Samuel Bodman

1938 - 2018

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Samuel Wright Bodman III (November 26, 1938 – September 7, 2018) was an American businessman, engineer, and politician who served as the 11th United States Secretary of Energy during the George W. Bush administration, from 2005 to 2009. He was also, at different times, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of Commerce. In December 2004, Bodman was nominated to replace Spencer Abraham as the Energy Secretary and was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate on January 31, 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Bodman has received more than 146,849 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Samuel Bodman is the 14,991st most popular politician, the 12,323rd most popular biography from United States and the 921st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Samuel Bodman ranks 14,991 out of 15,710Before him are Obafemi Awolowo, Elena Georgescu, Nancy Kassebaum, Rajmond Debevec, Steve Beshear, and André Boisclair. After him are Greg Foster, Joe Borg, Susana Martinez, Wendell R. Anderson, Chen Jing, and Jüri Jaanson.

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Among people born in 1938, Samuel Bodman ranks 456Before him are Sam Nunn, Ishmael Reed, Ian St John, Lynn Carlin, Keith Greene, and Lorraine Crapp. After him are Derek Dougan, Bruce Babbitt, Frank Kelly, and Paul G. Kirk. Among people deceased in 2018, Samuel Bodman ranks 461Before him are Tetsuro Miura, Harry Anderson, Anne Donovan, Arnaud Beltrame, Pete Shelley, and Charles Krauthammer. After him are Peggy McCay, Paul Laxalt, Oksana Shachko, Eric Bristow, Pamela Gidley, and Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Samuel Bodman ranks 12,323 out of 15,968Before him are B.J. Penn (1978), Bob Hastings (1925), BT (1971), Sean Patrick Thomas (1970), Lee Tracy (1898), and Cheri Oteri (1962). After him are Greg Foster (1958), Red Grange (1903), Susana Martinez (1959), Jermaine Stewart (1957), J. C. Chandor (1973), and Sean Elliott (1968).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Samuel Bodman ranks 921Before him are Sandy Berger (1945), David Perdue (1949), Olympia Snowe (1947), Fritz Hollings (1922), Nancy Kassebaum (1932), and Steve Beshear (1944). After him are Greg Foster (1958), Susana Martinez (1959), Wendell R. Anderson (1933), Kim Reynolds (1959), Paul Laxalt (1922), and Phil Murphy (1957).