Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
No matter what happens, the U.S. Navy is not going to be caught napping.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||1st January, 1874|
|Death:||28th April, 1944|
|Profession:||Politician, Publisher, Soldier|
William Franklin "Frank" Knox was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an American politician, publisher, and soldier. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II. During the Spanish–American War, he joined the Army, and served in Cuba. After the war, Knox became a newspaper reporter in Grand Rapids. During World War I, he was an advocate of U.S military preparedness and then of participation in the war. When the U.S. declared war on Germany, he rejoined the Army. He reached the rank of Major and served as an artillery officer in France. In 1930, he became publisher and part owner of the Chicago Daily News.
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