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Francis Cherry

AKA Francis Adams Cherry

Born: 5-Sep-1908
Birthplace: Fort Worth, TX
Died: 15-Jul-1965
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oaklawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, AR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Arkansas, 1953-55

Military service: US Navy (1944-46, JAG Corps)

Father: Haskille Scott Cherry (railroad conductor)
Mother: Clara Belle Taylor
Wife: Margaret Frierson (m. 19-Nov-1937, d. 1990, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Francis, Jr.
Son: Haskille Scott III (b. 1940, d. 2007)
Daughter: Charlotte

    High School: Enid, Oklahoma (1926)
    University: BA, Oklahoma A&M College (1926-30)
    Law School: University of Arkansas Law School (1936)

    Subversive Activities Control Board Chairman (1963-65)
    Subversive Activities Control Board (1955-63)
    Governor of Arkansas (13-Jan-1953 to 11-Jan-1955)
    Arkansas State Official Chancellor and Probate Judge, 12th District (1946-52)
    Arkansas State Official Chancellor and Probate Judge, 12th District (1942-44)
    Arkansas State Official Referee, Workers Compensation Commission (1940-42)
    US Judiciary US Commissioner, Jonesboro Div., Eastern District (1939-40)
    Arkansas Bar Association
    Open Heart Surgery 1963


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