"Charles Evans Hughes, Sr." was an American statesman, lawyer and History of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican politician from New York. He served as the List of Governors of New York/36th Governor of New York (1907–1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910–1916), United States Secretary of State (1921–1925), a judge on the Permanent Court of International Justice/Court of International Justice (1928–1930), and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941). He was the Republican candidate in the United States presidential election, 1916/1916 U.S. Presidential election, losing narrowly to incumbent President Woodrow Wilson.
Hughes was a professor in the 1890s, a staunch supporter of Britain's Liberalism in the United Kingdom/New Liberalism, an important leader of the progressive movement of the 20th century, a leading diplomat and New York lawyer in the days of Harding and Coolidge, and was known for being a swing voter when dealing with cases related to the New Deal in the 1930s. Historian Clinton Rossiter has hailed him as a leading Conservatism in the United States/American conservative.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous judges! More Charles Evans Hughes on Wikipedia.