Garry Davis

Garry Davis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. "Garry Davis (born Bar Harbor, Maine, July 27, 1921) is a peace activist who created the first ""World Passport."" Davis was the son of Meyer & Hilda Davis. He graduated from The Episcopal Academy in 1940 and attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University); he also earned an M.A. in Geo-dialectics from the East-West University of Brahma Vidya, Bangalore, India, A former Broadway actor, after serving in the US Air Force during WWII as a B-17 bomber pilot, he renounced hisAmerican citizenship in Paris in 1948 to become a ""citizen of the world."" Davis interrupted a session of the UnitedNations General Assembly on November 22, 1948 calling for ""one government for one world."" He founded theInternational Registry of World Citizens in Paris in January, 1949 which registered over 750,000 individuals. OnSeptember 4, 1953 Davis declared the World Government of World Citizens from the city hall of Ellsworth, Maine, based on fundamental human rights. He then formed the World Service Authority in 1954 as the government'sexecutive and administrative agency.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135810979
  • 9786135810974