Elihu Root

Elihu Root (February 15, 1845 – February 7, 1937) was an American lawyer and statesman and the 1912 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the prototype of the 20th century "wise man", who shuttled between high-level government positions in Washington, D.C. and private-sector legal practice in New York City.

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Hamilton College (New York) - Campus - Elihu Root House
... The Elihu Root House originally belonged to Elihu Root, who used it as his summer house ...
Elihu Root House - History
... The Elihu Root House was also known as the Grant House due to the marriage between Root's daughter, Edith, and Ulysses S ... The Grants lived in the house after Root's death ... By the time Elihu Root purchased the house in 1893, there had been many additions and modifications to the structure ...
Elihu Root House - Elihu Root
... Elihu Root was born and grew up in the immediate vicinity of this house, which became his home as an adult ... Root made many changes to the structure of the American Army, including the establishment of the U.S ... Root was Secretary of State from 1905–1909 ...
United States Department Of War - History - 1898–1939
... Secretary of War Elihu Root (1899–1904) sought to appoint a chief of staff as general manager and a European-type general staff for planning, aiming to achieve this goal in a ... Elihu Root enlarged the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and established the United States Army War College and the General Staff ... acquired after the Spanish-American War, Elihu Root worked out the procedures for turning Cuba over to the Cubans, wrote the charter of government for the Philippines, and eliminated tariffs on ...
Works By Elihu Root
... Citizen's Part in Government ... Yale University Press, 1911 ...

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