Robert Coldwell Wood, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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Robert Coldwell Wood, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Death: April 01, 2005 (81)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States (Stomach cancer)
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Son of Thomas Frank Wood and Mary Nancy Wood
Husband of Private
Father of Maggie Hassan, U.S. Senator; Frank Wood and Private

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About Robert Coldwell Wood, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Coldwell_Wood

Robert Coldwell Wood (September 16, 1923 – April 1, 2005) was an American political scientist, academic and government administrator, and professor of political science at MIT. From 1965 to 1969, Wood served as the Under Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and for two weeks as acting secretary of the department.

After his return to MIT, he directed the Joint Center for Urban Studies at MIT and Harvard. He also had a joint appointment as head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. He served as president of the University of Massachusetts (1970-1977), overseeing expansion of programs, including construction of a campus in south Boston.

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Robert Coldwell Wood, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development's Timeline

1923
September 16, 1923
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
1958
February 27, 1958
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1960
May 1960
Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
2005
April 1, 2005
Age 81
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States