Hughes, Charles Evans (04/11/1862-08/27/1948)

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  • Occupation: Governor of New York, Secretary of State, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Committees/Roles: Served ex-officio as Chief Justice, 02/04/1930; elected Chancellor, 05/29/1930
  • Number of Terms: 2


  • Hughes, Charles Evans
  • Board of Regents
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
  • Chief Justice of the United States
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Citizen Regent


Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Citizen and Chief Justice


New York

Short Legal Citation

45 Stat. 1 (1927), ch. 3


American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Supplement 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974; Encyclopedia of American Biography. Edited by John A. Garraty. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1974; Who Was Who in America. A companion biographical reference work to "Who's Who in America." Volume 2, 1943-1950. Chicago: A. N. Marquis Co., 1963.

Contact information

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Regent Tenure: 12/27/1927- ; 2/4/1930-06/30/1941


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