Dr. Charles Edward Francis Drake

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Charles E. F. Drake, M.D.

Charles Edward Francis Drake, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, is the son of Dr. Charles Hinton Drake and Estelle Carolyn Nail.  Dr. Drake is married to  Rita Jayne Elizabeth Chabot, with whom he has two daughters, Vivienne and Julia.

Dr. Drake was graduated summa cum laude from
Georgia Southern University with a B.S. in Physics.  He received his M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed advanced graduate work in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Louisville.

Dr. Drake is a practicing interventional cardiologist. His career includes extensive medical staff leadership, serving variously as chairman of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, President of the Medical Staff, and Medical Director of cardiac rehabilitation, non‑invasive cardiology, and the cardiac catheterization laboratory.  Dr. Drake is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.

Society Memberships
* Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut
* General Society of Colonial Wars
* One Hundred Living Descendants of Blood Royal
* Order of Indian Wars of the United States
* Ancient Heraldic and Chivalric Order of Albion
* Order of Descendants of Colonial Cavaliers
* Order of Lafayette
* Jamestowne Society
* Descendant member of The Society of the Friends of St. George's and
   Descendants of the Knights of the Garter
* Military Order of the Stars and Bars
* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
* Order of the Crown in America
* General Society of Mayflower Descendants
* Baronial Order of the Magna Charta
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry
* Order of the Conqueror, The Augustan Society
* Order of the Conqueror's Companions, The Augustan Society
* General Society Sons of the Revolution (member of the Georgia Society)
* National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty 
* Order of Descendants of the Justiciars
* Hereditary Order Descendants of Loyalists and Patriots of the American
* National Guild of Saint Margaret of Scotland
* Saint David's Society of Savannah
* National Huguenot Society
* National Society Americans of Royal Descent
* National Society of Sons of the American Colonists
* General Society of the War of 1812
* First Families of Georgia 1733‑1797 (Surgeon General)
* Order of First Families of North Carolina
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial and Antebellum Bench and Bar
* National Society of First Families of Delmarva 
* National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters 1607-1861
* Guild of Colonial Artisans and Tradesmen 1607-1783
* National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims
* Colonial Order of the Crown
* Plantagenet Society
* Society of Descendants of Knights of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
* Sovereign Colonial Society Americans of Royal Descent
* L'Alliance Francaise of Savannah
* Pilgrim Edward Doty Society
* Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia
* North American Manx Association

Chivalric Orders
* The Most Venerable Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (Officer Brother)
* Royal Order of Francis I of the Royal House of Bourbon–Two Sicilies
* Order of Sts. Maurice and Lazarus, Royal House of Savoy (Ufficiale)
* Order of the Eagle of Georgia (Knight Commander)
* Royal Order of Saint Michael of the Wing (Knight)

The Drake Family of Washington County, Georgia (Gateway Press, 2005),
as well as articles, including those published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, The Genealogists’ Magazine, The Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, and The Genealogist.


Arms: Azure, on a bend Argent, a Wyvern Gules, a bordure counter‑compony Argent and Purpure charged with three oak leaves Or.

Crest: A Wyvern Gules, charged on the wings, one visible, with a wheel Argent.


Grant: Court of the Lord Lyon, 26 April 2006; Vol. 87, folio 73, Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland

The arms were granted with an extended remainder to the descendants of Dr. Drake’s thrice great-grandfather. The bordure counter-compony argent and purpure represents his grandfather as the eighth son, the seventh having issue, of his great-grandfather, who was himself a sixth son and is represented by the oak leaves charging the bordure. 


Other Notes
Dr. Drake is a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.  He is Baron Baillie of Tranent, Haddington, Scotland, and Lord of the Manor of Noseley, Leicestershire.

He is an avid genealogist and heraldist, and his memberships include the Heraldry Society of Scotland, the American Heraldry Society, the Virginia Genealogical Society, the Society of Genealogists, and the Manorial Society of Great Britain. He is President of the Augustan Society and is a recipient of the Order of the Augustan Eagle. 

Dr. Drake is a member of the Chatham Club.  He is Communicant of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Savannah.

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