Lauro F. Cavazos, Jr.
|4th United States Secretary of Education|
September 20, 1988 – December 12, 1990
George H. W. Bush
|Preceded by||William Bennett|
|Succeeded by||Lamar Alexander|
|Born||January 4, 1927|
Kingsville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||March 15, 2022 (aged 95)|
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Ann Cavazos (née Murdock)|
|Alma mater||Texas Tech University|
Iowa State University
Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. (January 4, 1927 – March 15, 2022) was an American politician. He served as Secretary of Education from 1988 to 1990. He was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Cabinet.
References[change | change source]
- Driggars, Alex (March 16, 2022). "A Texas Tech trailblazer: Former University President, Cabinet Secretary Lauro Cavazos dies at 95". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Lauro Cavazos at Wikimedia Commons