Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. (January 4, 1927 – March 15, 2022) was an American politician. He served as Secretary of Education from 1988 to 1990. He was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Cabinet.
Lauro F. Cavazos, Jr.
|4th United States Secretary of Education|
September 20, 1988 – December 12, 1990
George H. W. Bush
|Preceded by||William Bennett|
|Succeeded by||Lamar Alexander|
|Born||January 4, 1927|
Kingsville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||March 15, 2022 (aged 95)|
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Ann Cavazos (née Murdock)|
|Alma mater||Texas Tech University|
Iowa State University
- Driggars, Alex (March 16, 2022). "A Texas Tech trailblazer: Former University President, Cabinet Secretary Lauro Cavazos dies at 95". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
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