Frank Knox

Frank Knox

Original Name William Franklin
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Apr 1944 (aged 70)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 4961, Map Grid W/X-32.5
Memorial ID 2464 · View Source
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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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