Sackett,  Frederic Mosley

Sackett, Frederic Mosley

Male 1868 - 1941  (72 years)  

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  • Name Sackett, Frederic Mosley 
    Born 17 Dec 1868  Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 2 Feb 1939  West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 18 May 1941  Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 21 May 1941  Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1783  Sackett | Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 29 May 2017 

    Father Sackett, Frederick Mosley,   b. 26 Feb 1840, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1913, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Paine, Emma Louisa,   b. 1842,   d. 20 May 1922, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1866 
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F769  Group Sheet

    Family Speed, Olive,   b. 10 Sep 1869, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1948, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1898 
    • Fred Sackett
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F770  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Dec 1868 - Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Feb 1939 - West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1941 - Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 May 1941 - Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sackett, Fredric Mosley (1868-1941)
    Sackett, Fredric Mosley (1868-1941)
    Uploaded to Find A Grave Memorial# 6944883 by Mike Maloney

    Documents 2 documents

    Headstones
    Sackett, Frederic Mosley
    Sackett, Frederic Mosley
    Maintained by: Find A Grave
    Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
    Record added: Nov 22, 2002
    Find A Grave Memorial# 6944883
    Headstone photo added by: babs, portrait added by Ron Moody

  • Notes 
    • A lawyer.

      Mr. Sackett was educated at Brown University in Providence, R. I., and received an LL. B. degree from Harvard University in 1893. He practiced law in Columbus, Ohio, from 1893 to 1897. In year last named he moved to Louisville, Ky., where he has since been engaged in the practice of law and development of various bituminous coal interests. In 1907 he was vice-president of the North Jellico Coal Company of Kentucky. - [Weygant, p. 430]
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      Supplied by Ted Smith:
      From Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000006
      SACKETT, Frederic Mosley, (1868 - 1941)
      Senate Years of Service: 1925-1930
      Party: Republican

      SACKETT, Frederic Mosley, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Providence, R.I., December 17, 1868; attended the public schools; graduated from Brown University at Providence in 1890 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1893; admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Columbus, Ohio, the same year; moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1897, to Louisville, Ky., in 1898, and continued the practice of his profession until 1907; was also interested in the mining of coal and the manufacture of cement; president of the Louisville Gas Co. and of the Louisville Lighting Co. 1907-1912; member of the Board of Trade of Louisville, serving as president in 1917, 1922, and 1923; director of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank 1917-1924; during the First World War served as federal food administrator for Kentucky 1917-1919; member of the Kentucky State Board of Charities and Corrections 1919-1924; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1924 and served from March 4, 1925, to January 9, 1930, when he resigned, having been appointed Ambassador to Germany by President Herbert Hoover, in which capacity he served from 1930 to 1933, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Seventieth and Seventy-first Congresses); resumed his former business activities; died on May 18, 1941, in Baltimore, Md.; interment in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
      [Burke, Bernard. "Senator and Diplomat: The Public Career of Frederick M. Sackett." Filson Club History Quarterly 61 (April 1987): 185-216. ]
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      He and his wife were childless.
      He settled in Louisville, KY during WW I.
      1917: Named as Federal Food Administratro for the state of Kentucky.
      1919-1924: Appointed to the Kentucky State Board of Charities and Corrrections.
      1924-1929: U. S. Senator from Kentucky.
      December 1929 - March 4, 1933: Ambassador to Germany appointed by President Hoover; submitted his resignation to President Roosevelt on inauguration day. Although he was well qualified and served well, his apointment as ambassador was generally considered as having been made to remove Mr. Sackett from a potentially bitter re-election contest.
      [Source: Bernard V. Burke; "Senator and Diplomat: The Public Career of Frederic M. Sackett." in The Filson Club History Quarterly; April 1987; Vol. 63, No. 2, pages 185-216.]
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      Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY
      http://www.cavehillcemetery.com/searchdetail.php?id=45140
      Deceased: SACKETT FREDERICK MOSELEY
      Birth Date: / /
      Death Date: / /
      Service Date: May 21, 1941
      Property Information: SECTION 1, Lot 203, Part , Range , Grave *4-A
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      Frederic Moseley Sackett, Jr
      Birth: Dec. 17, 1868; Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
      Death: May 18, 1941; Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
      Burial:
      Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

      Lawyer, senator and diplomat. Served as U.S. Senator from 1925 - 1930, when President Herbert Hoover appointed him Ambassador to Germany, serving until 1933. Spoke out against Hitler to U.S. Secretary of State Henry Stimson. (bio by: Mike Maloney)

      Maintained by: Find A Grave
      Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
      Record added: Nov 22, 2002
      Find A Grave Memorial# 6944883
      Photograph added by: Mike Maloney
      Headstone picture added by: babe

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 6944883 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 2), 29 May 2017.
      The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach, Florida), 21 Feb 1939, page 9

      Mr. and Mrs. Frederic M. Sackett had a small group for dinner at Tre Fontane complimenting his sister, their guest, Mrs. Lauriston Hazard of Providence.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith; this article describes Elizabeth Paine Sackett and her sister-in-law, Olive Speed, the wife of Frederick Mosley Sackett.


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