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Dwight F. Davis
|Governor-General of the Philippines|
July 8, 1929 – January 9, 1932
|Preceded by||Eugene Allen Gilmore (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||George C. Butte (Acting)|
|49th United States Secretary of War|
October 14, 1925 – March 4, 1929
|Preceded by||John W. Weeks|
|Succeeded by||James Good|
|United States Assistant Secretary of War|
|Appointed by||Calvin Coolidge|
|Preceded by||Mayhew Wainwright|
|Succeeded by||Hanford MacNider|
Dwight Filley Davis
July 5, 1879
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||November 28, 1945 (aged 66)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Harvard University (BA)
Washington University (LLB)
He served as United States Secretary of War from 1925 to 1929.
Davis died at his home in Washington, D.C. on November 28, 1945, after a six-month illness.
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