1946 — John Mott, Peace Activist:


Photo of John MottIn both World Wars, Mott sought to improve conditions in Prisoner of War camps. General Secretary of the YMCA International Commission, Mott encouraged student exchanges and international student movements.

“He has gone out into the whole world and opened hearts to the idea of peace, to understanding, love and tolerance.”






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