Terrel Bell

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Terrel H. Bell
2nd United States Secretary of Education
In office
January 22, 1981 – January 20, 1985
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Shirley M. Hufstedler
Succeeded by William J. Bennett
Personal details
Born November 11, 1921(1921-11-11)
Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
Died June 22, 1996(1996-06-22) (aged 74)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Resting place Larkin Sunset Gardens in Sandy, Utah, United States
Spouse(s) Betty Fitzgerald Bell
Children Mark F. Bell
Warren T. Bell
Glenn M. Bell
Peter F. Bell
Alma mater Southern Idaho College of Education
Profession Educator
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Military service
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Rank Sergeant
Battles/wars World War II

Terrel Howard Bell (November 11, 1921 – June 22, 1996) was an American politician. He was the second United States Secretary of Education. He was in the Ronald Reagan cabinet. He served from January 1981 through January 1985.

Bell was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He studied at Southern Idaho College of Education. Bell died in Salt Lake City from pulmonary fibrosis, aged 74.[1]

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