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Davies, Joseph Edwardlocked

(29 November 1876–09 May 1958)
  • Keith D. Eagles

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Davies, Joseph Edward (29 November 1876–09 May 1958), lawyer, diplomat, and author, was born in Watertown, Wisconsin, the son of Edward Davies, a successful wagonmaker, and Rahel Paynter, a minister of the Welsh Congregationalist church. An outstanding high school and university student, Davies took an A.B. and an LL.B. at the University of Wisconsin and practiced law in his home county from 1902 to 1906. He married Emlen Knight in 1902; they had three children....

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