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Edmund Sixtus Muskie

State of Residency: Maine
Appointment: May 8, 1980
Entry on Duty: May 8, 1980
Termination of Appointment: Jan 18, 1981
Presidency: Carter

As Secretary of State

Foreign Travels of Secretary of State Edmund Muskie

Born:March 28,1914
Died:March 26,1996
Married: Jane Gray
Education:Bates College; Cornell Law School
Occupation: Lawyer

Government Positions

Notable Events

  • Unsuccessful Democratic nominee for vice president in 1968

  • Unsuccessful nomination for Presidency in 1972

  • Was active in a number of organization dealing with foreign policy and the environment

  • Served on the Tower Commission, which investigated the Iran-Contra scandal.

  • Muskie was an author and obtained more than 30 honarary degrees

  • Previous Secretary of State: Cyrus Vance
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    Last Updated: Jan 2, 2001
    Designed by Tiffeni Fontno.

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