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Charles Francis Adams, III
Birth: Aug. 2, 1866
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1954
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, he was the great-great-grandson. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1892, practiced law for a while and served as the Mayor of Quincy, Massachusetts, (1896-97). In 1929, President Herbert Hoover appointed him the 44th Secretary of the US Navy. While in office, he promoted public understanding of the Navy's indispensable role in international affairs, plus worked to maintain naval strength and efficiency. After he left position as Secretary of the US Navy in 1933, he served as the Boston Community Fund President (1935-47) and was President of the New York Haven and Harford Railroad in 1951. He died at age 87 in Boston, Massachusetts. He also was a skilled yachtsman, skippering the Resolute to an America's Cup win in 1920. He was inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame in 1993 and the US Navy Destroyer USS Charles Francis Adams was named in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Quincy Adams (1833 - 1894)
  Frances Cadwalader Crowninshield Adams (1839 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Lovering Adams (1869 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Adams Morgan (1902 - 1988)*
  Charles Francis Adams (1910 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Wollaston Cemetery
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7501193
Charles Francis Adams, III
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- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
Remembered 60 years later
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014
May GOD Bless You Charles Francis Adams, III ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
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