Russell E. Train

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Russell E. Train
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Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
In office
September 12, 1973 – January 20, 1977
PresidentRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Preceded byRobert Fri (Acting)
Succeeded byJohn Quarles (Acting)
Chairperson of the Council on Environmental Quality
In office
January 1, 1970 – September 12, 1973
PresidentRichard Nixon
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRussell Peterson
Personal details
Born
Russell Errol Train

(1920-06-04)June 4, 1920
Jamestown, Rhode Island, U.S.
DiedSeptember 17, 2012(2012-09-17) (aged 92)
Bozman, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Aileen Train
Alma materPrinceton University
Columbia University

Russell Errol Train (June 4, 1920 – September 17, 2012) or Russell Train was an American Republican politician. He was the leader of the Chairperson of the Council on Environmental Quality from 1970 through 1973. He later was the leader of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1973 through 1977.

Train was born in Jamestown, Rhode Island on June 4, 1920.[1] Train studied at Princeton University and at Columbia University. Train was married to Aileen Train until his death in 2012. Train died on September 17, 2012 in his ranch in Bozman, Maryland from natural causes, aged 92.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Russell E. Train | EPA History | US EPA". Epa.gov. 2006-06-28. Russell E. Train biography. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  2. Russell E. Train dies at 92
  3. Juliet Eilperin. "Russell E. Train, former EPA head, dies at 92". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-09-18.

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