Patrick Lucey

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Patrick Lucey
United States Ambassador to Mexico
In office
July 19, 1977 – October 31, 1979
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Joseph J. Jova
Succeeded by Julian Nava
Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 4, 1971 – July 6, 1977
Lieutenant Martin Schreiber
Preceded by Warren Knowles
Succeeded by Martin Schreiber
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 4, 1965 – January 2, 1967
Governor Warren Knowles
Preceded by Jack Olson
Succeeded by Jack Olson
Personal details
Born March 21, 1918(1918-03-21)
La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died May 10, 2014(2014-05-10) (aged 96)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party (Before 1979; 1980–2014)
Independent (1979–1980)
Alma mater University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Patrick Joseph Lucey (March 21, 1918 – May 10, 2014) was an American politician. He served as the 38th Governor of the US state of Wisconsin from 1971 to 1977.[1] In 1977, he was appointed ambassador to Mexico by President Jimmy Carter. He was an independent vice-presidential candidate in 1980 with John Anderson.

Lucey was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, aged 96.[2]

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