William Verity Jr.

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William Verity
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27th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
October 19, 1987 – January 30, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byMalcolm Baldrige Jr.
Succeeded byRobert Mosbacher
Personal details
Born
Calvin William Verity Jr.

(1917-01-26)January 26, 1917
Middletown, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 3, 2007(2007-01-03) (aged 89)
Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Peggy Wymond
Children3
EducationYale University (BA)
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Battles/warsWorld War II

Calvin William Verity, Jr. (January 26, 1917 – January 3, 2007) was an American administrator and steel industrialist. He served as the Secretary of Commerce between 1987 and 1989, under President Ronald Reagan.

He died on January 3, 2007, a complications of pneumonia, in Beaufort, South Carolina, at the age of 89.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "C. William Verity Jr., Former Commerce Secretary, 89, Dies". New York Times. 2007-01-06.