Celluloid button with bust view of Charles E. Hughes on the obverse with "For President Charles E. Hughes" printed around the edges. Complete with straight pin fastener on the reverse. Imprint of The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J. Measures 7/8 inches in diameter. Light age toning. Fine.
Charles E. Hughes served as Governor of New York, 1907-1910; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1910-16; Republican Presidential candidate in 1916 losing narrowly to Woodrow Wilson; U.S. Secretary of State, 1921-25; and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1930-41.