John Mott

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Birthday
25, 1865
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jan 31, 1955 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1865
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jan 31, 1955 (89)

About

American religious figure and leader of the YMCA. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for his work in establishing and strengthening international Protestant Christian student organizations that worked to promote peace.

Before Fame

He was a chief figure at the World missionary Conference in 1910.

Trivia

He was offered free passage on the Titanic in 1912 but turned it down in favor of a more humble liner.

Family Life

He married Leila Ada White in 1891, the couple had four children.

Associated With

George Williams founded the YMCA, an organization that Mott dedicated his life to serve.