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
BornJohn William Gardner
(1912-10-08)October 8, 1912
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedFebruary 16, 2002(2002-02-16) (aged 89)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Resting placeSan Francisco National Cemetery in San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Aida Gardner
AwardsPresidential 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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