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Elihu Root.

Philip C. Jessup

Elihu Root.

by Philip C. Jessup

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

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  • Root, Elihu.

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    Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), Elihu Root. Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, [©]. Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), Elihu Root. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company,

    Elihu Root (born Febru – died February 7, ) was an American lawyer and was United States Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt and United States Secretary of War under President Roosevelt and President William was later a United States Senator from New York until In , he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in Born: Febru , Clinton, New York, U.S. Although he was a part of each major historical event, a name rarely heard in all of these landmarks is Elihu Root. Elihu Root’s Career. United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York () Secretary of War () Secretary of State () U.S. Senator () Nobel Prize Winner () Elder Statesman (

    Elihu Root was born, the third of four brothers, at Clinton, New York, United States, where his father and older brother, both named Oren but known to generations of students as "Cube" and "Square" Root, successively served as professors of mathematics at Hamilton College from to Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (), U.S. secretary of state (


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Elihu Root by Philip C. Jessup Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elihu Root Biographical E lihu Root (Febru February 7, ), who became one of the most brilliant administrators in American history, was born in Clinton, New York, son of a professor of mathematics at Hamilton College.

Perhaps it was inevitable that the father and Elihu’s elder brother, who was also a mathematician, should be nicknamed «Cube» and «Square». Elihu Root, (born Feb. 15,Clinton, N.Y., U.S.—died Feb. 7,New York, N.Y.), American lawyer and statesman, winner of the Nobel Elihu Root.

book for Peace in Root received his law degree from New York University in and became a leading corporation lawyer. As U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York (–85) he came into close contact with Theodore Roosevelt, then a.

Elihu Root, –, American cabinet member and diplomat, b. Clinton, N.Y. Admitted to the bar inhe practiced law in New York City, became prominent in Republican politics, and was appointed () U.S.

attorney of the Elihu Root. book district of New York. I:vol. II:frontispiece portraits of Root, numerous illustrations, a fine set in original red cloth with gilt-lettered spine in grey slipcase with paper label.

Elihu Root, American recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize inwas also a lawyer, U.S. Secretary. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Elihu Root books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Elihu Root, 38th Secretary of State. Rise to Prominence. Root was born in Clinton, New York in to a mathematics professor at Hamilton College, where Root also studied.

The future Secretary of State received a bachelor of law degree in Root was admitted to the New York bar that same year and promptly formed his own practice. Closely allied with this Morgan influence were a small group of Wall Street law firms, whose chief figures were Elihu Root, John W.

Davis, Paul D. Cravath, Russell Leffingwell, the Dulles brothers and, more recently. Arthur R Dean. Philip D. Reed, and John J. McCloy. Other nonlegal agents of Morgan included men like Owen D.

Young and Norman H. Elihu, also spelled Eliu, in the Hebrew Bible, a comforter of Job, the biblical prototype of undeserved suffering. Because Elihu’s speech, which appears in the Book of Job (chapters 32–37), differs in style from the rest of the work and because he is not mentioned elsewhere in it—as the other three comforters are—scholars consider his section to be a later interpolation, perhaps by a.

Answer: Elihu was one of Job’s friends—not one of the three who had come to comfort Job at the beginning of the book, but one who arrives later and offers the last and longest single speech to Job.

Elihu is identified only as the “son of Barakel the Buzite, of the family of Ram” (Job ). In the book of Job, it becomes clear that the first three of Job's friends - Eliphaz, Blidad, and Zophar - speak wrongly.

Not only do they incur the indignation of Job and his other friend Elihu, but God himself rebukes them, saying to Eliphaz, "I am angry with you and your two friends, because you have not spoken the truth about me, as my servant Job has.". This is an interesting biography of the turn-of-the-century giant Elihu Root for a few different reasons.

First, it approaches the whole of Root, not just his actions and behavior as seen through the prism of a single position that he once occupied, such as Secretary of War.

Second, it uses new sources different from those that Root's original Cited by: - Reprints excerpts from Elihu Root's speech against the suffrage amendment, in which he contented that it was a great mistake for women to try to usurp the political role of men when true government is centered in the home where women rule supreme.

Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, National American. This book is a wonderful view of our government and constitution. Look up Elihu Root. I did after reading and this man is the real deal. Deep thinker, Sec State, Peace Prize winner, cover of Time/5(8).

Elihu Root, President of the Century Association, By Elihu Root The Club, Read preview Overview Dear Father/Dear Son: Correspondence of John D. Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Elihu Root (Root, Elihu, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Root, Elihu, Experiments in Government, and the Essentials of the Constitution (Gutenberg text) Root, Elihu, Plain Issues of the War (Loyalty Leaflet #5; Washington: Committee on Public Information, ca.

) (page images. Elihu Root (Febru – February 7, ) was an American lawyer and statesman and the 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.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the former Secretary of War and Secretary of State ELIHU ROOT, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize inin reply to James B. Pond's invitation to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

by Root, Elihu. American lawyer and statesman. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize who served as Secretary of War ().

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Elihu Root (15 Feb –7 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, Oneida County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave. ELIHU ROOT. by Philip C. Jessup ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct.

25, An important book, in that Elihu Root, over a long life span, was closely connected with so many facets of American life that any biography of him makes a definite contribution to the national picture. This is a thorough job, from the angle of his legal and political : Philip C. Jessup. Elihu Root.

ELIHU ROOT was born in Clinton, Oneida County, New York, on 15 February ; graduated from Hamilton College,and New York University Law School, ; was admitted to the bar and after a year with the office of Mann and Parsons opened his own firm with John H.

Strahan; married Clara Frances Wales, ; was U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York. Elihu Root is the author of Experiments in Government and the Essentials of the Constitution ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews), Addresses On Govern /5(15).Elihu Root (Febru – February 7, ) served as United States Secretary of War fromand United States Secretary of State fromboth for his close friend President Theodore was a thoughtful and brilliant lawyer, the very epitome of the New York establishment.

He was a leading conservative during the Progressive Era, best known for modernizing.ELIHU NEIL ROOT, MD passed away on Ap of acute myeloid leukemia. He was As a dedicated physician, and later in life, as a valiant patient, he loved life and fought death.

He was one.