Philip Klutznick

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Philip Klutznick
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25th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
January 9, 1980 – January 19, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byJuanita M. Kreps
Succeeded byMalcolm Baldrige Jr.
President of the World Jewish Congress
In office
1977–1979
Preceded byNahum Goldmann
Succeeded byEdgar Bronfman
2nd Grand Aleph Godol of Aleph Zadik Aleph
In office
1925–1926
Preceded byCharles Shane
Succeeded byJacob Fink
Personal details
Born
Philip Morris Klutznick

(1907-07-09)July 9, 1907
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
DiedAugust 14, 1999(1999-08-14) (aged 92)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic[1]
Spouse(s)
Ethel Riekes
(m. 1930; died 1996)
Children6
EducationUniversity of Kansas, Lawrence
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Creighton University (LLB)

Philip Morris Klutznick (July 9, 1907 – August 14, 1999) was an American politician. He was the United States Secretary of Commerce from January 9, 1980 to January 19, 1981 under President Jimmy Carter.

Klutznick died on August 14, 1999 in Chicago, Illinois from problems caused by Alzheimer's disease at the age of 92.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pace, Eric (August 17, 1999). "Philip M. Klutznick, 92, Builder And a Leader in Jewish Affairs". The New York Times.