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Sinclair Weeks

AKA Charles Sinclair Weeks

Born: 15-Jun-1893
Birthplace: West Newton, MA
Died: 7-Feb-1972
Location of death: Concord, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, NH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Commerce Secretary, 1953-58

Military service: US National Guard (1916); US Army (1917-19)

Father: John W. Weeks (Secretary of War)
Mother: Martha Aroline Sinclair
Wife: Beatrice Dowse (m. 4-Dec-1915, two daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Frances Lee
Son: John Wingate
Son: Sinclair
Daughter: Beatrice
Son: William Dowse
Wife: Jane Tompkins Rankin (m. 3-Jan-1948)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1914)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1948-54)
    Administrator: Board of Directors, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    Administrator: Trustee, Fessenden School, West Newton, MA

    US Secretary of Commerce (1953-58)
    US Senator, Massachusetts (1944)
    Mayor of Newton, MA (1930-35)
    City Council of Newton, MA (1923-29)
    Reed & Barton Corp. to President (1923-53)
    United Carr Fastener Corp. President
    Member of the Board of First National Bank of Boston
    Member of the Board of Gillette
    Member of the Board of Prellman Co.
    National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors
    Republican National Committee (1941-53, as Treasurer 1941-42)


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