Cordell Hull

Cordell Hull

Birth
Byrdstown, Pickett County, Tennessee, USA
Death 23 Jul 1955 (aged 83)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot St. Joseph's Chapel - Nave Vault - Interred 7/26/1955
Memorial ID 524 · View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Senator, US Congressman, Nobel Prize Laureate. He served as Secretary of State in the first three Administrations of President Franklin Roosevelt, and the eleven years he spent in the officer was the most in American history. His diplomatic efforts during World War II was crucial to the ultimate Allied victory, and he was a driving force in the establishment of the United Nations, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. He previously represented Tennessee's 4th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 1923 to 1931, and a Democratic Senator from Tennessee to the United States House of Representatives from 1931 until he resigned in 1933 after being confirmed as United States Secretary of State.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 524
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cordell Hull (2 Oct 1871–23 Jul 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 524, citing Washington National Cathedral, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .