Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Kellogg, Frank Billings

Kellogg, Frank Billings, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., December 22, 1856; in 1865 moved with his parents to Viola, Olmsted County, Minn., and in 1872 to a farm near Elgin, Minn.; attended the public and rural schools; worked on the farm until 1875 and then studied law in Rochester, Minn., until December 1877, when he was admitted to the bar; commenced practice in Rochester, Minn., the same year; city attorney of Rochester 1878-1881; county attorney for Olmsted County 1882-1887; moved to St. Paul, Minn., in October 1887 and resumed the practice of law; Government delegate to the Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists at St. Louis in 1904; member of the Republican National Committee 1904-1912; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1904, 1908, and 1912; special counsel for the Government to prosecute antitrust suits; president of the American Bar Association in 1912 and 1913; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1917, to March 3, 1923; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922; delegate to the Fifth International Conference of American States, Santiago, Chile, 1923; appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Great Britain and served from December 11, 1923, until his resignation effective March 4, 1925; appointed Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Coolidge and served from March 5, 1925, to March 4, 1929; coauthor of the Kellogg Briand Peace Pact signed in 1928; resumed the practice of law in St. Paul, Minn.; elected associate judge of the Permanent Court for International Justice in 1930 and served until 1935; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1930; died in St. Paul, Minn., December 21, 1937; interment in the Chapel of St. Joseph of Arimathea in Washington Cathedral, Washington, D.C.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Kellogg, Frank Billings," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1398 Original Sources, accessed August 10, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4M5SNHV5536D7K7.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Kellogg, Frank Billings." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1398, Original Sources. 10 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4M5SNHV5536D7K7.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Kellogg, Frank Billings' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1398. Original Sources, retrieved 10 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4M5SNHV5536D7K7.