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Sinclair Weeks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (214 words)
Charles Sinclair Weeks (June 15, 1893–February 7, 1972), better known as Sinclair Weeks, was United States Secretary of Commerce from January 21, 1953 to November 10, 1958 under Dwight Eisenhower.
Weeks graduated from Harvard University, served on the U.S.-Mexico border with the National Guard in 1916, and served in World War I.
Weeks' father, John W. Weeks (1860-1926), was a United States congressman and senator from Massachusetts and the United States Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925.
John W. Weeks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (324 words)
Weeks was born and raised in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
With his financial well-being assured, Weeks became active in politics, first at a local level in his then-home of Newton, Massachusetts (he served as alderman in 1899-1902 and as mayor in 1903-04), then on the national scene.
Weeks' son, Charles Sinclair Weeks, was Secretary of Commerce during the Eisenhower administration.
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