Jerome Davis Greene was born 12 October 1874 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Honshu, Japan to Daniel Crosby Greene (1843-1913) and Mary Jane Forbes (1845-1909) and died 29 March 1959 New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. He married May Tevis (1875-1941) 28 April 1900 in Bryn Mawr, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Jerome Davis Greene was president of Lee, Higginson & Company 1917–32; secretary, Harvard University Corporation, 1905–10 and 1934–43; general manager of the Rockefeller Institute 1910–12; assistant and secretary to John D. Rockefeller Jr. as trustee of the Rockefeller Institute; trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation; trustee of the Rockefeller General Education Board 1910–39; executive secretary, American Section, Allied Maritime Transport Council, in 1918; Joint Secretary of the Reparations, Paris Peace Conference, in 1919; chairman, American Council Institute of Pacific Relations, 1929–32; trustee of the Brookings Institution of Washington, 1928–45; and a founding member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Greene was born in Yokohama, Japan to missionary parents Mary Jane Forbes and the Rev. Daniel Crosby Greene. He was also the brother of diplomat Roger Sherman Greene II, the nephew of famed historian Evarts Boutell Greene, and his grandmother was the sister of former US Senator, US Secretary of State, and US Attorney General William William Maxwell Evarts. The great-nephew of US Senator George Frisbie Hoar, US Senator and Connecticut Governor Roger Sherman Baldwin, US Attorney General and Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, as well as the nephew of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Washington Terrority, Justice Roger Sherman Greene.
|Offspring of Jerome Davis Greene and May Tevis (1875-1941)|
|Jerome Crosby Greene (1902-)|
- Jerome David Greene - Wikipedia
- God and Man at Harvard - Time Magazine 05 May 1958
- Roger Sherman (1721-1793)/Immigrant Ancestors