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McCloy, John Jay

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1989 AD

1895 – Born on the 31st of March in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1919 – McCloy graduated from Amherst College.

1921 – Received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School.

He was a legal counselor to the major German chemical combine I. G. Farben

1941-1945 – Assistant Secretary of War which he was noted for opposing the nuclear bombing of Japan.

1946-1949 – Trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation.

1947-1949 – Served as the President of the World Bank.

1949-1952 – Replaced Lucius D. Clay who was the Military Governor for the U.S.Zone in Germany as the U.S.

High Commissioner for Germany.

1953-1960 – He served as chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank.

1954-1970 – Chairman of the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

1958-1965 – chairman of the Ford Foundation.

1963 – Awarded the prestigious Sylvanus Thayer Award by the United States Military Academy at West Point.

1989 – John Jay McCloy died 11th of March in Stamford, Connecticut.