William Blaine Richardson, III (1947 - d.)

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Nicknames: "Bill"
Birthplace: Pasadena,CA
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Geoffrey Trowbridge
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William Blaine "Bill" Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is the 30th Governor of New Mexico. Before being elected governor, Richardson served in the Clinton administration as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary. Richardson has also served as a U.S. Congressman, chairman of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. On December 3, 2008, then-President-elect Barack Obama designated Richardson for appointment to the cabinet-level position of Commerce Secretary. On January 4, 2009, Richardson announced his decision to withdraw his nomination because of an investigation into improper business dealings in New Mexico. In August 2009, federal prosecutors dropped the pending investigation against the governor.

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November 15, 1947