Egil Krogh

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Egil "Bud" Krogh Jr. (August 3, 1939 – January 18, 2020) was an American lawyer and Republican politician. He was born in Chicago, but raised in Seattle. During the Richard Nixon presidency, he was the United States Under Secretary of Transportation from February 1973 through May 1973.

Krogh was a key figure of the Watergate scandal as he was the person who approved the break-ins of the Watergate complex.

Krogh died on January 18, 2020 at a Washington, D.C. hospital from heart failure at the age of 80.[1]

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  1. "Egil Krogh, Who Authorized an Infamous Break-In, Dies at 80". The New York Times. January 21, 2020.