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Russell E. Train
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Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
In office
September 12, 1973 – January 20, 1977
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by Robert Fri (Acting)
Succeeded by John Quarles (Acting)
Chairperson of the Council on Environmental Quality
In office
January 1, 1970 – September 12, 1973
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Russell Peterson
Personal details
Born
Russell Errol Train

(1920-06-04)June 4, 1920
Jamestown, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died September 17, 2012(2012-09-17) (aged 92)
Bozman, Maryland, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Aileen Train
Alma mater Princeton University
Columbia University

Russell Errol Train (June 4, 1920 – September 17, 2012) or Russell Train was an American Republican politician. He was the leader of the Chairperson of the Council on Environmental Quality from 1970 through 1973. He later was the leader of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1973 through 1977.

Train was born in Jamestown, Rhode Island on June 4, 1920. Train studied at Princeton University and at Columbia University. Train was married to Aileen Train until his death in 2012. Train died on September 17, 2012 in his ranch in Bozman, Maryland from natural causes, aged 92.

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