The Contender
Charles Evans Hughes
Born: April 11, 1862
Died: August 27, 1948
"When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty"

1907-1910: Governor of New York

1910-1916: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

1916: United States Presidential Candidate (Republican Party Candidate)

1921-1925: United States Secretary of State

1930-1941: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

1916 Election

CandidatePartyElectoral VotePopular VotePercentage
Woodrow WilsonDemocratic2779,126,86849.2%
Charles Evans HughesRepublican2548,548,72846.1%

Did you know...
Charles Evans Hughes was the last Supreme Court justice to be nominated by a major party for U.S. president.

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