John W. Gardner

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John W. Gardner
John W. Gardner, U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.jpg
Gardner as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare
Born John William Gardner
(1912-10-08)October 8, 1912
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died February 16, 2002(2002-02-16) (aged 89)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Resting place San Francisco National Cemetery in San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Aida Gardner
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom (1964)
Public Welfare Medal (1966)

John William Gardner, (October 8, 1912 – February 16, 2002) was an American politician. He served as the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson.

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