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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Mss 987366
Identifier: Mss 987366
Overview 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
Overview 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