Nicholas Murray Butler
Nicholas Murray Butler (April 2, 1862 – December 7, 1947) was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the deceased James S. Sherman's replacement as William Howard Taft’s running mate in the 1912 United States presidential election. He became so well known and respected that The New York Times printed his Christmas greeting to the nation every year.
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|12th President of Columbia University|
|Preceded by||Seth Low|
|Succeeded by||Frank D. Fackenthal (Acting)|
|Born||April 2, 1862|
Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||December 7, 1947 85) (aged|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Susanna Edwards Schuyler|
Kate La Montagne
|Education||Columbia University (BA, MA, PhD)|