Claude Brinegar

American government official (1926-2009)
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Claude Stout Brinegar (December 16, 1926 – March 13, 2009) was an American politician. He was the third United States Secretary of Transportation serving from February 2, 1973 to February 1, 1975.[1] Brinegar had previously been an oil company executive. Brinegar was Secretary of Transportation during the 1973 oil crisis. In 1980-81, Brinegar was on Ronald Reagan's transition team.

Claude Brinegar
3rd United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
February 2, 1973 – February 1, 1975
PresidentRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Preceded byJohn Volpe
Succeeded byWilliam Thaddeus Coleman Jr.
Personal details
Claude Stout Brinegar

(1926-12-16)December 16, 1926
Rockport, California, U.S.
DiedMarch 13, 2009(2009-03-13) (aged 82)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationStanford University (BA, MS, PhD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1945–1947
UnitUnited States Army Air Forces

References change

  1. "Biographical Sketches of the Secretaries of Transportation". U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Historian. Archived from the original on 2011-03-16. Retrieved 2006-06-07.

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