John L Loeb Jr Memoir - Art, Homes, Books


John has received recognition for his work in diplomacy, religious freedom, education, genealogy, and philanthropy. He has also been elected to membership in exclusive social clubs at home and abroad. The list of his honors, awards, and membership (below) is extensive.

John L Loeb Jr Memoir


  • Decorated by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II with the Grand Cross of the Order of Dannenbrog (1983)
  • Decorated by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) (1994)
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, DC. (1980)
  • Honoree, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Westchester County, NY (1980)
  • American Jewish Historical Society: Lee Max Friedman Award, Waltham, MA (1981)
  • Westchester County, NY Board of Legislators: Distinguished Service Award (1982)
  • Humanitarian Award on the occasion 200th Anniversary of the Hebrew Benevolent Society, Charleston, SC, the oldest Jewish Philanthropic Organization in the U.S. (1984)
  • The Zionist Organization of America, NYC.: The Justice Louis D. Brandeis Award (1986)
  • Churchill Fellow, Westminster College, MO (1988)
  • Distinguished Patriot Award, Sons of the American Revolution at Fraunces Tavern, New York, NY (1993)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, The Harvey School, Katonah, NY (1994)
  • Lord of the Manor of Brinsley. County of Nottingham, England (1995)
  • Honorary Member, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (1995)
  • Lehman College Leadership Award, Bronx, NY (1997)
  • Hotchkiss Holiday in Honor of John L. Loeb, Jr., Lakeville, CT (1998)
  • Danish American Society, Person of the Year, New York, NY (2005)
  • John Clarke Society, Laureate of the Year, Newport, RI (2009)
  • St. Nicholas Society Medal of Merit, New York, NY (2009)
  • Alexander Teitz Award, Newport, RI (2011)
  • Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty Award, New York, NY (2015)
  • Global Citizen Award, United Nations Association of Greater Boston (2018)


  • Royal Swedish Yacht Club
  • Royal Danish Yacht Club
  • Brooks’ Club (United Kingdom)
  • White’s Club (United Kingdom)
  • Lyford Key Club (Nassau Bahamas)
  • Sleepy Hollow Country Club, Briarcliff, NY
  • Century Country Club, Purchase, NY
  • Harmonie Club, New York City
  • Knickerbocker Club, New York City
  • Harvard Club, New York City
  • Downtown Association, New York City

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