United States Senator, Presidential Cabinet Member. He was appointed to the US Senate in 1944 upon the resignation of Henry Cabot Lodge Jr, but served only a few months. He was a Republican from Massachusetts. He also served as 13th Secretary of Commerce under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953-1958. Born Charles Sinclair Weeks, his father was John Weeks, a United States Representative from 1905 to 1913, United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. He was a graduate of Harvard University and served in the National Guard during World War I.
Bio by: Linda Davis
HOW KIND A MAN HE WAS, HOW GREAT HIS HEART,
WITH WHAT INTEGRITY HE PLAYED HIS PART.
HE WALKED AMID THE FACTIONS OF THE DAY,
YET FOR HIMSELF CHOSE NO WEAK MIDDLE WAY.