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 by Victor G. Atiyeh
Succeeded by Barbara Roberts
6th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
August 15, 1979 – January 20, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Brock Adams
Succeeded by Andrew L. Lewis, Jr.
45th Mayor of Portland, Oregon
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979
Preceded by Terry Schrunk
Succeeded by Connie McCready
Personal details
Born (1940-06-16) June 16, 1940 (age 78)
Eugene, Oregon
Nationality United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Margaret Wood Goldschmidt (1965–1990)
Diana Snowden Goldschmidt (1994-current)
Children Joshua Goldschmidt
Rebecca Goldschmidt
Residence SW Portland, Oregon; and France
Alma mater University of Oregon (B.A.)
U.C. Berkeley Law School (LL.B.)
Profession lawyer, politician
Religion Jewish

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]

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