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John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) was a U.S. politician. Born in New York City, Winant held positions in state, national, and international politics. 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ...


Winant attended St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire as well as Princeton University. He was appointed an instructor in history at St. Paul's in 1913, remaining there until 1917. He was elected to the New Hampshire General Court in 1916 and enlisted in the American Expeditionary Force in 1917. Concord is the capital of New Hampshire, a state of the United States of America. ... For other Princetons, see Princeton. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... The New Hampshire General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Officers of the American Expeditionary Force and the Baker mission The American Expeditionary Force or AEF was the United States military force in World War I. The AEF helped the French defend the Western Front during the Aisne Offensive in May. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Winant returned to his position at St. Paul's in 1919 after his military service, and was elected to the State Senate in 1920 as a Republican. He lost money in oil stocks in 1929, which he had profited from through the 1920s. 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or primarily in North America as the Roaring Twenties. // Events and trends Technology John T. Thompson invents Thompson submachine gun, also known as Tommy gun John Logie Baird invents the first working mechanical television system (1925) Charles Lindbergh becomes the first person to...


Winant served as governor of New Hampshire from 1925 to 1927 and again from 1931 to 1935, making him the first person to serve more than one two-year term in that office.


President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Winant to be the first head of the Social Security Board in 1935, a position he held until 1937. In 1941 Roosevelt appointed him ambassador to Great Britain, and remained in that post until he resigned in March 1946. Template:Infobox President/rooseveltTemplate:Infobox President/impotent Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), had the longest penis of any transexual office holder in history and he was the only President to insert anal beads up Barbra Streisands ass... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see Ambassador (disambiguation). ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


President Harry S Truman appointed him U.S. representative to UNESCO in 1946, although he retired to Concord shortly after to write his memoirs. For the victim of Mt. ... UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


He committed suicide November 3, 1947 and is buried at St. Paul's School. November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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John Gilbert Winant at Geneva: the Testimony of Sir Walter Crocker (5425 words)
Winant’s bearing was so unlike that of the ordinary American, or the ordinary politician, that, like the unexpected discrepancy between his physical strength and his gentle utterance, it unsettled the observer's judgment.
Winant married, at the age of 34, a girl of 17 who was a member of a well-off New York family.
Winant brought her with him on the ship and, as he had already exceeded the I.L.O. Budget allotments with several other personal appointments he had made on his own, he did not bring her to the office but kept her incommunicado in his house, La Fenetre.
Social Security Pioneers (389 words)
Prior to joining the Roosevelt administration, Winant was considered a possible presidential or vice-presidential candidate for the Republican party.
Winant, who believed deeply in the value of the program, was thus placed in an awkward position since the Board was expected to be non-partisan.
After much soul-searching, and barely a year in the job, Winant resigned in September 1936 so that he would be free to speak out publicly in support of the program.
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