James R. Schlesinger

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James R. Schlesinger
1st Secretary of Energy
In office
August 6, 1977 – August 23, 1979
PresesJimmy Carter
Precedit biPosition established
Succeedit biCharles Duncan, Jr.
12th United States Secretary of Defense
In office
July 2, 1973 – November 19, 1975
PresesRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Precedit biElliot Richardson
Succeedit biDonald Rumsfeld
9th Director of Central Intelligence
In office
January 2, 1973 – July 2, 1973
PresesRichard Nixon
Precedit biRichard Helms
Succeedit biWilliam Colby
6th Chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission
In office
PresesRichard Nixon
Precedit biGlenn T. Seaborg
Succeedit biDixy Lee Ray
Personal details
BornJames Rodney Schlesinger
15 Februar 1929(1929-02-15)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Dee'd27 Mairch 2014(2014-03-27) (aged 85)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyRepublican
Spoose(s)Rachel Line Mellinger (m. 1954-1995; her death)
Alma materHarvard University

James Rodney Schlesinger (15 Februar, 1929 - 27 Mairch, 2014) wis Unitit States Secretary of Defense frae 1973 tae 1975 unner preses Richard Nixon an Gerald Ford. He became Americae's first Secretary of Energy unner Jimmy Carter.

On 27 Mairch, 2014, Schlesinger deit frae complications of pneumonia at a Baltimore hospital. He wis 85.[1]

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