst College, 1916; student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1916-1917; Doctor of Laws, Amherst College, 1933; Doctor of Laws, Harvard University, 1933; Doctor of Laws, Queens College, 1938; Doctor of Laws, Princeton University, 1938; Doctor of Laws, Brown U., 1938; Doctor of Laws, New York University, 1938; Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, 1938; Doctor of Laws, U. Arizona, 1940; Doctor of Laws, Leeds, England, 1948; Doctor of Laws, U. Bristol, St. Andrews, London, 1949; Doctor of Laws, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Glasgow, 1950; Doctor of Laws, University of California, McGIll U., Columbia University, Dalhousie, 1951; Data Control Language, University of Oxford, 1948.
Instructor Amherst College, 1920. Member Arizona House Representatives, 1923-1925. Member 70th to 73d Congresses (1927-1933), at large, Arizona.
Director budget, 1933-1934. Vice-president, director American Cyanamid Company, 1934-1937. Principal, vice chancellor McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1938-1940.
President Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1940-1947, trustee, 1940-1972, Chairman of the Board, 1947-1959, chairman of the executive committee, 1959-1972, honorary trustee, 1972. Consultant Chairman of the Board, director Southern Arizona Bank and Trust Company, 1949-1966, honorary chairman, consultant, 1966. Chairman of the Board, director Western Bankcorp.
International Bank, 1962-1967, director, member Executive Committee. President United California Bank International, 1967-1973, honorary chairman, director, 1973. Director International Nickel Limited company, 1951-1971, member Executive Committee, 1955-1959, alternate member Executive Committee, 1960-1971, member of advisory committee, 1971-1974.
Director Union Corporation, 1951-1973, Verde Exploration Ltd., Newmont Mining Corporation. Director Technology Studies, Inc., representative supervisory board channel tunnel study group. Deputy war shipping administrator, 1942-1944.
Member Combined Shipping Adjustment Board. Special adviser to General Clay, German Control Council, 1945. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1947-1950.
Member United States Advisory Committee on Weather Control, 1953-1957. President, chairman National Policy Board, American Assembly. Chairman government study foreign economics problems, 1953.
Member of national emergency council National Council on Crime and Delinquency. Member Indian Economics Development Advisory Group for Arizona. Administrative consultant director Institute Atmospheric Physics, U. Arizona President Winston Churchill Foundation United States, Ltd.
Chairman Founding Friends Harvey Mudd College. Honorary president National Society Prevention Blindness. Honorary chairman Friends Benjamin Franklin House.
Board of directors All Hallows Foundation, St. Luke’s Hospital, Arizona, Atlantic Council United States, Inc. Honorary board directors Academy Political Science. Board of Governors Arctic Institute North American, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, England.
Trustee Thunderbird Graduate School International Management, Neurological Sciences Foundation, Sam Rayburn Foundation. Honorary trustee American Museum Natural History, American Shakespeare Festival Theatre and Academy. Board visitors Honnold Library Society.
Member of advisory commission to board directors George C. Marshall Research Foundation, advisory council on Marshall scholarships. Advisory member board of managers Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases. Member trustees advising committee Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Member of advisory council American Ditchley Foundation, International Movement for Atlantic Union, Inc., American Museum in Britain, International Students Trust, London. Member of advisory committee Child Adoption Services. Member international sponsoring committee World Center for Exploration.
Member of advisory board Claremont College, Arizona Livestock Show.
Chairman National Policy Board. President, chairman American Assembly, ALfred P. Sloan Foundation, American Museum National History. Trustee emeritus Amherst College.
President, trustee Academy Political Science. National chairman American Shakespeare Festival Theatre and Academy. Honorary president National Society for Prevention of Blindness.
Member of advisory board Memorial Hospital lst Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Advertising Educational Foundation in France. Member English-Speaking Union (honorary chairman), National Institute Social Sciences (vice president), American Philosophical Society (trustee).
Married Peggy Zinsser, June 19, 1921. Children: James Stuart, Lewis Williams, Sharman (Mistress Andrew M. Hay).
Citation from General Pershing. Named Freeman City of Edinburgh, Scotland. Benjamin Franklin fellow Royal Society Arts of England.
Member English Speaking Union United States (president 1946-1947, chairman 1951-1959, honorary chairman), American Philosophical Society, Grant Monument Association, National Institute Social Sciences (president), Pilgrims United States, Council on Foreign Relations (director emeritus), Arizona Heritage Council (regional director), United States Chamber of Commerce (finance committee, international committee).