Frank B. Kellogg

American politician (1856-1937)

Frank Billings Kellogg (December 22, 1856 – December 21, 1937) was an American lawyer, politician and statesman. He served in the United States Senate and as United States Secretary of State. Kellogg was part of a group who wrote the Kellogg-Briand Pact also known as the World Peace Act. For this, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1929[source?].

Frank B. Kellogg
45th United States Secretary of State
In office
March 5, 1925 – March 28, 1929
PresidentCalvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Preceded byCharles Evans Hughes
Succeeded byHenry L. Stimson
United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom
In office
January 14, 1924 – February 10, 1925
PresidentCalvin Coolidge
Preceded byGeorge Harvey
Succeeded byAlanson B. Houghton
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1923
Preceded byMoses E. Clapp
Succeeded byHenrik Shipstead
Personal details
Frank Billings Kellogg

(1856-12-22)December 22, 1856
Potsdam, New York, U.S.
DiedDecember 21, 1937(1937-12-21) (aged 80)
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Clara Cook
AwardsLegion of Honour