F. David Mathews


F. David Mathews

Forrest David Mathews (born December 6 1935) served as Secretary of the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare from 1975 to 1977. Despite being a Democrat, he served during the Republican administration of President Gerald R. Ford.

Mathews was born in Grove Hill, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama and Columbia University (PHD 1965), and was president of University of Alabama 1969-75, 1977-1980.

Mathews currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Kettering Foundation 1981-present. He is one of only two surviving secretaries of the now defunct Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (the other is his successor, Joseph A. Califano, Jr.).

External links

* [http://www.ford.utexas.edu/library/exhibits/cabinet/mathews.htm Bio]


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