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Encyclopedia > George P. Shultz
Shultz in his official D.O.L. portrait.
Shultz in his official D.O.L. portrait.

George Pratt Shultz (born December 13, 1920) served as the United States Secretary of Labor from 1969 to 1970, as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974, and as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989. George P. Shultz, from DOL website File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... George P. Shultz, from DOL website File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the United States Department of Labor. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... John W. Snow, the current Secretary of the Treasury. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Seal of the United States Secretary of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Shultz is a member of the Hoover Institution, American Enterprise Institute New Atlantic Initiative, the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq and the Committee on the Present Danger. He also serves on the board of directors for the Bechtel Corporation, Gilead Sciences, and Charles Schwab Corporation. Hoover Tower The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a conservative public policy think tank and library founded by Herbert Hoover at Stanford University, his alma mater. ... The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a think tank founded in 1943 whose stated mission is to support the foundations of freedom - limited government, private enterprise, vital cultural and political institutions, and a strong foreign policy and national defense. ... The Committee for the Liberation of Iraq (CLI) was a non-governmental organization which described itself as a distinguished group of Americans who wanted to free Iraq from Saddam Hussein. ... The Committee on the Present Danger (CPD) was an American bi-partisan, conservative, anti-communist, militarist lobbying group. ... Bechtel Corporation (Bechtel Group) is the largest civil engineering company in the world. ... Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. ... Categories: Companies traded on NYSE | Stub | Fortune 500 companies | Companies based in California ...


Shultz received a B.A. degree in economics from Princeton University in 1942. That same year he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served until 1945, attaining the rank of Captain. In 1949, Shultz earned a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology degree in industrial economics. For other Princetons, see Princeton. ... This article is about the year. ... United States Marine Corps Emblem The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is the second smallest of the five branches of the United States armed forces, with 170,000 active and 40,000 reserve Marines as of 2002. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Captain is both a nautical term and a military rank. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a leading research and educational institution located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT is a world leader in science and technology, as well as in many other fields, including management, economics, linguistics, political science, and philosophy. ... Economics (deriving from the Greek words οίκος [oikos], house, and νέμω [nemo], rules hence household management) is the social science that studies the allocation of scarce resources to satisfy unlimited wants. ...


He taught at MIT from 1948 to 1957, with a leave of absence in 1955 to serve on President Dwight Eisenhower's Council of Economic Advisers as a senior staff economist. Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ...


In 1957, Shultz joined the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business as professor of industrial relations. Later, he was named dean in 1962. The University of Chicago is a private co-educational university located in Chicago, Illinois. ...

Shultz's signature, as used on American currency
Shultz's signature, as used on American currency

Shultz served as President Richard Nixon's secretary of labor from 1969 to 1970, after which he was director of the Office of Management and Budget. He then became secretary of the Treasury from May 1972 to May 1974. Image File history File links George P. Shultzs signature, used on American currency. ... Image File history File links George P. Shultzs signature, used on American currency. ... Order: 37th President Vice President: Spiro Agnew (1969–1973), Gerald R. Ford (1973–1974) Term of office: January 20, 1969 – August 9, 1974 Preceded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Succeeded by: Gerald R. Ford Date of birth: January 9, 1913 Place of birth: Yorba Linda, California Date of death: April 22... The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is a body within the Executive Office of the President of the United States which is tasked with coordinating United States Federal agencies. ...


In 1974, he left government service to become president and director of Bechtel Group. On July 16, 1982, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve as the sixtieth U.S. secretary of state. A dove on foreign policy, he frequently clashed with the more hawkish members of the Reagan administration. In particular, he was well known for outspoken opposition to the "arms for hostages" scandal that would eventually become the Iran Contra situation. Shultz was a leading proponent of a U.S. invasion of Nicaragua. In a 1983 testimony before congress he said "we must cut the Nicaguan cancer out." He was also opposed to any negotiation with the government of Daniel Ortega, "Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table." Bechtel Corporation (Bechtel Group) is the largest civil engineering company in the world. ... Order: 40th President Vice President: George H.W. Bush Term of office: 20 January 1981 – 20 January 1989 Preceded by: Jimmy Carter Succeeded by: George H.W. Bush Date of birth: 6 February 1911 Place of birth: Tampico, Illinois Date of death: 5 June 2004 Place of death: Bel-Air... Genera Subfamily Columbinae Columba Nesoenas Streptopelia Macropygia Reinwardtoena Turacoena Turtur Oena Chalcophaps Henicophaps Phaps Ocyphaps Geophaps Petrophassa Geopelia Leucosarcia Zenaida Ectopistes (extinct) Columbina Claravis Metropelia Scardafella Uropelia Leptotila Geotrygon Starnoenas Caloenas Gallicolumba Trugon Microgoura (extinct?) Subfamily Otidiphabinae Otidiphaps Subfamily Gourinae Goura Subfamily Didunculinae Didunculus Subfamily Treroninae Phapitreron Treron Ptilinopus Drepanoptila... In the Iran-Contra Affair, United States President Ronald Reagans administration secretly sold arms to Iran, which was engaged in a bloody war with its neighbor Iraq from 1980 to 1988 (see Iran-Iraq War), and diverted the proceeds to the Contra rebels fighting to overthrow the leftist and... Ortega addresses the UN General Assembly Daniel Ortega Saavedra (born 11 November 1945) was Dictator of Nicaragua from 1985 to 1990, during the Sandinista government, and is currently the leader of the Sandinista party. ...


