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John H. Chafee

John H. ChafeeAKA John Hubbard Chafee

Born: 22-Oct-1922
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 24-Oct-1999
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Chafee Family Cemetery, Warwick, RI

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Rhode Island, 1976-99

Military service: USMC (1942-45 and 1951-53)

Wife: Virginia Coates
Son: Zecharia
Son: Lincoln Chafee
Daughter: Tribbie (d. riding accident)
Son: John
Daughter: Georgia
Son: Quentin

    High School: Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA (1940)
    University: BA, Yale University (1947)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1950)

    US Senator, Rhode Island (29-Dec-1976 to 24-Oct-1999)
    US Secretary of the Navy (1969-72)
    Governor of Rhode Island (1963-69)
    Rhode Island State House of Representatives (1957-63)
    Alfalfa Club 1978, President
    George W. Bush for President
    Rhode Island Bar Association 1950
    Presidential Medal of Freedom (posthumous) 9-Aug-2000
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)


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