Clayton Keith Yeutter

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Clay Yeutter
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Counselor to the President
In office
January 1, 1992 – January 20, 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byEdwin Meese (1985)
Succeeded byDavid Gergen
Chair of the Republican National Committee
In office
January 25, 1991 – January 1, 1992
Preceded byLee Atwater
Succeeded byRichard Bond
23rd United States Secretary of Agriculture
In office
February 16, 1989 – March 1, 1991
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byRichard Edmund Lyng
Succeeded byEdward Rell Madigan
9th United States Trade Representative
In office
July 1, 1985 – January 20, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byBill Brock
Succeeded byCarla Anderson Hills
Personal details
Clayton Keith Yeutter

(1930-12-10)December 10, 1930
Eustis, Nebraska, U.S.
DiedMarch 4, 2017(2017-03-04) (aged 86)
Potomac, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jeanne Vierk (1952–1991)
Cristena Bach (1993–2017)
Relations9 (grandchildren)
EducationUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln (BS, JD, MS, PhD)
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Clayton Keith Yeutter, ONZM (December 10, 1930 – March 4, 2017) was an American politician. He served as United States Secretary of Agriculture under President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1991 before serving as Counselor to the President in 1992. He served as United States Trade Representative from 1985 to 1989 and as Chairman for the Republican National Committee from 1991 until 1992.

Yeutter died from colorectal cancer in Potomac, Maryland on March 4, 2017, aged 86.[1]

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