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Eugene in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

John Mott (1946)

 
 
John Mott (1946) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 26, 2016
1. John Mott (1946) Marker
Inscription.  John R. Mott, church leader and statesman, was the head of the YMCA and the World Student Christian Federation. He served as ambassador and negotiator for the U.S. government. During the World Wars, Mott worked to improve conditions in prisoner of war camps. Mott was recognized for his efforts to unite nations, especially in times of war. He and Emily Balch were co-recipients of the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize.

He has gone out into the whole world and opened hearts to the idea of peace, to understanding, love and tolerance.

 
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace.
 
Location. 44° 3.45′ N, 123° 4.92′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from Day Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Kellogg (1929) (here, next to this marker); Al Gore (2007) (here, next to this marker); Ralph J. Bunche (1950) (here, next to this marker); Charles G. Dawes (1925)

John Mott (1946) Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 26, 2016
2. John Mott (1946) Marker - wide view
The Mott marker is the fifth from the right.
(here, next to this marker); Jane Addams (1931) (here, next to this marker); Jimmy Carter (2002) (a few steps from this marker); Henry Kissinger (1973) (a few steps from this marker); Linus Pauling (1962) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eugene.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road.
 
Also see . . .  John Mott (NobelPrize.org). "The Peace Prize for 1946 was awarded to the head of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the American John Raleigh Mott, who according to the Nobel Committee had contributed to the creation of a peace-promoting religious brotherhood across national boundaries." (Submitted on October 8, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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