F. David Mathews
|F. David Mathews|
|11th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare|
August 8, 1975 – January 20, 1977
|Preceded by||Caspar Weinberger|
|Succeeded by||Joseph A. Califano Jr.|
|Born||Forrest David Mathews
December 6, 1935
Grove Hill, Alabama
|Alma mater||University of Alabama (B.A.)
Columbia University (Ph.D.)
Forrest David Mathews (born December 6, 1935) is an American politician. He served as the 11th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1975 to 1977 during the administration of President Gerald R. Ford. Since the 1980s he has been president and chief executive officer of the Kettering Foundation. He is the author of several books on democratic practice and education.
References[change | change source]
- Robert, David (1990). Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1989. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 246.
- "Gerald R. Ford: Remarks at the Swearing In of David Mathews as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare". Presidency.ucsb.edu. August 8, 1975. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
- David Mathew's speeches and photographs during his time as president of The University of Alabama from University Libraries Division of Special Collections