Samuel Bodman

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Samuel W. Bodman
11th United States Secretary of Energy
In office
January 31, 2005 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded bySpencer Abraham
Succeeded bySteven Chu
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
In office
February 2004 – January 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byKenneth W. Dam
Succeeded byRobert Kimmitt
Personal details
Born(1938-11-26)November 26, 1938
Chicago, Illinois, United States
DiedSeptember 7, 2018(2018-09-07) (aged 79)
El Paso, Texas, United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)M. Diane Bodman
Alma materCornell University (B.S.)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sc.D.)

Samuel Wright Bodman III (November 26, 1938 – September 7, 2018) was an American politician. He was the 11th United States Secretary of Energy.[1] He was previously the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

Bodman died in El Paso, Texas on September 7, 2018 at the age of 79.[2] The cause of death was complications from primary progressive aphasia.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Department of Energy biography". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2007-02-02.
  2. Statement from Secretary Perry on the passing of Samuel W. Bodman
  3. Samuel W. Bodman, 79; former Fidelity executive served as US energy secretary

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