Nicholas Murray Butler

Politician

1862 – 1947

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Who was Nicholas Murray Butler?

Nicholas Murray Butler was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He became so well known and respected that The New York Times printed his Christmas greeting to the nation every year.

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Born
Apr 2, 1862
Elizabeth
Also known as
  • Nicholas Butler
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
    ( - 1882)
  • Master's Degree, Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
    ( - 1883)
  • Doctorate, Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
    ( - 1884)
Employment
  • Acting President, Columbia University
    (1901 - 1902)
  • Johns Hopkins University
    (1890 - 1891)
  • President, Columbia University
    (1902 - 1945)
  • President, American Academy of Arts and Letters
    (1928 - 1941)
Died
Dec 7, 1947
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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