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William T. Coleman, Jr.

AKA William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.

Born: 7-Jul-1920
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 31-Mar-2017
Location of death: Alexandria, VA
Cause of death: Alzheimer's

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Transportation, 1975-77

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII)

Father: William Thaddeus Coleman, Sr.
Mother: Laura Beatrice Mason
Wife: Lovida Hardin (m. 10-Feb-1945, two sons, one daughter)
Son: William T. Coleman III
Daughter: Lovida H. Coleman, Jr. (attorney, b. 21-May-1949)
Son: Hardin L. Coleman

    High School: Germantown High School, Philadelphia, PA
    University: BA History, University of Pennsylvania (1941)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1946)

    US Secretary of Transportation (1975-77)
    Dilworth Paxson Partner
    Law Clerk to Sup. Ct. Justice Felix Frankfurter (1948)
    Law Clerk to Herbert F. Goodrich, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (1947)
    Member of the Board of American Stock Exchange
    Member of the Board of First Pennsylvania Corporation
    Member of the Board of Pan-Am
    Member of the Board of Penn Mutual Life
    Member of the Board of Philadelphia Electric Company
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    American Bar Association
    American Arbitration Association
    American College of Trial Lawyers
    American Law Institute
    Biden for President
    Brookings Institution Trustee
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Carol Moseley Braun for President
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Freedom First PAC
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    Gerald R. Ford Foundation Trustee
    Grow PAC
    John McCain 2008
    McCain-Palin Compliance Fund
    NAACP Executive Committee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    New Republican Majority Fund
    Obama for America
    Pennsylvania Bar Association 1947
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
    RAND Corporation Past Trustee
    Santorum 2006
    Trilateral Commission
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 29-Sep-1995

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