Weeks, Sinclair, 1893-1972

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From the description of Reminiscences of Sinclair Weeks : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527294

Weeks was born in West Newton, Mass., the son of John Wingate Weeks. He was graduated from Harvard University in 1914. From 1914 to 1923 he was with the First National Bank of Boston. In 1923 he joined the firm of Reed & Barton, silversmiths, of Taunton, Mass. In 1929 he became a Director of the United-Carr Fastener Corporation; he later became chairman of the board of the company. He was also a Limited Partner in the firm, Hornblower & Weeks, Hemphill, Noyes, from 1964 until his death in 1972.

Weeks became an Alderman of Newton, Mass. in 1923; in 1930 he became Mayor. He served as Treasurer of the Republican National Committee from 1941 to 1944. In 1949 he became Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Republican National Committee. He was elected a U.S. Senator from Mass. in 1944. He was elected a U.S. Senator from Mass. in 1944. He was Secretary of Commerce in President Eisenhower's cabinet from 1953 to 1958. In 1959 he became a member of the Business Advisory Council of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1972. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352377

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creatorOf Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. Papers, 1938-1980. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Wallace R. Brode Papers, 1901-1974, (bulk 1928-1969) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn [Newton citizens : noteworthy biographies]. Minuteman Library Network
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed), 1900-1974. Papers of Wallace R. Brode, 1901-1974 (bulk 1928-1969). Library of Congress
referencedIn Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960. Papers, 1908-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Thayer, Robert Helyer, 1901-1984. Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980 (bulk 1930-1964). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Weeks, Sinclair, 1893-1972. Reminiscences of Sinclair Weeks : oral history, 1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Weeks, Sinclair, 1893-1972. Album, 1923-1959. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
creatorOf Weeks, Sinclair, 1893-1972. Papers, 1910-1972. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), b. 1781. Major John Wingate Weeks of New Hampshire letters written in 1814. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Armes, Henry Lyman, 1890-1967. Papers, 1918-1968. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Robert Helyer Thayer Papers, 1920-1980, (bulk 1930-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926. Papers, 1877-1926. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Schramm, James S. Papers of James S. Schramm, 1932-1979. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Levis, Rosa Marie Finnochietti, 1878-1959. Papers, 1890-1959 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1890-1959 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Adams, Sherman, 1899-1986. person
associatedWith Armes, Henry Lyman, 1890-1967. person
associatedWith Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed), 1900-1974. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Edwin, Ed, person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Levis, Rosa Marie Finnochietti, 1878-1959. person
associatedWith Martin, Edward, 1879-1967. person
associatedWith Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960. person
associatedWith Reed & Barton. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican National Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Rosa Marie Levis, 1878-1959 person
associatedWith Schramm, James S. person
correspondedWith Thayer, Robert Helyer, 1901-1984. person
associatedWith United-Carr Fastener Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of Commerce. corporateBody
associatedWith Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926. person
associatedWith Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), b. 1781. person
associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Newton (Mass.)
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Presidents--Staff
presidents
Government executives--Interviews
Presidents--Election--1952
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Business executive
Politicians
Mayors
Senator
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Birth 1893-06-15

Death 1972-02-07

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