John Paton Davies

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John Paton Davies (died 1999) was a US diplomat prominent among the 'China hands', State DepartmentFar East experts persecuted by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s.[1]


  1. Michael T. Kaufmann, John Paton Davies, Diplomat Who Ran Afoul of McCarthy Over China, Dies at 91, New York Times, 24 December 1999.