Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt (September 11, 1904 – August 17, 1976)
Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt left an indelible mark in history. Gifted with an extraordinary talent for molding and liberating entire countries, young Emile Saint-Lôt lit, carried and passed on the Torch for generations to come. Degreed as a lawyer, an agronomist and as a journalist; young Emile Saint-Lôt grew to be an advocate for education, a guardian of human rights and one of the most respected and accomplished leaders of our time.
Emile Saint-Lôt served in numerous leadership roles as Senateur for the West, a signatory for the Constitution of Haiti, a founding member of the United Nations, the first UN Ambassador for Haiti, a signatory for the historic Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris with U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and much more. (read more)
(Photos – above left: Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt and second Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld, above right: Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt and W.E.B. DuBois in Haiti, Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt and Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie)