Frank Kellogg

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Birthday
22, 1856
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 21, 1937 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1856
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 21, 1937 (80)

About

Co-author of the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928, which prohibited war as a national policy. He earned the Nobel Peace Prize the following year for his work on the international agreement.

Before Fame

He joined his cousin's law firm in St. Paul, and earned a small fortune advising railroads, mining companies and steelmakers.

Trivia

As Secretary of State under Calvin Coolidge, he devoted his energies to promoting the Kellogg-Briand Pact even as it was criticized for doing nothing to end war.

Family Life

Born in New York, he moved with his family to Olmsted County, Minnesota with his family at the age of 8.

Associated With

He was one of Theodore Roosevelt's trustbusters, litigating in the Standard Oil case.