William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.
|Judge of the United States Court of Military Commission Review|
September 21, 2004 – December 17, 2009
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Scott Silliman|
|4th United States Secretary of Transportation|
March 7, 1975 – January 20, 1977
|Preceded by||Claude Brinegar|
|Succeeded by||Brock Adams|
|Born||July 7, 1920|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||March 31, 2017 (aged 96)|
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. (July 7, 1920 – March 31, 2017) was an American attorney and politician. Coleman was the fourth United States Secretary of Transportation, from March 7, 1975 to January 20, 1977.
References[change | change source]
- Greenhouse, Linda (2006-08-30). "Supreme Court Memo; Women Suddenly Scarce Among Justices' Clerks". The New York Times.
- Hevesi, Dennis (March 31, 2017). "William T. Coleman Jr., Who Broke Racial Barriers in Court and Cabinet, Dies at 96". New York Times. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biography at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum Archived 2009-01-22 at the Wayback Machine
- Biography at AmericanPresident.org Archived 2006-02-21 at the Wayback Machine
- William Coleman's oral history video excerpts at The National Visionary Leadership Project
- ALI Reporter Archived 2015-06-03 at the Wayback Machine
- "Remarks by the President in Presentation if the Presidential Medal Of Freedom" – September 29, 1995