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John Lester Hubbard Chafee (Secretary of the Navy, Senator, Governor)

Father: John Sharpe Chafee (11 Jul 1896 - 19 Jun 1984)
Mother: Janet Melissa Hunter (14 Apr 1897 - 3 Aug 1977)

Family 1: Virginia Coates (____ - ____)
  1.  Lincoln Davenport Chafee (26 Mar 1953 - ____)

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                                                 _Zechariah Chafee ________|
                                                | (1815 - 1889)            |
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                         _Zechariah Chafee _____|
                        | (1859 - 1943) m 1884  |
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                        |                       |_Mary Frances Robinson ___|
                        |                         (1824 - 1901)            |
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 _John Sharpe Chafee ___|
| (1896 - 1984) m 1919  |
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|                       |                                                   _Wilkes Sharpe _______|_____________________
|                       |                                                  | (1789 - 1866)                              
|                       |                        _Lucian Sharpe ___________|
|                       |                       | (1830 - 1899) m 1857     |
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|                       |                       |                          |_Sally Adams Chaffee _|_____________________
|                       |                       |                            (1784 - 1866)                              
|                       |_Mary Dexter Sharpe ___|
|                         (1860 - 1934) m 1884  |
|                                               |                                                  _Lewis Dexter _______+
|                                               |                                                 | (1763 - 1824) m 1793
|                                               |                           _Lewis Dexter ________|_Lydia Comstock _____
|                                               |                          | (.... - 1867)          (1766 - 1832)       
|                                               |_Louisa Dexter ___________|
|                                                 (1831 - 1901) m 1857     |
|                                                                          |                       _Jonathan Angell ____+
|                                                                          |                      | (1757 - 1825)       
|                                                                          |_Mary Angell _________|_Mary Brayton _______
|                                                                            (1799 - 1885)          (1764 - 1826)       
|
|--John Lester Hubbard Chafee 
|  (1922 - 1999)
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|                                                _Archibald Hunter ________|
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|                        _Duncan T. Hunter _____|
|                       | (1863 - 1902) m 1893  |
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|                       |                       |_Mary Grahame ____________|
|                       |                                                  |
|                       |                                                  |                       _____________________
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|_Janet Melissa Hunter _|
  (1897 - 1977) m 1919  |
                        |                                                                          _Charles Lippitt ____+
                        |                                                                         | (1754 - 1845) m 1783
                        |                                                   _Warren Lippitt ______|_Penelope Low _______
                        |                                                  | (1786 - 1850) m 1811   (1758 - 1839)       
                        |                        _Henry Frederick Lippitt _|
                        |                       | (1818 - 1891) m 1845     |
                        |                       |                          |                       _Young Seamans ______
                        |                       |                          |                      |                     
                        |                       |                          |_Eliza Seamans _______|_Mary Larcher _______
                        |                       |                            (1792 - 1881) m 1811                       
                        |_Abby Frances Lippitt _|
                          (1861 - 1946) m 1893  |
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                                                |                           _Joseph Balch ________|_____________________
                                                |                          | (1796 - 1872) m 1821                       
                                                |_Mary Ann Balch __________|
                                                  (1823 - 1889) m 1845     |
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                                                                           |_Mary Ann Bailey _____|_____________________
                                                                             (1800 - 1879) m 1821                       

Notes

!SOURCE: "Descendants of Louisa Dexter," descendancy chart from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 22 Jul 2004. Cites Social Security Death Index (birth); "The Providence Journal" (marriage, burial).

GOVERNMENT: Secretary of the Navy, 1969-1972; Republican Governor of Rhode Island, 1962-1969; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1977-1999.

!BIOGRAPHY: "CHAFEE, John Hubbard, (father of Lincoln Chafee), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 22, 1922; graduated, Deerfield (Mass.) Academy 1940; graduated, Yale University 1947 and Harvard Law School 1950; admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1950 and commenced practice in Providence; served in United States Marine Corps 1942-1945, 1951-1953; served in Rhode Island house of representatives 1957-1963; Governor of Rhode Island 1963-1969; Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of President Richard Nixon 1969-1972; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1972; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in November 1976 for the term commencing January 3, 1977; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 29, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Pastore for the term ending January 3, 1977; reelected in 1982, 1988, and 1994, and served until his death of heart failure on October 24, 1999; Senate Republican Conference chairman (1985-1991), Committee on Environment and Public Works (1995-1999); interment in family plot; posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on August 9, 2000." --Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000269)

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