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Weeks

 

John Wingate Weeks—born on 11 April 1860 near Lancaster, N.H.—served Presidents Harding and Coolidge as Secretary of War. See John W. Weeks for biography.

 

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The order for the construction of Weeks (DE-285)— projected as a Rudderow-class destroyer escort to be built by the Charleston (S.C.) Navy Yard—was cancelled on 10 June 1944