Malcolm Baldrige Jr.

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Malcolm Baldrige Jr.
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26th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
January 20, 1981 – July 25, 1987
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byPhilip Klutznick
Succeeded byWilliam Verity
Personal details
Howard Malcolm Baldrige Jr.

(1922-10-04)October 4, 1922
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
DiedJuly 25, 1987(1987-07-25) (aged 64)
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
Resting placeNorth Cemetery in Woodbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
RelationsLetitia Baldrige
ParentsHoward Malcolm Baldrige, Sr. (father)
Alma materYale University
OccupationFoundryman, Rodeo team roper, businessman
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Battles/warsWorld War II

Howard Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige, Jr. (October 4, 1922 – July 25, 1987) was an American businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Commerce from 1981 until his death in 1987.[1]

Baldrige died from injuries he suffered from a rodeo competition in Walnut Creek, California, aged 64.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "COMMERCE SECRETARY BALDRIGE DIES IN RODEO ACCIDENT IN CALIFORNIA". The New York Times. July 26, 1987. Retrieved February 19, 2016.

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