Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Birth 1871-10-02
Death 1955-07-23
Americans
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Biographical notes:

Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945.

From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 173257368

American statesman; represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives (1907-1921, 1923-1931), and U.S. Senate (1931-1933); U.S. Secretary of State (1933-1944).

From the description of Papers, 1911-1932. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28998564

United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of State under Franklin Roosevelt. Also, a soldier, lawyer, and judge from the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee.

From the description of Cordell Hull collection (bulk 1900-1955). (Tennessee Technical University). WorldCat record id: 50026715

U.S. senator and representative of Tennessee and U.S. secretary of state.

From the description of Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956 (bulk 1933-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060976

U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1907-1921, 1923-1931; Chairman, Democratic National Executive Committee, 1921-1924; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1931-1933; U.S. Secretary of State, 1933-1944; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, 1945.

From the description of Cordell Hull papers, 1901-1932, bulk 1921-1932. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 27089447

Biographical Note

  • 1871, Oct. 2: Born, Overton County (now Pickett), Tenn.
  • 1889 - 1890 : Student, National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio
  • 1891: B.L., Cumberland University Law School, Birmingham, Ala. Admitted to the Tennessee bar
  • 1893 - 1897 : Member, Tennessee house of representatives
  • 1903 - 1907 : Judge, fifth judicial circuit, Tennessee
  • 1907 - 1921 : Member, U.S. Congress from the fourth strict of Tennessee
  • 1917: Married Rose Frances Whitney (died 1954)
  • 1921 - 1924 : Chairman, Democratic National Committee
  • 1923 - 1931 : Member, U.S. Congress
  • 1930: Elected U.S. senator (resigned 1933)
  • 1933: Appointed secretary of state
  • 1933 - 1943 : Chairman, American delegation at various international conferences
  • 1943: Attended Quebec Conference, Quebec, Canada
  • 1944: Resigned as secretary of state
  • 1945: Awarded Nobel Peace Prize Appointed delegate to United Nations Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1948: Published The Memoirs of Cordell Hull. New York: Macmillan. 2 vols.
  • 1955, July 23: Died, Bethesda, Md.

From the guide to the Cordell Hull Papers, 1908-1956, (bulk 1933-1944), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Prohibition
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Taxation
  • Presidents--Election--1928
  • Governors--Election--1932
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Mexican
  • Tariff--United States
  • Anti--Catholicism
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Discrimination in public accommodation
  • Politicians--Correspondence
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • Economics--Congresses
  • Neutrality
  • Tariff
  • Statesmen--Correspondence
  • Political parties--History--20th century
  • Mexicans--Civil rights
  • Taxation--United States

Occupations:

  • Cabinet officers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Tennessee
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Tennessee

Places:

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  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Upper Cumberland Region (Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
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  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)