James R. Schlesinger

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James R. Schlesinger
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1st Secretary of Energy
In office
August 6, 1977 – August 23, 1979
Preses Jimmy Carter
Precedit bi Position established
Succeedit bi Charles Duncan, Jr.
12th United States Secretary of Defense
In office
July 2, 1973 – November 19, 1975
Preses Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Precedit bi Elliot Richardson
Succeedit bi Donald Rumsfeld
9th Director of Central Intelligence
In office
January 2, 1973 – July 2, 1973
Preses Richard Nixon
Precedit bi Richard Helms
Succeedit bi William Colby
6th Chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission
In office
1971–1973
Preses Richard Nixon
Precedit bi Glenn T. Seaborg
Succeedit bi Dixy Lee Ray
Personal details
Born James Rodney Schlesinger
15 Februar 1929(1929-02-15)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Dee'd 27 Mairch 2014(2014-03-27) (aged 85)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Poleetical pairty Republican
Spoose(s) Rachel Line Mellinger (m. 1954-1995; her death)
Bairns Eight
Alma mater Harvard University
Profession Economist

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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