The Adams Class Namesake

Charles F. Adams

(1866-1954)

The fact sheet:

  • Great-great-grandson of John Adams
  • Great-grandson of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)
    and Benjamin Williams Crowninshield
  • Great-grandnephew of Jacob Crowninshield
  • Grandson of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)
  • Son of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894)
  • Son-in-law of William Croad Lovering
  • Nephew of Brooks Adams
  • First cousin once removed of Thomas Boylston Adams
  • Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 2, 1866
  • Mayorof Quincy, Mass., 1896-97
  • Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917
  • U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1929-33
  • Unitarian
  • Alpha Delta Phi
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 10, 1954
  • Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass

 


For more information see Wikipedia link –

Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 – June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover

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