William E. Simon

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Birthday
27, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jun 3, 2000 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jun 3, 2000 (72)

About

Businessman and politician who was the 63rd Secretary of the Treasury from 1974 to 1977.

Before Fame

He received a degree from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1952 after serving in the US Army.

Trivia

He launched the Federal Energy Administration to address the 1973 oil crisis.

Family Life

His son, Bill Simon, was the Republican nominee for governor of California in 2002 but lost to Democrat Gray Davis.

Associated With

He was appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Richard Nixon.