Gubernatorial portrait of Charles Evans Hughes
Born: April 11, 1862

Died: August 27, 1948

Married: Antoinette Carter

Children: four, including Charles Evans Hughes, Jr.

Born in Glens Falls, Charles Evans Hughes was Governor of New York State from 1907 to 1910.  As Governor, he and implemented several progressive reforms and worked to expand the Adirondack Park.

He served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910–1916), United States Secretary of State (1921–1925), a judge on the Court of International Justice (1928–1930), and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941). He was the Republican nominee in the 1916 U.S. Presidential election, losing narrowly to incumbent President Woodrow Wilson.

He and his family spent the summers of 1908 and 1909 at Lady Tree Lodge on Upper Saranac Lake.

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