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Frederick B. Dent
|5th United States Trade Representative|
March 26, 1975 – January 20, 1977
|President||Gerald R. Ford|
|Preceded by||William D. Eberle|
|Succeeded by||Robert S. Strauss|
|21st United States Secretary of Commerce|
February 2, 1973 – March 26, 1975
|President||Richard M. Nixon
Gerald R. Ford
|Preceded by||Peter G. Peterson|
|Succeeded by||Rogers C. B. Morton|
August 17, 1922|
Cape May, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||December 10, 2019
Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Mildred Harrison Dent|
|Children||Frederick Baily "Rick" Dent, Jr.
Mildred Dent Hutchinson
Diana Dent Gwynn
Pauline Harrison "Polly" Dent
Magruder Harrison "Mark" Dent
Edith Baily Dent
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1943–1946|
|Rank||Lieutenant Junior Grade|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Frederick Baily Dent (August 17, 1922 – December 10, 2019) was an American politician and businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Commerce from February 2, 1973, to March 26, 1975, during the administrations of U.S. Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald Ford.
Dent died at a hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina on December 10, 2019 at the age of 97.
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