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George Shultz
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United States Secretary of State
In office
July 16, 1982 – January 20, 1989
President Ronald Reagan
Deputy Walter Stoessel
Kenneth Dam
John Whitehead
Preceded by Alexander Haig
Succeeded by James Baker
United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
June 12, 1972 – May 8, 1974
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by John Connally
Succeeded by William E. Simon
Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
July 1, 1970 – June 11, 1972
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by Robert Mayo
Succeeded by Caspar Weinberger
United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 22, 1969 – July 1, 1970
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by Willard Wirtz
Succeeded by James Hodgson
Personal details
Born (1920-12-13)December 13, 1920
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died February 6, 2021(2021-02-06) (aged 100)
Stanford, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouses Helena O'Brien (1946–1995)
Charlotte Mailliard (1997–2021)
Alma mater Princeton University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service USMC logo.svg United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1942–1945
Rank U.S. O-3 insignia (USN, USMC, USCG, NOAA, USPHS).svg Captain

George Pratt Shultz (December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American politician, economist, statesman, and businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Labor from 1969 to 1970, as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974, and as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989.

Shultz was born on December 13, 1920 in New York City, New York and studied at Princeton University and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been married to Helena O'Brien from 1946 until her death in 1995. He married Charlotte Mailliard in 1997. Shultz has five children.

He and Henry Kissinger were the last surviving members of Nixon’s cabinet. Schultz died at age 100 on February 6, 2021, at his home in Stanford, California.


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