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Cordell Hull

Cordell HullBorn: 2-Oct-1871
Birthplace: Olympus, TN
Died: 23-Jul-1955
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 1933-44

Military service: US Army (Spanish-American War)

[1] Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Wife: Rose Frances Witz (Witz or Whitney, m. 1917, d. 1954, no children)

    High School: Mountvale Academy, Celina
    University: Normal School, Bowling Green, KY (briefly)
    University: National Normal University, Lebanon, OH
    Law School:
Cumberland University, Lebanon, TN (1891)

    US Secretary of State (4-Mar-1933 to 1-Dec-1944 under Franklin D. Roosevelt)
    US Senator, Tennessee (1931-33)
    US Congressman, Tennessee 4th (1923-31)
    US Congressman, Tennessee 4th (1907-21)
    Tennessee State House of Representatives (1893-97)
    Democratic National Committee Chairman (1921-24)
    Nobel Peace Prize 1945

Author of books:
The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948, memoir)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1235 (5 cents, issued 5-Oct-1963)

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