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Patrick Lucey
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United States Ambassador to Mexico
In office
July 19, 1977 – October 31, 1979
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Joseph J. Jova
Succeeded by Julian Nava
Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 4, 1971 – July 6, 1977
Lieutenant Martin Schreiber
Preceded by Warren Knowles
Succeeded by Martin Schreiber
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 4, 1965 – January 2, 1967
Governor Warren Knowles
Preceded by Jack Olson
Succeeded by Jack Olson
Personal details
Born (1918-03-21)March 21, 1918
La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died May 10, 2014(2014-05-10) (aged 96)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party (Before 1979; 1980–2014)
Independent (1979–1980)
Alma mater University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Patrick Joseph Lucey (March 21, 1918 – May 10, 2014) was an American politician. He served as the 38th Governor of the US state of Wisconsin from 1971 to 1977. In 1977, he was appointed ambassador to Mexico by President Jimmy Carter. He was an independent vice-presidential candidate in 1980 with John Anderson.

Lucey was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, aged 96.


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