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Frank B. Kellogg

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Frank Billings Kellogg
45th United States Secretary of State
In office
March 5, 1925 – March 28, 1929
PresidentCalvin Coolidge
Preceded byCharles Evans Hughes
Succeeded byHenry L. Stimson
Personal details
Born(1856-12-22)December 22, 1856
Potsdam, New York
DiedDecember 21, 1937(1937-12-21) (aged 80)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Political partyRepublican
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer

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?].