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 Nicholas Murray Butler

Nicholas Murray Butler

Birth
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Death 7 Dec 1947 (aged 85)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 4, Lot 152-154, Grave 8-9-10
Memorial ID 155 · View Source
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Educator, Nobel Prize Recipient. The President of Columbia University from 1902 until his death, he was awarded the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize with Jane Addams for their efforts in promoting peace through education. In the 1912 presidential election, Murray received the 8 electoral votes that were to go to Vice President James Sherman who had died on October 30, 1912, six days prior to the election.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nicholas Murray Butler (2 Apr 1862–7 Dec 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155, citing Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .