Monnett Bain DAVIS Edit Profile
Baker University; University of Colorado, Bachelor of Arts.
During World War I, he served in the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in the United States Army. He later entered into the United States Foreign Service and served three tours of duty representing American interests abroad. Following service to the U.S. Embassy in Denmark, Davis was given his assignment as United States Ambassador to Panama (1948–1951).
Recognized for his negotiating skills, Davis was then assigned to the post of U.S. Ambassador to Israel in 1951. Ambassador Davis died in his sleep in the United States Embassy in Tel Aviv on December 26, 1953. His body was returned to the United States and interred at Arlington National Cemetery (Section 2, Grave 4876).
Member: Masons; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Club: Racquet (Washington, D. C.).
Spouse Pearl Evangeline Davis, December 22, 1917, San Diego, California.