|Counselor to the President|
February 2, 1976 – April 1, 1976
|Preceded by||Robert T. Hartmann|
|Succeeded by||Robert T. Hartmann|
|22nd United States Secretary of Commerce|
May 1, 1975 – February 2, 1976
|Preceded by||Frederick B. Dent|
|Succeeded by||Elliot Richardson|
|39th United States Secretary of the Interior|
January 29, 1971 – April 30, 1975
|Preceded by||Wally Hickel|
|Succeeded by||Stanley K. Hathaway|
|Chair of the Republican National Committee|
April 14, 1969 – January 15, 1971
|Preceded by||Ray C. Bliss|
|Succeeded by||Bob Dole|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Maryland's 1st district
January 3, 1963 – January 29, 1971
|Preceded by||Thomas Johnson|
|Succeeded by||Bill Mills|
Rogers Clark Ballard Morton
September 19, 1914
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||April 19, 1979 (aged 64)|
Easton, Maryland, U.S.
|Relatives||Thruston Ballard Morton (brother)|
|Education||Yale University (BS)|
|Branch/service|| United States Navy|
United States Army
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Rogers Clark Ballard Morton (September 19, 1914 – April 19, 1979) was an American politician. He was the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Commerce during the administrations of Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald Ford. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland between 1963 until 1971.
Morton died on April 19, 1979 in Easton, Maryland from prostate cancer at the age of 64.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Morton, Rogers Clark Ballard". United States Congress. Retrieved 2008-07-06.