Richard Riley facts for kids
|6th United States Secretary of Education|
January 21, 1993 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Lamar Alexander|
|Succeeded by||Rod Paige|
|111th Governor of South Carolina|
January 10, 1979 – January 14, 1987
Michael R. Daniel
|Preceded by||James B. Edwards|
|Succeeded by||Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.|
|Member of the South Carolina State Senate|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives|
|Born||January 2, 1933
Greenville, South Carolina
|Alma mater||Furman University
University of South Carolina
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1954–1955|
Richard Wilson Riley (born January 2, 1933) is an American politician. He was United States Secretary of Education under President Bill Clinton. He was the 111th Governor of South Carolina. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Riley was born on January 2, 1933 in Greenville, South Carolina. He studied at Furman University and at the University of South Carolina. Riley is currently married to Ann Yarborough. They had four children.
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Richard Riley on Air Force One with President Clinton in 1999
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