Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 – June 10, 1954) was an American lawyer and politician, who served as the 44th United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover from 1929 to 1933. He was skipper of the Resolute which won the 1920 America's Cup.
Charles Francis Adams III, (born Aug. 2, 1866, Quincy, Mass., U.S.—died June 11, 1954, Boston, Mass.), American lawyer and businessman, government official, yachtsman, and philanthropist who made Harvard University one of the most abundantly endowed academic institutions.
Charles Francis Adams was born in Quincy, Massachusetts,on 2 August 1866. He entered Harvard University in 1884 and as an undergraduate was president of his class for four years and a leader in...
Except for a grandson of Charles Francis Adams—Charles Francis Adams III (1866–1954), who served as secretary of the navy during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover—subsequent generations of the Adams family refrained from participation in public life.
Dec 29, 2019 · Charles Francis Adams III, born in 1866 in Quincy, was a lawyer, businessman, government official and philanthropist, according to Encyclopedia Britannica. He practiced law in Boston and was...
Jul 30, 2022 · Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 – June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy under Herbert Hoover and well-known as a yachtsman. Adams graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 1888 and from Harvard Law School in 1892. He was first a lawyer, then went into business.
When Charles Francis Adams III was born on 2 August 1866, in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Quincy Adams II, was 32 and his mother, Frances Cadwalader Crowninshield, was 26. He married Frances “Fanny” Lovering on 18 March 1899, in Colombia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.