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Encyclopedia > David A. Morse

David Morse was born in New York on May 31, 1907. He graduated from Rutgers University in 1929 and from the Harvard Law School in 1932. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1932. He later became Special Assistant to the United States Attorney General, Chief Counsel of the Petroleum Labour Policy Board in the US Department of the Interior, and Regional Attorney for the National Labour Relations Board in the metropolitan area of New York. May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Rutgers University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is located in New Brunswick, Piscataway, Camden and Newark, New Jersey. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Langdell Hall, home of the HLS library. ... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is a Cabinet department of the United States government that manages and conserves most federally-owned land. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...


When war broke out, he gave up his law practice to join the army. From June 1943 to April 1944, David Morse served as Captain in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, where he was appointed Chief of the Labor Division of the Allied Military Government. He drafted and put into effect the labour policy and programme in Sicily and Italy for the British and United States Governments and armies. As Chief of the Labor Section of the US Group Control Council for Germany under Generals Eisenhower and Clay, he prepared the labour policy and programme for Germany. Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel, he was awarded the Legion of Merit for his army services in 1946. June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Legion of Merit medal The Legion of Merit is a military decoration of the United States armed forces which is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


After his discharge from the army, Morse was appointed General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. On July 1, 1946 President Truman named him Assistant Secretary of Labor and Mr. Morse devoted his activities to the creation of the Department's programme of international affairs. Mr. Morse had been a delegate to the ILO on two occasions and served as the United States Government representative on the Governing Body. In June 1948 he was named chief of the United States delegation to the International Labour Conference. At the 105th session of the Governing Body in San Francisco in June 1948, he was unanimously elected Director-General for a ten-year term. He was unanimously re-elected for five-year terms in May 1957, in March 1962, and in February 1967. He resigned in February 1970. David Morse died in New York on December 1, 1990. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... For other meanings of the ILO abbreviation, see ILO (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in California. ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For alternative meanings, see March (disambiguation). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1969, as a result of his inspired leadership, the ILO was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Nobel Prizes (pronounced no-BELL or no-bell) are awarded annually to people who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society. ...


References

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/dgo/staff/formers/morse.htm http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/laborhall/dam.htm


 
 

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