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 Raymond James Donovan

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Raymond James Donovan

Birth
Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 2 Jun 2021 (aged 90)
New Vernon, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 228157805 View Source
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US Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served as the 17th United States Secretary of Labor during the Administration of President Ronald W. Reagan (1981 to 1985). He was educated at a parochial school prior to attended Holy Trinity Seminary in Alabama and later Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans from where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. He went on to become an executive in the construction industry before serving as the Secretary of Labor. During his tenure in Washington, Donovan was investigated and cleared of any wrongdoing in regards to possible bribes he may had accepted during his years with the construction company. He resigned in 1985 after being indicted for fraud and larceny in connection with a subway construction project prior to entering office. He was eventually acquitted of all charges. He died from heart failure.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 4 Jun 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial 228157805
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/228157805/raymond-james-donovan : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond James Donovan (31 Aug 1930–2 Jun 2021), Find a Grave Memorial ID 228157805, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.