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F. David Mathews
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11th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare
In office
August 8, 1975 – January 20, 1977
President Gerald Ford
Preceded by Caspar Weinberger
Succeeded by Joseph A. Califano Jr.
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Born
Forrest David Mathews

December 6, 1935 (1935-12-06) (age 85)
Grove Hill, Alabama
Political party Unaffiliated
Alma mater University of Alabama (B.A.)
Columbia University (Ph.D.)

Forrest David Mathews (born December 6, 1935) is an American politician. He served as the 11th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1975 to 1977 during the administration of President Gerald R. Ford. Since the 1980s he has been president and chief executive officer of the Kettering Foundation. He is the author of several books on democratic practice and education.

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