Feb 7, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Former Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

George Shultz in a red tie and a suit

George Shultz testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee in January 2018. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

George Shultz, a former Secretary of State in the Reagan administration, died on Sunday at age 100, the Hoover Institute at Stanford announced.

History lesson: Shultz also served as Treasury secretary and Labor secretary under former President Nixon, and "emerged from the wars of Watergate with his reputation unscathed," the New York Times reports.

  • Schultz held four different Cabinet-level positions, CNN notes.
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