|2nd United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development|
January 7, 1969 – January 20, 1969
|President||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Preceded by||Robert C. Weaver|
|Succeeded by||George W. Romney|
|Born||September 16, 1923|
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||April 1, 2005 (aged 81)|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Margaret Byers (m. 1952)
|Children||3, including Frank and Maggie|
|Education||Princeton University (BA)|
Harvard University (MA, MPA, PhD)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Robert Coldwell Wood (September 16, 1923 – April 1, 2005) was an American political scientist, academic and politician. He was a professor of political science at MIT. From 1965 to 1969, Wood was the Under Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Lyndon B. Johnson. For two weeks in January 1969, he was the 2nd United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
References[change | change source]
- Martin, Douglas (5 April 2005). "Robert Wood, Education Expert, Dies at 81". New York Times. Retrieved 21 June 2016.