Frank Billings Kellogg Edit Profile
Went to Minnesota with parents, 1865. Common school education. Admitted to bar 1877.
Doctor of Laws, McGill University, Montreal, 1913, University of Pennsylvania, 1926, New York University, 1927, George Washington University, 1927, Carleton College, 1928, St. Lawrence University, 1929, Harvard University, 1929, Brown University, 1930, University of Minnesota and Princeton University, 1931, Occidental U., 1931, Hamline U., 1931. Doctor of Civil Law, Trinity College (Connecticut) and Oxford University, 1929.
City attorney, Rochester, Minnesota, 3 years. Company attorney, Olmsted Company, 5 years. Removed to St. Paul, 1887, forming partnership with late Senator Cushman Kellogg Davis and Cordenio A. Severance as Davis, Kellogg & Severance.
Was special counsel for United States in case against the paper and Standard Oil trusts. Special counsel for Interstate Commerce Commission in investigation of Harriman railroads, and for United States in action to dissolve U.P.-S.P. merger. United States senator from Minnesota, term 1917-1923.
Member Davis, Kellogg, Severance & Morgan, 1923. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Great Britain, 1924. Secretary of state in Cabinet of President Coolidge, March 4, 1925-March 4, 1929.
Member Kellogg, Morgan, Chase, Carter & Headley, since 1929. Judge of Permanent Court of International Justice, 1930-1935. Government delegate Universal Congress Lawyers and Jurists, St. Louis, 1904.
Member Republican National Committee for Minnesota, 1904-1912. Delegate 5th International Conference of America States, Santiago, Chile, 1923.
Member Davis, Kellogg, Severance & Morgan, 1923. Member Kellogg, Morgan, Chase, Carter & Headley, since 1929. Member Republican National Committee for Minnesota, 1904-1912.
Married Clara M. Cook, 1896.