Hughes,Charles Evans

Hughes (hyo͞oz), Charles Evans. 1862-1948.
American jurist and politician who was appointed an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1910) but resigned to make an unsuccessful bid for the presidency (1916). He served as secretary of state (1921-1925) and later as the chief justice of the Supreme Court (1930-1941).

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Universalium. 2010.

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