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McLaughlin, David Thomas, 1932-2004



  • Existence: 1932 - 2004


David Thomas McLaughlin was born in 1923. Graduated Dartmouth College 1954 (Tuck School 1955). Served as president of Dartmouth from 1981 to 1987, having previously chaired the Colleges Board of Trustees during his business career. Was chairman of the American Red Cross (2001-04) and was a director of Viacom, Inc. (this includes service with affiliated entities Westinghouse and CBS (1979-2004). McLaughlin served the Aspen Institute (headquarters in Washington, D.C.) as a trustee, non-executive chairman of the board, and president and CEO from 1988 to 1997. At the time of his death, McLaughlin was a member of the Institutes Council of Honorary Trustees. He died in August 2004.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dartmouth College. Hanover, New Hampshire, to Edward [Bradley] , Letter

Identifier: Mss 987366
Mss 987366
Date(s): 1987-06-16

McLaughlin writes to thank Bradley for his "counsel, wisdom and good humor" over the years of their relationship. Mclaughlin notes that he will leave Dartmouth with positive feelings.

David McLaughlin papers

Identifier: MS-960
Date(s): 1981 to 2004

David T. McLaughlin (1932-2004), 14th President of Dartmouth College. Dartmouth College Class of 1954. The papers contain correspondence, speeches and subject files related to his involvement with the Aspen Institute, Toro Company, American Red Cross and as president emeritus of Dartmouth College. Audio cassette tapes with interviews and transcripts conducted by Alex von Hoffman for McLaughlin's book "Choices Made" are also included

Oral history interview with David T. McLaughlin

Identifier: DOH-41
Date(s): 1996-11-08 to 1997-12-10
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of David T. McLaughlin is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Jane L. Carroll during 1996 and 1997. The entire interview runs for approximately six and a half hours and covers his undergraduate year, his service as a trustee and chairman of the board of trustees and his presidency. Some of the topics he covers include his friendship with John Sloan Dickey, his assessment of John...
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