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William C. Redfield

AKA William Cox Redfield

Born: 18-Jun-1858
Birthplace: Albany, NY [1]
Died: 13-Jun-1932
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Commerce Secretary, 1913-19

[1] Grew up in Pittsfield, MA.

[2] Unsuccessful candidate for Congress as a Gold Democrat, 1896.

Father: Charles Bailey Redfield
Mother: Mary Wallace
Wife: Elise Mercein Fuller (m. 8-Apr-1885, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Elsie
Son: Humphrey

    US Secretary of Commerce (1913-19)
    US Congressman, New York (1911-13)
    New York State Official Commissioner of Public Works, Brooklyn, NY (1902-03)
    J. H. Williams & Co. to President (iron forge, 1883-1902)
    Member of the Board of Equitable Life Insurance Company (1905-13)

Author of books:
The New Industrial Day (1912)
With Congress and Cabinet (1924, memoir)
Dependent America (1926)
We and the World (1927)

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