Maurice Stans

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Birthday
22, 1908
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Apr 14, 1998 (90)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1908
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Apr 14, 1998 (90)

About

Commerce secretary during Richard Nixon's first term who became the finance chairman of his re-election committee and got involved in the Watergate scandal.

Before Fame

He was an executive partner at a Chicago accounting film for 15 years before his appointment to Deputy Postmaster, and then director of Bureau of the Budget in 1958.

Trivia

He raised nearly $60 million for Nixon's re-election but maintain he had no knowledge of the Watergate burglaries, and was ultimately acquitted of all charges.

Family Life

He grew up in Shakopee, Minnesota.

Associated With

After Richard Nixon's resignation, he wrote the book The Terrors of Justice: The Untold Side of Watergate, in which he laid out his side of the story.