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George Pratt Shultz

State of Residency: California
Appointment: Jul 16, 1982
Entry on Duty: Jul 16, 1982
Termination of Appointment: Jan 20, 1989
Presidency: Reagan

As Secretary of State

Foreign Travels of Secretary of State George Shultz

Born: December 13, 1920
Married: Helena Maria O'Brien
Education: Princeton University; Ph.D from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Occupation: Public Official/Economist

Government Positions

Notable Events

  • Faculty member at MIT

  • Professor of Industrial relations at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business 1957; served as dean of school from 1962-1968

  • Consultant to government agencies and arbitrator of industrial disputes

  • Known as an impartial and pragmatic industrial economist and expert labor mediator

  • President of the Bechtel Corporation 1975

  • Author of several books

  • Professor of Economics at Stanford University

  • Previous Secretary of State: Alexander Haig
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
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