Jan. 1, 1874 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA
Apr. 28, 1944 District Of Columbia, USA
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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Secretary Knox thank you for your lifetime of public service to our country. I think I know how appalled you were entertaining Ambassador Namoura in the immediate months prior to Pearl Harbor. May you rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Apr. 28, 2016