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Earl L. Butz, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, dies

Thursday, February 7, 2008

WASHINGTON — Earl Lauer Butz, the outspoken U.S. secretary of agriculture who served under presidents Nixon and Ford, died Feb. 2, 2008, in his native state of Indiana. He was 98. Born in Albion, Ind., on July 3, 1909, Earl Butz grew up on a family farm and attended Purdue University on a 4-H scholarship, […]

Wayne T. Darling

Thursday, January 13, 2005

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