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Lauro F. Cavazos, Jr.
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|4th United States Secretary of Education|
September 20, 1988 – December 12, 1990
George H. W. Bush
|Preceded by||William Bennett|
|Succeeded by||Lamar Alexander|
January 4, 1927|
Kingsville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||March 15, 2022
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Ann Cavazos (née Murdock)|
|Alma mater||Texas Tech University
Iowa State University
Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. (January 4, 1927 – March 15, 2022) was an American politician. He served as Secretary of Education from 1988 to 1990. He was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Cabinet.
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