Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I341536
  • Name: Frank Billings KELLOGG
  • RELA: 7th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 DEC 1856 in Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Minnesota BET 1917 AND 1923
  • Event: Appointed BET 1924 AND 1925 U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
  • Event: Appointed BET 5 MAR 1925 AND 28 MAR 1929 United States Secretary of State
  • Death: 21 DEC 1937 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Frank Billings Kellogg
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  • Note:
    KELLOGG, Frank Billings, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., December 22, 1856; in 1865 moved with his parents to Minnesota; attended the public and rural schools; worked on the farm until 1875 and then studied law in Rochester, Minn.; admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in Rochester, Minn.; city attorney of Rochester 1878-1881; county attorney for Olmsted County 1882-1887; moved to St. Paul, Minn., in 1887 and resumed the practice of law; member of the Republican National Committee 1904-1912; special counsel for the Government to prosecute antitrust suits; president of the American Bar Association in 1912 and 1913; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1917, to March 3, 1923; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922; chairman, Committee on National Banks (Sixty-sixth Congress); delegate to the Fifth International Conference of American States, Santiago, Chile, 1923; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Great Britain 1923-1925, when he resigned; Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Calvin Coolidge 1925-1929; coauthor of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact signed in 1928; resumed the practice of law in St. Paul, Minn.; associate judge of the Permanent Court for International Justice 1930-1935; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 1929; died in St. Paul, Minn., December 21, 1937; interment in the Chapel of St. Joseph of Arimathea in Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Asa Farnsworth KELLOGG b: 4 MAY 1823 in Elizabethtown, Essex Co., NY
    Mother: Abigail BILLINGS b: 17 SEP 1826 in New York

    Marriage 1 Clara May COOK
    • Married: 16 JUN 1886 in Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN
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