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  Hull, Cordell
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameCordell Hull
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Carthage, Tennessee , United States
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Born October 02, 1871
DiedJuly 23, 1955 (83 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 27, 2014 01:19pm
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InfoBorn in Pickett County, Tennessee, October 2, 1871;
Attended National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio, 1889-1890;
Delegate to the Tennessee Democratic Convention in 1890;
Graduated from Cumberland University Law School in 1891;
Admitted to the bar the same year and practiced in Celina, Tennessee;
Member of the State House of Representatives, 1893-1897;
Served in Cuba as captain, Fourth Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry;
In 1898 resumed the practice of law;
Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Tennessee, 1903-1907;
Representative from Tennessee 1907-1921 and 1923-1931;
Married Rose Frances (Witz) Whitney in 1917;
Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, 1921-1924;
Senator from Tennessee 1931-1933;
Commissioned Secretary of State in President Roosevelt's Cabinet March 4, 1933 and served until November 30, 1944;
As Secretary of State, sponsored a reciprocal-trade program;
Chairman of American delegations to numerous international conferences,
United States delegate to the Moscow Conference in 1943;
Appointed a delegate to the United Nations Conference at San Francisco in 1945;
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945
Retired from public life;
Died at the Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, July 23, 1955.



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  10/10/1939 Nobel Peace Prize Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
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  10/10/1936 Nobel Peace Prize Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  03/04/1933 U. S. Secretary of State Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1930 TN US Senate Won 71.32% (+44.22%)
  11/06/1928 TN - District 04 Won 68.18% (+36.36%)
  06/29/1928 US President - D Convention Lost 5.85% (-63.20%)
  11/02/1926 TN - District 04 Won 71.42% (+42.84%)
  11/04/1924 TN - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/09/1924 US President - D Convention Lost 0.62% (-25.71%)
  11/07/1922 TN District 4 Won 62.63% (+25.27%)
  11/02/1921 DNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1920 TN District 4 Lost 49.52% (-0.74%)
  11/05/1918 TN - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 TN - District 04 Won 60.19% (+20.62%)
  11/03/1914 TN - District 04 Won 98.23% (+97.18%)
  11/05/1912 TN - District 04 Won 64.92% (+30.07%)
  11/08/1910 TN - District 04 Won 78.87% (+57.75%)
  11/03/1908 TN - District 04 Won 54.87% (+10.02%)
  11/06/1906 TN - District 04 Won 53.60% (+7.35%)
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