John Albert Knebel

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Birthday
4, 1936
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

This Oklahoma-born attorney and high-ranking government employee served during 1976 and 1977 as United States Secretary of Agriculture. He had previously provided counsel for the United States government's Small Business Administration.

Before Fame

After attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, he earned a law degree from Washington, D.C.'s American University and went on to work for three years with the Howrey, Simon, Baker and Murchison firm.

Trivia

He held office as President of the American Mining Congress.

Family Life

He settled in McLean, Virginia, with his wife Zenia Marks and the couple's three children.

Associated With

He served as nineteenth Secretary of Agriculture under the presidential administration of Gerald R. Ford.

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