University of Arizona

Four Generations of the Douglas Family in America

Title Page from The First Generation by James Douglas, 1964

Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, United States House of Representatives, United States Budget Director, President of McGill University, head of the United States War Shipping Administration, and Ambassador to Great Britian. His father, James Stuart Douglas (1868-1949) was a mine owner and banker. His grandfather, James Douglas (1837-1918) was a mining engineer, metallurgist, industrialist, and the person for whom the town of Douglas, Arizona was named.

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