Tim Wirth

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Timothy Endicott Wirth (born September 22, 1939) is an American politician and environmentalist. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Wirth, a Democrat, was a member of the House from 1975 to 1987. He was elected to the Senate in 1986, serving one term there before retiring in 1993.

He worked in the United States Department of Education for President Richard Nixon and was the first Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs for the United States Department of State for President Bill Clinton.[1]

He worked with Vice President Al Gore on global environmental and population issues, supporting the administration's views on global warming.

From 1998 to 2013, he was the president of the United Nations Foundation.

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  1. "United Nations Foundation - Timothy E. Wirth (U.S.A.)". Unfoundation.org. 1992-08-09. Retrieved 2017-06-05.