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Charles William Duncan, Jr.
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2nd United States Secretary of Energy
In office
August 24, 1979 – January 20, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by James R. Schlesinger
Succeeded by James B. Edwards
United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
January 31, 1977 – July 26, 1979
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Bill Clements
Succeeded by W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 (age 96)
Houston, Texas
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Anne Smith Duncan
Relations John H. Duncan, brother
Children Charles William Duncan III and Mary Anne Duncan Dingus
Residence(s) Houston, Texas
Alma mater Rice University
University of Texas-Austin

Charles William Duncan, Jr. (born September 9, 1926) is an American entrepreneur, administrator, and statesman. Duncan served as the U.S. Secretary of Energy on the Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981.

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