William Verity Jr.

American businessman (1917-2007)
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Calvin William Verity, Jr. (January 26, 1917 – January 3, 2007) was an American administrator and steel industrialist. He served as the Secretary of Commerce between 1987 and 1989, under President Ronald Reagan.

William Verity
27th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
October 19, 1987 – January 30, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byMalcolm Baldrige Jr.
Succeeded byRobert Mosbacher
Personal details
Calvin William Verity Jr.

(1917-01-26)January 26, 1917
Middletown, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 3, 2007(2007-01-03) (aged 89)
Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Peggy Wymond
EducationYale University (BA)
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Battles/warsWorld War II

He died on January 3, 2007, a complications of pneumonia, in Beaufort, South Carolina, at the age of 89.[1]

References change

  1. "C. William Verity Jr., Former Commerce Secretary, 89, Dies". New York Times. 2007-01-06.