Elihu Root

Elihu Root (1845 - 1937)

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Elihu Root
Born in Clinton, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in New York, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Jul 2015
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Categories: Clinton, Oneida County, New York | Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, New York | Nobel Laureates of the 20th Century | US Secretaries of State | US Secretaries of War | US Senators from New York | Notables.

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Preceded by
37th Secretary
John Hay

Preceded by
40th Secretary

Russell A. Alger

Preceded by
Thomas C. Platt

Elihu Root
38th United States
Secretary of State
Dept of State

41st United States
Secretary of War
US War Office

US Senator (Class 3)
from New York
Seal of the US Senate
Succeeded by
39th Secretary
Robert Bacon

Succeeded by
42nd Secretary

William Howard Taft

Succeeded by
James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.


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