Charles Evans Hughes III

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Charles Evans Hughes III
BornMarch 14, 1915
DiedJanuary 7, 1985 (aged 69)

Charles Evans Hughes III (March 14, 1915 – January 7, 1985) was an American architect. His most notable work was perhaps the Manufacturers Trust Company Building.


Hughes was the grandson of Chief Justice of the United States and 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and the son of Charles Evans Hughes Jr., who served as United States Solicitor General, 1929 and 1930 under President Herbert Hoover. Hughes' younger brother Stuart was a renowned historian who was noted for antiwar activities during the Vietnam War. As a young man, Hughes attended Deerfield Academy and Brown University, and later the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In World War II, Hughes served as the gunnery officer on the USS Mullany (DD-528).

Hughes was born in New York City amd was a resident of Riverdale, Bronx, New York.[1]


  1. ^ Goldberger, Paul. "CHARLES E. HUGHES 3D DEAD; LEADER IN BANK ARCHITECTURE", The New York Times, January 10, 1985. Accessed May 4, 2008. "Mr. Hughes, who lived in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, was the grandson of Charles Evans Hughes, the former Chief Justice of the United States."