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Charles Francis Adams, III
Birth: Aug. 2, 1866
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1954
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) 
Family links: 
  John Quincy Adams (1833 - 1894)
  Frances Cadwalader Crowninshield Adams (1839 - 1911)
  Frances Lovering Adams (1869 - 1956)*
  Catherine Lovering Adams Morgan (1902 - 1988)*
  Charles Francis Adams (1910 - 1999)*
  John Quincy Adams (1862 - 1876)*
  George Caspar Adams (1863 - 1900)*
  Charles Francis Adams (1866 - 1954)
  Francs Cadwalader Adams (1873 - 1876)*
  Arthur Adams (1877 - 1943)*
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Mount Wollaston Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: May 27, 2003
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Charles Francis Adams, III
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On your 150th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jul. 27, 2016
We Remember you this day.As Secretary of the Navy you were a great believer in furthering the education of the top graduates of the US Naval Academy, and encouraging the best of the bluejackets showing exceptional promise to be allowed entrance into the N...(Read more)
- Chaplain Dinkins of Marines
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016
62 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jun. 8, 2016
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