Charles Duncan, Jr.

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Charles William Duncan, Jr.
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2nd United States Secretary of Energy
In office
August 24, 1979 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byJames R. Schlesinger
Succeeded byJames B. Edwards
United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
January 31, 1977 – July 26, 1979
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byBill Clements
Succeeded byW. Graham Claytor, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 95)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Anne Smith Duncan
RelationsJohn H. Duncan, brother
ChildrenCharles William Duncan III and Mary Anne Duncan Dingus
ResidenceHouston, Texas
Alma materRice University
University of Texas-Austin

Charles William Duncan, Jr. (born September 9, 1926) is an American entrepreneur, administrator, and statesman. Duncan served as the U.S. Secretary of Energy on the Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. “Consideration of Harold Brown to Be Secretary of Defense and Charles W. Duncan, Jr., to be Deputy Secretary of Defense,” Senate Report No. 95-2, January 18, 1977.