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business executive

Charles Francis Adams, business executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946; commanded vessels ATO and PTO; released to inactive duty as Commander; Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences Clubs: Somerset, Brook, The Country, New York Yacht, Cruising of America.

Background

Adams, Charles Francis was born on May 2, 1910 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles F. and Frances (Lovering) Adams.

Education

Student, St. Mark's School, Southboro, Massachusetts, 1928. AB, Harvard University, 1932. Doctor of Business Administration, Suffolk University, 1953.

Doctor of Business Administration, Northeastern University, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Bates College, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Tufts University, 1985.

Career

Associate with Jackson & Curtis (investment bankers), Boston, 1934-1937, partner, 1937-1942, Jackson & Curtis (merged to form Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis), 1942-1947. Executive vice president Raytheon Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1947-1948, president, 1948-1960, 62-64, chairman board, 1960-1962, 64-75, chairman finance committee, since 1975.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946. Commanded vessels ATO and PTO. Released to inactive duty as Commander.

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences Clubs: Somerset, Brook, The Country, New York Yacht, Cruising of America.

Connections

Married Margaret Stockton, June 16, 1934 (deceased 1972). Children: Abigail (Mistress James C. Manny), Alison (Mistress Paul Hagan), Timothy. Married Beatrice D. Penati, October 1973.

father:
Charles F. Adams

mother:
Frances (Lovering) Adams

spouse:
Margaret Stockton

spouse:
Beatrice D. Penati

child:
Abigail Adams (Mistress James C. Manny)

child:
Alison Adams (Mistress Paul Hagan)

child:
Timothy Adams