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Frank Knox
Original name: William Franklin Knox
Birth: Jan. 1, 1874
Death: Apr. 28, 1944

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War as a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders", and as a Major during World War I. In 1936 he was the Vice-Presidential Candidate on the Republican Ticket, running with Governor Alf Landon (and being defeated by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt). During World War II, he served as Secretary of the Navy in the 3rd Roosevelt Administration, serving from 1940 until his death in office in 1944. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Annie Reid Knox (1875 - 1958)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 4961, Map Grid W/X-32.5
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Thank you, Mr. Secretary for your honorable public service during the Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration, serving with his cousin Teddy in Cuba in 1898 and service rendered during World War I. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 17, 2014
Remembered 70 years later
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
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