New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles Evans Hughes
1862 - 1948
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions marker series.
Location. 40° 45.994′ N, 73° 58.134′ W. Marker is in New York, 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 131 East 66th Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eglise Française du St. Esprit (approx. ¼ mile away); Doris C. Freedman Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
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.)
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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 161 times since then and 20 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.