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Howard Baldridge Jr

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Date of Birth: 04/10/1922

Age: 64

Birthplace: Omaha

Citizenship: United States

Background

Born in the family of Congressman Howard Baldrige, in 1942 received his Bachelor of Arts from Yale universiteta.Posle passage of military service he worked as a foreman at the mill, and then - to the foundries in Easter Malleable Iron Company. In 1960, this led kompaniyu.V 1962-1972 gg. - Vice-President, 1972 - President Scovill Corporation.Yavlyalsya activist Republican Party in 1968 headed the presidential headquarters izbiratelnoykampanii Richard Nixon in Connecticut, in 1980, performed the same task for George HW Bush. After refusing to participate in the Bush presidential campaign in exchange for the post of vice president in the event of victory of Ronald Reagan spoke fondrayzerom election campaign poslednego.S 1981 - US Secretary of Commerce. Tragically died July 25, 1987 during rodeo.V October 1988, he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and then - the Congressional Gold Medal.