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Cecil D. Andrus
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42nd United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
January 23, 1977 – January 20, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Thomas S. Kleppe
Succeeded by James G. Watt
26th & 28th Governor of Idaho
In office
January 5, 1987 – January 2, 1995
Lieutenant Butch Otter
Preceded by John V. Evans
Succeeded by Phil Batt
In office
January 4, 1971 – January 23, 1977
Lieutenant Jack M. Murphy (1971–75)
John Evans (1975–77)
Preceded by Don Samuelson
Succeeded by John V. Evans
Personal details
Born
Cecil Dale Andrus

August 25, 1931 (1931-08-25) (age 87)
Hood River, Oregon, United States
Nationality United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Carol Mea May
(b. 1932, m. 1949 - present day)
Children Tanna Lee Andrus
Tracy Sue Andrus
Kelly Kay Anderus
Residence Boise, (Lewiston in 1970)
Alma mater Oregon State College
(1 year)
Website andruscenter.org
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service U.S. Navy
Years of service 1951-1955
Rank Petty officer, second class
Unit Reserves, aviation patrol
Battles/wars Korean War, Cold War

Cecil Dale Andrus (born August 25, 1931) is an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He served as Governor of Idaho for 14 years. He served as governor from 1971 to 1977 and again from 1987 to 1995. He served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1977 to 1981, during the Carter administration.

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