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 Sinclair Weeks

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Sinclair Weeks Famous memorial

Birth
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Feb 1972 (aged 78)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 8066785 View Source

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


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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 7 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8066785
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8066785/sinclair-weeks : accessed ), memorial page for Sinclair Weeks (15 Jun 1893–7 Feb 1972), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8066785, citing Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .