Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1925
Number:9 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name:Charles Evans Hughes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1862
Year, Death:1948
Profession:Jurist. Secretary of State (1921-1925).
City:Washington, DC
State:DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:Hughes was nominated for his work as Secretary of State during Warren Harding's presidency. The latter initiated the Washington Conference on Limitation of Armaments, over which Hughes presided. The treaties on disarmament at sea adopted by the conference were later ratified by the US Congress. In 1923 Hughes initiated a policy that led to the Dawes Commission, and he advocated US entry to the Permanent International Court of Arbitration. Hughes was president of the "American Bar Association" and he had been member of the US Supreme Court (1910-1916).
 
Nominator:
Name:Elihu Root
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Former Secretary of State. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1912.
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
 

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