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Samuel W. Bodman
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11th United States Secretary of Energy
In office
January 31, 2005 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Spencer Abraham
Succeeded by Steven Chu
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
In office
February 2004 – January 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Kenneth W. Dam
Succeeded by Robert Kimmitt
Personal details
Born (1938-11-26)November 26, 1938
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died September 7, 2018(2018-09-07) (aged 79)
El Paso, Texas, United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) M. Diane Bodman
Alma mater Cornell University (B.S.)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sc.D.)

Samuel Wright Bodman III (November 26, 1938 – September 7, 2018) was an American politician. He was the 11th United States Secretary of Energy. He was previously the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

Bodman died in El Paso, Texas on September 7, 2018 at the age of 79. The cause of death was complications from primary progressive aphasia.

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