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|76th United States Attorney General|
August 15, 1988 – August 15, 1991
George H. W. Bush
|Preceded by||Edwin Meese|
|Succeeded by||William P. Barr|
|41st Governor of Pennsylvania|
January 16, 1979 – January 20, 1987
|Preceded by||Milton Shapp|
|Succeeded by||Bob Casey Sr.|
|United States Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division|
|Preceded by||Henry E. Petersen|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin Civiletti|
|United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania|
|Preceded by||Gustave Diamond|
|Succeeded by||Blair Griffith|
Richard Lewis Thornburgh
July 16, 1932
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||December 31, 2020
|Education||Yale University (BS)
University of Pittsburgh (LLB)
Richard Lewis "Dick" Thornburgh (July 16, 1932 – December 31, 2020) was an American lawyer and Republican politician. He served as the 41st Governor of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987, and then as the U.S. Attorney General from 1988 to 1991.
Thornburgh died on December 31, 2020 in Verona, Pennsylvania at the age of 88.
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