Neil Goldschmidt

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Neil Edward Goldschmidt
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c. 1980 as Secretary of Transportation
33rd Governor of Oregon
In office
January 12, 1987 – January 14, 1991
Preceded byVictor G. Atiyeh
Succeeded byBarbara Roberts
6th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
August 15, 1979 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byBrock Adams
Succeeded byAndrew L. Lewis, Jr.
45th Mayor of Portland, Oregon
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979
Preceded byTerry Schrunk
Succeeded byConnie McCready
Personal details
Born (1940-06-16) June 16, 1940 (age 78)
Eugene, Oregon
NationalityUnited States
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Margaret Wood Goldschmidt (1965–1990)
Diana Snowden Goldschmidt (1994-current)
ChildrenJoshua Goldschmidt
Rebecca Goldschmidt
ResidenceSW Portland, Oregon; and France
Alma materUniversity of Oregon (B.A.)
U.C. Berkeley Law School (LL.B.)
Professionlawyer, politician
ReligionJewish

Neil Edward Goldschmidt (born June 16, 1940) is an American politician and businessman. He served as Governor of Oregon January 1987 through January 1991.

Goldschmidt also served as United States Secretary of Transportation under President Jimmy Carter from August 1979 through January 1981. He also served as Mayor of Portland, Oregon from January 1973 through January 1979.

He was a member of Democratic Party.

Goldschmidt was born in Eugene, Oregon.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Oregon political icon Neil Goldschmidt". KGW News. May 6, 2004.

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