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McAdoo’s Seafood Company

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great food - great service!

three minutes after this was snapped - the tables were filled!

McAdoo’s restaurant in New Braunfels is a real treat: excellent food, professional and friendly service – a great experience!

In 1915, William G. McAdoo, then the Secretary of the Treasury, was commissioned to build the city of New Braunfels its first federally built United States Post Office. Once completed, the Post Office quickly became a first-class facility for locals to send and receive mail, conduct financial business in the Treasury Department, and as many have told it, “to catch up on the news and gossip around town”.

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  1. McADOO, William Gibbs, a Senator from California; born on a farm near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, 31 October 1863; attended the rural schools and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville; appointed deputy clerk of the United States Circuit Court for the Southern Division, Eastern District of Tennessee 1882; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Chattanooga, TN.; moved to New York City in 1892 and continued the practice of law; developed the system of rapid-transit tunnels under the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey and from 1902 to 1913 was president of the company which constructed and operated them; vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 1912; Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President Woodrow Wilson 1913-1918; during the First World War served as director general of railways, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Farm Loan Board, and the War Finance Corporation; resumed the practice of law in New York City in 1919; moved to Los Angeles, Calif., in 1922 and continued to practice law; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1920 and 1924; author; member of the Democratic National Committee 1932-1940; elected in 1932 as a Democrat to the United States Senate from California and served from 4 March 1933, to 8 November 1938, when he resigned; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1938; chairman, Committee on Patents (Seventy-third through Seventy-fifth Congresses); returned to Los Angeles, Calif., and served as chairman of the board of directors of a steamship line; died while on a visit in Washington, D.C., 1 February 1941; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, VA.


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