Davis, Norman H. - from United States

ID: 34522
Organization: CFR-M
Country of meeting: in the year 1922

Was a U.S. diplomat. He served as President Wilson's Assistant Secretary of Treasury and later as Undersecretary of State. Davis briefly ran the Cascade Distillery following his father's death in 1898, but was forced to sell his share of the distillery to the operation's majority owners.

Norman made millions of dollars from his financial dealings in Cuba from 1902 to 1917, where he was the President of the Trust Company of Cuba.

While working in the financial industry, he built close friendships with Henry Pomeroy Davison, an influential partner with J.P. Morgan & Co. and Chairman of the American Red Cross (1938–1944), and Richard M. Bissell, president of Hartford Fire Insurance and a member of the National Defense Commission. Through these connections, he was able to get appointed as a financial adviser to the Secretary of Treasury on foreign loans during World War I.


Activities in the Orangization:
Member of the Board 1921-1944