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Charles Evans Hughes

1862 - 1948

 
 
Charles Evans Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 4, 2016
1. Charles Evans Hughes Marker
Inscription. The lawyer and former New York governor lived here from 1917 to 1921, after losing the 1916 presidential elections to Woodrow Wilson. Hughes served as U.S. Secretary of State during the Harding Administration (1921-23) and the Coolidge Administration (1923-25). In 1930, President Herbert Hoover appointed Hughes Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, where he presided until his retirement in 1941.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 45.994′ N, 73° 58.134′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of East 64th Street and Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East 64th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 East 64th Street, New York NY 10065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (about 500 feet away); Andy Warhol (about 600 feet away); Lehman Gates (approx. 0.2 miles away); 131 East 66th Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Club
Charles Evans Hughes Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 4, 2016
2. Charles Evans Hughes Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the right of the building entrance.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Eglise Française du St. Esprit (approx. ¼ mile away); Lexington School for the Deaf (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York City.
 
Also see . . .  Biographies of the Secretaries of State: Charles Evans Hughes (1862–1948) (US Dept. of State). Hughes was born in Glen Falls, New York in 1862. That same year his family moved to New York City, where he was raised and attended school. He graduated from Brown University at the age of nineteen, with the second highest honors. Hughes was a prominent public figure long before becoming Secretary of State. He had been a noted anti-corruption attorney in New York before being elected Governor of that state in 1906. He was then appointed to the Supreme Court by President William Howard Taft, a position from which he resigned in the summer of 1916 to run for President against incumbent Woodrow Wilson as the candidate of the Republican Party.... (Submitted on October 12, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
<i>Chief Justice Hughes celebrates his 76th birthday....</i> image. Click for full size.
By Harris & Ewing, April 11, 1938
3. Chief Justice Hughes celebrates his 76th birthday....
Full title is:Chief Justice Hughes celebrates his 76th birthday. Washington, D.C., April 11. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Evans Hughes, was 76 years old today, he is shown leaving his residence to go to the Supreme Court, The Chief Justice is telling photogs not to come in for a close-up. Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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