Frederick Huff Payne

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Frederick Huff Payne circa 1900-1910

Frederick Huff Payne (November 10, 1876 – March 24, 1960) was the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1930 to 1933, under President Herbert Hoover.[1]

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Payne was born on November 10, 1876 in Greenfield, Massachusetts to Samuel Brewer Payne (1843-1912) and Eva Caroline Huff (1850-1917). He married Mary Blake (1878-1943) on November 8, 1900 in Parsons, Kansas. They had three children — Frederick Huff (1901-1989), Groverman Blake (1909-1963), and Carolyn Huff (1913-2001).[1]

He was the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1930 to 1933. He was promoted to a colonel in 1932.[2] He died on March 24, 1960 in Greenfield, Massachusetts at the home of his son, Groverman Payne.[1] He was buried in Green River Cemetery in Greenfield, Massachusetts

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