George Shultz left office on January 20, 1989 but continues to be a strategist for the Republican Party. He was an advisor for the George W. Bush 2000 Campaign. His most senior advisor and confidant is former ambassador Charles Hill, who holds dual positions at the Hoover Institution and Yale University. Order: 43rd President of United States Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – Present (Current Term will end on January 20, 2009. ... Hoover Tower The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a conservative public policy think tank and library founded by Herbert Hoover at Stanford University, his alma mater. ... This article is about the institution of higher learning in the United States. ...


Honors and Prizes

  1. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom (January 19, 1989).
  2. Received the Seoul Peace Prize (1992).
  3. Received the Eisenhower Medal for Leadership (2001).

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States, considered the equivalent of the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor. ... Seoul (   listen?) is the capital of South Korea. ...

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Order: 41st President Vice President: J. Danforth Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush GCB (born... Order: 42nd President Vice President: Al Gore Term of office: January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001 Preceded by: George H. W. Bush Succeeded by: George W. Bush Date of birth: August 19, 1946 Place of birth: Hope, Arkansas First Lady: Hillary Rodham Clinton Political party: Democratic William Jefferson Clinton (born... Order: 43rd President of United States Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – Present (Current Term will end on January 20, 2009. ... J. Bradford DeLong (born June 24, 1960), a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, writes a popular blog, Brad DeLongs Semi-Daily Journal which covers political, technical, and economic issues as well as criticism of their coverage in the media. ...

Preceded by:
W. Willard Wirtz
United States Secretary of Labor
19691970
Succeeded by:
James D. Hodgson
Preceded by:
John B. Connally
United States Secretary of the Treasury
19721974
Succeeded by:
William E. Simon
Preceded by:
Alexander Haig
United States Secretary of State
19821989
Succeeded by:
James Baker


Willard A. Wirtz (Willard A. Wirtz) (born 1912) was a U.S. administrator. ... The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the United States Department of Labor. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... James D. Hodgson served as Ambassador to Japan from 1974-1977. ... John Bowden Connally, Jr. ... John W. Snow, the current Secretary of the Treasury. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... William Edward Simon (November 27, 1927–June 3, 2000) became the 63rd Secretary of the Treasury on May 8, 1974, during the Nixon administration. ... Alexander Haig Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. ... The Seal of the United States Secretary of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Baker James Addison Baker III (born April 28, 1930), American politician and diplomat, was Chief of Staff in the President Ronald Reagans first administration, and Secretary of State in the administration of President George H. W. Bush and as United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to...



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George P. Shultz - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (457 words)
Shultz is a member of the Hoover Institution, American Enterprise Institute New Atlantic Initiative, the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq and the Committee on the Present Danger.
Shultz was a leading proponent of a U.S. invasion of Nicaragua.
George Shultz left office on January 20, 1989 but continues to be a strategist for the Republican Party.
SIEPR Faculty and Staff - Biographies - George P. Shultz (556 words)
George P. Shultz is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Shultz served in the administration of President Nixon as secretary of labor for eighteen months, from 1969 to June 1970, at which time he was appointed director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Shultz holds honorary degrees from the universities of Notre Dame, Loyola, Pennsylvania, Rochester, Princeton, Carnegie-Mellon, City University of New York, Yeshiva, Northwestern, Tel Aviv, Weizmann Institute of Science, Baruch College of New York, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tbilisi State University in the Republic of Georgia, and Keio University in Tokyo.
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