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Frank Knox

AKA William Franklin Knox

Born: 1-Jan-1874
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 28-Apr-1944
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Publisher
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Navy, 1940-44

Military service: US Army (Rough Riders, Spanish-American War); US Army (1917-19, Maj.)

Father: William Edwin Knox
Mother: Sarah Barnard
Wife: Annie Reid (m. 238-Dec-1898, until his death, one daughter, d. 15-Sep-1958)
Daughter: Elyse Knox (actress, b. 14-Dec-1917)

    University: Alma College

    US Secretary of the Navy (11-Jul-1940 to 28-Apr-1944)
    The Chicago Daily News Publisher, Part Owner (1931-40)
    Hearst General Manager, Newspapers (1928-31)
    Manchester Leader Editor
    American Legion
    Zeta Sigma
    Canadian Ancestry Maternal and Paternal


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